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by John Laub College Football Player Rankings: Week 1 2017College Football Player Rankings: Week 1 2017
by John Laub
              College Fantasy Football               Player Rankings: QBs, RBs, WRs & TEs                   Week 1          QB Drew Lock, Missouri #21    RB Kalen Ballage, Arizona State #26   Rank Quarterbacks ...
by John Laub College Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 1College Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 1
by John Laub
               College Fantasy Football                  The Scholar's Surreptitious Starters                        Week 1         Quarterbacks    Zach Abey, Navy vs. Florida Atlantic: O/U 69 The Owls ranked among the bottom-dwellers against the run in the FBS last season, surrendering ...
by Adam Hall SOS Final spread stats, post off-season and O-line adjustedSOS Final spread stats, post off-season and O-line adjusted
by Adam Hall
How the final conclusion was reached. The statistics set out in my first article in this series was an incomplete picture. Although, the pure acquisition adjusted strength of schedule via defensive productivity explains a majority of the product in the NFL from year to year, it is not the whole ...
by Alex McCarthy Upside Hunting: WR Draft Day BargainsUpside Hunting: WR Draft Day Bargains
by Alex McCarthy
To get the most bang for your buck in a dynasty startup, you want to target players whose potential value is higher than their current price. Since I tend to avoid rookies, my favorite way to find these bargains is to look for players who have “red flags” that I feel have been unfairly applied and ...
by Alex McCarthy Upside Hunting: QB and TE Draft Day BargainsUpside Hunting: QB and TE Draft Day Bargains
by Alex McCarthy
ADP= Average Draft Position ECR= Expert Consensus Rank MBO= My Biased Opinion Disclaimer: The VORP statistics referenced in the Aaron Rodgers and Rob Gronkowski sections below can be misleading if applied or interpreted incorrectly. VORP analysis does not take into account age or any factor ot...
by Alex McCarthy Upside Hunting: RB Draft Day BargainsUpside Hunting: RB Draft Day Bargains
by Alex McCarthy
ADP= Average Draft Position ECR= Expert Consensus Rank MBO= My Biased Opinion Jordan Howard ADP: RB8 ECR: RB8 MBO: RB4 Why He’s Being Doubted: 1. His athletic measurables are unspectacular and he doesn’t have breakaway speed. 2. He will likely be facing stacked boxes due to a la...
by Tod Burros Don’t Scoff at Goff and 3 More Preseason ObservationsDon’t Scoff at Goff and 3 More Preseason Observations
by Tod Burros
What should be believe and what is just preseason noise? That’s the fine line we walk when analyzing preseason action. Here are some of my key takeaways from last week’s games. LOS ANGELES RAMS Jarred Goff had an awful rookie season. This we can all agree on, and most experts coming into the pre...
by Jen Ryan Week 1 DraftKings Pricing: Value and Deficiency vs. 2016 AverageWeek 1 DraftKings Pricing: Value and Deficiency vs. 2016 Average
by Jen Ryan
The daily fantasy football community collectively erupts when the major sites release player salaries for Week 1 of the 2017 season. It is an exciting time and we all can’t run to our lap tops fast enough to download that salary .csv so that we can start the initial process of looking at our Week 1 ...
by Armando Marsal Draft Strategy The Balanced ApproachDraft Strategy The Balanced Approach
by Armando Marsal
Over the years there is one question that I consistently get asked as fantasy drafts approach. That question is, “what is your draft strategy in your leagues?” Truth be told, I have always been one to focus on receivers in the early rounds, even before the zero running back approach became a thing a...
by Adam Hall Strength of schedule and breakout predictor 2017 Part 3Strength of schedule and breakout predictor 2017 Part 3
by Adam Hall
Who you should target This model allows us to find who has the easiest path to success and which teams are most likely to have a breakout candidate amongst them. This article runs down a slew of my favorite players to target this year based on the statistics. Many of these will be values, or indi...
by Armando Marsal Zero RB - Running Backs to Target 2017Zero RB - Running Backs to Target 2017
by Armando Marsal
The zero running back strategy is one that is trending in today’s fantasy draft. This is when fantasy owners hold off on drafting a running back in the early rounds and focus their attention on other positions, mainly wide receivers. If you are taking this approach on draft day, you may want to take...
