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Introduction to Bestball Exposure 2021

By Tod Burros
Tod Burros Introduction to Bestball Exposure The bestball format has become more and more popular each year and with good reason. Drafting is fun and Bestball allows you to set a budget and then draft as many teams as your heart desires. I personally have once drafted over 300 teams and this yea Full Story

5 fallers After the 2021 NFL Draft

By Kyle Dvorchak
Kyle Dvorchak James Robinson, RB, Jaguars James Robinsons rookie campaign was one for the ages. He recorded 289 touches for 1,414 yards and found the end zone 10 times. It was one of the best (if not the single best) seasons for a UDFA back in the history of the league. The Jaguars rewarded him by taking Clems Full Story

Fantastic Fantasy Freshmen: 2021 Post-Draft Rankings

By John Laub
John Laub Fantastic Fantasy Freshmen         2021 Post-Draft Rankings       The 2021 NFL Draft is in the books, and it is time to begin preparing for the upcoming fantasy football season. The past year has been challenging for the ent Full Story

NFL Draft Winners 2021

By Kyle Dvorchak
Kyle Dvorchak Trey Lance, QB, 49ers No quarterback gained more in the evaluation to draft process than now 49ers QB Trey Lance. Lance was a one-year starter at an FCS school who hasnt put more than 20 throws to film since 2019. Still, his sophomore tape, incredible efficiency, and monst Full Story

Is Jalen Hurts the Konami Code QB of 2021

By Kyle Dvorchak
Kyle Dvorchak While were all waiting with baited breath for the NFL Draft to begin, its easy to look at a player who is already being anointed the next great late-round QB. Philadelphia quarterback Jalen Hurts is already getting hype as a QB1 and our Best Ball ADP has him as the QB11 currently. That means, unlike Full Story

5 Veterans Who Could Lose Value In The Draft

By Kyle Dvorchak
Kyle Dvorchak The NFL Draft is a time of rebirth for the league. Open holes left by past-their-prime veterans and stars of yesteryear are replaced by the upcomers from the college ranks. Much of the draft simply excitement on finding out where are favorite rookies land. However, there will be some veterans and yo Full Story

4 Rookie Busts to Buy the Dip On 2021

By Kyle Dvorchak
Kyle Dvorchak In my previous two articles, I broke down the data on what happens to rookie receivers and running backs after they have a troubling first year. You should go back and read them to fully understand the information but if you dont want to or just need a refresher, running backs, especially those take Full Story

The Gridiron Scholar’s 2021 NFL Mock Draft

By John Laub
John Laub The Gridiron Scholars  2021 NFL Mock Draft 4.0       For the sixth year, I am thrilled to publish my Mock Draft on FootballDiehards.com. Over the past seven months, I have studied the prospects and compiled my big board for all the positions. Full Story

2021 NFL Draft: Under-the-Radar Prospects

By John Laub
John Laub Under-the-Radar Prospects       2021 NFL Draft         QB Kyle Trask, Florida Heisman finalist who established several program passing records in the Swamp. In 2020, completed 301 of 437 for 4,283 yards and 43 touchdowns. Seco Full Story

What To Do With Rookie Busts Running Backs

By Kyle Dvorchak
Kyle Dvorchak Last week, I wrote about how we should be valuing high pedigree wide receivers who dont pan out in their first season. You should go back and read that first because it does offer a nice prelude to this article but it's not mandatory. The short version of Full Story