Apex Insider Blog

Four Value Picks At Wide Receiver

By Mike Braude

When analyzing fantasy football, we’re always looking for players who are undervalued by the market. In this article, I will provide drafters with wide receivers who appear to be value picks at their current MFL10 average draft position.

Read More

Four Value Picks at Running Back

By Mike Braude

When attempting to win your fantasy football league, it is important to pick players who will return value. If you select wide receivers early, you need to draft running backs who can score enough points to allow your wide receivers to dominate and beat the opposition. Here are some of the running backs that we…

Read More

A Close Look At 2016 Yards Per Target

By Mike Braude

One of the best ways to determine the efficiency of a wide receiver is by looking at their yards per target average. You can find the yards per target average by dividing total receiving yards by the number of times the player was targeted. Using this data, we can see where targets are possibly being wasted,…

Read More

Six Rookie Running Backs That You Should Know for 2017

By Mike Braude

Rookie running backs frequently have an impact both in the NFL and fantasy leagues. Last year it was Ezekiel Elliott and Jordan Howard breaking out as rookies. Even if you don’t like drafting rookie running backs, it’s good for fantasy owners to know backups because running backs are frequently injured and this leads to increased…

Read More

Nine Rookie Wide Receivers To Keep An Eye On In 2017

By Mike Braude

In fantasy football leagues wide receivers have a history of struggling in their first season, but some rookies have had an immediate impact. For example, you were sitting pretty if on draft day you identified Michael Thomas last season, Amari Cooper’s rookie campaign in 2015, and Odell Beckham Jr.’s league winning performance in 2014. Identifying which rookies…

Read More

Routinely Undervalued – Golden Tate

By Mike Braude

Somehow it seems like every year that Golden Tate is undervalued in PPR leagues. After finishing as WR12 in 2014, Tate finished as WR24 playing alongside Calvin Johnson in 2015. Last year, Tate struggled out of the gates but finished the season as WR17. That makes three straight top 24 finishes – yet Tate is…

Read More

Three Unheralded Rookie Running Backs Who Could Make an Impact in 2017

By Mike Braude

Running backs consistently impact fantasy leagues as rookies – oftentimes leading their fantasy teams to championships. In 2016, it was first-rounder Ezekiel Elliott and fifth-rounder Jordan Howard. In 2015, it was first-rounder Todd Gurley and third-rounder David Johnson. While higher picks are indeed more likely to have an impact, running backs drafted after the first…

Read More

Help Protect Fantasy Sports For All

By Mike Braude

With the rise of popularity in fantasy sports, lawmakers are cracking down on the regulations for each state. Legislation is quickly becoming a very concerning issue for fantasy sports businesses. As a consumer, you need to be aware of the changes in the regulations for legally playing fantasy football – both season-long and daily. Many states are actively…

Read More

The Peak Age for an NFL Wide Receiver

By Mike Braude

Wide receivers continue to be a polarizing topic in fantasy leagues: 2016 proved to be the height of Zero RB discussion. Regardless of whether you believe in the strategy, wide receivers are a critical ingredient to fantasy leagues. In this article, we’re going to examine the ages of wide receivers during their “peak” seasons and ultimately…

Read More

Learning From 2016’s Breakout Players

By Mike Braude

In competitive fantasy football leagues like Apex’s, identifying breakout players is a crucial element to winning. This is the reason that August is dedicated to pumping out “sleeper” and “upside” articles – if you can find the player who was valued as a 14th round pick but performed as a 2nd round pick, you will…

Read More
Apex Fantasy Leagues

Apex Fantasy Football Money Leagues