by Adam Hall Strength of schedule and breakout predictor 2017 part 2Strength of schedule and breakout predictor 2017 part 2
by Adam Hall
Who you should target This model allows us to find who has the easiest path to success and which teams are most likely to have a breakout candidate amongst them. This article runs down a slew of my favorite players to target this year based on the statistics. Many of these will be values, or indi...
by Adam Hall Strength of schedule and breakout predictor, 2017—2018Strength of schedule and breakout predictor, 2017—2018
by Adam Hall
What’s the best way to succeed that no one considers? When you close your eyes and think hard about what makes for a successful fantasy team what comes to mind? An elite quarterback, a receiving corps like the Giants perhaps? Or maybe it’s an offensive line like the Cowboys from last year? All of...
by Jen Ryan 2017 Football Diehards Staff fantasy football Draft Analysis2017 Football Diehards Staff fantasy football Draft Analysis
by Jen Ryan
We all love our home leagues and they are near and dear to us, but the Football Diehards staff league is as close to my heart as my family league. I am fortunate to be surrounded by and work with (and for) some of the most brilliant minds in fantasy football. When we participate in our staff draft e...
by Gary Davenport 2017 The Curse Of 3702017 The Curse Of 370
by Gary Davenport
What It Is And Why You Need To Know About It In 2017 I’m as big a backaholic as anyone. An old-school fantasy football enthusiast who places a lot of importance on assembling a strong stable of running backs on draft day. While it’s become trendier to draft one or even two wide receivers in the f...
by Armando Marsal DFS Strategy 2017DFS Strategy 2017
by Armando Marsal
Some Basic Information For Those Ready To Dive Into The Daily Game Daily Fantasy Sports, also known as DFS, continues to grow at a rapid pace despite some bumps in the road. On DraftKings, there are tournaments that pay a million dollars for first place in both football and golf. In football, th...
by Jen Ryan Daily Fantasy Tips and StrategiesDaily Fantasy Tips and Strategies
by Jen Ryan
This year, I am back on the grind chasing those elusive million dollars that have eluded me since I saw the commercials promising to make me a millionaire by playing daily fantasy football. I love every aspect of chasing that top prize, and every other prize in between. The Sunday sweat is fun and r...
by Emil Kadlec Stomp prep for SBFFC draft 2017Stomp prep for SBFFC draft 2017
by Emil Kadlec
Here’s another video using the stomp draft tool. I have a draft tonight in the SB FFC, Southern Bluegrass Fantasy Football Championship in Kentucky -- I’m drafting online. My top plan right now as I go into the draft is I’d like to get Michael Thomas who’s been going basically the last pick in the f...
by Emil Kadlec Football Diehards Staff PPR Draft with Analysis 2017Football Diehards Staff PPR Draft with Analysis 2017
by Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards Staff PPR 2017 Draft with Analysis With experts Bob Harris, Mike Dempsey, Gary Davenport, Jen Ryan, Brad Kruse, Armando Marsal, Justin Lonero, John Laub, Lisa Ann, Evan Tarracciano, Chad Stapley and Emil Kadlec Here is a video of Football Diehards Staff PPR draft 2017. Jen Ry...
by Chad Stapley Quick hits pre-season week 1 2017Quick hits pre-season week 1 2017
by Chad Stapley
Deshaun Watson came out firing like he isn’t a rookie QB playing in his first NFL game ever. Watson went 15/25 for 179 yards and he added 24 yards rushing with a TD. Watson looks like a draft able QB in the later rounds for fantasy football, as he is most likely going to start the season as QB2 for ...
by Michael Valverde ESPN Draft Analysis 1 2017 Pt oneESPN Draft Analysis 1 2017 Pt one
by Michael Valverde
Click to: ESPN Draft Analysis part 2 Click to: Check out the draft video Doing a free mock draft usually leads to the thought so famously given by Forrest Gump, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get?” I joined one of the better master minds...
