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Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

I know that this data set is based on imperfect numbers from the 2012 season. There’s going to be noise in the data. Obviously, teams made shifts in personnel through free agency and the draft to improve on last season’s failures, and we see a good number of teams rise from the depths to playoff [...]

Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

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It’s time to get back through the numbers and to put together a winning formula for the 2013 season. Over the next several days, I’m rolling back to the 2012 numbers to point out the prowess (and struggles) of fantasy options. He’s a quick look at selected running backs and their median scoring in standard [...]

You fully expect Houston workhorse Arian Foster to appear among the leaders in the touch count summary. He led the league with 391 touches in 2012. “RoboBack” Adrian Peterson finished second with 388 touches, and the other members of the top nine are hardly a surprise. Most fans and fantasy owners would not recall the [...]

The Hall of Fame Game popped off on Sunday evening, thus firing the opening salvo of the 2013 NFL season. Later this week, fans and fantasy aficionados will spent countless hours dissecting several series of play from the first-stringers as Week 1 of the preseason continues. We’ve got two more weeks of practices, injuries and [...]

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The calendar flipped to August today. As a result, it’s time to start doling out the fantasyland goodness here on SwollenDome.com. Over the next several days, you will be inundated with talk of Ninjas (Sleepers, if you must), Flops, Breakthrough Heroes and a mountain of statistics. The time has come to pave the road to [...]

Early on Monday, I offered fantasy owners the opportunity for a rare interactive experience. No, we take plenty of calls, texts and Tweets throughout the week and on the Sunday morning FOX Sports Radio show. I posted the link to the “Fighting Chance Fantasy Mock Draft” in which I was scheduled to participate. The invite [...]

Nobody banged the drum harder and louder for rising star Dennis Pitta of the Ravens. He was a leading red zone target for Joe Flacco last year (the other, Anquan Boldin, is off to San Francisco) and caught 75 passes between the regular season and Baltimore’s charge to the Super Bowl (14 receptions, including three [...]

The Tigers ranked among the preseason favorites to make a run to the World Series on expectations of huge things from the offense and the Verlander/Scherzer/Fister/Sanchez starting quartet. The one question facing Jim Leyland and Detroit coming out of spring training was the closer role. Hard-throwing Bruce Rondon was on the board for a potential [...]

The sound of the whistle reverberates across the wide-open field. You hear the grunts, the crashing of pads, the unmistakable sound of a blocking sled and, depending on where you travel, some music. NFL training camps opened across college campuses (and now a number of team facilities) this week. The countdown until your league’s fantasy [...]

Lance Zierlein continued the NFL chatter with Peter Burns and Michael Harmon on this week’s “Fantasy Freaks” show on FOX Sports Radio. There’s a lot of fantasy chatter, a bit of rankings fun and a tidbits to get the appetite fueled for a huge season to come. Listen to Part II below. Lance Zierlein Part [...]

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With training camp just days away, it’s time to roll out the first-look rankings. Adjustments will be made as we get reports out of camp and those peripheral contributors come into focus. At the top of the list, there aren’t many surprises or shuffles to ruffle any feathers. Sure, we can flip Drew Brees and [...]

It’s time to sound the horn on the start of the 2013 Fantasy Football season. Harmon’s First-Take 2013 Fantasy Football WR Rankings are here. As with the Tight End and Running Back positions, there is absolutely zero debate to be had about which players leads this position. Calvin Johnson was tackled eight times inside the [...]

The tight end position is deep with quality fantasy options this season. However, the top of the board has been impacted greatly in the past month. Sure, Jimmy Graham is still there at the top of the board. Fantasy owners must decide whether to draft Rob Gronkowski and quickly return to the position for a [...]

Don’t mock the position. Kickers are still a part of most fantasy leagues. Sure, there’s a movement to eliminate the position from consideration. It hasn’t happened yet. If you get the huge scoring bonuses for long-distance kicks, there Greg Zuerlein probably bounces up your draft board. Without a lot of buildup, here are Harmon’s First-Take [...]

It’s a year of change in 2013. The longtime heroes of fantasy defenses, Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis, have entered retirement. Ed Reed is playing with the Texans, who have the freakishly athletic J.J. Watt leading the charge. How quickly will Brian Cushing get back in the mix? Let’s light up the rankings and let [...]

Longtime Washington scribe and Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee member David Elfin (@davidelfin) joined Nate Lundy and I to chat up the return of Robert Griffin III to the Redskins lineup, Nationals baseball and the trade deadline and the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection process. Mr. Elfin took us behind the curtain [...]

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Freddie Freeman won the “Last Man Standing” or whatever the final roster voting process is called for the National League. He’ll miss the game because of a thumb injury. Teammate Brian McCann replaced Freeman on the All-Star roster. Meanwhile, Yasiel Puig rolled out to a nightclub to celebrate the break. I hope Puig doesn’t reinjure [...]

Harmon’s Blog 7.12 runs through the world of fantasy baseball and Major League Baseball box scores. He knowingly nods to those who watched SharkNado and talks injuries and adult diapers. Yeah, Harmon’s got a little bit for everyone. Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis went 1-for-3 with his major league-leading 34th home run in Thursday’s 3-1 [...]