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Five NFL Veterans Who Won The 2016 NFL Draft

Every year during the NFL draft, there are veterans who lose their starting jobs to incoming rookies and see a loss in value and subsequently drop in fantasy drafts. There are also players whose value receives a boost in value due to a lack of competition coming in, or a player coming into an offense... Read More

5 years ago

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5 Reasons I Still Love Demaryius Thomas For 2016 Fantasy Football Leagues

The people have spoken. Unfortunately what they’ve said is something I strongly disagree with. Currently, the ADP of Demaryius Thomas in a 12 team PPR league is 29th overall and WR17 on Fantasy Football Calculator. This is something I truly don't understand. Thomas had some drop issues and bad quarterbacking last year and it led to... Read More

5 years ago

Odell Beckham Jr. 2015 Season Keeps Him On a Historic Pace

If I had to describe Odell Beckham’s sophomore season in one word I would use the word ‘fascinating’. As far as his ability goes, OBJ continued to amaze and dazzle fans of football. Of course, I don’t think I could write this article without mentioning some of the negative aspects of his personality that shined... Read More

5 years ago

Grab Sam Bradford for his Appealing Week 17 Matchup

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 36% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Sam Bradford has scored 16 and 17 fantasy points in his last two games (vs. Arizona and vs. Washington), and on paper, this is an even easier matchup. Heading into Week 16, the New York Giants have given up 15 fantasy points or... Read More

5 years ago

Give A.J. McCarron a Look in Deep Leagues

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14- and 16-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: I don’t really care what AJ McCarron does Monday Night against the Denver Broncos-- his matchup against that elite defense won’t say much about his performance against the Baltimore Ravens. In his first two games with significant playing time, he has shown that... Read More

5 years ago

Brandon Weeden Impressing in Houston

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14- and 16-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: If there is one thing Brandon Weeden does really well, I would have to say it is feeding his top receiving weapon over and over again. We saw it with Josh Gordon in 2013, and we saw it with DeAndre Hopkins (11 targets... Read More

5 years ago

Week 17 QB Waiver Wire Streamers: Sam Bradford, Brandon Weeden, A.J. McCarron

There is just one more week left in the regular season. For many that means the fantasy season is already over. However, for the few that may still be playing in Week 17 without a sure thing at QB I’ve got you covered. First let’s look back at Week 16. With four QBs left to... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 16 WR Rankings & Matchups: A.J. Green, Calvin Johnson, Demaryius Thomas

Below you will find our Week 16 wide receivers rankings, to help determine your WR starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some WR rankings and matchups analysis for Week 16, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who... Read More

5 years ago

Week 16 RB Rankings & Matchups: James White, Chris Ivory, Charcandrick West

Below you will find our Week 16 running backs rankings, to help determine your RB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some RB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 16, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes,... Read More

5 years ago

Week 16 TE Rankings & Matchups: Jordan Reed, Zach Ertz, Travis Kelce

Below you will find our Week 16 tight ends rankings, to help determine your TE starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some TE rankings and matchups analysis for Week 16, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he... Read More

5 years ago

Week 16 QB Rankings & Matchups: Ben Roethlisberger, Tyrod Taylor, Teddy Bridgewater

Below you will find our Week 16 quarterbacks rankings, to help determine your QB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some QB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 16, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes, who... Read More

5 years ago

Week 16 QB Waiver Wire Streamers: Teddy Bridgewater, Kirk Cousins & Johnny Manziel

Last week this column feature two obvious QB streams that turned out to be...not so obvious. Ryan Fitzpatrick was right at my stream threshold of 15 points. Underwhelming but acceptable. Meanwhile Alex Smith fell victim to game flow as the Chiefs went up 21-7 early behind a big Charcandrick West run and a defensive score.... Read More

5 years ago

Teddy Bridgewater Is Finding His Rhythm Late

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 36% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Streaming quarterbacks against the New York Giants has worked very well the last several weeks. Over the last seven games, every QB has scored at least 15 points. The Giants have also given up the most passing yards on the entire season. Meanwhile,... Read More

5 years ago

Kirk Cousins Has Yet Another Favorable Upcoming Matchup

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 36% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: I have not given Kirk Cousins nearly enough respect this season. After his third game with at least 25 points, it’s finally time to acknowledge the really nice season that Cousins is having. He has more points than preseason favorites Ryan Tannehill and... Read More

5 years ago

Is Johnny Manziel Turning the Corner?

