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Early 2017 Fantasy Football Mock Draft

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Below is our Early 2017 Fantasy Football Mock Draft (Dynasty/PPR), which took place on our fantasy football forums. So, this draft is not my set of 2017 rankings, it is the results from said draft, which has well over a dozen participants taking turns tossing out names. I have, however, added my commentary to each pick. Also, keep in mind, the draft is still on going, so check back for updates on both the draft results and commentary that will be attached to each pick.

Mock Draft 2017 (Dynasty)

Round One

1.01 – Antonio Brown – In a PPR draft, this is still very, very arguable. Although, if I’m drafting, lock me in for one of Zeke Elliott, LeVeon Bell or David Johnson, as the every-down runner is back in the spotlight and having one of those studs gives any team a huge, huge advantage.
1.02 – Ezekiel Elliott – As stated above, having one of the big three rushers gives you a monster advantage, and I draft one of the big three rushers if I hold a top three pick this year (in any draft/format).
1.03 – LeVeon Bell – See above two comments.
1.04 – David Johnson – See above comments.
1.05 – Odell Beckham Jr. – I like this pick, however, I think expecting some missed games and distractions is now a given. Still, that could be 1-2 games, and he can still be the top-scoring player during any given week. He deserves this ranking, but don’t load up on ODB in all your leagues, because he has medium risk to go along with his huge upside.
1.06 – Julio Jones – Safe and steady. This is great value despite getting up there a touch in age.
1.07 – Mike Evans – This may seem high or low to some, it just depends on your league/style. This kid easily has this kind of upside. He comes with some injury risk, but he can earn this value with 1-2 missed games. Easy.
1.08 – Amari Cooper – This is a bit high to some, and I myself would not draft Coop this high. But, I say that only because he should fall well into the middle of the second round in many drafts. I would not reach this high because he does come with some risk, and the value in drafting/owning Coop moving forward into 2017 is in the fact that he is doubted in a major way. If you don’t own him in an existing dynasty league, trade for him at high-end WR2-type value. He can sometimes be had there! Attack! He has big appeal still in my view, and I think people are jumping the gun way, way too fast calling him a bust, or a for sure future disappointment. Some wide receivers just need 2 full years played before they breakout. It’s not always a lock that players explode during their first or second seasons… I think fantasy worlds are spoiled with the quick results given by players like Odell Beckham. I firmly believe in Amari Cooper, and I think an elite WR1 is in the cards this year… that does not mean I would draft him, or value him, higher than I need to, which seems to be well into the 2nd-round. Well into it!
1.09 – Deandre Hopkins – Everything said about Cooper above can kind of be said here. Hopkins still has top 2-5WR upside for the future. Invest/draft a lot lower than that value, because you can, and that is where the value is… however, don’t write this stud off as a top 1-5 WR even. He is that good. He needs a QB, and hopefully he gets one this off-season.
1.10 – AJ Green – Stud. Steady.
1.11 – Jordan Howard – He is capable of this value, sure, but this is a touch risky counting on top 11 overall value. Take a risk in one league, no problem, I support ya; however, do not load up on Howard at this value in every league, as that’s how you let one player destroy all your seasons.
1.12 – Melvin Gordon – For being arguably a top 1-3 overall player for most all of 2016, this is low. I like it. Risk is kinda baked into this value right here, so try to get him in the 8-12 overall range just like this, that feels like amazing value.

