Author Archives: Paul Patterson

Staff Writer @DFF_Dynasty. Lover of ice cream. Christian. Husband. Fly Eagles Fly. #DFFArmy #FantasyFootball

Brandin Cooks: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 8, 2020

Brandin Cooks was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Cooks was a part-time player as a rookie, but he really broke out in his sophomore season, going over 1,100 receiving yards and scoring nine TDs. That 2015 campa...

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Contender Clearance Rack- RBs August 2, 2020

In this edition of Contender Clearance Rack, let’s talk about some running backs that could be the key to your title run in 2020. If you’d like to see the articles on quarterbacks and wide receivers, just click here.

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PPR Redraft Mock Analysis August 1, 2020

I recently took part in a 1QB, PPR redraft mock with eleven other members of the DFF crew. I was very happy with the results, so I’d like to break down my team and my decision-making process throughout the draft. I entered the draft planning to select ...

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Redraft Best Ball Primer July 25, 2020

Best ball is a fantasy football format that’s all about your favorite part of the fantasy season: the draft. You simply draft an expanded roster, usually somewhere between 18 and 25 players, and that’s it. You will not set weekly lineups, place waiver...

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Matthew Stafford: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 21, 2020

Before 2019, Matthew Stafford appeared in every game for the Detroit Lions for eight consecutive seasons. In those seasons, Stafford averaged 4,465 yards and 27.5 TDs. The Lions finished 2nd, 1st, 5th, 10th, 5th, 10th, 10th, and 13th in pass attempts duri...

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Contender Clearance Rack: WRs July 19, 2020

In this edition of Contender Clearance Rack, let’s take a look at several wide receivers worth trading for if your team is on the brink of greatness. I’ll be covering running backs and tight ends in future editions, and, if you’d like to see the art...

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D.J. Chark: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 15, 2020

When the Jacksonville Jaguars selected D.J. Chark in the 2nd round of the 2018 NFL Draft, they knew they were getting, if nothing else, a truly special athlete: an outside receiver standing 6’ 3” tall, with 4.3 speed and a 93rd percentile burst score....

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The Rookie QB Mousetrap July 14, 2020

Breaking down these results broadly, we find that 4% of our sample QBs supported a WR1,17% supported a WR2, and 47% supported a WR3. In other words, since 2012, there’s been a 53% chance that a rookie QB fails to produce even a single wide receiver in t...

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James Conner: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 13, 2020

James Conner was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 3rd round of the 2017 NFL draft. He was quiet in his rookie season. But, when Le’Veon Bell held out in 2018, James Conner broke out in a big way. He finished as the RB6 with over 1,400 total yar...

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Contender Clearance Rack: QBs July 10, 2020

Rebuilding a dynasty team can be a ton of fun, mostly because rookie drafts make us feel like a kid on Christmas. We count up all our picks and wonder what shiny new toys the NFL draft will bring us this year. But I think there’s a bit of a fixation wit...

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Phillip Lindsay: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 7, 2020

After joining the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2018, Phillip Lindsay quickly wrestled the starting running back job away from fellow rookie Royce Freeman. Lindsay surpassed 1,000 rushing yards in each of his first two seasons while scoring...

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Redraft 2020: The Ice Cream & Pancakes Strategy July 3, 2020

As redraft season (hopefully) approaches, the time has come to consider which strategy you will use to dominate your league-mates. These days, every fantasy player worth their salt is aware of late-round QB and late-round TE strategies, and Zero RB has be...

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