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Dwain McFarland

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McFarland: Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings and Tiers

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Ranking and tiering the top NFL tight ends ahead of the 2022 fantasy football season.

by Dwain McFarland 12 hours ago

Fantasy Football: How to identify breakout wide receiver candidates

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Examining the data points that often precede wide receiver breakout seasons to identify which WRs are candidates for breakouts in 2022 fantasy football.

by Dwain McFarland yesterday

2022 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Tiers and Rankings

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Dwain McFarland ranks and tiers the NFL's wide receivers ahead of the 2022 fantasy football season.

by Dwain McFarland 9 days ago

McFarland: 2022 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings & Tiers

Breaking down the 2022 fantasy football running back rankings and tiers, where Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette ranks among fantasy's top-10 RBs.

by Dwain McFarland 24 days ago

McFarland: 2022 Fantasy Football QB Rankings and Tiers

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The Buffalo Bills' Josh Allen and the Arizona Cardinals' Kyler Murray come out on top in Dwain McFarland's 2022 fantasy football quarterback rankings and tiers.

by Dwain McFarland 25 days ago

2022 Fantasy Football: New York Jets add RB Breece Hall, the most well-rounded back in the 2022 NFL draft class

The former Iowa State back recorded 82 receptions over his college career. He profiles particularly well in the passing game, making him the consensus No. 1 selection in most dynasty rookie drafts.

by Dwain McFarland 28 days ago New York Jets

2022 Fantasy Football: Tennessee Titans lose A.J. Brown but gain Arkansas WR Treylon Burks

Treylon Burks may not be a finished product, but the Tennessee Titans landed a big-time playmaker with Pick 18 after moving A.J. Brown to the Philadelphia Eagles.

by Dwain McFarland 28 days ago

2022 Fantasy Football: Philadelphia Eagles trade for A.J. Brown

The Philadelphia Eagles traded the Nos. 18 and 101 picks in the 2022 NFL Draft for Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown, who should immediately challenge for the No. 1 role in an Eagles offense that morphed into a Tennessee-type of attack last season.

by Dwain McFarland 28 days ago

2022 Fantasy Football Prep: Evaluating NFL rookie WR prospects based on routes

Breaking down how the 2022 wide receiver class, including Ohio State duo Chris Olave and Garrett Wilson, performed on the routes that NFL teams run the most.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

Fantasy Football: Top 5 landing spots for rookie running backs

Examining which NFL teams have a need at running back plus the early draft capital to add a fantasy football difference-maker in the 2022 NFL Draft.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

2022 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Pre-draft rookie wide receiver rankings & tiers

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Using PFF College data sets to break the 2022 NFL Draft wide receiver class into tiers based on advanced metrics and projected draft capital.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

2022 Fantasy Football Prep: Pre-draft rookie running back tiers

Using PFF College data sets to break the 2022 NFL Draft running back class into tiers based on advanced metrics and projected draft capital.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

Fantasy Football Strategy: Reverse engineering an adaptable, winning 2022 draft plan

The middle and early-late rounds in fantasy football drafts are key in constructing a top-tier roster.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

Fantasy Football Strategy: Players to target and fade in best ball before the 2022 NFL Draft

Identifying NFL players to target in fantasy football best ball leagues at ADP heading into the 2022 NFL Draft, along with those who should be faded in until after the draft.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

McFarland: 2022 Fantasy Football Best Ball Tight End Tiers

Breaking down the 2022 fantasy football best ball tight end tiers to find groups of TEs with similar expectations based on upside and floor.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

McFarland: 2022 Fantasy Football Best Ball Wide Receiver Tiers

Breaking down the 2022 fantasy football best ball wide receiver tiers to find groups of WRs with similar expectations based on upside and floor.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

McFarland: 2022 Fantasy Football Best Ball Running Back Tiers

Breaking down the 2022 fantasy football best ball running back tiers to find groups of RBs with similar expectations based on upside and floor.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

McFarland: 2022 Fantasy Football Best Ball Quarterback Tiers

Breaking down the 2022 fantasy football best ball quarterback tiers to find groups of QBs with similar expectations based on upside and floor.

by Dwain McFarland 1 month ago

McFarland: 2022 Fantasy Football Rankings — Free Agency and Rookie Updates

Breaking down 2022 fantasy football rankings and tiers for every position, including analysis, advanced stats and more.

by Dwain McFarland 2 months ago

Fantasy Football: Analyzing historical rookie PFF receiving grades to find breakout wide receivers

Clustering rookie wide receivers into three groups based on PFF receiving grade reveals a valid framework for identifying Year 2 and Year 3 breakouts.

by Dwain McFarland 2 months ago

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