Tags Archives: Detroit Lions

DFF Draft Coverage: Jermar Jefferson to the Lions May 4, 2021

Jermar Jefferson broke out as a true freshman in 2018 as he garnered Freshman All-American, Pac-12 Freshman of the Year, and honorable mention all-conference honors with 1,380 rushing yards and 12 scores on 239 carries (5.8 per attempt). Jefferson also ca...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Amon-Ra St. Brown to the Lions May 1, 2021

Amon-Ra St. Brown | USC                         5’9” 197 lbs.                         10/24/1999 (Age 21) Amon-Ra St Brown was drafted 112th overall by the Detroit Lions, becoming the 17th wide receiver and […]...

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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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New NFL Coaching Hires: Where The Dust Settled (Part 2) February 4, 2021

Your author covered the first three coaching hires in a previous article, so it’s time to cover the remaining four new head coaches here. Each team needed enough time and attention and a fair rundown of where their franchise currently stands. Let’s co...

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2021 NFL Draft Preview: Team Needs Picks 6 – 10 February 3, 2021

This is the second article of the team needs series covering teams picking six through 10. Obviously, free-agency acquisitions will make a major difference as to who teams will draft. These predictions and needs will therefore change as we acquire more in...

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1 QB Dynasty Startup First Round Part 2 January 31, 2021

Intro With the dynasty offseason in full swing, I wanted to give everyone a quick look into my dynasty startup first-round. I know the top players aren’t usually controversial, but I believe it’s essential to understand why particular players carry su...

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Matthew Stafford Reaction January 25, 2021

The 2021 offseason is shaping up to be an interesting one for the quarterback position. Nearly half the teams in the league could potentially be in the market for a new signal-caller, and there are a ton of options. Deshaun Watson, Carson Wentz, and Jalen...

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Deshaun Watson Trade: Real or Rumor? January 12, 2021

I know that everyone’s eyes are on the NFL Playoffs right now. We just capped off an exciting Super Wild Card weekend, and we have three weeks of football left to go. However, even though these playoff games affect dynasty value, there’s no bigger dyn...

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Week 17 Wrap-Up January 4, 2021

In this article, I want to quickly chat about some things that caught my eye during Sunday’s slate of NFL games. It’s not going to be a comprehensive article, but I think there will be actionable advice in here. It’s like getting an inside view into...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 16 December 22, 2020

This has been by far the most challenging season of sit/start decisions I’ve encountered in my years of fantasy football. Those of you in championship games and toilet bowls alike should take a moment to reflect on a challenging season, pat yourself on ...

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NFC North: Divisional Nuggets December 16, 2020

Hey everyone, @DFF_ZTrain here again to bring you the last edition of our 2020 NFC North Nuggets. If you are curious to see previous editions, head over to Dynasty Football Factory! Without further ado, here are my takes on some guys who have made some mo...

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Thanksgiving Day Storylines November 26, 2020

The Cowboys come into this contest relatively healthy, of course, excluding Dak Prescott, who’s out for the season. Ezekiel Elliott continues to log limited practices with a hamstring issue, but he’s not on the game’s final injury report. Elliott lo...

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NFC North: Divisional Nuggets November 18, 2020

Hey everyone! Time again for another NFC North breakdown. If you’re interested in catching up on last edition’s NFC North nuggets check it out here! There is not a ton to unpack since our last edition, so I’ll give you the quick hitters of who has h...

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Week 8 Buy/Sell November 5, 2020

We sometimes talk too much in hypotheticals in this piece, so let’s talk about a real trade that went down this week. I dealt David Montgomery and CeeDee Lamb for Tyler Boyd and Le’Veon Bell. My point here is not to talk about myself, but to discuss t...

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Against the Spread: NFL Week 8 October 28, 2020

Well, all good things must come to an end.  The Jets did it. They finally covered a spread this season bringing an end to a 0-6 record against the spread. I would like to say I’m proud of them, but really this was simply an exercise in the Bills’ ine...

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Rookie Stock Market: Week 6 October 23, 2020

What is up, party people, and welcome back for the sixth edition of the "Rookie Stock Market". It has been a crazy season thus far. The season has had its ups and downs, and so has this rookie class. Eb and flow are to be expected for rookies, but it has ...

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NFC North: Divisional Nuggets October 21, 2020

Aaron Rodgers burst back into the dynasty scene over the first four weeks of the season. Rodgers put up nine touchdowns and no interceptions over the first quarter of the season. That changed in week six where he did not register a touchdown and put up tw...

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Week 5: Buy/Sell October 14, 2020

Are you ready for some... Tuesday? Night? Football? Hopefully, everything goes according to plan and the NFL can stop playing hot potato with the schedule. But as we’re in unprecedented territory, you should be more and more willing to deal your guys. D...

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Against the Spread: NFL Week 4 September 30, 2020

A great week as we went 2-1 on our in-depth picks and 11-5(!) overall! After some average 9-7 starts this was shot in the arm we were looking for. Our strategy of picking against the Jets continues to work to perfection and (spoiler alert) we’re going t...

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Against the Spread: NFL Week 3 September 23, 2020

A perfect 3-0 on our in-depth picks is overshadowed by one of the worst injury days I’ve ever witnessed watching the NFL. While I primarily write on sports betting, I am also an avid fantasy football player. So trust me Barkley and CMC owners, I feel yo...

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