Alexander Amir
Chief Editor, Senior Scout, Director of Fantasy Football, Blitz Managing Member
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Brooklyn, NY
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B.A. in Economics, Hunter College; SMWW Football GM/Scouting & Football Analytics Grad
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NFL Statistics, CBS Sports Research, Duane Morris LLP
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Alexander Amir is an original managing member of Blitzalytics. As Chief Editor, Director of Fantasy Football, and Senior Scout, Alexander has his hand in a number of Blitz departments.

Alexander’s journey into sports began with Sports Management Worldwide’s Football GM & Scouting and Football Analytics courses, which led to the creation of Blitzalytics. Since then, Alexander has worked for the NFL League Office, CBS Sports, and Optimum Scouting. These experiences have given him a rich understanding of how to evaluate sports and football from both a statistical and talent-oriented standpoint.

A 22-year-old Brooklyn, New York native, Alexander hopes to ultimately pursue a legal career in the sports and entertainment field. He holds a B.A. in Economics from the Macaulay Honors Program at Hunter College, and is currently a 1st-year student at Harvard Law School.

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2020 NFL Draft Fantasy Football Fallout

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Alexander Amir’s Final Mock Draft

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2020 Senior Bowl South Player Profiles

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Top 12 RBs Since the Turn of the Century

Alexander Amir predicts who will make the New York Giants final 53-man roster for the upcoming 2019 NFL Season.

Projecting the Giants 53-man Roster

In honor of 4th of July, the Blitz team voted on the most explosive players in the NFL. Check out our consensus Top 10 explosive players ...

Top 10 Explosive Players in the NFL

By: Alexander Amir Tight end has easily been the most frustrating position for me since I began playing fantasy football. There is such a...

Friday Focus: Tight Ends

By: Alexander Amir With free agency and the draft far behind us, it’s time for team owners to seriously begin research for this year’s fa...

Fantasy Football Rankings

Written by: Alexander Amir After hinting at it for two seasons, the Giants finally tore down their roster for a rebuild… sort of. Star pl...

New York Giants Draft Preview

Written by: Alexander Amir It has been exactly one week since the NFL’s legal tampering period began, and right from the start we experie...

Fantasy Football Winners and Losers: NFL Free Agency

By: David Connors @connors_david The Blitzalytics team has been killing it with these mock drafts lately (go check them out, Alexander Am...

An NFL Mock Draft with an AAF Twist

Written by Alexander Amir 1. Arizona Cardinals- Nick Bosa, EDGE (Ohio State) The unequivocal top prospect in the draft, Bosa would immedi...

Alexander’s Amir's Mock Draft 1.0

Written By: Alexander Amir San Francisco had a busy 2018 offseason in which they acquired Jimmy Garoppolo, their hopeful QB of the future...

San Francisco 49ers Offseason Blueprint

Jacksonville Jaguars (4-9) vs. Tennessee Titans (6-6) Final Score: Titans 30, Jaguars 9 Recap: The Jaguars and Titans looked like they we...

NFL Week 14 Game Recaps

Written by: Alexander Amir *Each of these players is owned in less than 52% of leagues. Their ownership percentage is noted.* Quarterback...

Fantasy Football: Week 14 Waiver-Wire Targets

Washington Redskins (6-5) vs. Philadelphia Eagles (5-6) Preview The Eagles came into this season as the favorites to win the NFC East. Fo...

MNF Preview: Redskins vs. Eagles

Written by: Alexander Amir Baker Mayfield. Sam Darnold. Josh Allen. Josh Rosen. Lamar Jackson. Those are the 5 quarterbacks we saw taken ...

2019 NFL Draft Prospects: Quarterback Rankings

Cleveland Browns (3-6-1) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (5-5) Preview The Cleveland Browns march into Cincinnati as one of the healthiest teams i...

NFL Week 12 Early Game Previews

Written by: Alexander Amir *Each of these players are owned in less than 35% of leagues. Their ownership percentage is noted.* Quarterbac...

Fantasy Football: Week 12 Waiver-Wire Targets

Green Bay Packers (4-4-1) vs. Seattle Seahawks (4-5) Preview Two teams thick in the NFC wildcard race square off under the lights of Thur...

Week 11 NFL Early Game Previews

Written by: Alexander Amir ***All of these players are owned in less than 35% of leagues. Their ownership percentage is noted*** Quarterb...

