Picking Fantasy Football Running Backs: Opportunity Share, Snap Share & Production Premium

Running backs are the only players that accumulate points for your team both on the ground and through the air. They will always be vitally important to your team’s success.

It is harder to ever to handicap the fantasy football running back landscape. A detailed study of Snap Share, Opportunity Share and Production Premium by the RotoUnderworld Team shows why Frank Gore, James Starks and Tevin Coleman are ideal running back targets.


Odell Beckham Jr. is the No. 1 Pick in Fantasy Football Leagues

Who should be the No. 1 overall pick in fantasy football drafts in 2016? There have been plenty of debates over the last few months about this subject.

In the spirit of the upcoming United States presidential election, we’re going to take a look at the top candidates for this year’s No.1 selection in fantasy drafts. By the end of this debate, I’m hoping to convince you that the best choice is Odell Beckham based on his analytics, advanced stats & metrics player profile.


Charles Sims: The Perfect Zero RB Target

With Zero RB all the rage around the water cooler these days, it is crucial to identify the late round running back that can lead your fantasy football team to the promised land. It is rare to find a high ceiling, high floor player with Charles Sims’ profile in the middle rounds of a fantasy draft.

Charles Sims’ fantasy football advanced stats & metrics illuminate an ideal Zero RB target with standalone PPR value and league winning upside.


Is Drew Brees a Dome Quarterback?

Now 37-years old, concerns have arisen about Drew Brees fantasy projections for 2016, particularly a belief that he only plays well in dome conditions.

A detailed study by the RotoUnderworld Team shows that belief is false, and explains why you should grab Brees at his current mid-round ADP.


Fantasy Football Data Analysis and the Origins of Ideas

An idea comes to me in the shower. I dry off and rush to my computer in a towel to look up Player X on PlayerProfiler.com to start the idea validation process.

Our Drew Ryan recently experienced an ah-ha! moment and leveraged Data Analysis to pull a list of Brandin Cooks statistical comps. SPOILER ALERT: no close comps exist.


Matt Jones: Maximum Opportunity, Minimum Efficiency

Hyper-competitive NFL coaches are are impatient with inefficiency, leaving yards on the field will eventually get a running back benched and Matt Jones may not finish as the team’s starting running back if he continues to play at his current rate

Matt Jones analytics and advanced stats & metrics player profile has all of the makings of a fantasy football value trap and draft day bust.


Fantasy Medicine with Dr. Fitz: Le’Veon Bell’s Knee

In the isolated PCL studies only 50-82-percent of patients were able to return to pre-injury level of activity.

Examining Le’Veon Bell’s injury risk after injuring his MCL and PCL ligaments. How does Bell’s knee injury profile impact his fantasy football value?


A Case for Melvin Gordon: Debunking the Myth of the Wisconsin Running Back

It is time to blowing up the Wisconsin RB Myth with a clinical review of Melvin Gordon’s advanced fantasy football stats & metrics player profile with a strong focus on College Dominator Rating.

Giving up on Melvin Gordon after an underwhelming rookie season would be a major mistake. From Le’Veon Bell to Ryan Mathews to Matt Forte, inefficient rookie seasons are the norm. Gordon’s fellow first-rounder Todd Gurley is the outlier.


Draft Zach Ertz in Fantasy Football (and never stop)

Zach Ertz’s advanced stats & metics player profile shows an ideal combination of value & elite upside. Ertz could be fantasy football’s next Jordan Reed.

The time is ripe to corner the market on Zach Ertz in both redraft and dynasty league fantasy football formats. I suggest you get bullish, too.


Jarvis Landry: wide receiver role and efficiency matters

Miami is a great wide receiver talent configuration laboratory housing all WR archetypes, including the polar extremes: the overvalued Jarvis Landry commodity and the equally undervalued Kenny Stills gem.

Does Adam Gase possess the necessary fortitude to eschew popularity for efficiency? Gase’s true leadership qualities will be revealed in the Miami Dolphins offensive crucible this season.