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Week 4 fantasy football scoring leaders

Week 4 is underway. Stay up to date with all of the top fantasy football scoring leaders throughout the day.

3dEric Karabell

Foster is worth it whenever he plays

Eric Karabell dreams of Arian Foster playing Sunday and how it affects his rankings, as well as breaks down the staff rankings.

1dTom Carpenter

Week 4 fantasy football cheat sheet

With the New England Patriots on a bye this week, you made need some replacements for Brady and Gronk. We've got answers for that and more in our Week 4 Insider cheat sheet.

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2dTom Carpenter

Fantasy: Five key storylines to watch in Week 4

A panel of ESPN fantasy contributors answers questions about five of the most intriguing storylines entering Week 4, including how the Bengals' backfield will flesh out.

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4dKC Joyner

Joyner: Time to trade Marshawn Lynch in fantasy

KC Joyner says consider trade offers for Marshawn Lynch given his slow start, mileage and the Seahawks' disappointing run blocking. Plus, he weighs in on other struggling RBs from around the NFL.

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Love/Hate for Week 4: A Giant letdown

Matthew Berry dishes out his player advice for Week 4 lineup-setting, and reflects on a recent close encounter of the fan kind which didn't go the way you might expect.

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Matthew Coller

Top 30 projected NHL scorers for 2015-16

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.

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2dTristan H. Cockcroft

Cockcroft: Top 250 baseball keeper rankings

Tristan H. Cockcroft presents his top 250 keeper rankings for the 2016 fantasy baseball season, led by Mike Trout and Bryce Harper.

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Teams, players to target this weekend

Eric Karabell runs through the scheduled pitchers and starters to identify players fantasy owners should add if they need a final boost. The Angels, Astros and Twins will be using their best players this weekend.

2dTristan H. Cockcroft

Use Tyrod Taylor against Giants in Week 4

The Week 4 "Matchups Map" is high on Tyrod Taylor, and not so high on a slew of others. Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks it all down for fantasy football owners.

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5dMatthew Willis

Willis: Target Harvick at Dover

Kevin Harvick faces elimination at Dover. Matt Willis thinks he'll come through this weekend's race in a big way.


Fantasy Focus: Can you trust Arian Foster?

Matthew Berry, Field Yates and Stephania Bell recap Steelers-Ravens, preview all the Week 4 games and discuss injuries for Marshawn Lynch, Andrew Luck & Arian Foster.

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5dTristan H. Cockcroft

Consistency Ratings: Week 4

The Consistency Ratings weigh both how consistent as well as how start-worthy players have been in ESPN leagues in 2015.

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4dMatt Bowen

Target Cooper in DFS, season-long leagues

Matt Bowen breaks down Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooper, outlining why the rising rookie should be played this week in DFS and otherwise acquired in standard fantasy leagues.

5dEric Karabell

Jones, Palmer rise in end-of-season ranks

Eric Karabell updates his rest-of-season top 100 rankings, plus ranks by position. Julio Jones and Carson Palmer are among players on the rise.

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3dPaul Carr, ESPN Stats & Info

Prem goal scorers set to rise or drop

Paul Carr outlines which Premier League attacking players have over- or underperformed the most this season, and projects their future goal output.

4dFantasy Staff

Week 4 fantasy football RB ranks

Fantasy football running back rankings for Week 4 of the NFL season. Karlos Williams has top-10 potential.


James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dolphins (1-3) have now lost to opposing QBs Blake Bortles, Tyrod Taylor and Ryan Fitzpatrick. That is not a good look.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The AccuWeather report was correct. Rain has arrived for Panthers-Bucs kickoff as projected.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

About ten minutes to kickoff between Panthers and Bucs. Either a slow-arriving or no-arriving crowd.

Beckham approaching milestones

Odell Beckham Jr. will be playing in the 16th game of his career on Sunday. He has more receiving TDs (14)than anyone in the NFL since his debut and needs 20 more receiving yards to have the most in NFL history through a player’s first 16 games.

