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Fitz on Fantasy: Week 1 Fantasy Football Rankings

All of the hours logged preparing for your draft and assembling a roster of would be rockstars has led to this moment. Let the fantasy season truly begin! Week 1 is often a fantasy crapshoot and this year is no different but there are several top end options that should prove reliable, as well as matchups galore to explore deeper in your roster. ...

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Do Not Draft: Fantasy Players to Avoid For a Family-Friendly Roster

I am a proud feminist. I don a “Nevertheless, She Persisted” tee three times a week, and recently passed on buying a perfectly lovely Honda Accord because I couldn’t bear promoting the until the plates arrived. There is only one exception to my feminism… In a draft last weekend I had the third round option of Joe Mixon or Marshawn Lynch. ...

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Fantasy Football 2017: UPDATED Player Rankings by Position

Fantasy draft season is in full swing and while the top of most draft boards remain static, a typical rash of training camp injuries plus a few emergent surprises have kept our draft rankings ever changing. My updated ranking show movement with two rookie rushers – Christian McCaffrey is up, while Leonard Fournette has dropped a bit in the midst of Ja...

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It’s not always sunny in Philadelphia, as Eagles fans know, but dawn is breaking in the City of Brotherly Love after two consecutive losing seasons. The Eagles appear to have won last year’s game of rookie-QB roshambo with the Rams, and an offseason talent infusion has helped make Philly a legitimate contender for the NFC East crown. A date...

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From a fantasy perspective, the Ravens entered the 2016 as one of the most inscrutable teams in recent memory. QB Joe Flacco was a known commodity, but the running back, wide receiver and tight end positions were an unpredictable jumble. A year later, there have been comings (Danny Woodhead, Jeremy Maclin) and goings (Steve Smith, Dennis Pitta, Kyle Jus...

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The running game and the city of Buffalo go together like wings and blue cheese dressing, or like roast beef and kummelweck rolls. The city where O.J. Simpson and Thurman Thomas once shone as runners is now home to another great back. The Bills have had an old-school offense the last two seasons, ranking first in running play percentage in 2015, seco...

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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 years of hearing people complain about professional athletes being overpaid, it’s unusual to see ...

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“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 enclaves of the New York metropolitan area that support the Jets should collectively be known as the...

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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 brother to be the greatest average quarterback in NFL history.) No, the conversation we need to have i...

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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. Everyone in your league is going to want a piece of what will almost surely be a top-three offense...

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