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FANTASY SHARKS RADIO: Fantasy Football Feeding Frenzy — Week 4 Preview

We’ve hit the last week of September, and by the time Week 4 has concluded the 2016 fantasy season will be a quarter of the way home. It would be great if that meant we had the fantasy landscape figured out.

Far from it.

There have been surprises galore at every position. Through three games, Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian has more fantasy points than Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks, Carson Palmer of the Arizona Cardinals and Blake Bortles of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Oh yeah. Totally saw that coming.

At running back, injuries continue to ravage the position, with Shane Vereen of the New York Giants joining a growing list of tailbacks out for the season. LeGarrette Blount of the New England Patriots ranks inside the top five. Todd Gurley of the Los Angeles Rams ranks outside the top 20.

Yep. Absolutely knew that would happen.

The No. 1 fantasy wideout through three games isn’t Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons or Odell Beckham of the Giants — it’s Marvin Jones of the Detroit Lions. In fact, of the three superstars who were the first three picks in many fantasy drafts, only Brown ranks inside the top 20.

Called it.

The top-scoring fantasy tight end three games in (Greg Olsen of the Carolina Panthers) isn’t a huge stunner. But two more members of the top five (Kyle Rudolph of the Minnesota Vikings and Dennis Pitta of the Baltimore Ravens) weren’t even drafted in most leagues. Meanwhile, the next fantasy points Rob Gronkowski of the Patriots scores will be the first this season.

Madness reigns in 2016. And on Thursday, September 29th at 7 PM ET, Fantasy Sharks Staff Writers Gary Davenport, Todd Latzke and Walton Spurlin will do their best to get you ready for the next week at the asylum.

Come on in — the water’s FINE.

Call-In Number: (347)826-9620


About Gary Davenport

A member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association and Pro Football Writers of America who resides in Columbus, Ohio, Gary has been featured on a number of fantasy websites and in nationally circulated publications. These publications include the USA Today Fantasy Football Preview and the magazines distributed by Fantasy Sports Publications Inc., for whom Gary is a both a contributing author and associate editor. Gary is an eight-time FSWA Award finalist and two-time winner who has been a finalist for that organization's Fantasy Football Writer of the Year award each of the last three years. He won the honor in 2017. Gary also appears regularly on Sirius XM Radio (including live from Radio Row at Super Bowl XLIX) and over-the-air stations across the country. Gary was one of the co-founders of, and Head Writer at, Fantasy Football Oasis before joining Fantasy Sharks as an IDP Senior Staff Writer in 2011. He knows football. Or so he's heard.