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FantasySharks.com began in 2003, disseminating fantasy football content on the web for free. It is, or has been, home to some of the most talented and best known fantasy writers on the planet. Owned and operated by Tony Holm (5 time Fantasy Sports Writer Association Hall-of-Fame nominee,) Tony started writing fantasy content in 1993 for the only three fantasy football web sites in existence at the time.

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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Feast or Famine – Week 10

Every week Jordan Gingery will pick and choose certain players that will produce above (feast) or below (famine) our Fantasy Sharks Player Projections. A couple guys every week may be obvious, but some might surprise you.

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The Easy Life

You really should have it as good as the Betbot. Unfortunately, you are not financially independent and immortal. Still, take a journey this week and live vicariously through our resident name-dropping machine.

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The Grey Report – Week 10

Did the bye week cool off the Broncos team of fantasy heroes? Can Case Keenum build on last week's performance and take his success on the road? David Grey answers these questions and many, many more in this week's Grey Report, Because not all matchups are black and white.

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Corner Lockdown – Week 10

Welcome to Week 10 of “Corner Lockdown.” 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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Survivor – Week 10

We have reached Week 10 and have rounded the halfway point of the season. Three teams stand out as selections this week. Check out the breakdown to help make your choice this weekend!

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Week 10: Bye Bye Bye Week

The homestretch has arrived. With six teams on a bye last week and four more this week, it is time to make those key moves to make your team competitive each week. Take a dive with me into Week 10!

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Games to Watch – Week 10

The “Games to Watch” guys are rockin’ 2013 as they reveal the top games to watch each week ... podcast style! For Week 10, Chris Dolfi and Tom Braun bring you a Great Depression rivalry rematch; a game at storied Lambeau with more questions than the SATs; and a dome-sweet-dome game between two NFC division leaders.

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I Was Wrong: A Lesson in Re-Evaluation

Scouting is an imperfect science. What will work with one team might not necessarily work with another. However, a good evaluator will analyze his mistakes and identify where he went astray; patching up those holes for next time. Inside, I do that with Alshon Jeffery.

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The New Tiers: WRs and TEs

The positions of wide receiver and tight end have been both remarkably stable and extremely volatile. Which pass catchers have entered the elite category and which players have fallen to the fantasy football wayside?

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Start/Bench – Week 10

Join fantasy football staff writer Wally Spurlin as he takes us on a guided tour of which players belong in fantasy starting lineups and which players should grab some bench. (Spoiler Alert! The scoreboard will be spinning in Minnesota this week.)

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Fanatics and Frauds Podcast – Week 10

This week on the “Fantasy Fanatics and Frauds” podcast, Chris Dolfi and Tom Braun run down the top fanatics and frauds from last week, tell you which players are most likely to be contenders to outscore all other fantasy players this week and which players are pretenders for your fantasy attention.

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Waiver Wire Wonders – Week 10

We bring back our top category for Week 10, as we have two players that will have an immediate fantasy impact. There are players of interest at every position, even at quarterback, where we've been very stingy with recommendations this season. There's something for everyone this week!

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The Weekly Barometer – Week 10

Nick Foles tied an NFL record, Chris Johnson was the top-scoring RB despite zero rushing TDs before Sunday, and Andre Johnson was the top WR despite zero receiving TDs before Sunday. Meanwhile, T.Y. Hilton, Riley Cooper, and Jerricho Cotcheryall scored more TDs in one game than Dwayne Bowe has all season. Week 9 was insane, and the barometer has significantly changed to reflect this.

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IDP Waiver Wire – Week 10

We’ve hit Week 10 of the 2013 NFL season, which means that just one month remains in the regular season of many Individual Defensive Player (IDP) leagues. As fantasy owners far and wide prepare for the stretch run, Fantasy Sharks IDP Senior Staff Writer Gary Davenport looks at some top IDP waiver wire targets for the playoff push.

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What Did We Learn – Week 10

With Week 9 behind us, the playoff picture is becoming more clear. This week featured a record-tying quarterback performance and some big name injuries. Time to look back and ask, “What did we learn?”

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Fantasy 411 – Week 10

Another week is in the books and we are quickly approaching the fantasy football playoffs. Don’t neglect those late-season moves that may position you to cash in and hoist your league’s championship trophy!

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In The Spotlight – Week 9 In Review

Last week the fantasy football universe was all abuzz about a monster fantasy outing from Calvin Johnson. This week, Philadelphia Eagles' second-year quarterback Nick Foles is grabbing the headlines following his historic performance: 406 passing yards and seven touchdown passes. Matt Wilson gives us his take on Foles and recaps the rest of the weekend fantasy football action as he puts Week 9 “In The Spotlight."

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Audibles – Focus on the Ws

There's one guy in every league who chases the stat line. The stats rarely come to him. Now we have struggling players and it's so easy to give up on them. Audibles gives you a checklist so you aren't making mistakes in your leagues. Come on in!

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The Prognosticator – Week 9

The Raiders rarely get their due. But this weekend's Raiders/Eagles tilt will be one of the better fantasy matchups of the week as both teams will drip fantasy points. Play your usuals from both sides and you'll be glad that you did.

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