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Fantasy Football Target Leaders Thru Week 2

RB Team Week 1 Week 2 Total Avg WR Team Week 1 Week 2 Total Avg Matt Forte CHI 9 8 17 8.5 Jordy Nelson GB 14 16 30 15 Giovani Bernard CIN 10 6 16 8 Steve Smith BAL 15 10 25 12.5 Darren Sproles PHI 6 7 13 6.5 Calvin Johnson DET 11 13 24 12 Joique Bell DET 1 11 12 6 Andrew Hawkins CLE 10 12 22 11 Le'Veon...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Target Leaders Week 1

RB Team Week 1 WR Team Week 1 Giovani Bernard CIN 10 Steve Smith BAL 15 Matt Forte CHI 9 Jordy Nelson GB 14 Shane Vereen NE 8 Donnie Avery KC 13 Pierre Thomas NO 7 Reggie Wayne IND 13 Le'Veon Bell PIT 7 Brandon Marshall CHI 12 Justin Forsett BAL 6 Pierre Garcon WAS 12 LeSean McCoy PHI 6 Mike Wallace...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Newton expected to start Week 2

After missing a start for the first time in his NFL career – ending a streak of 48 consecutive starts – quarterback Cam Newton is expected to start against the Detroit Lions in Week 2. "Everything looks good. We expect to see him on the practice field come Wednesday," head coach Ron Rivera said. "I expect him to be ready to roll."Fantasy Impact: Cam Newton...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAngelo Williams leads Carolina rushing attack

DeAngelo Williams rushed 14 times for 72 yards in Week 2 and failed to convert his only passing target. Fantasy Impact: DeAngelo posted an impressive 5.1 yards per carry and looks to keep it rolling upon Cam's return in Week 2 at home versus the Lions. Despite having the most rushing attempts DeAngelo is nothing more than a flex/RB3 in deeper leagues.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart couldn't get it going in Week 1

Jonathan Stewart gained just 20 yards on 9 carries for a putrid 2.2 yard per carry average. Stewart earned 30% of his total yardage on his longest tote of 6 yards. However Jonathan did catch all 3 of his targets for 17 yards.Fantasy Impact: Last year Stewart was a serviceable RB2/3 in (PPR) point per reception leagues last year and those in deeper leagues need to keep an eye...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tolbert bottled up in Week 1

Mike Tolbert rushed 7 times for 11 yards and posted a weak 1.6 yard per carry average. 45% of his total yardage came on his longest carry of 5 yards. Tolbert secured 2 of his 4 targets for 6 yards.Fantasy Impact: Mike Tolbert is currently off the fantasy radar and will only have value if either DeAngelo Williams or Jonathan Stewart misses game action due to injury.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 1 Fantasy Football Rankings

QB RB WR Peyton Manning - Den vs. Ind Adrian Peterson - Min at StL Demaryius Thomas - Den vs. Ind Drew Brees - NO at Atl Montee Ball - Den vs. Ind Julio Jones - Atl vs. NO Matt Ryan - Atl vs. NO Jamaal Charles - KC vs. Ten Dez Bryant - Dal vs. SF Matthew Stafford - Det vs. NYG Arian Foster - HOU vs. Was Calvin Johnson - DET vs. NYG...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton 'on pace' to play Sunday, will be a game-day decision

Cam Newton said after practice today that “If I can go, I’m going to go. And with how I’m feeling right now, I’m on pace to play Sunday.” Head coach Ron Rivera would only say Newton “did everything we asked,” but he wouldn’t reveal if Newton threw any passes after the media left. (via Black and Blue Review)Fantasy Impact: This is either the Panthers giving Cam...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton misses practice Wednesday

News: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton did not participate in Wednesday's practice after experiencing soreness in his cracked ribs. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said he's not sure whether Newton will practice Thursday, but Rivera remains confident Newton will start Sunday's season opener at Tampa Bay. Rivera was asked why he's optimistic about Newton'...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Roto Rankings final preseason "like him more" vs. "like him less"

With over 100 hundred experts at FantasyPros providing their final rankings for the fantasy football drafts of the preseason, it's time to check where Roto Rankings list individuals that may return more value than their average draft position may cost. *ECR - Expert Consensus Ranking at FantasyPros
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Mock Draft Recap: Who Needs Quarterbacks?

byLeo Howell of numberFireThe NFL season is nearly upon us, and that means most fantasy drafts will be happening over the next couple of weeks. With that in mind, the staff at numberFire got together to do a 12-team mock draft to provide some insight into our thinking, and to give you an idea as to how a draft can play out. Much like their 14-team league, which drafted earlier...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton to play first half of preseason Week 3

