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DraftKings Fantasy Football: Undervalued Injury Bounce-Back Candidates
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Undervalued Injury Bounce-Back Candidates
Joel Bartilotta recommends targeting Jeremy Maclin and Trent Richardson on DraftKings, as both players are undervalued due to injuries from last season.
NFL Barometer: Risers and Fallers After One Week
NFL Barometer: Risers and Fallers After One Week
Rob Gronkowski looks like he'll be ready for Week 1
According to the Data: At What Age Do Running Backs Decline?
According to the Data: At What Age Do Running Backs Decline?
Keith Platte shows the drop off starts earlier than you might think.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Injuries
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Injuries
Ben Slocum identifies some injury-prone players and how to take advantage of their absences on DraftKings.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: New Faces in New Places - Wide Receivers
DraftKings Fantasy Football: New Faces in New Places - Wide Receivers
Joel Bartilotta examines wideouts who switched teams this offseason while looking for values on DraftKings.
Daily Fantasy Football 101: TradeSports Football Contests
Daily Fantasy Football 101: TradeSports Football Contests
Jerry Donabedian explores some of the new features on TradeSports, including an NFL Rookies contest where Johnny Manziel looks like a solid option.
Injury Analysis: Risks and Rewards at WR
Injury Analysis: Risks and Rewards at WR
AJ Green should be one of the safer picks in this year's drafts. Megatron? Not so much.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Their Competition Run Defenses
Benjamin Slocum highlights run defenses to target in DraftKings' fantasy football contests this upcoming season.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: New Faces in New Places - Runnning Backs
DraftKings Fantasy Football: New Faces in New Places - Runnning Backs
Joel Bartilotta highlights running backs who were on the move this offseason and will provide early-season value on DraftKings.
Injury Analysis: Running Back Risks and Rewards
Injury Analysis: Running Back Risks and Rewards
Montee Ball should be one of the safer RB picks in this year's drafts
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Their Competition Pass Defenses
RotoWire's Benjamin Slocum examines an opponent's pass defense in order to simplify DraftKings lineup decisions.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: A DFS Boom on the Horizon?
Ryan Rufe takes a look at DraftKings and wonder if there's a DFS boom looming this football season.
Injury Analysis: Risk and Reward when Drafting QBs
Injury Analysis: Risk and Reward when Drafting QBs
Even at 36, Tom Brady is a very safe pick
Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles
Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles
Montee Ball is expected to start for the Broncos, but he will have to outplay C.J. Anderson in training camp to win the job.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Their Competition - Team Pace
Benjamin Sloccum explores team pace and how to use the data when selecting your football lineup on DraftKings.
NFL Barometer: Early Risers, Fallers
NFL Barometer: Early Risers, Fallers
Good health and a stronger offense could make Robert Griffin a fantasy bargain this season.
Injury Analysis: Tracking Offseason Recoveries
Injury Analysis: Tracking Offseason Recoveries
Jeff Stotts updates us on Julio Jones and Tony Romo, among others.
NFL Draft Kit: 2014 Breakout Players
NFL Draft Kit: 2014 Breakout Players
RotoWire's Vlad Sedler runs through the players he thinks could breakout in the 2014 season.
2014 Team Preview: Washington Redskins
2014 Team Preview: Washington Redskins
All Eyes on Griffin
2014 Team Preview: Tennessee Titans
2014 Team Preview: Tennessee Titans
Leaning on Locker
2014 Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2014 Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
More Offense On Board
2014 Team Preview: San Francisco 49ers
2014 Team Preview: San Francisco 49ers
Chasing the Seahawks
2014 Team Preview: San Diego Chargers
2014 Team Preview: San Diego Chargers
Allen Steps Up
2014 Team Preview: St. Louis Rams
2014 Team Preview: St. Louis Rams
Bradford's Year?
