Fantasy Football Writers

Mike Beacom

Mike Beacom

Camp Battles Miami RB

(8/10/2016)
Just when it looked like fresh legs would win the job, a hobbled veteran has muddied the competition. Lamar Miller had been the Dolphins lead back the past few seasons, with numbers good enough to make him a No. 1 back in most fantasy leagues. But he moved on and Miami is trying to fill a hole fo Full Story

Camp Battles Washington No 1 WR

(7/27/2016)
Suddenly the Redskins look deep at wide receiver, but who will emerge as Kirk Cousins’ favorite? Think back only a year and imagine your level of excitement for a passing attack operated by Kirk Cousins. Can you see yourself? Are you smiling, or are you wearing a puzzled look on your face, as if Full Story

Camp Battles Seattle RB

(7/21/2016)
Camp Battles: Seattle RB The beast has left the building, but the Seahawks backfield battles on. Maybe the biggest surprise about Marshawn Lynch’s retirement this offseason is that most didn’t view it as much of a surprise. Fans have come to expect the unexpected from America’s favorite Skittl Full Story

Rookie Watch Paul Perkins RB New York Giants

(7/12/2016)
Rarely is a fifth round draft pick so talked about, so attention grabbing. Usually the later rounds are reserved for NFL hopefuls, but in the case of Perkins there is much hoopla. Put simply: no one has confidence in the Giants backfield. The team’s featured runner could be great – maybe should be g Full Story

Rookie Watch Josh Doctson WR Washington Redskins

(7/8/2016)
If you’re building around a young quarterback there are two “musts” – providing stable pass protection and talent at the receiver position. Washington made Kirk Cousins its quarterback this offseason by turning its back to Robert Griffin III and handing Cousins a bigger check. Then the team made TCU Full Story

Rookie Watch Hunter Henry TE San Diego Chargers - fantasy football

(6/14/2016)
No tight end was selected in round one of April’s 2016 NFL Draft, but former University of Arkansas standout Hunter Henry was not far behind, going to San Diego with the 25th pick (four in round two). The 6-foot-5, 250-pound Henry has excellent size and good speed (4.6 in the 40). Most scouts credit Full Story

Rookie Watch Derrick Henry RB Tennessee Titans

(6/8/2016)
The word ‘workhorse’ is often overused to describe running backs, and even more so in today’s NFL where running backs have become devalued. But Derrick Henry has the frame (6-foot-3, 242 pounds) and mentality to wear that label in the NFL. In his Heisman-winning 2015 season Henry carried the ball 20 Full Story

Rookie Watch Laquon Treadwell WR Minnesota Vikings

(5/28/2016)
Treadwell is probably not be the best fantasy wide receiver prospect for 2016, but he may be for those drafting in dynasty leagues; he won’t turn 21 until June. Even still, he is plenty experienced having played three seasons for Ole Miss in the ultra-competitive SEC.  The Vikings landed him with t Full Story