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by Chad Stapley 49ers Review49ers Review
by Chad Stapley
The NFC West was easily the most competitive and by far the best division in football last season. The Super Bowl was actually played in the NFC Championship game last year when the Seahawks narrowly beat the 49ers. I say that is the Super Bowl because it has everything you look for in the biggest g...
by John Laub 2014 Post-Draft Rankings: Distinguished Fantasy Freshmen2014 Post-Draft Rankings: Distinguished Fantasy Freshmen
by John Laub
2014 Post-Draft Rankings: Distinguished Fantasy Freshmen The rankings reflect the potential for each player to impact fantasy rosters in 2014. In order to rate the freshmans outlook and assess a grade, the skills of a player, the organization that drafted him and the likeliness of earning a varsity...
by Chad Stapley Post NFL Draft ThroughtsPost NFL Draft Throughts
by Chad Stapley
The following is a look back at this past weekends NFL Draft. We will discuss the best drafts, the biggest sleepers, and how the rich got richer in a pure fantasy aspect. Best Overall Draft Jacksonville Jaguars TIE Tampa Bay Buccaneers Blake Bortles QB Mike Evans WR Marqise Lee W...
by Chad Stapley NFL Mock Draft: Round 1NFL Mock Draft: Round 1
by Chad Stapley
Houston Texans Pick #1 Jadeveon Clowney DE South Carolina The Texans proved a few years back that they do not pass on elite Defensive Line talent, no matter how glaring their need at QB really is. I dont love this pick nor do I hate this pick; Clowney is undeniably a man amongst boys and I th...
by Marcella Surra  Big NFL Draft Question Marks for Fantasy Football 2014 Big NFL Draft Question Marks for Fantasy Football 2014
by Marcella Surra
The NFL Draft never fails to produce a multitude of questions, predictions, and surprise. This year, the Jacksonville Jaguars get the third pick in the first round. Will they draft a quarterback, running back, or neither? What about Houston? Are they really going to keep QB Case Keenum as their star...
by Chad Stapley Dark Horses of the 2014 NFL DraftDark Horses of the 2014 NFL Draft
by Chad Stapley
This draft is loaded with sleeper picks that could turn out to be franchise type players. With everything from players with a questionable past to players who shined at Small Schools; this is a complete list of players to watch for the upcoming NFL season. These guys will not be drafted before the 3...
by Chad Stapley LaMichael James Could Use a Change of SceneryLaMichael James Could Use a Change of Scenery
by Chad Stapley
LaMichael James has almost done nothing as a San Francisco 49er thus far, so it is not surprising to hear his name floating around as trade bait. It is not the James does not possess the skill to perform at the professional level; he is just simply stuck on a roster with better options for running t...
by John Laub Top Ten Fantasy Football Free Agent SigningsTop Ten Fantasy Football Free Agent Signings
by John Laub
Top Ten Fantasy Football Free Agent Signings 1. WR DeSean Jackson: Washington Redskins Fantasy footballers likely had the same opinion as Eagles RB LeSean McCoy after DeSean Jackson was released from the club: shock and amazement. Why would coach Chip Kelly jettison a homerun hitter and fantasy st...
by Chad Stapley Reading Between the Lines of Free AgencyReading Between the Lines of Free Agency
by Chad Stapley
Free Agency has essentially came and gone, sure there will be a few additions and subtractions leading up to the season but the big names have moved and are with their prospective team to stay and hopefully improve whichever team they signed with. This entire segment is searching through the transac...
by John Laub 2014 Quarterback Draft Prospects2014 Quarterback Draft Prospects
by John Laub
When analyzing college talent at the quarterback position, both the objective (data and statistics) and subjective (eye-ball test) must be considered in order to rank the players. Because of the many different offensive systems and level of talent among opponents in the NCAA, touchdown passes and pa...
by John Laub 2014 Wide Receiver Draft Prospects2014 Wide Receiver Draft Prospects
by John Laub
Receiver might be the deepest position in the draft and clubs will look to gobble up elite skills: Four outstanding game breakers adorn the rankings of the annual allocation of college players in May. In the first round of the draft, five wide outs may be selected as teams seek offensive firepower. ...
by John Laub 2014 NFL Draft: Under-the-Radar Prospects 2014 NFL Draft: Under-the-Radar Prospects
by John Laub
2014 NFL Draft: Under-the-Radar Prospects By John Laub The annual allocation of college talent takes place in early May, and NFL general managers and head coaches are salivating at the number of gifted offensive prospects available. The draft is loaded with skill-position performers who could ...
by John Laub 2014 Draft Prospects Rankings2014 Draft Prospects Rankings
by John Laub
2014 Quarterback Draft Prospects An above-average draft class this year; however, the number of teams in desperate need of a franchise signal caller may propel a few of the competitors to be selected higher than their talent and long-term potential warrant. 1. Blake Bortles UCF 2. Teddy Br...
by John Laub 2014 Tight End Draft Prospects2014 Tight End Draft Prospects
by John Laub
With the escalation of the uber-athletic tight endAntonio Gates, Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski and Julius Thomasover the past decade, general managers and coaches are all seeking the next prodigious power forward-like talent who can play on the gridiron. The top two players at the tight end position ...
