Devonta Freeman Tevin Coleman 3
11 Aug 2017

Dynasty Dominoes: What Freeman’s New Deal Means for Coleman and Hill


The Falcons have signed Devonta Freeman to a five-year, $41.25m deal through 2022. Here’s how the extension affects the running back group as a whole.

jerick mckinnon
26 Jul 2017

Dynasty Buy Low: This SPARQ Superstar Could Pick His Team Next Year


In case you’ve forgotten, Jerick McKinnon bench presses 400 pounds, squats 600, and crushed every single event at the combine. Although question marks remain about his chops as an early down runner, he caught a career-best 43 passes last season and continues to flash big-play ability. At the

17 Jul 2017

Dynasty Buy Low: Don’t Miss Out on Jalen Richard Just Because You Like DeAndre Washington


The Oakland offensive line returns three Pro Bowlers, including First-Team All-Pro Kelechi Osemele. I’m buying the whole backfield.

Michael Thomas
30 Jun 2017

Fantasy Face-Off: Take Michael Thomas over Jordy Nelson


In this series, two writers take sides on a pair of players available at similar ADPs. I’m counting on a Michael Thomas fantasy breakout, and am happy to draft him at his current ADP of WR7 (13th overall). Jordan Hoover makes the argument for Jordy Nelson, who is being drafted

rb watch list
20 Jun 2017

Fantasy Face-Off: Devonta Freeman Has Higher Floor and Ceiling Than Melvin Gordon


In this series, two writers take sides on a pair of players you can draft at similar ADP. I’ve got Devonta Freeman as the better bet, currently available as the RB6 (11th overall). Be sure to check out Eric Moody’s case for Melvin Gordon (RB4, 9th

NFL Draft Marlon Mack
30 Apr 2017

2017 NFL Draft Reaction: Marlon Mack Goes to the Indianapolis Colts


Marlon Mack was drafted 143rd overall by the Indianapolis Colts with the second to last pick of the fourth round. The Colts fill a need for speed and pass-catching running back, and if Mack hits his ceiling, he’ll be in a great position to succeed Frank Gore, who turns 34

05 Sep 2016

How Receiver Injuries Turn Tight Ends from Duds to Studs


In Part I, I examined how injuries to teammates can create league-leading target volume for the elite wide receivers. In this article, I’ll explore how the same dynamic affects the tight end position, and how we can identify breakout tight ends.

DeAndre Hopkins
31 Aug 2016

Early-Round Sleepers: The Overlooked Way that Injuries Create Breakout Stars


An important part of draft strategy is hypothesizing scenarios that could create breakout opportunities for our favorite sleepers. A typical strategy is drafting the backups to older players or guys perceived to be injury prone. But opportunity doesn’t just trickle down the depth chart, it also trickles up.

24 Aug 2016

Want to Lock in Coby Fleener’s Upside, But Avoid His Risk? Try This Late Round Tight End


In the summer of 2007, the fantasy community was lukewarm on Randy Moss. Here is a common refrain from that preseason, echoed by a commenter on the Fantasy Football Geek Blog.