Remember last year when Bills’ OC Nate Hackett said they would be “running Spiller until he throws up”? This little comment caught fire, dug into the fantasy hive mind and lit the fuse under Spiller’s meteoric rise into the stratosphere of pre-season fantasy rankings.
Fantasy High 5 is Gridiron Experts’ fantasy football group discussion article. This week our staff talk offseason value. Which fantasy players are on track to be a huge steal for owners? Which might be overrated?
Generation Text isn’t familiar with Jim Kelly. They don’t remember the four straight Super Bowls. When they hear Buffalo they think of the wings, not the team. The most relevant football story in Buffalo is the frustrating fantasy time-share between C.J. Spiller and Fred Jackson.
While the majority of fantasy football is still played in the 1QB/2RB/3WR/TE/ format, there are strong indicators that 2QB fantasy leagues are growing in popularity. I won’t wax poetic on the complexities introduced, or say that one format is any more difficult to master than the other.
In the wake of free agent moves and draft selections this offseason, a number of running backs find themselves atop an NFL depth chart for the first time. Whether these are familiar faces in new places, players getting expanded work with last year’s team, or rookies just entering the league…
We’re in awe of these athletes. It’s why we defend them to the death on Twitter, buy their jerseys and always clear our schedules on Sundays. It’s why football transcends a mere game sometimes.
Eli Manning co-hosted his family’s annual passing academy the past two days and despite catering up to 1,200 teenagers on passing tips, release points and escape routes, he found time to toss the ball around and bond with his newest target, first round pick Odell Beckham.
Gridiron Experts has updated their fantasy rankings for the first time of 2014. We are eagerly awaiting NFL training camp as I’m sure you are too. The follow is insight to why we moved fantasy players in our projections.
Fantasy owners are always looking for the next big thing. Whether it be finding undervalued gems through Fantasy Football Rankings or scouting up and coming rookies, it’s good to remember some of the more established players can be had at a discount on draft day.
Mike Rigz reached out to some of the top fantasy sites and bloggers on the web. With some quick Twitter replies and a My Fantasy League slow draft later, we have an expert Mock Draft for you to look over.
One the easiest predictions for me last season came with the signing of Chip Kelly in Philadelphia. I am a diehard Eagles fan and have been following the Oregon Ducks for about 8 years. I watched the entire Chip Kelly era in Oregon and knew he was going to be successful going from one bird to another.
“Keep 2 Trade 1″ is a group discussion article where the Gridiron Experts staff voice their opinions on which 2 players an owner should keep and which one they should trade