Joe
Mixon (#28)

RB - Cincinnati Bengals

Age 26
Exp 6th Season
HT/WT 6'1" / 220 LBS
Bye 10
Rank
ADP
FPTS
TIER
2022 Week 5 Projections
Updated: Wednesday, October 5, 2022 9:51 PM
2022 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 5:40 PM
2022 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Monday, September 26, 2022 12:21 PM
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2022 Stats
GAME RUSHING RECEIVING FUMBLES
Week OPP ATT YDS Y/A LG TD REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD TOT LOST
1 PIT 27 82 3.0 31 0 7 9 77.8 9.0 63 18 0 0 0
2 @DAL 19 57 3.0 10 0 3 4 75.0 8.7 26 12 0 0 0
3 @NYJ 12 24 2.0 9 0 3 7 42.9 4.7 14 7 0 0 0
4 MIA 24 61 2.5 7 1 4 4 100.0 3.2 13 9 0 0 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 16 292 1205 4.1 32 13 42 48 87.5 7.5 314 52 3 2 1
2022 4 82 224 2.7 31 1 17 24 70.8 6.8 116 18 0 0 0
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Joe Mixon - Toughs out heavy workload Thursday

Mixon rushed 24 times for 61 yards and a touchdown and brought in all four targets for 13 yards in the Bengals' 27-15 win over the Dolphins on Thursday night.

Joe Mixon - Cleared for TNF

Mixon (ankle) doesn't have an injury designation for Thursday's game against Miami.

Joe Mixon - Ankle not a problem for TNF

Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said Monday that Mixon (ankle) is good to go for Thursday's showdown with Miami, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports. Mixon was listed as a limited participant on Monday's estimated practice report.

Joe Mixon - Slow start on ground continues

Mixon rushed 12 times for 24 yards and caught three of seven targets for 14 yards in Sunday's 27-12 win over the Jets.

Joe Mixon - Tough yards in Week 2 loss

Mixon carried the ball 19 times for 57 yards and caught three of four targets for 26 yards in Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Cowboys.

Joe Mixon - Heavy usage in difficult game

Mixon ran for 82 yards on 27 carries and caught seven passes for 63 yards on nine targets against Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Joe Mixon - Unlikely to play this week

Mixon and other starters likely will be held out of Sunday's preseason game against the Giants, Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official site reports.

Joe Mixon - Among starters who could sit Friday

With coach Zac Taylor noting that a majority of the Bengals' starters won't play in Friday's preseason opener against the Cardinals, per Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic, Mixon appears unlikely to see action in the contest.

Joe Mixon - Could play a few more third downs

Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan prefers resting Mixon on third down rather than early downs, but Callahan did say he'd like to see "maybe a little bit more usage on third down" this season, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.

Joe Mixon - Another productive effort

Mixon rushed the ball 21 times for 88 yards in Sunday's 27-24 overtime win over Kansas City in the AFC Championship Game. He added three receptions for 27 yards.

Joe Mixon - Tops 100 total yards

Mixon rushed the ball 14 times for 54 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 19-16 divisional-round win over the Titans. He added six receptions for 51 yards.

Joe Mixon - Contained in wild-card round

Mixon ran for 48 yards on 17 carries and caught four passes for 28 yards on five targets against Las Vegas on Saturday.

Joe Mixon - Comes off COVID list

The Bengals activated Mixon (illness) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday.

Joe Mixon - Still on COVID list

Mixon remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list ahead of Sunday's game against the Browns.

Joe Mixon - Officially on COVID list

Mixon (illness) has been officially placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

Joe Mixon - Tests positive, set to miss Week 18

Mixon (illness) tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday and is expected to miss Sunday's game against the Browns, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Joe Mixon - Stays busy in win

Mixon rushed 12 times for 46 yards while catching seven of eight targets for 40 yards in Sunday's 34-31 win over Kansas City.

Joe Mixon - Big bounce-back effort

Mixon ran for 65 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries while catching six passes for 70 yards and one touchdown on six targets against Baltimore on Sunday.

