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Divisional Round Production Tracker
Divisional Round Production Tracker
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 02:29 PM EST
It is time to review the defensive points allowed data. In addition to traditional points allowed metrics, this weekly piece features various data points by position. Not only do our readers get access to more data that allows for a full view of what defenses allow, the data is presented as a heat ...
Divisional Round Kicker Recommendations
Divisional Round Kicker Recommendations
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:29 PM EST
Kickers averaged 7.5 FP in the Wild Card Round. The system had pretty mixed results, with the "Marginal Starts" only going 50-50. The best kickers of the week were "Neutrals" – all topped 7 FP and the two double digit results coming from this group: Start/Sit Decisions For Kickers in Week 18, ...
Welcome to the NEW FantasyGuru!
Welcome to the NEW FantasyGuru!
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 01:33 AM EST
FantasyGuru.com Subscribers! The time is finally here! As I mentioned in the video you'll see below, I really appreciate everyone’s patience as we’ve hit a lot of snags on the rollout of our new site. We’re now in month ELEVEN of development, so it’s taken a lot longer than expected (which is typic...
Divisional Round Stat-Pack
Divisional Round Stat-Pack
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:59 PM EST
It’s a special playoff version of Stat Pack! I will go team-by-team and breakdown three (five!) key statistics with a forward-looking view. The attempt here isn’t so much to provide atypical game recaps, but to provide rich context about the games that may not be obvious. Instead of writing the co...
Divisional Round History Report
Divisional Round History Report
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:53 PM EST
Houston Texans @ New England Patriots Good History Tom Brady (NE) – He didn’t play in the Week 3 matchup against the Texans this year, but last year, threw for 226 yards, 2 TDs, and 0 INTs for 20.3 FP. He’s faced Houston 6 times in his career and is averaging 21.5 FPG against them. Lamar Mill...
Wild-Card Round Snap Report
Wild-Card Round Snap Report
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:49 PM EST
Green Bay Packers WR Jordy Nelson played in 16 offensive snaps (23%) before taking a shot to the ribs, knocking him out of the game. Continuing his roll, WR Davante Adams played 70 offensive snaps (99%). WR Randall Cobb did not play in Week 17 but came back in the Wild-Card game and played 55...
Divisional Round Injury Roundup
Divisional Round Injury Roundup
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:49 PM EST
Chief OLB Justin Houston (knee) is expected to practice Wednesday in prep for the Chiefs’ game against the Steelers, according to HC Andy Reid. Cowboy DE Demarcus Lawrence (back) is expected to play in the Divisional Round against the Packers, according to owner Jerry Jones. It’s possible Lawrence ...
Inside the Boxscore: Wild-Card Round
Inside the Boxscore: Wild-Card Round
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:47 PM EST
Pittsburgh Steelers WR DeMarcus Ayers had 2 targets and 2 receptions for 21 yards, and 0 TDs. He also had 4 deep balls. Yds/Tgt: 10.5, Catch Rate: 100.0%. WR Eli Rogers had 1 target and 1 reception for 19 yards. Yds/Tgt: 19.0, Catch Rate: 100.0%. WR Darrius Heyward-Bey had 1 target and 1 receptio...
Wild-Card Round Player Previews: RBs
Wild-Card Round Player Previews: RBs
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:21 PM EST
  Published, 1/5/17   Wild-Card QBs | Wild-Card RBs | Wild-Card WRs | Wild-Card TEs   Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Thursday morning.   Note: These player previews were published on Thursday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following...
Wild-Card Round Player Previews: TEs
Wild-Card Round Player Previews: TEs
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:20 PM EST
  Published, 1/5/17   Wild-Card QBs | Wild-Card RBs | Wild-Card WRs | Wild-Card TEs   Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Thursday morning.   Note: These player previews were published on Thursday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following players...
Wild-Card Round Player Previews: WRs
Wild-Card Round Player Previews: WRs
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:20 PM EST
  Published, 1/5/17   Wild-Card QBs | Wild-Card RBs | Wild-Card WRs | Wild-Card TEs   Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Thursday morning.   Note: These player previews were published on Thursday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following players...
Wild-Card Round Player Previews: QBs
Wild-Card Round Player Previews: QBs
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:19 PM EST
  Published, 1/5/17   Wild-Card QBs | Wild-Card RBs | Wild-Card WRs | Wild-Card TEs   Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Thursday morning.   Note: These player previews were published on Thursday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following...
