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2016 Fantasy Football Rankings

The 2016 NFL season is creeping closer as temperatures climb higher, and it’s never too early to take a look…

Early Draft Targets

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Follow @Jeff_Brubach Fantasy football draft season is creeping closer and now that free agents and rookies have been shuffled around…

2015 Fantasy Football Rankings

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Welcome, Fake Footballers! The NFL Draft is behind us and we are beginning to get glimpses of actual NFL…

2014 Fantasy Running Back Review

The fantasy football offseason is slowly moving along with shuttle runs, forty times, and broad jumps just around the…

2014 Fantasy Quarterback Review

Welcome, fake footballers. By this early point in the offseason, you have probably dusted and shined your new league…

Divisional Round Fantasy Football Rankings

Wild card weekend is in the past, and the Panthers, Ravens, Colts, and Cowboys have moved on to form…

Wild Card Fantasy Football Rankings

To the fine fake footballers continuing the fantasy goodness through the NFL playoffs, The Fake Football has you covered.…

TheFakeFootball Reader Leagues Final Standings

Another fine season of fantasy football competition is in the books, as we have crowned champions in all…

Week 17 Recap: Jets Join The Party

The 2014 NFL regular season has drawn to a close, and Week 17 gave the fantasy football world a…

Week 17 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to Week 17! If you’re crazy enough to be playing this week, be sure to peruse The Fake…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 17

Welcome to wild and wacky Week 17. For the brave souls venturing into the final week of the regular season,…

Week 16 Recap: Beckham Goes Bonkers Again

Just one more game remains in Week 16, and fantasy football championship week was full of surprises. For every Andrew…

Week 16 Game Day Chat

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Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings

Week 16 has finally arrived, bringing along huge fake football matchups for one and all. It’s title time in…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 16

Before we dig in and cover the most notable names waiver wire hounds need to know for Week 16,…

Week 15 Recap: X Marks The Spot

Week 15 is a big one in the fake football world with fantasy championships a mere week away. With…

Week 15 Game Day Chat

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Week 15 Fantasy Football Rankings

The fantasy football playoffs are steaming ahead and hopefully your squad is still at the party. Below, you will…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 15

QUARTERBACKS The fantasy playoffs change how we look at waivers at this point in the season, limiting…

Week 14 Recap: Le’Veon Another Planet

The fantasy football playoffs are in full swing and Week 14 was packed with great performances, duds, and some…

Week 14 Game Day Chat

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Week 14 Fantasy Football Rankings

This is it, no more messing around! It’s time for the fake football playoffs, and your good friends here…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 14

QUARTERBACKS The quarterback position saw huge performances from under-owned options in Week 13, with Mr. Ryan Fitzpatrick (Owned:…

Week 13 Recap: H-Town’s Finest

Week 13 was a monstrous week in terms of fantasy points, as touchdowns and yardage exploded out of…

TFF Week 13 Game Day Chat

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Week 13 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to Week 13! We have finally reached the completion of those annoying NFL bye weeks, so our fake…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 13

QUARTERBACKS There weren’t many big time performances by underowned fantasy quarterbacks in Week 12, but Tampa Bay’s Josh…

Week 12 Recap: ODB Better Than All

Week 12 is nearly complete and we have seen quite the explosion on the fantasy scene so far.…

TFF Week 12 Game Day Chat

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Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings

The fantasy football stretch run is heating up, as 11 weeks are now in the books. Week 12…

Draftster Plays: Week 12

Good afternoon, fake footballers! Adam is out this week, so I will be stepping in to deliver our Draftster…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 12

QUARTERBACKS Josh McCown (Owned: 20% Yahoo, 8% ESPN) looked solid again on Sunday as he stacked up…

Week 11 Fantasy Football Rankings

Only three weeks remain in the fake football regular season, which means each weekly matchup is critical as…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 11

QUARTERBACKS The quarterback position has produced a few more names for the weekly streaming and 2QB league crowd…

Week 10 Recap: Beast Mode Magic

Week 10 is now nearly complete, with just one Monday night Philadelphia and Carolina matchup to go. Sunday was…

Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to The Fake Football Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings, where we break down every fantasy relevant player in…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 10

QUARTERBACKS There weren’t any fantastic quarterback performances that came out of the blue in Week 9, so the…

Week 9 Recap: Hill Goes HAM

Week 9 is nearly complete, with just one Eli Manning vs. Andrew Luck matchup left to finish things off.…

TFF Week 9 Game Day Chat

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Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to The Fake Football’s Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings. It’s a great place, I assure you. Wipe your…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 9

QUARTERBACKS Three potential waiver options jump out at the quarterback position for owners who are struggling with signal…

Week 8 Recap: Big Ben Blows Up

Week 8 started early on Sunday (yaaaawn) with the Lions and Falcons kicking the day off at 6:30 PT/9:30…

TFF Game Day Chat Week 8

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The Fake Football Reader Leagues UPDATE!