by Michael Valverde ESPN Draft Analysis 1 2017 Pt twoESPN Draft Analysis 1 2017 Pt two
by Michael Valverde
Click to: ESPN Draft Analysis part 1 click to: Check out the draft video ROUND 11 Adam Thielen came on strong late last season. He could continue to surprise or just slip into oblivion. Kareem Hunt fits the Kansas City Chiefs system like a glove, however, he is just a rookie. How ...
by Emil Kadlec Video of Football Diehards live ESPN Draft No. 1 ReviewVideo of Football Diehards live ESPN Draft No. 1 Review
by Emil Kadlec
Video of Football Diehards 8/11/2017 live ESPN Draft Review with Mike Valverde and Emil Kadlec. See where Z. Elliott was drafted. PPR 10-team ESPN League ...
by Emil Kadlec STOMP Draft Tool Tutorial VideoSTOMP Draft Tool Tutorial Video
by Emil Kadlec
STOMP Draft Tool Tutorial Video using the Football Diehards staff PPR draft an example with Emil Kadlec. Click here for: STOMP Draft Tool ...
by Justin Lonero Preseason DraftKings: Week 1 DFS Plays 2017Preseason DraftKings: Week 1 DFS Plays 2017
by Justin Lonero
(Salary is not a factor) Wednesday/Thursday slate Quarterback Jacoby Brissett The Patriots only carry Three Quarterbacks and it's unlikely we'll see Tom Brady or even a ton of Jimmy Garoppolo for that matter. Brissett could play over 60% of the snaps. Brissett's future with the team is uncer...
by Alex McCarthy Be Like Belichick- Exploiting Market Bias, Part TwoBe Like Belichick- Exploiting Market Bias, Part Two
by Alex McCarthy
The Young and The Restless While we can use expert rankings and ADP data to try and establish “market value” for players, at the end of the day every league (and therefore every trade market) is different. By identifying the bias within yours you can target undervalued players and gain a distinct ...
by Alex McCarthy Be Like Belichick- Exploiting Market Bias, Part OneBe Like Belichick- Exploiting Market Bias, Part One
by Alex McCarthy
Respect Your Elders While we can use expert rankings and ADP data to try and establish “market value” for players, at the end of the day every league (and therefore every trade market) is different. By identifying the bias within yours you can target undervalued players and gain a distinct compe...
by Michael Dubner What Your Fantasy Football League is Missing: Last Place Punishments What Your Fantasy Football League is Missing: Last Place Punishments
by Michael Dubner
Rewarding the champion of a fantasy football league is already ubiquitous. However, there can be issues with teams giving up and not paying attention to their league once they are eliminated from playoff contention. The worst thing in fantasy football is when these eliminated owners don't check thei...
by Chad Stapley Fantasy Football Rookies to Watch 2017Fantasy Football Rookies to Watch 2017
by Chad Stapley
Leonard Fournette – RB – Jacksonville Jaguars Fournette comes in right away and offers starting RB capabilities coming off two monster seasons at LSU. Most of the time Fournette was unstoppable while at LSU, and the Jaguars are hoping he can bring that type of production to the NFL. He should get c...
by JJ Buck Fantasy Running Backs Circle of Talent twoFantasy Running Backs Circle of Talent two
by JJ Buck
Cincinnati Bengals Talent - Joe Mixon Head coach Marvin Lewis is all in on Mixon saying, "He's off the charts talent-wise," Lewis said. "Big, fast, catch, run, see, smart -- and he's a 20-year-old kid. He's as smart as a whip. You know, I mean, those things are fun. And I keep reminding everybody...
by Michael Valverde 2017 Strength Of Schedule Your Blueprint For Success2017 Strength Of Schedule Your Blueprint For Success
by Michael Valverde
The strength of schedule is an interesting instrument to use in fantasy leagues. It can be an incredibly useful tool or something that you toss out the window after Week 3. What it does very well is help a fantasy owner set a blueprint for success. By plotting each week, we can see how well (or not ...
by Armando Marsal Youre On the Clock Allen RobinsonYoure On the Clock Allen Robinson
by Armando Marsal
As fantasy owners, we tend to place a lot of emphasis on the previous season statistics in our decision making process and sometimes a little too much, if you ask me. Yes, it is very important to look at last year’s numbers, but before deciding on whether or not to draft a player, make sure to dig d...
