Tags Archives: draft strategy

Tournament Drafting: Entry #2 June 6, 2022

Welcome to the second installment of Tournament Drafting, the series in which I break down my entries for Underdog’s Best Ball Mania III and The Puppy. As I did in the first installment, I will be sharing my thoughts on roster construction, stacking, ga...

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Top 10 Fantasy Football Myths Busted: #1-5 April 28, 2022

There is no shortage of annual narratives that develop within the hive mind of the fantasy football (FF) community. Some narratives last for several seasons, and some attach themselves to specific players. That is not to say that the hive mind can’t be ...

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Top 10 Fantasy Football Myths Busted: #6-10 April 21, 2022

There is no shortage of annual narratives that develop within the hive mind of the fantasy football (FF) community. Some narratives last for several seasons, and some attach themselves to specific players. That is not to say that the hive mind can’t be ...

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Yards Per Team Pass Attempt: Why Should We Care? January 28, 2022

Making decisions in your dynasty rookie drafts can be incredibly tough. Especially when you are forced to choose between two players you like or even two players you don’t know much about. There are a few factors that can sometimes help break the tie an...

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Early Declare Status: Why Should We Care? January 26, 2022

Making decisions in your dynasty rookie drafts can be incredibly tough. Especially when you are forced to choose between two players you like or even two players you don’t know much about. There are a few factors that can sometimes help break the tie an...

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IDP Rookie Sleepers September 1, 2021

There is no better feeling in fantasy football than calling your shot on a sleeper! Plucking a diamond out of the rough before anyone else realizes the value, is one of the reasons we dynasty managers dig so deep into weeds each offseason. Now that the 20...

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Rapid Reaction: Sony Michel to the L.A. Rams August 25, 2021

Sony coming to Los Angeles helps give him a path towards more work than he would have found in New England. He wasn’t even in my top 40 for running backs before this but now he becomes a late-round pick you must make. Why? Darrell Henderson suffered a h...

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DFF Redraft League: Drafting from the Seven Spot August 6, 2021

I don’t typically play in many redraft leagues these days but I’m always game for our yearly DFF Staff Redraft League. This year, with our growing staff, we decided to challenge ourselves a bit more with an increase to 14 teams instead of the standard...

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DFF Redraft League: Drafting From The Nine Spot August 3, 2021

When entering a fantasy draft, the first thing I do to plan out my strategy is to look at the league settings. In this draft, there were a lot of irregular rules, like getting points for rushing attempts and first downs, but none of that changed how I eva...

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DFF Redraft League: Drafting From the Fourteen Spot July 31, 2021

For this NFL season, a collection of 14 DFF analysts took their talents to a new Redraft league. As the analyst with the 14th pick, I knew it would be an uphill climb to add value. Despite this being a redraft league, I decided to go with my favorite dyna...

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Building a Redraft League Winning Roster: Part 2 July 31, 2021

Having a consistently high floor allows for a better chance to make the playoffs. But the title of this series is not how to make the playoffs. Our goal is to win. Assuming you read Part 1 of this series, you know that our plan in rounds 3-6 is to go afte...

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Robert Woods: A WR1 Season Incoming July 30, 2021

Robert Woods has been one of the more consistent fantasy players these last few years. Yet, even with his steady production, it appears he always flies under the radar, and down the draft board. For whatever the reason may be, Woods has been vastly underr...

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DFF Redraft League: Drafting from the Two Spot July 30, 2021

Welcome, #DFFArmy to Dynasty Football Factory’s Redraft season kickoff! This year looks to be even more competitive than last year as we added two teams to the league, bringing the total number to 14. Not only did we grow the league size, but we expande...

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DFF Redraft League: Drafting from the Twelve Spot July 30, 2021

This week I drafted an 18-man roster in a 14-team 0.5 PPR staff redraft league for @DFF_Fantasy. It is also TE Premium, where they get a full 1.0 PPR. There are 11 starting positions, QB/2RB/2WR/TE/3FLEX/K/DEFplus seven bench spots. There are also bonus p...

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Leave Your IDP Draft With Zach Cunningham July 29, 2021

The player I can’t leave my draft without is Zach Cunningham. While a bit of an obvious choice, I want to make sure everyone is aware of who he is and the situation that surrounds him. I want to start off and preface that it is nearly impossible to pred...

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How Much Is A FFPC Dynasty Roster Spot Worth? July 29, 2021

How much is a dynasty roster spot worth? Or how much should it be worth? Has anyone really tried to come up with a quantitative measure that can be actionable in some way when we are managing our dynasty rosters? We have trade calculators, rankings, proje...

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DFF Redraft League: Drafting from the Six Spot July 28, 2021

Last weekend DFF organized a 14 team redraft league comprised solely of DFF writers/editors as owners. In this piece, I will talk about how I prepared for the draft, got my strategy together, and actually navigated the live draft. Hopefully, this will giv...

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(My) Dynasty Strategy Evolution June 20, 2021

Spring of 2018, scrolling through my Twitter feed I stumbled upon a tweet about a 24-team 2-copy Superflex IDP Dynasty League. I didn’t know what Superflex or Dynasty meant but it sounded fun. In my mind, it was like building a Madden franchise, so I jo...

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More Leagues: More Fun, More Variety, More Experience! April 13, 2021

As many who have played can allude to, fantasy football can be a very addictive hobby or passion. Whether it's redraft or dynasty, once a draft or auction has concluded there is often an immediate desire for more. Many programs and websites offer mock dra...

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Devy Breakout Player of the Week: Week 2 September 21, 2020

Two-years ago The Citadel took second-ranked, Tua Tagovailoa led Alabama to a 10-10 tie at halftime before ultimately falling to the powerhouse Tide. Their matchup against Clemson did not go quite as well. By the start of the second quarter, Clemson was u...

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