Author Archives: Lawrence Chaney

DFF Co-Owner. VP College Scouting & Development. Host of The Devy Watch Podcast. Focused on watching the development of athletes all the way from high school to the NFL.

Devy Watch Update: WR Jeff Thomas to Illinois December 21, 2018

Bruce Feldman of The Athletic reports former Miami WR Jeff Thomas will transfer to Illinois. Thomas was dismissed from Miami and later rebutted that it was a mutual agreement. Thomas was recognized as the teams best playmaker on offense and has a bright f...

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Lock up these Handcuffs November 1, 2018

The NFL season is nearing fantasy playoffs, and by now, fantasy players have zeroed in on their optimal lineups for each week going forward. Injuries happen, and they can often derail a championship run if a top player goes down. On the flip side, a handc...

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Grading Each Team’s First Round Selection October 12, 2018

As we approach the halfway point of the season, let’s look at how each team’s first-round selection has graded out so far. Browns – Baker Mayfield, QB, Oklahoma  A The Browns have built a roster full of talent and the only thing missing was a ...

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Projected Futures: 2018 Week 6 October 11, 2018

The goal for Projected Futures is to help owners better understand the outlook for future classes. For Dynasty owners, it is a tool to gauge who they would be trading away or who they would be trading for when dealing future rookie picks. For Devy owners,...

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Projected Futures: 2018 Week 3 September 20, 2018

The goal for Projected Futures is to help owners better understand the outlook for future classes. For dynasty owners, it is a tool to gauge who they would be trading away or who they would be trading for when dealing future rookie picks. For Devy owners,...

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Projected Futures: 2018 Week 1 September 7, 2018

Throughout last season I did a Projected Futures piece to help owners better understand the outlook for future classes. For dynasty owners, it is a tool to gauge who they would be trading away or who they would be trading for when dealing future rookie pi...

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Devy Mockarena August 14, 2018

Values shift throughout the offseason as new information becomes available, players transfer, some have terrific springs, coaches speak on their stars, and depth charts change. We ran Devy mocks throughout the offseason, and we finished it off with the 20...

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Projected Futures: 2018 Baseline May 4, 2018

Throughout last season I did a projected futures piece to help owners better understand the outlook for future classes. For dynasty owners, it is a tool to gauge who they would be trading away or who they would be trading for when dealing future rookie pi...

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Undrafted Free Agent Tracker April 28, 2018

Arizona Cardinals Offense: Austin Ramesh, FB, Wisconsin – Trent Sherfield, WR, Vanderbilt – Andrew Vollert, TE, Weber State – Corey Willis, WR, Central Michigan – Joe Davidson, P, Bowling Green State – Chad Kanoff, QB, P...

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NFL Mock Draft From a Devy Expert April 26, 2018

1. Cleveland Browns Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA This may come as a shock. The “football” guys take over a franchise with a bounty of picks. Rosen is the cleanest passer in this draft and comes with an edge. Ultimately, the Browns are able to identify him as ...

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National Signing Day: 2018 WRs February 6, 2018

After watching a good majority of the wide receivers for the 2018 signing class, a few conclusions were met. This class is full of big-bodied wide receivers who can move, a ton of skilled route runners, some true number one types, and a crop of raw player...

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2018 Devy Mock Draft January 16, 2018

What better way to kick off 2018 than with an early Devy superflex mock draft? Here are 10 rounds of Devy picks courtesy of the DFF Devy team, Nick Schleter, and Andy Ferris. If you play Devy fantasy football, be sure to give these guys a follow on Twitte...

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Devy FBS Player Profile: TE Hunter Bryant December 13, 2017

Kicking off the 2017 season for the Huskies as a role player, Hunter Bryant soon made his presence felt as the number two receiving option in Washington’s offense. Bryant came to the Huskies from Bellevue, Washington as the 5th ranked tight end in the n...

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Projected Futures: Week 7 October 19, 2017

The direction our teams take early on in the season will play a significant role in the type of trades we make throughout the year. As an owner it is hard to part with my future draft picks unless I know it is going to put me in contention for […] ...

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Projected Futures: Week 6 October 12, 2017

The direction our teams take early on in the season will play a significant role in the type of trades we make throughout the year. As an owner it is hard to part with my future draft picks unless I know it is going to put me in contention for […] ...

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Projected Futures: Week 5 October 6, 2017

The direction our teams take early on in the season will play a significant role in the type of trades we make throughout the year. As an owner it is hard to part with my future draft picks unless I know it is going to put me in contention for […] ...

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Projected Futures: Week 4 September 27, 2017

The direction our teams take early on in the season will play a significant role in the type of trades we make throughout the year. As an owner it is hard to part with my future draft picks unless I know it is going to put me in contention for […] ...

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Projected Futures: Week 3 September 20, 2017

The NFL season is finally here and the direction our teams take early on in the season will play a significant role in the type of trades we make throughout the year. As an owner it is hard to part with my future draft picks unless I know it is […]...

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Projected Futures: Week 2 September 13, 2017

The NFL season is finally here and the direction our teams take early on in the season will play a significant role in the type of trades we make throughout the year. As an owner it is hard to part with my future draft picks unless I know it is […]...

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