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Mario sets the direction of RotoWire's college football and NFL draft content, with his other responsibilities primarily resting in those same subjects. He's a fan of Jim Harbaugh, James Harrison and David Bowie.

Fantasy sports articles written by Mario Puig

Four-Round NFL Draft Mock: The Storm Nears

The NFL Draft is less than three weeks away, and it looks like Teddy Bridgewater might be in for a fall. Is the doom and gloom legitimate for the former Louisville star?

Three-Round Mock: Post-Free Agency Analysis

Team draft needs are more clear now that many free agents have changed teams, and this article takes a long look at where the rookies fit at this point

Free Agency Overview: Key NFL Signings And Their Implications

Ben Tate will see plenty of work in Cleveland if he can stay healthy.

Post-Free Agency Mock: Updated 1st Round Projection

A first-round combo of WR Sammy Watkins and QB Derek Carr would be a very good haul for the Browns.

Post-Combine Mock Draft: Three Rounds

An explosive showing at the Combine, including a 134-inch broad jump and 41.5-inch vertical, could keep Lache Seastrunk in the 2nd round.

Final Pre-Combine Mock: Three Rounds

The Combine is about to hit full speed, but here's one last look at the landscape before the shakeups happen.

NFL Draft Mock 5.0: Three Rounds

Mike Evans, Kelvin Benjamin and Odell Beckham threaten to push ahead of Marqise Lee, which could make him a steal in the second half of the 1st round.

Mock 4.0: Watkins and Carr Combo for Oakland?

The rebuilding Raiders need to find a quarterback and a supporting cast to help him out. Can Oakland land two top talents early on?

Mock 3.0: Run on RBs in the 2nd Round

Ka'Deem Carey ran for 3,814 yards and scored 44 total TDs in his final two years at Arizona. Which NFL team will he play for in 2014?

Philadelphia Eagles: Team Draft Needs

LeSean McCoy can carry the Philadelphia offense, but the Eagles need to add help on defense to make progress in the playoffs.

Dallas Cowboys: Team Draft Needs

Outside of Romo, Murray, Bryant, Witten and Tyron Smith, pretty much all parts of the Dallas roster could use help. The lines are in the worst shape, though.

New York Giants: Team Draft Needs

David Wilson's neck surgery leaves the Giants thin at RB, but they can get help there later in the draft. Their early picks should go to the offensive and defensive lines, as well as the CB rotation.

Washington Redskins: Team Draft Needs

Even after a disappointing sophomore season, Washington's best hope for success is clearly to invest in Robert Griffin. Along with DBs, WRs should be the team's top target.

Mock 2.0: Patriots Locked On to ASJ?

Jace Amaro and Eric Ebron should go early, so New England's only Gronk Insurance might be Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the late 1st round.

NFL Mock Draft: Brett Hundley is a Wild Card In the Top 10

If Brett Hundley and Blake Bortles enter the draft, at least five quarterbacks should go in the first round.

IDP Analysis: Dansby's Triumphant Return

Karlos Dansby was rejected by the Dolphins and then ignored by most of the league, but every team probably wishes it had him now.

NFL Barometer: Baker Breaks Out

Edwin Baker struggled in his final days at Michigan State, but he quietly made a big impact in the Cleveland offense over the last two weeks.

Bowl Game Confidence Picks: Sorting out the locks and the tossups.

The showdown between Braxton Miller and Tajh Boyd just might be the most explosive matchup in this year's bowl lineup.

IDP Analysis: Youth Movement

Four rookies land on the Rising list this week, and there's big news in the form of Lance Briggs' expected return.

Bowl Game Fantasy Rankings: Position Rankings for 2013 Bowl Games

Tajh Boyd and Braxton Miller will star in a shootout-friendly matchup between Clemson and Ohio State.

NFL Barometer: Burgeoning Bengal

Bengals running back Giovani Bernard has been stellar all season, and his strong rookie campaign will have his fantasy value on the rise heading into next year.

IDP Analysis: Giant Disappointment

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was a star in 2011, but he has left a lot to be desired from a fantasy perspective this season -- and last.

NFL Barometer: Bear Down

Chicago quarterback Jay Cutler's fantasy value has taken a hit thanks to the strong showing by backup quarterback Josh McCown in his absence.

IDP Analysis: The Mighty Lee

Dallas linebacker Sean Lee, who might be the top IDP option in the entire league, gets a boost this week thanks to his pending return.

NFL Barometer: The Light Is Green For Vereen

It's full speed ahead for New England running back Shane Vereen, who has established himself as the top running back option in the Patriots' offense.

