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Wednesday Injury Update
Wednesday Injury Update
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:11 PM EST
Dolphin QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) won’t practice on Wednesday, despite making progress from his sprained ACL and MCL, according to the Miami Herald. It’s still looking like Matt Moore will start against the Steelers. Dolphin CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) did not practice on Wednesday, according to the ...
Wild-Card Round Kicker Recommendations
Wild-Card Round Kicker Recommendations
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:09 PM EST
Kickers averaged a poor 6.7 FP in Week 17. The system did okay. "Marginal Starts" had the highest average FP at 7.8 and a mediocre winning percentage at .583, edging "Starts" at 7.7 FP with the same W-L record. "Neutrals" were at the 50-50 proposition level, with their average FP of 6.8 almost match...
Wild-Card Round Production Tracker
Wild-Card Round Production Tracker
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:06 PM EST
Published, 1/4/17   It is a special, playoff version of Production Tracker! All of the data in this column will be from the fantasy regular season (Week 1-16) so we avoid outliers from teams’ resting players in Week 17. Also note that there won’t be any long-winded analysis here either with only e...
Wild-Card Round Stat-Pack
Wild-Card Round Stat-Pack
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:02 PM EST
It’s a special playoff version of Stat Pack! I will go team-by-team and breakdown three (five!) key statistics with a forward-looking view. The attempt here isn’t so much to provide atypical game recaps, but to provide rich context about the games that may not be obvious. Instead of writing the col...
Wild-Card Injury Roundup
Wild-Card Injury Roundup
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:00 PM EST
Quarterbacks Dolphin QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) was apparently walking without a limp through the locker room on Monday, according to the Palm Beach Post, but HC Adam Gase is waiting to find out more, adding that he needs “to know what his movement skills are and the structure of his knee.” Texa...
Wild-Card Round History Report
Wild-Card Round History Report
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:58 PM EST
  Published, 1/3/17   Oakland Raiders @ Houston Texans   Good History   Brock Osweiler (Hou) – This is more of an in-between stat, stacked up against his 2016 numbers. In his last 2 games against the Raiders, Osweiler has thrown for 243 yards and 308 yards, but with just 1 TD and 1 IN...
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 Targets and Sleepers
Playoff Targets and Sleepers
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:51 PM EST
  Published, 1/2/17   Quarterbacks   Targets   Tom Brady (NE) – Duh. In his age-39 season, Tom Brady finished the year with a 28:2 touchdown-to-interception ratio and his second-best completion rate (67.4%) of his career. Brady’s touchdown rate (6.5%) is his third best percentage of h...
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 ...
Fantasy Playoff Strategy
Fantasy Playoff Strategy
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:49 PM EST
While luck almost always plays a big role in your success in the fantasy playoffs, you’re even more so at the mercy of the football gods when it comes to participating in NFL Playoff fantasy leagues, since your players’ fantasy fortunes hinge on whether or not their teams advance in the post-season....
Thursday Injury Update
Thursday Injury Update
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:49 PM EST
  Published, 1/5/17   Dolphin CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) is “day to day,” according to DC Vance Joseph. Joseph added that Maxwell is “fighting to play this week.” Still, Maxwell didn’t practice Wednesday or Thursday.   Dolphin QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) said he will not play in the Wild-Card game a...
Week 7 Production Tracker
Week 7 Production Tracker
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:48 PM EST
It is time to review Week 6’s defensive points allowed data. In addition to traditional points allowed metrics, this weekly piece features various data points by position. Not only do our readers get access to more data that allows for a full view of what defenses allow, the data is presented as a ...
Week 7 Wide Receiver Previews
Week 7 Wide Receiver Previews
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:48 PM EST
Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Friday morning. Note: These player previews were published on Friday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following players could change dramatically. Make sure you look for our Sunday morning updates and practice report u...

Numbers Theory
Numbers Theory
PUBLISHED: Friday, January 6, 2017 04:38 PM EST
Wild-Card Round Stat-Pack Published, 1/3/17   It’s a special playoff version of Stat Pack! I will go team-by-team and breakdown three five! key statistics with a forward-looking view. The attempt here isn’t so much to provide atypical game recaps, but to provide rich context about the games that m...

Inside the Boxscore
Inside the Boxscore
PUBLISHED: Friday, January 6, 2017 04:38 PM EST
Week 17 Published, 01/02/2017   Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams Final Score: ARI - 44 | LA - 6   Targets/Carries/Red-Zone Info:   Arizona Cardinals WR J.J. Nelson had 12 targets and 4 receptions for 75 yards. He also had 4 deep balls. Additionally 4 red zone targets. His long was 32...

Week 17 Snap Report
Week 17 Snap Report
PUBLISHED: Friday, January 6, 2017 04:38 PM EST
Published, 1/2/17   Detroit Lions ·         WRs Marvin Jones and Golden Tate each played 62 offensive snaps (94%) in Week 17. While the team locked up a playoff spot by kickoff, it was a still a winner-take-all affair for the NFC North. Both wideouts were also heavily targeted and Tate caught a TD...
Week 17 Kick Returners Preview
Week 17 Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, December 31, 2016 09:46 AM EST
      R         Player     Tm     Pos     Vs.     2016 TDs     PR Yds     PR TDs...
Week 17 Staff Picks
Week 17 Staff Picks
PUBLISHED: Thursday, December 29, 2016 12:58 PM EST
Week 17 John Hansen (Defending Champ) Ben Kukainis Joe Dolan Tom Brolley Graham Barfield Paul Kelly Consensus   Last Week Last Week Last Week Last Week...
Week 17 IDP Tackle Report
Week 17 IDP Tackle Report
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:52 AM EST
Home Crew Tackle Chart Here’s a breakdown of how each team’s stat crew compares in tackles recorded, solos vs. assists, and Total Tackle Value (weighting a solo tackle as 1 and an assist as 0.5). I’m going to use an average of the tackles and TTV, so that the teams who have played more home games...
The Stock Watch: Week 17
The Stock Watch: Week 17
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 02:30 PM EST
  Week 17 Updated, 12/27/16   Teams Most Affected by Playing Time Scenarios Much of the playoff picture is set, but considering some teams have little/nothing to play for while others who have clinched playoff berths are dealing with injuries, it’s always crucial to look at which teams mi...
Week 17 IDP Waiver Wire
Week 17 IDP Waiver Wire
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 01:25 PM EST
*Due to the nature of Week 17, the focus of this article will be on IDPs who are on teams who still have something to play for, as defensive playing time is volatile even under “normal” circumstances. However, there will be a few exceptions, which will be noted. Teams capable of improving their p...
Keeper/Dynasty Watch: Week 17
Keeper/Dynasty Watch: Week 17
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 10:43 AM EST
The purpose of this article is to draw some extra attention to some very deep players who are interesting for one reason or another, positive or negative. While some young players are viable Waiver Wire pickups, this article focuses more on those players who aren’t yet worth owning in redraft league...
Start Your Stud QBs?
Start Your Stud QBs?
PUBLISHED: Thursday, December 22, 2016 12:24 PM EST
When trying to decide who to start, there are two basic factors to consider: the candidate player's ability and his matchup. Late last season, I did a series of articles on who to start at RB, WR, and TE that looked at quantifying those factors. I extended that methodology to the flex position earli...