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Week 17 Radio Show (tues)

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Take a listen to our Week 17 Radio Show. Russ Bliss has the world’s longest-running fantasy football radio program (The Red Zone, on 1060am NBC Sports Radio). Take a listen to this Week 17 episode!


Week 17 Waiver Wire

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Who are the top Waiver Wire Additions for Week 17? Good luck to all!

Top Adds: Week 17

1. Jacquizz Rodgers, Tampa Bay – Doug Martin is expected to be inactive in Week 17, so Rodgers is a must-grab and likely at least a must-start for you at flex, unless you’re stacked at flex.

2. Adam Thielen, Minnesota – Thielen had a 200-yard game last week and needs to be owned and started in larger leagues as a WR3.

3. Alfred Blue, Houston – Blue got 25 touches in Week 17, and Miller is not likely to play Week 17 (as of now).

More Week 17 Adds

J.J. Nelson, Arizona
Paul Perkins, New York Giants
Zach Zenner, Detroit
Charles Clay, Buffalo

2017 Top 12 Fantasy Players

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Already looking to the 2017 fantasy football season? Whether you’re in dynasty leagues or redraft leagues, or both, let’s look at the Top 10 Overall Fantasy Players heading into 2017. This will be angled more toward redraft leaguers, but clearly since we are looking into the future, this information also helps all you dynasty owners out there.

1.01 – Le’Veon Bell (RB/PIT)
1.02 – David Johnson (RB/AZ)
1.03 – Ezekiel Elliott (RB/DAL)

How interesting is it that the RB is back! This is something I have predicted for years, the return of the RB being king. While the WRs right below are arguable top 1-4 overall players in PPR for 2017 and beyond, having one of the top 3RBs will give fantasy owners a clear advantage in 2017.

1.04 – Antonio Brown (WR/PIT)
1.05 – Julio Jones (WR/ATL)
1.06 – Odell Beckham (WR/NYG)

The above 3WRs clearly have No. 1 overall upside and command a look at that value. So, technically, this upcoming season, we have 6 players that are 100 percent arguable at that 1.01 value. Wow. Again, though, having one of those top 3RBs is huge.

1.07 – Melvin Gordon (RB/SD)
1.08 – Mike Evans (WR/TB)
1.09 – Todd Gurley (RB/LA)
1.10 – AJ Green (WR/CIN)
1.11 – DeMarco Murray (RB/TEN)
1.12 – DeAnde Hopkins (WR/HOU)

This next group is loaded with risk. Sure, any one of them could be top 5 at their position in 2017. Heck, any one of these guys could be top 1-3 at their position, but every single name in the 1.07-1.12 list above has big risk, from Murray and injury, to Evans and consistency, to Gurley/Hopkins and seeing no signs of life through all of 2016, to AJ Green and injury… etc, etc, etc.

Just missed the list, but deserving of top 7-12 consideration: Devonta Freeman, Jay Ajayi, LeSean McCoy, Jordan Howard, Amari Cooper, Jordy Nelson, Aaron Rodgers, Andrew Luck, Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Rob Gronkowski

Radio: Week 16 Show (Wed)

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Check out our Week 16 Radio Show (WED edition), hosted by Russ Bliss (The Red Zone). Russ has had this fantasy football show for over 20 years and it’s the longest running fantasy football radio program on the planet. This week, we talk injuries, start bench, dynasty, IDP injuries, IDP Advice and more.

Radio: Week 16 Show (Tues)

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Check out our Week 16 Radio Show, hosted by Russ Bliss (The Red Zone). Russ has had this fantasy football show for over 20 years and it’s the longest running fantasy football radio program on the planet. This week, we talk injuries, start bench, dynasty and more.

Week 16 Waiver Wire Grabs

Below you will find out top Week 16 Waiver Wire Recommendations. Good luck this week in your fantasy football championship game.

1 Dontrelle Inman SD (11) WR
2 Tyler Lockett SEA (5) WR
3 Justin Forsett DEN (11) RB
4 J.J. Nelson ARI (9) WR
5 Eli Rogers PIT (8) WR
6 Marqise Lee JAC (5) WR
7 Robby Anderson NYJ (11) WR
8 Hunter Henry SD (11) TE
9 Dwayne Washington DET (10) RB
10 Kenny Stills MIA (8) WR
11 John Brown ARI (9) WR
12 Dion Sims MIA (8) TE
13 Cameron Meredith CHI (9) WR
14 Anquan Boldin DET (10) WR
15 Tyler Boyd CIN (9) WR
16 Michael Floyd NE (9) WR

Radio: Week 15 Show (tues)

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Take a listen to Russ Bliss and Smitty talk Week 15 Fantasy Football on Russ’ The Red Zone Radio Show, which is the world’s longest-running fantasy football radio program. Smitty and Russ discuss Week 15 sleepers, add drops, busts, injuries, start bench questions and more.

Week 15 Waiver Wire

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Looking for Week 15 Waiver Wire Recommendations? We got you covered below! Good luck to all of you heading into Week 15!

Bilal Powell (RB/NYJ)

Forte suffered a knee injury in Week 14, and he is hearing cracking and popping in the knee. While we wait for MRI results today, grab Powell. Even if Forte were to play Week 15, Powell is sure to see more and more carries as Forte won’t be 100 percent. If he sits, Powell has very strong RB3 type value.

Dontrelle Inman (WR/SD)

His past three games: 6/119/1TD, 2/49/1TD and 6/71/1TD. He is a WR3 for Weeks 15 and 16… no question.

Kenneth Farrow (RB/SD)

Melvin Gordon was carted off the field in Week 14 with a hip injury. MRI results will let us know if Gordon is for sure out Weeks 15 and 16 (or longer). Ronnie Hillman also deserves consideration, as he will likely split some carries with Farrow, and a hot hand approach isn’t out of the question. Keep in mind that Hillman is better in pass protection, so he could find himself on the field more than anyone expects. It’s hard to predict this situation, know that if you plan to use either Farrow or Hillman this week.

Justin Forsett (RB/DEN)

Forsett out-touched Booker last week, but Juwan Thompson could also see more work moving forward. This situation is a mess.

More Week 15 Adds

Pierre Garcon (WR/WAS)
Charles Sims (RB/TB)
Robby Anderson (WR/NYJ)
Tyler Boyd (WR/CIN)
Marqise Lee (WR/JAC)

Week 14 Radio Show (WED)

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Below you will find Russ Bliss Week 14 Radio Program (Wednesday show), where he talks IDP fantasy football, standard fantasy football, injuries, start bench advice, waiver wire advice and more.

Week 14 Radio Show (Tues Show)

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Below is Russ Bliss’ Week 14 fantasy football radio show on NBC Sports Radio 1060am. “The Red Zone” is the world’s longest-running fantasy football radio show. This week, Russ and Smitty discuss everything Week 14, from injuries, to start and bench advice and more.

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