How Many Games Vegas Thinks Your Guy Will Play
How Many Games Vegas Thinks Your Guy Will Play
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:17 PM EST
Many fantasy football formats in the NFL playoffs ask you to pick a team before the postseason starts and then keep that team throughout the playoffs. An important factor in building your team is predicting how many games each team – and therefore its players – will get to play. The ideal player is ...
Wild-Card Round Kick Returners Preview
Wild-Card Round Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:16 PM EST
          R Player Tm Pos Vs. 2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments 1 Jalen Richard [R] Oak RB at Hou ...
Wednesday Injury Update
Wednesday Injury Update
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:11 PM EST
Dolphin QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) won’t practice on Wednesday, despite making progress from his sprained ACL and MCL, according to the Miami Herald. It’s still looking like Matt Moore will start against the Steelers. Dolphin CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) did not practice on Wednesday, according to the ...
Wild-Card Round Kicker Recommendations
Wild-Card Round Kicker Recommendations
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:09 PM EST
Kickers averaged a poor 6.7 FP in Week 17. The system did okay. "Marginal Starts" had the highest average FP at 7.8 and a mediocre winning percentage at .583, edging "Starts" at 7.7 FP with the same W-L record. "Neutrals" were at the 50-50 proposition level, with their average FP of 6.8 almost match...
Wild-Card Round Production Tracker
Wild-Card Round Production Tracker
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:06 PM EST
Published, 1/4/17   It is a special, playoff version of Production Tracker! All of the data in this column will be from the fantasy regular season (Week 1-16) so we avoid outliers from teams’ resting players in Week 17. Also note that there won’t be any long-winded analysis here either with only e...
Wild-Card Round Stat-Pack
Wild-Card Round Stat-Pack
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:02 PM EST
It’s a special playoff version of Stat Pack! I will go team-by-team and breakdown three (five!) key statistics with a forward-looking view. The attempt here isn’t so much to provide atypical game recaps, but to provide rich context about the games that may not be obvious. Instead of writing the col...
Wild-Card Injury Roundup
Wild-Card Injury Roundup
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:00 PM EST
Quarterbacks Dolphin QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) was apparently walking without a limp through the locker room on Monday, according to the Palm Beach Post, but HC Adam Gase is waiting to find out more, adding that he needs “to know what his movement skills are and the structure of his knee.” Texa...
Wild-Card Round History Report
Wild-Card Round History Report
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:58 PM EST
  Published, 1/3/17   Oakland Raiders @ Houston Texans   Good History   Brock Osweiler (Hou) – This is more of an in-between stat, stacked up against his 2016 numbers. In his last 2 games against the Raiders, Osweiler has thrown for 243 yards and 308 yards, but with just 1 TD and 1 IN...
2016 Playoff Draft Review
2016 Playoff Draft Review
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:52 PM EST
  Published, 1/3/17   As our staff does every year, we prepared for our playoff content by participating in a staff playoff draft, for which John Hansen has pledged to throw some peanuts to the winner (so everyone was motivated). This is a total points league for the playoffs in which your en...
Playoff Targets and Sleepers
Playoff Targets and Sleepers
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:51 PM EST
  Published, 1/2/17   Quarterbacks   Targets   Tom Brady (NE) – Duh. In his age-39 season, Tom Brady finished the year with a 28:2 touchdown-to-interception ratio and his second-best completion rate (67.4%) of his career. Brady’s touchdown rate (6.5%) is his third best percentage of h...
Playoff League Ideas
Playoff League Ideas
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:51 PM EST
  Updated, 1/2/17    Hopefully your fantasy playoffs ended a couple of weeks ago, unless you fell subject to the brutal twists and turns and crazy inactive lists Week Seventeen gave the fantasy world this year. But January is always a bittersweet time for owners who dedicate so much of their ...
The Waiver Wire
The Waiver Wire
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:49 PM EST
Top Week Six Pickups This list is presented to give a quick look at the top players who emerged as WW options based on recent developments. There are other players listed below who are viable, if not excellent options, but not exactly based on what has recently transpired. We’ll update this list ...
Thursday Injury Update
Thursday Injury Update
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:49 PM EST
  Published, 1/5/17   Dolphin CB Byron Maxwell (ankle) is “day to day,” according to DC Vance Joseph. Joseph added that Maxwell is “fighting to play this week.” Still, Maxwell didn’t practice Wednesday or Thursday.   Dolphin QB Ryan Tannehill (knee) said he will not play in the Wild-Card game a...