Rams rookie Todd Gurley has worked his way into the top 10 in the fantasy football rankings for Week 5.
After a breakout game in Week 4, rookie RB Todd Gurley has a favorable matchup vs. a Packers team that's bad against the run. Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks it all down for fantasy football owners.
Matthew Berry's top 200 for Week 5 of the fantasy football season.
Derek Carty offers up the best buys in FanDuel for Thursday's postseason action, including Adrian Beltre as a sneaky-good GPP option.
Derek Carty offers up the best buys in FanDuel for Thursday's postseason action, including Justin Smoak as a must play, assuming he is in the lineup.
Eric Karabell analyzes the staff Week 5 rankings, noting placement for Alex Smith and several questionable running backs
Matt Bowen looks at Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman, outlining why the second-year breakout will continue to reward fantasy owners even when rookie RB Tevin Coleman returns.
Alfred Morris still the Redskins RB to own in fantasy
Trust Jimmy Graham in Week 5 fantasy and beyond
Odell Beckham Jr. in for a up-and-down fantasy season
Stay patient with Broncos' backfield in fantasy
Latavius Murray a good buy-low candidate in fantasy
Start Sam Bradford in Week 5 fantasy
Stream Steelers defense and special teams in Week 5
Dion Lewis a great value play in daily fantasy for Week 5
Keenan Allen a top buy in daily fantasy for Week 5
Matthew Berry and Field Yates discuss the value of T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief and Frank Gore with Andrew Luck out for TNF. Plus, the definitive Michael J. Fox interview.
Mike Clay offers key Week 5 fantasy tips for all 32 NFL teams, including advice on Ted Ginn, Duke Johnson and Teddy Bridgewater.
Field Yates lists the top waiver-wire targets to consider heading into Week 5, including Browns rookie Duke Johnson and potential fill-in starter Boobie Dixon.
Tom Carpenter provides an updated ranking of the top 200 players in fantasy basketball for 2015-16. New Orleans big man Anthony Davis checks in at No. 1 overall.
Bradford Doolittle ranks fantasy players based on tiers in their respective positions. Among his biggest surprises is new Spur LaMarcus Aldridge falling in the fourth tier of power forwards.
Eric Karabell unveils his top-100 fantasy football ranking of running backs, wide receivers and tight ends for Week 5
Eric Karabell updates his end-of-season rankings, with several young running backs moving up including Devonta Freeman and Todd Gurley.
Tristan H. Cockcroft provides historical context to the top fantasy storylines from Week 4, including Devonta Freeman's encore, Todd Gurley's big second half and Cairo Santos' surprising day.
Sam Bradford is a good investment for the stretch run of the fantasy football season. KC Joyner takes a look at what fantasy owners should learn from Week 4.
Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders outlines the best matchups for DFS players to use in Week 5 to maximize success.
Your guide to each NFL team's most valuable running backs in terms of fantasy value for the 2015 season.
Anita Marks and Matt Bowen recap Week 4 and discuss which players it's time to give up on, which QB's you should target for the rest of the season and much more.
John Cregan provides his list of the 10 best rookies for fantasy basketball this season. Denver point guard Emmanuel Mudiay comes in at No. 1 overall.
Eric Karabell recaps Week 4 and discusses how first-round running back Todd Gurley could be among the league's best sooner rather than later.
Bengals RB Jeremy Hill helped his own cause in his fantasy league with his big day on the field against the Raiders in Week 1.
With the 2015 MLB season complete, Tristan H. Cockcroft looks ahead with his top 250 fantasy baseball rankings for 2016.
Tristan H. Cockcroft presents his top 250 keeper rankings for the 2016 fantasy baseball season, led by Mike Trout and Bryce Harper.
Todd Gurley's barrage of long runs in Week 4 produced a breakout performance and shot up his fantasy stock. Tom Carpenter writes why he should be at the top of every owner's target list.
Jeff Ratcliffe offers helpful tiers to rate all 32 D/ST units -- led by the Broncos, Cardinals and Bills defenses -- for Week 5 and identifies IDPs to pick up.
Going back to 1976, there hasn't been a bigger home underdog or a larger team total. You will need a piece of the Bears' offense.
Matt Williamson provides his latest update to his dynasty rankings of the top 100 players.
Need to know the best selections for your Eliminator pool for Week 5? NumberFire is here to help, projecting the safest plays for helping you survive and advance.
Eric Karabell wraps up the 2015 fantasy baseball season with awards, and an early look at his top 25 rankings for next year.
Victoria Matiash offers 10 strategy tips for people interested in playing daily fantasy hockey contests.
What should fantasy owners expect from high-profile players who have switched teams this season? Victoria Matiash breaks down 12 from the Western Conference.
What should fantasy owners expect from high-profile players who have switched teams this season? Victoria Matiash breaks down 12 from the Eastern Conference.
ESPN Premier Fantasy Gameweek 8 saw Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero (£9.0m) net five goals in 20 minutes to collect a host of points.
Hockey Prospectus projections for the top 30 point scorers for 2015-16, along with insights into why players are where they are and a few notable exclusions.
Sean Allen previews the Central Division for fantasy hockey in 2015-16, including a sleeper and bust from each team.
An updated ranking of the top 300 players in fantasy hockey for 2015-16.
Joe Kaiser analyzes which players are too high and too low on the ESPN Fantasy Basketball rankings. He sees Oklahoma City power forward Serge Ibaka not replicating his strong 2014-15 performance.
