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June 19, 2017
Football Draft Kit: 2017 Rookies
John McKechnie analyzes the prospects of this year's top rookies, like Jacksonville's Leonard Fournette, who could be a fantasy factor by Week 1.
June 8, 2017
Offseason Thoughts: Maclin Sent Packin'
Kansas City's surprise decision to cut Jeremy Maclin puts one good receiver on the market while opening new opportunities for Tyreek Hill.
May 29, 2017
Quarterback Keeper Rankings: Joe Bartel Offers Advice for the Long-Term
Rodgers, Newton or Luck? Which QB has the most value in a 10-team keeper format?
April 30, 2017
NFL Draft: Fantasy Fallout for Veterans
Jim Coventry looks at which veterans benefited from this year's NFL draft and which could see a reduced role thanks to rookie additions.
April 28, 2017
NFL Draft: Fantasy Fallout
Deshaun Watson was seemingly in a fight for the first round, but the accomplished Clemson gunslinger didn't last past the 12th pick.
January 13, 2017
Game Capsules: Breaking Down the Divisional Playoffs
Erik Siegrist previews the divisional playoff matchups as Dak Presccott leads the Cowboys against the Packers with a bid to the NFC championship game on the line.
January 12, 2017
Yahoo DFS Football: Divisional Round Picks
Vlad Sedler sees some tough salary cap decisions ahead this week, but the likely game flow against the Texans and his excellent production at home make LeGarrette Blount nearly a must-start.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Divisional Round Playoff Picks
Scott Jenstad uncovers the best plays on DraftKings in the second round of the playoffs, including an underpriced Dez Bryant going against the Packers' struggling secondary.
January 11, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Divisional Playoffs Week Value Meter
The top four seeds are back in action after getting the bye last week. See where they slot in this week's rankings.
January 8, 2017
Wild-Card Round Reactions: No Surprises Here
The Seahawks cruised Saturday against the Lions thanks in part to Thomas Rawls' dominant performance, as the wild-card round included few surprises with every favorite winning and covering the spread.
January 2, 2017
Playoff Cheat Sheet: Positional Rankings for Postseason Drafts
Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers have a good chance to play at least three games and get the Dolphins at home this weekend.
December 31, 2016
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 17
Erik Siegrist looks at the regular season's final games, including an NFC North title clash that features Matthew Stafford and the Lions hosting the Packers.
December 29, 2016
On Target: Looking Ahead to 2017
Davis Mattek lists some receivers he expects to be heavily invested in next season, and admits that he may have misjudged T.Y. Hilton's value to the Colts.
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 17 Picks
Vlad Sedler recommends you focus on games involving teams with something left to play for in the final slate of the regular season, but makes an exception for the explosive, and incredibly consistent, David Johnson.
December 27, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 17 Value Meter
We'll do our best to sort out the morass that is the projected playing time picture this week. The Steelers are candidates to bench all of their significant starters this week.
East Coast Offense: Top-20 Players for 2017
Odell Beckham, who turned 24 in November, edges out Antonio Brown, who will be 29 in July, for the top spot at the wide receiver position.
December 22, 2016
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night showdown between the Cowboys and Lions, with rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott expected to continue to shine.
December 20, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
Championship Week! After what appeared to be two dreadful quarterback weeks, the matchups appear to look better this week.
East Coast Offense: Trust the Process
Chris Liss explains why he started Adrian Peterson last week in a high-stakes playoff contest and re-defines the notion of
December 15, 2016
Exploiting the Matchups: Fitzgerald's Farewell?
Luke Hoover details which players receive favorable matchups in Week 15, including the Cardinals' No. 1 wideout, Larry Fitzgerald.
December 14, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as the Redskins look to keep their playoff hopes alive against the visiting Panthers.
December 13, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 15 Value Meter
The quarterback rankings are a potential quagmire again, with many of the top options facing great defenses and/or weather concerns.
December 8, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night game as Tom Brady and the Patriots look to turn back the visiting Ravens.
December 6, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 14 Value Meter
Bye weeks are over, and in many cases the playoffs are starting. Will Mike Evans bounce back this week with a nice home matchup against the Saints?
December 1, 2016
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 13
Erik Siegrist analyzes Week 13's action and wonders if Matthew Stafford will be able to keep pace in an expected shootout in New Orleans.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 13 Value Plays
Scott Jenstad is counting on Russell Wilson and the Seahawks offense to bounce back this week at home against the Panthers.
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 13 Value Plays
Kevin Payne examines the Week 13 slate, turning to Alex Smith ($7,000) and Malcolm Mitchell ($5,600) to deliver the fantasy goods as the calendar flips to December.
Exploiting the Matchups: Cooking Up a Playoff Run
Luke Hoover lays out the players with the most favorable of matchups in Week 13, as well as some you may want to find an alternative for.
November 29, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 13 Value Meter
Last week there were too many cooks in New Orleans' fine restaurants, leaving not enough room for Brandin Cooks to dine. Will that change this week against Detroit?
November 23, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Aaron Rodgers and the Packers look to get back on track at the Eagles.
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