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In-Depth Analysis from the leading Fantasy Football websites & bloggers.
2014 Draft Prep: ADP review, 4.0
4 mins ago   Fantasy Football : CBSSports.com Fantasy Sports
What does our final Average Draft Position analysis tell us with just a few days left in draft season? Our Jamey Eisenberg shares his final observations.

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

ReFo: 49ers @ Texans, Preseason Week 4
46 mins ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Steve Palazzolo
Steve Palazzolo checks for notable performances in this year’s final preseason game San Francisco and Houston.

Roster Cutdown Blog
48 mins ago   Dynasty League Football – Ken Kelly
We review all the important cuts during roster trim weekend.

Mikel Leshoure pushed off roster in Detroit – Mikel Leshoure | FA
59 mins ago   Rotoworld
Lions waived RB Mikel Leshoure.

Browns dump Chris Ogbonnaya and Dion Lewis – Chris Ogbonnaya | FA
1 hour ago   Rotoworld
Browns released RB Chris Ogbonnaya.

Veteran WR Nate Burleson released by Browns – Nate Burleson | FA
2 hours ago   Rotoworld
Browns released WR Nate Burleson.

Summer Sleeper: NFC North IDPs
3 hours ago   Dynasty League Football – Steve Wyremski
We review the IDP sleepers from the rugged NFC North.

Redskins cut RBs Seastrunk and Thompson – Lache Seastrunk | FA
3 hours ago   Rotoworld
Redskins waived or released RB Lache Seastrunk, RB Chris Thompson and RB Evan Royster.

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

ReFo: Panthers at Steelers, Preseason Week 4
4 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Sam Monson
Sam Monson covers the final preseason matchup between the Steelers and Panthers which despite the score featured a lot of information for both teams to ponder.

ReFo: Seahawks @ Raiders, Preseason Week 4
4 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Sam Monson
The Raiders and Seahawks will have different priorities in the regular season, however in this game they were both looking at the bottom end of their rosters. Sam Monson takes a look at some of the st. […]

2014 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings
4 hours ago   DavidGonos.com – Gonos
2014 Fantasy Quarterback Rankings As we dig into the 2014 Quarterback Rankings for the upcoming season, we’re always reminded of the fact that the NFL has not just become more of a passing game, but. […]

2014 Fantasy Running Back Rankings
5 hours ago   DavidGonos.com – Gonos
2014 Fantasy Running Back Rankings Every draft season, this is one of the most popular pages on my site. The 2014 Fantasy Running Back rankings shouldn’t be any different, as most people believe tha. […]

2014 Fantasy Wide Receiver Rankings
5 hours ago   DavidGonos.com – Gonos
2014 Fantasy Wide Receiver Rankings As I post my 2014 Fantasy Wide Receiver rankings, I think back to the late ‘80s and most of the ‘90s, when 49ers legend Jerry Rice was one of the greatest Fanta. […]

2014 Tight End Rankings
5 hours ago   DavidGonos.com – Gonos
2014 Tight End Rankings Are you willing to use a first-round pick on tight end Jimmy Graham? My 2014 Tight End rankings indicate there are several tough questions like this you’ll have to answer. Mo. […]

2014 Fantasy Kicker Rankings
5 hours ago   DavidGonos.com – Gonos
2014 Fantasy Kicker Rankings Listen, don’t feel bad that you’re checking out our 2014 Fantasy Kicker rankings. At some point, everyone has to take a look to see who will end up being your team’s. […]

2014 Fantasy Defense Rankings
5 hours ago   DavidGonos.com – Gonos
2014 Fantasy Defense Rankings I recently discussed the 2014 Fantasy Defense Rankings in an upcoming column over at SI.com, and now it’s time to share it with my readers on my site. We’ve watched t. […]

ReFo: Cardinals @ Chargers, Preseason Week 4
5 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Ben Stockwell
The Cardinals and Chargers played in a prequel to their Week 1 matchup and Ben Stockwell takes a lot at some of the performances of note with final cuts upcoming.

Developing Assets: Week One
6 hours ago   Dynasty League Football – Ryan McDowell
We look at the performance of Kenny Hill and look ahead to a full Saturday slate.