Round Two

2.01 – Jay Ajayi – Everything said about Jordan Howard above can be said here. I love both runners, but both have some risk in the 8-13 overall range. At that value, this has to be arguably your best player on your entire roster. That’s a lot to ask. Both runners can be that good, sure, but it’s a lot to ask vs drafting a bit lower and hitting a home run.
2.02 – Rob Gronkowski – Huge injury risk at this point, but this could be solid value.
2.03 – Sammy Watkins – Huge injury risk. I wonder if we ever see Waktins play 16-game seasons.
2.04 – Dez Bryant – Injury will be a concern moving forward for me. I like him a handful of picks, if not more, below this slot.
2.05 – Todd Gurley – Steal of 2017? I think it’s very, very possible. I love this value. I try to grab Gurley as my second-drafted player in as many leagues as I can, or trade for him at this value in existing leagues.
2.06 – Leonard Fournette – I love this value. Some might call this high, but I have Fournette as a future top 5 overall pick.
2.07 – Devonta Freeman – Equal parts risk and reward right here given this is a dynasty mock draft. However, given the options below, the players left at this point, I trust Freeman enough to say he has good upside for first-round like numbers.
2.08 – Michael Thomas – I love the kid, but this is a tad high for me in any format. I think he can easily earn it, but this is your second-best player if this is the kind of value/slot you toss him into. That’s a lot to ask.
2.09 – Allen Robinson – Value him here in just one league, but I support the risk/reward outlook here.
2.10 – Dalvin Cook – Some might feel this is high, but I like the value/risk. Things could change during the NFL Draft, though, no question.
2.11 – TY Hilton – This seems high. Not so much because he cannot earn this value, but because I feel he can be had much lower on average. I don’t love making him my second-drafted player, or second-best player. It feels like the recipe for a thin team.
2.12 – Aaron Rodgers – In dynasty, or any format really, the stud QB is overlooked. However, I say that only if QBs are going early, or somewhat early. If you can land Brady or Brees in the late third- or fourth-round, something you see sometimes, then taking an ARod this early is a missed opportunity when you can have near the same level of QB and still use your 2nd-rounder on a WR or RB. Value wise, ARod can crush this ranking and win a league as a team’s second-best player. Use the likelihood of where players get drafted in your exact league to determine where you draft a QB like Rodgers, don’t let the general fantasy football population force you into a “you always wait to draft a QB” type mentality.

Round Three

3.01 – Tom Brady – Everything said above with Aaron Rodgers can be applied here. And, if you are thinking that Brady won’t be elite much longer, I say 2 years is safe, and 2 years is a long time even in dynasty.
3.02 – Travis Kelce – I love Kelce, but this is quite high.
3.03 – DeMarco Murray – Solid value despite some risk of drop off (given previous workloads, not necessarily age).
3.04 – Corey Davis – Some may think this is way too high, but I believe this rookie WR will be amazing. Landing spot will determine a lot.
3.05 – LeSean McCoy – Strong value for a guy still playing elite football, and we’re talking top 5-10RB numbers. How many years will he continue to play like a top 10RB? I’d say 1-2 years is a safe bet, and that makes him worth a high first-rounder.
3.06 – Brandin Cooks – What happens if Drew Brees breaks down? Until then, though, Cooks feels very worthy of this selection, it just has a touch of risk given he is a third-drafted player on someone’s team at this slot.
3.07 – Lamar Miller – The talent is there, he could explode from this value. Then again, he needs a passing game. This is a solid slot for him, though. The risk is still kinda present here at 3.07, but he still has monster upside here.
3.08 – Jordy Nelson – He is older, sure, but still elite for 1-2 more years? That’s still a long time in dynasty.
3.09 – Andrew Luck – This is solid value, he can be top 5-10 overall points wise during any given season.
3.10 – Jarvis Landry – I stand by this kid being elite, and I think top 5-10WR elite… he just needs a passing game, and the risk that he doesn’t get one, at least a consistent one, is why he ranks about here. Don’t reach, there is risk, but near as much appeal.

3.08 – On The Clock (stay tuned for updates)…

Week 17 Projections

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Below you will find our Week 17 Projections for the 2016 fantasy football season. The table below is sortable by both PPR and Non-PPR, so sort based on your preference. These projections/stats were created based on standard scoring.

Week 17 Projections by Match-Up

Updated: 12/28/2016
These projections are compiled using half of Smitty’s rankings and half previous year’s stats against SOS

