Coming off a No. Can Russell Henley Remain Hot In Houston? The RotoUnderworld radio program hosted by The PodFather is the premiere dynasty and hot take fantasy football podcast on the market. The heat from this take is absolutely scorching following Damien Williams opting out of the 2020 NFL season. Vaughn’s 4.50 speed, receiving skills, and clear path to workhorse touches tees him up to lead all rookie backs in fantasy points this season. Lots of them, in fact. Rarely is a running back as inefficient at both the college and professional level as Jones rated so highly by dynasty drones with a clear dreadlock bias. His prime-time faceplant earned him the top PPI ranking for Week 8. 1) Ke’Shawn Vaughn, RB Woof. The only closely comparable metric is his upper-percentile College Target Share. Other red flags are a late Breakout Age and a measly 131 (No. Is he a consistent fantasy option going forward? Armed with a 94th-percentile College Dominator Rating and the best Breakout Age in PlayerProfiler history, the Raiders made up for a catastrophic first round by acquiring a true box-stuffing wide receiver at value in round three. Not to mention he had an entire year away from football to rehabilitate his body and prepare for a return to the NFL. This topic has been put through the ringer on the podcast, so this recap will be brief. J.K. Dobbins is at most a year away from being featured in the NFL’s most efficient running team led by a quarterback who constantly keeps linebackers on their heels. It does not add up. He’s been the best right tackle in the NFL and could receive All-Pro honors in his first season. 12 through Week 7. I am sorry, Michael Thomas. Like Jalen Reagor vs. Justin Jefferson, the Denzel Mims vs. Michael Pittman choice will swing the outcome of dynasty rookie drafts. The injury risk is already baked into his ADP. Thomas’ workout metrics on suggest that he will fit seamlessly into Marques Colston‘s former “big slot receiver” role. He has an Aaron Rodgers level of pure talent, and it is now coupled with a Tom Brady-like motivation and work ethic. Ben DiNucci Advanced Stats & Metrics Profile. Jon Moore from RotoViz Radio and I coined the term Bad Michael Thomas during the predraft process, and I would like to sincerely apologize for the role I played in perpetuating the nickname. This take was mild back in March. He improved from a 65.0-percent (No. Swift is a fifth-round pick (RB 26), whose talent profile suggests a high ceiling for a running back stud. To add to the injuries and COVID tests, we have four teams on bye in week nine: Bengals, Browns, Rams,... Read More, Your wide receivers remain essential components toward your primary goal of securing league championships. Following Sunday’s action and prior to Monday Night Football, the PPI pinpointed the following top-five trending players for Week 8: Top-5 Trending Players via the Player Popularity Index. Ridley has already been given his shot and we know what he is. Feel free to click those links and give these fine gentlemen a follow, or let them know how much you love or hate their rankings. His 21.2 QBR ranked No. -. I’m including rookies here. I have to eat that. Many cannot appreciate his profile because the odds of having two Barkleys only two years apart are low. Jonathan Taylor is one of the best inside runners in college football history, and joins the NFL’s best inside running game. He caught a 10-yard pass from Russell Wilson on a dig route and turned that into a 46-yard score. You wish Paul Perkins was faster. Prior to Reagor’s return, Fulgham saw 10-plus targets in three straight games. It then became hot following Day 1 of the NFL Draft. PlayerProfiler’s Player Popularity Index (PPI) tracks individual player profile page views over the past 30 days and ranks them accordingly. ward: 34 His athleticism metrics, size, and durability in the face of a monster workload are truly generational. For example, in one-quarterback leagues, try to entice the Metcalf manager with a package deal that upgrades their squad at QB and includes a receiver a tier lower than Metcalf. Somehow we have made it halfway through the season. With requisite NFL workhorse size, a SPARQ-x Score over 130.0 (91st-percentile), and a grossly overrated Matt Jones standing between him and a primary runner role, slotting Keith Marshall in the top-10 rookie running backs is logical based on upside alone. fulgham: 35 Hilton. Let’s walk through 10 less-discussed winners from the 2020 NFL Draft. A rookie seventh-rounder from James Madison, Dallas’ third-string quarterback was thrust into the starting role following a nightmare scenario. He’s being drafted at his ceiling. Yet, Perkins is ranked above Lasco on the Rookie Player Rankings, because he will be competed for early-down touches with Rashad Jennings, not Mark Ingram. Godwin was drafted at his floor. Hello, Adam Gase. His career stats show nothing but pure dominance when healthy. Michael Thomas landed in New Orleans, a team that threw the football ~700 times in 2015 and has lost perennial target hogs Jimmy Graham and Marques Colston in consecutive years. Bill Belichick and Josh McDaniels, the coach behind peak Tim Tebow, will utilize Newton’s strengths. If talking about big skill position winners from the NFL Draft, look no further than the big-5 running backs. Bookmark that page, and prepare for all of your drafts. hightower: 6, targets PlayerProfiler Workout Metrics Comparison – Calvin Ridley & Chris Godwin. Once you realize Anthony McFarland played through a high ankle sprain in 2019, his curiously low usage rate makes more sense. 