2014 Team Preview: Oakland Raiders
9 hours ago   Razzball – grey@razzball.com (Nick Capozzi)
For a sixth straight season, Razzball will be interviewing NFL-team blogs and site contributors for some actual in-depth football knowledge to shed some additional light on our fantasy football knowl. […]

ReFo: Falcons @ Jaguars, Preseason Week 4
10 hours ago   ProFootballFocus.com – Rick Drummond
The preseason has come to a close and it’s decision time for final rosters. Rick Drummond reviews a handful of the Falcons’ and Jaguars’ final auditions.

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

Bills notes: WR Sammy Watkins (ribs) should be OK; QB Kyle Orton signs 1-year deal
11 hours ago   FFToolbox
Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins aggravated his rib injury last night versus the Lions, but he has “dodged serious injury,” according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. Watkins should be able to play without. […]

Latest News

 

Breaking NFL & Fantasy Football News.
Fins finally admit mistake, cut Daniel Thomas – Daniel Thomas | FA
9 mins ago   Rotoworld
Dolphins waived RB Daniel Thomas and RB/KR Marcus Thigpen.

Former All-Pro James Harrison calls it quits – James Harrison | FA
24 mins ago   Rotoworld
Free agent OLB James Harrison has retired from the NFL after 12 seasons.

Giants UDFA WR Corey Washington makes 53 – Corey Washington | NYG
46 mins ago   Rotoworld
Undrafted rookie WR Corey Washington has made the Giants’ 53-man roster.

Mikel Leshoure pushed off roster in Detroit – Mikel Leshoure | FA
60 mins ago   Rotoworld
Lions waived RB Mikel Leshoure.

Giants | Two WRs placed on IR
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The New York Giants have placed WRs Mario Manningham (calf) and Trindon Holliday (hamstring) on the Reserved/Injured list, according to a source.

Browns | Cut Justin Staples
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Cleveland Browns cut LB Justin Staples Saturday, Aug. 30.

Report: Packers expected to keep just one backup for Rodgers
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Wilkening
The Packers are looking likely to enter the season with just one backup for Aaron Rodgers. The club isn’t expected to keep both Scott Tolzien or Matt Flynn on the 53-player roster, Rob Demovsky of E. […]

Redskins | Evan Royster not fast enough
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Free-agent RB Evan Royster’s (Redskins) lack of speed and physicality were the main reasons why he was released by the Washington Redskins.

Nate Burleson cut by Cleveland Browns
1 hour ago   NFL.com – Patra, Kevin
The Cleveland Browns cut wide receiver Nate Burleson. Injuries kept him off the field for most of training camp. It could be the end of the road for the 33-year-old wide out.

Browns | Cut Chris Ogbonnaya
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Cleveland Browns cut RB Chris Ogbonnaya Saturday, Aug. 30.

Browns dump Chris Ogbonnaya and Dion Lewis – Chris Ogbonnaya | FA
1 hour ago   Rotoworld
Browns released RB Chris Ogbonnaya.

Redskins | Injuries hurt Chris Thompson
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins liked free-agent RB Chris Thompson’s (Redskins) speed, elusiveness and pass-catching abilities, but he was released because his durability issues. Thompson missed time last sea. […]

Redskins | Lache Seastrunk could return
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins would like to sign free-agent RB Lache Seastrunk (Redskins) to their practice squad if he is not claimed off waivers. He was cut because he needs time to improve his play.

Redskins | Nick Williams cut
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins have released WR Nick Williams.

Panthers cut guard Chris Scott
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
The Panthers’ offensive line has gone several changes in the offseason due to retirement.  On Saturday, the Panthers opted to make a change via termination of employment. Per a league source, guard. […]

Redskins | Phillip Thomas cut
1 hour ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins released FS Phillip Thomas.

Browns part ways with veteran wideout Nate Burleson
1 hour ago   ProFootballTalk – Darin Gantt
The Browns didn’t do nearly enough to fix the wide receiver position this offseason, knowing Josh Gordon would be suspended. But it seemed that bringing in Nate Burleson was a wise move, to lend som. […]

Packers | Nate Palmer may go on IR
1 hour ago   Footballguys
Green Bay Packers LB Nate Palmer (knee) may be placed on the Reserve/Injured list, because it is believed he has a torn medial collateral ligament.

