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Fantasy football: Week 8 add/drops from waiver wire

Fantasy football: Week 8 add/drops from waiver wire

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Oct. 22 (UPI) -- It is now the point in the fantasy football season when you might know if your team has a shot at the playoffs or if you are way out of contention. But there are still plenty of teams on the fringe, needing vital wins each week to try to clinch a postseason spot. Making the right trades and waiver wire moves down the stretch can make the difference between a win and a loss on any given Sunday. I have added some of my favorite players to target on this week's waiver wire and separated them by priority and position. The players I have listed ahead of Wednesday's waiver period have low ownership percentages in standard size leagues. Even if you aren't targeting a player to use immediately, you also should be thinking about long-term value when scanning your waiver wire for ...
Fantasy football: Who to trade for and who to trade away

Fantasy football: Who to trade for and who to trade away

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Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Buying low and selling high are two of the most important strategies when playing fantasy football. The 2019 season is no different. Take advantage of high stock and low stock of players throughout the year. If you have a player on your roster who is going off, but you don't expect them to continue that production, see what you can get in exchange for them by trading them to someone else in your league. When making those trades, try to target big-name players who are coming off of a bad game or have struggled at the beginning of the year. Players who have a history of success in the NFL are very likely to rebound down the stretch. You can often package up-and-coming players you might have gotten in free agency or later in your draft in a trade for players who were select...
Fantasy football: Week 5 tight end rankings

Fantasy football: Week 5 tight end rankings

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Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Travis Kelce, George Kittle, Mark Andrews, Zach Ertz and Evan Engram top my Week 5 fantasy football tight end rankings. Will Dissly, Jimmy Graham, Austin Hooper, Darren Waller and Greg Olsen round out my top-10 options for Week 5. If you are in a league that requires starting a tight end, other great options are available this week. Take a look at my top add/drops for Week 5. My top 20 rankings can help you decide between two options to add to your starting lineup. Here are some of my favorite players in this week's top 20 rankings: TOP SHELF Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is my top option at the position for Week 5, regardless of format. Kelce has just one score on the season, but I'm expecting a huge game from Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes against the I...
Fantasy football: Week 4 wide receiver rankings

Fantasy football: Week 4 wide receiver rankings

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Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Amari Cooper, Keenan Allen, Julio Jones, DeAndre Hopkins and Cooper Kupp top my Week 4 fantasy football wide receiver rankings for 2019. Michael Thomas, Tyler Lockett, Brandin Cooks, JuJu Smith-Schuster and Marquise Brown round out my top 10 options for Week 4. If you don't have an elite option, there are plenty of capable pass-catchers with great Week 4 matchups. Check out my Week 4 add/drops article if you are in need of a new player at the position. 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 wide receiver. Week 3 included more breakout performances and injuries impacting the position. Make sure to monitor the injury status of your players when deter...
Transfer news and football gossip: Sancho refuses to rule out move, Pogba exit ‘not a big loss’ for Man United, Arsenal approach Red Bull Salzburg star

Transfer news and football gossip: Sancho refuses to rule out move, Pogba exit ‘not a big loss’ for Man United, Arsenal approach Red Bull Salzburg star

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talkSPORT rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Thursday’s papers and online…Manchester United are hoping to convince Paul Pogba to sign a new contract, with Jesse Lingard and 17-year-old forward Mason Greenwood also in line for new deals. (Evening Standard) Old Trafford legend Paul Scholes says Pogba would not be a “big loss” if he left the Red Devils – FULL STORY Getty Images - Getty Paul Scholes is no Paul Pogba fan Manchester United sent an official to watch 19-year-old Norwegian forward Erling Haaland as he introduced himself to the European stage with a hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg on his Champions League debut. (Salzburger Nachrichten) England and Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho has re