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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?
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.
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 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 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.
November 7, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 10 Value Meter
Robby Anderson and the Jets get to face the woeful Tampa Bay defense this week. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's Week 10 rankings.
East Coast Offense: Whose Side Are You On?
Chris Liss illustrates his point via an exchange with a Twitter troll and also asks who we should rank at No. 4 overall for the rest of the year?
October 31, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 9 Value Meter
Jay Ajayi's celebrations were increasingly rare with the Dolphins this season - will that change now that he has joined the Eagles?
East Coast Offense: The Zeke Elliott Case
Chris Liss parses Judge Failia's ruling, discusses the Jimmy Garoppolo trade and marvels at what Deshaun Watson was able to do in Seattle.
October 24, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 8 Value Meter
Carson Wentz and the Eagles have the highest projected score line for the week. See where he ranks in Jeff Erickson's rankings.
October 10, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 6 Value Meter
In a year where wide receiver production has been sporadic at best, Michael Thomas is a blue-chip stock. He gets a home game against Detroit this week.
October 3, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 5 Value Meter
Is Todd Gurley among the small circle of players who are matchup-proof? This week's matchup against the Seahawks will test him. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's Week 5 rankings.
September 26, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 4 Value Meter
After another disappointing week, should fantasy owners bury Terrelle Pryor? Jeff Erickson has the answer to that and more in this week's Value Meter.
East Coast Offense: Variance and Sample Size
How do we tell if the Patriots are as good as last year's team or have slipped back to the pack after three games?
September 22, 2017
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 3 Value Plays
Kevin Payne brings us his Week 3 FanDuel recommendations, starting things off with Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins at home against the Raiders.
September 19, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 3 Value Meter
Cam Newton might be the toughest call to make this week, given his relatively poor returns so far, but he has a plus home matchup against the Saints. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's Week 3 rankings.
September 12, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 2 Value Meter
The Patriots and the Saints should engage in a shootout Sunday, curing a lot of fantasy ailments in the process. Check out all of Jeff Erickson's Week 2 rankings here.
September 5, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Week 1 Value Meter
Without Andrew Luck against the Rams, T.Y. Hilton's weekly ranking takes a pretty big hit in Week 1.
August 19, 2017
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Saturday Preseason Picks
Jim Coventry breaks down the Saturday preseason action on FanDuel as Kenny Golladay looks to back up his impressive debut for the Lions.
August 13, 2017
FanDuel Fantasy Football: Sunday Preseason Picks
Jim Coventry finds some winners for Sunday's FanDuel preseason slate as the Seahawks defense looks to be a good option at the Chargers.
January 4, 2017
Weekly Rankings: Wild-Card Week Value Meter
The running backs behind Lev Bell are incredibly sparse this week. Lamar Miller might have been a disappointment this year and has missed the last two games, but could be the #2 back.
January 2, 2017
Playoff Cheat Sheet: Positional Rankings for Postseason Drafts
Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers have a good chance to play at least three games and get the Dolphins at home this weekend.
December 27, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 17 Value Meter
We'll do our best to sort out the morass that is the projected playing time picture this week. The Steelers are candidates to bench all of their significant starters this week.
December 22, 2016
DFS Football 101: Important Tips for New Players, Round 15
Michael Rathburn lays out his process for constructing cash game lineups on FanDuel.
December 20, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
Championship Week! After what appeared to be two dreadful quarterback weeks, the matchups appear to look better this week.
December 13, 2016
Weekly Rankings: Week 15 Value Meter
The quarterback rankings are a potential quagmire again, with many of the top options facing great defenses and/or weather concerns.
December 6, 2016
Bye weeks are over, and in many cases the playoffs are starting. Will Mike Evans bounce back this week with a nice home matchup against the Saints?
December 1, 2016
Fantasy Playoffs: Weeks 14-16 Strength of Schedule Rankings
Jim Coventry analyzes the best matchups for the fantasy playoffs in Weeks 14-16. Philip Rivers looks poised to deliver fantasy championships against three cupcake pass defenses.
November 29, 2016
Last week there were too many cooks in New Orleans' fine restaurants, leaving not enough room for Brandin Cooks to dine. Will that change this week against Detroit?
November 22, 2016
No A.J. Green and no Giovani Bernard means no fun for Andy Dalton. That and the rest of Jeff Erickson's Week 12 Rankings are in this week's Value Meter.
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