Three player average 100 yards per game and they were RB Ezekiel Elliott, Le'Veon Bell and Julio Jones (note Bell and Jones didn't get to 1,600 yards because they didn't play all 16 games but they did average 100 yards per game played). Nelson averaged 78.6 yards per game and Lacy averaged 72 yards per game.
I think 1,200 yards might be a better maker for success in today's NFL. 6 WRs (including Nelson) and 7 RBs got to 1,200 yards last season. 1,200 is averaging 75 yards per game (if you play all 16 games)... 8 WRS and 10 RBs averaged 75 yards per game.
Which points out where do you put a guy like WR AJ Green, Green averaged 96.4 yards per game, but failed to get to 1,000 yards due to injury stopping his season at 10 games for 964 yards. Personally that's a great average so I'd keep him in the great pile. But you can't go with average alone as shown by RB Andre Williams, who averaged 87 yards in his one and only game (which was week 17 and meaningless).
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