Week 15
December 16, 2017
 

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

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Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

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Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

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Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

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Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

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Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

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Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: dailydolphin.blog.palmbeachpost.com

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: dailydolphin.blog.palmbeachpost.com

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: dailydolphin.blog.palmbeachpost.com

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

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Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

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Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

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Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

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Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

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Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

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Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

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Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

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Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

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Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

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Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

In the Clear


Zach Ertz has cleared the concussion protocol and will play this week.

He’s pretty much ranked as the number three TE across the industry, but I think he lacks the boom upside we might think he has against the Giants. His production with Foles, back in 2013, was only slightly lower than his production this year. In the first nine games the Giants gave up a TD to a TE in every game. In the last four games the Giants have only given up one, to Jason Witten, who has historically torched the Giants, it was his only catch of the game. They even managed to keep Kelce out of the end-zone, I believe a couple of OPI’s were involved there and Kelce did get 109 yards receiving though. I believe Ertz is a prime candidate for 5/50/1, but I don’t expect him to win you your week or be worth paying up for in DFS.


12/15/17, 05:11 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles

Not Skipping a Beat


Carson Wentz is out for the season, and maybe some of Next season with a torn ACL. Over their first 24 games Foles has more TD’s, fewer INT’s, and more yards that Wentz has in his first 24 games. Foles was a Pro Bowler who threw 27 TD & 2 INT with the Eagles in 2013. The last time Nick Foles faced the Raiders, he threw for 7 TDs.

Fantasy Goo: I’m not saying there won’t be an adjustment period and I’m not trying to say the Eagles are better-off without Wentz, but Foles is a very capable back-up and if he can stir-up that 2013 magic the Eagles should be fine. Normally I’d say wait a week before starting Foles or any of the skill position players on the Eagles, but with it being week 15 and the match-up being a weak Giants defense, I’m starting them all as you usually would.


12/13/17, 03:59 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Still in Concussion Protocol


Eagles still want to look at TE Zach Ertz and his concussion on Sunday, but he is considered doubtful for game vs. Rams even though he is listed as questionable.

Fantasy Goo: Trey Burton has been a big name all week, going for 4 receptions for 42 yards after Ertz’s exit last week. Burton is a versatile athlete, but not a premier TE like Ertz. His good numbers came against Denver which is giving up the second most points to the TE position this year. Philly faces the Rams this week who are sixth best in fantasy points allowed. I'm not considering Burton a good stream this week.


12/10/17, 10:19 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Slated for More Work in Week 11


Coaches have come out and said there is a concentrated effort to increase Ajayi's workload.

Fantasy Goo: Certainly Corey Clement impressed in their last game, Week 9 against Denver. However, he won't sustain the pace of 3TDs on just 13 touches. I do like both players in GPP, I would certainly save Clement for the larger tournaments where you take on more risk in order to differentiate yourself from the field. Still, Ajayi has had a bye week and a game to get familiar with his new digs. Each game from now on, should highlight his comfort and growth in the system.


11/18/17, 03:02 PM CST by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.philly.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Open Door for Agholor


Eagles coach Doug Pederson says that Alshon Jeffery's ankle injury has been lingering for a while, but he is "optimistic" he'll play against the Cowboys Sunday night. He will be listed as questionable.

I’m looking at Nelson Agholor having a nice opportunity to put up some points with Dallas being the 24th ranked defense against opposing WR’s. Ertz coming off of the injury report is an obvious play, he’s a must start whenever he’s on the field.

It seems as though Jeffery plays through injuries every year, but he’s not very effective when he does. His injuries tend to linger and former performance enhancer users tend to get hurt more often.


11/17/17, 09:28 PM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles

Ertz Inactive


He's been battling a hamstring all week, but it was thought that he would play today. This would have been a solid match-up for Ertz being that the only position that Denver can't stop is the TE. Trey Burton seems to be the popular replacement, but Brent Celek has been a TD vulture his whole career.
I'd rather shop the waiver wire for someone like Tyler Higbee in a dream match-up vs the NY Giants.


