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September 8, 2017
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 1 Value Plays
Todd Gurley and the Rams' defense should help each other out against the Colts.
January 5, 2017
Yahoo DFS Football: Wild Card Round Picks
Vlad Sedler looks at the slate for the opening round of the postseason, and doesn't see any reason to fade Le'Veon Bell despite his likely stratospheric ownership.
January 4, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Wild-Card Week Value Meter
The running backs behind Lev Bell are incredibly sparse this week. Lamar Miller might have been a disappointment this year and has missed the last two games, but could be the #2 back.
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 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.
December 21, 2016
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 16 Picks
Vlad Sedler notes that while the elite options at RB have been incredibly consistent this year, it might be time to spend up for Antonio Brown instead in a must-win home game for the Steelers.
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.
December 1, 2016
Fantasy Playoffs: Weeks 14-16 Strength of Schedule Rankings
Jim Coventry analyzes the best matchups for the fantasy playoffs in Weeks 14-16. Philip Rivers looks poised to deliver fantasy championships against three cupcake pass defenses.
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.
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.
October 27, 2016
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
Erik Siegrist previews Monday Night Football as Matt Asiata and the Vikings clash with the Bears in a NFC North showdown.
October 18, 2016
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 7 Pickups
Kevin Payne's weekly look at the league's best waiver-wire pickups includes San Francisco wide receiver Torrey Smith, who is back on the fantasy radar with Colin Kaepernick's return.
October 11, 2016
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 6 Team Defense
With a struggling Baltimore offense headed to town, the New York Giants defense makes for an excellent Week 6 streamer.
September 15, 2016
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 2 Value Plays
Coming off a huge Week 1 performance, A.J. Green gets to face a Steelers team he owned last season.
September 14, 2016
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 2 Team Defense
Marcus Mariota may eventually be headed for big things, but the Tennessee offense still has a long ways to go, which makes the Detroit defense a strong streaming option for Week 2.
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.
November 26, 2015
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 12 Picks
RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why it would be a big risk to fade Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls in cash games this weekend, even with an expected high ownership percentage.
November 19, 2015
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 11 Picks
Vlad Sedler breaks down Week 11 where Matthew Stafford has such a good matchup that it makes him a great value despite a season's worth of disappointment.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 11 Value Plays
Dez Bryant is $1,000 cheaper than he was in Week 1, but he's got Tony Romo back under center and throwing passes to him, making him a tremendous value opportunity this weekend.
September 17, 2015
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 2
Erik Siegrist previews Monday Night Football where Andrew Luck and the Colts will look to get back on track against the Jets.
October 2, 2014
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 5
Marshawn Lynch leads the Seahawks into the nation's capital for a matchup against the Redskins on Monday Night Football.
January 28, 2014
Mock 4.0: Watkins and Carr Combo for Oakland?
The rebuilding Raiders need to find a quarterback and a supporting cast to help him out. Can Oakland land two top talents early on?
April 6, 2013
Four-Round Apr. 6 Mock: 2013 NFL Draft
Although he might not be the biggest name heading into the draft, TE Tyler Eifert is among the draft's elite prospects, and he should make his way into the top 20.
March 18, 2013
Four-Round Post-Combine Mock: 2013 NFL Draft
The NFL Combine and free agency shook things up a bit, and this latest mock accounts for those developments. This mock contains five trades, with four in the first round.
February 19, 2013
Four-Round Mock: 2013 NFL Draft
Each pick in the first two rounds has an analysis writeup, as do the QB/RB/WR/TE picks in the third and fourth rounds.
February 8, 2013
Three-Round Mock Draft: 2013 NFL Draft
Strong wideout prospects like Quinton Patton will fall out of the first.
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