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-- Week #2: Picks to Click/Flick & Fantasy Reaches --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

9/18/2021 - Michael Nazarek: As the week has developed, some players on my first list may no longer be a click and some may no longer be a flick. In addition, other players may have emerged as clicks or flicks. Thus, this UPDATE has been born. In addition, I'm going to offer up some fantasy reaches to consider for owners in larger leagues that find themselves in a real bind due to injuries or other situations. It is my hope that this feature clarifies where I stand with regard to the following player potential for this week... [Picks to Click/Flick & Fantasy Reaches]


-- Week #2 Premium Flex Player Rankings Updated! --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

Saturday 12:10 PM PT: Premium Weekly Newsletter subscribers take note. We debut in 2021 our UPDATED Fantasy Flex Player Rankings for Week #2 (Non-PPR & PPR) for your viewing pleasure. FFMastermind.com takes prides in boosting our premium features for you and you wanted FLEX player rankings, so you got them! Of course, we'll also be updating these rankings on Saturday afternoons. Log into your premium account and Enjoy.


-- Week #2 Premium Player Rankings Updated! --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Saturday 11:40 AM PT: Premium Weekly Newsletter subscribers take note. Our Fantasy Player Rankings for week #2 have been UPDATED for your viewing pleasure. Players on the following teams have been adjusted/commented about due to injury and other concerns: Las Vegas, Buffalo, Detroit, San Francisco, New York Jets, and New England. Make sure you log into your premium account to check them out and ensure you maximize the scoring potential of your starting lineup! Good luck this week!


-- Week #2: Final Fantasy Thoughts --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Premium Weekly Fantasy Newsletter subscribers take note. FFMastermind.com's Michael Nazarek offers his Final Fantasy Thoughts for the week on Friday. In week #2's edition, Nazarek discusses the fantasy impact of the results from the Thursday night game. How good can Washington QB Taylor Heinicke truly be? What about Giants RB Saquon Barkley? And what is going on with WR Kenny Golladay?Nazarek also discusses the injury situations regarding RB Josh Jacobs, WR Michael Pittman, WR Darnell Mooney, WR Gabriel Davis, and TE Jonnu Smith among others. What should smart fantasy owners do? Log into your premium account to find out!


-- NFL Game Matchup Analysis & Mastermind Moment: The Real Work Continues! --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The NFL season is underway! IT'S TIME TO WIN! "NFL Game Matchup Analysis" is a power-packed quick-strike advanced scouting report analyzing the key fantasy football aspects of each and every game, every week. Once again in 2021, the Mastermind Moment returns where Michael Nazarek offers his gut feelings for ALL match-ups each and every week! This special premium feature comes with a Weekly In-Season Newsletter purchase! That cost is just $37.95 for all 18 weeks of the 2021 NFL season. Click HERE to order now!


-- 2021 In-Season Eye in the Sky Reports Debut! --
Mon Sep 6, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Bookmark and check the following feature every day this season! Our In-Season Eye in the Sky Scouting Reports feature debuts! We will be posting scouting reports for fantasy football players throughout the entire 2021 NFL season!

Mike's View: Released Exclusively in our Premium Quick Bits News & Views feature for Pre-Season Draft Guide Subscribers.


-- ALL INJURY NEWS GOES PREMIUM! --
Sat Sep 4, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

Looking for the very latest Injury Quick Bits this season? FFMastermind.com is proud to bring Premium Injury Quick Bits for your viewing pleasure! While our usual Quick Bits feature will continue to exist as a totally FREE feature throughout the season, starting on September 4th, we have shifted all of our INJURY Quick Bits to a special premium feature. When combined with our special 4th & One Injury Reports, subscribers to our Weekly In-Season Newsletter will get a huge advantage over the competition in their league. Patrons to our site shouldn't be left out in the cold! Order the Weekly In-Season Fantasy Newsletter for only $37.95 now to ensure access to this special feature EACH DAY OF THE SEASON!

Mike's View: Released Exclusively in our Premium Quick Bits News & Views feature for Pre-Season Draft Guide Subscribers.


