Tags Archives: quarterbacks

Carson Wentz: 2020 Dynasty Profile July 26, 2020

Carson Wentz has been an excellent real-life quarterback after his rookie year, throwing at least three times as many touchdowns as interceptions each season. In 2017, Wentz had an MVP-type season for the 13 games he played, dominating the NFL and leading...

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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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Redraft Strategy: Method Behind the Madness July 11, 2020

The famous saying “you can't win your league on draft day, but you can lose it” is one that I remind myself of every year. Draft day is the most important day of the year on any fantasy football player’s calendar as stakes are high and one bad decis...

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Contender Clearance Rack: QBs July 10, 2020

Rebuilding a dynasty team can be a ton of fun, mostly because rookie drafts make us feel like a kid on Christmas. We count up all our picks and wonder what shiny new toys the NFL draft will bring us this year. But I think there’s a bit of a fixation wit...

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UDFA Unraveled: QBs July 7, 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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Cam Newton to New England: Rapid Reaction June 30, 2020

If you’ve been hiding under a rock this week, Cam Newton has signed with the New England Patriots. There was plenty of pre-draft speculation that Belichick would sign Newton prior to the NFL draft, but his patience has paid off. Now that the quarterback...

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Rookie Redraft Update: Part 1 June 28, 2020

Back in March, I did a four-part series on the incoming rookie class. Now, it’s time to go back through my takes and examine how they’ve changed in the past few months. I’ve included all four of my original articles and all my live post-draft takes ...

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Redraft SF/TE Prem Mock Draft: QB Strategy June 7, 2020

Recently, the DFF team and I participated in a PPR, superflex, 1.5 PPR tight end premium redraft mock. Unlike our previous mock draft breakdowns, I’m not planning to go team-by-team and discuss how much I like each roster. However, I’ll reference my t...

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Superflex Dynasty Backup QBs: Tier 3 June 4, 2020

In this series, I’m looking at the backup quarterback landscape with a focus on dynasty superflex formats. In those leagues, having a starting quarterback is extremely valuable, and backups are one step away. Therefore, depending on league size, anywher...

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Superflex Dynasty Backup QBs: Tier 2 May 31, 2020

In this series, I’m looking at the backup quarterback landscape with a focus on dynasty superflex formats. In those leagues, having a starting quarterback is extremely valuable, so many backups are rostered, with the number depending on how deep the lea...

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Superflex Dynasty Backup QBs: Tier 1 May 30, 2020

In this series, I will examine the backup quarterback landscape with a focus on dynasty superflex formats. In those leagues, having a starting quarterback is extremely valuable, so many backups are rostered, with the number depending on how deep the leagu...

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A Look Back: My 2019 Streaming QBs April 18, 2020

In this three-piece series, I’m going to look back at how I did with predicting each category of streamer, starting with quarterbacks. To qualify as a potential streamer, a player needed to be 40% owned or less, according to ESPN’s ownership percentag...

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Taxi Squad Spring Cleaning Part 4: QB Edition April 17, 2020

In this series of articles, I’m looking at rookies from the 2019 class that can be removed from your taxi squads to make room for 2020 rookies. These are players that all have little to no dynasty value, but dynasty owners selected in at least some 2019...

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Lamar Jackson is a First Round Pick in Redraft April 1, 2020

When it comes to Lamar Jackson, despite his eye-popping 1,200+ yards rushing, a 66% completion percentage, and 36 touchdown passes vs. only 6 interceptions, some people still aren't convinced he's worthy of a first round pick in redraft.

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Dallas and Their Stars March 29, 2020

The most significant move the Cowboys made was to re-sign Cooper to a 5-year, $100 million contract extension. While the extension seems massive, the contract actually represents a 2-year, $40 million deal. Cooper’s signing bonus, 2020, and 2021 salarie...

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Quarterbacks: Rightfully Untouched by the BMI Hysteria February 19, 2020

Historically, there has been a strong narrative in the football community about QB size despite players like Russell Wilson and Kyler Murray balling out on Sundays. The QB size debate begins with how tall a QB is and if it affects their ability to make re...

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RB Theorem: Benny Friedman’s 40 July 16, 2019

Author Note: Recently, I received an email from stathead (a mailer from the great sports statistics website sports-reference.com). The email detailed the NFL statistical leaders of the 1920s. I took notice that Benny Friedman threw a league-leading 40 tou...

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