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Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 150 Overall (Standard/PPR)

by Neema Hodjat

Aug 14, 2017 10:12 PM

David Johnson is the No. 1 rated player overall entering 2017 for both standard and PPR leagues. Read more »

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Fantasy Football Tiers 2017: Defense/Special Teams

by Neema Hodjat

Aug 14, 2017 10:09 PM

Matchups always play a key role in terms of a defense’s standing from week to week, with only a few elite defenses serving as weekly plays. Read more »

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Fantasy Football Tiers 2017: Tight Ends

by Neema Hodjat

Aug 14, 2017 5:34 PM

The draft board for tight ends looks quite predictable, with Rob Gronkowski on top, Jordan Reed leading tier 2, and Jimmy Graham leading the tier 3 group in his return to fantasy prominence. Read more »

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Fantasy Football Tiers 2017: Wide Receivers

by Neema Hodjat

This year we've got a clear top four WR group that comprises tier 1. Each player should be drafted by no later than the middle of the first round of your draft. Read more »
Fantasy Football Tiers 2017: Running Backs

by Neema Hodjat

The two tier 1 RBs, David Johnson and Le'Veon Bell, are also the top-2 overall picks. Ezekiel Elliott would have been in tier 3 as well, but he drops to tier 4 with his suspension. Read more »
Fantasy Football Tiers 2017: Quarterbacks

by Neema Hodjat

The NFL's two best real life QBs (Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady) comprise tier 1 this year while Drew Brees, Matt Ryan and Andrew Luck sit in tier 2. Read more »
2017 NFL Season Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

by Jeff Risdon

Last year had so many things go wrong, from key injuries to missed extra points. Most of the key pieces from the perennial playoff team are back, most of them healthy too. Read more »
2017 NFL Season Preview: New York Giants

by Jeff Risdon

Most of the key cogs on both sides of the ball return, and new additions to the passing offense have only raised expectations. New York expects to be one of the NFC's prime contenders, and those expectations are legitimate. Read more »
Breakout Candidates: Chicago's Cam Meredith

by Jovan Alford

The potential Cam Meredith showed last season should make the Bears feel comfortable about potentially making him their No.1 wide receiver. Read more »
2017 NFL Season Preview: Los Angeles Chargers

by Jeff Risdon

Philip Rivers could unite the young supporting cast into rallying around the "us against the world" mentality and steering the Chargers to a Wild Card berth, with Joey Bosa as a legit Defensive Player of the Year candidate. Read more »
2017 NFL Season Preview: Green Bay Packers

by Jeff Risdon

Health is important for every team, but perhaps none more than Green Bay. If the core of the roster (Rodgers, Matthews, Perry, Daniels, Nelson, the offensive tackles) are all healthy, this is unquestionably the best team in the NFC North. Read more »
2017 NFL Season Preview: Houston Texans

by Jeff Risdon

Three straight 9-7 seasons make the prevailing winds pretty easy to read. There are reasons to be bullish, namely getting J.J. Watt back to the NFL's stingiest defense and making a needed change at QB. Read more »
2017 NFL Season Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

by Jeff Risdon

Last season's nine wins were no aberration. Tampa Bay is a team on the rise and they improved this offseason by adding the likes of O.J. Howard, Desean Jackson and Chris Baker Read more »
2017 NFL Season Preview: New York Jets

by Jeff Risdon

The purge of recognizable veteran talent across the board is a clear sign the current Jets regime doesn't think the team can compete right now. Read more »
Grading The Deal: Raiders Secure Future With Derek Carr Extension

by Jovan Alford

The Raiders have one of the NFL's best young quarterbacks in Derek Carr and they can now focus on building around him. Read more »
$.05 On OTAs

by Jeff Risdon

On why there's no football reason Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned, another injury for Dennis Pitta, Nick Fairley's heart condition, the surprising release of Jeremy Maclin, and the if you can't beat 'em, join 'em mentality of the NBA. Read more »
Early NFL Mock Drafts And The QB Hype Machine

by Jeff Risdon

While we're waiting to post our first mock until August, we need to weigh in on the state of the 2018 quarterback class. Read more »
Rules Of Thumb: 2017 NFL Draft Edition

by Jeff Risdon

Thumbs up for the entire AFC South, Arizona, Carolina, Kansas City and Tampa Bay, thumbs down for the Bills, Bears and Rams, thumbs twiddling for the Browns and sucking thumbs for info-chasing suckers. Read more »
Final 2017 NFL Mock Draft

by Jeff Risdon

The draft countdown is now going by in hours, not days. NFL teams are done slotting and sorting. Evaluations have been done for weeks. Read more »
The Team-less 2017 NFL Mock Draft

by Jeff Risdon

The projections here are strictly player and draft slot, which reflect the approximate draft range for the players. Read more »

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