Fantasy Mid and Late Round Wide Receivers to Target

Every fantasy football player must have strategies for midseason pick-ups and potential injuries lest they find themselves the sucker in their league. Andrew Jordan offers a look at some mid-to-late round wide receiver options whose usage might help head off problems.  It is tempting to be two or three rounds into your fantasy football draft and adore your starting wide receivers – so much…

Wide Receiver Investment: They Pay These Guys How Much?!

How do NFL teams allocate resources? Dave Archibald has looked at the real price of contract extensions and draft picks on quarterbacks, running backs, and offensive linemen. In this installment, he looks at how teams evaluate wide receiver investment. NFL quarterbacks throw more and more passes each season, and teams invest heavily in the receivers that catch those passes.…

Gameplan: Patriots Play Action Passing Against Indianapolis

The highly-anticipated rematch of last season’s AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts kicks off Sunday night. Mark Schofield looks at the Patriots play action passing, and how it figures to be a big part in the gameplan.  Sunday night’s meeting between the Patriots and the Colts has been circled on everyone’s calendars…