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Podcast: October 16 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 6 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly and RotoWire.  more »



Vikings RB Cook uncertain vs. Falcons

Minnesota running back DALVIN COOK appears to have dodged a serious groin injury but his status for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons is unclear. Cook’s MRI from Monday went “prettyMore well”, but head coach Mike Zimmer said that the team would see how he does this week before making any decisions. If Cook can’t play, fellow running back ALEXANDER MATTISON would take his place in the backfield. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Podcast: October 13 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after (most of) Week 5 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports.  more »



Vikings limiting RB Cook’s workload amid contract talks

The Minnesota Vikings are holding DALVIN COOK out of team drills as they try to reach a new contract agreement with the star running back. Cook said last week that heMore never considered holding out of training camp, but head coach Mike Zimmer said on Monday that the Vikings are “being smart” with him. In the meantime, backup running back ALEXANDER MATTISON is getting more work with the first team. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook would like to get a contract extension and says he’s not showing up for any team activities until he gets one. But I don’t think it’s something that the Vikings are too worried about.  more »



Cook could miss rest of regular season

Minnesota running back DALVIN COOK did not practice on Thursday as he deals with an additional injury to his left shoulder suffered in Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers. CookMore appears unlikely to play against the Green Bay Packers on Monday night, and he reportedly could be held out of the regular season finale against Chicago on December 29th. With backup ALEXANDER MATTISON also missing practice with an ankle injury, the Vikings could be down to third string running back MIKE BOONE. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune


Boone leads Vikings vs. Chargers

Who? Second year running back MIKE BOONE, that’s who. DALVIN COOK injured his shoulder again when he was twisted down and landed awkwardly on a third-quarter carry. The Vikings ruled CookMore out for the rest of the game, and he watched from the sidelines. With backup ALEXANDER MATTISON also out with an injury, Boone got the second-half action and scored his first two NFL touchdowns on runs of 9 and 3 yards. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Ian Allan: Thursday night recap

Coming into the Thursday night game, I saw Washington as the NFC’s version of Miami – a punching bag – but they’re not that bad. They were competitive in this game, and they were able to hang around against San Francisco on Sunday.  more »


Ask the Experts: Which handcuff running back will be best going forward?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which handcuff running back, yet to do much this season, is the best to own?  more »


Around the NFL: David Montgomery

Of all the exhibition performances I've watched so far, David Montgomery's stands out as one of the main highlights. He touched the ball just 7 times (one erased by a penalty), but 5 of them struck me as pretty impressive.   more »


Fantasy News: Rookie running backs

We held the Mock Auction on Tuesday night. It’s always an exciting event for me because after months of researching players and teams, it’s the first time we actually put in live rounds and construct a league.   more »


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