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AFC East: Team by Team Breakdown

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Ok, folks, here is the entire AFC East broken down by team and then by fantasy football player. Each team will get covered, so this is just the AFC East.

AFC East: 2017 Team by Team Fantasy Football Breakdown

Sample: Jay Ajayi

View Patriots Breakdown (11 players)

View Dolphins Breakdown (10 players)

View Jets Breakdown (11 players)

View Bills Breakdown (10 players)

All 32 Teams Coming Soon!

2017 Team by Team Fantasy Breakdown

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Ok, folks, it’s time to dig deep into the fantasy football depth charts and breakdown every single team and every single relevant fantasy football player. Below is a Team by Team 2017 Fantasy Football Analysis/Breakdown. This is both a depth chart and a player by player breakdown.

2017 Team by Team Fantasy Football Breakdown

Updated: 6/9/2017

Buffalo Bills

Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends

Miami Dolphins

Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends

New England Patriots

View All 32 Team/300+ Player Breakdowns

Smitty’s No. 1 Bold Prediction/Strategy for all of 2017!

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Ok, everyone… this is it, my Number One Bold Prediction and Strategy for the Entire 2017 Fantasy Football Season. I have a few gut instinct predictions already on the Bold Predictions list for 2017, aka the Upside Board. However, out of all the advice and strategies I have so far for the 2017 fantasy football season, this is the big one, the one that I feel can win leagues in 2017.

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Bold Predictions: This RB duo is elite!

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Ok, folks, I have just added another 2017 Bold Prediction… this is the most recent addition at the top, and it’s a running back duo that is a must-own given the value of acquiring both. Get some! Enjoy!

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Bold Predictions: No. 7 and 8 just added!

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Ok, folks, I have just added TWO more 2017 Bold Prediction… both are wide receivers and both are fully capable of cranking out top 5WR numbers in 2017. Get some! Enjoy!

View No. 7 and 8 Bold Predictions

Stock Market: Jordan Howard

smitty fantasy football advice Checkout our most recent addition to the Fantasy Football Stock Market feature. This time, we take on Jordan Howard and discuss his 2017 redraft and dynasty fantasy football value. Get some!


Jordan Howard :: HOWARD

(1/12/17) Jordan Howard had an awesome rookie season in 2016… on essentially 13 starter-type outings, Howard produced 252 carries for 1,313 rushing yards (5.2) and 6TDs, to go along with 29 receptions for 298 yards and 1TD. That’s a darn good season for a guy that essentially didn’t… Read Entire Write-Up


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.

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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.

Radio: Week 10 Show (Presidential Election Edition)

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Hey all. It’s election night, and as the 2016 Presidential Election Results roll in, our Week 10 Fantasy Football Radio Show goes on. Checkout Smitty and Russ Bliss as they breakdown Week 10 Sleepers, Breakouts, Trade For candidates, Start Bench Advice, Waiver Wire Advice, and more. Russ Bliss has had his Red Zone Radio Program on the air for 20 years now, which makes his fantasy football program the longest-running fantasy football radio show in the world. Listen to this Week 10 Show as the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Presidential Election Results continue to roll in. No matter who you voted for, great job if you voted, it’s an important right in this wonderful country!

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