As we get ready to preview Week 5 I just want to mention to you guys who ready this every week that I have been using these very rankings to win some nice cash in weekly Fantasy Football. Whether you play at Draft Kings dot com, FanDuel dot com or Draft Street dot com, these rankings can earn you straight cash homey. I am living proof. Anyways, as we march into Week 5 the most noticeable trend is the lack of usable RB’s this week. With Alfred Morris, Adrian Peterson, Le’Veon Bell and Doug Martin being on a bye we are left with vomit inducing players like LaGarrette Blount, Danny Woodhead and Chris Ogbonnaya. In other words, you had better hit on your WR’s & TE’s this week. Here are my Week 5 Fantasy Football Rankings.
The Fantasy Football season has changed. As we enter Week 4 we will now have to navigate the rough waters of NFL Bye Weeks for the next 9 weeks. No matter how poor or well your team has done thus far everything can change now. The next 9 weeks will test your teams depth as well as your own ability to manage a roster from week to week. It is imperative that you look at least a week ahead in order to not get caught with your pants down and no available kicker or a starting TE consisting of Mychal Rivera. Always plan your lineups at least a week in advance. With that I give you my Week 4 Rankings:
It is time to transition from draft strategy and ADP’s into usage and matchups. Indeed it is the start to another NFL season. Week 1 is always very difficult to handicap because of all the offseason changes and the general tom foolery that the NFL puts us through in the preseason. Luckily for our dear readers I have been paying very close attention to everything that has happened since the Ravens were hoisting the Lombardi Trophy. These are my Fantasy Football Rankings For Week 1:
There are just two more weeks of bye’s for NFL teams which means that if you have made it this far you jut might be in it for the long haul young man (or women...but probably man). At this point in the season you should be just about done trading and have your every week lineup for the second half of the season settled. Also, if you saved your free agent dollars like a good boy (or girl…but probably boy) than you have been rewarded this week with several real good pickups out on the waiver wire. As you will see in these weekly rankings I am super high on a couple players who are still available in 80% of fantasy leagues right now. Here are my rankings for week 10:
It’s time once again to roll through the week 5 schedule and figure out the best matchups for fantasy purposes. I’d like to mention that while matchups are an important factor in these weekly rankings there are some situations that will always have the same answer no matter what. LeSean McCoy should ALWAYS start over JaMaal Charles. Period. Sure Charles could, will and has outscored McCoy in a single week but he also disappears completely at times. The biggest mistake any of us can make in fantasy football is over managing our weekly lineup. With that in mind let’s take a look at the rankings for week 5:
I get a kick out of all the folks in the fantasy sports industry who go absolutely berserk over making a right decision one week into the season. My best advice to anyone is be wary over the ones who beat their chest the most over one or more of their predictions. In my experience those are the ones who are overcompensating for a lot of very bad advice and trying to pretend like one good call outweighs all of the bad. Well it doesn’t work that way and most importantly we don’t work that way. Fantasy Alarm is about advising our readers/listeners/subscribers how to win championships. You won’t hear too much about the fact that we were advocating that Adrian Peterson would be ready for the start of the season as far back as June. You won’t hear about us telling everyone to watch out for Russell Wilson this summer. Nor will you hear about our week 1 predictions of Tony Romo, Sidney Rice or Stevan Ridley. All we do is win and guide our people to championships. That journey continues this week with our official Week #2 Rankings:
It is the final week of the regular season, and I'm sure you are the same as me in thinking, "where did the season go?" Well if your league plays the whole way through, it has gone to the fantasy Super Bowl. There is always the risk of which guys are going to play, which guys are going to sit, and which guys might only play a series, or a quarter, or a half. Is it worth playing, Brees, Brady, Ryan? What player can lead you to the fantasy sports promised land? Hell if I know, but below you will find the final quarterback rankings of the year.
I guess Philip Rivers wasn't happy with me when weeks ago I said that San Diego wasn't going to make the usual late season run that they always make, because all of a sudden the Charger signal caller is white hot and helping his fantasy owners. What the hell happened to Eli Manning last week? If you somehow happen to still be alive after that debacle, look for Manning to shine in the Battle For New York! Can Cam Newton finish his magical rookie season and lead me to victory in a 32 team fantasy league? Will Drew Brees shine again? How long will Aaron Rodgers play? Finish up your fantasy season strong with the Week 16 quarterback rankings.
It is the fantasy playoffs, and is there any more important position than the quarterback? We might have someone that surprises you at the top of the rankings, as well as many of the usual suspects at the top of the list. Aaron Rodgers is having one of the best seasons in the history of quarterbacks in fantasy football, so how does he not end up at the top? What about Brees? Brady? Newton? Is Jesus still going to be in Tebow's corner? Of course he is, but what will he do from a fantasy perspective? All I know is that he is making a believer in me as far as divine intervention is concerned, and if you are all still in your fantasy football playoffs and you either have or will be playing Tebow this weekend you better be going to church this Sunday.
It seems that rarely does the player that we rank as the top at his position actually come through and perform up to that ranking during the regular season. However, in 2011 I don't think there is much doubt that Aaron Rodgers owns that distinction and should continue it this week against the Raiders. He is closing in on 4,000 yards already and has 37 touchdown passes against just five picks. In a word, DAAAAAAAAMN! So, for the rest of us who didn't want to use a first round pick on the guy, who are we starting at quarterback this week? If you really take a look at who half the league is starting, you really will want to vomit. Hopefully you have one of these guys in the top dozen, because after that it gets ugly in a hurry. Can Matthew Stafford finish the season strong? How will Michael Vick perform in his first game back? Can Tim Tebow partner with Jesus again this week? It is time for the fantasy playoffs and the only way to survive and advance is check out the quarterback rankings.