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2015 Thanksgiving Day Rankings: Copper or Wool?

In his seventh annual set of Thanksgiving Day rankings, Derek VanRiper goes full homer and puts Aaron Rodgers atop the list of quarterbacks.

Thanksgiving Day Value Meter: Version 6.0

For the second year in a row, DeMarco Murray tops the running back rankings for the Thanksgiving Day slate.

Thanksgiving Day Value Meter: Tradition V; Better Than Rocky V

Calvin Johnson missed the Lions' first meeting with the Packers this season, but will he feast on the Green Bay secondary on Thursday?

Moving the Chains: Ready to Start

The Chiefs kept DeMarco Murray quiet on the ground in Week 2, but is he primed for big things in the coming weeks? Derek VanRiper takes a look around the league as Week 2 comes to a close.

Moving the Chains: One Down

Shane Vereen's wrist surgery is a bad break following an impressive Week 1 performance.

Moving the Chains: Tradition 3.0

Need to make Thanksgiving Day more interesting? Have a one-day league using only the three games being played on the holiday.

Moving the Chains: Tradition 2.0

Drew Brees might be the first overall pick in Thanksgiving Day leagues with his matchup against a Dallas pass defense giving up 7.7 YPA this season.

Moving the Chains: Shut Down Corners Make Life Difficult For Fantasy Owners

Guys like Darrelle Revis can really affect the production of your top receivers and keep you from having a good week.

Moving the Chains: Literally Moving

Moving the Chains: Taking Stock - NFC Edition

Will Beanie Wells find it difficult to run against opposing defenses challenging Arizona rookie quarterback Max Hall?

Moving the Chains: Taking Stock - AFC Edition

The Bengals continue to give Cedric Benson a heavy workload and he could exceed his draft day price tag as a result.

Moving the Chains: Smooth Torain

With Clinton Portis on the shelf due to a groin injury, Ryan Torain has a golden opportunity in Washington.

Moving the Chains: Running Crew

Darren McFadden ranks second in the NFL in rushing yards after the first two weeks, but will his fantasy value drop with the likely return of Michael Bush in Week 3?

Moving the Chains: Breaking Down the Backfields

The Seahawks stunned the Niners in Week 1, but it wasn't because of Pete Carroll's use of Justin Forsett.

Moving the Chains: Ready to Start

Moving the Chains: Transformation at Tight End

The 2009 season was unlike any other during the past decade for tight ends. There's more depth than ever for those who miss out on San Diego's Antonio Gates on draft day.

Moving the Chains: Endangered Workhorses

No NFL running back had a larger share of his team's carries than St. Louis' Steven Jackson (88.9%) last season.

Moving the Chains: ADP Watch: The Beginning

Six running backs are coming off the board before you get to Texans receiver Andre Johnson in most drafts. Is he the top wideout on your cheat sheet?

Moving the Chains: Week 17