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Because of the rapid year-over-year increase in passing, the fantasy league landscape is fast changing. Running backs are no longer the cream value of the crop, even though they're flying off of the b...
Another NFL season is upon us, and it's time to once again isolate our favorite picks from among roughly the top 250 players in the 2017 player pool. Previously, we'd list more early-round no-brainers...
Two weeks ago, fellow Senior Writer Tom Brolley and I were discussing just how peaceful this preseason has been, injury-wise. Outside of Ryan Tannehill (ACL) re-injuring his knee (and the 'Fins subseq...
Our Preseason Stock Watch report is intended to be a one-stop shop for the most important news around the NFL during training camp and for each week of the preseason. This article should become more i...
  In today's specialized NFL that includes multiple RB, WR, and TE packages, it's particularly hard to isolate players who are clear backups and not simply complementary players. This article will try...
Welcome to the first ever addition of "Against the Hive". Here at FantasyGuru.com, all of our seasonal and weekly projections are a collaborative effort. Behind the scenes, we grind out player debates...
Since the preseason is half way over, it's time to review some of the ways key players are used. While these exhibition games can provide massive over-reactions (or under-reactions) in the fantasy lan...
  Eagles 20 Bills 16 EAGLES Players of note who did not play: RB Darren Sproles (rest), LT Jason Peters (rest), QB Nick Foles (elbow), CB Sidney Jones (Achilles recovery), RB Wendell Smallwood (hamstr...
A large part of fantasy production has to do with a team's offense as a whole, and while you won't be drafting any offensive linemen for your upcoming fantasy season, offensive lines certainly have a ...
When I started writing this article several years ago, I actually hadn't even ever been in a keeper league, so in some regards I was talking out of my rear. But I figured it wasn't that hard to figure...
  Panthers 27 Texans 17 PANTHERS Players of note who did not play: QB Cam Newton, WR Curtis Samuel Veteran Derek Anderson got the nod over Cam who reportedly is "over the hump" in his return from a sh...
We knew a suspension was coming, but now it is official: Ezekiel Elliott has been banned for the first six games of the season. Elliott now has three business days (until August 16th-17th) to appeal t...
No fewer than 30 minutes after the first news bomb of the day dropped, another explosion blasted the NFL wire. The first move, Ezekiel Elliott's six game suspension, was at least somewhat expected. Wh...
Cowboys 20 Cardinals 18 Cowboys Overview Players of note who did not play: Most starters It should come as no surprise that Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott, and Dez Bryant didn't play for Dallas. Instea...
The frustrating thing about covering fantasy for a living is the rate of failure, which is high. When excluding star players who everyone knows about, the success rate is probably at only 35% in terms...
Note: Most of this article was written in the past by John Hansen, but has been updated for 2017 with some tweaks and time-sensitive tips by Tom Brolley (and also reviewed for 2017 by Hansen) You'll f...
Note: The following mock draft analysis is FREE, and we produce/host several mock drafts using multiple formats and scoring systems continuously up until the start of the regular season. It's just one...
If you're interested in this article, first please read my take on the offensive identities (Part 1 and Part 2) of all the teams in 2016. That will explain some of the stats in this article, which I w...
If you're interested in this article, first please read my take on the offensive identities (Part 1 and Part 2) of all the teams in 2016. That will explain some of the stats in this article, which I w...
If you're interested in this article, first please read my take on the offensive identities (Part 1 and Part 2) of all the teams in 2016. That will explain some of the stats in this article, which I w...
 1. Tom Brady (NE, 40) Talent Overview: Brady's amazing career is a result of great coaching, short-passing acumen that got better as he got older, and his outstanding ability before the snap. He's fa...
1. Travis Kelce (KC, 27) Talent Overview: Kelce is one of the most dominant players at the position, although the Chiefs have just started to scratch the surface of his talent. Kelce is a nasty, physi...
1. Antonio Brown (Pit, 29) Talent Overview: Brown has been one of the best all-around receivers in the game, despite his undersized frame (5'10", 181 pounds). He's always been a beast at making plays ...
 1. David Johnson (Ari, 25) Talent Overview: On his college film, Johnson was a very unique prospect. Despite his massive frame (6'1", 224 pounds), Johnson didn't play like a big back. Instead, he was...

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