How to slow down Aaron Rodgers
Herm Edwards' advice to the Rams: Keep Rodgers off the field as long as possible. And when he's not on the sideline, make sure to keep him in the pocket.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
Tight end Rob Gronkowski says he has studied Jason Witten and has tried to take something from his game. Specifically, he admires his consistency.
Gil Brandt @Gil_Brandt
Former Packers, Colts coach Infante dies
Former Packers and Colts head coach Lindy Infante has died in Florida following a long illness. He was 75. Infante coached the Packers from 1988-91, including a 10-6 season in '89. He joined the Colts in '96 and spent two seasons on the sidelines there. His NFL record was 36-60.
Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer
RB Dion Lewis discusses signing a contract extension with the Patriots through 2017, as reported by ESPN's Field Yates. Says it is a good feeling, but that there is more work to do.
Week 5 fantasy flex ranks: WRs taking over
Eric Karabell ranks the top-100 fantasy players among non-QBs and thinks wide receivers are taking over -- but not completely. In just two games, Le'Veon Bell already ranks 17th in standard scoring among RBs. Top 100 (Insider)
Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer
Falcons coach Dan Quinn said a 1-2 running back punch with Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman is what was expected all along coming into the season. Coleman progressing well off fractured rib, Quinn said, although Coleman was limited yesterday.
Fisher playing Macarena, annoying players
In preparation for Aaron Rodgers who has a tendency to draw defenders offsides, Rams coach Jeff Fisher has played loud, obnoxious music at practice and scared them with air horns. Said DE William Hayes: "We were in there looking at film and he brings the air horn in there. I was in the boots, getting my legs right, and he comes in there and the first thing I did was I jumped offside." Message (incredibly) loud and clear
John Keim ESPN Staff Writer
Redskins tight end Jordan Reed was not at practice Thursday as he continues to recover from a concussion suffered last week vs. the Eagles.
John Keim ESPN Staff Writer
Redskins corner Chris Culliver is not at practice today after missing Wednesday as well. Culliver played with an injured knee vs. the Eagles last week. Fellow corner DeAngelo Hall has a helmet on but remains on the sidelines as the defensive backs go through individual drills. Hall hurt his toe in week 3 and faced a three-to-four week recovery period.
What you need to know for NFL's Week 5
Dan Graziano runs through the biggest storylines heading into this weekend, with five unbeaten teams in action and a few playoff contenders in need of a win.
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
After watching the beginning of Thursday's practice, Bills WR Sammy Watkins (calf) is now participating in individual drills, the final portion of practice open to reporters. That's more than what he did Wednesday.
Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer
Lions OC Joe Lombardi said Matthew Stafford has played better than is given credit for but what has been missing has been "the big play." The Lions tried more deep passes Monday night but didn't hit.
Jones on Hardy 'guns' comment: 'Oh my ...'
When informed of DE Greg Hardy's curious choice of words to describe his return from suspension, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told SI: "Oh my goodness," before adding, "Well, you're not allowed to have guns on the football field. We all know that's just a way of expressing yourself. I hope his guns are ablazin'." Commissioner weighs in
Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer
Jason Garrett has spoken to Greg Hardy about the defensive end's comments regarding "guns blazing" and Tom Brady's wife, saying that's not what the organization stands for. "We want to distinguish ourselves with our play, not with what you say ... He understands that now," Garrett said.
Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer
The Packers offensive line could get a big boost this week with the return of Bryan Bulaga (knee). Coach Mike McCarthy said he came through his first practice in 3 weeks "smoothly." Bulaga (knee) will go in pads today.
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
Sammy Watkins (calf) is in a helmet but only watching Thursday's practice. Running backs Karlos Williams and LeSean McCoy are not practicing.
Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
As the Bengals open practice Thursday morning they have back nearly everyone who missed Wednesday's practice. CB Adam Jones is among those back. It appears DE Wallace Gilberry will be limited.
Aldon Smith pleads not guilty to charges
Prosecutors say Oakland Raiders LB Aldon Smith has pleaded not guilty to hit and run, drunken driving and vandalism. The 25-year-old was arrested in August in Santa Clara on drunken driving charges. The 49ers then released him before the Raiders signed him five weeks later.
Hasselbeck to start in place of Luck
Adam Schefter on the tough situation the Colts are facing at QB: "A 40-plus-year-old quarterback who threw over 50 passes on Sunday now has to bounce back in a short week where he’s battling a virus to play the tough Houston Texans defense."
Aaron Donald is a man-child
Four a.m. weight-lifting sessions as a little kid got the second year player started. He is a baby-faced He-Man now, still considered small for his position. The NFL's Steph Curry
Flacco reads classic book to kids
There's no doubt about it, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" is an elite children's book. Here to read it to Baltimore City elementary school students... is Ravens QB Joe Flacco. Watch it
How Gore and Johnson reunited in Indy
It had been 14 years since they won a title together at “The U” -- but Andre Johnson and Frank Gore are back together in the chase for another. He kept calling and calling and calling
Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter
Neither Colts' QB, Andrew Luck and Matthew Hasselbeck, threw passes in practice this week. Not ideal situation for Thursday, or any, night.
Andrew Luck out again for Colts
Matt Hasselbeck will make his second straight start on Thursday when the Colts visit the Texans as Andrew Luck is still unable to play because of a shoulder injury, a source told Adam Schefter.