Dynasty Recap – Week 17 – Eagles squeak by Cowboys, 24-22

  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was his usual, efficient self going 17 of 26 for 261 yards, two touchdowns, and zero interceptions. Foles could be a top-1o dynasty quarterback heading in to 2014.
  • Eagles running back LeSean McCoy ran wild (again) with 131 yards on 27 carries. With his combination of age, skill, and opportunity, there’s simply no better option at running back in dynasty rankings.
  • Cowboys tight end Jason Witten showed he had some fight left, catching 12 passes for 135 yards. Despite his age, Witten is still a top five tight end in dynasty rankings ahead of 2014.
  • Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher had two more sacks to give him 11 on the year in a surprisingly good fantasy year. However, Hatcher will be 32 next year and the Cowboys scheme is up in the air. It would be best to avoid. 

Dynasty Recap – Week 16 – Eagles blow out Bears, 54-11

  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was extremely efficient, going 21 of 25 for 230 yards and two touchdowns. He’s looking like a QB1 in dynasty leagues heading in to 2014.
  • Eagles running back LeSean McCoy ran wild with 133 yards on just 18 carries and two touchdowns. He also added six catches for 29 yards. It’s been a race all year for fantasy MVP between McCoy and Jamaal Charles. Both are at the top of the dynasty charts.
  • The game got so out of hand the Eagles backup running back Bryce Brown had 115 yards on just nine carries. Just this week we covered Brown’s disappointing year but this game may restore faith in his dynasty prospects.
  • Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks was an animal with five tackles and two sacks. He now has 94 tackles and four sacks on the year. Kendricks is just 23 and should be a consistent dynasty produce for many years to come.

Dynasty Quarterback Rankings – December

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  • Few changes at the top except Robert Griffin III and Matt Stafford flipping five and six; Russell Wilson and Matt Ryan swapping seven and eight; and Peyton Manning and Colin Kaepernick switching nine and ten.
  • Notable drops include Jay Cutler going from 13 to 16 with uncertainty around where he’ll play next along with his surprisingly full injury history. Also Sam Bradford from 17 to 21 after his torn ACL and some uncertainty on what St. Louis will do with their #2 pick.
  • Big risers include Ben Roethlisberger from 20 to 17 after his highly productive month; Nick Foles made the biggest jump from 30 to 21 thanks to his All-Pro season. His ranking is sure to rise in 2014.

Dynasty Recap – Week 15 – Vikings upset Eagles, 48-30

  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles had another great game, going 30 of 48 for 428 yards and three touchdowns with one interception. There’s no doubt who will be the starter in Philadelphia next year and it might mean Foles is a QB1 in dynasty leagues.
  • The main beneficiary of Foles’ production was DeSean Jackson, catching 10 for 195 yards and a touchdown. With Foles at quarterback for most of the season, Jackson is on pace to set a career-high in yards and already has in catches. He’ll be an intriguing WR2 prospect in dynasty heading in to 2014.
  • Vikings receiver Greg Jennings had his best game as a Viking with 163 yards on 11 catches and a touchdown. Jennings is rapidly getting older but should get an upgrade at quarterback next year. He’ll be nothing more than a WR4 in 2014 and will be worse after that.
  • Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks filled the stat sheet with eight tackles, a sack, and an interception. At just 23, he’s a legit LB1 in dynasty circles.

Dynasty Recap – Week 13 – Eagles escape Cardinals, 24-21

  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles had another great game, going 21 of 34 for 237 yards and three more touchdowns with zero interceptions. There’s no doubt who will be the starter next year in Philadelphia.
  • Eagles running back LeSean McCoy had 79 yards rushing on 19 carries to go along with five catches and 36 yards. McCoy is averaging over 4+ YPC with Foles at quarterback compared to 5+ with Michael Vick but as long as McCoy doesn’t fall below that 4.0 number, it won’t be a problem.
  • Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd continues to establish himself as the rightful heir to Larry Fitzgerald whether that’s next year or beyond. Floyd led the team with 10 targets, five catches for 99 yards and a touchdown.
  • Cardinals linebacker Karlos Dansby continues his stellar play with nine tackles, two sacks and a pass defended. Originally signed to fill in for Daryl Washington, Dansby has played too well to get off the field. It’ll be interesting to see where he goes next year as he’s only playing on a one year deal.

Daily Dynasty Update – November 25th

Daily Dynasty Update – November 20th

  • 49ers rookie running back Marcus Lattimore has been cleared to practice. He won’t play in 2013 but it’s encouraging progress heading in 2014. Lattimore is a strong dynasty prospect in every sense of the word.
  • Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will be 100% healthy before the Eagles next game with Arizona. However, it’s hard to imagine Vick usurping Nick Foles at this point. Vick is almost at the point of being droppable. 
  • Raiders running back Rashad Jennings will still be involved with the offense when incumbent Darren McFadden comes back. Neither are strong dynasty players and both are free agents after 2013. Expect the Raiders to either re-sign McFadden at a bargain or move on.
  • Patriots running back Stevan Ridley lost another fumble Monday night. However, he was still in the game for a handful of plays after and was not completely in the dog house. I’d be nervous this off-season as a Ridley owner. You never know what the brain trust in New England is thinking.

Dynasty Recap – Week 11 – Eagles beat Redskins, 24-16

  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was efficient again, going 17 of 26 for 298 yards and added 47 rushing yards and a touchdown on the ground. As long as the Eagles keeping winning, Foles is your man.
  • Redskins running back Alfred Morris continues to mow defenders down with 93 yards on 22 carries for a 4+ YPC. He’ll continue to be a grinder as long as the Redskins stay close in games.
  • Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans had seven more tackles to give him 96 on the year. The tackle machine is on pace for 140 tackles on the season. At just 29, if you’re short on tackles on your dynasty team, you could do worse than Ryans.

Dynasty Fantasy Football – Week 10 – Eagles upend Packers, 27-13

  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles had another efficient day going 12 of 18 for 228 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions. There’s little doubt Foles will be the starter heading into 2014 with this kind of play. He has the weapons to be successful.
  • Eagles running back LeSean McCoy had a great day with 155 yards rushing on 25 carries. With Foles spreading the offense, it will open up holes for McCoy where he should be a top running back in dynasty leagues for 3-5 years.
  • Packers receiver Jarrett Boykin had 112 yards on eight catches where he was the top target on the day. Boykin is a name to watch next year when James Jones’ contract is up.
  • Packers rookie defensive end Datone Jones had two sacks and has three in his last two games. After not seeing action for most of the season, Jones is on a (small) roll. He’ll be a name to watch as a bargain next year with room for improvement.

Dynasty Recap – Week 9 – Eagles obliterate Raiders, 49-20

  • Eagles quarterback Nick Foles did some very good things, throwing for seven touchdowns and 406 yards on just 28 pass attempts for a ridiculous 14.5 YPA. While it would be nice to keep that pace up, fantasy owners should be happy to have half that. But with more play like that, Foles should lock up the job for 2014 and beyond. Stay tuned.
  • In a hopeful sign, Eagles rookie tight end Zach Ertz tied for the team lead with six targets and hauled in five catches for 42 yards and a touchdown. Let’s hope this is the kickstart of Ertz’s promising career.
  • Raiders backup running back Rashad Jennings had a big day with 102 yards rushing on 15 carries and seven catches for 74 yards. Jennings should be a fine addition for the rest of 2013 but shouldn’t be considered for next year unless the Raiders foolishly continue on with Darren McFadden.
  • Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks had a productive day with 10 tackles and a sack. It’s the second game in a row with double-digit tackles.