Fantasy Football Articles

 

In-Depth Analysis from the leading Fantasy Football websites & bloggers.
The Receiver Rundown: Volume Dependency
1 hour ago   Dynasty League Football – Eric Hardter
This first installment of this new three-part series looks at the myth of volume dependency.

2014 Fantasy Football Sleepers: 44 names to consider
1 hour ago   TOP 150 NFL ARTICLES
Fantasy football sleepers and undervalued players can help you get a leg up on your competition on the way to a championship season. KFFL knows which players you need to own and buy on the cheap.

2014 NFP preseason power rankings
2 hours ago   National Football Post – Joe Fortenbaugh
We personally guarantee that each of you will find something within these rankings to blow your top over.

The Fantasy Impact of Four Coaching Changes
2 hours ago   Fantasy Sharks
Coaching is one of the biggest aspects that often tends to get overlooked prior to your fantasy football draft. Last year, Philip Rivers had an excellent season with Ken Whisenhunt as the offensive co. […]

2014 Fantasy Football Auction Values
2 hours ago   FFToolbox
Average auction values (AAVs) both overall and broken down by position.

2014 Fantasy Football Average Draft Position – ADP
3 hours ago   FFToolbox
An early look at fantasy football ADP. Updated daily

QBs in Focus: Ben Roethlisberger
4 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Steve Palazzolo
Sifting through a mountain of data from Ben Roethlisberger’s 2013 season, Steve Palazzolo points out the strengths and weaknesses.

Up from the Depths
4 hours ago   Dynasty League Football – Jeff Haverlack
We look at multiple intriguing camp battles that may change the fantasy landscape.

10 WR Names You Should Know for Training Camp
4 hours ago   Fantasy Sharks
Training camps have opened for all 32 teams and the position battles at wide receiver are well underway. Here are 10 names we should keep tabs on as the preseason is just around the corner. TUESDAY -. […]

Dynasty: Deciding Who to Keep
4 hours ago   Fantasy Sharks
Being the owner of a dynasty league team is a big responsibility. In order to succeed you have to stay on top of things year round. If you don’t, you are bound to have #DynastyLeagueProblems.

The Mighty Mite that Might Make You a Fantasy Champ This Year
5 hours ago   Fantasy Sharks
I finished as the RB56 in 2011, RB24 in 2012 and RB12 in 2013 in points per reception leagues but I’m being drafted outside the top 100 this year. Who am I?

Bills WR T.J. Graham may not make final cut
6 hours ago   FFToolbox
ESPN Buffalo is reporting WR T.J Graham is having a rough camp and may not make the final 53-man roster. Mike Rodak is reporting Graham “hasn’t shown to be a more reliable pass-catcher, one of his big. […]

2014 IDP Strength of Schedule
7 hours ago   The IDP Guru – Ryan Sitzmann
Look me start off by saying that this 2014 Strength of Schedule guide should only be used directionally. These rankings were developed based off of last year’s IDP Points Allowed by Position and obvio. […]

Raiders RB/FB Marcel Reece has lost weight, in shape for camp
7 hours ago   FFToolbox
ESPN Oakland beat writer Paul Gutierrez reports “Marcel Reece’s physical transformation is very noticeable” noting that Reece was up to 255 pounds in the offseason and is now down to 238 pounds in cam. […]

Strategy: The Do’s and Don’ts of Drafting
7 hours ago   Razzball – grey@razzball.com (Nick Capozzi)
Welcome back for another strategy session, where you and I sit down, group our intellect together, and prepare to discuss fantasy football ad nauseum, and then promptly get distracted by Pornhub.com.. […]

Fantasy Football NFL Depth Charts
8 hours ago   FFToolbox
These are fantasy specific depth charts and may not always match the “official” NFL team depth charts.

