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Rookie vs. Sophomore Running Backs – Is There A Decline?

By Asher Molk

Ahh, the sophomore slump. Is it real, or is it just our crazy fantasy fanatic brains just trying to explain the randomness of fantasy football? In an earlier piece, Mike Braude takes a look at Rookie vs. Sophomore Quarterbacks to see if there is any sort of pattern or drop-off. Here, we will be examining the…

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A Tip on Early Round Selections

By Mike Braude

Recently I’ve seen many articles debating the best way to start your fantasy football draft. While there isn’t an answer set in stone, there are many ways to draft to improve your probability of winning. Let’s start with the top of the draft.

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Embrace The Kicker

By TJ Hernandez

One of the biggest petitions going in the fantasy football community is to eliminate the Kicker (and to a lesser extent, Defense and/or Special Teams) position(s) from fantasy rosters. They’re hard to predict and add increased luck to an already high variance game. Well, I’m here to tell you, “Embrace The Kicker!”

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Is the Sophomore Slump Real?

By Mike Braude

After watching Robert Griffin III struggle in his second season, I set out to examine if the sophomore slump really exists. I’ve doubted the theory but defendants would make arguments like, “he’s struggling in his second season because the defense has adjusted to his playing style.” In this article I’m going to examine if quarterbacks…

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Rookie Vs. Veteran Running Backs

By Asher Molk

“I don’t draft rookie running backs- they are too risky.” This is an axiomatic statement I’ve heard many-a-time from fantasy football players. But is it really true? How do rookie running backs perform when they get similar amounts of touches to non-rookie running backs? Lets explore this “rookie vs. veteran running backs” debate.

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Winning Strategies from Winning Players

By Mike Braude

While fantasy football championships aren’t won by scoring the most points during the regular season, it is the best predictor of who will win during the postseason. For this reason we went through the teams with the most points scored during the regular season in Apex Fantasy Leagues and examined the strategies they employed.

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Running Backs’ Decline Age

By Asher Molk

While running backs are some of the most talented athletes in the world, there is one hurdle none of them can master: Father Time. With the common perception being that running backs fall off the cliff at age 30, I decided to explore if this phenomenon has merit to it.

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Peak Age for Wide Receivers

By Mike Braude

With all of the great age-related fantasy football information available, I became interested in writing an age-related article of my own. Because early wide receivers are such a big part of my draft strategy, I decided to start here. In this article, we’re going to examine the peak age for wide receivers seasons and ultimately…

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