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Kliff Kingsbury – Challenging Conventional Wisdom

Kliff Kingsbury – Challenging Conventional Wisdom

If you’ve been scouring the internet for fantasy analysis all spring and summer, you’ve likely heard or read some version of this sentence in your travels: Kliff Kingsbury will bring his Air Raid offense to the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals, and they will run a record-setting number of plays as a result. And frankly,…

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The Best WR at the 2019 Combine Was Not D.K. Metcalf

The Best WR at the 2019 Combine Was Not D.K. Metcalf

D.K. Metcalf looks like one of the most absurdly talented athletes of his generation. So did I really just say that after he ran a 4.33 second 40 yard dash? via GIPHY The Data The NFL posts all Combine results pretty instantly – the results tracker is here for the 2019 participants. Second, a couple…

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NFL Combine for Fantasy Football: Quarterback

NFL Combine for Fantasy Football: Quarterback

The end is near! Finally, the quarterback (QB) position. I kicked off this series by covering which drills to pay attention to at the running back (RB) position. Next, I looked at wide receivers (WR). In the last post, I covered tight ends (TE). This piece looks at what we can learn from 2013 to…

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NFL Combine for Fantasy Football: Things to Watch (WRs)

NFL Combine for Fantasy Football: Things to Watch (WRs)

In the first article on NFL Combine stats for fantasy football players to watch out for, I covered the running back position. Here, I’ll take a look at the wide receivers who have participated in the NFL Combine from 2013-2018. Once again, I pulled this data from Pro-Football-Reference.com, where they’ve tracked every participant’s numbers since…

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Did I Beat Adam Levitan? My 2018 NFL DFS Review

Did I Beat Adam Levitan? My 2018 NFL DFS Review

TL;DR, hell no. He’s outrageously good at this. I might as well have lit my money on fire. For more, read on. I am, as evidenced by the sparingly updated content at this URL, a fantasy football hobbyist. I dabble in both season long and daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests regularly as a result. It…

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Predicting Touchdowns – Red Zone Usage

Predicting Touchdowns – Red Zone Usage

Touchdowns are a fickle beast in fantasy football; yet (much like in real football) they remain absolutely critical to attain in order to build a winning strategy. Can we find players who are more likely to score than others each week? By looking at how team’s are deploying their players in the red zone, we…

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DFS Picks Recap Week 3 NFL

DFS Picks Recap Week 3 NFL

Calvin Ridley’s three touchdowns were a huge part of Matt Ryan’s stunning 26/35, 374 passing yard, 5 touchdown performance in Week 3. Unfortunately for the Falcons, Drew Brees was on the other side of the game in Week 3 – he led the Saints to a 43-37 overtime victory. The 80 total points led to…

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DFS Picks Week 3 NFL – Studs & Values

DFS Picks Week 3 NFL – Studs & Values

There is a lot of opportunity to roster studs this week thanks to injuries around the league. Here’s my favorite plays of Week 3 for DraftKings and FanDuel salary cap games: Quarterbacks STUD – Patrick Mahomes (vs. San Francisco) His price is up, and rostering Mahomes is the epitome of chasing points after the first…

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