Derek Norton

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Derek Norton has been writing football articles since 2005. He graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Communication (Journalism) in 2011 and shifted his focus to the NFL. His work has also appeared on FantasyPros, LeagueSafe Post and Dober Games.

DFS Week 2 Picks

Le’Veon Bell waited until after most fantasy drafts took place to make it clear he wouldn’t be reporting to the Steelers. Now, nearly every fantasy league has someone who spent a top-three pick on a player they probably won’t see for weeks. Luckily, those people have DFS. Here are some daily fantasy picks geared toward cash games (50-50) with a …

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NFL Preseason Week 4 Key Inactives Bettors Need To Know

The preseason is arguably the most unpredictable time to bet on the NFL, and Week 4 is arguably the most unpredictable week of the preseason. Many starters are given extended rest while bottom-of-the-roster types battle it out to make the team. Nevertheless, there are some Week 4 key inactives that stand out more than others. Here are some that will …

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Saints at Chargers Week 3 Preseason Betting Prediction

It’s Week 3 of the preseason, perhaps better known as “the one teams care about.” The general wisdom is this is the one exhibition game in which teams give all of their starters legitimate playing time and try some things they might actually do in a real game. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. It’s still a preseason game …

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NFL Preseason: Ravens at Colts

The Ravens, after winning the Hall of Fame Game and flattening the Rams’ junior-varsity squad, are the NFL’s only 2-0 team. Their next test comes against a Colts team that beat the Seahawks in Seattle in Andrew Luck’s triumphant return. The matchup will combine two of the preseason’s top storylines: Lamar Jackson’s development and Luck’s ability to return to form …

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NFL Preseason Betting Preview: New York Jets vs. Atlanta Falcons

The best reason to watch preseason football is to see rookies against NFL competition for the first time. The best rookies to watch are almost always the quarterbacks and that makes Jets vs. Falcons one of the most exciting games of the preseason. Preseason Betting is a great way to build your bank roll before the season opens.  Sam Darnold’s …

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Dante Pettis 2018 Fantasy Impact: San Francisco 49ers

Dante Pettis 2018 Fantasy Impact: San Francisco 49ers

After taking a hard fall at the end of the Jim Harbaugh era, the San Francisco 49ers finally appear to be on the right track. Head coach Kyle Shanahan has remade the offense with Jimmy Garoppolo and hopefully brought in a receiving weapon with the addition of Washington’s Dante Pettis with the 44th overall pick. Added another weapon to the …

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