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Rock and a Hard Place – Week 11

As we draw nearer to the fantasy playoffs, each matchup is more important than the last. It’s a crucial time for fantasy owners, and with injuries mounting, you may be finding yourself between a rock and a hard place.

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The Rookie Wall

The NFL season is long, a lot longer than young player’s bodies are used to. Some are able to withstand until the end while others struggle to the finish line. This is most evident with, arguably, the most valuable position in the game, running back. Inside I will evaluate a few key situations with running backs that are currently cogs on many fantasy lineups.

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Good Call/Bad Call – Week 11

Who is a waiver wire quarterback you’re going to be able to grab and start this week? Will Stevan Ridley continue his streak of four straight games with a touchdown? Can you trust Timothy Wright after his two points last week? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this week’s “Good Call/Bad Call.”

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The Prognosticator – Week 11

The Bears, at home, against a struggling Ravens team that hasn't been able to put it together on offense or defense, will be just too much to handle. Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffery, even Josh McCown, get them in as it will be a fantasy points parade type of day for your Bears.

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Survivor Week 11

Seven weeks remain in the NFL season, but it would take an outstanding effort to make it through this stretch of upsets. Three teams stand out as selections this week. Check out the breakdown to help make your choice this weekend!

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The Grey Report – Week 11

Can Tom Brady pickup where he left off prior to the bye against an awesome Panthers defense? How will the Packers offense fair with yet another new starting QB? David Grey examines these and more in this week's Grey Report, because not all matchups are black and white.

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Week 11: Better Late Than Never

Whether you are a Tampa Bay Bucs' or Jacksonville Jaguars' fan or not, it was hard not to cheer them on for their first victories of the season in Week 10. Both teams are far from playoff contention, but at least they can celebrate the joy of victory through the blood, sweat, and tears endured this season. Hopefully your team is jockeying for playoff contention. Take a dive with me as we review several Week 11 difference makers!

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Corner Lockdown – Week 11

Welcome to Week 11 of “Corner Lockdown” on FantasySharks.com. This column will provide you with everything you need to know for the upcoming fantasy football week: running back dilemmas, what sleepers to keep an eye on, a fantasy lock of the week and other vital advice to help you take home the hardware.

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Games to Watch – Week 11

The “Games to Watch” guys are rockin' Week 11 as they reveal the top games to watch this week ... podcast style! This week, Chris Dolfi and Tom Braun bring you the “Battle for the Buckeye State,” the NFL’s two best squads squaring off, and a Monday Night inter-conference matchup to sink your teeth into.

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Start/Bench – Week 11

As we prepare for Week 11, the fantasy football playoffs loom on the horizon. Every move made from here on out is magnified as losing is no longer an option for many fantasy squads. Join fantasy football staff writer Wally Spurlin as he takes his weekly look at the best possible starting options for fantasy owners. The Philadelphia Eagles will be soaring once again in Week 11.

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The Sunday Blitz – FanDuel Week 11

Fantasy Sharks is teaming up with FanDuel for Week 11! Get involved in one of the fastest growing segments in fantasy – daily games! The prize pool continues to grow! Click the link below to sign up and be sure to check out the full breakdown of Week 11 to help you set your lineup.

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The Weekly Barometer – Week 11

Is the draft strategy of taking running backs early officially obsolete? Is it time for Romo and Kaepernick to ride the pine? Should Steven Jackson be put out to pasture? Are Tavon Austin and Mark Ingram flukes? Cody Pagels answers all these questions and more in this week's barometer.

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IDP Waiver Wire – Week 11

With Week 11 here we’re fully into the stretch run for the fantasy football playoffs. As injuries continue to mount and teams jockey for postseason position, Fantasy Sharks Individual Defensive Player (IDP) Senior Staff Writer Gary Davenport examines some of the top waiver wire targets available in IDP leagues for Week 11.

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JL’s Observation Deck – Week 11

The casual NFL fan may be so easily misled and confused by today’s TV commentary, I feel it is my duty to make sure one of the myths and misnomers regurgitated by analysts that you are forced to listen to, is not only addressed, but proven wrong. It is all about having perspective, so read along and gain that valuable trait.

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Waiver Wire Wonders – Week 11

All the key positions have players worth looking at this week, including a pair of quarterbacks and a trio of tight ends. Though nothing stands out as 'Smokin’ Hot,' there are players ready to be immediate fantasy contributors, as well as those that will emerge in the coming weeks. There's something for everyone this week!

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Fantasy 411 – Week 11

Every week is full of its unbelievable performances. For some players, that can mean a phenomenal outing on the heels of a disappointing string of games, and for other guys it can mean a dud after several weeks of steady games. I’m here to take a look at some of this week’s surprises and tell you if they were real or fool’s gold.

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On Second Thought – Week 11

Many owners have clinched a playoff spot already; many are still fighting for their fantasy lives. Either way, you are in need of wins whether it is for playoff positioning or just to get in. Let’s look back at Week 10 and see what we can learn for Week 11.

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The Diary of a Fantasy Virgin – Week 10

Week 10 came. Week 10 went. I find my team only getting in to the end zone on defense and at quarterback. Yay! That is two more touchdowns than last week. But my team is surrounded with gentlemen who seem to pine for the end zone but cannot get there.

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In The Spotlight – Week 10 In Review

We were having a normal fantasy football weekend – until the New Orleans Saints offense erupted Sunday Night. Matt Wilson recaps that mind-blowing Sunday Night Football contest and all the fantasy relevant performances as he puts Week 10 “In The Spotlight.”

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Week 10: The Hot Streak

Welcome to Week 10. The bye weeks are almost done so most of us shouldn’t be as stressed over lineups as we have been the past couple of weeks. We still have injuries to deal with such as the injury to Aaron Rodgers on Monday night. New England and Kansas City are on a bye this week as well as Cleveland and the New York Jets. Tough week not to have Jamaal Charles and Rob Gronkowski.

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The Prognosticator – Week 10

It will be a good day for your Bengals and the Ravens will also compete. The Ravens will struggle fantasy-wise, I worry about Ray Rice and how things look, but in Baltimore, in a division game, the Ravens will have a little bit of an extra edge to them. Both teams will put pressure on the other to have to score to keep up and that will translate into a good day for most in this game. Ray Rice? Why have you forsaken us so?

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IDP Studs and Duds – Week 10

With only four weeks remaining in the regular season in many Individual Defensive Player (IDP) leagues, Fantasy Sharks IDP Senior Staff Writer Gary Davenport gets you zen for Week 10 with a look at some sweet (and sour) IDP plays in “IDP Studs and Duds.” Shaka!

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IDP Sleepers – Week 10

Fantasy Football Staff Writer Wally Spurlin takes a weekly stroll ‘53 Deep’ down NFL rosters to unearth those hidden Individual Defensive Player (IDP) gems that can help lead teams to victory.

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Rock and a Hard Place – Week 10

It’s Week 10, and the fantasy playoffs are now fast approaching. Many teams are cementing their spot in the playoffs, but there’s still time for a late-season run. But with four teams getting a week off, you may be finding yourself between a “rock and a hard place.”

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