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NFL Draft Combine Preview: Running Backs

2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back Paul Perkins

Position, Tean, NFL Draft Spot: RB, New York Giants, 5.10 Dynasty Positional Rank: 44 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: Perkins was another running back that fell on draft day due to the depth of the position. Teams had no problems skipping on running backs early in the draft because they knew that some would fall to... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back Jordan Howard

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: RB, Chicago Bears, 5.11 Dynasty Positional Rank: 47 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: There were quite a few question marks surrounding Howard before the NFL Draft started. Some people believed he would be a second day pick, while others disagreed with that. Ultimately, he fell to the Bears in the fifth... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Quarterback Jeff Driskel

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: QB, San Francisco 49ers, 6.32 Dynasty Positional Rank: 40+ Redraft Target Round: Unranked, not viable for 2016 Analysis: The San Francisco 49ers were a team that was expected to draft a quarterback at some point in the draft. Once the Rams and Eagles traded for the top two picks, that left a few... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Quarterback Cardale Jones

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: QB, Buffalo Bills, 4.41 Dynasty Positional Rank: 40+ Redraft Target Round: Unranked, not viable for 2016 Analysis: Jones looked good in his last two seasons at Ohio State, as he mixed in with J.T. Barrett as the starter. He’s a raw prospect, who comes with a ton of potential for a fourth round... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Quarterback Connor Cook

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: QB, Oakland Raiders, 4.02 Dynasty Positional Rank: 40+ Redraft Target Round: Unranked, not viable for 2016 Analysis: There were talks about Cook being selected in the first round, but according the people with knowledge of multiple NFL teams plans, that was never a realistic option. That became more apparent as Cook fell to... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Tight End Nick Vannett

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: TE, Seattle Seahawks, 3.32 Dynasty Positional Rank: 40+ Redraft Target Round: Unranked, not viable for 2016 Analysis: Vannett struggled his first two seasons at Ohio State, but he played well in each of his last two seasons. He was impressive at the NFL Combine, as well, which resulted his name being called at... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Tight End Austin Hooper

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: TE, Atlanta Falcons, 3.18 Dynasty Positional Rank: 25 Redraft Target Round: Unranked, not viable for 2016 Analysis: Stanford has produced a few good tight ends in the last couple years, as Coby Fleener and Zach Ertz have been enjoying their early years in the NFL. In the middle of the third round, the... Read More

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Dynasty Trading Post - Negotiating Tips and Practices

One of the most fun aspects of participating in a dynasty league is being able to talk about trades and negotiate with fellow leaguemates all year long. This helps keep interest up for those who think fantasy football should last longer than the 4 month NFL regular season. One key element of trading is knowing how... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Leonte Carroo

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, Miami Dolphins, 3.23 Dynasty Positional Rank: 60 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: The Dolphins would be the next team to trade up for a wide receiver in this draft, as they traded three picks to move up for Leonte Carroo late in the third round. Carroo had a few off the... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Braxton Miller

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, Houston Texans, 3.22 Dynasty Positional Rank: 81 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: Miller was one of the biggest wildcards in the NFL Draft. Some people projected that he would be selected in the first round, but that never seemed to be a realistic option. Most people expected him to be selected... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Tyler Boyd

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, Cincinnati Bengals, 2.24 Dynasty Positional Rank: 61 Redraft Target Round: Mid- to late-round selection Analysis: Wide receiver was one of the biggest needs for the Cincinnati Bengals heading into the NFL Draft. They missed out of the top four wide receivers in the first round and opted to draft a cornerback. They... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Michael Thomas

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, New Orleans Saints, 2.16 Dynasty Positional Rank: 36 Redraft Target Round: Mid-round selection Analysis: Thomas was a bit of a wildcard in the draft, as some people had him going in the first round while others took a safer approach and projected him to be selected in the second round. He was the... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Sterling Shepard

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, New York Giants, 2.09 Dynasty Positional Rank: 24 Redraft Target Round: Early to mid-round selection Analysis: The top four wide receivers were selected in the first round, but there was still plenty of talent at the position left in the draft. Big names, such as Mike Thom and Braxton Miller, were still available... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Laquon Treadwell

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, Minnesota Vikings, 1.23 Dynasty Positional Rank: 28 Redraft Target Round: Mid-round selection Analysis: Treadwell was viewed as the top wide receiver prospect for the majority of the draft process, but he fell quite a bit after running a 4.63 40-yard dash at his Pro Day. It shouldn’t have been all that surprising, though,... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Josh Doctson

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, Washington Redskins, 1.22 Dynasty Positional Rank: 21 Redraft Target Round: Mid-round selection Analysis: The Redskins pulled off what I believe was a good move on Draft Day, as they traded back one pick, got their guy, and added an extra pick later in the draft. After moving back and allowing the Texans to... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Will Fuller

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, Houston Texans, 1.21 Dynasty Positional Rank: 55 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: Fuller was one of the easier picks in the NFL Draft, as many people, including myself, had him mocked to the Texans. The most surprising aspect of this pick is that the Texans traded up one pick with the... Read More

