2012 Fantasy Football Preview: WR

As the NFL season gets closer every day, so does your fantasy draft. Stephen Kelley’s fantasy football previews continue with a look at the surprisingly deep wide receiver position.

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Detroit Lions Solidify Hold on NFC Wild Card Slot

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Adrian Peterson and Christian Ponder were hobbling heading into Sunday’s contest at versus the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. The former decided to sit it out while the latter tried to make a go of it. The result dictated that they both should have let other players take the field in their place.

The hardest call in sports besides the charge or block in basketball is whether to play or not. Numerous fantasy sites dedicate countless hours of manpower on whether a player will take the field, when the chance of effectiveness is really the key.

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2011 Fantasy Football Awards (Week Eight)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

America’s favorite game is back and The Sports Bank has you covered with the best and worst of what was Fantasy Football Week Eight.

With four of the top five fantasy performances this past weekend, the running back has retained the status as the game’s alpha-dog.

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Week 6 Fantasy Football Rankings: WR/TE

It’s the second week of teams out on a bye, but this one could hurt fantasy owners more. The likes of Larry Fitzgerald, Antonio Gates and Philip Rivers will all be on your fantasy bench this week, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of quality options. In fact, any of the top-30 receiving options are good plays his week. In today’s rankings, we’ll break down the top fantasy football pass catchers for week 6.

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Are Matt Stafford and the Detroit Lions for Real?

Matthew Stafford has shown exactly what the Detroit Lions have missed out on these past few season due to his assortment of injuries. He really took the Chiefs defense out to the wood shed on Sunday afternoon in front of the home faithful at Ford Field. He accumulated 294 yards and four touchdowns in a nearly flawless performance.

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Rookies to Consider for Your 2011 NFL Fantasy Draft


Each and every year, a rookie comes out of no where to become a fantasy hero. Last season, it was the Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best and the Minnesota Vikings WR Percy Harvin the year before that.

Who will it be this season?

Here’s a list of which rookies you should keep your eye on as you begin day-dreaming about your fantasy draft.

By: Nick Grays
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NFC North Fantasy Stock Report (2011 NFL Draft Edition)


We had a gratifying taste of NFL Football during the 2011 Draft, but the fact remains that the NFL remains in a lockout. Even though the thought of regular season football seems so far away, it’s never too early to start talking fantasy football.

Whether it’s the Chicago Bears who improved their offensive line or the Minnesota Vikings who invested in a QB for the future, each team in the NFC North drafted players who could have an immediate impact on the game of fantasy football.

Keep reading to see whose fantasy stock is on the rise and whose is falling.

By: Nick Grays
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