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Trading is the Worst

You go looking around the rosters of the teams in your leagues. You see a few players that pique your interest. Offers are sent. You get varying degrees of interest. Then, that one email comes. = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “Are ...

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The Draft Day Question for Teams in Win Now Mode: Talent vs Situation

It’s over.  The final whistle blows, as you helplessly watch the players from both teams begin to converge at midfield.  They shake hands, exchange jerseys, answer questions and eventually head back into the locker room.  You leisurely reach for the ...

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The Dark Side of Dynasty Fantasy Football

People are inherently good.  At least, that’s what we are told.  I generally believe that concept and like to give people the benefit of the doubt.  That said, when people cross boundaries in my life, I’ve learned the best course ...

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A Simple Draft-Day Practice That May Win You Your League

As I prepare for each draft I’m in, I listen to countless podcasts, check out endless projections and research for hours different coaching moves and trends.  All of this in effort to gain the slightest advantage on those that I’m ...

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How Position Premiums Affect Player Value – Part 4

Editor’s note: This is part four of a series by Paul Winterhalter. Part 1 can be found here Part 2 can be found here Part 3 can be found here ‘Position premiums’ are established in league settings in two main ...

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At What Point Do You Sell An Elite Wide Receiver?

We’ve reached the lifecycle in a lot of top-end wide receivers’ careers that has sparked some controversy.  The question everyone seems to be asking is: At what point should I sell Antonio Brown (28), A.J. Green (27), Dez Bryant (27) ...

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How Does Roster Size Affect Player Value (Part 3)

Editor’s note: This is part three of a series by Paul Winterhalter. Part 1 can be found here Part 2 can be found here    I love dynasty because I love analyzing depth charts, imagining scenarios where the third-string running ...

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How do Starting Lineups Affect Player Value (Part 2)

Consider two different leagues, one that starts 2RB, 2WR and a Flex, and the other that starts 2RB, 3WR and three Flex.  In the first league, there is no situation where you would want to be starting a WR4 (player ...

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How Do League Settings Affect Player Value? (Part 1)

We are in a golden era of Dynasty Fantasy Football.  New leagues and formats are popping up every year, adding to the game we all love.  These new leagues are fun and exciting, ranging from 32-team leagues — that have ...

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Navigating a Startup Draft

One of the most important tools one can have heading into a startup draft is a tiered list of players at each position.  Why?  For the simple fact of being able to know when and where it would be wise ...

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