Category Archives: SPORTS

Fantasy Football: Every NFL team’s passing-game situation heading into Week 10

A couple of weeks ago, we audited all the NFL backfields for fantasy purposes. Today, let’s take the same approach for the 32 passing games. Sometimes Kyler Murray plays like he’s never been coached, but working with Kliff Kingsbury might be the same thing. At least the passing game is offering three playable pass catchers […]

Fantasy Football Booms and Busts: Justin Fields gives Chicago hope in Week 9

The Chicago Bears probably aren’t going anywhere this season. They’re 3-6, 1-5 in the NFC and moved two key defensive players at the NFL trade deadline. The goal is to improve and evaluate, get ready for a better day down the road. But it looks like they’ve found something at quarterback. And in the NFL, […]

Fantasy Football Week 9 Bust Candidates: It will be tough to rely on the usual from Kupp

Editor’s note: The players listed below are NFL stars who were drafted in virtually every Yahoo Fantasy league. That said, this column is not an endorsement to bench them in Week 9. You’re in control of your roster; every league size and shape is different. What we are trying to explain is that expectations should […]

Fantasy Football Week 8 Wrap: Christian McCaffrey joins history with TD trifecta

Christian McCaffrey became just the fourth player since the merger to rush, catch and throw a touchdown in the same game during an epic fantasy and real-life performance Sunday (CMC pulled off the trifecta in Stanford as well). Playing for the first time after practicing with the 49ers, McCaffrey became just the second fantasy back […]

Fantasy Football: Sit/Start tips for Week 8 of the NFL season

Fantasy football sit-and-start advice should always be relative and league-dependent. Note that some players are targeted for DFS. Good luck with your Week 8 lineups! Start: Greg Dulcich Sit: Trevor Lawrence Dulcich has immediately taken over as Denver’s top tight end, recording nine targets in the second game of his career last week. That qualifies […]

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups, Week 8: Gus Edwards is back in our plans

Another week, another messy bye situation. Fantasy managers will be without their Chiefs and Chargers in Week 8, which of course is not ideal. Additionally, we have to fret about the possibility that the approaching NFL trade deadline will make a mess of our plans. In all likelihood, your teams can use a talent boost […]

Fantasy Football Booms and Busts, Week 6: Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady showing their age

At the fantasy draft table this summer, I often settled for a boring middle-tier quarterback option. I didn’t need a buzzy young star or an emerging prospect. I’d get my sizzle elsewhere. Now we’re six weeks into the NFL season, and so many older name-brand quarterbacks are taking down our fantasy teams. Tom Brady briefly […]

Fantasy Football Week 5 Care/Don’t Care: Did we just get a sign to worry about the Bengals offense?

5 Things I care about The Bengals are struggling to find a counterpunch Cincinnati has failed to score 30-plus points this season and has scored 20 or fewer in three of five contests. The deadly fantasy offense we saw in 2021 has yet to emerge in 2022. Through the first four weeks of the season, […]

Week 5 Fantasy Football Stats Notebook: Can Geno Smith keep elevating Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf?

By almost any efficiency metrics, Geno Smith has been one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL and in fantasy. What a time to be alive. Smith leads the NFL in completion rate over expected and ranks fifth in EPA per dropback. He’s played extremely well so far but the biggest difference between Smith and […]