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In-Depth Analysis from the leading Fantasy Football websites & bloggers.
Latest NFL Injury Reports
35 mins ago   FFToolbox
Injury statuses for all 32 teams, broken down by offense and defense.

Antonio Andrews: The Next Isaiah Crowell
1 hour ago   Fantasy Sharks
I’m digging deep this week because the series of events surrounding ‘new’ Tennessee Titans running back Antonio Andrews really caught my attention.   Dynasty league owner’s with a dead roster. […]

Start ‘Em and Sit ‘Em Week 8: Walk This Way with Run DMC
3 hours ago   Razzball – grey@razzball.com (Nick Capozzi)
Don’t worry, I’m not going to recommend that you listen to the Run DMC cover of the classic Aerosmith song in your Adidas jump suit this weekend [Jay's Note: Awww, I'm already dressed up for it!], but. […]

Fantasy Knuckleheads Optimizer Tutorial
5 hours ago   Fantasy Knuckleheads – Kurt Turner
Fantasy Knuckleheads Optimizer Tutorial How It Works The Optimizer Tool itself is very simple to use on its own. Simply click the “Load Optimal Lineup” button and POOF, the lineup shows up and you. […]

Week 8 Optimal Daily Fantasy Football Lineups for DraftKings, Fanduel, and DraftDay
6 hours ago   2 Mugs Fantasy Football – ryan
The first week of the optimal lineups were extremely successful at every site.  Both DraftKings lineups and one Fandeul would have easily cashed in tournament games, and the other two lineups would h. […]

Jags not sure if Denard can handle big work – Denard Robinson | JAC
6 hours ago   Rotoworld
A source tells ESPN Jags reporter Mike DiRocco that the coaches “still aren’t sure if [Denard] Robinson is capable of handling a heavy workload each week.”

Shane Vereen expected to play through illness – Shane Vereen | NE
6 hours ago   Rotoworld
ESPN Boston says it would be a surprise if Shane Vereen (illness) doesn’t play in Sunday’s game against the Bears.

Daily Game Value Players – Week 8
8 hours ago   Fantasy Sharks
We are trying a little something new with our projections and plan to continue to build this out to support more daily game providers for you.  Right now, we’ve taken our detailed projections, includ. […]

Week 8: Who To Start Rankings Posted
8 hours ago   FFToolbox
We project the point totals for both offensive and defensive players for this week.

Report: Megatron not likely to play in London – Calvin Johnson | DET
8 hours ago   Rotoworld
ESPN’s Ed Werder reports Lions coach Jim Caldwell is thinking “big picture” with Calvin Johnson (questionable, ankle), and is not expected to allow Johnson to play Sunday morning in London.

Start/Sit advice for Week 8
9 hours ago   Fantasy Football Librarian – Fantasy Football Librarian
I am the luckiest librarian today: I have yet another stellar post from a guest writer. Two in one day?! Whaaaaat? This rounds out the group of guest writers that I’m going to use on the blog for now:. […]

‘Chance’ Ryan Mathews could return in Week 9 – Ryan Mathews | SD
9 hours ago   Rotoworld
According to the Union-Tribune San Diego, there is a “chance” Ryan Mathews (knee) could return for the Chargers’ Week 9 game against the Dolphins.

Robert Griffin: (Ankle) Practices On Limited Basis Friday
10 hours ago   RotoWire
Robert Griffin: Although Griffin (ankle) was a limited practice participant Friday, Washington still plans to start Colt McCoy against Dallas on Monday, the Washington Post reports. Visit RotoWire.com. […]

Shamarko Thomas: (Hamstring) Will Not Play Sunday
10 hours ago   RotoWire
Shamarko Thomas: Thomas (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Colts, Scott Brown of ESPN reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Ryan Shazier: (Knee) Probable for Sunday Against Colts
10 hours ago   RotoWire
Ryan Shazier: Shazier (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Colts, ESPN.com reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

John Brown: (Ankle) Probable For Sunday
11 hours ago   RotoWire
John Brown: Brown (ankle) is probable for Sunday’s game against Philadelphia. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Brian Cushing: (Knee) Questionable to Play Sunday
11 hours ago   RotoWire
Brian Cushing: Cushing (knee) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Titans, the Texans’ official site reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Andre Johnson: (Ankle) Probable to Play Sunday
11 hours ago   RotoWire
Andre Johnson: Johnson (ankle) is probable for Sunday’s game against the Titans, the Texans’ official site reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Saints: Loss of Thomas impacts passing game
11 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Wade Kreider
Pierre Thomas is the latest victim of the Saints’ recent string of offensive injuries. While the team certainly has depth at the running back position, they don’t appear to have anyone to replace. […]

Weekly lineup winners for Week 8
11 hours ago   Fantasy Football : CBSSports.com Fantasy Sports
Should Russell Wilson be a part of your one-week league lineups, or is Aaron Rodgers a better fit? Is Davante Adams a sleeper to watch? Dave Richard makes some tough decisions in his Weekly Lineup Win. […]

Falcons: Stone next up at center
11 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Ryan Feder
The Falcons’ offensive line has been decimated by injuries through the first half of the season. Backup center Peter Konz played three games in relief before joining Joe Hawley on injured reserve t. […]

Week 8 Essential NFL Practice News & Notes for Friday
12 hours ago   Fantasy Articles & Info – John Paulsen
Patriots QB Tom Brady (ankle, probable) took full practice reps all week and is probable for Week 8.

