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2014 Fantasy Fooball: Buy Golden Tate, Sell Cam Newton

Source: Leon Halip/Getty Images North America Buying Golden Tate After two consecutive 100 yard games, some might be tempted to “sell high” on Golden Tate. My advice for owners of Tate, who likely did not have to invest too much to acquire his services, is to hold on to him. And if you are not as fortunate to already own Tate, “buying high” is the move to make at this point...
Via The Fantasy Fix
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury Concerns And Where To Turn If They're Out For The Million

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to www.FFChamps.com/million and get in on the action.Kickoff is fast approaching and it's time to finalize your rosters. The chance to win ONE MILLION DOLLARS -  www.FFChamps.com/million ...
Via Football Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 4 Fantasy Football Injury Report: Updates on Jamaal Charles, Brandon Marshall, Calvin Johnson & More

Harry Douglas, foot (Q): Douglas did not practice on Monday and we won’t have any official word on his availability until Wednesday at the earliest. Expect Douglas to be able to participate in close to a full practice by Friday if he has a good chance of playing Sunday. Stay tuned. Update: Douglas practiced both Wednesday and Thursday in full, but was not able to maintain that...
Via FF Locker Room
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Fantasy Football Starts Week 2

Week 1 was not kind to a lot of fantasy owners and though it was bizarre, it is indeed only one week. There’s plenty of fantasy football to go and panic shouldn’t set it for at least another few weeks. So with that being said, here are Sports Mockery’s top 10 players for Week 2 at each position.   Quarterbacks Peyton Manning vs. KC – Peyton didn’t disappoint with three...
Via Sports Mockery
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Mitchell talks fantasy football, ending breast cancer

Way back in 2006, a young sports reporter walked into the doors of Fanball world headquarters wearing a freshly dry-cleaned suit looking for a full-time gig in fantasy sports. After getting a lot of weird looks from the staff for overdressing, I met with the publisher, Bo Mitchell, who after several bribes finally relented and offered me a job. These days, Bo is vice president of...
Via Zone Blitz
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Projecting the All-NFC North team for 2014

The offseason is essentially complete, as teams wind down between now and the start of training camp, it’s possible to assess what each team has on their roster; things are essentially set, especially in terms of starting lineups. That being the case, it’s also time to start looking at how teams stack up within their division. One of the best ways to do that is to select the...
Via cover32
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign WR Brandon Marshall

This extension will give Marshall 30 million in new money over 3 years, in addition to the 9.3 million he’s owed this season. A total of 23 million is guaranteed, including this year’s salary, which was already essentially guaranteed because the Bears weren’t going to cut him. This deal essentially adds 13.7 million in new guaranteed money, including a signing bonus and Marshall’s...
Via The Football Fan Spot
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears WR Jeffery replaces injured Megatron in Pro Bowl

Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery is headed to his first Pro Bowl. The NFL announced Thursday that he will replace injured Detroit star Calvin Johnson, a reward for a breakout season in his second year in the league. Jeffery's 1,421 yards receiving this season ranked second in franchise history and his 89 receptions were sixth most. He and Brandon Marshall are the first...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeffery added to Pro Bowl as injury replacement

Though he was originally overlooked in Pro Bowl balloting, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is going to Hawaii anyway. He was named as an injury replacement for Detroit’s Calvin Johnson. The Bears official team release is below: The Chicago Bears were notified by the NFL today that wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been added as a selection to the [...]
Via Bears Claws
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears' Jeffery headed to Pro Bowl

APNewsNow. Will stand. Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery is headed to his first Pro Bowl. The NFL announced Thursday that he will replace injured Detroit star Calvin Johnson, a reward for a breakout season in his second year in the league. Jeffery's 1,421 yards receiving this season ranked second in franchise history and his 89 receptions were sixth most. He and Brandon...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery added to Pro Bowl roster

Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. Jeffery will take the place of Calvin Johnson who is dealing with a knee injury. He will join Brandon Marshall as becoming the first pair of Bears wide receivers to selected to the Pro Bowl in the same season. In 2013 Jeffery finished with 89 catches for 1,421 yards and seven touchdowns.
Via Tireball.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery Added To Pro Bowl

Snubbed no more! Wide Receiver for the Chicago Bears Alshon Jeffery added to pro bowl, replacing Calvin Johnson, who is out with a minor injury. Coach Jim Schwartz confirmed Calvin Johnson will need minor knee surgery this offseason after missing two games this season. [RELATED: Brandon Marshall Shows Off-Field Growth As A Bears] Jeffery deserved the honor, as he and Brandon Marshall...
Via Sports Mockery
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery named to Pro Bowl