Last Updated:  Sun Sep 19, 2021, 12:55 AM


-- McVay Doesn't Say Much About Sony Michel's Role --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The L.A. Times reports Rams HC Sean McVay didn't say much when asked about RB Sony Michel's role moving forward. “You have confidence that you can utilize him, if need be, but RB Darrell Henderson, I thought, did a great job,” McVay said about last week's game. “Darrell’s going to start the game. We want to really get him into the flow of it." He then expanded even further. “You do want to be able to say, ‘Hey, if we’re able to sustain drives, be able to get some things off, could you expect to see Sony?’ That’s a possibility, but Darrell’s a guy that’s done a really nice job and I was really pleased with how he got stronger as the game went on.”

-- Bears IR Larry Borom --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Chicago Bears have placed OT Larry Borom (ankle) on injured reserve with a left ankle injury.

-- Raiders IR Marcus Mariota --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Las Vegas Raiders have placed QB Marcus Mariota (quad) on injured reserve with a quad injury.

-- 49ers IR Dre Greenlaw --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The San Francisco 49ers official website reports the 49ers have placed LB Dre Greenlaw (groin) on injured reserve.

-- Weekly Fantasy Newsletters with Daily Releases - Flex Rankings Debut! --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The majority of the FFMastermind.com Weekly In-Season Fantasy Newsletter is written by 4-peat winner of the SI.com Fantasy Experts League, Michael Nazarek. Not only does this newsletter help premium subscribers wins thousands of dollars, but it also contains DAILY RELEASES OF CRITICAL FANTASY INFORMATION! See for yourself what's included by clicking HERE and make sure to check out week #5's MARKET feature from the 2020 season HERE. BEST OF ALL, WEEKLY FLEX PLAYER RANKINGS DEBUTED IN 2021! There's a reason why Nazarek has been so successful competing against the experts over the past 26 seasons. Hard work, solid advice, and great fantasy strategy is the backbone of FFMastermind.com. Check it out!

-- Texans Sign Joey Slye --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Houston Texans have signed PK Joey Slye from the practice squad. He will kick for the team on Sunday.

-- Eagles Extend Josh Sweat --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Philadelphia Eagles DE Josh Sweat, who was scheduled to be a free agent after this season, reached agreement on a three-year, $40 million contract extension that could be worth up to $43 million and includes $26.9 million guaranteed, tying him to Philadelphia through the 2024 season, per sources.

-- Saints Restructure Two --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports after trading for CB Bradley Roby, the New Orleans Saints converted $847,376 of his salary into a bonus, creating $677,901 in cap space (with 3 void years added). They also converted $1,354,235 of DE Marcus Davenport's salary into a bonus (with 3 void years), creating $1,083,388 in cap space.

-- Patriots Re-Sign Brian Hoyer --
Sat Sep 18, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the New England Patriots have re-signed QB Brian Hoyer to a one-year contract that promoted him, once again, from the practice squad, per source.

-- Ravens IR Chris Westry --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Baltimore Ravens have placed CB Chris Westry (knee) on injured reserve.

-- Saints IR Two; Sign One --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the New Orleans Saints have placed DE Marcus Davenport (pec) and LB Kwon Alexander (elbow) on injured reserve. The team also signed FB Alex Armah from the practice squad.

-- Deshaun Watson OUT This Week --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Houston Texans have ruled OUT QB Deshaun Watson for "not injury related" reasons.

-- Why Subscribe to FFMastermind.com? --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Patriots IR Quinn Nordin --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the New England Patriots have placed PK Quinn Nordin (abdomen) on Injured Reserve with an abdomen injury, source said. He's likely to be able to return this season.

-- Chargers IR Bryan Bulaga; Sign One --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Los Angeles Chargers have placed OT Bryan Bulaga (back) on injured reserve and signed OL Michael Schofield.

-- Packers IR Za'Darius Smith --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The Athletic reports the Green Bay Packers have placed LB Za'Darius Smith (back) on injured reserve with a back injury.

-- Shanahan Speaks on Brandon Aiyuk! --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

KNBR reports San Francisco 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan commented on WR Brandon Aiyuk today: "No, it's not a doghouse. He would've got his spot completely back; tweaked his hamstring before the 3rd preseason game. Planned on rotating him; we did. and you get a big reaction to that; It's not personal... things are a bigger deal because of fantasy football (laughs)."

-- Zack Moss Inactive Last Week Due to Health --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Buffalo Bills HC Sean McDermott says that the health of RB Zack Moss in training camp contributed to making him inactive in Week #1. McDermott says he’s looked good in practice this week.

-- Trey Sermon Will be Active This Week --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The Athletic reports San Francisco 49ers OC Mike McDaniels says rookie RB Trey Sermon will be active this week against the Eagles.