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Giants (1-2) at Bills (2-1), 1 p.m. ET

The Bills seek their first 3-1 start since 2011, while the Giants look to improve to 10-1 in their past 11 games vs. AFC East teams. Tyrod Taylor ranks fifth in QB rating (116.1) through the first three starts of his career, and Eli Manning is 12th (97.9) but has no INTs in 108 attempts. Follow live

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Panthers (3-0) at Buccaneers (1-2), 1 p.m. ET

Jameis Winston meets Cam Newton in Tampa. The Buccaneers look to snap a 10-game home losing skid, the longest streak since the Eagles lost 10 straight from 2012-13. Follow live

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Eagles (1-2) at Redskins (1-2), 1 p.m. ET

The Redskins are 2-11 in division play since the start of 2013, tied for worst in the NFL (Buccaneers). Meanwhile, the Eagles enter with a 5-1 record in division road games under Chip Kelly (only loss vs. Redskins). DeMarco Murray (hamstring) will play. Follow live

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John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

Temperatures will be in the low 60s with wind gusts up to 20 miles per hour in Washington for the Redskins-Eagles game, according to There is a 51 percent chance of rain around 2 p.m.

Week 4 inactives report


  • IND QB Andrew Luck
  • CHI WR Alshon Jeffery
  • HOU RB Arian Foster
  • PHI RB DeMarco Murray
  • CHI QB Jay Cutler
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Top Week 4 waiver-wire picks

ESPN's Matthew Berry and Tim Hasselbeck say Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls is the handcuff to Marshawn Lynch, Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar catches lots of passes and Raiders QB Derek Carr has a great matchup this week.


Bell: High hopes for Arian Foster

Stephania Bell: "I expect to see the Arian Foster that we remember from last year."


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Curious to see new Panthers RDE Jared Allen and his 134 career sacks against Bucs rookie tackle Donovan Smith. Pressuring and confusing rookie QB Jameis Winston will be key for Carolina.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Picture-perfect day in Cincinnati for Bengals-Chiefs. According to Accuweather, it'll be 64 degrees at kickoff (actually feels a little warmer during pregame), and rise to 70 by the end of the game. Winds may get up to 10 mph.

Holtzman: Andre Johnson's value down

ESPN's Bob Holtzman says it might be time to cut Colts WR Andre Johnson as he's "no better than the No. 4 option on this team."


Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Jeremy Hill said earlier this week that regardless what his numbers look like, his focus remains on helping the Bengals win. His numbers may be down, but Cincy does enter today undefeated.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

With Jay Cutler active and starting, the Bears chance to win rises from 46% to 61%, according to ESPN's Football Power Index.

Yates: Karlos Williams a great value pick

ESPN's Field Yates says Bills RB Karlos Williams, who has TDs in each of the first three games, is a major bargain on DraftKings.


Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Andy Dalton's simple message before today's Bengals (3-0) vs. Chiefs (1-2) game: "4-0. Let's get it."

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills-Giants forecast from Accuweather: temperature at kickoff will be 57 degrees, with temperatures rising to lower 60s by end of game. Skies are mostly cloudy but the game will remain dry. Winds light at 10 mph or less.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is getting beat up for the second straight game. He is taking a pounding with little pass protection.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

The roof is open at Lucas Oil Stadium for the Colts-Jags game. Temperature will be 66 at kickoff and the high is expected to reach 70.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

AccuWeather forecast calls for temperatures to be in the middle 50s in Chicago for when the Bears host the Oakland Raiders. There is a slight chance of light rain. The wind will be at the players' backs when driving toward the south end zone.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

It is sunny at the moment at Tampa Bay's Raymond James Stadium, but according to AccuWeather there is a chance of thunderstorms by the 1 p.m kickoff between the Bucs and Panthers. There already have been a couple of showers. Typical Florida.