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2014 Fantasy Football Draft Guide

2014 Fantasy Football Draft Guide: Eric Mack's Ultimate Blueprint<p>Somewhere Over the Dwayne Bowe (h/t to my Fantasy FatCast co-host David Gonos of About.com for that team-name gem), you are officially on the clock.<p>"Uh, (panic) um, (lost bodily functions), I'll pick..."<p>It doesn't have to be so …

Fantasy Football 2014: Identifying One Sleeper Per Round in Rankings

If you are a fantasy football nut, you're surely in love with anything that can help you unearth sleepers. You've read articles about sleepers, sure, but this here is no article. No, this is more like a sleeper extravaganza, a celebration of sleepers, a sleeper tour de force.<p>OK, maybe I'm tooting …

Terrance Williams: Dez Bryant Emerging as Leader of Cowboys Offense

Dallas Cowboys second-year wideout Terrance Williams has "locked down" the No. 2 wide receiver job.<p>How has Williams' approach changed from his rookie season to year two, where he figures to be targeted more frequently? How did teammate Dez Bryant help him prepare for an increased role in the …

Fantasy Football 2014: Mock Draft Tips, Strategy and Cheat Sheet

You asked for it—actually, I don't think anyone specifically requested this article—and now you have it: Timothy (call me Tim, please) Rapp's ultimate cheat sheet, strategy and mock draft guide. We probably could have crammed a few more enticing phrases in the title, but I'm pretty sure we have …

NFL Preseason 2014: Assessing Top Offensive Rookies to Watch During Week 2

The Jacksonville Jaguars and Chicago Bears kicked off Week 2 of the 2014 NFL preseason Thursday night with some impressive rookie performances from each side. With 15 more games on the slate, we can expect more of the same in the coming days.<p>We already know the 2014 draft class was extremely deep …

Le'Veon Bell Is a Huge Early-Round Risk in 2014 Fantasy Football Drafts

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Le'Veon Bell in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft with the hope he would become their primary threat out of the backfield. Although, while Bell received plenty of work last season, he didn't exactly deliver.<p>Bell carried 244 times for 860 yards—an average of 3.5 …

Kelvin Benjamin Is a Fantasy Must-Have Given Strong Preseason Showing

Kelvin Benjamin is on track to be the rookie you'll regret passing on during your 2014 fantasy football drafts.<p>There are plenty of rookies going early in drafts. Sammy Watkins, for one, plays the same position as Benjamin. Everyone knows what Watkins is capable of. He has the potential to …

Montee Ball Worth 1st-Round Pick in 2014 Fantasy Football Leagues

Could a running back who ran for 559 yards and four touchdowns during the 2013 season really be worth a first-round pick in fantasy leagues for 2014?<p>He is if he is the featured back in the Denver Broncos' mighty offensive attack.<p>With Knowshon Moreno now on the Miami Dolphins, Ball is the natural …

2014 Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Tips to Keep in Mind When Selecting Team

The only way to earn bragging rights (or whatever else you are playing for) in fantasy football is with a successful draft day. After all, you aren’t winning that mythical trophy without the right players on your roster.<p>The key is finding the perfect mix of superstars and sleepers while avoiding …

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