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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 »

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 »


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 »

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%)

Mailbag: August 28, 2015

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Making sense of the Jordy Nelson injury. Projected team touchdowns for each offense. Identifying the best kick returners. What's a fair price tag for a first-round pick? And more. more »


Podcast: Running a Better Draft

Mistakes to avoid to make the biggest night of your fantasy year a success.  more »


Andy Richardson: Offensive line rankings

How do you turn an above-average offensive line into a seeming liability? Putting its best player on the shelf for half the season is a good start, and when that player is the center, it's an even bigger issue. That's the story in Pittsburgh.   more »


Trivia: August 28, 2015

Who are the only two left-handed quarterbacks to lead their teams to Super Bowl victories? answer »


Podcast: Notes and AFC observations

Notes on every AFC team before you draft.  more »

Around the NFL: Martavis Bryant

All preseason it's been a debate whether to slot Markus Wheaton or Martavis Bryant higher on the Steelers depth chart. In the just released rankings update, Bryant is higher. Turns out it should be Wheaton.  more »


Fantasy Index Cheat Sheet Update: The latest Fantasy Index Cheat Sheet is available now

We have posted the Thursday night rankings update, based on our latest projections. It has been e-mailed directly to subscribers, and custom rankings on the website have been updated as well...  more »


Factoid: Special teams

Tyler Lockett returned a kickoff for a touchdown against Denver. Kenjon Barner has returned punts for touchdowns in both games. How much meaning should we attach to such events? Should Seattle and Philadelphia now be projected to rank among the top 5 teams for kick returns? Or is this just chance?  more »


Trivia: August 27, 2015

Of the league’s 32 current teams, what four franchises at some point in their history have had the exact same name as a Major League Baseball? (That is, two sports teams with the same name -- same city, same mascot -- playing in the same market.) answer »


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