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Fantasy football tips: The best picks of the festive season

Fantasy football tips: The best picks of the festive season

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'Tis the season for rotation, tra-la-la-la-laaaa-la-la-la-la! Don't worry - this piece isn't going to continue in that frivolous festive vein. The point is that the premium players in your teams are never more vulnerable to sitting out a fixture than they are in the next couple of weeks.All Premier League teams will play three fixtures in the space of 10 days between 26 December and 4 January in what's already been an energy-sapping season. So big hitters such as Harry Kane, Bruno Fernandes and Kevin de Bruyne are bound to sit out some of the action.Now you could get lucky like the 1,291,420 managers who captained Mohamed Salah against Crystal Palace in gameweek 14. They would have been cursing last Saturday when they saw Liverpool's teamsheet with Salah named among the substitutes, but th...
Fantasy football: Kelce, Ebron lead Week 14 tight end rankings

Fantasy football: Kelce, Ebron lead Week 14 tight end rankings

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Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Travis Kelce, Eric Ebron, Darren Waller, Rob Gronkowski and Hunter Henry lead my Week 14 fantasy football tight end rankings for 2020. Robert Tonyan, Mike Gesicki, Noah Fant, Dallas Goedert and Evan Engram round out my Top 10 options at the position. Tyler Eifert is one of my favorite sleepers this week. Advertisement Monitor the status for each of your players' games this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the NFL schedule and player availability. Bye weeks have ended, so you should have more options when it comes to finding a good defensive matchup for your tight end. Check out my article on the players with the easiest and hardest playoff schedules for an idea of who to start -- and who to avoid -- this postseason. Here are some of my favorite players...
Goff, Henry among players with easiest fantasy football playoff schedules

Goff, Henry among players with easiest fantasy football playoff schedules

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Dec. 8 (UPI) -- It's officially playoff time for most fantasy football leagues. Your roster should be complete for the most part, if you prepared for your postseason run in recent weeks, but sit-start decisions are more important now than ever. You must weigh your players' talents against the ease or difficulty of their schedule. You don't want to bench the players who helped you reach the playoffs, but you also shouldn't ignore difficult matchups if you have better options available. Advertisement Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry, Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans and Denver Broncos tight end Noah Fant are among the players with the easiest fantasy football schedules from Weeks 14 through 16. Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh A...
Fantasy football: Cook, Montgomery lead Week 13 running back rankings

Fantasy football: Cook, Montgomery lead Week 13 running back rankings

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Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Dalvin Cook, David Montgomery, Nick Chubb, Alvin Kamara and Austin Ekeler top my Week 13 fantasy football running back rankings for 2020. Kareem Hunt, James Robinson, Raheem Mostert, Derrick Henry and D'Andre Swift round out my Top 10 options for Week 13. J.K. Dobbins and Frank Gore also are among my favorite starts this week at the running back position. Advertisement Monitor the status for each of your players' games this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the NFL schedule and player availability. Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers players should be removed from all starting lineups, as those teams have Week 13 byes. Check out my weekly waiver wire article for candidates to add to your roster before your Week 13 matchup. Here are some of my fav...
Fantasy football: Brown, Adams top Week 13 wide receiver rankings

Fantasy football: Brown, Adams top Week 13 wide receiver rankings

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Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A.J. Brown, Davante Adams, Adam Thielen, D.K. Metcalf and Keenan Allen top my Week 13 fantasy football wide receiver rankings for 2020. Tyreek Hill, Calvin Ridley, Robert Woods, Terry McLaurin and Michael Thomas round out my Top 10 options. D.J. Chark, T.Y. Hilton and Henry Ruggs are also among my favorite starts this week. Advertisement You should target players who have a good chance to score a touchdown and get a lot of looks from their respective quarterbacks when considering who to start at the position. Monitor the status for each of your players' games this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the NFL schedule and player availability. Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers players should be removed from all starting lineups, as those teams have W...