11/05/17, 11:51 AM CST by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Eagles Acquired Ajayi from Dolphins


This was a huge unexpected trade, and really made the trade deadline worth paying attention to.
The Eagles host Denver this week and the Broncos are holding RB’s to the fewest ypg in the NFL. Ajayi isn’t going to see a large workload this week as he learns the offense. This is a week to fade Eagles skill position players in general. They have a bye week 10 and their last seven games feature five bottom ten rush defenses. Blount could cap some of Ajayi’s upside if he is still featured as a goal line back, but I’m thinking the change of scenery should give Ajayi a solid floor.


11/02/17, 07:26 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Faces a Soft Ravens Run D


The Ravens are giving up the 5th most FF Points to opposing RBs in standard scoring.

Fantasy Goo: In the last 4 weeks, 3 different backs have put up over 100 yards on the ground against the Ravens.


10/26/17, 06:04 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: www.fftoday.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Jeffery Looking To Fly


Redskins CB Josh Norman was ruled out for Monday's game vs. Philadelphia because of a fractured rib.
Consider Alshon Jeffery a strong start this week. Playing Monday night he’s not on the DFS main-slates, but I’m buying at $6200 on DK if you’re playing in contests that include this game.


10/21/17, 08:41 PM CDT by Wheeler

Source: twitter.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Agholor was scooped up in a lot of leagues last week, and he stayed hot this week catching four passes for 55 yards with another touchdown. Nelson has become a favorite target of Carson Wentz, and he is getting favorable matchups with Jeffery and Ertz drawing most of the defensive attention.


10/16/17, 05:19 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood did see the increase in workload and he had a nice fantasy week. He rushed 10 times for 34 yards with a touchdown, and caught four passes for 45 yards. With Sproles out his role has increased, and he is getting ample carries which is a good sign.


10/03/17, 02:10 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Through 4 games, Jeffery is 3rd in WR Air Yards


There are only 2 other WRs that have more Air Yards through 4 weeks. Jeffery is responsible for 23% of the team's target share. Not only that, there are just 6 WRs that have more targets through 4 Weeks. Philly faces Arizona in Week 5. After the first 3 weeks, only 2 teams are allowing opposing WRs more FF Goo than the Cards. He could be a nice buy-low candidate, which is ultimately what Air Yards reveals.


10/01/17, 05:32 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo

Source: airyards.com


Wendell Smallwood

Philadelphia Eagles

Waiver Wire Target


Smallwood had one of his best games a pro with 12 carries for 71 yards and one catch for nine yards. The Eagles are looking for more out of their running game, and after this performance Smallwood should see more consistent touches going forward.


09/25/17, 04:30 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: pyromaniac.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Big Week Potential


The Giants will have to wait until Sunday morning to see if their top cornerback will suit up against the Eagles. Janoris Jenkins is in danger of missing his second straight game, with an ankle injury, and will be a game-time decision against the Eagles. Jenkins is listed as questionable, and hasn’t practiced all week, though he is scheduled to be a limited participant during a short session on Saturday.

Fantasy Goo: If Jenkins is out Alshon Jeffery becomes a must start in all formats, he’ll feast on Eli Apple who moves from slot CB to the outside. That also leaves a wide-open lane for Ertz to put up WR2 type numbers. Making him a viable flex play on DK if you are looking to spend up elsewhere.


09/23/17, 04:38 PM CDT by Wheeler

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Darren Sproles

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


LeGarrette Blount

Philadelphia Eagles

Sproles over Blount in Week 2


Looked like pre-New England Blount, with a 3.3 yard per average against Washington in week 1. The Eagles will have to get more production out of their backs if they expect to compete in the East. Expect a negative game script this week when they face KC, which means more passing to Sproles.


09/16/17, 02:24 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Nelson Agholor

Philadelphia Eagles

Giving teams a full Nelson


Agholor stats look fantastic for week 1. 6 catches on 8 targets for 86 yards and a TD, but when you realize one of those catches was a 58-yard desperation heave, you must raise an eyebrow. If targets keep coming his way he could suddenly become a fantasy asset, but I'm not ready to use a roster spot on a shorty bench for him.

