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Podcast: September 1 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff close out their preseason tour with AFC West and NFC North previews. They like to hang out together in that way. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (  more »


Chargers TE Henry headed for free agency

The Los Angeles Chargers decided this week not to franchise tag tight end HUNTER HENRY before the Tuesday deadline, meaning he is set to become a free agent next week. HenryMore played last season on a tag that paid him $10.6 million, but the team is taking a different approach heading into the upcoming season. Henry, 26, is entering his sixth season after being a second-round pick in 2016. Henry was quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT’s second-favorite target last season, behind wide receiver KEENAN ALLEN. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times


Dolphins QB Tagovailoa calls rookie season “below average”

Miami quarterback TUA TAGOVAILOA said on Monday that he would describe his rookie season with the Dolphins as “below average”. While Tagovailoa started the season on the bench and finished asMore the starting quarterback, he said that his performance was not up to the expectations that he has for himself. It certainly did not help that the player selected immediately after him, JUSTIN HERBERT, had one of the best rookie seasons the NFL has ever seen. Less



Chargers new OC to build offense around QB Herbert

New Los Angeles Chargers offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said on Tuesday that the team will build the offense around second-year quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT. Herbert is coming off one of the bestMore seasons by a rookie quarterback, throwing for over 3,600 yards with 36 total touchdowns. Lombardi added that Herbert has a skillset that is “elite”. Less

Source: Team Blog


Chargers hire new coordinators, Lombardi to lead offense

The Los Angeles Chargers hired Joe Lombardi, Renaldo Hill, and Derius Swinton II as their offensive, defensive, and special teams coordinators on Monday. Of greatest interest to fantasy owners, of course,More is Lombardi as the offensive coordinator. Lombardi is a 15-year NFL coaching veteran who joins the Chargers after spending the past five seasons as the quarterbacks coach in New Orleans. He is known as a quarterback guru, which could be good news for the continued development of young signal-caller JUSTIN HERBERT. Less

Source: Team Website

Mailbag: January 8, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Weighing Herbert vs. Jonathan Taylor in a keeper league. The merits of head-to-head vs. total points formats. And more on backup running backs. more »



Herbert leads Chargers in win over Kansas City backups

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT finished an outstanding rookie season with 4 total touchdowns against Kansas City. Herbert threw for 3 touchdowns and ran for another against a mix ofMore backups for Kansas City, which had already clinched the AFC’s top seed and rested several starters. Herbert had already set the record for touchdowns by a rookie quarterback and he ends the year with 31 of them. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Rookie QB Herbert leads Chargers on Thursday Night Football

Los Angeles Chargers rookie quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT accounted for 3 total touchdowns in Thursday night’s overtime victory over the Las Vegas Raiders. Herbert threw for two touchdowns and ran for the game-winning score in overtime.

Source: Los Angeles Times

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term QB rankings

Kyler Murray has had a great season, but I wonder if it’s sustainable? He’s really small, and his greatness has been strongly tied to his ability to scramble around with unique quickness. How long can that last?  more »



Patriots defense dominant in shutout win over Chargers

The New England Patriots shut out the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday behind a dominant defensive performance. New England scored on a punt return touchdown and a blocked field goal return touchdown while also sacking Los Angeles rookie quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT 3 times and intercepting him twice.

Source: New England Sports Network

Podcast: December 4 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview Week 13 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Fantasy Index Weekly and RotoWire.  more »

Ask the Experts: Who are you most thankful for?

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: Happy Thanksgiving! Which player are you most thankful for this season?  more »



Chargers rookie QB Herbert has season high vs. Jets

Los Angeles Chargers rookie quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT threw for a season-high (which would also be a career-high) 366 yards against the winless New York Jets on Sunday. And because fantasy ownersMore like touchdowns, Herbert threw for 3 of them against the Jets. Chargers wide receiver KEENAN ALLEN had a nice game as well, finishing with a franchise-record 16 receptions for 145 yards and a touchdown. Less

Source: Los Angeles Times

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term QB rankings

Justin Herbert and Tua Tagovailoa go head-to-head on Sunday, and that’s a notable matchup: two quarterbacks who could be notable players at the position for years. Herbert has been ripping it up for two months, while Tagovailoa comes off his first big game as a pro.  more »


Chargers QB Taylor medically cleared to play

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback TYROD TAYLOR has been medically cleared from a punctured lung suffered when a team doctor injected a pain killer to alleviate rib discomfort before the team’s WeekMore #2 game. While Taylor was out, rookie quarterback JUSTIN HERBERT dominated and took over the starting gig on a permanent basis. Taylor could be available as the backup for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Less

Source: Team Blog

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