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Preseason Week Two: ADP Risers

By Asher Molk

In the previous edition of ADP Risers, we went over Preseason Week 1 standouts James Washington and Darwin Thompson as well as the recently traded Duke Johnson. Who is seeing their ADP rise after the second week of preseason?

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Preseason Week One: ADP Risers

By Asher Molk

Our fearless leader Mike Braude went over some standouts from the first week of the preseason last week, and this week I’m going to be analyzing the most honest form of response from the fantasy football community: changes to the average draft position (ADP).

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Preseason Week 1 Standouts

By Mike Braude

It is sometimes a bad idea to buy too much into the preseason, but it also gives us a good idea of which players are looking good and getting reps. Yesterday was our first opportunity to watch many rookies play and see if they gain ground in the eyes of the coaches and fans from…

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The Apex Expert Writers League Draft

By Mike Braude

The Apex Expert Writers League has been running for the last six years. Comprising many of the best writers in the industry, this is an Apex league that is played out. The draft is always interesting as there is no hiding players from these experts.

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Draft Him, Not Him: Part 2

By Asher Molk

In this series, I will continue to go over players at the same position and ADP who should not be drafted next to each other. Check out Part 1 where I argue against drafting Derrick Henry and Alshon Jeffery!

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Four Late-Round Running Back Targets

By Mike Braude

Fantasy owners can always gain an advantage by drafting a player in the late rounds who ends up starting for their team. Last year, players who cost almost zero draft capital James Conner and Phillip Lindsay were starters for their fantasy teams whenever they were healthy and ended up helping their teams tremendously. 

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Draft Him, Not Him: Part 1

By Asher Molk

Oftentimes on draft day, we divide players into “tiers”. Theoretically, you select one of those players in the tier, and your team is set. However, we sometimes use ADP (average draft position) to determine these tiers. I am here to tell you that ADP lies, and the choices within these ADP tiers are much more…

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The Four Breakout Wide Receivers That You Don’t Want to Miss

By Mike Braude

Every year, there are players that drastically outperform their average draft position. Generally, it takes place with “breakouts” – who see a substantial increase in their scoring from one year to the next. Wide receivers most frequently break out in Year 2 but third (like Tyler Boyd) and fourth year breakouts (like Tyler Lockett) also…

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Late-Round Quarterback Values

By Mike Braude

In 2019, there are so many good quarterbacks that it’s hard to justify taking one early in leaguers that start one quarterback. Even if you wait until after the first 10 rounds, there are generally some very good signal-callers available.

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The Making Of A Dynasty Champion: Part 6

By Dalton Kates

In the penultimate article analyzing my dynasty start-up, I dive deep into the player pool mining for potential diamonds in the rough. Check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5 for more context and to see how I got to this point in the draft!

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