There's a great opportunity for Doug Martin and Jordy Nelson; will they take advantage of it? by Heath Cummings @heathcummingssr 1h ago • 7 min read Need Fantasy Football lineup advice? Talk to CBS Sports on your Google Assistant to get insights on the best sleepers and to help decide between players. Just start with, "Hey Google, talk to CBS Sports." The Eagles and Jaguars are in London; can Bortles find his magic? There have been plenty of low moments in the career of Blake Bortles, but getting benched for Cody Kessler in a home loss to a division opponent has to be near the bottom. Fortunately for him, he heads to his home away from home in Week 8, and he's been awfully comfortable there in the past. Seem unlikely Bortles could have a good game against the defending Super Bowl champions? Last year he faced the Baltimore Ravens in London and threw for 244 yards and four touchdowns. In the past three seasons he's thrown eight … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football Week 8: Opportunity in Oakland, a new game plan in Arizona among eight things to know
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Dave Richard breaks down everything you need to know from Sunday's game, while keeping an eye on the upcoming waiver wire. by Dave Richard @daverichard 52s ago • 6 min read Need Fantasy Football lineup advice? Talk to CBS Sports on your Google Assistant to get insights on the best sleepers and to help decide between players. Just start with, "Hey Google, talk to CBS Sports."What do Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Rashard Higgins, Christian Kirk, Mohamed Sanu and Robby Anderson have in common? They're all football players. They all scored a touchdown on Sunday. They all scored more Fantasy points than Julio Jones on Sunday. Actually, they all had at least twice as many Fantasy points as Jones in non-PPR leagues. On every Sunday there's a star receiver who will get shown up by under-the-radar receivers. Just the way things go in Fantasy. But Jones has been that receiver a lot — three times this season, to be … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football Week 5 reactions and Week 6 early waiver wire: Time to panic with Julio Jones?
NFL Week 2 action is quickly approaching and it is time to set those fantasy football lineups with the best of hopes. Beyond the absolute no-brainer must-starts such as Antonio Brown and Todd Gurley, there are a mass of other players who make for solid starts this week.Here we will focus on some particular players who have great matchups for Week 2. Outside of a favorable opponent, other players have already earned an increased workload. This bumps up their fantasy stock.Which Detroit Lions wide receiver should we start this week? How about who is moving the ball better in Tennessee?These questions will be answered as we discuss 10 must-start fantasy football players who belong in Week 2 lineups. … [Read more...] about 10 must-start fantasy football players for NFL Week 2
Week 1 in the NFL of brings many exciting matchups to the big screen. There are also some tilts more favorable to particular players than others.Some are already speculating that the game between the New England Patriots and Houston Texans will be a goldmine as far as points scored on both sides. Here, we cover a couple of star players in said matchup primed for monster performances.Meanwhile, there are a handful of specific running backs who will be looking to feast on some very porous run defenses.Here are 10 must-start fantasy football players for Week 1 of the NFL season. … [Read more...] about 10 must-start fantasy football players for NFL Week 1
SportsLine simulated the entire NFL season 10,000 times and identified must-draft breakout players by CBS Sports Staff 32s ago • 3 min read Identifying the top Fantasy football breakouts can be the difference between winning your league and going home empty-handed. You can get a huge edge just by using proven Fantasy football rankings. Take Kareem Hunt, who was expected to see limited playing time when he was drafted in the third-round by the Chiefs last season. Injuries to key players gave Hunt the opportunity to shine earlier than expected and he shocked the NFL in Week 1 with nearly 250 yards from scrimmage and three scores. Before the season kicked off, Hunt was well outside the top 30 running backs in many Fantasy football rankings, but anybody who had him high was well on their way to a productive season.The team at SportsLine was all over Hunt as a breakout from the start. Their model had him rated as a top-20 running back, and anyone who listened … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football Rankings 2018: Breakouts from proven model that nailed Kareem Hunt’s huge year