Official 2014 Rankings: Top 20 Kickers

Ah, kickers. They’re fun to hate in the scheme of fantasy football, but it wouldn’t be the same without them. Pick one and cross your fingers, there’s only so much analysis one can do. Matt Prater is our #13 kicker because we wouldn’t draft him in a 12 team league, but would pick him up [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 20 Defenses

The Seahawks are everybody’s #1 D, but who comes after that? We go 20 deep with our season-long thoughts, but find weekly rankings for defenses far more important. Streaming defenses has become a common strategy, and if you don’t have a defense that is playing at an elite level each week, it’s definitely the way [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 25 Tight Ends

Much like every other fantasy position, the outlook on drafting and playing tight ends has completely changed over the past few seasons. Unlike other positions, however, it mainly comes as the result of a couple individual players. Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates may have ushered in the era of the Tight End, but Jimmy Graham [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 75 Wide Receivers

Just like at quarterback, there are a ton of viable options each week at wide reciever. Some of the luck in fantasy football comes in picking the right lineups and who will score any given touchdown one week, making WR an inconsistent and frustrating position. As great as Calvin Johnson is, his owners were hugely [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 75 Running Backs

As the league has become more and more pass-heavy, team’s resort to more and more running back committees to torture fantasy owners and dilute the fantasy talent pool at running back. Jamaal Charles, the #1 RB, had 295 points last season. Only 17 other backs had more than HALF of that total. The #20 RB, [...]

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Official 2014 Rankings: Top 25 Quarterbacks

After a bit of a hiatus, RotoAnalysis co-founders Matt Cott & Matt Schwimmer are back with their final preseason rankings for the 2014 season. At quarterback, we unanimously have Peyton has #1, but really view it as a clear top 3 where Brees or Rodgers is nearly as likely to finish atop the leaderboard. The [...]

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Player Profile: Brian McCann

One of the hardest things about baseball is predicting what a player is capable of in the pre-season. Many felt that Brian McCann would be a top 5 catcher after signing his contract to play in the bandbox that is Yankee Stadium. However, it is difficult to predict how a change in leagues and teams [...]

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Studying Strikeout Rates: Whose Will Rise & Whose Will Fall?

When looking at early season statistics, it’s important to see what can be sustained and what cannot. A third of the season is already in the books, and when it comes to projecting the final two thirds of the year only one thing is certain: some players will regress from unrealistic paces, and others will [...]

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