Monday, August 22, 2016

Injury Reporting

SO the NFL has changed the Injury reporting rules.
They have essentially gotten rid of the pesky "Probable" label which we all ignored and have loosened the rules for "Questionable"
What does this mean to FFers?

More players listed as Questionable and more work to determine if they really have a chance to play.

Stay tuned for me.....

Saturday, August 20, 2016

2016 Defensive/ST Rankings

2016 Defense Rankings-13 aug
DEN/11
SEA/5
AZ/9
CAR/7
HOU/9
KC/5
LA/8
NYJ/11
NE/9
MIN/6

CIN/9
BUF/10
PHI/4
MIA/8
GB/4
JAX/5
OAK/10
BAL/8
NYG/8
WAS/9

PIT/8
TB/6
DET/10
IND/10
DAL/7
TEN/13
CLE/13
ATL/11
SD/11
CHI/9

NO/5

SF/8

Friday, August 19, 2016

Ask The Expert Question of the Week: Pick one player who impressed you the most in week 1 of the preseason , and say why.


Week 1 of the preseason is in the books. Based on the games you watched, pick one player who impressed you the most, and say why.


The TEN RB situation. Both DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry impressed me. Both had quality time, Murray started and Henry followed in the second quarter, but both looked like work horses. Henry was especially impressive fighting for the extra yards. It looked like every call for the Titans was Henry up the middle. DeMarco had a 71 yard TD run and praised a couple of WRs for their blocks. These two will be fantasy gold this year.




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Thursday, August 18, 2016

2016 RB Fantasy Football Rankings PPR Format


2016  RB Rankings  PPR Leagues-

Todd Gurley                           LA/8

David Johnson                       AZ/9

Lamar Miller                          HOU/9

Adrian Peterson                    MIN/6

Devonta Freeman                 ATL/11

Ezekiel Elliot  ®                     DAL/7

Jamaal Charles                      KC/5

Mark Ingram                         NO/5

Doug Martin                          TB/6

Eddie Lacy                             GB/4

 

Le’Veon Bell                           PIT/8

LeSean McCoy                       BUF/10

Matt Forte                              NYJ/11

CJ Anderson                           DEN/11

Dion Lewis                             NE/9

Carlos Hyde                           SF/8

Danny Woodhead                 SD/11

Latavius Murray                    OAK/10

Matt Jones                              WAS/9

Duke Johnson Jr.                   CLE/13

 

Thomas Rawls                       SEA/5     (C Michael, C Propise, etc)

Giovani Bernard                    CIN/9

Jeremy Hill                             CIN/9

DeMarco Murray                   TEN/13

Frank Gore                             IND/10

Ryan Mathews                       PHI/4

Jonathan Stewart                  CAR/7

Melvin Gordon                       SD/11

Ameer Abdullah                    DET/10

TJ Yeldon                               JAX/5

 

Jay Ajayi                                 MIA/8

Jeremy Langford                   CHI/9     RBBC J Howard, K Carey)

Rashad Jennings                   NYG/8

Justin Forsett                         BAL/8

Arian Foster                           FA

DeAngelo Williams                PIT/8

Chris Ivory                             JAX/5

Isaiah Crowell                        CLE/13

Charles Sims                          TB/6

 

Theo Riddick                          DET/10

 

Derrick Henry ®                   TEN/13

Bilal Powell                            NYJ/11

Shane Vereen                        NYG/8

Darren Sproles                      PHI/4

Kenneth Dixon                      BAL/8

James Starks                          GB/4

LaGarrette Blount                 NE/9

Tevin Coleman                      ATL/11

Chris Thompson                    WAS/9

Devontae Booker                 DEN/11

------50-----------

 

Spencer Ware                       KC

Jordan Howard                       CHI/9

DeAndre Washington             OAK

Jerick McKinnon                    MIN/6

Javorius Allen                       BAL/8

Benny Cunningham            LA

Chris Johnson                       AZ

C. J. Prosise                          SEA/5

Darren McFadden                 DAL/7

Alfred Morris                         DAL/7

 

