2016 Fantasy Report Card: Russell Wilson

Thursday, February 23, 2017
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I only owned Russell Wilson in a small percentage of my leagues last season. Still, I was a very big fan. His 2016 ADP, according to FantasyFootballCalculator.com, was 54th overall and he was the third QB off the board. This was a reasonable price to pay considering Wilson had finished as a top 10 fantasy QB in all four seasons of his …



An Introduction To Dynasty Fantasy Football

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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For those that are interested in creating or joining a dynasty league, there is no better time than the present to do so. This article is dedicated to overviewing the basic components of such a league, while providing an in-depth introduction as to how the format differs from all other fantasy structures. Inaugural Startup Drafts Similar to that of a …



Way Too Early Top 5 WRs for 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Wide receivers are a little harder to rank. There is so much depth at the position and each year, multiple WRs step up and quickly become part of the “top 5” discussion. The Fantasy Footballers writers have come up with their early consensus top 5 wide receivers for 2017. Take a look and see if you agree. Tell us what you …



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Editor’s Note: Get full Reception Perception data and written evaluations by Matt Harmon on top 50 wide receivers for the 2017 NFL season in the 2017 Ultimate Draft Kit We’re a divided people. You can apply the statement to many sectors of our world, but it certainly fits the small group of individuals on this planet who gather on the …



Make Up or Break Up: Todd Gurley

Friday, February 17, 2017
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Dear Todd, A lot has happened since I heard you on this very show last summer. During that episode, you gave me hope. You said your training was going well and that the move to Los Angeles went smoothly. You also told Arizona Cardinals RB David Johnson to “Sit down” when asked if we should draft him or yourself first. …



2016 Fantasy Football Busts

Thursday, February 16, 2017
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If you have been around the fantasy football game for a while, say 10 years or more, you remember a time when the golden rule was “Draft RBs early and often”.  This led to many owners taking RBs in the first 2-3 rounds before even looking at the other positions.  Were there exceptions? Sure, like Jerry Rice and Marvin Harrison, …



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Editor’s Note: Get full Reception Perception data and written evaluations by Matt Harmon on top 50 wide receivers for the 2017 NFL season in the 2017 Ultimate Draft Kit It’s that time of year. With the NFL regular season in the rearview mirror and the offseason shadow casting further into every corner of our lives, we’re tasked with deconstructing the …



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The changing narrative around Dez Bryant is enough to make one’s head spin. Is he an elite WR that is borderline uncoverable? Is he a diva that does what he wants, when he wants? Does his lack of a consistent training program lead to / prolong his injuries? This past season did very little to streamline anyone’s thoughts on Bryant. …



Players Who Will Rebound In 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017
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As is usually the case in fantasy football each and every season, players fail to deliver on their perceived value. Whether it be the result of inefficient production or injury, it is difficult to trust an individual that has previously fallen short of expectations. At the same time, fantasy owners need to remove emotions from the equation, as skill position …



Snap Count Observations: Season in Review

Saturday, February 11, 2017
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Fantasy football would be meaningless if a solitary tool for success existed. If we could predict the future or know what NFL coaches are really thinking, the intrigue, anxiety and eagerness for Sunday NFL action would disappear. Luck cannot be managed and should never be anticipated. Gaining a real edge in fantasy football is about mitigating risk and speculating before …