Kick’m Out

By Jacob Bourgeois; Twitter: @FantasyBantasy I decided to do some actual math on kickers to solve what feels like to many a solved problem. This article is aimed at your redraft league commissioner or in rare cases, your best-ball, and dynasty league commissioner as well. First. I love kickers. I’m a born and bred Pats fan, … Read more

WR Handcuff Rankings

By Jacob Bourgeois; Twitter: @FantasyBantasy Michael Gallup is the poster child for WR3s who need an injury / trade / release in front of them to be relevant, but who we’re confident will be if the cards fall right.  Russell Gage is a recent winner of this lottery with Julio Jones getting shipped off to Tennessee.  … Read more

The Michael Carter Dilemma

By Jacob Bourgeois; Twitter: @FantasyBantasy The Dilemma In an article leading up to the draft predicting which teams would draft a difference making RB (linked here), I connected “difference making” with draft pick investment:  “As it happens you can predict which running backs will find their way onto the impact players list. Using the consensus … Read more

WR Value by Year

By Jacob Bourgeois; Twitter: @FantasyBantasy Definitely not a new concept, but dusting off the WR fall-off numbers to give a look at the current stage of dynasty values for WR. I put a similar look together for RBs already and may do the same for other positions shortly. Notes Note 1: 2012 Draft class looks … Read more

RB Value by Year

By Jacob Bourgeois; Twitter: @FantasyBantasy I did a quick exercise to mine the last bunch of draft classes to see where the value lies on a draft year basis for RBs. Some notes: Note 1: Trey Sermon, Damien Harris, Kareem Hunt, and David Johnson were all picked from 86-88. Note 2: This is the full list … Read more

Depth Charts!

By Jacob Bourgeois; Twitter: @FantasyBantasy The below is a quick look at today’s depth charts (10Jun21). I’ll try to keep this page updated as the offseason and regular season move on — as a reference and nice view to see the fantasy relevant names all in one place. IDP Added 03Jun21. Post-Julio Trade 10Jun21. Coaches and … Read more

Yards per Catchable Target

By Jacob Bourgeois; Twitter: @FantasyBantasy Prompted on Twitter by numbers junky and writer at www.dynastyleaguefootball.com @Cooper_DFF, I started exploring receiving metrics with the goal of eliminating QB play from WR performance.  There are other metrics out there (www.pff.com + www.playerprofiler.com).  In fact, what I’ve come up with depends a lot on the work at www.playerprofiler.com, … Read more

Josh Palmer vs. Dez Fitzpatrick

By Jacob Bourgeois; Twitter: @FantasyBantasy You’re at the third/fourth round turn in your dynasty league rookie draft and you want to take a shot at an upside WR.  Both Josh Palmer and Dez Fitzpatrick are in your queue staring back at you …. What do you do?  Here’s a quick category battle to help you … Read more