Jordan Matthews
16 Jul 2015

How Jordan Matthews Can Become a Top-Tier Wide Receiver in 2015


Jordan Matthews has been a prominent topic of discussion leading up to drafts in 2015. As of today, his ADP is in the mid fourth round at wide receiver 17 overall. Some in the fantasy football community are quite pessimistic on his outlook, feeling he may be significantly overvalued given his image as a “big slot receiver” that

16 Jul 2015

Is CJ Spiller a Sell High? A Nervous Spiller Dynasty Owner Weighs In


From Matt Williamson of ESPN on CJ Spiller: “I think he’s a better player at his best than Sproles,” Williamson said. “I think his highs could be very, very high. You look at his best year two or three years ago with the Bills, he had an insane yards-per-carry. He’s a

16 Jul 2015

The Jordan Cameron Doppelgänger Who Is Almost Free


Waiting to draft a tight end usually pays dividends in fantasy drafts. Only a small handful of TEs end up being true difference-makers each year, then the TE field quickly plateaus into a broad group of players who all score within a fairly tight range of PPG once the elite options are gone.

15 Jul 2015

The Rundown: Russell Wilson, Dez Bryant, Jimmy Graham, and More


Russell Wilson, QB Contract talks between Wilson and the Seahawks seem to have broken down. Popular opinion suggests Seattle has two options: pay him a market-level contract, or use the franchise tag. I humbly suggest there’s a third option: YOLOQB! Here’s how our own Editor-in-chief describes the strategy:

13 Jul 2015

Dominate Your Auction League With the Zero RB Strategy


In one of RotoViz’s most popular articles, Shawn Siegele explains his dominant Zero RB drafting strategy. Zero RB is a strategy that is often used in your typical snake drafts, but there is no reason it can’t apply just as well to an auction draft. In fact, I think it

13 Jul 2015

Drafting QBs in Superflex – How Early is Too Early?


Recently there has been much discussion about the optimal strategy in superflex leagues, where teams have the ability to start a second quarterback. Does a heavy-QB roster build a predictable base with a high floor, or is the opportunity cost too great to pass on elite running backs and wide

09 Jul 2015

Superflex is the Future


I have seen the future, and her name is superflex. Superflex Noun | su·per·flex | \ˈsü-pər-fleks\ : a fantasy football league that includes a flex roster spot in which you may start a quarterback, offering fantasy owners the flexibility to start two quarterbacks each week. Who Cares About Quarterbacks? Tell

06 Jul 2015

Not All Running Back Touches Are Created Equal


Not all touches are created equal. You’ve probably heard this before if you have played fantasy football for any length of time. For running backs in particular, there are two situations fantasy owners keep track of: third downs and in the red-zone. Just how important are those touches, and can

02 Jul 2015

Top 15 Zero RB Candidates: No. 1 to 5


We began with the candidates ranked No. 15 through No. 11. In that article I presented an evidence-based methodology for finding RB gems in the middle and late rounds. We then continued our countdown with No. 10 through No. 6 and found three rookies with a chance to pay immediate

01 Jul 2015

Why Are Smart Players Drafting Dwayne Bowe?


One of the cool things about the new composite projections we’ve been working on is it allows us to sort the players by rank in a given category. Even cooler, we can sort players by the difference between their ADP and projected finish to see who are the biggest bargains