Posted: 2/25/2017 7:45pm et
Florida State RB Dalvin Cook is a 'more complete' and 'more skilled' running back than LSU RB Leonard Fournette, according to Lance Zierlein of NFL.com.
Huddle Up: Depending on which team drafts him, Cook could be a major contributor and a RB2 candidate as a rookie. He could be particularly valuable in PPR formats.
Posted: 2/25/2017 7:37pm et
LSU RB Leonard Fournette has 'elite size and speed,' according to Lance Zierlein of NFL.com, and Zierlein compared Fournette to Bo Jackson, Herschel Walker ansd Eric Dickerson.
Huddle Up: Fournette figures to make an immediate fantasy impact, and depending on where he lands, he could be a RB1 candidate in 2017.
Posted: 2/19/2017 4:20pm et
Miami Dolphins OT Branden Albert could be traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars in exchange for TE Julius Thomas, according to league sources, and Albert said he wouldn't 'ruffle feathers' if he was traded.
Huddle Up: Thomas was underutilized in Jacksonville, and he has battled injuries throughout his career. However, he also has a couple of strong years under his belt. He is worth grabbing as a TE2 in 2017 in case he returns to form.
Posted: 2/16/2017 10:55am et
Oakland Raiders offensive coordinator Todd Downing said he will not make changes just for the sake of making them after replacing Bill Musgrave. 'Oh, it will be very subtle,' Downing said in a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Feb. 15. 'We're going to keep the same system terminology. There's no reason to change any of that stuff. All we're doing right now is finding the ways that we can all individually do our jobs better, prepare our positions better, and how we can just quarter-turn a couple things to make the offense as efficient as possible.'
Huddle Up: This is a wise approach to his new job, as fixing what isn't broken generally doesn't translate well in fantasy. The offensive stars should remain strong contributors, barring injuries, and finding ways to subtly tweak the offense can open doors for fringe players to see larger roles.
Posted: 2/12/2017 5:03pm et
Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Cameron Brate tied the single-season franchise record for touchdown receptions by a tight end with eight in 2016.
Huddle Up: Unless the Buccaneers add a tight end during the offseason, Brate looks like a low-end TE1 candidate heading into 2017.