Month: April 2020

April 29, 2020

WR POST-DRAFT REVIEW — You All Get Receivers… Not Quite

Even with all the Burrow and Tua talk that dominated the lead-up to the draft, the fact that there was un chingon of wide receivers available this year did not disappoint from the start. Count ’em, 6 wide receivers taken in the first round! And a total of 17 taken in the first 3 rounds. Ay mijo! That’s almost as many Familia members that we fit around a couple picnic tables for Easter.

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April 27, 2020

RB POST-DRAFT REVIEW — Looking for Caballos

We’re different from the way NFL GMs think. Yes, we know the importance of a great offensive line to a quarterback’s performance. We know that having great DBs or a ferocious pass rush helps get your offense back on the field. 

But when it comes to drafting NFL teams, those aforementioned GMs see things through a different lens than us fantasy owners. We want offense, todo el dia, cada dia! We want to see the running backs picked high with the quarterbacks and receivers, just like we do in August and September. They make us wait to see most of our hopeful caballos carrying the ball to have to be picked in the second day. At least the ones who could find their ways to our teams in a few months.

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April 25, 2020

QB POST-DRAFT REVIEW — Where’s the Love?

We all love the QB. They are the ones remembered and cherished when they are the true great ones. Johnny Unitas. Joe Montana. John Elway. Peyton Manning. Tom Brady. Drew Brees. The names can continue on and on.

What do those players have in common other than being in or en route to the Hall of Fame? They all struggled or sat early in their careers. Unitas was even cut from the team that drafted him (way to go, 1955 Steelers). Montana played 1 game as a rookie. Manning led the league in interceptions his rookie year. What does this say? Yes, even the best of the best get humbled by the game at the beginning.

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