49ers: Early return of Aldon Smith would provide huge boost
12 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Jeff Deeney
In a story first reported by Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, there is a possibility that Aldon Smith’s nine-game suspension could be reduced to seven games, enabling him to return to the playing. […]

Las Vegas market report: NFL Week 8
12 hours ago   National Football Post – Joe Fortenbaugh
A look at the big movements within the market as we approach Sunday’s slate of action.

Titans: Locker out, Mettenberger in
12 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Mike Alessandrini
The Nashville Tennessean has reported that the Tennessee Titans will start sixth-round rookie Zach Mettenbergerat quarterback in Week 8 against the Texans.  And with that, Jake Locker has been formal. […]

Week 8 Fantasy Cheat Sheet
12 hours ago   Fantasy Football : CBSSports.com Fantasy Sports
Start the second half of your Fantasy season off on the right foot in Week 8 by making sound lineup decisions. Dave Richard shares his outlook on every player in his Fantasy Cheat Sheet.

Texans: Mercilus providing challenge to Clowney
12 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Robert Habib
With the return of Jadeveon Clowney looming in the coming weeks, the 2014 first-overall pick may not immediately be inserted into a starting role due to the improved play of third-year player Whitney. […]

The Daily Dose for Week 8
12 hours ago   Fantasy Football : CBSSports.com Fantasy Sports
Starting with Tony Romo and bargains Darren McFadden and Jerick McKinnon in the backfield, Jamey Eisenberg analyzes good and bad FanDuel values for Week 8.

Redskins: Polumbus benched in favor of Compton
12 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Trey Cunningham
It’s no secret that Redskins right tackle Tyler Polumbus has struggled heavily this year. Despite a dismal 2012 season (-24.6 overall), his first full one with the team, he was able to turn things a. […]

Latest News

 

Breaking NFL & Fantasy Football News.
Patriots | Alan Branch signing still on hold
3 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Free-agent DL Alan Branch (Bills) …

Manning: ‘Not scoreboard op’s best night’
3 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – Jeff Legwold
Peyton Manning will “have a little talk” with the scoreboard operator in the wake of what the Broncos QB says were distractions during Denver’s win against the Chargers.

Lions shorthanded at tight end, but it may not change offense much
4 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Wilkening
The Lions have five tight ends on their roster, but they could very well have just two available for Sunday’s game against the Falcons in London. Two Lions tight ends — Joseph Fauria and Eric Ebro. […]

Addae has concussion; Chargers back protocol
5 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – Associated Press
The San Diego Chargers followed proper medical procedure after safety Jahleel Addae had two scary reactions following hits in Thursday night’s 35-21 loss at Denver, coach Mike McCoy said.

Billionaire Allen donates $100M to fight Ebola
5 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – ESPN.com news services
Billionaire Paul Allen, who owns the Seattle Seahawks and the Portland Trail Blazers, has pledged to contribute at least $100 million to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.

Ravens TE Daniels out after knee procedure
5 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – Jamison Hensley
Ravens tight end Owen Daniels will miss at least one game after undergoing a clean-up procedure on his left knee, coach John Harbaugh said Friday.

Giants | More playing time for Devon Kennard?
5 hours ago   Footballguys
New York Giants LB Devon Kennard might see more playing time with LB Jon Beason (toe) injured and possibly sidelined a while.

Giants | Defensive line changes coming
5 hours ago   Footballguys
New York Giants DT Cullen Jenkins (calf) is expected to miss at least a few weeks, so DEs Robert Ayers and Mathias Kiwanuka could be asked to play interior positions more frequently in pass-rush situa. […]

Eagles | Jason Kelce unlikely to play
5 hours ago   Footballguys
Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce (hernia) is listed as questionable for the Week 8 game against the Arizona Cardinals, but he is unlikely to play. He had sports hernia after his injury Sept. 21, and. […]

Eagles | Chris Polk could see bigger role
6 hours ago   Footballguys
Philadelphia Eagles RB Chris Polk (hamstring) could see a bigger role in the offense in Week 8 against the Arizona Cardinals if RB Darren Sproles (knee) is unable to play. Sproles is questionable for. […]

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin might return punts
6 hours ago   Footballguys
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin might be called upon to return punts in Week 8 against the Arizona Cardinals if RB Darren Sproles (knee) is unable to play.

