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Mailbag: July 5, 2019

Ian Allan answers your fantasy questions. In this edition. Is Fantasy Football Index missing the boat on Courtland Sutton? How to incorporate ADP data into an auction. How much should be paid for a top player in an auction? How to adjust rankings when 6 points are given for touchdown passes. more »



Mahomes sheds “baby fat” in offseason

Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES says that his offseason training program has helped him to be in the best shape “nutritionally, physically, and mentally”. Mahomes has been focusing on gaining muscleMore while cutting weight. His goal has been to reduce his body fat percentage to single digits, getting rid of some “baby fat” in the process. Less

Source: Yahoo Sports


Rookie WR Hardman a quick study

Kansas City rookie wide receiver MECOLE HARDMAN is continuing to impress head coach Andy Reid. According to the Reid, Hardman is proving to be a quick study as he also developsMore a rapport with quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES. Hardman has big-play potential as a receiver, but he is also expected to return kicks this season. With the uncertain future of wideout TYREEK HILL, Hardman could have a significant role heading into the 2019 season. Less


Scheduletron: Strength of schedule, passing

What if I told you Patrick Mahomes was going to face the hardest pass-defense schedule in the league? Would that affect where you would rank him?  more »


Factoid: Patrick Mahomes

Previously on this site, I speculated about possibly selecting Patrick Mahomes with a top-10 pick. If you can get a quarterback who’s going to throw about 40 touchdowns, I think it makes sense to take him up in that range.   more »


Factoid: Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes threw 50 TDs last season, and the case can be made (is being made by some) that there's no reason to think he'll decline. Same coach, same offense, same skill players around him. Could he throw the same number of touchdowns (or more) a year from now?  more »


Ian Allan: When to draft a quarterback

In the just-completed season, it was a good year to wait on quarterbacks. Patrick Mahomes, Andrew Luck and Matt Ryan all threw 35-plus touchdowns, and none of them were among the first five quarterbacks chosen in the vast majority of fantasy drafts. Is that a sign we should all be waiting longer to select quarterbacks?   more »



Mahomes wins NFL MVP Award

Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES won a pair of awards on Saturday night, including the NFL’s Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year awards. In just his second season in the league, Mahomes is the youngest NFL MVP since Dan Marino.

Source: The Guardian

Podcast: January 17 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff discuss the latest coaching hires around the NFL and preview Sunday's conference championship games, then a special guest joins the podcast to announce the winners of our full-season #BeatTheProteges contest. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »


Factoid: KC-Colts

I will be interested to see how Patrick Mahomes performs today. Indianapolis is 10-1 in its last 11 games, and its defense has played a big role in that turnaround. I believe it’s a group that will force him to patiently work the ball down the field.  more »


Fantasy News: Revised playoff board

Eight teams left, so I took 90 minutes and re-stacked the overall playoff board. That is, if you were walking into a draft today, who would you pick for the final three weeks of the playoffs?  more »



Cardinals hire Kliff Kingsbury as head coach

The Arizona Cardinals announced the hiring of Kliff Kingsbury as their new head coach on Tuesday. Kingsbury, 39, has no NFL coaching experience but he is viewed in NFL circles asMore a brilliant playcaller with an ability to develop quarterbacks. Kingsbury has coached NFL-bound quarterbacks PATRICK MAHOMES, BAKER MAYFIELD, CASE KEENUM, and DAVIS WEBB. Time will tell what he can do with Cardinals quarterback JOSH ROSEN. Less

Source: Arizona Republic

Fantasy News: Projected playoff games

If you’re in one of these leagues where you’re drafting players for the duration of the NFL playoffs, the first step is figuring out which teams are going to wind up in Atlanta. Teams that play in the Super Bowl will be playing more games, giving their players more time to accumulate stats.  more »


Ask the Experts: Who should be the top pick in a playoff fantasy league?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Imagining one draft for the entire postseason, who should be the top pick in a playoff fantasy league?  more »


Factoid: Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahomes finished the season with 50 touchdown passes. History tells us, however, that throwing a bunch of touchdown passes doesn’t necessarily mean a Super Bowl title is coming.   more »

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