Fantasy Football

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 21: Rashad Jennings #23 of the New York Giants tries to avoid the tackle of Jared Crick #93 of the Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium on September 21, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

TNF Fantasy Starters: Jennings, Cousins, Morris

Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on the Giants and Redskins, and our recommendations on who to start and sit in your fantasy football lineup.

CBS Chicago–09/25/2014

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Harris: From Fantasy Stud To Dud — What To Do?

Here’s what to do with the likes of Demaryius Thomas, Jamaal Charles, Eddie Lacy and LeSean McCoy.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

(Photo By: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

5 Biggest Fantasy Disappointments Of Week 3

Don’t these players know they need to do more than just win the game, what about fantasy points?!

09/23/2014

Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Ostrowski: Week 3 Position-By-Position Fantasy Rankings

Joe Ostrowski is here to help with your tough fantasy football decisions.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2014

Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons and George Iloka #43 of the Cincinnati Bengals both attempt to catch a pass during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium on September 14, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The play resulted in an incomplete pass. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

TNF Fantasy Starters: Vincent Jackson, Matt Ryan, Julio Jones

Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on both sides and our recommendation on whether you should start them or sit them in your fantasy lineup.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/ Bryan Steffy)

6 Types Of People In Your Fantasy Football League

Here are the six types of players you’ll find in your Fantasy League.

09/16/2014

Chiefs running back Knile Davis. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Harris: NFL Injuries, Troubles Lead To Waiver Wire Hunting

Some names to chase: Knile Davis, Danny Woodhead, Khiry Robinson and Kirk Cousins.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2014

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ostrowski: Week 2 Position-By-Position Fantasy Rankings

Joe Ostrowski is here to help with your tough fantasy football decisions.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2014

Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers throws a pass during warmups prior to the game against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on September 7, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Big Ben, Flacco, Smith

We look at this game from a fantasy football perspective and consider the players from both sides that should be placed in the lineup or benched.

09/11/2014

49ers defensive back Eric Reid tackles Cowboys receiver Dwayne Harris. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Harris: Don’t Overthink It Early In Fantasy Football Season

Don’t get cute with lineup decisions early in the year; let the trends evolve.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2014

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks in action against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Rodgers, Wilson And Harvin Are Must Plays

Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.

09/03/2014

Saints tight end Jimmy Graham. (Getty Images)

Harris: Adapt Or Die A Painful Fantasy Death

To win nowadays, you need to hit it big with a high-potential guy somewhere.

CBS Chicago–09/02/2014

Falcons receiver Julio Jones. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Harris: Making The Most Of Picking Late In The 1st Round

Target the top receivers and possibly one of the top three quarterbacks if you’re picking late.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Cleveland Browns warms up during a preseason game between the Browns and Washington Redskins at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football Trends: Johnny Manziel’s Influence On Drafts

You don’t need to be a fantasy football guru to know you shouldn’t draft a back-up quarterback. This is especially true if the back-up in question failed to beat out Brian Hoyer for the starting job.

08/21/2014

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees.  (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Harris: Draft With Tiers To Avoid Tears

Check out a handy chart that shows when to go for value and potential over need.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

Competitors in the $1,000,000 Draftstreet Fantasy Football Championship 2013 react while watching games at Legasse's Stadium at The Palazzo Las Vegas on December 15, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for DraftStreet)

Fantasy Football: Draft Advice For A Competitive Team

In-season roster management is key to winning your fantasy football league, but the draft goes a long way towards determining the champ. Value is the most important word when it comes to the draft. Here are a few tips to stay a few moves ahead of your competitors.

08/15/2014

Kicker Matt Prater #5 of the Denver Broncos attempts a point after kick as Britton Colquitt #4 holds the ball against the Philadelphia Eagles at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 29, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Kickers To Draft

Let’s not kid ourselves: a kicker is not going to win you a fantasy title. But in a tight match-up, you’ll take all the points you can get. All of these players are last-round selections, but you might as well have a strategy for crafting your kicker rankings.

08/15/2014

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs for a third quarter touchdown while playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Wide Receivers To Draft

One of last year’s top fantasy receivers, Josh Gordon, is facing a season-long suspension, but there are still plenty of talented wideouts to choose from. These players are studs no matter the scoring system.

08/14/2014

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Study: Fantasy Football May Cost $13B In Lost Productivity

Come on, admit it. You’ve set your lineup at work.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2014

Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.

08/13/2014

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