Author name: Matthew Ward

Staff Writer @DFF_Dynasty/ @BRotofantasy. https://linktr.ee/PsychWardFF I use Twitter for Fantasy Football. #DFFArmy

Opportunity Knocks: NFL Shares to Watch – Week 4

Opportunity is king in fantasy football. Tracking player volume and snaps each season helps managers get ahead of coaching trends while making advanced moves on the trade market and waiver wires. In this recurring weekly series, we will look at all 32 teams’ most notable market shares (percentage of team output) in targets, opportunities, and rushing/receiving production. With Week 3 in the rearview, let’s dive into some exciting usage data around the NFL as we prepare for the upcoming slate of games.

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Psych’s Picks: Week 4 Starts and Sits

Greetings, #DFFArmy, and welcome to this week’s edition of Starts and Sits for Dynasty Football Factory. My name’s Matthew Ward, or as many of you know me from social media, Psych Ward. Every week, we list our top starts and sits with the keys to success for each player. I want to add: I will personally be favoring and fading these players in my own matchups. Now, with the introduction formalities out of the way, let’s dive into the players I believe will make or break your fantasy lineups in Week 4.

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NFL Player Props: Thursday Night Football Preview

Week 4 begins with a scintillating matchup between two AFC contenders as the Dolphins (3-0) travel to the Bengals (1-2) home turf to duke it out on Thursday Night Football. The Dolphins enter the contest as surprising underdogs after a dramatic undefeated start to the 2022 season, which saw the AFC East front runners dismantle the Ravens and the Bills in back-to-back games. Vegas lines are sharp to the injury reports as star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is reportedly a game-time decision with head/neck/back injuries.

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Opportunity Knocks: NFL Shares to Watch – Week 3

Opportunity is king in fantasy football. Tracking player volume and snaps each season helps managers get ahead of coaching trends while making advanced moves on the trade market and waiver wires. In this recurring weekly series, we will look at all 32 teams’ most notable market shares (percentage of team output) in targets, opportunities, and rushing/receiving production. With Week 2 in the rearview, let’s dive into some exciting usage data around the NFL as we prepare for the upcoming slate of games.

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NFL Player Props: Thursday Night Football Preview

We can put Week 1 in the rearview and focus on the future. Week 2 begins with a scintillating Thursday Night Football contest between the hometown Kansas City Chiefs and visiting Los Angeles Chargers. Vegas lines have the over/under set at 54.0 points, making this the highest projected scoring game of the Week 2 slate. Expect an all-out scoring assault between two of the NFL’s top offenses as Patrick Mahomes and Justin Herbert go to war through the air. Let’s dive into some high-upside player props for this matchup between AFC West foes.

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Opportunity Knocks: NFL Shares to Watch

Opportunity is king in fantasy football. Tracking player volume and snaps each season helps managers get ahead of coaching trends while making advanced moves on the trade market and waiver wires. In this recurring weekly series, we will look at each team’s most notable market shares (percentage of team’s output) in targets, opportunities, and rushing/receiving production. With Week 1 in the rearview, let’s dive into some exciting usage data around the NFL.

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Fantasy Hits and Misses

NFL Fantasy Futures and Bold Bets

The start of the 2022 NFL season is merely days away, with teams wrapping up their final exhibition matchups. The electric hype of preseason is shifting to a fevered height as managers begin to paint a clearer picture of their projections. Now that we have an arsenal of information at our disposal, let’s dive into some bold predictions for the 2022 season with some potentially profitable betting lines should these outcomes ring true.

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Tee Higgins is a Top-5 Dynasty Wide Receiver

Tee Higgins is amongst the most polarizing young stars in dynasty football circles. Dynasty Football Factory Staff SF/TEP Dynasty Rankings have Higgins as the consensus WR5, equating to the 18th player overall or 2.06 in a 12-team startup. Today, we make a case for Tee Higgins’ stability and future as a top-5 dynasty wide receiver.

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Paid In Full: Evaluating the Past and Present Wide Receiver Market

A basic understanding of NFL contracts can significantly improve your strengths as a dynasty football manager. Knowing when players are due for extensions or about to hit free agency can give you a head start on future market evaluations. Job security is an essential factor in the stability of player values. However, big pay days do not always equate to increased production. In this article, we will highlight a few of the NFL’s biggest contracts at the wide receiver position while looking back on previous major extensions and the production that followed thereafter. First, let’s dive into the current wide receiver contract market and the massive shifts made this offseason.

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Training Camp Takes: How Training Camps Impact Dynasty

The long football drought is finally over. A torrential downpour of offseason hype is flooding timelines as mandatory training camps are in full swing in the latter summer months. Preseason is fast approaching as teams ramp up in-house drills in preparation for the new campaign. Training camp reports can have a tangible effect on player value and, subsequently, the dynasty market as a whole. Today, we will analyze several recurring trends we see during the height of hype season and the impact those trends have in your Dynasty Leagues.