Seven weeks are now wrapped up and it is about time we check in on the 36 The Fake Football…

Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings

Seven weeks have come and gone, leaving us with just six regular season fantasy football matchups before the fake…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 8

Follow @Jeff_Brubach QUARTERBACKS Lesser owned options at the quarterback position didn’t contribute much in Week 7, but we…

Week 7 Recap: Tre Day

Week 7 is nearly complete, with just the Steelers and Texans left to square off on Monday Night Football.…

TFF Week 7 Game Day Chat

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Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings

Week 7 has entered the building, bringing all sorts of new fake football challenges to test the might of…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 7

The Week 6 waiver wire was the most productive of the year so far, as we saw…

Week 6 Recap: Flacco On Fire

Follow @Jeff_Brubach Week 6 is nearly wrapped up with only the 49ers and Rams left to play on…

TFF Week 6 Game Day Chat

Live Blog TFF Week 6 Game Day Chat    Welcome to the Week 6 TFF Game Day Chat! We will…

Week 6 Fantasy Football Rankings

Check out our Week 6 NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Week 6 has rolled into town and promises to be full…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 6

Five weeks are now finished up and the fake football fortunes of teams everywhere are beginning to take shape.…

Week 5 Recap: Perfect Peyton

Sunday was filled with fantasy football action and plenty of real life NFL drama as late field goals, injuries,…

TFF Game Day Chat: Week 5

 Welcome to the Week 5 TFF Game Day Chat! We will fire things up at Noon Eastern so get those…

Week 5 Fantasy Football Rankings

Here is our Week 5 DFS Cheat Sheet with picks for FanDuel, Draftkings, DraftDay and Fantasy Elite Check out Spreadsheet Sports…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 5

Week 4 has now drawn to a close and we are speeding toward the halfway point of the fake…

Week 4 Recap: Hat Trick For Asiata

Week 4 is just about wrapped up, with the Patriots and Chiefs set to put a bow on the…

TFF Game Day Chat: Week 4

 Welcome to the Week 4 TFF Game Day Chat! We will fire things up at Noon Eastern so get those…

Week 4 Fantasy Football Rankings

Here is our Week 4 DFS Cheat Sheet with picks for FanDuel, Draftkings, DraftDay and Fantasy Elite Check…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 4

Check out our Week 4 DFS Cheat Sheet with picks for FanDuel, Draftkings, DraftDay and Fantasy Elite Check…

Week 3 Recap: Rookie Explosion

> Week 3 is nearly complete, and numerous stellar performances were turned in by the newest class of NFL…

TFF Game Day Chat: Week 3

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Week 3 Fantasy Football Rankings

Check out The Fake Football Week 3 DFS Cheat Sheet! Welcome to The Fake Football’s Week 3 fantasy football…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 3

Injuries piled up in massive quantities in Week 2, meaning there is plenty of fresh meat on fake football…

Week 2 Recap: Injury Bug Bites Again

Injuries are a part of the fantasy football experience every season. Players tear ACL’s, suffer high ankle sprains, get…

TFF Game Day Chat: Week 2

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Week 2 Fantasy Football Rankings

We have turned the page on Week 1 of the fake football season and Week 2 promises to be…

Waiver Wire Madness: Week 1

Week 1 has drawn to a close and we have lots to break down as we bust out the shovels…

Mmmmmm…Orange Julius

The first Sunday of the 2014 season is in the books and Jamaal Charles and Dez Bryant owners are…

TFF Gameday Chat: Week 1

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Week 1 Fantasy Football Rankings

 Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up and depositing at DraftDay or Fantasy Elite! Week 1 has finally arrived! The 2014…

2014 PPR and Non-PPR Drafting Tiers

Cheat Sheet Creator – Draft Analyzer – Draft Assistant – Auction Calculator Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up and depositing at DraftDay or Fantasy Elite! .…

Training Camp Notes – Sunday, August 24th

Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up and depositing at DraftDay or Fantasy Elite! Follow @Jeff_Brubach The biggest news in fantasy…

Jeff’s 2014 Fantasy Draft Targets

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Live Drafts For Dummies

What is your favorite day of the year? Your birthday? A favorite holiday? The anniversary of the time you…

Three Sleeper Running Backs

Injury issues and inconsistency at the running back position can be maddening for fake footballers over the course of a…

Training Camp Notes – Monday, August 11th

Happy Monday! If your morning java isn’t quite strong enough to offset the dread of another work week beginning,…

