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Scheduletron: Revised strength of schedule

Let me take a moment to check in with some Strength of Schedule ideas. Namely, which teams have benefitted from playing the easiest schedules so far, and which will play the hardest schedules the rest of the way.  more »

Fantasy Index Redrafter: The new Fantasy Index Redrafter Cheat Sheet is available now.

The Redrafter includes season-long rankings, as if your league were to start over from scratch and re-draft all players. Totally overhauled after the Week 4 games were completed, the Redrafter Cheat Sheet is perfect for evaluating season-long moves including trades and free agent pickups.  more »


Fantasy Index Super League: Super League results for Week 4

Our Week 4 Super League winner -- take a bow Mike Todd of Neotsu, Ore. -- had our lowest winning score in at least two years: 131 points...  more »


Factoid: Randall Cobb and James Jones

The Packers face the Rams this week, and it's a tough matchup. The Rams have one of the league's best defenses, and have allowed only 3 TD passes in four games.   more »

Trivia: October 6, 2015

The Bears are on their way to a lesser year, but they also might wind up with the No. 1 overall pick in the draft for the first time. Of the other 25 teams that existed at the time of the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, what are the only two that have a losing overall record since that time but have never picked No. 1 overall? answer »

Viva Murillo!: Attention: Driftwood ahead

This was a big week in fantasy football. You learned how many teams are in your league. You thought you were in a 12-team league, or 10-team league, or whatever number you had when you drafted. But after week 4, you might find that's not the case.  more »


Factoid: Out of Luck

What’s wrong with Andrew Luck? Besides an injured shoulder, which kept him out on Sunday, he simply hasn’t been the same quarterback that he was for a good chunk of last year. Offensive line? Scheduling? Play calling? The results haven’t been the same.   more »


Andy Richardson: A Day of Football

Maybe the reason why people don't like kickers is we mostly notice them when they screw up. Perhaps if we all had a chance to kick a 40-yard field goal, we'd see it's actually pretty difficult, and have more sympathy, but that's not how things work. Anyway, the Steelers and Jaguars lost and the Ravens and Colts won because kickers didn't do their jobs. Several other kickers missed short kicks and their teams overcame them, with fantasy matchups won and lost by the extra fantasy points (Brees to Spiller, anyone?)  more »


Trivia: October 5, 2015

The Lions and Seahawks play tonight on Monday night football. Who are the only two quarterbacks who've started games for both of these franchises? answer »


Around the NFL: Out of Luck

ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting that Andrew Luck will miss today's game against the Jaguars. It will be Matt Hasselbeck leading the offense in the game between a pair of 1-2 teams.   more »


Ian Allan: Andre Johnson

What’s the deal with Andre Johnson? Why isn’t he being productive? It looks like Donte Moncrief has moved ahead of him for good. But should we also be sticking Johnson behind first-rounder Phillip Dorsett? Is Johnson even worthy of a fantasy roster spot?   more »


Trivia: October 4, 2015

With the Jets playing the struggling Dolphins today in London, Ryan Fitzpatrick could win an NFL game in a third country. Previously he helped Buffalo beat Washington in Toronto, and he's won plenty of games in the United States. Who is the only other quarterback who has started and won regular-season games in three different countries? answer »

NFL Injury Report: Monday night injuries

The Monday night injury listings are in, and there are some big ones. As in the starting running backs for both teams – Marshawn Lynch and Joique Bell.  more »


Factoid: Baltimore receivers

The injuries keep piling up in Baltimore’s receiving corps. Breshad Perriman has undergone an additional knee surgery. They won’t have him anytime soon. Steve Smith Sr. has four broken ribs; he’s going to miss some time. And they just placed Michael Campanaro on injured reserve.  more »

24 Hours 'Til Sunday: Snapshot previews of all the games

Every Saturday morning, I'll take a quick look at all the week's games, offering my own take on what I think will happen, as well as touching on significant injury news since our Weekly came out. I'll check in every so often over the course of the day to answer questions, too.  more »


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