06 Aug 2018

Man vs. Machine: Odell Beckham and Christian McCaffrey Form a 1-2 Punch from Draft Slot No. 8


In this series, RotoViz writers will be using the Draft Dashboard, the flagship tool of the FFDRAFTPREP Package, to practice approaching 2018 drafts. Twelve authors will be participating and each will be mock-drafting, from a different starting position, using the tool. The aim of this series is to outline the

Josh Hill
26 Jul 2018

Super Deep Fantasy Sleepers: New Orleans Saints


In the coming weeks, the RotoViz team is going to dig deep to uncover the most buried and overlooked sleepers in the fantasy football landscape. These are the guys that seemingly have no shot at significance, but with a little imagination and a little luck, could pay off in deeper

20 Jul 2018

Game Flow: How Every Running Back Was Used In 2017


In the spring of 2014, Rich Hribar wrote a series of articles about the concept of game flow, and how it affects fantasy scoring. Hribar found that teams are prone to running the ball when facing positive game flow.1 Conversely, negative game flow((When a team When a team is winning  (back) When a team

02 Jul 2018

How to Be a Shark in the Scott Fish Bowl – #SFB8 Contest Winner


Below is the winning entry to our Scott Fish Bowl subscriber contest. Thank you to all those who participated, and congratulations to Ben Battle for winning.1 We assessed a penalty to the submission for going over the recommended word length, but it still won out.  (back) We assessed a penalty to the submission

02 Jul 2018

Wisdom of the Crowds – #SFB8 Edition


RotoViz subscribers recently had the opportunity to win themselves a slot in the upcoming Scott Fish Bowl. All we asked for in return was their draft strategy. There’s plenty of meat on the bone over on the forums, but here’s what stood out to me.

Scott Fish Bowl
26 Jun 2018

The 2018 RotoViz Subscriber Contest – Win an Entry to the Scott Fish Bowl


Yep, you read that right. RotoViz subscribers now have a chance to win themselves a slot in the upcoming Scott Fish Bowl! All you have to do is write a 150-400 word post on the message boards. So what’s the catch you ask? Well, I’m glad you asked — here’s how it works:

13 Jun 2018

Decoding the Eagles Backfield: Is Jay Ajayi a Workhorse?


Speaking at Assistant Coach Media Day,1 Eagles assistant head coach/running back coach Duce Staley suggested that Jay Ajayi could see his workload increase. Staley was quoted Stop snickering, it’s a real event that actually happens! What else are we supposed to do between now and Week 1? Watch baseball?  (back) Stop

Scott Fish Bowl
06 Jun 2018

A Historical Perspective On #SFB8 Scoring


Last week Anthony Amico presented some early projections for the upcoming Scott Fish Bowl (#SFB8). To test if the #SFB8 scoring format adversely altered end-of-season rankings on an annual basis, I calculated the final #SFB8 finishes for non-quarterback positions over the past five seasons, using 2018 scoring. Additionally, I tested

James Washington
28 May 2018

Rookie Faceoff: James Washington vs. Calvin Ridley


Coffee or tea? Boxers or briefs? PPR or Standard? These are the age-old debates that define us. Over the coming weeks, our writers will add a few more to this list. That’s right — it’s rap-battle season. In this Rookie Faceoff, Hasan Rahim and Matt Wispe square off over two wide receivers competing

J'Mon Moore
27 May 2018

Free: J’Mon Moore Is Your New Aaron Rodgers Lottery Ticket


Originally published April 29, J’Mon Moore Is Your New Aaron Rodgers Lottery Ticket is part of our Memorial Day weekend free look at the best of RotoViz.