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2018 Fantasy Primer Philadelphia Union Preview

Philadelphia Union 2017 Review Going winless in the clubs first eight games, the club turned their fortunes around and won four straight in May. Their roller coaster of form throughout the season saw the club land in eighth place in the eastern conference, eight points out from the final playoff spot. Transaction Watch The club had a relatively quiet offseason …

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2018 Fantasy Primer San Jose Earthquakes Preview

San Jose Earthquakes 2017 Review 2017 didn’t really go according to plan for anyone with the San Jose Earthquakes. With a new GM taking so long to bring into town, the were forced to build the roster on light-speed. Dumping Dom Kinnear in the middle of the season, while in playoff position provided another twist. If it hadn’t been for …

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MLSFI S4: Preseason Hype Part 1

We’ve dusted off our microphones, pulled out our spreadsheets, and polished our crystal balls. It’s 2018 and we keep ticking off the days as we get closer to the start of the MLS Fantasy season. For now, it’s time for some preseason hype! When will it come? We don’t know, but we’re here to get you excited! Join Reid, Michael, …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Columbus Crew Preview

Columbus Crew 2017 Review On the field, 2017 served as a bounce back year for Columbus. They made a return to the playoffs after missing it the year before, finishing fifth in the Eastern Conference. But they didn’t just get there. The Black and Gold made some noise, upsetting Atlanta United in the knockout round then proceeding to do the …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Seattle Sounders Preview

2017 Seattle Sounders Review It was more of the same from the Sounders. Same general tactics and just enough success to keep the fans placated. Lodeiro and Morris took a step backward and Roldan made a huge leap forward. Our signings were generally fantastic, as Bruin, Leerdam, and Svensson all played large roles over the course of the season. That …

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2018 Fantasy Primer FC Dallas Preview

2017 FC Dallas Review FC Dallas was expected to finish at or near the top of the Western Conference. Without Mario Diaz to begin the season, FC Dallas began in a flat 4-4-2. Things were going well until an inexplicable 0-4 mauling at home to Vancouver at the end of July. Were heads turned due to rejected transfer offers and …

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2018 Fantasy Primer New York Red Bulls Preview

2017 New York Red Bulls Review In 2017, the New York Red Bulls finished 6th in the Eastern Conference, clinching their eighth straight playoff berth. In the playoffs, the Red Bulls earned a decisive 4-0 victory over the Chicago Fire in the knockout round, but were defeated in the semifinals by eventual MLS Cup winner Toronto FC in a hard-fought …

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2018 Fantasy Primer LA Galaxy Preview

2017 LA Galaxy Review 2017 was an all-time low for the LA Galaxy by many metrics. Bruce Arena left for the United States Men’s National Team with his full coaching staff. A bunch of veteran players left as the front office promoted Curt Onalfo to Head Coach from LA Galaxy II. Onalfo played the kids and it failed miserably. Now …

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2018 Fantasy Primer LAFC Preview

LAFC 2017 Review They made tons of gifs with new signings looking up with having their arms crossed. Transaction Watch Expansion side, so everyone here is new and they didn’t lose anybody! The big signing is Carlos Vela of course, who has been both a second forward an inverted winger.  They’ve also signed a young DP named Diego Rossi.  They made a …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Colorado Rapids Preview

Colorado Rapids 2017 Review Let’s not sugarcoat this. The Pids sucked last year. Coming off of a historic run in 2016, where the defense was one of the best ever, the expectations in town were high. Statistically the 2017 season was really bad, as a fan it hurt. From a fantasy side it was rough. Tim Howard and the Defense …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Atlanta United Preview

2017 Atlanta United Review Atlanta United broke the league last year. They did everything everybody said an expansion team couldn’t do and more. The Five Stripes made the playoffs, had a successful foreign coach, hit on all their big name young DP signings, and created a cohesive, fun identity in the process. Oh, and along the way they put the …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Orlando City SC Preview

Updates since Original Posting A new version of the starting lineup is now available form Derek with the departure of Aja Defender Jose Aja traded to Vancouver Whitecaps. 2017 Orlando City SC Review 2017 started off really great! It looked like is was going to be our year… until it wasn’t. OCSC started off winning 6 of its first 7, …

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