1. Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 40 Wide Receivers for Week 1 (PPR Leagues)

    Here are my top 40 wide receivers for Week 1 (points-per-reception leagues). This countdown simply identifies the (long) weekend's best bets for catches, total yards, touchdowns ...

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  2. Fantasy Football: Week 1 Rules to Live by When Crafting Starting Lineups

    Here are four simple rules to follow when choosing starting lineups for glorious Week 1, easily the most stress-free weekend of the fantasy season: 1...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 6,921 reads 14 comments

  3. Fantasy Football 2012: 'Survivor Pool' Picks for NFL Weeks 1-17

    Ever heard of an NFL survivor pool? It's a simple game of chance, where contestants are asked to select one lead-pipe lock for wins in Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, etc., with the caveat of only using a particular club once per season (in victory, at least)...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 30,331 reads 4 comments

  4. Fantasy Football: Week 1 Positional Locks, 5 Podcasts to Follow All Season

    Week 1 Fantasy Locks The Mission: To be informative, enlightening and 100-percent accurate each NFL weekend. The Realistic Goal: To be informative, somewhat enlightening and accurate for 67 percent of the following calls...

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  5. Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 20 Tight Ends for Week 1 (Non-PPR)

    Here are my top 20 tight ends for Week 1 (standard-scoring leagues). To clarify, this countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat...

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  6. Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 40 Wide Receivers for Week 1 (Non-PPR)

    Here are my top 40 wide receivers for Week 1 (standard-scoring leagues). To clarify, this countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat—it's merely an educated best guess of which ...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 9,106 reads 8 comments

  7. Fantasy Football Rankings: Top 40 Running Backs for Week 1 (Non-PPR)

    Here are my top-40 running backs (standard-scoring leagues) for fantasy Week 1. To clarify, this countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat; it's merely an educated best guess ...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 28,537 reads 40 comments

  8. Fantasy Football Rankings 2012: Top 25 Quarterbacks for Week 1

    The following rankings support my top 25 picks, among fantasy quarterbacks, for Week 1. To clarify, this countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat; it's merely an educated early ...

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  9. Fantasy Football: Breakdown of My Quirky PPR Draft with 2 Blockbuster Trades

    On Friday, I completed my favorite event of August, a points-per-reception slow draft with friends from Tennessee, Ohio, California, Illinois and Washington state—none of whom I've met before...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 4,388 reads 2 comments

  10. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Top 10 Waiver-Wire Pickups for Week 23

    The following slideshow touts the top 12 waiver-wire pickups right now, recognizing the best free agents from the majority of 12-team roto leagues...

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  11. Fantasy Baseball 2012: 2-Start Pitchers Log for Sept. 3-9

    The following 38 pitchers are expected to log two starts each for the week of Sept. 3-9. For head-to-head league owners looking to squeeze out another six to nine strikeouts or one ...

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  12. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Top 10 2-Start Pitchers for Sept. 3-9

    The following slideshow is a top-10 ranking of two-start pitchers for the week of Sept. 3-9. The listing does not necessarily account for a pitcher's season-long prospects, nor does it promise sustained dominance from this point forward...

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  13. Fantasy Football: 11 Playmaking Sleepers to Target Sometime After Round 13

    The following slideshow touts 11 players in the fantasy realm who could be excellent super-sleepers in standard-scoring or points-per-reception drafts...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 14,863 reads 15 comments

  14. Fantasy Baseball: Early Look at the Top 30 Players for 2013 Roto Drafts

    The following countdown touts my best early guess of the top 30 baseball players heading into fantasy drafts for 2013. (Stats compiled through Aug...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 181 reads 12 comments

  15. Fantasy Football: Top 75 Running Backs in Points-Per-Reception Leagues

    Here's my final listing of top 75 running backs in points-per-reception leagues. It's worth noting that Detroit's Jahvid Best (PUP list) and San Francisco's Brandon Jacobs (knee) are off my board for the time being...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 480 reads 1 comments

  16. Fantasy Football: Updated Top 75 Wide Receivers in Points-Per-Reception Leagues

    Here's my final listing of the top 75 wide receivers in points-per-reception leagues. It's worth noting that Indy's Austin Collie (concussion symptoms) and San Diego's Vincent Brown (broken ankle) are off my board for an indefinite period...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 4,542 reads 1 comments

  17. Fantasy Football 2012: The Preseason Top 150 Overall Players, Vol. IV

    Here is my final preseason listing of the Top 150 overall players in standard-scoring leagues. These rankings are capped at this number for two reasons: a) Any listings beyond 150 ...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 30,659 reads 55 comments

  18. Fantasy Football: Top 30 Wide Receivers in Standard-Scoring Leagues

    The following slideshow details my top 30 wide receivers in standard-scoring leagues —a painfully subjective exercise that reflects the 2012 market for target-driven and touchdown-happy playmakers...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 14,769 reads 21 comments

  19. Fantasy Football: 13 Observations from 4 'Philanthropist' Drafts (16 Teams)

    Last weekend, I hosted four "Fantasy Philanthropist" league drafts with my Twitter followers, with each setup comprising 16 teams and standard-scoring rules...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 4,181 reads 7 comments

  20. Fantasy Football 2012: Updated Top 30 Tight Ends in Standard-Scoring Legues

    Here's an updated listing of my top 30 tight ends in standard-scoring leagues. Even with Jason Witten getting clearance to start working out again with Cowboys trainers (not necessarily ...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 14,557 reads 11 comments

  21. Fantasy Football 2012: Updated Starting Quarterback Rankings, Nos. 1-32

    Here is an updated look at my presumed-starter fantasy rankings among NFL quarterbacks. If I was a betting man, I'd wager that John Skelton draws Arizona's opening-day start against Seattle—which I no longer have the strength to fight...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 11,309 reads 25 comments

  22. Fantasy Football 2012: My 'Best-Case Scenario' Draft for Rounds 1-16

    The following countdown touts my personal vision of a 'Best-Case Scenario' draft, Rounds 1-16, involving 12-team leagues and standard-scoring rules. A few important notes here: 1...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 5,915 reads 1 comments

  23. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Top 12 Waiver-Wire Pickups for Week 22

    The following slideshow touts the top 12 waiver-wire pickups right now, recognizing the best free agents from the majority of 12-team roto leagues...

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  24. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Top 10 2-Start Pitchers for Aug. 27-Sept. 2

    The following slideshow is a top-10 ranking of two-start pitchers for the week of Aug. 27-Sept. 2. The listing does not necessarily account for a pitcher's season-long prospects, nor does it promise sustained dominance from this point forward...

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  25. Fantasy Baseball 2012: 2-Start Pitchers Log for Aug. 27-Sept. 2

    For head-to-head league owners looking to squeeze out another six to nine strikeouts or one more win per week with unassuming free agents like Vance Worley, Luis Mendoza, Tommy Milone or Arizona rookie Tyler Skaggs ...

    Jay Clemons Written by Jay Clemons about almost 2 years ago 295 reads 0 comments