Dynasty

Five Dynasty Questions Keeping Me Up At Night – Part 4

1. David Johnson. WTF? I don’t think anyone has broken more fantasy football hearts this year than David Johnson. Before the season the excitement was palpable. Kliff Kingsbury and his exciting new offence was going to reignite DJ and put him right back into the mix as an RB1, a genuine league winner for those who kept the faith. Well, not so much. It’s been a very frustrating season for DJ owners. Flashes of production have come and gone. Just as he seemed to be finding a degree of form his season was derailed by injury. His single touch against …

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2020 Dynasty Rookie Draft

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As we race headlong into the 2nd half of the NFL season now seems as good a time as to give those of you with lost seasons a sneak peak of what lies ahead next April as Dynasty leagues look for reinforcements in draft season. College football rankings are starting to sort themselves out as the usual suspects of Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State start to pull away. This year they have been joined by a resurgent LSU and a still undefeated Penn State. Right now the playoff looks likely to be contested by 4 of these 5 teams. Of …

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Stick or Twist: Where to go in Dynasty?

As we reach the half way point in the fantasy season, we are quickly arriving at the point of no return for many teams. Everyone knows the teams they can quit on. If your 1-7 or 0-8 then you probably want to shut it down for the year – in truth you’ve probably given up checking any redraft teams with that sort of record. After week this week if you’ve only got two wins then it’s probably time to abandon all hope. In Dynasty though this is a critical time for owners, a time to start laying the ground work …

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Aaron Jones

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German philosopher Friedrich Hagel is credited with the somewhat cynical quote “the only thing we learn from history is that we learn nothing from history”. It’s a sentiment that rears its head in the fantasy football world at this time of year as owners everywhere try to find some form of advantage heading into the new season. The fantasy world is increasingly fragmenting, and approaches and opinions differ widely. Some owners build their strategy on data and projections, some use tape and the “eye-test” and others overlay a significant heap of gut-feeling and, believe it or not, wishful thinking. None …

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Dynasty Fantasy Football For Beginners

This is where the big boys play! What are dynasty leagues? Dynasty leagues are leagues that require commitment over multiple years. After the initial startup draft, players will remain on the same roster from one season to the next unless traded or released. After the first initial season, another draft is held, this is for rookies only, meaning respective owners must be in tune with NFL draft prospects from college (Hardcore). I liken the experience of being a dynasty owner,to as realistic an experience of managing an NFL Franchise as an amateur is likely to do. Tips Now we’ve nailed …

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Five Dynasty Questions Keeping Me Up At Night – Part 3

1. Will Chris Carson or Rashaad Penny be the better fantasy running back this year? If the Seahawks surprisingly successful season and eventual capitulation to the Cowboys in the playoffs taught us one thing it’s that they intend to test, to oblivion, the theory that you can still win in the NFL with a run based offence. Last season the offence, led by Offensive Co-ordinator Brian Schottenheimer, threw the ball 427 times and ran it on 534 occasions, bucking the trend and direction that the league has been trending in for many years. It also marked a return to the ...
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Five Dynasty Questions Keeping Me Up At Night – Part 2

1. Can we trust Devonta Freeman? The Falcons under Dan Quinn are a tricky team to figure out. Are they really the team that raced to a 28-3 lead in the Superbowl, had the league’s MVP at Quarterback and produced an electric offence that seemed to be setting them up for long term success until they inexplicably collapsed in Houston? Or are they a 7-9 team that couldn’t overcome key injuries last season and needed three meaningless wins to end the season to regain respectability?   One of the keys to answering that question will revolve around the return of ...
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Kickers Matter Dynasty League : State of the Franchise Top Half (1-8)

Kickers Matter Dynasty League : State of the Franchise Top Half (1-8) Following the recent article focussing on the lesser lights of last year’s Kickers Matter Dynasty League it’s time to turn our attentions to the super stars. However everyone knows it’s hard to stay on top year after year so will Adam be able to repeat his crown or will he crash and burn like the 2016 Carolina Panthers. So without further nonsense from me let’s get going again….   Ranked: 8th – Team crosso88 QB – Deshaun Watson, Andy Dalton RB – Mark Ingram, Lamar Miller, Rex Burkhead ...
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Kickers Matter Dynasty League : State of the Franchise Bottom Half (9-16)

Kickers Matter Dynasty League : State of the Franchise Bottom Half (9-16) So here we are in the depths of the offseason with many months still to go before we see any meaningful action. Im having to make do with updates from Twitter about how Devantae Parker is blowing up camp, or that Derrius Guice is looking better than ever after one of the worst knee injuries a running back could have……yes its mind numbing at this stage of the off-season. So in light of that what better time than to take stock following the Rookie draft of the current ...
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Five Dynasty Questions Keeping Me Up At Night….

1. What happens with Tyreek Hill? I've haven’t really quit on a player for character issues before. I have no intention of appointing myself head of the morality police so if you've previously dropped Joe Mixon or Kareem Hunt or Adrian Peterson or, well Tyreek Hill then more power to you. Generally, I've always taken the view that I'm in no position to judge people I barely know for actions I have little knowledge of.    All that said I'm done with Tyreek Hill. He may play again, he may even play for the Chiefs this season, but the litany ...
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