2014 Team Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers
2014 Team Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers
A Running Start
2014 Team Preview: Philadelphia Eagles
2014 Team Preview: Philadelphia Eagles
Rolling With Foles
NFL Draft Kit: Rookie Rankings
NFL Draft Kit: Rookie Rankings
RotoWire's NFL editor Mike Doria gives his rookie rankings and dynasty rankings for the 2014 season.
2014 Team Preview: New York Jets
2014 Team Preview: New York Jets
Is Smith the Answer at QB?
2014 Team Preview: New York Giants
2014 Team Preview: New York Giants
Can Eli Manning Bounce Back?
NFL Draft Kit: The 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football
NFL Draft Kit: The 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football
RotoWire's daily games expert Michael Rathburn shares his 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football.
2014 Team Preview: New England Patriots
2014 Team Preview: New England Patriots
Brady Leads the Way
NFL Draft Kit: Experts Standard Mock Draft
NFL Draft Kit: Experts Standard Mock Draft
Jimmy Graham clocks in at No. 8
2014 Team Preview: Minnesota Vikings
2014 Team Preview: Minnesota Vikings
Will Norv Turner Equal Fantasy Gold?
2014 Team Preview: Miami Dolphins
2014 Team Preview: Miami Dolphins
Tannehill Time
2014 Team Preview: Kansas City Chiefs
2014 Team Preview: Kansas City Chiefs
Charles Leads the Way
2014 Team Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars
2014 Team Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars
Moving on From Gabbert
2014 Team Preview: Indianapolis Colts
2014 Team Preview: Indianapolis Colts
Richardson Trade Doesn't Solve RB Mess
2014  Team Preview: Houston Texans
2014 Team Preview: Houston Texans
Bounce Back Time?
2014 Team Preview: Green Bay Packers
2014 Team Preview: Green Bay Packers
Can They Stay Healthy?
2014 Team Preview: Denver Broncos
2014 Team Preview: Denver Broncos
Restacking the Deck-er
2014 Team Preview: Dallas Cowboys
2014 Team Preview: Dallas Cowboys
Keeping Romo Upright
2014 Team Preview: Cleveland Browns
2014 Team Preview: Cleveland Browns
Who Will Hoyer/Manziel Target?
2014 Team Preview: Chicago Bears
2014 Team Preview: Chicago Bears
Sticking with Cutler
2014 Team Preview: Carolina Panthers
2014 Team Preview: Carolina Panthers
Keep Pounding
2014 Team Preview: Buffalo Bills
2014 Team Preview: Buffalo Bills
Running on Full
2014 Team Preview: Detroit Lions
2014 Team Preview: Detroit Lions
Caldwell Takes Over
NFL Draft Kit: Experts PPR Mock Draft
NFL Draft Kit: Experts PPR Mock Draft
Peyton Manning goes at No. 28 overall to Yahoo!'s Brad Evans
2014 Team Preview: Baltimore Ravens
2014 Team Preview: Baltimore Ravens
Reviving the Running Game
2014 Team Preview: Arizona Cardinals
2014 Team Preview: Arizona Cardinals
Ellington Ready to Produce
2014 Team Preview: Atlanta Falcons
2014 Team Preview: Atlanta Falcons
Revamped Run Game?
NFL Draft Kit: Positioning Yourself Against Injury Risk
NFL Draft Kit: Positioning Yourself Against Injury Risk
History shows injuries regularly occur to even the most highly drafted players. By examining previous trends and following a few specific guidelines, we can mitigate some of this risk and learn to better protect our biggest investments.
Staff Picks: Sleepers & Busts
Staff Picks: Sleepers & Busts
The RotoWire staff weighed in on their sleepers and busts for the 2014 NFL season. Chris Liss, Jeff Erickson, Mike Doria, Luke Hoover, and other experts give their picks inside.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: The 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football
Michael Rathburn shares his 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: A Guide to Daily Fantasy Football
Kevin Payne unleashes his beginner's guide to playing Daily Fantasy Football.
