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  1. Team-by-team running back outlook

    Eric Karabell

    In a general sense, I find the popular fantasy football strategy of handcuffing running backs to be largely overrated. Sure, several key running backs will get injured this season, and someone's going to replace them on their NFL teams, in theory, bu...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. Will Jason Kipnis turn his season around?

    Eric Karabell

    The fourth middle infielder chosen in ESPN average live drafts entered Tuesday as the No. 43 middle infielder on the Player Rater. Yes, Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has certainly been a disappointment, perhaps a bit overrated as well...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. Camp Tour: Keep eye on Owings, Pollock

    Eric Karabell

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Spring training lineups tend to get a bit overrated, because there's no guarantee the same arrangement continues into April. But managers are creatures of habit. They hit their power guys in the Nos. 3 and 4 spots. So when I got...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  4. Pitchers overowned due to name value

    Eric Karabell

    Name value can be a dangerous thing in fantasy baseball; it often drives owners to trust a player longer than they should. Washington Nationals right-hander Dan Haren, for example, used to be a top-10 fantasy pitcher, an excellent innings-eater who d...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  5. Hitters whose values have fallen too far

    Eric Karabell

    The list of players whose 2013 fantasy draft stock will look a whole lot different from a year ago is long, but in many cases way too reactionary. With San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, a player I felt had been a bit overrated for fantasy...

    Blog | February 08, 2013
  6. Hunter Pence of San Francisco Giants, Nelson Cruz of Texas Ranger...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses players whose 2013 draft value seems to have fallen too far, making them potential bargain selections.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  7. Is Kevin Ogletree worth picking up?

    Eric Karabell

    Perhaps my favorite illustration of the overrated Week 1 wide receiver who became way too popular with fantasy owners was Frisman Jackson of the 2005 Cleveland Browns. Jackson caught eight passes for 128 yards and a touchdown from Trent Dilfer that o...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  8. Dallas Cowboys' Kevin Ogletree could have decent fantasy value af...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell discusses Kevin Ogletree's fantasy value after his huge performance in the season opener.

    Blog | Conversation | September 06, 2012
  9. Carl Crawford's disappointing 2012 season over, and fantasy owner...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell lays out his fantasy expectations for Carl Crawford, Dustin Pedroia and other Red Sox hitters for the rest of this season and beyond.

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2012
  10. Ben Tate, Toby Gerhart two of the few handcuff-worthy running bac...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell explains why the common fantasy football practice of "handcuffing" a backup running back to his starter can be greatly overrated, he does discuss a few options who deserve the handcuff distinction.

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  11. Podcast: Most overrated pitcher in baseball

    Eric Karabell

    SweetSpot blogger Dave Schoenfield and I argued so much on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast that fisticuffs nearly ensued! OK, that last part isn't true, but it was fun! 1. David Robertson blows up in the ninth inning Wednesday, which some say me...

    Blog | May 10, 2012
  12. Podcast: Overrated/underrated defenders

    Eric Karabell

    Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast with Mark Simon was a special one, as it figures to be our last weekly episode before we really get going. That's right, we're going daily next week! Anyway, we had a special guest and good fun with many topics. 1....

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  13. Anquan Boldin was disappointing fantasy owners even before recent...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy impact of Anquan Boldin's knee injury and examines a handful of players who, like Boldin, have underachieved of late.

    Blog | Conversation | December 22, 2011
  14. Five names to watch at winter meetings

    Eric Karabell

    Baseball's winter meetings begin this weekend in Dallas. From a fantasy baseball aspect, I'm always watching to see what teams are thinking, which players are potentially on the move and how much money will be spent on overrated closers. Wh...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  15. Yonder Alonso, Allen Craig, Emilio Bonifacio could see value chan...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell looks at five players whose fantasy values could be affected considerably as a result of deals at the winter meetings.

    Blog | Conversation | December 02, 2011
  16. DeSean Jackson, Chris Johnson shouldn't be overrated in fantasy d...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell analyzes this week's rankings decisions, including where to rank the resurgent Chris Johnson, the slumping DeSean Jackson and a few fringe Chargers and Raiders options.

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2011