The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing fantasy footballers that efficiency is useful. Unless you are talking about quarterbacks, I can’t really think of a good efficiency metric. When you test them to see if they predict anything, you always find that they come crashing back to
If wide receiver were a sex position it would be reverse cowgirl. It’s simultaneously the most fun and also extremely productive, birthing league championships for those who make it their focus.
Training camp is finally here. In a few weeks we’ll even have actual football. I’m pretty damn excited. Yet alongside all the noise and activity that accompanies this time of year there’s also a wretched, unshakable sense of impending doom.
Editor’s note: This is one of two Monte Carlo simulation articles aimed at solving the best-ball puzzle, each using different assumptions. We believe doing so gives a good idea of the range of possible outcomes. For the other article by Nick Giffen (@RotoDoc), click here.
So long and thanks for all the fish. – Douglas Adams When Zero RB, Antifragility, and the Myth of Value-Based Drafting came out in November 2013, I certainly had no idea of what was about to follow. Now with the debut of Fantasyland’s Zero RB episode,
Everybody claims they can draft better than the rest of their league. We all do it.
A lot has been written here and elsewhere about wide receiver size, and whether big wide receivers are more productive than smaller WRs. We know that heavier WRs tend to accrue more yards than their lighter counterparts, even after controlling for draft position. We also know that WRs taller
Got a little overdramatic with the title of this article but I wanted to really go for it. Truth be told, you might still have questions after reading this post. In fact, you might have more questions… anyhoo… One of the things that’s common to hear in DFS related discussion is