NFL Offensive Coordinator History

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Training Camp Notes – Monday, August 4th

The NFL preseason is finally underway, so we actually have a real live football game to talk about! The…

Training Camp Notes – Monday, July 28th

Follow @OrangeBru We are now less than one calendar week from the kickoff of NFL preseason action, as the Bills…

2014 The Fake Football Reader Leagues

Welcome back! How was your offseason? Did you spend the cold winter months working on your bronze tan in a…

MFL10 Frequent Flyers

Follow @OrangeBru When the monotony of spring and early summer settles in, the fantasy world craves information so badly that…

Projection Predicaments: Cincinnati Bengals

Follow @OrangeBru Over the last few weeks, I spent a crazy amount of hours digging through the histories of…

2014 The Fake Football Reader Leagues

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Welcome back! How was your offseason? Did you spend the cold winter months working on your bronze tan in a…

News And Notes: Jimmy The Wide Receiver?

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An interesting and potentially monumental decision is awaiting both the NFL and fantasy football host sites this week in…

News And Notes: More Miami Mischief

The Miami Dolphins backfield has been a hot topic this offseason, with newcomer Knowshon Moreno attempting to hold off…

Auction Draft Strategy: Running Back Attack

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Before we dive into the details of this particular piece of fantasy football strategery, I would first like to…

News And Notes: Down On Doug

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Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times has reported that new Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford intends…

Dynasty Trade Talk: Don’t Be A Jerk

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The crew here at The Fake Football likes to keep things honest and transparent when discussing various fantasy football…

2014 Dynasty Rookie Rankings

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The wait is finally over. Almost. The NFL Draft is upon us and we are on the verge of finding…

Tight End Rankings Recap

The Fake Football 2014 Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterback – Running Back – Tight End While we still have waist deep…

2014 Fantasy Football Rankings: Tight End

We have taken an early look at the running back and quarterback positions in our 2014 fantasy football rankings, and…

2014 Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Back

Welcome back to our first round of 2014 fantasy football rankings. We have touched on the quarterback position and given…

Quarterback Rankings Recap

Now that we have unleashed The Fake Football’s 2014 Quarterback Rankings, we can take a step back, exhale, and have…

2014 Fantasy Football Rankings: Quarterback

Welcome to the very first installment of The Fake Football 2104 Fantasy Football Rankings. We will begin with the quarterback…

NFL Free Agency Fantasy Impact

NFL free agency officially kicked off Tuesday in all its crazy, rumor-filled glory. Weeks and weeks of speculation and day…

Extrapolation Station: Nick Foles

Welcome to the second installment of the Extrapolation Station, where we take select portions of the 2013 NFL season and…

Extrapolation Station: Jay Cutler

Welcome to the first edition of the Extrapolation Station. Over the course of the long 2014 offseason, I will be…

2013 Fantasy Tight End Review

Greetings, fellow fake footballers. As the Super Bowl quickly approaches, turn off that annoying daily Disney creation that rhymes with…

2013 Fantasy Wide Receiver Review

Before our 2014 fantasy football rankings are unleashed to the public, we are taking a quick look back at the…

Championship Week Fantasy Rankings

The NFL is now down to it’s final four, and the pickins’ are slim in fantasy land. Tom vs.…

Headsupfantasy.com Championship Week Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

2013 Fantasy Running Back Review

With the 2013 fantasy football season tucked neatly into bed, we are taking some time to dig through the final…

2013 Fantasy Quarterback Review

Before crafting my fantasy football rankings for the 2014 season, I like to drown myself in statistics from the previous…

Headsupfantasy.com Wild Card Weekend Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues FINAL Standings

We have finally reached the end of the fake football season (sniffle), but now is not the time to…

NFL Wild Card Round Fantasy Rankings

For those of you who have properly moved through the grieving process of a fantasy football playoff loss, an…

Week 17 Consensus Staff Rankings

Check out The Fake Football Week 17 fantasy football rankings below, before you set your lineup for the final week…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 17 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Week 16 Recap: Another Manning Masterpiece

Only one game remains on the Week 16 schedule. Hopefully Sunday’s slate of games treated you well as we suited…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 16 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

The Fake Football Reader League Standings Week 15

The big week is finally here! Week 16 is Championship Week at The Fake Football and we are ready to…

Week 16 Consensus Staff Rankings

Week 16 has finally arrived, which means it’s TITLE TIME! Get ready to rumble in the fake football finals this…

Week 15 Recap: JC Amazes Yet Again

The Fake Football playoffs can be mighty strange. Despite our best intentions and most thoughtfully crafted plans, sometimes we simply…

