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Matt Harmon

Matt Harmon

Matt Harmon joined the NFL in 2015 as a fantasy football writer/editor. He is also well-known as the creator of the Reception Perception methodology for evaluating wide receivers, and his dog Charlie. An expositor of knowledge and a Renaissance man in his own mind, but you can read his columns here to decide for yourself.
October

Week 7 waiver adds Streaming QBs/TEs/DEF Deep waiver wire targets Week 6 is wrapping up and chaos continues to roll on. Backfields continue to turn over and the new realities the NFL reveals constantly remind us not to clinge to our... more

To check out more of the Next Gen Stats data for yourself or get a definition for some of the stats, check out the NGS site At the dawn of Week 6, the Panthers fell at home to the Philadelphia Eagles, who came in riding a hot streak similar to t... more

With the 2017 season in full swing, there's no question that excitement is in the air. One of the developments that should have fans of the league and fantasy football alike thrilled is the evolution of the Next Gen Stats data tracking here at the NF... more

To check out more of the Next Gen Stats data for yourself or get a definition for some of the stats, check out the NGS site . The Chicago Bears kept it close with their division rivals Monday, but the Minnesota Vikings escaped with a 20-17 win o... more

Week 6 waiver adds Streaming QBs/TEs/DEF Deep waiver wire targets Week 5 is wrapping up and chaos continues to roll on. Backfields continue to turn over and the new realities the NFL reveals constantly remind us not to cling to our... more

To check out more of the Next Gen Stats data for yourself or get a definition for some of the stats, check out the NGS site Week 5's rendition of Thursday Night Football didn't quite offer what the public expected. The talented Buccaneers offen... more

With the 2017 season in full swing, there's no question that excitement is in the air. One of the developments that should have fans of the league and fantasy football alike thrilled is the evolution of the Next Gen Stats data tracking here at the NF... more

With four weeks of the NFL regular season in the books, we're beginning to earn clarity on the current state of the league. Players and teams continue to reveal to us just who they'll be in the 2017 rendition of football. The good teams are cementing... more

The NFL is full of undeniably special players. Athletes of pro football accomplish feats that seem impossible to us mere mortals as we watch the games unfold from the comforts of our living rooms or tucked away in the stands. With so many unique enti... more

Week 5 waiver adds Streaming QBs/TEs/DEF Deep waiver wire targets Week 4 is wrapping up and chaos continues to roll on. Backfields continue to turn over and the new realities the NFL reveals constantly remind us not to cling to our... more

September

To check out more of the Next Gen Stats data for yourself or get a definition for some of the stats, check out the NGS site In the wake of a crushing defeat on Thursday night, the Chicago Bears walked out of Lambeau Field with layers of questio... more

With the 2017 season in full swing, there's no question that excitement is in the air. One of the developments that should have fans of the league and fantasy football alike thrilled is the evolution of the Next Gen Stats data tracking here at the NF... more

To check out more of the Next Gen Stats data for yourself or get a definition for some of the stats, check out the NGS site With the score tied 7-7 heading into the second half, the Dallas Cowboys were still stuck in the same mud that held them d... more

Week 4 waiver adds Streaming QBs/TEs/DEF Deep waiver wire targets Week 3 is wrapping up and chaos rolls on. Backfields continue to turn over and the new realities the NFL reveals constantly remind us not to cling to our conceived noti... more

To checkout more of the Next Gen Stats data for yourself or get a definition for some of the stats, check out the NGS site The Los Angeles Rams are a new team. The signs were there in a blowout win over the Colts in Week 1 and maintained their... more

With the 2017 season beginning to unfold, there's no question that excitement is in the air. One of the developments that should have fans of the league and fantasy football alike thrilled is the evolution of the Next Gen Stats data tracking here at... more

After failing to score an offensive touchdown in the Sunday Night Football Week 1 opener, it was obvious to point the finger at the absence of Odell Beckham as the root cause for the New York Giants' ineptitude. The star wideout suffered an ankle in... more

Week 3 waiver adds Streaming QBs/TEs/DEF Week 3 Deep Dive Week 2 is wrapping up and chaos is already afoot. Backfields continue to turnover and the new realities the NFL reveals constantly remind us not to cling to our preseason conce... more

To check out more of the Next Gen Stats data for yourself or get a definition for some of the stats, check out the NGS site. In a low-scoring game on Thursday Night Football , Texans' fans got their initial look at the franchise's quarterback of... more