Fantasy Impact: Rating the Rookies
Fantasy Impact: Rating the Rookies
Preliminary Fantasy Rankings of the Class of 2014
Fielkow's Law: Gone in a Flash
Fielkow's Law: Gone in a Flash
Josh Gordon faces a season-long suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
NFL Draft Expert Answers Your Post-Draft Questions: Google+
NFL Draft Expert Answers Your Post-Draft Questions: Google+
You'll be redirected to YouTube to catch Mario Puig share his post-NFL Draft thoughts.
Sleepers To Keep an Eye On: NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 4-7
Sleepers To Keep an Eye On: NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 4-7
Who could be this year's Alfred Morris?
Day Two NFL Draft Recap: Who Will Help Your Fantasy Team?
Day Two NFL Draft Recap: Who Will Help Your Fantasy Team?
Running Backs Finally Come off the Board
First Round Recap: Impact Rookies
First Round Recap: Impact Rookies
Johnny Manziel is heading to Cleveland, and he will have plenty of weapons at his disposal whenever he takes over as the starting QB.
Final NFL Mock: 1st Round Projection
Final NFL Mock: 1st Round Projection
Our final 1st round NFL mock draft is in, and Johnny Manziel is still the top quarterback. Will Teddy Bridgewater join him in the 1st round?
NFL Draft: Final Top 100
NFL Draft: Final Top 100
Here is our best guess at the first 100 picks in the 2014 NFL Draft. Ka'Deem Carey doesn't make it.
NFL Draft Mock: Three-Round Projection from Three Days Away
NFL Draft Mock: Three-Round Projection from Three Days Away
The NFL Draft is finally imminent, with the 1st round kicking off on Thursday. Might Marqise Lee be a steal near the end of Thursday's session?
Four-Round NFL Draft Mock: The Storm Nears
Four-Round NFL Draft Mock: The Storm Nears
The NFL Draft is less than three weeks away, and it looks like Teddy Bridgewater might be in for a fall. Is the doom and gloom legitimate for the former Louisville star?
Siegel the Seer: Updated first round mock
Jesse Siegel returns with a new first round projection, with post-free agency adjustments made.
Three-Round Mock: Post-Free Agency Analysis
Three-Round Mock: Post-Free Agency Analysis
Team draft needs are more clear now that many free agents have changed teams, and this article takes a long look at where the rookies fit at this point
Post-Free Agency Mock: Updated 1st Round Projection
Post-Free Agency Mock: Updated 1st Round Projection
A first-round combo of WR Sammy Watkins and QB Derek Carr would be a very good haul for the Browns.
Free Agency Overview: Key NFL Signings And Their Implications
Free Agency Overview: Key NFL Signings And Their Implications
Ben Tate will see plenty of work in Cleveland if he can stay healthy.
Fielkow's Law: Saints Elect to Use Franchise Tag On Graham
Fielkow's Law: Saints Elect to Use Franchise Tag On Graham
A Look at the Saints' Decision to Franchise Jimmy Graham
Post-Combine Mock Draft: Three Rounds
Post-Combine Mock Draft: Three Rounds
An explosive showing at the Combine, including a 134-inch broad jump and 41.5-inch vertical, could keep Lache Seastrunk in the 2nd round.
Final Pre-Combine Mock: Three Rounds
Final Pre-Combine Mock: Three Rounds
The Combine is about to hit full speed, but here's one last look at the landscape before the shakeups happen.
Siegel the Seer: Three-Round Mock
This three-round projection includes several fresh suggestions, including the possibility of Auburn RB Tre Mason landing in the first round.
According to the Data: Home/Road Splits
According to the Data: Home/Road Splits
How much better do fantasy players perform at home?
