Posts Categorized: Draft

First Round Fantasy Football Bust- DeMarco Murray

DeMarco Murray was an absolute monster in 2014, but that was last year. This year he actually finds himself in a pretty good situation with the Eagles. He will run behind a great O-line and in an offense committed to the run, but there are two problems. 1. Workload – History shows that backs who pass… Read more »

Preseason Week 2 – Vital Info for Your Draft

scoutPRO has been busy watching all of the preseason Week 2 action unfold, and keeping our eyes on some players to watch or avoid as fantasy owners prepare to draft their 2012 rosters. Here are some of the most interesting developments from the weekend:

Why the Preseason Matters

Every fantasy owner heads into an NFL season with well thought out expectations and predictions, but it really is all speculation until the players take the field and show what they are made of. Now that the NFL preseason is under way, we have had the chance to take a realistic look at what to… Read more »

Draft Day Strategy

Draft day is just around the corner! The competition has been planning for months, following free agency, coaching changes, and training camp closely to develop their ideal draft order. Is your draft strategy all set and ready to go? If not, pay attention to these 3 crucial tips on how to draft successfully for the… Read more »

Sizing Up the Fantasy Draft

Last week, scoutPRO’s resident fantasy expert Nelson Sousa participated in a National Fantasy Football Championships (NFFC) fantasy draft for a feature in the Championships’ magazine.

scoutPRO’s First Take: Impact Rookies

The 2012 NFL rookie class is being touted big time by analysts. At the top of the draft, there are some exciting players like QB Robert Griffin III and RB Trent Richardson, who are already poised to play big roles for their new teams. As you dig deeper, there are a few less heralded incoming… Read more »

scoutPRO™ at the 2012 Fantasy Sports Trade Association Summer Conference

On June 11-12, 2012, Competitive Sports Analysis (CSA) Founder and CEO Diane Bloodworth attended the 2012 Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) Summer Conference in San Francisco, CA. CSA’s powerful scoutPRO™ Fantasy Football software was previously nominated for the FSTA’s Fantasy Sports Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Fantasy Sports Tool awards, and at this… Read more »

Don’t Forget About D

Often overshadowed by the flashy play of RBs, WRs, and QBs racking up points every week is the Team Defense category that most fantasy formats include. In these types of leagues, having one of the better defenses is a definitive advantage; especially on occasions when a team produces a defensive gem, contributing significant points, it… Read more »

5 Rookies Who Could Make the Biggest Mid-Draft Impact

After the first, second, and third rounds of your fantasy draft have come and gone, and essential fantasy RBs (Arian Foster and Ray Rice), QBs (Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees), and WRs (Larry Fitzgerald and Calvin Johnson) are long off the board, it is time for the pivotal fourth, fifth, and sixth rounds. Starting to… Read more »