Texans WR Andre Johnson, RB Arian Foster nursing hamstring injuries
8 hours ago   FFToolbox
Here’s something to really pay attention to: The Texans have been in camp for three days, and wide receiver Andre Johnson and running back Arian Foster are already hurt. Specifically, both have hamstr. […]

Seahawks WR Percy Harvin healthy, says he feels ‘immensely good’
9 hours ago   FFToolbox
Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin said Friday that’s it’s been a while since he has been fully healthy. He certainly wasn’t at this time last year. In July 2013, Harvin was days away from undergoing. […]

Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu is having a ‘monster camp’
9 hours ago   FFToolbox
With Marvin Jones on the PUP list with a hamstring injury, Bengals wide receiver Mohamed Sanu has taken full advantage of more snaps with the first-team offense. According to Geoff Hobson of the team’. […]

Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders motivated
10 hours ago   FFToolbox
On the first day of camp Emmanuel Sanders dropped a single pass. Sanders responded to the drop with, “My Grandma could have caught that pass.” This moment motivated Sanders to go into the lab and clos. […]

Preseason Rankings Posted
10 hours ago   FFToolbox
Free Fantasy Football Cheat Sheets – Default rankings are based on 1 point per reception. (PPR)

Patriots QB Tom Brady wants team to perform like San Antonio Spurs
10 hours ago   FFToolbox
Pat Kirwan met with a few Patriots players post-practice and they had a few interesting things to say. The most interesting comment was from veteran Tom Brady in which he said he wants the team to per. […]

Giants WR Odell Beckham to miss at least another week due to hamstring injury
11 hours ago   FFToolbox
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is already irked that rookie wide receiver Odell Bekcham hasn’t been able to practice since Tuesday because of a balky hamstring. In that case, no one should tell him th. […]

Cowboys TE Gavin Escobar lining up at wideout
11 hours ago   FFToolbox
Gavin Escobar is a second year tight end that has been turning some heads at Cowboys’ practice. As a 6’6″ tight end, he’s been lining up as a wideout. In an attempt to get the sophomore tight end more. […]

John Abraham: Arrested For DUI
11 hours ago   RotoWire
John Abraham: Abraham was arrested for driving under the influence last month, the Arizona Republic reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.

Raiders WR Rod Streater out due to concussion
11 hours ago   FFToolbox
The Raiders’ receiving corps is quite shorthanded right now. The most notable absence is Rod Streater, who suffered a concussion during Sunday’s practice. Wideouts Greg Little and Juron Criner are bei. […]

Giants list TE Larry Donnell as starter
11 hours ago   FFToolbox
This Sunday night the Bills and Giants will be facing each other in a head-to-head matchup. Both teams are required to release a roster and this raises some interesting questions at the tight end posi. […]

$35 Scout Leagues NOW Open
11 hours ago   FFToolbox
Affordable leagues – Huge Prizes – Full Season Draft Only Now Open

Jets RB Chris Johnson lining up at WR in camp
11 hours ago   FFToolbox
The New York Post, a publication that never passes up an opportunity for a cheeky headline, put it perfectly: “CJ-WR?” That was atop Brian Costello’s article about Johnson’s first camp practice as a J. […]

Latest News

 

Breaking NFL & Fantasy Football News.
Dolphins | Sam Brenner hurt
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Miami Dolphins OL Sam Brenner (leg) left practice Tuesday, July 29, due to a lower-extremity injury.

Julius Peppers is having a good time in Green Bay
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
Julius Peppers has always been good at sports in general, rushing the passer in particular. So if anything stands out about his arrival in Green Bay, it’s how much fun the 34-year-old Peppers is hav. […]

Dolphins | Brandon Gibson returns
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Gibson (knee) returned to practice Tuesday, July 29.

