Tim Farrell
21 Oct 2015

After 6 Weeks – The Best & Worst Values From Draft Day

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ICYFU1 and weren’t reading RotoViz in August, Mr. Douche has been tracking draft and scoring data from the Fantasy Football Players Championship, one of the most popular high-stakes outfits in the industry. We here at RotoViz will continue mining that data for interesting takeaways that can be useful for fantasy players,

Aaron Rodgers
14 Oct 2015

Learn Your Lessons: An Image of the Players Propelling (and Crippling) High Stakes Fantasy Teams

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ICYFU1 and weren’t reading RotoViz in August, Mr. Douche has been tracking draft and scoring data from the Fantasy Football Players Championship, one of the most popular high-stakes outfits in the industry. We here at RotoViz will continue mining that data for interesting takeaways that can be useful for fantasy players,

MarkIngram
04 Sep 2015

5 Running Backs the Sim Scores Are Begging You to Draft

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I think the Similarity Scores Apps are pretty amazing, and they tend to get overlooked around here, among all the other great tools and content. If you want to understand them better, I recommend you read this post by The Douche. But here’s the nutshell version: It’s not perfect. It

cashmoney
01 Sep 2015

High Stakes Fantasy Football Tips, Vol. 2: Picking the Right Quarterbacks & Running Backs

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I’ve been playing in high-stakes fantasy football leagues for a dozen years now, and that prompted me to share some lessons learned.1 Last time, I covered how to handle wide receivers and tight ends. This time, it’s all about the backfield. You’ll notice all of these lessons stem from one

chipkelly
31 Aug 2015

The No-Brainer QB Strategy Nobody Is Talking About

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Listen, I like the late round QB strategy as much as the next guy. It’s great. If you want to know why, follow the @LateRoundQB (he even wrote a book about it). If J.J. doesn’t hate QBs quite enough for your liking, I highly recommend Steve Gallo’s “Zero QB Theorem.”1 Here’s the problem: The late-round QB

image via flickr/phil roeder
25 Aug 2015

2 Foolproof Running Backs Who Are Fooling Everyone

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All year, RotoViz has basically been chugging along with the consensus narrative that Todd Gurley and Melvin Gordon are superlative fantasy prospects. They started as the second and third overall prospects, respectively, in the composite RotoViz rookie rankings, and then the hype articles (like this, this, this, this, this, this, this

cash creative commons
19 Aug 2015

High Stakes Fantasy Football Tips, Vol. 1: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

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I’ve been playing in high-stakes fantasy football leagues for a dozen years now, first in the defunct World Championship of Fantasy Football and for the last several years, the Fantasy Football Players Championship. I’ve played with several co-managers over all those years, which helps not only with the financing but

austinSeferianJenkins
28 Jul 2015

Using the Sim Score Apps to Find TE Bargains

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This article is part of a series comparing positional ADP to positional projections from the Similarity Scores Apps. I covered the QBs here. If you’ve already read that one, feel free to skip down to the player-specific takeaways. I think the Similarity Scores Apps are pretty amazing, and they tend

Joseph Randle
15 Jul 2015

Is Joseph Randle a Trap Player, or a Screaming Bargain?

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Anthony Amico recently wrote a piece on Joseph Randle being a value trap. If you haven’t read it, you should. It’s got everything you need to know about why you shouldn’t draft a marginally athletic, medium-sized running back with limited production just because he has a good chance to be the

DrewBrees
01 Jul 2015

Using the Sim Score Apps to Find QB Bargains

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I think the Similarity Scores App is pretty amazing, and it tends to get overlooked around here, among all the other great tools and content. I recommend you read this post by The Douche, which tells you everything you need to know about how the app works. But here’s the