Wed, 31 December 2014
Strategies and analysis for setting your lineup for NFL Playoff contests
Thu, 18 December 2014
Previewing all the games prior to Championship Week!
Fri, 12 December 2014
A look at the Week 15 games – win or go home!
Wed, 3 December 2014
Ian Allan tells you what you need to know before you set your lineup.
Wed, 26 November 2014
A look at the Week 13 games including the Thanksgiving matchups.
Thu, 20 November 2014
A look at the Week 12 matchups including Thursday's Chiefs-Raiders.
Wed, 12 November 2014
A look at the Week 11 matchups including Thursday's Bills-Dolphins
Thu, 6 November 2014
A look at the Week 10 matchups including Thursday's Browns-Bengals. Plus, what to do with Adrian Peterson.
Fri, 31 October 2014
A look back on Thursday's Saints-Panthers battle and a look ahead to rest of this week's matchups.
Fri, 24 October 2014
A look back on Thursday's Chargers-Broncos battle and a look ahead to rest of this week's matchups.
Thu, 16 October 2014
A look ahead to this week's matchups.
Sat, 11 October 2014
A look back on Thursday night's Colts-Texans battle and a look ahead to rest of this week's matchups.
Fri, 3 October 2014
A look back on Thursday night's Vikings-Packers bashing and a look ahead to rest of this week's matchups.
Fri, 26 September 2014
A look back on Thursday night's Giants-Redskins game and a look ahead to rest of this week's matchups.
Fri, 19 September 2014
A look back on Thursday night's Buccaneers-Falcons debacle and a look ahead to rest of this week's matchups.
Fri, 12 September 2014
A look back on Thursday night's Steelers-Ravens game and a look ahead to rest of this week's matchups.
Fri, 5 September 2014
A look back on Thursday night's Packers-Seahawks game and a look ahead to rest of this week's matchups.
Tue, 2 September 2014
Travis Spieth, a million dollar winner on FanDuel.com/Match talks about what he did to win last year and what you can do to win this year. For a limited time Fantasy Index readers can get $200 free when they deposit. Visit FanDuel.com/Match for details and use the promo code FFI.
Mon, 1 September 2014
What to make with the rash of kicking changes, including new kickers in high powered offenses like New Orleans, Detroit, and Philadelphia. Do the new QB situations in Oakland and Buffalo change their fantasy outlooks? What players you need to consider picking up on waivers prior to the start of Week 1.
Thu, 28 August 2014
Mark Nulty is joined by Ian Allen and Alan Satterlee of FantasyFootballWarehouse.com for a wide-ranging discussion heading into the last big weekend of the draft season.
· The Josh Gordon suspension and how it effects other receivers and tight ends.
· What to do with kickers in light of the Matt Prater suspension. Is the Denver situation worth rostering two kickers?
· The strategy of when to select a tight end.
· There are some sleeper kickers that you can steal late that have Top 5 potential.
· Does the Logan Mankins trade make the Doug Martin and other Bucs offensive players more viable?
· Is Tim Wright now a sleeper tight end?
· There are players were really highly regarded at the start of camp that are now being avoided.
Wed, 27 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Fantasy Football Index contributor Andy Richardson talk about Individual Defensive Player (IDP) leagues. Andy is the staff defensive guru and tells you what you should be looking for in evaluating linemen, linebackers, and defensive backs. Where in the draft you should be targeting a pick. Andy talks about which players are good values in later rounds and which players you should avoid.
Tue, 26 August 2014
What players you should be looking for to give you an advantage one week fantasy leagues.
Len Don Diego of FanDuel.com gets hardcore on how you can cash when playing weekly fantasy leagues. For a limited time Fantasy Index readers can get $200 free when they deposit. Visit FanDuel.com for details and use the promo code FFI.
Mon, 25 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan take a look at the third week of the NFL Preseason, which is considered the NFL's "dress rehearsal". Who impressed and who fizzled? What players you can start to get comfortable with and players you should avoid.
Sun, 24 August 2014
Mark Nulty is joined by renowned fantasy football author Sam Hendricks to discuss variant projection systems for both standard drafts and auctions.
Sam Hendricks is the author of one of the most respected books in the history of the game, Fantasy Football Guidebook.
Hendricks explains the Average Value Theory of doing projections and its advantages over traditional projection methods.