Fresh Perspective Two Round Mock: Teddy at the Top
Fresh Perspective Two Round Mock: Teddy at the Top
Nick Gray's second mock brings an expanded an altered look at the top of the draft, but Teddy Bridgewater remains at the top.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Green Bay Packers
The Packers have several players along the defensive line in decline, bound for free agency, or both. As he is wont to do, look for GM Ted Thompson to rebuild through the draft rather than the free-agent market.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Cleveland Browns
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Cleveland Browns
The Browns' front office may be a mess, but with an extra first-round pick at their disposal they might trade up for a QB like Teddy Bridgewater.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Denver Broncos
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Denver Broncos
With Eric Decker headed for free agency and, quite likely, a bigger payday elsewhere, Denver could use the upcoming draft to restock at receiver.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Chicago Bears
The Bears will almost certainly look to upgrade their defensive line after they were dismantled by opposing running backs and struggled to generate much pass rush in 2013.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Cincinnati Bengals
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Cincinnati Bengals
The Bengals aren't in the market for a top-tier quarterback, but with Andy Dalton coming off another disappointing postseason showing, Cincinnati might target a mid-round developmental prospect such as Georgia's Aaron Murray.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: San Diego Chargers
2014 NFL Draft Needs: San Diego Chargers
After two disappointing seasons, Philip Rivers found renewed success in 2013. Might the Chargers look to add further offensive playmakers in the draft to ensure he remains among the top fantasy passers?
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Baltimore Ravens
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Baltimore Ravens
After Ray Rice struggled to find open running lanes this past season, look for the Ravens to make upgrading the offensive line a priority in the draft.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Minnesota Vikings
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Minnesota Vikings
Christian Ponder has shown limited signs of growth in his three NFL seasons and may not be the long-term solution at quarterback. If available, could Johnny Manziel be on the Vikings' radar at pick No. 8?
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Kansas City Chiefs
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Kansas City Chiefs
With Dexter McCluster set to become a free agent and the team's other receiving options outside of Dwayne Bowe leaving a lot to be desired, will the Chiefs go wideout in the first round of the draft?
According to the Data: BCS vs. non-BCS for Fantasy
According to the Data: BCS vs. non-BCS for Fantasy
Non-BCS running backs like Matt Forte have excelled for fantasy owners.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Oakland Raiders
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Oakland Raiders
Picking at No. 5 overall and with quarterback looking like a glaring weakness, the Raiders may be tempted to take Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater if he's still on the board.
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Detroit Lions
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Detroit Lions
The Lions are in need of capable targets to complement Calvin Johnson. Could Washington's Austin Seferian-Jenkins fill a void for Detroit?
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Pittsburgh Steelers
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers could have their eye on USC wideout Marqise Lee as the team looks to surround quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with more weapons.
NFL Draft Mock 5.0: Three Rounds
NFL Draft Mock 5.0: Three Rounds
Mike Evans, Kelvin Benjamin and Odell Beckham threaten to push ahead of Marqise Lee, which could make him a steal in the second half of the 1st round.
Fresh Perspective Mock: Wave of Wideouts
The 2014 draft is believed to be one of the strongest WR classes in recent memory. Luke Hoover calls for six in the first round.
Breakfast Table: Pianowski and Stopa Talk Football
Breakfast Table: Pianowski and Stopa Talk Football
The Super Bowl features an elite offense vs. an elite defense.
Staff Picks: Backing the Seahawks
Staff Picks: Backing the Seahawks
Four of five writers like Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks to cover and win.
Arcanum Cannon Mock: New 1st Round Projection
RotoWire NFL beat writer and Ohio legend Clay Link puts together his first mock of the draft season.
Payne's Perspective: Super Bowl Props
Payne's Perspective: Super Bowl Props
Will Knowshon Moreno cry during the National Anthem? That's one of the many prop bets on the board for Super Bowl XLVIII.
St. Louis Rams: Team Draft Needs
St. Louis Rams: Team Draft Needs
Flush with picks, the Rams could go a number of ways in the draft, but finding protection for Sam Bradford likely is priority No. 1.