Sept. 12 (UPI) — Green Bay Packers star Jimmy Graham is my No. 1 tight end for Week 2 of the fantasy football season. Behind Graham, I have Washington Redskins playmaker Jordan Reed, Kansas City Chiefs target Travis Kelce, New England Patriots superstar Rob Gronkowski and Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz in my top five at the position.The are several other great options on my list that might be worth a shot due to an expected increase in targets or a great matchup. If you are needy at the position — or looking for a streaming option — check out my top waiver wire add/drops for Week 2. Here are my Top 20 options this week at tight end. FULL TOP 20 WEEK 2 RANKINGS BELOW TOP SHELF Green Bay Packers tight end Jimmy Graham tops my tight end rankings this week going into a matchup against a stout Minnesota Vikings defense. Yes, the Vikings were the best … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football: Week 2 Tight End Rankings
Sport by Press Association 09/08/2018, 4:42 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Fantasy football pre-season is mostly spent worrying about whether to invest more heavily in midfield or attack, but a few minutes at least will be given to picking a team name. The good people at Fantasy Premier League allow managers just 20 characters to play with, so there’s not much room for messing around. That said, each year a plethora of fantastically funny team names rear their heads, so here are 10 of the most appropriate for the 2018/19 season. 10. 1FlewOverLukakusNest – @KieronPearce In at number 10, this one would be higher if it didn’t have to be absolutely rammed in with numbers, no spaces and an appalling absence of an apostrophe making it possible. Still good, though. 9. Kouyate Kid – @Ross_FPL A simple, topical pun. Cheikhou Kouyate moved from West Ham to Crystal Palace this summer, but will he kick … [Read more...] about 10 of the most rib-tickling Fantasy Premier League team names
Sport by Press Association 08/08/2018, 7:02 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Fantasy football has been a staple for fans of the beautiful game for a while now, so it’s no surprise people have invented new ways to play the game. And the latest method will really play tricks on your fantasy football instincts – who can select the lowest-scoring side using all £100 million of the available budget? “My friend Huw Davies actually set up the first version of the league back in 2013/14, and I’ve sort of inherited it from him,” freelance journalist Tom Victor told the Press Association. “I liked the idea of a fantasy league game where you can pick your team in August and leave it for the rest of the season – it felt like a good way to test your instincts.” The league takes place on the Premier League’s official FPL site, which hosted more than five million managers … [Read more...] about Welcome to the fantasy football league where the worst team wins
There's more than £100,000 up for grabs in this season's edition of Telegraph Fantasy Football, and with the first match getting underway this Friday, August 10, time is running out to enter your team. Managers up and down the country are tinkering with their teams, trying to assemble the perfect starting XI. In fact, a total of 398,000 transfers have already been made, despite a ball not being kicked yet this season. If you're looking for tips on who you should be picking, you've come to the right place. We caught with The Telegraph's very own Chief Football Correspondent, Jason Burt, to run us through his chosen XI. Jason Burt's fantasy football tips and picks "I’ve gone for an all-out attacking line-up and I am rather pleased to have been able to get Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku in the same team. Goals should be guaranteed. "In goal I opted for Matt Ryan who was outstanding for Brighton last season and I expect them to, again, be defensively very strong … [Read more...] about Telegraph Fantasy Football 18/19 tips: Jason Burt picks his Premier League XI for the upcoming season
The brand new Premier League season is just a few days away, so now is the time to pick your Telegraph Fantasy Football team before scoring starts on Friday, August 10. Pick your Telegraph Fantasy Football Premier League team now >> In this guide, we'll run through everything you need to know about the Premier League game - how to play, the rules, the leagues available for you to join and what cash prizes you can win. Telegraph Fantasy Football: the basics As a Telegraph Fantasy Football manager, your task is to assemble a team of 11 players to score you fantasy points based on their Premier League and FA Cup performances. Your first team is free (in whichever game you choose to start with - we also have Championship and Champions League editions) but you'll need to treat yourself to a Season Ticket to play in more than one competition and to put yourself in the running for the big cash prizes. Pick your Telegraph Fantasy Football Premier League team now >> … [Read more...] about Telegraph Fantasy Football 18/19: How to play the Premier League edition, what are the rules and what prizes are there to be won?