Dolphins sign QB Seth Lobato, two others
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Wilkening
The Dolphins announced a series of transactions Tuesday morning, including the signing of one rookie quarterback and the release of another. The Dolphins added three players, including Seth Lobato, an. […]

Dolphins | Three signed, two cut
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent TE Brett Brackett (Cardinals), undrafted free-agent QB Seth Lobato (Northern Colorado) and DE D’Aundre Reed. QB Brock Jensen was waived and OG Davonte Wallace (und. […]

Texans | Two signed, one cut
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Houston Texans signed free-agent RB Tim Cornett (Cardinals) and OT Mike Farrell (Broncos) to undisclosed deals. LB Ricky Sapp was waived.

Dolphins | Koa Misi returns
2 hours ago   Footballguys
Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (foot) returned to practice Tuesday, July 29.

Niners want to extend Mike Iupati, Michael Crabtree
2 hours ago   NFL.com – Patra, Kevin
The San Francisco 49ers have several players who want to get paid. GM Trent Baalke said he’d like to extend guard Mike Iupati and receiver Michael Crabtree before the duo hits free agency next year.

Kelly elaborates on his disdain for draft hype
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
Unlike most of his peers, Eagles coach Chip Kelly is willing to pull the curtain back on the draft process and admit that it’s more blind luck than science. “You don’t know how it’s going to p. […]

Joe Thomas says Brian Hoyer is “a lot like Tom Brady”
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
The Browns are pretty clearly trying to send a message to Johnny Manziel to settle down and get to work. But sometimes in sending that message, they might be going overboard the other direction. Brown. […]

Steelers won’t rule out return from Brett Keisel, James Harrison
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
The Steelers have parted ways with several veteran players in the last couple of years as they’ve tried to get younger and more athletic, but they aren’t totally closing the door on the return of. […]

Panthers G.M. on losing Gaffney: “It’s business”
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
Four times in recent memory, a team tried to stash a player on IR, only to have another team claim him off waivers before they could. Three times, the Patriots did the claiming. Twice now, they’ve d. […]

Tuesday morning one-liners
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Josh Alper
Bills offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett says that QB E.J. Manuel has “gotten so much more comfortable.” Dolphins rookie WR Jarvis Landry is picking things up quickly. Said Patriots WR Danny. […]

Dolphins | Sam Brenner hurt
3 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Miami Dolphins OL Sam Brenner …

Dolphins | Brandon Gibson returns
3 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Gibson …

Dolphins | Three signed, two cut
3 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent …

Bruce Allen: RG3 was asked to do the impossible last year
4 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Michael David Smith
Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III was rushed into starting Week One last season after an offseason of rehabbing his surgically repaired knee left him unprepared to run the offense. That’s th. […]

Texans | Two signed, one cut
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
The Houston Texans signed free-agent …

Dolphins | Koa Misi returns
4 hours ago   TOP 150 NFL NEWS
Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi …

Ravens fans cheer Ray Rice at open practice
5 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Michael David Smith
Ravens running back Ray Rice may be loathed in most of America after an offseason that saw him face an assault charge for hitting his wife. But Rice is still beloved in Baltimore. The Ravens had an op. […]

Texans | Cody White placed on IR
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Houston Texans OG Cody White (Achilles’) was placed on the Texans’ Reserve/Injured list after clearing waivers Monday, July 28.

Texans | Alan Bonner placed on IR
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Houston Texans WR Alan Bonner (foot) was placed on the Texans’ Reserve/Injured list after clearing waivers Monday, July 28.

NFL | Four clear waivers
8 hours ago   Footballguys
OG James Dunbar (Bears), OT Anthony Dima (Texans), OT Jack Breckner (Colts) and LB Brandon Jenkins (Redskins) all cleared waivers Monday, July 28, and are free to sign with any team.

Giants | DeMarcus Love update
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Updating a previous report, New York Giants OT DeMarcus Love (undisclosed) was placed on no-recall waivers with a waived/injured designation Monday, July 28.

Lions | Kalonji Kashama update
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions DE Kalonji Kashama (undisclosed) was placed on no-recall waivers with a waived/injured designation Monday, July 28.

