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Ian Allan: When to draft a quarterback
In the just-completed season, it was a good year to wait on quarterbacks. Patrick Mahomes, Andrew Luck and Matt Ryan all threw 35-plus touchdowns, and none of them were among the first five quarterbacks chosen in the vast majority of fantasy drafts. Is that a sign we should all be waiting longer to select quarterbacks? more »
Mahomes wins NFL MVP Award
Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES won a pair of awards on Saturday night, including the NFL’s Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year awards. In just his second season in the league, Mahomes is the youngest NFL MVP since Dan Marino.
Source: The Guardian
Podcast: January 17 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now
Ian Allan and Justin Eleff discuss the latest coaching hires around the NFL and preview Sunday's conference championship games, then a special guest joins the podcast to announce the winners of our full-season #BeatTheProteges contest. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com). more »
I will be interested to see how Patrick Mahomes performs today. Indianapolis is 10-1 in its last 11 games, and its defense has played a big role in that turnaround. I believe it’s a group that will force him to patiently work the ball down the field. more »
Fantasy News: Revised playoff board
Eight teams left, so I took 90 minutes and re-stacked the overall playoff board. That is, if you were walking into a draft today, who would you pick for the final three weeks of the playoffs? more »
Cardinals hire Kliff Kingsbury as head coach
The Arizona Cardinals announced the hiring of Kliff Kingsbury as their new head coach on Tuesday. Kingsbury, 39, has no NFL coaching experience but he is viewed in NFL circles as… More a brilliant playcaller with an ability to develop quarterbacks. Kingsbury has coached NFL-bound quarterbacks PATRICK MAHOMES, BAKER MAYFIELD, CASE KEENUM, and DAVIS WEBB. Time will tell what he can do with Cardinals quarterback JOSH ROSEN. Less
Source: Arizona Republic
Fantasy News: Projected playoff games
If you’re in one of these leagues where you’re drafting players for the duration of the NFL playoffs, the first step is figuring out which teams are going to wind up in Atlanta. Teams that play in the Super Bowl will be playing more games, giving their players more time to accumulate stats. more »
Ask the Experts: Who should be the top pick in a playoff fantasy league?
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: Imagining one draft for the entire postseason, who should be the top pick in a playoff fantasy league? more »
Factoid: Patrick Mahomes
Patrick Mahomes finished the season with 50 touchdown passes. History tells us, however, that throwing a bunch of touchdown passes doesn’t necessarily mean a Super Bowl title is coming. more »
Factoid: Top seeds in playoffs
You’re putting together your fantasy roster for the postseason. Do you load up on players from Kansas City and New Orleans? Or is it more likely that we’ll see a pair of more lightly regarded teams in the Super Bowl? more »
Mahomes joins 50 TD club
Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES joined Peyton Manning and Tom Brady as the only NFL quarterbacks with 50 or more touchdowns in a season during Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders. Mahomes also surpassed 5,000 passing yards in what has been an amazing season for the second-year quarterback.
Source: Kansas City Star
Factoid: The best ever?
Patrick Mahomes is having a great year. By the end of the day Sunday, it might go down as the best ever, for fantasy purposes. more »
Podcast: December 13 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now
Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back on Week 14 of the regular season and preview tonight's AFC West showdown. Sponsored by RealTime Fantasy Sports (rtsports.com). more »
Dynasty Leagues: Long-term quarterback rankings
What do we make of Aaron Rodgers in a dynasty league? He’s 35 years old. Does is make more sense at this point to go with one of the seemingly emerging quarterbacks who’s about 10 years younger? 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: Who are you most thankful for this fantasy season? more »
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