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9 Rookie Wide Receivers To Watch In 2019

By Mike Braude

Generally, in fantasy football leagues wide receivers have a history of struggling in their first season. Recently, some rookies have made an immediate impact – namely Calvin Ridley last year, JuJu Smith-Schuster in 2017, and Michael Thomas and Tyreek Hill in 2016.

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The Making of a Dynasty Champion: Part 2

By Dalton Kates

In Part 1 of the Making of a Dynasty, I explained how dynasty owners can gain advantages prior to the startup draft. This article will explain why I selected the players I drafted and show you the in-draft trades that I made.

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The Making of a Dynasty Champion: Part 1

By Dalton Kates

There’s nothing I love reading more than seeing some of my favorite analysts break down the teams they draft. Whether it’s dynasty or redraft, I find it intriguing to see their process behind team building. It’s fun for me because I get to see their rationale for doing trades and making draft picks, which then…

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Dak Prescott: Your 2019 Late Round Quarterback

By Asher Molk

“Late Round QB” is no longer a strategy for the fantasy football elite – in fact, in 4-point per passing TD leagues that start only one QB, quarterback ADP has dropped significantly the past decade. But picking the right QB as the rounds creep into the double digits can still be a huge difference maker…

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8 Rookie Running Backs To Know For 2019

By Mike Braude

In 2019, the running back position has continued to become more replaceable than ever before for NFL teams. The “Running Backs Don’t Matter” movement has gained a lot of steam. Young running backs who previously struggled for playing time are now playing early and often. Last season rookie Saquon Barkley finished as the RB2 behind…

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Is Tyler Boyd the Best Value in Fantasy Football?

By Mike Braude

Perhaps it’s his first two disappointing seasons (or the Bengals propensity to disappoint), but whatever the reason Tyler Boyd is being dramatically undervalued in early fantasy football drafts. Here’s why he’s likely to outperform his current average draft position.

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2019 Offseason Headlines

By Mike Braude

This article is intended to update fantasy owners on what has transpired during the NFL free agency period. We’ve written about how we expect each player to be impacted by their new team.

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Creating A Running Back Age Model To Predict Busts

By Mike Braude

After writing The Peak Age for an NFL Running Back, I became intrigued with how age affects running backs and how predictable the drop-off is for them. In addition, I have recently become fascinated by data analysis programming languages, such as Python and R. The intersection of these two interests led to an attempt to create…

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The Peak Age For An NFL Tight End: 2019 Update

By Mike Braude

Using variables like player age can give us an advantage when attempting to predict the future of a player. With dynasty leagues growing in popularity, making the correct prediction for a player’s peak is important. In this article, we’ll determine the peak age for an NFL tight end. Most players at the same position share similar career…

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The Peak Age For An NFL Running Back: 2019 Update

By Mike Braude

With dynasty fantasy football leagues becoming more popular, player age is an extremely important variable to determine value. When it comes to running backs, most players typically have a short shelf life. Reading this article will help you gain a more knowledgeable understanding as to when running back production will drop off.

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