With the 2017 season beginning to unfold, there's no question that excitement is in the air. One of the developments that should have fans of the league and fantasy football alike thrilled is the evolution of the Next Gen Stats data tracking here at... more

To checkout more of the Next Gen Stats data for yourself or get a definition for some of the stats, check out the NGS site On a night where future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson returned to Minnesota for the first time as a member of a... more

Week 2 waiver adds Streaming QBs/TEs/DEF Week 2 Deep Dive Week 1 is wrapping up and chaos is already afoot. Allen Robinson and David Johnson were just two of the fantasy stars to fall to serious injuries on the first Sunday of the new... more

Quite a turn of events in the Ezekiel Elliott saga. Eastern District of Texas Sherman Division Judge Amos Mazzant granted Elliott a preliminary injunction against the six-game suspension issued by the NFL earlier this month. Mazzant's opinion held th... more

The NFL Draft is a beautiful time. Not only because of the theater and intrigue of a group of young men realizing their dreams in epic fashion, but it's one of the few moments on the calendar when NFL teams cannot lie to us. During the 2017 NFL Dra... more

With the 2017 season upon us, there's no question that excitement is in the air. One of the developments that should have fans of the league and fantasy football alike thrilled is the evolution of the Next Gen Stats data tracking here at the NFL.... more

Unfortunately, our nation is once again faced with the proposition of bracing for an impending storm as Hurricane Irma moves toward South Florida. Of course, our thoughts and well-wishes are with the people of the region who will feel the effects of... more

Week 1 waiver adds Streaming QBs/TEs/DEF Deep Dive In case you hadn't heard, the NFL season is here. Exciting times are ahead, but with that jubilation will come a fair share of hardships inflicted on your fantasy rosters. Perhaps you... more

August

Fantasy football drafts often follow a typical set-aside formula and pattern. However, there are certain inflection point players that cause waves not only for the teams that select them but also for those who pass. It's these players that often re... more

In my view, fantasy rankings are taking a linear thought process to an inherently fluid and non-linear concept. I often find there's a heavy amount of frivolous debate on subjects like "why do you have player-x at No. 12 but player-y at No. 15?" I do... more

February

No. 1 cornerbacks Pass rushing teams Edge rushers Interior rushers Offensive rankings Measuring the best pass-rushers on a basis deeper than just sacks has long been a challenge for NFL analysts across the field. Simply counting... more

No. 1 cornerbacks Pass rushing teams Edge pass rushers Offensive rankings Measuring the best pass-rushers on a basis deeper than just sacks has long been a challenge for NFL analysts across the field. Simply counting sacks is a fin... more

No. 1 cornerbacks Pass rushing teams Defensive rankings Offensive rankings Measuring the best pass-rushing defenses has long been a challenge for NFL analysts across the field. Obviously, there is the simple counting of sacks, but... more

January

Whether it was David Tyree for the Giants when they vanquished the 18-0 New England Patriots or Dexter Jackson in the Buccaneers' rout of the Oakland Raiders in the 2002 season, Super Bowl history is filled with the exploits of under-the-radar player... more

Most aggressive QBs Third-down QBs RBs vs. stacked boxes WRs in tight coverage No. 1 cornerbacks No. 1 WRs Slot receivers No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Charts The Next Gen Stats team here at the NFL broke new ground this we... more

Most aggressive QBs Third-down QBs RBs vs. stacked boxes WRs in tight coverage No. 1 WRs Slot receivers No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Defensive rankings The NFL's Next Gen Stats tracking data allows us to objectively measure t... more

Most aggressive QBs Third-down QBs RBs vs. stacked boxes WRs in tight coverage No. 1 WRs Slot receivers separation No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Defensive rankings Last week we looked at the Top-10 best receivers at creating... more

When the New England Patriots signed restricted free agent Chris Hogan away from the Buffalo Bills on a modest, but still somewhat surprising, three-year $12-million deal this offseason, the transaction did not break the NFL newswires. After all, the... more

Most aggressive QBs Third-down QBs RBs vs. stacked boxes WRs in tight coverage No. 1 WRs Slot receivers No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Defensive rankings With the passing play percentage on a near steady rise every season, ther... more

Most aggressive QBs Third-down QBs RBs vs. stacked boxes WRs in tight coverage No. 1 WRs Slot receivers No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Defensive rankings The wide receiver position is more jam-packed with talent than at any oth... more

