For years, we at Fantasy Alarm have preached the value of knowing every NFL team's coaching hierarchy as well as the systems, both offensive and defensive, they employ. A player could have outstanding talent, but if he doesn't fit well with his coach's offensive scheme, he is unlikely to produce at a level commensurate with his talents.

Take a look at the career-trajectory for running back Jordan Howard. When John Fox was the head coach of the Bears, Howard spent two seasons rushing for at least 1,100 yards per season with a total of 16 touchdowns. The year Matt Nagy took over and changed the offensive scheme, Howard was a square peg trying to fit into a round hole and rushed for just 935 yards. The nine touchdowns salvaged some of his...