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Mailbag: July 29, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Coping with the NFL's new COVID policies. Update on Fantasy Index Open. Success rates on first-round wide receivers. Rookie keepers. And more. more »

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Factoid: Rookie receivers

I don’t think I’ll be drafting DeVonta Smith, JaMarr Chase or Jaylen Waddle. They’re decent-enough prospects, but with heralded rookie receivers, they tend to get so overhyped that it’s hard for them to meet expectations.  more »

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Factoid: Rookie receivers

If form holds, two or three rookie wide receivers will finish with top-30 numbers this year. That’s been the average over the last 10 years.   more »

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Factoid: DeVonta Smith

Most football fans saw DeVonta Smith tearing up college football last year, leading Alabama to a national championship and winning the Heisman -- first wideout to do so since Desmond Howard. But Smith was just the 3rd wide receiver drafted last month, and size was probably why.  more »

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Factoid: Shorter wideouts

Questions about size are popular with this year's wide receiver draft class. Four wide receivers selected in the first three rounds measure 5-foot-9 or shorter; two more at 5-foot-10. All shorter wideouts aren't created equal (there's 20-30 pounds of separation between some of these players), but fair to wonder if you're getting a true No. 1.   more »

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Podcast: May 7 episodes (plural!) of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Post-draft blowout! Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff complete their assessment of the NFL rookie class of 2021 -- two new episodes covering running backs, wide receivers and tight ends.  more »

Factoid: Miami Dolphins

The Dolphins drafted Jaylen Waddle on Thursday, and previously signed Will Fuller, so they’ve added some explosive weapons to their receiving room. But do they have the right quarterback to bring those guys to life?  more »

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Apr
30

Dolphins draft WR Waddle with sixth overall pick

The Miami Dolphins selected Alabama wide receiver JAYLEN WADDLE with the sixth overall pick on Thursday night, reuniting him with former college quarterback TUA TAGOVAILOA. Waddle played just four games forMore Alabama in 2020 before suffering a broken ankle and missing much of the season. Waddle returned to play in the national championship game and is now headed for a reunion with Tagovailoa in Miami. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Apr
15

Top draft prospects receive positive medical reports

Three star Alabama players each received good news following recent medical checkups ahead of the upcoming NFL Draft. Wide receivers DEVONTA SMITH and JAYLEN WADDLE, along with running back NAJEE HARRISMore all received positive reports. Smith has been recovering from a dislocated finger with torn ligaments, while Waddle and Harris are recovering from respective ankle issues. Less

Source: NFL.com

Factoid: Rookie WRs

The draft is a couple of weeks away, and there’s a good chance a couple of wide receivers will be chosen in the top 10. Maybe three. The last time that happened, it didn’t go well.  more »

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Factoid: DeVonta Smith

Most football fans saw DeVonta Smith tearing up college football last year, leading Alabama to a national championship and winning the Heisman -- first wideout to do so since Desmond Howard. But Smith probably won't be the first receiver drafted next month, and size has everything to do with it.  more »

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Jan
15

Alabama stars declare for NFL Draft

Alabama quarterback MAC JONES and wide receiver JAYLEN WADDLE announced on Thursday their intentions to enter the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. The Crimson Tide stars strengthen a lengthy list of collegeMore underclassmen who have also announced that they will be entering the draft. The NFL deadline for college underclassmen to petition the league for early draft eligibility is Monday. Less

Source: NFL.com

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