Sam Darnold has now racked up 888 passing yards across three games and has looked like a different player since Carolina traded for him -- and picked up his fifth-year option -- this offseason. But how much of this reclamation project is for real, and how much is an illusion?
Though he received significant carries when he started at Wake Forest, Kenneth Walker is making even bigger waves with the Michigan State Spartans. He's even looking at odds for the Heisman Trophy — a goal that he has had for years.
The contest between Tennessee Titans WR Julio Jones and Indianapolis Colts CB T.J. Carrie stands out as a matchup to target, while fantasy managers would be wise to avoid Tampa Bay's Chris Godwin as he goes up against Los Angeles' Jalen Ramsey.
If you are looking to avoid highly rostered players in GPP tournaments in Week 3, identifying pivot plays is a huge help, as optimizing cost and rostership percentage are what creates strong yet unique lineups to help you find success.
Projecting fantasy football player ceilings for DFS lineups to determine the likelihood of each individual QB, RB, WR, TE and DST finishing as the highest-scoring player in Week 3 of the 2021 NFL season.
Trey Sermon has cleared the concussion protocol and is the most likely 49ers running back to rejoin the team for Sunday's game against the Packers, while JaMycal Hasty (ankle) is out and Elijah Mitchell (shoulder) is doubtful.
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is back, he’s healthy, and he’s effective. On Monday night, he’ll be home. Prescott will play at AT&T Stadium for the first time since he suffered a broken ankle in Week Five of the 2020 season. “I think it will be more special just because of the amount of Cowboys fans […]
Myles Garrett has one sack this season. Jadeveon Clowney and Takk McKinley have none. The Browns have only three sacks as a team, with Joe Jackson and Grant Delpit getting the other two. Garrett, who draws the attention of offensive coordinators, publicly is challenging his teammates to get to the quarterback when he’s double-teamed. “For […]
On one hand, Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey knows he’s facing the greatest quarterback of all time on Sunday. On the other hand, he’s taking the game no more seriously than any other. Asked by reporters on Friday whether he’s “a little more amped up” in going against Brady, Ramsey said, “I take every game serious […]
The Cowboys won’t have defensive end Bradlee Anae Monday night after he was placed on the COVID-19 reserve list. Anae is the 12th player the Cowboys have placed on the list. They also were without defensive coordinator Dan Quinn for two preseason games after he tested positive for the virus. The Cowboys also will play […]
Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy described Amari Cooper‘s ribs as “bruised” during a news conference earlier this week. The star receiver, though, indicated it was even worse than that. “I think it’s cracked,” Cooper said Friday, via Rob Phillips of the team website. Cooper expects to play the home opener Monday night against the Eagles. “It’s […]
The Colts list quarterback Carson Wentz as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Titans. The team is expecting Wentz to start, though. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports the Colts are “gearing him up to start barring some sort of setback tomorrow.” On Friday, Wentz returned to the practice field for the first time since […]
Alex Guerrero, not Tom Brady, had some pointed comments earlier this week about the manner in which Patriots coach Bill Belichick mishandled Brady. Belichick understandably was asked about it on Friday during his most recent press conference. “I appreciate the question,” Belichick said, his standard response to questions he doesn’t really appreciate. “I know there’s […]
The Saints had eight assistant coaches miss last week’s game. They won’t have three this week. Assistant head coach/defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen, pass rush specialist Brian Young and run game coordinator/tight ends coach Dan Roushar will not coach Sunday, the team announced Friday. They remain out with COVID-19. All of the team’s coaches are […]
The Dolphins waived offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson in March after less than two weeks on the roster. The 2020 first-round choice of the Titans got his first audition since, joining three other players in a workout with the Colts, Joel Erickson of the Indianapolis Star reports. Receiver Duke Williams, tight end Ryan Izzo and offensive […]
Week Three of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by Carolina and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final injury […]
With Christian McCaffrey expected to miss time with a hamstring injury, the Panthers will need reinforcements at the position. They are working out running backs to help fill the void of McCaffrey’s absence. Duke Johnson‘s participation in the workout was reported earlier Friday. The Panthers also will work out Ito Smith, Dontrell Hilliard and B.J. […]
Earlier Friday, 49ers General Manager John Lynch called running back Elijah Mitchell “very questionable” to play Sunday. That translates to doubtful on the injury report. The 49ers are holding out hope, not ruling out the rookie yet, but also not counting on Mitchell playing. Mitchell injured his shoulder in last week’s game. “He needs to […]
Chiefs defensive lineman Frank Clark missed all three preseason games and the season opener with a hamstring injury. He returned to play 53 defensive snaps in Week 2, but the Chiefs put him back on the practice report after he strained his other hamstring in Thursday’s practice. Clark sat out Friday’s practice, and the Chiefs […]
The Chargers will be trying to stop Patrick Mahomes and the rest of the Kansas City offense on Sunday and they may be doing it without the help of Joey Bosa. Bosa missed a third straight day of practice with foot and ankle injuries on Friday, but the team has left the door open for […]
Bears fans are getting their wish this week, with rookie quarterback Justin Fields starting in place of the injured Andy Dalton. And Bears coach Matt Nagy says Fields is already showing he looks the part of a first-string quarterback. Nagy said Fields is learning each day as he takes control of the starting offense in […]
After 27 years of being forced to buy all in order to get some, NFL fans may be able to just buy some of the out-of-market games. In an article by Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com that focuses on the NFL’s supposed preference that Apple land the Sunday Ticket package, Kaplan reports that the new package […]
Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper returned to a full practice Friday ahead of the team’s NFC East showdown with the Eagles on Monday night. Cooper’s bruised ribs limited him Thursday. “We’ve got a good feeling about Amari playing and think that he’s been out there practicing and feel like he’ll be able to work through it,” […]
Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was back at practice as a full participant on Friday, but the team isn’t calling him a sure thing for Sunday’s game against the Lions. Jackson was listed as questionable on the team’s final injury report of the week. He didn’t practice on Thursday because of an illness, but his return […]
Linebacker Jaylon Ferguson isn’t the only Ravens defensive player to land on the team’s COVID-19 reserve list on Friday. Ferguson reportedly tested positive and the Ravens announced that three other players are joining him on the list. Edge rusher Justin Houston, defensive tackle Justin Madubuike, and nose tackle Brandon Williams have also been placed on […]
Browns left tackle Jedrick Wills hurt his ankle in the season opener, but he was able to start against the Texans in Week Two. Willis played 43 of the team’s 61 offensive snaps in the 31-21 win and his ankle has remained an issue this week. Wills didn’t practice on Wednesday or Thursday, but he […]