Week 11 Waiver-Wire Targets

Chicago Bears (4-3) vs. Buffalo Bills (2-6) Preview The Chicago Bears are coming off a convincing win against the New York Jets, and now ...

Week 9 Early Game Previews

Miami Dolphins (4-4) vs. Houston Texans (5-3 Final Score: Texans 42, Dolphins 23 Recap A switch finally flipped with young QB Deshaun Wat...

Week 8 NFL Game Recaps

Philadelphia Eagles (3-4) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (3-4) (London) Preview The Eagles and Jaguars will be two desperate teams facing off e...

Week 8 Early Game Previews

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-1) vs. Atlanta Falcons (1-4) Preview The two worst scoring defenses in the NFL meetup in Atlanta on Sunday. The B...

Week 6 NFL Game Previews: Early Games

Written by: Alexander Amir *Each of these players are owned in less than 35% of leagues. Their ownership percentage is noted.* Quarterbac...

Week 6 Waiver-Wire Targets

Oakland Raiders (1-3) vs Los Angeles Chargers (2-2) Preview This one suits up to be an intriguing divisional matchup in the AFC West. The...

Week 5 NFL Game Previews: Late Games

New York Jets (1-2) vs. Cleveland Browns (1-1-1) Final Score: Browns 21, Jets 17 Recap: Misery. Sheer misery. After Isaiah Crowell, forme...

Week 3 NFL Game Recaps

Baltimore Ravens (1-1) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (2-0) Final Score: Bengals 34, Ravens 23 Recap The Bengals capitalized on a slow start by t...

Week 2 NFL Game Recaps

Written by: Alexander Amir Opening weekend of the NFL season was a doozy. Stars like Alvin Kamara, Tyreek Hill, Michael Thomas, and Drew ...


Week 2 Waiver-Wire Targets

New York Jets (0-0) Vs. Detroit Lions (0-0) Written By: Jack Bourgeois Preview: Rookie Quarterback Sam Darnold is set to make his first s...

NFL Week 1 Preview: Monday Night Games

Written by: Alexander Amir Preview The NFL season opens with a rematch of the 2017 NFC Divisional round of the playoffs, a game that the ...

Game Day Preview: Atlanta Falcons (0-0) Vs. Philadelphia Eagles (0-0)

Written by The Blitz Team The NFL regular season is almost upon us! For all the fans that have been waiting to put the 2017 season behind...


All-32 Series: NFC West Team Outlooks for 2018

Written by: Alexander Amir After over a year of contract negotiations between star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and the New York Giant...

Odell Beckham Jr. signs 5-year, $95 million extension

Scout- Alexander Amir College: Washington Height: 6'4" Weight: 347 lbs 40-Time: 5.10 Bench Press: 41 Arm Length: 32 5/8" Athleticism: 6.0...


DT- Vita Vea 7.00

Written by: Alexander Amir We’re officially 2/3 of the way through our Blitz mock drafts! This week we have pick #9, and this article is ...

Fantasy Mock Pick #9: Standard Scoring

Scout- Alexander Amir College: Maryland Height: 5'10" Weight: 201 40-Time: 4.46 Vertical: 35.5 3-Cone: N/A Athleticism: 5.45 Q.A.B./C.O.D...


CB — J.C. Jackson 6.11

Written By: Phillip Salmo This week I’m drafting from pick #6 in our standard scoring format. In addition to standard scoring, Blitz also...

Fantasy Mock Pick #6: 12-team, Standard scoring

Written by: The Blitz Team We are just a few weeks away from teams kicking off training camps! Each team will start of with a 90-man rost...

All-32 Series: NFC South’s players that can make the 53-man roster

By: Alexander Amir To wrap up our Fool’s Gold series, we take a look at some tight ends who were fantasy stars last year but may not live...

Fantasy Football Fool’s Gold: Tight End

By: Alexander Amir Running back is unequivocally the most important position in fantasy football. While quarterbacks are the highest scor...

Running Back Duos: The Fantasy Impact

Written by: Alexander Amir This week we have been drafting from pick #2 in our three different league types. In case you missed any of ou...

Fantasy Mock Pick #2: 12-team, 0.5 PPR Scoring

ll-32 Series: NFC East’s Over/Under Predictions Written by: The Blitz Team Weare just a couple weeks removed from the federal government ...

