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Why You Should Start Eddie Lacy and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice for the Week 12 Thanksgiving Games

By Michael Horvath, 8 months 18 hours ago
While there are plenty of things to be thankful for, one of them for football (and fantasy) fans is three games on Thanksgiving Day! And speaking of these three, oh-so-tasty matchups, what is a fantasy owner to do? While some decisions, like starting Aaron Rodgers vs. the Bears or Calvin Johnson vs. the Eagles, are along the lines of do you want that second helping of mashed potatoes or...

Fantasy Football 2015 Running Back Rankings: Week 12

By Michael Horvath, 8 months 18 hours ago
Is it just me or is the NFL and fantasy season flying by? Can you believe that it’s Thanksgiving already? The really good news is that since we are now in Week 12, every team has had their bye. So that means from here on out we have a full schedule of all 32 teams playing. Which also means we finally have true position rankings. There are of course injury concerns to deal with,...

Minnesota Vikings vs. Oakland Raiders Preview and Prediction

By Antwan Staley, 8 months 1 week ago
Halfway through the 2015 season, the Minnesota Vikings and the Oakland Raiders are two of the most surprising teams in the NFL. The Vikings and Raiders will meet each other on Sunday as both teams will look to improve their chances to play in the postseason. Last week, Minnesota (6-2) edged the St. Louis Rams 21-18 in overtime as running back Adrian Peterson rushed for 125 yards and a...

Oakland Raiders 2015 Midseason Report Card

By Antwan Staley, 8 months 1 week ago
For the first time in a while, the Oakland Raiders and their fan base have a reason to be excited. After most experts predicted the team to finish in last place in the AFC West in 2015, the Raiders have a chance to make the playoffs this season.  Oakland’s 4-4 record could be a lot better, as three out of the four losses have been by a combined total of 11 points. If first-...

Week 9 NFL Fantasy All-Stud and All-Dud Teams

By Michael Horvath, 8 months 2 weeks ago
What an interesting week we just witnessed in the NFL and fantasy! Who had the Falcons losing to the 49ers and who had Devonta Freeman only getting 12 yards on 12 carries? Thank goodness he caught a touchdown! And what about the Titans beating the Saints? Who had Marcus Mariota coming back from an MCL injury to throw four touchdown passes? Man, the Saints’ defense is terrible! ...

Oakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Preview and Prediction

By Marky Billson, 8 months 2 weeks ago
It seems the Oakland Raiders have had the Pittsburgh Steelers' number in recent seasons. Since 2006, when the Silver and Black lost a franchise-record 14 games, the Raiders have defeated the Steelers four out of five times. This streak has occurred during an era when the Raiders have not produced a single winning record and the Steelers have not suffered through a single losing...

Week 8 NFL Fantasy All-Stud and All-Dud Teams

By Michael Horvath, 8 months 3 weeks ago
What a terrible week in the NFL, and likewise fantasy, for injuries. Just take a look at these names — Le’Veon Bell, Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Steve Smith Sr. —  all got hurt and weren’t able to finish their game. Bell (MCL) and Smith (Achilles) are both done for the year, the severity of Forte’s knee injury isn’t know, and Keenan Allen,...

Bold Fantasy Predictions for Week 8 in the NFL

By Michael Horvath, 8 months 3 weeks ago
Anything can happen on any given Sunday, we all know that and the unpredictability of each game is what makes playing fantasy football so fun. But wouldn’t it be nice to look ahead and see what is going to happen in Week 8 of the NFL season? Let’s dust off the magic crystal ball for this week and see what’s in store for Week 8. Teams on bye: Buffalo, Jacksonville,...

Week 7 NFL Fantasy All-Stud and All-Dud Teams

By Michael Horvath, 8 months 4 weeks ago
As we look to close the book on Week 7 of the fantasy football season, let’s stop and take a moment of refection first. Let’s look back and see who had an outstanding fantasy game that helped propel your team to victory. And of course let’s look back in anger at those players you were depending on that simply let you down. Here are Week 7’s...

Bold Fantasy Predictions For Week 6 In The NFL

By Michael Horvath, 9 months 1 week ago
Put your hand up if you had Gary Barnidge scoring more fantasy points last week than Rob Gronkowski? Anyone? How about Josh McCown throwing for 457 yards and two touchdowns? Or how about Adrian Peterson scoring zero fantasy points? Ah ha! Got you there! Peterson was on his bye last week. What I’m getting at is making fantasy football predictions is never easy, but it sure is a lot of...