Broncos | Aslam Sterling placed on waivers
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Denver Broncos OT Aslam Sterling was placed on no-recall waivers with left squad designation Monday, July 28.

Browns | Two given injury settlements
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Updating a previous report, the Cleveland Browns waived OT Chris Faulk (undisclosed) and PK Jake Rogers (undisclosed) with injury settlements Monday, July 28.

Bills | Darrin Kitchens released with injury settlement
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Buffalo Bills LB Darrin Kitchens (leg) was released from the Reserve/Injured list with an injury settlement Monday, July 28.

Richard Sherman: Seahawks have “tremendous leadership”
8 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Curtis Crabtree
As with any Super Bowl winning team, it’s impossible to return every player the year after winning the championship. The Seattle Seahawks had to make a few salary cap related cuts and saw other play. […]

Cardinals | Major weight discrepancy for John Abraham
8 hours ago   Footballguys
Arizona Cardinals LB John Abraham was listed at 6-foot-4, 225 pounds in the DeKalb County, Georgia, police records. Abraham is listed at 263 pounds in the Cardinals’ program.

NFL Analysis

 

Straight-up NFL analysis from the leading industry experts.
Ray Rice earns big cheers from Baltimore Ravens fans at training camp
2 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
We’ve done our best to call out Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for his inexcusable actions (for which he never really actually apologized to his victim, which just happens to be his wife now). […]

N.F.L. Roundup: Lions Shelve Negotiations With Suh Until After the Season
11 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Detroit postponed contract talks with the All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who is entering the final season of his contract.

New Coach Has Giants Huddling in Hurry, or Not at All
12 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BILL PENNINGTON
Ben McAdoo, the Giants’ new offensive coordinator, wants the offensive unit ready to start the next play well before the 40-second play clock reaches the teens.

Mark Sanchez says Philly fans are ‘nicer’ than New York fans (updated)
14 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
(Update: Sanchez may have actually said something a little different than what was initially implied. His clarification is below.) As gaffes go, Mark Sanchez has a high bar to clear to get past the Bu. […]

Giants want Eli Manning to complete 70 percent of passes, a very tall task
15 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Training camp is time for optimism, so you might as well shoot high. Or, in the Giants’ case with Eli Manning, shoot for one of the greatest seasons in NFL history, in terms of completion percentage.. […]

Patriots claim injured Panthers rookie running back Gaffney off waivers
16 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The Carolina Panthers tried to sneak an injured player through waivers. They should have known the New England Patriots would not allow that to happen. Panthers sixth-round pick Tyler Gaffney, a runni. […]

You’ll want to see Peyton Manning dancing to ‘Rocky Top’
16 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Nobody ever said Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was graceful on the football field. So it also shouldn’t come as a surprise that Manning isn’t the world’s best dancer. He tried, when “Rocky Top”. […]

Drew Brees randomly drug tested after saying he wants to play to 45
17 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Last week, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees said he felt he wanted to play another 10 years. Fans and media were surprised. The NFL clearly was listening, too. On Friday I said I thought I co. […]

Detroit Lions tabling contract extension talks with Suh until after season
18 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand told the media Monday that the team will table contract talks with free-agent-to-be defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the completion of the season. Lewand w. […]

NFL with Matt Williamson
20 hours ago   ESPN/Scouts Inc – Matt Williamson
Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, ESPN NFL Insider Matt Williamson will stop by to chat some NFL.Before joining ESPN in 2005, Williamson was bot…

Hall of Fame profile: New York Giants DE Michael Strahan
21 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 gets inducted on Saturday. Shutdown Corner will profile the seven new Hall of Famers this week, looking at each of their careers and their impact on th. […]

Shutdown Countdown: Philadelphia Eagles’ offense will be strong, again
22 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order or our initial 2014 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 2. […]

NFL VP defends Ray Rice suspension, appears tone deaf to public outcry
22 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Commissioner Roger Goodell might be the one handing down discipline in the NFL, but he doesn’t always have to be the first to respond to criticism for it. The league sent out of NFL vice president l. […]

Pro Leagues Warm to Online Daily Fantasy Leagues
22 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By JOE DRAPE
Even as they fight sports betting, pro leagues are viewing websites that have whittled fantasy seasons down to a single day as potentially important to their future.