IDP Analysis: Tumbling Te'o On the Falling List

Although he was at one point billed as the next big thing at linebacker, Manti Te'o is failing in San Diego.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 14

Paul James has had a relatively quiet two-game span since returning from his leg injury, but the Rutgers workhorse should finish his breakout season on a high note this week.

NFL Barometer: Ridley In Reverse

Patriots running back Stevan Ridley has come down with a case of fumblitis, which landed him on the bench last week and leaves his role in question moving forward.

IDP Analysis: Giant Impact

Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul gets a boost in value this week, thanks in part to his key pick-six in last Sunday's victory over the Packers.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 13

It's early in his career, but Temple's P.J. Walker looks poised to establish himself as one of the nation's premier dual-threat quarterbacks.

NFL Barometer: Burleson Back In Business

Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson has been sidelined since Week 3, but he earns a mention on the 'Rising' list thanks to his expected return to the lineup this week.

IDP Analysis: Quinn Is In

St. Louis defensive end Robert Quinn has been a trendy IDP option this season thanks to his 12 sacks through 10 games.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 12

Paul James is expected to return to the Rutgers backfield this week after a long layoff following a leg injury.

NFL Barometer: Houston, We Have Liftoff

With fellow running back Arian Foster landing on injured reserve, the Texans' Ben Tate will see a big boost in fantasy value moving forward.

IDP Analysis: Matthews Back Up Off The Mat

Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews has only been spotted in commercials over the last few weeks, but there is a good chance fantasy owners will see him back on the field in Week 10.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 11

Louisiana-Monroe's Kolton Browning has had a tough year, but he looks like he's back on track after two strong games.

NFL Barometer: Rice Stuck In Reverse

Ravens running back Ray Rice has had trouble putting up useful fantasy numbers this season, and things don't look much better moving forward.

IDP Analysis: Hatching Into A Star

Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher is racking up sacks and having the best season of his career at the age of 31.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 10

Running back Paul James is getting closer to a return from injury from Rutgers, and now's the time to scoop him up if another owner cut him.

NFL Barometer: Go Go Gordon

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon earns a mention in this week's edition thanks to his big numbers and a change at quarterback in Cleveland.

IDP Analysis: Berry Leaving Owners Blue

The Chiefs have one of the top defensive units in the league, but their dominance is hurting Eric Berry's IDP value.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 9

BYU's Cody Hoffman might have been dropped in many leagues after a slow start to the season, but it's time to pick him back up if he's available.

NFL Barometer: Marshall Plan

What should fantasy owners do with Bears WR Brandon Marshall now that QB Jay Cutler is out at least a month?

IDP Analysis: Coocoo For Kiko

Fantasy owners in IDP leagues are going crazy over Bills rookie linebacker Kiko Alonso, who leads the league in both tackles and interceptions.

NFL Barometer: Ridley On The Rise

New England running back Stevan Ridley was quiet for the first portion of the season, but he is moving back up the cheat sheets thanks to a big performance in the Patriots' victory over the Saints.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 8

If you didn't take our advice last week and pick up Army's Terry Baggett, are you listening now? Baggett needs to be owned everywhere.

IDP Analysis: Raven On The Rise

Baltimore linebacker Terrell Suggs is an established star, but his impressive early-season production has him moving up the IDP cheat sheets.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 7

John O'Korn has outplayed David Piland as the top quarterback in Houston's pass-happy offense and is showing sings of becoming a strong fantasy asset.

NFL Barometer: Cardinal In Crisis

Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has seen his production suffer thanks to the poor play of quarterback Carson Palmer, and things aren't likely to get better over the next couple weeks.

IDP Analysis: Cardinal Rule

You should know better than to forget about Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington, who returns to action in Week 5.

NFL Barometer: Miller On The Move

Dolphins running back Lamar Miller has been forced to share carries this season, but that could change soon with the way he has played lately.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 6

Nathan Scheelhaase has had a rollercoaster career for Illinois, but this season is stock is climbing, and a matchup this week with a timid Nebraska defense should continue the trend.

IDP Analysis: Peppers Losing Some Pep In His Step

Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers has been a star for a long time, but are his days as a dominant player nearing an end?

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 5

After a nightmare outing in his last game, Nathan Scheelhaase should get back on track this week against a Miami (OH) team that can't do anything well.

NFL Barometer: Climbing Jet

New York Jets running back Bilal Powell has moved up the depth chart, and is now moving up the cheat sheets thanks to a couple impressive showings the last two weeks.

IDP Analysis: Cushing Providing a Cushion

There's a good chance your team is off to a good start if you play in a league that uses IDPs, and Houston LB Brian Cushing is one of those on your squad.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 4

The move to the SEC did not go well for James Franklin last year, but this week the Missouri quarterback faces a poor Indiana defense.

