1. 5 Emergency Start Options to Save Your Week 12 Fantasy Football Lineup

    Week 12 means we’re finally past the bye week blues for 2011. Too bad the injury bug is still running rampant...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 2,529 reads 0 comments

  2. Fantasy Football: 8 Emergency Start Options That Will Save Your Week 11 Lineup

    After a much-needed vacation from byes last week, fantasy owners find themselves smacked in the face with the Texans, Colts, Saints and Steelers all taking the week off. Then we have the excessive injuries...

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  3. Fantasy Football Trade Deadline Advice: 5 Players You Need To Deal Now

    As a parent, one of the biggest desires is to protect your child. To help them avoid getting hurt. Bad situations and ultimately the bad decisions that follow can seem to come at ...

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  4. Emergency Fantasy Football Options to Save Your Week 10 Lineup

    We get an unusual break from the byes this week, but that doesn’t mean teams won’t have emergency holes to plug on a short timeline...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 1,058 reads 0 comments

  5. Fantasy Football Trading: Must-Target Players Who Will Energize Your Stretch Run

    There’s nothing like the aroma of fresh-baked chocolate chip pumpkin cookies wafting through the air when you’re writing a fantasy football column. You really should try it...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 2,150 reads 1 comments

  6. Emergency Start Options to Save Your Week 9 Fantasy Football Lineup

    The fantasy football running back depth chart has become a mine field of broken pieces this week. Ahmad Bradshaw is suddenly facing an extended time out with a broken foot; ...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 1,492 reads 1 comments

  7. Fantasy Football Emergency Options to Save Your Week 8 Lineup

    Another week of byes will affect most every team in your respective leagues. If you are feeling the pinch, here are a few emergency-start options that may still be lurking on your waiver wire/free-agency pool...

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  8. Fantasy Football Sell-High, Buy-Low Quarterback Options You Need To Consider

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  9. Fantasy Football Week 7: Emergency Plug-and-Play Options for Your Week 7 Lineup

    Week 7 means we’ve hit the halfway point of our fantasy football regular season in most league formats. It also means that we face yet another glut of byes that can leave our starting lineups looking like Swiss cheese at a hungry mouse convention...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 2,068 reads 1 comments

  10. Resuscitate Your Flatlining Fantasy Football Team with These Detailed Strategies

    The most amazing comeback story never told happened on a paintball field in central Pennsylvania. A good buddy and I were on a team that was getting decimated on a Speed Ball field, ...

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  11. Emergency Fantasy Football Plug-and-Play Options to Help You Dominate Week 6

    Another slew of byes have added to the stress factor for many fantasy owners heading into what is usually a critical week of the season. The Cardinals, Broncos, Chiefs, Chargers, Seahawks and Titans all are off this Sunday...

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  12. 7 Fantasy Football 2011 Buy-Low Players You Need to Target Before Week 6

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  13. Fantasy Football : Emergency Plug-and-Play Options to Save Your Week 5 Lineup

    Receiving a comment on my Week 4 emergency start options , I was excited to see what it had to say. I expected someone to give me an e-high five for my mention of Laurent Robinson ...

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  14. Fantasy Football 2011: Buy-Low Candidates to Consider Heading into Week 5

    A sign the 2011 fantasy football apocalypse is upon us: I seriously considered a trade offer of Darren Sproles for Rashard Mendenhall. Straight up. No lie. And the sad thing is, I may have been smart to accept the offer...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 2,470 reads 0 comments

  15. Fantasy Football 2011: Bold Predictions for Week 4 That Will Shake Up Game Day

    True story: Two weeks ago, the night before a Week 2 matchup with the best team in my main dynasty league, I had a dream. In it, Jamaal Charles went down with a knee injury and was lost for the season...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 508 reads 0 comments

  16. Fantasy Football 2011 Week 4: Emergency Plug-and-Plays That Will Save Your Team

    Antonio Gates is doubtful for Sunday. Daniel Thomas is out. Frank Gore ’s status is a total question mark. The list goes on...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 1,338 reads 0 comments

  17. Fantasy Football 2011: Week 4 Buy-Low Candidates You Need to Jump on

    Three weeks into the 2011 fantasy football season, and so much seems upside down. How in the world is preseason consensus No...

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  18. Fantasy Football Week 3: 5 Bold Predictions That Will Shake Up Game Day

    According to dictionary.com, the world bold means: not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring ...

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  19. Fantasy Football 2011 Week 3: Save Your Season with These Emergency Options

    Injuries and poor performances have hit hard for many fantasy owners after just two weeks of NFL action. If you are one of these unfortunate owners, you may be desperate for a quick-fix starter to keep your championship hopes alive...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 1,237 reads 4 comments

  20. Fantasy Football Week 3: Buy-Low Trade Candidates You Need To Consider

    Two weeks in the books and still a lot is up in the air when it comes to the 2011 fantasy football scene. Guys like Cam Newton have busted upon the scene and been a boon for anyone who either drafted him or jumped on his waiver availability last week...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about 3 years ago 1,711 reads 7 comments

  21. Fantasy Football Week 2: Emergency Start Options That Will Help You Dominate

    For some, Week 2 starts the stress. Down 0-1, some owners worry that another loss will severely damage their playoff hopes and dreams. That typically isn’t so, but fantasy owners can be fickle and impatient...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about over 3 years ago 1,529 reads 5 comments

  22. Fantasy Football Fundamentals: 3 Time-Tested Tips To Help You Dominate in 2011

    Hunting is all about the fundamentals. If you're dealing with a rough patch, remember to seek out targets that are within striking distance but also likely to pay off. Visualize what is beyond the target before shooting...

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  23. Fantasy Football Week 2: Buy-Low, Sell-High Options You Can't Afford to Overlook

    Tradeaholics, unite! You know who you are. Those who eat, sleep and breathe fantasy football trading...

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  24. 10 Bold Fantasy Football Predictions for the 2011 Season

    Bold predictions are just that—BOLD predictions. Every year, I try to run out a list of things that I think will happen that defies common logic...

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  25. Fantasy Football 2011: Week 1 Emergency Start Options That Will Save Your Team

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