Panthers Coach Ron Rivera plans to play Cam Newton and the rest of his starters for the first half of Friday's exhibition at New England. (Charlotte Observer)Fantasy Impact: After playing in five series last Sunday, Cam is expected to get a whole half of snaps this Friday against the Patriots. This should be considered a natural progression for Cam as he makes his way back...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Has Keenan Allen Already Hit His Ceiling?

written byDan PizzutaSomewhere in San Diego’s surprising run to the playoffs last season, there was the makings of a star receiver in Keenan Allen. Allen, a 2013 third-round pick out of the University of California, broke out as the leading target in one of the league’s best offenses. Coming into the draft, he was viewed as a talented receiver, but concerns about a knee injury...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Benjamin's ADP continues to rise

Picture credit: David T. Foster, IIIAccording to Fantasy Football Calculator and based on over a thousand mock drafts since August 1st, Kelvin Benjamin’s ADP (average draft position) has climbed from 11.06 to 9.06 as of this posting (Aug 12th) in 12 team PPR.Fantasy Impact: The stage is set for a meteoric rise in draft position for Kelvin Benjamin. The hype and buzz was there all...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Stewart is still practicing

Picture credit: Jeff Siner Coach Ron Rivera said on Monday that “we took a few shots at him. He took a few bumps, hit the ground a couple of times but he popped up and kept going. That’s good.” Jonathan Stewart said “my run motion coming out the gate, making cuts, all that stuff, is as fluid as I’ve been in a while, which is good,” and that “I don’t have to second...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The 6 Best Quarterback Values in Fantasy Football

The quarterback position is deep this year in fantasy football, and the numberFire.com writers have their eyes on some later-round targets. With plenty of folks drafting quarterbacks late this year, the general question becomes, "Which one is the best value in fantasy drafts?" numberFire.com has written about plenty of quarterbacks this offseason. Whether it was about...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

8 Wide Receivers Who Should Be Huge Fantasy Football Values on Draft Day

Finding value on draft day is no easy task, but we've got you covered with eight receivers to target.   With an increase in passing efficiency throughout the air, we're seeing more and more wide receivers entering fantasy relevancy. And while studs at the position certainly hold early-round value in fantasy drafts due to their weekly consistency, there are plenty of...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cam Newton may not play in preseason opener

Coach Ron Rivera said "We don't know the plan yet for Cam on Friday. It's all based on what head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion and the doctors think and how Cam's ankle feels once we get past Thursday morning." Rivera added that if Newton does play, his action will be limited to the usual one or two series that starters in the first preseason game typically...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Matchup Calendar - WR

*Credit - FantasyPros
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

RotoRankings 2014 Pre-Training Camp Top 100

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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Roto Rankings Preseason Rankings vs. FantasyPros Expert Consensus Rankings Part II

QB'sRB's WR'sTE's
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Depth Charts

During the Fantasy Football season, injuries are inevitable. Fantasy Football Depth Charts are a helpful tool in knowing who the handcuff's are and who a sleeper wide receiver may be due to an elite quarterback. Being familiar with WR3/4 and RB3/4 can help you hit that waiver wire just that much quicker than your league mates who are looking up the depth charts. In the depth...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Roto Rankings Preseason Rankings vs. other Experts

Below are charts of players by position that I like more than the other experts at Fantasy Pros.  The Rank is where I have the player ranked within their position, and the ECR is the current expert consensus ranking at the time of this posting. QBRBWRTE
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Third Year Wide Receivers - 2014

Fantasy Football is all about trends. A common trend among WR's is that they usually break out in their 3rd year. Below are some receivers ranked in the Top 100 at Fantasy Pros, along with their current ADP at the time of this posting and how they finished last year.   Player (team, bye) ECR ADP vs. ADP 2013 Rank 2013 Points Alshon Jeffery (CHI, 9) 7 8 1 8...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Preseason Fantasy Football Rankings - May 2014

QB RB WR Peyton Manning - Den Adrian Peterson - Min Demaryius Thomas - Den Aaron Rodgers - GB Jamaal Charles - KC Calvin Johnson - Det Drew Brees - NO LeSean McCoy - Phi Dez Bryant - Dal Matthew Stafford - Det Matt Forte - Chi A.J. Green - Cin Andrew Luck - Ind Marshawn Lynch - Sea Brandon Marshall - Chi Cam Newton - Car DeMarco...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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