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Mailbag: November 15, 2023

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. What to make of Keaton Mitchell? Is it time to cut Tony Pollard loose? Putting the kibosh on streaming defenses. Trading away Justin Herbert. And more. more »



Vikings, TE Hockenson agree to new deal

The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms with tight end T.J. HOCKENSON on a contract extension worth up to $68.5 million that will keep him in town through 2027. Hockenson was scheduledMore to be a free agent after the season, but he and the Vikings had been engaged in ongoing discussions about an extension. Interestingly, as the contract neared completion, Hockenson got more work in practice this week than he had in nearly a month. He was reportedly dealing with an ear infection followed by back stiffness while contract negotiations continued. Hockenson is expected to be ready to roll for the season opener. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune


Vikings TE Hockenson dealing with new ailment

Minnesota Vikings tight end T.J. HOCKENSON has reportedly recovered from an ear infection that had been affecting his equilibrium. Unfortunately for Hockenson and his fantasy owners, the veteran tight end isMore now dealing with lower back stiffness that kept him out of Wednesday’s practice session. Head coach Kevin O’Connell said that Hockenson was staying in shape, adding that he did not have any reservations about his star tight end being “ready to roll” for the regular season. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Vikings TE Hockenson dealing with ear issue

Minnesota Vikings tight end T.J. HOCKENSON has been limited in practice this summer due to an illness and he revealed additional details on Monday. Hockenson has been dealing with an earMore infection that has affected his equilibrium. He has been able to do walkthroughs and other light work and said on Monday that the issue is “starting to get cleared up”. While his participation in future practices is uncertain, the focus will be on having Hockenson available for the start of the regular season. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Mailbag: June 6, 2023

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Selecting Bryce Young over Anthony Richardson in a Superflex league. When to settle for a lesser player in a keeper league. And sifting through lesser tight end options. more »


Vikings TE Smith Jr. returns to practice

Minnesota Vikings tight end IRV SMITH JR. returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time in two months after suffering a high ankle sprain in late October. The Vikings haveMore three weeks to activate Smith, who remains on injured reserve, or have him sit for the remainder of the season. Head coach Kevin O’Connell said that Smith’s status will be determined by how his ankle reacts to practice. Ankle injury aside, Smith’s fantasy value took a hit when the Vikings signed former Detroit Lions tight end T.J. HOCKENSON on November 1st. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Podcast: November 29 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff breeze through a Jags- and Jets-heavy round of Will He Won't He, then draft their Supply by Demand squads for Week 13. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »


Podcast: November 3 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff look back at the NFL trade deadline, then look ahead to tonight's Eagles-Texans game. Sponsored by Footballguys.  more »

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Vikings trade for former Lions TE Hockenson

The Minnesota Vikings acquired tight end T.J. HOCKENSON from the Detroit Lions in a trade prior to Tuesday’s trade deadline. Hockenson was the eighth overall pick in the 2019 NFL DraftMore and has spent the past three-plus seasons in Detroit. He remains in the NFC North division as he transitions to Minnesota. Hockenson’s addition comes just after fellow tight end IRV SMITH JR. suffered an ankle injury on Sunday that has left his status as “week-to-week”. Less

Source: Team Website

Fantasy News: Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill. Is he a tight end, a quarterback or something else? That question got a little more interesting on Sunday.   more »



Lions getting creative with TE Hockenson

New Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Ben Johnson worked previously as the team’s tight ends coach and knows star tight end T.J. HOCKENSON well. Heading into the 2022 season, Johnson reportedly plansMore to get creative with his star tight end. Hockenson is a good route runner and the Lions used him in a lot of different ways in the team periods he took part in during minicamp practices this week. Hockenson’s role in the offense will be something to watch as the offseason progresses. Less

Source: Team Website


Lions TE Hockenson out for remainder of 2021 season

Detroit Lions Pro Bowl tight end T.J. HOCKENSON underwent thumb surgery on Thursday and will miss the rest of the season. Hockenson suffered the injury in practice last week and initiallyMore did not think he would miss any time. Coming off his first Pro Bowl, Hockenson has been the Lions’ most reliable weapon in the passing game and a favorite target of quarterback JARED GOFF. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term TE rankings

In dynasty leagues, the decision making gets particularly tricky at tight end. Would you prefer a player who’s a superstar right now? Think Travis Kelce or Darren Waller? Or would you instead take a youngster who might a superstar for a lot more years? Like Kyle Pitts or T.J. Hockenson?  more »



Lions RB Swift, TE Hockenson listed on initial injury report

Detroit Lions running back D’ANDRE SWIFT and tight end T.J. HOCKENSON both appeared on the team’s initial injury report released on Wednesday. Both players were listed with injuries they have dealtMore with this summer, with Swift nursing a groin injury and Hockenson dealing with a shoulder injury. Fortunately for fantasy owners, both were able to practice in full on Wednesday and are expected to be ready for Sunday’s season opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

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 »


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