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Mixon (#28)

RB - Cincinnati Bengals

Age 25
Exp 5th Season
HT/WT 6'1" / 220 LBS
Bye 10
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2021 Week 6 Projections
Updated: Sunday, October 17, 2021 12:09 PM
2021 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 6:06 PM
2021 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Thursday, October 14, 2021 4:35 PM
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2021 Stats
GAME RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
Week OPP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
1 MIN 29 127 4.4 19 1 4 4 100.0 5.8 23 12 0 0 0
2 @CHI 20 69 3.4 10 0 1 2 50.0 2.0 2 2 0 0 0
3 @PIT 18 90 5.0 27 0 1 1 100.0 4.0 4 4 0 0 0
4 JAX 16 67 4.2 11 1 1 2 50.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
5 GB 10 33 3.3 10 1 1 1 100.0 2.0 2 2 0 0 0
6 @DET 18 94 5.2 18 0 5 6 83.3 11.8 59 40 1 1 0
Career Stats
SEASON RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
YEAR GP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
2017 14 178 626 3.5 25 4 30 34 88.2 9.6 287 67 0 3 2
2018 14 237 1168 4.9 51 8 43 55 78.2 6.9 296 21 1 0 0
2019 16 278 1137 4.1 41 5 35 45 77.8 8.2 287 33 3 0 0
2020 6 119 428 3.6 34 3 21 26 80.8 6.6 138 19 1 1 1
2021 6 111 480 4.3 27 3 13 16 81.2 6.9 90 40 1 1 0
Preseason player profiles are written in July and do not reflect in-season updates.
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Joe Mixon - Productive with 23 touches

Mixon rushed 18 times for 94 yards and secured five of six targets for 59 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals' 34-11 win over the Lions on Sunday. He also committed a fumble but recovered.

Joe Mixon - Suits up Sunday

Mixon (ankle) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Lions, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Joe Mixon - Set for lead role

The Bengals did not activate Samaje Perine from the reserve/COVID-19 list meaning Mixon (ankle) is expected to carry the full workload Sunday against the Lions.

Joe Mixon - On pace for typical workload

Mixon (ankle), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's contest at Detroit, is expected to handle a "normal" workload this weekend, Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official site reports.

Joe Mixon - Status in question for Week 6

Mixon (ankle) officially is listed as questionable for Sunday's contest at Detroit, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Joe Mixon - Back at practice Friday

Mixon (ankle) is participating at practice Friday, Charlie Goldsmith of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Joe Mixon - Gets maintenance Thursday

Mixon (ankle) was a non-participant in Thursday's practice in what may have amounted to a maintenance day, Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official site reports.

Joe Mixon - Spectator for practice

Mixon (ankle) was spotted off to the side during Thursday's practice and is set to go down as a non-participant, James Rapien of SI.com reports.

Joe Mixon - Logs limited practice

Mixon (ankle) was listed as a limited practice participant Wednesday, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Joe Mixon - Scores while limited

Mixon rushed 10 times for 33 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 25-22 overtime loss to the Packers. He also caught his lone target for two yards.

Joe Mixon - Active against Packers

Mixon (ankle) is active Week 5 against Green Bay, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.

Joe Mixon - Trending toward suiting up Sunday

Mixon (ankle), who went through a workout Saturday morning, is trending toward playing in some capacity Sunday against the Packers, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

Joe Mixon - Officially listed as questionable

Mixon (ankle) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Packers after being listed as a non-participant at practices Wednesday through Friday.

Joe Mixon - Week 5 status TBD

The Bengals plan to evaluate Mixon (ankle) Saturday before determining the running back's status for Sunday's game against the Packers, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

Joe Mixon - Not spotted at Friday's practice

Mixon (ankle) wasn't seen at the early portion of Friday's practice, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.

Joe Mixon - Misses another practice

Mixon (ankle) didn't practice Thursday, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.

Joe Mixon - Sits out practice

Mixon (ankle) didn't practice Wednesday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

Joe Mixon - Deemed day-to-day

Head coach Zac Taylor said Monday that the Bengals are viewing Mixon's low-grade ankle sprain as more of a day-to-day concern than a week-to-week one, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.

