Preseason Football

Passing & Touchdown Distribution

Passing & Touchdown Distribution

Distribution – Passing Planning out the next star of 2016 may be as easy as looking at the way in which offenses distribute the football to the skill players. Of course it goes without saying that not every NFL team makes the same amount of pass attempts. Nor do those individual passing games generate the […]

NFL Preseason Waiver Wire

NFL Preseason Waiver Wire

As the season moves along, I will be focusing on hot waiver pick-ups each week. Today’s column will serve as a final look at a few under-owned players who may emerge as the next hot waiver claims once the games start counting. Many of us have a player or two on the back half of […]

Low Tier Fantasy Options that Could Become Valuable

Low Tier Fantasy Options that Could Become Valuable

Posted by: Brian Hundley As Fantasy Draft Week continues, we all are thinking about Aaron Rodgers, Adrian Peterson and Dez Bryant, and we are praying to the Fantasy Football Gods, “Please, do not allow them to pull a Jordy Nelson!” Every year, we have sleepers and bust come to either save our fantasy season or […]

Five Key Players You May Want to Wait On

Five Key Players You May Want to Wait On

Rob Gronkowski – Expert rankings have him going in the first round, while the average draft position (ADP) have him slipping slightly to 14 overall. I have no doubts as to his athleticism and ability. I do, however, have doubts as to who might be throwing him the football for one-third of the fantasy season. […]

How Scoring Format Impacts Positional Value

How Scoring Format Impacts Positional Value

A player’s value is determined by supply and demand. Going back in time to your Economics 101 class and picturing what those supply and demand curves might look like for each position can help you determine when to reach and when to wait on filling those specific roster needs. Format and draft position will play […]

Fantasy Football Busts of 2015

Fantasy Football Busts of 2015

Posted by: Brian Hundley Every year, fantasy owners are raving about how great they drafted, but every year the injury bug or the dreaded Bust happens. In 2014, we saw LeSean McCoy, who was a RB1 and a top 5 pick destroy fantasy owners hopes and dreams. However, the 2014 Poster Child of Busts Award goes […]

Fantasy Assembly Mock Draft

Fantasy Assembly Mock Draft

It is that time of the year. Everyone is getting ready for their drafts and testing out what strategies might work in mock drafts. We completed a slow mock draft via email so from start to finish there were a few things that would have changed had things been done in a two-hour period. The […]

Late Round Values for NFL Drafts

Late Round Values for NFL Drafts

Once the season starts, I will be writing about the hot waiver wire pickups each week. Today’s spotlight is on players who could prove to be some of this year’s premier draft values. We are looking at lottery ticket players that can be had in the final rounds of your 2015 draft, or possibly even […]

Try Not Sleeping on these Diamonds in the Rough

Try Not Sleeping on these Diamonds in the Rough

Posted by: Brian Hundley Training camps are in full swing and the preseason games are getting underway. Of course, everyone knows Aaron Rodgers, LeVeon Bell and Adrian Peterson will be first round picks in fantasy drafts but the key to a successful fantasy season is finding those diamonds in the rough or what fantasy players […]

Does a Good Passing Game Really Open Up the Running Game?

Does a Good Passing Game Really Open Up the Running Game?

Six hundred years ago, many theorized that the earth was flat. About 500 years ago, many theorized that the sun revolved around earth. (A survey in 2014 revealed that one-quarter of Americans still believe that.) Today, many fantasy owners truly believe that a good passing game will open up the running lanes. Some owners may […]

Quick Slant – Fantasy Football Draft: August Trends

Quick Slant – Fantasy Football Draft: August Trends

Generally the consensus rankings (a composite rank of several experts) and the “average draft position” (ADP) are fairly close to each other. However, looking at ADP can help identify if certain players are being drafted earlier than the experts’ consensus. It can also indicate if some fantasy owners are hesitating on other players. Here are […]