He talks about his modification of the Value Based Drafting theory, which he calls VBD +1 and VBD +2.
The advantage of playing the corners in the draft.
He thinks that there are some common mistakes people make during drafts and explains how to avoid them.
Fri, 22 August 2014
Mark Nulty is joined by Vlad Sedler of Rotowire.com, one of the oldest and most respected sources for fantasy football news and information. Vlad talks about how many owners make the mistake of overvaluing ADP. He also discusses and debates other advanced draft strategies. Vlad talks about the players he likes and who has the potential of being this year's Zach Sudfeld.
Thu, 21 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Fantasy Football Index contributor Andy Richardson tell you how you gain an advantage at the D/ST. Andy is the staff defensive guru and tells you what you should be looking for in evaluating a D/ST. Where in the draft you should be targeting a pick. What defenses or overrated and what ones can be a value pick in later rounds. Andy also gives his thoughts on streaming defenses.
Wed, 20 August 2014
Mark Nulty is joined by Sigmund Bloom of FootballGuys.com to discuss what you can do to be the most prepared owner at your draft. Plus, who’s on Sigmund’s list of players he wants and players he’s going to avoid.
Tue, 19 August 2014
Mark Nulty is joined by Shelly Fossum, the 2013 Stanima.com Football Open Champion and Stan Misthios Mark Nulty is joined by Shelly Fossum, the 2013 Stanima.com Football Open Championship. Shelly made $27,000 profit from playing fantasy football last year including $10,000 at Stanima.com. She's also scored big cashes at other contests like FootballGuys.com. They discuss the strategies of drafting in multiple contests. Shelly talks about her sleepers and busts of 2014.
Mon, 18 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan take a look at the second week of the NFL Preseason. Who impressed and who fizzled? What players you can start to get comfortable with and players you should avoid.
Sun, 17 August 2014
Mark Nulty is joined by Alan Satterlee of FantasyFootballWarehouse.com to discuss which rookies and second round players are ready for prime time and which ones are overhyped. More importantly, which rookies should you go after in the middle rounds of the draft and which ones you should avoid. They also play a few rounds of Speed Bumps, the game where you have to decide between a group of players you may be forced to choose from in your actual draft. You can play Speed Bumps at FantasyFootballWarehouse.com and win prizes!
Thu, 14 August 2014
Stan Misthios of Stanima.com analyzes the recent player movements he's seeing in the dozens of drafts on his site. Stan, an accomplished and credentialed fantasy football players himself, also provides insight as to the players he thinks are overrated and underrated.
Wed, 13 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan talk about the theory of drafting. They look at where players and what positions are being valued. They also compare the differences in draft strategies versus just a couple of years ago. What players are they targeting in the middle and late rounds that can make a difference on your team?
Tue, 12 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Charlie Wiegert of CDMSports.com explore different style leagues and the strategies that go with them,. If you've ever considered diversifying and playing a Rotisserie League, Total Points or Best Ball league, Charlie will tell you how to do well. Plus, discussion about playing in high stakes leagues with entry fees of $1,000. How do you know if you're ready to move up in class and bankroll? Charlie tells the fascinating story of his lawsuit against Major League Baseball to use the names and likenesses of professional players without paying a rights fee.
Mon, 11 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan take a look at the first week of the NFL Preseason. Who impressed and who fizzled? What players are making significant moves up and down the draft board. A quarterback nobody is talking about that Ian thinks could end up a Top 10 player and why. Two teams whose players you should avoid.
Fri, 8 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Mark Hanna of RTSports.com, talk about how football has evolved over the last 20 years and how Real Time Fantasy Sports has evolved with it. What you need to know about starting/running a league, playing daily leagues, and how to be prepared for high stakes fantasy leagues.
Thu, 7 August 2014
Ian Allan and Mark Nulty preview the AFC North. Is Josh Gordon worth a draft pick? The chances Andy Dalton repeats last year numbers. The fantasy value of Ray Rice. The running back situation in Cleveland. Plus lots more.
Wed, 6 August 2014
Randy Leslein of FanDraft.com joins Mark Nulty to discuss the biggest night of the year for just about every fantasy league, draft night. Randy talks about things your league can implement to make draft night well organized, smooth, and fun.
Tue, 5 August 2014
What to realistically expect from Peyton Manning this season. Where a dominant quarterback should be drafted. Separating the rest of the QBs in the division. Is Jamaal Charles worth the No. 1 pick overall in a non-PPR league. Sorting out jumbled receiver battles and more.
