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Fantasy Index Redrafter: The new Fantasy Index Redrafter Cheat Sheet is available now.

The Redrafter includes season-long rankings, as if your league were to start over from scratch and re-draft all players. Totally overhauled after the Week 6 games were completed, the Redrafter Cheat Sheet is perfect for evaluating season-long moves including trades and free agent pickups.  more »

Around the NFL: Tua Soon?

Miami is entering its bye week, but the Dolphins won't stay out of the media cycle. They're benching veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick in favor of rookie Tua Tagovailoa. This was inevitable, but it's a little surprising it's happening while Fitzpatrick is playing well.   more »

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Trivia: October 20, 2020

Previously we pointed out that Cincinnati has selected two quarterbacks No. 1 overall (Carson Palmer, Joe Burrow) and given the jersey No. 9 to both of them. What are the only other two teams that have issued the same jersey numbers to two different quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall. For each of these other two teams, they didn’t draft the quarterbacks involved (picking them up later in their careers). None of these quarterbacks won more than 20 games with these teams. answer »

Viva Murillo!: Bad Call?

The only difference between the right call and the wrong one is whether it worked or not. It sounds obvious, but it's also one of the maddening things about fantasy football. You can pour over data all week, seek advice from multiple sources, trust your gut, and still start the wrong guy. You can also pay no attention to the matchups, use old information, make a silly decision and have it pay off. The latter is always a genius and the former is always a fool. And we have plenty of chances to be both every weekend.   more »

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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

Strength of schedule plays a role in how offenses perform. That’s half of the equation, after all. It’s not only the 11 guys on the field, but the 11 guys that they’re playing against. And some of the best offenses have difficult schedules coming up.  more »

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Andy Richardson: A Day of Football

Sometimes you make the decisions that you're pretty confident are right, but they aren't. DeVante Parker against the Jets, Aaron Rodgers against the Bucs, Minnesota against Atlanta. Easy. Players don't need to get hurt (or even, in the case of Parker, have their team lose or struggle) to disappoint. Week 6 was like that around the league.   more »

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Trivia: October 19, 2020

When was the last time an AFC Championship game featured two quarterbacks who are now in the Hall of Fame? (Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will be in the HOF someday, but they're not there yet, so that's not the answer.) answer »

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Around the NFL: Sunday morning injury updates

A new day dawns, and what there don't appear to be are any COVID outbreaks set to postpone games. Games are on, and here are some of the around the league injury updates.   more »

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Trivia: October 18, 2020

Joe Burrow is wearing No. 9 for the Bengals. Previously the Bengals selected another quarterback No. 1 overall, Carson Palmer, and he also wore No. 9. What is the only other franchise that has selected two players No. 1 overall and given them the same jersey number? Typically with this kind of question, it’s not asked unless there’s a timely reason. answer »

NFL Injury Report: Saturday injuries

The teams playing on Monday night have released their injury reports. Nothing too crazy or unexpected with any of these four teams.  more »

Poll: October 17, 2020

What Kansas City running back will finish with better numbers in the second half of the season? (PPR scoring)

Clyde Edwards-Helaire (0%)
LeVeon Bell (0%)
They'll be about the same (0%)

Dynasty Leagues: Is Herbert for real?

At what point do we agree that Justin Herbert is for real? He’s been starting for a month, and he’s looking like he’s going to be a good quarterback for a lot of years.  more »

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24 Hours 'Til Sunday: Snapshot previews of all the games

Every Saturday morning, I'll take a quick look at all the week's games, offering my own brief take on what I think will happen, as well as touching on significant injury news since our Weekly came out. I'll check in every so often over the course of the day to answer lineup questions, too.  more »

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Trivia: October 17, 2020

Hall of Famer Fred Dean died at 68 this week, from complications caused by COVID-19. Dean was a standout pass rusher with the Chargers in the ‘70s and helped lift the 49ers to their first two Super Bowl titles. Dean played his college football at Louisiana Tech. What other two alums from that school have gone on to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Both were former top-10 picks (one chosen in 1970, and the other in 1993). answer »

Fantasy Index Weekly: The Friday night Weekly supplement is available now

Get the revised rankings and team updates for Week 6 games...  more »

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