Tim Hightower                       NO

Tyler Ervin                            HOU

Shaun Draughn                      SF

James White                                  NE

Josh Ferguson                      IND

Karlos Williams                     BUF/10

Ronnie Hillman                      DEN/11

Paul Perkins                            NYG/8

Charcandrick West               KC/5

Andre Ellington                     AZ/9

 

Christine Michael                        SEA

Khiry Robinson                 NYJ

Mike Tolbert                      CAR

CJ Spiller                              NO

Cameron Artis-Payne           CAR/7

Kenyan Drake                         MIA

Ka’Deem Carey                     CHI/9

Wendell Smallwood

Dexter McCluster                 TEN

Terrence West                     BAL

 

Robert Turbin                     IND

Reggie Bush                            BUF

Zach Zenner                             DET

Alfred Blue                    HOU

Kenjon Barner               PHI

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

2016 WR Fantasy Football Rankings for PPR Formats Updated


2016    WR Rankings PPR 15 Aug 2016

Antonio Brown          PIT/8

Julio Jones                  ATL/11

Odell Beckham Jr.     NYG/8

DeAndre Hopkins      HOU/9

Dez Bryant                 DAL/7

AJ Green                    CIN/9

Alshon Jeffrey            CHI/9

Allen Robinson          JAX/5

Keenan Allen            SD/11

T.Y. Hilton                IND/10



Jordy Nelson              GB/4-

Amari Cooper            OAK/10

Brandon Marshall     NYJ/11

Jarvis Landry             MIA/8

Demaryius Thomas DEN/11

Mike Evans               TB/6

Brandin Cooks          NO/5

Sammy Watkins        BUF/10

Jeremy Maclin          KC/5

Randall Cobb            GB/4


Larry Fitzgerald        AZ/9

Doug Baldwin          SEA/5

Eric Decker               NYJ/11

Golden Tate              DET/10

Donte Moncrief         IND/10

Michael Crabtree       OAK/10

Jordan Mathews        PHI/4

Michael Floyd           AZ/9

John Brown               AZ/9

Kelvin Benjamin      CAR/7



Emmanuel Sanders      DEN/11

DeVante Parker          MIA/8

Julian Edelman         NE/9

Allen Hurns               JAX/5

Tyler Lockett             SEA/5

DeSean Jackson        WAS/9

Marvin Jones            DET/10

Kevin White               CHI/9

Josh Gordon            CLE/13

Tavon Austin           LA/8



Corey Coleman (R)   CLE/13

Stefon Diggs             MIN/6

Sterling Shepard ® NYG/8

Willie Snead          NO/5

Laquon Treadwell (R)   MIN/6

Travis Benjamin       SD/11

Torey Smith             SF/8

Markus Wheaton     PIT/8

Michael Thomas   NO

Vincent Jackson       TB/6

-------------------------50

Rishard Mathews  TEN

Kamar Aiken        BAL/8

Steve Smith               BAL/8

Philip Dorsett        IND

Mohamed Sanu      ATL/11

Pierre Garcon        WAS

Terrence Williams DAL

Nelson Agholor     PHI/4

Devin Funchess     CAR

Sammie Coates    PIT



Dorial Green-Beckam PHI

Tyler Boyd ®        CIN  

Jalen Strong          HOU

Will Fuller ®         HOU

Chris Hogan          NE

Bruce Ellington     SF

Kendal Wright      TEN

Kenny Britt          LA

Josh Doctson (R)    WAS/9

Robert Woods      BUF



Ted Ginn               CAR/7

Seth Roberts         OAK

Breshad Perriman    BAL/8

Jermaine Kearse        SEA

Anquan Boldin                DET

Brandon Coleman    NO

Cole Beasley         DAL
Reuben Randle     PHI

Mike Wallace       BAL

Jared Abbrederis   GB



Victor Cruz            NYG

Danny Amendola        NE

Justin Hardy        ATL

Eddie Royal          CHI

Jamison Crowder   WAS

DeAndre Smelter        SF

Brandon LaFell      CIN

Tyler Williams      SD

Marquie Lee         JAX

DaVante Adams    GB



Dontrelle Inman    IND