No. 1 cornerbacks Pass rushing teams Edge pass rushers Offensive rankings The right to be crowned the NFL's best cornerback is seemingly a popular discussion-point every offseason. It also seems to be a moving target, as a new... more

Crowning the NFL's Most Valuable Player at the NFL Honors awards ceremony is never an easy task. Ours is a league filled with many layers of talented players, and feels as top-heavy with stars as ever. Yet, the task is particularly unenviable this... more

Most aggressive QBs Third-down QBs RBs vs. stacked boxes WRs in tight coverage No. 1 WRs Slot receivers No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Defensive rankings The easiest way for a receiver to end up on the highlight reel is by winn... more

The 2016 fantasy season was a peculiar one. Many things went off the beaten path of what was expected. One of the themes of the year was a litany of disappointing picks in the first two rounds, all of whom didn't pan out the way we expected (for one... more

RBs vs. stacked boxes Most aggressive QBs Third-down QBs WRs in tight coverage No. 1 WRs Slot receivers No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Defensive ranks The running back position continues to be one of the more fascinating ones i... more

Third-down QBs Most aggressive QBs RBs vs. stacked boxes WRs in tight coverage No. 1 WRs Slot receivers No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Defensive rankings Third down is widely regarded as the money down for quarterbacks. The time... more

Fantasy football strategies are not cheat codes. They are options. No approach to drafting a fake football team, revolving around outcomes of which you largely cannot control once you hit "submit" on your lineup, represents a foolproof path to succes... more

Most aggressive QBs Third-down QBs RBs vs. stacked boxes WRs in tight coverage No. 1 WRs Slot receivers No. 2 WRs No. 3 WRs Defensive ranks While the quarterback is widely regarded as the most important position in t... more

December

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in and week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

A storied Dallas Cowboys season is all set to conclude with the NFC East champions as the No. 1 seed in their conference and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. They're riding a 13-2 record into Week 17 on the back of a number of new 2016 f... more

Week 16 RB touches Week 16 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fan... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Around the NFL's own Chris Wesseling has opined for over a month that "winter is coming" for the New York Giants. Thursday night was a reminder of the grim future Wesseling foretold several weeks ago for a team that might not have the fortitude to b... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

Josh Norman's revenge against the Carolina Panthers was spoiled as his Washington Redskins fell 26-15 at home on Monday night. The Pro Bowl cornerback made it known that he was looking forward to squaring off with the team that unceremoniously resc... more

Week 15 RB touches Week 15 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fan... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

In a season where no truly glaring MVP candidate has emerged from the pack to gain a stranglehold in the race for the award, Tom Brady made a strong move Monday night to throw his name into consideration despite missing the first four games of the se... more

Week 14 RB touches Week 14 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fan... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

It was but three weeks ago that Derek Carr led the Raiders to a comeback win over the Houston Texans in a season-defining moment . Now, we sit here at the onset of Week 14 and the performance of their passing game essentially cost Oakland, for now, a... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

By any reasonable measure, any possible test of worth; Andrew Luck was utterly dominant in the Colts' Monday Night Football win over the New York Jets. Showing no ill-effects of a concussion that caused him to miss their Thanksgiving night loss to th... more

Week 13 RB touches Week 13 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fan... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

A storybook tale of triumph looked like it was in bloom in the early portions of the 2016 season. A team mired by injuries to the most crucial positons, one forged by the contrarian strategy of physical defense in the era of high-flying offense looke... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

November

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether the issue is injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bo... more

Not but two months ago, the football world at large was up in arms about all the questions surrounding Aaron Rodgers' play. Legitimate questions were posed about whether the Packers starter still ranked among the NFL's elite tier of quarterbacks.... more

Week 12 RB touches Week 12 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fan... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance, it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom o... more

With the 36th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the Raiders changed the course of their franchise forever. After years riding the tilting experience of the quarterback carousel on the way to nine out of 11 seasons with a losing record, the Raiders selected... more

Week 11 RB touches Week 11 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fan... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

The Carolina Panthers vanquished their division rival New Orleans Saints in Charlotte to improve to 4-6 on the year. Had they not inexplicably dropped their Week 10 game to the visiting Kansas City Chiefs, they would be riding high on a four-game wi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it's injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

A duel between two of the NFL's elite wide receivers came down to the wire with the New York Giants pulling out a late 21-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Both A.J. Green and Odell Beckham saw 11 targets on the night, which led their respecti... more

