Dalvin Cook to the Vikings: Three’s Company in Minnesota Backfield

It’s time to do some reactionary analysis of rookies and the teams they’ve landed on, as we attempt to dissect who the fantasy football contenders and pretenders are among the rookie class for 2017. The first player we’ll look at is Dalvin Cook, who entered the 2017 draft process as a highly touted prospect out of Florida State who underwhelmed at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Early speculation is that the Vikings will be looking to establish a running back committee early, which does little in the way of helping Cook’s fantasy value, or any Minnesota running back’s value for that matter. The wheels don’t appear to be up for Dalvin Cook heading into 2017.

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Colts Fantasy Football Team Outlook: No More Excuses

Newly drafted rookie Marlon Mack’s draft stock shot up rookie boards in the wake of this ideal landing spot. Mack is an impressive athlete with a 10.9-percent (76th percentile) college target share. There is a lot to like about the Colts only offensive rookie.

There is a clear value in the form of Kamar Aiken. He should compete for targets and is inexpensive in most formats, which is a price we should be willing to pay.


Titans Fantasy Football Team Outlook: Taking the Next Step

The Tennessee Titans absolutely slayed the 2017 NFL Draft improving their offense, defense, and even their special teams. Here is a look at the Titans’ fantasy relevant players, including how the draft has affected their value for the 2017 season and beyond.

Marcus Mariota now has a ton of weapons at his disposal, and should be viewed as a Top-5 quarterback in both dynasty and redraft.


NFL Draft Fallout: Top-5 Fantasy Football Fallers in 2017

Having already covered the top five risers in fantasy football for the 2017 season following the NFL draft, it’s time now to focus on the biggest fallers.

Joe Mixon could propel up all fantasy draft boards at the expense of Giovani Bernard and Jeremy Hill in 2017 as the offseason progresses and he carves out a role in Cincinnati as a three-down back.


2017 NFL Draft Fallout: Top-5 Fantasy Football Risers in 2017

We’ve finally had the chance to gather our wits and dissect everything that took place at the 2017 NFL Draft. As dreams were realized by rookies, some veteran players either saw a threat to their depth chart stronghold come to light, or are sleeping well knowing that they have yet another chance to shine in the upcoming season (spoiler: Breshad Perriman).

Corey Davis utterly dominated collegiate defenders, and despite the underwhelming talent he may have faced out of the MAC conference, still posted 331 receptions for 5,278 yards and 52 touchdowns, good for a 51.6-percent College Dominator Rating (96th-percentile).


Giants Fantasy Football Team Outlook: Eli’s Last Stand?

The fantasy outlook for this team rests on the relationship between Ben McAdoo and Eli Manning, which isn’t all that comforting from a dynasty perspective. The Giants are in a similar transitional situation as the Cardinals, Steelers, Saints, and Chargers in that they need to take advantage of a closing window with an aging quarterback while also planning for the future. Not an easy task.

Evan Engram. Is he a tight end? Is he a wide receiver? Given how the Giants offense is currently constructed does it matter? Engram will be surrounded by numerous weapons which will lead to significant of single coverage.


Buccaneers Fantasy Football Team Outlook: The Tampa Bay Slot Machine

Last year in just the month of May, the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT, reported a $51,279,341 profit from slot machines alone. All the casino does is sit back, relax, and collect the money on a daily basis. Which brings us to this year’s version of a fantasy football slot machine, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Tampa Bay’s acquisition of DeSean Jackson will serve as a vertical deep threat for Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston. Jackson’s 4.35 40-yard dash time, and 11.01 (97th percentile) Agility Score provides Winston with a huge weapon as starts his breakout season.


Dynasty Rankings: Post-NFL Draft Keeper League Winners and Losers

With the 2017 NFL Draft now complete, we must re-formulate our dynasty rankings based on projected post-draft depth charts movement. While hundreds of collegiate players were drafted, and over a hundred more signed with NFL teams as undrafted free agents, only a handful of draft picks significantly impacted the dynasty stock of established NFL veterans.

The Cincinnati Bengals revealed their true offensive intentions on draft day: uptempo, high volume vertical attack. With Ross forcing opposing safeties to cover more ground, A.J. Green’s total targets and efficiency should rise in 2017. Green possesses the ability to convert voluminous opportunities into prolific fantasy production.


Dynasty Leagues Sleepers to Stash, Hold, or Cut: Phillip Dorsett & Breshad Perriman

Finding room on your dynasty league roster for sleepers can be tricky. Who are the failed first rounders to cut in order to stash the sleepers?

Michael Campanaro was selected in the 7th round of the 2014 Draft. Campanaro’s Best Comparable Player is Julian Edelman, and he has a better Burst Score and Catch Radius than Edelman. The Ravens did cut Campanaro loose once, but they also happily re-signed him recently, he looks set to get another chance.