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Chris Godwin: A Must-have in Dynasty League Rookie Drafts

In round two, do you go after “devy darling” JuJu Smith-Schuster, small-school college compiler Zay Jones, the contested catch savant Chris Godwin, yards after the catch monster Carlos Henderson, or everyone’s favorite gadget player, Curtis Samuel?

Chris Godwin is top-3 across all wide receiver workout metrics. As the best receiver in contested situations in college football in 2016, Godwin is a perfect fit for Winston, who specializes in feeding receivers in challenging situations.

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Patriots Fantasy Football Team Outlook: In GOAT We Trust

If there’s anything that dynasty owners know, it’s that the Patriots offense will be extremely valuable. Projecting that offense though, and how the players will actually fill the key roles, is a tough task. Let’s take a look at the revamped New England offense that should be the staple of Brady’s twilight years.

Rob Gronkowski is the best tight end in the history of the NFL. He ranks first in yards per game and career fantasy points per game. The most ridiculous Gronk stat: he has as many double-digit touchdown seasons as every current Hall of Fame tight end has combined.

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Cleveland Browns Team Outlook: A Franchise Reborn With Math

The Cleveland Browns are already the Houston Texans’ daddy, and the rest of the league is next. Since adopting a more analytics-based approach, the optimism for the Browns as a franchise is at a high point not seen in years, and that optimism spills over into their fantasy football outlook as well.

David Njoku is the definition of bigger, faster, stronger. Njoku is a match-up nightmare in the passing game with stellar yard after the catch skills, after he led college football with 11.2 yards after the catch per reception in 2016. While Njoku needs to improve his blocking, he’s got the athleticism and receiving instincts to be a monster at the NFL level.

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Williams vs. Williams: Mike Wins Los Angeles Chargers WR Battle

Tyrell Williams and Keenan Allen, are really good. I can’t argue against that. I don’t want to. But it’s hard to listen to the projections of John Ross (also a first round receiver going to a crowded depth chart) or Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard, and wonder if Mike Williams is better-situated.

Mike Williams scores points in a specific way that the Chargers struggled with last season. And that specific way of scoring points just happens to be the most valuable and immediately effective for fantasy players: touchdowns.

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Williams vs. Williams: Tyrell Wins Los Angeles Chargers WR Battle

Tyrell Williams had a quietly outstanding 2016. Meanwhile, his teammate Mike Williams possesses one of the most underwhelming prospect profiles for a first round wide receiver in NFL history.

Meanwhile, Mike Williams is being selected two rounds before Tyrell Williams, making Tyrell Williams a significantly better fantasy football value.

Houston Texans Shock-draft D’Onta Foreman, Subtitle: Is Lamar Miller Worried?

D’Onta Foreman will be attending the Lamar Miller Masquerade. Foreman is going to the Lamar Miller Masquerade to rip off his mask and put him on display for all to see. D’Onta Foreman is the fake bell cow exposer.

How threatened should Lamar Miller be after the Houston Texans selected D’Onta Foreman in the NFL Draft based on advanced stats and metrics profiles?

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New Orleans is Value City, Subtitle: Don’t Sleep on Mark Ingram

Mark Ingram received the most fantasy-relevant touches among NFL running backs in 2016. Ingram had 37 RZ carries (No. 11), 58 targets (No. 12), 9 breakaway runs (No. 15), and averaged 15 fantasy points per game (No. 10).

Even with the signings of Adrian Peterson and Alvin Kamara, Mark Ingram’s advanced stats and metrics prove that he still has RB1 upside in fantasy football.

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NFL Rookie Quarterbacks and Early Career Success

Rookie quarterbacks are extremely low probability investments, but which rookie QBs fit the success archetypes to return early fantasy football results based on advanced stats and metrics profiles.

While elusive, Mitchell Trubisky is not likely going to scramble for too many yards. Add in a below average wide receiver corps and a running back who is a limited pass catcher, and Trubisky is more likely to have a Cody Kessler rookie year than a Dak Prescott one.

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3 High Bust Risk Running Backs and Top Fantasy Football Alternatives in 2017

While you can’t necessarily win a fantasy league with an early round pick, you can certainly lose one. Here are three running back busts to avoid in the early rounds of redraft leagues, as well as three less expensive alternatives.

The Jets coaching staff seems confident with Bilal Powell at the helm, as they should be. Powell was exceptionally efficient last season, finishing among the top 15 in Breakaway Run Rate, Juke Rate, and Yards Per Touch in 2016.

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Jeremy McNichols vs. D’Onta Foreman: Does Draft Capital Trump All?

D’Onta Foreman has the great NFL draft story of overcoming adversity and becoming a star after being a lower tier high school recruit. Jeremy McNichols is the dominant talent.

When Jeremy McNichols takes the job he will be taking over a RB spot that should see plenty of open opportunities as teams try to cover multiple talents in the passing game. McNichols is the player that has that late round fantasy RB2 value that will win you championships.