1. Fantasy Football 2012 Week 1 Rankings: Top 40 Running Backs

    Which running backs do we expect to get off to a strong start? Who faces a difficult matchup? Whose health brings question to their potential value? Let’s answer all these ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 13,792 reads 4 comments

  2. Fantasy Football Draft Day Decision: Why DeMarco Murray Is Not a 1st-Round Pick

    Heading into Week 14 of the 2011 season (which, coincidentally ended up being DeMarco Murray ’s last game of the season), I posted the following when trying to determine ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 3,492 reads 1 comments

  3. Fantasy Football 2012 Tiered Rankings: Top 30 Quarterbacks

    With the start of the NFL season less than two weeks away, let’s take a final look at our positional rankings (barring something significant)...

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  4. Fantasy Football 5 Quarterbacks to Avoid for '12: Vick, Griffin & More

    Just like with running backs, there are various reasons to avoid a quarterback on draft day. Maybe he has unrealistic expectations placed on him. Maybe he is an injury risk. Maybe he is simply in a position where he is not going to excel...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 9,071 reads 4 comments

  5. Fantasy Football's 5 Running Backs to Avoid for 2012

    There are a lot of reasons to avoid a running back—be it age, injuries, a crowded backfield or something else completely. Here are a few running backs that I am going to be avoiding this season for various reasons...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 3,645 reads 0 comments

  6. Fantasy Football 2012 Tiered Rankings: Top 50 Wide Receivers

    The 2012 fantasy football season is about to begin, and I have ranked the top 50 wide receivers and grouped them into tiers of value...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 7,500 reads 2 comments

  7. Fantasy Football 2012 Tiered Rankings: Top 25 Tight Ends

    The Jason Witten situation continues to have the biggest impact on our tight end rankings, so let’s see where he falls and all the other changes from the past week: Tier ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 4,067 reads 1 comments

  8. Fantasy Football 2012 Tiered Rankings: Top 40 Running Backs

    Clearly, Maurice Jones-Drew's holdout has had the biggest impact on the rankings and has sent him spiraling down our draft board. However, that’s not the only change...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 13,843 reads 0 comments

  9. Fantasy Football Late-Round Sleepers: Running Back Edition

    With fantasy owners generally focusing on running backs early and often on draft day, finding a late-round target is a little bit tougher than other positions...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 4,698 reads 0 comments

  10. Fantasy Football 2012 Rankings: Top 50 Wide Receivers (Updated 08/17/12)

    How has the recent news impacted our rankings? Who is moving up? Who is moving down? Let’s take a look at how things currently stand (the number in parentheses represents ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 9,583 reads 2 comments

  11. Fantasy Football 2012: Who Should Be the 4th QB on Your Draft Board?

    No one is going to argue who the top three quarterbacks are entering the season, are they? It seems pretty clear-cut that the honor belongs to Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady and Drew Brees...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 916 reads 1 comments

  12. Fantasy Football 2012 Rankings: Top 40 Running Backs (Updated 08/15/12)

    There have been a lot of changes to our running back rankings, as injuries and position battles play themselves out...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 5,867 reads 1 comments

  13. Fantasy Football 2012 Rankings: Top 20 3rd-Year Wide Receivers

    We all know that a wide receiver's third year is often his breakout year. Of this year’s third-year receivers, who is the best? Who has the biggest chance to make an impact? Let’s take a look...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 2,668 reads 0 comments

  14. Fantasy Football Breakdown: How Will the Sophomore QB Class Perform in '12?

    In 2011, there were four rookie quarterbacks who saw significant playing time. Let’s break down each of them and try to determine their outlook for the coming year: Cam ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 995 reads 1 comments

  15. Fantasy Football: Darrius Heyward-Bey and 4th-Year-Breakout Candidates at WR

    We always hear about how the third year is the year in which wide receivers breakout. While that may be generally true, there are always exceptions to the rule...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 4,031 reads 0 comments

  16. Fantasy Football 2012 Fantasy Rankings: Top 25 Tight Ends (Updated 08/09/12)

    We all know who the top tight ends are. While the order may vary slightly, we all also know the next tier for the most part...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 2,192 reads 3 comments

  17. Fantasy Football Breakout Potential: 3 Sophomore Running Backs to Watch

    We all know about DeMarco Murray, Roy Helu and Daniel Thomas. Mark Ingram and Stevan Ridley have already shown that they need to be on our radars...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 1,428 reads 0 comments

  18. Fantasy Football Draft Decision: Should Jason Witten Be Considered the No. 3 TE?

    We all know that there is a clear-cut top two tight ends as we enter the 2012 season in Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 1,020 reads 23 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 2012 Rankings: Top 40 Running Backs (Updated 08/05/12)

    With training camps well underway there has definitely been movement in our rankings. Let’s take a look at how things currently setup among the Top 40 running backs: ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 3,074 reads 0 comments

  20. Fantasy Football: Top 100 for 2012

    As fantasy football players get ready for their drafts, now is the time to set up your draft board. As we head into 2012, things have definitely changed...

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  21. Fantasy Football: Does the Injury Risk Push Darren McFadden out of Rd. 1?

    Darren McFadden represents one of the more frustrating fantasy football players to own. If he could stay healthy for an entire 16-game schedule, he could arguably be a top-five selection...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about almost 2 years ago 1,917 reads 5 comments

  22. Tony Gonzalez and NFL Fantasy Football Receivers to Decline in 2012

    Yesterday we at Roto Professor looked at our top 50 wide receivers for the 2012 season (click here to view)...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about 2 years ago 3,897 reads 2 comments

  23. Fantasy Football 2012 Fantasy Rankings: Top 50 Wide Receivers

    Who belongs as the top receiver overall? Has A.J. Green emerged as a WR1? Where do sleepers like Demaryius Thomas fall on the rankings? Let’s answer these questions and all ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about 2 years ago 6,674 reads 8 comments

  24. Fantasy Football Breakout Potential: Why Joe Flacco Could Post a Career Year

    Does knowing nearly exactly what you are going to get from a player an asset or a detriment to their stock? When it comes to Joe Flacco , it appears that being one of the most consistent players around does not work in his favor...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about 2 years ago 3,998 reads 19 comments

  25. Fantasy Football 2012's Top Running Back Handcuffs: Tate, Jennings & More

    When you go and spend an early-round draft pick on a running back, you want to protect that investment, don’t you? There are definitely situations where it makes sense to ...

    Eric Stashin Written by Eric Stashin about 2 years ago 4,262 reads 3 comments