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2017 Pre-Draft Rookie Report: Wide Receivers
2017 Pre-Draft Rookie Report: Wide Receivers
PUBLISHED: Monday, April 17, 2017 05:47 PM EDT
The NFL draft season is officially upon us, but we've been in serious information-gathering mode for months now. Our Joe Dolan and Tom Brolley watch tons of college football each fall, and they've studied plenty of tape - we've included plenty of links for you to watch these prospects too. But we al...
2017 Pre-Draft Rookie Report: Running Backs
2017 Pre-Draft Rookie Report: Running Backs
PUBLISHED: Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:25 PM EDT
The NFL draft season is officially upon us, but we've been in serious information-gathering mode for months now. Our Joe Dolan and Tom Brolley watch tons of college football each fall, and they've studied plenty of tape - we've included plenty of links for you to watch these prospects too. But we al...
Yards Created: 2017 Class Breakdown
Yards Created: 2017 Class Breakdown
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 03:10 PM EDT
If you have read Yards Created for the last year now, you know what the deal is. It's April. It's almost (real) draft time. And it's time to digest a fantastic running back class with a ton of data. However, if you are a new Yards Created reader - welcome! Please head here for a full overview of my ...
2016's Distance Scoring Analysis
2016's Distance Scoring Analysis
PUBLISHED: Monday, April 10, 2017 11:32 AM EDT
Whether your league awards bonuses for distance scoring or not, it's definitely worth noting which players score longer TDs. The NFL is all about making plays, and longer plays (of course) mean more points. On the flip side, some players who scored a lot of longer TDs could be due for a serious TD r...
2017 Pre-Draft Rookie Report: Tight Ends
2017 Pre-Draft Rookie Report: Tight Ends
PUBLISHED: Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:23 PM EDT
The NFL draft season is officially upon us, but we've been in serious information-gathering mode for months now. Our Joe Dolan and Tom Brolley watch tons of college football each fall, and they've studied plenty of tape - we've included plenty of links for you to watch these prospects too. But we al...
2017 Pre-Draft Rookie Report: Quarterbacks
2017 Pre-Draft Rookie Report: Quarterbacks
PUBLISHED: Monday, April 3, 2017 01:19 PM EDT
The NFL draft season is officially upon us, but we've been in serious information-gathering mode for months now. Our Joe Dolan and Tom Brolley watch tons of college football each fall, and they've studied plenty of tape - we've included plenty of links for you to watch these prospects too. But we al...
2016's 300/100-Yard Bonus Analysis
2016's 300/100-Yard Bonus Analysis
PUBLISHED: Monday, March 27, 2017 11:29 AM EDT
Even if your league doesn't award bonuses for the 300-yard or 100-yard thresholds, the following article, which breaks down all the key skill players and accounts for how often they hit these marks in 2016, is a valuable one. It doesn't merely speak to a player's talent and ability to put up big yar...
Yards Created: Leonard Fournette
Yards Created: Leonard Fournette
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 07:04 PM EDT
After a long NFL regular season, it is officially time to switch gears and focus on the upcoming NFL Draft. With the offseason on the horizon, I am embarking on a lengthy, fun, and significant process called Yards Created. If you’re new or need a refresher on what Yards Created is all about, I’d hi...
The Stock Watch: NFL Combine Edition
The Stock Watch: NFL Combine Edition
PUBLISHED: Monday, March 6, 2017 04:18 PM EST
This 2017 NFL Draft hosts an exciting selection of skill position players for fantasy football enthusiasts, especially at the running back and tight end positions, though there are certainly some exciting options at quarterback and wide receiver as well. And unlike last year's NFL Combine in Indiana...
2017 NFL Combine Preview
2017 NFL Combine Preview
PUBLISHED: Monday, February 27, 2017 03:19 PM EST
Here we go again. The 2016 season ended earlier this month, but it's time for draft season to kick into full swing, starting with the NFL Combine in Indianapolis from Feb. 28 to Mar. 6. At the Combine, we narrow our focus down to the skill-position players. This is a fantasy site, and while we publi...
2017 Coaching Changes
2017 Coaching Changes
PUBLISHED: Monday, February 13, 2017 05:40 PM EST
Atlanta Falcons Head Coach: Dan Quinn (holdover) Offensive Coordinator: Steve Sarkisian Defensive Coordinator: Marquand Manuel About Sarkisian: The Falcons are really rolling the dice with their hire of Sarkisian, who is certainly well regarded in coaching circles but comes with some major bagga...
2016's Lessons Learned
2016's Lessons Learned
PUBLISHED: Monday, February 6, 2017 05:42 PM EST
“This game’s over.” That was my tweet at 7:44 PM EST Super Bowl Sunday as the Falcons pulled out to a 21-0 lead. I’m not that naïve/stupid enough to truly believe the game was 100% over, but that was my way of saying the Pats were in big, big trouble. And when the Falcons scored another TD in the ...
Welcome to the NEW FantasyGuru!
Welcome to the NEW FantasyGuru!