Week 10 RB touches Week 10 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fan... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

Week 9 RB touches Week 9 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Soak it all in, we are now officially closer to the end of the NFL regular season than we are to the beginning. It goes by so fast that it's hard to take a moment to look back. However, that's just what we are going to do here. Every week of the NF... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in and week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

October

Week 8 RB touches Week 8 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in and week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

Week 7 RB touches Week 7 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

Week 6 RB touches Week 6 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, and that's what makes it fun. Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in-and-week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom of... more

The San Francisco 49ers have made a change at starting quarterback as head coach Chip Kelly named Colin Kaepernick his starter for Week 6. The moves comes after an ineffective five-game stint for Blaine Gabbert where his passing yards per game (178)... more

Week 5 RB touches Week 5 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Nothing is ever easy in fantasy football, otherwise, why would it be fun? Whether it be injuries, poor matchups or underperformance it's rare that we can count on starting the same players week-in and week-out. Sometimes we have to scrape the bottom... more

Week 4 RB touches Week 4 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to help us decipher which matchups to exploit and which to avoid, one of which is the NFL's Next Gen Stats package. Here we'll look where cornerbacks and wide receivers line up, which defenses... more

September

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Week 3 RB touches Week 3 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week and the refocusing on what truly matters in the game, projecting week to week scoring. We all know that the late su... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Week 2 RB touches Week 2 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

Daily fantasy (DFS) brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team every week. We all know that the late summer drafts and the thrill of analyzing the weekly matchups are the best part of playi... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

Week 1 RB touches Week 1 WR targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fanta... more

The season is nearly upon us. That means fantasy football is almost all the way back. You've either already drafted your season-long redraft fantasy leagues, or it is on the horizon this weekend. Of course, we here at NFL Fantasy are excited about... more

Exploiting matchups is key in fantasy and can help us unearth sleepers, value plays and also alert us to when we should fade or lower expectations for more establish studs. There are a number of statistics and data-based tools to helps us decipher wh... more

The season is nearly upon us. That means fantasy football is almost all the way back. You've either already drafted your season-long redraft fantasy league, or it is on the horizon this weekend. Of course, we here at NFL Fantasy are excited about sea... more

"It's just preseason, though" is one of the more foolish phrases we can utter as both fantasy football players and observers of the sport in general. Yes, it is important to contextualize what we see in the exhibition games and be careful when discer... more

Targets Backfield touches Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy. Every... more

August

Welcome to the new age; this isn't the older generation's fantasy football world. Not long ago players like LaDanian Tomlinson, Shaun Alexander and Larry Johnson owned fantasy drafts and racked up points for championship winners every single year. Bu... more

We all know that the long months of the offseason can cause fantasy owners to artificially build up the stock of players' potential. These situations only get crazier the closer we get to the season. Sometimes these boosts are hype trains that fantas... more

Last season, breakout second-year players like Allen Robinson carried fantasy owners to championships, while surging veterans like Doug Baldwin catapulted plenty of fantasy teams over the top. Here in 2016, we'll look for the next crop of stars to... more

Almost three years ago, Shawn Siegele proposed the Zero-RB theory to fantasy football drafting. The concept centers on exploiting both the fragility of and decline in reliability with the running back position, and the ascension in both the depth an... more

Coates, Thomas, Strong West, Brate, Jones Funchess, Powell, Sharpe We all know that the long months of the offseason can cause fantasy owners to artificially build up the stock of players' potential. These situations only get crazier... more

When scanning through some of the age old creeds of the fantasy community I often find myself thinking, "We can do better." I get it. There are certain ideas we've held dear for years, such is true in many walks of life. It's easier to default to the... more

The wide receiver is the most important position in fantasy football. Times have changed and it's past the point where we should accept this reality. Workhorse running backs are almost as much of a dinosaur as fullbacks in today's NFL. Committees a... more

Coates, Thomas, Strong West, Brate, Jones Funchess, Powell, Sharpe We all know that the long months of the offseason can cause fantasy owners to artificially build up the stock of players' potential. These situations only get crazier... more

Optimism is tough to come by with the San Francisco 49ers these days. NFL Media's Elliot Harrison had the 49ers as the 31st ranked team in the NFL in his preseason power rankings . Strength of schedule aficionado Warren Sharp projects them for just s... more

