When looking for your Fantasy Football sleeper picks it’s easy to get caught up in the rookie hype or a player that signed or was traded to a new team. It’s important not to forget about those players that have performed for many years in the past but due to injury or whatever else failed to live up to expectations in 2013. Jon Collins of Fantasy Sports Locker Room takes at look at some players flying under the early draft radar.
Garion Thorne breaks down Carlos Santana’s recent tear then gives his SP stream ranks for July 30 – August 1st while dissecting Drew Hutchison’s home woes.
Esten McLaren provides advice on the trending roster moves in Fantasy Baseball. Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda is the most added hitter to start off week 17. Still under 50% owned in Y! leagues, he’s giving Mets fans hope that the team’s rebuild won’t be as long as originally thought, and they may only be a piece or two away from contending in the National League East next season.
The trade deadline is coming fast. Don’t be an innocent bystander. Go out and use all the changing values and out of control speculation to exploit your competition and point your fantasy baseball teams in the right direction. RotoWrap has the essential fantasy baseball links that mean you don’t have to travel far for the best information.
Pat Mayo & Rob Silver evaluate 2nd year WRs Keenan Allen, DeAndre Hopkins, Tavon Austin & Kenny Stills and tell you whether they are overvalued, undervalued or properly valued at their current ADPs. Plus, they debate which one of the non-Allen sophomores is most likely to breakout in 2014.
Brandon Funston and the Yahoo! crew of Fantasy Football experts turn their mock draft attention to the top backup running backs. Once all the feature backs are selected in your league it’s important to find the right balance between potential and opportunity. While a guy like Stevan Ridley of the Patriots is coming off a down year and is likely just a fumble or two away from being cut, it was only two years ago that he scored 12 touchdowns and with a strong start could reclaim his spot on top of the Pats RB depth chart.
On a day with Cole Hamels, James Shields, Stephen Strasburg and Hisashi Iwakuma starting, it’s the Padres Tyson Ross who entered Tuesday with the top projected score. For those who play Daily Fantasy Sports it’s necessary to find a good value pitcher in order to allow you to own one of the big guns and still field a competitive team. Look no further than Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays. Over 70% unowned in ESPN leagues, the summer call-up has posted 8 quality starts out of just 10 starts on the season. While Fenway park wouldn’t normally be an advisable location, the Red Sox offense has even further disappeared during their latest skid.
GAME TIME DECISIONS ON DEMAND – Fantasy Football Targets from the Carolina Panthers & New Orleans Saints
Gabriel Morency is joined by RotoExperts’ Mike Cardano to break down Fantasy Football Targets from the Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints.
Shannon Sommerville and Alex Burwasser discuss Bloombergs NFL Preseason Projections. They talk about some players that have lots of hype entering the season, but predict them not to live up to their expectations, or better known as busts.
Nick Capozzi and Grey Albright analyze the so-called reemergence of Big Papi, who seems to be hitting everything out of the park, but how long can David Oritz’s hot bat last? The two also discuss whether this is the right time to trade Mets pitcher Jacob DeGrom in your fantasy league