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 01:33 AM EST
FantasyGuru.com Subscribers! The time is finally here! As I mentioned in the video you'll see below, I really appreciate everyone’s patience as we’ve hit a lot of snags on the rollout of our new site. We’re now in month ELEVEN of development, so it’s taken a lot longer than expected (which is typic...
Inside the Boxscore: Wild-Card Round
Inside the Boxscore: Wild-Card Round
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:47 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers WR DeMarcus Ayers had 2 targets and 2 receptions for 21 yards, and 0 TDs. He also had 4 deep balls. Yds/Tgt: 10.5, Catch Rate: 100.0%. WR Eli Rogers had 1 target and 1 reception for 19 yards. Yds/Tgt: 19.0, Catch Rate: 100.0%. WR Darrius Heyward-Bey had 1 target and 1 receptio...
2016 Playoff Draft Review
2016 Playoff Draft Review
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:52 PM EST
  Published, 1/3/17   As our staff does every year, we prepared for our playoff content by participating in a staff playoff draft, for which John Hansen has pledged to throw some peanuts to the winner (so everyone was motivated). This is a total points league for the playoffs in which your en...
Playoff League Ideas
Playoff League Ideas
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:51 PM EST
  Updated, 1/2/17    Hopefully your fantasy playoffs ended a couple of weeks ago, unless you fell subject to the brutal twists and turns and crazy inactive lists Week Seventeen gave the fantasy world this year. But January is always a bittersweet time for owners who dedicate so much of their ...
Inside the Boxscore: Week 6
Inside the Boxscore: Week 6
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:49 PM EST
Denver Broncos at San Diego Chargers Final Score: DEN - 13 | SD - 21 Targets/Carries/Red-Zone Info: Denver Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas had 10 targets and 5 receptions for 35 yards. He also had 1 deep ball. He had 3 red zone targets, including 2 goal line targets. Yds/Tgt: 3.5, Catch Rate: 50%. ...
The Waiver Wire
The Waiver Wire
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:49 PM EST
Top Week Six Pickups This list is presented to give a quick look at the top players who emerged as WW options based on recent developments. There are other players listed below who are viable, if not excellent options, but not exactly based on what has recently transpired. We’ll update this list ...
Monday Night Wrap-Up: Week 7
Monday Night Wrap-Up: Week 7
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 21, 2016 08:22 AM EDT
The Stock Watch Upgrades Recent news and/or performance has made us more optimistic about these particular players for fantasy purposes. David Johnson (RB, Ari) – What else do you need to say? The Cardinal offense hasn’t been good at all this year, but DJ is just matchup and gameflow-proof. DJ po...
2016 Handcuffs
2016 Handcuffs
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 21, 2016 08:08 AM EDT
The reality is that “handcuffing” your stud RBs is less important than ever, since the pecking order and the roles in most backfields are murkier than ever. These days, it’s rare to find one single player, like DeAngelo Williams, who’s behind a starter and would be poised to handle a large workload ...
Game Day
Game Day
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 21, 2016 07:52 AM EDT
CHECK HERE FOR OUR GAME-TIME INJURY UPDATES AND PRE-GAME NOTES STARTING AROUND 11:45AM ET HERE. Sunday Situations: Week 6 Teams with byes: Minnesota, Tampa Bay Here are the players we'll be watching today. We'll be posting inactives starting between 11:45 am and 12 pm ET.   Early Games San Fra...
Mastering the Matchups: Week 6
Mastering the Matchups: Week 6
PUBLISHED: Sunday, October 16, 2016 09:57 AM EDT
Greg Cosell is one of the most respected NFL analysts in the country, and he’s been a contributor/consultant with Fantasy Guru for about 10 years. When it comes to analyzing matchups and personnel, Greg is the best. No one watches more film than he does thanks to his gigs at NFL Films and as the Sen...
Mastering the Matchups: Week 5
Mastering the Matchups: Week 5
PUBLISHED: Sunday, October 9, 2016 08:03 AM EDT
Greg Cosell is one of the most respected NFL analysts in the country, and he’s been a contributor/consultant with Fantasy Guru for about 10 years. When it comes to analyzing matchups and personnel, Greg is the best. No one watches more film than he does thanks to his gigs at NFL Films and as the Sen...
Week 5 History Report
Week 5 History Report
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 08:57 PM EDT
Good History Quarterbacks Matthew Stafford (Det vs. Phi) – Stafford played maybe the best game of his career against the Eagles last season. He completed 27 of 38 attempts (71%) for 337 yards and 5 TDs with 0 turnovers (38.2 FP). Cam Newton (Car vs. TB) – It’s been a fantasy bonanza for Cam in hi...
D/ST Streaming: Week 5
D/ST Streaming: Week 5
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 08:50 PM EDT
In most leagues, only about 12-14 D/ST’s are on rosters leaving owners with a palatable amount of options if they are in need of a defense. Streaming your defense based on opponent strength and expected game script can give fantasy owners untapped upside on their roster. (Author’s Note: This column...

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