Dear fantasy football player. If you are reading this then that means you have survived to play in the semi finals of your league. If you read this article last week you would have seen that Bryce Brown was a risky play, Eli Manning was money and Danario Alexander was a must start. But this is a whole new week with new heroes set to bring you to fantasy glory. Let’s take a look at the Week 15 Rankings:
Let the playoffs begin!! For those of you who are new to the fantasy postseason let me start by saying welcome. At this point of the season it is all about survival. It doesn’t have to be pretty, you don’t have to score the most points in your league. You simply have to win your matchup and move on. For those of you confused by that what I am saying is that you may implement little tricks into your lineup like starting a WR simply because you are playing that teams QB. This is not the time to “set it and forget it” as far as setting your lineup. You’ve got to be adjusting to the changing conditions during the games on Sunday’s if you truly want to put yourself in the best possible situation to win. Stay tuned to Fantasy Alarm all week long for special Fantasy Playoff themed articles and as always be sure to listen to me and Ted Schuster on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio on Wednesday 11PM-1AM, Saturday 10PM-1AM and Sunday 7PM-10PM. Here are your week 14 rankings:
For many this is the final week of the fantasy football regular season. If you are reading this you are probably making your last ditch efforts to get into the playoffs and vie for the championship. Therefore, I took extra care this week in making these rankings. Every single ranking is the absolute “next man up” for me at each position as if I were drafting one team for a must win this week. I must stress to all of you though to pay attention to Fantasy Alarm throughout Sunday morning for injury updates and be sure to listen to our show Saturday Night on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. Here are the week 13 rankings:
Bye weeks are finally behind us as we make our final push toward the playoffs. You will notice that players who have routinely shown up on these rankings are suddenly gone. This is because with four extra teams (at least) there are many more choices for your lineup. Remember that the goal is to have your starting QB & TE be in the top 12 (assuming a 12 team league), 2 RB’s in the top 24 and 3 WR in the top 36. If you are in these ranges the chances are that you’ll win your matchup this week. If not, then you have some work to do. Use these rankings as your guide to another victory and an eventual championship. You’re welcome America:
If you’ve managed to stay in contention this far while also hanging onto a good amount of your free agent dollars, than you are in good shape my friends. As you will see in this weeks rankings, there are some names that have surged in value over the past few weeks and whom may be still available on your waiver wire right now. The position of need this week is obviously RB because not only are there few RB’s to trust, four of them (Marshawn Lynch, Adrian Peterson, Chris Johnson and Ahmad Bradshaw) are off this week. Here are the players that will get you over the hump this last week of bye’s and help you move closer to securing that coveted playoff spot:
Wow, this is a week where a lot of the star receivers are going to be out of lineups as the likes of Hakeem Nicks, DeSean Jackson, Wes Welker, and Stevie Johnson will all be on your fantasy benches this week. Who is going to step up and put up the points that you need to win your matchups? Mike Sims-Walker and Brandon Lloyd switched teams this week, which one might step up their game? There are a number of guys I like to step up this week like Greg Little in Cleveland, Torrey Smith in Baltimore, and Doug Baldwin in Seattle. There are also a number of newcomers to the wide receiver rankings this week as many of us will be making roster moves in order to fill out your lineups. Take a look at what you need to win in Week 7 by checking out these wide receiver rankings.
Week 3 of the NFL season is right around the corner and the wide receiver picture looks very differently already in just the first two weeks of the season. Receivers in Carolina aren't looking as badly as we thought before the season started, while the situation in Indianapolis continues to look bleak. Is rookie A.J. Green going to continue what he did in Week 2? How many points are the Chargers going to put up against the Chiefs this week? What effect will Jerome Simpson's "delivery" have on his fantasy value? Will we be in awe of Ochocinco's statistics? Below are how I think the third week of the season is going to play out and so much more in the world of wide receivers.