Jon Collins

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Sep 09

Week 1 Fantasy Football Ranks

They’re posted a little later than we’d like here inside the locker room, but this is always a rough day job week… so… here they are on Friday AM after the Thursday nighter. Our Week 1 Fantasy Football Ranks are posted without much discussion, though the bullets below the post highlight some of the players …

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Aug 27

NFL 2016 Dynasty Draft Review: Finding Value in the Late Rounds

Early this week, I participated in my first dynasty draft of the year. Today, I’ll share the results with room for discussion, analysis and ridicule. Admittedly, it’s a bit of a challenge to understand draft strategy in a specific league context given that a multitude of roster; scoring; and personal settings factor in to each …

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Aug 07

2016 NFL Value Plays: Antonio Gates

A year ago at this time, I was off the Antonio Gates bandwagon. He was aging (then 35) and had Ladarius Green starting over his shoulder. What was there to like? Well, I suppose the answer laid in his red zone skills and rapport with Chargers QB Philip Rivers. Gates wasn’t right for much of …

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Aug 04

2016 NFL Value Plays: Isaiah Crowell

It’s a new year in Ohio and 2016 brings with it lots of change, most notably new Browns Head Coach Hue Jackson’s journey up the I-71 to join his new team. Always slated to be a run first group, Jackson certainly brings that mindset to the team’s offense this year. That’s good news for both …

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Jul 27

2016 NFL Value Plays: Matthew Stafford

Heading into 2016 Matthew Stafford stands alone as the face of the Detroit Lions offense. After spending his entire career in a battery with Calvin Johnson, the star receiver’s retirement has many asking questions about the Leo’s offensive prospects… and has many overlooking a potential bargain on draft day in Matthew Stafford. I rank Stafford …

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Jul 24

2016 NFL Rankings Preseason (Pre-Camp)

At long last – probably more so for me, than for you if we’re being honest – our 2016 preseason rankings are available. While 2015 draft accuracy numbers aren’t available, the folks at Fantasy Pros would tell you that I can rank a running back and wide receiver pretty darn well… and… better than I …

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Jun 26

The slow road back…

We’ve just recovered from a major “site-compromise” issue and are looking forward to getting back to business and preparing for the upcoming NFL season. Bear with us while we tidy up a little, and stay tuned for more innovative content taking you inside the locker room.