To be continued...


09/16/17, 02:22 PM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.pyomaniac.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Kenyan Drake

Miami Dolphins

Ajayi Knee Soreness


Ajayi is not at the point where we can justly call him injury prone, but his bone on bone knee condition is a legitimately an issue. He is dealing with 'minor' knee soreness right now.

Fantasy Goo: Kenyan Drake is the handcuff, Drake cant be stashed in up to 12 or 14 team leagues because he doesn't have stand-alone value without an Ajayi injury.


09/15/17, 10:21 AM CDT by The Hartbeat

Source: twitter.com


Carson Wentz

Philadelphia Eagles

Year 2 starts with a restocked toolshed


This offseason the Eagles got Carson Wentz a new set of receivers in big red-zone target Alshon Jeffrey from the Bears and field stretcher Torrey Smith from the 49ers. That's great for the passing attack, but my feeling is Carson needs to start running more to be a more dynamic fantasy scoring QB.

Fantasy Goo: Wentz is a QB2 until he shows us otherwise. The faithful second year QB put up only 1 touchdown in two games against the Redskins last season, which should scare any fantasy owner.


09/10/17, 09:39 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: www.washingtonpost.com


Alshon Jeffery

Philadelphia Eagles

Alshon needs to go psycho on Norman


In his first game with the Eagles, Alshon faces the premier shut down cornerback Josh Norman in his second year with the Redskins. It's a tough test for sure, Expectations are enormous for Alshon, who bet on himself with a 1-year contract. The self-decreed nickname "The Show" actually had a nice game in their last matchup last season when Alshon was on the Bears and had 5 catches for 92 yards with a lesser QB in Matt Barkley tossing him the ball.

Fantasy Goo: Carson Wentz isn't going to force the ball to Alshon, but he no doubt has it in the back of his head to make sure his new playmaker keeps his head in the game. I expect a 6 catch for 80+ yard game, not WR1 worthy unless he scores a TD.


09/10/17, 09:25 AM CDT by d-Rx

Source: insidetheiggles.com


Jay Ajayi

Philadelphia Eagles

Ajay primed for a big Week 1 performance


Last season Tampa Bay finished 22nd in run defense, allowing 1,875 total yards on the ground and 4.4 yards per carry. The Dolphins are likely to lean on Ajayi early and often. In his third preseason game Ajay ran for 53 yards with two scores, and averaged 5.1 yards after contact. The Fins are going to look for a balanced attack and limit the Cutler mistakes, which means a lot of Ajayi in Week 1.


