Travis Kelce and the Chiefs vs Double-High Coverage

Much has been said about the ways defenses have played high-powered offences, specifically the Chiefs, using more and more 2-High Safety looks. Similarly there has been plenty of talk in the fantasy circles as to how this affects Kelce. Essentially, defenses increase there use of 2-Safety looks in hopes to limit the explosive plays from … Continue reading Travis Kelce and the Chiefs vs Double-High Coverage

What WR hated Man Coverage the most in 2020?

What WR hated Man Coverage the most in 2020?

By now you know that FPS leverages "Matchup-Based" variables to derive value in both props and fantasy markets. If you are familiar with our work in Coverage Elasticity, we dove into a similar breakdown before (from another lens). Given that, we thought it would be interesting to see what TE/WRs last season performed best vs … Continue reading What WR hated Man Coverage the most in 2020?

The Justin Fields QB Handcuff

Back in 2017, we recognized an interesting new way to leverage the the "RB Handcuff" tactic, among multiple teams. In 2017 Ezekiel Elliot was suspended for the first 6 games, opening up an opportunity for an "above average RB" Darren McFadden to gain some serious points behind the best run-blocking OL at the time. Coincidingly, … Continue reading The Justin Fields QB Handcuff

NFL 2021 Team Identity Changes due to OC/DC Carousel

NFL 2021 Team Identity Changes due to OC/DC Carousel

As we covered in the NFL Offensive Identities and Defensive Identities each team is unique in their own way, yet rarely covered correctly by traditional media. Given the value in knowing such info, as promised, we have a breakdown below of EXPECTED team identity changes given OC and DC changes. Below is a breakdown of … Continue reading NFL 2021 Team Identity Changes due to OC/DC Carousel