NFL training camps are in full swing with league-wide preseason action ready to commence later this week. Better still, the official start of the regular season is a little more than a month away, which means this is a perfect time to update Athlon Sports' Fantasy Football 2013 Big Board.
In the past five years or so, when drafting a tight end in fantasy football, Rob Gronkowski has been the consensus No. 1 pick. And not only has Gronk struggled to live up to his lofty billing, but also trying to identify which of his peers will provide solid TE1 production each week has been tough.
Spring training sites in Florida and Arizona are once again abuzz with activity, signaling the countdown to another season of baseball, which also means that fantasy baseball just around the corner too.
As fantasy baseball has grown and evolved, so has the search for the best clever, witty and obnoxious team names. These days, coming up with the perfect team name can be as important as winning your MLB fantasy league. Well, almost.
When one fantasy football season ends, most owners take a little break and then start looking ahead to the next season. One of the key elements to look for is to see what players may have a change in value – for better or worse – in the next season.
It seems just like yesterday we were in the middle of the 2016 fantasy football season and we were making trades, crushing the waiver wire and making fun of friends on our way to our destiny – a fantasy football championship!
Soccer (or football, as it's known to anyone outside of the U.S.), is the most popular sport on the planet. Fortunately, it's catching on in America as fans have more access than ever to watch matches being played around the world. And like all sports in America, we feel the need to turn it into a fantasty sport. So, if you’re going to join a fantasy soccer league, you’re going to need a cool name for your team.
Super Bowl LI is now in the record books, which means football season is finally over, and even then you probably weren’t thinking too much about fantasy football during Sunday's big game. But even though the start of the 2017 season is seven months away, it’s never too early to starting thinking about it, right?
Fantasy owners in PPR leagues: this one is for you. While fantasy owners often don't pay a lot of attention to league scoring (ok, it's PPR vs. standard), those points per reception can make a huge difference, and should alter your draft strategy when it comes to running backs. A player like Danny Woodhead (aside from injury) has a ton of value compared to a player like Jonathan Stewart.
Throughout the fantasy football season, dynasty owners (in particular) were watching the rookie wide receivers. Some fantasy owners drafted some of these first-year pass catchers, and it worked out well. With a few others... not so much.