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Author: Ryan Hawks Associate Editor

Fantasy Football: Hoarding Running Backs Like Jeff Wilson Jr. Is a Winning Strategy

SEATTLE, WA – DECEMBER 2: Jeff Wilson Jr. #41 of the San Francisco 49ers runs after making a reception during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on December 2, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the 49ers 43-16. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images) The past few weeks have seen a ton of turnover at the running back position. Kareem Hunt was suspended and then cut. Melvin Gordon and Kerryon Johnson are missing games. Alex Collins went to injured reserve. Matt Breida and James Conner are now going to miss games. Teams will scramble...

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Damien Williams Highlights Week 14 Fantasy Football Watch List

KANSAS CITY, MO – SEPTEMBER 23: Damien Williams #26 of the Kansas City Chiefs catches a pass after a bobble during the second quarter of the game against the San Francisco 49ers at Arrowhead Stadium on September 23rd, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) This is it! In fantasy football, it is either the final week of the regular season or the first week of playoffs. Some teams already secured a bye and get to sit back and watch their opponents duke it out for a chance at the championship. Sadly, some teams will have...

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Justin Jackson Highlights Week 13 Fantasy Football Watch List

CLEVELAND, OH – OCTOBER 14: Justin Jackson #32 of the Los Angeles Chargers FirstEnergy Stadium runs the ball in the second half against the Cleveland Browns on October 14, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Los Angeles Chargers won 38 to 14 (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) For leagues that have first-round byes for top teams, this is the last week of the regular season. Some teams will be forced to throw in the towel and wait until next year to try again. The elite will move on and fight for that championship title. Few got to where they were...

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Fantasy Football: An Ode to Melvin Gordon

CARSON, CA – NOVEMBER 18: Running back Melvin Gordon #28 of the Los Angeles Chargers runs in front of inside linebacker Joey Jewell #47 of the Denver Broncos in the third quarter at StubHub Center on November 18, 2018 in Carson, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images) It seems like a lifetime ago that Melvin Gordon’s mother wouldn’t even wear his jersey during his rookie season. Drafted in 2015 by the then San Diego Chargers, Gordon only managed 641 yards and zero touchdowns as a rookie. He had a paltry 3.5 yards-per-carry and fumbled an inexcusable six times. Since...

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Rashaad Penny Highlights Week 12 Fantasy Football Watch List

SEATTLE, WA – NOVEMBER 15: Rashaad Penny #20 of the Seattle Seahawks runs the ball passed Blake Martinez #50 of the Green Bay Packers in the first half at CenturyLink Field on November 15, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) This is the home stretch. This is the week many fantasy teams are clinching playoff berths. For others, the sad reality of a lost season is kicking in. They might start giving up on waiver claims, but those who are still alive are going to be more vigilant than ever in trying to find the...

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Josh Adams Highlights Week 11 Fantasy Football Watch List

PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 11: Philadelphia Eagles running back Josh Adams (33) runs with the ball during the NFL game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles on November 11, 2018 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo by Gavin Baker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Here comes the home stretch! There are only a handful of games left before the playoffs. Teams making a push should already have a solid foundation of starters. Now the goal is to get some depth to take advantage of matchups or to in case of injury. Admittedly, there isn’t much out...

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