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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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Is Tre’Quan Smith This Year’s Tyler Boyd?

By Asher Molk

In 2017, Tyler Boyd finished as WR104 – a pretty forgettable year to say the least. This made him an afterthought on draft day in 2018. Those with the foresight to draft him or pick him up early in the season were rewarded with a breakout WR15 finish, as he became a weekly advantage in…

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Fade Mark Ingram… Draft the Young Stud Behind Him

By Mike Braude

One of the best ways to have a good fantasy football draft is to avoid “landmine” picks. These are players who appear to be valuable before the season but fall off a cliff early in the year and don’t provide value to your fantasy team. It’s even worse when you select them early in the…

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The Making Of A Dynasty Champion: Part 5

By Dalton Kates

In Part 5, we will finally make it to the double-digit rounds. These rounds aren’t as sexy as the top three rounds, but still vitally important to creating a dynasty monster. Be sure to check out Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 to contextualize the following explanation and analysis!

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The Making Of A Dynasty Champion: Part 4

By Dalton Kates

In Part 4 of Making of a Dynasty Champion, we will continue to build our dynasty champion in the middle rounds. Make sure to check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 to see the complete process thus far!

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The Making of a Dynasty Champion: Part 3

By Dalton Kates

In Part 3 of this series about creating a winning dynasty team, we start to go through the middle rounds and the fruits of our trade labor really become evident. Check out Part 1 and Part 2 to find out how we got here!

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