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Archive: August 23, 2009 - August 29, 2009

Skins-Pats: The Fantasy Angle

Saturday night's game between Washington and New England answered several fantasy questions but also left others unresolved.

By Gene Wang | August 29, 2009; 2:45 PM ET | Comments (0)

Is Marshall Worth the Risk?

Since the news came down that the Broncos suspended Marshall indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team, his value has been dropping on most fantasy draft boards.

By Gene Wang | August 28, 2009; 4:12 PM ET | Comments (1)

Thoughts from Online Chat

Most players wanted to know what their strategy should be for the early rounds and if they should target wide receivers first.

By Gene Wang | August 28, 2009; 1:15 PM ET | Comments (6)

Uh-Oh in Buffalo

Owens's latest crisis has nothing to do with his reality show, his relationship with Dallas owner Jerry Jones or his feud with former teammate Donovan McNabb.

By Gene Wang | August 27, 2009; 4:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

No Value in Leftwich

The conclusion here is simple: Leftwich has no fantasy value, except as a No. 3 quarterback in league's that start two.

By Gene Wang | August 27, 2009; 1:00 PM ET | Comments (2)

Stay Away From Sanchez

Just because New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan named Mark Sanchez the starting quarterback, don't rush out and add him to your roster or vault him up your draft board.

By Gene Wang | August 27, 2009; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (4)

Searching for PPR Ratings

For the uninitiated, that's an acronym for points per reception, and in such leagues, players like Matt Forte, Maurice Jones-Drew, Wes Welker and Brandon Marshall become even more valuable.

By Gene Wang | August 26, 2009; 12:30 PM ET | Comments (1)

Fantasy Shakeup in Tampa?

That's potentially bad news for Derrick Ward owners, many of whom had visions of the former New York Giants backup emerging as perhaps a No. 1 fantasy back.

By Gene Wang | August 26, 2009; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Julius Jones vs. Edgerrin James

When the Seattle Seahawks released T.J. Duckett, it made drafting Julius Jones a bit more palatable. When they signed Edgerrin James, it seems Jones became all-but expendable.

By Gene Wang | August 25, 2009; 4:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

Fantasy Experts Debate Top WR

Fantasy football has become so popular that we now have fantasy football conventions.

By Gene Wang | August 25, 2009; 3:00 PM ET | Comments (3)

Fantasy Indemnity

Fantasy ideas come and go like sleeper picks and place kickers, but once in a long while, a new concept emerges that has a lasting impact on the industry.

By Gene Wang | August 24, 2009; 1:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

Fantasy and Relationships

You know fantasy football is no longer a niche hobby when it's a major topic of discussion in Carolyn Hax's online discussion.

By Gene Wang | August 24, 2009; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Draft Kickoff Ramblings

I just completed my first draft of the year, and beyond the first four selections, I've compiled a roster based largely on potential.

By Gene Wang | August 24, 2009; 9:00 AM ET | Comments (6)

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