2016 Fantasy Football

Fantasy Equity Scores: Turning An Eye to Upside

A pronounced negative median equity score for a wide receiver going in the first couple rounds should give you the night sweats — the kind I get when I dream of the infamous Jordy Drop or an American hellscape in which people willingly consume IPAs. God save the republic. Receivers with a ...

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Fantasy Equity Scores: Top Receivers With Scary (Good) Fantasy Floors

Creating a range of outcomes for the game’s top receivers might have more importance today — with the proliferation of Zero RB and variations of the strategy — than it’s ...

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Fantasy Equity Scores: The Quarterback Goods, For Cheap

I enjoy this part of the equity score exercise largely because it feels like a cleansing shower. I long to wash away the stink of “Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers ...

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Fantasy Equity Scores: Elite Quarterback Floors and Ceilings

I’m back for a fourth year of fantasy equity scores because, well, fantasy footballers seem not to hate their analysts raving about ranges of outcomes. And that’s what this little exercise ...

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Feed at the Trough of Targets: Part 1

The key to long-term fantasy football success, like happiness, is probably mundane. The online beast that is the fantasy football industry dissects every NFL season, every game, every snap, every throw ...

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That Just Happened: Tight Ends (Part I)

  If you asked me immediately after the 2016 season how the tight end position had fared, I would have said it was an apocalypse and this article was going to ...

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THAT JUST HAPPENED: RUNNING BACKS, PART II

  In Part I, I laced the track with a macro-level look at the running back position. Now it’s time to lock the flow with the micro view. First, a few ground ...

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That Just Happened: Running Backs, Part I

THAT JUST HAPPENED: RUNNING BACKS, PART I Don’t call it a comeback, they’ve been here for years. Sure, in 2015 running backs made tears rain down like a monsoon, but in 2016 ...

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That Just Happened: Quarterbacks, Part II

  In Part I, I took a look at the quarterback position from a macro level. Now it’s time to dig into the details. To say Aaron Rodgers was the QB1 ...

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2016 Fantasy Review: AFC South

Host to letdown seasons from some of the most talented QB/team/scheme-proof skill players across the NFL, it was also home to a Titans team that ran a successful – if ...

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That Just Happened, Quarterbacks, Part I

Everyone knows the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, the biblical cities rife with corruption and vice, targeted for destruction by God. Being a man (or woman!) of reason, God offered ...

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2016 Fantasy Review: AFC North

Sporting two of the most relevant fantasy players sharing the same real-life NFL team (Bell, Brown), the rest of the AFC North was a bit of a value pit for ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Divisional Round WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at your GPP plays for the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. If you want to ...

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Mitigating Risk: Divisional DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @Justin_Redwards The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Divisional Round DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to The Fake Football Divisional Round FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have put together a ...

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Divisional Round DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to The Fake Football Divisional Round FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin Bales we have put ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Divisional Round FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. If you want to know more about ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Wild Card Round WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the WEEKEND UPDATE at the GPP plays for the Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs. If you want to know more ...

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Wild Card Weekend DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to The Fake Football Wild Card Weekend FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have put together ...

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Mitigating Risk: Wild Card DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @Justin_Redwards The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Wild Card Weekend DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to The Fake Football Wild Card Weekend FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin Bales we have ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Wild Card Round FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for the Wild Card Round of the NFL Playoffs. If you want to know more ...

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Week 17 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (Updated)

Welcome to Week 17 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 17)

Games to Attack New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons   It’s not a surprise that the Saints end the season in a game with the highest Vegas total on the slate. The ...

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Week 17 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 17 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 17 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the WEEKEND UPATE for NFL Week 17. If you want to know more about my article and what it’s all about, please ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 17 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @Justin_Redwards The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 17 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff Week 17 marks the official finale of the 2016 fantasy football season! It has been a pleasure discussing QB/TE streaming options here at TheFakeFootball with you all season, and ...

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Week 17 Fantasy Football Rankings

Week 17 has arrived and The Fake Football is back with one more round of rankings for you crazies still playing in league championship matchups. Playing time expectations are all ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 17 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 17. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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Week 16 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 16 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have ...

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Week 16 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 16 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 16)

Games to Attack Tampa Bay Bucs vs New Orleans Saints  The Saints always have elite upside as an offense when they are playing at home. They are 3 point favorites in a game ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 16 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 16. You can check out my First ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 16 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @Justin_Redwards The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 15 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 16 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I’m not talking the holiday season folks; its Fantasy Football Championship time! For most leagues, Week 16 represents Championship Week and ...

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Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings

  Championship week has arrived in fantasy football land, bringing hopes of fake football glory to leagues everywhere. As always, your pals at The Fake Football are here with weekly rankings ...

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Week 16 Starts and Sits

We’re here. Week 16. The second to last week of the NFL regular season but the most important week of your year. Fantasy football championship games. Whether you have one game ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 16 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 16. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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Week 15 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 15 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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Week 15 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 15 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 15 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 15. You can check out my First ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 15)

Games to Attack San Francisco 49ers vs Atlanta Falcons  This is a scary matchup for San Francisco. The Falcons have the best offense in the NFL, and the 49ers have the worst ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 15 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @Justin_Redwards The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Week 15 Fantasy Football Rankings

The fantasy football playoffs are in full swing and fake footballers will be looking to advance once again in Week 15. Below, you will find The Fake Football’s Staff Week ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 14 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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Week 15 Defensive Field of Streams

Follow @fantasy_schnerd What a whacky Week 14 it was. Melvin Gordon got injured in the 1st Quarter, Dez Bryant scored -1 point, and Russell Wilson threw 5 interceptions. Not to mention ...

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Dynasty Buys and Sells: Wide Receiver and Tight End

Follow @supermt Welcome to our dynasty league edition of Buy/Sell. One of the most exciting parts about participating in a dynasty league is the year-round aspect of the format. While most redraft ...

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Week 15 Starts and Sits

Put that coffee down. We’re in week 15 which means either you just made the playoffs, you won a playoff game, or you got a bye. You’re on your way to ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 15 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff Welcome back my friends to the semifinal version of the Streaming Spotlight! If your team is still alive, congratulations and let’s discuss some options to get you to the ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 15 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 15. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 15

Follow @scedar015 Hello and welcome to the Wire Tap: Week 15. If you’re reading this, congratulations on not playing against Le’Veon Bell last weekend. Of course, Bell wasn’t the only thing that ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 14 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 14. You can check out my First ...

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Week 14 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 14 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 14 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @lowercase11 The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Week 14 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 14 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 14)

Games to Attack New Orleans Saints vs Tampa Bay Bucs The Saints and Bucs have two of the highest scoring offenses in the NFL. It’s no coincidence that this game is set ...

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Week 14 Defensive Field of Streams

Follow @fantasy_schnerd Playoff week is here, y’all! December is here and the Holidays are near. December means we need to start paying attention to the weather when streaming defenses. Snow already ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 14 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff WHAT TIME IS IT!? GAME TIME! WOOOOOO! I get psyched up every time I listen to Michael Jordan and those great Chicago Bulls teams chant before games. It gets ...

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Week 14 Starts and Sits

Follow @scedar015 Brian Hoyer in 2015: 60.7 completion percentage, 5.1 touchdown percentage, 1.9 interception percentage, and 7.2 adjusted yard/attempt. Brock Osweiler in 2015: 61.8 completion percentage, 3.6 touchdown percentage, 2.2 interception percentage, ...

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Week 14 Fantasy Football Rankings

Fantasy playoff season has finally arrived. No more time for messing around. Bye weeks are finished and only the strongest teams have survived to make one final push for fantasy ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 13 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 14

Follow @scedar015 On any top 10 list of greatest sports press conferences, you can argue all day about spots 4-10.  There are plenty of good nominees: Mike Gundy’s “I’m a man, ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 14 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 14. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 13 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 13. You can check out my First ...

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Week 13 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 13 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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Week 13 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 13 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 13)

Games to Attack Detroit Lions vs New Orleans Saints  This game shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. There is no going wrong when targeting guys in this game. Both teams are ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 13 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @lowercase11 The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Dynasty Buys and Sells: Quarterback and Running Back

Follow @supermt Welcome to our dynasty league edition of Buy/Sell. One of the most exciting parts about participating in a dynasty league is the year-round aspect of the format. While most redraft ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 13 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff Welcome to the Week 13 edition of the QB/TE Streaming Spotlight! Since we last talked, I have worked on enhancing my “Dad bod” transformation by crushing many delicious turkey ...

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Week 13 Starts and Sits

Follow @scedar015 Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History podcast had a great episode discussing two types of geniuses: (1) those who work quickly, knowing exactly what they want to do and can deliver ...

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Week 13 Defensive Field of Streams

Follow @fantasy_schnerd I apologize for missing last week. The Thanksgiving holiday gets crazy for the girlfriend and I. We hit 4 different stops in our adventures on Turkey Day. I was ...

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Week 13 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to Week 13. The fantasy regular season is drawing to a close, with the playoffs right around the corner. Cleveland and Tennessee are on bye this week, the last ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 13

Follow @scedar015 Did you head out to the mall on midnight after Thanksgiving to get in line for Black Friday deals?  Did you spend all day yesterday shopping online while trying ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 13 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 13. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 12 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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Week 12 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 12 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have ...

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Week 12 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 12 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 12 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 12. You can check out my First ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 12 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @lowercase11 The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 12)

Games to Attack Arizona Cardinals vs Atlanta Falcons This is an interesting matchup. The Falcons have an elite offense, while the Cardinals have struggled a bit. In turn, the Cardinals have played ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 12 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff Welcome to the Thanksgiving week edition of the Streaming Spotlight! I am so amped up for this week for two reasons…one, we have no bye weeks to contend with. ...

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Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to the Week 12 installment of The Fake Football’s Staff Rankings. The fantasy Gods finally gifted us a week with no byes, so teams that survived last week’s injury ...

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Week 12 Starts and Sits

Time for a dress rehearsal. While bye weeks aren’t done, because for whatever reason the Titans and Browns have next week off, there aren’t any this week which means we ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 12

Follow @scedar015 Crayons.  Family.  Hugs.  Aunt Raleigh.  Leaves. That’s what my 3-year-old daughter is thankful for, according to the bottom of her hand turkey art project.  Pretty solid list in my opinion. As ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 11 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 12 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 12. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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Week 11 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 11 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have ...

