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Podcast: August 19 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff talk through the key fantasy takeaways from Week 1 of the NFL preseason, then preview the AFC North. Sponsored by RotoWire.  more »


Factoid: Older running backs

A lot of the top running back prospects are older guys – not ancient, but guys in the second halves of their careers. That makes me nervous, with it tending to be a younger man’s position.  more »


Ian Allan: Joe Mixon

I’m throwing another prop bet on the pile: Joe Mixon under 60.5 rushing yards. The Bengals don’t run the ball all that well, and the Rams have been playing really well defensively.   more »

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Fantasy Index Weekly: AFC Championship: Cincinnati Bengals

Fantasy Index Weekly is done for the season, but we'll take a look at the remaining three games in detail anyway. First up, the road team in the AFC Championship Game, the Cincinnati Bengals. (Kansas City and the NFC teams will be analyzed here over the next three days.)  more »



Burrow, Mixon out for Bengals season finale

Cincinnati running back JOE MIXON tested positive for Covid-19 and reportedly will not play in Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. The Bengals will also be without starting quarterback JOE BURROW,More who will sit out to rest a sore right knee and injured right pinkie for the playoffs. Backup quarterback BRANDON ALLEN will start in place of Burrow. Less



Bengals RB Mixon ready to roll

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said on Wednesday that running back JOE MIXON “is feeling pretty good” ahead of Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens. Mixon suffered an ankle injuryMore last week against the Denver Broncos, giving way to backup running back SAMAJE PERINE. Taylor expects Mixon to practice the rest of the week and play against the Ravens on Sunday. Less

Source: Team Blog


Bengals QB Burrow, WR Higgins return to practice, RB Mixon still out

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback JOE BURROW returned to practice on Thursday as he works his way through a finger issue. Wide receiver TEE HIGGINS joined Burrow on the practice field as heMore recovers from an ankle issue. Starting running back JOE MIXON, meanwhile, remained out of action due to an illness. If Mixon returns to practice today, it would be a good indication that he is trending in the right direction for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Mixon leads Bengals with career day vs. Steelers

Cincinnati Bengals running back JOE MIXON rushed for a career-best 165 yards on 28 carries against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Mixon also ran for 2 touchdowns to reward fantasy owners.More With the Bengals routing the Steelers, Mixon actually spent much of the second half on the sidelines while still managing to deliver a monster fantasy outing. Less

Source: Cincinnati Enquirer


Bengals RB Mixon more “day-to-day” than “week-to-week”

Cincinnati running back JOE MIXON suffered what was initially reported as a low-grade ankle sprain that would leave his status as “week-to-week”. Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said on Monday thatMore his veteran running back is actually “day-to-day”, which is obviously better for fantasy owners (and Mixon) than original reports. Taylor added that it would not be surprising for Mixon to start the week limited in practice, adding that his star running back will do everything possible to put himself in a position to play this weekend. Less

Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

Fantasy News: Thursday night recap

It’s not quite the Lions or Cowboys hosting games on Thanksgiving, but the tradition seems to be for Cincinnati to host an early-season undercard-type game in Prime Time. Sneak it in there early, I think, while viewers are willing to watch any game that has a ball with “NFL” stamped on the side. Six years in a row the Bengals have played in September in the Monday or Thursday slot.  more »


Podcast: August 20 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Jared Smola joins the podcast to walk you through the perfect fantasy draft in 2021. Sponsored by Draft Sharks.  more »


Ask the Experts: Who will be the Comeback Player of the Year?

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: Who will be the Comeback Player of the Year?   more »



Bengals offense struggling early in camp

The Cincinnati Bengals offense is reportedly struggling through the first week of training camp. With a recent history of drafting offensive playmakers like JOE BURROW, TEE HIGGINS, and JA’MARR CHASE toMore go along with running back JOE MIXON – at least some fireworks were expected. Through one week of camp, the explosive moments that were widely anticipated have yet to be seen. Less

Source: Cincinnati Enquirer

Mailbag: July 8, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Is Zach Ertz a sleeper pick at tight end? What happened to Will Fuller? Can the Bengals get Joe Mixon rolling? And more. more »


Andy Richardson: What pass-catching can do

In the comments from the latest mailbag, we were discussing whether running backs who were struggling -- poor yards per attempt, either due to blocking or scheme or whatnot -- could still be quality fantasy backs, due to volume and/or receiving contributions. Here I'll examine what the odds of success are.   more »

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