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21 Dec 2011, 03:39pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 16 Fantasy Matchups

It's crunch time in fantasy football, so this week's column has no frills; just the cold steel of matchup recommendations. In total, we discuss 22 players: good ones with bad matchups, bad ones with good matchups, and everything in between.

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1 comment, Last at 21 Dec 2011, 5:16pm by aaron

14 Dec 2011, 05:31pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 15 Fantasy Matchups

For inquiring minds, a look at why our plus-minus tables always have so many quarterbacks in them. Also, advice about running back handcuffs, bad quarterbacks with great matchups, and great quarterbacks with bad matchups.

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07 Dec 2011, 02:00pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 14 Fantasy Matchups

For many, it's fantasy postseason time, so I take one last look at DVOA-based strengths of schedule. Elsewhere, after 13 weeks, I finally get to selfishly feature 49ers in the player capsules.

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2 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2011, 1:01am by Danny Tuccitto

30 Nov 2011, 04:34pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 13 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's column, we look at DVOA-based schedule strengths for tight ends during the fantasy playoffs. We also, of course, highlight several player matchups: Bucs, Patriots, and Titans owners, rejoice!

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1 comment, Last at 01 Dec 2011, 10:33am by Blotzphoto

23 Nov 2011, 03:41pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 12 Fantasy Matchups

We once again provide DVOA-based fantasy strengths of schedule; this time in the context of pass defense efficiency against various types of wide receivers. After that, we plate out a Thanksgiving-sized helping of matchup recommendations.

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16 Nov 2011, 01:55pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 11 Fantasy Matchups

We know that the score line affects how much teams run the ball. Do you want to know which fantasy backs are most and least affected by that phenomenon? In this week's fantasy column, we detail running back usage rates by score gap; and, of course, the player matchups to watch.

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2 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2011, 12:48pm by cbirkemeier

10 Nov 2011, 03:20pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 10 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy column, we revisit DVOA-based fantasy strength of schedule -- this time for the playoff run. Elsewhere, it's official: if Chris Johnson doesn't do well this week, just cut him outright.

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03 Nov 2011, 03:53pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 9 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy matchups column, we separate air yards from YAC, and identify the league-leading wide receivers in each stat on a per-reception basis. Elsewhere, we're bullish on Falcons and bearish on Steelers.

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8 comments, Last at 06 Nov 2011, 10:09am by Shawn

27 Oct 2011, 03:29pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 8 Fantasy Matchups

Is targets a more useful statistic than simple receptions for projecting wide receivers? Will Baltimore and Tennessee players rebound this week? Can DeMarco Murray and Jackie Battle keep it up? Answers to these questions and more in this week's fantasy matchups column.

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2 comments, Last at 28 Oct 2011, 11:09am by Bob Bobert

20 Oct 2011, 01:23pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 7 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's column, we use DVOA to identify the easiest and toughest remaining fantasy schedules. Not that anyone's roster is overflowing with them, but the stats say to avoid Browns players from here out.

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4 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2011, 7:33pm by BroncFan07