Fantasy Fix: 8 Must Read Fantasy Football Articles
By Ethan Lilliard of GridironExperts.com
In this article, Ethan Lilliard takes a journey back to 2002 in order to find the trends of workhorse running backs in the NFL. The evidence shows that the bell-cow running back is becoming scarce and the need to take one early in fantasy drafts is becoming more imperative. This leaves the “Zero WR Theory” as an important and strategic course of action when planning for fantasy drafts. Luckily, a few mid to late round wide receiver gems are identified so you don’t have to panic in the first three rounds of your fantasy draft.
By David Gonos of Davidgonos.com
It is not very often a rookie lives up to their ADP in fantasy drafts. Drafting a rookie high is a huge gamble. Last year, fantasy owners of Zeke Elliott were thrilled with his production and his 1.06 ADP was justifiable. Looking back to 2010, Ryan Matthews had an ADP of 2.07 and ended up being RB32. Drafting rookies is so volatile it becomes a tough decision on when and if to draft them. David Gonos looks back 17 NFL seasons to break down the top rookies drafted in fantasy drafts as well as their final rank. This article answers the question — How Often Does the First Rookie Drafted (ADP) End Up Being the Top Fantasy Rookies By Season’s End?
By Keith Lott of Wetalkfantasysports.com
The Tennessee Titans and WR Eric Decker agreed to a one-year deal. Decker is coming off an injury-plagued season but is still a very talented player with much to prove in the Titans up and coming offense. What type of fantasy impact can Decker have with Mariota under center? Find out in this article.
RotoExperts via FNTSY Fantasy Sports Network
Combing through the tight end landscape can become a tedious task. If you miss out on top tier tight ends, don’t worry. RotoExperts breakdown the tight ends that fantasy owners should be targeting in the mid to late portions of fantasy drafts.
Fantasyknuckleheads’ Kurt Turner goes over the coming 2017 NFL schedule and breaks down player’s strength of schedule by position. It also features customized cheat cheats and data downloadable in excel. As if providing the information for your standard, run of the mill fantasy leagues wasn’t enough, Turner also provides strength of schedule data for all IDP positions as well. As Turner states himself, this can be a real game changer come time for your upcoming fantasy drafts.
There are probably thousands (or trillions) of variables that go into building a successful, winning fantasy football team. Gonos gives you several easy ways to stay on top of the competition and keep yourself ahead of your league mates. This also includes a link to an obscene amount of free fantasy football draft tools as well. Are you ready to hoist a fantasy championship this year? If not, you soon will be.
By Mike Davis of FFtoday.com
Davis covers two busts from 2016 at each of the core fantasy positions. One that he’s targeting heading into this season and one that he’s fading. This includes such notable players as Russell Wilson, Allen Robinson, and Rob Gronkowski. Are they due to bounce back in 2017 or is it time for you to move on? No spoilers here, you’ll have to check it out to find out.
By Michael Trivisonno of Fantasysixpack.com
Everyone values fantasy players differently. Because of this, there are always players that fall through the cracks and end up becoming valuable fantasy assets. Michael Trivisonno breaks down a few underrated players that everyone should make sure is on their radar come fantasy draft time.
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Originally published at dynastyfootballfactory.com on June 23, 2017.