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Podcast: Week 3 Preseason Review

Players moving up and down the draft board  more »

Around the NFL: Julius Thomas

Julius Thomas will likely undergo surgery to repair a tendon in his finger, missing up to five weeks. GM Dave Caldwell confirmed it saying the most realistic scenario has Thomas returning in Week 4 to face the Colts.   more »

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Factoid: Preseason passing

Is it just my imagination, or are the quarterbacks having more success this year. Teddy Bridgewater and Ryan Tannehill have both completed over 80 percent of their passes. Tyrod Taylor and Josh McCown – hardly guys we think of as being accurate – are both over 76 percent, and they’ve both down it without completing a pass to their team’s highest-paid receivers.   more »

Around the NFL: NFL cuts

A few quick-hitters as teams start cutting down to 75 teams. There are a few moves in here that might affect a last-round pick in a fantasy draft.  more »

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Andy Richardson: The Perfect Draft

There are a lot of columns out these days about having The Perfect Draft -- what round to get your quarterback or tight end depending on what spot you're drafting in or whatnot. Easy to say, but who knows how the other 11 people will draft. I do, however, have some ideas as to my perfect draft, which I'll share with you now.   more »

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Trivia: August 31, 2015

Among teams that have never been in the same division, which two opponents have met the most times since the merger in 1970 answer »

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Fantasy Index Cheat Sheet Update: The August 31 Fantasy Index Cheat Sheet is available now

Get our latest rankings, analysis, projections, depth charts, and defensive player information...  more »

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Scheduletron: Revised strength of schedule

We look at Strength of Schedule, but it’s based on what teams did last year. The flaw there is that teams change. Many defenses will be a lot better or a lot worse, so why attach much meaning to what they did way back in 2014? So here’s a Strength of Schedule chart based not on what defenses did last year, but on what we think they’ll do this year.  more »

Around the NFL: Randall Cobb

Most teams hold all their starters out of the final exhibition game. The Packers might be looking for ways to keep their second-stringers out of harm's way, too. It's been a scary August for one of the NFC's Super Bowl favorites.   more »

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Trivia: August 30, 2015

Who’s the only quarterback who’s attempted 70 passes in a game? answer »

Fantasy News: Fantasy Index Open

Defenses, I think, can be a hard position to get a handle on. Everyone (for the most part) agrees that Buffalo and Seattle should be up there at the top. But what defenses should also be in the top 5? And if you like a defense like Houston, Denver or Miami, when do you make your move in a draft?  more »

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Around the NFL: Jerricho Cotchery

When Kelvin Benjamin tore his ACL, rookie Devin Funchess shot up draft boards. He's the same size as Benjamin, so it would be nice to think the rookie could fill the same role in Carolina's offense. But that might be unreasonable.   more »

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Trivia: August 29, 2015

Who's the only player who has his jersey number retired by a team, despite playing only one season for that team? Said player wore No. 31. Hint: This is not a player who's career was cut short by injury or illness; this man is still alive today. There are two notable NFL teams involved in this question, and they've both won Super Bowls in the last 10 years. answer »

Podcast: Draft Strategy, Draft Strategy, and More Draft Strategy

Mark Nulty is joined by renowned fantasy football author Sam Hendricks to a deep dive on advanced strategies for both standard drafts and a lot of auction strategies.   more »

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Poll: August 28, 2015

What receiver will put up the best numbers this year? (6 points for TDs, 1 for every 10 yards).

Antonio Brown (0%)
Julio Jones (0%)
Dez Bryant (0%)
Odell Beckham Jr. (0%)
Randall Cobb (0%)
somebody else (0%)
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