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Buy or Sell: Amari Cooper

Amari CooperADP: 58.2 WR: 23 Last year several rookie WRs, led by Mike Evans and Odell Beckham Jr., burst onto the scene, putting up massive numbers and helping many patient owners to fantasy football championships. This year’s rookie crop includes Amari Cooper, a wideout from Alabama whom many think has game equal to or better than anyone who came into the league in 2014. But...
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Buy or Sell: Teddy Bridgewater

Teddy BridgewaterADP: 123.4 QB: 18 Teddy Bridgewater took over the starting quarterback role in Week four last season for the Vikings, when stopgap solution Matt Cassel went out with an injury. Norv Turner eased him into the offense, gradually releasing the reigns as Bridgewater showed that there wasn’t much that was too big for him to handle. He finished with a 64.4 percent completion...
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Buy or Sell: Le’Veon Bell

Le’Veon BellADP: 4.2 RB: 3 Le’Veon Bell was a monster in 2014, rushing for 1,361 yards and contributing another 854 through the air while totaling 11 scores. He’ll miss the first two games of the season for conduct issues, though that was reduced this week from three. According to ESPN, however, the forced sideline time has not dramatically affected his average draft position...
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Buy or Sell: Tom Brady

Tom BradyADP: 79.2 QB: 10 After looking merely mortal through the first four games of 2014, Brady reeled off 29 TD passes in the last 11.5 games of his season, breaking the 4,000-yard mark for the fifth time in six seasons since he tore up his knee in 2008. His offseason has been a tumultuous one, however, as the Patriots have dealt with Deflategate. Brady’s resulting suspension...
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Buy or Sell: Joique Bell

Joique BellADP: 52.9 RB: 20 Joique Bell has led Detroit in rushing the last two seasons. With Reggie Bush moving on it looked like Bell might finally claim the main job for himself, until Ameer Abdullah was drafted in the second round. Some say Abdullah was drafted to take over the starting job as soon as possible. But Bell has been a solid contributor now for three years running...
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Buy or Sell: Demaryius Thomas

Demaryius ThomasADP: 14 WR: 3 Demaryius Thomas has been one of the league’s top wide receivers the past three seasons. He’s still playing with a Hall of Fame-to-be QB in Peyton Manning on an offense with more weapons than most. So you’d be a fool to doubt that he can duplicate his numbers from recent years? Wouldn’t you? Buy: Vomhof Do I really have to convince you to take...
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Buy or Sell: Travis Kelce

Travis KelceADP: 63.2 TE: 4 The tight end position in 2015 consists once again of Rob Gronkowski, Jimmy Graham and … everyone else. One of the guys emerging at the top of that next tier is Travis Kelce, who put up 67 catches and five TDs as an understudy to the since-departed Anthony Fasano last year. Now Kelce ranks as high as the third-highest TE off the board in some ADP listings...
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2015 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

The 2015 NFL season is on the horizon, with training camps and preseason games quickly approaching. With that in mind, its time once again for my annual preseason cheat sheet to help you prepare for your upcoming fantasy football drafts. I’ll be updating this cheat sheet as news breaks, training camp battles are won, and random a-ha! moments strike. Have questions? Comment below...
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Buy or Sell: Jonathan Stewart

Jonathan StewartADP: 46.7 RB: 19 Many have long thought Jonathan Stewart was a superior RB to DeAngelo Williams in Carolina. He’ll now get a chance to prove it. Stewart’s career started promisingly, as he notched 10 TDs in each of his first two seasons. Injuries and timeshares have taken a toll on his numbers the last five years – he’s scored just 10 times combined during...
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Buy or Sell: Martavis Bryant

Martavis BryantADP: 91.9 WR: 33 Martavis Bryant exploded onto the fantasy football scene in week seven of 2014, scoring six TDs in his first four games. He finished with eight TDs on just 26 receptions. With so much upside, but so little to base conclusions on, there’s a fair amount of disagreement over where he should be drafted this season. ESPN has him going at 91.9, or WR33...
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Buy or Sell: DeMarco Murray

DeMarco MurrayADP: 10.5 (ESPN), 15 (Fantasy Football Calculator) RB: 7 (ESPN), 10 (FFC) DeMarco Murray was fantastic in 2014. Dallas took the training wheels off and gave Murray the keys to the car. He produced to the tune of more than 2,200 total yards and 13 touchdowns. Then the Cowboys cut him loose and let him sign with Philadelphia. So, did Murray finally figure it out? Is he...
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Buy or Sell: C.J. Spiller

C.J. SpillerADP: 67RB: 27 Sometimes it just takes a clean slate. Time will tell if that is the case for C.J. Spiller. Spiller put in five mostly uneventful and disappointing seasons as the one-time first-round pick for Buffalo. He’s off to New Orleans with a new start and an opportunity to play with Drew Brees and Sean Payton. Will the Superdome allow Spiller to reach his Super...
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Buy or Sell: Sam Bradford

