Week 7 is upon us and thus we will be without the services of the Saints and Raiders this week. But that is perfectly alright considering the following two weeks will send a collective twelve teams on a bye. But before we get too ahead of ourselves let’s take a look at what this week has in store for us. Peyton Manning returns to Indianapolis in what will be a highly motivated game for both teams. Two of the worst defenses in football in the Vikings and Giants do battle on Monday Night which will create a very interesting dynamic as our Fantasy Games come down to the wire. Let’s get things started here with the complete Week 7 Player Rankings.
At least we have one more week to make some sense out of the mess that has become the Atlanta Falcons. With just two teams off this week it is back equivalent to swinging the bat without the doughnut on this week. But this week presents a whole bunch of questions itself. Can the Patriots Offense keep pace with a red hot visiting Saints club? Will Tony Romo continue to tear apart opposing defenses? Do we have to be careful in starting our Broncos players in case of a severe blowout against the Jaguars? All these and more questions are answered in this weeks Fantasy Football Rankings.
As we get ready to preview Week 5 I just want to mention to you guys who ready this every week that I have been using these very rankings to win some nice cash in weekly Fantasy Football. Whether you play at Draft Kings dot com, FanDuel dot com or Draft Street dot com, these rankings can earn you straight cash homey. I am living proof. Anyways, as we march into Week 5 the most noticeable trend is the lack of usable RB’s this week. With Alfred Morris, Adrian Peterson, Le’Veon Bell and Doug Martin being on a bye we are left with vomit inducing players like LaGarrette Blount, Danny Woodhead and Chris Ogbonnaya. In other words, you had better hit on your WR’s & TE’s this week. Here are my Week 5 Fantasy Football Rankings.
Hopefully you have all survived the Frankenstorm out east and are right now sitting somewhere warm and dry while trying to figure out your fantasy football lineups for this week. If you don’t have any Patriots on your roster then chances are you are in good shape this week. The only other teams off are the 49ers, Rams and Jets whom combined have ½ a useful fantasy player. Here are my official week 9 rankings:
We’re at the midway point of the fantasy football regular season. Where you go from here will primarily be determined by how well you manage your team from here on out. Stop hoping for another breakout player jumping up on the waiver wire who’ll rescue your season or a trade that you must make to survive. If you haven’t made those moves or found those players yet than you’re in trouble my friends. But fear not I say!! For I have the answers to all your week 8 problems right here in the weekly fantasy rankings:
I get a kick out of all the folks in the fantasy sports industry who go absolutely berserk over making a right decision one week into the season. My best advice to anyone is be wary over the ones who beat their chest the most over one or more of their predictions. In my experience those are the ones who are overcompensating for a lot of very bad advice and trying to pretend like one good call outweighs all of the bad. Well it doesn’t work that way and most importantly we don’t work that way. Fantasy Alarm is about advising our readers/listeners/subscribers how to win championships. You won’t hear too much about the fact that we were advocating that Adrian Peterson would be ready for the start of the season as far back as June. You won’t hear about us telling everyone to watch out for Russell Wilson this summer. Nor will you hear about our week 1 predictions of Tony Romo, Sidney Rice or Stevan Ridley. All we do is win and guide our people to championships. That journey continues this week with our official Week #2 Rankings:
Is it wise to have one of the few teams with nothing to play for at the top of the rankings this week? The Texans are pretty much locked into their playoff position, so how much they will play their running back this week remains to be seen against the division rival Titans. Am I crazy to have a Buffalo Bill at the second ranked guy of the week? I would also like to take this time to apologize to Maurice Jones-Drew for doubting him all season long. Despite not having another credible player on the offensive side of the ball, MJD has put up an amazing season and I was dead wrong on him this year. Can Marshawn Lynch do it one more time? Can Toby Gerhart fill in for AP like he has most of the second half of the season? What should you expect from Chris Johnson in the last week of his worst season to date? This is all she wrote this week and why it is most important to read the running back rankings.
It seems like the perfect storm. The Colts' disastrous run defense, the Texans perfect running game, this could be ugly on Thursday Night Football. My least favorite nickname, "Shady" McCoy continues to rack up the TDs as he remains at the top of the list as well. What do you expect from Chris Johnson this week? Is now when Adrian Peterson gets back to normal? Can Ryan Mathews keep his hot streak going? It is likely for all the marbles this week so be sure before you set your lineups to come back and view the Week 16 running back rankings.
It is a popular player from 2011 at the top of the list, but it is the number one guy from 2009-2010 who is right back towards the top of the list. That would be Chris Johnson who has one of the juiciest matchups against the Colts. I would also like to point out that my ranking of Felix Jones this week is merely due to his matchup. I hate Felix Jones and I don't think he is a viable every week fantasy player, but damn the Buccaneers are awful. Hell, they gave up 41 points to the JAGUARS! We will welcome back Adrian Peterson be back this week, and it is time to find out if he will go right back to the roll he was on before the injury. Will Rashard Mendenhall be able to run against San Francisco? What about rookie Roy Helu? Will his dominance continue? This and so much more is answered right here in your Fantasy Alarm running back rankings.
I guess twelve weeks was enough of a preseason for Chris Johnson, huh? After holding out most of the exhibition season, Johnson got off to a horrendous, but all of a sudden he is the hottest running back in fantasy football. What can we expect from him this week against the Saints? Did you notice who else got carries for the Redskins last week outside of Roy Helu? The answer is no one! Finally, it appears that Mike Shanahan has pulled his head out of his ass and is going to give this kid the chance to start for the rest of the season and he is must start in fantasy regardless of the matchup, especially in PPR leagues. Can the two biggest running back surprises, Marshawn Lynch and Willis McGahee, continue this tear that they are on now that they have led you to the fantasy playoffs? Or are they going to remember who they are and abandon you when you need them most? How many fantasy points will Ray Rice rack up against Indy? Can DeMarco Murray bounce back? How will Shonn Greene follow up his hat trick of touchdowns? The answers are all below in the running back rankings.