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Staff Picks: Backing the Pats
Staff Picks: Backing the Pats
Four of five writers like Tom Brady and the Patriots to win their fourth Super Bowl.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Super Bowl XLIX
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Super Bowl XLIX
The New England Patriots face the Seattle Seahawks in Super XLIX. Who has the edge?
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl - With Video
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps the Super Bowl - With Video
Backing the Patriots
King for a Day: Super Bowl Edition
King for a Day: Super Bowl Edition
Pay big for Gronk or go with a cheaper option? That's the big decision in daily leagues featuring the Super Bowl.
Weekly Rankings: Conference Championships Value Meter
Weekly Rankings: Conference Championships Value Meter
Rob Gronkowski leads the way at the Flex Spot this week.
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Conference Championship Picks
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Conference Championship Picks
Aaron Rodgers faces the Legion of Boom in the NFC championship, but does that make him a good daily play?
King for a Day: Conference Championship Values
King for a Day: Conference Championship Values
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his picks for DraftKings slate of conference championship contests.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down the Conference Championships
Game Capsules: Breaking Down the Conference Championships
Tom Brady and the Patriots look to get back to the Super Bowl, and the only thing standing in the way is Andrew Luck and the Colts in the AFC championship game.
Staff Picks: Backing the Patriots
Staff Picks: Backing the Patriots
Four of five writers like Rob Gronkowski and the Pats as their best bets.
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Conference Title Games
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Conference Title Games
Backing Tom Brady and the Patriots
Four-Down Duel: Divisional Playoff Picks
Four-Down Duel: Divisional Playoff Picks
Julian Edelman is back to being the target monster he was earlier this season and makes for a good play this weekend against the Ravens in the divisional playoffs.
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Divisional Round Cheat Sheet
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Divisional Round Cheat Sheet
RotoWire's Ben Slocum breaks down the divisional matchups for FanDuel and highlights his top picks for each game.
King for a Day: Divisional Round Values
King for a Day: Divisional Round Values
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his picks for DraftKings slate of divisional round contests.
Staff Picks: Cowboys and Colts
Staff Picks: Cowboys and Colts
Four of five writers back the Sunday dogs.
Weekly Rankings: Divisional Round Value Meter
Weekly Rankings: Divisional Round Value Meter
Tom Brady and the Patriots get the Divisional Round started on Saturday. Where does he rank this week?
Game Capsules: Breaking Down the Divisional Playoffs
Game Capsules: Breaking Down the Divisional Playoffs
Peyton Manning leads the Broncos against his former team and Andrew Luck for a bid to the AFC championhip game.
FantasyDraft Football: Divisional Round Picks
FantasyDraft Football: Divisional Round Picks
RotoWire's Josh Collacchi is rolling out a Tom Brady-Rob Gronkowski stack on FantasyDraft for divisional round contents.
Looking Ahead To 2015 & Beyond: Building A Fantasy Football Dynasty
Looking Ahead To 2015 & Beyond: Building A Fantasy Football Dynasty
Russell Wilson was likely drafted as a QB2 this year, giving him strong keeper value after an impressive 2014.
King for a Day: Wild Card Weekend
King for a Day: Wild Card Weekend
With Le'Veon Bell (knee) likely out, the Pittsburgh passing attack could be in for a big game against the Ravens on Saturday.
Daily Fantasy Football 101: FantasyScore's Wild Card Contests
Daily Fantasy Football 101: FantasyScore's Wild Card Contests
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian recommends a Matthew Stafford-Calvin Johnson pairing on FantasyScore for Wild Card weekend.
Draftster NFL: First-Round Playoff Rankings
Draftster NFL: First-Round Playoff Rankings
DeMarco Murray faces a tough matchup against the Lions' run defense, but he has proven matchup-proof time and again this season.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Wild-Card Weekend
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Wild-Card Weekend
Tony Romo leads the Cowboys into the playoffs against a tough Lions defense in a game that could be decided in the trenches.
Four-Down Duel: Wild-Card Playoff Picks
Four-Down Duel: Wild-Card Playoff Picks
Antonio Brown has come up big all season, and there's no reason to jump off the train now, even with a high pricetag.
Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens
Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens
Plus, Scott Pianowski takes the the 2014 title on a 14-1-1 week.
Wild-Card Rankings: Week 18 Value Meter
Wild-Card Rankings: Week 18 Value Meter
Will Le'Veon Bell be able to play against the Ravens? His status dramatically changes the projection for the Steelers-Ravens game Saturday night.
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Contest Types and Payouts
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Contest Types and Payouts
RotoWire's Ben Sloccum breaks down the different types of fantasy football contests available on FanDuel.
FantasyDraft Football: Wild Card Picks
FantasyDraft Football: Wild Card Picks
RotoWire's Josh Collacchi recommends targeting Big Ben against a weak Ravens' secondary in FantasyDraft's Wild Card weekend contests.
NFL Playoff Cheat Sheet: Postseason Rankings
NFL Playoff Cheat Sheet: Postseason Rankings
Dez Bryant clocks in at No. 3 among wideouts
Four-Down Duel: Week 17 Picks
Four-Down Duel: Week 17 Picks
Ben Roethlisberger has a good matchup, and with a division title on the line, he won't be benched.
IDP Analysis: Kemal Ishmael Back for More
Kemal Ishmael has been an elite DB1 while starting this year, and William Moore's absence will put Ishmael back into a three-down role for Week 17.
Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens
Staff Picks: Backing the Ravens
The Staff Picks title goes down to the wire.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 17
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 17
Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers battle the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football for the AFC North championship.
Offensive Line Grid: Rankings 1-32
Offensive Line Grid: Rankings 1-32
Andy Dalton and the Bengals clock in at No. 3
Survivor: Week 17 Chaos
Survivor: Week 17 Chaos
No one has the Broncos left, but they're as close to a lock as you'll ever find.
Draftster NFL: Week 17 Rankings
Draftster NFL: Week 17 Rankings
The Falcons connection of Matt Ryan and Julio Jones make for a solid stack on Draftster against a weak Panthers' pass defense.
King for a Day: Week 17 Values
King for a Day: Week 17 Values
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian expects Cam Newton to make some noise on the ground against a weak Atlanta defense this weekend.
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 17
Backing the Broncos
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 17
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 17
Russell Wilson turned in a historic performance in his first game this season against the Rams. Can he do it a second time this week?
NFL Barometer: Slump Season for Stafford
NFL Barometer: Slump Season for Stafford
It's hard to believe that Matt Stafford once threw for over 5,000 yards and 41 touchdowns, as he heads in Week 17 with just 19 scores in 2014.
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 17 Defense
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 17 Defense
Kendall Wright might be the only thing stopping the Colts defense this week
On Target: Wrapping Up the Season
On Target: Wrapping Up the Season
Antonio Brown was a fantasy machine in 2014, averaging more than 10 targets per game.
Weekly Rankings: Week 17 Value Meter
Weekly Rankings: Week 17 Value Meter
Week 17 always means that certain playoff teams (and non-playoff teams to boot) will bench their starters. So Dez Bryant will be among the handful much lower in the rankings than usual this week.
FantasyDraft Football: Week 17 Picks
FantasyDraft Football: Week 17 Picks
RotoWire's Josh Collacchi runs through his FantasyDraft picks for Week 17, including Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell.
FanDuel Fantasy Football: The Impact of Playoff Implications
FanDuel Fantasy Football: The Impact of Playoff Implications
RotoWire's Ben Slocum runs through each Week 17 matchup to identify the games with playoff implications to consider when setting your FanDuel lineups.
Working the Wire: Pickups for the Season Finale
Working the Wire: Pickups for the Season Finale
Teddy Bridgewater has been a consistent fantasy producer and has an appealing matchup this week at home against the Bears.
Injury Analysis: Question Marks at QB
Injury Analysis: Question Marks at QB
Rivers and Rodgers expected to play, but how long will they last?
East Coast Offense: Early 2015 Draft Board
East Coast Offense: Early 2015 Draft Board
Plus a title game bad beat and preseason-prediction grades.
Depth Chart Watch: Sanchez to Ertz, Early and Often
Depth Chart Watch: Sanchez to Ertz, Early and Often
Philly TE racks up 15 receptions, highest total in the NFL this season
IDP Analysis: Warren Emerging for Saints
Jairus Byrd (knee) and Kenny Vaccaro were expected to form a star safety duo for the Saints, but Pierre Warren has been the most visible safety in New Orleans lately.
