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2014 Overrated: Montee Ball

I only hold hands when I hold balls. Totally makes sense. It has been pointed out that in my 2014 Fantasy Football Rankings, Montee Ball ranks quite lower than that of my peers. And while my first argument for this would be: gravity, bro (get it?), there are still many question marks here that prevent me from fully believing, kind of like Scientology. But less-less crazy and with...
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Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel Both Wrong Answers for Browns

Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel Both Wrong Answers for Browns In NFL’s most popular quarterback battle of 2014, the Cleveland Browns’ quarterbacks Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel find themselves competing for the starting job. Is Hoyer, Manziel or none of the above the right answer? According to NFL Media’s Charley … The post Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel Both Wrong Answers...
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Watch: Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Back to Full Speed

Watch: Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Back to Full Speed This is positive news for fans of Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ running back, Doug Martin, who departed the 2013 season early due to a nasty shoulder injury. His speed does look impressive. However, regarding Martin’s 2014 fantasy football value, I don’t know I … The post Watch: Buccaneers’ Doug Martin Back to Full Speed appeared...
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Eagles Rookie WR Matthews Earning Shot At 1st Team

Eagles rookie receiver Jordan Matthews has been dominating the second-team defense, and beat reporter Sheil Kapadia thinks he's ready for a test against the first team.Fantasy Spin:Matthews reportedly looked like the best receiver on the team during spring practices and has continued to impress during camp. He may surpass Jeremy Maclin as the team's No. 1 receiver even if...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bills Extend 33 Year Old Jackson

Buffalo running back Fred Jackson has signed a one-year extension worth $2.6 million.Fantasy Spin:Jackson is now signed for the next two seasons. The extension is a sign that the team isn't ready to phase out the 33-year-old Jackson from the offense even though C.J. Spiller is healthy and the Bills acquired Bryce Brown. Jackson had 253 touches last season and scored 10 touchdowns...
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Alfred Morris Skills Improving As Pass Catcher

Redskins coach Jay Gruden said running back Alfred Morris has "caught the ball very well" during training camp.Fantasy Spin:Morris caught just 20 passes for 155 yards combined in his first two seasons while carrying 611 yards for 2,888 yards and 20 TDs. Gruden likes to throw to his running backs so displaying better hands will help Morris stay on the field more often. He...
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Megatron To Get Slight Dip In Targets

Mlive.com predicts Lions receiver Calvin Johnson's targets will decline in 2014 after the team brought in Golden Tate and drafted Eric Ebron.Fantasy Spin:Johnson drew 12 targets per game over the past two seasons, including 11.1 last year. Even if his targets drop, he's still going to see at least 10 per game and should have to face fewer double and triple coverages this...
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McFadden Has Slight Edge Over MJD?

According to mmqb.si.com, Raiders running back Darren McFadden has the starting edge over Maurice Jones-Drew but McFadden's injury history should make it a committee backfield.Fantasy Spin:McFadden has missed 29 games in his six NFL seasons and never played more than 13 in any year, but the bigger concern might be his play when he's been healthy. He's rushed for 3.3 ypc...
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Bills sign RB Fred Jackson to a one year $2.6 million extension through 2015

The Buffalo Bills announced today that they have extended RB Fred Jackson through the 2015 season. This move is fairly surprising since Jackson is already the leagues oldest running back at 33.  Though he has dealt with a serious of nagging injuries during his tenure in Buffalo, he has also been very productive when he is on the field. The losing parties in this transaction are...
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Bears’ Brandon Marshall Predicts that Jay Cutler Will be MVP in 2014

Bears’ Brandon Marshall Predicts that Jay Cutler Will be MVP in 2014 That’s an incredibly bold prediction that Chicago Bears No. 1 wideout Brandon Marshall is claiming for his quarterback, Jay Cutler. You want high expectations? They don't get higher than this. #Bears WR Brandon Marshall touts Jay Cutler for … The post Bears’ Brandon Marshall Predicts that Jay Cutler...
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New Deal for Cowboys’ WR Dez Bryant Unlikely for Now

