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Matthew Helmkamp
Top Ranked Fantasy Players Under Age of 25

Every once in a while, you get to witness true greatness. The Barry..

Richard Sanchez
Chiefs vs Chargers: Thursday Night Football

The Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers have been duking it out..

Matthew Helmkamp
Packers Interim Head Coach Joe Philbin: Coaches Profile

Packers interim head coach, Joe Philbin, isn’t the typical NFL coach. He’s..

Matthew Helmkamp
KC Chiefs Running Backs: Who Can You Trust?

Oh, how the mighty have fallen, or have they? The unfortunate actions taken..

Richard Sanchez
Bills QB Josh Allen: Rookie QB Rushing Record?

Josh Allen has found himself in quite the predicament this year. Despite..

Matthew Helmkamp
Fantasy Football Playoffs Advice

The fantasy football playoffs have arrived and guess what? It doesn’t matter..

Matthew Helmkamp
Best Fantasy Players: Second Half of Season

Data analysis is the key to surviving in a cut-throat game like fantasy..

Matthew Helmkamp
Top Fantasy Players Past 3 Seasons: Fantasy Playoffs

Over the past three years we have seen so many changes around the league...

DFS vs. Season-Long Fantasy Football: Pros and Cons

Are you a season-long fantasy fanatic or DFS hustler? Perhaps you play both?..

Matthew Helmkamp
2018 Fantasy Football Season: Prep For The End!

We hope you have had a successful season and are in position to not only..

Matthew Helmkamp
Washington Redskins QB Colt McCoy: Player Profile

2005 was a great year for the University of Texas. They won the national..

Ryan Brennan
Ravens Defensive Coordinator Don Martindale: Coaches Profile

Don Martindale started his coaching career in 1986, when he became the..

Ryan Brennan
Current Playoff Picture: NFL Standings and Predictions

With the NFL entering Week 13, the NFL playoffs are right around the corner..

Ryan Brennan
Los Angeles Chargers RB Austin Ekeler: Player Profile

Austin Ekeler has quickly made a name for himself in the NFL since being..

Matthew Helmkamp
Thanksgiving Football: Top NFL Games & Performances All-Time on Turkey Day

1920-1940 was a rough time for Americans as we suffered through the great..

Ryan Brennan
Cowboys vs. Redskins: History on Turkey Day

The NFL has become a huge part of everyone’s plans on Thanksgiving. I mean,..

Matthew Helmkamp
Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling: Player Profile

Marquez Valdes-Scantling's twitter is riddled with humbled musings and..

Ryan Brennan
Seattle Seahawks RB Rashaad Penny: Player Profile

The Seattle Seahawks never questioned their decision to draft Rashaad Penny..

Gregg Katsoudas
Fantasy Football Busts and Lessons Learned

As we all know, fantasy football busts are inevitable. There is a litany of..

Matthew Helmkamp
Vegas Betting Lines and Fantasy Projections: The Truth Behind the Scenes

How are NFL points spread/money-line/point total lines created?

Richard Sanchez
Who to Keep as Dynasty League Managers: NFL Rookies

We’re 10 weeks into the 2018 NFL season. Dynasty fantasy managers are..

Richard Sanchez
Chiefs vs. Rams Preview: NFL Game of the Year!

Using StatRoute’s innovative solutions for fantasy football statistics, we..

Matthew Helmkamp
Modern Strategies for Season-Long Fantasy Football Decisions

To some, fantasy football is a fun game between adults who respect each..

Matthew Helmkamp
Historic NFL Rivalries: Vikings vs. Bears

In 2017, the Bears ended the season with a dismal 5-11 record. They spent..

Matthew Helmkamp
Vikings QB Kirk Cousins: Hurting RB Value?

What Kirk Cousins does well for fantasy football managers, his running backs..

Ryan Brennan
Browns Interim Head Coach Gregg Williams: Coaches Profile

Gregg Williams, a defensive-minded coach with experience dating back to..

Ryan Brennan
NFL Running Back Depth Charts: RB3's Who Need More Touches

With the level of talent we have seen from running backs entering the league..

Matthew Helmkamp
StatRoute Features: The Best Fantasy Football Analysis Tools

Have you ever had the thought, maybe this year I am going to pay more..

Lawrence Smelser
Jalen Richard or Doug Martin: Who's the Better Fantasy RB in OAK?

After Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was placed on injured..

Ryan Brennan
Yards After Catch: Top 5 NFL YAC Players in 2018

When looking at receiving statistics in the NFL, it’s always interesting to..

Matthew Helmkamp
Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson: Player Profile

Growing up in poverty in a crime and gang riddled neighborhood doesn’t sound..

