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2016 Offensive ID: Mornhingweg/Ravens
2016 Offensive ID: Mornhingweg/Ravens
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:59 PM EDT
If you’re interested in this article, first please read my take on the offensive identities of all the teams in 2015. That will explain some of the stats in this article, which I will not explain here. You can also refer to the preseason article on the Ravens. Going into Week 6 and another offensiv...
Week 6 Staff Picks
Week 6 Staff Picks
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:35 PM EDT
  Week 6 John Hansen (Defending Champ) Ben Kukainis Joe Dolan Tom Brolley Graham Barfield Paul Kelly Consensus   Last Week Last Week Last Week Last Wee...
Week 5 Snap Report
Week 5 Snap Report
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:33 PM EDT
Every week I’ll take a look deep inside the snap report to find some interesting statistical information that could shed some light on how certain players are performing. I’ll try to identify the most efficient and least efficient players in the league from a fantasy perspective and use the data to ...
Wednesday Practice Reports
Wednesday Practice Reports
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:27 PM EDT
Wednesday – Final update: 8:20 p.m. Quarterback Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (concussion) was limited. They expect him to play in New Orleans. Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (right thumb) isn’t practicing and is set to miss another game with QB Brian Hoyer starting vs. Jacksonville. Cleveland Br...
Week 6 Production Tracker
Week 6 Production Tracker
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:25 PM EDT
It is time to review Week 5’s 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 ...
Week 6 Kick Returners Preview
Week 6 Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:21 PM EDT
R Player Tm Pos Vs. 2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments 1 Quan Bray Ind WR at Hou 0 ...
Week 6 Kick Returners Preview
Week 6 Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:12 PM EDT
Kickers averaged 8.2 FP, so it was a pretty good week for them overall.  The system had an okay week.  "Starts" scored well, although not as highly as the "Marginal Starts," and the former's W-L record was below the "two-thirds right" goal.  "Neutrals" scored pretty well as a group and several had d...
Week 6 History Report
Week 6 History Report
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:08 PM EDT
It’s always a good idea to take a look back at recent player performances against their upcoming opponent. Things change fast in today’s NFL. Players change teams and coaches and coordinators come and go so we usually only look back 1-2 years unless there is a really noteworthy trend. Know your hist...
Week 5 Tackle Report
Week 5 Tackle Report
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:04 PM EDT
Home Crew Tackle Chart Here’s a breakdown of how each team’s stat crew compares in tackles recorded, solos vs. assists, and Total Tackle Value (weighting a solo tackle as 1 and an assist as 0.5). I’m going to use an average of the tackles and TTV, so that the teams who have played more home games d...
Week 5 Stat-Pack
Week 5 Stat-Pack
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:02 PM EDT
In the weekly “Stat Pack”, I will go team-by-team and breakdown three key statistics that helps explain the week that was. The attempt here isn’t so much to provide atypical game recaps, but instead to provide rich context about the games that may not be obvious. Here is the Week 5 Stat Pack. Enjoy...
Keeper/Dynasty Watch: Week 6
Keeper/Dynasty Watch: Week 6
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 04:54 PM EDT
The purpose of this article is to draw some extra attention to some very deep players who are interesting for one reason or another, positive or negative. While some young players are viable Waiver Wire pickups, this article focuses more on those players who aren’t yet worth owning in redraft league...
Tuesday's News and Notes
Tuesday's News and Notes
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 04:34 PM EDT
American Football Conference Baltimore Ravens WR Breshad Perriman is expected to the biggest beneficiary of two team developments — the switch to OC Marty Mornhinweg and the injury to WR Steve Smith Sr. (ankle). Perriman is a better fit for QB Joe Flacco throwing even more downfield opposite WR Mik...
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 6
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 6
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 04:32 PM EDT
Notable IDP Injuries Rams CB Trumaine Johnson suffered an ankle injury and did not return. Giants CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie injured his groin. Giants CB Eli Apple injured his groin and did not return. Colts CB Patrick Robinson left with a knee injury. Steelers DE Cameron Heyward left with ...