New Deal for Cowboys’ WR Dez Bryant Unlikely for Now At this time, it would appear that Dallas Cowboys’ top wide receiver Dez Bryant will remain one of the most underpaid in his class entering into 2014. Dez Bryant unlikely to land a new contract before the start of the … The post New Deal for Cowboys’ WR Dez Bryant Unlikely for Now appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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Playing the Market: Finding Value In Your Draft

One of the toughest things to do as a fantasy owner is step back and really assess your player pool prior to the draft. Try to view your targeted players as investments, or commodities. Then, evaluate the initial “value” of those investments using (Average Draft Position) ADP.  Your goal should not be to draft a 9th rounder and have him perform like a 9th rounder;  rather,...
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Dallas Extends Stud Left Tackle Tyron Smith For Eight Years

The Dallas Cowboys came in ranked 4th overall in offensive line play last season by Pro Football Focus and should be even better this season. One player who contributed mightily, LT Tyron Smith, just got the extension of a lifetime to the tune of 8-years and $98 million dollars. Just 23, this locks up one of the best tackles in the game for a very long time. The Cowboys have many...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks Making Strong Impression With Indianapolis Colts

Hakeem Nicks Making Strong Impression With Indianapolis Colts To prove that Indianapolis Colts’ wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is playing well with his new team, here’s a sweet touchdown catch caught on video that he made in practice. Hakeem Nicks makes touchdown catch in Colts camp http://t.co/ix7vQpZaJg — Hakeem Nicks (@HakeemNicksHub) … The post Hakeem Nicks Making Strong...
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Jerry Jones Says Cowboys’ Tony Romo is 100 Percent Healthy

Jerry Jones Says Cowboys’ Tony Romo is 100 Percent Healthy Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo sat out of practice Tuesday, but no need to worry as Jerry Jones claims Romo is 100 percent healthy. Jerry Jones: Tony Romo '100 percent' healthy http://t.co/dFm7pQaLFQ — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) July 30, 2014 Jones … The post Jerry Jones Says Cowboys’ Tony Romo...
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Poll: Which Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Do You Trust Most in 2014?

Poll: Which Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Do You Trust Most in 2014? If you had the opportunity in fantasy drafts to choose one of these top wide receivers as your WR1 option, who would you select between Dez Bryant, A.J. Green and Brandon Marshall Dez Bryant, Wide Receiver, Dallas Cowboys … The post Poll: Which Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Do You Trust Most in 2014? appeared...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Now Higher Paid Than Seahawks’ Richard Sherman

Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Now Higher Paid Than Seahawks’ Richard Sherman Arizona Cardinals’ cornerback Patrick Peterson just announced via Twitter his new five-year extension worth $70 million and $48 million guaranteed, allegedly making him the highest paid cornerback in the NFL. Seattle Seahawks’ corner Richard Sherman sits at a $40 million … The post Cardinals’ Patrick...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Notes – Wednesday, July 30th

  Follow @ianrgold Cheat Sheet Creator – Draft Analyzer – Draft Assistant – Auction Calculator The Marshawn Lynch situation continues. For you dynasty players and those unfortunate enough to have drafted him already (are July drafts even legal?), the Seahawks organization seems content to play this season without him. After spouting a few obligatory niceties about...
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Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Reportedly Now Highest Paid Cornerback

Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson Reportedly Now Highest Paid Cornerback Self-reported in a tweet, Arizona Cardinals’ cornerback Patrick Peterson just announced his new five-year extension worth $70 million and $48 million guaranteed, making him the highest paid corner in the NFL. Happy to announce my 5 year extension with @AZCardinals! $70M and … The post Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson...
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Twitter Evidence that Giants’ QB Eli Manning Leads in Interceptions

Twitter Evidence that Giants’ QB Eli Manning Leads in Interceptions This is pretty classic and if you do the math, at the end of the tweet, it declares that New York Giants’ quarterback, Eli Manning leads the NFL in interceptions with a total of 171 in his career. I hereby … The post Twitter Evidence that Giants’ QB Eli Manning Leads in Interceptions appeared first on Fantasy...
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