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2018 Football Draft Kit: DFS Strategy for Experienced Players

Scott Jenstad offers DFS tips for the forgotten middle those who aren't beginners but who aren't professionals, either. Check out his tips to give yourself the best chance of cashing this fall.

2018 Football Draft Kit: Best-Ball Draft Strategy

Best-ball veteran Mark Stopa offers his tips for winning best-ball leagues, which offer fantasy owners the thrill of drafting without the work of traditional leagues.

2018 Football Draft Kit: What Last Season Means for This Season

Jerry Donabedian analyzes last season's offensive downturn, which was largely a product of poor quarterback play, and what it means for 2018.

2018 Football Draft Kit: Backups to Target

Erik Siegrist profiles the top backups to target late in drafts this season, including the Eagles' Corey Clement.

2018 Football Draft Kit: Players on the Move

Jerry Donabedian analyzes an impact class of player moves after a revival of the trade market created the most interesting offseason season in recent memory.

2018 Football Draft Kit: Coaching Carousel

Jerry Donabedian analyzes this year's most important coaching changes for fantasy owners, including a new era in Chicago that should help Mitchell Trubisky.

2018 Football Draft Kit: Sleepers & Busts

Our football writers pick the players who could be undervalued and overvalued in this year's drafts. Is Josh Gordon a sleeper at his ADP, or a bust?

2018 Football Draft Kit: Breakout Candidates

Jerry Donabedian hunts for players who could break out this season and pay off big for fantasy owners, including Indianapolis running back Marlon Mack.

2018 Football Draft Kit: Rookies to Watch

John McKechnie breaks down the 2018 rookie class and looks at the players who could make a fantasy impact. How long until Barker Mayfield takes over in Cleveland?

Football Draft Kit: RotoWire Writers Make their Picks

We surveyed some RotoWire football writers to get their picks for this season. Who are they targeting? Who are they avoiding? And who's going to the Super Bowl?

Football Draft Strategy: Don't Be a Slave to ADP

Peter Schoenke shows fantasy owners how to make best use of Average Draft Position and how not to allow ADP to dictate their drafts.

Football Draft Kit: Week 1 Preseason Review

Backup RB battles galore, plus an ugly start for Samaje Perine and big nights for Mike Evans, Kelvin Benjamin and Travis Benjamin.

Football Draft Kit: Quarterback Coupling

Choosing a backup fantasy quarterback is much more than making sure your starting QB's bye week is covered, and Andrew Laird explores how to use two starting quarterbacks throughout the fantasy season.

Football Draft Kit: Preseason Watch List

Preseason win-loss results don't mean much, but the exhibition schedule does provide useful information for fantasy owners preparing to draft.

Football Draft Kit: Rankings, Projections & More

RotoWire's football draft kit has you covered for the 2017 season with player outlooks and projections, customizable rankings and much more. Check it out now.

Football Draft Kit: Analyzing Point Spreads

Andrew Laird looks at how bookmaker odds can help make fantasy decisions. Just how helpful are the Vegas numbers, and are fantasy owners using them correctly?

Football Draft Kit: Team-by-Team Risers, Fallers

Compiled from this year's crop of Training Camp Previews, members of the RotoWire staff identify three players from each team that prospective fantasy owners need to be aware of heading into draft season.

Football Draft Kit: Draft Strategy Based on Scarcity

Wait on a QB? Draft an elite WR or RB early? Alex Rikleen finds the answers by decoding the math behind fantasy scarcity.

Football Draft Kit: Dynasty League Strategy

Building a dynasty is more art than science, but Erik Siegrist shows how following NFL trends can be the crucial ingredient to long-term victory.

NFFC Strategy: Zigzagging to Glory

Vlad Sedler recounts how he zigged when everyone else zagged in the NFFC last season and how going the contrarian route this season might prove fruitful again.

Football Draft Kit: Running Back Renaissance?

Jerry Donabedian investigates what happened last season when running backs unexpectedly reasserted their fantasy dominance. Hint: the reasons are hard to pin down.

Football Draft Kit: 2017 Sleepers & Busts

We polled out football writers for their favorite undervalued and overvalued players as we head into the 2017 season. Is Miami's DeVante Parker poised to outperform his ADP?

Football Draft Kit: 2017 Breakout Players

Jerry Donabedian highlights players like Tampa Bay's Jameis Winston who could be in store for a breakout season this year.

Football Draft Kit: Players on the Move

Jim Coventry looks at players who changed teams this offseason and how that might impact their fantasy value. What should we expect from LeGarrette Blount in Philadelphia?

Football Draft Kit: 2017 Rookies

John McKechnie analyzes the prospects of this year's top rookies, like Jacksonville's Leonard Fournette, who could be a fantasy factor by Week 1.

Football Draft Kit: 2017 Coaching Changes

Jerry Donabedian analyzes this year's coaching changes. How will the change in offensive coordinators in Atlanta impact Matt Ryan.

Football Draft Kit: Steak League Auction Review

Erik Siegrist reviews RotoWire's Steak League auction where a clear lesson emerged: value buys come before the market is set.

