Week 9 Waiver Wire

The pickings are slim at this point as fantasy owners try to manage their mid-season rosters ahead of another monster bye week.  Who to look for on the waiver wire as you try to come up with some patchwork magic…. Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones had a fantastic week with 4 touchdowns.  Fantasy owners should…
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Week 8 Start/Sit

Week 8 is the first of two messy bye week logjams for fantasy owners.  My thoughts on who to start and who to avoid as you try to plug-in the holes on your roster… A couple of the trickiest plays this week involves running backs coming back from injury.  DeMarco Murray and Steven Jackson are…
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Week 8 Waiver Wire

As if confronting one of the toughest Bye Weeks of the season weren’t enough, fantasy owners now have a mess of key injuries to contend with as well.  The waiver wire will be a challenge for anyone in competitive and competent leagues this week.  My take on who you should pursue… The first 3 names…
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Week 7 Start/Sit

Some thoughts on who to start and who to sit in Week 7… There is a lot of hate out there these days for Eli Manning and company among the NY Giants.  But it’s time to put that hate to rest – a least for a week – as the Giants host Minnesota on Monday…
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How to Beat P. Manning

It’s that team.  The one everyone else can’t stand.  The team with the player everyone else passed on in the 2013 draft.  The team everyone is now jealous of.  The team everyone in the league dreads.  The team everyone despises in their sleep.  Yes, it’s that team: the fantasy team that owns Peyton Manning. Peyton…
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Week 7 Waiver Wire

What a brutal week of fantasy football.  Injuries knocked out key players like Randall Cobb, James Jones, DeMarco Murray, and Cecil Shorts.  And Jimmy Graham got completely shut down before finally going out with an injury of his own.  Between this rash of injuries and the worst bye weeks of the year coming up in…
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Week 6 Start/Sit

There are a number of Must-Start players in Week 6.  Some of them are big name players who you would normally think to start, but who have made fantasy owners begin to wonder about using them going forward. Doug Martin is at the top of that list.  He continues to bounce between big games and…
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Expectations

Every week of the season, we make judgment calls on who to start and who to sit, who to pick up and who to let go, who to trade and who to hang onto.  Some owners rack and stack players by fantasy points; others by statistics; and yet others by matchups.  Whatever tool or combination…
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Week 6 Waiver Wire

The craziness started on Thursday when both Brian Hoyer and E.J. Manuel went down with significant injuries.  It continued on Sunday when Calvin Johnson was suddenly and unexpectedly declared Out.  Then the injury bug hit Clay Mathews, David Wilson, Michael Vick, and Owen Daniels.  And today it got just plain nutty when it was announced…
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Week 5

So Week 5 is here.  By now, you should have a good feel for who is for real and who is a bust this fantasy season.  But there is that one anomaly out there that we all despise: the inconsistent fantasy player.  He puts us in turmoil each week as we agonize over whether to…
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