Tags Archives: Startup

$77 FFPC Start Up Draft Review August 17, 2018

We here at Dynasty Football Factory have a partnership with FFPC, and they’re hosting several DFF-related dynasty leagues. Before I get into my recent dynasty startup draft, go to the FFPC site and see the available dynasty startups and sign up. Also, k...

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My FFPC Draft Recap: Dan Cook June 2, 2018

$77 Dynasty Football Factory.com #45 I’m proud to represent the #DFFArmy and their partnership with the FFPC. Our slow email draft started on May 5th, and wrapped up May 23rd. There was a flurry of trades to begin the 1st round including a few I took pa...

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My FFPC Draft Recap: Ryan Linx May 26, 2018

I usually try to feel out what the other owners are looking to do, before I decide what my plan will be when it comes to a dynasty startup draft. I go into every draft with an open mind and usually let my first few moves dictate which way I will draft. If...

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What we do in the Shadows March 25, 2017

I liken the life of a Dynasty Football owner as that of being a member of an elite shadow ops task force summoned to carry out a mission with stealth-like efficiency. Sure, Dynasty Football is a hobby, dare I say even a “game” to the uninitiated. Rega...

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Start & Sit: Week 15 December 15, 2016

  Most leagues only have one more week to go, it’s crazy how this season has just blown by. Before you know it, we’ll be drafting and getting ready for next year in no time. Anyway, back to the present… If you’re reading this, then hopefully you...

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Devy Startup: Part 3 July 23, 2016

I recently finished a startup draft that consisted of NFL veterans, rookies and Devy players. I’ve lost count of how many Devy leagues I’m in, but including Devy players in the startup draft was new to me. It’s not an uncommon type of Devy start-up ...

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Devy Startup: Part 2 July 16, 2016

I recently finished a startup draft that consisted of NFL veterans, rookies and Devy players. I’ve lost count of how many Devy leagues I’m in, but including Devy players in the startup draft was new to me. It’s not an uncommon type of Devy startup, ...

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Horrible Commissioners July 14, 2016

The single most devastating enemy to dynasty leagues is horrible/laissez-faire Commissioners. In the past six years, I have come across three of them. This article gives some examples and concerns of mine as to the mistakes that they make. These horrible ...

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Devy Startup: Part 1 July 12, 2016

I recently finished a startup draft that consisted of NFL veterans, rookies and Devy players. I’ve lost count of how many Devy leagues I’m in, but including Devy players in the startup draft was new to me. It’s not an uncommon type of Devy startup, ...

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Navigating a Super-Flex Draft July 10, 2016

Super-Flex leagues are a growing trend in fantasy football. Therefore, in an effort to help educate the masses on the Super-Flex experience, I’m going to show you how I navigated my most recent startup. The Commish of this league, “Dynasty Ballers Sup...

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Trying Dynasty for the first time July 5, 2016

What should you look for in a dynasty league? The most important part of any dynasty league is leadership. Do you know the Commissioner and is he trustworthy? The internet is full of stories of dynasty owners not getting paid at the end of the year, rules...

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Salary Cap & Auction Drafts June 30, 2016

In one of my recent pieces, I provided an introductory overview of how Salary Cap dynasty leagues work, and the basics behind how to focus on valuation, as you have to factor a player’s production, as well as their cost, into determining their true wor...

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Good Fantasy Commissioners June 26, 2016

Finding good fantasy commissioners can be a tough task. I have found my share of gems, along with many warts throughout my 20+ years of playing the game. This is more important than many think. When it comes to fantasy football commissioners, even more so...

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Kentucky Derby it! June 18, 2016

Do you ever tire of the same old ways to decide your fantasy football draft order? Picking names out of a hat was great in the 90’s and letting your league software randomly pick is so 2000’s. How about make it an event in and of itself! What if you c...

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Tanking in Startups June 14, 2016

As we’ve begun to move through startup season in dynasty leagues, I’d like to hit on a topic that is near and dear to me: Tanking. This piece is specific to startups who use snake drafts; I will have follow up pieces to this on startups with salary c...

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Post League Rookie Draft Check List June 7, 2016

You just completed your dynasty league rookie draft. Optimism is in the air, for every team, as all are blessed with hope. This is even more true if you are coming off a previously rough season. After the rookie draft, you have some new players, but now t...

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Always Be Building June 3, 2016

The key to building a long-term, successful, dynasty fantasy football team is being able to select enough solid rookies, year in and year out to keep your team competitive as older players disappear from your roster. Therefore, as years pass by and you ge...

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Navigating a Startup Draft: Round 28-45 May 30, 2016

This is an amazing time for dynasty fantasy football. We are beginning to get some rookie practice reports; all kinds of fantasy football drafts are underway which gives everyone a chance to put their money where their mouth is in respect to player evalua...

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Navigating a Startup Draft: Rounds 19-27 May 29, 2016

This is an amazing time for dynasty fantasy football. We are beginning to get some rookie practice reports; all kinds of fantasy football drafts are underway which gives everyone a chance to put their money where their mouth is in respect to player evalua...

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Navigating a Startup Draft: Rounds 11-18 May 27, 2016

This is an amazing time for dynasty fantasy football. We are beginning to get some rookie practice reports; all kinds of fantasy football drafts are underway which gives everyone a chance to put their money where their mouth is in respect to player evalua...

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