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Underdog Fantasy Best Ball Mania II Tips
By Raju Byfield on July, 17th 2021

Underdog Fantasy. Best Ball Mania II. If you have not already submitted an entry, act soon to avoid disappointment. $1 million dollars as the first place prize should be enough to get even those new to the best ball format … read more »

Best Ball Risers and Fallers for July (2021 Fantasy Football)
By Josh Shepardson on July, 15th 2021

The best ball landscape is everchanging. Therefore, the following tables reflect notable average draft position (ADP) changes — or in some cases, positional changes despite a static ADP — in 12-team BestBall10 non-auction drafts using May 1 through May 31 and June 1 through July 13 as the timeframes.

Best Ball Running Back Dart Throws (2021 Fantasy Football)
By Josh Shepardson on June, 30th 2021

I used selection 168 as the cut line for featuring a wide receiver in that dart throw piece. I’m once again using that as the cut line. However, there’s no one near that pick who captures my interest in best … read more »

Best Ball Dart Throws at WR (2021 Fantasy Football)
By Josh Shepardson on June, 24th 2021

To qualify as a dart throw rather than a mid-round target, a receiver must have an average draft position after 168. Using that as the cut line means the following players are being drafted, on average, in the last six … read more »

Best Ball Risers and Fallers (2021 Fantasy Football)
By Josh Shepardson on June, 3rd 2021

The first wave of free agency (pre-June 1) and the NFL Draft are in the books. Now’s the time to check in on risers and fallers. Rather than anecdotally discussing whose stock is up and whose is down, this piece … read more »

Best Ball Early-Round Targets (2021 Fantasy Football)
By Josh Shepardson on May, 27th 2021

In the interest of offering early-round suggestions for everyone, regardless of draft position, this piece focuses on players selected between pick 25 and pick 40. Saying a top-five player is an elite target doesn’t do someone picking at the turn … read more »

Best Ball Stacks to Target (2021 Fantasy Football)
By Josh Shepardson on May, 23rd 2021

Stacks fuel upside, and hitting on high-scoring stacks can carry you to the top of best ball leagues. I’m enamored with a pair of three-person stacks from two of the best offenses in 2020. The variety of average draft positions … read more »

Best Ball Players to Target Following the NFL Draft (2021)
By Josh Shepardson on May, 22nd 2021

If you’re looking for players to avoid following the NFL Draft, you can find them here. This piece tackles the players to target following last month’s NFL Draft. My focus is chiefly on the players who are targets because they … read more »

Best Ball Players to Avoid at Current Cost (2021 Fantasy Football)
By Mike Tagliere on May, 21st 2021

Earlier this week, I posted an article on players to target in the later rounds of your best ball drafts. You can read that here. Today, we’re going in the opposite direction. When I hear fantasy managers say things like, … read more »

Best Ball Mid-Round Targets (2021 Fantasy Football)
By Josh Shepardson on May, 20th 2021

Mid-round is ambiguous, so for clarification, I’m classifying anyone selected after pick 84 and before pick 160 as falling within the middle rounds. A perenially underrated receiver headlines my favorite mid-round targets. He’s joined by a rookie running back who’s … read more »