Gentry Estes Louisville Courier Journal Published 10:56 AM EDT Oct 11, 2018 Week 6 in fantasy football will be without two bye-week teams that tend to be among the more fun inclusions: the New Orleans Saints (usually good for some high scores) and the Detroit Lions. But here's how it's shaking out from our vantage point as you tend to your weekly and DFS (daily fantasy sports) lineups this week: High-scoring games (VIA OVER-UNDER LINES) Kansas City at New England Tampa Bay at Atlanta Pittsburgh at Cincinnati More: Keelan Cole leads list of top Week 5 NFL performances by local players Low-scoring games (VIA OVER-UNDER LINES) Jacksonville at Dallas Baltimore at Tennessee Chicago at Miami Quarterback GREEN LIGHT (Start 'em) Tom Brady, New England: It's looking like a shootout Sunday night in New England, and this is the combination of an effective quarterback, a vulnerable defense and an opposing offense that can score quickly against the Pats' defense. Brady is ol' reliable … [Read more...] about NFL Week 6: Fantasy football and DFS lineup starts and sits
Fantasy football running back sleepers
Cardinals Cowboys Football Arizona Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds (29) carries the ball during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) Fantasy football deep sleepers in 2018 We’ve covered the sleepers in 2018 fantasy football leagues and the fact that “undervalued” is a far more accurate way to describe them. Now, we go a layer deeper and dig into players who have less appeal in shallow leagues, but more in 12-team formats or deeper and, in some cases, dynasty leagues. Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens Joe Flacco Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) throws against the Indianapolis Colts in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) … [Read more...] about Fantasy football 2018 deep sleepers: Sam Darnold, Jordan Wilkins, Chase Edmonds, Austin Ekeler, others
It's still really too early to think about fantasy football drafts, but preseason rankings and draft guides are starting to emerge, so it's time for an annual question: How high is too high to take Bucs players in your fantasy league?Every fan base has the quandary, wondering how much higher than the average rankings you should take players from your team. You can root for players with both team and fantasy loyalties, or of course, have the right to be disappointed on both fronts at the same time.ESPN rolled out "The 192" rankings (because a 12-team league with 16 players on roster drafts 192 players) and it's oddly clustered by position, but as a conversation starter in June, we'll take it.The Bucs have six players represented, exactly the league average as one of 32 teams. Here's where the Bucs players rank on the ESPN list, with some observations on each:MIKE EVANS, WR, No. 23: Quick question: Where do you think Evans ranked last year among NFL receivers in fantasy … [Read more...] about Where should Bucs players be drafted in fantasy football?
The 2018 Xclusive Edge Fantasy Baseball Package is now available at RotoExperts.com! ALL NEW FOR 2018 - A completely reconfigured Cheatsheet Generator so you can create your own custom spreadsheets, rankings and auction values using our highly accurate player projections. We've also rolled out a brand new Slack Channel where you can access all your favorite RotoExperts to ask questions or discuss Fantasy Baseball or anything else. Plus, you will also be able to talk Fantasy Baseball with the entire population of RotoNation, a whole community of Fantasy Sports enthusiasts! Your subscription gives you access to the RotoExperts MLB community on Slack for the whole season! This article appears courtesy of RotoExperts.com Year after year, NFL owners become impatient and disgruntled with their team's place in the standings and look to go in another direction. These decisions over the last several seasons have been really hit or miss around the league. Some teams finally start to head in … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football: How NFL coaching changes will impact your 2018 roster
Week 2 of the Page 2 Fantasy Football Challenge is upon us. Each week, a guest picker chooses a quarterback, wide receiver and running back. The only players off-limits are those selected by last week’s guest picker. This week’s guest — Jeff Worden, who is in an almost unfathomable 10 fantasy leagues and would consider this a “hang your hat” kind of win — will go head-to-head against Star Tribune writer Michael Rand, who is not allowed to pick anyone projected by NFL.com to score in the top 10 at their respective positions: Jeff worden’S WEEK 2 FANTASY PICKS QB: Aaron Rodgers, Packers NFL.com QB projection: No. 5 Matchup: JetsThis pick might not go over well with hard-core Vikings fans, but at least Rodgers isn’t playing the Vikes this week, right? He goes up against a beat-up Jets secondary in the Packers’ home opener at Lambeau, and he should easily put up 300-plus yards and 3-4 TDs. RB: Arian Foster, Texans NFL.com RB … [Read more...] about RandBall’s Week 2 Fantasy Football Challenge