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Looking For Athletic Wide Receivers In The 2018 NFL Combine

By Mike Braude

Over the years we’ve seen many athletic wide receivers dominate the NFL. Dominating the NFL often starts at the NFL combine. The combine is an opportunity for us to scout future stud players. For instance, at the 2007 combine, six-foot-five-inch Calvin Johnson blazed the 40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds at 237 pounds. It was apparent…

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Which Fantasy Football Players Were the Most Valuable in 2017?

By Mike Braude

As a fantasy football player, it’s important to go back and evaluate results from previous seasons. One of the best questions to ask: who were the league-winning selections from the previous year? Let’s answer that question for the 2017 season.

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The Peak Age for an NFL Running Back

By Mike Braude

With the increasing popularity of dynasty fantasy football leagues, player age has become an even more important variable. While some players can fend off father time for an impressive amount of time (we’re looking at you, Tom Brady), most players tend to have similar timelines. Age can help us make knowledgeable predictions as to when a…

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Learning From 2017’s League Winners

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 drafted late but performed as a top player, you will have added significant value to…

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The Best Resources For Winning Your Fantasy Football League

By Mike Braude

At Apex Fantasy Leagues, we know how seriously our fantasy owners take their drafts. Everyone is here to prove they are the best. To help our owners improve at the game we all love, we have compiled some of our favorite resources for your fantasy draft. These tools will help you bring home the title this season.

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The Sleeper Rookie Who Is Not Being Drafted

By Mike Braude

Despite an incredible breakout rookie season, Jordan Howard struggled in the passing game. Howard led all NFL running backs in dropped passes last season with eight, which led the Bears to draft rookie Tarik Cohen.

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Preseason Week Two Stars

By Asher Molk

The NFL preseason is not necessarily predictive of regular season success, but it gives us a little bit of clarity into each player’s possible usage as well as giving players (especially rookies) a chance to show off their skills in a competitive medium. Who tore up Week Two of the preseason?

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Takeaways From Vikings/Seahawks

By Mike Braude

Watching preseason football is one exciting way to prepare for the regular season. Production during the preseason doesn’t always lead to success in the regular season but it often gives us an idea of where players are on the depth chart and how they’re performing. There were a lot of interesting takeaways from last night’s…

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Three Handcuffs Who Could Be League Winners

By Mike Braude

Injuries are a big part of fantasy football and often create opportunities for players. This is in no way an exhaustive list, as many players could dominate if the starter in front of them were to miss time. Here are three running backs who would be extremely valuable if the starter in front of them…

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Three Rookies Tearing Up The Preseason

By Asher Molk

Preseason must always be taken with a grain of salt, but it’s the first place many rookies showcase their talents against NFL players. It isn’t necessarily predictive of success, but it is important to note when players both pop off the screen and have the opportunity and measureables to back it up. Let’s take a…

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