Matthew Helmkamp
AFC East: Midseason Fantasy Football Report

During the last 15 years, the story in the AFC East has largely been the..

Matthew Helmkamp
NFL Week 10: Six Games - Key Notes & NFL Betting Lines

Welcome to week 10 of the 2018 NFL season. Let’s look at some of the week 10..

Ryan Brennan
Carolina Panthers DE Efe Obada: Player Profile

If you’re looking for a feel-good story out of the NFL this season, you’ve..

Ryan Brennan
2018 NFL Midseason Awards: Top Contenders

The end of the season awards are an exciting time for NFL players and fans,..

Richard Sanchez
Houston Texans Offensive Line: Can They Keep Watson Healthy?

It comes as no surprise that the Texans’ offensive line continues to be..

Matthew Helmkamp
Andrew Luck's Garbage Time Fantasy Points

Very few people have provided ambiguous definitions of what “garbage time”..

Matthew Helmkamp
Yards After Catch and Air Yards: True Value of YAC and AY Stats

Pro football offers an endless variety of data to analyze, and metrics have..

Richard Sanchez
AFC North: Midseason Fantasy Football Report

The AFC North has been a whirlwind through the first half of the 2018 NFL..

Matthew Helmkamp
AFC West: Midseason Fantasy Football Report

Just imagine waking up Sunday morning: you start making a pot of coffee and..

Matthew Helmkamp
2018 NFL Trades: Impact on Fantasy Teams

Every year we see teams willing to give up a lot in exchange for a little,..

Gregg Katsoudas
NFC North: Midseason Fantasy Football Report

What many thought would be a two-team race to the NFC North championship,..

Gregg Katsoudas
NFC East: Midseason Fantasy Football Report

The NFC East has long been known as one of the most interesting and..

Lawrence Smelser
NFC West: Midseason Fantasy Football Report

It has been a whirlwind season thus far for the NFC West. The Los Angeles..

Keith Jordan
NFC South: Midseason Fantasy Football Report

The NFC South has a long history of parity, and if the first half of the..

Richard Sanchez
AFC South: Midseason Fantasy Football Report

As we reach the half-way point of the 2018 NFL regular season, the Houston..

Jamey Foster
New England Patriots RB Sony Michel: Player Profile

RB Sony Michel was drafted 31st overall out of Georgia in the 2018 NFL draft..

Richard Sanchez
NFL Snow Games: Epic Games in the Snow

Weather has a mind of its own. During football games, the outcomes are..

Keith Jordan
NFL 4th Quarter Scoring: Losing Teams Scoring the Most?

A long-held belief among football fans, and fantasy football fans in..

Richard Sanchez
Chiefs Special Teams Coach Dave Toub: Coaches Profile

Dave Toub is currently the assistant head coach and special teams coach for..

Matthew Helmkamp
Vikings RB Dalvin Cook: Overvalued Fantasy RB

Having only played seven games across two seasons, the Florida State grad..

Richard Sanchez
MCL Injury Explained: NFL Players with Torn MCL

MCL: What is it? The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is a broad, thick band..

Matthew Helmkamp
Seattle Seahawks Defense: Overcoming Loss of "Legion of Boom"

The Seattle Seahawks' defense was aptly named the “Legion of Boom” (LOB)..

Ryan Brennan
Packers RB Aaron Jones: Why not RB1 in Green Bay?

The Green Bay Packers have been utilizing a running back by committee..

Matthew Helmkamp
NFL Offensive Lines: Worst O-Lines in 2018

This year will make the history books with the offensive production we’ve..

Ryan Brennan
Seahawks Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton Jr.: Coaches Profile

Ken Norton Jr., notably known for his punching-the-goal-post celebration as..

Brendan Judd
Indianapolis Colts WR Ryan Grant: Player Profile

After he was only a 2-star recruit in high school, Ryan Grant attended..

Richard Sanchez
2018 NFL Penalties: Breakdown of Penalties by Team

With the NFL’s new tackling rules, it feels like penalties are slowly taking..

Keith Jordan
Vikings WR Adam Thielen: Best WR in NFL?

By now, you’re probably familiar with Adam Thielen’s remarkable journey from..

Richard Sanchez
2018 Baltimore Ravens: Best Defense in NFL?

When we think of great teams, we think of great players. The 80’s San..

Ryan Brennan
Bills RB LeSean McCoy: What if he rejoins the Eagles?

There’s no hiding it, LeSean McCoy had his best years at running back with..

Ryan Brennan
Lions Head Coach Matt Patricia: Coaches Profile

Matt Patricia has been widely known as one of the NFL’s brightest..

Ryan Brennan
Chargers Head Coach Anthony Lynn: Coaches Profile

Anthony Lynn has been involved with football his entire life, playing high..

