Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Fantasy football is all about predicting the future. No coming out party or lame duck performance is truly a surprise with all the information available to owners; the proof is usually in the pudding well before Sunday. Pinpointing outlier weeks, whether on the high or low end, are integral to maximizing trade value. Each week, Troy Phillips highlights trendy performers to sell while the market is hot and disappointments who can be grabbed on the fantasy market for a fraction of their actual worth.Ugly, ugly, ugly. UGLY. U-G-L-Y.That’s the best way to describe the NFL in primetime through two weeks. The exception, of course, was Peyton Manning’s passing barrage on opening night, but the next six evening matchups on the docket have been all sorts of sloppy.The Giants and Cowboys played catch in the middle of the field for most of their SNF showdown, coughing up the ball and slapping up points at a pace that only Eli Manning and Tony Romo could muster. Then, on a double-dip of Monday ...
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