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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Ask the Experts: Who has been the most impressive player this preseason?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Who has impressed you most this preseason?   more »

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Poll: August 26, 2015

Which offense will score the fewest touchdowns this year?

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Houston Texans (0%)
Jacksonville Jaguars (0%)
Oakland Raiders (0%)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0%)
Tennessee Titans (0%)

Podcast: Draft Strategy and Sleepers Heading Into the Draft

Peter Schoenke from Rotowire talks about which players to target and how to organize your draft.  more »

Factoid: Denver defense

I like the look of Denver’s defense. Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware, I think, might be the best pair of pass rushers in the league, and I think they’ll get a nice spark from playing in a 3-4 defense. The team used a 4-3 system last year, but it hired Wade Phillips in the offseason. He’s long been a proponent of getting after the quarterback.   more »

Trivia: August 26, 2015

On the AFC side, the Ravens, Texans, Jaguars and Raiders haven’t retired any numbers. What is the only NFC team that hasn’t retired a number? answer »

Around the NFL: Dallas Defense

The Cowboys defense has been hands-off in fantasy leagues in recent years, but things had been looking up. It was better than expected for most of last season, and the offseason brought some new players. But the preseason just took one of them away.   more »

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Podcast: Early Preseason Review

What players are moving up and down the draft board.  more »

Fantasy News: Customized scoring

A pair of revisions have been implemented for the custom scoring. These will interest people in leagues with two quarterbacks, and also those participating in the FFPC national competition.   more »

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Mailbag: August 25, 2015

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this enormously large edition. How early should one move (if at all) on injured Arian Foster? Who are the best handcuff running backs? Whatever happened to Trent Richardson? And are Thursday games lower scoring? more »

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Trivia: August 25, 2015

Since the merger in 1970, what's the franchise that's drafted only two Hall of Fame players, with both of those players winning Super Bowls with other teams? answer »

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Defensive Notes: Follow the Sacks

The Bills made life miserable for Cleveland quarterbacks the other night. The Broncos have 12 sacks in two games, wreaking havoc with the offenses of the Seahawks and Texans. Two great pass rushes, and they help those defenses come in near the top of our rankings.   more »

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