Ryan Brennan
LA Rams Defense: The Next "Legion of Boom"?

The Seattle Seahawks’ “Legion of Boom” officially came to an end this past..

Nick Puricelli
Browns Offensive Coordinator Todd Haley: Coaches Profile

The Cleveland Browns have one of the most aggressive offensive coordinators..

Brendan Judd
2018 Philadelphia Eagles: Super Bowl Hangover?

This year’s Philadelphia Eagles may very well fall victim to a reoccurring..

Richard Sanchez
Bears Head Coach Matt Nagy: Coaches Profile

Matt Nagy began his football career at Mannheim Central High School in..

Gregg Katsoudas
Andy Reid's History with NFL Quarterbacks: The QB Guru

There is no question that Andy Reid is a fine coach. He’s been in the league..

Ryan Brennan
Rams Head Coach Sean McVay: Coaches Profile

Sean McVay is one of the brightest coaches in the NFL, and to be doing it at..

Ryan Brennan
Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen: Player Profile

Josh Allen’s journey to the NFL was praised by some and doubted by others,..

Nick Puricelli
2018 NFL Draft: Re-Draft Based on Production Through Week 6

Nearly halfway through the 2018 season, multiple teams are looking back at..

Nick Puricelli
Falcons Offensive Coordinator Steve Sarkisian: Coaches Profile

Offensive minded coaches are taking over the head coaching positions..

Keith Jordan
Colts TE Eric Ebron: Best Numbers of NFL Career, but How?

After four mediocre seasons with the Detroit Lions, tight end Eric Ebron has..

Richard Sanchez
NFL Rain Games: Strangest NFL Games in the Rain

We all have heard the saying: "A little rain never hurt anybody." However, a..

Jamey Foster
Cowboys WR Cole Beasley: WR1 in Dallas?

If you were to look at the Dallas Cowboys’ depth chart, you would see Allen..

Keith Jordan
Arizona Cardinals WR Christian Kirk: Player Profile

The Arizona Cardinals entered 2018 as a team in rebuilding mode, and rookie..

Brady Salisbury
2018 Fantasy Football Draft: Re-Draft Based on Current Fantasy Points

Early into the 2018 NFL season, there has already been multiple draft day..

Brendan Judd
Raiders WR Amari Cooper: Can Cooper be Trusted in Fantasy?

Raiders wide receiver, Amari Cooper, is not the type to throw a Gatorade..

Jamey Foster
NFL Return Specialists: Impact on Fantasy Teams

In week 5, the Chiefs took on the Jaguars in Kansas City and there was a lot..

Ryan Brennan
Los Angeles Chargers WR Mike Williams: Player Profile

Mike Williams, the former Clemson Tiger, was a highly sought-after wide..

Matthew Helmkamp
NFL's Last Undefeated Teams: Rams and Chiefs

The battle between the last two undefeated NFL teams is only a month away...

Tim Miles
Daily Fantasy Football: NFL Picks for Week 6

Each and every week, those who play Daily Fantasy Sports find themselves..

Richard Sanchez
Top NFL Rivalries: Best Rivalry in the NFL

Sports Rivalries. From the players to the fans, there is just something..

Tyler Poole
Dallas Cowboys WRs: Who is Cowboys' WR1?

In 2016, the Dallas Cowboys picked up the highly-rated Ezekiel Elliot out of..

Jamey Foster
Fantasy Football Sleepers: Fantasy Players Under the Radar

Each NFL season, one of the biggest questions in fantasy football remains..

Brendan Judd
NFL Primetime Games: Chiefs vs Patriots History

The Patriots and Chiefs could very well be on a collision course to face..

Matthew Helmkamp
Houston Texans WR Keke Coutee: Player Profile

The Houston Texans selected WR Keke Coutee from Texas Tech University in the..

Matthew Helmkamp
Washington Redskins Defense: DC Greg Manusky's Impact

The Washington Redskins fired Defensive Coodinator Joe Barry in favor of..

Tyler Poole
NFL Running Backs: Rookie RB Production

In the NFL it’s hard to name a position that takes more of a beating than a..

Gregg Katsoudas
Best NFL Offenses: Can Offense win Championships?

Several teams are off to big starts in 2018 and have been racking up some..

Matthew Helmkamp
NFL Offensive Lines: Best O-Lines in 2018

When it comes to ranking NFL Offensive Lines, there is no single metric that..

Andrew Freeman
NFL Quarterbacks: Best Total QBR Ratings

NFL passing yards leader, Jared Goff, had himself a ridiculous stat line..

Ryan Brennan
NFL Rookie RBs: Michel, Chubb, Johnson or Freeman?

