NFL Offensive Line Overview: Fantasy Playoffs Pt. 2

From pass protection to run blocking, every aspect of the modern NFL offense runs through the O-line. Aside from skill position players themselves, nothing has a larger impact on the outcome of a play call than the battle up front. In the Offensive Line Overview series, we look at which of the league’s 32 offensive lines are trending up and down.

Heading into the second week of the fantasy playoffs, lineup decisions become more tense than ever. The difference between a safe play and a smart one can determine everything about a matchup, especially when a league’s top teams go head to head. Information remains the key to victory, with savvy owners diving behind start-sit lists and projected points. In the interest of closing out the year strong, when things count most, let’s take a look at the state of offensive lines around the league.

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NFL Offensive Line Overview: Week 13 Edition

From pass protection to run blocking, every aspect of the modern NFL offense runs through the O-line. Aside from skill position players themselves, nothing has a larger impact on the outcome of a play call than the battle up front. In the Offensive Line Overview series, we look at which of the league’s 32 offensive lines are trending up and down.

With fantasy football playoffs fast approaching, informed lineup decisions are key now more than ever — but tabulating projected points and playing matchups can only go so far. One of the strongest indicators of offensive success remains, as always, the reliability of a team’s protective front. Without further ado, let’s check in on which O-lines are trending up and down across the league.

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The Vampire (Football) Diaries: Goff It Feels Good To Be A Vampire

Let me tell you a story about how I may have prevented Count Chocula from going on a feeding frenzy.

Last week I ran through a litany of mistakes that cost me from potentially starting 2-0. Even more soul-crushingly, I can point to three small decisions leading up to and during Week 3 that kept the Vampire from eating again and claiming Odell Beckham as his second victim.

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NFL Training Camp and Preseason Notes: McCaffrey Makes His Mark

Ten teams took the field Friday night for their second preseason games, leading to an interesting mix of standout performances, the advancing of position battles, and one key injury. There were also some health updates on notable skill players from a few training camp sites, making it quite the news day and night. With a lot to sift through, let’s jump right into the latest as the regular season draws ever closer!

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Luck on the loose!

22 teams reported for training camp today, and over the next few days, all 32 teams will be preparing for their first preseason games. As usual, there are plenty of reports regarding injuries and player usage, so let’s get right to it.

• Continuing a string of positive reports that have occurred over the last couple months, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star is reporting that Andrew Luck is expected to play in the Colts preseason opener. At this point, it seems fairly safe to assume that the veteran QB will be a full go for the regular season, but he still presents significant risk as it’s unclear as to how he’ll hold up when taking hits to the shoulder. He’s currently being selected around the 110th pick in fantasy drafts, and that seems to take into account the risk that could come with the reward of a top-3 QB.

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