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Fantasy Football: Winning the Waiver Wire (Week 2)

The waiver wire can win you a title.  Talent and opportunity can make different players desirable for a one-week rental or to hold for the season.  For instance, the athletic Julius Thomas has staying power in Denver as the Broncos No. 1 tight end in an explosive passing game.  David Wilson and Stevan Ridley both […]

Fantasy Football Help: Favorable Week 1 Matchups

During the season I will be doing a weekly column on players to add from the waiver wire and bye-week replacement options. Since there are no byes for a few weeks, we’ll look at some players with favorable Week 1 matchups to help you with start/sit decisions. This will usually feature players who are not […]

Last-Minute Fantasy Football Draft First Pick Strategy in 2-QB Leagues

Here’s some last-minute fantasy football draft advice for those in a two-quarterback league. Who should you draft: Adrian Peterson or one of the top quarterbacks? Generally, the top performers at each position last year finished at similar levels. That changes a little from year to year, too, but generally the league rules are the biggest […]

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: 7 Up, 7 Down

Drafting starts is the easy part; the preseason depth chart picture is clarifying and these are seven players to target and seven to avoid.  Even if you already drafted, some of these players might be on your waiver wire or you can always pull off a nice preseason trade.  Speaking of trades, I am always […]

Fantasy Football Draft Help: Top 20 Tight Ends

Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham are very different players and they set themselves apart from the field in this year’s tight end rankings.  Graham is likely to go in the 2nd round while Gronkowski could fall into the 6th, but he will usually go in Rounds 3-5 depending on how many Pats fans are in […]

Fantasy Football Draft Help: NFC Players to Watch

This is the second half of the same piece on the AFC.  I am predicting one player per team who will outperform our expectations based on where they will likely be selected in drafts. NFC EAST Dallas Cowboys: Tony Romo is going to be the 10-12th QB off the board unless you are the true […]

Fantasy Football Draft Help: AFC Players to Watch

Player value depends on potential more than present day most before you draft. This is a rundown one player on each team who has great potential relative to where they are likely to be drafted in your league. Some of these guys are roster staples while others may not even warrant drafting but could be […]

Countdown of Top 30 Fantasy RBs for 2013

August 16, 2013 Rankings at this point will prefer those with more potential and a cleaner road to playing time. There are only a few running backs out there that carry the ball more than 75% of the time (like Adrian Peterson, C.J. Spiller, Alfred Morris). On the flip side, guys like Darren Sproles and […]

With Aaron Hernandez Gone, Fantasy Owners Should Hope Jake Ballard Can Ball

After Aaron Hernandez was released by the Patriots on Wednesday, Jake Ballard, who now projects to start at tight end for the Patriots, tweeted for the first time in almost a week: “Do you like a little kick in your coke Do you like it goin’ up in smoke Do you like it on a […]

Update: Yahoo! Fantasy Football Still Sort of Down, Sports Head Ken Fuchs Sorry

If you’re trying to use Yahoo! Fantasy Sports this morning to check on your Fantasy Football or Basketball teams, you’re likely still running into a little trouble. That’s because Sunday’s truly annoying outage has spilled into Monday. The engineers over at Yahoo! are still working on identifying the root cause of the issue and fixing […]

Yahoo! Fantasy Football Down – Engineers “Working On It”

If you tried to make your usual adjustments before the NFL games today, you probably ran into some difficulty if your fantasy football league is run on Yahoo! That’s right – because on a Sunday, Yahoo! Fantasy Football has been down and out of service.

How Will Brandon Lloyd Fare in 2012?

Any fantasy football owners worried about New England’s Brandon Lloyd in 2012 should feel much better after Week 1 of the NFL season. Tom Brady has a variety of receiving options at his disposal, but the big four targets of Wes Welker, Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez and Lloyd should be able to help each other […]

Fantasy Football: Houston Texans RB Arian Foster’s Woes

There is one word in fantasy that no one wants associated with their star player: injury. Arian Foster owners have been all too familiar with this word lately. After racking up 1,616 yards on the ground and 604 receiving yards with 18 total touchdowns in 2010, people were wishing for the opportunity to snag him […]

Are the Bengals the Worst Fantasy Football Team?

Sept. 8 marked the beginning of two things: the NFL season and fantasy football. While fantasy football success does not always translate to wins for NFL teams, it means there is productivity on offense. Unfortunately for the Bengals this year, it looks like they will struggle in both areas. The Bengals may have the least […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: NFL Week 13

Welcome to Week 13 of the NFL season. By this point, you and your fantasy team fall into one of three categories… you either A) have clinched a playoff spot and are sitting pretty, just waiting for the fun to begin, B) have fallen out of contention and have turned your focus to Christmas shopping, […]