DraftKings Life Lessons: A Look Back on NFL Industry Lineup Strategies

May 26 2:18pm Gridiron Experts
2016 DraftKings Life Lessons Take my word for it. Five seemingly harmless words until you realize their implications. Consider some of the common advice parents give their children. Always clean your plate – Unfortunately always cleaning your plate in adulthood results in love handles and double chins. If you swallow a watermelon seed, watermelons will […] Hunter Gibbon | DraftKings Life Lessons: A Look Back on NFL Industry Lineup Strategies - Gridiron Experts...
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Rob Gronkowski: Participating in full at OTAs

May 26 12:08pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Rob Gronkowski: Gronkowski (back) was an on-field participant at voluntary OTAs this week, ESPN.com's Mike Reiss reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Leonard Fournette: Fantasy Stud or Rookie Hype?

May 26 11:53am Gridiron Experts
Leonard Fournette Fantasy 2017 Most Fantasy Football owners fall victim to buying into at least a little pre-season hype. One of the players most hyped around fantasy circles so far in 2017 is Leonard Fournette. When it comes to the discussion of where to draft the former LSU star, it seems fantasy owners are either […] Ethan Lillard | Leonard Fournette: Fantasy Stud or Rookie Hype? - Gridiron Experts...
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Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule: WRs

May 26 11:40am NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule: WR’s The NFL season is still months away, but the time is now to get ready for your fantasy football season. Below is the strength of schedule for the WR’s during the 2017 season. SOS Rankings are based on fantasy […]...
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Five QBs who will bring you fantasy gold in 2017

May 26 8:24am NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
Don’t chase a top five QB. I repeat don’t chase a top five QB early in the fantasy rounds of your draft. Regardless whether it’s a 10, 12, 14-man league etc. If you’re in the late third, early fourth round why would you choose […]...
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DRAFT DAY VALUES: NFC EAST

May 26 7:58am FantasySharks.com
Given the fact that all aside from Blount contribute in the passing game, it’s safe to say the tools are in place for a second-year leap. Currently going in the 11th round of mock drafts, Carson Wentz could be a great draft day value. Just be sure to pair him with a solid QB2. The post DRAFT DAY VALUES: NFC EAST appeared first on FantasySharks.com.
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Re-evaluating Rishard Matthewss Fantasy Upside

May 26 1:32am Gridiron Experts
Let’s Not Forget About Rishard Matthews The NFL Draft changes many things. It changes teams. It changes fortunes. It changes the value of players who were already on the roster.  One of the intriguing drafts this year was that of the Tennessee Titans. As goes with any team drafting in the top five, the Titans […] Jonathan Barnett | Re-evaluating Rishard Matthews’s Fantasy Upside - Gridiron Experts...
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Can Laquon Treadwell Have a Bounce Back Year in 2017?

May 26 1:01am Gridiron Experts
With a single catch for 15 yards in 2016 Laquon Treadwell is unlikely to feature amongst the priority wide receivers to draft to your 2017 fantasy team.  The second-year player out of Ole Miss picked 23rd overall by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2016 draft, has a lot to prove this year if he is […] Graham Hackney | Can Laquon Treadwell Have a Bounce Back Year in 2017? - Gridiron Experts...
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The Empire EP8: Fantasy Football PPR ADP Game

May 25 10:33pm Gridiron Experts
On this episode of The Empire Mike Rigz and Mitchell Renz play an average draft position game looking at players in the first eight rounds of PPR leagues. The goal is to discuss whether those players ADP is too high, too low and or if they'd draft them there. The guys also answer fantasy football questions have each have a trivia question to stump you the listeners. Mike Rigz | The Empire EP8: Fantasy Football PPR ADP Game - Gridiron Experts...
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Odell Beckham: Isn't likely to attend OTAs

May 25 5:40pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Odell Beckham: In an interview with Kimberly Jones of NFL Network, Beckham noted he will be at mandatory minicamp that begins on June 13. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Charles Clay: Knee issues still linger

May 25 3:43pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Charles Clay: Although he's participating in most of OTAs, the Bills remain concerned about Clay's lingering knee troubles, The Buffalo News reports. We are concerned with Charles' knee situation, said new coach Sean McDermott. It's something we have to manage moving forward in order to have him on the field for us, which is important moving forward. He's a weapon for us. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Victor Cruz: Signs with Bears

May 25 3:33pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Victor Cruz: Cruz signed with the Bears on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Victor Cruz signs one-year deal with Bears