The transition from college football to the big leagues for NFL rookie..

Jamey Foster
New York Jets WR Quincy Enunwa: Player Profile

Quincy Enunwa can be described in two words, Target Monster. Enunwa was..

Ryan Brennan
NFL Road Games: Best Road Teams in the NFL

Grabbing a victory on the road is no easy task in the NFL, especially late..

Ryan Brennan
NFL Passing Record: 2018 QBs Chasing Peyton Manning

It wasn’t all that long ago that reaching the 4,000-yard mark in a single..

TJ Yao
Fantasy Football Traditions: Crazy, Funny, and Weird Managerial Decisions

There are only a few things in existence that can bring family, friends, and..

Tyler Poole
Historic NFL Rivalries: Giants vs Eagles

When it comes to NFL rivalry games, a few jump to mind before all others...

Matthew Helmkamp
Detroit Lions WR Kenny Golladay: Player Profile

Kenny Golladay was recruited out of Chicago, Illinois to play ball at North..

Keith Jordan
Late Round Fantasy Football Draft Picks: 2018 Top Performers

Every season a handful of breakout fantasy football players seemingly come..

Matthew Helmkamp
Drew Brees and Peyton Manning: Comparing NFL QB Legends

Before the incessant Papa John’s commercials and insurance jingles, the..

Keith Jordan
Carolina Panthers TE Greg Olsen: Injury Comeback

Panthers Pro-Bowl tight end Greg Olsen has been sidelined since fracturing..

Andrew Freeman
2018 NFL Rookies: Review Through Week 4

We’re already a quarter of the way through the NFL season. Finally, we’re..

Brendan Judd
NFL Stadiums: Who has the Best Home Field Advantage in NFL?

It’s third and long, the home team desperately needs a defensive stop, and..

Brady Salisbury
Greatest "Worst to First" Teams in NFL History

After breaking open the Bud-Light fridges around the city of Cleveland,..

Tim Miles
Daily Fantasy NFL: CASH Play vs GPP Play

Daily Fantasy Sports is rapidly growing, and those who intend to venture..

Richard Sanchez
What if: Le'Veon Bell joins the Indianapolis Colts

Le’Veon Bell won’t be bringing his skills to the Indianapolis Colts... this..

Nick Puricelli
New York Giants WR Sterling Shepard: Player Profile

It can't always be easy being the number two receiver on your team,..

Matthew Helmkamp
Rams Head Coach Sean McVay and his Impact on NFL QBs

Sean McVay took over the Head Coaching job for the Los Angeles Rams in 2017,..

Ryan Brennan
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd: Player Profile

If you had to choose a wide receiver on the Cincinnati Bengals’ roster,..

Emily Walker
Top NFL Defenses Through Week 4

Coming out of week four it seems the top five defenses in the NFL have..

Gregg Katsoudas
2018 NFL Season: Record Breaking Offensive Production

A new NFL season always invites plenty of excitement. This year we have new..

Tyler Poole
Sleeping on Bills RB LeSean McCoy?

Are the rumors of LeSean “Shady” McCoy’s demise exaggerated? Or are they..

Brady McKenzie
Top NFL Tight Ends: Through Week 4

It’s hard to believe that the NFL season is already a quarter of the way..

Richard Sanchez
What if: Le'Veon Bell joins the New York Jets

Time for another round of “What if”? What if the NFL’s New York Jets could..

Greg Schaub
Top NFL Offenses Through First Quarter of 2018 Season

Every season we see some spectacular offenses in the National Football..

Matthew Helmkamp
New York Giants: What has changed in NY with Saquon Barkley

The year is 2016 and week four of the NFL season. The New York Giants are..

Matthew Helmkamp
Andy Reid's Impact on NFL Running Backs

Andrew Walter Reid began his coaching career at Bringham Young University in..

Gregg Katsoudas
StatRoute: The One Stop Shop for All Your NFL Statistical Needs

These days, there is plenty of money to be made on NFL football. Fantasy..

Gregg Katsoudas
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: NFL Week 4

We are three weeks into the NFL season and this is a prime time to begin..

Gregg Katsoudas
Cheap Hits Can't Stop the NFL's Best Rushing Quarterbacks

In the second quarter of a Week 2 matchup between the Carolina Panthers and..

Gregg Katsoudas
Year 2: Make or Break for Young NFL Quarterbacks

According to the NFL Players Association, the average career of an NFL QB..

Chris McAlpine
NFL Running Backs: Best Duos

Famous fictional duos are easy to identify. Batman and Robin. Holmes and..

Shaun Evans
Kyle Shannahan: NFL's Running Back Whisperer

The value of a pass catching Running Back is greater than many think...

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