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IDP Wrap Up: Week 10 November 20, 2020

WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK Vegas baby! After relinquishing an average of 32 points per game through their first six games, the Raiders’ defense has tightened up significantly over their last three showings. Since the start of November, Las Vegas has give...

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Dynasty Sleeper of the Week: Devontae Booker November 11, 2020

Welcome back to another dynasty sleeper segment. Receivers have been a hot target throughout this series due to the sheer volume at the position. This week I will be looking at the scarce position of running back and a veteran, by position standards, Devo...

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AFC West: Divisional Nuggets November 4, 2020

Clyde Edwards-Helaire has underwhelmed as have all the rookie running backs in 2020. Add into that the issue of one Le’Veon Bell being present and teams that are relying on CEH for a run at a title may be forgiven for being concerned. The question that ...

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Darren Waller: 2020 Dynasty Profile October 18, 2020

The Ravens drafted Waller in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft as a wide receiver. Waller saw almost no playing time behind veterans Kamar Aiken, Steve Smith, and Chris Givens, and he eventually landed on injured reserve. After 2015, the Ravens decide...

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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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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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AFC West: Divisional Nuggets October 7, 2020

What can you say about this team? Although they initially struggled to put away a depleted Patriots team, they are 4-0 and chances are if you have two of these guys on your team… so are you. Mahomes is the QB5 on the season averaging 27 PPG. But the con...

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Against the Spread: NFL Week 5 October 7, 2020

For the ATS (against the spread) articles, I will provide analysis on three bets that I feel have the best chance at netting you a nice payday. Whether it be due to matchups, injuries, or other factors, these are the three bets I feel the most confident i...

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Hunter Renfrow: 2020 Dynasty Profile October 4, 2020

The Raiders selected Renfrow in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Clemson. At the time, the Raiders had Antonio Brown and Tyrell Williams as their primary outside receivers, but they didn’t have any underneath or over the middle weapons. Tigh...

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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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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 4 September 29, 2020

Your author assumed responsibility for this weekly column midway through the 2019 season. Deep into a fantasy football season, the waiver wire is often simply a source for a line-up salve. I sought to recommend a player that could help a team survive and ...

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Derek Carr: 2020 Dynasty Profile September 26, 2020

The Raiders selected Carr with the 36th overall pick in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. They had recently signed veteran free agent Matt Schaub as their starting quarterback, but they expected Carr to compete for the job. However, Carr quickly won...

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Rookie Stock Market: Week 2 September 25, 2020

Thanks for tuning in to the second edition of the Rookie Stock Market. With two weeks of the NFL season in the books, trends are beginning to form. Let's take a closer look, as we identify early season “Risers”, “Fallers”, “Buys”, and “Sells...

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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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Josh Jacobs: 2020 Dynasty Profile September 19, 2020

The Raiders drafted Jacobs with the 24th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft as the first running back off the board. Jacobs didn’t play as a workhorse back at Alabama, sharing the load with Damien Harris and Najee Harris. However, the Raiders immediatel...

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Rookie Stock Market: Week 1 September 18, 2020

What really sets apart dynasty fantasy football from redraft football is the constant and never-ending ebb and flow of player values, specifically young players and rookies. Increasing the overall value of your team happens when you sell high and buy low,...

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Against the Spread: NFL Week 2 September 16, 2020

So the Jaguars… aren’t… tanking? Welcome to sports betting, where a team that has jettisoned off all of its talent somehow overcomes all odds to beat a team that went all-in on 2020. I’m sure I’m not the only one that got burned by Minshew Magic...

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2020 AFC Win Totals September 10, 2020

Finally, the 2020 NFL Season is less than one week away! While there were doubts that the season would occur due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are officially set to begin the season on September 10. For those of you wishing to sneak in some last-mi...

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Against the Spread: NFL Week 1 2020 September 8, 2020

Let’s start this year off spicy. Not only do I think the Redskins cover, I think they pull off the upset and beat the Eagles outright (+225 ML). I am firmly planting my flag that the Eagles will not be a good team this year. They have been absolutely ra...

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Lynn Bowden Jr. Trade Reaction September 7, 2020

Considering the Raiders selected Bowden Jr. in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft, taking an immediate loss is a stunning admission of a bad selection. The Raiders likely traded Bowden Jr. for a few reasons. First, the team already had receiving back J...

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