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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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
Fantasy owners are often very intellectual, analytical and logical people, but have their flaws. Despite a vast knowledge of the careers of NFL players, even the best owners often enter fantasy drafts with the mind set of “what have you done for me lately?”
Cleveland Browns Tight End Jordan Cameron broke out in 2013. This season, he has a chance to approach the elite tier of fantasy football tight ends.
New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese recently said Jennings can be a “bellcow type of a running back,” essentially saying he has the ability to be the team’s featured running back.
I’ve looked at Trent Richardson’s fantasy value as glass half empty for too long. It’s time to take a more positive approach.
During the SEC Championship game, Tre Mason put up video game numbers, with 304 yards and four touchdowns, but still slipped all the way to the third round.
Jimmy Graham, Jordan Cameron and Julius Thomas… all names you want on your dynasty team. If you drafted one of them as a rookie, you know that feeling of nailing one of your picks with a high value player when they blowup.