Author Archives: Zach Freed

Copy Editor for @DFF_Dynasty and host of Fantasy Fifteen, a #FantasyFootballAdvice show answering all your #fantasyfootball questions in 15 minutes or less.

Desmond Ridder: 2021 Devy Profile April 9, 2021

At 6’4” 215 lbs. Desmond Ridder was in the conversation with Mac Jones and Kyle Trask to be the QB5 in the 2021 draft class. However, he opted to return to Cincinnati for his senior season. The former three-star-recruit has come a long way and enters ...

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Jayden Daniels: 2021 Devy Profile April 6, 2021

In his freshman season, Jayden Daniels proved to be a trusted piece putting up five games of more than 300 yards and rushing over the 50-yard mark three times. A few games stand out when looking at his game log from 2019: completion percentages of 22.2% a...

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How Does a 17-Game Season Impact Fantasy Football? March 31, 2021

Recently the NFL announced plans to expand the season, adding one additional regular-season game. This has led to a lot of speculation on how record books will change, and some players, most notably Alvin Kamara, expressed disappointment. With this change...

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Is Jalen Reagor Good? March 19, 2021

Hotly debated heading into rookie drafts last season and now again this season is the potential of Eagles wide receiver, Jalen Reagor. Is he good? Do you want him on your fantasy team? Are the Eagles bad at developing wide receiver talent? All of these ar...

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No Reason to Worry for Second Year RBs March 18, 2021

After recent free agent signings, some have cooled on running backs entering their 2nd season. Jonathan Tayor, D’Andre Swift, and James Robinson have seen their value dip with the worry of a veteran backup coming in to take some of the workloads. I firm...

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The Myth of Vacated Targets March 11, 2021

Every season teams lose valuable receiving options from the prior year, and every season fantasy managers daydream about the possibility of a random bench piece inheriting all that volume. While this narrative has played about favorably for a handful of p...

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Travis Kelce’s Age Is Not a Reason to Sell March 8, 2021

I am fortunate enough to roster Travis Kelce in one of my dynasty leagues. Every offseason I wrestle with the idea of trading him away while I can maximize the value. Every offseason I decide I’ll hold him for just one more year. Playing the age game in...

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Bryce Young: 2021 Devy Profile March 5, 2021

Bryce Young should be the unquestioned starter in 2021. He plays behind an offensive line that proves to be one of the best in the country year after year. He will undoubtedly be surrounded by the next wave of Bama stars. Young’s top receiving option sh...

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D.J. Uiagalelei: 2021 Devy Profile March 3, 2021

D.J. Uiagalelei, a 6’5”, 245-lb. five-star recruit, was the number-one-rated QB in the 2020 recruiting class. He only saw limited action in 2020 behind Trevor Lawrence, but showed enough to provide a glimpse of what 2021 could have in store. The futur...

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Is Robby Anderson for Real? February 26, 2021

If you’re anything like me, you grabbed Robby Anderson every year he was with the Jets expecting a massive breakout. You usually came up empty-handed as Anderson only finished inside the top 24 once (WR18 in 2017). In 2020, he signed with the Panthers a...

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JT Daniels: 2021 Devy Profile February 25, 2021

JT Daniels burst on the scene at USC starting as a true freshman, and, while not a stud, looked to be a solid enough player. Obviously, his accuracy was less than stellar and the offense struggled from time to time, but these growing pains aren’t unhear...

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The 2021 RB4: A Case for Kenneth Gainwell February 25, 2021

Among running backs in the 2021 rookie class, three players have clearly risen to the top: Najee Harris, Travis Etienne, and Javonte Williams. All of these players are likely coming off the board in the first round of rookie drafts. The next RB to come of...

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Tyler Shough: 2021 Devy Profile February 24, 2021

Behind Justin Herbert in 2019, Tyler Shough never really had much of a shot. In the shortened 2020 season he started every game for the Ducks completing 63.5% of his passes for 1559 yards and 13 touchdowns. Shough also showed he could get it done on the g...

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Kedon Slovis: 2021 Devy Profile February 21, 2021

In 2019 Kedon Slovis took over after J.T. Daniels went down to injury and never looked back. Daniels has since transferred to Georgia. Slovis put up big numbers for a true freshman and immediately garnered attention because of it. Slovis’s numbers are a...

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Spencer Rattler: 2021 Devy Profile February 19, 2021

Spencer Rattler is currently the odds-on favorite to win the 2021 Heisman Trophy. At 6’1”, 205 lbs. he is shorter than the average NFL quarterback, but that isn’t keeping him from being projected at a stop option at the position in 2022. Rattler was...

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Sam Howell: 2021 Devy Profile February 17, 2021

At the time of writing, betting odds place Sam Howell as one of the top five players most likely to win the 2022 Heisman Trophy. With the departure of teammates Javonte Williams, Michael Carter, and Dyami Brown, the Tarheel offense faces an uphill battle....

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DK Metcalf vs. A.J. Brown: Which Ole Miss WR is Better? February 12, 2021

Believe it or not, Ole Miss is not known for producing great wide receiver talent. In fact, outside of Eli Manning and Evan Engram, they haven’t produced many fantasy-relevant players. After the 2019 NFL Draft, that changed. A.J. Brown and D.K. Metcalf ...

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2021 Devy Preview: Ohio State Stacked at WR… Again February 11, 2021

Heading into the 2021 season, Ohio State has one of the best-receiving corps in the country. On top of that, they have recruited top receivers the past few seasons resulting in a crowded wide receiver room. The Buckeyes will bring in three top recruits th...

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Have Patience with Kyle Pitts February 8, 2021

I get it. Kyle Pitts is the savior that’s going to rescue your fantasy team from the desolate tight end landscape. Based on the eye-test and a lot of metrics, that seems to be true. HOWEVER, if Kyle Pitts is truly an NFL-level tight end, he would have t...

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Using Rhetoric to Win Trades January 18, 2021

When the off-season hits, that’s when the action picks up in dynasty leagues. You have the end of year statistics to look over, prep to do for the upcoming rookie draft, and most importantly, trade packages to put together. All of this is to put you in ...

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