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Breaking Down the Games
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Breaking Down the Games
RotoWire's Ben Sloccum runs through each game for FanDuel's Week 16 slate of contests.
Four-Down Duel: Week 16 Picks
Four-Down Duel: Week 16 Picks
Rob Gronkowski's floor against the Jets this week makes paying his high price an easy choice.
Draftster NFL: Week 16 Rankings
Draftster NFL: Week 16 Rankings
Eli Manning doesn't have a great matchup this week against the Rams, but it won't take much for him to outproduce his low draft price.
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 16
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 16
Matt Forte's frantasy prospects do not look promising in Week 16 with a new quarterback and a tough matchup against the Lions.
King for a Day: Week 16 DraftKings Picks
King for a Day: Week 16 DraftKings Picks
RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his Week 16 picks for DraftKings, including Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 16
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 16
The Broncos have clinched the AFC West, but they still have plenty to play for on Monday night against the Bengals.
On Target: Championship Receivers
On Target: Championship Receivers
Jordy Nelson has long been an undervalued commodity in fantasy circles, but chances are he's on a lot of championship teams this year.
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 16 Defense
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 16 Defense
Cam Newton and the Panthers take on the Browns, as they fight for the NFC South
Survivor: Backing the Patriots
Survivor: Backing the Patriots
In the unlikely event you still have the Patriots available, take them. Otherwise, you'll have to choose between some closer calls.
Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars
Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars
The Staff likes the Jaguars minus three at home against the Titans this week.
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16
Fading Satan's Tebow for the second week in a row.
Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
There's chaos at quarterback this week, and one of the primary uncertain players is the Panthers' Cam Newton, who has an opportunity to face the Browns when they might be without Joe Haden.
East Coast Offense: The Anatomy of a Bad Beat
East Coast Offense: The Anatomy of a Bad Beat
Mark Ingram's gratuitous garbage-time TD affected a lot of leagues.
NFL Barometer: Bear Down
NFL Barometer: Bear Down
Jay Cutler's fantasy value takes a hit due to turmoil in his locker room and his uninspiring performance Monday night.
FantasyDraft Football: Week 16 Picks
FantasyDraft Football: Week 16 Picks
RotoWire's Josh Collacchi runs through his FantasyDraft value picks for Week 16, including Detroit's Matt Stafford, who faces a weak Bears defense.
Working the Wire: Championship Week Help
Working the Wire: Championship Week Help
It's championship week for most leagues, and owners who need some help have a few options, like Buffalo's C.J. Spiller, on the waiver wire.
Injury Analysis: Hands Off DeMarco Murray
Injury Analysis: Hands Off DeMarco Murray
The league's leading rusher hasn't been ruled out but might not be a good play this week.
Depth Chart Watch: Cam Newton's Understudy
Depth Chart Watch: Cam Newton's Understudy
With Newton on the shelf, Derek Anderson stepped up. But who will play next week?
Run 'N' Shoot: Home for the Holidays?
Run 'N' Shoot: Home for the Holidays?
Sitting out the Fantasy Playoffs? Start prepping for next season.
IDP Analysis: Donald the Destroyer
Although he's a rookie, 13th overall pick Aaron Donald has already turned into an elite lineman, and a strong IDP option.
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Utilizing Vegas Lines
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Utilizing Vegas Lines
RotoWire's Ben Slocum explores ways to utilize Vegas lines when selecting your FanDuel fantasy football lineup.
Four-Down Duel: Week 15 Picks
Four-Down Duel: Week 15 Picks
Playing a bad Falcons defense is reason enough to pay up for Le'Veon Bell this week despite his top price.
On Target: WR Missed on Draft Day
On Target: WR Missed on Draft Day
Jeremy Maclin is one of a number of wide receivers who have outperformed their draft-day value. How'd we miss them?
King for a Day: Week 15 Values
King for a Day: Week 15 Values
Despite an inconsistent season, Chicago's Jay Cutler is one of the better value options at quarterback in DraftKings contests this weekend.
