SmartCheatsheet 2016: New Features and Bug Fixes

Hi all! Hopefully your cheatsheet building is going well and all of your drafts are falling your way. We’re doing our best to make sure that happens. As you can imagine, the last few weeks have been hectic. We’ve been spending most of our time fixing minor bugs and helping users use their SmartCheatsheet effectively, but… Read More

Draft Order Randomizer & Lottery Tool

Click here to use the tool. We created a simple tool to determine your league’s draft order. You can either completely randomize it, or you can set up a weighted lottery. For a lottery, give each team in the lottery a percentage of winning the first pick, and then hit Go. It works just like… Read More

The Smart Guide To Choosing a League Hosting Service

Although picking a site to host a fantasy football league may seem like a simple and straightforward decision, there are many differences between the services each site offers that can enhance or diminish your league’s enjoyment. Finding the right host is one of the first and most important decisions for a commissioner (or league) to… Read More

The Smart Guide to Being a Great Fantasy Football Commissioner

Roger Goodell steps to the draft podium

A commissioner can make or break a fantasy football league. With money at stake, pride on the line, and heated opinions thrown into the ring, it doesn’t take much to toss a wrench into a fun and promising group of fantasy players. That’s where the commissioner comes in. The task may seem daunting at first,… Read More

The Case Against Adrian Peterson

I’m going to ruffle some feathers among my Minnesota brethren with this one: I don’t think Adrian Peterson is worth a top five pick in fantasy this year. According to FantasyPros average draft position, Peterson is currently going first in standard leagues. To me, the first round is mostly about safety. You want to pick someone… Read More

New SmartCheatsheet Features: Boris Chen Tiers, Edit/Delete League, and Strength of Schedule

In addition to speeding it up, we’ve added some new features to SmartFantasy/SmartCheatsheet over the last few days: Boris Chen’s tiers as available columns. To view the tiers, select “Edit Columns”, select “Tiers” from the drop down, and click both columns. Thanks to Boris for the data! Edit/Delete league: Click the Edit League button at… Read More

Demaryius vs Dez: Who is the better pick?

Dez Bryant throws up the x

Dez Bryant and Demariyus Thomas have been closely tied together since the 2014 season ended. Their situations were identical: star wide receivers in their prime hoping for a huge new deal but getting franchise tagged by their teams despite those wishes (and are also #88). Speculation ran rampant, and talk of holdouts and training camp… Read More

2015 Fantasy Football Rankings: First Edition

Jeremy Hill of the Cincinnati Bengals

That time of year is upon us again- No, not the fantasy football season. That’s still a couple months away. I’m talking about the official lull of the sports season, when basketball and hockey are over, baseball isn’t close enough to the playoffs to be interesting, and football still hasn’t hit training camp. All this… Read More

12 Things We Learned About Fantasy Football in 2014

The 2014 fantasy football season is in the books. Some laughed, some cried, but we should all learn. Which strategies worked? Which didn’t? What changed about the game this year that we can apply to next? Let’s take a look at twelve takeaways from this season: 1. Get what you can out of lottery ticket (suspended… Read More