by John Laub Crafting a 2-QB Fantasy Football Feast part IICrafting a 2-QB Fantasy Football Feast part II
by John Laub
  Click to go to: Crafting a 2 QB Fantasy Football Feast part I                    Crafting a 2-QB Fantasy Football Feast                                         part II            Team 3: June 21, 2017   Round OVR ...
by John Laub 2017 Ten Terrific CFB Sleepers2017 Ten Terrific CFB Sleepers
by John Laub
                Ten Terrific CFB Sleepers in 2017        For well over 100 years, college football fans have gathered on campuses across the nation to cheer for their favorite team. During the past twenty-five years, cable television has promoted a 12-hour marathon of pigskin glory on Saturday...
by Armando Marsal You’re On the fantasy football Clock: Ezekiel ElliottYou’re On the fantasy football Clock: Ezekiel Elliott
by Armando Marsal
Being in the limelight might be something that some athletes enjoy, however, when the attention is mainly negative, it can become quite the opposite. Ezekiel Elliott continues to get buzz, but for all the wrong reasons. He is dealing with a domestic violence allegation, an alleged assault, and is re...
by Armando Marsal Throwing ADP out The Fantasy Football DoorThrowing ADP out The Fantasy Football Door
by Armando Marsal
What is ADP? Average draft position, also known as ADP, can be defined as a report that lists players by the average spot that they have been drafted over a range of multiple fantasy football drafts. This report generates numbers such as an overall average, highest pick drafted, lowest pick drafted...
by Tod Burros Offseason vs In-Season for Fantasy FootballOffseason vs In-Season for Fantasy Football
by Tod Burros
It is an interesting question right? When the question came to me my first thought was if I ask this on twitter it could be anything from 100 percent to zero in favor of in season. I figured about maximum two thirds to one third in favor of in season. My first attempt at the question I wasn’t that...
by John Laub 2017 College Fantasy Football Wide Receivers part II CFB2017 College Fantasy Football Wide Receivers part II CFB
by John Laub
               College Fantasy Football Wide Receivers                 2017 Rankings, Profiles and Projections part II       8. Cedrick Wilson, Boise State During the past decade, the Broncos have been one of the preeminent offensive teams in college fantasy football. Coach Bryan Harsin h...
by John Laub 2017 College Fantasy Football Wide Receivers CFB2017 College Fantasy Football Wide Receivers CFB
by John Laub
                 College Fantasy Football Wide Receivers                   2017 Rankings, Profiles and Projections         Summa Cum Laude   1. Richie James, Middle Tennessee State Power Five and elite NFL prospects do not always dominate college fantasy football rankings. During the p...
by John Laub 2017 College Fantasy Football Running Backs part II CFB2017 College Fantasy Football Running Backs part II CFB
by John Laub
                College Fantasy Football Running Backs                   2017 Rankings, Profiles and Projections part II       8.  Devin Singletary, Florida Atlantic For college alternative-reality footballers, Florida Atlantic is not historically a gold mine of elite performers. The Owls...
by John Laub 2017 College Fantasy Football Running Backs CFB2017 College Fantasy Football Running Backs CFB
by John Laub
               College Fantasy Football Running Backs                2017 Rankings, Profiles and Projections       Summa Cum Laude   1. Derrius Guice, LSU  Is Derrius Guice a better prospect than former teammate Leonard Fournette? At 5’11” and 212 pounds, the electrifying runner is de...
by JJ Buck Fantasy Football Running Backs What is a Name Worth?Fantasy Football Running Backs What is a Name Worth?
by JJ Buck
A theme of my early fantasy articles has been depth. The players you need to know in case of injury or standout camp performance. Hit the waiver wire and win the weekend. Veteran running backs are the ultimate gamble, in real life and fantasy football. There are known names this year that will slide...
by Tod Burros Curbing your Enthusiasm in Fantasy Football MFL10sCurbing your Enthusiasm in Fantasy Football MFL10s
by Tod Burros
Enthusiasm is wonderful and often contagious. Sometimes it is the roar of the crowd pressing forward that motivates and other times it is our natural desire to get ahead of the pack and to find an edge that drives us further than we reasonably should. How do we temper our enthusiasm to ensure that ...