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Week 11 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 11 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 11)

Games to Attack Tennessee Titans vs Indianapolis Colts  The Titans are an interesting offense. They have been on fire recently, and they have a clear cut three players to stack: Marcus Mariota, ...

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Week 11 Fantasy Football Rankings

The fantasy playoffs are only weeks away, so each and every game is critical at this point season. Week 11 has arrived and brings four more bye weeks, so be ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 11 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17 The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 11. I’ll be using ownership data from ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 11 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @lowercase11 The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Week 11 Defensive Field of Streams

Follow @fantasy_schnerd It seems there has been a changing of the guard on how the end of games are handled. I was watching the Cowboys and Steelers game on Sunday, and ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 11

Follow @supermt Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis. One way to ...

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Week 11 Starts and Sits

Follow @JacksonSafon It’s a super high-scoring slate this week, with four games having at least a 50 point predicted point total. Because of that, it’s going to be important to pick ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 11 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff For better or for worse, it is Week 11. In most leagues, there are merely three more opportunities to pass your competition and get into the playoffs. Depending on ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 10 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 11

Follow @scedar015 It was a weird week in the NFL.  Brock Osweiler threw for 99 yards and won.  The Rams didn’t score a touchdown and won (again).  And weirdest of all, ...

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Week 10 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 10 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have ...

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Week 10 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 10 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 10)

Games to Attack   Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers  These are two of the better offenses in the NFL when they are healthy. Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott are the two obvious plays ...

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Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to Week 10. The fantasy football home stretch has arrived and victories are crucial with the playoffs right around the corner. Another four teams are on bye this week, ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 10 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @lowercase11 The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 10 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 10. You can check out my First ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 10

Follow @supermt Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis. One way to ...

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Week 10 Starts and Sits

We’re not at the home stretch of the regular season yet, but we’re almost there. We’re at the home stretch for the home stretch. With most leagues having only four ...

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Week 10 Defensive Field of Streams

Follow @fantasy_schnerd Everyone has their opinion on the new President, but what is totally ridiculous to me is that Harambe had over 15,000 write-in votes. Harambe was the gorilla that was ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 9 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 10 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff Welcome to the Week 10 version of the QB/TE Streaming Spotlight! As we all digest last night’s election results, just remember that fantasy football can always serve as a ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 10

Follow @scedar015 Election Day!  Finally this ridiculous, drawn-out election cycle will come to an end (assuming no coup attempt by the loser—can’t be ruled out).  In honor of this election, I’m ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 10 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 10. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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Week 9 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 9 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin Bales ...

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Week 9 DFS Value Picks

  Chalk Value Plays Charcandrick West vs Jacksonville Charizard. Charknado. Whatever your nickname for West, the fact of the matter is that he is the clear #1 back and will be in line for at ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 9 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 9. You can check out my First ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 9 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @lowercase11 The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 9)

Games to Attack Indianapolis Colts vs Green Bay Packers  The Colts and Packers have two of the better offenses in the NFL this season. They have both dealt with injuries, but they ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 9

Follow @supermt Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis. One way to ...

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Week 9 Starts And Sits

Follow @JacksonSafon Like Week 8, there are six teams on bye this week, with some very fantasy-relevant teams such as New England, Cincinnati, and Arizona. Because of this, you’ll likely need ...

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Week 9 Defensive Field of Streams

Follow @fantasy_schnerd   I work in property management for a living and every day is different. The business of property management keeps me interested in going to work everyday and, just like ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 9 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff   “It’s a bold strategy Cotton, let’s see if it pays off for ‘em!” – Pepper Brooks in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story Nothing screams “bold move” like Bill Belichick trading ...

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Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to Week 9. Another heavy dose of bye weeks will hit the fantasy world this week, so be sure all Bears, Bengals, Patriots, Cardinals, Redskins, and Texans are placed ...

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Week 9 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 9 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Chet Gresham, we have put ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 9

Follow @scedar015 Halloween is in the rearview mirror, but if you had a good señora in high school Spanish, then you know we rolled right into another holiday, as today is ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 9 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 9. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 8 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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Week 8 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

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Week 8 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 8 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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Week 8 DFS Value Picks

  Chalk Value Plays Devontae Booker vs San Diego There is chalk, and then there is Booker, who might as well be the white cliffs of Dover. It would almost be more shocking to ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 8)

Games to Attack   Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons  This game is projected to be the highest scoring on the slate and for good reason. The Falcons have the highest scoring offense ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 8 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

Follow @lowercase11 The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 8

Follow @supermt Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis. One way to ...

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Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings

Week 8 has arrived and brings bye week havoc into the lives of fake footballers everywhere. Six NFL teams will be resting this week while we sweat out Week 8 ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 8 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff   Let’s start the week by paying respect to one of my favorite fantasy football running backs of our time. The fantasy football world had to say goodbye this week to ...

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Week 8 Defensive Field of Streams

Follow @fantasy_schnerd   If you have not noticed, I put a lot of streaming defense emphasis on opponent offensive line play. My reasoning is that if the offensive line collapses, the whole ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 8

Follow @scedar015 I don’t exactly love living in Connecticut.  Not much to do.  Bad weather.  Obnoxious Patriots fans.  The only thing I really enjoy about my adopted home state is the ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 7 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 8

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 8. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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Week 7 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

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Week 7 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

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Week 7 DFS Value Picks

  Chalk Value Plays Jacquizz Rodgers at San Francisco After reading Doug Shain’s Hail Mary, I now know that Rodgers is much more of a chalk play than I thought he was going to ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 7 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 7. You can check out my First ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 7)

Games to Attack   Washington Redskins vs Detroit Lions  The Redskins and Lions are two offensive-based teams that can score against anyone. They are both dealing with multiple injuries on offense, which is ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 7 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for us ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 7

Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis. One way to do ...

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Week 7 Starts or Sits

Follow @JacksonSafon Injuries have plagued this season, as they seem to do every season, and in Week 6 it was Ben Roethlisberger who went down. Before you ask, yes, you should ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 7 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff Week 6 was a great example of how your streaming decisions can make or break your squad. Once considered waiver wire fodder, Case Keenum and Cody Kessler put up ...

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Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings

The fantasy football regular season is just about halfway over and wins are at a premium with the playoffs looming. Only two teams are on bye in Week 7 (Dallas, ...

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Week 7 Defensive Field of Streams

Follow @fantasy_schnerd   You know the NFL rules the fantasy sports community when the interest lasts the whole year and people don’t check out once other sports start. NHL has started and ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 6 Recap

Follow @ianrgold Follow @Bankster17 A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 7

Follow @scedar015 The good folks over at the Living the Stream podcast have been on that anti-floss life ever since the Associated Press reported there’s no proof flossing actually works.  I ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 7 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 7. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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Week 6 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 6 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith, Chet Gresham and Jason Bales, ...

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Week 6 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

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Week 6 DFS Value Picks

  Chalk Value Plays   Sammie Coates at Miami Be very careful with Coates. In addition to having a hand laceration, Coates is also dealing with a broken index finger. He was at practice on Friday, which ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 6 WEEKEND UPDATE

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 6. You can check out my First ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 6 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for us ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 6)

Games to Attack   Carolina Panthers vs New Orleans Saints  The Saints make their way onto the list once again this week. They will be playing in New Orleans, where they are a ...

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Week 6 Starts and Sits

Follow @scedar015 To be, or not to be… Hamlet was contemplating whether to live or die, but this was all before the advent of fantasy football.  If Shakespeare were alive today, this ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 6

Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis. One way to do ...

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Week 6 Fantasy Football Rankings

The fantasy football season is now five weeks old and bye weeks are in full swing. Be sure all Vikings and Bucs players are safely placed on your bench, then ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 6 QB & TE

Follow @chrismanniff After five weeks of the fantasy football season, your team and league are beginning to take shape. The start of the season may have gone exactly to plan. If ...

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Week 6 Defensive Field of Streams

  I want to start out by thanking Scott Cedar for filling in last week. His YOLO pick of the Buccaneers defense was just fantastic as they tortured Derek Anderson all ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 6 FIRST LOOK

Follow @Bankster17   The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 6. If you want to know more about my article and what ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 6

Follow @scedar015 I love when Apple rolls out a new update for the iPhone.  It’s always the same—they don’t “fix” anything, because there’s nothing broken in the first place—they just change ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 5 Recap

A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the enjoyment that ...

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Week 5 DFS Value Picks

  Chalk Value Plays   DeAndre Washington vs San Diego Though Jordan Howard will probably be the highest owned RB across all sites—and for good reason—, Washington won’t be far behind. The former Red ...

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Week 5 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 5 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith, Chet Gresham and Jason Bales, ...

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Week 5 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 5 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 5)

Games to Attack   San Diego Chargers vs Oakland Raiders This is a game between two of the best offenses in the NFL this season. There really isn’t a starter in this game ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 5 WEEKEND UPDATE

The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 4. You can check out my First Look ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 5 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for us ...

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Week 5 Defensive Field of Streams

Wait, isn’t this the guy who writes ridiculously long waiver wire columns with outdated pop culture references?  Yup, TheFakeFootball is streaming me in for the Week 5 D/ST streaming column.  ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 5

Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis, treating the trade market ...

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Week 5 Starts and Sits

We’re 1/4 of the way through the fantasy season and up is down and down is sideways. DeAndre Hopkins had one catch for four yards while Will Fuller had 27 points. ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 5 QB & TE

As I analyzed Week 4, I kept thinking that the whole week was one big market correction. Through three weeks, some of the league’s biggest early season stories seemed either ...

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Week 5 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to Week 5. The NFL threw an extra log on the bye week fire this week, as we have four teams relaxing by the pool while the rest of ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 5

Week 4 is an important turning point in fantasy football.  According to an article I read last year, didn’t bookmark, and now cannot find the link to (oops… just trust ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 5 FIRST LOOK

The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 5. If you want to know more about my article and what it’s ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 4 Recap

A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the enjoyment that ...

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Week 4 DFS Value Picks

  Chalk Value Plays Jordan Howard vs Detroit Hmm…there could be a Bears theme in the works, but I won’t tell. The rookie Howard will be getting a huge opportunity this week as ...

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Week 4 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 4 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith, Chet Gresham and Jason Bales, ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 4)

Games to Attack New Orleans Saints vs San Diego Chargers The Saints and Chargers have the highest total on the slate by a long shot. San Diego is a 4 point favorite ...

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Week 4 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 4 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 4 WEEKEND UPDATE

The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 4. You can check out my First Look ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 4 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for us ...

