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Wide Receivers Who Could Break Out with an Opportunity in 2018

By Mike Braude

It’s no secret that injuries are a huge part of fantasy football. The NFL is a violent game which leads to players getting injured and their backups receiving an opportunity to make an impact. Good prospects are more likely to break out than others when they receive an opportunity. Will Fuller made last year’s list!…

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Overvalued, Undervalued & Lottery Tickets: AFC West

By Asher Molk

This is Part II of my eight-part series going division by division and analyzing draft trends, specifically looking at players that are overvalued or undervalued at their ADP, and some late round upside guys to fill your bench with. For Part I on the NFC West, click here. After years of Bronco dominance (in real…

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Seven Rookie Wide Receivers to Keep an Eye on in 2018

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. If you drafted JuJu Smith-Schuster last year, you were likely in good shape. In 2016, Michael Thomas and Tyreek Hill were the rookie wide receivers who made a splash. Here are seven rookie wide…

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Eight Rookie Running Backs That You Should Know for 2018

By Mike Braude

In today’s NFL, rookie running backs are seeing heavy usage. Generally, running backs are not playing past their thirties and are recycled for newer, younger players. The average starting running back is currently 24.26 years old. 23 of 32 NFL starting running backs are still on their rookie contracts. All of this helps illustrate how…

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Overvalued, Undervalued & Lottery Tickets: NFC West

By Asher Molk

This will be Part I of my eight-part series going division by division and analyzing draft trends, specifically looking at players that are overvalued at their ADP, undervalued, and some late round upside guys to fill your bench with. The NFC West is in the midst of a power shift: gone are the days of…

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Cheap Lottery Ticket: Keelan Cole

By Mike Braude

Not even registering on Fantasy Football Calculator‘s average draft position, Keelan Cole is being ignored in early drafts. Without much recognition, Cole is coming off a quietly impressive rookie season. His effective rookie season and cheap cost deserve some attention.

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The Chicago Turnaround

By Mike Braude

The success of a franchise is often determined by who runs the team. A coach has an immense impact on his team. With Jeff Fisher coaching the Rams in 2016, they won just four games. In 2017, rookie head coach Sean McVay led the Rams to 11 wins.

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How To Value Rookies in Startup Dynasty Drafts

By Dalton Kates

I will be participating in a couple upcoming startup drafts this week, so I have been furiously researching dynasty pick value. To help you, I’ll share the fruits of my labor.

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Alshon Jeffery: 2018’s Fool’s Gold

By Asher Molk

Alshon Jeffrey’s promising career was at a crossroads in 2017. After breaking out with a WR8 finish in 2013, he continued his excellence in 2014 with a WR10 finish. But the next two years, Jeffrey battled poor quarterback play and injuries, limping to finishes of WR42 and WR55 in 2015 and 2016 respectively. A change…

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Jarvis Landry Is Being Left for Dead

By Mike Braude

Despite coming off his best fantasy season as a pro, a trade to the Browns has left Jarvis Landry’s fantasy value for dead. Landry has an impressive history of production and I’m here to explain why he’s a value in the 5th round.

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