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 16% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: I’m kind of disappointed that Johnny Manziel hasn’t run more this season, because that would make him a LOT more interesting from a fantasy perspective. Out of the quarterbacks owned in under 25% of leagues, I still like him the most anyway, as... Read More

5 years ago

Week 15 Playoff Matchups & Start/Sit Analysis (Part 1)

Zach Wilkens breaks down the first half of the Week 15 matchups for the 2015 NFL football season. Be sure to also check out part two of this week's matchups analysis for the later games. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with... Read More

5 years ago

Week 15 WR Rankings & Matchups: Antonio Brown, Emmanuel Sanders, Devante Parker

Below you will find our Week 15 wide receivers rankings, to help determine your WR starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some WR rankings and matchups analysis for Week 15, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who... Read More

5 years ago

Week 15 RB Rankings & Matchups: Jeremy Hill, Denard Robinson, Bryce Brown,

Below you will find our Week 15 running back rankings, to help determine your RB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some RB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 15, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes, who... Read More

5 years ago

Week 15 QB Rankings & Matchups: Ben Roethlisberger, Derek Carr, Tom Brady

Below you will find our Week 15 quarterback rankings, to help determine your QB starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some QB rankings and matchups analysis for Week 15, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes, who... Read More

5 years ago

It's A.J. McCarron Time in Cincinnati

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Andy Dalton is out with a fractured thumb, and A.J. McCarron is eager to make the most of his opportunity. We saw the good and the bad in the first significant playing time of his career. McCarron threw for 280 yards and two touchdowns,... Read More

5 years ago

Ryan Fitzpatrick Just Keeps Rolling

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 43% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Ryan Fitzpatrick is on fire, with three straight starts of 24 or more fantasy points. His WR duo of Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker has proven to be too much for defenses to stop lately. The Cowboys are a solid but not great... Read More

5 years ago

Expect Alex Smith to Carve Through the Ravens

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10- and 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 48% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: I recommend Alex Smith about every other week, but last week I shied away and he didn’t meet my threshold of 15 points, so I’ll take that as a positive! Still, he did hit double digits for the 11th straight game. He will definitely... Read More

5 years ago

Bryce Brown is a Must Add for the Fantasy Playoffs

BALLER MOVE: Add in All leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Brown was already a hot waiver commodity this week when Thomas Rawls was lost for the season with a broken ankle. But he became my #1 pickup for the last few weeks of the season when the Seahawks released RB DuJuan Harris Tuesday... Read More

5 years ago

Week 15 QB Waiver Wire Streamers: Alex Smith, Ryan Fitzpatrick & A.J. McCarron

I hope you made it through your first playoff matchup or advanced into the playoffs in Week 14! Unfortunately the QB streams were pretty disappointing. Tyrod Taylor delivered a decent game that meets our standards but it was still underwhelming given the matchup. In a huge surprise, Jameis Winston totally flopped on what should have... Read More

5 years ago

Brian Hoyer's Receivers Are Keeping Him Relevant

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Brian Hoyer has had at least 14 fantasy points in eight of his 10 games this season. The two in which he didn’t, he missed at least 15 snaps due to being benched and an injury. In his most recent game, he... Read More

5 years ago

Jameis Winston Is an Enticing Start Against the Saints

BALLER MOVE: Stream in All Leagues, Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 48% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: We’ve gotten to the point where starting a quarterback against the Saints is just an automatic thing. The Saints are now up to a whopping 35 touchdowns allowed to six interceptions after giving up five more to Cam... Read More

5 years ago

Grab Tyrod Taylor While He's Hot

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12- and 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 41% Fleaflicker ANALYSIS: Tyrod Taylor has at least 25 points in two consecutive games, and I’m shocked his ownership is this low after the game he had against the Chiefs. He added three passing touchdowns again vs. the Texans in Week 13, while also notching his... Read More

5 years ago

Week 14 QB Waiver Wire Streamers: Tyrod Taylor, Jameis Winston, Brian Hoyer

If you read this article for Week 13 and put your playoff hopes on the line with one of my suggested streams, you were rewarded with big days! Ryan Fitzpatrick had one of the best games of his career with 390 passing yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. Meanwhile Alex Smith had a very typical... Read More

5 years ago

Week 13 NFL Matchups Analysis (Part 1): Start/Sit for Fantasy Football

Zach Wilkens breaks down the first half of the Week 13 matchups for the 2015 NFL football season. Be sure to also check out part two of this week's matchups analysis for the later games. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with... Read More

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Week 13 TE Rankings & Matchups: Scott Chandler, Julius Thomas, Vance McDonald

Below you will find our Week 13 tight end rankings, to help determine your TE starts/sits for this week, brought to you by Edward Gorelik (@EdwardGorelik) and Zach Wilkens (@LopsidedTrades). Featured fantasy football writer Zach Wilkens also highlights some TE rankings and matchups analysis for Week 13, and draws some matchup conclusions. He tells you who he likes,... Read More

5 years ago

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