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PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Eli ManningQBwk17gm300.0002.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0023.0023.00
Rashad JenningsRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0045.0001.0002.0008.0000.0011.3013.30
Paul PerkinsRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0035.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.5003.50
Odell BeckhamWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.00110.0001.0017.0022.00
Sterling ShepardWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0001.0013.0018.00
Victor CruzWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0025.0000.0002.5004.50
Larry DonnellTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Carson WentzQBwk17gm230.0002.0001.0010.0000.0000.0000.0000.0019.5019.50
Kenjon BarnerRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Ryan MathewsRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Darren SprolesRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0065.0001.0004.0040.0000.0016.5020.50
Jordan MatthewsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0050.0001.0011.0015.00
Nelson AgholorWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0045.0000.0004.5008.50
D Green-BeckhamWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Zach ErtzTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0050.0000.0005.0009.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Matt MooreQBwk17gm280.0002.0000.0005.0000.0000.0000.0000.0022.5022.50
Jay AjayiRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.00100.0001.0002.0010.0000.0017.0019.00
Damien WilliamsRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Jarvis LandryWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0080.0001.0014.0019.00
DeVante ParkerWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0000.0007.0012.00
Kenny StillsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0065.0000.0006.5010.50
Dion SimsTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
EJ ManuelQBwk17gm230.0001.0002.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0013.5013.50
LeSean McCoyRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0090.0001.0004.0040.0000.0019.0023.00
Mike GillisleeRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0020.0001.0001.0005.0000.0008.5009.50
Sammy WatkinsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0080.0001.0014.0019.00
Robert WoodsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Marquise GoodwinWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Charles ClayTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0015.0000.0001.5003.50
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Ryan FitzpatrickQBwk17gm210.0001.0001.0010.0001.0000.0000.0000.0020.5020.50
Matt ForteRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Bilal PowellRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0055.0001.0003.0019.0000.0013.4016.40
Brandon MarshallWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0055.0001.0011.5015.50
Robby AndersonWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0000.0007.0012.00
Quincy EnunwaWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0030.0000.0003.0006.00
Seferian-JenkinsTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Tom BradyQBwk17gm255.0003.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0023.7523.75
Dion LewisRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0015.0000.0002.0015.0000.0003.0005.00
LeGarrette BlountRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0065.0001.0000.0000.0000.0012.5012.50
Julian EdelmanWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0001.0013.0018.00
Maclom MitchellWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0001.0012.5017.50
Chris HoganWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0001.0012.5017.50
Martellus BennettTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Matt CasselQBwk17gm235.0001.0002.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0013.7513.75
DeMarco MurrayRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0070.0001.0004.0045.0000.0017.5021.50
Derrick HenryRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0040.0001.0001.0005.0000.0010.5011.50
Tajae SharpeWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Kendall WrightWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Rishard MatthewsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Delanie WalkerTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0001.0010.0014.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Blake BortlesQBwk17gm280.0002.0000.0010.0000.0000.0000.0000.0023.0023.00
TJ YeldonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Chris IvoryRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0020.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0002.00
Allen RobinsonWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0001.0013.0018.00
Allen HurnsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Marqise LeeWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0001.0013.0018.00
Ben KoyackTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Sam BradfordQBwk17gm230.0001.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0014.5014.50
Matt AsiataRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0055.0000.0001.0005.0000.0006.0007.00
Jerick McKinnonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0030.0000.0002.0010.0000.0004.0006.00
Stefon DiggsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0080.0000.0008.0013.00
Adam ThielenWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0070.0001.0013.0017.00
Jarius WrightWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Kyle RudolphTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Aaron RodgersQBwk17gm255.0003.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0024.7524.75
James StarksRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Christine MichaelRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Jordy NelsonWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0080.0001.0014.0020.00
Randall CobbWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0001.0012.5017.50
Ty MontgomeryRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0035.0000.0002.0025.0000.0006.0008.00
Davanta AdamsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0090.0001.0015.0021.00
Jared CookTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0022.0000.0002.2004.20
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Philip RiversQBwk17gm300.0002.0001.0010.0000.0000.0000.0000.0023.0023.00
Melvin GordonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0040.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0004.00
Ronnie HillmanRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0040.0000.0002.0010.0000.0005.0007.00
Dontrelle InmanWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0055.0001.0011.5016.50
Tyrell WilliamsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0070.0001.0013.0019.00