NFL Barometer: Action Jackson

Thanks to the Eagles' new high-powered attack, wide receiver DeSean Jackson is putting up big numbers and flying up cheat sheets.

IDP Analysis: What Can Brown Do For You?

A whole lot, apparently. Tennessee LB Zach Brown's Week 1 showing gave fantasy owners a boost and has him moving up the IDP cheat sheets this week.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 3

In new up-tempo attack, Washington's Keith Price could be in for big numbers with three inferior opponents on the schedule in the coming weeks.

NFL Barometer: Giant Drop

Thanks to his ball security issues and the addition of an old face to the Giants' running back corps, David Wilson's fantasy value is on the decline heading into Week 2.

IDP Analysis: Byrd's Not The Word

Buffalo safety Jairus Byrd is a top IDP option when healthy, but with him injured and dealing with a contract dispute, his Week 1 value takes a hit.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 2

Henry Josey is back. After a devastating knee injury, Josey made a splash for Missouri in the season opener and should be claimed in all formats.

NFL Barometer: Garcon Aims for Healthy Year

Pierre Garcon performed well last season playing through an injury. Full healthy now, he could be in store for bigs things this year.

IDP Analysis: Cleveland's Three-Down Defender

An undrafted rookie out of lowly North Texas in 2011, Craig Robertson is poised to serve as a three-down defender for the Browns this season.

NFL Barometer: Clarity in Carolina

Jonathan Stewart's on the PUP list, leaving DeAngelo Williams as the main man in the Carolina backfield and a good value in fantasy drafts.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 1

WSU's Dominique Williams looks headed for plenty of fantasy opportunities in the season opener as the Cougars try to keep pace with Auburn.

IDP Analysis: Miller Time is Over

Von Miller's six-game suspension sinks his fantasy value but also makes him a risk in keeper leagues.

NFL Barometer: Vick's Climbing the Charts

Michael Vick won the starting quarterback job in Philadelphia and looks like a good fantasy fit in the Eagles' new offense.

IDP Analysis: Gambling on JPP

Mixed signals are coming from Giants camp regarding Jason Pierre-Paul's availability for Week 1. Is he worth the risk?

NFL Barometer: Bradford's Dangerous Weapons

Sam Bradford should have explosive playmakers all over the field this year, making him a good value in fantasy drafts.

IDP Analysis: Early Risers, Early Fallers

Patrick Peterson is already a standout defender, but now he might be used on the other side of the ball, bringing added fantasy value.

NFL Barometer: Nelson Packs It In

Jordy Nelson will miss the rest of training camp with a knee injury, so what's that mean for his fantasy status and Green Bay's offense?

NFL Barometer: Early Preseason Movement

Maurice Jones-Drew is climbing up draft boards.

SEC Fantasy Preview: Manziel Ready to Dominate

An eventful offseason with the paparazzi can't knock Johnny Manziel from his perch as the top fantasy pick in the nation this season.

College Football Draft Kit: Tight End Rankings

Austin Seferian-Jenkins is the top Dawg among fantasy tight ends this season, as long as his offseason DUI arrest doesn't keep him on the field.

College Football Draft Kit: Kicker Rankings

With the Texas A&M scoring at a comical pace Taylor Bertolet should be an elite fantasy kicker this year, perhaps even the nation's best.

2013 Philadelphia Eagles Team Preview: Eagles Bring In Chip Kelly

2013 Fantasy Preview: Defensive Linemen

Mario Puig projects this season's top defensive line fantasy options

College Football Draft Kit: Quarterback Rankings

After topping 5,000 total yards and nearly 50 touchdowns last season, Johnny Manziel is back for an encore, making him an easy No. 1 fantasy pick this year.

College Football Draft Kit: Running Back Rankings

Ka'Deem Carey might not match his breakout 2012 season, but he's an easy bet for the top spot among running backs.

College Football Draft Kit: Wide Receiver Rankings

Marqise Lee didn't take his eye off the ball too often last season, but this year he has a new quarterback to break in at USC.

College Football Draft Kit: Sleepers and Busts

Dominique Williams should bring good value with an increased role in Washington State's Air Raid offense this season in the Palouse.

Final First-Round Mock: 2013 NFL Draft

This is shaping up to be an absurd and exceedingly unpredictable draft, but here's one wild guess at high it might shape up.

2013 NFL Draft Big Board: Final Top 100

This draft possesses its share of standout skill position players (TE Tyler Eifert checks in at 13), but the strongest positions are on the offensive and defensive lines.

New Orleans Saints: Team Draft Needs

The Saints defense was an abomination in 2012, and all positions but safety are a need. Unfortunately, New Orleans has just five picks.