Week 15 War Room

The fake football playoffs are here and below, you will find a list of our finest Week 15 lineup resources…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues Wk 14

It’s finally playoff time in the 27 The Fake Football reader leagues and the competition is in top…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 15 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Week 15 Consensus Staff Rankings

The fake football playoffs are in full swing after a wild and wacky Week 14 finally came to a high…

Week 15 Waiver Wire

Week 14 was certainly an exciting one in the world of fake football. Unfortunately, some prominent fantasy forces were injured…

Week 14 Recap: Fantasy Playoff Explosion

Doesn’t it seem like the wackiest football performances always occur just when hardworking, dedicated, intelligent, good looking (might be a…

Week 14 War Room

The fake football playoff season is in full swing, so put down the ginger bread cookies and twinkle light so…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues Week 13 Standings

13 Weeks are now complete in the 27 The Fake Football Reader Leagues and the playoffs are right around the…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 14 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Week 13 Recap: Josh Gordon vs. Alshon Jeffery

The fantasy world was treated to a duel of monstrous proportions on Sunday as two otherworldly fake football creatures scratched and clawed…

Week 13 War Room

Week 13 has arrived and brings with it critical fake football playoff implications. Whether you need a win to secure…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 13 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues Wk 12 Standings

The Fake Football Reader Leagues are quickly nearing the postseason and there are some impressive records and even more impressive…

Week 13 Consensus Staff Rankings

The big week is here! Week 13 is do-or-die time for many fake footballers as fantasy football playoff…

Week 12 Recap: Gordon’s Gargantuan Day

Week 12’s Sunday was jam packed full of great performances and equally as stuffed full of fantasy hope crushing duds.…

Week 12 War Room

Only two more chances for regular season fake football victory, so let’s dive right into the best fantasy football lineup…

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…

The Fake Football Week 11 Reader League Standings

The 27 Reader Leagues are cruising along at breakneck speed, and the competition is fierce. Through 11 Weeks, we have…

Week 12 Consensus Staff Rankings

Welcome to the wild world of Week 12. Keep your hands and feet inside the vehicle at all times, and…

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…

Week 11 War Room

Week 11 is here, which means there are only three more opportunities for grabbing a fantasy football win before the…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues Wk 10 Standings

Congratulations to “Password is Taco” from TFF League #9, who is our Week 10 high score winner and will…

Week 11 Consensus Staff Rankings

It is quite hard to believe that ten weeks of fake football have already passed but the homestretch has arrived.…

Week 10 Recap: Brees Bashes The ‘Boys

As Sunday of Week 10 finally reached it’s night cap, a big time shootout was expected as Dallas traveled to…

Week 10 War Room

Week 10 has rolled into town, so lock your doors and windows. This week has brought a wicked storm of…

The Fake Football Reader League Week 9 Standings

Nine weeks have now wrapped up in The Fake Football Reader Leagues. As usual, the overall standings and league leaders…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 10 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Week 10 Consensus Staff Rankings

Welcome to The Fake Football’s Week 10 Staff Rankings. Be sure to check in throughout the week, as plenty of…

Week 9 Recap: Nick Foles Did What?

Yes, the same Nick Foles that went 11 for 29 passing against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 7 turned in…

Week 9 War Room

WEEK 9 WAR ROOM Welcome to the Week 9 War Room where the best in fantasy football advice from The…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 9 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

The Fake Football Reader League Standings Wk 8

Eight weeks are now gone in The Fake Football Reader Leagues and all 27 leagues are locked in intense fake…

Week 9 Consensus Staff Rankings

Put down the Halloween candy, Week 9 is here! In between scaring the neighborhood kids and watching Saw I through…

Week 8 Recap: Calvin Johnson Is A Bad Man

Most fantasy footballers can remember where they were during historic fantasy performances. Ask a few folks who partake in our…

Week 8 War Room

Welcome to Week 8 of the fake football season, which promises to be more kind than Week 7. After all,…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 8 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues Standings Week 7

The Fake Football Reader Leagues have now wrapped up seven strong weeks and we have quite a battle on…

Week 8 Consensus Staff Rankings

Welcome to Week 8! Please wipe your feet before you come in. Hopefully Week 7 didn’t completely destroy your team…

Week 7 Recap: Injury Bug Feasts Again

In the world of fake football, us fantasy owners love to complain about the death and destruction brought upon our…

Week 7 War Room

The fantasy football season trudges on and The Fake Football is here to make sure it is a success. New…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues Wk 6 Standings

We are now through six weeks of play in the 27 The Fake Football Reader Leagues and the competition…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 7 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Week 7 Consensus Rankings

