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Ask the Experts: Which NFL trade do you wish would happen?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which NFL trade do you wish would happen?  more »

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Trivia: October 18, 2018

The Patriots play at Chicago on Sunday. Who is the only quarterback who has started games for both of these teams? answer »

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Factoid: Who's in on Eli?

I’m not a big Eli fan. I don’t know if he can play anymore. He’s not mobile, I don’t know if he can throw downfield anymore, and he’s trying to work behind a lesser offensive line. But I think he deserves some consideration this week.  more »

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

Daily team-by-team injury reports published by the NFL media office. Click through to download the PDF edition. . . . Week 7 injury report - Wednesday edition   more »

Fantasy Index Weekly: The Week 7 edition of Fantasy Index Weekly is available

DALLAS (at Washington)
The Cowboys put up a season-high 40 points last week, but we're expecting a return to bottom-10 production this week. Their offense has been struggling, with just 7 TDs in its other five games, and Washington's defense has been ...   more »

Andy Richardson: Tight end quagmire

It's not your imagination; the tight end position has been a train wreck this season. A couple of stars have played like stars, and a couple of youngsters either have or are emerging (Kittle, Njoku). But the vast majority have either gotten hurt or been just plain bad.   more »

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Trivia: October 17, 2018

Buffalo won the 1965 AFL Championship, winning 23-0 at San Diego. (So if the Super Bowl had began a year earlier, it would have featured the Bills playing against the Packers.) At that title game, held at Balboa Stadium, what company introduced a new car at halftime? answer »

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Fantasy News: San Francisco run game

Call me crazy, but I kind of like Raheem Mostert. He’s got some giddyup, and the 49ers can run the ball. They’ve also got a very favorable schedule for the run coming up.   more »

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Podcast: October 16 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Aaron Bland and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 6 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by YouRulz and DraftKings.  more »

Fantasy Index Blackout: Tom Clair sets single-week scoring record

In a crazy week when unusually few players were blacked out, Tom Clair hit it big and put up the highest score since we rebooted the Blackout contest last year. (Click through to see Tom's winning lineup, this week's leaders, season-long standings and perfect scores.)

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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 6 games were completed, the Redrafter Cheat Sheet is perfect for evaluating season-long moves including trades and free agent pickups.  more »

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Around the NFL: Russell Shepard?

Passing production is at an all-time high. This is especially true, it seems, if you face the right defense. Kansas City and Tampa Bay (just fired its defensive coordinator) are giving up over 350 yards per game. The Saints, Falcons, Steelers and Bengals are all giving up over 300 yards per game. It's nuts, but the result is that some no-name wideouts are going to be viable in weekly matchups with these teams.   more »

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Trivia: October 16, 2018

What are the only three teams that have never had a quarterback throw 30 touchdown passes in a season? answer »

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Viva Murillo!: Quitters Sometimes Win

Losing any game is tough. But some circumstances make it hurt a little more. A touchdown vulture denying your starter. A Hail Mary that connects, giving your opponent the win. Facing Tyreek Hill this past weekend and watching your lead slowly evaporate. Those are all bad. But none are quite as bad as losing to a team that doesn't even have a complete starting lineup.   more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

Teams have now played 5-6 games, so it can get more meaningful to look at strength of schedule. You take the numbers so far, plug them into the upcoming schedule, and see which offenses project to travel the easiest roads. It’s usually different than what you expected in the preseason.  more »

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