May 25 2:00pm FFToday: Fantasy Football News
Chicago revamping receiving corps The Bears’ continued attempts to energize a reshuffling offense continued Thursday when the team agreed to a one-year contract with veteran receiver Victor Cruz. (Chicago Tribune) FF Today's Take: Cruz missed the majority of 2014 and 2015 with various ailments including a serious knee injury. The Bears are revamping their receiving corps after losing Alshon Jeffery to the Eagles and have a number of options including Cameron Meredith, Kevin White, Josh Bellamy, Kendall Wright, Rueben Randle and Markus Wheaton. It won't be easy for Cruz to make the team.
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Andrew Luck: Facing uncertain practice return

May 25 12:32pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Andrew Luck: The Colts have gone out of their way to avoiding providing a timeline for Luck's (shoulder) return to practice, The Indianapolis Star's Stephen Holder reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Bills concerned with Charles Clay's knee issues

May 25 11:45am FFToday: Fantasy Football News
Participated in the majority of OTAs We are concerned with Charles' knee situation, McDermott told reporters Thursday before the Bills took the field for an OTA workout. It's something we have to manage moving forward in order to have him on the field for us, which is important moving forward. He's a weapon for us. (Buffalo News) FF Today's Take: Charles Clay has been bothered by injuries since 2015 but has only missed four games in the last two years. For his part, Clay participated in the majority during OTAs but he may have his reps limited in mini camp this June. Clay finished 18th among fantasy TEs (standard scoring) in 2016.
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Kaepernick wants to be a Seahawk

May 25 9:30am FFToday: Fantasy Football News
Willing to be Wilson's backup Per source, Colin Kaepernick wants to be a Seahawk and informed team that he's content backing up Russell Wilson. Mtg went very well. (Jordan Schultz on Twitter) FF Today's Take: At this point, Kaepernick would likely sign with any team willing to take a chance on him. The Seahawks could use a veteran backup to Wilson with only Trevone Boykin (off-field issues) in the mix. Austin Davis reportedly met with the team on Wednesday as well.
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DeSean Jackson: Impressive in Tuesday OTA

May 24 11:27pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
DeSean Jackson: Jackson ran several fade routes against 2016 first-round pick Vernon Hargreaves in Tuesday's OTA and impressed head coach Dirk Koetter, Joe Kania of the team's official site reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Dak Prescott: Testing faster and stronger than last year

May 24 9:37pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Dak Prescott: Prescott is faster and stronger heading into his second season in the league, Clarence J. Hill of The Dallas Star-Telegram reports. They tested last Monday, quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson said Wednesday during the media availability of the first week of OTA practices. He has improved strength-wise, flexibility-wise, speed-wise, quickness-wise. He is not resting on anything that went on last year. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Alvin Kamara Fantasy Value: How Soon Can We Expect Great Things?

May 24 1:55pm Gridiron Experts
Alvin Kamara Fantasy 2017 Seeing how the New Orleans Saints already have veteran running backs Mark Ingram and Adrian Peterson in place, I’m willing to bet a lot of fantasy owners will overlook Alvin Kamara in 2017. Most are just going to roll their eyes at the idea of another three-headed monster backfield. However, Kamara […] Adam Strangis | Alvin Kamara Fantasy Value: How Soon Can We Expect Great Things? - Gridiron Experts...
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Ezekiel Elliott: Suffers head injury

May 24 1:39pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Ezekiel Elliott: Elliott (head) missed a second consecutive OTA on Wednesday after he was a passenger in a car accident over the weekend, David Moore of The Dallas Morning News reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Martavis Bryant: Finally back at practice

May 24 11:34am RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Martavis Bryant: Bryant practiced with his teammates Tuesday for the first time in 16 months, ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Mike Williams: Misses second week of OTAs with back issue

May 24 11:07am RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Mike Williams: Williams didn't practice for the second consecutive week of OTAs due to back tightness, Eric Williams of ESPN.com reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Matt Jones: Won't take part in OTAs

May 24 10:56am RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Matt Jones: Jones won't attend the Redskins' OTAs, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Marcus Mariota: Limited during OTAs

May 24 10:40am RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Marcus Mariota: Mariota (fibula) was a limited participant during the Titans' first set of OTAs on Tuesday, Jason Wolf of the Tennessean reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Evan Engram Fantasy Outlook 2017