All-32 Series: NFC East’s Over/Under Predictions

Written by: The Blitz Team We are just a couple weeks removed from the federal government fully legalizing sports betting. Of course, it w...

All-32 Series: NFC West’s Over/Under Predictions

Written By: Alexander Amir 1) Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots Gronk has been the consensus #1 tight end coming into both the fantasy...

Blitzalytics Fantasy Football Tight Ends

By: Alexander Amir While the NFL’s free agent frenzy can shake up the entire league’s balance of power, with star quarterbacks finding new...

Free Agency and Fantasy Football

Written By- Team Blitz Dallas Cowboys Rico Gathers (TE) With all the god-given talent in the world, Rico Gathers certainly has the body-t...

All-32 Series: NFC East’s Breakout Players for the 2018 Season

Arizona Cardinals David Johnson (RB) David Johnson has been an explosive athlete since entering the league as a third round pick in 2015....

Blitzalytics St. Patty’s Day Breakdown: Who Is Your Team Lucky To Have?

By: Alexander Amir Arizona Cardinals Grade : C- Notable Re-signings: NONE Notable Acquisitions: (QB) Sam Bradford (One year, $20 million)...

Free Agent Report Card : NFC West

With the offseason already in full effect, trades being made, players being cut and the NFL Combine just over two weeks away, Blitzalytic...

Blitzalytics’ All 32 “Valentines Themed” NFL Offseason Breakdown- One Player Each Team Should Fall

You’ve got to love the start of the New Year. Whether you’re excited for what’s to come (like Pat’s fans) or just ready to put 2017 behin...

All 32 Series: New Year’s Resolutions- One move or action every team must make in 2018.

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Early 2020 Fantasy Football Rankings

Who will win the Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers?

Blitz Super Bowl Team Preview

Check out our scouting profiles on the Senior Bowl North roster!

2020 Senior Bowl North Player Profiles

Written by: Alexander Amir Kyler Murray has been the talk of all football since last September. He took over for Baker Mayfield as the st...

Friday Focus: Kyler Murray, QB (AZ)

Written by: Alexander Amir, @ajamir21 Final Roster QB- Matt Ryan (ATL) RB- James Conner (PIT) RB- Aaron Jones (GB) WR- Michael Thomas (NO...

Blitz Mock 8th Overall Pick: 12-Team, .5 PPR

By: Alexander Amir We conclude our positional Friday Focus series with the most forgotten position in fantasy football: kickers! This is ...

Friday Focus: Kickers

The Fantasy Elites, The Locks, The Upsides, and The Solids at the wide receiver position.


Fantasy Focus: Wide Receivers

Written by: Alexander Amir When Roger Goodell stepped to the podium and announced the 6th overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, my reaction...

New York Giants: The NFL’s New Laughingstock

Written By: David Connors @connors_david Contributions by: George Haraktsis @GH_Blitzalytics Jack Bourgeois @jackbooshwa Cody Manning @Co...

Fantasy Football Draft Value Brackets

Graphics By @RobRobGraphics Orlando Apollos (5-0) at Birmingham Iron (3-2) Final Score: Apollos 31, Iron 14 This game was hyped up the en...

Week 5 AAF Recap

Graphic by Pat Pryor Written by: Alexander Amir We’re in that odd time of the NFL offseason when the season is firmly behind us but free ...

Alexander’s Mock Draft 2.0: The Trade Rumor Mock

Written By: Alexander Amir A new coaching staff, GM, and the 2nd overall pick wasn’t enough to Big Blue’s fortune around in 2018, as the ...

New York Giants Offseason Blueprint

Oakland Raiders (4-11) vs. Kansas City Chiefs (11-4) Preview Although only one of these teams will be in the playoffs, this AFC West matc...

NFL's Week 17 Late Game Previews

New York Jets (3-9) vs. Buffalo Bills (4-8) Preview If not for a dropped touchdown by Charles Clay, we may be talking about the Bills in ...

NFL's Week 14 Early Game Previews

New Orleans Saints (10-2) vs. Dallas Cowboys (7-5) Final Score: Cowboys 13, Saints 10 Recap: The Saints’ winning streak came to an end at...

NFL Week 13 Game Recaps

Baltimore Ravens (6-5) vs. Atlanta Falcons (4-7) Preview A very interesting contest late in the season sees the Baltimore Ravens attempt ...