Travis BenjaminWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0055.0000.0005.5010.50
Antonio GatesTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Hunter HenryTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0033.0000.0003.3006.30
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Cody KesslerQBwk17gm140.0000.0001.0025.0000.0000.0000.0000.0008.5008.50
Isaiah CrowellRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0065.0001.0002.0010.0000.0013.5015.50
Duke JohnsonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0030.0000.0003.0006.00
Corey ColemanWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0050.0000.0005.0009.00
Andrew HawkinsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0030.0000.0003.0006.00
Terrelle PryorWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0033.0000.0003.3006.30
Gary BarnidgeTEwk17gm20.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0020.0000.0003.0005.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Kirk CousinsQBwk17gm300.0002.0001.0005.0000.0000.0000.0000.0022.5022.50
Rob KelleyRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0055.0001.0002.0015.0000.0013.0015.00
Matt JonesRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
DeSean JacksonWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0001.0013.0018.00
Jamison CrowderWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0001.0013.0018.00
Pierre GarconWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0080.0000.0008.0013.00
Vernon DavisTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0015.0000.0001.5003.50
Jordan ReedTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0030.0000.0003.0006.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Matt BarkleyQBwk17gm225.0001.0002.0005.0000.0000.0000.0000.0013.7513.75
Jeremy LangfordRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0030.0000.0002.0015.0000.0004.5006.50
Jordan HowardRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0090.0001.0003.0025.0000.0017.5020.50
Alshon JefferyWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0000.0006.5011.50
Cameron MeredithWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0001.0012.5017.50
Eddie RoyalWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Logan PaulsenTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Matt RyanQBwk17gm300.0002.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0022.0022.00
Devonta FreemanRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0070.0001.0004.0045.0000.0017.5021.50
Tevin ColemanRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0040.0001.0004.0055.0000.0015.5019.50
Julio JonesWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0080.0001.0014.0019.00
Mohamed SanuWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Taylor GabrielWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0001.0013.0018.00
Jacob TammeTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Cam NewtonQBwk17gm233.0002.0002.0010.0000.0000.0000.0000.0018.6518.65
Jonathan StewartRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0055.0001.0002.0008.0000.0012.3014.30
Fozzy WhittakerRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Kelvin BenjaminWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0001.0012.5017.50
Ted GinnWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0085.0000.0008.5014.50
David FunchessWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0022.0000.0002.2004.20
Greg OlsenTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0055.0001.0011.5016.50
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Andrew LuckQBwk17gm255.0002.0001.0015.0000.0000.0000.0000.0021.2521.25
Frank GoreRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0050.0001.0001.0005.0000.0011.5012.50
Robert TurbinRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0025.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.5002.50
TY HiltonWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0090.0001.0015.0021.00
Donte MoncriefWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0001.0010.0014.00
Phillip DorsettWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0015.0000.0002.0020.0000.0003.5005.50
Jack DoyleTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0018.0000.0001.8003.80
Dwayne AllenTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0015.0000.0001.5003.50
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Matt McGloinQBwk17gm245.0001.0001.0010.0000.0000.0000.0000.0016.2516.25
Latavius MurrayRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0065.0001.0002.0020.0000.0014.5016.50
DeAndre WashingtonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Amari CooperWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0075.0001.0013.5018.50
Michael CrabtreeWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0000.0007.0012.00
Seth RobertsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Clive WalfordTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Jameis WinstonQBwk17gm240.0001.0001.0015.0000.0000.0000.0000.0016.5016.50
Charles SimsRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Doug MartinRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Jaquizz RodgersRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0080.0001.0003.0022.0000.0016.2019.20
Mike EvansWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0095.0001.0015.5020.50
Russell ShepardWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0020.0000.0002.0004.00
Adam HumphriesWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0020.0000.0002.0004.00
Cameron BrateTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Drew BreesQBwk17gm345.0002.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0024.2524.25
Mark IngramRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0065.0001.0003.0022.0000.0014.7017.70
Tim HightowerRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0030.0000.0001.0008.0000.0003.8004.80
Brandin CooksWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0088.0001.0014.8020.80
Willie SneadWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0000.0006.5011.50
Michael ThomasWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0001.0012.5017.50
Coby FleenerTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0025.0000.0002.5005.50
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Carson PalmerQBwk17gm235.0002.0002.0005.0000.0000.0000.0000.0018.2518.25
David JohnsonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0080.0001.0004.0040.0000.0018.0022.00
Andre EllingtonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Larry FitzgeraldWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0055.0001.0011.5015.50
John BrownWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0045.0000.0004.5008.50
JJ NelsonWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0080.0001.0014.0019.00
Jermaine GreshamTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0030.0000.0003.0006.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Russell WilsonQBwk17gm240.0001.0000.0015.0001.0000.0000.0000.0023.5023.50
