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Is Damien Williams a RB1 in 2019? January 14, 2019

The 2014 rookie running back class was the calm before the storm. Just one Pro Bowler was drafted (Devonta Freeman, fourth round) prior to the onslaught of All-Pros Todd Gurley, Ezekiel Elliott, Christian McCaffery, and Alvin Kamara in the succeeding year...

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Patrick Mahomes: All Hype or Just Right? November 30, 2018

…And on the seventh day, Patrick Mahomes rested. That’s how the legend goes, right? As grateful as I am to have my 12th round pick (and preseason breakout prediction) carrying my fantasy team to the playoffs, I am still hesitant to crown Mahomes as th...

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Wacky Play Week 7 October 24, 2018

In this era of the Philly Special and record-breaking touchdown passes from defenders, it seems like a team is coming with a wacky new play every game. But are these play calls a sign of season-long tendencies, or just a flash in the pan? I’ll attempt t...

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Wacky Play – Week 4 October 5, 2018

In this era of the Philly Special and record-breaking touchdown passes from defenders, it seems like a team is coming with a wacky new play every game. But are these play calls a sign of season-long tendencies, or just a flash in the pan? I’ll attempt t...

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Wacky Fantasy Plays Takeaway: Wilson to Jakeem Grant September 28, 2018

In this era of the Philly Special and record-breaking touchdown passes from defenders, it seems like a team is coming with a wacky new play every game. But are these play calls a sign of season-long tendencies, or just a flash in the pan? I’ll attempt t...

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Redraft All Waiver Wire Team August 28, 2018

Each year, fantasy gems slip through draft season undetected, eventually landing on the waiver wire for anyone in the league to claim. I figured it would be an interesting exercise to see if a decent fantasy team could be assembled using only waiver wire ...

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Rookie Sleeper: Marcell Ateman August 16, 2018

The 2018 NFL Draft was not flush with wide receiver talent. Just two receivers went in the first round, the lowest total since 2010. NFL.com graded only one wide receiver prospect higher than a 6.0 this year. On the site’s ten-point scale, that grade in...

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Kamara vs. Regression August 2, 2018

Alvin Kamara burst onto the scene last season. He finished as just the second-ever rookie to have 700 rushing yards and 800 receiving yards in a season. In fact, Todd Gurley was the only other player in the league to amass those same totals in 2017, and j...

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Will Keenum Make Demaryius Thomas Elite Again? July 9, 2018

Four years removed from a 2013 season where he finished first in wide receiver PPR fantasy points, Demaryius Thomas posted his worst stats since 2010 and trailed fifteen other receivers in fantasy scoring. The 2017 season marked the end of a five-year str...

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Capology 101: AFC South Capology Rankings June 25, 2018

The crew welcomes Jeremy Markus (@DFF_Graphics) to discuss Capology rankings for all fantasy relevant players in the AFC South following free agency and the draft; rankings assess player value based on efficiency, opportunity, and roster stability. The Ca...

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Redraft 2018 Breakouts June 15, 2018

Football is a fickle sport; every year, there are seemingly dozens of no-namers who breakout and lead fantasy squads to victory over teams of all-stars who had terrible seasons. Predicting just who the next Jared Goff or Adam Thielen is not as easy as it ...

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Ryan Tannehill: The Breakout is Coming May 27, 2018

Two hundred and ninety-two days. That’s the amount of time that has elapsed from the time Ryan Tannehill tore his ACL in practice to when he ran onto the practice field, brace-free, for the Miami Dolphins’ first OTA in 2018. The number 8 overall pick ...

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Lamar Jackson: Hit or Miss May 16, 2018

I’ve obsessed over Lamar Jackson since before he won the Heisman Trophy in 2016, and I want nothing more than for him to have a long, illustrious NFL career. That all depends, however, on how he first gets introduced to the league, and if the Baltimore ...

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Dak Prescott The Rebound May 3, 2018

Dak Prescott burst onto the scene as a fourth-round pick in 2016. He then ended up taking over for an injured Tony Romo. The freshman phenom started all 16 games his rookie season but underachieved in his sophomore year. Coming off of a down year, expecta...

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Jakeem Grant: Little Sleeping Giant April 13, 2018

What Landry leaves behind Dealing star wideout Jarvis Landry to the Cleveland Browns in the offseason left the Miami Dolphins with a massive target hole in its receiving corps. The team signed free agents Albert Wilson (Kansas City Chiefs) and Danny Amen...

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