The Case For Adrian Peterson

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” Wise words indeed from Mark Twain but sometimes it’s just that simple. I had the second overall pick and Jamaal Charles just came off the board. I couldn’t click that draft button faster. No hesitation. Adrian Peterson (RB)… Read More

Game Logs: A better way to evaluate players

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It is often said that fantasy football is a weekly game, yet we keep using season total or season average stats when referencing a player’s past performance. Season averages often smooth out the peaks and valleys of a player’s performance and distort their real value One week can even completely skew a player’s total stat… Read More

New Team New Value: WRs Relocation Evaluation – PART 2

Jeremy Maclin in Chiefs Uniform

<<< Read Part 1 Jeremy Maclin (Chiefs) –  DOWNGRADE/PUSH This guy had quite the year. Jeremy Maclin is coming off a Pro Bowl season in which he produced 85 receptions for 1,318 yards and 10 touchdowns. 2014 was a marvelous year for the newly minted Chiefs receiver who finished 9th among all WRs in fantasy.… Read More

New Team New Value: WRs Relocation Evaluation – PART 1

Andre Johnson in Colts Uniform

The introduction of a foreign organism into an entirely new ecosystem can provide a widely mixed and even dangerous outcome. Players who switch teams should be carefully examined because their relocation can provide intriguing fantasy value. Take the Denver Broncos’ free agency pickup of Emmanuel Sanders for example. There were so many questions surrounding this… Read More

Finding Odell: Who Is This Year’s Ultimate Sleeper?

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Economics tells us that in a perfectly competitive league, no fantasy team achieves any significant advantage throughout the season. Lucky for us, most leagues are rarely perfect. Leagues are peppered with auto-drafters, fillers, and dirty deserters. Managers fail to study up on current players and vote like they draft, relying primarily on name recognition. Trades… Read More