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A New Number One Wide Receiver: Redraft Edition

One of the great aspects of fantasy football is how the format lends itself to debate. Will a player be consistent from the previous year, or will a new face break out in the course of the season? Free agency and the NFL Draft are over and now is a great time to take stock …

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A New Number One Runningback: Redraft Edition

One of the great aspects of fantasy football is how the format lends itself to debate. Will a player be consistent from the previous year, or will a new face break out in the course of the season? Free agency and the NFL Draft are over and now is a great time to take stock …

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A New Number One Quarterback: Redraft Edition

One of the great aspects of fantasy football is how the format lends itself to debate. Will a player be consistent from the previous year, or will a new face break out in the course of the season? Free agency and the NFL Draft are over and now is a great time to take stock …

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Redraft Roundtable: Rookies

The Redraft Roundtable is back again for their second installment of the 2019 season. This time, we are giving you guys a quick pre-draft rookie roundtable, attacking the two most important positions in fantasy football for the rookie class of 2019. Last season, we saw Saquon Barkley, Sony Michel, Nick Chubb, Calvin Ridley, and other …

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Los Angeles Rams Wide Receivers: One Receiver to Rule Them All

The Los Angeles Rams offense is a juggernaut for fantasy points. On a points per game basis, they finished the 2018 season with the seventh-ranked quarterback, first ranked running back, and three wide receivers inside the top 20. Early rankings suggest that experts believe this trend will continue since Brandin Cooks (WR), Robert Woods (WR), …

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Fly Howard Fly

The Chicago Bears agreed to trade Jordan Howard (RB) to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday afternoon. The compensation will be a 2020 6th round pick that converts to a 5th rounder if certain conditions are met. Rumors have been floating in Chicago all offseason that the team has been shopping their starting running back, and …

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Free Agency Dynasty Fallers

The dust of free agency is settling and its time to take stock of the fantasy landscape. For an in-depth analysis of some of the biggest moves, check out articles on Leveon Bell (RB, NYJ), Odell Beckham Jr. (WR, CLV), and Desean Jackson (WR, PHI). You can also find my fantasy risers here. Unfortunately, not …

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Dynasty Hot Routes

The mission of this article is to make our in-house experts sizzle and bristle over the hot button issues that face dynasty owners. Our experts make the entire route tree HOT as they address topics from the world of IDP, Devy, Start/Sit, Non-PPR (standard scoring), PPR, and everything in between. Try not to get burned …

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League Formats: A One Stop Shop

It is startup draft season and time to begin formulating your thoughts on the types of dynasty leagues you plan to join this year. The diversity of settings that are now available can seem overwhelming, so the DFF team came together to offer an overview of your options: Roster settings (@DFF_Tom) There are nearly endless …

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Free Agent Spotlight: John Brown

NFL Free Agency is slated to begin March 13, and dynasty owners are waiting in anticipation to learn where players will end up. The upcoming signings will not only impact the player joining their new team, but also the fantasy landscape for the team they join. As detailed by @dibari22 in his recent free agency …

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Fantasy Fallout: Antonio Brown Traded to the Raiders

Unlike the Brown to Buffalo rumors that had Twitter aflutter this week, this time it appears to be a done deal. The Antonio Brown saga has concluded. It’s been reported that the Steelers have agreed to terms with the Oakland Raiders to send Antonio Brown (WR) west for a 3rd and a 5th round pick. Per …

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The Fallacy of Tight End Premium

The Fallacy of Tight End Premium The tight end position in fantasy can be one of the most infuriating to figure out during a season. The position is notorious for scarcity, top-end talent, inconsistency, and injuries. There is a lot of support for the idea of securing a top tight end — such as Travis …

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Coach Series – Green Bay Packers Part 2

Coach Series: Green Bay Packers Part 2 This is the second of a two-part series looking at Matt Lafleur and the new coaching staff of the Green Bay Packers. You can find the first article here, which examined passing and play action usage. This article will dive into personnel packages and an overview of fantasy …

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A Biased View of Todd Gurley

Researchers have found a number of common biases that people have in day-to-day interactions and situations. One of these is the representativeness bias, which is our tendency to assume something is more likely to happen because the situation is similar to others we have encountered. For example, if we are insulted by three people on …

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Coach Series: Green Bay Packers Part 1

This is the first of a two-part article examining Matt Lafleur, the new coach of the Green Bay Packers. His history and coaching tendencies will be discussed in an effort to project dynasty fantasy implications. Dynasty fantasy football is about projection. The goal is to learn about as many variables as possible so that we …

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Fantasy Impact: Flacco to Denver

The Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos agreed in principle to a trade on Wednesday that will send Joe Flacco to the mile high city. It is reported that the teams will also swap 4th round picks. The trade will not be registered as official until March 13 when the new league year officially begins. Reports …

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Fantasy Impact: Browns sign Kareem Hunt

It was announced Monday that [profiler]Kareem Hunt[/profiler] signed a one-year contract with the Cleveland Browns that can earn him slightly more than $1 million in 2019, He will enter 2020 season as a restricted free agent, per bleacher report. Hunt was released by the Kansas City Chiefs following a TMZ report and video of him …

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