09/04/17, 05:12 PM CDT by Houdini

Source: dailydolphin.blog.palmbeachpost.com

Philadelphia Eagles

NFC East

2017 Schedule

  • Week 1

    PHI @ WAS

    09/10/17

    1:00 pm

  • Week 2

    PHI @ KC

    09/17/17

    1:00 pm

  • Week 3

    NYG @ PHI

    09/24/17

    1:00 pm

  • Week 4

    PHI @ LAC

    10/01/17

    4:00 pm

  • Week 5

    ARI @ PHI

    10/08/17

    1:00 pm

  • Week 5

    PHI @ CAR

    10/12/17

    8:30 pm

  • Week 7

    WAS @ PHI

    10/23/17

    8:30 pm

  • Week 8

    SF @ PHI

    10/29/17

    1:00 pm

  • Week 9

    DEN @ PHI

    11/05/17

    1:00 pm

  • Week 9

    bye

  • Week 11

    PHI @ DAL

    11/19/17

    8:30 pm

  • Week 12

    CHI @ PHI

    11/26/17

    1:00 pm

  • Week 13

    PHI @ SEA

    12/03/17

    8:30 pm

  • Week 14

    PHI @ LAR

    12/10/17

    4:30 pm

  • Week 15

    PHI @ NYG

    12/17/17

    1:00 pm

  • Week 16

    OAK @ PHI

    12/25/17

    8:30 pm

  • Week 17

    DAL @ PHI

    12/31/17

    1:00 pm

PYRO Fantasy Depth Chart

The PYRO Fantasy Football Depth Chart is a rundown of where Team PYRO projects the fantasy production for each team at each position. It is NOT an attempt to inform you of the current starters for each team. For example, we are well aware that Brandon Manumaleuna is currently the starting TE for the Chicago Bears, but if you look at the Bears Team Page, we have Greg Olsen listed at TE. Why? We’re projecting that Greg Olsen will be the most Fantasy Football relevant TE for the Bears this season. Since Olsen will be the Bears leading FF point scorer at TE, it’s his name at the top of the TE column on our PYRO Fantasy Depth Chart.

Philadelphia Eagles - 2014 Preseason #FF Preview

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Last year nine teams had three or more fantasy starters in the top 60 and it is likely that it’ll continue to be that way in 2014. This series: Dressed for Success, will look at NFL teams going into 2014 that have assembled the right players to be a treasure trove of fantasy studs. 


2013 was Chip Kelly’s first season as an NFL head coach, replacing long time head coach Andy Reid. From the very first game, the Eagles displayed a remarkably efficient offense that every fantasy owner should still be excited about owning players on the Eagles going into next season. While the Eagles didn’t run the most offensive plays in the NFL, the team tied with the Broncos for first in average yards per play with 6.3 yards per play. In fact, the number of offensive plays run is not a sure indicator of fantasy production; the Bills ran the third most plays in the NFL, but ranked 25th in total fantasy output.


Going into next season, I am really excited for Nick Foles, mildly excited about LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles, and cautiously optimistic about Riley Cooper, and Jeremy Maclin.


Nick Foles is the most intriguing sleeper pick for QB, because it’s hard to tell if he is really talented or just a product of Kelly’s system. The Eagles QBs combined for the third highest fantasy totals by QBs by team (Peyton Manning’s Broncos had 496.8; Drew Brees’ Saints had 437.5, and Vick and Foles’ Eagles had 415; the next best was Andy Dalton’s Bengals at 377.1). For fantasy purposes though, this abstract discussion of who created who probably doesn’t matter. If Foles is actually good, you might be getting the next Aaron Rodgers. In his 11 starts, he’s mustered 10 multi-TD games, with three TD runs. If he isn’t that good, you’ll be getting the benefit of him being part of an extremely efficient system, maybe channeling Matthew Stafford when his value was based on throwing the ball a ton. That is of course if Philadelphia doesn’t run him out of town first. (Read this story on how folks in Philly think Sanchez will fare).


The other knock that Foles has against him, following DeSean Jackson’s trade, is the lack of proven receivers on offense. Riley Cooper had a few amazing games in the middle of the season, but failed to break 75 yards after week 10. Jeremy Maclin is coming off an ACL surgery on a knee he previously had surgery on before has never had a 1000 yard season, but has had one double digit TD season. However, with QBs in fantasy football, the talent around you doesn’t have to be phenomenal; think of the NFL adage “some QBs make WRs better.” As long as Maclin and Cooper could stay healthy for most of the season, I expect Foles to resume playing at a high level. And worry not about Desean, we can be sure DeSean will be leaving some dirt at “the Linc” come next season. The skinny of it is probably this: not everyone throws for seven TDs in a game, even if it’s against the Raiders. You want a QB who can at least exploit a bad team.


 







 


With the unknown being so uncertain it’s hard to draft Foles early, but fortunately you probably won’t have to. The trend of waiting to draft a QB will probably continue into next season so you can safely pick him up in middle rounds after the PDA trinity of Peyton, Drew, and Aaron and running QBs have gone. Those in leagues that reward for big-plays should further consider bumping up Foles because the Eagles led the league in 20+ yard passes at 80, with the Broncos coming in second at 68.