Alex CollinsRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0055.0000.0002.0012.0000.0006.7008.70
Thomas RawlsRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Doug BaldwinWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0090.0001.0015.0021.00
Tyler LockettWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Jermaine KearseWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0015.0000.0001.5003.50
Jimmy GrahamTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Colin KaepernickQBwk17gm220.0001.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0014.0014.00
Carlos HydeRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
DuJuan HarrisRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Torrey SmithWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Quinton PattonWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0028.0000.0002.8005.80
Jeremy KerleyWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Garrett CelekTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Jared GoffQBwk17gm200.0000.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0009.0009.00
Todd GurleyRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0065.0001.0002.0012.0000.0013.7015.70
Benny CunninghamRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Tavon AustinWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Kenny BrittWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0070.0000.0007.0012.00
Brian QuickWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0001.0010.0000.0001.0002.00
Lance KendricksTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0015.0000.0001.5003.50
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Andy DaltonQBwk17gm245.0001.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0015.2515.25
Jeremy HillRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Rex BurkheadRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0020.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0002.00
AJ GreenWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Brandon LaFellWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Tyler BoydWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0060.0000.0006.0010.00
Tyler EifertTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Tom SavageQBwk17gm235.0001.0001.0010.0000.0000.0000.0000.0015.7515.75
Lamar MillerRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Alfred BlueRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0055.0000.0002.0010.0000.0006.5008.50
DeAndre HopkinsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0080.0001.0014.0020.00
Will FullerWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0000.0006.5011.50
Braxton MillerWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
CJ FiedorowiczTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Joe FlaccoQBwk17gm245.0002.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0019.2519.25
Terrance WestRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0040.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0004.00
Kenneth DixonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0055.0001.0004.0038.0000.0015.3019.30
Steve Smith Sr.WRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0060.0001.0012.0017.00
Mike WallaceWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0055.0001.0011.5015.50
Kamar AikenWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0012.0000.0001.2003.20
Dennis PittaTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0045.0000.0004.5008.50
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Landry JonesQBwk17gm225.0001.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0014.2514.25
Ben RoethlisbergerQBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
LeVeon BellRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
DeAngelo WilliamsRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Antonio BrownWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Eli RogersWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0065.0001.0012.5016.50
Sammie CoatesWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0015.0000.0001.5003.50
Ladarius GreenTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Jesse JamesTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0020.0000.0002.0004.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Trevor SiemianQBwk17gm230.0001.0001.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0014.5014.50
Justin ForsettRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0050.0000.0003.0020.0000.0007.0010.00
Devontae BookerRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0040.0000.0002.0010.0000.0005.0007.00
Demaryius ThomasWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0075.0001.0013.5018.50
Emmanuel SandersWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0088.0000.0008.8013.80
Bennie FowlerWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0020.0000.0002.0004.00
Virgil GreenTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Alex SmithQBwk17gm235.0002.0002.0015.0000.0000.0000.0000.0019.2519.25
Charcandrick WestRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0045.0000.0003.0022.0000.0006.7009.70
Spencer WareRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0050.0001.0004.0040.0000.0015.0019.00
Jeremy MaclinWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0045.0000.0004.5008.50
Albert WilsonWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Tyreek HillWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0035.0000.0006.0090.0001.0018.5024.50
Chris ConleyWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0050.0000.0005.0009.00
Travis KelceTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0080.0001.0014.0019.00
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Matthew StaffordQBwk17gm245.0001.0002.0005.0000.0000.0000.0000.0014.7514.75
Dwayne WashingtonRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0040.0001.0002.0010.0000.0011.0013.00
Theo RiddickRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.0000.00
Marvin JonesWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0005.0065.0000.0006.5011.50
Golden TateWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0006.0088.0001.0014.8020.80
Anquan BoldinWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0028.0000.0002.8005.80
Eric EbronTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0002.0015.0000.0001.5003.50
PlayerPosMatch-UpDaypa ydspa tdspa intru ydsru tdsrecrec ydsrec tds(Non-PPR)(PPR)
Dak PrescottQBwk17gm150.0001.0000.0010.0000.0000.0000.0000.0008.5008.50
Ezekiel ElliottRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0040.0001.0002.0012.0000.0015.2017.20
Alfred MorrisRBwk17gm00.0000.0000.0080.0001.0002.0010.0000.0015.0017.00
Dez BryantWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0003.0033.0000.0003.3006.30
Terrance WilliamsWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Cole BeasleyWRwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00
Jason WittenTEwk17gm00.0000.0000.0000.0000.0004.0040.0000.0004.0008.00