by Armando Marsal Taking Eli Manning as Your Fantasy Football QB1Taking Eli Manning as Your Fantasy Football QB1
by Armando Marsal
The quarterback position is typically one that I wait until later in my drafts to address. Granted, everyone wants the Aaron Rodgers of the world, but I am not willing to invest an early round pick on this position as the margin in fantasy points between QB1 and QB10 is usually not that wide on a pe...
by Michael Dubner Best Single-Season Fantasy Football Performances RB EditionBest Single-Season Fantasy Football Performances RB Edition
by Michael Dubner
There is always a point during the NFL (and fantasy football) off-season where I like to take a step-back and relish on past greatness. As we get closer to the start of the NFL season and fantasy football talk continues build, I want to take a second to look back at the best single-season running ba...
by John Laub 2017 College Fantasy Football Quarterbacks part II CFB2017 College Fantasy Football Quarterbacks part II CFB
by John Laub
            College Fantasy Football Quarterbacks              2017 Rankings, Profiles and Projections part II       8. Sam Darnold, USC  Since the new millennium, the Trojans have trotted out a number of quality fantasy quarterbacks: Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart, Mark Sanchez, Matt Barkle...
by John Laub 2017 College Fantasy Football Quarterbacks CFB2017 College Fantasy Football Quarterbacks CFB
by John Laub
           College Fantasy Football Quarterbacks                  2017 Rankings, Profiles and Projections         Summa Cum Laude     1. Lamar Jackson, Louisville College fantasy football diehards are relishing a Golden Age of quarterback production. Since Tim Tebow’s incredible sop...
by Tod Burros Why does everybody playing fantasy football hate Tyrod?Why does everybody playing fantasy football hate Tyrod?
by Tod Burros
Tyrod Taylor is being drafted 18th QB off the board according to recent ADP. This despite finishing much better than that ADP each of the two last years. In this article we are going to look at both why everyone seems to hate Tyrod and why taking advantage of this bias is in our best interest. ...
by John Laub 2017 CFB Player Rankings QBs TEs Ks and Defense fantasy football2017 CFB Player Rankings QBs TEs Ks and Defense fantasy football
by John Laub
                        2017 CFB Player Rankings:                            QBs, TEs, Ks & Defense       CFB Quarterbacks Rank Player Team Rank Player Team ...
by John Laub 2017 CFB Player Rankings RBs and WRs fantasy football2017 CFB Player Rankings RBs and WRs fantasy football
by John Laub
                          2017 CFB Player Rankings:                        RBs & WRs       CFB Running Backs and Wide Receivers Rank Player Team Rank Player Team ...
by John Laub 2017 College Fantasy Football Mock Draft CFB2017 College Fantasy Football Mock Draft CFB
by John Laub
                         CFB Summa Cum Laude Mock Draft                               2-QBs and 1/2 ppr. scoring league                                           June 12, 2017       Pick Head Coach Round 1 ...
by John Laub 2017 College Fantasy Football Mock Draft part II CFB2017 College Fantasy Football Mock Draft part II CFB
by John Laub
                         CFB Summa Cum Laude Mock Draft Part II                               2-QBs and 1/2 ppr. scoring league                                           June 12, 2017     Pick Head Coach Round 9 ...
by John Laub Summa Cum Laude: Post-Draft Analysis CFB college fantasy footballSumma Cum Laude: Post-Draft Analysis CFB college fantasy football
by John Laub
                    2017 Summa Cum Laude League: Post-Draft Analysis                          Draft Date: June 13, 2017       We assembled some of the finest CFB prognosticators in order to provide insight for college football diehards on the upcoming season after the fourth annual Summa Cum...
by JJ Buck Buck Going Deep NFC Fantasy FootballBuck Going Deep NFC Fantasy Football
by JJ Buck
The first instalment of going deep previewed AFC receivers. Now it’s time to look at the NFC rosters and fish out potential WR3 or future options; players in line for an increased role due to injury, cuts or positive camp performance. Arizona Cardinals You’re not alone in wondering which Brown ...