Calvin Pace latest Jet to puff out his chest: ‘We’re the best’ defense in NFL
24 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
If the New York Jets are going to go down, there are going with their egos riding high. Shortly after Dee Milliner, who was roundly tested by opposing quarterbacks as a rookie, proclaimed himself the. […]

Football Today – Panthers camp update
24 hours ago   ESPN/Scouts Inc – Matt Williamson
Field Yates and Matt Williamson react to the Ray Rice suspension, Jordy Nelson’s extension and get an update from Panthers camp with David Newton.

Jerry Jones was ‘that close’ to making Johnny Manziel a Cowboy
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Jay Busbee
It almost happened, everybody: the perfect marriage of unhinged player and untethered town, the match of talent and spotlight and hedonism that the NFL hasn’t seen since Joe Namath in the early ’70s.. […]

49ers suddenly hurting with running back injuries adding up
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The San Francisco 49ers have gone from embarrassing riches at running back to a question about depth. Following last week’s torn ACL suffered by Kendall Hunter, the 49ers watched LaMichael James go do. […]

Bridgewater, Cassel splitting reps at quarterback for Minnesota Vikings
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
Brian Hoyer might be fending off Johnny Manziel in Cleveland, but another rookie quarterback is getting a fairly good chance to win a starting job early in his first season. Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer rep. […]

Andrew Furney Faces Long Odds as Kicker With Jets
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BEN SHPIGEL
Andrew Furney, an unsigned kicker out of Washington State, will not find a starting spot with the Jets, but he is not deterred.

In Path of Falcons’ New Stadium, Atlanta Church Awaits Demolition
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By MIKE TIERNEY
Friendship Baptist, Atlanta’s oldest African-American Baptist church, is being torn down, perhaps this summer, to make way for the Falcons’ new football stadium.

N.F.L. Roundup: Bills Lose Another Tight End As Receiving Options Wane
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football
Buffalo’s Scott Chandler left practice with a groin injury, leaving the Bills without three of their tight ends.

Jets’ Dee Milliner says he is the best cornerback in the NFL
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
When people argue about the best cornerback in the NFL, Dee Milliner’s name rarely gets brought up. OK, it never gets brought up. The people having that debate might not bring up Milliner’s name beca. […]

Mailbag — Johnny Manziel’s uphill battle and other early training camp observations
2 days ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
Mailbag: The early days of training camps were marked by injuries, a scarcity of holdouts, Johnny Manziel’s uphill battle and more, John Clayton writes.

Shutdown Corner: Chicago Bears have offense, just need better D
2 days ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order or our initial 2014 power rankings. No. 1 will be revealed on Aug. 2. […]

Sports Briefing | Football: 49ers’ Hunter Tears Knee Ligament
2 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
San Francisco 49ers running back Kendall Hunter tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee at practice Friday.

Roundup: Packers Give Leading Receiver a Contract Extension
3 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Jordy Nelson kept the deal secret for a while, but word leaked out quickly on social media.

Roethlisberger OK With Choice to Wait on New Deal
3 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
There are days when Ben Roethlisberger can feel every single hit he’s absorbed during a decade as one of the NFL’s most fearless quarterbacks.

National Football League Roundup
3 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
The Green Bay Packers gave wide receiver Jordy Nelson a contract extension on Saturday.

49ers’ Depth to Be Tested After Hunter Tears ACL
3 days ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Training camp is not even a week old and already the San Francisco 49ers’ depth at running back is about to be tested.