Week 7 is here so remember to boot those Saints and Raiders our of your lineup(s) and get ready to…

Week 6 Recap: Quarterback Chaos

The quarterback position can certainly surprise fake footballers on a weekly basis, but pouring over Week 6 fantasy stat lines…

Week 6 War Room

Welcome, welcome, welcome. Week 6 has arrived and it is time once again to buckle up those chin straps and…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 6 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Week 6 Consensus Rankings

The fake football season has grown another week older and Week 6 is now upon us. Whether your position in…

Week 5 Recap: Shootout In Texas

In the best game of the day, and the young season, the Cowboys and Broncos duked it out on Sunday…

Week 5 War Room

After a mini two team bye week appetizer in Week Four, the NFL has delivered our first main course of…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues Standings

With four weeks in the books, The Fake Football reader leagues are heating up. Remember, each league winner receives a…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 5 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Fake Football, Real Questions (October 5th Edition)

More annoying platoon mate: Daniel Thomas for Lamar Miller owners or The Law Firm for Giovanni Bernard owners? Phil…

Week 5 Consensus Rankings

The fake football regular season is now 31% done. Well, 30.8% done but let’s not get too picky, we’ve got…

Week 4 Recap: How Do You Stop The Broncos?

While the NFC boasts a mighty impressive defense from the Pacific Northwest, the most spectacular unit in all of football…

Week 4 War Room

The fantasy football season is in full swing and we now have an added wrinkle to our weekly obsession: bye…

The Fake Football Reader League Standings

With the Fake Football season now three weeks old and knocking on the door of week four, let’s take a…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 4 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Week 3 Recap: The Not-So-Giants

As fake footballers, we endure a wide array of weekly outcomes. Winning sure is fun, but on the complete opposite…

Week 3 War Room

It has been a long week in fake football land. Brutal losses in the running back department have given fantasy…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 3 picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Week 3 Consensus Rankings

Welcome, Fake Footballers, to yet another exciting week of fantasy football. Whether you are 2-0 or 0-2, week 16 title…

Flies Dropping Like Running Backs

Week two is nearly wrapped up, and there won’t be many running backs left when the dust finally settles. Shane…

Week 2 War Room

Week two is upon us, and the time is now for racking up some fake football victories. Whether your squad…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 1 Recap

With week one wrapped up, we can now take a look at the results of the 27 The Fake Football…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 2 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

Consensus Week 2 Rankings

Welcome back! Whether week one was as kind to your fantasy team as an old friend, or as evil as…

Week 1 Recap: Welcome To The Dog House

Welcome to the dog house. Despite numerous impressive week one performances from Sunday, Stevan Ridley owners are left shaking their…

Week 1 War Room

Ok folks, The Fake Football is back with your Sunday headquarters for fantasy domination. Below, you will find the most…

Headsupfantasy.com Week 1 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake…

The Josh Gordon Plan

Fake Footballers are never short on strategy. After all, what have we spent the last eight months hashing out on…

Live Drafts For Dummies

What is your favorite day of the year? Your birthday? A favorite holiday? The anniversary of the time you finished…

The Fake Football Writers’ Mock Rounds 3 & 4

The Fake Football Writers’ Mock continues as we recap rounds three and four below (scope out rounds one and two).…

News and Notes: July 30th

Training camps are vital in draft research for a fake football aficionado, and 2013 training camp season has opened up…

The Fake Football Writers’ Mock Rounds 1 & 2

The Fake Football writing staff recently hopped into the octagon and did battle in The Fake Football Writers’ Mock Draft.…

Fantasy Football League Modifications

As a proud fantasy football league commissioner, I often view myself as a mechanic at home in my garage tinkering…

The Fake Football Writing Contest Sponsored By DraftDay: Final Results

After a grueling five week process in which numerous fantasy scribes marched their way through a fierce gauntlet of fake…

Running Back News & Notes – July 8th

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Greetings from the fine folks here at The Fake Football, and welcome back after a long holiday weekend. Hopefully you’re…

Happy 4th of July from The Fake Football!