May 24 1:05am Gridiron Experts
When you draw comparisons to players with the pedigree of Jordan Reed and Brandon Marshall, you’re doing something right. Selecting Evan Engram with the 23rd pick in the 1st round of the 2017 NFL draft, the Giants have made it clear what they think of the 6’3, 234-pound “Tight End” out of Ole Miss. I […] Andrew Roberto | Evan Engram Fantasy Outlook 2017 - Gridiron Experts...
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Rob Gronkowski: Restructures contract

May 23 7:41pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Rob Gronkowski: Gronkowski (back) restructured his contract Tuesday, Edward Lewis of NFL.com reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Frank Gore: Absent from practice Tuesday

May 23 3:29pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Frank Gore: Gore did not report to practice Tuesday for personal reasons, Mike Chappell of Indysportscentral.com reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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5 Teams That Didnt Help Their Quarterback Through The NFL Draft

May 23 2:17pm Gridiron Experts
“Defense wins championships,” is a football axiom (cliché) often credited to legendary University of Alabama head coach Bear Bryant. And while defense may win college and pro football championships, offense wins fantasy football championships. If a team believes in its quarterback, the best ways to set up its offense for success are to protect that quarterback […] Matthew Foreman | 5 Teams That Didn’t Help Their Quarterback Through The NFL Draft - Gridiron Experts...
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Retiring ref shares a heartfelt Peyton Manning story

May 23 9:49am NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
Longtime NFL official Butch Hannah has announced his retirement, and in an interview with his hometown paper he told a heartfelt story about the great Peyton Manning. Hannah told the Chattanooga Times-Free Press about an on-field run-in he had with Manning, which had an […]...
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Razzblitz, Episode 1: The Beginning

May 23 3:05am Fantasy Football Blog at Razzball.com
Hello everyone! I say with great pleasure that we are launching a brand new show on the Razzball Football podcast feed: Razzblitz! Join myself and the always great Matt Bowe as we start off the first episode of the show! While we don't quite have the looks of our fearless counterparts, Jay and Tehol (especially Tehol), we quickly dive into the latest news and notes from the football world, covering Ladarius Green's release, LeGarrette Blount's addition to the Eagles, and different backfield situations across the NFL. We then quickly go over my updated Top 100 rankings (article out shortly) to round out a pretty solid first episode. Enjoy!...
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J.J. Nelson Fantasy Value 2017: Late Round Gem or Risky Gamble?

May 22 12:27pm Gridiron Experts
J.J. Nelson Fantasy 2017 If I told you that there was a possible 1,000-yard receiver that was available in your dynasty free agency free for the taking, would you go pick him up? I’m a numbers guy, so before I reveal the player, let’s look at his numbers only. In 2016, he was the 3rd […] David Machado | J.J. Nelson Fantasy Value 2017: Late Round Gem or Risky Gamble? - Gridiron Experts...
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Mike Zimmer has 8th eye surgery, will miss most of the Vikings OTAs

May 22 11:44am NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer disclosed over the weekend that he recently had an eighth surgical procedure on his right eye. On Monday, Zimmer has disclosed that the development will cause him to miss some of the team’s OTA sessions. Zimmer told Paul Allen of […]...
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Download: Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet Customizable To Your League Settings

May 22 9:00am Fantasy Knuckleheads
Download: Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet Customizable To Your League Settings I've done all the hard work for you, enjoy this download! It's a customizable fantasy football cheat sheet with ADP, SOS and fantasy football points based on your league settings. Use it to dominate your league for years to come. Click the Excel icon below to start your download. You can use your own projections […] Fantasy Knuckleheads...
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Identifying Running Back Value in the Middle Rounds of Your Fantasy Draft

May 21 11:10am Gridiron Experts
Running backs might be somewhat devalued today with so many leagues starting three or four wide receivers and adapting PPR scoring, but it's the relative scarcity at the position that makes the fantasy RB slot perhaps the most valuable position in fantasy football. Jody Smith | Identifying Running Back Value in the Middle Rounds of Your Fantasy Draft - Gridiron Experts...
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Can Redskins WR Jamison Crowder Exceed the 1,000 Yard Mark in 2017?