Eagles | Platoon ready at LB if needed
6 hours ago   Footballguys
Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks (calf) might be able to return for the Week 8 game against the Arizona Cardinals. If not, LBs Emmanuel Acho and Casey Matthews would replace him, a platoon that. […]

Cowboys | DeMarco Murray credits workout partner
6 hours ago   Footballguys
Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray worked out with TE Jason Witten before the team’s official offseason program, and he credits the veteran tight end with his increased stamina and durability. ‘It helpe. […]

Jags not sure if Denard can handle big work – Denard Robinson | JAC
6 hours ago   Rotoworld
A source tells ESPN Jags reporter Mike DiRocco that the coaches “still aren’t sure if [Denard] Robinson is capable of handling a heavy workload each week.”

Shane Vereen expected to play through illness – Shane Vereen | NE
6 hours ago   Rotoworld
ESPN Boston says it would be a surprise if Shane Vereen (illness) doesn’t play in Sunday’s game against the Bears.

Saints to be without RBs Thomas, Robinson
7 hours ago   ESPN.com – NFL – Mike Triplett
New Orleans Saints running backs Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson have both been ruled out for Sunday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers with injuries.

Giants | More playing time for Devon Kennard?
7 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
New York Giants LB Devon …

Giants | Defensive line changes coming
7 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
New York Giants DT Cullen …

Eagles | Jason Kelce unlikely to play
7 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Philadelphia Eagles C Jason Kelce …

Eagles | Chris Polk could see bigger role
8 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Philadelphia Eagles RB Chris Polk …

Eagles | Jeremy Maclin might return punts
8 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Philadelphia Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin …

Eagles | Platoon ready at LB if needed
8 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Philadelphia Eagles LB Mychal Kendricks …

Cowboys | DeMarco Murray credits workout partner
8 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray …

Lions | Joique Bell likely to carry load
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell is likely to see a lion’s share of the carries in Week 8 against the Atlanta Falcons.

Lions | Another big game for Golden Tate?
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate will be facing the league’s 29th ranked pass defense in Week 8 against the Atlanta Falcons.

Lions | Reggie Bush unlikely to play in London
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush (ankle) is expected to be inactive for the Week 9 game against the Atlanta Falcons in London, according to a source Friday, Oct. 24.

Lions | Calvin Johnson unlikely for Week 9
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson (ankle) is unlikely to play in Week 9 against the Atlanta Falcons in London, according to a source. The team has a bye in Week 10, and head. […]

Chargers | Ryan Mathews back in Week 9?
8 hours ago   Footballguys
San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee) missed his sixth consecutive game in Week 8 Thursday, Oct. 23, against the Denver Broncos, but he could return to practice as early as Monday, Oct. 27. Howeve. […]

Chargers | Donald Brown might practice soon
8 hours ago   Footballguys
San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) missed his third straight game in Week 8 Thursday, Oct. 23, against the Denver Broncos, but he might be able to return to practice Monday, Oct. 27.

Report: Megatron not likely to play in London – Calvin Johnson | DET
9 hours ago   Rotoworld
ESPN’s Ed Werder reports Lions coach Jim Caldwell is thinking “big picture” with Calvin Johnson (questionable, ankle), and is not expected to allow Johnson to play Sunday morning in London.

NFL Analysis

 

Straight-up NFL analysis from the leading industry experts.
Coaching Hot Seats Heating Up
6 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The tabloids have the trap door set for Rex Ryan in New York. Talk radio can’t chat enough about who the next coach of the Falcons will be.

N.F.L. Roundup: Lawyer Says League Isn’t Cooperating in Rice Investigation
6 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The players union has questioned why the N.F.L.’s domestic violence training and education program “treats all players as perpetrators.”

Greg Cosell’s Film Review: How Dallas’ run game is helping Tony Romo
8 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Greg Cosell
The Dallas Cowboys’ success in the running game is trickling down to the passing game. You are starting to see defenses react to Dallas’ running game, with their great offensive line and running b. […]

National Football League Roundup
10 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green was listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens after sitting out Friday’s practice.

Bill Belichick declines to talk about Darrelle Revis in every way possible
11 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
There’s some perverse fascination in dealing with New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, not unlike the days when you were back in your first apartment and you were starving. You’d go to that. […]

Union Questions NFL’s Domestic Violence Plan
12 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The players’ union has questioned why the NFL’s domestic violence training and education program “treats all players as perpetrators.”

U.S. Judge Blocks New Jersey Sports Betting Law
12 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on Friday blocking a New Jersey law that would have allowed legal betting on sporting events.

Big Audiences for New CBS Thursday Night NFL Games
13 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
CBS’s new Thursday night NFL package drew big audiences despite a string of blowouts.

