NFL Scouts Offensive Positional Stars to Duds

NFL Scouts look and note the top offensive players at the quarterback, running back, and tight-end positions.<br><br> We also breakdown the positional rookies of thr year, busts of the season, and sleepers.

QUARTERBACKS
MVP - Peyton Manning 4,557 PASS 49/10 TD/INT
This was the greatest single-season performance of all-time. Period.

ROY - Ben Roethlisberger 2,621 PASS 17/11 TD/INT
The early season injury to Tommy Maddox turned out to be a blessing in disguise for the Steelers.

SLEEPER - Drew Brees 3,159 PASS 27/7 TD/INT
Under everyone's radar on draft day, no one could have ever imagined Brees to flourish the way he did coming off a 4-12 season.

BUST - Joey Harrington 3,047 PASS 19/12 TD/INT
Had the best supporting cast of his career, but failed to capitalize in his third season as starting quarterback.


RUNNING BACKS
MVP - LaDainian Tomlinson 1,335 RUSH 441 REC 18 TD
Once again, proved to be one of the most consistent and durable backs in the league.

ROY - Julius Jones 819 RUSH 109 REC 7 TD
Came back strong from a mid-season injury and went on to post some huge numbers hushing some of his critics.

SLEEPER - Willis McGahee 1,128 RUSH 169 REC 13 TD
When the season started it was hard to determine how McGahee would perform coming off major knee surgeries. He proved to be a workhorse and is a top pick heading into next season.

BUST - Kevan Barlow 822 RUSH 212 REC 7 TD
This was the year that he was supposed to take on responsibility of carrying the 49ers offensive load. Instead, he battled to fight off un-drafted rookie Maurice Hicks for his job.


WIDE RECEIVERS
MVP - Terrell Owens 1,405 REC 14 TD
Owens gets the nod despite missing the final few games of the season. When he was in the line up, fantasy teams were tough to beat.

ROY - Lee Evans 843 REC 9 TD
His late season emergence made him a key fantasy player down the stretch as he became the Bills big playmaker.

SLEEPER - Mushin Muhammad 1,405 REC 16 TD
When Steve Smith went down to injury, we knew Muhammad was good, but who would've thought that he'd become one of the top fantasy receivers in the league.

BUST - Santana Moss 838 REC 5 TD
After last year's breakout season, Moss disappointed fantasy owners this season. He frustrated owners on a weekly basis with his inability to find the end zone.


TIGHT ENDS
MVP - Antonio Gates 964 REC 13 TD
Set a single season record for most touchdowns for a tight end. Not bad for someone who didn't play football in college.

ROY - Chris Cooley 314 REC 6 TD
The Redskins young end proved to have a set of dependable hands and could be a nice sleeper pick for next season.

SLEEPER - Daniel Graham 364 REC 7 TD
He got off to a superb start that helped cement him a spot as one of the top five fantasy tight ends in the league.

BUST - Boo Williams 362 REC 2 TD
In what was supposed to be a big season for Williams, he saw a decrease all the way across the board in receptions, yards and touchdowns.


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