It always feels wrong to bet against great players in fantasy football. Anyone with eyes could see right from the jump last season that Todd Gurley is indeed one of those great players. The electrifying and powerful rookie began a dominant run in Wee... more

The first round picks at wide receiver are generally well-established. Antonio Brown, Odell Beckham and Julio Jones are locks and typically fly off the board in the top-four selections. DeAndre Hopkins is typically the consensus fourth unless A.J. Gr... more

Coates, Thomas, Strong West, Brate, Jones Funchess, Powell, Sharpe We all know that the long months of the offseason can cause fantasy owners to artificially build up the stock of players' potential. These situations only get crazier... more

July

This was published before Steve Johnson's reported torn meniscus . San Diego's depth will be tested if he cannot make a speedy recovery. Jamison Crowder made waves in late June when he asserted that the Washington Redskins boasted the best receiv... more

We've had three major suspension bombshells come across the newswire the last few weeks. Le'Veon Bell and Tom Brady are set to miss the first four games while Josh Gordon was reinstated and will return after serving his own four-game ban to start the... more

In a rather stunning turn of events, the NFL reinstated Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon on Monday per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Gordon will have to serve a four-game suspension to start the year but is finally set to take field for the first t... more

Overvalued RBs Overvalued QBs Overvalued WRs Overvalued TEs Being negative isn't really my thing. In life I certainly prefer to reiterate and focus on the positive aspects. In player analysis, I think it's better to focus on what a... more

I don't like rankings, not even a little bit. In my view, it's taking a linear thought process to an inherently fluid and non-linear concept. I often find there's a heavy amount of frivolous debate on subjects like "why do you have player-x at No. 12... more

NFL Media's Oklahoma Drill series presents exclusive, quick-hitting one-on-one interviews with players and coaches from around the league. No nonsense -- just football experiences directly from the source. Allen Robinson Wide receiver, Jacksonv... more

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport , veteran running back Arian Foster signed with the Miami Dolphins today on one-year deal with up to $3.5 million in incentives. The decorated four-time Pro Bowl running back spent his previous seven NFL se... more

Must-own QBs Must-own TEs Must-own WRs Must-own RBs The winds of fantasy are changing. No longer do running backs or much less quarterbacks own the top spots on draft boards. These days it's the wide receiver position that dominate... more

April

Leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, each day NFL Fantasy will profile a prospect who could make a splash in fantasy next season. Today's subject is former Ohio State wide receiver Michael Thomas. As one of the nation's premier college football progr... more

Leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, each day NFL Fantasy will profile a prospect who could make a splash in fantasy next season. Today's subject is former Colorado State wide receiver Rashard Higgins. The NFL Draft process is much like a kaleidoscop... more

Leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, each day NFL Fantasy will profile a prospect who could make a splash in fantasy next season. Today's subject is former Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard. Two years ago, a rookie receiver out of LSU shocked t... more

Leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, each day NFL Fantasy will profile a prospect who could make a splash in fantasy next season. Today's subject is former Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo. In a world filled with chaotic movement, there's nothing... more

March

Leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, each day NFL Fantasy will profile a prospect who could make a splash in fantasy next season. Today's subject is former Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman. Many places across the Internet describe the 2016 crop of... more

Leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, each day NFL Fantasy will profile a prospect who could make a splash in fantasy next season. Today's subject is former Georgia wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell. Malcolm Mitchell fell out of the national eye at the... more

We all have that piece of furniture in our homes that completes a room, something that ties the whole room together. The item has such staying power that you can't imagine walking into your house and it not being right there. It collects a little dus... more

Leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, each day NFL Fantasy will profile a prospect who could make a splash in fantasy next season. Today's subject is former Cal wide receiver Kenny Lawler. Much of the attention in this draft lies with Cal's star... more

Leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, each day NFL Fantasy will profile a prospect who could make a splash in fantasy next season. Today's subject is former TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson. Not many receivers were as statistically dominant in the early... more

January

Throughout the season, the NFL Fantasy Stronghold often found itself saying, "It's hard to run an offense through a slot receiver." On the surface, there appeared to be several examples of teams struggling to play consistently well on the offensive s... more

The playoffs are here, but daily fantasy is still in full swing. For the Divisional round of the NFL postseason, DFS sites will stay open for those of us with the itch left to scratch. Playing DFS in the playoffs is different than the endeavor we... more

The playoffs are here, but daily fantasy is still in full swing. For the Wild Card and Divisional round of the NFL postseason, DFS sites will stay open for those of us with the itch left to scratch. Playing DFS in the playoffs is different than the... more

