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Viva Murillo!: Aaron's Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect, the concept of small causes having larger (often unintended) effects is nothing new, even in sports. An injury to Ryan Tannehill led to an extra $10 million in Jay Cutler's bank account. Some would say that Drew Bledsoe's injury led to a dynasty, and Trent Green's injury is why Kurt Warner is in the Hall of Fame. In the shorter term, Aaron Rodgers' broken collarbone could put several teams in your league at a disadvantage. And if yours isn't one of them, it could give you a big advantage.   more »

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Around the NFL: Hits just keep coming

This injury stuff is getting ridiculous. We’re a third of the way into the season, and we’ve already got more than enough key injuries to key players to last the entire year. A 1 thru 32 ranking of each team’s most significant injury.  more »

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Andy Richardson: A Day of Football

Injuries to big names continue to dominate the season. It's that point in the fantasy season where if you had Aaron Rodgers, for example, you were thinking about shipping off his backup, if you had a decent one. And then just like that, his season is over (probably), and you're wondering if you have a decent alternative.   more »

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Trivia: October 16, 2017

Indianapolis plays at Tennessee tonight. Since these teams were placed together in the AFC South in 2002, the Colts have gone 24-6 in this series -- winning 80 percent of the time. Since the realignment in 2002, what are the only two teams that have an even higher winning percentage against a team in their division? answer »

Around the NFL: Sunday morning injury updates

The Sunday morning injury updates are rolling in. Not many surprises thus far, but some developments to be aware of before setting final lineups.   more »

Factoid: Are Raiders, Chargers headed for a shootout?

The Chargers are at Oakland today, and in each of the last three years, the first meeting between these teams has been a lot higher scoring than the rematch. Is that just a coincidence? Or is it a trend that tends to be repeated with other teams?  more »

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Trivia: October 15, 2017

Matthew Stafford and Drew Brees go head-to-head today. When these teams met in this building in January, 2012, they passed for 846 yards, the most in a playoff game in league history. Who are the only other two quarterbacks currently on rosters who have gone head-to-head against each other in a playoff game, throwing for more than 800 yards? answer »

NFL Injury Report: Mariota a game-time decision

The Titans aren’t willing to say yet that Marcus Mariota will start on Monday. They’re calling him questionable on the league-mandated injury report.   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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Trivia: October 14, 2017

What's the only team this year that's won three games by over 20 points? answer »

Fantasy Index Weekly: The Friday night Weekly supplement is available now

Get the revised rankings and team updates for Week 6 games. Fantasy Index Weekly rankings and updates are accessible to customers who've purchased The Fantasy Index SuperFanatic newsletter package, the full-season Fantasy Index Weekly subscription, or the stand-alone issue for this week.   more »

NFL Injury Report: The injury report compiled after Friday's practices is posted

Daily team-by-team injury reports published by the NFL media office. Click through to download the PDF edition. . . . Week 6 injury report - Friday edition   more »

Podcast: October 13 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 6, and our usual Friday segment steps out for a leisurely Sunday brunch. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Blackout.  more »

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Mailbag: October 13, 2017

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Is it time to pull the plug on Martellus Bennett? Why are Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara ranked so high on the redrafter? When do we give up on Amari Cooper? And will David Johnson help win fantasy football championships? more »

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Factoid: Agholor enjoying a breakout season

If you've watched the Eagles play any this year, including last night, you have to be impressed by Nelson Agholor. He looked like a bust in his first two seasons in the league, but here he is now having a breakout 3rd season.  more »

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