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Fantasy Football Week 4 Defensive Field of Streams

One of the new trends I will be looking at for defensive streaming are west coast teams having to travel to the east coast with 1:00 p.m. EST starts. Keep ...

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Week 4 Starts and Sits

It’s only week four and bye weeks are already here. With the Eagles and Packers off this week, you’ll have to find replacements for several fantasy difference makers. We’re finally moving ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 4 QB & TE

Week 4 marks the beginning of bye weeks. For fantasy football players, bye weeks create the opportunity to prove to your league mates who truly is the best strategic player. ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 4

Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis, treating the trade market ...

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Week 4 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to The Fake Football’s Staff Week 4 Fantasy Football Rankings. Week 4 has arrived and brings the first batch of bye weeks to terrorize your rosters. Green Bay and ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 4

If you weren’t watching Monday Night Football, you were probably watching the first presidential debate. I would’ve loved to combine the two.  You can probably tell more about the candidates by ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 3 Recap

A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the enjoyment that ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 4 FIRST LOOK

The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 4. If you want to know more about my article and what it’s ...

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Week 3 DFS Value Picks: UPDATED

  Chalk Value Plays Miami Dolphins DST vs Cleveland Well, the price-makers oat Yahoo! got out ahead of the game on this one. They have Miami tied for the highest priced DST on ...

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Week 3 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 3 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain, Chet Gresham, and Justin ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 3 WEEKEND UPDATE

The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the Hail Mary WEEKEND UPDATE where I look at our GPP plays for NFL Week 3. You can check out my First Look ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 3)

Games to Attack     Atlanta Falcons vs New Orleans Saints Once again, the Saints make their way into this article. They always seem to get into shootouts, especially when they are playing in ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 3 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for us ...

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Week 3 Starts and Sits

We’re exactly half of a football deflation suspension into the NFL season and Tom Brady’s team is starting a third string rookie on national television! Two weeks in and some patterns ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 3

Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis, treating the trade market ...

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Week 3 Defensive Field of Streams

Rookie QBs are headlining the news going into Week 3. Streaming defenses against rookie Quarterbacks used to be the sharp play, but that hasn’t necessarily been the move with Dak ...

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Week 3 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 3 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith, Chet Gresham and Jason Bales, ...

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Week 3 Staff Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to Week 3 of the fantasy football season. If any of your players are still standing with functional ACL’s, then count your lucky stars and prepare yourself for another ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 3 QB & TE

As exciting as Week 1 was, Week 2 was a bloodbath. The injury bug infested potential fantasy stars such as Adrian Peterson, Danny Woodhead, Doug Martin, Doug Baldwin, Tyler Lockett, ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 2 Recap

A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the enjoyment that ...

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THE WIRE TAP: WEEK 3

A few months ago I was driving home when a car cut me off. I immediately reached for my horn. Not out of road rage, but a man got to ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 3 FIRST LOOK

The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the FIRST LOOK at the GPP plays for NFL Week 3. If you want to know more about my article and what it’s ...

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Week 2 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 2 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Jason Bales, we have ...

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Week 2 DFS Value Picks: UPDATED

What a Week 1! Value abounded, and much of it came from unexpected sources (I’m looking at you, Jack Doyle). Some of the picks I wrote about went well, namely ...

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Week 2 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! (UPDATED)

Welcome to Week 2 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain and Justin Bales we ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 2)

Games to Attack   New Orleans Saints vs New York Giants  The Saints will likely be on this list plenty of times throughout the season. They are a team that loves to get ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 2 Weekend Update

The Huddle – Opening Statement Welcome to the WEEKEND UPDATE of the Hail Mary, a long look at the GPP plays for NFL Week 2. If you want to know ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 2 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for us ...

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Week 2 Starts and Sits

We back. And we back. And we back.  Even in the heartbreak of your two point loss thanks to Dez Bryant barely dropping a touchdown, you made it to week two. ...

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Buy Low/Sell High: Week 2

Welcome to our weekly edition of Buy Low/Sell High. The skilled fantasy owner should be using trades to his or her advantage on a weekly basis, treating the trade market ...

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Week 2 Staff Fantasy Football Rankings

The first week of the fantasy football season is in the books, and whether you received a win, loss, or Keenan Allen in Week 1, the season is long and ...

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Week 2 Defensive Field of Streams

There were many expected–and unexpected–happenings in Week 1. The expected happenings range from the Cowboys losing a another game minus Tony Romo, and the unexpected being stud wide out Keenan ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 2 QB & TE

Let’s all take a few deep breaths after the wildly entertaining Week 1. Woooosaaahhh…Woooosaaahhh… The opening week gave us high-quality football, crazy comebacks, gutsy decisions, and just a ton of fun. It ...

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Yahoo Cup – Week 1 Recap

A lot of DFS sites have rolled out leagues this year, where you can play in one league with your friends all season long while still getting the enjoyment that ...

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The Wire Tap: Week 2

Should I trade Adrian Peterson for Carlos Hyde?  Is Carlos Hyde the #1 running back this year?  Can Carlos Hyde beat up Chuck Norris in a fight? This was the discussion ...

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Week 1 DFS Cheat Sheet: FanDuel and DraftKings UPDATED

Welcome to Week 1 of the 2016 The Fake Football FanDuel and DraftKings DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Ian Goldsmith and Jason Bales, we have ...

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Week 1 DFS Cheat Sheet: FantasyDraft and Yahoo! UPDATED

Welcome to Week 1 of the 2016 The Fake Football FantasyDraft and Yahoo! DFS Cheat Sheet! . With the help of our resident DFS Gurus Doug Shain and Justin Bales we have ...

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Week 1 DFS Value Picks: Weekend Update

Hey there, folks. A lot has happened in the fantasy world since this article went live on Tuesday, which has led to an increase in the value options across the ...

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NFL Plays: Vegas Odds (Week 1)

Games to Attack   Oakland Raiders vs New Orleans Saints  The Raiders have a young, up-and-coming offense that should be able to score with the best of teams this season. They also have ...

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Mitigating Risk: Week 1 DraftKings Cash Game Plays

The time to grind is here, boys and girls. While we throw our hard-earned money at DFS and hope to become the next Milly Maker, it is prudent for us ...

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Week 1 Defensive Field of Streams

Hooray, Hooray! After 8 long months we are finally ready for some real football. Lineup setting is in full force, and productive Sundays have come to an end. We will ...

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Week 1 Starts and Sits

Winter is coming, and so is football season. We’re just days away from the start of the NFL season, and more importantly, the start of fantasy football season. With that, I’d ...

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Week 1 Staff Fantasy Football Rankings

Week 1 has finally arrived. Setting a lineup will be more enjoyable this week than any other week of the season as players have fully functional ACL’s and bye weeks ...

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Streaming Spotlight – Week 1 QB & TE

It is time, fantasy football fanatics…It is time to kick off the 2016 NFL Season in Denver, and it is time to make those critical additions to your squad to ...

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Training Camp Notes: September 1st

Derrick Henry Playing with the Second(ish) String The former Heisman winner continued to tear apart opposing defenses last night against the Miami Dolphins, gaining 62 yards on 7 carries, including a 22 ...

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The Hail Mary (NFL DFS): Week 1 WEEKEND UPDATE (9/9)

The Huddle – Opening Statement (I will try to keep this relatively short most weeks, but this week we’ll go a little longer)   Welcome to the WEEKEND UPDATE of the first ...

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Ugly Ducklings

Everyone knows the story of the ugly duckling. The poor, little guy was mocked, ridiculed, and left alone in the cold winter just because he wasn’t much of a looker. ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 30th

  Teddy Bridgewater’s Season Done The biggest and worst news to come out of training camp yesterday and maybe the summer of 2016 is the loss of Bridgewater’s season. He dislocated his ...

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Preseason Notes: August 29th

If you haven’t already, join one of our Reader Leagues! Siemian Scraps Sanchez’ Starter Status Former mediocre Northwestern player Trevor Siemian, will now be at the helm for the reigning champion Denver ...

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The All-Bust Team

Just as there is no such thing as a “sleeper” anymore, the concept of a “bust” is relative to draft position. First round “busts” are the most obvious because they require ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 25th

Ro-no. In a scene that has become all too familiar, Tony Romo hit the ground awkwardly last night and started writhing in pain.  Both Jerry Jones and Jason Garrett said that ...

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Fantasy Equity Scores: The Upside Running Back Flier Tier

Fantasy equity scores for running backs get shakier as we move past the guys with solid, knowable roles in their respective offenses. Some of the running backs outside the first 30 ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 24th

If you haven’t already, join one of our Reader Leagues! John Brown Experiencing Headaches To say concussions are dangerous would be to vastly undermine the negative effects that they can have. So, ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 23rd

As I sit here eating whatever the hell a Taste Rite is and drinking a PBR in good ol’ Denver, this batch of Training Camp  Notes will be very Broncos-centric.   No ...

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Early Round Vetoes

A few months before my son was born, my wife and I were discussing names: Wife: How about Oliver? I love that name. Me: Yuck, no. Wife: Nathan? Me: Nope. Wife: Spencer? Me: Umm… don’t hate ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 22nd

Vontae Out, Cromartie In IDP players take note, the Colts will be without starting CB Vontae Davis for at least a month. According to Adam Schefter, Davis, who has at least ...

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MFL10 Strategy: Preseason Week 2 – What does it all mean??

  We have now seen two games from each team this preseason and now we can start to make some real moves in out MFL10 drafts based on what we’ve seen. ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 21

Dion Lewis Needs Second Knee Surgery; PUP List Bound In perhaps the most surprising news of the day, it was announced that Patriots running back Dion Lewis will need a second ...

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MFL10 Xtreme ZeroRB Strategy

Grab yer body board and a 2 Liter of Crystal Pepsi, we’re going surfing through late RB value. Back in June I took a look at applying the Zero RB ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 20th

Up and Down Day for the Bills and their “Mafia” Arguably the most surprising and fantasy relevant news of the day was the release of second year back Karlos Williams. According ...

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2016 Fantasy Football Drafting Tiers

Follow @jeff_brubach Welcome to the holiday season, fake footballers. Fantasy draft day is the summer equivalent of the winter holiday season as we trade tinsel for touchdowns, sleigh bells for sleepers, ...

