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NFL Draft Combine Preview: Wide Receivers

Who's #1 in Redraft Leagues for 2018?

Every year, there is a consensus #1 overall pick in fantasy football. The consensus varies in strength, but there's usually a guy the majority of the fantasy community agrees should go first. Last year, it was David Johnson. In 2016, it was Antonio Brown. In 2015,  it was Adrian Peterson. The past three seasons have... Read More

2 years ago

Rookie Roulette - Which First-Year TE Should Go First in Rookie Drafts?

As a dynasty owner preparing for your upcoming rookie draft, the top of your board is probably not littered with tight ends. Nonetheless, it's an important position that requires far more scrutiny from the fantasy owner to pick the right player, since targets are fewer and usage is less than a high volume position like... Read More

2 years ago

Born to Run - Starting RB/RB in Fantasy Football Drafts

Way back when I first started playing this wonderful game, this type of article would be superfluous. Obviously you should go RB/RB if you can. That was back in 2003 and for much of the 2000s, there was little debate over the optimal strategy - if you could get two quality RBs in the first... Read More

2 years ago

Drafting Quarterbacks in MFL10s

Entering the classroom fifteen years ago, I received prudent advice from a veteran educator: great teachers “illustrate their thinking” in order for the scholar to acquire a better understanding of the lesson. I took the sage suggestion to heart and have tried to illuminate students’ critical thinking skills everyday of my career. As a fantasy... Read More

2 years ago

DeAndre Hopkins vs 2018 Wide Receiver Rookie Class - Dynasty Strategy

Wide receivers are a staple of NFL teams and fantasy rosters, with their ability to generate yards through the air a major factor for the success of the majority of NFL teams. Additionally, with PPR and half-PPR formats dominating fantasy scoring standards, wide receivers are becoming more and more important to championship rosters. Although wide... Read More

2 years ago


Carson Wentz - How Soon is Too Soon in Redraft?

Last year, the Philadelphia Eagles were arguably the best team in the NFL. With a 13-3 record and a first-place finish in the NFC East, the team from Philly had a lot going for it heading into the playoffs. However, after an injury to starting quarterback Carson Wentz, the team's playoff hopes were threatened. We... Read More

2 years ago

Rookie Mock Draft Reaction - RotoBaller and Friends

It's dynasty football season, but then again, when isn't it? Rookie drafts have already begun in some leagues, while others are still getting ready for the biggest day of the offseason. We recently gathered some writers and fantasy football experts from RotoBaller, PlayerProfiler, Football Diehards, FFD260, and more, to conduct a mock rookie draft for... Read More

2 years ago

Rookie ADP Arbitrage - Running Back

Now that the 2018 NFL Draft has come and gone, it is the time of year where dynasty fantasy football prepare for their all-important rookie drafts. However, for beginning dynasty players or those entering a new league, a dynasty startup draft is how players get allocated to each owner. These drafts also occur at this... Read More

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Trading High Value Dynasty Draft Picks Before The NFL Draft

The NFL draft marks a day where our football starved minds are given a reprieve from the woefully long off-season. That’s why the NFL draft is one of the premier trading weeks in dynasty fantasy football. So the question is are you buying or selling? In this article we’re going to break down the pro's... Read More

2 years ago

Early 2018 MFL10 Strategies

We have progressed beyond the initial phase of free agency, which has modified the outlooks for many prominent players. Soon, the highly-anticipated NFL Draft will transform the fantasy landscape even further. But even though a number of factors could alter the current projections that we have built for various players, that has not discouraged many... Read More

2 years ago


Early Dynasty Start Up Mock Draft – Round 7-10

It’s never too early for a mock draft, and the team at Rotoballer mocked a startup dynasty league. These results will certainly change throughout the offseason as free agency and the NFL draft come and go, but it’s always a great idea to find out player values as the offseason progresses. This league’s starting lineup... Read More

2 years ago

Early Dynasty Startup Mock Draft - Rounds 5 and 6

RotoBaller's dynasty football staff got together recently to perform a mock draft before the NFL draft in order to get an idea of where player values lie. We continue with our early dynasty mock draft series into rounds five and six with an overview of each team's roster near the midpoint of the draft. If... Read More

2 years ago

RotoBaller's Early 2018 Redraft Football Mock - Rounds 4-6

Welcome to the RotoBaller Mock Redraft, which we are doing way, way too early because we care way, way too much about fantasy football. But hey--you care too much too, because you're here with us on this adventure! We're one big, football family! This slow draft has been going on for a little while, which... Read More

2 years ago

RotoBaller's Early 2018 Redraft Football Mock - Rounds 2-3

It's been a minute (figuratively speaking) since we started this mock draft, and many moves have been made on the free agent market over the last couple of weeks. Then there's the Cleveland Browns, who threw everything into chaos on one March day. With the NFL Draft still weeks away and many cuts, signings, and... Read More

2 years ago

RB Target Leaders - Finding PPR Value with your RB2/Flex

The running back position remains firmly entrenched at the pinnacle of importance within our fantasy landscape, and one of the contributing factors has been the increased usage of backs as receiving weapons. Last season, 14 different backs collected over 50 receptions, while eight caught 60+. This represented a notable rise from 2016, when 11 runners... Read More