Browns | Cut Nate Burleson
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Cleveland Browns cut WR Nate Burleson Saturday, Aug. 30.

Bears | Ryan Groy waived
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Chicago Bears have waived OG Ryan Groy.

Veteran WR Nate Burleson released by Browns – Nate Burleson | FA
2 hours ago   Rotoworld
Browns released WR Nate Burleson.

Vikings set Fred Evans free
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
An early surprise on 53 day comes from the land of 9,947 more lakes than that. The Vikings have parted ways with veteran defensive lineman Fred Evans, per a league source. Evans has served as a key me. […]

Redskins | Everette Brown cut
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins have released LB Everette Brown.

Redskins | Chase Minnifield cut
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins have released CB Chase Minnifield.

Redskins | Zach Hocker cut
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins cut PK Zach Hocker.

Ravens | Cut Phillip Supernaw
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Baltimore Ravens released TE Phillip Supernaw Saturday, Aug. 30. Supernaw will go to the practice squad if he clears waivers.

Redskins | Chris Thompson cut
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins released RB Chris Thompson.

Redskins | Evan Royster cut
2 hours ago   Footballguys
The Washington Redskins released RB Evan Royster.

Idonije out in New York
2 hours ago   ProFootballTalk – Mike Florio
The Giants’ march to 53 includes a veteran defensive lineman who possibly is reaching the end of an intriguing road in professional football. Per a league source, veteran defensive lineman Israel Id. […]

Giants cut Curtis Painter; Ryan Nassib wins backup job
2 hours ago   NFL.com – Patra, Kevin
The New York Giants cut veteran backup Curtis Painter Saturday. Second-year signal-caller Ryan Nassib will be Eli Manning’s backup as the Giants only keep two quarterbacks.

NFL Analysis

 

Straight-up NFL analysis from the leading industry experts.
Former Steelers Super Bowl hero James Harrison announces retirement
9 mins ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Outside linebacker James Harrison was passed over in the 2002 draft coming out of Kent State. He spent the rest of his career making every other team pay for that. The longtime Steelers linebacker was. […]

Quarterback Kyle Orton pulls fast one on Cowboys, agrees to deal with Bills
47 mins ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Quarterback Kyle Orton must have really, really hated retirement, because it didn’t last long. He likely never wanted to retire, of course. But through his threats, he convinced the Cowboys he did. Th. […]

N.F.L. Roundup: Aldon Smith Receives Nine-Game Suspension for Off-Field Problems
12 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Smith, the star linebacker, violated the N.F.L.’s substance-abuse and personal-conduct policies, the league said.

49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Suspended by NFL
14 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The San Francisco 49ers have been preparing for months to play on without Aldon Smith over an extended period.

Green-Ellis, Moorman Among Early Wave of NFL Cuts
17 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Law Firm has closed up shop in Cincinnati.

49ers Linebacker Smith Suspended for Nine Games
18 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By REUTERS
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended without pay for the first nine games of the 2014 regular season for violating the National Football League’s policies on substances of abu. […]

There will be gray areas when NFL implements domestic violence policy
18 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
The NFL took a proper and strong first step toward rectifying its mistake on Ray Rice’s domestic violence case, in which the Baltimore Ravens running back was suspended just two games and the publi. […]

How does Roger Goodell’s stance on violence apply to Greg Hardy?
18 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has admitted he was wrong on the Ray Rice domestic violence discipline, a stance that has drawn praise from onlookers who previously were livid with Rice’s two-game susp. […]

Indianapolis Colts owner Irsay reaches plea deal in impaired driving case
19 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Eric Edholm
The Indianapolis Star, citing an email from the Hamilton (Ind.) County prosecutor, is reporting the Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has reached a plea deal in his driving while impaired case. Init. […]

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith gets nine-game suspension
19 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
After the NFL admitted it went too light on Baltimore running back Ray Rice with its punishment, you didn’t want to be the next major name up for suspension from commissioner Roger Goodell. Stinks fo. […]

Rams Cut 17 Players; Sam Still On Roster
20 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
John Clayton discusses Michael Sam remaining on the Rams roster after St. Louis cut 17 players.

