Travis Etienne probably can't catch fellow first-round running back Najee Harris in redraft rankings, but in dynasty leagues it's a very different question.
With easily the highest projected workload from scrimmage, Najee Harris ranks atop the 2021 rankings for the rookie class.
If Justin Fields falls from the top four the descent could prove brief, if only thanks to trade possibilities at picks No. 7 (Detroit) and No. 8 (Carolina).
Mac Jones market projections should wonder less about the first three picks and start asking whether he belongs in the first round at all.
Travis Etienne should probably have even odds with Najee Harris to be the first running back drafted, but odds generally mark Harris as the safe favorite.
Dan Arnold might function mostly like a wide receiver in Carolina, making him an interesting best ball option in the final rounds at tight end.
John McKechnie and Mario Puig dive deep into the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. In the second half of the show, the guys run through a two-round rookie draft.
The Dolphins are loaded with draft ammo and are likely to send Tua Tagovailoa into much more favorable circumstances in 2021.
Minnesota WR Rashod Bateman checked in smaller than expected at his pro day, but the testing was good enough to keep him in the top five at receiver.
John McKechnie and Mario Puig break down Mario's top players to fade at ADP in Best Ball Drafts, headlined by the perils of drafting Joe Burrow ahead of Trevor Lawrence and much more!
Although he's one of the league's most exciting receivers, Brandon Aiyuk's current price tag acts as if George Kittle and Deebo Samuel don't exist.
John McKechnie and Mario Puig run through Mario's most recent mock draft in light of the blockbuster trades that shook up the order for the first round of the upcoming draft.
He might not go in the first round, but Rondale Moore would be a great pickup for Jacksonville in the early second.
With most of the pro days in the books, it's possible that the biggest winner is Mississippi wideout Elijah Moore, who might be on course for landing in the first round.
John and Mario dive into the biggest pro days from around the football landscape and sift through the cases to be made for and against high-profile prospects.
Kenny Golladay stood resolute against a cold market for free agent wide receivers and secured the payday he was looking for, and now he leaves Detroit for the Giants.
JuJu Smith-Schuster saw a weaker free agency market than expected and passed up opportunities with the Chiefs and Ravens to return to Pittsburgh for less money.
Another domino fell in the wide receiver market Thursday, with former Houston standout Will Fuller landing in Miami on a one-year deal. Also, Allen Robinson signs the franchise tag with Chicago.
John McKechnie and Mario Puig discuss the frenetic first two days of the NFL legal tampering period, especially New England's big spending spree, which included TE Hunter Henry.
Even after paying big for Jonnu Smith on Monday, the Patriots reeled in the other top tight end in free agency by landing Hunter Henry on Tuesday.
With no NFL combine this offseason 2021 NFL Draft prospects will need to do their athletic testing in pro day settings, and this article will keep track of all the important developments.
Looking at eight players who have the traits to break out in bigger roles, Anthony Firkser stands out even if the Titans re-sign Jonnu Smith.
Forget T.J. Hockenson and Noah Fant -- Kyle Pitts is the best tight end prospect since at least Jermaine Gresham, and he's a justifiable top-five pick in rookie drafts.
John McKechnie and Mario Puig talk about a couple rookie running backs, the shift in the tight end Market - especially in New Orleans, and a few mid-round wide receivers.
Assessing the dynasty league value of nine wide receiver prospects, this article identifies injury-afflicted third-year wideout Parris Campbell as one of the NFL's best buy opportunities.
John McKechnie and Mario Puig discuss the Russell rumors, Big Ben returning and the Carson Wentz trade fallout. Plus Mario reviews his recent FFPC Best Ball draft.
Trevor Lawrence may be a rookie but his upside is substantial and his starting role is all but assured, leading the writer to select Lawrence as his QB2 in the third round.
Hopefully Rondale Moore enjoys the Midwest, because Matt Nagy and the Bears might plan to keep him there. Also featuring a Deshaun Watson trade projection.
John and Mario conducted a 12-team rookie dynasty mock draft to game out market scenarios for the 2021 rookies going into combine season.
Brief histories on the head coaches and coordinators for all 32 teams, including the fantasy takeaways of their respective coaching ideologies.
DeVonta Smith is the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy since 1991, but a surprising number of critics persist following his 25-touchdown season.
Chris Godwin, Aaron Jones, Dak Prescott and numerous other fantasy standouts are lined up for unrestricted free agency, setting the stage for many high-stakes negotiations.
Davante Adams was the league's most unstoppable wide receiver in 2020, but he'll face his greatest test yet against the league's best corner in Jalen Ramsey.
Although there are plenty of interesting running back prospects in the 2021 draft, Travis Etienne is unchallenged as the RB1 until further notice.
With Ben Roethlisberger back in at quarterback Diontae Johnson should see his target volume spike back upward against a reeling Cleveland defense.
Justin Herbert concluded his excellent rookie season with his third four-touchdown game, and the pieces are in place for the Chargers offense to reach another level in 2021.
Justin Jefferson took the NFL by storm and Ja'Marr Chase might be even better, but Terrace Marshall is yet another LSU receiver we might see in the first round.
Jared Goff suffered a broken thumb during Sunday's loss to Seattle, leaving his Week 17 status in question with John Wolford as the on-call replacement.
Allen Robinson didn't need any help, but the tanking Jaguars look poised to give it to him anyway as the Bears head to Jacksonville.
The Vikings are touchdown underdogs as they head to the Superdome, setting the stage for rookie phenom Justin Jefferson to play a visible role in his homecoming to Louisiana.
Dennis Gardeck was a non-prospect out of Sioux Falls, but the formerly obscure third-year player has quickly established himself as an intimidating pass rusher.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire's return to Louisiana cruelly concluded with a somewhat concerning hip injury, while Jalen Hurts impressed again in his second start.
The Bears struggled against Justin Jefferson the first time around, and they might have a rough go of it again potentially down two of their top three cornerbacks Sunday.
With Justin Reid (thumb) headed to IR, Lonnie Johnson should step into a three-down role for the remainder of Houston's season.
The Raiders defense can make a lot of players look good, but Jonathan Taylor's breakout game Sunday was a welcome one all the same.
Beast or not, DeAndre Hopkins might have some trouble against James Bradberry, especially as defenses increasingly catch on to Arizona's static route combinations.
The Bengals have slowly but steadily worked in reps for third-round pick rookie Logan Wilson all year, but his workload has increased the last two weeks.
Just when it seemed like he couldn't fall any further, Carson Wentz found himself on the bench and Jalen Hurts in to replace him late in Sunday's loss to Green Bay.
The Packers might not need him much to secure the victory, but if they look to Allen Lazard he will pose a big mismatch against Philadelphia's tiny corners.
The Dallas defense isn't any good, but it might have found itself a good starter in second-year safety Donovan Wilson, who's been a DB1 since entering the starting lineup.