Joe Mixon - Ankle feeling fine

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

Joe Mixon - Slated to practice Wednesday

Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said Mixon (ankle) will practice Wednesday, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Week 5 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 5

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Ekeler, Sanders, Russ up; McLaurin, Pitts down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

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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Hurts, Akers, Devonta up; Herbert, Ekeler down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 3 Advanced Metrics

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Running back breakdown, DFS Leans, Low Ownership, and dynasty update ahead of Week 3.

Top Week 3 DFS Values

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Looking at the most mispriced values for DFS for Week 3 using Scott Barrett's DFS SuperModel!

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 Advanced Metrics

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Running back breakdown, DFS Leans, Low Ownership, and dynasty update ahead of Week 2.

League-Winners, Targets, & Values

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Players of value per ADP, players to target, and players with league-winning upside based on projections and ADP.

The 2022 Bell Cow Report

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A cornerstone summer article from Scott Barrett, he looks at RBs with bell cow capability and opportunity.

2022 Franchise Focus: Cincinnati Bengals

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Fantasy impact, team overview, data points & analysis, and John Hansen's final thoughts on the Cincinnati Bengals for 2022.

Barfield's Best Bets: Divisional Round

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Game picks, player props, and analysis that Graham Barfield is betting on for the Divisional Round games.

Divisional Round DFS Breakdown: RBs

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Stat and salary analysis, matchup outlook, and more for running backs playing in Divisional Round for DFS.

Wild Card DFS Breakdown: RBs

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Stat and salary analysis, matchup outlook, and more for running backs playing in Wild Card Weekend for DFS

Wild Card Game Hub: LV-CIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for the Raiders-Bengals Wild Card matchup.

Week 18 Game Hub: CIN-CLE

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 18's Bengals-Browns matchup.

Week 17 Game Hub: KC-CIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 17's Chiefs-Bengals matchup.

Week 16 Game Hub: BAL-CIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 16's Ravens-Bengals matchup.

The Market Report: Week 16

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J-Rob, Cooks, Deebo up; Ekeler, Jeudy, down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 15 Game Hub: CIN-DEN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 15's Bengals-Broncos matchup.

Week 14 Game Hub: SF-CIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 14's 49ers-Bengals matchup.

The Market Report: Week 14

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Kyler, Javonte, Nuk up; Lamar, Saquon, down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 13 Game Hub: LAC-CIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 13's Chargers-Bengals matchup.

Top Week 13 DFS Values

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Looking at the most mispriced values for DFS for Week 13 using Scott Barrett's DFS SuperModel!

The Market Report: Week 13

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Fournette, Mixon up; CMC, Zeke, Chase down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 12 Game Hub: PIT-CIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 12's Steelers-Bengals matchup.

The Market Report: Week 12

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JT, Rodgers, Mixon up; Russ, Dak, Higgins down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Barfield's Best Bets: Week 11

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Game picks, player props, and analysis that Graham Barfield is betting on for Week 11 games.

Week 11 Game Hub: CIN-LV

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 11's Bengals-Raiders matchup.

Week 9 Game Hub: CLE-CIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 9's Browns-Bengals matchup.

Week 9 Advanced Matchups

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

Barfield's Best Bets: Week 8

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Game picks, player props, and analysis that Graham Barfield is betting on for Week 8 games.

Week 8 Game Hub: CIN-NYJ

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 8's Bengals-Jets matchup.

Week 8 Advanced Matchups

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

Barfield's Best Bets: Week 7

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Game picks, player props, and analysis that Graham Barfield is betting on for Week 7 games.

Week 7 Game Hub: CIN-BAL

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 7's Bengals-Ravens matchup.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Week 6 Injury Roundup

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Good Vibes/Bad Vibes

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

RB Rundown: Training Camp

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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!

Brolley's Most Drafted

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Tom Brolley reveals his most drafted players, going position by position and round by round.

Best-Ball Notebook: Running Backs

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Market Report: Week of Aug 24

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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!

Top-150 vs Yahoo! and ESPN

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2020 Vantage Points

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

The Bell-Cow Report

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Bell-Cow or Bust: The Optimal RB Strategy

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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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