"Who is this year's ____________ (enter fantasy football breakout player from last season)?"
It's one of the questions I get asked most often during the offseason.
It's not a simple question to answer, because no two scenarios are exactly alike. But there are obviously comparable players in similar situations. And, if the people want comparisons, comparisons they shall receive.
The process here was simple: I jotted down each of 2019's top breakout players and came up with a short list of players who fit a similar situation as they enter 2020. Below is analysis of each player who best fits the bill, as well as the other players who landed on the short list.
Note that this is not my way of predicting that these players will definitely break out this season. Again, it's simply the players positioned to do so as a product of landing in a similar situation to those players who exploded onto the fantasy scene last season.