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To all of you celebrating Independence Day, we would like to wish you a safe and enjoyable holiday from the…

Running Back News And Notes

Greetings from Fake Football Land. The weather is beginning to heat up (not here in Seattle but I picture other…

Quarterback Dynasty Rankings

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Welcome to The Fake Football’s dynasty rankings for the quarterback position. You can also check out the running back, wide…

Running Back Dynasty Rankings

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Welcome to The Fake Football’s 2013 Dynasty Rankings, where we dive in to the wild world of running backs. Feel…

Wide Receiver Dynasty Rankings

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Welcome to The Fake Football’s 2013 Dynasty Rankings. Feel free to scope out our rankings for the  quarterback, running back,…

Tight End Dynasty Rankings

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Welcome to The Fake Football’s 2013 Dynasty Rankings. We have already released quarterback, running back, and wide receiver rankings and will…

Crash Of The Crab

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The offseason can be a cruel, cruel thing. One day you’re a top 12 fantasy receiver and the next day…

2013 Preseason Staff Rankings

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Welcome, welcome, welcome! Come one, come all, and behold the wondrous marvel that is The Fake Football’s 2013 Preseason Staff…

Fantasy Football League Strategy: Pay Per Loss

Prior to the 2012 fantasy football season, I posted a brief overview of a new fantasy football league strategy to…

Staff Divisional Round Playoff Rankings

The second weekend of NFL playoff action is headed our way, which means there are plenty of playoff lineups to…

Week 17 Recap: Dallas Disappointment

Not again! Again? He did it again! He always does this! Which one of the above expressions did you shout…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: FINAL STANDINGS

Before we get into the wondrous winners, we would like to thank all 336 participants of this year’s 28 The…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 17 Staff Ranks

Week 17 is a strange one in the NFL. Don’t believe me? Scroll down the list of NFL starting quarterbacks…

Title Time: Week 16 Recap

Week 16 saw heaps of fantasy title-worthy performances, led by the Dallas/New Orleans shootout that saw Dez Bryant explode yet…

Week 16 War Room

Week 16 means it’s time to get down to business. Thankfully, getting down to business is what we at The…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 15

We are down to the finals for the 28 The Fake Football Reader Leagues and the competition in each league…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 16

How would you like to find a little extra holiday cash in your stocking this weekend? Well, we can make…

Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings: TFF Staff Ranks

Week 16 is where the strong survive and the weak return home with no championship rings. Welcome to The Fake…

Week 15 Recap: Trouble in Tampa

Sunday is nearly wrapped up and hopefully this week 15 recap finds you on the winning side of your playoff…

Week 15 War Room

Week 15 is here and if you are reading this, your fantasy team is still alive. Nice work. Our mission…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 14

Before we dive into The Fake Football Reader Leagues playoff picture, we have come to the conclusion that eliminating week…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 15

Did your team get bounced from the fantasy playoffs? Were you the unfortunate victim of the Seattle Seahawks’ incredible fantasy…

Staff Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 15

If you have advanced to week 15 of your fake football season, congratulations! However, you probably shouldn’t fire up that…

Doomed by a Defense: Week 14 Recap

Defense. We’re talkin’ about a defense. Not a receiver. Not a running back. Not a quarterback. We’re talkin’ about a…

Week 14 War Room

The playoffs are here! The playoffs are here! Buckle up and get ready to rumble, as this could be the…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 13

The fake football regular season is now complete and the playoffs are finally underway. Before we dive into the playoff…

Fanduel Bargains: Week 14

The FanDuel world is ripe for the pickin’ this week, which means it’s time to get out the duffel bags…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 14 Staff Ranks

This is it! The fake football playoffs have finally arrived! After all the rankings, waiver claims, and trade debate, it’s…

Adrian Peterson: Mayor of Fantasy TitleTown

The fake football dominance of Adrian Peterson is well documented, but Peterson is still one of the few players that…

Week 13 War Room

Whether you have a playoff spot locked up, or are in a knock-down, drag-out battle royale for the coveted #6…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 12

Twelve weeks are now in the books and the playoffs are just days away. Before we tackle the final week…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 13

As injuries mount up around the NFL, the potential for uncovering FanDuel bargains in the world of weekly fantasy football…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 13 Staff Ranks

The final week of the regular season has finally arrived. For those of you nursing leads and preparing for playoff…

Week 12 Recap: Mile High Madness

As fake football owners gently hit their pillows on Saturday night, many of them dreamed sweet dreams of their newest,…

Week 12 War Room

Welcome one, welcome all, welcome those who played against RGIII, Dez, and New England on Thursday….to the Week 12 War…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 11

Eleven weeks are now in the books and playoff pictures are rounding into shape. Before we tackle the final two…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 12

Week 12 is a fantastic week for FanDuel money making, as many top quarterbacks and running backs are out with…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 12 Staff Ranks

Week 12 welcomes in the glorious end of bye weeks, as well as a solid slate of Turkey Day NFL…

Week 11 Recap: Houston Haymakers

As you poured your Apple Jacks into the bowl, settled in on the couch, and flipped on the Houston vs.…

Week 11 War Room

Week 11 means that we have just three weeks until the fake football season takes a very real turn for…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 10

Ten weeks are now in the books and playoff races are really heating up. Before we battle down the homestretch…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 11

