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#TomBomb: Buffalo Bills August 2, 2020

For Old Tom, there are not many things more enjoyable than writing about athletes with fun nicknames. Enter, John “Smokey” Brown. Coming off the WR20 (PPR) finish, in his first go-around with the Buffalo Bills, Mr. Brown is poised to continue this lev...

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Rashaad Penny: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 30, 2020

I wrote about Penny back in February, but a lot has changed since then. The Seahawks selected Penny out of San Diego State with the 27th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Coming into the NFL, Seattle expected Penny to fill their starting running back po...

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Auction Draft Do’s and Don’ts – Part Two July 26, 2020

In part one of Auction Draft Dos and Don’ts we discussed how tiers should guide your auction drafting strategy over specific targets. Here in part two, we’ll go over how to stay focused during your draft and why mock drafts aren’t as helpful when pr...

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Auction Draft Do’s and Don’ts – Part One July 25, 2020

Let’s start with a simple, unequivocal, and in-no-way subjective fact: auction drafts are the best drafts. Auction drafts are more fun, they reward savvy fantasy players more than snake drafts, and they allow you to grab any player you’re willing to b...

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What Lessons Can DFS Teach Fantasy Owners? July 24, 2020

For this article, I’m going to focus on regular weekly DFS contests, like FanDuel and DraftKings. Although there are other DFS formats, I feel that those weekly contests have unique takeaways and provide the most value for dynasty owners. Also, they are...

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A Redraft Journey: DeAndre Hopkins July 22, 2020

In April, I started writing a series focusing on one player at a time, called “A Redraft Journey.” Like my “Dead to Me” series, I take a deep dive into a single player, breaking down their entire career in redraft fantasy football. However, unlike...

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Russell Gage: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 22, 2020

At first glance, nothing jumps off the page when reviewing Russell Gage’s season-long body of work to this point in his NFL career (or even in his college career for that matter). After shipping off a deteriorating Mohamed Sanu for a 2021 second-round p...

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ACC Devy Spotlight: Javian Hawkins July 21, 2020

In the next few years, some very talented running backs will be declaring for the NFL Draft. When they declare, it is anyone's guess with everything up in the air during the worldwide pandemic. While players like Chubba Hubbard, Travis Etienne, and others...

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Matthew Stafford: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 21, 2020

Before 2019, Matthew Stafford appeared in every game for the Detroit Lions for eight consecutive seasons. In those seasons, Stafford averaged 4,465 yards and 27.5 TDs. The Lions finished 2nd, 1st, 5th, 10th, 5th, 10th, 10th, and 13th in pass attempts duri...

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Big 12 Spotlight: Pooka Williams Jr. July 20, 2020

Pooka's ability to create yards after the catch will be why he continues to rise up the rankings. Don't sleep on this kid to be an early to mid-round pick in the NFL Draft when he decides to declare. Williams could prove to be worth rostering in devy and ...

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Austin Ekeler: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 18, 2020

Austin Ekeler: Los Angeles Charger and defier of the odds. The UDFA out of Western State blew the top off every fantasy analyst’s big board last year by finishing as the RB4. Oh, and he shared the load with Melvin Gordon from weeks 5 onward. He was elec...

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UDFA Unraveled: WRs July 18, 2020

As the post-draft hype begins to fade and teams start looking for any asset on the waiver wire that they believe can help bolster their roster, everyone is looking for that next edge. In a recent argument on @TaleofTwoRivals, we bantered quickly about the...

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Allen Lazard: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 17, 2020

Lazard showed excellent ball skills while gaining the trust of quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Starting in three games, he hauled in 35 catches for 477 yards and three touchdowns. When Lazard was targeted in the passing game, Aaron Rodgers had a 115.6 passer r...

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UDFA Unraveled: RBs July 17, 2020

As the post-draft hype begins to fade and teams start looking for any asset on the waiver wire that they believe can help bolster their roster, everyone is looking for that next edge. In a recent argument on @TaleofTwoRivals, we bantered quickly about the...

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Curtis Samuel: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 16, 2020

Curtis Samuel is now entering this 4th year in the NFL after being drafted in the 2nd round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Statistically, he has improved each season. While in the last year of his rookie contract with the Panthers, could he take another step forw...

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Derrick Henry Contract Extension: Rapid Reaction July 15, 2020

Derrick Henry and the Tennessee Titans have come to an agreement that will keep the bruising running back in town for years to come. First reported by Ian Rapaport, the deal got done just an hour before the 4:00 P.M EST deadline for teams to sign franchis...

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Preston Williams: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 15, 2020

Preston Williams had a rocky career in college, playing two years as a bench player for Tennessee in 2015-2016 before transferring to Colorado State. After sitting out the 2017 season and having some off-field issues, Williams broke out in 2018. He record...

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The IDP Unseen Series: Part 1 July 14, 2020

In this series of articles, we discuss some players from each defensive position group that are poised to break out this season. These players should put up a floor of respectable, fantasy starting lineup stat lines with the potential for positional top-1...

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Dead to Me: Curtis Samuel July 13, 2020

After writing one of my “Dead to Me” articles, I remembered how much I enjoyed it. In this series, I figuratively bury a new player in each column. Typically, I expect that player to stay buried after the 2020 season, and the player I’m discussing h...

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Kenny Golladay: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 12, 2020

Kenny Golladay is coming off of two straight 1,000 yard seasons and finished as a top 10 fantasy receiver in 2019 at just 26 years old. Golladay overcame playing half of the season with a backup quarterback to lead the league in receiving touchdowns last ...

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