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'Way Too Early' fantasy football sleepers & busts for 2015

15 December 2014 - 10:19 AM

'Way Too Early' fantasy football sleepers for 2015

Chiefs wide receivers haven't caught a TD in a calendar year

08 December 2014 - 11:38 AM

Chiefs wide receivers haven't caught a TD in a calendar year

RB Michael Bush, Cardinals

25 November 2014 - 06:14 PM




When discussing the signing of RB Michael Bush, coach Bruce Arians said, "We need a guy who's gonna pound it in there and close out games for us."


It can be taken as a sign the Cardinals are going to use Bush in goal-line and short-yardage situations. With Andre Ellington averaging over 20 touches per game and looking like he may need a breather, it's not out of the question that Bush will step into a prominent role. It's a hit to Ellington's value, but we could also argue it's a boost. Ellington is most effective when he's fresh, and less touches would make him more explosive. He's still a solid RB1/2.
Nov 25 - 8:41 PM

Week 14-16: Discussion on the top fantasy playoff matchups

18 November 2014 - 07:53 PM

Number crunch: Best, worst fantasy playoff matchups

Dynasty: Devin Funchess, Michigan

11 November 2014 - 09:21 AM

Michigan working to get WR Devin Funchess back on track


Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press


One of Michigan's biggest issues entering the bye week is improving the play of receiver Devin Funchess.


Entering the season as a popular all-conference selection, Funchess was dominant in the first half of the Appalachian State game when he scored three touchdowns.


Since then he has just one, and each week he seems to regress.


He has had only one 100-yard game — in the Week 2 blowout loss to Notre Dame — and had his lowest production of the season in Saturday's 10-9 win over Northwestern: two catches for 23 yards.


Funchess, who at 6-feet-5, 230 pounds is projected by many as a future NFL receiver and a possible first-round draft pick, has struggled with dropped passes. Against the Wildcats, there were two first-half passes on third down that he couldn't pull in.


"We coach him, there's been guys who have gone through that in the past," U-M coach Brady Hoke said after the Northwestern game. "We do a lot of JUGS (machine) work, we do a lot of routes on air. You've just got to keep coaching him through that."


Hoke said he's not worried, though.


"No, (but) would I like him to catch them, sure," Hoke said. "He'd like to catch them."