Fantasy football staff predictions for 2022

Fantasy football staff predictions for 2022

NFL Game and Fantasy Football Predictions

Fantasy football staff predictions for 2022

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The Huddle’s main “voice” comes through the keyboard of David Dorey, whether it be with his sleepers and value picks, or through his in-depth rankings and game previews.

In today’s exercise, we see how Dorey’s favored selections across an array of fantasy topics matches up with The Huddle regulars. Let’s see if we can form any kind of consensus, and even if we cannot, it is always fun to have a snapshot of differing opinions.

2022 fantasy football and NFL staff predictions

NFL MVP

Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

David Dorey: Josh Allen
Cory Bonini: Justin Herbert
Cletis Cutts: Josh Allen
Kevin Hickey: Justin Herbert
Harley Schultz: Justin Herbert
Steve Gallo: Patrick Mahomes
HC Green: Josh Allen

AFC Divisional winners

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East

David Dorey: Buffalo Bills
Cory Bonini: Buffalo Bills
Cletis Cutts: Buffalo Bills
Kevin Hickey: Buffalo Bills
Harley Schultz: Buffalo Bills
Steve Gallo: Buffalo Bills
HC Green: Buffalo Bills

 

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North

David Dorey: Cincinnati Bengals
Cory Bonini: Cincinnati Bengals
Cletis Cutts: Baltimore Ravens
Kevin Hickey: Cincinnati Bengals
Harley Schultz: Cincinnati Bengals
Steve Gallo: Cleveland Browns
HC Green: Baltimore Ravens

 

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South

David Dorey: Indianapolis Colts
Cory Bonini: Indianapolis Colts
Cletis Cutts: Indianapolis Colts
Kevin Hickey: Indianapolis Colts
Harley Schultz: Indianapolis Colts
Steve Gallo: Indianapolis Colts
HC Green: Indianapolis Colts

 

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West

David Dorey: Kansas City Chiefs
Cory Bonini: Los Angeles Chargers
Cletis Cutts: Kansas City Chiefs
Kevin Hickey: Los Angeles Chargers
Harley Schultz: Kansas City Chiefs
Steve Gallo: Kansas City Chiefs
HC Green: Los Angeles Chargers

NFC Divisional Winners

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East

David Dorey: Philadelphia Eagles
Cory Bonini: Philadelphia Eagles
Cletis Cutts: Philadelphia Eagles
Kevin Hickey: Philadelphia Eagles
Harley Schultz: Philadelphia Eagles
Steve Gallo: Philadelphia Eagles
HC Green: Dallas Cowboys

 

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North

David Dorey: Green Bay Packers
Cory Bonini: Green Bay Packers
Cletis Cutts: Green Bay Packers
Kevin Hickey: Green Bay Packers
Harley Schultz: Minnesota Vikings
Steve Gallo: Chicago Bears
HC Green: Green Bay Packers

 

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South

David Dorey: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cory Bonini: New Orleans Saints
Cletis Cutts: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Kevin Hickey: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Harley Schultz: Carolina Panthers
Steve Gallo: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
HC Green: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

 

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West

David Dorey: San Francisco 49ers
Cory Bonini: San Francisco 49ers
Cletis Cutts: Los Angeles Rams
Kevin Hickey: Los Angeles Rams
Harley Schultz: Arizona Cardinals
Steve Gallo: San Francisco 49ers
HC Green: Los Angeles Rams

AFC and NFC Wild Cards

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AFC Wild Cards

David Dorey: Los Angeles Chargers, Tennessee Titans, Miami Dolphins
Cory Bonini: Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins
Cletis Cutts: Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Chargers, Miami Dolphins
Kevin Hickey: Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins
Harley Schultz: Los Angeles Chargers, Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens
Steve Gallo: Los Angeles Chargers, Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals
HC Green: Cincinnati Bengals, Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos

 

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

NFC Wild Cards

David Dorey: Los Angeles Rams, Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals
Cory Bonini: Los Angeles Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers
Cletis Cutts: San Francisco 49ers, Minnesota Vikings, Dallas Cowboys
Kevin Hickey: Arizona Cardinals, New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings
Harley Schultz: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams
Steve Gallo: Arizona Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings, Los Angeles Rams
HC Green: Philadelphia Eagles, San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints

Surprise turnaround and biggest disappointment

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Surprise turnaround

David Dorey: Denver Broncos
Cory Bonini: Detroit Lions
Cletis Cutts: Minnesota Vikings
Kevin Hickey: Detroit Lions
Harley Schultz: Jacksonville Jaguars
Steve Gallo: Chicago Bears
HC Green: Carolina Panthers

 

