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September 27, 2016
East Coast Offense: The Hidden Perils of Drafting RBs Early
Chris Liss benched Emmanuel Sanders this week ahead of his seemingly tough matchup at Cincinnati. It's easy to leave points on your bench when choosing between middle-round WR options.
September 6, 2016
NFL Barometer: Rawls Ready to Roll?
Jim Coventry looks at some of the biggest question marks of preseason as we head into Week 1, including Seattle running back Thomas Rawls.
September 5, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 1 Value Meter
Russell Wilson has an inviting matchup at home against the Dolphins, but he's not the top QB in Jeff Erickson's player rankings. Check out all of Jeff's rankings for Week 1.
September 1, 2016
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 4
James Smizek breaks down the final week of preseasons and shows DFS players where they can cash in, like taking advantage of Aaron Rodgers' backups.
August 30, 2016
Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles
Andrew Fiorentino breaks down the latest depth chart movement in training camps around the league as Jay Ajayi is still battling Arian Foster for the top spot in Miami.
August 8, 2016
Football Draft Kit: Digging Deeper into Red-Zone Stats
Fantasy owners love red-zone touches, but not all red-zone touches are equal. Andrew Laird digs deep into the numbers to find out which running backs have the most upside at the goal line.
July 28, 2016
Jim Coventry breaks down the key position battles as teams head to training camp. Can Ameer Abdullah hold off Theo Riddick in the Lions' backfield?
July 19, 2016
Team Previews: Baltimore Ravens
Jerry Donabedian takes a look at the Ravens upcoming season, now healthy and eyeing a return to the postseason.
June 29, 2016
Devonta Freeman exploded out of the gate last year, but late-season struggles and Tevin Coleman's improvement could create a time-share in Atlanta. Andrew Fiorentino breaks down all the summer job battles.
June 28, 2016
Football Draft Kit: Offseason Moves
Jerry Donabedian runs down the biggest offseason moves and what it means for fantasy owners, including Brock Osweiler's move from the Broncos to the Texans.
June 23, 2016
Football Draft Kit: 2016 Breakout Players
Jerry Donabedian analyzes breakout players of 2016, including San Francisco's Carlos Hyde, who is a classic example of a post-hype sleeper.
March 12, 2016
10 Big Offseason Moves So Far
Lamar Miller should see a big role in Houston, making him a threat to lead the league in yards from scrimmage this year.
February 17, 2016
NFL Offseason Watch: Fantasy-Relevant 2016 NFL Free Agents
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian breaks down the top free agents this offseason, including running back Lamar Miller, who has been underutilized in Miami for years.
January 2, 2016
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 17
Erik Siegrist breaks down Week 17 as Teddy Bridgewater and the Vikings travel to Green Bay to face the Packers with the NFC North title at stake.
December 31, 2015
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 17 Picks
Brandon Marshall has been one of the most consistent upper-tier fantasy wideouts over the last five games, and he now goes up against a banged up Bills secondary.
On Target: David Johnson is 2016's No. 1 Pick
Davis Mattek reviews some lessons learned from the 2015 season and looks ahead to 2016 where Arizona's David Johnson might be the top pick.
Exploiting the Matchups: Matt Ryan's Time to Shine
Luke Hoover breaks down the starts and sits for Week 17, including Atlanta's Matt Ryan, who faces the perfect defense in the Saints to put up season highs.
December 29, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 17 Value Meter
Kirk Cousins and the Redskins are the only playoff team that are guaranteed into a particular seeding and are the most likely to bench their starters this week.
December 26, 2015
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 16 Value Plays
Jerry Donabedian is focused on the Jacksonville-New Orleans game, along with a couple of heavily-targeted big bodies in the Chicago-Tampa contest.
December 24, 2015
On Target: It's Championship Week!
Davis Mattek breaks down the numbers heading into the final week of the season in most year-long leagues, and considers the value of Brandin Cooks heading into 2016
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup between Cincinnati and Denver as Brock Osweiler and the Broncos look to clinch a playoff spot.
December 22, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
It's Championship Week in most leagues! How much are you going to trust Julio Jones against Josh Norman? How about A.J. Green against the Denver defense on Monday night?
December 19, 2015
On Target: Seahawks Flying High
Davis Mattek moves Doug Baldwin into high-end WR range as he and the Seahawks are on a wild run with highly efficient passing game.
December 17, 2015
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 15 Value Plays
Drew Brees has been excellent at home this season, averaging 350 yards and three touchdowns per game at the Superdome, and he could be in for a shootout Monday against the Lions.
Erik Siegrist breaks down the Monday night game as the Drew Brees and the Saints look to fend off the visiting Lions.
December 15, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 15 Value Meter
Lineup decisions are always difficult in the playoffs, but there are some that are particularly vexing. Calvin Johnson presents one of those problems because of his great matchup and his ankle injury.
December 14, 2015
Depth Chart Watch: Fallout From Week 14
Andrew Fiorentino runs down the latest casualty list, including Andy Dalton's ill-advised attempt at a tackle that might just ruin the Bengals' promising season.
December 11, 2015
On Target: On the Upswing
Davis Mattek looks at a trio of receivers on the rise, including Seattle's Doug Baldwin, who is finally getting opportunities to make plays.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 14 Value Plays
With lots of fantasy players turning toward Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham this weekend, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian explains why DeAndre Hopkins might be the right call for an elite wideout.
December 8, 2015
Weekly Rankings: Week 14 Value Meter
Mike Evans and the Bucs get to feast on the Saints secondary this week. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's position rankings in this week's Value Meter.
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