Week 11 is here and the NFL scheduling department has been nice enough to provide some solid fantasy point producing…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 11 Staff Ranks

Week 11 is quickly upon us, and brings the last batch of bye weeks for the season, in addition to…

Week 10 Recap: All Day, Every Day

Week 10 is just one more Kansas City prime time snoozer away from completion and Sunday was packed with big…

Week 10 War Room

Welcome to week 10! We’ve got some critical bye weeks on our plate this week, so proper preparation is critical.…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 9

Nine weeks are now in the books an the competition among fake footballers is becoming fierce. Before we battle down…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 10

After a monstrous week of fake football scoring in week 9, we are back in action, looking for the best…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 10 Staff Ranks

Week 10 has arrived and brings with it some exciting matchups and difficult bye weeks. Things kick off with Indy…

Week 9 Recap: Florida 5-0

Heading into week 9, Doug Martin was enjoying a productive rookie campaign. The Bucs newcomer was running well, involved in…

Week 9 War Room

Get out your calculator. Don’t worry, you don’t necessarily need your confusing graphing calculator from calculus class, just the calculator…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 8

The completion of week 8 puts us directly at the half way point of our 16 week fake football season.…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 9

The calendar has flipped to November, and the holidays are quickly approaching. As you begin to sift through the Christmas…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 9 Staff Ranks

It’s time for Week 9, which means it’s time to figure out how to replace Mark Sanchez and Shonn Greene…

Week 8 Recap: Enter the Lion’s Den

The fantasy football regular season is now roughly 60% over and trade deadlines and stretch runs are looming, which means…

Week 8 War Room

Did you have the demoralizing task of watching Thursday Night Football while your opponent had Doug Martin “muscle hamster-ing” his…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 7

Week 7 is finally over and the Bucs and Vikes have already given us a fantasy point packed start to…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 8

Like a little Frankenstein or a miniature Dracula, why don’t we all open up our giant Halloween bags and get…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 8 Staff Ranks

Week 8 is upon us and bye weeks are in full force yet again. Buffalo, Cincinnati, Baltimore, and Houston are…

Week 7 Recap: Bad Mojo

As if the week 7 bye week epidemic wasn’t quite enough for fantasy owners, a pair of running backs went…

Week 7 War Room

Wow, that team with Matt Ryan and Julio Jones must be off to a nice start. How about that team…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 6

Week 6 is complete and we are creeping toward the critical stretch run of the 2012 fantasy season. How does…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 7 Staff Ranks

Is it just me, or does it feel like half the NFL is on bye this week? No? Just me?…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 7

Bye weeks are in full force this week, giving us slimmer pickings in the FanDuel world, but also providing some…

Week 6 Recap: Attack of the Pack

An exciting week 6 is nearly over, with just an AFC West Monday night battle remaining. There were numerous big…

Week 6 War Room

The fake football season is nearly half way there (in my best Bon Jovi voice) and that means your team…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 5

Week 5 is wrapped up and the fantasy football season is nearing it’s mid-point. How does your team stack up?…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 6

Before we get into the week 6 FanDuel best buys, make sure to hop in The Fake Football’s Week 6…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 6 Staff Ranks

Week 6 has arrived and decided to bring injuries and bye weeks along too! How nice. Scope out our staff…

Week 5 Recap: Wondrous Wayne and Bradshaw the Beast

Week 5 produced two monstrous performances, as Ahmad Bradshaw topped 200 yards on the ground and Reggie Wayne cracked 200…

Week 5 War Room

Did that exciting Rams/Cardinals game work you into an uncontrollable fake football frenzy? I didn’t think so. On the bright…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 4

Week 4 is finished up the Cardinals and Rams have already kicked off week 5 in boring fashion, so we…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 5

Before we get into the week 5 bargain bin buys at FanDuel, make sure to check out our Week 5…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 5 Staff Ranks

Week 5 is upon us and bye weeks are in full force. Take a look at the Week 5 Fake…

Week 5 Waiver Wire

Welcome to the Week 5 Waiver Wire, where you will find all the spiciest ingredients for improving your fantasy stew.…

Week 4 Recap: The Marquee Quarterbacks Are Alive!

