1. Predicting Every Offensive Stat Leader in the NFL in 2012

    2011 produced some of the most impressive statistical performances in NFL history. Drew Brees threw for a record 5,476 yards, Cam Newton set an NFL record for QBs with 14 rushing TDs and Rob Gronkowski set the TD mark for TEs at 17...

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  2. B/R Writers' Fantasy Football Mock Draft: View from the 10 Spot, Rounds 5-8

    Ten B/R Featured Columnists recently assembled to provide a realistic mock draft with 10 different owners—each with their own ranking systems and draft strategies. I was randomly allotted the No...

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  3. 7 High Upside Players to Draft as Soon as Possible in Fantasy Football

    Some players, like Jason Witten and Marques Colston, are drafted because they seem to hit the same statistical marks every year...

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  4. B/R Writers' Fantasy Football Mock Draft: View from the 10 Spot, Rounds 1-4

    Ten B/R Featured Columnists recently assembled to provide a realistic mock draft with 10 different owners—each with their own ranking systems and draft strategies. I was randomly allotted the No...

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  5. 6 Most Concerning NFL Injuries Heading into 2012 Fantasy Football Season

    Injuries affect NFL teams and fantasy teams perhaps more than in any other sport. It’s rare in other fantasy games for players to use the term “handcuff” or for ...

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  6. Fantasy Football 2012: The 4 Best Options for the 4th Pick Overall

    In most fantasy drafts this year, running backs Arian Foster, LeSean McCoy and Ray Rice will be the first three players off the board. This makes the No. 4 pick a slot of intrigue...

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  7. 8 Former Fantasy Football Studs Looking to Get Back on Top in 2012

    The fantasy football world is all about what a player can do for you now; there’s little room for loyalty to top performers of the past who, for whatever reason, have failed to live up to expectations or replicate previous successes...

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  8. 4 Defenders Who Could Make or Break Their Team's Fantasy D/ST

    Return men, sack artists, ball hawks and hard hitters are all players you’d like to see on your fantasy team's defense and special teams unit...

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  9. NFL Stat Predictions: 6 Underrated Defenders Who Could Lead the NFL in Tackles

    Tackles can be a misleading stat when trying to figure out the best defenders in the game just like INTs can be misleading when evaluating DBs...

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  10. Fantasy Football 2012: 3 Reasons You Don't Want the 1st Pick This Year

    Having the first pick in the fantasy draft can be great for a few reasons. For one, you can build around the piece you want. Also, there is a slight competitive edge that comes from first-mover advantage...

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  11. 8 Backup Quarterbacks Who Could Make an Impact in Fantasy Football 2012

    A handful of starting QBs will go down with injury every year while others will perform so poorly that their teams make a change. Last year, Matt Schaub, Michael Vick, Jay Cutler, Kevin Kolb, Jason Campbell and Matt Cassel all missed significant time...

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  12. Fantasy Football 2012: The Steadiest Players at Each Position

    There are no sure things in fantasy football, but there are players who seem to reach certain levels of production each year...

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  13. 10 Most Overrated Fantasy Football Players of the Last Decade

    While a lot of time and energy in the world of fantasy football is devoted to finding sleepers, just as much should be spent on figuring out which players have not lived up to expectations, skill-level or draft position...

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  14. Fantasy Football: 4 Receivers Who Could Dethrone Calvin Johnson in 2012

    Calvin Johnson is almost unanimously projected as the top fantasy wideout for 2012. He crushed the wide receiver competition in 2011 by a margin of 44 points in standard scoring and simply looked unstoppable most of the season...

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  15. 7 Annoying Fantasy Football Players in Almost Every League

    Fantasy football is supposed to be fun, but there's usually at least a few people in your league who make you cringe/cry/swear. 1...

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  16. Fantasy Football 2012: Darren McFadden vs. Adrian Peterson

    It’s the end of the first round (or early in the second round) of your fantasy draft and you’re looking for a RB. This potential scenario could leave you choosing between two very talented backs coming off of injuries...

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  17. 2012 Fantasy Football: 4 Big Names to Avoid

    In fantasy football, it’s all about the numbers and little about the names. Still, a number of fantasy players will be selected in large part because of past production, records ...

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  18. Fantasy Football 2012: Michael Floyd Will Be the Top Rookie WR

    Four WRs were taken in the first round, and 33 WRs were taken in total in a 2012 draft that was widely considered to have a deep class at receiver. But are there big-time fantasy players in that rookie class ready to break out like 2011's A...

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  19. Indianapolis Colts Hope to Duplicate Patriots' Success with 2 TE Draft

    The Indianapolis Colts did what everyone expected them to do with the No. 1 overall pick, selecting Andrew Luck. But it’s what they did on Day 2 that could be equally as important in setting them up for success in the future...

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  20. NFL Draft 2012: 6 Veteran Fantasy Players Affected by 1st-Round Picks

    After an eventful and exciting 1st Round of the 2012 NFL Draft , there’s no shortage of evaluation on the picks themselves—But the rookies selected will affect the fantasy value and future production of some of their new teammates as well...

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  21. Fantasy Football 2012: 6 NFL Draft Prospects To Watch in the Later Rounds

    While the majority of analysis of the NFL Draft is focused on Rounds 1 and 2, there are impact players in the fantasy game that came from Round 3 and beyond...

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  22. Fantasy Football 2012: The Potential Impact of Holdouts

    The list of players that have missed voluntary workouts in 2012 because of contract negotiations includes fantasy standouts Matt Forte , Ray Rice, Drew Brees and Wes Welker ...

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  23. 2012 NFL Draft: 8 Top Non-QBs for Your Dynasty League

    It’s fair to say the 2012 Draft coverage has been QB-centric. Of course, it’s been over a decade since two QB prospects have been as highly regarded as Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III...

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  24. Fantasy Football 2012: 5 Unpredictable Performers for 2012

    As a fantasy owner, it's just easier to know what to expect from certain players. For instance, Marques Colston will get you 1,000-plus yards and seven-plus TDs. He’s done it in five-out-of-six NFL seasons...

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  25. Top 5 Fantasy Football Picks with Huge Red Flags

    Rounds 1-5 in your fantasy draft should allow you to build the core of your fantasy squad. If you do it right, you should end up with five guys who produce in the top two tiers of their position...

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