Tue, 5 August 2014
Jonathan Aguiar of DraftKings.com talks about changes in the industry as DraftKings.com merges with DraftStreet.com. Aguiar also talks about the new features that makes the game more fun for all players, including novices.
Mon, 4 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan take are joined by Alan Satterlee of FantasyFootballWarehouse.com for a spirited debate of second year players expected to make a big jump, rookies that can make an immediate impact, and which ones are overhyped. They also discuss who to stash for Dynasty Leagues. They also play a few rounds of Speed Bumps, the game where you have to decide between a group of players you may be forced to choose from in your actual draft.
Fri, 1 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan take an in-depth look at the division that has a lot of young talent but few obvious fantasy standouts:
What can keep Andrew Luck from moving into the elite fantasy starter status. Who does Ian think is the best running back in the division? The answer may surprise you. What to make of a lot of young wide receivers, and more.
Fri, 1 August 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan take an in-depth look at the division that has an influx of young talent:
Can Tom Brady be trusted as a high level fantasy quarterback? Which of the three other young division quarterbacks are ready to step up? How healthy is Rob Gronkowski and can you trust him with a pick in the first three rounds?
Wed, 30 July 2014
Josh Obusek of FFExcellence.com joins Mark Nulty and talks about the biggest hole in a lot of owners' game, making weekly lineup decisions. Josh talks about what you can do better to get an edge on the compeition. Plus, players Josh likes and players he's cool on.
Tue, 29 July 2014
Bryan Hough of FantasyTitan101.com joins Mark Nulty and talks about where he sees the value in early drafts. What players are going earlier than expected and what players are waiting longer in the fantasy green room than expected. Plus, Bryan provides some interesting analysis on what players he likes more than most experts and why.
Mon, 28 July 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan take an in-depth look at the division that has good talent facing potentially six games against potent defenses:
Is either Colin Kaepernick or Russell Wilson expected to elevate to the next level? Why Carlos Hyde and Christine Michaels may be late round steals. Is the hype going too far in Zac Stacy or Andre Ellington? How soon should take a potential Top 3 defense? Why Percy Harvin may be overrated.
Thu, 24 July 2014
Mark Nulty is joined by FootballGuys.com Sigmund Bloom to discuss winning your league in the modern era:
How to have an edge in the draft when even the worst owners have ranked draft lists. Where to take chances during the draft. The importance of being sharp after the draft and anticipating trends. Players Sigmund thinks are a value in the draft and players he thinks are going too early. Plus, a lot more about how the game is evolving from a competitive standpoint.
Wed, 23 July 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan take a look at what to expect for a Top 10 QB with a lineup in flux, and a potential Top 10 QB expected to rebound. Looking at the chances that Doug Martin rebounds. Can you trust Julio Jones and Roddy White? The dilemma of taking Jimmy Graham early. A potential deep sleeper running back that can pay huge dividends. A rookie wide receiver that Ian likes and a hyped rookie he doesn't trust. DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart, or None of the Above? All this plus some draft strategy chatter.
Mon, 21 July 2014
How early is too early to take Aaron Rodgers? A surprising elevation of another division quarterback. The problem with Jay Cutler. Adrian Peterson vs. Matt Forte in PPR. Backup running backs that you can draft late that may pay big dividends. Red flags on a couple of potential first round running backs. Are running back sophomore slumps a real thing? Can a system support two top 10 wide receivers? Where do you take Calvin Johnson? A bounce back candidate at tight end. Why Mason Crosby may be the best value of the Top 10 kickers.
Tue, 15 July 2014
Mark Nulty and Ian Allan will preview each division starting with the star studded NFC East:
· DeSean Jackson moving from the Eagles to the Redskins.
· A premier player that may hate a change in coaching staff.
· Can Tony Romo bounce back from back surgery?
· A player that looks like he's at the end of the line.
· Sleepers at running back.
Wed, 25 June 2014
Welcome to the 2014 season. Mark Nulty and Ian Allan warm up the pipes by taking a look at the top stories of the offseason, including:
Fri, 3 January 2014
Ian Allan and Mark Nulty discuss the strategy of picking players for playoff contests, wildcard round analysis, take a look back at the 2013 season, and give opening thoughts on 2014.