2 years ago


Trusting Rookie Wide Receivers in Redraft Leagues

If I had to list one mistake most commonly made by fantasy owners on draft day, it would be recency bias. We've seen it time and time again - owners overreacting to what happened the previous year even when it was so clearly an outlier. The QB boom of 2011. The rookie WR boom of 2014.... Read More

2 years ago

Early Dynasty Startup Mock Draft - Rounds 3 and 4

We continue with our early mock draft series into rounds three and four.  If you missed the first couple of articles, you can read round one here and round two here.  There are still top end players on the board and players are starting to get a feel for how their teams are starting to shape up. This... Read More

2 years ago

Early Dynasty Startup Mock Draft - Round 2

This is the second installment in our way-too-early dynasty startup mock draft series.  The first round of any draft is crucial to get a player who can act as the foundation of your team, mess that up and you’ll be playing from behind the curve for the first year if not longer. If the first... Read More

2 years ago

RotoBaller's Early 2018 Redraft Football Mock - Round 1

The great thing about playing your favorite game with true fantasy degenerates is that there is never an "off" time for the game. It feels like yesterday we started drafting, both in eulogy to the 2017 fantasy football season, and a eulogy to when the RotoBaller writing team started our in-house PPR draft, which has... Read More

2 years ago

Early Dynasty Startup Mock Draft - Round 1

Here at Rotoballer, it’s never too early for a football mock draft! Free agency and the NFL draft will change the composition of the league, but the accompanying hype can skew how we feel about players and lead to overdrafting mistakes (can anyone say Terrelle Pryor?). Dynasty football never ends, so we’re here to provide you... Read More

2 years ago


Red Zone Target Hogs and Potential Sleepers for 2018 Fantasy Football

Although volume and yardage are incredibly important for an NFL player's fantasy production, touchdowns and red zone efficiency are often the difference between winning and losing on any given week. Every fantasy team should have a game-breaker with touchdown upside on their roster and Rotoballer is here to help you find him! In this article,... Read More

2 years ago

Five Strategies to Help You Win in Fantasy Playoff Leagues

If you won a fantasy football title in the regular season and are looking for more hardware, of if you want redemption after a bad season, the fantasy football season isn't over just yet. As if the NFL playoffs weren't exciting enough, you can assemble a team of your own in the postseason and root... Read More

2 years ago

Full-Length Playoff Leagues - Fantasy Football Strategy

The regular season is over, but that doesn't mean the fantasy fun stops there. While certainly inferior to full season leagues, playoff fantasy football is still a great way to carry on playing this game that we love and providing us all with a vested interest in each of these playoff games, no matter how... Read More

2 years ago

Is Zero RB Actually Working in 2017?

Zero RB truthers (that’s me) - this article is for you. Did you do the right thing by sticking to your guns after a rough go in 2016? If you were savvy/lucky enough to select the right WRs in the first 4-5 rounds (Antonio Brown, Tyreek Hill, DeAndre Hopkins, Brandin Cooks, Michael Crabtree, Larry Fitzgerald,... Read More

2 years ago

Say Goodbye to "Your Guys" - Trade to Win in Week 8

Trading is hard. People looooove their guys and love big names. The tendency is for us to evaluate players based on potential over reality. “Wait, you want to trade who for LeSean McCoy? He was the RB4 last year!” “Julio is still a target monster and will finish with eight TD!” Other common responses include... Read More

2 years ago


Going Extreme with All Bench RB in Week 7

Zero RB is a widely discussed strategy that I happen to buy into.  I love the WR position and don’t enjoy the injury risk at RB, therefore avoiding the use of my high draft capital on the position. Today I’d like to discuss a strategy that compliments Zero RB very well but can also apply... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Football Hacks - Sneaky Loopholes to Give You an Advantage

Where there are rules, there are loopholes. There are ways to implement sneaky strategies that could either be viewed as genius or sketchy.  The two questions are: 1) How far are you willing to go to get an advantage in your league?  2) How long can you keep it going until others pick up on... Read More

2 years ago

What’s Your Record? Winning Strategies for Week 6

If you’re hanging with models and bottles while clocking in and out, you are out of your lane. And if you are holding on to David Johnson with a 2-3 record, yes you too are way out of your lane. Your roster construction should be reflective of your record throughout the season, period. To put... Read More

2 years ago

RotoBaller PPR Mock Draft Recap - Rounds 11-16

Hopefully, by the time you reach the final rounds of your draft all of your starter positions will be solidified, and you will be able to focus on strengthening your team’s depth. For that reason, the double digit rounds present a great opportunity to take flyers on players that could end up putting up big... Read More

2 years ago

Passing On Passers - A Case For Drafting Your QB1 Late

You hear it every year: wait, wait, wait, and wait some more on quarterback. It's arguably the most common fantasy strategy out there these days. The premise is simple; waiting on your QB1 allows you to soak up all of the stronger running backs and wide receivers, ending up with a late round passer who... Read More

2 years ago


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