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Preseason DFS: Saturday, August 20th

  Ryan Nassib (at BUF) Ryan Nassib is not the fanciest play on the board, but he is going to see quite a bit of time under the helm week two against ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 19th

Le’Veon Back Week 4 As a Chiefs fan, damn. As a fantasy owner, woohoo! The NFL decided to reduce Le’Veon Bell’s suspension from four games to three. Why? Frankly, I’m not ...

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The 2016 The Fake Football Reader Leagues!

ARE YOU NEW TO THE FAKE FOOTBALL READER LEAGUES?   No problem, but I am now legally obligated to warn you that you’re in for a fantastic time. Now that I have ...

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The All-Sleeper Team

What even is a sleeper anymore? The fantasy football industry has exploded in recent years and with it, so has the amount of fantasy football analysis. You can find articles for ...

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Preseason DFS: Friday, August 19th

  Nate Sudfeld (vs NYJ) Sudfeld is a sneaky option for DFS this week. He was a highly productive player at Indiana, and he may have been selected higher in the ...

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Let the Games Begin?

I’m always excited for the Olympics. Until they actually start, that is, and I remember there’s a reason I don’t watch swimming, archery, or horse jumping the 3 years and ...

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Preseason DFS: Thursday, August 18th

  Brett Hundley (vs OAK)  Brett Hundley has been dealing with an ankle injury for a little bit over a week now, but it looks like he is going to be ready ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 17th

Triple S is Back on Track After a long rehab from an Achilles tendon rupture, Steve Smith, the ageless wonder, has been activated from the Ravens’ active/PUP list after having passed ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 16th

Matt Forte not concerned From his own mouth, Matt Forte will “definitely”  be suiting up for the Jets regular season opener against the Bengals. The pass-catching phenom who has spent the ...

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Reflecting on August MFL10 ADP

As we round the final stretch of MFL10’s for the 2016 season (Final day to join a league is August 25th!!) I wanted to take one final look at recent ...

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Fantasy Equity Deep Dive: DeMarco Murray

DeMarco Murray, headed into the 2015 season, was the owner of a gleaming 4.9 yards per carry average. He had averaged seven rushing scores in his four seasons as a ...

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Lil Jon and Robert Downey Jr.: The Keys to Fantasy Football Glory

  One of the hot topics every August is who you should target for fantasy football sleepers. I define sleepers as players who have yet to have their breakout performance or ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 15th

Gronk with the Scare Everybody in the fantasy world got a bit of a scare on Monday when Rob Gronkowski, he of his own tight end tier, left practice with a ...

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MFL10 Strategy: Preseason Week 1 And What It Means For My MFL10 Draft

MFL10 Strategy: The First Week of Preseason is Over, What Does That Mean To Me? The first week of the NFL Preseason has come and gone. We are officially knee deep ...

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Fantasy Equity Scores: The Un-Sexy Running Back Tier

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Training Camp Notes: August 14

Kelvin Benjamin Not in Shape It came out on Sunday that third-year receiver Kelvin Benjamin is still not where he needs to be from a conditioning standpoint. The young wideout missed all ...

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Preseason DFS: Saturday, August 13

  Jared Goff (vs DAL) Jared Goff, reportedly, stood out last Saturday for the Los Angeles Rams, but he will have to work his way into a starting role this season, as ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 11th

Malcolm Mitchell  I’ll spare you the visual, but Patriots’ rookie wide receiver had a pretty graphic injury in their first preseason game last night. After catching four passes for 55 yards ...

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After a grueling six week process in which numerous fantasy scribes marched their way through a fierce gauntlet of fake football writing critiques (similar to The Gauntlet on American Gladiators, but ...

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Preseason DFS: Friday, August 12

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Training Camp Notes: August 10th

Stevie Gone for the Season See you in 2017, Stevie Johnson. He was always going to miss some time after tearing his meniscus, but there had been at least a glimmer ...

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Preseason DFS: Thursday, August 11

Bucs vs Eagles Both Carson Wentz and Chase Daniel should have decent upside for the Eagles, as coach Doug Pederson has said Daniel should get all of the first half after a couple ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 9th

Julian Edelman, oh, man A disheartening scene developed in New England Tuesday afternoon as the Patriots’ no. 1 WR left the field just two days after being pulled off of the ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 8th

Ebron Avoids Paris’ Wrath So much for the early calls of woe; it looks as if Eric Ebron will be nothing more than a little worse for the wear. Fearing an ...

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MFL10 Strategy: My Guys

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Training Camp Notes: August 7th

Julian’s Back In a bit of good news out of Patriots camp, star wideout Julian Edelman was back in practice in pads today. Edelman underwent offseason surgery on his foot, which ...

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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 at how the fantasy scene with shape up in ...

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Early ADP Musings: Quarterbacks

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Training Camp Notes: August 6th

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Training Camp Notes: August 5th

Dion Not Yet Ready for Primetime According to reports, Patriots running back Dion Lewis is the only Patriots player who has not yet been spotted at training camp. The Patriots and ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 4th

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The Hail Mary (NFL GPP Plays): Week 1 VERY Early First Look

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How to Choose… Wisely

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Scott Cedar for taking second place in Round 2 of The Fake Football Writing Contest! Here is his entry:   In one of the greatest movie scenes of all time, Indiana ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 3rd

Burnt Ends  You know, Nick Foles dabbled in being a QB for a bit, not in St. Louis of course. He’s not traveling far to join a new team in 2016, ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 2nd

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Fantasy Equity Scores: Top Running Backs And Arbitrage Options

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Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Chris Manni for taking second place in Round 2 of The Fake Football Writing Contest! Here is his entry:   Many of us know the general drafting advice such as “know ...

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The Charlie and The Chocolate Factory Theory for 2016 Fantasy Football Drafts

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Ian Braden for taking third place in Round 2 of The Fake Football Writing Contest! Here is his entry:   *Disclaimer* If you’ve not seen Charlie and The Chocolate Factory in a ...

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Training Camp Notes: August 1st

New #3 in San Diego Stevie Johnson’s injury on Sunday turned out to be a torn meniscus. Though he’ll get a second opinion, he is likely to go under the knife, ...

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Equity Score Deep Dive: Dwayne Allen

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Training Camp Notes: July 31st

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Early ADP Musings: Tight Ends

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Training Camp Notes: July 30th

$1 Million is Chump Change Another day of camp, another day of big news, the biggest of which is DeAndre Hopkins decided that he is not getting enough respect in the ...

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Training Camp Notes: July 29th

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Hello all you fake football writers and aspiring writers! Welcome to round three, the final round of our 2016 writing contest. First off, let me thank our sponsor Fantasy Pros ...

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Training Camp Notes: July 28th

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Training Camp Notes: July 27th

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QB Strength of Schedule: 2016

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MFL10 Strategy: Don’t Be Afraid to Pounce

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Fantasy Equity Scores: Sifting Through The Tight End Trash

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Offseason Moves

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Who Says You Can’t Go Home Again?

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Early ADP Musings: Wide Receivers

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Hello all you fake football writers and aspiring writers! Welcome to round two of our 2016 writing contest. First off, let me thank our sponsor Fantasy Pros. Second off, a ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Malcolm Mitchell

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 22.47219832 5/810 1/2 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.45361294.346.94 Career Production YearAgeGmTgtRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201118.4116145665428.6% 201219.4135240572415.3% 201320.4100000.0% 201421.484631248315.1% 201522.4139258865536.0% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage   Malcolm Mitchell is a name that has been garnering buzz as we’ve gotten deeper and deeper into the draft process. ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Jordan Howard

  Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.27223032 1/49 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.59*341224.34*7.14* * = Pro Day Results Career Production YearAgeGmRuAttRuYdRuTDRecReYdReTD 201319.21114588124831 201420.2123061587139721 201521.2919612139111061   After UAB shutdown their football program, Jordan Howard wasn’t forced to sit through the collegiate transfer rules and delivered a fine season at ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Keyarris Garrett

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 23.37522034 1/29 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.5336.51284.337.30   Career Production YearAgeGmTgtRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201119.37521000.3% 201220.31412167845928.6% 201321.3220768015.7% 201422.3109347698526.9% 201523.313159961588836.7% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage   In a draft class filled with unique and interesting collegiate circumstances at the wide receiver position, the path taken by Keyarris ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Leonte Carroo

  Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.97221131 3/89 5/8 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.5035.5120n/an/a   Career Production YearAgeGmTgtRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201319.995128478920.4% 201420.913945510861036.7% 201521.9856398091043.6% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage   Starting with on field production, Leonte Carroo sports one of the most unique production profiles of this draft class.  After ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Paul Perkins

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.17020831 5/89 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.5432124n/an/a Career Production YearAgeGmRuAttRuYdRuTDRecReYdReTD 201319.1131345736242960 201420.11325015729262012 201521.113237134314302421 // UCLA has been long removed from consistently funneling NFL offensive talent through their system, but Paul Perkins has been one of their most productive players since ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Laquon Treadwell

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 20.57422133 3/89 1/2 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.63*331174.29*7.05* *Pro Day Measurables Career Production YearAgeGmTgtRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201318.5139772608516.6% 201419.597548632525.4% 201520.5131228211531127.0% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage   Laquon Treadwell has arguably become one of the more polarizing prospects of this draft class after appearing to ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Kenneth Dixon

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.97021531 3/89 1/2 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.5837.51214.286.97 Career Production YearAgeGmRuAttRuYdRuTDRecReYdReTD 201218.91220011942710351 201319.910151917414851 201420.914253129922303856 201521.911197107019344677   Kenneth Dixon enters the league with one of the most highly decorated production profiles of this entire class. As a true freshman in 2012, Dixon set ...

