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Fantasy Football Week 3: Complete Player Rankings By Position

It's happened, folks. Aaron Rodgers has been dethroned as the top-ranked fantasy quarterback by young touchdown machine Patrick Mahomes. The Week 3 matchups - Mahomes vs. San Francisco and Rodgers vs. Washington -  have some bearing and there's a decent chance Mr. Izod will find himself perched atop the rankings in several weeks to come, but Mahomes' r...

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Fantasy Football Week 2: Complete Rankings By Position

Week 1 was a bloodbath for many fantasy football owners and waiver wire are on overload. Week 2's rankings feature plenty of old reliables and several players in typically higher positions based on either favorable matchups and/or a clear emergence coming out of the first week. (Why yes, that is Alex Smith in the QB3 slot). Dig in to my rankings but be ...

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‘Friends of The Football Girl’ Fantasy League for Charity

When I first started TFG I immersed myself in fantasy coverage from waivers to a Startability Index, my weird spin on the traditional start/sit columns, and many more columns in between.  The advice was apparently not terrible because soon my fantasy league dance card was overflowing with expert leagues galore, even a league sponsored by one of the NFL...

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Fitz on Fantasy: WRs and TEs to Dodge When Drafting

This is the last in a four-part series on players I’m targeting and players I’m avoiding in this month’s fantasy drafts. Earlier this week I took a look at , then moved on to some of my . Yesterday, I listed some . Now it’s time to look at a few guys I’m fading at wide receiver and tigh...

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Fitz on Fantasy: QBs and RBs to Dodge When Drafting

The running joke is that fantasy football is easy when you pick the right players. But I think fantasy drafts are less about trying to pick the right players than trying to avoid the wrong players. Matt Kelley of PlayerProfiler.com used a golf analogy to express this  this week: You don’t have to knock down pins with every pick. You j...

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Fitz on Fantasy: The WRs and TEs You Need to Target

Yesterday I discussed some of the in this year’s fantasy drafts. Let’s move on to the wide receivers and tight ends. Cost matters, obviously, which is why this isn’t just a list of top players. You don’t need me to tell you that Antonio Brown and Rob Gronkowski are good. This is about guys I especially like ...

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Fitz on Fantasy: The QBs and RBs You Need To Target

Fantasy drafts are market-driven affairs. You can’t win your league on draft day, but you can get yourself on the right path by understanding the market and getting good value with your picks. Based on ADP information provided by FantasyPros.com – and for the uninitiated, “ADP” means average draft position ...

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Fantasy Football 2018: Alternative Formats to Consider For Your League

Fantasy season is back in full swing and if you're like most owners, your season-long league will involve the same standard scoring you've played for a decade. Or perhaps you've boldly graduated to PPR (or .5 PPR). There is no wrong way to play fantasy (it's only wrong not to play fantasy) but there are some formats to change up your league a b...

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Fitz on Fantasy: Which Draft Spot is Best This Season?

Some buddies and I draw for draft order in our 14-team league the first weekend of August. We do it at a bar in a hotel-casino in northern Wisconsin during an annual golf weekend. The draw takes up a few minutes of our Friday night but sparks hours of conversation afterward. Last year I drew the No. 2 pick and asked the friend who had dr...

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