May 20 12:32pm Gridiron Experts
Jamison Crowder Fantasy Value 2017 Recently, Washington Redskins beat writer JP Finlay commented that Jamison Crowder’s floor in 2017, will be 1,000 yards. On the surface, such a prediction is hardly a hot take, as Crowder posted 604 yards in his rookie year, and 847 yards in his sophomore year, which shows he has been […] Joe Hulbert | Can Redskins WR Jamison Crowder Exceed the 1,000 Yard Mark in 2017? - Gridiron Experts...
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Kareem Hunt Fantasy Value 2017

May 20 10:22am Gridiron Experts
The degree to which many fantasy owners have been fervently anticipating the opportunity to roster high profile members of this year’s rookie class, is very reminiscent of the process that children undertake when attacking the wrapping paper that conceals their most coveted Christmas presents. This is especially true for many of us who participate in […] Phil Clark | Kareem Hunt Fantasy Value 2017 - Gridiron Experts...
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Fantasy Rankings Reaction: The Highs and The Lows

May 20 10:15am Gridiron Experts
I understand Fantasy Football Rankings don’t matter as much in the month of May to some people, but let me make this point clear. It is extremely important to see how the fantasy value of players increases or decreases the closer and closer you get to your draft.  With that being said I encourage everyone […] Mitchell Renz | Fantasy Rankings Reaction: The Highs and The Lows - Gridiron Experts...
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Tom Brady is the new face of Aston Martin

May 19 10:30am NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
Tom Brady doesn’t make a lot of money compared to other quarterbacks in the NFL (he signs cheaper deals to add talent to the team), but what he gives up on the football field, he adds in endorsements. British car manufacturer Aston Martin announced […]...
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Cowboys sign the tallest player in the NFL

May 19 10:08am NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
The NFL has a new tallest player after the 6-foot-10 Arkansas offensive tackle Dan Skipper signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted rookie free agent this week. At 6-foot-10, Skipper would be tied with former Chiefs tight end Morris Stroud as the second-tallest […]...
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10 Bold Fantasy Football Twitter Predictions For the Month of May

May 18 7:57pm Gridiron Experts
This week, I posed a question to my followers on Twitter asking for bold predictions for the upcoming 2017 season. Today, I will break down five of my favorite responses and give my two cents on why they will or will not come to fruition. In order to do so, I will play a little game I call “run or pass”. Paul Maland | 10 Bold Fantasy Football Twitter Predictions For the Month of May - Gridiron Experts...
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Ladarius Green: Released by Steelers

May 18 3:40pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Ladarius Green: Green (concussion) was released by the Steelers on Thursday following a failed physical, Teresa Varley of Steelers.com reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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My Fantasy Podcast: Madden Cover, NBA Draft Lottery & Playoffs, NFL Free Agency, Fantasy Baseball, and more

May 18 2:56pm NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
The guys are back this week in full force. Brandon, Dan, Orlando, and Ryan breakdown everything from Madden to baseball. Here is a look at the rundown for this episode… • News Whip Around (Lonzo Ball & Lakers, LeVar & BBB, Tom Brady Madden […]...
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Bills hire former player Lake Dawson

May 18 1:00pm NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
The Bills continue to collect experienced personnel men to work with their first-time head coach and General Manager. The team announced that Lake Dawson had been hired as their assistant director of college scouting. Dawson has 22 years of experience in the league, and […]...
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Dynasty Prospect: 49ers Deep League Dark Horse WR Trent Taylor

May 18 12:40pm Gridiron Experts
Trent Taylor Fantasy Value WR | San Fransisco 49ers | 5-foot-8, 181lbs The wait was becoming a bit overwhelming. As his family would sit and watch the later rounds of this years draft, Trent Taylor picked up a putter and began practicing his short game. The wait was a long time but with just eight […] Michael Hauff | Dynasty Prospect: 49ers Deep League Dark Horse WR Trent Taylor - Gridiron Experts...
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Zay Jones: Week-to-week with knee injury

May 18 11:39am RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Zay Jones: Jones is dealing with a knee injury and will be considered week-to-week, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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J.J. Watt: Cleared for action

May 17 10:39pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
J.J. Watt: Watt (back) passed a team-mandated 'Return to Play' protocol and has been participating in OTAs without any physical limitations, Scout.com's Patrick Starr reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Gisele reveals on CBS This Morning Show that Tom Brady suffered concussion

May 17 3:13pm NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
Tom Brady might have some explaining to do here, or maybe the New England Patriots organization. Mainly because if the 39-year old quarterback truly believes that he can play till he’s 45, hiding concussions from the team, or having the team not report it […]...
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Keenan Allen: Participates in first OTA

May 17 12:40pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Keenan Allen: Allen (knee) was a limited participant during Tuesday's organized team activity, Jack Wang of the Orange County Register reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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LeGarrette Blount: Signed by Eagles

