Laura Diakun has Pat Mayo explain the major differences between drafting in between drafting in PPR vs Standard leagues, which, as it turns out, isn’t all that different. Mayo highlights players that gain an advantage from different scoring formats like Alfred Morris, Pierre Thomas, Torrey Smith & Kendall Wright, but explains how you should consider them more as outliers rather than dramatically altering your rankings between scoring systems. The largest difference between PPR vs Standard scoring comes at running back: Players used in a very defined pass catching roles like Danny Woodhead, Darren Sproles and Dexter McCluster get a massive spike in value, whereas stone handed RBs like Morris and Mark Ingram catch so few passes that their value plummets.
Shannon Sommerville and Stephanie Brown take a look at which positional players you should be avoiding based on their strength of schedule. Who are the QBs, RBs & WRs you should avoid? Find out here..
Laura and Pat take a look at the differences in draft strategies between standard and PPR leagues in Fantasy Football. You can expect the top receivers too keep about the same rank, while some of the middle tier guys could rise and fall. It’s important to pay attention to how running backs are used in their team’s system and to know which backs aren’t likely to see much playing time on passing downs.
Gabe welcomes in TeddyCovers, Ted Sevransky to ask, how does losing quarterback Braxton Miller change the Buckeyes outlook for the 2014 Season. Without their top offensive weapon, who needs to step up for them to have a chance?
Maximize Fantasy pitching value with FNTSY Sports Network’s Chris Meaney and Garion Thorne’s Starting Pitcher Stream Rankings for Thursday, August 21st.
The 32in32in32 tour made its way to Washington where Nick Capozzi is joined by fantasy analyst Jay Longfellow, together they preview the Washington Redskins’ 2014 season. Who are the players to target? What can you expect from RGIII this season?
The Fantasy Fix released their 2014 Green Bay Packers Fantasy preview. They analyze everything from what owners can expect from QB Aaron Rodgers this season to whether or not sophomore RB Eddie Lacy can repeat his dominating rookie RB performance…
XN Sports listed 6 Wide receivers they believe are virtually match-up proof heading into the 2014 Fantasy Football season. They analyze how they perform against top half defenses and how they perform when up against the bottom-feeders. They figure out the median between the two stats to determine the best receiving options heading into the 2014 season…
Lloyd Brian breaks down all the action from Week 1 of the Barclay’s Premier League including a few surprise performances from little owned players.
The Roto Professor takes a look at two mid-round WRs who owners are having a hard time deciding between, Victor Cruz & Vincent Jackson. Can Eli Manning rebound and allow Cruz to rejoin the elite or will the always dependable Jackson be more worthy of your pick…