Joe Mixon - Labeled week-to-week

Mixon is nursing a low-grade ankle sprain and is considered week-to-week, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Joe Mixon - Injures ankle late Thursday

Mixon rushed 16 times for 67 yards and a touchdown while catching one of two targets for no gain in Thursday's 24-21 win over the Jaguars. He spent the Bengals' final few offensive plays on the sidelines with what coach Zac Taylor deemed a minor ankle injury, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.

The Market Report: Week 7

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Kyler, Cook., Hock up; Chubb, Boyd, Waller down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 6 Game Hub: CIN-DET

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 6's Bengals-Lions matchup.

DFS Early Look: Week 6

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A look ahead at slate, salaries, and players for Week 6 DFS on FanDuel. and DraftKings

The Market Report: Week 6

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Woods, Pitts, Brady up; Barkley, CEH, Cook down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 5 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras preview notable injuries ahead of Week 5 action and checks in on other return-to-play statuses.

Week 5 Game Hub: GB-CIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 5's Packers-Bengals matchup.

The Market Report: Week 5

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Saquon, Zeke, DeVonta up; Tanny, Monty, Nuk down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 4 Game Hub: Jax-Cin

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 4's Jaguars-Bengals matchup.

Week 4 TNF Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for TNF.

Week 4 Players to Trade/Trade For

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Detailed list and breakdown of guys to acquire via a trade, and guys to put on the block.

Week 3 Game Hub: Cin-Pit

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 3's Bengals-Steelers matchup.

DFS Early Look: Week 3

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A look ahead at slate, salaries, and players for Week 3 DFS on FanDuel. and DraftKings

Week 2 Game Hub: Cin-Chi

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 2's Bengals-Bears matchup.

The Market Report: Week 2

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Mixon, Dak, Hurts up; RoJo, OBJ, Aiyuk down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 1 Contrarian DFS Angles

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A look at Graham Barfield's contrarian DFS plays for Week 1 action.

Top Week 1 DFS Values

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Looking at the most mispriced values for DFS for Week 1 using Scott Barrett's DFS SuperModel!

Week 1 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 1 Game Hub: Min-Cin

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 1's Vikings-Bengals matchup.

Values, Targets, and League-Winners

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A preseason favorite, looking at players we're targeting at their ADP, players with value, and possible league-winners.

2021 Injury Discounts

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With plenty of players returning from injury, there are several with built in discounts at their current ADP.

Market Report: Week of August 9

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Saquon, Mixon, Mooney up; Chark, MT, Henderson down. Get the latest movers and shakers.

DraftKings Week 1 First Look

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With salaries out for Week 1, it's time to take an early look at DFS action for DraftKings.

Scott Barrett's My Guys: 2021

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Scott Barrett dives into his favorite fantasy players for 2021 at each position, with stats to back it up and analysis to expand.

Best Ball Tiers: Running Backs

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Ranks, tiers, stats, and analysis for running backs for best ball leagues.

2021 Bell Cow Report

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The quintessential ranking and analysis for running backs, tiered by their tendency to be in a bell cow role.

Injury Prone is a Lie: Part II

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Follow up piece to Dr. Edwin Porras' "Injury Prone is a Lie," breaking down specific injuries, recurrence, and timetables.

Dynasty Draft Profile: Najee Harris

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Landing spot will dictate everything when it comes to Najee Harris, but there's no denying he plays like a man determined on every snap.

Week 17 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, injuries, and comments for every team ahead of Week 17 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 16 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 16 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 15 Injury Roundup

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Dr. Edwin Porras breaks down notable injuries from the previous week, with additional updates for those already out.

Week 14 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras preview notable injuries ahead of Week 14 action and checks in on other return-to-play statuses.

Week 14 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 14 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 13 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras preview notable injuries ahead of Week 13 action and checks in on other return-to-play statuses.

Week 11 Injury Roundup

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Dr. Edwin Porras breaks down notable injuries from the previous week, with additional updates for those already out.

The Market Report: Week 12

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Herbert, Zeke, CEH up; Mixon, Chark, Fulgham down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 11 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras previews notable injuries ahead of Week 11 action and checks in on other return-to-play statuses.

Week 11 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 11 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

The XFP Report: Week 11

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 11.

Week 10 Injury Roundup

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Dr. Edwin Porras breaks down notable injuries from the previous week, with additional updates for those already out.

The Market Report: Week 11

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Swift, Jacobs, Aiyuk up; Brees, JT, AJG down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 10 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 10 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

The XFP Report: Week 10

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 10.
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Week 9 Injury Roundup

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Dr. Edwin Porras breaks down notable injuries from Week 9, looking ahead to Week 10.