December

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great lineup every week. Here we are, the end of the regular season slate for NFL DFS. It's a sad time, but it is was a fun ride this year. The 2015 season se... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 16. There are a number of plays, DFS theory... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned at this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every-week starters. However, sadly injuries and... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 15. There are a number of plays, DFS theory... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned to this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every week starters. However, sadly injuries and... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 14. There are a number of plays, DFS theory... more

The masses expected Arizona to wipe the floor with the Vikings in a home blowout on Thursday night. Well, just a reminder, we don't know nearly as much as we like to think. The NFL is always dealing us surprises, and a contest where Minnesota had a c... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned to this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every week starters. However, sadly injuries and... more

The Thursday Night Football schedule is winding down here in Week 14, but we get a matchup tonight with a number of fantasy relevant players just in time for the fake football playoffs. Game flow has some owners worried about star players like Carson... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 13. There are a number of plays, DFS theory... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned to this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every week starters. Looking ahead to this week... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

November

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great daily lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 12. Week 12 sets up for an interestin... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned to this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every-week starters. Looking ahead to this week... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 11. We're now in the portion of the... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned to this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every-week starters. With a wave of injuries... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 10. We're now in the portion of the... more

Welcome to the Week 10 edition of the FanDuel DFS mailbag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, just shoot it to me on Twit... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned to this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every-week starters. With a wave of injuries... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Backfield touches Passing targets Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy.... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 9. We're now in the portion of the... more

Welcome to the Week 9  edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, shoot it to me on Twitter... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned to this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every week starters. With a wave of injuries... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy. Every week we'll look all the backfield touche... more

October

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 8. We're now in the portion of the... more

Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots Top performers: - Ryan Tannehill, QB: 300 passing yards, 2 INTs, 7.90 fantasy points - Lamar Miller, RB: 14 touches, 34 total yards, TD, 9.40 fantasy points - Jarvis Landry, WR: 6 rec, 71 yards, 7.10... more

Welcome to the Week 8 edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, shoot it to me on twitter... more

As the season wears on, the art of identifying sleepers gets evermore tiresome. Few stones have been unturned to this point. The hot upside plays that were under-discussed just a few weeks ago are now every-week starters. As such, you'll see more... more

The suddenly surging Dolphins head into Foxboro to take on the NFL's top offense led by MVP favorite, Tom Brady. Miami's resurgence under their rocked-up head coach comes to no surprise to those who believe in the "football doesn't have to be so hard... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy. Every week we'll look over the 10 most targete... more

Fantasy football is a week-to-week proposition, not a season-long one, and the defense is the most matchup dependent play around. Playing the matchups and streaming is the way to go; taking a low cost/investment approach to the position. Of course, t... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. If you've been following this column all year, you should be absolutely pumped for Week 7. We're now in the portion of the... more

Welcome to the Week 7 edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, shoot it to me on Twitter... more

We're six weeks into this NFL season, and it feels like we've overturned every rock, and investigated every corner of every depth chart to find hidden gem plays. Of course, the reality is there are still some players that we overlook every week. Head... more

Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy. Every week we'll look over the 10 most targete... more

Fantasy football is a week-to-week proposition, not a season-long one, and the defense is the most matchup-dependent play around. Playing the matchups and streaming is the way to go; taking a low cost/investment approach to the position. Of course, t... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. I hope things went better for you than they did for me in Week 5 DFS. I took one on the chin, but that provided the opportuni... more

Welcome to the Week 5 edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, just shoot it to me on twit... more

Five weeks into the NFL season, we've all hopefully adjusted to the new reality. In this newly accepted version, we know some of the biggest letdowns of the fantasy season. Many players we drafted highly haven't come through, and many have moved on f... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy. Every week we'll look over the 10 most targete... more

Fantasy football is a week to week proposition, not a season-long one, and the defense is the most matchup dependent play around. Playing the matchups and streaming is the way to go; taking a low cost/investment approach to the position. Of course, t... more

I'm a film guy at heart, I'll admit. Watching tape can reveal unique talent and truths about the game before they become apparent in the stat sheet. However, there's a ton to learn from the numbers as well. There's a tremendous amount of resources ou... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. Last week wasn't a high-scoring week for chalk plays, unless your name was Devonta Freeman, but it was just plain weird. Josh... more