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NFL to Appeal Deshaun Watson Ruling – Dynasty Fallout

Watson’s current value on the dynasty market reflects a refusal to prepare for the worst while hoping for the best possible outcome in relation to fantasy upside. His ceiling is infinite when he is on the field. A minimal suspension would inevitably cause that value to spike into the top six dynasty quarterbacks should Watson return to his previous form of play. However, neither of those previously mentioned scenarios is a guaranteed outcome.

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The Case For Kenny Pickett

Reports are posturing that Kenny Pickett is merely an afterthought at the Steelers’ mandatory training camp. Mitchell Trubisky and Mason Rudolph appear locked in a battle for the starting gig, with the newly-minted 20th overall pick riding the pine. Today, we open up the case file on the Steelers’ 2022 first-round draft pick to hyper-analyze his future as an NFL quarterback and, ultimately, an effective dynasty asset.

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Dynasty Etiquette: Leaving Your Dynasty League

Dynasty football etiquette is like an unwritten code of polite behavior that reflects a common courtesy to your fellow competitor. The unspoken nature of this community code can cause conflict within your leagues when silent expectations fall short. One of the many catalysts to league dysfunction is caused by managers departing an already-made roster, leaving a captainless ship for the remaining constituents to deal with. Vacating a dynasty league after signing up for a multi-year commitment can cause understandable frustrations. Nevertheless, sometimes a departure is necessary. Leaving a league should not be viewed as a disrespectful act if you approach the process with clear intentions. It would be best if you never quit a league blindly without notification. There are much more courteous ways to do so. Let’s dive into the Dynasty Etiquette of Leaving Your Dynasty League and answer some of the common scenarios in question.

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Dynasty Market Sweep: Veteran QB Evaluation

Welcome to the Dynasty Market Sweep, a weekly recurring offseason article focusing on substantial value disparities in the dynasty market consensus. The very nature of the instantaneous fantasy news feed has made the dynasty market more reactionary and volatile than ever before. Once the proverbial petrol is poured, and Twitter fingers snap to ignite, player values can burn to the ground overnight. Value changes of this nature cause a ripple effect across the market. For every step up the ladder, someone must move down and vice versa.

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Dynasty Market Sweep: Veteran RB Evaluation Part 2

Welcome to the Dynasty Market Sweep, a weekly recurring offseason article focusing on substantial value disparities in the dynasty market consensus. The very nature of the instantaneous fantasy news feed has made the dynasty market more reactionary and volatile than ever before. Once the proverbial petrol is poured and Twitter fingers snap to ignite, player values can burn to the ground overnight. Value changes of this nature cause a ripple effect across the market. For every step up the ladder, someone must move down and vice versa.

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David Montgomery Dynasty Profile

Dynasty Market Sweep: Veteran RB Evaluation

Welcome to the Dynasty Market Sweep, a weekly recurring offseason article focusing on substantial value disparities in the dynasty market consensus. The very nature of the instantaneous fantasy news feed has made the dynasty market more reactionary and volatile than ever before. Once the proverbial petrol is poured and Twitter fingers snap to ignite, player values can burn to the ground overnight. Value changes of this nature cause a ripple effect across the market. For every step up the ladder, someone must move down and vice versa.

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Dynasty Market Sweep: Veteran TE Evaluation

Welcome to the Dynasty Market Sweep, a weekly recurring offseason article focusing on substantial value disparities in the dynasty market consensus. The very nature of the instantaneous fantasy news feed has made the dynasty market more reactionary and volatile than ever before. Once the proverbial petrol is poured and Twitter fingers snap to ignite, player values can burn to the ground overnight. Value changes of this nature cause a ripple effect across the market. For every step up the ladder, someone must move down and vice versa.

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Dynasty Market Sweep: Veteran WR Evaluation Part 2

Welcome to the Dynasty Market Sweep, a weekly recurring offseason article focusing on substantial value disparities in the dynasty market consensus. The very nature of the instantaneous fantasy news feed has made the dynasty market more reactionary and volatile than ever before. Once the proverbial petrol is poured, and Twitter fingers snap to ignite, player values can burn to the ground overnight. Value changes of this nature cause a ripple effect across the market. For every step up the ladder, someone must move down and vice versa.

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Dynasty Market Sweep: Veteran WR Evaluation

Welcome to the Dynasty Market Sweep, a weekly recurring offseason article focusing on substantial value disparities in the dynasty market consensus. The very nature of the instantaneous fantasy news feed has made the dynasty market more reactionary and volatile than ever before. Once the proverbial petrol is poured, and Twitter fingers snap to ignite, player values can burn to the ground overnight. Value changes of this nature cause a ripple effect across the market. For every step up the ladder, someone must move down and vice versa.

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