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September 21, 2017
Fanball Fantasy Football: Week 3 Value Picks
Sasha Yodashkin breaks down the Week 3 Fanball slate as Derek Carr and the Raiders look to thump the Redskins through the air.
Exploiting the Matchups: Cam and Co. Get Sainted
Luke Hoover has this week's starts and sits as the Carolina offense finds itself in a favorable spot, welcoming the hopeless New Orleans defense to Charlotte.
September 19, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 3 Value Meter
Cam Newton might be the toughest call to make this week, given his relatively poor returns so far, but he has a plus home matchup against the Saints. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's Week 3 rankings.
NFL Injury Analysis: Tough Week for Tight Ends
Jeff Stotts points out that several tight ends were injured in Week 2, including Carolina Panther Greg Olsen, who’s going to miss six to eight weeks with a broken foot.
Film Review: Allen Stays Hot
After a puzzling 2016 sophomore season where he nearly seemed on the outs from Baltimore, Javorius Allen has reestablished himself as a fantasy factor through the first two weeks of 2017.
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 3 Pickups
Kevin Payne analyzes this week's crop of waive-wire targets as Carson Wentz should have made a believer out of most everyone by now.
East Coast Offense: Year of the Rookie Running Back
Leonard Fournette is one of many rookie running backs making a big impact already, and many others could join him before long.
September 12, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 2 Value Meter
The Patriots and the Saints should engage in a shootout Sunday, curing a lot of fantasy ailments in the process. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's Week 2 rankings here.
Depth Chart Watch: Fallout From Week 1
Andrew Fiorentino surveys the aftermath of a volatile opening week and isn't impressed with any of the Cardinals' options for replacing the injured David Johnson.
September 7, 2017
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 1
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night games as Philip Rivers leads the Chargers into Denver for an AFC West showdown. What's the pick?
September 6, 2017
NFL Barometer: High on Hyde
Juan Blanco looks at who's up and who's down as we enter Week 1, including San Francisco's Carlos Hyde, who just lost his biggest threat to touches.
September 5, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 1 Value Meter
Without Andrew Luck against the Rams, T.Y. Hilton's weekly ranking takes a pretty big hit in Week 1.
July 25, 2017
Team Previews: Washington Redskins
Gabe Myers muses about how Kirk Cousins will manage in Washington with steady options DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon elsewhere.
July 22, 2017
Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles
Andrew Fiorentino takes a look at the key job battles around the NFL heading into training camp, and wonders whether Jonathan Stewart and Christian McCaffrey will sabotage each other's fantasy value.
May 29, 2017
Running Back Keeper Rankings: Joe Bartel Offers Advice for the Long-Term
Johnson, Bell or Elliott? Which RB has the most long-term keeper value?
December 29, 2016
Exploiting the Matchups: New Year, New Running Backs
Luke Hoover explores which players face favorable matchups in the last week of the regular season as well as those you may want to find an alternative for.
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.
NFL Injury Analysis: Broken Legs Diminish Playoff Hopes
Jeff Stotts discusses the recent spate of tibia fractures that has beset some of the NFL’s star players, including Derek Carr, who will have surgery this week.
Depth Chart Watch: Fallout From Week 16
Andrew Fiorentino sifts through the wreckage of a weekend filled with key injuries and late benchings, but expects Antonio Gates to remain a constant for the Chargers in Week 17 in what could be the final game of his career.
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 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
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
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?
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 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.
East Coast Offense: Wait on Quarterbacks?
After a slow start, and despite only 6.7 YPA, Aaron Rodgers is on pace for an all-time fantasy season for a quarterback.
November 21, 2016
NFL Barometer: Buying Dallas
Jim Coventry tunes us into his NFL Barometer for the week, laying out why it's time to target a couple of big-name Cowboys in Week 13.
2016 Thanksgiving Day Rankings: Fantasy Football, Pie and Beer!
Don't just watch Dak Prescott make his first Thanksgiving Day start Thursday, set up a one-day league with your friends and family!
November 16, 2016
Depth Chart Watch: Fallout From Week 10
Andrew Fiorentino is as frustrated by the Eagles' unpredictable backfield as you are, but can't recommend Ryan Mathews, or any of their other RBs, as they head into Seattle this week.
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