Crunch time: The 22 fringe-y players you can trust in Weeks 13 and 14

In this edition of Under The Radar, I’ve selected 22 quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, and tight ends you can trust in Week 13 and 14 (so you can get a jump on roster planning for the first week of the playoffs). This article incorporates advanced stats and efficiency metrics from multiple websites, including FantasyData, […]

Kyler Murray Is Leading the Arizona Cardinals on a Joy Ride

The Arizona Cardinals are the latest team to challenge the “N.F.L. establishment.” They are dangerous subversives with a thrilling dual-threat quarterback and a slick upstart coach whose gimmicky system is all dessert and no vegetables. They may be fun to watch, but conventional wisdom nervously warns that they won’t amount to anything until they grow […]

Chargers rookie QB Justin Herbert is beating defenses at a historic rate

When I studied Justin Herbert’s Oregon tape, I wasn’t convinced that Herbert would be an NFL quarterback right away, never mind being a top-tier quarterback in the NFL. I thought it would take at least a couple years for him to figure it out at the next level. When I compiled my list of “boom-or-bust” […]

2020 fantasy football draft rankings: The running back tiers

What are positional tiers? Tiers are groups of players with a similar expected fantasy point performance for the season. It’s positive to draft any of the players in that tier because they are all of comparable value. Players not in that tier would represent a notable drop off in fantasy points. Tiering stops you from […]

Michael Thomas Is Setting Records, but Julio Jones Is the NFL’s Best WR

Julio Jones is a likely Hall of Famer. Michael Thomas set the single-season reception record last year. They’re both incredible wide receivers. Jones is slightly better. Sure, Thomas was voted the fifth-best player and top receiver by his peers in the NFL Network’s Top 100 countdown. Jones finished just 11th in the balloting and third among […]

The Fantasy Football Impact of Cam Newton to Patriots

Cam Newton to New England is already impacting the Patriots’ 2020 odds. But how does his signing affect his and his new teammates’ fantasy football outlooks? Two of our expert rankers — Chris Raybon and Sean Koerner — analyze the fantasy fit for Newton and how him potentially starting would impact their projections for Julian Edelman, […]

Green Bay Packers: AJ Dillon will Push for RB2 Snaps Right Away

One of a few surprises in this year’s NFL Draft for Green Bay Packers’ fans was when General Manager Brian Gutekunst decided to select running back A.J. Dillon early on with the 62nd pick. With Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams both in the final year of their rookie contracts, drafting a running back should have absolutely been […]

How to invest In Joe Burrow’s long-term fantasy potential in dynasty rookie drafts

Heisman Trophy-winning redshirt senior quarterback who goes No. 1 overall to the Cincinnati Bengals and suits up as a 24-year-old rookie after a dominant final college season in which he turned two unknown underclassmen into 1,000-yard producers: That’s Joe Burrow, right? Wrong. That’s 2003 Carson Palmer. Click here to read the rest of the article […]

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Strengths, weaknesses, best Fantasy fits for Joe Burrow

The greatest single season in modern college football history belongs to LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, the expected No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. The 23-year-old set FBS records with 6,040 yards from scrimmage and 60 passing touchdowns. Not bad for a guy who originally enrolled at Ohio State, left after a hand […]

Fantasy Football 2020 NFL Draft Profile: Is Hunter Bryant the top Fantasy tight end in the 2020 class?

A hyped high school prospect, Hunter Bryant played early as a true freshman before a knee injury cut short his season. After surgery the following June to the same knee, Bryant lost all but the last five games of his sophomore year. He finally made it through a full year in a solid junior season […]

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