After a season in which he caught 89 passes for 1,421 yards and 7 TDs, Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been added to the Pro Bowl roster, replacing the injured Calvin Johnson.
Via chi.scout.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

No Huddle – Wild Card Weekend Edition

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. The Jets missed out on the sixth seed but let’s try and make ourselves feel better. Would they have been able to take down the Bengals the way San Diego did? The last time the Jets...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Week 13 Fantasy Football Pickups

WR Nate Burleson (Detroit) Percent owned (ESPN): 3.0% Nate Burleson returned from injury last week and didn’t waste any time, catching 7 passes for 77 yards and a touchdown. He might not do that every week, but he’ll be the #2 option in an explosive passing offense from here on out and he’ll see plenty of one on one coverage opposite Calvin Johnson. He’s worth owning in all...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Chris Ogbonnaya Fails Us All!

I hate you Chris Ogbonnaya!  Hate you so much.  Chris O-Bones was a hot pickup as a cheap RB for the PPR upside, but nooooooo…. Luckily with daily leagues, you can wipe the slate, officially never pick a guy again, and move on from your former tribulations. We’re quickly approaching only a few weeks left until the WEEK 17 MILLIONAIRE FINALE, and I’m still eagerly trying...
Via Razzball Football
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Headsupfantasy.com Week 12 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake Football also do some dabbling in the fine arts of Daily Fantasy Sports. If you like the rush of fantasy football in one-week portions (with a few pesos on the line), then Daily Fantasy Sports may be your cup of tea as well. This season, we will be pumping...
Via The Fake Football
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Looking Ahead To Your League Playoffs: RBs

Week 12 of the regular season is not too early to start thinking about how to best position your roster for your league playoffs. For most of us, that means taking a look at the matchups for Weeks 14 thru 16, making sure we get the most from the guys currently on our roster, or looking to add the players that can help bring home the Championship. It goes without saying that...
Via Rotowire
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 11 Recap: Rainey To The Rescue

The fake football regular season is drawing to an end, with only two more weeks of imaginary gridiron battle between us and the fantasy postseason. Sunday of Week 11 was another day interesting in the NFL, as there were more huge performances, duds, and even a baffling benching that threw the fantasy world (and especially QB streamers) for a loop. Let’s jump right in and take a...
Via The Fake Football
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 9 NFL Props: Calvin Johnson betting, Josh McCown in vogue

Calvin Johnson's epic Week 8 game caught the attention of oddsmakers, who pushed up numerous prop bets on Megatron for Week 9. Can the burly wideout surpass 200 yards in a game during teh rest of the season? Oddsmakers set the 'no' bet as a -140 moneyline favorite position. The prop wager on whether he can surpass 2000 yards total in 2013 is also a 'no' position...
Via OddsShark
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelly’s Start & Sit: Week 7

Each week I will tell you the key players to start and sit for the upcoming week. Now, obviously any genius knows to start Adrian Peterson & Calvin Johnson and to leave Tim Tebow & Mark Sanchez (not that anyone should have Tebow or Sanchez on their team) on the bench. I will mostly go over the players who people are on the fence about starting and advise you on players...
Via TD Fantasy Sports
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 6 Football Nation Radio: Compete Against Our Hosts At DraftKings.com

There’s just a few days before all the action on Sunday in Week 6, so now is the time to set your lineups and enter our DraftKings.com contest. It’s only $10 to enter. $500 in Cash Prizes. Plus if you beat our hosts, you’ll get a $5 bonus, not to mention all the bragging rights. The Week 6 episode of Football Nation was packed with two hours of non-stop Fantasy Football...
Via Football Nation
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football 2013: Safest Picks For The First Round of Drafts

Some people are really torn who to take in the first round. Your best bet would be to go with one of these guys.They put up numbers every year, they dominate all day, and they won't let you down. Now keep in mind though, these are the safest players, not the biggest number players.If you want 14 million points from your tight end, find a different list! Without any further delay...
Via Football Nation
July 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Experts Mock Draft: Second Round

Welcome to the second round of our Experts Mock. The first round may be found by hovering and clicking here. Draftmaster’s are played out without the draftees involvement. Mr. Jim Day organizes them and he’s up to about 1.2 billion at this point. If you want to get in on one you should tweet him –> @FantasyTaz. The league settings are 4 points per TD pass, .5 PPR — 1 QB...
Via The Fake Football
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: JaMarcus Russell Says He Has Workout Scheduled With Ravens, But Team Won’t Admit It

It’s the age-old question: who to believe, unspecified people talking to a player or anonymous sources with the league? JaMarcus Russell told “unspecified people” that he has a workout scheduled with the Ravens, according to ESPN. When the Baltimore Sun asked league sources, though, they said no workout is currently scheduled between Baltimore and Russell. Russell worked out...
Via NESN.com
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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