NFL's Week 13 Early Game Previews

Chicago Bears (8-3) vs. Detroit Lions (4-7) Final Score: Bears 23, Lions 16 Recap: This week’s NFC North Thanksgiving matchup proved one ...

NFL Week 12 Game Recaps

Written by: Alexander Amir & Robert Robinson Amidst fierce rivalries, lost seasons, and scorching winning streaks, every NFL team should ...

NFL Thanksgiving: What all 32 teams are thankful for

Green Bay Packers (4-5-1) vs. Seattle Seahawks (5-5) Final Score: Seahawks 27, Packers 24 Recap: This game was a relatively close one thr...

NFL Week 11 Game Recaps

Carolina Panthers (6-3) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2-1) Final Score: Steelers 52, Panthers 21 Recap: The Pittsburgh Steelers extended the...

Week 10 NFL Game Recap

Los Angeles Chargers (6-2) vs. Oakland Raiders (1-7) Preview This AFC West matchup features one of the hottest teams in the league agains...

NFL Week 10: Sunday's Late Game Previews

Written by: Alexander Amir Quarterbacks Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys (29.0% owned) Believe me, I don’t like it. This is purely an upside ...

Week 9 Waiver Wire Adds

Indianapolis Colts (2-5) vs. Oakland Raiders (1-5) Preview This matchup features two teams that have been at the bottom of the leagues st...

Week 8 Late Game Previews

Tennessee Titans (3-3) vs. Los Angeles Chargers (4-2) (London) Preview The NFL heads overseas once again this week as the Titans take on ...

NFL Week 7 Game Early Game Previews

Preview The NFC East is completely wide open. No team has more than 2 wins, and there is plenty of divisional football still to be played...

Week 6 Game Previews: Philadelphia Eagles (2-3) vs. New York Giants (1-4)

Indianapolis Colts (1-4) vs New England Patriots (3-2) Final Score: Patriots 38, Colts 24 Recap This matchup came down to the Patriots ha...

Week 5 NFL Game Recaps

Written by: Alexander Amir *Each of these players are owned in less than 35% of leagues. Their ownership percentage is noted. Quarterback...

Week 4 Waiver-Wire Targets

New Orleans Saints (1-1) vs. Atlanta Falcons (1-1) Preview After a dismal offensive performance in the regular season opener, the Falcons...

Week 3 NFL Game Previews: Early Games

Carolina Panthers (1-0) vs. Atlanta Falcons (0-1) Preview It’s another NFC South divisional game, as Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers...

NFL Week 2 Game Previews: Early Games

Atlanta Falcons (0-1) At Philadelphia Eagles (1-0) Final Score: Eagles 18, Falcons 12 Recap: Last season, the Atlanta Falcons and Philade...

Week 1 Game Recap

Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0) At Cleveland Browns (0-0) Written by: Jake Leicht Preview: The Steelers will be marching into Cleveland as the ...

NFL Week 1 Preview: Early Games

Written by The Blitz Team The NFL regular season is almost upon us! For all the fans that have been waiting to put the 2017 season behind...

All-32 Series: NFC East Team Outlooks for 2018

Written by: Alexander Amir, @Blitzalytics To close our our Boom or Bust series we’ll look at the tight end position, which has a very uni...

Fantasy Football Boom or Bust: Tight Ends

Artwork by Robert Robinson, @badasskidsent Written by: The Blitz Team The NFL regular season is almost here! Over the next month teams wi...

All-32 Series: AFC South’s Position Battles Going On During Preseason

Scout- Alexander Amir College: Notre Dame Height: 6'8" weight: 315 lbs 40-Time: N/A Bench Press: 24 reps Arm Length: 34" Athleticism Q.A....

OT — Mike McGlinchey 7.82

Written by: Alexander Amir This week I drafted from the #6 position in a 2QB, standard scoring format. Follow Blitzalytics across all you...

Fantasy Football Mock Pick #6: 12-team, 2QB Standard

Written by: Alexander Amir Dynasty fantasy leagues introduce a whole new layer of intrigue to the game, as once a player is on your team,...

Dynasty Fantasy Targets

By: Alexander Amir Winning your fantasy football league requires a combination of smart free agent pickups, savvy drafting, and of course...

Fantasy Sleeper Series: Quarterbacks

Written by: The Blitz Team We are just a few weeks away from teams kicking off training camps. Each team will start of with a 90-man rost...

All-32 Series : NFC East Players That Can Make the 53-Man Roster