Week 4 Fantasy Football Rankings: Put up or shut up

We’re three weeks into the fantasy football season and the surprises just keep on coming. Cam Newton and Matthew Stafford are top-10 fantasy quarterbacks. Coe College alum Fred Jackson is the third best fantasy back. And how about Scott Chandler, who had one catch before this year, picking up four scores in the first three weeks. But much like business, it’s not what you did last week; it’s what are you going to do for me now. So let’s look into the crystal ball and find this weeks surprise, shall we?

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Fantasy Football Weekly Podcast, Sports Radio 1400

WQOW ABC 18’s  Stephen Kelley co-host a weekly fantasy football radio show here in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. After the jump listen to “Fantasy Football Weekly on Sports Radio 1400”
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Week 3 Fantasy Football Rankings: The Injury Bug Bites

It shouldn’t surprise any of us. In a game as violent as football, injuries are bound to happen. Top-5 pick Jamaal Charles is out for season. Miles Austin is out until October 16th. Let’s not even get started on Peyton Manning.  Much like their professional counterparts, fantasy owners need to find ways to fill the void left by their injured players. Included in this week’s rankings, I’ll list some guys that could step in for your injured star this week.

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Week 2 Fantasy Football Rankings: Building on a strong week

If we learned one thing about the NFL in week one: the lockout certainly did not slow down the offensive numbers.  A ridiculous 14 quarterbacks had more than 300 yards, four of which went over 400. 13 receivers topped 100 yards, including seven double-digit touchdown performances. Needless to say, fantasy teams weren’t suffering. Now it’s time to build on that success and dominate week two of the fantasy season.

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The Fantasy Nerd: 2011 Bold Predictions and Week 1 Preview

Week 1 Fantasy Football Rankings: Football is Back!

We endured an offseason consisting of men in suits walking in and out of buildings. We endured a three-month stretch when the work “lockout” might as well have been preceded by a four-letter word. But courtrooms, politics, and league lawyers are now a thing of the past. Because ladies and gentleman, we’re finally here! The start of the NFL season is here!

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Fantasy Football Studs, Duds & Sleepers: AFC West

With the NFL lockout finally behind us, football fans can finally turn our attention from the courtrooms and onto the field, where it belongs. In the coming weeks, I will rank the fantasy studs, duds and sleepers for each division. Today, the AFC West goes under the microscope.

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2011 NFL Free Agent Signings, Trade Rumors, NFL News: Frank Gore, Barrett Rudd and More!

The NFL free agent frenzy continues as Antonio Cromartie returns to the NY Jets. The Arizona Cardinals sign Todd Heap and the Chicago Bears part ways with Olin Kreutz. Where did Cedric Benson sign? What are the latest 2011 NFL signings? Free Agent moves? NFL Trade rumors?

The Sportsbank.net has you covered better than Nnamdi Asomugha covers a wide receiver!

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2011 Fantasy Football Top 30 By Position (Running Backs)


Fantasy Football drafts
are looming right around the corner and there’s plenty of research to be done. Luckily for you, The Sports Bank has you covered with updated rankings for the 2011 season.

This week, we take a look at arguably the most important fantasy position, the running back. Whether you’re in a super-competitive league or one of those leagues that doesn’t really matter, here’s all you need to know about the top 30 workhorses in the game of fantasy.

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Fantasy Football Experts Mock Draft:Round 2

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Round 1 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6

Round 2 Pick 1

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Pick: WR Miles Austin DAL

I have to confess, I have an absolute man-crush on Miles Austin. While some may be wary of drafting him this early, I have no qualms. He was able to put up 80+ catches, over 1300 yards and double digit touchdowns despite only starting 3/4’s of the season. It’s scary to imagine what he could do with a full season. I also think the addition of Dez Bryant will only help Austin, as he will be facing less double-teams. Frankly, I’m all-in on Austin this year.

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