Pat Fitzmaurice

Pat Fitzmaurice is TFG's lead fantasy expert. He welcomes questions from readers in the comment section below, at fitzallsizes@gmail.com or via Twitter at @Fitz_FF.

It seems as if most of the people paying attention to the strange pas de deux between Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins come down on the side of Cousins. It’s no great surprise to see public sentiment run against Daniel Snyder’s team. But after...

“Despair is a narcotic,” Charlie Chaplin once said. “It lulls the mind into indifference.” If Chaplin was right, Jets fans must be stoned out of their gourds these days. Cleveland has been referred to as the Factory of Sadness, so maybe the ...

We need to talk about Eli. There will long be debate about Eli Manning’s place among the greatest quarterbacks of all time. But that’s not the Eli-related conversation I want to have right now. (For the record, I consider the youngest Manning broth...

New England Patriots Buying Guide

Bill Belichick has long hated your fantasy teams. And now, after a series of offseason acquisitions that larded the Patriots’ roster with a multitude of contributors at the skill positions, Belichick can hate your fantasy teams just a little bit more. ...

Adam Gase developed a reputation as a quarterback whisperer after coaxing career-best seasons from Peyton Manning and the notoriously indifferent Jay Cutler. Gase may indeed be a QB-friendly coach, but his record shows that he’s a hardcore devotee of th...

Dalvin Cook is an interesting Rorschach test for fantasy drafters. Do you see the college star who amassed 4,188 yards from scrimmage and 40 touchdowns in his final two seasons at Florida State, or the Scouting Combine flop who tested poorly in Indianapol...

NBA fans of a certain age will remember World B. Free, a flamboyant guard who averaged better than 22 points per game over a 10-year stretch from the late ’70s to the mid-’80s. Free (whose given name was Lloyd) was a shooter without conscious, a man w...

Let’s start with the acknowledgement that Jordan Howard is good. Really good. A fifth-round pick from the University of Indiana and the 10th running back selected in last year’s draft, Howard was a divisive love/hate prospect among the draftnik and fa...

The ultimate takeaway from Aaron Rodgers’ 2016 season was “still great,” but it was really two seasons in one for the Green Bay quarterback. Rodgers was uncharacteristically mortal for the first month and a half, then went nuclear from late October ...

Dallas Cowboys Buying Guide

Fantasy owners should be quite weary of Ezekiel Elliott’s murky situation. But Dak Prescott is poised for a breakout sophomore season., along with his TE.   The Cowboys and turmoil go together like macaroni and cheese, like Siegfrie...