1. 2014 Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings

    Here is a revised and expanded look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends tight end rankings. 1. Jimmy Graham , New Orleans Saints Graham has averaged 1,169 yards and 12 touchdowns over the past three seasons...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 16 days ago 6,831 reads 6 comments

  2. Firm Estimates Fantasy Football Costs American Employers $13 Billion Per Year

    Your bathroom breaks scrape the 10-minute mark. Your phone battery bleeds out by noon. You can hardly look yourself in the eye most Monday mornings...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 16 days ago 135,343 reads 124 comments

  3. Fantasy Football Mock Draft 2014: Round-by-Round Expert Projections

    We're a few days from the start of the season, in both the NFL and in fantasy football, but that won't stop anyone from taking the temperature of a 2014 fantasy football mock draft...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 16 days ago 257,460 reads 207 comments

  4. Fantasy Football 2014: Top Players, Unknown Sleepers and PPR Rankings

    I'll be honest with you, folks—I've never understood the appeal of points-per-reception leagues. It's really a logical issue I have with the format above anything else...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 16 days ago 29,263 reads 0 comments

  5. Chris Johnson's Current Price Tag Makes Him Risky Option in Fantasy Leagues

    Chris Johnson took the handoff from Michael Vick on a play designed to go right, but when he saw a wall of defenders, he sharply cut left and strolled into the end zone for a one-yard touchdown...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 16 days ago 5,557 reads 11 comments

  6. Bishop Sankey Remains Major Fantasy Gamble Despite Productive Preseason Debut

    The Bishop Sankey fantasy train is beginning to run off the rails already. Expectations are high for the former Washington Husky after being the first running back taken in the 2014 draft...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 16 days ago 13,013 reads 10 comments

  7. Why Saints WR Brandin Cooks Will Be Fantasy Football's Top Rookie WR in 2014

    In fantasy football, more often than not, the leading rookie wide receiver isn't whom people expect. Very few people, experts and amateurs alike, believed heading into last season that player would wind up being Keenan Allen of the San Diego Chargers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 16 days ago 22,943 reads 16 comments

  8. Fantasy Football 2014: 5 Most Valuable Running Back Handcuffs

    It’s mid-August. Do you know who your running back handcuff is? Knowing is especially important when your draft is early and your preseason NFL game viewing ritual includes crossing your fingers that your No...

    Jamal Collier Written by Jamal Collier about 16 days ago 6,116 reads 1 comments

  9. Montee Ball Is Worth High Fantasy Football Pick Despite Appendectomy

    There are reasons to be scared to take Montee Ball in your fantasy football drafts, but there are more reasons why he should be selected early with confidence...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 16 days ago 9,068 reads 3 comments

  10. Fantasy Football 2014: Rookie Player Rankings and Top Related Team Names

    Knowing how to handle rookies can separate an average fantasy football player from a champion. Everyone wants to look for the next breakout candidate, and rookies are arguably the best way to get value in a draft...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 16 days ago 24,654 reads 0 comments

  11. Markus Wheaton Is Fantasy Football's Top Breakout Sleeper Candidate

    Every now and then, a wideout such as Markus Wheaton comes along and catches the entire fantasy football landscape by surprise. Let's not pretend this is difficult to see coming...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 16 days ago 7,550 reads 2 comments

  12. Brandin Cooks' Rising Fantasy Stock Means Owners Should Buy Now

    Rookie New Orleans Saints receiver Brandin Cooks' fantasy stock was on the rise even before the Saints' preseason opener against the St. Louis Rams on Aug. 8...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 16 days ago 1,969 reads 2 comments

  13. Fantasy Football 2014: 4 Sleepers You Should Not Forget Heading into Drafts

    You may have killed off some brain cells during the summer between thinking too much about your fantasy baseball team and partying too much on the beach, but you better have a clear head and a good memory on the night of your fantasy football draft...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 16 days ago 6,092 reads 0 comments

  14. Fantasy Football 2014: Best Late-Round Steals Among Skill Players

    Waiver-wire transactions swing the pendulum of almost every fantasy football league, and many of those moves come after Week 1. After all, there are always players who impress in the season’s opening game whom everyone overlooked...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 8,911 reads 0 comments

  15. Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount's 2014 Fantasy Outlook

    Prospective fantasy owners of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell were probably disappointed when the team signed LeGarrette Blount during the offseason. Listed as the No...

    Marcel Davis Written by Marcel Davis about 16 days ago 14,017 reads 7 comments

  16. Fantasy Football Rankings 2014: Top Flex Sleepers to Target on Draft Day

    Fantasy football sleepers only continue to get more difficult to unearth. This line of thinking certainly applies to a year-by-year outlook, but it is even more important to understand ...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 16 days ago 10,688 reads 0 comments

  17. 10 Sleeper Picks for Fantasy Football Owners to Consider This Season

    As with the actual NFL draft, identifying hidden value when drafting a fantasy football team often constitutes the difference between a dangerous playoff squad and a regular-season also-ran...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 16 days ago 53,117 reads 16 comments

  18. Fantasy Football 2014 Projections: Breaking Down High-Profile Bust Candidates

    As much as fantasy football owners want to find the next hidden gem, avoiding a high-profile bust is equally important...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 16 days ago 6,407 reads 0 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 2014: Kyle Rudolph Isn't the Next Antonio Gates

    As a quick Google search indicates, Kyle Rudolph has been tabbed by many fantasy football pundits as Norv Turner 's next phenom tight end. Bad news, reader: Kyle Rudolph is not Antonio Gates ...

    Matt Madsen Written by Matt Madsen about 16 days ago 3,291 reads 1 comments

  20. Fantasy Football 2014: Sleepers Cheat Sheet and Mock Draft Strategy Advice

    Fantasy football is more difficult on owners than ever. Back in the day (two years ago), the easy strategy was to gobble up the best running backs early and build around the workhorses...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 17 days ago 29,451 reads 0 comments

  21. 2014 Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings

    Here is a revised and expanded look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends running back rankings: 1. Adrian Peterson , Minnesota Vikings A down year for Adrian Peterson consisted of 1,437 total yards and 11 touchdowns...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 17 days ago 10,505 reads 4 comments

  22. Fantasy Football 2014: Updated Rankings for Top Sleepers After Preseason Week 1

    Week 1 of the NFL preseason is in the books, which means it's time to reassess the rankings for the league's top potential fantasy football sleepers...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 17 days ago 15,716 reads 6 comments

  23. 2014 Fantasy Football: Stay Away from Houston Texans, and Other Trends

    No one cares about the results of a Week 1 preseason game? Tell that to the Houston Texans. Head coach Bill O'Brien lost 32-0, has had Arian Foster unhappy and talking ...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 17 days ago 74,182 reads 40 comments

  24. Fantasy Football 2014: Marquee Names to Avoid on Draft Day

    Anyone who has played fantasy football knows landing the correct sleepers and avoiding the big-name busts are just as important as your first-round pick...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 36,421 reads 47 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Mock Draft No. 5: 14-Team PPR

    I joined 13 of my ESPN compatriots for a PPR mock. That represents a larger-than-normal crew, as our previous staff mocks have been 10- or 12-team routines...

    Evan Adrian Written by Evan Adrian about 17 days ago 127 reads 0 comments