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The Faked Goods: Fantasy Football Podcast #69

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Sterling Shepard

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 22.97019430 3/89 3/4 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.48411234.357.00 Career Production YearAgeGmTgtRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201219.9136245621314.2% 201320.9127551603724.4% 201421.9118051970541.0% 201522.9131178612881132.2% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage   As a true freshman, Sterling Shepard was an immediate contributor on an Oklahoma offense that 5th in the Nation in ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: C.J. Prosise

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.67222032 1/88 1/2 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.4835.51214.487.32 Career Production YearAgeGmRuAttRuYdRuTDRecReYdReTD 201319.6130007720 201420.613101261295162 201521.610156103211263081   C.J. Prosise had one of the more interesting collegiate careers of available players in this draft class. Prosise was recruited by Notre Dame to play wide receiver ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Michael Thomas (OSU)

Measureables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 22.87521232 1/810 1/2 40YdVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.57331264.136.80   Career Production YearAgeGmRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201219.81132201% 201421.81554799921.6% 201522.81356781931.8 Michael Thomas, Ohio State University (not Mike Thomas, Southern Miss), ranks inside the school’s all-time top-20 in receptions (113), reception yards (1602) and touchdowns (18) despite ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Corey Coleman

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.57119430 1/49 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone *4.4040.5129n/an/a *Pro Day Results Career Production YearAgeGmTgtRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201319.5136135527211.3% 201420.510886411191131.1% 201521.5121217413632039.1% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage   After redshirting in 2012, Corey Coleman took a significant stride forward in each of the three following seasons while ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Ezekiel Elliott

Measurables   FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 20.47222531 1/410 1/4 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.4732.5118n/an/a Career Production   YearAgeGmRuAttRuYdRuTDRecReYdReTD 201318.4123026223231 201419.41527318781828280 201520.41328918212327270   Ezekiel Elliott closed his career at Ohio State by reeling off back to back 1,800-yard rushing seasons. Not too shabby for a player that can’t even ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Josh Doctson

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 23.07420231 7/89 7/8 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.50411314.086.84 Career Production YearAgeGmTgtRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201120.0115335393517.9% 201321.0105636440418.7% 201422.0131176510181124.1% 201523.0101077913271435.2% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage   There may not be a player in this draft class that has helped their draft stock from a real and/or ...

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The Faked Goods: Fantasy Football Podcast #68

With the NFL free agency period in full effect, the Faked Goods Bros bring DLF’s, Nick Whalen, in to discuss the moves and prognosticate what they mean for 2016 and ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Will Fuller

  Measurables   FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.77218630 3/48 1/4 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.3233.51264.276.93   Career Production   YearAgeGmTgtRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201319.7615616014.8% 201420.7131157610941529.4% 201521.713956212581437.3% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage   When looking at wide receiver production profiles at the collegiate level I’m really drawn to players that have multiple seasons ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: De’Runnya Wilson

  Measureables   FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.37722433 7/89 1/4 40YdVertBroad3Cone20YSS 4.8528113DNPDNP   Career Production   YearAgeGmRecReYdReTDMSYD% 201319.31026351311.4 201420.31047680918.6 201521.313609181022.3   Dynasty Draft Profile: Paul Perkins Dynasty Draft Profile: Laquon Treadwell Dynasty Draft Profile: Kenneth Dixon Dynasty Draft Profile: Sterling Shepard Dynasty Draft Profile: C.J. Prosise Dynasty Draft Profile: Corey Coleman Dynasty Draft Profile: Michael Thomas (OSU) Dynasty Draft Profile: Ezekiel Elliott Dynasty ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Derrick Henry

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.575247338 3/4 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.54371304.387.20   Career Production YearAgeGmRuAttRuYdRuTDRecReYdReTD 201319.5103538231611 201420.5141729901151332 201521.51539522192811910 Dynasty Draft Profile: Paul Perkins Dynasty Draft Profile: Laquon Treadwell Dynasty Draft Profile: Kenneth Dixon Dynasty Draft Profile: Sterling Shepard Dynasty Draft Profile: C.J. Prosise Dynasty Draft Profile: Corey Coleman Dynasty Draft Profile: Michael Thomas (OSU) Dynasty Draft Profile: Ezekiel Elliott Dynasty Draft ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Alex Collins

  Measurables   FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 21.37021730 1/49 1/4 40YdVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.5928.5113DNPDNP   Career Production   YearAgeGmRuAttRuYdRuTDRecReYdReTD 201319.3121901026411630 201420.313204110012390 201521.31327115772013950   Rich knocked the cobwebs off the Dynasty HQ and strong armed me to help out with The Fake Football’s Dynasty Draft Profiles again for the 2016 ...

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Dynasty Draft Profile: Tyler Boyd

Measurables FY AgeHeightWeightArmHand 22.173197329 3/4 40YDVertBroad20YSS3Cone 4.58341194.356.90   Career Production YearAgeGmRecReYdsReTDMSYD% 201320.113851174738.2% 201421.113781261852.2% 201522.11291926637.2% *MSYD = % of Team Receiving Yardage Dynasty Draft Profile: Paul Perkins Dynasty Draft Profile: Laquon Treadwell Dynasty Draft Profile: Kenneth Dixon Dynasty Draft Profile: Sterling Shepard Dynasty Draft Profile: C.J. Prosise Dynasty Draft Profile: Corey Coleman Dynasty Draft Profile: Michael ...

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Adam Schefter taking a selfie or reading Tweets or checking for spinach.   Mock Draft in minutes with the Mock Draft Simulator! Even as an admitted twitter addict, I can see why many ...

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Fake Football Writing 101

So you want to be a fantasy football writer? First off, you sir or ma’am are crazy! Second off, congrats! Third off, well, I’ll have to think of a third ...

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Hello all you Fake Footballers. It’s good to see that you survived the likes of David Wilson and Lamar Miller without crawling into a cave to do some riddling in ...

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Week 16 Recap: Another Manning Masterpiece

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The Fake Football Week 16 Chat

Welcome to Week 16! We’re answering Start/Sit questions from 11am to 1pm Eastern. Good luck all! [rumbletalk-chat]

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Week 16 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

You could probably see the blood drain from your opponent’s face. Aaron Rodgers had been officially ruled out for his seventh straight game. It’d only be worse if he was ...

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Take Two: Matt Schaub vs Jason Campbell

Let me start off by congratulating those who have advanced to a league championship this week. It’s been a long and shocking season for us 2-QBers. We’ve seen an uncharacteristically ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Championship Edition

I hate fantasy football. Those were my thoughts, back when the 2013 season was still under construction, as news spread of Julio Jones’ season-ending foot injury. I could almost feel a ...

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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 run into Jamaal Charles and Matt Asiata. Yes, the great ...

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Your 2013 Week 15 NFL Picks are set. Again, as always Jon Collins from Fantasy Sports Locker Room is back with his weekly contributions. Time to roll out the 2013 Week 15 NFL Picks folks.   2013 Week 15 ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 15

The mess that was the Thursday night game serves as a painful reminder that football is anything but predictable. As much as we think we know, as confident as we ...

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In a fantasy football season that has been beyond crazy, fantasy owners marched into week 15 with major questions. Following a fairly unpredictable Thursday Night Football game, they’ll have even ...

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Take Two: Ryan Tannehill vs Kirk Cousins

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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 stretch) fantasy football owners reach the fake football playoffs? Whether ...

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Week 14 War Room

The fake football playoff season is in full swing, so put down the ginger bread cookies and twinkle light so we can focus on some serious fantasy action. Victories are ...

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Week 14 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: Out Like Flynn

Last week Matt Flynn looked like a terrific play against a beatable Detroit Lions pass defense. He wasn’t. However, with Aaron Rodgers destroying the lives of fantasy owners everywhere entering ...

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Take Two: Joe Flacco vs Andy Dalton

For most leagues, the fantasy playoffs have started. If you were savvy enough to make it to the big dance, congratulations, but the hardest part is only just beginning. Each ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 14

It seems like it was just yesterday that we were debating who should be drafted with the number two overall pick (behind Adrian Peterson of course). Now, here we are ...

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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 their way to over 500 combined receiving yards. Fantasy’s own ...

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Week 13 War Room

Week 13 has arrived and brings with it critical fake football playoff implications. Whether you need a win to secure a playoff berth or improve playoff seeding, Week 13 is ...

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Take Two Week 13: E.J. Manuel vs Matt Ryan

Last week was a strange week for quarterbacks, but a great week for two quarterback leagues. Players like Alex Smith, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Josh McCown, and Carson Palmer all put up ...

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Week 13 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Happy belated Thanksgiving to The Fake Football’s loyal followers. Hopefully you started Rashad Jennings and Le’Veon Bell and…Andre Holmes? Yeah, it was a three-game bash like that. Also, sneaky sleepers like ...

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Film Room Checkup: T.Y. Hilton

The Colts haven’t been playing their best football as of late. The most surprising thing about their recent struggles has been the ineffectiveness of Andrew Luck and the passing game. ...

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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. Bad matchups were overcome (Antonio Brown, Philip Rivers) and matchups ...

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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 resources that The Fake Football has to offer. Below you ...

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Take Two: Case Keenum vs. Eli Manning

Not much changed last week for two quarterback leagues. Matt McGloin has been named the starter for this week against Tennessee, Case Keenum has his job back (for now), and ...

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Week 12 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Week 12 in fantasy football brings us possibly one of the most glorious matchups of the year when Tom Brady and Peyton Manning engage in another hopefully classic duel. The ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 12

Floors and ceilings, that’s all this game is about. We do our best to engineer rosters of consistency, only reserving a few spots for the boom-or-bust types. To avoid players ...

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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 ...

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Week 11 War Room

Week 11 is here, which means there are only three more opportunities for grabbing a fantasy football win before the playoffs get fired up. Two teams, Dallas and St. Louis, ...

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Film Room Checkup: Victor Cruz

The past four weeks have not been especially kind to Victor Cruz. Despite the Giants climbing out of a 0-6 hole and into NFC East contention, Cruz has not been ...

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Week 11 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Week 11 brings us at a crossroads. Now is the time to find out if Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos truly are unstoppable, regardless of the matchup. Or if ...

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Take Two: Mike Glennon vs Case Keenum

The quarterback carousel continues to spin in the NFL. Out is Jay Cutler (again), Jake Locker (again), Seneca Wallace, and possibly Terrelle Pryor. Enter Josh McCown, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Scott Tolzien, ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 11

Some of my teams look like a waiver wire Frankenstein, or a Cadillac built by Johnny Cash. I’ve lost players to injuries and missed on others in the draft. No ...

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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 New Orleans and that expectation was met. By one team. ...

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Week 10 War Room

Week 10 has rolled into town, so lock your doors and windows. This week has brought a wicked storm of injuries and byes, so we have compiled the absolute best ...

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Week 10 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: There Will Be a Fire Fight

If you’ve ever seen the Boondock Saints movie, you can appreciate the LSD title this week. If you can appreciate offensive football and insane fantasy football numbers, you’ll understand why ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 10

For the second week in a row, no one was eliminated from the Fake Football Survivor League, although Dallas gave a lot of people a scare. The Survival Guide had ...