Welcome to the Week 5 edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, just shoot it to me on twit... more

Josh McCown was a top-five quarterback, Terron Ward the RB13, and Tavon Austin the highest scoring wide receiver. That's right, that Tavon Austin led a group of wide receivers that saw Allen Hurns, Kamar Aiken and Riley Cooper finish as WR1s. Week 4... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy. Every week we'll look over the 10 most targete... more

Fantasy football is a week-to-week proposition, not a season-long one, and the defense is the most matchup-dependent play around. Playing the matchups and streaming is the way to go; taking a low cost/investment approach to the position. Of course, t... more

I'm a film guy at heart, I'll admit. Watching tape can reveal unique talent and truths about the game before they become apparent in the stat sheet. However, there's a ton to learn from the numbers as well. There's a tremendous amount of resources ou... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. Last week was a rough week in daily fantasy, but you made it through if you used some of the players in the Week 3 edition,... more

Welcome to the fourth edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, just shoot it to me on Twit... more

Let's be honest, Week 3 was mostly a disaster. If you didn't have Julio Jones, A.J. Green or Devonta Freeman, you lost. Many reached out to me bemoaning the harsh reality that their 180-plus point lineups didn't win them anything in season-long or da... more

September

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy. Every week we'll look over the 10 most targete... more

Fantasy football is a week to week proposition, not a season-long one, and the defense is the most matchup dependent play around. Playing the matchups and streaming is the way to go; taking a low cost/investment approach to the position. Of course, t... more

I'm a film guy at heart, I'll admit. However, there's a ton to learn from the numbers as well. There's a tremendous amount of resources out there, and spreadsheets to compile. Here are some of my favorite notes from my stats research for Week 3. Di... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup where we'll cover every inch of what you need to know to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. Last week was a great week in daily fantasy if you used some of the players in the Week 2 edition, outside of Saints... more

Welcome to the fourth edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, just shoot it to me on twit... more

The Week 2 edition of this sleepers column brought you names like David Johnson, Torrey Smith, Eric Decker and Heath Miller. All of those players exceeded fantasy expectations in the second game of the season. Of course, there were duds like Nelson... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

Fantasy football is a week to week proposition, not a season-long one, and the defense is the most matchup dependent play around. Playing the matchups and streaming is the way to go; taking a low cost/investment approach to the position. Of course, t... more

Opportunity is the name of the game in fantasy football. Talent matters, of course, but we want players who see a healthy volume of targets and touches to anchor our lineups, especially in daily fantasy. Every week we'll look over the 10 most targete... more

I'm a film guy at heart, I'll admit. However, there's a ton to learn from the numbers as well. There's a tremendous amount of resources out there, and spreadsheets to compile. Here are some of my favorite notes from my stats research for Week 1. Th... more

Welcome to the Daily Fantasy Roundup, where we'll cover every inch of what you need to set a great FanDuel lineup every week. Daily fantasy brings a breath of fresh air to the industry, with an emphasis on the excitement of drafting a new team ev... more

Welcome to the second edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel . If you'd like to have your question featured, just shoot it to me on twit... more

The Week 1 edition of this sleepers column brought you names like Dion Lewis, Kendall Wright, Tyrod Taylor and Steve Johnson. All of those players, and more on the list, exceed fantasy expectations in the first game of the season. Looking ahead to... more

Each week, you can try to predict the perfect fantasy lineup on NFL.com for a chance to win $1 million. Never played before? Don't worry, it's super simple and completely free. All you have to do is select who you think will be the highest scoring pl... more

With Week 1 in the books, we're firmly in overreaction season. With a plethora of new and current data to work with, we're naturally inclined to overemphasize what we just saw. However, if there is one thing we can say with confidence, steaming defen... more

I'm a film guy at heart, I'll admit. However, there's a ton to learn from the numbers as well. There's a tremendous amount of resources out there, and spreadsheets to compile. Here are some of my favorite notes from my stats research for Week 1. Th... more

The season is here, and fantasy football is back. You've already drafted your season-long redraft fantasy teams, and you're pumped to watch the Week 1 action unfold. Of course, we here at NFL Fantasy are excited about seasonal teams, as well. However... more

Welcome to the Week 1 edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel. If you'd like to have your question featured, just shoot it to me on twitter... more

You just drafted your fantasy team, and you're feeling confident. You've proudly sent screen shots to all of your favorite fantasy writers on Twitter (thanks for those, by the way). There's no possible scenario where you could imagine benching anyone... more

