Monday Night Football Preview Soldier Field | 8:30 p.m. | ESPN Monday night’s game between the Minnesota Vikings (5-1) and the Chicago Bears (1-6) will officially put the 2016 season at the midway point. Monday night’s game features one of the best teams and one of the worst teams in …
The Chicago Bears look to be without their starting running back Jeremy Langford for at least a month. The team has already struggled with injuries to many key positions this season and will now have to get by with rookie Jordan Howard and Ka’Deem Carey to handle the workload. While Howard did have an impressive college career, he is still a rookie and will likely struggle at times as the front-runner for the 0-3 Bears. Howard does have excellent hands and could be more valuable in PPR league formats.
Week 1 featured a double-header on Monday night that had two completely different games. The first game was a close shoot-out while the other was a blowout. Week 2 features only one Monday night game, but one that has plenty of fantasy implications as the Philadelphia Eagles travel to the Chicago Bears. The Eagles look to improve to 2-0, while the Bears are looking for their first win of 2016.
One of the ways to begin researching for fantasy football drafts is to gauge the value of players based on their average draft position (ADP). The purpose of this writing is to offer five players who, subjectively and in no particular order, should be drafted lower than their current ADPs, according to numbers taken from fantasyfootballcalculator.com as of 7/3/16.
Matt Forte regularly gets mentioned among the league’s elite running backs. He is one of the most versatile backs in the NFL, does most of his talking on the field and regularly churns out eye-popping stats. Forte has amassed over 1,000 yards in his last three seasons and also added over 200 catches, over 1,000 yards receiving and eight catching touchdowns over that period.