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Take Two: Eli Manning vs Ben Roethlisberger

Last week was rough for yours truly. Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman is living up to his name as a quarterback guru, making two quarterbacks look impressive this season. ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 10

It’s not too late. It’s not over. Even if your squad has more losses than wins, there’s still time. Week 10 kicks off the five game push to make the ...

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Film Room Checkup: Terrance Williams

Terrance Williams has a lot of talent. That is the main thing I took from watching the tape from the Vikings-Cowboys tilt. Williams – a 3rd round pick out of ...

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Going For The Glory: Gearing Up For The Playoffs In Two Quarterback Leagues

Maybe you’re sitting atop the standings. Maybe you’ll make the playoffs, and are playing for seeding. Maybe you’re making one last run in an effort to even make the playoffs. Either ...

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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 a Peyton Manning style performance in Week 9, throwing for ...

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Week 9 War Room

WEEK 9 WAR ROOM Welcome to the Week 9 War Room where the best in fantasy football advice from The Fake Football is ready for your perusal. The usual injury issues ...

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Week 9 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions:

I have a love/hate relationship with fantasy football so far in 2013. And by “so far”, I mean, you know, eight friggin’ games into the season. And by love/hate, I ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 9

“Every battle is won before it is ever fought” – Sun Tzu I love that quote and how can be applied to fantasy football. This game is all about matchups, as ...

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Take Two: Jake Locker vs Josh McCown

Finally in week eight, there wasn’t too much quarterback turnover. Michael Vick exited early after aggravating his hamstring injury, opening the door for Nick Foles to once again step in. ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 9

Week 8 must have been particularly easy to predict, because I was perfect in my picks for the Survival Guide (including my sleeper and favorite to avoid) and for the ...

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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 imaginary game of choice and you will quickly get a ...

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Week 8 War Room

Welcome to Week 8 of the fake football season, which promises to be more kind than Week 7. After all, is it even possible for a single week to wreck ...

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Week 8 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: Peyton Hillis Owns All?

I feel like I say it every week. Insert week here in fantasy football – that was cray cray. Or crazy. Or nuts. Injuries, freak performances, bust performances – you ...

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Take Two: Carson Palmer vs Terrelle Pryor

Last week, we saw even more quarterback turmoil in the NFL. The floundering Sam Bradford was lost for the year with a torn ACL, Jay Cutler is out indefinitely with ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 8

I only felt really comfortable with two teams – Green Bay and Kansas City – in Week 7, and both of those teams came through with a victory. However, the ...

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Target Town: Week 7

If you would have told me that seven weeks into the season, teams would be relying on Peyton Hillis, Mike James, Jarrett Boykin, Harry Douglas, and many other backups with glorified playing opportunity, I ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 8

The injury report is long and the waiver wire is thin. It must be Week 8. There’s an old saying that necessity is the mother of invention. In terms of ...

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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 team(s) by the injury bug. While it is an age-old ...

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Week 7 War Room

The fantasy football season trudges on and The Fake Football is here to make sure it is a success. New bye week and injury issues are facing us this week ...

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2013 Week 7 NFL Picks

Our 2013 Week 7 NFL Picks are all set and I’ve included picks that were sent to me on Twitter too. One of the best aspects of all 4 of the ...

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Week 7 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: It’s a Manning World

Week six in fantasy football was a joke. There’s really no way around it. Brandon Jacobs set the tone last Thursday night with over 100 rushing yards and two touchdowns. ...

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Take Two: Nick Foles vs Eli Manning

As we near the halfway mark to the fantasy season, we’ve seen the stock of quarterbacks go all over the place. In addition to the events I highlighted last week, ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 7

In Week 6, the Survival Guide went 3-0 for the first time this season, although the Bengals gave a lot of people a scare when they needed overtime to defeat ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 7

As we approach the midway point of the season, the fantasy leaves are starting to turn and the true colors of our rosters are showing themselves. Soon bye weeks will ...

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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 feels like watching the end of The Sixth Sense 14 ...

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Week 6 War Room

Welcome, welcome, welcome. Week 6 has arrived and it is time once again to buckle up those chin straps and get ready for battle on the fake football gridiron. Whether ...

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2013 Week 6 NFL Picks

Our 2013 Week 6 NFL Picks are all set and this week, I thought why not invite some of you to join in the action. So I’ve added picks that ...

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Take Two: Chad Henne vs Joe Flacco

We saw quite the turn of events for quarterbacks in Week 5 that most likely affected your league. The inept Blaine Gabbert was hurt and replaced with Chad Henne, Matt ...

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Week 6 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: Return of the Gronk?

Last week I said it was now or never for David Wilson. I was kind of right in two ways. First, he finally scored a touchdown and seemed to be ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 6

Remember when I laid out my tenants for picking NFL Survivor winners? Remember how I cautioned then and in subsequent weeks about picking primetime games? Well, I failed to heed ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 6

In this space last week, our receivers collected 13 receptions for 284 yards and four touchdowns. Sure, we all have to get lucky sometimes. But it goes to show that ...

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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 and the outpouring of fantasy points was simply incredible. 99 ...

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Week 5 War Room

After a mini two team bye week appetizer in Week Four, the NFL has delivered our first main course of bye weeks as the Vikings, Steelers, Buccaneers, and Redskins are ...

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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 trophy and the overall winner receives fame, glory, and a ...

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2013 Week 5 NFL Picks

Where has the first quarter of the Fantasy Football season gone? Last Week we had ups and downs as a team, but our 2013 Week 5 NFL Picks are all set. As ...

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Week 5 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: Now or Never For David Wilson

This is the week David Wilson doesn’t disappoint. It might be the week the New York Giants finally get a win, too. But more importantly, for depressed fantasy football owners ...

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Take Two: Sam Bradford vs Eli Manning

Before we delve into who we both like for week five, let’s rewind to last week. While my pick of Terrelle Pryor ended up putting up a goose egg (Dennis ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 5

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. In the case of fantasy football bye weeks, that trash is collected and flexed into our starting lineups. Week 5 is just the ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 5

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Sure, there were some warning signs—the entire secondary being listed as doubtful, perhaps. But six points? How is it even possible ...

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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 is the Denver Broncos offense and the debate is not ...

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Week 4 War Room

The fantasy football season is in full swing and we now have an added wrinkle to our weekly obsession: bye weeks. The Fake Football Gods didn’t think that dealing with ...

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2013 Week 4 NFL Picks

The season is beginning to take shape, teams are showing their true colors and preseason expectations and projections are no longer fogging our judgement – right? I loaded in the 49ers ...

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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 look at how The Fake Football Reader Leagues are shaping ...

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The Fake Football Emergency Room: Week 4

Hello all! Thanks for entering The Fake Football Emergency Room and let’s discuss some heavily started players who are on the injury report this week. QB Terrelle Pryor- Oakland Raiders- Questionable If Pryor ...

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Game Day Grub: Week 4

Game Day Grub By K&D Look here each week for a quick and easy game day strategy to feed the fans.  Menus are divided into two sections, one for the rookie in ...

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Take Two: Terrelle Pryor vs. Alex Smith

Week 3 came and went, and unfortunately for the both of us, Ryan Tannehill and Andy Dalton both let fantasy owners down who were expecting a big day. In fact, ...

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Week 4 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: Don’t Get Gronk’d

In my wildest dreams I wake up on an island. It’s survival of the fittest and I am awarded knives, a bow and arrow and a survival guide book. Also, ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 4

Three full weeks of football hardly provide a blueprint to set our fantasy clocks by, but our preseason presumptions and regular season results are starting to sync. Of course, not ...

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The David Wilson Rehab Program

You have a problem. You drafted David Wilson and he’s gone from a trendy second round pick to a buy-low candidate in a span of three weeks. Twenty-five carries for ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 4

In this space last week, I noted that betting your Survivor life on a bad team with a supposedly-favorable matchup can be dangerous. Everyone that took a chance on the ...

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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 end of the spectrum we have instances like the week ...

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Week 3 War Room

It has been a long week in fake football land. Brutal losses in the running back department have given fantasy teams fits with multiple backs going down in week two ...

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2013 Week 3 NFL Picks

Here are our 2013 Week 3 NFL Picks. To start the season, we’ve been awful, but after poking around the inter-ma-net I noticed that there hasn’t been a lot of success ...

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Take Two: Ryan Tannehill vs Andy Dalton

Week 2 is under wraps, and it looks like yet again @AnthonyOlivetti is the winner. Jay Cutler had a great game vs the Vikings, throwing for 296 yards and three ...

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Week 3 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: What to Do About Trent Richardson and More

Week two was a wow week. Pretty much all of the elite wide receivers showed up. Tom Brady totally didn’t. Julian Edelman had a laughable 78 yards on 13 catches. ...

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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 Football also do some dabbling in the fine arts of ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 3

After two weeks of the NFL season, one thing is clear: we can’t trust home favorites in the state of Pennsylvania. After the Steelers knocked a lot of people out ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 3

Fantasy football has done wonders for NFL ratings. Never before have blowout games been as interesting as when you’re 20 yards away from a victory. Those garbage time points can be ...

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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 Vereen was shelved last week and there is now a ...

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Week 2 War Room

Week two is upon us, and the time is now for racking up some fake football victories. Whether your squad was defeated or victorious in week one, The Fake Football ...

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The Fake Football Emergency Room: Week 2

Hello all! Thanks for entering The Fake Football Emergency Room and let’s discuss some heavily started players who are on the injury report this week. QB No injuries to viable starters! RB Jamaal ...

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Week 2 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions: Hey There, Ahmad Bradshaw!

Holy cow, Batman. What a week one we had, huh? You know it’s zany when Terrelle Pryor almost leads the league in rushing. Thanks to LeSean McCoy, that didn’t happen ...

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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 Reader Leagues. This week, our high score winner is “Mistake ...

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NFL Survivor Survival Guide: Week 2

As is often the case, Week 1 of the NFL season threw us a few curve balls, most notably Tampa Bay losing to the Jets and Pittsburgh falling to Tennessee. ...

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Garbage Time Romance: Week 2

Overreaction week in fantasy football is a beautiful thing. You can easily exploit nervous owners and take advantage of their impatience with lopsided trades (yeah, I’m dirty). This is definitely ...

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Roster Management: The Correct Call Isn’t Always The Best Call

If only. If only you would have started player X instead of player Z. Then you’d be on your way to a victory instead of a top waiver priority. You know the ...

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Week 1 IDP Review

Lets take a peek at a few standout performances in the IDP Fantasy Football World. In this Week 1 IDP Review, I’m looking at players who are relatively unowned, so ...

