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Getting STATy With It: 2014 Luckiest Pitchers, Updated

As I type this, I'm in a small, but expected depression as a disgruntled Mets fan living in Minnesota after today's non-waiver trade deadline. In the middle of thermal packaging related activities, I saw deal and deal and deal swing by. All I get from both the teams that I follow most? A Kurt Suzuki extension. Oye. All that did was disgruntle me more, as I like Josmil Pinto...
Via Razzball
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

2014 Team Preview: Detroit Lions

For a sixth straight season, Razzball will be interviewing NFL-team blogs for some actual in-depth football knowledge to shed some additional light on our fantasy football knowledge.  Keep your eye out for an interview for every NFL team for our Team Preview Series through the summer.  This installment comes courteous of Zac Snyder from the leading Detroit Lions' blog: Side Lion Report
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Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers Week 18: Alex Cobb and Brad Hand

How about that trade deadline? Am I right? Wow, what a show right up until the very end capped off by a David Price to Detroit in a three-team deal. The second half of baseball is shaping up to be a doozy and why not get started by checking out this weeks two-start pitchers? I couldn’t think of a better way to start week 18. I will give you the players name and who his opponents...
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Dallas Cowboys Send Playoff Tickets to Season Ticket Holders

Dallas Cowboys Send Playoff Tickets to Season Ticket Holders If you’re a season-ticket holder for the Dallas Cowboys, you received along with your preseason and regular-season vouchers, playoff tickets which include a special ticket for the NFC Championship match, as reported by ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Dallas Cowboys make a bold … The post Dallas Cowboys Send Playoff Tickets...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings’ Greg Jennings Singing Praises for Cordarrelle Patterson

Vikings’ Greg Jennings Singing Praises for Cordarrelle Patterson The Minnesota Vikings’ veteran wide receiver Greg Jennings has nothing but high praise for the team’s second-year receiver, Cordarrelle Patterson. During an interview this week with ESPN (via NFL.com), Jennings had some pretty cool comments to share regarding Patterson. Impressed with Patterson, … The post Vikings’...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fallout: Winners and Loser of Lackey Trade

Photo credit: Keith Allison With the 2014 season officially a lost cause for the defending World Series champions, the Boston Red Sox front office made it clear they were looking ahead to the future after trading ace Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes and Jonny Gomes early yesterday morning. That qualifies as an absolutely shocking blockbuster deal in itself...
Via The Fantasy Fix
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michael Crabtree Nursing Hamstring Injury, Out 2 Weeks

San Francisco wideout Michael Crabtree could miss up to two weeks with a hamstring injury, according to Josina Anderson.Fantasy Spin:Crabtree should still be ready for the regular season and the missed time won't hurt much. He'll be the No. 1 receiver for the 49ers.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Streater Back At Practice For Raiders

Oakland wideout Rod Streater (concussion) returned to practice Thursday.Fantasy Spin:The 26-year-old led the Raiders with 60 grabs and 888 yards last season and will compete with Denarius Moore for the spot opposite James Jones. Having veteran Matt Schaub at QB could help the entire receiving group, including Streater.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
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Rookie James White Will Have Impact For Patriots

Patriots rookie running back James White is getting rave reviews and appears to be the No. 3 back behind Stevan Ridley and Shane Vereen.Fantasy Spin:He's getting rave reviews from beat writers and even Bill Belichick. Still, unless there is an injury to one of the top-two runners, White shouldn't have much fantasy value in 2014.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Still Missing Saints Practice With Quad Injury

New Orleans receiver Kenny Stills has missed a week's worth of practice with a quad injury.Fantasy Spin:Stills caught 32 balls for 641 yards and five touchdowns last season and fantasy owners are looking for a jump in production with Lance Moore and Darren Sproles gone. His absence will allow rookie Brandin Cooks more playing time and could end up hurting his totals.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie WR Robinson Joins Teammate Cecil Shorts, Will Miss 2-3 Weeks

Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson is going to miss a couple weeks due to a hamstring injury.Fantasy Spin:The two-week injury won't effect his regular season, but the missed time will likely leave him behind fellow rookie Marqise Lee.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
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2014 Fantasy Baseball: Pitchers To Consider Trading Using ERA-FIP

In this piece, I’ll be reviewing one of my favorite strategies to identify starting pitchers to consider trading (or “selling high,” as some continue to refer to it) or avoiding on the trade market for fantasy baseball in 2014. Each and every baseball site you visit can probably provide you with a strategy to identify players to target or avoid via trade. One of my favorite...
Via The Fantasy Fix
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Expect A Committee From Giants RBs

According to nj.com, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said he'll use a running back by committee this season, even with David Wilson out.Fantasy Spin:The Giants signed Rashad Jennings, re-signed Peyton Hillis, drafted Andre Williams and brought back second-year back Michael Cox. However, we tend to think the talk of a committee is training camp coach-speak. Jennings has the power to...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kennys Anyone?

With the Twins saying th-th-that's all Fuld, it opened up a spot for Kennys Vargas in their lineup. My God, they killed Kennys (with kindness by promoting him)! He's a David Ortiz clone. Too bad the Twins can't have the real thing. Oh, wait. They used to! Oh, God, Twins, you fell for the oldest trick in the book, mon. Hopefully they don't trade Lil Papi for...
Via Razzball
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Matchup Calendar - WR

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Points Leagues: Everybody Needs a Cheap Rebound

You just endure a break up?  My apologies.  But also... congratulations, you’re free!  Two opposing notions can be equally true and appropriate.  The bottom line is you need a rebound, and now that you have to pay all the utilities solo, a cheaper option is best.  So hit up your ex-ex-ex, or just stick with the acronym form of the same.  Either way, don’t waste more than...
Via Razzball
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Eagles’ RB LeSean McCoy Claims “He Owns Dallas”

Eagles’ RB LeSean McCoy Claims “He Owns Dallas” What exactly is Philadelphia Eagles running back, LeSean McCoy babbling about? It would be the Thanksgiving day game where McCoy and the team head to Dallas for a turkey day square off. McCoy already is sending a message to the Cowboys as … The post Eagles’ RB LeSean McCoy Claims “He Owns Dallas” appeared first on Fantasy...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Friday, Aug 1

Yesterday I used the Official Lineup as my entry into Day 2 of the three-day survivor tournament. The lineup scored 129.70 points and finished 118th-of-750, so I’m moving on to the third and final day! Johnny Cueto and Yordano Ventura set the tone with a combined 59.70 points, and we received solid contributions up and down the lineup, save for Colby Rasmus who was a late scratch...
Via Baseball Professor
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Training Camp Notes – Thursday, July 31

  Cheat Sheet Creator – Draft Analyzer – Draft Assistant – Auction Calculator Follow @Revel_Nathan Thursday was the last day without a football game until after Christmas. The season of giving is upon us, and I for one am grateful. Let’s get to it.   The big news of the day was Marshawn Lynch reporting for camp. While he had zero leverage in the situation, Seattle...
Via The Fake Football
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Give ‘em Hellickson

This never should have happened, but do you remember a time when Gangnam Style was cool? It’s hard to remember, I know, but I’m talking about the dark ages of 2012; the same year Jeremy Hellickson was last an effective pitcher. Following a disastrous 2013 campaign, Hellickson underwent offseason surgery, and tonight will be his third start off the DL. Against very mediocre competition...
Via Razzball
16 hours ago  |  Discuss
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