FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
KYLER MURRAY FEATURED ON 2019 ROTOWORLD FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFT GUIDE COVER, AVAILABLE ON NEWSSTANDS TODAY
Murray is First Rookie Featured on Cover in Magazine’s 18 Years
Rotoworld’s Top Five Draft Picks: Saquon Barkley, Ezekiel Elliott, Christian McCaffrey, Alvin Kamara, and DeAndre Hopkins
Patrick Mahomes Ranked No. 1 QB, followed by Deshaun Watson, Andrew Luck & Aaron Rodgers
2019 Guide Includes More Than 300 Player Profiles & Nearly 25 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet
Rotoworld Live Mock Draft Special Hosted by Josh Norris – Tuesday, Aug. 13 on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app & NBC Sports YouTube channel
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 23, 2019 – The 2019 Rotoworld Fantasy Football Draft Guide magazine, the industry-leading source for fantasy football information and news, hits newsstands across the country today with Arizona Cardinals quarterback and 2019 NFL Draft No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray featured on this year’s cover. The magazine is now available ahead of the first game of the NFL preseason on Thursday, Aug. 1, when the Atlanta Falcons face the Denver Broncos at 8 p.m. ET on NBC in the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game.
A one-stop source for all fantasy needs, the 2019 Rotoworld Fantasy Football Draft Guide magazine is the most comprehensive to date, featuring more than 300 extensive player profiles, ‘Sleepers and Busts,’ player projections, positional rankings from six of Rotoworld’s NFL experts and more.
Murray, the first NFL rookie to be featured on Rotoworld’s Fantasy Football Draft Guide magazine cover, was selected first overall in the 2019 NFL Draft by Arizona. At the University of Oklahoma in 2018, Murray threw for 4,361 yards and 42 touchdowns, while rushing for 1,001 yards and 12 touchdowns. He was awarded the Heisman Trophy and set a Big 12 record for passer rating, accumulating a 199.2 NCAA rating in the 2018 season.
Rotoworld’s top five 2019 overall draft picks include New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley, Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott, Carolina Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey, New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara, and Houston Texans WR DeAndre Hopkins.
The top 2019 quarterbacks according to Rotoworld include Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes, Houston Texans’ Deshaun Watson, Indianapolis Colts’ Andrew Luck, and Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers.
Fans can also purchase the online version of the Draft Guide by visiting Rotoworld.com. Available throughout the offseason and preseason, the annual guide will feature updated rankings and player projections to better guide fantasy users. Users can customize the projections specifically for their league’s scoring system.
In addition, users who purchase a Rotoworld premium product will be eligible to be selected to participate in the website’s third annual livestreamed Live Mock Draft special hosted by Josh Norris on Tuesday, August 13 at Noon ET (time subject to change) and can be viewed on the NBC Sports app, NBCSports.com/Live and the NBC Sports YouTube channel. In total, eight draft guide users will be chosen at random to compete against Rotoworld’s Patrick Daugherty and Raymond Summerlin and Yahoo!’s Andy Behrens and Scott Pianowski in a live mock draft session. NBC Sports’ Chris Simms and Rotoworld’s John Daigle will provide additional commentary.
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