Kenny Bell              TB

James Jones          SD

Harry Douglas      TEN

Rashard Greene     JAX

Andre Johnson     TEN

Terrelle Pryor        CLE

Jerome Simpson    SF




Jermaine Kearse      SEA

Jeff Janis                 GB

JJ Nelson            AZ





Quinton Patton      SF

Justin Hard            ATL

Andrew Hawkins   CLE
Nate Washington  NE

M Mitchel              NE
Brandon LeFell     CIN

Marqise Lee          JAX

Taylor Gabriel       CLE
Albert Wilson       KC

Kenny Stills        MIA



Charles Johnson MIN
Brian Hartline        FA

Sunday, August 14, 2016

2016 Fantasy Football Kickers

2016 Kicker Rankings 13 Aug
S. Gostkowski              NE/9
S. Hauschka                SEA/5
D. Bailey                      DAL/7
C Catanzano               AZ/9
J. Tucker                     BAL/8
A. Vinatieri                  IND/10
M Crosby                    GB/4
B McManus                DEN/11
J. Brown                      NYG/8
B Walsh                      MIN/6

G Gano                        CAR/7
M Prater                     DET/10
M Nugent                   CIN/9
C Boswell                    PIT/8
M Bryant                    ATL/11
C Santos                     KC/5
D Hopkins                  WAS/9
S Janikowski               OAK/10
D. Carpenter              BUF/10
R Gould                       CHI/9

R Aquayo ®               TB/6
J Lambo                      SD/11
N Folk                         NYJ/11
C Parkey/Sturgis       PHI/4
P Dawson                   SF/8
N Novak                      HOU/9
K Forbath/C Barth    NO/5
J Myers                       JAX/5
T Coons                      CLE/13
G Zuerlein                  LA/8

A Franks                     MIA/8

R Succop                     TEN/13

Saturday, August 13, 2016

TE Fantasy Football Rankings PPR

2016    TE Rankings  PPR 13 Aug 2016
Rob Gronkowski                    NE/9
Greg Olsen                             CAR/7
Jordan Reed                           WAS/9
Travis Kelce                           KC/5
Coby Fleener                         NO/5
Delanie Walker                      TEN/13
Gary Barnidge                       CLE/13
Julius Thomas                        JAX/5
Zach Ertz                                PHI/4
Tyler Eifert                            CIN/9


Jason Witten                          DAL/7
Dwayne Allen                       IND/10
Antonio Gates                      SD/11
Jimmy Graham                      SEA/5
Martellus Bennett                 NE/9
Eric Ebron                              DET/10
Kyle Rudolph                         MIN/6
Charles Clay                           BUF/10
Jordan Cameron                    MIA/8
Zach Miller                             CHI/9


Cameron Brate                       TB/6
Clive Walford                         OAK/10
Jared Cook                             GB/4
Richard Rodgers                    GB/4
Larry Donnell                       NYG/8
Will Tye                                  NYG/8
Ben Watson                           BAL/8
Jeff Heuerman                      DEN/11
Virgil Green                        DEN/11

Maxx Wiliams                       BAL/8

Jacob Tamme                         ATL/11 
Austin Hooper ®                  ATL/11



Ladarius Green                      PIT/8
Jace Amaro                           NYJ/11
Ryan Griffin                            HOU
Jesse James                             PIT
Gareet Celek                       SF/8
Vance McDonald                   SF/8
Lance Kendricks                    LA/8
Tyler Higbee ®                      LA/8

Luke Wilson                          SEA5
Josh Hill                                  NO/5
Hunter Henry     ®                   SD/11
Austin Sefarin-Jenkins          TB/6
Vernon Davis                       WAS

J Gresham                            AZ