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Tagged: 2021 NFL Draft (7 Results)

Podcast: May 5 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff talk through the Aaron Rodgers quagmire, discuss NFL Draft and dynasty draft/auction philosophy, then go long on the first-round quarterbacks in the draft class of 2021. Preorder your copy of Fantasy Football Index magazine right now.  more »


Andy Richardson: First-round recap

The first round of the NFL Draft has finally come and gone. We no longer need to speculate where the top quarterbacks, running backs and pass catchers will go; we know. Some thoughts on the biggest stories from the night and the winners, losers and incompletes thus far.   more »



2021 NFL Draft to feature fewer first-round trades?

There is a growing believe that trades will be fewer than usual during the first-round of the 2021 NFL Draft on Thursday night. The lack of trade activity thus far, alongMore with a perceived lack of first-round talent among some teams, has led to the possibility of a quiet evening on the trade front. Since 2011, there has been an average of just over five trades in the first round. Perhaps it would be wise to take the under for 2021. Less


Factoid: Travis Etienne

There seem to be three reasonable candidates to be the first running back drafted -- maybe only two. Alabama's Najee Harris, Clemson's Travis Etienne and perhaps North Carolina's Javonte Williams; those are the players most frequently mentioned. In rookie drafts, you'll most likely be weighing Harris or Etienne.   more »


Factoid: Rookie running backs

There's a lot of excitement about this year's quarterback class, and there's quite a bit of fondness for incoming pass catchers (wide receivers and tight ends), too. You're not hearing as much about the running backs. There will perhaps be a first-rounder or two (Najee Harris and Travis Etienne), but no one would be completely stunned if none were selected. Fantasy teams shouldn't worry too much, though.   more »



The 2021 NFL Draft…just the facts

As we reach the halfway point of April, the 2021 NFL Draft is officially under two weeks away. The NFL Draft is scheduled to begin on Thursday, April 29th, with theMore first of seven rounds taking place beginning at 8:00 pm EST. Friday will see the second and third rounds occur while Saturday, May 1st, will feature the final four rounds and some potential deep sleeper candidates for the upcoming fantasy football season. Less

Source: Sporting News


WFT could trade into top 10 in NFL Draft

The Washington Football Team is reportedly open to the idea of trading into the top 10 of the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. Such a move would presumably be based on theMore availability of a quarterback or a player that could address needs such as tackle and linebacker. The Football Team currently holds pick number 19 in the upcoming draft, which is scheduled for April 29th through May 1st in Cleveland. Less


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