Author Archives: Shane Manila

FSWA member, Writer, editor, COO, hypeman for DFF. Proud father of two stunningly handsome boys(they look like me). Fantasy football addict and dynasty degenerate now in 29 dyno leagues. I love talking about dynasty, writing about dynasty, listening to dynasty podcasts, being on dynasty podcasts, dreaming about dynasty, scheming about dynasty leagues................

Top 24 Running Back Production through the Ages February 3, 2020

A week or so back, while I was perusing Twitter, a couple of Tweets caught my attention. The first tweet that caught my attention was about selling running backs after their fourth season. Without an ounce of research, I initially agreed with this premise...

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The Throw-ins: Part 1 January 2, 2020

Everyone knows the names of big-name players and why you should target them. These are not those guys. These are the other guys. Players who often end up getting cut by one team when making trades so that they don't exceed the roster limit. These are play...

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Freddie Kitchens Fired Fantasy Impact December 30, 2019

Freddie Kitchens was the first head coach to be fired, and the Browns couldn't even wait until Black Monday to do it. What went wrong in Cleveland and what's the fantasy impact of Kitchens getting the ax? We take a look at these questions and more in this...

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It’s Okay to Overpay: D.J. Moore December 27, 2019

Too often when playing dynasty fantasy football we get enamored with being able to buy low on players. Don't get me wrong. Buying low on a player is a sound strategy. But sometimes players are worth the full cost of their market value. In even rarer cases...

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You’re Dead To Me: Jamison Crowder December 23, 2019

This series kicked off with Corey Davis, a player that has never lived up to his draft capital. Today we continue with a player who it can be argued has outperformed his draft capital (NFL and fantasy), but I'm still moving on from him.

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The Waiver Wire: Week 16 December 16, 2019

Hopefully, I’ll be able to help you whether you’re reading this in preparation for your upcoming championship game or to accrue assets for 2020. Only two teams are alive in your leagues (assuming you don’t have a Week 17 championship). That means yo...

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You’re Dead to Me: Corey Davis December 14, 2019

Every season there are bound to be players who disappoint you in fantasy football. Some years it might be a player that's already disappointed you in the past. In the worst cases, this same player keeps disappointing you year after year. That's what this ...

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Dynasty Waiver Wire: Week 15 December 9, 2019

Whether you're in the playoffs or not, you need to still work the waiver wire. Never stop working the wire. The NFL still has several weeks of the regular season left, which means injuries and poor play will provide us with players to our rosters. Some of...

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The Waiver Wire: Week 14 December 2, 2019

It's Week 14, and hopefully, you've made the playoffs or have moved onto the second round of your playoffs. Even if you haven't, you still need to scour your league's waiver wires for assets. Dynasty football is a year-round endeavor, and now is not the t...

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Dynasty Thanksgiving November 27, 2019

thaHappy early Thanksgiving! I’m not much of the sentimental type but I thought it apt to share some of the players that I’m thankful for this season. It’s so easy to lament the poor performances and the underperformers in fantasy, but I wanted to p...

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The Waiver Wire: Week 13 November 25, 2019

Welcome to the playoffs! Most leagues start their playoffs this week. Whether you're looking for a player to plug and play this week or you're looking for just depth, it's vital to keep working the waiver wire. Even if you're out of the playoffs, that doe...

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The Waiver Wire: Week 12 November 18, 2019

Some weeks your best strategy is to keep your FAAB in your wallets and save it for another day. This is not one of those weeks. Though not especially deep, there are some quality options available this week. Several running backs will be in line for signi...

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The Waiver Wire: Week 11 (Updated) November 11, 2019

Week 10 was an odd week with so many teams (6) on a bye. Week 11 sees another four teams with an in-season vacation. The Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks, and Tennessee Titans all get rest this week.  We’ve reached the point of the ...

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The Waiver Wire: Week 10 (Updated) November 4, 2019

Another week another injury at the quarterback position. I've reminded you of this in the past, but I'll do it once more. If backup quarterbacks are sitting on your Superflex leagues waiver wires, pick them up. Week 10 is the week with the most teams on b...

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Fantasy Impact of T.Y. Hilton’s Injury November 2, 2019

The Indianapolis Colts will be without their number one pass-catcher, T.Y. Hilton, for the next few weeks due to a calf injury. This will have a large ripple effect on the entire offense during the time that Hilton will be sidelined. 

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The Waiver Wire: Week 9 (Updated) October 28, 2019

After Week 8 had just two teams on bye, Week 9 sees four teams with the week off. The Cincinnati Bengals, Atlanta Falcons, Los Angeles Rams, and New Orleans Saints are all off this week along with some high powered fantasy assets. This week's waiver wire ...

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The Waiver Wire: Week 8 October 21, 2019

After a relatively calm few weeks on the injury front, injuries came back with a vengeance this week At this point of the season, you're often left hoping to just find players to fill your roster out from the waiver wire. Because of a few key injuries, th...

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