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Mario Mergola is a handicapper with industry-leading against-the-spread NFL picks, writer at various outlets, and the creator and content editor of Sporfolio. Follow him on Twitter @MarioMergola.
Dec 02 . 9 min read3 Undervalued Players for Week 13 This late in the season, bargains with high floors and high ceilings are rare. Pricing isn’t as volatile as it was through the first month or two, and we have a solid grasp on how to gauge each player for a given week. How,
Nov 25 . 10 min read3 Tight Ends You Need in Your Week 12 Lineup The tight end position is usually not one that carries extreme depth and, as a result, follows a unique strategy when determining where to land on a given slate. Basically, it’s a decision of opportunity cost. Most WFS players aren’t
Nov 24 . 9 min read3 SuperFlex Options in Week 12 While we may have a loaded schedule of games in Week 12, six teams are in action on Thanksgiving, while two other fantasy-laden rosters — the Kansas City Chiefs and Arizona Cardinals — are on a bye. That limits the player pool enough where
Nov 19 . 9 min read3 Undervalued Players in Week 11 Value is always relative in fantasy sports. Sometimes, a player may not appear to be in the best position to thrive, but the value — in the case of WFS, often this means the price — is so good that we can’t ignore it.
Nov 17 . 9 min read3 Wide Receivers You Need in Week 11 Format is key in fantasy football. Being awarded a point-per-reception or not is a key distinction in how we built our lineups. Generally speaking, volume and targets will carry weight simply by virtue of tacking another point onto a WFS player’s score
Nov 12 . 9 min readWhenever we look for players to fade on a given week, I present the same caveat. Intentionally avoiding a player carries risk. Risk is required to win tournaments. Ergo, risk wins tournaments. Not really, but the point still remains. We have as much an opportunity to get beat by our
Nov 10 . 9 min read3 SuperFlex Options for Week 10 In recent articles, when looking into SuperFlex options, I have made a point to cover a wide range of salaries — specifically at the quarterback position. Not this week. Believe-it-or-not, we are officially past the midpoint of the season. That means we have settled
Nov 05 . 9 min read3 Tight Ends to Consider in Week 9 The tight end position is often vilified in fantasy football because there is simply no depth at the position. In certain years, there may be a handful of viable options we could use on a weekly basis, but the more common reality
Nov 03 . 8 min readEach passing week presents new opportunities for pricing to shift around more dramatically than the last. In Week 9, this appears to be a common theme when targeting players who could be used for our SuperFlex position. As always, the focus is on quarterbacks — with the odd position player