The running game in Philadelphia is just as intriguing as the passing game. In 2013, LeSean and Bryce Brown combined for second most productive running game in terms of yardage. With Darren Sproles in the mix, its easily imaginable that this offense can produce two fantasy relevant RBs. In this up-tempo offense, it’ll be easy for Sproles to make separation with opposing linebackers, even if he’s lost a step or two with age. Lesean is still going in the first round and he’s a worthwhile RB to get in the first considering the Eagles tied for the second most running TDs in the league last year. Sproles however is going to slip in standard scoring, less so than PPR, but I wouldn’t let him go past 9th round in standard or 8th round in PPR.. He has more potential than whichever handcuff you are tempted to get at that point in the draft.


 I do like Zach Ertz’s potential to be a good TE in 2014. Ertz outgained Celek in yardage and catches during the season, but scored fewer TDs than Celek.  But if 2013 is any indication, I don’t see Ertz breaking into the top 5 of TEs because the targets between him and Celek seem to go back and forth from game to game. There are better TEs to be had unless you’re waiting till the double digit rounds of your draft to be picking a TE.


 You might have ethical dilemmas about drafting Riley Cooper, like when, I out of principle will not draft players who went to USC (in terms of degrees of socially detestable behavior, Riley Cooper’s Chesney induced comments and attending USC, pretty much the same). But really, Cooper does have some upside, not just as a PPR machine, but also in standard. Last season, Cooper flashed some long play-making abilities. In eight games, Cooper had at least one catch for over 20 yards, with four being over 40 yards. He can be a safe pick in either standard or PPR; I’d be comfortable taking a chance on him in the 7th round as a WR3. Believe in second chances; believe in Cooper; don’t let friends go to USC.


Maclin is a prototypical example of health risk versus reward players. If Danny Amendola taught us all anything last year, it’s that we should never be drafting injury prone receivers in the fourth round. Personally, Maclin hasn’t shown enough consistent production to go anywhere before the sixth; coupled with the injury history; I would only be willing to spend a 9th round pick at most to gamble on Maclin.


 The last stat I’ll share is Philadelphia’s turnover difference: +12 turnovers, fourth best in the league. The short and skinny is that teams that get the ball or maintain the ball more, can produce more fantasy stats. The Eagles are looking like a well put together team and can help your fantasy team look pretty... fly. The city of Philadelphia is ready for winners, and what is this about their being a jail in the stadium?


 


 


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Philadelphia is known as the city of brotherly love, but you would not know it from the way opposing teams and fans are treated when they visit. The Eagles, and more accurately Philadelphia, and their fans have a rep as being the worst in the country. Whether or not that is true is debatable, but the fans of Philadelphia definitely have a checkered past. So much so in fact, that in 1998 the city of Philadelphia created the Eagles Court, which convened in the basement of the then home of the Eagles Veterans Stadium. The city of Philadelphia and their fans may deny their rep, but being the first city to have a courtroom in one of their stadiums leaves no doubt, so own up to it and be proud.

This history of violence started back in 1949. On August 21st, during a Phillies game, fans began to throw glass bottles onto the field. The fans were upset at call being made by the umpires in the game, and this was their retort. The crowd would not yield, and when they ignored pleas over the loudspeakers the game was forfeited. Umpire Lee Ballanfant was hit in the face with a bottle, and fellow umpire Al Barlick took a tomato to the back of the head. Ah, the days when people brought their own tomatoes to throw.

In the 1960’s, the Phillies first basemen was Dick Allen, who was African-American. The fans of the Phillies did not care for Allen and would routinely boo him. Allen became effected by this would write “letters in the dirt” with his spikes to show the fans his displeasure. The response was that fans would throw garbage, fruit and batteries at Allen. When he played first he would wear his batting helmet at first, and earned him the nickname “Crash”. Remember he played for the Phillies…only in Philadelphia.

One of the most famous incidents happened in 1968. The Eagles were in the midst of a losing season, and had the inside track to the first overall pick in 1969, where O.J. Simpson was waiting. The Eagles began to win games late in the season, and in the final home game there was a halftime ceremony where Santa Claus would come out and wave to the crowd. The crowd was already unruly, and the Santa had left the building. They scrambled and grabbed a fan from the stands, Frank Olivo, who was wearing a makeshift Santa outfit and had him go out. The fans began to boo him, and he was pelted with snowballs. He came back in 2003 to a Sixers game in a Santa suit and was once again booed, welcome back.

