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October 24, 2016
Red Zone Watch: Week 7
The absence of Eric Decker is leaving a big void to fill in the red zone for the Jets, but they're starting to utilize running back Matt Forte more, which gives him a decent fantasy boost.
October 20, 2016
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night game as Brock Osweiler returns to Denver to lead the Texans against the Broncos.
October 18, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 7 Value Meter
Chaos reigns supreme in Pittsburgh with Ben Roethlisberger out. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's rankings for Week 7.
East Coast Offense: Unstoppable Forces
Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott and the Cowboys elite offensive line will pose problems for every defense they face this season. If Dez Bryant ever returns to form, look out.
October 13, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Carson Palmer and the Cardinals take on the visiting Jets as both teams desperately need a win.
October 11, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 6 Value Meter
Rise of the RBs - our Flex rankings have been topped primarily by WRs all season, but the RBs are making a comeback, especially this week.
East Coast Offense: Are the Vikings for Real?
The Vikings are 18-3 against the spread over their last 21 games, an almost unheard of record when the bar is supposed to get higher after each cover. Why has the market failed to adjust?
October 6, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Jameis Winston leads the Bucs into Carolina in an NFC South showdown.
October 5, 2016
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 5 Picks
Vlad Sedler breaks down your best roster options for Week 5, and expects big things from Julian Edelman now that Tom Brady is back to lead the Patriots' offense.
October 4, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 5 Value Meter
Mike Evans ran into the Broncos buzzsaw last week, but he should rebound nicely against Carolina in Week 5.
East Coast Offense: Can We Dispense With the Small Ball?
Chris Liss argues too many coaches play to maximize their chances for first downs at the expense of scoring touchdowns.
October 2, 2016
Week 4 Reactions: The Falcons are Flying
Julio Jones racked up 300 receiving yards and Matt Ryan threw for over 500 as the Falcons dropped the Panthers to 1-3. Making matters worse for Carolina, Cam Newton is now in concussion protocol.
September 27, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 4 Value Meter
Bye weeks start, and so do the London games. Meanwhile, Le'Veon Bell is back from his suspension on Sunday night against the Chiefs.
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 20, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 3 Value Meter
DeMarco Murray quietly has been one of the few reliable running backs through the season's first two weeks, and he checks in at No. 4 in this week's rankings.
September 14, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday Night matchup as Ryan Mathews leads the Eagles into Chicago for date against the Bears.
September 13, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 2 Value Meter
The Giants and Saints rightfully will get a lot of attention this week for their shootout potential, but Amari Cooper and the Raiders should have a good offensive matchup as well for the second week in a row.
September 8, 2016
Exploiting the Matchups: Thomas Remains a TD Threat
Luke Hoover attempts to unveil the players in position to exceed expectations Week 1, as well as those who may disappoint.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 1
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night games, as Todd Gurley looks to get the Rams' return to L.A. off on the right foot against the 49ers in an NFC West showdown.
September 7, 2016
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 1 Picks
Vlad Sedler suggests you don't over-think rostering Dak Prescott as his low price tag and high upside make him a near must-start for Week 1 in cash games, even if his ownership rate is sky high.
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.
August 18, 2016
The Stats Room: Talent vs. Opportunity at WR/TE
Jeff Zimmerman delves into the numbers to determine whether talent or opportunity is better in predicting the success of rookie wide receivers and tight ends.
August 8, 2016
Snarky 150: Overall Cheat Sheet with Obnoxious Commentary
Le'Veon Bell attended mandatory minicamp, skipped optional NFL drug testing program.
July 27, 2016
Team Previews: Oakland Raiders
David Soda breaks down a young and rising Raiders squad, hungry to return to postseason glory.
July 25, 2016
Injury Analysis: Durable vs. Fragile WR
Jeff Stotts analyzes wide receivers who might be most prone to injury this year, like the Jets' Brandon Marshall, and those about whom fantasy owners shouldn't have to worry.
December 31, 2015
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.
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.
NFL Barometer: David Johnson's 2016 Upside
Mario Puig, and everyone else, knows David Johnson is good, but just how good can we expect him to be in 2016, and where does he rank among RB?
December 28, 2015
Depth Chart Watch: Fallout From Week 16
Andrew Fiorentino takes one final look at some shifting situations heading into the postseason, and bids a fond farewell to the Matt Forte Era in Chicago
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
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