One of the fastest growing strategies in the fantasy industry is the zero running back method. Popularized last season, zero-RB can be described as risky, efficient and against the grain.
The San Francisco 49ers opened training camp last week with one the deepest stable of running backs in the NFL, but over the weekend that group was thinned out considerably.
This year I am creating a new type of fantasy football league. One that is a lot different than the traditional style that we are all familiar with. I’m calling it The Battle Royale Fantasy League.
There is no question that Brandin Cooks has the potential to surpass Kenny Stills’ rookie numbers and step up into a starting role immediately in his rookie season. The only cause for concern in terms of fantasy production is the crowded house that is the Saints offense.
We’re suggesting an evolution of the best fantasy football team names. No longer will a surface oriented designation be enough. You need a name that reflects your approach to being a fantasy football team owner.
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts is expected to miss several weeks after being forced from practice on Friday. The Jaguars expect Shorts to be ready for the start of the season but his progress will be monitored.
Entertainment and sports, like Michael Bay and explosions or Johnny Manziel and partying, will always be closely linked. They are the primary components of American pop culture and always at the forefront of the public consciousness.
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…