-- Will Fuller OUT This Week --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports Miami Dolphins WR Will Fuller will not play Sunday with a personal issue, HC Brian Flores said.

-- A Great Product Consistently --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com Premium Package subscriber David Stewart shares his thoughts on why he's been a premium customer since the year 2000. Patrons considering a subscription should think seriously about what David has to say!

-- Washington RB Watch --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The Washington Post reports Washington RB Antonio Gibson played 43 of 71 (61%) offensive snaps on Thursday night against the Giants, while RB J.D. McKissic played 31 of 71 snaps (44%). McKissic had 8 touches for 86 total yards (4 catches & a score) in the game, while Gibson had 15 touches for 73 total yards (2 catches). This was a big step up for McKissic, who saw just one touch in week #1.

-- Saquon Barkley Plays 84% of Snaps on Thursday --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley played 84% of the team's offensive snaps on Thursday night against Washington. He played less than 50% of the snaps in week #1.

-- Browns IR Anthony Walker --
Fri Sep 17, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Cleveland Browns have placed LB Anthony Walker (hamstring) on injured reserve. He is OUT for at least the next three weeks.

-- Giants IR Shane Lemieux --
Thu Sep 16, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the New York Giants have placed OG Shane Lemieux (knee) on injured reserve with a knee injury.

-- Jaguars Release Duke Johnson --
Thu Sep 16, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have released RB Duke Johnson from the practice squad.

-- Jets Activate Jamison Crowder --
Thu Sep 16, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the New York Jets have activated WR Jamison Crowder (COVID-19) from the reserve COBID-19 list.

-- Giants Sign Matt Skura --
Thu Sep 16, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the New York Giants have signed OL Matt Skura from the practice squad.

-- Sign Up for Free Fantasy Newsletters! --
Thu Sep 16, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

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-- Texans IR Kevin Pierre-Louis --
Thu Sep 16, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL Insider Aaron Wilson reports the Houston Texans have placed LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (hamstring) on injured reserve due to a hamstring injury.

-- Browns to Work Out Reuben Foster --
Thu Sep 16, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Cleveland Browns are working out free-agent LB Reuben Foster tomorrow.

-- Ravens Sign Devonta Freeman --
Thu Sep 16, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Baltimore Ravens have signed RB Devonta Freeman from the practice squad.

-- John Harbaugh: All Four RBs Will Play --
Wed Sep 15, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports Baltimore Ravens HC John Harbaugh says the team is "blessed" to have four RBs like RB Ty'Son Williams, RB Latavius Murray, RB Devonta Freeman, and RB Le'Veon Bell. Harbaugh declined to go into the tailbsack workload. "We got four backs in the mix, and we're going to play all those guys," he said.

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-- 49ers Claim Trenton Cannon --
Wed Sep 15, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the San Francisco 49ers have claimed RB Trenton Cannon off waivers from the Ravens.

-- Bengals IR Ricardo Allen --
Wed Sep 15, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Cincinnati Bengals have placed S Ricardo Allen (hand/hamstring) on injured reserve. He will miss at least three weeks.

-- Fuller & Shaheen Return to Practice --
Wed Sep 15, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports Miami Dolphgins WR Will Fuller served the final game of a six-game suspension handed down when he was with the Texans last season, so he is now set to make his first appearance with the Dolphins since signing with him as a free agent this offseason. When asked about Fuller’s potential role, HC Brian Flores said at his press conference that the team will see how the practice week plays out. TE Adam Shaheen is also back at practice. Shaheen went on the COVID-19 reserve list earlier this month after a positive test and had a previous stint on the list this summer as an unvaccinated close contact of someone who tested positive.

-- 17 Fantasy Football Titles! --
Wed Sep 15, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football FFMastermind.com Super Bowl premium package subscriber Michael Valders gets to the point real quick concerning his 17 Fantasy Football Titles. Patrons considering a subscription should check out what Michael has to say!

-- Jets IR Four --
Wed Sep 15, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the New York Jets have placed P Braden Mann, OT Mekhi Becton, S Lamarcus Joyner, and LB Blake Cashman on the injured reserve list.

-- Panthers Activate John Miller --
Wed Sep 15, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Carolina Panthers have activated OG John Miller has from the reserve COVID-19 list.

-- Raiders Sign One --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Las Vegas Raiders have signed DL Damion Square from the Bears practice squad.

