Skip to main content



It's never too early for 2017 fantasy rankings

Let our first set of rankings be the start of your road map to a fantasy football championship in 2017.


Fantasy Waiver Wire All-Stars: Breakouts of 2016

Dak Prescott, Jay Ajayi and Davante Adams were just a few of the gems who were mined from the Waiver Wire to salvage owners' 2016 fantasy seasons. 


Week 16 fantasy football rankings by position

Our fantasy football experts reveal their Week 16 player rankings at each position.


Week 15 fantasy player rankings by position

Our fantasy experts reveal their Week 15 player rankings at each position.


Best fantasy waiver wire pickups in NFL's Week 15

Fantasy owners in need of a running back or wide receiver should find what they need on the Week 15 waiver wire. 


Week 14 fantasy lessons: Bell runs wild in playoffs

Are you a Le’Veon Bell owner? Congratulations on advancing to your fantasy league’s semifinals.


Ten players who could be unexpected fantasy heroes

Every season, a handful of players surprisingly turn into playoff heroes. Jameis Winston and Tyrod Taylor are among the breakout picks who could win you your title this year.


Complete Week 14 fantasy rankings by position

It's playoff time. Our fantasy experts help you avoid elimination with complete player rankings from QBs to defense, standard scoring to half point PPR. 


Week 14 waiver: Add Ladarius Green, Malcolm Mitchell

The pickings are slim for the first waiver wire of the playoffs, but those in need of an emerging tight end or a streamable QB will find what they need.


Key lessons from Week 13 as fantasy playoffs arrive

Jordan Howard should have a fine fantasy postseason, so should Travis Kelce. The Patriots running back situation is a lot less clear.


Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Lineup advice for Week 13

Need help figuring out your Week 13 lineups? Here are SI's Start/Sit recommendations including a surprising quarterback selection. 


Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Lineup advice for Week 12

You will like starting San Diego Chargers QB Philip Rivers in Week 12. Plus Start/Sit advice on Steve Smith, Tyler Boyd, Tevin Coleman, Eric Ebron and many more. 


Complete Week 12 fantasy football player rankings

The playoffs are looming, making your Week 12 fantasy decisions crucial. From your RB2 to your WR3, our experts are here to help you make the best choices.


Best fantasy waiver wire pickups in NFL's Week 12

Need to stop the bleeding? A viable streaming option? The all-important Week 12 waiver wire has an option for every fantasy situation. 


Fantasy players you're free to drop after Week 11

If you need to clear room on your fantasy roster heading into Week 12, these six players can safely be dropped. 


Complete Week 11 fantasy football player rankings

As the fantasy playoffs near, our experts—Michael Beller and Pat Fitzmaurice—guide your Week 11 lineup decisions with complete player rankings. 


Best fantasy waiver wire pickups in NFL's Week 11

The fantasy playoffs begin in just three weeks for most leagues. Week 11 is full of rich pickup options, especially if you're in need of a productive running back. 


Fantasy players you're free to drop after Week 10

With only six teams left to go on bye this season, you aren’t going to turn to these players as fantasy football starters unless you’re truly desperate.


Complete Week 10 fantasy football player rankings

As the fantasy playoffs near, our experts—Michael Beller and Pat Fitzmaurice—guide your Week 10 lineup decisions with complete player rankings. 


Week 9 Droppables: Time to part with these players

Which fantasy players are simply dead weight on your fantasy football rosters? Michael Beller has eight players who owners can safely drop.


Complete Week 9 fantasy football player rankings

Antonio Brown or Julio Jones? Ezekiel Elliott or Le'Veon Bell? Our player rankings will help you make the best lineup decisions for Week 9. 


Week 8 Droppables: Six players to put on waivers

Injuries have sapped Jamaal Charles of his fantasy value, while Golden Tate and T.J. Yeldon have been unremarkable. You can drop them all if you need a roster spot.


Fantasy roundtable: On bye weeks and injured backs

The big weekend ahead for Devontae Booker, a uncharacteristically fantasy-friendly matchup in London, the risks of picking up Adrian Peterson and more Week 8 fantasy football topics.


Fantasy football players to start or sit in Week 8

Jameis Winston has a great matchup this week. Which other players should you start or sit in Week 8 of the NFL season? 


Fantasy football: Analyzing Week 7 targets, snaps

Last week, the Packers’ two leading rushers, both in carries and yards, were wide receivers. Will Ty Montgomery and Randall Cobb be able to keep that up? 


Week 8's top pickups are Alex Smith, Devontae Booker

The Week 8 waiver wire may be thin on season-changing talent. But you'll find plenty of options to help you survive the mass number of byes over the next two weeks. 


