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August 18, 2014
Working the Wire: Early Look at the Waiver Wire
For leagues that have drafted, it's time to think about the waiver wire, which means finding potential diamonds like Markus Wheaton, who could be primed for a breakout year.
June 25, 2014
NFL Draft Kit: 2014 Breakout Players
RotoWire's Vlad Sedler runs through the players he thinks could breakout in the 2014 season.
June 23, 2014
NFL Draft Kit: Experts Standard Mock Draft
Jimmy Graham clocks in at No. 8
2014 Team Preview: Kansas City Chiefs
Charles Leads the Way
June 22, 2014
Staff Picks: Sleepers & Busts
The RotoWire staff weighed in on their sleepers and busts for the 2014 NFL season. Chris Liss, Jeff Erickson, Mike Doria, Luke Hoover, and other experts give their picks inside.
February 11, 2014
According to the Data: BCS vs. non-BCS for Fantasy
Non-BCS running backs like Matt Forte have excelled for fantasy owners.
January 4, 2014
Four-Down Duel: Backing the Bengals
Kevin Payne is backing multiple Bengals in Wild Card weekend contests on FanDuel.
January 3, 2014
Breakfast Table: Breaking Down the Wild Card Games
Are the Colts better than their advanced stats indicate?
King for a Day: Charging Into The Wild-Card Round
As the player field dwindles and matchups get tougher, Jerry Donabedian discusses how to stack your DraftKings lineup for the Wild-Card round.
January 2, 2014
Weekly Rankings: Wild Card Round Value Meter
Frank Gore has a really nice matchup against the Packers this week.
January 1, 2014
Playoff Cheat Sheet - Updated: Rankings By Position
Andy Dalton Clocks in at No. 4 among QBs thanks to the Bengals' favorable draw.
December 30, 2013
Playoff Cheat Sheet: Rankings By Position
Knowshon Moreno clocks in as the No. 2 back
December 27, 2013
Game Capsules: Scouting the Season Finales
Can Kyle Orton sneak the Cowboys past Philly?
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.
On Target: Garcon Makes the Quarterback
Pierre Garcon has not missed a beat since the move to Kirk Cousins at quarterback for the Redskins, proving he can be elite regardless of who is under center.
December 24, 2013
East Coast Offense: The Year of the Outliers
There were a couple big difference makers at each position like Josh Gordon (left). After that, it was a free for all.
December 20, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 16 Previews
Bears, Eagles Look to Lock Up their Divisions on Sunday Night
December 19, 2013
Four-Down Duel: The Green Stuff
Which wide receiver will help you win the green stuff on FanDuel this weekend? Kevin Payne recommends targeting Cincinnati's A.J. Green in tournament play.
December 18, 2013
Run 'N' Shoot: The Non-QB MVP
KC's Jamaal Charles has been fantasy's most-valuable non-quarterback this season.
East Coast Offense: How Good is Joe Flacco?
Separating team and individual success isn't always easy in the NFL.
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 11, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 15 Previews
Peyton Manning's assault on the record book continues on Thursday night.
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 6, 2013
Breakfast Table: Pianowski and Stopa Talk Football
Grading the QB Class of 2012
December 5, 2013
Four-Down Duel: Test Your Luck
Despite sub-par performances in recent weeks, Kevin Payne recommends rolling the dice on Andrew Luck in tournament play.
Coffin Corner: A Look At Three QBs
Ryan Fitzpatrick's legs have made him a top-10 quarterback the last four weeks.
December 4, 2013
Game Capsules: Week 14 Previews
One of the league's best offenses faces what might be the NFL's best D on Sunday night.
December 3, 2013
East Coast Offense: Is Brandon Weeden Ideal for Josh Gordon?
Having a better real-life quarterback doesn't always help receivers produce in fantasy football.
Weekly Rankings: Week 14 Value Meter
Is Josh Gordon truly quarterback-proof? We might just find out this week.
November 28, 2013
Four-Down Duel: V is for Victor(y)
Kevin Payne is backing the Eli Manning- Victor Cruz combo in Head-to-Head play on FanDuel this weekend.
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