82) Snap Share. Follow me @ReflipeWThenuz for more dynasty content and other musings. Given the fragility of Arizona’s backfield, look for the criminally underrated Benjamin to win a satellite back role plus some early down work as soon as this season. Pre-draft rumors swirled that Tua Tagovailoa could fall out of the top-10. However, he won’t see that much volume alongside Reagor. The team refuses to commit to the oft-injured James Conner, Benny Snell is just a guy, and Jaylen Samuels never fired. He’s a fourth-round pick with a 45.89 (WR15) ADP. Clyde Edwards-Helaire‘s upside in Kansas City is self-evident. Streaming players with the best matchups each week as well as during your stud's bye weeks is an integral part of winning a fantasy championship... Read More, This article and analysis was written by our friends at RosterWatch. Many tout him as this year’s Chris Godwin, but The Podfather sees through the mirage. 9) Snap Share and a true alpha role. Cam Newton is the best late round QB to target this year. Welcome back RotoBallers! In steps the 5-11, 219-pound Keith Marshall and his 100th-percentile Speed Score. Vaughn was a superior prospect to Ronald Jones in every way, especially in pass protection, which is a requirement to share a backfield with a 42-year old statue quarterback. 99, is truly mind-melting fantasy analysis. RosterWatch is one of the industry's leading resources for year-round NFL and fantasy football analysis, and led by... Read More, Below you will find all of RotoBaller's fantasy football rankings, tiers, player news and stats for Week 9 of the 2020 NFL season. reagor: 12.8 After the NFL Draft, Perkins’ dynasty value was adjusted accordingly on PlayerProfiler’s Rookie Player Rankings. Matt Jones is not just a guy. His two catches came in the first quarter and he saw only one target the rest of the game. You wish Paul Perkins was bigger. His prospect profile heavily suggests that he is a system running back. Fantasy players have selected Gronk in the first two rounds for nearly ten years. Like Keith Marshall, Lasco features the rare athleticism. Landing spot is crucial, and the PlayerProfiler Dynasty Rankings are more heavily-weighted by projected year-1 fantasy output than most dynasty ranking services. Last summer, The Podfather touted Godwin as being more talented than Mike Evans, and he was right. The time will come when he is forced to feed Swift, and we’ll once again get a true workhorse at a fifth-round value. You can also find a look at long-running production and fantasy trends for the running back position here. 5 in Production Premium, a testament to his efficiency. Post-draft Rookie Ranking Risers by The Podfather, May 6, 2016. One week after his mesmerizing, mind-melting chase down of Budda Baker, D.K. Metcalf saw a season-high 15 targets, while no other Seahawks receiver earned more than five. Calvin Ridley‘s stock will fall in the same manner his body does after he catches the football. Week 7 Usage Rates: Fire Up Joe Burrow and Denzel Mims for the Bye Weeks by Josh Kellem, Oct 31, 2020. metrics like target premium and dominator rating illustrate fulgham’s production in the context of the eagles offense: The sixth-rounder from Old Dominion earned two top-10 fantasy finishes at the wide receiver position in his first four games. Each week we will be providing streamer advice for all of those who need it, which is pretty much anyone and everyone. Both first-round uber talents landed on wide open depth charts, but Philadelphia’s pass-first philosophy combined with Reagor’s upper percentile explosiveness fuels upside that Jefferson, and certainly Jerry Jeudy, simply can’t hope to touch. reagor: 25 To get the full discussion on these topics, check out the podcast. And if an impatient dynasty manager wants to sell him based on Fulgham’s success, buy, buy, buy. Rob Gronkowski is a force of nature, draft him as such. The Calvin Ridley hype is out of control. Our 2020 Rookie Dynasty and Keeper rankings are updated daily. Godwin led the league with 574 yards after the catch last season. 2 receiver and should put up good fantasy numbers. On the other hand, Fulgham offers a buy-high opportunity in dynasty. Clyde Edwards-Helaire will dominate as an RB1 in 2020. As Matt Dunleavy outlined in a recent PlayerProfiler piece, Vaughn’s 4.50 speed, receiving skills, and clear path to workhorse touches tees him up to lead all rookie backs in fantasy points this season. Those results are contained in this weekly statistical breakdown of multiple categories,... Read More, The fantasy trade market is always a fun one to evaluate. The Cowboys trotting out Ben DiNucci for a divisional showdown with the Eagles sums up the Cowboys 2020 season in a nutshell. Dak Prescott suffered a season-ending injury in Week 5. His draft capital coupled with coach praise is all the assurance we need to pound the table in 2020. He’s a can’t-miss prospect running behind an elite offensive line in a run-first system. But you don’t come to The Podfather for the obvious takes. Below you will find our staff's updated 2020 fantasy football rookie rankings (top 130). He erupted in 2019 with a 95.7-percent (No. I am sorry, Michael Thomas. Need more convincing?