Four-Round Apr. 20 Mock: 2013 NFL Draft

It wasn't long ago that Matt Barkley looked like a future top-10 pick. With the draft finally near, though, Barkley is in a fight just to be one of the first five QBs selected.

Green Bay Packers: Team Draft Needs

Jermichael Finley has another year in Green Bay, but the Packers would be wise to target his long-term replacement in this draft, which has an abundance of tight end talent.

Baltimore Ravens: Team Draft Needs

With Ray Lewis and Ed Reed gone from Baltimore, the Ravens have obvious needs at inside linebacker and safety. Anquan Boldin's exit, though, quietly created a big need at receiver, too.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Team Draft Needs

With Mike Wallace gone to Miami, the Steelers need more talent at receiver. A big target like Da'Rick Rogers would be especially useful for Ben Roethlisberger.

Four-Round Apr. 6 Mock: 2013 NFL Draft

Although he might not be the biggest name heading into the draft, TE Tyler Eifert is among the draft's elite prospects, and he should make his way into the top 20.

Cleveland Browns: Team Draft Needs

The Browns need help in the secondary and at quarterback, but the team's best bet for immediate impact might be at TE. Tyler Eifert would be a great trade-back target.

Chicago Bears: Team Draft Needs

Even with Jermon Bushrod signed away from New Orleans, the Bears still have an urgent need to upgrade on the OL. With Brian Urlacher gone, linebacker is another top priority.

Detroit Lions: Team Draft Needs

Jeff Backus (retirement) and Gosder Cherilus (free agency) won't play for Detroit in 2013, so Matt Stafford will get real familiar with the turf if the Lions don't add help at tackle.

Four-Round Post-Combine Mock: 2013 NFL Draft

The NFL Combine and free agency shook things up a bit, and this latest mock accounts for those developments. This mock contains five trades, with four in the first round.

Four-Round Mock: 2013 NFL Draft

Each pick in the first two rounds has an analysis writeup, as do the QB/RB/WR/TE picks in the third and fourth rounds.

Three-Round Mock Draft: 2013 NFL Draft

Strong wideout prospects like Quinton Patton will fall out of the first.

Two-Round Mock Draft: 2013 NFL Draft

Eddie Lacy is the only first-round running back.

Mock Draft No. 1: 2013 NFL Draft

Can Tajh Boyd emerge as the top quarterback in this year's NFL draft?

IDP Analysis: Sherman Survives the Ax

Star cornerback Richard Sherman won his suspension appeal, making him available for Week 17 and the playoffs.

Five Things to Know: Pass on St. Louis' Kendricks

Owners needing a Week 17 tight end should fight the temptation to add Lance Kendricks.

IDP Analysis: Will The Cowboy Ride?

San Francisco's Justin Smith heads into Sunday with uncertainty hanging over his head.

Five Things to Know: Hilton Headed for Bright Future

Colts rookie receiver T.Y. Hilton is in a great position to make a fantasy impact in the coming years.

Bowl Game Fantasy Rankings: Player Rankings for the 2013 Bowls

Collin Klein hopes to use his arm and his legs to topple Oregon in the Fiesta Bowl.

IDP Analysis: Pack Welcomes Matthews Back

Clay Matthews is expected to make his way back this week from a four-week absence, to the excitement of owners and the chagrin of opponents.

Five Things to Know: Stick with Bryce Brown

Owners shouldn't give up on Bryce Brown despite his disastrous game against the Bucs.

Bowl Game Pick 'Em: Picking with Confidence Points

Derek Carr should lead Fresno State to some quick points over SMU in the Hawaii Bowl. But which bowl is the best lock?

IDP Analysis: Mario is Super Again in Buffalo

Mario Williams' season started slowly, but the last five weeks he's been an IDP stalwart.

Five Things to Know: Keeper Leagues Take Note

DeAngelo Williams offers a good buy-low opportunity in keeper leagues.

IDP Analysis: Steel City Resurgence

James Harrison has turned back the clock for IDP owners.

Five Things to Know: Sanu Grabs the Housh Role in Cincy

Mohamed Sanu is to A.J. Green what T.J. Houshmandzadeh was to Chad Johnson for the Bengals.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 14

In Alabama's two-back rushing attack, both Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon could have big days against Georgia this weekend in the SEC championship.

IDP Analysis: Watt Shines Even Brighter

Amazingly, J.J. Watt's fantasy value continues to rise.

Five Things to Know: 49ers have a Good Problem

Colin Kaepernick might have more upside than Alex Smith as a passer.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 13

The Denard Robinson running back experiment leaves Thomas Rawls with less prominence than usual, but he's still a useful fantasy pickup.

