1. Fantasy Football 2012: Top 60 Players in Standard-Scoring Leagues

    The following countdown touts my top 60 overall players in standard-scoring leagues, which now reflects the injury-related status drops for Cleveland's Trent Richardson (knee scope) and San Diego's Ryan Mathews (broken collarbone)...

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  2. Fantasy Football 2012: The Preseason Top 150 Overall Players, Vol. III

    Here is my revised listing of the top 150 overall players in standard-scoring leagues, which now reflects the injury-related status drops for Cleveland's Trent Richardson (knee scope) and San Diego's Ryan Mathews (broken collarbone)...

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  3. Fantasy Baseball 2012: David Ortiz Leads 11-Man 'Disabled-List All-Star Team'

    The following slideshow touts the 11 best fantasy players who currently reside on the disabled list (seven days/15 days/30 days/60 days). Why 11 ? Anyone over the age of 30 would know...

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  4. Fantasy Football 2012: QB Tiers of a Clown, Plus Five Must-Follow Radio Podcasts

    Quarterbacks may be the make-or-break assets of fantasy football, but they're not all created equal. To wit, here is an updated look at my six classifications of QBs for draft day: ...

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  5. Fantasy Football: A Pros/Cons Breakdown of the 'Week 11 Bye' Draft Strategy

    A funny thing happened on my way to executing three simultaneous mock drafts for The Fantasy Blog the other day. At the No. 10 draft slot, I was flooded with a plethora of player options with Week 11 byes...

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  6. Fantasy Football 2012: Is Drew Brees or Tom Brady the Better Weekly Quarterback?

    Today's superstar edition of "Choose Your Quarterback" pits the Saints' Drew Brees against the Patriots' Tom Brady , the No. 2 and 4 passers in my latest ranking of the 32 presumed starting QBs for Week 1...

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  7. Fantasy Football: Results of 3 Simultaneous Mock Drafts—At the No. 10 Slot

    To break up the monotony of training camp, I executed three simultaneous mock drafts on Tuesday afternoon (12 teams/standard scoring), holding the No. 10 pick each time...

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  8. Fantasy Football 2012: Top 60 Running Backs in Points-Per-Reception Leagues

    Here's my updated listing of the top 60 running backs in points-per-reception leagues. This countdown will likely undergo a few changes before September. But right now, it's a reasonably accurate profile of my preseason rationale...

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  9. Fantasy Football 2012: Top 30 Tailbacks in Points-Per-Reception Leagues

    The following slideshow reflects my countdown of the Top 30 running backs in Points-Per-Reception leagues. When it comes to evaluating (and separating) the various tiers of pass-friendly rushers, I place a huge value on two components: 1...

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  10. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Top 12 Waiver-Wire Pickups for Week 20

    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 Football 2012: Arian Foster Leads Tailback Tiers

    Here are my six classifications of running back tiers for standard-scoring leagues (as of Aug. 13). It's worth noting that Ryan Mathews (broken collarbone) and Trent Richardson ...

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  12. Fantasy Football: Breakdown of Real 10-Team Draft with Quirky Draft-Slot System

    On Thursday night, I partook in my second real draft of the season, supporting a 10-team non-keeper league with five notable quirks: 1. No slot for defense or special teams. 2...

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  13. Fantasy Football 2012: Bye-Week Saviors and YouTube Trips Down Memory Lane

    Citing my recent countdown of the 32 presumed starting quarterbacks , here are the most ideal fantasy backups (generally those ranked 17-32) to start during a star's bye week: Week 4 —Star On Bye: Ben Roethlisberger 1...

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  14. Fantasy Baseball 2012: 2-Start Pitchers Log for Aug. 13-19

    The following 44 pitchers are expected to log two starts each for the week of Aug. 13-19. For head-to-head league owners looking to squeeze out another six to nine strikeouts or one ...

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  15. Fantasy Baseball 2012: Top 10 2-Start Pitchers for Aug. 13-19

    The following slideshow is a top-10 ranking of two-start pitchers for the week of Aug. 13-19. 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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  16. Fantasy Football 2012: The Preseason Top 150 Overall Players, Vol. II

    Here is my revised listing of the top 150 overall players in standard-scoring leagues, which now reflects the injury-related status drops of Cleveland's Trent Richardson (knee scope) and San Diego's Ryan Mathews (broken collarbone)...

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  17. Fantasy Football 2012: Peyton Manning Leads Revelations from Thursday's Action

    Here are five fantasy revelations off Thursday's slate of six NFL preseason games. For a detailed look at the fantasy effect of Ryan Mathews ' collarbone injury against the Packers, click here ...

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  18. Fantasy Football: Ryan Mathews' 2012 Outlook Takes Big Hit After Unlucky Injury

    In my mind, there is no gray area with Ryan Mathews and his broken clavicle—an injury that occurred on his first preseason carry Thursday night...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball: 15 Players to Realistically Target Before the Trade Deadline

    The following slideshow details 15 prominent baseball players who could realistically be acquired before the fantasy trade deadlines kick in later this month...

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  20. Fantasy Football: Breakdown of AccuScore's QB Projections for Total Touchdowns

    AccuScore , a company that specializes in thorough game simulations, has released its initial projections for the 2012 NFL season...

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  21. Fantasy Football: Game-by-Game Breakdown of Blaine Gabbert vs. Brandon Weeden

    Today's installment of "Choose Your Quarterback" pits Cleveland's Brandon Weeden against Jacksonville's Blaine Gabbert —the No. 30 and No. 31 passers in my rankings of the 32 presumed starting quarterbacks ...

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  22. Fantasy Football 2012: 4 General Tips for Faking Your Way Through an Early Draft

    The optimum time to partake in a fantasy draft comes after the Week 3 slate of preseason games (Aug. 23-27), as a practical means of avoiding injuries with high-end prospects...

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  23. Fantasy Football: 10 Players I'll Be Avoiding at Their Prescribed Draft Slots

    Here's a listing of prominent fantasy prospects, aka The Avoidables, that I pledge to bypass within their specially earmarked slots on draft day...

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  24. Fantasy Baseball: Breakdown of AccuScore's Rest-of-Year Estimates for Strikeouts

    With the fantasy-trade deadlines coming up this week or next (I have four red-letter dates this Friday), it's time for owners to make one last pitch for baseball's elite categorical contributors...

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  25. Fantasy Baseball: Breakdown of AccuScore's Rest-of-Year Home Run Projections

    With the fantasy trade deadlines coming up this week and next (I have four red-letter dates this Friday), it's time for owners to make one last pitch for baseball's elite categorical contributors...

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