Fantasy Week 7 roundtable: Midseason lineup lessons

As the midpoint of the fantasy regular season arrives, SI's fantasy football experts discuss which players they have learned to trust, which ones fooled everyone with their early-season stats and what to do about the wasteland at running back.


How to set your fantasy lineups for NFL's Week 7

Fantasy football start 'em, sit 'em advice for Week 7 includes what to do if the Bills' LeSean McCoy can't go against the Dolphins.


Complete Week 7 fantasy football player rankings

Matt Ryan or Tom Brady? DeMarco Murray or LeSean McCoy? Week 7 player rankings for every position from our fantasy experts. 


Jay Ajayi, Cam Meredith are top Week 7 waiver wire adds

Following a monster 204 rushing yards performance, Miami RB Jay Ajayi is the top pickup this week. Who else is worth adding from Week 7's waiver wire? 


Fantasy football players to start or sit in Week 6

Alex Smith is set to have a huge day against the unimpressive Raiders defense. Who else should you start and sit in Week 6 of the fantasy season? 


Fantasy football: Analyzing Week 5 targets, snaps

Todd Gurley has been dealt a bad hand by the Rams' terrible offensive environment, and more conclusions from this weekend's target data. 


Sammie Coates, Alex Smith top Week 6 waiver wire adds

Need a fantasy wideout? Look no further than emerging Steelers' WR Sammie Coates, our top waiver wire pickup for Week 6.  


Fantasy football: Analyzing Week 4 targets, snaps

Owners of DeAndre Hopkins should relax. Despite a low target count so far, better days are ahead for the Texans' stud receiver. 


Week 5 fantasy player rankings by position

Week 5 marks the return of Tom Brady and the continued reign of Ben Roethlisberger and Le'Veon Bell.


Fantasy football players to start or sit in Week 4

It's likely that every member of the Lions offense with a key role will thrive on Sunday against the Bears, plus more fantasy keys 


Week 4 fantasy rankings for every position

Defensive matchups, hot hands and regression predictions all play a part in SI's fantasy rankings for Week 4 of the 2016 NFL season.


Week 3 fantasy lessons: Can Michael keep this up?

Christine Michael enjoys breakout day, Terrelle Pryor does it all and more fantasy lessons to be learned from Week 3.


Fantasy football players to start or sit in Week 3

SI fantasy expert Michael Beller is here with all the right start and sit decisions as many fantasy owners are reeling from a rash of injuries. 


Week 3 fantasy rankings, position by position

Two weeks into the NFL season, fantasy football owners face countless critical decisions. Which players top the Week 3 position rankings?


Top fantasy football waiver pickups for Week 3

Need to plug holes or patch injuries on your fantasy football team?'s Pat Fitzmaurice selects the best waiver wire pickups for Week 2.


Fantasy takeaways from Week 2's NFL action

Week 2 will be remembered for a wave of injuries, most notably at the running back position, where Adrian Peterson, Doug Martin and more went down.


Fantasy: Breaking down Week 1 Target/Snap stats

Devona Freeman owners should be concerned, Kenny Stills is more valuable than you think and Matt Jones is in trouble. Those are just a few insights gleaned from Week 1 target and snap data.


Complete Week 2 fantasy player rankings

Week 2 is here. Let our fantasy experts, Michael Beller and Pat Fitzmaurice, guide you to the best possible starting lineup with their complete player rankings. 


Jameis Winston is the real deal for fantasy owners

Fantasy football lessons learned from Week 1 include the coronation of Jameis Winston, a headache for Jamaal Charles owners, and Matt Forte's continued reliability.


Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em, Week 1

Our first fantasy football Start ’Em, Sit ’Em of the NFL season is high on Derek Carr and Spencer Ware and low on Cam Newton and Jordan Matthews.


Complete Week 1 fantasy football rankings

Week 1 has finally arrived. Let our fantasy experts, Michael Beller and Pat Fitzmaurice, guide you to the best possible opening weekend starting lineup with their complete player rankings. 


Fantasy debates: Lions RBs, late-August sleepers

Is Ameer Abdullah or Theo Riddick the smarter buy? Eric Decker, Michael Floyd or Doug Baldwin? Our experts discuss in this week’s fantasy football roundtable.


Fantasy football: Offenses to target this season

Your fantasy football draft picks aren't just investments in players; they're investments in entire offenses. Here are the teams you'll want to target.


2016 fantasy football draft kit: Rankings, advice

A summer of preparation and speculation comes down to this moment: the fantasy football draft, where leagues are won and lost. Don’t show up to the first round unprepared.