4 years ago

2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Wide Receiver Corey Coleman

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: WR, Cleveland Browns, 1.15 Dynasty Positional Rank: 23 Redraft Target Round: Early to mid-round selection Analysis: As the NFL Draft approached, there was word buzzing that Coleman had a great opportunity to be the first wide receiver selected. The Browns were set on moving around on draft day, and ultimately they selected Corey... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back Devontae Booker

Position, Team, Draft Spot: RB, Denver Broncos, 4.38 Dynasty Positional Rank: 48 Redraft Target Round: Mid- to late-round selection Analysis: Booker was the next running back off the board. The Denver Broncos selected him with a compensatory pick in the fourth round. While that may not be the best landing spot for his immediate fantasy impact, it certainly... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back Kenneth Dixon

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: RB, Baltimore Ravens, 4.36 Dynasty Positional Rank: 34 Redraft Target Round: Mid-round selection Analysis: Dixon surprisingly fell in the draft, but that has more to do with the depth of the available running backs than his talent. If this were a weaker class, Dixon likely would have been selected in the third round. Ultimately,... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back Tyler Ervin

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: RB, Houston Texans, 4.21 Dynasty Positional Rank: 71 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: Ervin was the first running back taken in the fourth round after an extremely impressive senior season at San Jose State University. In 13 games his senior season, Ervin recorded 1,601 rushing yards, 334 receiving yards, 702 return yards,... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back C.J. Prosise

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: RB, Seattle Seahawks, 3.27 Dynasty Positional Rank: 39 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: Prosise was another running back drafted in the third round of the NFL Draft. It was a bit surprising, as other talented prospects were still on the board, but the Seahawks wanted a specific type of running back and... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back Kenyan Drake

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: RB, Miami Dolphins, 3.10 Dynasty Positional Rank: 46 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: The Dolphins clearly needed help in their backfield during the draft after they struck out in free agency. Once the Cowboys selected Ezekiel Elliott, there were question marks about who the Dolphins were going to choose at running... Read More

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Fantasy Football Preview - Derrick Henry, Tyler Boyd, Breshad Perriman, Adrian Peterson & More

RotoBaller is very excited about the start of year two on very own radio station. You can now find new weekly shows on BlogTalkRadio live or on demand, and on iTunes under podcasts. You can also find our fantasy football podcasts on SoundCloud. Every week, esteemed NFL and fantasy football analyst Matt Kelley @fantasy_mansion of RotoBaller Radio will be discussing the most... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back Derrick Henry

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: RB, Tennessee Titans, 2.14 Dynasty Positional Rank: 30 Redraft Target Round: Mid-round selection Analysis: There was a lot of talk about Henry slipping into the end of the first round, but that did not come to fruition. Instead, he fell into the middle of the second round and he was selected by the Tennessee... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Running Back Ezekiel Elliott

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: RB, Dallas Cowboys, 1.04 Dynasty Positional Rank: 3 Redraft Target Round: First or second round selection Analysis: There were a few question marks surrounding Elliott’s draft stock, as he could have been selected anywhere from the fourth pick to the thirteenth pick. Ultimately, the Cowboys used the fourth overall pick to draft Elliott. This... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Quarterback Cody Kessler

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: QB, Cleveland Browns, 3.31 Dynasty Positional Rank: 40+ Redraft Target Round: Unranked, not viable for 2016 Analysis: Kessler was viewed as a late round prospect, but the Browns new “Money Ball” strategy had other ideas. At the end of the third round, Cleveland selected Kessler over the likes of Cardale Jones and Connor... Read More

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2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Quarterback Jacoby Brissett

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: QB, New England Patriots, 3.29 Dynasty Positional Rank: 40+ Redraft Target Round: Unranked, not viable for 2016 Analysis: Brissett was the fifth quarterback taken in the draft. He went higher than Connor Cook and Cardale Jones, who were both projected to be off the board long before Brissett. The Patriots were not going... Read More

4 years ago

2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Quarterback Christian Hackenberg

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: QB, New York Jets, 2.20 Dynasty Positional Rank: 40+ Redraft Target Round: Unranked, not viable for 2016 Analysis: Hackenberg was one of the more surprising picks in the NFL Draft, as the Jets may have reached a bit to take him in the middle of the second round. There have been reports out... Read More

4 years ago

2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Quarterback Paxton Lynch

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: QB, Denver Broncos, 1.26 Dynasty Positional Rank: 28 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection in deep leagues Analysis: There was buzz about Paxton Lynch being taken in the top-10 picks of the NFL Draft, but that quickly passed as the draft moved on. Ultimately, the Broncos traded up for their franchise quarterback, and selected... Read More

4 years ago

2016 NFL Draft Analysis for Fantasy Football - Quarterback Carson Wentz

Position, Team, NFL Draft Spot: QB, Philadelphia Eagles, 1.02 Dynasty Positional Rank: 23 Redraft Target Round: Late round selection Analysis: The Eagles gave up quite the haul in two first round picks, two second round picks, and one fourth round pick to acquire the second overall pick. With that pick, they selected Carson Wentz, who comes with a few... Read More

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