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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 »


Mailbag: August 23, 2023

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition: Darren Waller screaming up the draft board. Best-ball drafting strategies. Setting up supply-demand levels in the custom scoring. Keeper decisions. And more. more »


Spotlight: Draft strategies

With the season less than a month away, I wanted to put out a little draft strategy article to help us all make sure we have our heads on straight going into drafts. If this is your first time drafting, this will hopefully help you feel less overwhelmed, and if this is your 21st season drafting – well hey, a refresher probably couldn’t hurt!   more »



No long-term deals for franchise tagged running backs

Monday’s deadline for franchised players to agree to long-term contracts came and went without deals for the New York Giants’ SAQUON BARKLEY, the Las Vegas Raiders’ JOSH JACOBS, and the DallasMore Cowboys’ TONY POLLARD. All three will now have to play the 2023 season on their franchise tenders, worth $10.09 million for running backs. Barkley and Jacobs have not signed their tenders and are not expected to attend training camp. Pollard, meanwhile, has signed his tender and is expected to be ready to go for training camp. Less


Around the NFL: Franchise backs

Three teams used the franchise tag on running backs, and none of them were able to agree on a long-term contract. Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the deadline has now passed for them to play in 2023 under anything other than a one-year deal.   more »


Around the NFL: Salary cap

It’s been a tough offseason for running backs, with Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliott and Leonard Fournette all released and Aaron Jones forced to take a pay cut. Joe Mixon may be next to move, and there was talk about the Titans moving Derrick Henry. It’s not a marquee position anymore.   more »


Dynasty Leagues: Israel Abanikanda

The later rounds of rookie drafts are hard places to find top-level contributors. After all, there’s a reason the guys available in the third round haven’t been selected. But every year there’s always a couple that end up being solid or even elite players. Getting one of those guys can dramatically change your dynasty team’s future. The problem is that it’s the most difficult thing to do in fantasy football.  more »



Cowboys RB Pollard “faster” heading into upcoming season

You can’t make this stuff up, fantasy owners. Dallas Cowboys starting running back TONY POLLARD said this week that he is “feeling really good” in his recovery from a broken legMore suffered in January. Pollard went on to say that he honestly feels “faster”, adding that “I feel like I’ve got a lot of juice in me”. Pollard looked like his old self in recent OTAs, and the Cowboys expect that he will be fully cleared for training camp and ready to roll as the starting running back in the team’s season opener on September 10th against the New York Giants. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Dallas Cowboys

I want to see what Dallas does at running back in the next 48 hours. Are they going to use a notable draft pick on the position? Or will they instead opt to bring back Ezekiel Elliott?   more »



Cowboys add RoJo to backfield mix

The Dallas Cowboys are adding former Tampa Bay running back RONALD JONES to their running back corps heading into the 2023 NFL season. Jones, 25, is a former second round pickMore of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from back in 2018. Jones will be a likely backup to Pro Bowl running back TONY POLLARD, who received the franchise tag by the Cowboys to keep him in Dallas this season. Less

Source: Team Website


Cowboys release veteran RB Elliott after 7 seasons

The Dallas Cowboys officially released veteran running back EZEKIEL ELLIOTT on Wednesday, completing a seven year career that began when the team drafted him with the fourth overall pick back inMore the 2016 NFL Draft. Elliott’s numbers have declined over the last few years, and the team recently placed the one-year franchise tag on fellow running back TONY POLLARD. Elliott, meanwhile, finishes his time in Dallas with the third-most rushing yards in franchise history, trailing only Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett. Less

Source: Team Website


Cowboys place franchise tag on RB Pollard

The Dallas Cowboys are using the franchise tag to keep running back TONY POLLARD with the team for the upcoming 2023 NFL season. By using the franchise tag, the Cowboys areMore giving Pollard a one-year, guaranteed deal of just over $10 million. The two sides will likely continue negotiations on a possible long-term deal. With the Cowboys using the tag on Pollard, the team is at risk of losing tight end DALTON SCHULTZ to free agency unless a new deal is done before March 15th. Less

Source: Team Website


Cowboys expected to use franchise tag on RB Pollard

The Dallas Cowboys are reportedly planning to place the franchise tag on running back TONY POLLARD if the two sides are not able to reach a long-term deal before the TuesdayMore deadline. The one-year tag will cost just over $10 million for next season. The Cowboys have until July 17th to reach an extension before the tag becomes Pollard’s permanent price tag for the year. Less



Cowboys want Elliott, Pollard back in Dallas

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and EVP Stephen Jones both expressed optimism on Wednesday at keeping veteran running back EZEKIEL ELLIOTT for next season. Elliott previously said he wants to returnMore to Dallas, adding that he would be willing to accept a reduced salary for the opportunity to do so. Fellow running back TONY POLLARD is set to become a free agent this offseason, but the Cowboys want to bring him back next season too. Dallas could keep Pollard by using the franchise tag, but the team would likely prefer to sign him to a long-term deal. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Cowboys RB Pollard one tough cookie

Dallas Cowboys running back TONY POLLARD had surgery on Tuesday, undergoing something called a tightrope procedure to repair the ligaments in his left ankle. The surgery uses a braided polyethylene cord,More rather than a rigid surgical screw, to restore the original position of the bones and to allow for proper healing. TUA TAGOVAILOA underwent a similar surgery while at Alabama, and Titans quarterback RYAN TANNEHILL had the procedure recently. Pollard also has a fractured left fibula that is expected to heal on its own. He is expected to be fully healed in time for the start of training camp. Less

Source: NBC Sports

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