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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 1 games were completed, the Redrafter Cheat Sheet is perfect for evaluating season-long moves including trades and free agent pickups.  more »

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Factoid: Rushing touchdowns

While working with the defensive files recently, I noticed that rushing touchdowns were up in 2020. Way up.   more »

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Trivia: September 14, 2021

What team in 1967 went 11-1-2, tying for the best record in the NFL, but didn’t make the playoffs? answer »

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Viva Murillo!: Everyone’s A Bum!

There’s a famous saying that everyone will be famous for 15 minutes (turns out Andy Warhol didn’t say it, though). But there’s a lesser-known saying that every fantasy football starter will be considered a bum by the team that drafted them for at least one half of football. That bad half came in week 1 for many players. And unfortunately, a few players got two of them.   more »

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Factoid: Mike Evans

It’s early. No reason to draw overreaching conclusions yet. But I’m thinking Mike Evans won’t be as dominant around the end zone this season.  more »

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Andy Richardson: A Day of Football

I have a feeling there's going to be a lot of Just one week talk going on for the next couple of days. The Eagles looking good, the Packers and Bills looking bad, etc. I think a lot of that talk will be valid. And a lot of it will be overly optimistic. When a team puts up a real stinker, it can be an outlier, but also indicative of significant problems.   more »

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Trivia: September 13, 2021

What’s the only team that’s failed to score a touchdown when playing at home in an AFC Championship game? answer »

Factoid: Young Guns

Trevor Lawrence, Mac Jones and Zach Wilson are slated to make their pro debuts this week. Is there any wisdom in immediately tossing them into a fantasy lineup? Or is the smarter play to use defenses playing against quarterbacks with no pro experience?  more »

Around the NFL: Sunday morning injury updates

On Sunday mornings, I'll post what seem like relevant injury updates, with brief commentary about how the rankings sent out on Friday night might be affected. For Week 1, the news seems to be relatively minor, but here's what's being reported so far.   more »

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Trivia: September 12, 2021

Who holds the record for most rushing yards in a playoff game? answer »

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Mailbag: September 11, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Special Saturday edition. Is Damien Harris the most underrated running back this year. Are quarterbacks increasing in value? Players returning kicks. And more. 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: September 11, 2021

Jadeveon Clowney makes his debut for the Browns tomorrow, creating the rare occurance of a team having a defensive line with two players formerly picked No. 1 overall in the draft (Cleveland also has Myles Garrett). What was the last other team that fielded a defensive line with two former No. 1 overall picks? With this other team, one of the players was obtained in a trade, with the other arriving as a free agent (and they played together in the 2000-02 seasons). answer »

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

Get the revised rankings and team updates for Week 1 games. (If you are looking for rankings for a draft, you need the Sept. 6-9 Cheat Sheet Update, instead.)   more »

NFL Injury Report: The injury report compiled after Friday's practices is posted

Daily team-by-team injury reports published by the NFL media office. Click through to download the PDF edition. . . . Week 1 injury report - Friday edition   more »

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