by Marcella Surra Moving up the Depth Chart in 2014Moving up the Depth Chart in 2014
by Marcella Surra
Last season, Rashad Jennings played second fiddle to Raiders RB Darren McFadden. Lucky for him, McFaddens injury-riddled season meant a lot more playing time for Jennings and an opportunity to showcase his abilities and consistency. Its no wonder the Giants noticed him. At the age of 29, after years...
by Marcella Surra Injury Prone Players 2014Injury Prone Players 2014
by Marcella Surra
Football is a beloved game. NFL ratings seemingly increase year after year and why shouldnt they? Football is an exciting game. However, it is also dangerous. Its dangerous for the players, who astonish us with their remarkable feats of talent and physical ability, and its also dangerous for fantasy...
by Chad Stapley How to Make the NFC West Even Better Via the 2014 NFL DraftHow to Make the NFC West Even Better Via the 2014 NFL Draft
by Chad Stapley
The NFC West quickly became the most dominate division in the NFL this past season from top to bottom and they have the win percentage as a division to prove it. The chart below shows the win-loss breakdown for each division and the winning percentage for the division as a whole. AFC East &n...
by JJ Buck Below the radar fantasy football running backsBelow the radar fantasy football running backs
by JJ Buck
Free agency has opened up new opportunities and battles at the running back position. These players won't be the back bone of your fantasy squad but they could save the day when injuries arise. Knowshon Moreno finished as the 5th highest scoring running back in NFL.com standard fantasy football lea...
by Marcella Surra What Does The Combine Tell Us About Fantasy Football Potential?What Does The Combine Tell Us About Fantasy Football Potential?
by Marcella Surra
Every February at Lucas Oil Stadium, players are invited to test their physical and mental abilities in front of NFL coaches, general managers, and scouts at the NFL Scouting Combine. As a result in the rising popularity of Fantasy Football, more and more attention is drawn to the NFL Draft as well ...
by John Laub Will a Nutt and King lead Carolina?Will a Nutt and King lead Carolina?
by John Laub
Fantasy football fanatics have enjoyed tremendous production from Panthers QB Cam Newton during the past three seasons. However, enthusiasts are now concerned about the Carolina signal callers fantasy production after a puzzling off-season in which the Panthers jettisoned their top three wide outs: ...
by John Laub 2014 Runningback Draft Prospects2014 Runningback Draft Prospects
by John Laub
Among the ball carriers, there is no Adrian Peterson or LaDainian Tomlinson game changer, but there is depth at the position. General mangers may wait until the third or fourth rounds to select the player who best fits their system. In the current NFL, teams are employing more committees in the back...
by Chad Stapley What in the World are the Oakland Raiders Doing?What in the World are the Oakland Raiders Doing?
by Chad Stapley
The Oakland Raiders might very well be the most unorganized, and most dysfunctional organization in the NFL. Not only did they start out free agency stumbling through the gates but they still have holes all over their roster and they entered free agency with 65 million to spend. Let’s start off with...
by JJ Buck Eagles should provide plenty of love to fantasy football owners.Eagles should provide plenty of love to fantasy football owners.
by JJ Buck
Philadelphia is the city of brotherly love. Next year the Eagles should provide plenty of love to fantasy football owners. The Eagles front office spent the past week locking up pieces on their offense from center Jason Kelce to receiver's Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin. The news didnt stop there a...
by Chad Stapley Golden Tate: The Missing Piece to a Dominant Detroit Lions OffenseGolden Tate: The Missing Piece to a Dominant Detroit Lions Offense
by Chad Stapley
Golden Tate's signing a new contract to play for the Detroit Lions will be beneficial to Matthew Stafford and his ability to lead the Lions like he did back in 2011 when he had his best season in the NFL thus far. In 2011, Stafford threw for just over 5,000 yards to go with 41 TDs and just 19 INTs, ...
by Chad Stapley Dri Archer: The Next Big Thing from a Small SchoolDri Archer: The Next Big Thing from a Small School
by Chad Stapley
Dri Archer is going to be an interesting prospect to watch leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft. Archer blew scouts away at the NFL Combine by running a 4.26 40-yard dash and showing his fluid athletic ability in the RB field drills. Archer is going to be compared to the likes of Darren Sproles, Danny...
by Chad Stapley Logan Thomas: The Dark Horse for the 2014 NFL QB Draft ClassLogan Thomas: The Dark Horse for the 2014 NFL QB Draft Class
by Chad Stapley
Logan Thomas is a guy you are about to hear about non-stop for the next couple of weeks leading up to the NFL Draft, especially if Thomas continues to wow scouts with his athletic abilities. How does a guy that held sixteen D1 Scholarship offers and was rated as the #8 Athlete in the class of 2009 p...
by Chad Stapley Who is Blake Bortles?Who is Blake Bortles?
by Chad Stapley
Blake Bortles from UCF has typical NFL QB size and through three seasons at UCF he completed 66% of his passes. This most recent season he led his team to a victory of Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl and he almost led an early season upset of South Carolina before UCF lost by three points. Bortles seems t...
by Chad Stapley Why Johnny Manziel is the perfect fit for the Cleveland Browns.Why Johnny Manziel is the perfect fit for the Cleveland Browns.
by Chad Stapley
Johnny Manziel is nearly a perfect fit for the Cleveland Browns; the similarities in the two teams especially in a skill position point of view is incredible. For instance Manziel has flourished over the last two seasons throwing to three big bodied receivers in Mike Evans, Derel Walker, Malcome Ke...