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17 Oct 2012, 12:56pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 7 Fantasy Matchups

This week we look at kickers and fantasy defenses you should try to target or avoid for the stretch run, and recommend you start Ryan Fitzpatrick, Doug Martin, and Denarius Moore, among others.

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2 comments, Last at 20 Oct 2012, 2:45am by Sifter

10 Oct 2012, 04:00pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 6 Fantasy Matchups

Recommended starts this week include Greg Little, Kevin Kolb, and Doug Martin.

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8 comments, Last at 17 Oct 2012, 11:49am by Anonymouse

04 Oct 2012, 09:54am by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN Upset Watch: Dolphins over Bengals

A closer look shows that the 3-1 Bengals have gotten all the breaks, and the 1-3 Dolphins have not, but the two teams are relatively equal. Plus, Cover Watch looks at the return of Brady vs. Manning.

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1 comment, Last at 03 Apr 2013, 2:45am by Cathedralplumbing

03 Oct 2012, 09:10pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 5 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's fantasy piece, we detail the matchups for three hot waiver wire commodities, hype the Vikings passing game, and warn against the Bengals running game.

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1 comment, Last at 06 Oct 2012, 3:31am by Fez

27 Sep 2012, 02:02am by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 4 Fantasy Matchups

A look at players who have overachieved or underachieved their KUBIAK projections the most through three weeks with an eye towards selling high or buying low. And of course, the big tables and featured matchups. Hint: Start your Packers!

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4 comments, Last at 27 Sep 2012, 5:05pm by WhoDeyluke

19 Sep 2012, 04:54pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 3 Fantasy Matchups

A follow-up on last week's look at surprising early-season defenses, and applying the old FO finding that No. 1 cornerbacks don't get "matched up" on No. 1 wide receivers. Also, with Detroit's defense coming to town, it's make-or-break week for Chris Johnson's fantasy roster spot.

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5 comments, Last at 21 Sep 2012, 11:39pm by simeonjunker11

15 Sep 2012, 02:40am by Danny Tuccitto

First-and-10 Inside the 10: So You Wanna be a Hall of Famer?

Using Pro Football Reference's game play finder, Jason Lisk uncovers a glaring, yet minimally exploited, strategic advantage for any coach who dares to throw when backed up inside his own 10-yard line. If only they called plays optimally, we all might be Hall of Famers.

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11 comments, Last at 19 Sep 2012, 8:04pm by zenbitz

14 Sep 2012, 05:59pm by Danny Tuccitto

How Much Time Do You Need for a Late-Game FG Drive?

We dissect a recent study on the factors affecting how long it takes for a team down three or fewer points to successfully reach field goal range on their final drive.

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12 comments, Last at 17 Sep 2012, 2:09pm by Dan in Philly

12 Sep 2012, 03:31pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 2 Fantasy Matchups

In this week's installment, we look at a few expectation-defying Week 1 defensive performances that might change how to play fantasy matchups in the coming weeks. Also, we detail several players likely to come back to Earth in Week 2, along with several others poised for a rebound after disappointing in Week 1.

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05 Sep 2012, 11:59pm by Danny Tuccitto

ESPN: Week 1 Fantasy Matchups

Is it smart to sit a high draft pick in Week 1 based on limited information about the strength of the opposing defense? Our weekly fantasy article on ESPN Insider returns for 2012 with a look back at whether or not it was useful to play matchups in Week 1 last year.

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