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Redraft Waiver Wire Grind: Week 7 October 20, 2021

Man, the free market is getting beyond thin. Just peeking through waivers in my leagues it was hard to find very much intrigue that exists. But that's the nature of the beast, as we get deeper into the season the overlooked productive players have already...

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Week 6 Streamers October 13, 2021

Week 6 is upon us, and it’s getting crazy in the fantasy football world. You need to key in on great streaming options more than ever, as it is prime time to push for a playoff berth. Throughout this series, we will provide the best weekly options to st...

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Week 5 Streamers October 6, 2021

What a start to the 2021 fantasy season. We’ve seen some great streaming options work out rather well (Sam Darnold), and we’ve witnessed others struggle to post solid point totals (Austin Hooper). Last week, most of the streaming options hit, and the ...

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Fantasy Hits and Misses May 10, 2021

Looking back and reviewing hits and misses each year is a task I encourage every analyst to perform. Not only is it part of holding yourself accountable, but it’s an opportunity to reflect and improve your fantasy football chops. As a community, we aren...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Anthony Schwartz to the Browns April 30, 2021

Anthony Schwartz | Auburn                  6’0” 186 lbs.                  10/5/2020 (Age 20) Anthony Schwartz was drafted 91st overall by the Cleveland Browns, becoming the 15th wide receiver and 91st overall player in the 2021 NFL D...

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Overlooked and Underrated Rookie WRs April 4, 2021

With most of the Pro Days behind us and the NFL Draft quickly approaching it seems to be a good time to reveal some rookie WRs that might be flying a bit under the radar at the moment. Should it be because of the hype surrounding WRs at the top of the boa...

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Kenny Golladay Reaction March 30, 2021

On March 20th, Kenny Golladay signed a four-year, $72 million contract with the New York Giants. Put another way, the biggest receiver in free agency signed the biggest contract to play in the Big Apple. When an elite wide receiver changes teams, as we sa...

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Dynasty Risers and Fallers Week 10 November 12, 2020

In this weekly piece, I will bring you some risers and fallers from a dynasty lens. Whether it’s injuries, performance, or value, I want to discuss how players have moved around. Based on the week’s events, I’ll give some advice on how to act on the...

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Dynasty Risers and Fallers: Week 8 October 29, 2020

In this weekly piece, I will bring you some risers and fallers from a dynasty lens. Whether it’s injuries, performance, or value, I want to discuss how players have moved around. Based on the week’s events, I’ll give some advice on how to act on the...

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Week 7 Thursday Night Storylines October 22, 2020

Last week, I wrote a couple of articles breaking down the early and late games on the Week 6 slate. I picked one dynasty storyline from each contest, and I focused on that topic to give my readers something to watch for during the game. I thought it was a...

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Start/Sit Week 5 October 8, 2020

Each and every week, I’ll be covering a handful of players that I believe will either exceed expectations or let your team down in a major way. Here’s who you should be looking at for Week 5. This one should go without saying, but please start Kareem ...

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2020 DFF Weekly Preview August 28, 2020

Unlike my usual articles, this one will have nothing to do with the NFL itself or even anything specifically related to fantasy football. Instead, I want to do a little preview of what’s to come from the DFF team during the 2020 season. We’re going to...

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Let’s Fix the Snake Draft: Third-Round Reversal August 27, 2020

The Dynasty Football Factory gathered once more to partake in a 12-team redraft league mock draft! But this time, we shook things up. We went with tight end premium scoring, as well as 0.25 points per carry. The tight end premium doesn’t raise the value...

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Darius Slayton: 2020 Dynasty Profile August 22, 2020

Darius Slayton was drafted by the New York Giants with a conditional fifth-round pick in 2019. After missing the first two games with a hamstring injury, he started exceeding expectations. Over the next 14 games, Slayton started establishing a noticeable ...

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2nd Year Breakout Wide Receivers: Part 3 August 16, 2020

The consensus used to be that it took wide receivers three years to breakout into fantasy relevance. But, the NFL is turning more pass-happy and players are being utilized in various ways. So, it isn't out of the question that there are a few second-year ...

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Sleeper Series: Sterling Shepard August 1, 2020

Now, I want to jump into Sterling Shepard. I wrote a redraft breakdown about Shepard and the rest of the Giants in May as my first piece in that 32-part series. Outside of star running back Saquon Barkley, the Giants have four secondary offensive options ...

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DFF Redraft Staff Half-PPR Mock Review June 29, 2020

The DFF team recently did a half-PPR redraft mock. The draft was for a typical 1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 2 Flex, 1 TE, 1 D/ST redraft format with no special bonuses. I want to go through my draft and strategy, round-by-round, and talk through what I was thinking ...

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Redraft Team Focus: Giants May 7, 2020

With the NFL Draft behind us and most of free agency completed, it’s time for me to begin my biggest redraft project of the offseason. I’m going to analyze every one of the 32 NFL teams and all of their redraft-relevant fantasy assets. It’s a long p...

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Dead to Me: Redraft March 30, 2020

Have you ever had that feeling of frustration that you can’t shake? These two players make me feel that way. I will never deal with these players again in redraft formats. They’ve both burned me multiple times, and I want no part of them in 2020. I’...

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Rookie WR Hits and Misses: Part 3 March 10, 2020

The Steelers selected Johnson with the 66th overall pick in the third round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Coming into the season, Johnson was the fourth receiver on the Steelers’ depth chart. He sat behind Juju Smith-Schuster, Donte Moncrief, and James Washing...

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