May 17 11:35am RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
LeGarrette Blount: Blount signed a one-year contract worth up to $2.8M with the Eagles on Wednesday, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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7 Veteran Players That Will Be Overlooked For A Rookie in 2017

May 16 7:06pm Gridiron Experts
Veterans You’ll Overlook for a Rookie in 2017 Everybody loves a good rookie. Fantasy owners more often than not will target rookies instead of veterans due to a possible higher ceiling. However, in the past three seasons at both the running back and wide receiver positions, only seven rookies cracked the top 24 at each […] Andrew Erickson | 7 Veteran Players That Will Be Overlooked For A Rookie in 2017 - Gridiron Experts...
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The Empire EP7: Fantasy Rankings and Twitter Q&A

May 16 3:56pm Gridiron Experts
Fantasy Football Podcast On this episode of Gridiron Experts Fantasy Football Podcast, The Empire, Mike, and Mitchell answer Twitter questions and discuss some of their highers and lowest ranked players in their fantasy football rankings what were just recently released. Mike Rigz | The Empire EP7: Fantasy Rankings and Twitter Q&A - Gridiron Experts...
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FANTASY SLEEPERS: Way Too Early Edition

May 16 3:27pm FantasySharks.com
You’re probably thinking about how awful he was last year, right? He only threw 18 touchdowns on the entire year. How awful! The key here is that he did throw for 4,206 yards last season, and that’s with the injuries to Giovani Bernard, Tyler Eifert, and A.J. Green. If those three can stay healthy (don’t forget about the valuable additions of John Ross and Joe Mixon) look for Dalton’s touchdown total to jump. The post FANTASY SLEEPERS: Way Too Early Edition appeared first on FantasySharks.com.
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VOTE: Which NFL team is most likely to snap their playoff drought this season?

May 16 1:13pm NFL – MyFantasySportsTalk
  Below are six teams that have the longest playoff droughts in the NFL. Every season there are multiple teams who miss the playoffs the previous season only to bounce-back and make them the following year. Vote below on who you believe will snap […]...
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Eddie Lacy: Earns weight incentive

May 16 10:06am RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Eddie Lacy: Lacy (ankle) checked in at 253 pounds Monday, successfully meeting the first weight incentive in his contract, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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Tavon Austin: Envisioned as downfield threat under new offensive coordinator

May 15 11:33pm RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Tavon Austin: Rams offensive coordinator Matt LeFleur intends to take advantage of Austin's (wrist) speed by using him as a downfield threat in 2017, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports. When you look at what Washington was able to do and what Atlanta was able to do and the explosive plays, it all starts with having speed at that receiver position, which is something he possesses, McVay explained. I know last year in Atlanta, they used Taylor Gabriel [downfield] and he's not the tallest guy, but he could get open and he was electric with the ball in his hands. So hopefully we can get Tavon going the same way. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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DYNASTY STOCK MARKET: Defense Vol. 2

May 15 5:22pm FantasySharks.com
Watt is coming back from multiple surgeries and has been regarded as the top IDP or top DL in leagues for the past 2-3 years. This just cannot stand. Khalil Mack and Alec Ogletree both have a giant chance to outscore him hands down and Khalil Mack is being classified as a DE as of now. While I am sure the Watt can still produce good numbers for you, I implore everyone to not pay the king's ransom that he has been going for in the past and use your resources more wisely. The post DYNASTY STOCK MARKET: Defense – Vol. 2 appeared first on FantasySharks.com.
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THE SCHEMES THEY ARE A CHANGING: IDP Impact of Defensive Scheme Changes in 2017

May 15 5:17pm FantasySharks.com
Earlier this week, My Fantasy League changed the positional classification of Aaron Donald of the Los Angeles Rams from defensive tackle to defensive end because of the Rams moving to a three-man front under new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips. This came after Khalil Mack of the Oakland Raiders was flipped from defensive end to linebacker because Oakland will run a similar front under John Pagano. The post THE SCHEMES THEY ARE A CHANGING: IDP Impact of Defensive Scheme Changes in 2017 appeared first on FantasySharks.com.
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Travis Benjamin: Still in mix as starting WR

May 15 11:39am RotoWire.com NFL Latest News
Travis Benjamin: Benjamin (knee), not Mike Williams, is listed as the No. 3 wide receiver for the Chargers according to ESPN's Eric Williams. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
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