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2014 Fantasy Football: Potential Wide Receiver Busts To Avoid In Your Drafts

The definition of a sleeper or a bust has drastically changed over the years. Access to the Internet — and instant news feeds such as Twitter — have ultimately provided equal access to relevant cutting edge information to all fantasy football enthusiasts. The following list of names may guide you to a few wins this season. However, these guys may not return a profit based on...
Via The Fantasy Fix
18 minutes ago  |  Discuss

5 RBs With Bad Week 1 Matchups

Week 1 can be hard on fantasy football owners.  Lots of expectations based on draft positions and nothing but unknowns on both sides of the football.  These are 5 of the best running backs in the NFL that have a tough matchup to kickoff the NFL season.  Last season, LeSean McCoy and Shane Vereen were the only RBs to rush for 100 yards on opening night.  Vereen failed to score...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

"No Doubt" Cam Newton Plays Week 1

According to the Charlotte Observer's Joe Person, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said there's "no doubt" Cam Newton will play Week 1 despite his rib injury.Fantasy Spin:Newton has a hairline fracture in a few of his ribs, but normally, quarterbacks can play through this type of injury. Rivera also added that the zone-read will still be in play despite the injury...
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Zach Ertz Caps Off Strong Camp

Eagles tight ends coach Ted Williams told the Philadelphia Inquirer that Zach Ertz is "one of the best route-runners I've ever seen."Fantasy Spin:Fellow tight end Brent Celek remains the starter, but Chip Kelly used two-tight end sets 20 percent more often in the last eight games of 2013 than in the first eight games and should continue to use more this season. Celek...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: JOSH GORDON WATCH! Over, Now We Can Finally Sleep

Don't worry, I got five on it. Despite training camps starting and the media being inundated with "best shape of my life" stories, and covering the on-going suicide watch of the Chiefs defense, there is one story, in particular, that was being watched closely by both the NFL and fantasy football fans alike. And that story was the Indianapolis Colts cutting LaVon Brazil...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Josh Gordon Had to Say About His One-Year Suspension

What Josh Gordon Had to Say About His One-Year Suspension The news has been broken by Ian Rapoport, an NFL Media Insider that the NFL has suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon, of the Cleveland Browns for one full season due to his violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Here … The post What Josh Gordon Had to Say About His One-Year Suspension appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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Josh Gordon One-Year Suspension Upheld

Josh Gordon One-Year Suspension Upheld:  The NFL has upheld its decision on a one-year ban for Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon.  FFLockerRoom Sports:  This is not a big surprise because it was believed that the Gordon camp was not negotiating a cutdown on games but rather going for an all or none decision. Apparently the decision is all, he will miss the entire 2014 season and...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: Top Ten Quarterbacks

1. Peyton Manning Last season Manning threw for 5,477 yards, 55 TDs and just 10 interceptions. Need I say more? He also just happens to have the No. 2 ranked fantasy WR (ADP 8.4) Demaryius Thomas and the No. 3 ranked TE (ADP 28.97) Julius Thomas. They are complimented by one of the most productive slot receivers of all time, Wes Welker. Welker has averaged over 106 receptions per...
Via The Fantasy Fix
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Trade G Logan Mankins For Buccaneers TE Tim Wright

Patriots Trade G Logan Mankins For Buccaneers TE Tim Wright:  The New England Patriots have traded All-Pro left guard Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for TE Tim Wright and their 2015 fourth-round draft pick. FFLockerRoom Sports:  The Pats have been searching for a compliment to Rob Gronkowski since losing Aaron Hernandez to his well publicized legal matters...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Fantasy Football Outlook

The San Diego Chargers took a step forward last year and made the playoffs for the first time since 2009 under new coach Mike McCoy. Largely due to Ken Whisenhunt's new offensive system reinvigorating the Chargers offense and reviving Philip Rivers’ career. The Chargers’ success lead to top ten seasons from both Rivers and running back Ryan Mathews, who completed his...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Denver Broncos’ Wes Welker A Fantasy Football Liability?