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Biggest disappointment

David Dorey: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cory Bonini: Dallas Cowboys
Cletis Cutts: Dallas Cowboys
Kevin Hickey: Dallas Cowboys
Harley Schultz: San Francisco 49ers
Steve Gallo: Green Bay Packers
HC Green: Arizona Cardinals

Conference Champions

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AFC Champion

David Dorey: Buffalo Bills
Cory Bonini: Buffalo Bills
Cletis Cutts: Buffalo Bills
Kevin Hickey: Buffalo Bills
Harley Schultz: Los Angeles Chargers
Steve Gallo: Kansas City Chiefs
HC Green: Buffalo Bills

 

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NFC Champion

David Dorey: Philadelphia Eagles
Cory Bonini: Green Bay Packers
Cletis Cutts: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Kevin Hickey: Los Angeles Rams
Harley Schultz: Arizona Cardinals
Steve Gallo: Philadelphia Eagles
HC Green: Green Bay Packers

Super Bowl LVII Champion

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David Dorey: Buffalo Bills
Cory Bonini: Green Bay Packers
Cletis Cutts: Buffalo Bills
Kevin Hickey: Buffalo Bills
Harley Schultz: Los Angeles Chargers
Steve Gallo: Kansas City Chiefs
HC Green: Buffalo Bills

Fantasy football MVP

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David Dorey: Josh Allen
Cory Bonini: Justin Herbert
Cletis Cutts: Josh Allen
Kevin Hickey: Russell Wilson
Harley Schultz: Justin Herbert
Steve Gallo: Justin Jefferson
HC Green: Deebo Samuel

Fantasy football Offensive Rookie of the Year

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David Dorey: Breece Hall
Cory Bonini: Dameon Pierce
Cletis Cutts: Dameon Pierce
Kevin Hickey: Breece Hall
Harley Schultz: Dameon Pierce
Steve Gallo: Dameon Pierce
HC Green: Breece Hall

Favorite sleeper

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David Dorey: Kenneth Walker III
Cory Bonini: Austin Hooper
Cletis Cutts: Kenneth Walker III
Kevin Hickey: Rashod Bateman
Harley Schultz: Alec Pierce
Steve Gallo: Nico Collins
HC Green: Curtis Samuel

Must-have player

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Quarterback

David Dorey: Trey Lance
Cory Bonini: Russell Wilson
Cletis Cutts: Kirk Cousins
Kevin Hickey: Russell Wilson
Harley Schultz: Kirk Cousins
Steve Gallo: Kirk Cousins
HC Green: Russell Wilson

 

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Running back

David Dorey: D’Andre Swift
Cory Bonini: D’Andre Swift
Cletis Cutts: Javonte Williams
Kevin Hickey: Javonte Williams
Harley Schultz: Chase Edmonds
Steve Gallo: Chase Edmonds
HC Green: A.J. Dillon

 

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Wide receiver

David Dorey: Brandin Cooks
Cory Bonini: Courtland Sutton
Cletis Cutts: Jaylen Waddle
Kevin Hickey: Michael Pittman Jr.
Harley Schultz: Darnell Mooney
Steve Gallo: Jerry Jeudy
HC Green: Allen Robinson

 

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Tight end

David Dorey: Cole Kmet
Cory Bonini: Cole Kmet
Cletis Cutts: Irv Smith Jr.
Kevin Hickey: Cole Kmet
Harley Schultz: Hayden Hurst
Steve Gallo: David Njoku
HC Green: Pat Freiermuth

Favorite breakout and flier

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Favorite breakout

David Dorey: Travis Etienne
Cory Bonini: Allen Lazard
Cletis Cutts: Chris Olave
Kevin Hickey: Travis Etienne
Harley Schultz: Rashod Bateman
Steve Gallo: David Njoku
HC Green: Gabriel Davis

 

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Favorite flier

David Dorey: Alec Pierce
Cory Bonini: Hassan Haskins
Cletis Cutts: Skyy Moore
Kevin Hickey: Joshua Palmer
Harley Schultz: Nico Collins
Steve Gallo: Will Fuller
HC Green: Khalil Herbert

Best value and biggest bust

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Best value

David Dorey: Devin Singletary
Cory Bonini: Mecole Hardman
Cletis Cutts: Adam Thielen
Kevin Hickey: Brandin Cooks
Harley Schultz: Marquez Valdes-Scantling
Steve Gallo: Jerry Jeudy
HC Green: Hunter Renfrow

 

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Biggest bust

David Dorey: Leonard Fournette
Cory Bonini: Deebo Samuel
Cletis Cutts: Saquon Barkley
Kevin Hickey: James Conner
Harley Schultz: Trey Lance
Steve Gallo: Derrick Henry
HC Green: Kyler Murray

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