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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 heads as their stud back was promptly benched after repeated ...

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Week 1 War Room

Ok folks, The Fake Football is back with your Sunday headquarters for fantasy domination. Below, you will find the most highly dangerous stockpile of fantasy weaponry available to mankind. Access ...

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Game Day Grub: Week 1

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Week 1 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

You have the best team in your fantasy football league. After all, you mocked more than anyone, had your cheat sheet handy, and crushed the draft. You even slickly swung ...

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The Fake Football Emergency Room

Hello all! Thanks for entering The Fake Football Emergency Room and let’s discuss some heavily started players who are on the injury report this week.   QUARTERBACK EJ Manuel- Buffalo Bills- Probable Prediction: ...

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The Fake Football Staff Predictions

You’ll find no creative writing, no hard hitting statistical analysis, and not even any failed attempts at humor (except for Neil’s Super Bowl prediction) in this post. Instead, you’ll have ...

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Garbage Time Romance – Week 1

Preseason games are important but the stats don’t matter. Or is it, the stats are important but the games don’t matter? Either way, it’s all garbage time and we’re glad ...

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2013 Week 1 Fantasy Football Notes

It is early in the week. But this is your only chance to start the season undefeated and with so much uncertainty heading into the first week of the season, ...

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2013 Fantasy Football Draft Targets

I’ve been asked who my “MUST” gets are in this year’s fantasy drafts so I thought I would put together a few guys. None of them should be taken way ...

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2013 Fantasy Football IDP Busts

It is time to take a peek at a few 2013 Fantasy Football IDP Busts. There are a number of guys who I value much lower than most, or generally think ...

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The Bills Pick Up The Pace

The charge that the New England Patriots were the NFL’s run heaviest team in 2012 is frequently countered with the fact that they were also among the pass happiest. It’s the ...

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Fantasy Football 2013: Know Your Draft Pool, Revisited

It’s been a few moons since I’ve been writing here at The Fake Football. I’ve helped with some mock drafts and taken part in some awesome question answering articles, but ...

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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 finished “The Old ’96er,” including the gristle? Unfortunately, my answer doesn’t involve candles, ...

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2 Quarterback Draft Strategies: Part 1

In a series of articles, I’ll be going over the different strategies that can be used when drafting in two quarterback leagues. I’ll look into their advantages and disadvantages, as ...

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Jamaal and Dez Confirm My Bias

Preseason is now in full swing and when you watch preseason games after days and days of research and analysis and writing, you often revel in the good things “your” ...

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Late-Round Flier Wide Receivers

If you’re keen on buying a fantasy football lottery ticket just before you draft your defense and kicker – and really, you should always do this – you might as ...

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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).  Two tight ends have now been selected and the running ...

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2013 Fantasy Football IDP Rankings

I broke out a few tips, a few weeks back and after studying up, have been able to crunch out my initial 2013 Fantasy Football IDP Rankings. You can check out those ...

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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 with a bang. Injuries are piling up, young players are ...

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Wide Receiver Strength of Schedule 2013

I’m going to try the impossible here and give you a strength of schedule for wide receivers this season. Below here we have how each team’s pass defense ranked in six ...

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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. It was quite the sight. At one point, @Gregsauce had ...

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Green Bay Packers 2013 Team Preview

Welcome to our 2013 Green Bay Packers Team Preview. To get a better understanding of what each NFL team might be up to this season we are asking local team ...

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Creating The Ultimate PPR Fantasy Football Squad

If you’re into hulking wide receivers who prove relevant from goal line to goal line, soaring over defenders and serving as a giant, flaming endzone target, then please avert your ...

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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 football writing critiques (similar to The Gauntlet on American Gladiators, ...

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IDP: 3 Tips in the Dark Art

I have long been dabbling in the dark arts of Individual Defensive Player (IDP) fantasy football. Although, I currently participate in just one league annually, I’ve been on the dark ...

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Experts Mock Draft: Third Round

Welcome to the third round of our Experts Mock. Check out the first round and the second round by clickety clicketing. Draftmaster’s are played out without the draftees involvement. Mr. Jim ...

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Running Back News & Notes – July 8th

Greetings from the fine folks here at The Fake Football, and welcome back after a long holiday weekend. Hopefully you’re done sweeping the bottle rockets off your roof and the ...

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Chet’s 2013 PPR Tight End Rankings

Good day Mr. and Mrs. The Fake Football and all the ships at sea! To check out all our 2013 Rankings click back over that area I just typed. Once again ...

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Happy 4th of July from The Fake Football!

To all of you celebrating Independence Day, we would like to wish you a safe and enjoyable holiday from the staff here at The Fake Football. Be sure to pay ...

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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 ...

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Experts Mock Draft: First Round

Good afternoon/evening/late morning/noonish . . . uh, hi. I am going to take you along as I draft in a Draftmaster’s draft at MFL with some other fake football nerds/cool ...

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More on the Miami Dolphins Use of the Read-Option

The mere possibility of Miami Dolphins second year quarterback Ryan Tannehill rushing for 500 yards was tantalizing enough to explore the fantasy football ramifications of the team’s use of the ...

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The Fake Football Writing Contest Sponsored By DraftDay: Round 3

Welcome to round three of The Fake Football Writing Contest. In this installment, we will give you the winners from round two and the topic for round three’s article, so ...

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The Departed: Offensive Coordinators

Much is being made this summer about the fantasy implications of offensive upgrades for teams like Arizona, Chicago, Cleveland, and Kansas City. And rightfully so. But don’t forget to take ...

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The Fake Football Writing Contest Sponsored by DraftDay: Round 2

Welcome to round two of The Fake Football Writing Contest. In this edition we will give you the winners from round one and the topic for round two’s article. So ...

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Apex Fantasy Football Money Leagues

Hello Fake Footballers!   Today, two writers from The Fake Football, Mike Braude and Asher Molk – who were thoroughly unimpressed with the payouts and settings of existing online fantasy football money ...

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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 locations being sunny), and fantasy football news is beginning to ...

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Quarterback Dynasty Rankings

Welcome to The Fake Football’s dynasty rankings for the quarterback position. You can also check out the running back, wide receiver, and tight end positions if you’re feeling crazy or ...

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Running Back Dynasty Rankings

Welcome to The Fake Football’s 2013 Dynasty Rankings, where we dive in to the wild world of running backs. Feel free to click to find quarterback, wide receiver, and tight ...

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Wide Receiver Dynasty Rankings

Welcome to The Fake Football’s 2013 Dynasty Rankings. Feel free to scope out our rankings for the  quarterback, running back, and tight end positions as well. Wide receiver is stacked in ...

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Tight End Dynasty Rankings

Welcome to The Fake Football’s 2013 Dynasty Rankings. We have already released quarterback, running back, and wide receiver rankings and will now touch on the world of tight ends. The tight end ...

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Donald Rumsfeld’s Advice For Your Fantasy Football Team

Accepting fantasy football for what it is, rather than what we want it to be, is perhaps the most important – and most gut wrenching – aspect of a winner’s ...

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The Fake Football Writing Contest Sponsored by DraftDay

Hello all you fake football writers and aspiring writers! Welcome to our 2013 writing contest. We’ll have prizes, guest judges, and a whole lot of fake football ideas being thrown ...

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Running Back Upgrades In PPR Leagues

Running backs with heavy involvement in a team’s passing game, like quarterbacks who tack on a few points with rushing yards every week, give fantasy footballers a little cushion that ...

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Crash Of The Crab

The offseason can be a cruel, cruel thing. One day you’re a top 12 fantasy receiver and the next day brings a snap to your Achilles tendon like the elastic ...

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Fake Football Rookies

Ahh rookies…the future. The ambition. The overwhelming confidence that engorges them and naivety that allows it. Welcome to the NFL! From being the big men on campus to the (still ...

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Hurry Up Offense And Wait

My take from the off season moves this year is that teams want to continue to force opposing defenses to constantly be on their heals. The Bills, Eagles, Browns and ...

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Percy Harvin and The Olympians

Free agency started with a bang and now we are into a slow burn. Here is a look at some of the more fantasy football relevant 2013 NFL Free Agency ...

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Miller or Bush? It’s Miller

Deer antler spray, Flacco channeling Nick Swardson, Dan Marino doing his best Antonio Cromartie impression, Randy Moss poo-talking, and Chris Culliver acting like, well, I guess Chris Culliver, are all the ...

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Titus Young Has A Senior Moment

Good day all you fake footballers and ships at sea. I’ve got some footbally news just below here so read it and then forward it to ten of your friends ...

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Jim Harbaugh Loses It

I think Jim Harbaugh is a great coach, but this gif is just funny: Harbaugh Goes Nuts

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The Fake Football Newsletter Giveaway

  We have this here The Fake Football hat that is possibly magical. I’m not promising anything, but I believe it might give its owner the power to predict injuries, arrests, ...

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A Look Back: Quarterback

This is a scary time for us fake football pundits. I have no delusions that I won’t make mistakes, but seeing them up close and personal can be painful to ...

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Sophomore Slump (busters): QB Edition

Sophomore Slump…dreaded words to any 2nd year NFL player coming off a successful rookie campaign. It is called a “career” for a reason; no professional football player wants to be ...

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Dead to Me: Ryan Mathews

Jermichael Finley.  Chris Johnson.  Jeremy Maclin.  DeAngelo Williams.  A dreadful list of names that have one thing in common: They were all dead to me on draft day this year.  ...

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Neil’s Saturday Playoff Picks

The pressure is on. I jumped out to a hot start last week locking down all four games, and have no one ahead of me in two playoff picks pools.  ...

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Perspective from a Fantasy Football World

The concept and foundation of the phenomenon we call fantasy football first originated in a Manhattan hotel room in 1962. The simple logic that is the baseline of the “game” ...

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Divisional Round Defenses vs. Position, NFL Playoffs

Here are the statistics for the NFL Playoffs Divisional Round defenses versus each position over the last half of the season. They’re neat and keen.  

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Fantasy Football Defenses vs. Position – Wildcard Round

Here are the statistics for the wildcard defenses versus each fantasy football position over the last half of the season. Use them wisely. Or don’t, whatever.  

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Demaryius Thomas – Superstar?

Calvin Johnson. Andre Johnson. Brandon Marshall. When the average fan is asked to name the best receivers in the NFL, these are usually the names that come to mind. But ...

