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Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 3 Recap

A look back at the week that was in preseason football, and the fantasy football implications. Jets 17, Giants 3 – Eli Manning’s preseason struggles continued against the Jets. It’s not unreasonable to wonder if losing Steve Smith and Kevin Boss is going to be more of an issue than previously thought. Both Giants running […]

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Arian Foster’s Hamstring MRI

Arian Foster is going to get all of us fantasy writers fired. After all, none of us can provide you with first-hand injury information quite like the athletes themselves. Imagine if on Sundays, instead of reading The Fantasy Huddle for injury updates, all you had to do was follow Tom Brady, LeSean McCoy and the […]

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Antonio Brown, Arian Foster, Knowshon Moreno and Michael Crabtree

We’re in the heart of fantasy draft season, when pieces are moving up and down your board constantly. Every NFL team plays its final preseason game Thursday night, with the exception of the Raiders and Seahawks, who face off Friday at 10:30 p.m. Then it’s just six days until the Saints and Packers open the […]

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Chris Johnson Tweets He’s Flying to Nashville to Meet with Titans

Titans running back Chris Johnson, who is holding out for a long-term deal, said he will fly to Nashville Tuesday night for a Wednesday meeting with his agent, Joel Segal, and Tennessee general manager Mike Reinfeldt. “Flying out to Nashville tonight to meet with Joel and the GM in the morning to see which way […]

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Giants’ defense takes a hit and a Pryor engagement with Oakland Raiders

As a Giants fan, I am pained by the ACL tear suffered by CB Terrell Thomas in Monday night’s 41-13 preseason thrashing of the Bears. As a fantasy owner, the nightmare of 2009 and the slew of injuries that hit the Big Blue defense came to mind. This is the only big injury right now […]

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NFL Preseason Week 2 Fantasy Roundup: Ryan Williams, Larry Fitz, Plaxico Burress, Reggie Bush, Tarvaris Jackson

Tuesday morning we’ll analyze the Giants-Bears Monday night game and discuss the fantasy implications of Terrelle Pryor going to the Raiders in the NFL’s supplemental draft. But first it’s time to discuss what we learned in Week 2 of the preseason: BEANIE WELLS’ STOCK GOES UP Cardinals rookie running back Ryan Williams suffered a ruptured […]

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No Peyton Manning and Chris Johnson? How to proceed with your fantasy football draft

The most pressing fantasy news of the weekend comes out of Indianapolis, where Colts ownership is bracing itself for the possibility of playing Week 1 without a healthy Peyton Manning. Colts owner Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) wrote on Twitter Saturday: “We r evaluating the QB sitch,#18 healing but we got 2 b prepared 4 early season […]

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Tom Brady and Patriots serve notice, Michael Vick’s three picks, and the Shonn Greene scare

You can say it’s ‘only the preseason,’ but you can’t say the New England Patriots ‘only scored 78 points’ in their first two games this August. No, Tom Brady didn’t play the first game, a 47-12 beating of the Jaguars. And teams are using the preseason to audition tons of players trying to play catch […]

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Off the ‘cuff: Seriously consider backups like the Titans’ Javon Ringer as a fantasy football safety net for Chris Johnson

I had an interesting conversation with one of my colleagues on the panel at Tuesday’s Daily News Fantasy Football magazine launch party at Dalton’s Bar & Grill. By the way, it was a fun time at Dalton’s and my colleagues gave the audience a good analysis of fantasy prospects as well as what the season […]

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NFL kickoff rule change affects Jacoby Ford, Danny Amendola, C.J. Spiller, Randall Cobb fantasy value

The Chicago Bears made waves in their preseason opener by kicking off twice from the 30-yard line, defying the NFL’s rule change that moves kickoffs to the 35 to get a better look at their kickoff coverage. That’s because even though the league intended to address player safety and decrease violent, full-speed collisions, the immediate […]

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