Author Archives: Brad Hartnett

Staff Writer for @DFF_Dynasty. #DynastyFootball #FantasyFootball

Devy Breakout Player of the Week: Week 1 September 14, 2020

Seven of the 20 games played this weekend resulted in a Vegas underdog victory. On Thursday night, the Miami Hurricanes and transfer quarterback D’Eriq King handled the UAB Blazers. Arkansas State’s two-quarterback system upset Kansas State due to a b...

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Devy Breakout Player of the Week: Week 0 September 11, 2020

During Week 0 we had several teams from Conference USA, the AAC, Ohio Valley, Southland, and the Sun Belt Conferences kick off their season. While this sample of schools does not typically offer many NFL prospects there are still takeaways from an excitin...

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@DynastyDiagnos1 DFF Redraft Championship Draft September 11, 2020

As expected, McCaffrey was the first overall selection, leaving me facing down the barrel of the next best dual-threat running back in Saquon Barkley. Barkley surpassed 1,000-yards rushing in 2019 despite missing time and is the most talented pass-catcher...

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Josh Allen: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 28, 2020

Josh Allen, the most polarizing topic in the twittersphere, is an elite rusher at the quarterback position. Over the last two seasons, Allen ranks either first or second in every fantasy-relevant rushing statistic among quarterbacks. With a league-high 17...

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2020 College Football Freaks: Devy Impact Part Five August 25, 2020

Every year, The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman publishes his College Football Freaks List. This list garners data from college programs and highlights the players that are wowing the staff both on and off the gridiron. In year’s past, we saw names like Saqu...

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2020 College Football Freaks: Devy Impact Part Four August 24, 2020

Every year, The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman publishes his College Football Freaks List. This list garners data from college programs and highlights the players that are wowing the staff both on and off the gridiron. In year’s past, we saw names like Saqu...

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2020 College Football Freaks: Devy Impact Part Three August 22, 2020

Every year, The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman publishes his College Football Freaks List. This list garners data from college programs and highlights the players that are wowing the staff both on and off the gridiron. In year’s past, we saw names like Saqu...

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2020 College Football Freaks: Devy Impact Part Two August 21, 2020

Every year, The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman publishes his College Football Freaks List. This list garners data from college programs and highlights the players that are wowing the staff both on and off the gridiron. In year’s past, we saw names like Saqu...

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2020 College Football Freaks: Devy Impact Part One August 20, 2020

Every year, The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman publishes his College Football Freaks List. This list garners data from college programs and highlights the players that are wowing the staff both on and off the gridiron. In year’s past, we saw names like Saqu...

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Chris Carson: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 16, 2020

Over the past two seasons, Carson was the RB14 in PPR scoring formats. Despite “lacking breakaway speed” Carson had the third-most breakaway runs in 2019, along with the sixth-most evaded tackles per player profiler. These numbers are consistent with ...

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Jarvis Landry: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 13, 2020

Jarvis Landry was the WR21 in fantasy points per game in a season where Baker Mayfield experienced a decreased yards-per-attempt, completion rate, and touchdown rate. All signs point toward Mayfield taking a step forward this season and the Browns being a...

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Lamar Jackson: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 9, 2020

Lamar Jackson was selected with the last pick in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft. He was drafted after Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, and Josh Rosen at the quarterback position. Prior to being drafted in the first round, Lamar Jackson was ...

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Washington Football Team Culture Shock Continues August 8, 2020

The moon has not completed a single orbit around the earth since the Washington Football Team scandal broke, as over a dozen female former employees had alleged ‘Football Team’ executives of sexual harassment. New Head Coach, Ron Rivera took the podiu...

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The DFF Devy Manual: Part 2 August 7, 2020

The type of league you choose is all based on how risk-averse you would like to be. Let's look at how to find the perfect devy league and detail what to expect in each....

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The DFF Devy Manual: Part 1 August 6, 2020

Devy leagues by nature are dynasty leagues. A dynasty league is defined as rosters being constant year over year, with an annual draft for incoming rookies. While a devy league will have annual drafts, once you have a devy player, they are automatically t...

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A.J. Brown: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 27, 2020

Brown is currently being drafted at the 3.06 in dynasty startups, making him the WR14. An interesting check is to compare a player’s dynasty ADP versus their re-draft ADP which can sometimes indicate where dynasty players are overvaluing youth. In redra...

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Tyler Boyd: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 26, 2020

Tyler Boyd's Dynasty Profile is loaded with impressive stats and metrics. He had the sixth-best dominator rating at 36.4% among power five true freshman receivers since 2000. Boyd finished his college career at Pitt with 254 catches for 3,361 yards and 21...

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Calvin Ridley: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 16, 2020

Calvin Ridley is among an elite list of eight players that have eclipsed 800 receiving yards and seven TDs in their first two seasons since 2000. This, combined with one of the best passing offenses in the league, is the definition of a breakout star wai...

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DFF Rookie Round Table, Part 10: Final Thoughts July 13, 2020

We debated the rankings on Jalen Reagor, Henry Ruggs, Tee Higgins, Joe Burrow, Tua Tagovailoa, AJ Dillon, Bryan Edwards, Antonio Gandy-Golden, Zack Moss, and Joshua Kelley. We also touched upon players in their range, and who should be ascending or descen...

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DFF Rookie Round Table, Part 9: Joshua Kelley July 12, 2020

After recently releasing my rookie rankings, I wanted to open up the floor to constructive criticism.  I also wanted to see where I was not aligned with other DFF analysts. So, we conducted a round table discussion. This discussion is now a 10-part serie...

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