Longtime readers know I consider average draft position a critical weapon in our fantasy draft arsenal. ADP tells us who’s being picked where, and from that we can discern how other players and the entire industry is thinking. This allows us when we should target our sleepers and figure out when that big-name actually becomes too […]
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I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, I’m not a huge fan of strength of schedule. However, SoS was one of my starting points last year and I had a pretty fantastic year in 2015. So here we are with strength of schedule. I do think our strength of schedule goes a bit beyond […]
There are so few startable players available on most waiver wires, you need to have a ton of free agent bucks left or have top waiver priority to get the players who emerged this week. I’ve been preaching in the intro to this column all season to not hold your waiver bucks. Hopefully, you claimed some great […]
Readers returning from previous years probably remember receiver matchups being posted. This is the first one for this season. I use Football Outsiders’ Defense vs. Receiver types chart to determine these rankings. As suggested on that post, I use the yards allowed to the position as opposed to the DVOA ranking.
San Francisco 49ers 2014 Record: 8-8, missed playoffs, 1-4 in last five 49ers impact rookies | 49ers impact sleepers | More team previews Four downs 1st: 16th in DVOA* overall offense (21st pass, 8th rush) | 5th in DVOA* overall defense (4th pass, 10th run) 2nd: 11th or better at stopping all receiver types, but most effective against WR2s (fourth-best, 7.1 pass attempts per game, 49.8 receiving yards […]
Baltimore Ravens 2014 Record: 10-6, AFC Wild Card, 3-2 in last five Ravens impact rookies | Ravens impact sleepers | More team previews Four downs 1st: 9th in DVOA* overall offense (6th pass, 18th rush) | 8th in DVOA* overall defense (15th pass, 5th run) 2nd: Not particularly effective at stopping any wide receiver type, except RBs (ninth-best, 7.1 […]
In the regular season, the matchups highlighted here included only the top 10 and bottom 10 matchups in the league. Now that we have narrowed the field down to only the best teams the matchups are a lot less clear. There’s only one good matchup at a lot of positions. Last week, I limited these […]