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 15
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 15
Against Atlanta's woeful defense, Ben Roethlisberger won't have to fight too hard for yards and scores in Sunday's matchup.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 15
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 15
Drew Brees and the Saints aim to keep their playoff hopes alive on Monday night with a visit to Chicago.
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 15 Defense
Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 15 Defense
Andy Dalton and the Bengals go on the road for a AFC North rematch
Survivor: Backing the Ravens
Survivor: Backing the Ravens
If you still have the Ravens available, they're the easy call.
Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings
Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings
The Staff likes the Vikings +7.5 at Detroit.
Draftster NFL: Week 15 Rankings
Draftster NFL: Week 15 Rankings
Drew Brees has a great matchup against a bad defense, and he and the Saints are still playing for a division title.
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15
Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15
Laying points with the Jets on the road. Seriously.
FantasyDraft Football: Week 15 Values
FantasyDraft Football: Week 15 Values
RotoWire's Josh Collacchi highlights the weekly value plays on FantasyDraft, including the quarterback-receiver combo of Big Ben and Antonio Brown.
East Coast Offense: Revisting the Zero-RB Strategy
East Coast Offense: Revisting the Zero-RB Strategy
Were you better off playing it safe with star wideouts or gambling on early-round running backs?
Weekly Rankings: Week 15 Value Meter
Weekly Rankings: Week 15 Value Meter
Julio Jones's hip injury is one of the bigger question marks for the week, given how well he's played lately and how we expect his matchup against the Steelers to be a high scoring game.
NFL Barometer: Miller Making A Move
NFL Barometer: Miller Making A Move
Dolphins running back Lamar Miller did not have a big game last week, but his impressive season earns him a mention in this week's 'Rising' section.
Injury Analysis: Rash of Hip Injuries Hit RBs
Injury Analysis: Rash of Hip Injuries Hit RBs
Plus: a quick update on Cam Newton
Working the Wire: Garbage Time Pays for Orton
Working the Wire: Garbage Time Pays for Orton
Kyle Orton should be in a catchup mode again this week againt the Packers, giving him a solid floor for fantasy owners.
Depth Chart Watch: Mike Pettine's Fraction of a Brain
Depth Chart Watch: Mike Pettine's Fraction of a Brain
If the Browns coach had half a brain, he'd be starting Johnny Football by now.
Run 'N' Shoot: Daily Picks for Sunday
Run 'N' Shoot: Daily Picks for Sunday
Antonio Gates might the top target of Philip Rivers this week, making him a good value in daily games.
IDP Analysis: Chandler Jones Is Almost Back
Chandler Jones has missed the last five games due to a hip injury, but he should return soon after practicing the last two weeks.
Daily Fantasy Football 101: DFS Weekly Regimens
Daily Fantasy Football 101: DFS Weekly Regimens
RotoWire's Michael Rathburn describes his process for selecting a DFS lineup, and gives some suggestions for who to play on FanDuel this weekend.
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Pass Defenses to Target
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Pass Defenses to Target
RotoWire's Ben Slocum highlights the best (and worst) pass defenses to target on FanDuel.
Draftster NFL: Week 14 Rankings
Draftster NFL: Week 14 Rankings
The Saints need the best out of Drew Brees if they are to make the playoffs, which means big things for DFS.
King for a Day: Week 14 Picks
King for a Day: Week 14 Picks
Despite his inconsistent play this season, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian likes Cincinnati's Andy Dalton as a tournament on DraftKings this weekend.
Four-Down Duel: Week 14 Picks
Four-Down Duel: Week 14 Picks
Russell Wilson is $2K cheaper than the elite quarterbacks and has a great matchup against a leaky Eagles defense.
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 14
Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 14
Jeremy Maclin has carried fantasy teams this year, but this might be the week to sit him against Seattle's Legion of Boom.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 14
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 14
Aaron Rodgers and the Packers entertain the Falcons this week on Monday Night Football.
On Target: Rookie WR Dominate
On Target: Rookie WR Dominate
Mike Evans has had a great season, but is he the best rookie receiver we've seen this year?
Staff Picks: Packers and Patriots
Staff Picks: Packers and Patriots
The Staff is laying the wood with Jordy Nelson and the Packers.