Week 4 is just about wrapped up, and Sunday’s action saw a few things actually go right for fantasy owners,…

Week 4 War Room

Welcome, fake footballers, you have just arrived at the official headquarters for every last lineup choice and every last tweak…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 3

Week 3 is finished up (and week 4 has already begun!), so we can now take a look at the…

TNF Recap: The Case of the Disappearing Pitta

Just a few quick observations after a closer than anticipated Thursday Night Football contest between Cleveland and Baltimore… Ray…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 4

First up is our main order of business, The Fake Football Week 4 $250 FanDuel Freeroll! Give it a try…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 4 Staff Ranks

The NFL season is a trio of weeks old, and there are some solid matchups headed our way in week…

Week 3 Recap: The Big Chief

Week 3 was one for the ages, as the Sunday slate was crammed full of overtimes, injuries, and big time…

Week 3 War Room

Week 3 has arrived in full force, and THIS is your one stop shop for fake football preparation. Whether your…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 2

Week 2 is all wrapped up, so we can now take a look at the aftermath from the 28 The…

Welcome to the World of Andre Brown

Week 3’s Thursday Night Football tilt promised the same high scoring, action packed fantasy performances that week 2 promised, yet…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 3 Staff Ranks

Getting ready to build on that 2-0 record? Looking to turn your season around after an 0-2 start? Then join…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 3

As week 3 quickly approaches, The Fake Football and FanDuel are back with The Fake Football’s Week 3 $250 Freeroll.The…

Week 2 Recap: Enter the Spiller Gold Mine

The second week of the 2012 NFL season is almost complete, and we are beginning to gain a clearer understanding…

Week 2 War Room

Here at The Fake Football, we are going to close our eyes, take a deep breath, and pretend that Thursday…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 2

Aaaaaaaand we’re back! Just in case week 1 slapped you with the cold hand of defeat, or injury, The Fake…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 1

Week 1 is has been tucked in tight and put to bed, so we can now take a look at…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 2 Staff Ranks

Week 1 is finally over. What a blast, huh? Unless, of course, you own Fred Jackson. If that is the…

Week 1 Headliners: All Day and the Dirty Birds

Week 1 is nearly complete, and we will wrap things up with a Monday Night Football doubleheader. Please keep in…

Week 1 War Room

This is it. No more mock drafts, and certainly no second chances at real drafts. We have spent every day…

FanDuel Bargains: Week 1

Before we get to the week 1 FanDuel money makers, make sure you get signed up for The Fake Football’s…

Week 1 Recap: The Unicorn and the Ogletree

The 2012 fantasy season is officially underway, so now we can spend the next three days hitting refresh on our…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 1 Staff Ranks

All that blood, sweat, and alcohol we poured out during draft season has led us to this moment…Week 1!!! It’s…

TheFakeFootball $250 FanDuel Freeroll

After spending hours dissecting The Fake Football Rankings, printing out cheat sheets, and devouring the strategy department, you have ACED…

2012 Fake Football Staff Rankings

Here are our first Staff Rankings for 2012. We will continue to update these as needed. Please submit all praise…

2012 Fantasy Football Rankings: Jeff Brubach

Alright, folks. Below are my own personal rankings for the 2012 fantasy football season. Now, get a work related website…

The Fake Football Drafting Tiers

Draft season is finally upon us! What? You’re not ready? Well look no further than The Fake Football’s Drafting Tiers.…

2012 Fantasy Football Running Back Projections

08/28 Update: Tons of running back updates below, including…you guessed it…the Redskins! Maurice Jones-Drew: MJD is still holding out, and…

2012 Fantasy Football Tight End Projections

08/28 Update: Only two updates this time around… Jason Witten: Apparently Witten’s spleen may be healing faster than originally anticipated.…

2012 Fantasy Football Quarterback Projections

08/28 Update: A new Seahawk enters the ranks, and other notes… Russell Wilson: As a Seattle native, I have paid…

You Down With DHB?

For those of you that read the title of this article and DIDN’T respond with, “Yeah, you know me,” get…

2012 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Projections

08/28 Update: More preseason action means more movement in the projections of fake football’s pass catchers… Wes Welker: I still…

Keeping Your Fantasy Football League Competitive

Most fake football players have seen the following week 13 scenario unfold in their fantasy league: Two teams are…

Die-Hard Fantasy: The Dynasty

Yippee-ki-yay, fake footballers! Us fine folks here at The Fake Football have been spreading the good word of snake draft…

Snake Drafts: Position of Power

Posted by Jeff

The 30 minute warning before a snake draft is a very stressful moment in the life of a fake footballer.…

LaDainian Tomlinson, Fantasy Monster

As all avid Fake Footballers can attest, running backs have routinely ruled the fantasy landscape. There aren’t many feelings as…

Extra Value Menu

Checking current fantasy football ADP (Average Draft Position) reports is one of my favorite summer pastimes, right next to BBQ-ing…

Mock Draft Recap: Pick 12

Posted by Jeff

Alrighty, folks. The rust has now been officially knocked off the big bad @OrangeBru draft machine, as my very first…