-- Ravens Release Trenton Cannon --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Baltimore Ravens have released RB Trenton Cannon.

-- Titans IR Amani Hooker; Sign Randy Bullock --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Tennessee Titans have placed DB Amani Hooker (foot) on injured reserve with a foot injury. The team also promoted PK Randy Bullock from the practice squad.

-- Jets Sign B.J. Goodson --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the New York Jets have signed free-agent LB B.J. Goodson to a one-year, $2.1 million contract.

-- Dolphins IR Raekwon Davis --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Miami Dolphins have placed LB Raekwon Davis (knee) on injured reserve.

-- Weekly Fantasy Newsletters with Daily Releases - Flex Rankings Debut! --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The majority of the FFMastermind.com Weekly In-Season Fantasy Newsletter is written by 4-peat winner of the SI.com Fantasy Experts League, Michael Nazarek. Not only does this newsletter help premium subscribers wins thousands of dollars, but it also contains DAILY RELEASES OF CRITICAL FANTASY INFORMATION! See for yourself what's included by clicking HERE and make sure to check out week #5's MARKET feature from the 2020 season HERE. BEST OF ALL, WEEKLY FLEX PLAYER RANKINGS HAVE DEBUTED IN 2021! There's a reason why Nazarek has been so successful competing against the experts over the past 26 seasons. Hard work, solid advice, and great fantasy strategy is the backbone of FFMastermind.com. Check it out!

-- Ravens IR Tyre Phillips --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Baltimore Ravens have placed OG Tyre Phillips (knee) on injured reserve.

-- Jets Sign Thomas Morstead --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the New York Jets have signed veteran free-agent P Thomas Morstead.

-- Saints Place Michael Thomas on Reserve COVID-19 List --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the New Orleans Saints have placed WR Michael Thomas (ankle - PUP) on the reserve COVID-19 list.

-- Broncos IR Jerry Jeudy; Sign Two --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Denver Broncos have placed WR Jerry Jeudy (ankle) on injured reserve, and promoted CB Nate Hairston and WR Kendall Hinton from the practice squad.

-- Josh Gordon Watch --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the NFLPA has determined that WR Josh Gordon has successfully completed his NFL-monitored treatment program and has recommended to the NFL that he be reinstated, per sources. Gordon is awaiting final approval from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, but he is said to be ready to play and vaccinated.

-- Broncos IR Ronald Darby --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Denver Broncos have placed CB Ronald Darby (hamstring) on injured reserve with a hamstring injury that will cause him to miss at least three weeks and will leave him week to week after that, per source.

-- Washington IRs Ryan Fitzpatrick; Signs One --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The Washington Football Team official website reports Washington has placed QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (hip) on the Injured Reserve List. The team also signed LB Jared Norris from the practice squad.

-- Raheem Mostert Lost for the Season --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports San Francisco 49ers RB Raheem Mostert (knee) has announced that he will undergo season-ending knee surgery. The team has signed free-agent RB Kerryon Johnson to their practice squad.

-- A Millennial Who Won! --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

fantasy football Are you one of those Millennials who don't believe in paying for any fantasy football information services online regardless of cost even though you are struggling to win? Well, you might want to check out what FFMastermind.com premium Super Bowl package subscriber and Millennial Tim P. has to say. It might just open your eyes to the value of our services!

-- Panthers Sign Zane Gonzalez; Release Ryan Santoso --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports the Carolina Panthers have released PK Ryan Santoso and signed PK Zane Gonzalez.

-- Arians: Ronald Jones Wil Start This Week --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers official website reports Buccaneers HC Bruce Arians says RB Ronald Jones will start against Atlanta this week.

-- Five Saints Assistant Coaches Test Positive for COVID-19 --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NFL.com reports five New Orleans Saints assistant coaches tested positive for COVID-19, but all are vaccinated, per source. The team is in enhanced mitigation protocols, which means daily testing, mandatory masks, etc., for all players and staff, regardless of vaccination status.

-- Fletcher Cox Restructures --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

ESPN reports the Philadelphia Eagles converted $13.925 million of DT Fletcher Cox‘s base salary into a signing bonus. The move created $11.14 million in salary cap space.

-- Titans Release Mike Badgley --
Tue Sep 14, 2021 --from FFMastermind.com

NBC Sports reports the Tennesee Titans have released PK Mike Badgley.


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