Colts’ Wayne Out vs. Steelers With Elbow Injury
13 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Indianapolis Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Early Lions-Falcons kickoff interesting international experiment for NFL
14 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Strawberries and cream are the delicacy of choice for Wimbledon watchers. What will you be dining on when the Detroit Lions face the Atlanta Falcons at 9:30 a.m. ET, which will be 1:30 p.m. local time. […]

Seahawks owner Paul Allen pledging $100M in fight against Ebola
15 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Folks in the United States are starting to understand the seriousness of the Ebola crisis worldwide now that there have been documented cases in this country, but it has plagued Western Africa with ne. […]

Redskins’ RG3 Speaks, Says He Won’t Rush Return
15 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Washington Redskins finally allowed Robert Griffin III to speak. So he referenced Winston Churchill and played along with the uncertainty whether he might make his return Monday night.

Griffin Breaks His Silence
15 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
John Clayton discusses the mindset of Robert Griffin III and the multiple quarterback changes the Redskins have seen since his injury.

Allen Donates $100 Million To Ebola Fight
15 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
John Clayton talks about Seahawks owner Paul Allen’s pledge to contribute at least $100 million to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.

NFL against the spread picks: Looking at the updated Super Bowl odds
16 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Since the NFL is already carving “Denver Broncos” into this season’s Lombardi Trophy, there’s probably no use in checking the Super Bowl odds almost halfway through the season. But let’s do so anyway,. […]

The Denver Broncos are on pace to be one of history’s great teams
18 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
Welcome to the latest Shutdown Corner podcast! On today’s piping-hot episode, we have: • A look at Peyton Manning vs. the Denver scoreboard operator. (Sing this ep’s title to Peyton’s favorite tune. […]

Unfazed, 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh Doing It His Way
18 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The way his big brother tells it, Jim Harbaugh never minded the regular moves every few years for his father’s football coaching jobs because he needed a change in towns to find fresh surroundings and. […]

Football Today – Broncos/Chargers
21 hours ago   ESPN/Scouts Inc – Matt Williamson
Matt Williamson welcomes Broncos NFL Nation reporter Jeff Legwold to discuss Ronnie Hillman’s presence, Julius Thomas’ two game struggle and how well …

Smarter Football: How Rex Ryan Can Save His Job and Help Reinvent the N.F.L.
23 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By KEVIN QUEALY
The Jets coach could change his reputation and the league’s by starting the fourth-down revolution in football.

Week 8 N.F.L. Matchups
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BENJAMIN HOFFMAN
This week’s games include a matchup between the Eagles and the Cardinals, who have unexpectedly taken control of the N.F.C. West.

Manning, Sanders Lead Broncos Past Chargers, 35-21
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Emmanuel Sanders is speedy, not greedy.

Peyton Manning not happy with Broncos’ scoreboard operator after win
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
DENVER – At the two-minute warning of the fourth quarter, the Denver Broncos were up 35-21, with the ball. That last part is key to this story. The Broncos, stealing the University of Wisconsin’s bi. […]

Denver Broncos, coming off an AFC title, are clearly better in 2014
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
DENVER – The Denver Broncos were really good in 2013. They were 13-3, didn’t lose any regular-season game by more than a touchdown, outscored teams by 207 points and won the AFC. They ultimately w. […]

Manning, Sanders Lead Broncos Past Chargers, 35-21
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
With this much speed and acceleration, it’s no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.

Manning Adds to Touchdown Record as Broncos Beat Chargers
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
Denver quarterback Peyton Manning added three more touchdowns to his career record as the Broncos beat the San Diego Padres 35-21 in a National Football League game on Thursday.

N.F.L. Roundup: Peyton Manning Throws for Three More Touchdowns in Broncos’ Win Over Chargers
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Manning completed 25 of 35 passes for 286 yards, with no interceptions, and Juwan Thompson had two short touchdown runs as Denver beat San Diego.

Manning Adds to Touchdown Record as Broncos Beat Chargers
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
Denver quarterback Peyton Manning added three more touchdowns to his career record as the Broncos beat the San Diego Padres 35-21 in a National Football League game on Thursday.

There will be no more too-early MVP talk without including Peyton Manning
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Through the month of September, San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers became one of the NFL’s hot way-too-early MVP candidates.  The Chargers were playing well. Rivers was on fire. All of th. […]

Even With Percy Harvin, Rex Ryan Favors the Run
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By TOM PEDULLA
As General Manager John Idzik works to enliven the Jets’ passing attack, Coach Rex Ryan remains intent on moving the chains.

Broncos release player who told arresting officer to "contact my boss, John Elway"
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
John Elway is as popular as ever in Denver, but name dropping Elway did not help Broncos practice squad safety John Boyett when he was arrested on Monday. Elway, the Broncos general manager, didn’t s. […]