by Michael Dubner Fantasy Football Questions That Will Make You QueasyFantasy Football Questions That Will Make You Queasy
by Michael Dubner
While many members of the fantasy football community are unquestionably expecting certain players to have large roles in their respective offenses, I have some concerns as to whether these assumptions are, in fact, accurate. Below are four questions I will be pondering this offseason. *All ADP is b...
by Tod Burros Fantasy Football Trading Part 2Fantasy Football Trading Part 2
by Tod Burros
Know your league’s rules and your fellow league members. One of the lessons you’ll learn in this series is that to be good at trading, you have to access and put into practice good advice. Even if you’re in a league that doesn’t allow trading, these lessons will help you to be good at fantasy footb...
by Michael Dubner 8 Ludicrous Fantasy Football Efficiency Facts8 Ludicrous Fantasy Football Efficiency Facts
by Michael Dubner
Every year, there are a handful of players who have insanely efficient or laughably inefficient metrics. While some of these facts and projections are strictly for comedic purposes (i.e. Derrick Henry) and some are more realistic (i.e. Michael Thomas), all are interesting to say the least. Adri...
by Alex McCarthy Fantasy Football The Good, The Bad, and the Boring: Rookie Running Backs Edition NFL College Draft 2017Fantasy Football The Good, The Bad, and the Boring: Rookie Running Backs Edition NFL College Draft 2017
by Alex McCarthy
Every fantasy football prospect has their proponents and their detractors. If you want to hear exactly how and why a given player will become the next dominant force at their position, odds are you can find an analyst to tell you. Conversely, in most cases you can find an equally credible and ferv...
by Alex McCarthy The Good, The Bad, and the Boring: NFL College Draft Rookie Wide Receivers Edition Fantasy footballThe Good, The Bad, and the Boring: NFL College Draft Rookie Wide Receivers Edition Fantasy football
by Alex McCarthy
Every fantasy football prospect has their proponents and their detractors. If you want to hear exactly how and why a given player will become the next dominant force at their position, odds are you can find an analyst to tell you. Conversely, in most cases you can find an equally credible and ferv...
by Jen Ryan A Pre-NFL Draft Look at Late Round Sleepers fantasy footballA Pre-NFL Draft Look at Late Round Sleepers fantasy football
by Jen Ryan
I know it’s only April, but many people are actively drafting, some of us at a feverish rate. You can follow along with all of my best ball drafts on our homepage, and read up on some best ball basics here: (https://www.footballdiehards.com/fantasy-football-columns/html/There-is-No-Offseason-MFL10s-...
by Alex McCarthy Fantasy Football Fake News: RBs and the Myth of the Athletic Glass Ceiling DiehardsFantasy Football Fake News: RBs and the Myth of the Athletic Glass Ceiling Diehards
by Alex McCarthy
The media, as we all know, is overrun with fake news. It’s a huge problem- HUGE. This being the case, why should our sports media (or more specifically, our fantasy football media) be any different? The answer, of course, is that it’s not. Sports media is as susceptible as any other sort to grou...
by John Laub Gridiron Scholar 2017 Mock Draft fantasy footballGridiron Scholar 2017 Mock Draft fantasy football
by John Laub
    The Gridiron Scholar Mock Draft April 7, 2017         S Jamal Adams, Cincinnati Bengals #9   Pick Team Player College (Pos.) 1 Browns Myles...
by Alex McCarthy Fantasy Football Dynasty 101: Transitioning from Redraft to the One True Format, Dynasty fantasy football keepersFantasy Football Dynasty 101: Transitioning from Redraft to the One True Format, Dynasty fantasy football keepers
by Alex McCarthy
If you’re reading this, you’re not completely new to fantasy football. You’ve played the classic, traditional format also known as redraft, and you enjoyed it enough that you’ve decided to try out a more complex, involved, and (in my opinion) infinitely more entertaining format- dynasty. You’ve al...
by John Laub 2017 Dynasty Rookie Mock Draft, fantasy football2017 Dynasty Rookie Mock Draft, fantasy football
by John Laub
2017 Dynasty Rookie Mock Draft     I gathered eleven Dynasty Fantasy Football Diehards to partake in a Rookie Mock Draft. All 36 selections are provided to survey in order to get a jumpstart on the competition in upcoming Dynasty leagues.   The Dynasty Football Diehards Panel: Benjamin...
