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FPL Barometer: Giroud Leading the Gunners

Olivier Giroud has a goal and two assists in his last two matches, and with Danny Welbeck's knee injury, the Frenchman has no competition for playing time in Sunday's season-finale.

FPL Barometer: Reeling Rambo

Aaron Ramsey continues to play a deeper central midfield role, which has taken him further away from goal and further away from fantasy points.

FPL Barometer: No More Mata

The emergence of Marcus Rashford and the return of Wayne Rooney from injury has pushed Juan Mata further away from being a viable fantasy option.

FPL Barometer: Iced Toffee

A popular pick in Gameweek 33 because of his two matches, RotoWire's Tate McIntyre explains why it's okay to part ways with Romelu Lukaku.

FPL Barometer: De Bruyne is Back

Kevin De Bruyne missed a number of months due to injury, but he's returned with a bang and fantasy owners should jump at adding him back.

FPL Barometer: Waiting for the Breakout

Ross Barkley has shown numerous times that he has considerable upside, but he has now gone five straight league matches without factoring into a goal.

FPL Barometer: Time to Cut Bait

Aleksandar Kolarov remains one of the most expensive FPL defensive options, but RotoWire's Tate McIntyre explains why it's time to let the Man City left-back go.

FPL Barometer: When Only 10 Teams Play

With Dele Alli banged up, RotoWire's Tate McIntyre has a solid replacement for fantasy owners looking for value on a truncated Premier League slate this weekend.

FPL Barometer: Firmino Fitting In

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino has four goals and four assists in his last five league matches and looks poised to keep it going this weekend against Crystal Palace.

FPL Barometer: Shooting Blanks

Alexis Sanchez has been very quiet since returning from injury, and RotoWire's Tate McIntyre thinks it's time to step away from the Gunners attacker.

FPL Barometer: The Saints' Brick Wall

Fraser Forster has quickly reminded everyone that he's one of the best keepers in the Premier League, as he's posted five clean sheets in five starts since returning from his long-term knee injury.

FPL Barometer: The Gift of Gylfi

After a rough start to the season, Gylfi Sigurdsson is in excellent form and could continue his solid play this weekend against a struggling Crystal Palace.

FPL Barometer: Too Many Gunners

Theo Walcott's extended run of starts could be coming to an end now that Alexis Sanchez is back from his injury, though there's one other Arsenal midfielder who could be the one moving back to the bench.

FPL Barometer: Is the Magic Gone?

Jamie Vardy was the story of the season until the condensed holiday period, but he has cooled off considerably since then and RotoWire's Tate McIntrye says it's time to look elsewhere for fantasy production.

FPL Barometer: Enner Strength

Enner Valencia had a brace in Tuesday's win over Bournemouth, and with Diafra Sakho and Andy Carroll sidelined by injuries, he is slated for significant playing time leading the Hammers' attack.

FPL Barometer: It's All Good-ison

While Romelu Lukaku and Ross Barkley often get the attention as Everton's best attackers, RotoWire's Tate McIntyre reminds fantasy owners that they shouldn't ignore another piece of the Toffees' attack.

FPL Barometer: Time for Chelsea?

After a terrible start to the season, Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic has three clean sheets and a goal in his last six matches, and the Blues look re-born after sacking Jose Mourinho.

FPL Barometer: Here Comes Hendo

Jordan Henderson is back from injury and already looking very comfortable in manager Jurgen Klopp's attacking system.

FPL Barometer: Ramsey Rising

Aaron Ramsey has moved back to his preferred central midfield role due to Arsenal's injury crisis, and he's already paying dividends for fantasy managers.

FPL Barometer: Injury Upside

With a plethora of injuries in the Arsenal midfield, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has a huge opportunity to prove his worth to fantasy owners in the coming weeks.

FPL Barometer: Making the Leap

Ross Barkley was one of the first players touted in the Barometer this season, but he's surpassed even the high expectations and has a very favorable schedule in the coming weeks.

FPL Barometer: Toffee Time

Romelu Lukaku has two goals and two assists in his last two matches, and RotoWire's Tate McIntrye explains why it's still a good time to jump on the Everton striker.

FPL Barometer: Light Blue Attack

Diego Costa continues to struggle, along with many of Chelsea's star players, and RotoWire's Tate McIntyre says his high price in most fantasy formats is just not worth it right now.

FPL Barometer: Mr. Assist

Mesut Ozil leads the Premier League with seven assists this season, including five in his last four matches, and he looks poised to keep his strong play going while anchoring a potent Arsenal attack.

FPL Barometer: Coming Up Short

There were high expectations for Memphis Depay heading into the season, but he's failed to live up to them so far and continues to be expensive in most fantasy formats.

FPL Barometer: Priced Too High

RotoWire's Tate McIntrye checks in players rising and falling heading into Gameweek 9, including Newcastle's Papiss Cisse who simply can't justify his price in fantasy Premier League given his returns this season.

FPL Barometer: Back In Form

Daniel Sturridge has returned from his long-term hip injury in excellent form, and RotoWire's Tate McIntyre says it's time to jump on before the price tag gets too high.

FPL Barometer: Shooting Blanks

After an excellent debut season in the Premier League, Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has struggled out of the game this term, and RotoWire's Tate McIntrye argues Alexis is just too expensive to own in most formats.

FPL Barometer: Walcott Ready to Rise

With 11 goals in his last 11 Premier League starts, Theo Walcott looks primed for regular playing time for Arsenal.

FPL Barometer: Soaring Eagle

Bakary Sako has played brilliantly in his first two matches for Crystal Palace, and given his ability to play as a midfielder or a forward, he should continue to get consistent playing time for the Eagles.

FPL Barometer: Aleksandar the Great

Aleksandar Kolarov has always been a very solid attacking fullback, but his consistency in Manchester City's starting lineup this season has skyrocketed his fantasy value.

FPL Barometer: Good Kompany

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany looks reborn this season, and with two goals after two weeks, he's showing he can still be a valuable fantasy option again.

FPL Barometer: Still No. 1?

Arsenal's Petr Cech struggled in his debut with the club, and it might be time to reassess his fantasy upside as a Gunner.

FPL Barometer: Transfer Window Risers and Fallers

RotoWire's Tate McIntyre reviews some winners and losers from the transfer window, including Manchester United's Wayne Rooney, who will return to his central striker role this season.

EPL Barometer: Welbeck Falls Again

With Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney back from their respective injuries, there isn't much room left for Danny Welbeck in the Manchester United starting XI.

EPL Barometer: Belgian Rising

Christian Benteke saw his value drop after going nearly four months without a league goal, but he's heating up after scoring in back-to-back matches.

EPL Barometer: The Return of SAS

Can the return of Daniel Sturridge make Luis Suarez even more dangerous?

EPL Barometer: Bony Up

David Luiz could be on his way out of London, while Wilfried Bony's fine play continues.

EPL Barometer: The Window Has Closed

Giving props to Christian Benteke and wondering what's to happen with Demba Ba