IDP Analysis: Bucs Rookie Rises to the Top

Tampa Bay's Lavonte David is making an IDP name for himself as a rookie linebacker.

Five Things to Know: It's Cooper Time

Riley Cooper might get his opportunity this week and could become a serviceable fantasy WR.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 12

Markus Wheaton could have Sean Mannion back at the pass-happy controls for Oregon State.

IDP Analysis: Woodyard Emerges for Broncos

Wesley Woodyard finally got his chance, and he's making the most of it for the Broncos.

Five Things to Know: It's Time to Target Nicks

Hakeem Nicks might be the best buy-low target in fantasy cirlces these days.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 11

If Denard Robinson is out this week with an injury, Devin Gardner could pay off as a gamble at quarterback.

IDP Analysis: Washington is Making History

Arizona linebacker Daryl Washington is having an historic IDP season.

Five Things to Know: Time to Ride Chandler?

Will Scott Chandler's scoring slump end this week?

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 10

Markus Wheaton will have backup Cody Vaz throwing him passes this week as starter Sean Mannion's injured knee is still giving him trouble.

IDP Analysis: Suggs' Remarkable Return

Terrell Suggs is back - and back in a big way.

Five Things to Know: The Cowboys Offense is Finished

The Cowboys have talented players, but a mix of problems will keep them from dominating offensively.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 9

Rex Burkhead's knee injury has opened the door for Ameer Abdullah in the Nebraska backfield.

IDP Analysis: Injury Bug Bites Baltimore

The Ravens get hit with the injury bug, but that gives others the chance to step up.

Five Things to Know: Jones for Now, Dunbar for Later

Felix Jones gets a short-term boost with DeMarco Murray's injury, but third-stringer Lance Dunbar might be the ultimate winner.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 8

Rushel Shell is making Pittsburgh standout Ray Graham look relatively ordinary,

IDP Analysis: Young Seahawks Take Flight

Rookies Bobby Wagner and Bruce Irvin are climbing up the IDP charts for the Seahawks.

Five Things to Know: Don't Sell Just Yet on TB's Martin

Doug Martin has disappointed thus far, but he has a could good matchups upcoming.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 7

Markus Wheaton has to break in a new quarterback with Oregon State starter Sean Mannion out indefinitely with a knee injury.

IDP Analysis: Key Veterans Returning

James Harrison is Back For Pitt

Five Things to Know: Dalton's Value is on the Rise

Andy Dalton is proving to be a quality weekly fantasy starter.

IDP Analysis: Just Watt the Texans Needed

J.J. Watt is lighting up the IDP scoreboard in Houston.

Five Things to Know: Week 4 Insights

As long as he stays healthy, Mikel Leshoure looks poised for a strong fantasy season as Detroit's top running back.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 5

Kolton Browning's numbers are too huge to ignore, and his numbers should only get bigger as Louisiana-Monroe enters conference play.

IDP Analysis: Falcons have Moore Safety Talent

Atlanta's William Moore might be the league's hottest IDP thus far.

Five Things to Know: Common Sense will Prevail in New England

If Brandon Lloyd or Wes Welker owners in your league are getting antsy, now is a good time to swoop in for a steal.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 4

Ray Graham is blocking teammate Rushel Shell from becoming a mainstay fantasy play, but Shell still had a huge day for Pittsburgh last week.

IDP Analysis: Hits, Misses After One Week

Carolina rookie Luke Kuechly had a rough first week in the NFL.

Five Things to Know: Raven Takes Flight, Finally

It's only one game, but Joe Flacco looks to have turned a corner and become a reliable weekly fantasy starter.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 3

Although he's just a redshirt freshman, UCLA's Brett Hundley looks like he might be one of the nation's best quarterbacks already as the Pac-12's Cam Newton.

IDP Analysis: Coleman's Worth A Look

As long as he's the starter, Kurt Coleman is a quality IDP.

Five Things to Know: Jacquizz is No Sproles

Jacquizz Rodgers is getting a lot of hype, but don't expect him to be the ATL veriosn of Darren Sproles.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 2

Top-notch wideouts like Markus Wheaton make Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion an easy gamble at home this week against Wisconsin.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 1

Montee Ball is the main attraction in Madison, but backup James White figures to see plenty of action in Week 1, at least.

Five Things to Know: Don't Believe the Hype

The hype is building for Matt Ryan, but didn't the same thing happen last season at this time?

Five Things to Know: Reggie Wayne is Undervalued

IDP Analysis: D.J. Smith Steps In For Desmond Bishop

IDP Analysis: IDP Stock Watch

Ray Lewis dropped weight this offseason to improve his speed and quickness. How does that impact his IDP draft stock?