Jim Irsay Reaches Plea Agreement
20 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
John Clayton discusses Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay having reached a plea agreement in his impaired driving case.

N.F.L. Preview: Jets Outlook: Glaring Weakness Could Mean Trouble for the Jets
20 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BEN SHPIGEL
Coach Rex Ryan has defiantly said that the Jets will still field a top-five defense despite their problems at cornerback.

NFL suspends Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson again for substance abuse
21 hours ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Ben Rohrbach
Mike Zimmer’s NFL head coaching debut just got a bit tougher, as the Minnesota Vikings received word from the league wide receiver Jerome Simpson that has been suspended for the first three games of. […]

John Clayton, NFL
21 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
ESPN NFL Insider John Clayton tells Cassidy Hubbarth about the NFL’s suspension of 49ers LB Aldon Smith for nine games and more.

N.F.L. Preview: Giants Enter 2014 With Overhauled Roster and Pass-Friendly Offense
22 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BILL PENNINGTON
The Giants went 7-9 and became an easy target for late-night television comedians and a frequent punching bag on sports-talk radio.

On Football: Preseason N.F.L. Games May Not Count, but They Can Have Meaning
22 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By HARVEY ARATON
If the four-game preseason schedule is here to stay, why not be creative and figure out ways to make it about more than setting offenses and not getting hurt?

Aldon Smith Suspended Nine Games
22 hours ago   ESPN Feed: john clayton
John Clayton reacts to the news that 49ers LB Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy.

Vikings WR Simpson Gets 3-Game Suspension by NFL
23 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended for three games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, his second such punishment in three seasons.

N.F.L. Preview: Giants Outlook: Receiving Could Be a Problem Area for the Giants
23 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BILL PENNINGTON
The Giants have one of the top secondaries in the N.F.L. and a strong run defense, but on offense their pass catchers have much to prove.

Manziel Willing to Share Nickname With A&M’s Hill
23 hours ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Johnny Manziel’s ready to hand off his nickname. Or at least share it.

Football Today – Caplan and Moore
1 day ago   ESPN/Scouts Inc – Matt Williamson
Robert Flores and Matt Williamson talk to Adam Caplan about the Raidersa?? QB situation. Plus Donny Moore talks about how he ranks players for the Mad…

Sports of The Times: New N.F.L. Policy Is One Step on a Long Road to Regaining Some Fans’ Trust
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By JULIET MACUR
There is some uncertainty whether the N.F.L. will follow through with its newfound sensitivity when it comes to domestic violence.

Carr’s 3 TDs Lead Raiders Past Seahawks 41-31
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
With a fabulous finish to the preseason, rookie Derek Carr created a big question for the Oakland Raiders heading into the regular season.

Preseason Blitz: Michael Vick gets nice ovation in Philadelphia
1 day ago   Yahoo – Shutdown Corner – Frank Schwab
Jets coach Rex Ryan managed to make the fourth preseason game meaningful for Michael Vick, and for an Eagles fan base that turned out to show their appreciation for their former quarterback. On a nig. […]

Novak’s 4 Field Goals Lift Bolts Over Cards, 12-9
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
In just more than one week, the guys who were on the sidelines Thursday night will be on the field, and the ones who were on the field will be on the sidelines or unemployed.

Osweiler, Broncos Top Cowboys 27-3 in Preseason
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Brock Osweiler won’t play a meaningful snap for the Denver Broncos until Peyton Manning gets hurt or retires.

NFL Preseason Capsules
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.

On Pro Football: Whom to Cut? For Jets, a Tough Call, and an Easier One
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By BEN SHPIGEL
Receiver Stephen Hill, who was drafted in the second round two years ago, still has a shot at making the Jets’ roster, while cornerback Dimitri Patterson while likely not return to the team.

NFL Preseason Capsules
1 day ago   NYT > Pro Football – By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Lions third-string quarterback Kellen Moore threw two touchdown passes in a 23-0 win over Buffalo on Thursday night in which Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins reinjured his ribs.