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2016 FANTASY FOOTBALL -- Preseason

The fantasy football preseason is upon us. Our 2016 Draft Kit is live and being populated daily with rankings and strategy for dynasty, redraft and daily leagues.


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Position scarcity: How many wide receivers do you need?
2016 fantasy football strength of schedule using DVOA
2016 fantasy football primer

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Fantasy football ADP rankings and analysis: Top 120 (101-120)

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 […]

2016 fantasy football strength of schedule using DVOA

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 […]

Week 7 waiver wire gems

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 […]

Week 6 NFL fantasy football receiving matchups: Who to start, who to sit

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.

Roster churn in San Francisco: 49ers lose five starters from elite defense, all-time best RB

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 […]

Ravens likely to contend again in 2015

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 […]

Wide receiver 2 matchups for the divisional round: Sleepers and busts

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 […]