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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 1 September 15, 2020

Welcome back to Dynasty Football Factory’s weekly in-season column, Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire! I write tonight with feelings of relief and exaltation that the NFL has returned to the field with a product we recognize well. I’m excited to see how mu...

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Covering Your Bets: 2020 Cornerback Ranks September 2, 2020

The fantasy value of cornerbacks is highly volatile for each player year over year but quite flat as a group throughout each season. Theories about what makes a cornerback a good IDP option abound. Some fantasy gamers seek a cornerback playing press-ma...

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Jacks of All Trades Trump the Field: 2020 Safety Ranks August 17, 2020

Seasonal (redraft) ranks will appear in article form this year at Dynasty Football Factory. The IDP ranks in spreadsheet form are and will remain for a dynasty format. I’ll update the dynasty ranks year-round, thus making available a rare resource for I...

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Slim Pickings: 2020 Interior Defensive Linemen Ranks August 12, 2020

The scarcity of defensive ends that challenge fantasy gamers assembling rosters in conventional-position IDP leagues shifts to the interior in true-position IDP. I’ve ranked 62 interior defensive linemen for 2020 because every IDL with a pulse will even...

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Stock Up to Win: 2020 EDGE Ranks August 11, 2020

2019 was a banner year for rookie edge defenders. Several more break-out performances from players that fantasy gamers had left for dead combine with the rookies good depth to the EDGE position. The position mirrors the wide-receiver position in that ther...

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Shoot for the Moon: 2020 Linebacker Ranks August 8, 2020

Seasonal (redraft) ranks will appear in article form this year at Dynasty Football Factory. The IDP ranks in spreadsheet form are and will remain for a dynasty format. I’ll update these dynasty ranks year-round, thus making available a rare resource for...

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David Njoku: A Goliath Rebirth? July 4, 2020

Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku has requested a trade from the Cleveland Browns via his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. The veteran sports agent and notorious bare-knuckles negotiator has almost certainly taken public a request made to the team shortly afte...

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To Cam or not to Cam? That is the Question! July 1, 2020

The NFL’s big news of Carolina Day is New England’s acquisition of former Panthers QB Cam Newton. On June 28, 1776, American patriots rebuffed a British attack on Charleston harbor. The key to success was a remarkably resilient fort built of palmetto ...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing: The Rams Are Sputtering! June 27, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams felt the hangover of a Super Bowl loss in 2019, missing the playoffs with a 9-7 record. They finished 7th in total offense (yards gained) and 13th in total defense. The analytics firm Football Outsiders ranked the 2019 Rams defense 9t...

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NFL Mock Draft: Part 3 April 20, 2020

It’s Time!!!! Part 3 of our NFL Mock is finally here. In Part 1 and Part 2 we covered the first twenty picks of the draft and who we think the teams would and should take. Here, in Part 3, we cover the remaining twelve picks, and we get started [&hellip...

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NFL Mock Draft: Part 2 April 19, 2020

We’re back with Part 2 and immediately get some excitement with our first skill player of the mock. CeeDee Lamb goes to the Jets at pick 11. There was some consideration here between a wide receiver and an offensive tackle, but I have a feeling the Jets...

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NFL Mock Draft: Part 1 April 17, 2020

Today we’re going to have a little fun and do a mock draft for the NFL but with fantasy implications. Trading draft picks is one of the hardest things to predict, so for this initial draft, we’re going to exclude trades for now. Today we’ll look at ...

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Rookie Fever Antidote: Bottomed-Out Incumbents April 4, 2020

While we fantasy gamers rub our hands together in anticipation of a loaded class of prospects, let’s contemplate the whole picture of the draft goals of each team. Equally important, do these teams have the draft picks necessary to bring in impact playe...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing! (Part 3: Lions and Giants) March 24, 2020

Part Three of my series investigates the two NFC defenses with new coordinators from the Belichick coaching tree: Patrick Graham of the Giants and in Detroit, Head Coach Matt Patricia and his new defensive coordinator, Cory Undlin. 

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