Is Denver Broncos’ Wes Welker A Fantasy Football Liability? Denver Broncos’ wide receiver Wes Welker just suffered his third concussion in the 10 months he has played with the Broncos. He missed time last season due to the NFL’s protocol following a concussion, so fantasy football drafters who are considering … The post Is Denver Broncos’ Wes Welker A Fantasy Football Liability...
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Are the Pittsburgh Steelers Punishing Their RB’s by Making Them Play?

Are the Pittsburgh Steelers Punishing Their RB’s by Making Them Play? Mike Tomlin, the head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers reported Monday that running back duo LeVeon Bell and LeGarette Blount would be punished for their marijuana charges. #Steelers Depot: Mike Tomlin Says Team Still Could Punish Le’Veon Bell, LeGarrette … The post Are the Pittsburgh Steelers Punishing Their...
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WR Steve Johnson Pitted Against Brandon Lloyd For WR3 Option

WR Steve Johnson Pitted Against Brandon Lloyd For WR3 Option: Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers has come out and said that Johnson has done an “outstanding job” this preseason and that he “feels good about him beong on the 53-man roster.” To make the team Johnson most likely will have to beat out Lloyd for the WR3 spot on the team as neither are good special...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 Draft is in the Books

The 2014 draft party was a success. About a dozen managers were in attendance at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill in Bricktown, Oklahoma City. Philadelphia Eagles RB Lesean McCoy went first overall, and Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant was the final pick of the first round. You can see the full draft results here and here (although the OIL2 is considering a redraft due...
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2014 Fantasy Football: The Receiver to Own in St. Louis

Source: Joe Robbins/Getty Images North America There are a ton of questions surrounding the St. Louis Rams receiving corps. With a bunch of unproven receivers, who is the guy to own? Most will say Tavon Austin. Despite a disappointing rookie campaign, he is currently being drafted as the No. 43 WR (ADP 112.29). In this case, most people would be wrong. The next Rams WR being drafted...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Released Quarterback Thad Lewis, Searching For Backup

Buffalo Released Quarterback Thad Lewis: The Buffalo Bills are in search of a backup QB after releasing Thad Lewis. Lewis started five games for the Bills in 2013 and was a lock to be the backup behind E.J. Manuel but a rough preseason caused the Bills to act. Buffalo signed Jordan Palmer yesterday to compete with Jeff Tuel for the job. FFLockerRoom Sports: This move has no fantasy...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Fantasy Football Outlook

The 2013 was a great season for Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. Not only did they reach the playoffs for the second consecutive season, they won their division in dominating fashion, going 6-0 against their division rivals. The Colts averaged a little more than 24 points a game last season, and scary enough, the offense will be even better this season. Not only will Reggie...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Breakout Tight Ends

  Cheat Sheet Creator – Draft Analyzer – Draft Assistant – Auction Calculator Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up and depositing at DraftDay!   Travis Kelce   Travis Kelce came to the Chiefs as  Full Article » The post Breakout Tight Ends appeared first on Fantasy Football Rankings & more, The Fake Football.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints’ QB Drew Brees Misses Practice With Baby No. 4 Coming

Saints’ QB Drew Brees Misses Practice With Baby No. 4 Coming With his fourth baby on the way, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees missed practice today. #WhoDatNation We're waiting to greet our new baby princess! @drewbrees pic.twitter.com/htw8nhkFAJ — Rob Ryan's Stomach (@RobsStomach1) August 26, 2014 Brees and his wife … The post Saints’ QB Drew Brees Misses...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson and Matt Forte Would Love These Names!

When it comes to fantasy football there is no better time than the present to start preparing for the up-and-coming season. With the rise in popularity of this hobby all across the world it brings with it many smarter, keener, more serious owners than we have ever known. And because of that you have already made some really great decisions to stay ahead of your competition. Best...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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