1. Fantasy Football Rankings 2012: All 32 Defenses

    Defense may not win Super Bowls as often as it used to, but it occasionally helps you win fantasy football leagues. Training camps are open, preseason games are around the corner and fantasy owners should be shaping up their cheat sheets...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 17,880 reads 39 comments

  2. Fantasy Football Deep Sleepers Who Will Help You Win Your Pool

    Fantasy football owners have to dig deep like the dudes on Gold Rush for sleepers who can make their teams championship contenders...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 13,847 reads 3 comments

  3. Ranking the Top 5 Boom-or-Bust Fantasy Football Picks of 2012

    In fantasy football there are always going to be what are called boom-or-bust guys. These are players with high upsides and deep downsides. These are the players who could end up in the Pro Bowl or the toilet bowl...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 6,648 reads 4 comments

  4. 5 Fantasy Football Stars Guaranteed to Exceed Expectations in 2012

    One of the ways to win fantasy football leagues is to draft players who end up gaining more yards and scoring more touchdowns than anyone else predicted...

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  5. Who Should Be This Year's First Pick in Fantasy Football?

    Fantasy football owners are probably having passionate debates in barrooms and bathrooms about which player should be the first pick overall in their leagues come late August/early September...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 1,882 reads 40 comments

  6. Why the Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots Defenses Could Be Fantasy Forces

    While fantasy football owners will always take quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends ahead of defenses in their drafts, they still need those sacks, fumbles and shutouts to win their leagues...

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  7. Why Jabar Gaffney and Malcom Floyd Will Not Have Back-to-Back Career Years

    Most receivers do not get better with age like fine wine or Betty White. They lose a step, have a tougher time separating from sticky cornerbacks and get phased out of offenses for receivers with younger, fresher, more explosive legs...

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  8. Predicting the Top 5 Fantasy Football Scorers of 2012 at Each Position

    It is never too early to try to be the Mel Kiper of fantasy football. Can you believe that fantasy-football drafts and auctions are less than two months away? My fantasy baseball ...

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  9. Fantasy Football 2012: Can DeSean Jackson and Vincent Jackson Top 1,000 Yards?

    2012 could be the year of the Jacksons! The Jacksons that are currently touring the nation and singing “ABC” and “Can You Feel It?” are not the ones fantasy football owners are concerned about, though...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 4,947 reads 1 comments

  10. 10 NFL Defensive Ends Who Could Break Double-Digit Sacks in 2012

    NFL teams are always on the lookout for pass-rushing defensive ends, and fantasy football owners are on the same search...

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  11. Fantasy Football 2012: 8 Players Who Are Risky Propositions

    When you are a fantasy football owner, you know going in that every draft pick you make and every waiver wire you take has risk attached to them. There is always risk in fantasy football...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 3,164 reads 6 comments

  12. 4 Picks Fantasy Football Owners Will Regret Sooner Rather Than Later

    All fantasy football owners have made some draft picks they regret. If you are a longtime fantasy owner, you have made picks you wish you could have back...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 1,713 reads 3 comments

  13. Ten Shades of Terrible: NFL Players Whose Fantasy Values Will Be Minimal in 2012

    The best-selling novel Fifty Shades of Grey , which sounds as erotic as a Baltimore-Pittsburgh football game is violent, has been dominating the book-buying scene for several weeks now...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 1,669 reads 3 comments

  14. Fantasy Football 2012: The 3 Biggest Developing Stories Heading out of OTAs

    Sometimes winning fantasy football leagues is not all about how you manage your team during the NFL ’s regular season. Sometimes it means paying attention to what is happening during the offseason...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 1,310 reads 0 comments

  15. Fantasy Football 2012: 2 Dominant Defenses on the Decline

    Defense may not be as important to winning Super Bowls anymore, but a decent defense can still help you win a Fantasy Super Bowl. Most fantasy football leagues are won because of a team’s quarterbacks, running backs and receivers...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 4,957 reads 42 comments

  16. 4 Dark Horse Candidates to Lead the NFL in Receptions

    The NFL is a pass-first league now more than ever. So which player will snag the most passes in 2012? Many prognosticators may be willing to just hand the receptions championship to New England’s Wes Welker right now...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 2,732 reads 5 comments

  17. NFL Stat Predictions: 4 Darkhorse Candidates to Lead the NFL in Sacks

    Fantasy football owners and stat geeks are probably debating as we speak about which defensive ends and outside linebackers will be battling it out to be the No. 1 quarterback sacker in the NFL in 2012...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 7,567 reads 48 comments

  18. Fantasy Football 2012: 3 WRs Who Could Top the 1,000-Yard Mark in 2012

    Just like it is never too early to get excited about the next Dark Knight movie, it is never too early to prepare for your fantasy football draft...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 6,263 reads 5 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 2012: 8 Non-Starters to Keep Your Eye on

    If you are only focusing on starting skilled position players during the offseason, training camp and throughout your fantasy football drafts, your fantasy squad will be as doomed as Terrell Owens ’ Indoor Football League career...

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  20. Fantasy Football 2012: 4 Quarterbacks Whose Teams Upgraded Their Receiving Corps

    If you want to know which quarterbacks should have better fantasy seasons in 2012 than they had in 2011, look no further than the new receivers and tight ends they are scheduled to throw to...

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  21. 5 Under-the-Radar NFL Players Everyone Is Forgetting in Fantasy Football

    You don’t need to see a mock draft to know that Aaron Rodgers , Peyton Manning , Cam Newton, Drew Brees , Arian Foster, Ray Rice and Calvin Johnson will be drafted within the first 15 picks in 2012 fantasy football leagues...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 4,555 reads 2 comments

  22. Fantasy Football: 4 RB Whose Fantasy Value Rise Should Be No Surprise in 2012

    2011 was not a great year for a lot of NFL running backs and their despondent fantasy owners. Torn ACLs, holdouts, two-back committee systems and pass-first offenses did damage to the fantasy values of many of the sport’s top tailbacks...

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  23. Fantasy Football 2012: 5 Things to Consider When Picking Your League Type

    If you're heading into the 2012 football season without a fantasy league to play in, or you're thinking about adding a second or third league to your docket, there are several types of leagues to choose from and plenty of things you have to consider...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 4,121 reads 12 comments

  24. The 7 Best Running Back Handcuffs in 2012 Fantasy Football

    One of the reasons fantasy football owners win leagues each year is because of the handcuffs they stash at the bottom of their rosters...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 3,245 reads 0 comments

  25. Fantasy Football: 5 More Players Whose Values Dropped Due to the 2012 NFL Draft

    The NFL Draft helps the fantasy values of rookies and hurts the fantasy values of veterans. Earlier this week I penned a column about five fantasy stars, including Miami ’s ...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about over 2 years ago 303 reads 1 comments