SEC Fantasy Preview: SEC: New Stars Set to Emerge

Alabama's Eddie Lacy was one of the nation's best big-play threats the last two years in a backup role. Now he has the starting job all to himself.

Projected NCAA Bowls, Top 25: Matt Barkley, USC Aiming For No.1

College Football Draft Kit: 2012 QB Rankings

College Football Draft Kit: 2012 RB Rankings

College Football Draft Kit: 2012 WR Rankings

College Football Draft Kit: 2012 TE Rankings

College Football Draft Kit: 2012 K Rankings

College Football Draft Kit: 2012 DEF Rankings

First-Round Recap: Fantasy fallout from the first 32

Justin Blackmon isn't the first-round's top fantasy target at receiver.

NFL Draft Preview: Four-Round Mock

Andrew Luck is still a near lock to land with the Colts. Who will go with him?

Three-Round Mock Draft: Two WRs In the Top 10?

Now that Buffalo is loaded at defensive end, WR Michael Floyd makes sense at 10.

Post-Combine Rankings: Includes 30+ Scout Reports

Robert Turbin (RB, Utah State) is one player who helped himself at the Combine.

NFL Offseason Watch: WR-TE Free Agency List

New Mock Draft: Two-Round NFL Mock

Will Justin Blackmon fall out of the first 10 picks?

NFL Offseason Watch: QB-RB Free Agency List

NFL Draft Rankings: Pre-Combine Skill Player Rankings

Despite tearing his ACL in November, Ryan Broyles is still a top-five WR in the 2012 NFL Draft.

NFL Mock Draft: 2012 First-Round Mock

Miami running back Lamar Miller, projected at the 21st pick, would make a strong fantasy option in Cincinnati.

IDP Analysis: Will Willis Play?

Five Things to Know: Manningham the Man in Week 17

IDP Analysis: Get To Know Geno

Five Things to Know: Denver's Thomas Rolls On

IDP Analysis: Safety Switch In Washington

Five Things to Know: Ryan to the Playoff Rescue

Matt Ryan has friendly matchups the next two weeks, just in time for the fantasy playoffs.

Bowl Game Fantasy Rankings: Bowl League Cheatsheet

Bowl Game Pick 'Em: Picking with Confidence Points

Check out our picks for the all of this year's bowls, ranked in order of confidence. Where does Andrew Luck and Stanford fall?

IDP Analysis: Dumervil Getting It Done

Five Things to Know: Kolb Clips Cards' Wings

Kevin Kolb is dragging down Larry Fitzgerald in Arizona.

IDP Analysis: Rams On The Rise

Five Things to Know: Now Houston has a Problem

Andre Johnson's fortunes look bleak with Houston's deteriorating quarterback situation.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 14

The college fantasy season is coming down to the wire, which makes this week's waiver wire all the more important.

Five Things to Know: Houston, It's not a Problem

Don't expect Andre Johnson's numbers to fall flat now that Matt Leinart is his quarterback.

IDP Analysis: Miller Time in Denver

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 13

Derek Moye's numbers have suffered this season thanks to a weak passing offense, but this week offers a enticing matchup.

IDP Analysis: Riley On The Rise

Five Things to Know: No Stopping Murray

Don't expect DeMarco Murray to slow down much even with the expected return this week of Felix Jones to the Dallas backfield.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 12

With Ryan Broyles out for the year, the door is open for Jaz Reynolds to make an impact for the Sooners.

IDP Analysis: Welcome Returns

Five Things to Know: Expect Helu to Stick for 'Skins

Roy Helu represents Washington's best backfield option and should remain a viable fantasy starter.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 11

As the season heads down the home stretch, waiver wire pickups take on added importance.

IDP Analysis: Unfortunate Injury For Cowboys' Lee

Five Things to Know: Brown has Staying Power

Hines Ward's expected return threatens Antonio Brown's production, but don't dismiss Brown just yet.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 10

Lamar Miller has garnered most of the attention, but Tommy Streeter has established himself as Miami's top playmaker.

IDP Analysis: A Second Chance

Five Things to Know: Time to Target Greene?

Shonn Greene looks poised for a strong second half and likely can be had at a reasonable price.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 9

Hey, there's some talent on the waiver wire this week.

IDP Analysis: Allen Wrenching Offensive Lines

Five Things to Know: Week 7 Brings New Roles

Carson Palmer will exchange his Bengals jersey for a Raiders jersey after being traded. But what should fantasy owners expect?

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 8

As long as G.J. Kinne is on the field, Willie Carter should remain a consistent option for Tulsa.

