NFL teams all over the country are reporting to their respective training camps. Things are about to get real. Positional battles will be waged. Highly touted rookies will shine or stumble. And as we see every season, storylines will take shape — whether you choose to believe them or not is up to you.
The same goes for fantasy football. Fantasy gamers can learn a lot from what happens in camp, and as every team begins to ramp things up for the season, here is a major storyline to monitor for each squad.
Few fantasy storylines loom larger than the status of Todd Gurley, and whether the revelation of an “arthritic component” to his knee will prove detrimental to his performance on the field. Gurley himself has said the knee is “good” and that we’d “find out in training camp.” Nonetheless, his fantasy stock has taken a downturn in early drafts (17.8 average draft position), and only time and Gurley’s work this summer will tell the true extent of the ailment’s effects on the star runner.