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Drafting in Suspense: Steve Smith and Brandon Marshall

Just in time for your draft, two of the top wideouts went and got themselves in trouble. Their bad behavior means Carolina ’s Steve Smith is to be sidelined for two games, while Denver ’s Brandon Marshall looks to serve two-to-three. In this edition of the Stat Lab, we look at what this means for them and your draft plans.

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Tiering Up – Quarterbacks

Everyone would like to grab one of the Tier One quarterbacks but at what price? They will likely cost a 1st or 2nd round pick and, depending on the scoring system, greater value may be had later.

Part three in my tiering series. Enjoy! 

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Running Back Turnarounds

Bad in '07, Better in '08?  Several running backs underperformed in 2007, much to the dismay of their fantasy owners, who may have wasted high picks on them. However, with new surroundings and strong offseasons, are these players primed for a standout 2008 campaign? And the bigger question is, are you able to forgive them?

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Rookie Report: RB Edition

Welcome everyone to the second edition of the 2008 Rookie Report. Each week during the regular season, the report will cover trends, news items and analysis of notable performances by the NFL’s 2008 Rookie Class to assist in your pursuit of dynasty championship gold.

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Big Fat Claims for 2008

What good is a supposed expert if he can’t pull off a few amazing feats of prognostication every once in a while? That’s the reason I started writing my preseason Big Fat Claims a few years ago. While for the most part I draft for safety, each year I try to pick apart the status quo and find a few gems before anyone else has an inkling of what they might do. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it fails miserably, but it sure is a lot more fun than cranking out the same analysis that a thousand other Web sites do each year.

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Fantasy News of the Week- 8/3

It'll feel like you're at the movies this week as Megatron, and Rudi are the leading headliners. Others that made the news this past week and are highlighted inside include John Lynch, Tony Scheffler, Ryan Grant, Edgerrin James, Adrian Wilson, Steve Smith and of course ... well you'll have to read on... 

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Common Sense: This is your wakeup call!

Why would anyone in their right mind draft a kicker ahead of Ryan Torain?  I can't give you an answer to that question, but according to Mock Draft Central there are, on average, 11 chumps, I mean owners, who are doing just that.  Remember, you can't spell CHUMP without C-H-U-M. 

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Trade Talk – Not the Favre Kind

Many fantasy football commissioners (and managers) have different views on trading. Some view it as one of the most enjoyable and exciting aspects of fantasy football, even going as far as over-drafting a particular position (usually RB) with the intent to use some of the players at that position as trade bait.

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