If you’ve been around these parts for any amount of time, the so-called “off-season” is where DLF thrives. We shine no brighter than this time of year when we bring you our dynasty analysis of the NFL Draft. To get you prepped for your all-important rookie drafts, we’ll have tons of coverage for you that will span all throughout the Spring and Summer. In addition to everything listed below, expect many other “one-off” articles to keep you salivating. Without any further delay, here’s what to expect this week and beyond. In short, we’ve hit our wheelhouse.
THROUGHOUT THE DRAFT
Make sure you bookmark our Dynasty Player News page to keep up on all the happenings through the draft. We’ll be posting updates on drafted players as well as veterans who are affected by shiny new rookies joining their teams. This will be an extraordinarily active page over the entire draft, so make sure you check in and refresh it often as we’ll have things updated in real time.
Rookie Draft Guide
As you know, our 2021 Rookie Draft Guide has a life of its own. With all the information about the 2021 rookies being constantly updated, this guide full of links, articles, video breakdowns and profiles will be updated throughout the draft. Our Rookie Draft Guide is unique because it simply never gets stale and has all the latest information – we’ll be updating it all weekend long.
DLF YouTube Channel Coverage
On Thursday night starting at 8 EST on YouTube, we’ll have our video team hosting DLF guests (in 15 min increments) throughout the night. We’d love to see you there. This will be great live coverage for you with live analysis and opinion as picks happen.
DAY ONE ANALYSIS
Day One Recap
Expect a day one recap on the first round posted Thursday night. This will include an in-depth analysis of all the happenings over the span of the first round. There are bound to be some serious dynasty ramifications from the first night.
Day One IDP Recap
We’ll cover all the important IDP happenings from round one.
NFL Draft Day One Winners and Losers: Veteran Edition
This will cover all the veteran players affected by round one. Who will have their jobs taken (we’re looking at you, running backs and quarterbacks!) and who will escape the first round unscathed?
What’s Next for Day Two?
This feature will cover the offensive players still on the board for day two. How many wide receivers will really go on day one? Which running backs are still on the board? Is there a future starting quarterback still in play?
DAY TWO ANALYSIS
Day Two Recap
Expect a day two recap on the second and third rounds posted Friday night. This will include analysis of all the happenings over the span of the draft’s second day.
Day Two IDP Recap
We cover which IDPs are important to note for your IDP leagues and how they fit with their new teams.
NFL Draft Day Two Winners and Losers: Veteran Edition
This will cover all the veteran players affected by rounds two and three. There are bound to be a ton of winners and losers who emerge by Friday night.
What’s Next for Day Three?
We cover the best remaining players on the board after rounds two and three. Some dynasty gems are sure to be found on this list.
DAY THREE ANALYSIS
Day Three Recap
We’ll recap day three on Saturday night. This will cover all the dynasty relevant happenings over the final day of the NFL Draft.
NFL Draft Day Three Winners and Losers: Veteran Edition
This will cover all the veteran players affected by final round. Which dynasty players can you finally exhale and relax about? Who had their values crushed?
Rookie Wide Receiver Primer: Tiers Start to Form
At this point, some wide receiver tiers are likely to be forming as this year again promises to be one of the best ever for the position. We’ll break it down!
Two-Man Mock Draft
Ken Kelly and Ryan McDowell bring you their knee-jerk reactions in a first look two-man rookie mock draft.
Rookie Draft Cheat Sheet
Expect the first downloadable version to be available by Sunday night.
We’ll cover and track all the UDFA signings and share their dynasty relevance.
2021 Dynasty Rookie Rankings: Consensus Rounds One, Two and Three
Our initial rookie rankings will be completed over the weekend. We’ll bring you the first three rounds worth of rankings in article format early next week.
2021 Post-Draft Dynasty Rookie Mock Draft
In addition to our knee-jerk reaction, two-man verison, expect a three round post-draft rookie mock draft to be out next week.
IDP Rookie Mock Roundup
Looking for IDP rookie information? Yep, we’ll have that covered, too.
Slack Rookie Mock Draft
We use the app Slack for quick communication. We’ll have a mock draft there and bring you the results.
Slack Rookie Bust Mock Draft
We’ll facilitate a rookie bust mock draft where we draft players based on their bust potential.
Flash Forward: 2022 Rookie Mock Draft
It’s never too early to start looking at next year’s crop of rookies. Should you trade a first rounder this year for a first next season? What positions look to be a strength next year? We’ll break it down for you.
Draft Reviews by Division
We’ll bring you eight different articles breaking down the draft by division and giving you a team-by-team breakdown of the players added and affected by this weekend’s events.
IDP Breakdown by Conference
We’ll cover all the big happenings in the IDP world by conference. Who should you be targeting? Which veterans may have lost their jobs?
Rookies Destined to be Overdrafted
Some rookies are overdrafted each and every year for a variety of reasons. Who are this year’s most likely candidates?
Rookies Destined to be Underdrafted
There are some sleepers out there for sure. We comb through the draft to bring you our initial thoughts
ADP Post-Draft Changes
Which rookies saw their pre-draft stock rise the most? Whose fell the most? Are these value changes overreactions? We’ll explore.
50-Part Rookie Profile Series
In what will be up to a 50-part series (yes, you read that right), we’ll bring you rookie profiles that will include individual player strengths and weaknesses, along with a breakdown of their opportunities and threats on their new teams. This will cover all the relevant rookies and help supplement our 2021 Rookie Draft Guide in an effort to give you unrivaled information.
In addition to all this, we’ll have more information on 2QB and IDP leagues as well as a ton of Instant Analysis articles and further breakdown covering anything relevant in dynasty leagues. And really gang, this is just what we have planned through May and early June.
Overwhelmed a little? No problem! When you have access to the 2021 Rookie Draft Guide, all this information gets added to it right when it posts. Unlike a downloadable PDF or magazine that gets stale almost instantaneously, this guide will give you all the information you need and is basically a living library of information critical for you to be successful in your rookie drafts.
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Enjoy the draft everyone and please let us know if you’d like to see anything else you don’t see on this list!