The NFL preseason is in full gear. It's where fantasy football hype and panic are born, where they coexist in a soup of glorious gridiron ecstasy. The road to fantasy glory is paved with the bones of the overhyped, the playoffs missed by the over-thinkers.
Of course, it's just the preseason—results should be taken with a grain of salt. This was Week 1 of the preseason, which is less meaningful than the next two when it comes to fantasy prognostication. Still, there was some valuable information to be gleaned from this year's inaugural contests.
Here are five players who helped themselves and five who didn't during the first slate of games.