by John Laub First Down: 2017 College Fantasy Football Expert Rankings Part II, cfbFirst Down: 2017 College Fantasy Football Expert Rankings Part II, cfb
by John Laub
            First Down               2017 College Fantasy Football                          Expert Rankings Part II               QB Sam Darnold, USC Trojans     Bainbridge Laub Nystrom ...
by John Laub First Down: 2017 College Fantasy Football Expert Rankings CFB by John LaubFirst Down: 2017 College Fantasy Football Expert Rankings CFB by John Laub
by John Laub
             First Down                     2017 College Fantasy Football                         Expert Rankings       Can’t get enough college football? Me neither…luckily on campuses across the nation, it is nearly kickoff for spring practices and inter-squad games and I am already looki...
by John Laub 2017 Under-the-Rader Prospects fantasy football2017 Under-the-Rader Prospects fantasy football
by John Laub
                      2017 NFL Draft:                    Under-the-Radar Prospects        The annual allocation of college talent takes place in late April, and NFL general managers, scouts and coaches are examining the prospects.    Despite the enormous scrutiny and analysis, players are ...
by John Laub 2017 NFL WR Prospects Part II college fantasy football2017 NFL WR Prospects Part II college fantasy football
by John Laub
              2017 Wide Receiver Prospects                               Part II            7. Malachi Dupre, LSU An elite athlete with outstanding ball skills, who toiled in a run-oriented offense with subpar quarterback play. Limited opportunities and production on campus: Led Tigers in re...
by John Laub 2017 NFL WR Prospects Part I fantasy football2017 NFL WR Prospects Part I fantasy football
by John Laub
           2017 Wide Receiver Prospects       The 2014 WR Class may not be replicated for another decade: It was a generational group of playmakers, who are currently dominating the NFL. The Class of 2017 does not have the panache of its predecessors; nonetheless, it is deeper than the casual ...
by Jen Ryan There is No Offseason MFL10s are Opening this Week fantasy footballThere is No Offseason MFL10s are Opening this Week fantasy football
by Jen Ryan
Do you get that empty feeling on Super Bowl Monday? I do. The finality of the football season hits me like a ton of bricks. Sixteen games are not enough. The 27 weeks of daily fantasy football, which include the pre and postseason, still does not feel like enough. There is a dread that comes with th...
by John Laub 2017 NFL TE Prospects college fantasy football cfb2017 NFL TE Prospects college fantasy football cfb
by John Laub
      2017 Tight End Prospects       With the escalation of the dominate pass catching tight end over the past decade, all general managers and coaches seek the next phenomenal power forward-like game breaker who can defeat Cover 2 defenses. Luckily, for NFL teams (and fantasy diehards) in searc...
by John Laub 2017 NFL QB Prospects fantasy football2017 NFL QB Prospects fantasy football
by John Laub
    2017 NFL Quarterback Back Prospects     During the past three seasons, franchise quarterbacks adorned the top of the draft rankings: Blake Bortles (2014), Jameis Winston (2015), Marcus Mariota (2015), Jared Goff (2016) and Carson Wentz (2016).  Unfortunately for teams in desperate need of ...
by John Laub 2017 NFL RB Prospects Part I fantasy football2017 NFL RB Prospects Part I fantasy football
by John Laub
2017 NFL Running Back Prospects     How do teams value running backs? The answer to this question determines each club’s draft board and its philosophy. The Super Bowl Champion Patriots have scouted, drafted, groomed and started a wide variety of ball carriers—LeGarrette Blount, Dion Lewis, James...
by John Laub 2017 NFL RB Prospects Part II fantasy football2017 NFL RB Prospects Part II fantasy football
by John Laub
    2017 NFL Running Back Prospects Part II       7. Joe Mixon, Oklahoma One of the more polarizing prospect evaluations in the Draft. Off-the-field issues well documented after video surfaced punching a woman: Suspended for entire 2014 season and avoided jail time after plea agreement. On t...