Matt Caraccio (@Matty_S2S) explores Reframing Player Evaluation in American football. This is the rationale for a 'Player Problem-Solver Paradigm'.
Paul is joined by special guest, Mike Clay (@MikeClayNFL) of ESPN to talk about the 2019 rookie class. Paul asks Mike to share his thoughts on many of the top rookies and some sleepers from the quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end positions. Mike discusses their short term and long term value for fantasy.
The prospects discussed include Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins, Daniel Jones, Josh Jacobs, David Montgomery, Miles Sanders, Justice Hill, Damien Harris, Darrell Henderson, Jordan Scarlett, Qadree Ollison, N'Keal Harry, AJ Brown, DK Metcalf, Marquise Brown, JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Gary Jennings, Andy Isabella, TJ Hockenson, Noah Fant, and more.
Paul discusses the 2018 rookies after one year in the league relative to the incoming 2019 rookie class. He goes through and shares how he would have those two rookie classes ranked for dynasty leagues. He first discusses the quarterback position and gives his top 16 quarterbacks with analysis. He discusses the impact of the quarterbacks that have the ability to run in his rankings in order to keep their floor and ceiling higher.
Next he ranks and discusses the top 30 running backs. Paul discusses that after Saquon Barkley, two through four is a challenge to rank and can be arranged in any order. Following the running backs, Paul discusses and ranks the top 15 tight ends when combining the classes. He has an interesting take on Dallas Goedart and short vs long term upside relative to Noah Fant.
Lastly, he closes the podcast discussing and ranking the top 30 wide receivers from these classes. He discusses how challenging these positional rankings were after the top four and how from five to 13 could almost be ranked in any order and can be justified.
Paul is joined by Matt Waldman (@MattWaldman) of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio. In Part II of this two part series, Matt and Paul discuss the landing spots of many of the top tight end and wide receiver prospects. They discuss their talent, opportunity, immediate vs long term success, and fantasy value/upside.
The tight ends discussed in great detail include TJ Hockenson, Noah Fant, Irv Smith Jr, Jace Sternberger, Trevon Wesco, Foster Moreau, Drew Sample and others.The wide receivers discussed include Marquise Brown, Miles Boykin, Deebo Samuel, Jalen Hurd, AJ Brown, Stanley Morgan Jr, Preston Williams and more.
Paul is joined by Matt Waldman (@MattWaldman) of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio. In Part 1 of this two part series, Matt and Paul discuss the landing spots of many of the top quarterback and running back prospects. They discuss their talent, opportunity, immediate vs long term success, and what the NFL teams must do to maximize the success of their new quarterback prospects.
The quarterbacks discussed in great detail include Daniel Jones, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins, Will Grier and Easton Stick. The running backs discussed include Alexander Mattison, Darwin Thompson, Josh Jacobs, Miles Sanders, David Montgomery and Darrell Henderson.
Paul discusses some undervalued and sleeper dynasty rookies at the quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end positions. While some of the undervalued prospects are big name prospects he thinks are not getting the attention they deserve, he mostly focuses on sleeper rookies that were late round picks and a heavy emphasis on UDFA rookies that could make the team and possibly move up the depth chart and have a role during their rookie season or in the future.
Some of the names discussed include Daniel Jones, Ryan Finley, Brett Rypien, Tyree Jackson, Justice Hill, Tony Pollard, Dexter Williams, Qadree Ollison, Myles Gaskin, James Williams, Devine Ozigbo, Bruce Anderson, Damarea Crockett, Karan Higdon, Elijah Holyfield, Alex Barnes, Foster Moreau, Tommy Sweeney, Dax Raymond, CJ Conrad, Diontae Johnson, Kelvin Harmon, Gary Jennings, Hunter Renfrow, Keesean Johnson, Preston Williams, Stanley Morgan Jr., Anthony Johnson, Emanuel Hall, Keelan Doss and others.
Paul is joined by special guest Matt Williamson (@WilliamsonNFL), host of the Locked on NFL Podcast, Co-host of the Dyno Blueprint Podcast and writer/ranker for 4for4 to discuss the 2019 Rookie Class. They first discuss this rookie class as a whole and how they would rather trade out if possible and collect future 2020 picks because the lack of star talent. Next, they go through and discuss many of the top quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends in terms of their fantasy value, talent, landing spot, opportunity, immediate production and long term upside.
Paul is joined by Bill Latin (@BillLatin) and Doug Green (@BigBoardIDP) to discuss 2019 IDP Dynasty Rookie Rankings. The three of them share their thoughts on many of the top defensive prospects in terms of their talent, draft capital, opportunity and how it may translate to fantasy value.
The discussion starts with the linebackers, then focuses on the defensive line with an emphasis on how talented the defensive tackles are in this class and then lastly, they discuss the safeties and cornerbacks.
Paul is joined by special guest, Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL) of FantasyPros to discuss the 2019 Rookie Class. They go through and discuss many of the top quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends in terms of their fantasy value, talent, landing spot, opportunity, immediate production and long term upside.