If you're here in Week 1, and you are already on the verge of considering which defense to stream, congratulations. You did not reach for a D/ST early in your draft, and haven't entangled yourself with an unnecessary weekly commitment to one of fanta... more

The season is nearly upon us. That means fantasy football is almost all the way back. You've either already drafted your season-long redraft fantasy leagues, or it is on the horizon this weekend. Of course, we here at NFL Fantasy are excited about... more

Welcome to the first edition of the FanDuel DFS mail bag. Every week I'll take questions on Twitter pertaining to daily fantasy strategy and particular players on FanDuel. If you'd like to have your question featured, just shoot it to me on twitter... more

August

Did your fantasy football question not make this week's Mailbag? You can still get an answer! Submit it to Fantasy Genius and have your question seen by millions of fantasy fans just like you! @MattHarmon_BYB I have the 12,13 pick and might have... more

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 We all know that the long months of the offseason can cause fantasy owners to artificially build up the stock of players' potential. These situations only get crazier the closer we get to the season. Wit... more

Sleepers Deep Sleepers Breakouts Busts Bargains Last season, breakout second-year players like Le'Veon Bell carried fantasy owners to championships, while rookies like Odell Beckham catapulted plenty of fantasy teams over the to... more

We have our first cataclysmic, plate tectonic shifting, season-ending injury. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport , the initial diagnosis on Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson is a torn ACL. Nelson went down, without contact, on his second ca... more

When scanning through some of the age old creeds of the fantasy community I often find myself thinking, "We can do better". I get it. There are certain ideals we've held dear for many years, such is true in many walks of life. It's easier to default... more

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 We all know that the long months of the offseason can cause fantasy owners to artificially build up the stock of players' potential. These situations only get crazier the closer we get to the season.... more

We spend all summer fretting about the early rounds of our fantasy drafts. Everyone wants to know who the No. 1 pick is, and who should be the first quarterback off the board. In reality, these are not the questions that make or break league winners... more

AFC depth charts NFC depth charts Depth charts can be tricky this early before the season gets rolling. They can be a a trope of misinofrmation and lead fantasy owners to chase a concept down a wormhole to nothingness. Chip Kelly once sa... more

AFC depth charts NFC depth charts Depth charts can be tricky this early before the season gets rolling. They can be a trove of misinformation and lead fantasy owners to chase a concept down a wormhole to nothingness. Chip Kelly once said... more

The NFL Fantasy LIVE podcast talks Geno Smith injury fallout and NFC Training Camp Battles . The gang also breakdown the latest headlines and give out another round of Daily Daps. Like, subscribe and listen! Fantasy league winners know that prese... more

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 We all know that the long months of the offseason can cause fantasy owners to artificially build up the stock of players' potential. These situations only get crazier the closer we get to the season.... more

In the fantasy community, we spend all summer debating, discussing and dissecting ADP (Average Draft Position) data . "I'd like to take (insert player) but not until the (insert round)." Of course, every fantasy football proposition must first start... more

The preseason can be a trap for some misinformation. The annual inaugural contest of the preseason, the Hall of Fame game, is well-known for its tendency to provide fantasy misnomers. Some observers went a little crazy after seeing 2014 rookie runnin... more

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 We all know that the long months of the offseason can cause fantasy owners to artificially build up the stock of player's potential. These situations only get crazier the closer we get to the season.... more

Preseason football kicks off on August 9 when the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings go toe-to-toe in the annual Hall of Fame Game. While it?s great to have real football back, the preseason is also an important time in fantasy football. We ge... more

July

Rookie receivers entered the league last year with the loudest of bangs we've heard in quite some time. A number of them broke records, showing off both the talent and the depth of the 2014 receiving class. Now, as they enter their second seasons, th... more

Rookie receivers entered the league last year with the loudest of bangs we've heard in quite some time. A number of them broke records, showing off both the talent and the depth of the 2014 receiving class. Now, as they enter their second seasons, th... more

Rookie receivers entered the league last year with the loudest of bangs we've heard in quite some time. A number of them broke records, showing off both the talent and the depth of the 2014 receiving class. Now, as they enter their second seasons, th... more

Rookie receivers entered the league last year with the loudest bang we've heard in quite some time. A number of them broke records, showing off both the talent and the depth of the 2014 receiving class. Now, as they enter their second seasons, this g... more

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