Free-agent finds: Week 9
Brown, Heyward-Bey, Ringer, Baldwin, Ogbonnaya emerge as top options
Some scheduling madness dominates the frontal lobe here at Free-Agent Finds this week. You'll note that we're finally done with the four-game stretch during which six NFL teams were on bye at the same time. That was no fun for fantasy owners. When you scrape the bottom of the barrel, and all you get is barrel? Time for NFL teams to get off their tuchus. So you'll only see four teams on bye for Week 9.
Beginning in Week 10, we'll have at least one Thursday game every week (for Thanksgiving ...
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Fantasy Football Week 9
LeSean McCoy is second in the NFL in rushing after a 185-yard, 31-fantasy-point outburst against the Cowboys in Week 8.
Fantasy Football Tools
Week 9 Rankings
• Harris: Hard Count
• IDP Rankings for Week 9
• Berry: Love/Hate for Week 9
• Daube: Trendspotting
• Carpenter: Gridiron Challenge preview
• Cockcroft: Consistency ratings
• Harris: Top Week 9 free agents
• Harris: Instant Impressions from Week 8
Bell Injury Blog
• Football Outsiders: Top matchups
• Top 100 flex (RB/WR/TE) rankings
• Ranks reax: Will Cowboys O bounce back?
• Pass Plays: Trade Steve Johnson
• 2011 ranks: Sleeper starters emerging
• Four Downs: Chris Johnson's woes
Fantasy Focus Video
Fantasy Focus Podcast
• Tuesday 3 p.m. ET: Stephania Bell
• Wed. 11 a.m. ET: Tristan H. Cockcroft
• Wednesday 3 p.m. ET: Eric Karabell
• Thursday 11 a.m. ET: Christopher Harris
• Friday 11 a.m. ET: Stephania Bell
• Friday noon ET: Matthew Berry
• Friday 4 p.m. ET: KC Joyner