At an Eagles game in 1989, referred to as Bounty Bowl II, against the Dallas Cowboys fans once again displayed poor judgment and wasteful behavior. The stadium once again had snow that could not be removed, and instead was packed under the seats. The weather was warming up enough that the snow became perfect for packing and molding into ice balls. Fans began throwing these ice balls at Cowboys players, coaches, the referees, as well as the broadcasters…don’t want to discriminate now do we. Then fans began to pour beer on everyone going through the tunnel. The effect was the team banning beer sales for the final home game, as well as their NFC Wild Card game against the Rams. Ice Balls and wasting beer. There is a history of snowballs and the like, but wasting beer…really?

In 1997 during a Monday Night Football game against the San Francisco 49ers all hell broke loose. Just before the opening kickoff an all out brawl broke out, in the 500 level of Veterans Stadium, when five drunk fans attacked and thrashed Scott Reader, who suffered a shattered ankle as well as cigar burns. The reason he was assaulted was because his friend happened to be wearing a New York Giants jacket…heaven forbid. Reader recalled what a guard told him after the beating. ``The guard told me that he was sorry he couldn't help me, but there were five of them and only one of him,'' Reader said. This was only the beginning; the worst was yet to come.

The Eagles fell behind 24-6 at halftime, and Mayor Ed Rendell knew trouble could be brewing. He ordered additional security to a problem area in the upper levels where drinking and pot smoking ran rampant at every game. Unfortunately, things would get worse. The fans were no longer paying attention to the game, and there was a lot more action going on in the stands than on the field. The destructive behavior of that night culminated with a fan in upper level 500, Robert Sellers, firing a flare into a mob of fans on the lower 200 level. His response was that he got caught up in the chaos of the crowd. The night also included other mob activities: over 60 different fist fights, pick pocketing, car thefts, and stolen Eagles merchandise…you know classic Philadelphia behavior.

The result of this was the courts of Philadelphia taking action. Seamus McCaffery was a member of the Municipal Court in Philadelphia, and he spearheaded the development of the Eagles Court, with the support of members from the city council. Due to the history of violence at Veterans Stadium the city created an actual court located in the bowels of the stadium. McCaffery presided over this court, which was open for business during Eagles and Phillies home games. Fans would no longer have to wait to receive their punishment.

The fans of Philadelphia have continued to earn their ranking as the worst fans in the game, so by now it should just be something that is worn with a badge of honor or stupidity…what’s the difference. I am actually proud to announce that the Eagles Court is no longer in session at Lincoln Financial Field, as the effect of the court worked so well that it is no longer necessary, for now.

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Miracle at the Meadowlands

miracle at the meadowlands by desean jackson


In a play that has been named as the Miracle at the New Meadowlands DeSean Jackson made a play that had never been done before in NFL History, a walk off punt return touchdown but that was only half the story. With under 8 minutes to go in the fourth quarter the Eagles were trailing by 21 points to the rival Giants before they kicked it into overdrive. Eli Manning and the Giants dominated the game early with three touchdown passes before the half and a lead of 24-3 at the break. The Eagles would score in the third and trail 24-10 heading into the final quarter. The Giants would extend their lead to 31-10 with another Eli Manning strike with 8:17 left on the clock.

The rest of the game was all Eagles as Mike Vick would lead three unanswered touchdown drives in the fourth quarter. Vick would throw two touchdown passes and run one in to tie the game at 31 with 76 seconds left on the clock. The Giants would get the ball back with over a minute but their offense would falter and the punt team would be sent out with 14 seconds left and the dangerous DeSean Jackson waiting at the other end.  DeSean would fumble the kick upon first touch then scoop it up and burst through the Giants coverage team and getting a jaw dropping block by Jason Avant that would free Jackson up with a stroll towards, and along the endzone before finally breaking the plane with no time remaining. The win would propel the Eagles into the playoffs at the expense of the Giants and the game would be voted as one of the most memorable of all time.


 







 


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