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Never-too-Early ADP Observations: My First Draft of 2018

By Jen Ryan
Jen Ryan Yes, it is only February. Yes, there are currently live bestball drafts happening now on a few different platforms. Yes, I am drafting (and quite happy to be doing so!). This early on, ADP is essentially non-existent, and that’s what makes observing it not only fun but valuable. We are out here maki Full Story

Free Agency Stock Market Corner Part 2: Running Backs 2018

By Alex McCarthy
Alex McCarthy NFL running backs tend to both develop more quickly and have a shorter shelf life than wide receivers, so the offseason free agency market tends to be correspondingly less robust (as teams often feel they can get game-ready RBs on cheap rookie deals). That said, there are a few RBs on the market th Full Story

2018 NFL Running Backs Prospects Part I

By John Laub
John Laub                2018 Running Back Prospects                     Ranking the Runners     Over the last three Drafts, Todd Gurley, Melvin Gordon, Ezekiel Elliot. Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey were all selected within the top 15 picks and elevated the efficiency and productivity Full Story

2018 Dynasty Rookie Rankings

By John Laub
John Laub               2018 Dynasty Rookie Rankings                     Ranking the Prospects: Pre-Combine          #4 QB Lamar Jackson, Louisville   QB Rank Player School   TE Rank Full Story

Free Agency Stock Market: Wide Receivers 2018

By Alex McCarthy
Alex McCarthy With the 2017-2018 NFL season in the books and the Patriots satisfyingly defeated like the Disney villains that they are, it is time for the dynasty-inclined to look ahead to potential offseason movement and how it will affect player valuations. In this first installment of a mini-series on free ag Full Story

2018 NFL Quarterback Prospects

By John Laub
John Laub                  2018 Quarterback Back Prospects                        Scouting the Signal Callers       One of my favorite past times involves watching college football and taking notes on the performance of quarterback prospects as the game unfolds in real time. I look for superior ski Full Story

Vegas vs. Fantasy Super Bowl LII

By Armando Marsal
Armando Marsal It was not until I began playing DFS that I started using Vegas lines as part of my research and a determining factor when setting up my lineups. These lines can provide so much information each week. It gives you an idea of the potential game flow we could expect. High totals and close spreads, usu Full Story

Super Bowl Targets - DraftKings 2017

By Armando Marsal
Armando Marsal It is Super Bowl weekend and although most, if not all, fantasy leagues have concluded, we still have DFS this week. While a one-game slate is typically not appealing by any means, DraftKings has decided to spice things up and change the lineup construction to where you choose four offensive players Full Story

DFS 3 and OUT 2017 WEEK 21 SB

By Bob Harris
Bob Harris Three DFS players I'm investing heavily in for tournament (GPP) play this week. ... And one I'm not. I'm In: Dion Lewis, RB, New England Patriots As noted this week, the Patriots, who famously use a committee in the backfield, had three players with at least five rushing touchdown Full Story

Super Bowl LII Prop Betting

By Jen Ryan
Jen Ryan $138,480,136. That’s how much money was wagered on the Super Bowl in 2017, up from $132,545,587 in 2016 and $115,986,086 in 2015. People (hi!) love betting on football, and there is no bigger stage to catch that thrill than Super Bowl Sunday. It is estimated that people bet as much money on the Supe Full Story

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