IDP Analysis: Miller Time

Five Things to Know: Sell DeAngelo, Marshawn, Now

DeAngelo Williams is coming off consecutive strong games. Time to sell. Marshawn Lynch, too.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 7

Dan Persa's return has made tight end Drake Dunsmore a fantasy factor for the Wildcats.

IDP Analysis: A Colt You'll Want to Catch

Five Things to Know: Is it Tebow Time? Does it Matter?

The Broncos are 1-3 and the Tim Tebow noise machine is cranking up. But just how much fantasy production should be expected from him?

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 6

Derek Moye started the year slowly, but the last three weeks he's proven his worth as one of the nation's best receivers.

IDP Analysis: Changing of the Guard

Five Things to Know for Week 4: Fluke or Foreshadowing?

Torrey Smith showed his skills Sunday, but that doesn't mean he's Joe Flacco's new favorite target or that fantasy owners should overspend for his services.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 5

D.J. Woods is listed as Cincinnati's No. 1 recevier, but Anthony McClung has played like it - and he's not going anywhere.

IDP Analysis: Safety Dance

Five Things to Know: Cowboys Staring at Disaster

Tony Romo's injury isn't Dallas' only problem, putting the Cowboys on the brink of disaster.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 4

With G.J. Kinne out with injury, Tulsa likely will rely on Trey Watts and the running game.

IDP Analysis: Injuries Create Early Opportunities

Five Things to Know: The Ravens are Legit

Expect Joe Flacco and the Ravens to keep rolling.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 3

Derek Moye's fantasy stock might be low, but if you need a receiver, Moye is worth a gamble.

IDP Analysis: Rookie LBs Rising

Five Things to Know: Red Flags in Indianapolis

The Peyton Manning crisis could linger for some time, which makes projecting Colts like Reggie Wayne and Dallas Clark a tricky proposition.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 2

Tommy Rees took over the starting quarterback Saturday and wasted no time demonstrating his upside in the Notre Dame offense.

IDP Analysis: McBride A Good DL Sleeper

Five Things to Know: What Vick's Mega-Deal Means

Will Michael Vick's new contract spur a negative on the field from DeSean Jackson?

IDP Analysis: Injuries Piling Up On Top IDPs

IDP Analysis: Osi Out a Few Weeks

Five Things to Know: Tips for Auction Drafts

2011 Eagles Team Preview: Can They Meet Enormous Expectations?

IDP Analysis: Osi Ready to Return

Five Things to Know: San Diego Timeshare?

Five things to consider as the fantasy football season gains steam, including a timeshare in San Diego for Ryan Mathews.

IDP Analysis: Landry Losing Ground

Five Things to Know: 5 Developing Situations in the NFL

NFL Offseason Watch: Fallout From Day 1 of Free Agency

The lockout over, free agency kicked off with a host of moves that will impact the fantasy landscape.

The Top 150 For 2011: Broyles Lands No. 9 Ranking

For a one-stop guide for your league's draft, step inside to see the big picture for college fantasy football this year.

NFL Offseason Watch: Unresolved Status

Some important fantasy wideouts could land on new teams this season, but will Vincent Jackson be among them?

NFL Offseason Watch: Free-Agent Landing Spots

Potential free agents like DeAngelo Williams face an uncertain future this offseason. Where will he and his fellow free-agent runnin backs land?

Top-25 Freshmen to Watch: Georgia's Crowell Leads the Pack

Team Defense Rankings: Bruising Boise State

Wide Receiver Rankings: Blackmon's the Best

Running Back Rankings: James Propels the Ducks

Quarterback Rankings: Robinson's a Dual Threat

Denard Robinson's dual-threat ability makes him the top-rated quarterback in the 2011 college football season.

Kicker Rankings: Hrapmann has the Best Leg

Preseason Job Battles: Likely Camp Competitions

Chris Wells is a great talent, but he's headed for a camp competition with rookie Ryan Williams. Here's an early look at job battles across the NFL.

NFL Offseason Watch: Quarterback Wheel of Fortune

Matt Hasselbeck is among a number of quarterbacks looking for a landing spot as teams spin the QB free-agent wheel.

NFL Offseason Watch: An Early Look at Breakouts and Busts for 2011

Matt Cassel threw 27 touchdown passes last season. But which side of the breakout-bust debate does he land on entering this season?

NFL Draft: Top Fantasy Rookies

Mark Ingram landed in a good fantasy spot with the Saints. Find out who else might make a rookie impact as we take a team-by-team look.

NFL Draft: Final Mock Draft

The NFL Draft gets going Thursday, but we've got the picks ahead of time.

NFL Offseason Watch: Top-15 Tight Ends

Despite injuries, Antionio Gates is still the top fantasy tight end on the board.

NFL Offseason Watch: Top-20 Wide Receivers

There's no debating the point that Andre Johnson offers a higher floor than any receiver, and it really isn't very close.

