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December 13, 2017
DFS Football 101: FanDuel Online Championship Strategy
Michael Rathburn breaks down his lineups from the $4 Million FanDuel Online Championship and explains his strategy. How much cash did he win?
December 12, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 15 Value Meter
All the Thielen puns have already been made, but he and the Vikings have a great matchup this week against the banged-up Bengals.
East Coast Offense: Learning an Expensive Lesson
Chris Liss sat Jamaal Williams for Jimmy Graham in the NFFC $100K RotoWire Online Championship playoffs and is not pleased with himself.
December 9, 2017
Matchup Edge: Hijinks in Houston
If there was a week to start Tom Savage, this would be the one.
December 8, 2017
DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 14 Value Plays
Giovani Bernard is a lock in one RB spot, leaving plenty of room for a LeSean McCoy + Bills D/ST stack without compromising at QB, WR or TE.
December 7, 2017
Fanball Fantasy Football: Week 14 Value Picks
Sasha Yodashkin breaks down Fanball's Week 14 NFL slate as Michael Crabtree should get all the targets he can handle against the Chiefs.
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Monday Night
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Tom Brady and the Patriots look to continue their dominance over the Dolphins.
Exploiting the Matchups: Kizer the Riser
With Josh Gordon already looking comfortable, DeShone Kizer enters Week 14 against the Packers boasting the weapons, matchup and scrambling ability to make up for his inconsistent passing.
December 6, 2017
Film Review: 49ers On the Rise
With Jimmy Garoppolo stepping in at quarterback, the 49ers offense is ready to take off, and wideouts like Marquise Goodwin and Trent Taylor are set to benefit.
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 14 Picks
Jim Coventry checks out the Week 14 slate and thinks LeSean McCoy offers the best combination of floor and ceiling in a home tilt against an injury-depleted Colts defense.
December 5, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 14 Value Meter
What will Josh Gordon do in his second game back, this time at home in what projects to be a friendlier matchup?
East Coast Offense: The Eli Manning Saga
Chris Liss questions the reaction to Eli Manning's benching and subsequent rationale for restoring his starting job.
December 2, 2017
Matchup Edge: Fournette Rebound
Leonard Fournette disappointed against the Cardinals last week, but with week of full practices the rookie should bounce back against the Colts.
November 30, 2017
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers travel to Cincinnati for an AFC North showdown with the Bengals.
November 29, 2017
Film Review: No Hope for Mariota
Marcus Mariota's prospect profile remains promising on the whole, but the 2017 Titans are too dysfunctional to fix.
November 28, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 13 Value Meter
Alvin Kamara continues to tear it up each week - he's third in this week's Flex Rankings. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's rankings for Week 13.
NFL Barometer: Kupp's Targets Runneth Over
Juan Carlos Blanco offers his take on the fantasy fortunes rising and falling heading into Week 13 and expects Cooper Kupp to continue being a big part of a potent Rams passing attack.
East Coast Offense: Looking Ahead to the Fantasy Playoffs
If your team is likely to make the playoffs, use your waiver pickups this week to address problems in Weeks 14-16. Tyrod Taylor, likely available in many leagues, faces the Colts, Dolphins and Patriots.
November 27, 2017
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 13 Pickups
Kevin Payne analyzes the top picks from this week's waiver wire, including a look at wide receiver Josh Gordon, who will make his return to the Browns this week.
November 25, 2017
Matchup Edge: Delayed Arrival
Sammy Watkins hasn't done much for his new team in 2017, but he might be in position to start making up for lost time with teammate Robert Woods and Saints corner Marshon Lattimore out.
November 22, 2017
Exploiting the Matchups: Hibernation Time for Bears' Howard
Luke Hoover analyzes the Week 12 matchups, good and bad. Is Chicago's Jordan Howard destined to be grounded against a stiff Eagles run defense?
Fanball Fantasy Football: Week 12 Value Picks
Sasha Yodashkin picks the Week 12 Fanball slate, including the Thursday games, as Kirk Cousins leads the Redskins against the woeful Giants.
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night game as Joe Flacco and the Ravens look to knock off the visiting Texans in a key AFC matchup.
DFS Football 101: FanDuel Lineup Review
Michael Rathburn breaks down the ins and outs of his Week 11 lineup and shows how he lapped the field in the RotoWire weekly contest yet again.
November 21, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 12 Value Meter
Russell Wilson may be running for his life each week, but he's also running wild behind his makeshift offensive line. He has a favorable matchup against the Niners this week.
November 18, 2017
Matchup Edge: Dak's Burden
With Tyron Smith out again, Dak Prescott may face a fierce pass rush for the second week in a row as the Eagles head south.
November 17, 2017
FantasyDraft NFL: Week 11 Picks
Adam Zdroik likes Kareem Hunt to return to early-season form against a struggling Giants squad.
November 16, 2017
Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 11
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as Russell Wilson and the Seahawks look to hold off the visiting Falcons despite a banged-up defense.
November 15, 2017
Yahoo DFS Football: Week 11 Picks
Jim Coventry digs into the Week 11 slate and thinks Travis Kelce's salary shouldn't deter you from rostering him in a matchup against the struggling Giants defense.
November 14, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 11 Value Meter
Can Melvin Gordon bounce back from last week's awful showing against Jacksonville in a good-on-paper matchup against the Bills? Check out all of Jeff Erickson's Week 11 Rankings.
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