Dynasty Recap – Week 1- Bills beat Bears, 23-20

  • Jay Cutler did Jay Cutler things with 349 yards passing, two touchdowns and two interceptions. Expect more of the same, making him a borderline QB1 in dynasty leagues.
  • Matt Forte had a big day with 82 yards rushing followed by eight catches for 87 yards. He continues to be a RB1 in dynasty leagues.
  • For the Bills, CJ Spiller got 15 carries compared to Fred Jackson’s 7, which is encouraging.
  • Bears tight end Martellus Bennett had a big day with eight catches for 70 yards and a touchdown. With potential injuries to Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall, Bennett could be a factor.
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Daily Dynasty Update – July 8th

Updated Dynasty Running Back Rankings – March 2014

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  • Top five has a slightly different order but the same players: LeSean McCoy, Jamaal Charles, Eddie Lacy now at 3, Adrian Peterson now at 4, and Doug Martin dropping to 5.
  • The risers this month include Bernard Pierce, David Wilson, Latavius Murray, Rashad Jennings, and LeGarrette Blount. Pierce’s rise is inherently tied to Ray Rice‘s fall. Rice’s production dropped off a cliff last year and an off-season domestic assault incident doesn’t help. Wilson looks as healthy as he has in a while and there is optimism he’ll pick up where he left off as the primary back in New York. Murray ad Jennings, The two Oakland backs, now have a clear path to a more prominent role now that the Raiders are letting Darren McFadden walk. Blount’s rise will only prove accurate if he sticks in New England where coach Bill Belichick got the absolute most out of him.
  • Drops this month include Maurice Jones-Drew, Darren Sproles, Danny Woodhead, Rashard Mendenhall, and Fred Jackson. Jones-Drew’s impending free agency, and where he signs, are resulting in his fall as he’s most likely done as a featured back. Sproles, recently released by the Saints, looked bad down the stretch and, at 32, still struggle to find a similar situation as he had in New Orleans. Woodhead’s play also tailed off at the end of 2013 but his value in PPR dynasty leagues should be higher. Mendenhall looks set to retire. And finally, add another year to Fred Jackson who, at 33, is officially the oldest running back on the list. His only value is if you need to win this year.

Daily Dynasty Update – January 14th

  • Steelers receiver Markus Wheaton could triple his snaps if free agent Emmanuel Sanders doesn’t return. Wheaton was a decent rookie dynasty prospect heading in to 2013 but injuries and the Steelers conservative offense didn’t help. He’ll be one to monitor heading in to 2014.
  • Bills running back Fred Jackson thinks he has 3-4 more good years in him. Jackson surprisingly had more yards from scrimmage than C.J. Spiller this season and didn’t look like a 32-year old running back. Three years may be asking much but a year or two isn’t. If you’re needing to make a run with your dynasty team in 2014, Jackson could be a buy-low candidate.
  • While new Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt isn’t quite the quarterback whisperer that Bears coach Marc Trestman is, he’s still expected to improve Jake Locker’s game. I’m skeptical of a quarterback that’s had a few years to prove his worth and hasn’t. Locker has decent talent at receiver so he could be a decent QB2.

Dynasty Recap – Week 16 – Bills blank Dolphins, 19-0

  • Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill wast just bad. He went 10 of 27 for 82 yards. Of course, getting sacked seven times doesn’t help either. Long term, it doesn’t look like Tannehill will be the answer.
  • The Bills run game had a good day with Fred Jackson running for 111 yards on just 19 carries and CJ Spiller going 77 yards on 20 carries. It’s hard to say if Buffalo will keep the timeshare going into next year. Jackson is under contract for one more year and has been a surprise in his age-32 season. It’s entirely possible we’re in this same spot next year.
  • Bills rookie receiver Robert Woods tied for the lead in targets with five and had three catches for 70 yards. Woods hasn’t had quite as productive of a year as dynasty leaguers had hoped but with E.J. Manual heading in to his second year, the hope is the whole offense will progress.
  • Bills safety Leodis McKelvin filled the stat sheet with six tackles, four passes defended and an interception. He now has 20 passes defended for the year, setting a career-high.

Dynasty Recap – Week 13 – Falcons escape Bills, 34-31

  • Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan had a solid say, going 28 of 47 for 311 yards and a touchdown. Ryan has still had a decent season despite the Falcons record. He’ll be primed for a comeback season in 2014.
  • Bills running back C.J. Spiller carried the ball 15 times for 149 yards and a touchdown. Hopefully Spiller’s injury woes are behind him and with Fred Jackson being one year older next year, maybe it’ll be time for Spiller to carry the full load.
  • Even with Falcons receiver Roddy White‘s breakout game of 10 catches for 143 yards, I’m more encouraged by fellow receiver Harry Douglas. He led the team with 15 targets and hauled in six of them for 73 yards. It’ll be very interesting to see what Atlanta does at receiver next year but Douglas has some potential.
  • Falcons linebacker Paul Worrilow led the team in tackles and now has 89 on the year. It’s an incredible number when you consider he had 17 through the first seven games of the season. Undrafted out of Delaware, Worrilow looks like a keeper.