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Building the Perfect Quarterback

When it comes to building an NFL roster, there is no position that is more important to get right than the quarterback position. When a team is able to secure a top end quarterback, they are well ahead of the game. Unfortunately, most teams fail to secure

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Trying Dynasty for the first time

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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Editorial: Why Analytics Suck

I’m frustrated with Fantasy Football Analytics and have been for some time. This frustration played a large part in why Aaron Murnan, aka @El_Tayablo and I started writing. As readers and seekers of knowledge and informed data, we grew tired of some o

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Salary Cap/Auction Drafts

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

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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The Concussion Conundrum

This segment is designed to help educate the fantasy football masses on one of our greatest fears as fantasy football owners, injuries. In this weekly offering, Dynasty Football Factory’s resident Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Rajiv Rajani will offer his insi

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Identifying WR Sleepers

Identifying sleepers or unexpected performers is one of the best ways to gain a competitive advantage against your competition. This is one of the reasons why, if you do a search for “fantasy sleepers” at the end of July or early August, you will find

Trading Tips

One of, if not THE single most important facets of dynasty league fantasy football is using trades to build your roster and/or stockpile draft picks. Once your league’s start-up draft is in the rear-view mirror, unless your hitting on every single r

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Kentucky Derby it!

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

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Tanking in Startups

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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Preseason Injuries: By the Numbers

In recent news, the injury to Sammy Watkins (surgery to mend his broken foot) has begun to diminish the expected production for his 2016 season. It makes sense, right? The third-year budding star will likely miss all of the off-season workouts, which logi

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Post League Rookie Draft Check List

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

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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Position & Recovery Time

This segment is designed to help educate the fantasy football masses on one of our greatest fears as fantasy football owners, injuries. In this weekly offering, Dynasty Football Factory’s resident Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Rajiv Rajani will offer his ins

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Knowledge is Power: Dynasty Trading

When you endeavor to make a dynasty trade it’s of utmost importance you undertake this task with a varied and strong base of knowledge, or more succinctly, “Knowledge is Power,” as Sir Francis Bacon once stated. Admittedly, Sir Bacon was most likely

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