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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
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Aaron Rodgers and the Packers look to get back on track at the Eagles.
November 22, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 12 Value Meter
No A.J. Green and no Giovani Bernard means no fun for Andy Dalton. That and the rest of Jeff Erickson's Week 12 Rankings are in this week's Value Meter.
November 17, 2016
On Target: Britt's a Hit
Davis Mattek is willing to overlook Kenny Britt's prior disappointing seasons given the roll he's been on for the Rams, but worries it might be ending with Jared Goff taking over at quarterback.
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night game as Derek Carr and the Raiders look to keep the good times rolling at home against the Texans.
Exploiting the Matchups: The Return of Super Cam
Luke Hoover details which players receive favorable matchups in Week 11, headlined by the 2015 league MVP, Cam Newton.
November 15, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 11 Value Meter
It's a great week for quarterbacks, as a number of the top passers have plus matchups, including Kirk Cousins at home against the Packers.
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 11 Pickups
Kevin Payne scours the waiver wire for some pick-ups to help fantasy owners in Week 11, including James Starks, who figures to see most of the action out of the backfield for the Packers.
November 10, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews Monday night football as Andy Dalton leads the Bengals into New York to face the Giants.
November 9, 2016
Depth Chart Watch: Fallout From Week 9
Andrew Fiorentino reviews the latest injuries and injury returns, and is alarmed at how thin the Bucs receiving corps will be if Mike Evans' concussion keeps him out of action.
November 8, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 10 Value Meter
David Johnson is the overwhelming favorite to be the top flex player this week against San Francisco.
East Coast Offense: The Difference Makers
Melvin Gordon is one of several players who is carrying teams to a strong season thus far along wth DeMarco Murray, Mike Evans and Matt Ryan.
November 3, 2016
Exploiting the Matchups: High on Hightower
Luke Hoover explores which players have favorable matchups in Week 9, including Tim Hightower, who looks to be the main ballcarrier in New Orleans.
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night game as a gimpy Russell Wilson tries to lead the Seahawks past the visiting Bills.
November 2, 2016
Staff Picks: Browns, Rams and Colts
The Staff is going ugly this week with three underdogs including Todd Gurley and the Rams getting three points at home against the visiting Panthers.
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 9 Picks
Vlad Sedler looks over this week's bye-ravaged player pool, and isn't afraid to get chalky with Ezekiel Elliott in a premium matchup against the Browns.
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 9
Backing Stefon Diggs and the Vikings as six-point home favorites against the Lions
November 1, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 9 Value Meter
Greg Olsen is coming off his worst week of the season, but he's on top of the TE ranks this week anyhow. Check out that and all of Jeff Erickson's rankings for Week 9.
Depth Chart Watch: Fallout From Week 8
Chris Bennett takes a look at another tumultuous week in the NFL, and welcomes Alshon Jeffery back to prominence thanks to the return of Jay Cutler under center for the Bears.
East Coast Offense: The Pianowski Doctrine
Borrowing a page out of Scott Pianowski's book, Chris Liss has largely taken to fading injured players' recovery timetables.
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 9 Pickups
Kevin Payne finds the top waiver-wire pickups for Week 9, including Charcandrick West, who looks like the next man up in Kansas City after Spencer Ware went down.
October 31, 2016
DFS Football 101: Important Tips for New Players, Round 8
Michael Rathburn sheds light on his process of selecting signal callers for cash games on DraftKings.
October 30, 2016
Week 8 Reactions: Adding to the Injury List
Spencer Ware was one of several top players to suffer an injury Sunday, and with six teams on bye, the effects of those injuries affected more fantasy managers than usual.
October 27, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews Monday Night Football as Matt Asiata and the Vikings clash with the Bears in a NFC North showdown.
October 25, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 8 Value Meter
The ugliest bye week of the season yet is upon us, leading to some tough lineup choices. You might have to play good players in bad matchups out of necessity, such as Alshon Jeffery against the Vikings.
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