Author: Jason Astarita (@AstaritaJason)

2021 Preview: Carolina Panthers

The 2021 NFL Season is upon us and the Music City Drive In has you covered. We’ll be previewing all 32 teams, as well as our picks for award winners and playoff participants each day through Monday, September 6. Check back daily at 4 p.m. EST for each new piece in our preview series. The … Continue reading 2021 Preview: Carolina Panthers

Super Fish Ball: An SFB11 Satellite Draft Review

As Ricky Valero and Knighthawk7734 battled the industry at-large in the Scott Fish Bowl (SFB11), I had my first introduction to the event via the SFB11 satellite tournament! As luck would have it, the satellite format was super best ball with no in-season transactions. The satellites also differed from the main event's extensive playoff format … Continue reading Super Fish Ball: An SFB11 Satellite Draft Review

Super Best Ball: Assimilating Build Strategy, Part 2 “Productive Struggle”

Productive Struggle (PS) is a natural contrast to the Win Now (WN) philosophy. The approach was coined by Ryan McDowell (Dynasty Blueprint Productive Struggle), and intended as a build strategy for sustained championship contention at the cost of immediate gratification. The base principles of PS are to invest in long-term, stable assets while fading aging … Continue reading Super Best Ball: Assimilating Build Strategy, Part 2 “Productive Struggle”

Super Best Ball: Assimilating Build Strategy, Part 1 “Win Now”

When a novel version of a pre-existing experience or condition becomes observable, the initial step in studying the anomaly is to identify how it diverges from predecessors. A superflex, best ball (SFBB) dynasty league is a fondue of 3 incredibly strategic pastimes, unified by the sport of American football at-large, but more intrinsically via the … Continue reading Super Best Ball: Assimilating Build Strategy, Part 1 “Win Now”

Super Best Ball: Assessing Positions and Rosters Using Weekly Hits and Surplus

Take your pick of unconventional but intriguing combinations to use as an analogy, the el Camino, the mullet, light beer, or flip flops with bottle openers. Now insert Best Ball (BB), which is all the fun of drafting without the sweat of roster management in season. In this sense, you could expand your fantasy football … Continue reading Super Best Ball: Assessing Positions and Rosters Using Weekly Hits and Surplus