*Quick notes, moving fast on them...forgive any typos*
Happy Birthday America Notes…
-- Happy July 4th holiday to a few players that got a suspension delivered pre-fireworks.
Aaron Jones is a big blow…a big blow to any who thought he would magically leapfrog Ty Montgomery and Jamaal Williams and be ‘the guy’. He’s gone from guy we had the hots for, and then jumped off the bandwagon a month ago based on a deeper look at his 2017…and now other fantasy analysts who are following our pattern will now turn on Jones. He’s going to fall to #3 among the three GB RBs in ADP for sure now.
It also means we all have to take one of Jamaal Williams or Ty Montgomery more seriously. Which one? See our next draft guide update Thursday night to find out.
-- Rueben Foster got two games. I’m not sure why. I think if ‘menace to society’ is a reason…that was the box checked for the reason. It won’t be long before Foster is out of the league on conduct off the field.
In the race between Josh Gordon, Ezekiel Elliott, Jameis Winston and Rueben Foster…on who will be suspended for a full season/put of the league first, my bet is heavily on Foster.
-- Under-the-radar of the other suspendees… Rams starting guard Jamon Brown drew a 2-game suspension. It’s a minor blow to the great Rams O-Line. Might be a small ding for Goff-Gurley output projections out of the gates. We’ll be updating for our next draft guide update Thursday night.
-- Julian Edelman had his appeal denied, he’ll be suspended for 4-games. I had heard, as many speculated, that he would be able to get his suspension cut in half because of a bad testing sample collection process, but that did not happen. Fantasy draft ADP drop re-engaged.
-- The first of five supplemental draft reports will post of CFM today.
-- Happy and safe 4th of July celebrations to all today/tonight.
*The 2018 Draft Guide package of reports and ever-updating projections/rankings are now available from the FFM home page. Fantasy Football Metrics
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*Note: Dynasty Stash reports from FFM 2017 are posted on CFM 2018 (Date 1/7/18, under Scouting Reports tab or search via the searchbar tool).
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