Ben Stecker

Writer, sports connoisseur, Pacific Northwesterner. Rarely met a sport I couldn't be great friends with. Follow me on twitter @Softball_Guy

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Training Room: Fantasy Football Injury Updates – Week 2

This entry is part 4 of 11 in the series Fantasy Football: Training Room

Week 1 didn’t miss it’s chance to rob living room GM’s around the fantasy football universe of their joy as several big names joined the ranks of the fallen or hobbled. Some of us lost our match-ups when Doug Baldwin and Leonard Fournette went down, while others cringed and but were granted mercy when Aaron …

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Coach’s Office: Who to Start and Who to Sit – Week 1

This entry is part 1 of 15 in the series Fantasy Football: Coach's Desk

EAGLES @ FALCONS – Josh Cook Quarterbacks:  START – N/A SIT – Matt Ryan, Nick Foles Foles did not look good during the preseason, completing 16-of-26 attempts with two picks and no touchdowns. While he does have the luster of his Super Bowl victory while filling in for Wentz, it should also be noted that Foles is still …

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Training Room: Fantasy Football Injury Updates – Week 1

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series Fantasy Football: Training Room

Each week we’ll venture into the Training Room to discuss injuries around the league that have an impact on the fantasy world. Hopefully, you won’t be reading this shaking your head as one of your team anchors surfaces on these posts but every year it’s someone, so here we go. Jerick McKinnon, RB, SF – …

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Fantasy Chats: Draft Strategies

This entry is part 38 of 38 in the series 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

If anything is an undeniable truth in the world of fantasy football, it’s that there are no undeniable truths. It is an exercise in guesswork, luck and yes, just a touch of skill (at least we like to think so otherwise why would you listen to us?). There are a plethora of differing, and at …

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Sleepy Time… Top Fantasy Football Sleepers for 2018

This entry is part 37 of 38 in the series 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

Leagues are won and lost on the backs of breakout stars in fantasy football. Past league winners who flew under the radar prior to their emergence: Jordan Howard, David Johnson, DeAndre Hopkins, Kareem Hunt, Alvin Kamara and the list goes on and on and on and on. Predicting the next breakout candidate accurately isn’t easy. …

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Fantasy Football: Tight End Tiers

This entry is part 36 of 38 in the series 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

Now we come to the grunts of the fantasy football universe. Much like in real life, tight ends are the overlooked position in fantasy, always coming off the board as the last position players taken before the run on defenses. The reason is pretty self-evident, they simply aren’t likely to fill up a stat sheet …

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Fantasy Football: Wide Receiver Tiers

This entry is part 35 of 38 in the series 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

Much like the real world, wide receivers are the divas of fantasy land. When they’re locked into the game their production can win you a week, but they can disappear on you any given week making them unpredictable at best. While most leagues employ more multiple receiver slots, the unpredictability of the position makes it a …

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Fantasy Football: Running Backs Tiers

This entry is part 34 of 38 in the series 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

This is the big enchilada when it comes to fantasy positions and that cannot be overstated. Investing early, and heavily at running back is how you set yourself up for success. Only four players in 2017 appeared on 20% or more of fantasy championship rosters and the top three were all running backs – Todd …

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Fantasy Football: Quarterbacks Tiers

This entry is part 33 of 38 in the series 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

Every season we go through the process of projecting the fantasy stars for the year to come. Unavoidably, certain names appear at the top of that list over and over again – Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Aaron Rodgers and other notable gunslingers. It’s almost always a laundry list of prolific passers and why shouldn’t it …

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Fantasy Football Projections: Washington Redskins

This entry is part 32 of 38 in the series 2018 Fantasy Football Projections

The seemingly endless saga of Kirk Cousins and Washington finally concluded this off-season with the departure of Cousins and the arrival of Alex Smith. While the local media and fan base are embracing this as a win for the team, it is most decidedly a downgrade for fantasy purposes. Cousins gunslinger approach to the offense …

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