Long-Range Targets: Fantasy Football Players for Dynasty Teams

Wide Receiver - Markus Wheaton

Dynasty leagues provide fantasy football managers a more real-life experience than do redraft leagues.  In dynasty leagues, as in the NFL, managers build their teams not only to win this year, but also to win in years to come. With dynasty managers in mind, we have assembled a list of five players who may or … Continue reading

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How to Draft a Successful Fantasy Football Team, Part Three

Darren McFadden escapes a tackle for a long gain

After reading Part One and Part Two of our series on how to draft a successful fantasy football team, are you ready for Draft Day? Almost, but not quite. We have a few more tips for fantasy football team managers to help get the season off to a strong start. Handcuffs Are Your Friends Unless … Continue reading

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How to Draft a Successful Fantasy Football Team, Part Two

Washington Redskins Training Camp

So now that you’ve had a chance to read and absorb Part One of our series on how to draft a successful fantasy football team, what else should a team manager be ready for when heading into Draft Day? Use Fresh Information It’s always comical to see the fantasy football manager who arrives at the … Continue reading

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How to Draft a Successful Fantasy Football Team, Part One

Aaron Rodgers

With the arrival of summer comes a general loss of interest in fantasy baseball, coupled with unbridled excitement about the upcoming fantasy football season. Fantasy football drafts begin in earnest, and seasons can be made or broken by what a team manager knows in the summer. Here, then, are a few tips on how to … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football: Dealing with Injured Quarterbacks

Carson Palmer of the Oakland Raiders

It wasn’t a good week to be an NFL quarterback.  Now fantasy football managers are scrambling for signal-callers on the waiver wire.  Who are the best options? For those who may have missed it, Jay Cutler was concussed.  So was Alex Smith.  So was Michael Vick.  Ben Roethlisberger separated his shoulder. To compound the problem … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football, Gangnam Style

Psy Gangnam Style

South Korean pop artist PSY’s viral hit, “Gangnam Style,” is sweeping the world, and translated into English, some of the lyrics are “I’m a guy / A guy who seems calm but plays when he plays / A guy who goes completely crazy when the right time comes.” While we were watching the video for … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football: Managing Without Maurice

Maurice Jones-Drew

We’re still awaiting word on the extent of the foot injury suffered by Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew over the weekend, but at this point, it’s looking like the best-case scenario is an arch sprain with the worst-case scenario being a season-ending Lisfranc injury. Either way, Jones-Drew is out for the Week 8 game against … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football Week 7 All-Desperation Team

00045-Felix-Jones

Bye weeks stink in the fantasy football world.  In Week 7, managers will be without players from the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles, and San Diego Chargers.  That’s a lot of skill players who will be shelved, leaving fantasy football owners desperate for replacements. Allow us to make some … Continue reading

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Time to Dump Chris Johnson in Fantasy Football Leagues?

Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Antonio Dixon tackling Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson

How quickly the mighty fall.  From 2008 through 2010, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was automatic, leading fantasy football managers to glory week after week. Last season, however, Johnson failed his owners more often than he rewarded them, particularly murdering title hopes across the board in Weeks 14 through 16 when most fantasy football … Continue reading

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Week 5 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Solutions

Deshaun Foster gets set to run for yards

Wide receivers are dropping like flies in the NFL.  Throw in a bye week for four teams, and it’s slim pickings at the wideout position for fantasy football managers. Santonio Holmes is likely done for the year, Hakeem Nicks is in bad shape, Greg Jennings is hurt, Kenny Britt is banged up, and the list … Continue reading

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