SmartFantasy Articles

SmartCheatsheet Will Not Be Operational For The 2017 Season

By Lee Thostenson on July 12th, 2017

Unfortunately, we will not be releasing the SmartCheatsheet tool for the 2017 season. The last three summers have been spent working our butts off on this thing, and although we love the tool and love helping others win their fantasy leagues, the three of us have too many other endeavors and plans this summer to… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 16

By Abe vanderBent on December 22nd, 2016

This is our final rankings update of the season. Thank you for following along all season and best of luck in your championships this holiday weekend! As always, all rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Tom Brady NE NYJ 2 Drew Brees NO TB 3 Andrew Luck IND… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 15

By Abe vanderBent on December 15th, 2016

Note: All rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Matt Ryan ATL SF 2 Aaron Rodgers GB @CHI 3 Ben Roethlisberger PIT @CIN 4 Russell Wilson SEA LA 5 Cam Newton CAR @WAS 6 Philip Rivers SD OAK 7 Kirk Cousins WAS CAR 8 Jameis Winston TB @DAL 9… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 14

By Abe vanderBent on December 8th, 2016

Note: All rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Russell Wilson SEA @GB 2 Andrew Luck IND HOU 3 Tom Brady NE BAL 4 Aaron Rodgers GB SEA 5 Drew Brees NO @TB 6 Philip Rivers SD @CAR 7 Ben Roethlisberger PIT @BUF 8 Jameis Winston TB NO 9… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 13

By Abe vanderBent on December 1st, 2016

Note: All rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Drew Brees NO DET 2 Aaron Rodgers GB HOU 3 Andrew Luck IND @NYJ 4 Tom Brady NE LA 5 Ben Roethlisberger PIT NYG 6 Derek Carr OAK BUF 7 Russell Wilson SEA CAR 8 Matthew Stafford DET @NO 9… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 12

By Abe vanderBent on November 24th, 2016

On behalf of the SmartFantasy team, we wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. We are all thankful for your continued visits to our site and hope that a playoff berth is in your team’s future. As always, all rankings below are based on standard scoring rules. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Tom Brady… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 11

By Abe vanderBent on November 17th, 2016

Note: All rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Ben Roethlisberger PIT @CLE 2 Cam Newton CAR NO 3 Tom Brady NE @SF 4 Aaron Rodgers GB @WAS 5 Drew Brees NO @CAR 6 Andrew Luck IND TEN 7 Marcus Mariota TEN @IND 8 Derek Carr OAK HOU 9… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 10

By Abe vanderBent on November 10th, 2016

Note: All rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Aaron Rodgers GB @TEN 2 Tom Brady NE SEA 3 Matt Ryan ATL @PHI 4 Ben Roethlisberger PIT DAL 5 Russell Wilson SEA @NE 6 Marcus Mariota TEN GB 7 Dak Prescott DAL @PIT 8 Eli Manning NYG CIN 9… Read More

Waiver Wire Report – Week 10 Adds, Drops & Holds

By Lee Thostenson on November 8th, 2016

Week 9 was the heaviest bye week of the season. Because of that, there may be some quality players that were dropped that won’t make this list. Be sure to check for those first. Week 9 Injuries: Player Position Injury Timeframe Ryan Fitzpatrick QB Sprained MCL Day to Day Jameis Winston QB Knee Should play next… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 9

By Abe vanderBent on November 3rd, 2016

Note: All rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Aaron Rodgers GB IND 2 Ben Roethlisberger PIT @BAL 3 Andrew Luck IND @GB 4 Philip Rivers SD TEN 5 Matt Ryan ATL @TB 6 Cam Newton CAR @LA 7 Drew Brees NO @SF 8 Jameis Winston TB ATL 9… Read More

Waiver Wire Report – Week 9 Adds, Drops & Holds

By Lee Thostenson on November 1st, 2016

We’re halfway through the 2016 fantasy season, and week 8 was by far the most exciting slate. It included a tie, three overtime games, a one point thriller between Green Bay and Atlanta, and multiple HUGE QB performances, including Derek Carr’s 513 yard, 4 TD day. There are no slam dunks but a lot of… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 8

By Abe vanderBent on October 27th, 2016

Note: All rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Aaron Rodgers GB @ATL 2 Tom Brady NE @BUF 3 Andrew Luck IND KC 4 Matt Ryan ATL GB 5 Jameis Winston TB OAK 6 Russell Wilson SEA @NO 7 Cam Newton CAR ARI 8 Derek Carr OAK @TB 9… Read More

Waiver Wire Report – Week 8 Adds, Drops & Holds

By Lee Thostenson on October 25th, 2016

I hope you picked up Jay Ajayi last week! Ajayi is the type of mid-season waiver wire grab that can win you a championship. His 214 yard/1 TD performance is a  stark reminder that leagues aren’t won in the draft; they’re won on the wire. This week, there are a couple guys that could provide… Read More

2016 Skill Position Rankings – Week 7

By Abe vanderBent on October 20th, 2016

Note: All rankings below are based on standard scoring. Quarterbacks Ranking Player Team Matchup 1 Tom Brady NE @PIT 2 Aaron Rodgers GB CHI 3 Philip Rivers SD @ATL 4 Andrew Luck IND @TEN 5 Matthew Stafford DET WAS 6 Matt Ryan ATL SD 7 Derek Carr OAK @JAC 8 Eli Manning NYG @LA 9… Read More