Monthly Archives: August 2011

Breaking Down The Backfield: Does Brandon Jacobs Bring More Value In New York?

Are you a believer in Ahmad Bradshaw?  Did you draft him thinking that he would be a lock to get the bulk of the carries in New York?  Unfortunately, you may be one of many fantasy owners feeling somewhat burned … Continue reading

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Target Practice: Looking For Value From Last Season’s Top 20 Targeted Receivers

Obviously things change from year-to-year, but let’s take a look at the Top 20 receivers by targets from 2010 to help get an idea of where there is potential value for the coming season: 1. Roddy White – Atlanta Falcons … Continue reading

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Is Anyone Emerging As The Redskins QB or RB? And If So, Is There Fantasy Appeal?

The Redskins offense has been putting on a show thus far this preseason.  While there may not be a wide receiver lighting things up, the competition for the Quarterback and Running Back spots are hot and heavy: Quarterbacks: John Beck … Continue reading

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Top 30 Quarterbacks For 2011: Updated as of August 30

For the most part we have gotten all of the information we will from the preseason.  Sure, starters may play a little bit in the final preseason game, but it likely won’t be a long stay in the game.  With … Continue reading

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Top 20 Tight Ends For 2011: Updated August 29

We are heading into the home stretch for the start of the season.  As we head into the final days of fantasy drafts, let’s take a look at our final preseason rankings: Antonio Gates – San Diego Chargers Jason Witten … Continue reading

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Rookie Running Back Primer: Is There Value Outside Of The Bigger Names?

We all know the big named rookie running backs like Daniel Thomas, Mark Ingram and Ryan Williams.  Even Roy Helu has gotten plenty of publicity thanks to questionable options in front of him on the depth chart.  Are they the … Continue reading

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Why Anquan Boldin Is A Good Buy On Draft Day

Can we call a player who has had a year with 102 receptions in just 14 games a draft day sleeper?  How about one that has five seasons of over 1,000 yards?  What about an 11 TD campaign?  Of course … Continue reading

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Top 40 Running Backs For 2011: Updated as of August 26

How do the situations in Miami, San Diego and Green Bay (among others) affect our rankings?  Does Chris Johnson’s holdout send him falling down the rankings?  Let’s take a look at how things currently look: Arian Foster – Houston Texans … Continue reading

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Risers & Fallers: Wide Receiver Edition: Vincent Jackson, Jeremy Maclin & More

Risers Vincent Jackson – San Diego Chargers It feels like Jackson has been involved in a bitter contract dispute for the past few years, doesn’t it?  Well, that is officially behind him as we head into 2011.  It’s not that … Continue reading

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Onside Observations: How Should You Attack The First Two Rounds Of Your Fantasy Draft?

by Matthew Gordan It’s time for more draft philosophizing. I’ve been thinking recently about the kind of picks we usually make in the first two rounds, specifically running backs versus everyone else. For a long time it was a given … Continue reading

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