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Week 17 War Room

Welcome all you wild and crazy fake footballers to week 17 of the fantasy football season. Many of you aren’t in leagues that play 17 weeks, but a few of ...

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Week 17 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

If you’re still here, seeking fantasy football advice in week 17, you’re either a weekly fantasy gamer, or you’re one of those crazy people who are in a 17-week season. ...

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Week 17 Fantasy Football: Motivation Station

In the NFL and in fantasy football, a competitive edge is tough to come by. But by the time the regular season comes to a grueling and weary end, some ...

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Dreaming of Streaming: Week 17 Edition

Dear Brian Daboll, You’ve been great to us this season, and as this wonderful year winds down, we – the Defensive Streamers of America – want to thank you for your ...

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The Fake Football Fantasy Football Playoff League

Hello all you Fake Footballers. It’s good to see that you survived the likes of Ryan Mathews and Darren McFadden without crawling into a cave to do some riddling in ...

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Robert Griffin III’s Fantasy Football Coach

Check out RG III’s Fantasy Football Coach. My favorite is when he tells him not to kneel down because it gives him negative points. Such a smart coach. Multi-Dimensional Player with ...

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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 matchup. Let’s take a quick look at some great and ...

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Week 15 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Save the suspense for the Pro Bowl. Most of you are here because you still aren’t sure what you’re going to do about Dez Bryant and/or Robert Griffin III. I’ll ...

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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 14 from the overall points standings is the only way ...

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Week 14 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Jim Mora is sounding off in my ear. Playoffs? Playoffs? Yeah, buddy. The fantasy playoffs have arrived, and it’s the sweetest time of the football season if you’re in them. ...

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Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

I did a quick update of the rest of the season fantasy football strength of schedule to help with some playoff decisions. So here is that. The average is for Weeks ...

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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 regular season weeks, lets see how the 28 The Fake ...

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Week 11 Injury Rundown

As we reach the final stretch, these injuries may just catapult you into the playoffs from this week on! Read the injury rundown and reap rewards! To the playoffs we ...

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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 of the regular season and into the fake football postseason, ...

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Week 10 Injury Report

Hobbling on to week 10 we go FakeFootballers! We’re going to try to help you make those last minute decisions, whether it be match ups or availability for Sunday, in ...

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Injury Report Week 9

Injuries start to mount up as teams are pushing forward trying to get into the playoffs mid-season. There’s a lot of things to be discussed so let’s get right to ...

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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 week 8. Before week 8’s festivites get officially fired up, ...

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Week 7 Injury Rundown

It’s that time of the week again! coffee in hand – tinkering line ups. It gets more interesting this week as we near half of the season. Check the injury ...

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Week 6 Injury Rundown

What better way to start your morning in front of your computer than making last minute changes in your lineups with a cup of coffee in hand reading through your ...

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Week 5 Injury Rundown

Attention to all FakeFootballers! Here’s another week of injury rundowns for all of you! Looking at the injury reports, a lot more information was provided throughout Saturday hence you’ll be getting ...

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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 side, that Thursday Night fantasy dud means we are due ...

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The Fake Football Spotlight League Week 2 Recap

The Fake Football Spotlight League is in full throttle! All our readers can view the league here as well as all transactions, standings and match ups: http://games.espn.go.com/ffl/leagueoffice?leagueId=830479&seasonId=2012\ Week 2 is in the books ...

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The Fake Football Spotlight League: Week 1

The FakeFootball Spotlight League is in full throttle! All our readers can view the league here as well as all transactions, standings and match ups: http://games.espn.go.com/ffl/leagueoffice?leagueId=830479&seasonId=2012\ Week 1 is in the books ladies ...

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Injury Rundown: NFL Week 2

Attention: All FakeFootballers! It’s that time of the week again! I’ll be updating this column regularly to give everyone an idea of sits and starts, fill-ins and pretty much everything injury ...

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Surrogate Drafting Your Fantasy Football Team

This is a totally new topic for me. I, in fact, had never even heard of surrogate drafting before this season. It refers to the situation when someone else drafts ...

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The Fake Football Reader League Standings

1. Fake Football Freakos 2. Fake Football Fig Newtons 3. Fake Football Fightin’ Fowls 4. Fake Football Frank Furters 5. Fake Football Fluffernutters 6.  Fake Football Frick Frackers 7.  Fake Football ...

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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 up in another tab, and then go ahead and study these ...

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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 Rashad Jennings has been named the week 1 starter whether MJD ...

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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. Witten is a moose, and I wouldn’t bet against him making ...

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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 plenty of attention to the Seahawks’ QB competition and am extremely ...

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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 believe Welker will be a solid option this season, but he ...

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2012 Fantasy Football Rankings: Chet Gresham

Hello All. Here are my rankings for this season. I will try to keep them updated as often as humanly possible. If you need me to update them 10 minutes ...

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2012 Wide Receiver Strength Of Schedule

Good day Fake Footballers! I have returned with the wide receiver strength of schedule for 2012. Aren’t you ecstatic!? I know, me too. I’m currently listening to Jack White’s newest ...

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It’s Getting 2012 NFL Drafty In Here

The 2012 NFL Draft is el dunski and we have some guys out there worth monitoring. You already know about Luck, RG III and T-Rich, but who else should we ...

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Trent Richardson For 2012 Fantasy Football

At this point T-Rich is in my top 10 list for running backs. His ability, and what looks to be, every down status, gives him top 5 upside in a ...

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2012 NFL Draft: First Round

Here’s a quick look at the first round for fantasy consideration:

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The Marginal Sleeper: Demaryius Thomas

Searching for a sleeper? Look no further than Demaryius Thomas. Yes, the injury history is a bit worrisome, but in the 4 games during the month of December (It’s important to note ...

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Julio Jones The Marginal Sleeper

Finding a, “Sleeper,” in your fantasy football draft is not necessarily uncovering some diamond-in-the-rough player that goes from relative unknown to superstar between seasons (i.e. Cam Newton).  You can also ...

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How Commitment Issues Might Shape Your 2012 Fantasy Football Teams

So it’s the end of another regular season in the NFL. The playoffs will keep us riveted for another month, then we’ll limp through the rest of winter using basketball ...

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Week 16 Daily Games Value Report

It’s time to take another look at players with the top matchups for use in daily (or weekly) fantasy games like those found on the FanDuel (FD) and DraftStreet (DS) websites. We also look ...

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The Week 15 Sleeper Report

The second round of the playoffs are upon us. By now, every move you make really counts. The money and trophies are within reach. You need to be that guy ...

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Week 15 Waiver Wire

With the 1st round of the playoffs almost in the books, we’re going to go with a condensed version in what will be our last Waiver Wire article of the ...

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The Week 14 Sleeper Report

The playoffs are here. It’s either win or go home. Hopefully, your team qualified for the big bucks playoffs, rather than settle for the toilet bowl. Winning your first round game ...

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Fantasy Football Week 14 Crystal Ball

Last Thursday, I traveled to the Oregon territory to visit my future in-laws. It’s a long flight for us to begin with but much longer when there is a layover ...

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The Week 13 Zzzzzz’s: Your Sleeper Report

As the final week in the Fantasy Football regular season is here, you should have knowledge if your team is moving on to the playoffs or playing for the toilet ...

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The Walking Dead Fake Football Players

There are quite a few fake football related injuries to take a look at this week so let’s get down to business. Jacoby Ford and Denarius Moore: Fred Biletnikoff must have ...

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Jingle all the Way to the Playoffs

Christmas is right around the corner and as Black Friday showed it’s all about the presents. Week 12 allowed excited fantasy owners to shake the boxes under the tree and try to ...

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Week 13 Fantasy Football Crystal Ball

I had a whole story written about my personal experience working across the street from where the NFL lockout negotiations took place, anticipation for the 2011 real and fake football ...

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Week 12 Fantasy Football Sunday Recap

While you were at an awkward Sunday dinner at the in-laws, I was watching today’s games for you. Here’s the info you need to avoid being “that guy” at the ...

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Fantasy Football Week 12 Predictions: An Idiot’s Crystal Ball

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! Tip of the week Don’t “Shanahan” your team. “Shanahanning” is named for the Redskins’ coach, Mike Shanahan, who, with seemingly no rhyme or reason, alters his weekly offensive line-up like ...

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Sleeping On Them: Week 12 Sleepers

It’s crunch time. With just two weeks remaining in a majority of leagues, the fantasy football season is coming down to the wire. It’s now or never. Match-ups become must win, ...

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Jahvid Best and Fred Jackson Lost For The Season

Many of us have been holding on to Jahvid Best through his concussion problems, but unfortunately he’s been placed on Injured Reserve. In many ways this is a relief so ...

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A Look Back At Week 11

Week 11 is now over, and it’s getting down to crunch time in fantasy-land. This week has created some turmoil with injuries and poor play, but some of these will ...

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Injury Analysis: Down Goes Peterson

Leading up to Sunday the fantasy trade deadline came and went. The trade deadline generally signifies the time to forget the bench, trade depth for star power and solidify your ...

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Week 11: Deep Impact

Too hungover? Traveling for business, maybe pleasure? Either way no excuse is valid for missing an NFL Sunday. However, we’re still here for you and you’ll find the “Deep Impact” ...

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Fantasy Football Trade Market

We’re in the home stretch people. Only a few weeks to go in the fantasy regular season and then, like Coach Mora, we’re talking about playoffs!  It may seem too ...

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Week 11 Injury Woes

Welcome to week 11. I hope all is well and your teams are all injury free, but just in case here are some updates and analysis on those guys that ...

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Target Leaders Week 7-10

Here are your target leaders week 7 through 10:

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Week 10 Wide Receiver Targets

Many of these names won’t be surprising, but some might catch your eye. Let’s take a look see shall we? We shall. Calvin Johnson – 19 – Stafford was off target ...

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Dez Bryant Is The Man

This is why you want Dez Bryant on your fantasy team in the second half of the season. With Miles Austin hurting and the schedule looking pass defense deficient Bryant ...

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Week 10 Fantasy Football Sleepers

It’s week 10 of the NFL season, in fantasy weeks that means your season is pretty much winding down to the end.  Whether your wide ahead in your league or ...

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Passing Defense Strength Of Schedule

The higher the numbers the tougher the matchup. Have at it:

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Percy Harvin: Trade Target

Percy Harvin is a great target for the second half of your fake football season. Why? Well, let me tell you Mr. or Mrs. Skeptizmo. Harvin has a ton of ...

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