Welcome to the 38th installment of the “The Wrong Read.” This article series started as one that reflected on recent podcast episodes and extended the ideas discussed there to logical conclusions with broader applications. Since then it’s become a space for me to write about whatever I want, with irregular
The Scott Fish Bowl is back again, and that means tons of strategy discussion is on the way here at RotoViz. For those of you who don’t know, the Scott Fish Bowl is a yearly pro-am fantasy league hosted by Scott Fish in an effort to raise money for his
Marshawn Lynch surprised the league with an abrupt retirement prior to the 2016 season, and then proceeded to surprise again by returning for 2017. During last year’s campaign, Lynch rushed for a respectable 891 yards and seven touchdowns while posting a 4.3 yards-per-carry average. After a disappointing season for Oakland,
A year ago, Mike Williams was one of my must-avoid players, and then he struggled through an injury-plagued rookie season with 11 catches for 95 yards. That’s obviously not a great sign, but it may be worse than you think. Neil Dutton has shown that receivers with extremely
Organized Team Activities, or OTA’s, are in full swing in the NFL, as the 32 teams look to see which players will be among their 53-man rosters when the season starts for real in September. This is not the only roster construction activity going on, of course, with the ever-popular best
You know that feeling when you finally get to take the player you’ve been eyeing up all off-season? That rush of getting “your guy.” You can see your future together, all of the championships you will win, the laughs, the tears. Let that go. Stop caring so much about the
Darren Sproles is a trendy player in the final rounds of best ball leagues, but he’s not the best ADP value on his own team.
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Originally published on May 2, Corey Davis, Chris Godwin, and Rookie Derangement Syndrome is part of our Memorial Day weekend look at the best of RotoViz. One of my favorite RotoViz pieces was written by Coleman Kelly on Rookie Derangement Syndrome. The term was coined by College Football Metrics writer
Originally published April 10, Is Jerick McKinnon Worth a Second-Round Pick? is part of our Memorial Day weekend look at the best of RotoViz. A few weeks ago I called the 49ers the most underrated backfield in fantasy football. While they weren’t efficient in 2017, they were fourth in the league