Monday Night Wrap-Up: Week 5
Monday Night Wrap-Up: Week 5
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 03:56 PM EDT
The Stock Watch UP Doug Martin (RB, TB) – Yes, we’re upgrading a player who didn’t even play in the MNF slopfest. Martin has missed each of the last three games with a hamstring injury, but the Bucs have a Week 6 bye, and we’re anticipating he returns after that. And with Charles Sims on IR, Marti...
D/ST Streaming: Week 6
D/ST Streaming: Week 6
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 02:56 PM EDT
In most leagues, only about 12-14 D/STs are on rosters, leaving owners with a palatable amount of options if they are in need of a defense. Streaming your defense based on opponent strength and expected game script can give fantasy owners untapped upside on their roster. (Author’s Note: This column...
The Stock Watch: Week 5
The Stock Watch: Week 5
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 02:30 PM EDT
Upgrades Recent news and/or performance has made us more optimistic about these particular players for fantasy purposes. Quarterbacks Matt Ryan (Atl) - It is completely fair to say that Ryan has proved all of his 2016 doubters wrong. He and Julio Jones (12/300/1) completely annihilated a respecta...
Week 5 Quarterback Previews
Week 5 Quarterback Previews
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 02:29 PM EDT
Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Friday morning. Note: These player previews were published on Friday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following players could change dramatically. Make sure you look for our Sunday morning updates and practice report u...
Friday Practice Reports
Friday Practice Reports
PUBLISHED: Sunday, October 9, 2016 08:05 AM EDT
Friday – Final update: 5:05 p.m. Quarterback Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (concussion) didn’t practice for a second day. He’s trending toward missing Tampa Bay with QB Derek Anderson in line to start. Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (right thumb-doubtful) didn’t practice for a third day and won’t ...
Week 5 Running Back Previews
Week 5 Running Back Previews
PUBLISHED: Sunday, October 9, 2016 08:05 AM EDT
Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Friday morning. Note: These player previews were published on Friday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following players could change dramatically. Make sure you look for our Sunday morning updates and practice report u...
Week 5 Wide Receiver Preivews
Week 5 Wide Receiver Preivews
PUBLISHED: Sunday, October 9, 2016 08:04 AM EDT
Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Friday morning. Note: These player previews were published on Friday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following players could change dramatically. Make sure you look for our Sunday morning updates and practice report u...
Week 5 Tight End Previews
Week 5 Tight End Previews
PUBLISHED: Sunday, October 9, 2016 08:04 AM EDT
Note: Ranked by John Hansen’s projections as of Friday morning. Note: These player previews were published on Friday afternoon. Based on late news, the write-ups and rankings for the following players could change dramatically. Make sure you look for our Sunday morning updates and practice report u...
Mastering the Matchups: Week 5
Mastering the Matchups: Week 5
PUBLISHED: Sunday, October 9, 2016 08:03 AM EDT
Greg Cosell is one of the most respected NFL analysts in the country, and he’s been a contributor/consultant with Fantasy Guru for about 10 years. When it comes to analyzing matchups and personnel, Greg is the best. No one watches more film than he does thanks to his gigs at NFL Films and as the Sen...
Week 5 IDP Preview
Week 5 IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 11:12 PM EDT
This season’s IDP preview is a streamlined view of the many different factors that go into the players on these lists. Each of the categories will consider the impact of the player, the matchup, the stadium, and even factors such as weather, injuries, or whatever else we think could impact a player ...
Who to Flex?
Who to Flex?
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 10:12 PM EDT
When trying to decide who to play as your flex, there are two basic factors to consider: the candidate player's ability and his matchup. Late last season, I did a series of articles on who to start at RB, WR, and TE that looked at quantifying those factors. You might want to look over those articles...
Thursday Practice Reports
Thursday Practice Reports
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 10:07 PM EDT
Thursday – Final update: 7:45 p.m. Quarterback Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton (concussion) didn’t practice. They’re not sure if he can go vs. Tampa Bay with QB Derek Anderson in line to start. Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (right thumb) didn’t practice for a second day. QB Brian Hoyer is line to s...