Sam BradfordADP: 140.2 QB: 24 Few teams have had as interesting an offseason as the Eagles. One of the moves included giving up a second, Nick Foles and then some to acquire frequently injured Rams QB Sam Bradford. If that wasn’t interesting enough, reports seemed to indicate that Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly was trying to use Bradford at various points to acquire the rights to...
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Buy or Sell: Rob Gronkowski

Rob GronkowskiADP: 15 TE: 1 It’s been an eventful offseason for Rob Gronkowski, as he celebrates his first Super Bowl championship. He’s definitely been living it up. As the calendar turns and it gets close to return to camp for another season, fans and fantasy players are debating where to take the talented tight end. On one hand, he’s perhaps the most dominant offensive skill...
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Buy or Sell: C.J. Anderson

C.J. AndersonADP: 10.9 RB: 8 Every season a handful of guys nobody has ever heard of pop up and do some amazing things. One of those guys in 2014 was C.J. Anderson, at the time a relatively anonymous second year player. When pre-season darling Montee Ball was injured and ineffective early in the season, Anderson slowly started getting a few carries here and a few more there. And...
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Buy or Sell: LeSean McCoy

LeSean McCoyADP: 12.5 RB 10 LeSean McCoy spent the last couple years playing with the likes of DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, Darren Sproles and Nick Foles, maybe not a Hall of Fame cast, but a solid collection of talent with a proven ability to put up yards and points. In one of the more shocking offseason moves, Philadelphia moved McCoy to Buffalo, where he joins Sammy Watkins...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy or Sell: Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning http://gty.im/464110751 ADP: 30.2 QB: 4 While some would like to have seen Peyton Manning win more Super Bowl rings than he has, the 18-year NFL veteran, soon-to-be-first-ballot Hall of Fame QB has done just about everything else anyone could have asked of him during his career. That time is winding down. But he’s back for another run in 2015. His ADP puts him at...
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In Depth 2015: New England Patriots

Tom Brady and the Patriots were just 2-2 after four games and the defense had given up 33 and 41 points in the two losses. But after a 41-14 loss against Kansas City on a Monday night, during which Brady’s critics were ready to declare his career done, New England caught fire. The Patriots plowed through the last 12 games, going 10-2 – with one of those losses being a meaningless...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Seattle Seahawks

Seattle looked to have it made. The defending champs were one yard away from taking the lead from New England with less than a minute left in the Super Bowl and there was little doubt the Seahawks were about to have their repeat. Then the interception happened, saving the Patriots and sending Seattle home disappointed. The Seahawks have spent the offseason retooling at a few positions...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Green Bay Packers

The 2014 season came to a brutal end for Green Bay Packers fans, who watched in horror as the team was on the wrong end of one of the best comebacks in NFL postseason history. But the loss to Seattle couldn’t dampen the exciting run that got them to the NFC Championship. An elite offense coupled with an improving defense to run roughshod over most of the league for the final three...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Indianapolis Colts

Ever since Andrew Luck joined the Colts in 2012, Indianapolis has made the playoffs. And each of those seasons the team has advanced one step further than the year before. If that holds true to form in 2015, Indianapolis will be playing in the Super Bowl. But can the Colts improve on three straight 11-5 seasons enough to make that next step? There is a lot of talent on this team...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Predicting 2016’s Hall of Fame Class

Well, it’s that time of year again. Actually, it’s well past that time of year – we decided to take a little time this year, Courtesy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame before presenting our guesses for the Hall of Fame. But here we finally go… Andy: Picking Hall of Fame classes in recent years has been a little easier, as there have been at least a few candidates in each...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Denver Broncos

Denver has won 38 games over the last three regular seasons, often looking dominant in doing so. But while that part of the schedule has produced success, each of the postseason runs associated with those seasons has ended in disappointment. After another early post-season exit to Indianapolis, John Elway made some major changes. Gary Kubiak replaces John Fox as the head coach. Several...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Dallas Cowboys

Dallas faced low expectations heading into 2014, but the Cowboys made clear from the outset that they planned to exceed them. The ‘Boys started 6-1 and dominated the NFC East, claiming a playoff spot for the first time since 2009. They finished the season by scoring 165 points in the final four regular season games, won a matchup against Detroit in round one of the playoffs and...
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Baltimore Ravens

Never write off the Ravens. After a Super Bowl championship send legend LB Ray Lewis into retirement, Baltimore lost several other players to salary cap woes and missed the playoffs. But it didn’t take long to rebound. Ozzie Newsome and John Harbaugh combined to put together a solid group in 2014, and Joe Flacco continued his climb toward the top level of NFL QBs during a 10-6...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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