Chris Godwin
03 Jun 2017

Reverse Box Score Scouting to Find Rookie Breakout Candidates


I’ve heard smart people say, when asked about the 2017 class of prospects, “there’s no Amari Cooper here.”1 In other words, there’s no Okay, I’ve only heard one person say that. But I’m pretty sure it was Evan Silva, and he’s smarter than a lot of other fantasy analysts put

09 May 2017

2017 NFL Draft Reaction: Robert Davis Goes to the Washington Redskins


Robert Davis was drafted with the 209th overall pick in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL draft by the Washington Redskins. The Redskins lost DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon, but Davis still enters a crowded depth chart, with Washington previously making some big offseason moves. If he can manage to see the field, he

05 May 2017

2017 NFL Draft Reaction: A Look at Jamaal Williams With the Green Bay Packers


Jamaal Williams was drafted with the 134th overall pick by the Green Bay Packers as they look for an early-down runner to complement pass-catching back Ty Montgomery. This is an intriguing pick for the Packers, who would no doubt like to run the ball more often than they did in

04 May 2017

2017 NFL Draft Reaction: Tarik Cohen Goes to the Chicago Bears


Tarik Cohen was drafted 119th overall by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. The Bears add to their running back depth behind Jordan Howard, as Cohen will compete for a role with Jeremy Langford, Benny Cunningham, and KaDeem Carey.

cooper kupp
29 Apr 2017

2017 NFL Draft Reaction: Cooper Kupp Goes to the Los Angeles Rams


Cooper Kupp was drafted 69th overall by the Los Angeles Rams in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft. An uber-productive collegiate receiver, Kupp arrives on a Rams offense that has few veteran options at wide receiver on their current roster.

Christian McCaffrey 2
24 Apr 2017

2017 RB College Dominator Scores – Another Kind of Workhorse


In my previous article on 2017 Workhorse Scores, I noted that we need a way to include a running back’s contribution to his team’s passing game. This article introduces a way to do that.

11 Apr 2017

2017 RB Workhorse Scores – A Big Surprise at the Top


Yes, you’re looking at the right image. Wayne Gallman. And yes, this is the same Wayne Gallman who couldn’t get out of the first round of the RotoViz March Madness RB Bracket against a player who’s not even a true running back.

cooper kupp
27 Feb 2017

Crazy Production and Red Flags: The Cooper Kupp Chronicles


Cooper Kupp is arguably the most prolific receiver in NCAA history—certainly in FCS history. He amassed 428 catches for 6,464 yards and 73 TDs during his four seasons at Eastern Washington. Draft analysts project him to go as high as the second round and as low as the

fantasy football apps
09 Feb 2017

Do We Really Need to Predict Efficiency? Probably Not


Before the 2016 season, I made some efficiency-agnostic projections. The idea was to test whether accurate projections could ignore efficiency. Could we make decent projections by assuming league-average efficiency across the board?

31 Jan 2017

4 Undervalued RB Prospects


The 2017 class of running backs is often noted for its depth and star power. But this focus on the stars tends to overlook some possibly valuable assets available later in the draft. This article introduces some of these potential hidden gems at the running back position.