1. Fantasy Football: Some Waiver Wire Options Heading into Week 8

    Like many other sites, we listed Cowboys rookie running back DeMarco Murray on our list of waiver-wire pickups heading into Week 7...

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  2. Fantasy Football: Start'em, Sit'em for Week 7

    With most fantasy leagues beginning their postseason in Week 14, we are at the midpoint of the regular season in most fantasy leagues...

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  3. NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS) for Week 7: Steelers, Ravens and Bears

    Every week, I make three NFL picks against the spread (ATS) for entertainment purposes and last week was another "entertaining" week...

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  4. Fantasy Football: Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 7

    In his first two seasons in the NFL , Raiders' receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey had 80-plus receiving yards in only two games. Hitting his stride in his third season, Heyward-Bey has an active streak of three straight games with 80-plus receiving yards...

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  5. Fantasy Football Week 7 Initial Rankings: Running Backs

    After suffering a high-ankle sprain last week, Cowboys running back Felix Jones will miss out on the opportunity to take advantage of back-to-back favorable matchups...

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  6. Fantasy Football: Initial Quarterback Rankings for Week 7

    In their first home game after the passing of long-time owner Al Davis , the Raiders got a victory over the Cleveland Browns last week, but they also lost their starting quarterback to a broken collarbone in the process...

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  7. Fantasy Football: Some Waiver Wire Options Heading into Week 7

    Some of the names on our waiver-wire list from last week were on bye. Coming off byes, however, they have favorable matchups and, if still available in your league, are worth picking up in your fantasy league(s)...

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  8. Fantasy Football Week 6 Projections: Start'em, Sit'em

    Fantasy football rosters are like snowflakes; no two are the same. As we write our weekly column and suggest some players that you might start (or sit), it should go without saying that who you start (or sit) depends on the composition of your roster...

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  9. NFL Week 6 Picks Against the Spread: Packers, Raiders and Jets

    Every week, I pick three NFL games against the spread (ATS) for entertainment purposes. As I sometimes joke (although it's true), winning is more "entertaining" than losing. Last week was my least "entertaining" of the year...

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  10. Fantasy Football: Our Initial Week 6 Tight End Rankings

    For a third consecutive week, Saints tight end Jimmy Graham finished with 100-plus receiving yards. Graham, who finished with eight receptions (on 12 targets) for 129 yards last week, has 361 receiving yards during that three-game span...

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  11. Fantasy Football: Week 6 Wide Receiver Rankings

    Through the first five weeks of the season, rookie receivers A.J. Green and Julio Jones are on pace for 1,286 and 1,146 yards, respectively...

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  12. Fantasy Football Week 6 Rankings: Running Backs

    Through five weeks of the season, one thing we know we should do is start our running backs against the Philadelphia Eagles...

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  13. Fantasy Football: Our Initial Week 6 Quarterback Rankings

    As expected, the Broncos announced today that Tim Tebow will be their starting quarterback after the team's bye. Interestingly enough, that game will be played at Sun Life Stadium, the home of the Miami Dolphins and Miami Hurricanes...

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  14. Fantasy Football: Some Waiver Wire Options Heading into Week 6

    In our waiver-wire list last week we, like most sites, recommended picking up Redskins running back Ryan Torain ...

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  15. Fantasy Football: Start 'Em, Sit 'Em for Week 5

    Over the past two weeks, Giants receiver Victor Cruz has been a popular pickup in fantasy football leagues...

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  16. NFL Picks Against the Spread: 3 Winners for Week 5

    Like the Buffalo Bills, I got my first loss of the season last week. Every week at The Weekly Blitz, we pick three NFL games against the spread (ATS) and one of my three picks ...

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  17. Fantasy Football Rankings for Week 5: Wide Receivers

    As we begin the part of the season with bye weeks, this is the first of four straight weeks with six teams on a bye. The top receivers on bye this week are Dez Bryant, Brandon Marshall , Santana Moss and Anquan Boldin...

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  18. Fantasy Football Rankings for Week 5: Running Backs

    We are one-quarter of the way through the NFL regular-season and are now entering the part of the season with bye weeks...

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  19. Fantasy Football Rankings for Week 5: Quarterbacks

    Going into the season, I expected big things from San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers including a record-setting performance...

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  20. Week 5 Waiver Wire: Players Likely Available That You Should Consider Adding

    Man, that was quick. One-quarter of the NFL regular season is already over. While a team that is 0-4 or 1-3 is unlikely to make the (real) postseason, it's not as dire of a situation ...

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  21. Fantasy Football Week 4 Rankings: Start 'Em, Sit 'Em

    Once Week 4 ends, we will be one-quarter of the way through the 2011 NFL regular season. For fantasy leaguers, the percentage will be even greater than that. It's the only thing I don't like about football—the season goes by way too fast...

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  22. The Weekly Blitz: 3 NFL Picks Against the Spread for Week 4

    With everything, good timing and a little bit of luck can go a long way. Last week, I had a little of both. Every week, I (and the other members of The Weekly Blitz team) pick three NFL games against the spread...

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  23. Fantasy Football Week 4 Rankings: Wide Receivers

    Going into the season, I expected a lot from Patriots receiver Wes Welker . After all, one of my "bold" preseason predictions was that Welker would lead the NFL in receptions ...

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  24. Fantasy Football: Week 4 Running Back Rankings

    Dolphins rookie running back Daniel Thomas is averaging more than 100 rushing yards per game in the two games that he has played. In two games, Thomas has 202 rushing yards on 41 carries and 37 receiving yards on four receptions...

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  25. NFL Fantasy Football: Week 4 Quarterback Rankings

    No quarterback in the history of the NFL has thrown for as many yards as Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has in a three-game span (1,327 yards)...

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