In an effort to aid you in your lineup-setting endeavors, I’ll be providing a weekly glimpse into my rankings; meaning, I’ll be highlighting players I like or dislike more compared to the expert consensus rankings or who I simply like or dislike for that given week. My ranking at the time of the writing will […]
I can’t believe the start of the NFL season is only a few days away. With everything going on in the world, the football season is quickly sneaking upon us. Limited training camps and no preseason games can make it difficult to prepare yourself for this years’ draft. But, don’t worry, we here at Gridiron […]
Best Waiver Wire Pickups of 2017 Do me a favor… take a look back at your roster from draft day. How does it compare? We all took our “core players” that we knew couldn’t miss… like Tom Brady, Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown, and Rob Gronkowski. Surely, if you used a high pick on one of […]
Week 13 Start’Em Sit’Em We have now reached the planning process for Week 13. Which of course means that if you are in a league that begins the fantasy playoffs in Week 14, then this is the final week of your regular season. Or if your league begins the postseason in Week 15, you are […]
The Oakland Raiders acquired RB Marshawn Lynch and a 2018 sixth-round pick from the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for a 2018 fifth-round pick. The Raiders and Lynch have agreed to terms on a contract for the 2017 season. After weeks of negotiation, Oakland agreed to pay Lynch a $3 million base, with a chance to […]
This season, the Oakland Raiders have established themselves as one of the most explosive offensive teams in the NFL. They are currently ranked in the top 5 in scoring (27.2 points per game), rushing (127.8 yards per game) and total offense (404.1 yards per game). Deservedly so, Derek Carr and Amari Cooper have garnered many of the headlines for the Raiders, who find themselves with a 7-2 record and fighting for their first AFC West title since 2002.
Football returns to Mexico City as the Houston Texans (6-3) and the Oakland Raiders (7-2) travel south for Monday Night Football. Both teams led their division and are looking to separate themselves from the pack. Both teams have a chance to put multiple games between them and their division opponents.
Murray’s first season operating as the Raiders’ workhorse received mixed reviews, so let’s start with some of the criticism. While his 1066 rushing yards were good for the sixth-most in the NFL, it took him 266 attempts to accomplish that feat – third-most in the league.
Rookies often create a lot of buzz and fantasy drafters love reaching to find the next David Johnson or Odell Beckham Jr on their team. But the experience and familiarity with offensive systems and game speed are major advantages veteran players have over the newcomers. Here are some NFL veterans you may be able to draft at a discount because of the buzz surrounding rookies from the 2016 draft.
The great thing about the NFL, well one of the great things about the NFL, is the mind boggling number of available statistics.
Evaluating trades isn’t something you can cookbook, and adding multiple players to each side of a trade further complicates matters. So what's the best way to go about evaluating a trade proposal?