Fantasy Football Nerd

August 2018 Blog Postings

August 31, 2018


Have a fantasy football draft this weekend? We've got everything you need, starting with our award-winning weighted-consensus fantasy football rankings including our enhanced player cards and injury risk indicators. Use these rankings (or your own custom scoring system) with our interactive Draft Buddy to help you nail your draft. Have keepers? No problem - just add them to the Draft Buddy.
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We are in the thick of fantasy football draft season, so whether you've already nailed your draft or are just about to head into the draft room, here are the notes and observations that you'll need to come out strong.
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Not sure who to target in your drafts this year? Here are seven guys that are worth targeting after Round 1 is in the books.
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One of the great things about a service like FFN is that we monitor the rankings and projections from a large number of different sources giving us a wider view of the fantasy landscape. Every day we scan these sites and record their rankings. This allows us to see how players are moving up and down the ranks as well as where their average draft position is in relation to their rankings.
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If you've read our Top 10 Draft Tips, you'll know that we recommend having a healthy mix of safe and sexy to your roster. Here are five of the safest fantasy picks you can make on draft day.
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If you've read our Top 10 Draft Tips, you'll know that we recommend having a healthy mix of safe and sexy to your roster. Here are five of the riskiest fantasy picks you can make on draft day but may still payoff.
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What do mood rings, lava lamps, and the Zero-RB Theory have in common? Answer: they're all fads.
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Every carpenter needs a hammer. Every mechanic needs a wrench. Having the right tools at your disposal is the sign of a professional. Here are some of the tools in your toolbox for your fantasy football draft.
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August 10, 2018


Yes, it's just Week 1 and most of the key skilled-position players didn't play, but that doesn't mean that there weren't a few nuggets to take away from the opening week. We're looking at who showed flashes of brilliance, who looked rusty, and how some of the workload was shared.
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When I was in 5th grade, my teacher asked me what I wanted to do when I grew up. I said that I'd like to be retired. She suggested that I have a backup plan, so I said fantasy football commissioner. For some reason, nobody ever asked me about my career plans again...
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August 5, 2018


The objective of NFL Pick'em is simple: select the winner of each NFL game throughout the 17-week season by picking the winner straight-up. You'll accumulate a point for each correct pick. Weekly points are tallied and prizes will be awarded to those who have picked the most correct games over the course of the season. The deadline to submit your final pick for a given game is right before the official kickoff of that game.
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Think you got what it takes to beat a fantasy football nerd? How about a whole league of them? Here's your chance to play against me and 10 other FFN users.
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