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Fantasy Drafting Strategy

Under the Numbers: Preseason Edition No. 2 - Miglio (August 29, 2012)
Some interesting factoids from the preseason and how they could impact your fantasy football draft this year.
10 Pre-Season Stats You Need to Know: Week 3 - Tuvey (August 27, 2012)
The title pretty much says it all.
Fantasy Football Nuggets - Pomponio (August 25, 2012)
32 teams, 32 quick-hitting, need-to-know nuggets to digest before checking into your fantasy draft rooms.
Late Round Legends - Sandy (August 22, 2012)
These late round draft picks - like Nate Washington, Isaiah Pead and Bernard Scott - will give you instant drafting cred in your league and a leg up on the competition.
Field Guide for a New Breed of Fantasy Football Running Back - Pomponio (August 22, 2012)
We've entered a new age of fantasy football running backs and to succeed you must adapt. Valuing other skills, accepting timeshare realities and respecting your elders are part of this adaptation.
10 Pre-Season Stats You Need to Know: Week 2 - Tuvey (August 21, 2012)
The title pretty much says it all.
Offensive Line Review & Ratings: Summary  |  AFC Teams  |  NFC Teams - Tuvey (August 17, 2012)
Offensive lines keep quarterbacks upright and open holes for running backs. So fantasy football relies on them and we review and rate all 32 o-lines, providing grades and detailed breakdowns.
Under the Numbers: Preseason Edition - Miglio (August 16, 2012)
A preseason look at some interesting factoids from the 2011 season and how they could impact your fantasy football draft this year.
Players in Fantasy Football Purgatory - Pomponio (August 15, 2012)
Players like Matt Cassel Felix Jones and Eddie Royal once had production and promise. But now the pressure is on to get out of fantasy football purgatory.
10 Pre-Season Stats You Need to Know: Week 1 - Tuvey (August 14, 2012)
The title pretty much says it all.
Planning Your First Two Draft Picks - Dorey (August 13, 2012)
It's back for 2012! The most highly requested article each year at The Huddle. An in-depth look at how to create the perfect plan for rounds one and two and beyond of your fantasy draft.
Planning Your First Two Draft Picks In A PPR League - Dorey (August 13, 2012)
Same in-depth look at how to create the perfect plan for rounds one and two and beyond of your fantasy draft, only for those in PPR leagues.
Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule Swings - Dorey (August 8, 2012)
This could be the most important schedule strength analysis you read this pre-season. What players stand to gain or lose fantasy value due to strength of schedule "swings" from last season to this season.
Ultimate Running Back By Committee Report - Dorey (August 6, 2012)
The reality of the NFL now is that most backfields split the load between multiple running backs. Breaking each team down and analyzing what to expect this season helps you understand the fantasy football impact.
Cam Newton and the History of Rushing Quarterbacks - Pomponio (August 2, 2012)
Cam Newton's rushing stats vaulted him to fantasy football studdom last season. But the history of rushing quarterbacks shows a repeat performance may be difficult.
Fantasy Football Comeback Candidates - Ratterree (July 31, 2012)
Finding a few key players that had forgettable fantasy football seasons last year and are poised for a big comeback could be the key to you winning your league this season.
The 2012 Primary Receivers Report - Dorey (July 30, 2012)
Wide receivers are always inconsistent so learning how teams use their primary receiver, including tight ends, can help make important decisions on valuing players.
Pre-Season Preview: Quarterbacks  |  Running Backs  |  Receivers - Dorey (July 27, 2012)
As NFL teams head into training camps and the pre-season there is plenty for the fantasy football player to know and track. We break down every team's positional situation to prepare you for all the action in camp and on the field.
Old Faces In New Places - Tuvey (July 25, 2012)
Several NFL players find themselves on new teams this season - Tim Tebow and BenJarvus Green-Ellis to name two. Find out how the change in surroundings will impact their fantasy football value in 2012.
Fantasy Players to Avoid in 2012 - Ratterree (July 17, 2012)
Every season there are land mines in your fantasy football draft. We're here to help you avoid those fantasy players that could blow up your championship hopes.
Head Coach Changes and the Fantasy Football Impact - Tuvey (July 11, 2012)
A rundown of the seven new NFL head coaches for the upcoming season, along with their offensive coordinators and how these changes affect your fantasy football rankings heading into 2012.
Offensive Coordinator Changes and the Fantasy Football Impact - Tuvey (July 11, 2012)
A rundown of the nine new NFL offensive coordinators for this season and how these changes impact your fantasy football rankings for 2012 fantasy season.
Defensive Coordinator Changes and the Fantasy Football Impact - Gallo (July 11, 2012)
A rundown of the thirteen new NFL defensive coordinators for the upcoming season and how these changes affect your IDP fantasy football rankings heading into 2012.
Fantasy Ease of Schedule Series: Quarterbacks | Running Backs | Receivers - Dorey (May 15, 2012)
This season's version of The Huddle's exclusive and innovative look at the "ease" of team schedules based on fantasy points allowed broken down by position.
The Truth About Rookie Wide Receivers - Dorey (May 8, 2012)
Wide receivers have traditionally taken time to develop to a high enough level to matter in fantasy football. But talent level and rule changes are helping rookie wideouts become fantasy factors.
Top IDP Fantasy Rookie Linebackers  |  Defensive Linemen  |  Defensive Backs - Gallo (May 3, 2012)
With the NFL Draft behind us, let's look at what can be expected in rookie fantasy value for those in IDP fantasy leagues.
Top 50 Rookie Dynasty Player Rankings - Tuvey (May 2, 2012)
With the 2012 NFL Draft complete it's time to take a look at the new rookie's fantasy value for dynasty leagues.
Top 10 Fantasy Rookies Worth Watching - Dorey (April 30, 2012)
It's a brave new world and rookies matter in fantasy football. Here's the initial look at the top ten players coming out of the draft and why you need to track them in training camp.
The Truth About Rookie Running Backs - Dorey (April 4, 2012)
Historically no position has been as profitable for rookies as the running back. If you have played fantasy football long enough, you love rookie running backs. But there is some sense that maybe the party is over.
Early Look at Players Changing Teams - Dorey (March 22, 2012)
Free agency is in full swing and after a busy week of action we run down the key player moves and how they could impact the 2012 fantasy football season.

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