NFL Offseason Watch: Top-20 Running Backs

Adrian Peterson is a one of the league's top workhorse backs, but did he garner the top spot in our offseason running back rankings?

NFL Offseason Watch: Top-10 Quarterbacks

Where does Michael Vick rank among the top fantasy quarterbacks heading into 2011?

NFL Offseason Watch: The 2011 Top 10

Should Adrian Peterson be the top overall pick in next season's fantasy drafts? Or has Arian Foster overtaken him as fantasy's No. 1?

NFL Offseason Watch: Mock Draft - Rounds 1, 2

Carolina needs a franchise quarterback, and Cam Newton has all the tools to fill that void. But does that make him a good fantasy option in his rookie season?

NFL Offseason Watch: The Draft's Top Fantasy Prospects

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NFL Offseason Watch: Combine Winners, Losers

DeMarco Murray's 4.41 40-yard time at the NFL Combine turned heads. Which players helped, and hurt, their draft prospects?

NFL Offseason Watch: Previewing the Combine

The multi-threat Randall Cobb is the Rudy version of Percy Harvin - he can do it all. If he does enough at the combine, he'll improve his draft stock.

NFL Offseason Watch: Mock Draft Fantasy Impact

Will the champs have a shot to add Mark Ingram to an already high-powered offense?

IDP Analysis: Five Rookies on the Rise

IDP Analysis: Bishop Makes His Mark

IDP Analysis: Thomas Proving Last Year Was no Fluke

IDP Analysis: Browns DBs Making Plays

Bowl Game Pick 'Em: Picking & Ranking All The Games

DeMarco Murray and the Sooners are the top lock this year as they take on Connecticut.

Bowl Game Fantasy Rankings: Bowl Game Fantasy Rankings

North Carolina's Anthony Elzy is a great buy-low option against the Tennessee defense.

IDP Analysis: Bishop Gets a Bump

Depth Chart Watch: Reaction to Jackson

DeSean Jackson's starting role is safe, but a couple duds have us wondering - is he still the unquestioned top receiver in Philadelphia?

IDP Analysis: Rookie DBs Make Their Mark

IDP Analysis: Peppers Picks Up the Pace

IDP Analysis: Suggs Picks Up the Sack Pace

IDP Analysis: Mayo on a Mission

IDP Analysis: Reed Makes His Mark in First Game Back

IDP Analysis: Veteran Safeties Return From PUP List

IDP Analysis: Michael Griffin Showing His Versatility

Week 6 In Review: The Biggest News From Week 6

And the worst Big 12 QB for the past three weeks is... Jerrod Johnson?

IDP Analysis: Giants Linemen Putting Up Big Numbers

Week In Review: The Standouts From Week 5

Texas couldn't slow down DeMarco Murray. Can anyone do it?

IDP Analysis: Harrison Still Getting Better

IDP Analysis: Not Too Suh-n to Go With Ndamukong

IDP Analysis: Safeties Leading the Way in Tackles

IDP Analysis: Rookies on the Rise

Weekly Preview: Weekly College Preview

Auburn's Mario Fannin has a strong matchup this week against Arkansas State. Check out who else to start or sit based on the schedule this week.

2010 Conf. Previews: Can Wisconsin Live Up to the Hype?

Pac-10 Preview: Can USC Remain a Superpower Post-Sanctions?

IDP Analysis: IDP Upgrades and Downgrades

RotoWire Preseason Top 25: Sizing Up the 2010 College Football Season

We've got more than a couple twists that you won't see in other mainstream rankings.

Big East Preview: A Look At The Post-Brian Kelly Big East

Top Return Men: Mandatory Reading for Return-Yardage Leagues

IDP Analysis: Upgrades and Downgrades

Big Ten Preview: Both Ohio State and Iowa figure to be top-10 contenders.

Independents Preview: Brian Kelly will whip Notre Dame into shape. But how quickly can he do it?

If you thought Charlie Weis looked bad before, wait till you see how he looks compared to Brian Kelly.

IDP Analysis: Early Upgrades and Downgrades

College Football Draft Kit: A Look at The Future

College Football Draft Kit: Newcomers Set to Make An Immediate Impact

Position Rankings: 2010 Defense Rankings

Position Rankings: 2010 Kicker Rankings

Position Rankings: 2010 Wide Receiver Rankings

Position Rankings: 2010 Running Back Rankings

Position Rankings: 2010 Tight End Rankings

Position Rankings: 2010 Quarterback Rankings

Team Previews: 2010 Texans Preview

Texans Aim to Overcome Playoff Hurdle

NFL Draft: NFL Draft Grades