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Spotlight: Todd Gurley… what is he worth in dynasty and redraft?

2015 fantasy football player spotlights

Todd Gurley

3/27/2015: Todd Gurley is a big-time fantasy football prospect heading into 2015, especially from a dynasty angle. Sure, many expect big things during his first season, so he won’t be a deep sleeper or anything in upcoming 2015 yearly leagues; however, even in redraft, he could be extremely undervalued, much like… Read Spotlight

Upside Board: No. 9 is…

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The Upside Board, which cranks out 10-12 Bold Predictions each and every year, has a new candidate. Yep, we announced No. 10 earlier in the year, and we have just released No. 9 overall. Take a look!

View No. 9 Upside Board Prediction!

Spotlight: Arian Foster

2015 fantasy football player spotlights

Arian Foster

3/25/2015: Is it time to jump ship on Arian Foster? I think so. Could we be jumping ship a year early? Sure, but it’s better to jump early vs. late, especially if you’re getting solid value back, value that is arguable even if jumping ship early. The guy is a two-time Upside Board/Bold Prediction graduate, once during his breakout season in 2010 (at 4th- to 6th-round value), and also last year during his return to the spotlight after a disappointing 2013… so, clearly I’m a big fan of his, but it’s time to get ready for decline while he still commands some serious value…Read Spotlight

Spotlight: Jeremy Maclin

2015 fantasy football player spotlights

Jeremy Maclin

3/22/2015: I pumped up Jeremy Maclin in a major way last off-season, but in all fairness, I pumped up Nick Foles and that Eagles passing attack as well, which included LeSean McCoy. While that Eagles offense surprised in both good and bad ways last year, Maclin sure showed up, pulling in 85 balls for 1,300+ and 10TDs… and while… Read Spotlight

Spotlight: Adrian Peterson

2015 fantasy football player spotlights

Adrian Peterson

3/18/2015: Adrian Peterson news has been all over the map this month, and honestly, it’s likely to remain that way until he is either officially released, traded, or clearly staying put in Minnesota. We reported on Friday, via an interview we did, that Peterson could be in Arizona within a week. While a couple more recent reports have suggested that Peterson’s contract is a ‘non-starter’ for trade talks, especially with AZ, it’s important to note that… Read Spotlight

Spotlight: Adrian Peterson to be an Arizona Cardinal?

2015 fantasy football player spotlights

Adrian Peterson

3/13/2015: Fantasy Football Starters just got off the phone with a source of ours in Arizona and the speculation is that Adrian Peterson could be an Arizona Cardinal within a week. Take a listen to the quick-hitting interview (lots of dot connecting here, so keep in mind nothing is for sure yet on this, all anyone can do is connect dots at this point):

Spotlight: Torrey Smith

2015 fantasy football player spotlights

Torrey Smith

3/10/2015: The 49ers have signed WR Torrey Smith to a five-year contract. It’s tough to say what this does for Smith, as he kind of vanished in Baltimore for a string of games last season. He only posted 49 receptions for 767 receiving yards last season, so suggesting he could be used less moving from Joe Flacco to Colin Kaepernick isn’t an argument I’m willing to make. I think… Read Spotlight

Spotlight: Jimmy Graham

2015 fantasy football player spotlights

Jimmy Graham

3/10/2015: The Saints have traded Jimmy Graham and a fourth-round pick to the Seahawks in exchange for C. Max Unger and a first-round pick. The Saints needed some cap room, and getting an offensive lineman will help support a Mark Ingram-based offense. This is good news for Ingram, as Brees will still be plenty effective to keep defenses honest, but the move makes it… Read Spotlight

Spotlight: Nick Foles

2015 fantasy football player spotlights

Nick Foles

3/10/2015: According to reports, the Eagles are trading Nick Foles and draft picks to the Rams in exchange for quarterback Sam Bradford. This is quite shocking, as Bradford hasn’t been able to stay healthy for some time now, and Foles still has all kinds of upside. Now, is St. Louis the best landing spot for Foles? Of course not, but things change quickly in this league, and in 1-2 years we could be looking at… Read Spotlight

ARTICLE: 2015 NFL Free Agent Signings

Quarterbacks

Signed/Tagged

1. Mark Sanchez
(Re-signed 2-year, $9M deal with PHI)
2. Josh McCown
(Signed 3-year, $14M deal with CLE)
3. Brian Hoyer
(Agreed to multi-year deal with HOU)
4. Ryan Mallett
(Re-signed 2-year, $7M deal with HOU)
5. Matt Hasselbeck
(Re-signed 1-year, $3M deal with IND)
6. Jimmy Clausen
(Re-signed 1-year deal with CHI)
7. Dan Orlovsky
(Re-signed 1-year, $1.05M deal with DET)
8. Kellen Moore
(Re-signed 2-year deal with DET)
9. T.J. Yates (Re-signed 1-year, $1.5M deal with ATL)

Unsigned

Jake Locker
Blaine Gabbert
Colt McCoy
Shaun Hill
Michael Vick
Matt Flynn
Matt Moore
Christian Ponder
Tarvaris Jackson
Jason Campbell
Tyrod Taylor


Tight Ends

Signed/Tagged

1. Julius Thomas
(Agreed to multi-year deal with JAX)
2. Charles Clay
(Transition Tagged)
3. Niles Paul
(Re-signed 3-year, $6M deal with WAS)
4. Matt Spaeth
(Re-signed 2-year deal with PIT)
5. Luke Stocker
(Re-signed undisclosed deal with TB)

Unsigned

Julius Thomas
Jordan Cameron
Jermaine Gresham
Virgil Green
Owen Daniels
Lance Kendricks
Rob Housler
Anthony Fasano
Dante Rosario
Zach Miller
James Casey
Tony Moeaki
Lee Smith
Jacob Tamme
Daniel Fells
Ed Dickson
David Ausberry

Running Backs

Signed/Tagged

1. Mark Ingram
(Re-signed 4-year, $16M deal with NO)
2. Frank Gore
(Agreed to 3-year, $12M deal with IND)
3. Shane Vereen
(Agreed to 3-year, $12M deal with NYG)

Unsigned

DeMarco Murray
C.J. Spiller
Ryan Mathews
Justin Forsett
Reggie Bush
Shane Vereen
Chris Johnson
Ben Tate
Stevan Ridley
Roy Helu
Pierre Thomas
Ahmad Bradshaw
Darren McFadden
Knowshon Moreno
DeAngelo Williams
Steven Jackson
Antone Smith
Jacquizz Rodgers


Wide Receivers

Signed/Tagged

1. Dez Bryant
(Franchise Tagged)
2. Demaryius Thomas
(Franchise Tagged)
3. Randall Cobb
(Re-signed 4-year, $40M deal with GB)
4. Jeremy Maclin
(Agreed to multi-year deal with KC)
5. Torrey Smith
(Agreed to multi-year deal with SF)
6. Harry Douglas
(Signed 3-year deal with TEN)
7. Brian Hartline
(Signed 2-year, $6M deal with CLE)
8. Ted Ginn
(Signed 2-year, $4.2M deal with CAR)
9. Jacoby Jones
(Signed 2-year, $5.5M deal with SD)

Unsigned

Andre Johnson
Percy Harvin
Michael Crabtree
Cecil Shorts
Kenny Britt
Eddie Royal
Nate Washington
Denarius Moore
Hakeem Nicks
Lance Moore
Reggie Wayne
Mike Williams
Leonard Hankerson
Dwayne Harris
Vincent Brown
Brandon Gibson
Miles Austin
Jerrel Jernigan
Donnie Avery
Marcus Easley
Derek Hagan
Robert Meachem