Archive: calvin johnson

Weekly Daily Dose: Week 2

13th of September, 2013

How about that Pryor kid? That is the kind of lottery ticket you target in daily play. He was one of the least expensive options with a great matchup and he came through. He certainly helped me out quite a bit. Though, not all of my calls worked out quite as well. Thompkins? Sudfeld? For […]

How Not to Draft: The Early Wide Receiving Disaster

4th of April, 2013

When it comes to fantasy football mock drafts and rankings, the one thing I’ve learned this off-season is that wide receiver is deep, especially when compared to running backs. Take a quick look at the ADP for running backs and receivers on and you’ll see exactly what I mean. Even though the running back […]

Is Megatron’s ADP too low?: A Conceptual Look at March Mock Drafts

9th of March, 2013

Years ago, Joe Bryant coined the concept of “Value-Based Drafting” (VBD), which helped fantasy football owners recognize player value in fantasy football drafts. The idea is simple, and I’ve referenced it many times: The value of a player is determined not by the number of points he scores, but by how much he outscores his […]

2013 Player Profiles: Calvin Johnson, A.J. Green, Demaryius Thomas

13th of February, 2013

The Player Profile series breaks down the 2012 performances of key players at each position in order to project where they should be drafted in 2013. Dig in, read up, and look ahead. Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions Megatron’s 2012 campaign was nothing short of unbelievable. He led all fantasy receivers with 212 standard fantasy […]

Week 13 By the Numbers

4th of December, 2012

I find it interesting when folks on Twitter and the ones who frequent this website are surprised that I point out every mistake in drafting a quarterback early. “Ok, ok,” says Twitter follower Thomas. “We get it. Draft your quarterbacks late.” The problem, Thomas, is that “we” is only a selection of people. There are […]