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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Vance McDonald's name.
August 17, 2017
NFL Barometer: WR Questions in Arizona
John Brown is an impressive talent and a breakout candidate following the departure of Michael Floyd, but questions about his sickle cell trait condition have come up once again.
August 10, 2017
Football Draft Kit: Preseason Watch List
Preseason win-loss results don't mean much, but the exhibition schedule does provide useful information for fantasy owners preparing to draft.
August 4, 2017
Football Draft Kit: Team-by-Team Risers, Fallers
Compiled from this year's crop of Training Camp Previews, members of the RotoWire staff identify three players from each team that prospective fantasy owners need to be aware of heading into draft season.
Football Draft Kit: Analyzing Point Spreads
Andrew Laird looks at how bookmaker odds can help make fantasy decisions. Just how helpful are the Vegas numbers, and are fantasy owners using them correctly?
July 27, 2017
Team Previews: San Francisco 49ers
Josh Fathollahi takes a look at the 49ers as they transition to the Kyle Shanahan era.
July 26, 2017
NFL Barometer: Audition Extended
Latavius Murray's ankle surgery allowed rookie Dalvin Cook to show his skills this summer, and Cook will have the spotlight a bit longer with Murray still out.
June 23, 2017
Offseason Thoughts: Promote Parker
DeVante Parker was a trendy breakout candidate but burned a lot of owners in 2016. Perhaps the hype was merely a year early.
December 27, 2016
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 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
Exploiting the Matchups: Every Day He's Russellin'
Luke Hoover explores which players face favorable matchups in Week 14, and those you may want to find an alternative for.
December 7, 2016
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 14 Picks
Vlad Sedler checks out this week's slate, and thinks Colin Kaepernick's horrific Week 13 line makes him a very tempting tournament play in a premium home matchup against the leaks Jets secondary.
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
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.
November 30, 2016
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 13 Picks
Vlad Sedler expects big things from Matthew Stafford this week in an expected shootout against Drew Brees and 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 23, 2016
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 12 Value Plays
Scott Jenstad breaks down the Week 12 slate, including picks for Thanksgiving and Sunday, as the 49ers-Dolphins matchup should produce a lot of DFS options.
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.
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 12 Pickups
Kevin Payne analyzes the best options on the waiver wire as Chris Ivory could see more touches with T.J. Yeldon dealing with an ankle injury.
November 21, 2016
DFS Football 101: Important Tips for New Players, Round 11
Michael Rathburn details the process of choosing tight ends for cash games.
November 17, 2016
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
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.
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.
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.
November 3, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night game as a gimpy Russell Wilson tries to lead the Seahawks past the visiting Bills.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 29, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday Nighty matchup as Eli Manning leads the Giants into Minnesota looking for the offense to finally break out.
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.
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