Week 9 Injury Report

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Keeping tabs on notable injuries that affect game-time decisions, performance expectations, and start/sit decisions.

Week 9 Players to Trade/Trade For

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Detailed list and breakdown of guys to acquire via a trade, and guys to put on the block.

The Market Report: Week 9

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Dobbins, Fulgham, Hock up; Goff, JT, Kittle down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 8 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 8 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.
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The Market Report: Week 8

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Brady, Wentz, Swift up; Cam, Drake, Evans down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 7 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 7 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 7 DFS WR/CB Matchups

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A look at both beneficial and dangerous WR/CB matchups to help with start/sit and DFS lineup positions.

Week 6 Injury Roundup

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Dr. Edwin Porras breaks down notable injuries from Week 6.

The XFP Report: Week 7

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 7.

The Market Report: Week 7

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Ryan, Lindsay, RoJo up; Cam, TY, Ertz down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 6 DFS Lessons Learned

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Reflections, issues, and lessons learned from Week 6 in DFS to help us cash in moving forward.

Scott Barrett's Week 6 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 6 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Johnny's Cash Game Plays: Week 6

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John Hansen chooses his favorite DFS cash game plays by position for Week 6, along with sample lineup construction from his picks.

The XFP Report: Week 6

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 6.

Scott Barrett's Week 5 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 5 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Week 5 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 5 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

DFS First Look: Week 5

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An early look at the DFS slate for Week 5, including plays and fades, as well as player situations.
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The XFP Report: Week 5

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 5.
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The Market Report: Week 5

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Hunt, Mixon, OBJ up; Drake, AJG, Fant down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Scott Barrett's Week 4 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 4 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Week 4 Contrarian DFS Angles

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A look at Graham Barfield's contrarian DFS plays for Week 4 action.

Week 4 Start/Sit

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If you're facing tough lineup decisions, Graham Barfield and Scott Barrett have some notable start/sit suggestions for leagues of all sizes.

DFS First Look: Week 4

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An early look at the DFS slate for Week 4, including plays and fades, as well as player situations.

The XFP Report: Week 4

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 4.

Week 4 Players to Trade/Trade For

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Detailed list and breakdown of guys to acquire via a trade, and guys to put on the block.

The Market Report: Week 4

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Rodgers, A-Rob, Kamara up; Mixon, OBJ, D-Jax down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 3 Player Props

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John Hansen's favorite player props with detailed analysis for Week 3 Sunday action.

Week 3 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 3 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

CFB DFS: Week of 9/26 (Pt 1)

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Wes Huber breaks down the DFS college football slate for the Week 4 games, with chalk plays, salary, and a devy watch-list.

The XFP Report: Week 3

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 3.

Tuesday Talking Points: Week 3

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Joe Dolan covers hot topics around the league and statistical performances to help with WW adds and roster moves ahead of Week 3.

Week 2 TNF Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, and player comments ahead of Thursday night's Bengals-Browns Week 2 matchup.

Week 2 TNF Showdown

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Xandemere's look at the Week 2 TNF Showdown slate for DFS, including Captain/MVP analysis.
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Special Edition XFP Report: Week 2

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 2.

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An every-year favorite of subscribers, John Hansen goes team by team, condensing his overall opinion of relevant playmakers.

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Joe Dolan looks at each team's backfield and tries to navigate the RB waters without any preseason games.

Market Report: Week of Aug 31

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Mostert, Thielen, D-Jax up; Fournette and others down. Tom Brolley gives the latest updates in this week's Market Report!

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Burrow, Akers, Preston Williams up; Henderson, Mike Williams, Njoku down. Tom Brolley gives the latest updates in this week's Market Report!

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In a massive 10,000 word breakdown, Joe Dolan goes team by team, analyzing reports from camp and coaches.
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The Bell-Cow Report

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Scott Barrett breaks down his reasons for going "bell-cow or bust," breaking down true bell-cows vs. early-down and PPR backs.

15-Team Draft Plan

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Contract Points: AFC North

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Adam Caplan looks at notable players in the AFC North playing at the end of their contracts, and what it means for Dynasty.

What to Expect: Ankle Sprains

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Dr. Edwin Porras explains the differences between high- and lateral-ankle sprains in NFL players.