2017 First-Round Mock

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Whether you’re in mostly dynasty leagues or redraft leagues, it’s time to start looking at 2017. Below you will find our Top 12 Overall Fantasy Players heading into 2017, so basically it’s a 2017 First-Round Fantasy Football Mock Draft. It’s ranked for 2017, but I’ll speak to both dynasty and redraft below. Enjoy. Good luck to all still in their 2016 fantasy football Super Bowl hunt!

2017 Mock Draft | First-Round Only

1.01 – Leveon Bell (RB/PIT)
1.02 – David Johnson (RB/AZ)
1.03 – Ezekiel Elliott (RB/DAL)

I’ve been predicting a return of the running back for years… the stud ‘every-down’ back has returned to fantasy football, and while the wide receivers right below are all arguable as top 1-4 overall draft selections in 2017 fantasy football drafts (especially in PPR), having one of the top 3RBs in 2017 will give fantasy owners a clear advantage.

1.04 – Antonio Brown (WR/PIT)
1.05 – Julio Jones (WR/ATL)
1.06 – Odell Beckham (WR/NYG)

The above wide receivers, Brown, Jones and Beckham, all clearly have top 5 overall player upside heading into the 2017 fantasy football season. In 2017 mock drafts, you might see them in the top 1-4 on occasion (any one of them!). This means that six players command at least consideration at 1.01 this upcoming 2017 year, which is crazy. Still, having one of those top RBs is a big, big advantage, especially given potential WR1s could fall (like Cooper, Hopkins, etc), so the 2017 season could be a year where the owners at 1.01-1.03 still land a top 5-10 WR1.

1.07 – Melvin Gordon (RB/SD)
1.08 – Mike Evans (WR/TB)
1.09 – Todd Gurley (RB/LA)
1.10 – AJ Green (WR/CIN)
1.11 – DeMarco Murray (RB/TEN)
1.12 – DeAnde Hopkins (WR/HOU)

This next group of players from 1.07 to 1.12 is loaded with equal parts upside and risk. Sure, any single one of them could be top 5 at their position in 2017. But, Murray and AJG have big injury risk, Melvin Gordon still has some unknowns, Gurley and Hopkins vanished in 2016, and Mike Evans needs to prove consistent. All are huge prospects entering 2017, though, and all have high-end first-round upside.

Deserving of top 7-12 consideration

Devonta Freeman
Jay Ajayi
LeSean McCoy
Jordan Howard
Amari Cooper
Jordy Nelson
Aaron Rodgers
Andrew Luck
Tom Brady
Drew Brees
Rob Gronkowski

Humor: 1 Year Ago (Gurley/Gordon)

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It’s amazing what can change in one single fantasy football season. Below is just one way to explain the craziness that was the 2016 fantasy football season.

fantasy football trade gurley-for-gordon

Don’t miss out on landing the next Melvin Gordon, something we predicted this past off-season!

“I picked Melvin Gordon from your advice. Nice job!”
– Cablejacks

(… speaking to the below Bold Prediction for 2016:

8. Melvin Gordon will be a top 6-10RB in 2016!

(9/1/16) He was on my Bold Predictions list last year, yet he failed to deliver. He looks the part this time around, though, and I envision a HUGE season out of the guy I liked near as much as any rookie to ever come out of college. Do some damage, young Gordon! Read more on him below.

Week 16 Waiver Wire Rankings

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Below are our Week 16 Waiver Wire Free Agent Rankings as you head into your championship Week 16 fantasy football match-up.

1 Tyler Lockett SEA (5) WR
2 Dontrelle Inman SD (11) WR
3 J.J. Nelson ARI (9) WR
4 Eli Rogers PIT (8) WR
5 Marqise Lee JAC (5) WR
6 Robby Anderson NYJ (11) WR
7 Justin Forsett DEN (11) RB
8 Dwayne Washington DET (10) RB
9 Hunter Henry SD (11) TE
10 Kenny Stills MIA (8) WR
11 John Brown ARI (9) WR
12 Dion Sims MIA (8) TE
13 Cameron Meredith CHI (9) WR
14 Anquan Boldin DET (10) WR
15 Tyler Boyd CIN (9) WR
16 Brandon LaFell CIN (9) WR
17 Jack Doyle IND (10) TE
18 Michael Floyd NE (9) WR
19 Paul Perkins NYG (8) RB

Radio: Week 15 Fantasy Football

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Listen to Smitty and Russ Bliss talk Week 15 Fantasy Football Radio Show. Topics discussed are: Injuries, Sleepers, Start Bench Advice, Line-up Help, Waiver Wire Recommendations, Strategies, Playoff Talk and more.