Football Draft Kit: Audio Draft Kit

Peter Schoenke and Chris Liss provide their 2016 Draft Strategy in two vital podcasts.

Football Draft Kit: How to Calculate Keeper League Inflation

Jake Letarski explains how to tackle the tricky situation of calculating inflation value in keeper leagues to take advantage of your competition.

Football Draft Kit: Digging Deeper into Red-Zone Stats

Fantasy owners love red-zone touches, but not all red-zone touches are equal. Andrew Laird digs deep into the numbers to find out which running backs have the most upside at the goal line.

Football Draft Kit: Auction Draft Strategy

Jason Thornbury discusses tips and strategies for navigating auction drafts, which are vastly superior to their snake-draft cousin.

Football Draft Kit: 2016 Sleepers & Busts

We polled our writers to find out which players they think are undervalued and overvalued heading into the 2016 season. Is DeAndre Hopkins really a bust?

Football Draft Kit: Offseason Moves

Jerry Donabedian runs down the biggest offseason moves and what it means for fantasy owners, including Brock Osweiler's move from the Broncos to the Texans.

Football Draft Kit: How to Run a Football Keeper League

Erik Siegrist lays out the basics for starting and running a fantasy football keeper league, including the unique aspects of dynasty leagues.

Football Draft Kit: How to Win the NFFC

Vlad Sedler shares his inside knowledge on what it takes to compete with the best, and win, in a National Fantasy Football Championship league.

Football Draft Kit: Tips for Non-Standard Formats

Fantasy football has more to offer than standard leagues, and Kevin Payne is here to help owners navigate non-traditional formats, like IDP leagues, where J.J. Watt is one of the few defenders worth paying up for.

Football Draft Kit: 2016 Breakout Players

Jerry Donabedian analyzes breakout players of 2016, including San Francisco's Carlos Hyde, who is a classic example of a post-hype sleeper.

2015 Breakout Players: Identifying this Year's Stars

Vlad Sedler scours the league to unearth some hidden gems who could become fantasy stars this season, like the Saints' Nick Toon.

NFL Draft Kit: 2014 Breakout Players

RotoWire's Vlad Sedler runs through the players he thinks could breakout in the 2014 season.

NFL Draft Kit: The 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football

RotoWire's daily games expert Michael Rathburn shares his 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football.

NFL Draft Kit: Rookie Rankings

RotoWire's NFL editor Mike Doria gives his rookie rankings and dynasty rankings for the 2014 season.

NFL Draft Kit: Experts PPR Mock Draft

Peyton Manning goes at No. 28 overall to Yahoo!'s Brad Evans

NFL Draft Kit: Experts Standard Mock Draft

Jimmy Graham clocks in at No. 8

NFL Draft Kit: Positioning Yourself Against Injury Risk

History shows injuries regularly occur to even the most highly drafted players. By examining previous trends and following a few specific guidelines, we can mitigate some of this risk and learn to better protect our biggest investments.

St. Louis Rams: Team Draft Needs

Flush with picks, the Rams could go a number of ways in the draft, but finding protection for Sam Bradford likely is priority No. 1.

Seattle Seahawks: Team Draft Needs

Russell Wilson was on the run a lot in 2013, but not by design, making an offensive line upgrade a necessity.

San Francisco 49ers: Team Draft Needs

Colin Kaepernick has a strong arm, but he needs a receiver capable of stretching the field.

Arizona Cardinals: Team Draft Needs

Finding help to keep Carson Palmer upright will be high priority for the Cardinals this offseason.

My NFFC Results: Turning the Wheel

Jeff Erickson took Darren McFadden at the start of the third round in his NFFC - RotoWire Fantasy Football Online Championship draft.

Football Draft Kit: The Durable and the Fragile

Jeff Stotts, certified athletic trainer, highlights the league's safest and riskiest players

Football Draft Kit: 2012 PPR Mock Draft

Football Draft Kit: 2012 Standard Mock Draft

2012 Fantasy Football Draft Kit: Fantasy Football is Here!

Jimmy Graham, not Rob Gronkowski, is our top tight end. And that's not the only surprise. We've got all you need for your draft prep including outlooks, projections, rankings, cheat sheets and much more live now!

Wagering Strategy For 2012: Keith Goldner Looks at Strategies to Beat the Spread

Never Too Early To Make Your Draft Cheat Sheet: Chris Liss' Overall Top 150 Rankings

A New Era in Fantasy Football?: Strategy Considerations Amid Historic TE and QB Stats

The record book for quarterbacks is being re-written. Tight ends are being drafted in the first two rounds for the first time ever. Should fantasy football owners change their previous draft day strategies? RotoWire president Peter Schoenke investigaes.

Wagering Strategy For 2012: Interview with Handicapping Guru R.J. Bell

2012 NFL Sleepers and Busts: Experts Offer Early Overvalued/Undervalued Picks

2011 Mock Draft: 2011 Mock Draft

2011 Sleepers and Busts: 2011 Sleepers and Busts

2011 Rookies: 2011 Rookies

2011 Team Defense Rankings: 2011 Team Defense Rankings

Our initial rankings for team defenses has Pittsburgh on top.

Assessing Injury Risk: Assessing Injury Risk