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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention David Akers's name.
December 25, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 17 Value Meter
Drew Brees is one of the many leading fantasy players still left with something to play for in Week 17.
December 17, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
Jamaal Charles is coming off one of the all-time great fantasy games and tops our flex rankings this week with another great matchup against the Colts.
December 10, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 15 Value Meter
Neither rain, nor snow, nor the Detroit Lions can stop Shady McCoy, who draws Minnesota, Chicago and Dallas to finish the season.
December 4, 2013
King for a Day: The Price of Silver
Jerry Donabedian advises exploiting the Bears porous run defense in your DraftKings Week 14 lineup, and offers up some value picks in a stars-and-scrubs approach.
December 3, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 14 Value Meter
Is Josh Gordon truly quarterback-proof? We might just find out this week.
November 26, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 13 Value Meter
With A.J. Green and the Bengals returning this week, bye weeks are all over, so our threshhold for what qualifies as a starter is higher again.
Thanksgiving Day Value Meter: Tradition V; Better Than Rocky V
Calvin Johnson missed the Lions' first meeting with the Packers this season, but will he feast on the Green Bay secondary on Thursday?
November 21, 2013
Four-Down Duel: Human Target
Vincent Jackson has been racking up targets at an elite rate - a trend Kevin Payne expects to continue in Detroit this weekend
November 19, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 12 Value Meter
Demaryius Thomas should get a ton of targets against the Patriots' banged-up secondary this week, especially if Wes Welker's concussion keeps him out.
November 12, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 11 Value Meter
It should be Beast Mode time in Seattle this week, with the Seahawks and Marshawn Lynch feasting on the Vikings' defense.
King for a Day: Play Your Cards Right
Andre Ellington comes with a discounted price tag on Draft Kings this week despite a cushy matchup against the Jags.
November 5, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 10 Value Meter
It's a big WR week, as Calvin Johnson leads four receivers at the top of the flex rankings.
October 24, 2013
Four-Down Duel: Ring the Bell
Kevin Payne likes Le'Veon Bell's matchup (Raiders) and affordable price tag ($7000) in FanDuel contests this weekend.
October 22, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 8 Value Meter
With six teams on bye, it's going to get really ugly this week at RB. You will be thrilled to start the likes of Le'Veon Bell in deeper leagues.
October 15, 2013
East Coast Offense: Solving the Montee Ball Problem
Knowshon Moreno has emerged as a top-five back
Weekly Rankings: Week 7 Value Meter
A frequent debate when discussing wide receivers is the effect of one top wideout when the team loses another one to injury. This week Jordy Nelson's owners face that dilemma - more targets vs. more attention.
October 8, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 6 Value Meter
Is this the week that Gronk returns? Right now we have a cautious ranking of him, given the uncertainty all around.
October 1, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 5 Value Meter
We fell just short of putting Jimmy Graham first overall in our flex rankings, but he's not that far off. It's hard to have a bad team if you spent an early pick on him in your leagues.
September 24, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 4 Value Meter
Alfred Morris has a potentially juicy matchup against the Raiders in Week 4.
September 17, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 3 Value Meter
Colin Kaepernick should bounce back with a far better matchup at home against the Colts this week.
September 10, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 2 Value Meter
LeSean McCoy thrived in Week 1 in the retooled Eagles offense. He has another favorable matchup this week against the Chargers.
September 1, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Week 1 Value Meter
Our first set of weekly rankings are now up. Tony Romo and the Cowboys should be in a shootout with the Giants in Week 1.
August 24, 2013
Stopa Law Firm Auction: High-Stakes, 2-TE, QB-Flex League
Drew Brees was the highest priced QB at $48.
August 3, 2013
Five Things to Downplay on Draft Day: What Not to Worry About
If Drew Brees is your quarterback, it's not necessary to take a second one in 12-team leagues.
July 2, 2013
2013 Fantasy Football Draft Kit: RotoWire Magazine PPR Mock Draft
June 24, 2013
2013 Detroit Lions Team Preview: Stafford and Megatron Look to Rebound from Disappointing 2012 Campaign
February 1, 2013
Breakfast Table: Super Bowl Breakfast
Pianowski picks the Niners, Salfino the Ravens
January 31, 2013
Staff Picks: A Split Decision
Three writers like the Ravens and the under, two the Niners and the over.
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl
Backing the Ravens
January 17, 2013
Weekly Rankings: Conference Championships Value Meter
Frank Gore leads the Niners as a rare road favorite in a Conference Title game.
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