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What does it mean to make a tier jump? Well to understand what a tier is, check out Fantasy Football: Understanding Tier-Based Drafting. You can access The Fantasy Footballers’ Tiered Rankings in the Ultimate Draft Kit, which is updated all offseason. The objective of this article is finding quarterbacks who will jump a tier thus making them a value in drafts. What do …



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An overriding theme of the 2017 offseason has revolved around the insignificance of Alshon Jeffery’s newfound presence in Philadelphia after the franchise produced a mere 16 passing touchdowns last season. Before extrapolating statistics from a Doug Pederson offense and inexperienced quarterback in the form of Carson Wentz, it is important to realize that Jeffery is in an improved situation for …



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A late round TE selection is a pick used at the end of your draft with the ultimate goal of finding a player with major upside at minimal cost. In 10-12 team redraft leagues, we are talking about players taken in Rounds 13+ that fill the last starting spot on your roster. If you’ve passed on the likes of Gronk …



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Editor’s Note: This article is part of a continuing series from our Fantasy Footballers writing staff highlighting the possibility of potential WR1 seasons for 2017. It wouldn’t feel right leaving DeAndre Hopkins out of our “Path to WR1” series. Our team of writers examined wide receivers who are currently ranked outside of the top 15 receivers in The Fantasy Footballers’ consensus rankings and …



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In the first part of this series of analyzing target regression candidates, we looked at five RBs that could lose targets in 2017. Next, we turn to the WRs. In review, there are at least five factors that we must consider in projecting target totals: 1. Emergence/Health of Teammate(s) 2. Unsustainable Target Rate 3. Quarterback Situation 4. Offensive Coordinator Mindset 5. The Cliff Friendly Reminder: We must …



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The constant and growing rhetoric this offseason has been that the first 6 picks of your fantasy draft are pretty much predetermined and the real thought process starts at pick 7. We’re led to believe that after the Big 3 RB (Bell, Johnson, Elliott) and Big 3 WR (Brown, Beckham, Jones) you have a world of possibilities. Subscribing to this …



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Editor’s Note: This article is part of a continuing series from our Fantasy Footballers writing staff highlighting the possibility of potential WR1 seasons for 2017. In this edition of Path to a WR1, I’m going to look at what it would take for San Francisco 49ers WR Pierre Garcon to make the leap into the WR1 territory. The idea is to …



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Editor’s Note: This article is part of a continuing series from our Fantasy Footballers writing staff highlighting the possibility of potential WR1 seasons for 2017. In this edition of Path to a WR1, I’m going to look at what it would take for Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant to make the leap into the WR1 territory. The idea is to show …



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In PPR leagues, the seemingly most valuable statistic is the target attrition of your pass-catchers, whether that be your RBs, WRs, or TEs. Simply put, targets mean opportunities and opportunities mean points on the board. You are hand-wrapped easy points for receptions and you need to gain an advantage over your opponent. If you have never looked at a chart …



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I wanted to keep you in the conversation as we continue our “Path to WR1” series. Our team of writers examined WRs who are currently ranked outside of the top 15 receivers in Andy, Mike, and Jason’s initial PPR rankings. We identified players that possibly have a shot at finishing the year as a WR1. Let us be clear: we are NOT …