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  It’s time for another run inside the fantasy universe. These are the early Week 5 Rankings ahead of the Thursday night game between the Packers and Vikings. Teddy Bridgewater sits, thereby putting Christian Ponder back on the radar. Can he get the deep threats involved?

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Monday’s game between the Vikings and Giants ranked among the worst that we’ve sat through in some time. Both offenses struggled markedly, and Josh Freeman’s frequent overthrowing of his receivers (16 times) became the subject of derision and scrutiny across the social media landscape and the broadcast network airing the game. I shan’t repeat some […]

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Many pundits and commentators left the Browns for dead and “playing for 2014″ following the trade that sent tailback Trent Richardson to the Colts. While Richardson’s presence was felt on an early touchdown run in the Colts’ upset win over the 49ers, the Browns certainly didn’t roll over for the Vikings. For the second straight […]

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 […]

Here’s the initial look at Week 5. I’m still pondering the value of Ben Roethlisberger out of the Bye week and a couple other choices. I’ll have them up by EOD on Friday. Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

Quarterbacks 1. Christian Ponder, MIN: Ponder dominated the 49ers in Sunday’s shocking win. Yes, I like the look of the Minnesota offense running forward. A healthy AP in the backfield opens up play-action, and defenses looking to stack the box get hit by Harvin, Rudolph and reinstated wideout Jerome Simpson. 2. Andy Dalton, CIN: Dalton […]

The Vikings eschewed the selection of an offensive lineman and instead selected the post-Favre guy. Ponder was a question mark after working through a shoulder injury last season. The stats don’t pop off of the page, but he’s a gamer and one to battle. Next: Detroit