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“Hard Knocks” Premiere: Micah Parsons Shines August 12, 2021

I’ve long been a huge fan of the HBO series “Hard Knocks” since its premiere in 2001. Outside of the expected silliness ranging from former Jets' HC Rex Ryan’s “let’s get a snack” quote to Vince Wilfork’s “naked overalls” episode with ...

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Scheme or Scam: Dallas Cowboys June 1, 2021

In 2020 Dynasty Football Factory launched a series titled “Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing”. Each edition of the series explored how a new defensive coordinator would affect defenders as fantasy assets. The David Bowie song “Changes” would roll through...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Zaven Collins to the Cardinals May 2, 2021

Zaven Collins | TULSA                    6’-4” 260 lbs.                   5/19/1999 (Age 21) Zaven Collins was drafted 16th overall by the Arizona Cardinals, becoming the second linebacker selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. COLLEGE PR...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Micah Parsons to the Cowboys May 1, 2021

Micah Parsons was regarded as a top-ten prospect out of high school across the nation and was honored as the American Family Insurance National Defensive Player of the Year. Although he was not nominally a starter in his first year in Happy Valley, he ear...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing: Cowboys Join Hybrid Herd July 29, 2020

The defensive scheme change in Dallas could be quite shocking to Cowboys’ fans. Mike Nolan’s body of work combined with recent experience in the Saints’ hybrid system as a linebackers coach should yield a more varied and complex defense than fans ha...

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