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Footballguys.comDaily Email Update • Vol. 23, #16 • May 7th, 2021


Dynasty, Aaron Rodgers Thoughts, Draft News And MORE BBQ

Howdy Folks,

Welcome to the Weekend. I'm still deep in the heart of Texas enjoying BBQ. Some of you may know, I love BBQ almost as much as I do Football. But that's another story.

My goal here is to help you win more at Fantasy Football. We're doing that today with awesome new podcast shows for you. We've updated some of the look and feel but they have the same great content. Our Chris Allen and Adam Wilde are bringing Dynasty goodness and Cecil Lammey and Sigmund Bloom have more draft analysis plus diving inside on the "Where will Aaron Rodgers land? talk.

And of course, we've got some News and Notes for you too. Let's go.

J

SITE NEWS

A. Dynasty News Podcast Show - Breaking Down The Superflex Mock
Your hosts Adam Wilde and Chris Allen evaluate their Draft night SuperFlex Rookie Mock and take you through what they're seeing in real Dynasty Rookie drafts.

B. The Audible Podcast Show - Where Will Aaron Rodgers Go?
Cecil Lammey and special guests break down the Aaron Rodgers situation and project where he may end up if he leaves Green Bay, plus more!

C. The Audible Podcast Show - AFC West Draft Breakdown
Cecil Lammey and Sigmund Bloom recap the 2021 NFL draft. In this episode: the Chiefs continue to revamp their offensive line, the Broncos pass on QB for a reason, the Chargers get more protection for QB Justin Herbert, the Raiders strengthen the middle, plus more!

D. The Audible Podcast Show - NFC West Draft Breakdown
Cecil Lammey and Sigmund Bloom recap the 2021 NFL draft. In this episode: the Cardinals add playmakers on both sides of the ball, did the Rams add enough, the 49ers get their quarterback of the future, did Seattle make the most of their three picks, plus more!

And make sure to check out the everything else on our Footballguys YouTube channel .


1. PHI - Stage clear for Jalen Hurts

Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Myles Simmons

Philadelphia Eagles QB Jalen Hurts enters his second season as the team's No. 1 quarterback, and general manager Howie Roseman is eager to see what he does with the opportunity. 'Certainly you're judging him off of four NFL starts, in a tough situation with all the injuries that we had,' Roseman said during a recent interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio. 'We want to see him grab the job and kind of run with it, and see what you do over a period of time.'

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The Eagles are turning over the reins of the offense to Hurts. He's flashed ability as a starter but needs to further develop as a passer. The weapons around him have been improved and we'll see if he takes that next step. Hurts has QB1 potential for Fantasy GMs because of his rushing ability and potential to take that next step as a quarterback. His current ADP is QB11 (7.07) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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2. CIN - Joe Burrow has to get rid of ball

Source: ESPN.com - Ben Baby

Cincinnati Bengals QB Joe Burrow was third-to-last in the league when he held the ball more than four seconds, among quarterbacks that threw at least 200 passes last season. Through the end of Week 10 - Burrow's last complete game - he ranked fourth among qualifying passers in expected completion percentage on throws under four seconds, according to NFL Next Gen.

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Burrow was known for getting rid of the ball quickly in college. He'll get it at the pro level and needs to get there ASAP. The Bengals didn't take a tackle like Penei Sewell in the first round and instead opted for Burrow's college teammate WR Ja'Marr Chase. We'll see if improved weapons - and a target he had great chemistry with - help Burrow get rid of the ball faster in 2021.

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3. NYJ - NYJ add 12 UDFAs

Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Michael David Smith

Undrafted free agent DB Isaiah Dunn, DL Michael Dwumfour, LB Camilo Eifler, OL Parker Ferguson, OL Grant Hermanns, OL Tristen Hoge, PK Chris Naggar, S Jordyn Peters, DE Hamilcar Rashed Jr., OL Teton Saltes, LB Brendon White and TE Kenny Yeboah on Friday, May 7, signed with the New York Jets.

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Yeboah is a player we'll monitor in deep dynasty formats. He was a move tight end at Ole Miss and can create mismatches against linebackers and safeties. Yeboah had a good week of practice at the Senior Bowl earlier this year where he stood out in the "F" position. If he further develops there could be something there for the Jets.

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4. SEA - D'Wayne Eskridge Versatile

Source: ESPN.com - Brady Henderson

Seattle Seahawks WR D'Wayne Eskridge could play 'a number of different positions' in addition to wide receiver, according to general manager John Schneider.

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Eskridge has speed, speed and more speed to his game. He's not nuanced as a route-runner, so Eskridge will need to work on that in the pros. However, he can line up and fly by defenders down the sideline to take the top off the defense. If Seattle goes more "11 personnel" (three WR sets) then Eskridge could get more targets than some are projecting.

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5. NFL - WR Dede Westbrook receiving calls

Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Free-agent WR Dede Westbrook (knee) has received interest from several teams six months removed from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

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Westbrook will get a new job before the start of the regular season for a team in need of speed at the wide receiver position. He looks to be on track for a training camp in August. We'll see if some team signs him before then to get him ready for the regular season - and we'll see if he still has that trademark speed post knee injury.

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6. TEN - Dez Fitzpatrick brings versatility

Source: ESPN.com - Turron Davenport

Tennessee Titans WR Dez Fitzpatrick impressed general manager Jon Robinson with his ability to line up as both an outside receiver and in the slot at his size. 'We watched a lot on him and we like his size,' Robinson said. 'We like his speed. We like his length.'

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Fitzpatrick lined up mostly in the "X" receiver spot on the outside during his college career at Louisville. He has good ball skills and concentration which will make him a trusted target for QB Ryan Tannehill in the Titans offense. Fitzpatrick isn't overly fast or overly physical so that limits his fantasy potential.

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That'll do it for today, Folks. Thanks for reading and thanks for being part of the Footballguys Family. We'll see you tomorrow with the Update.

Peace,

J

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