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Silva's Late-Camp Top 150

These rankings are based on standard scoring leagues, albeit with frequent references to points-per-reception formats (PPR). This is my attempt to …

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Rex Ryan says Jets aren't planning to have resolution before preseason finale at Philly

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan doesn't expect the team to have a resolution to the situation regarding suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson before the preseason finale Thursday at Philadelphia.<p>Ryan had no updates Tuesday on the status of Patterson, who was suspended by the team indefinitely Monday …

Patriots agree to trade G Logan Mankins to Buccaneers

The Patriots have agreed to the parameters of a trade that would send Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers for a draft pick and tight end …

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NFL fines Pete Carroll, Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have been collectively fined more than $300,000, according to sources, and will lose two double practices …

USC investigating Josh Shaw's claim about saving nephew

USC coach Steve Sarkisian said Tuesday that he's received several calls questioning the validity of cornerback Josh Shaw's story describing how he sustained two high ankle sprains over the weekend. The school is vetting the tale.<p>Shaw told USC's athletics web site that he injured himself jumping …

Top Fantasy Football Sleepers at Each Position for the 2013 NFL Season

With new faces in new places, rookies and players bouncing back from season-ending injuries for the 2013 NFL season, that only means one thing for fantasy football owners: There are going to be plenty of players who will be flying under the radar come draft day.<p>Heading into the 2013 season, here …

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The Definitive Blueprint for Drafting a Fantasy Football Champion

It's Christmas time for fantasy football enthusiasts.<p>As the calendar turns from June to July, fantasy draft season will begin in earnest, as friends and strangers from all across the land gather at watering holes, man caves or online to hold their league's draft.<p>Every one of these people have one …

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15 Fantasy Football Players Set to Make a Huge Leap This Season

Fantasy football is a volatile sport. Every year we see statistical jumps from some and falls from grace from others.<p>Many times these statistical boosts are from players who have gotten their first real chance to contribute. Others come because players are put in better situations or their …

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Fantasy Football 2013: Under-the-Radar Studs to Look for in Draft

Link to Media<p>The early rounds of a fantasy football draft might be easy to navigate, but the later rounds can make or break your season. However, there are some under-the-radar players out there who could be steals in the later rounds of the draft.<p>This is where your research before a draft is key. …

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Fantasy Football Sleepers 2013: Hidden Gems That Will Surprise

Link to Media<p>Winning your fantasy football league will almost always come down to your strength at running back. The position is like lives in a video game—you can never have too many.<p>If you have the first or second pick in your league, of course you are going to grab either the Minnesota Vikings' …

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10 Players That Will Kill Your Fantasy Football Draft - Bill Anderson

In a fantasy football draft, every single pick is important. Sure, it’s not impossible to recover from a terrible pick if you find a breakout player …

Fantasy Football 2013: Power Ranking Most Dominant Defenses

Link to Media<p>Imagine having two of the top fantasy tight ends on one team—legally.<p>Last season, the defenses of the Chicago Bears, New England Patriots, Denver Broncos and Cincinnati Bengals put up points comparable to the top tight ends in the league, per NFL.com's standard scoring.<p>In the NFL, …

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Fantasy Football 2013: Need-to-Know Fantasy Information for Every NFL Team

Now that the preseason is about over, it's time to take a look at what fantasy football lessons we've learned from every team in the NFL.<p>That's right, folks—32 teams broken down for your fantasy football pleasure.<p>There is a ton for fantasy owners to take away from the preseason.<p>It's a lot to take …

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Going Deep: Running down the backs for 2014

Last week, Going Deep focused its attention on the fantasy owners out there putting their rosters in mothballs until next summer. We took a …

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Top 12 fantasy WRs for 2014

12<p>Rick Osentoski/Associated Press<p>1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions (2013 - 219.20 points):<p>The most consistent wide receiver in fantasy football over …

Fantasy Football: 3 Players Whose Fantasy Values Should Skyrocket in 2014

Link to Media<p>It is never too early for fantasy football owners to start thinking about next season.<p>They know one of the best ways to have a great draft is to pick guys who are primed for bounce-back years and youngsters who are ready to take their games to the next level. Many mediocre fantasy …

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Offseason Extra: Early sleepers for 2014

Who is our Jamey Eisenberg going to be circling on his cheat sheets this summer in preparation for 2014? He shares his initial sleeper candidates for …

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Fantasy Football: 25 Players to Avoid in 2014

Link to Media<p>They’re ticking time bombs and they’re here to ruin your fantasy football team. Avoid these 25 players in 2014 and spare yourself the agony of a lost season.<p>Winning your fantasy league is all about finding value. To be specific, it’s about building more collective value on your roster …

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Fantasy Football: 5 Must-Own Running Back Handcuffs in 2014

Link to Media<p>Ah, the running back handcuff. Few players in fantasy football have more inherent value than a high-upside backup to a stud RB. They typically come dirt cheap in drafts, yet their return on investment can be enormous and possibly save your season.<p>The fantasy football landscape …

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Fantasy Football 2014: Finding the Best Fantasy Value for Wide Receivers

Link to Media<p>Last week we looked at quarterbacks and running backs currently offering the best value in fantasy football. In this edition, we pay special attention to this year’s deep group of wide receivers, locating the guys who should offer the best return on investment in drafts.<p>As we did with …

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Fantasy Football 2014: 6 Breakout Stars to Watch This Season

Link to Media<p>Every year, owners are looking to obtain the next breakout star to lead their fantasy football team to victory, and 2014 will be no different.<p>Josh Gordon, Alshon Jeffery and Eddie Lacey did the job last year. With NFL teams now getting underway with their summer training camps, it's …

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Fantasy Football 2014: Identifying This Year's Biggest Potential Sleepers

Link to Media<p>As the best of the best surely understand, the right sleeper can win a fantasy league outright.<p>A whiff, and the waiver wire becomes a necessary weekly affair, in tandem with pleading for deals on archaic message boards in the hope one of the other owners in the league has a brief bout …

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A hundred fantasy football facts

The problem, if I am being honest, is me.<p>I'm to blame. My fault. My bad, as the kids used to say.<p>Not just me, mind you. There are a lot of us. But if …

Fantasy Football 2014: Rookies Every Owner Should Target on Draft Day

Link to Media<p>Gambling on a rookie can be the difference between a finish in the playoffs and a finish at the bottom of your division in fantasy football.<p>It's difficult to trust rookies. All fantasy owners have the same questions regarding first-time pros—should I trust a rookie with high potential …

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Overvalued & Undervalued Tight Ends

The word “value” gets thrown around plenty during fantasy drafts, and for good reason. Acquiring key contributors in the right round without reaching …

Fantasy Football Risks & Busts You Need to Avoid in Your Draft

Link to Media<p>There are two things you cannot disparage in this world without stirring the ire of dissenting opinions: 1. A mother's kid; 2. A fantasy footballer's favorites.<p>We will leave your snotty, smelly, spoiled and self-entitled brats out of this. Yeah, we know they can do no wrong. We won't …

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Fantasy Football 2014: Top Sleepers at Every Skill Position

Link to Media<p>There are certain fantasy breakouts people clamor to claim off waivers midseason—think Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas and New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman in 2013—but that often means releasing a valuable depth player or, even worse, an injured high draft …

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2014 Version of 2013 Breakouts

As draft season approaches, fantasy pundits hear a lot of the same questions:<p>“Who are some late-round sleepers I should target?”<p>“Do you prefer Player …