Dave Richard

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Fantasy Football: Don't pick a quarterback, steal one

Quarterbacks are the opposite of running backs in Fantasy -- plentiful, productive and trustworthy. Dave Richard thinks the best way to draft one in 2016 is to wait.

Fantasy Football: Matt Forte's future, Jeremy Langford's leap

The Bears won't bring back running back Matt Forte, opting to go with second-year rusher Jeremy Langford. Dave Richard thinks it's good news for both players' Fantasy value.

Fantasy Football: Tough calls coming on tight ends

There aren't many great tight ends. Heck, there aren't many good tight ends, much less great. Dave Richard navigates the shallow position with an eye toward 2016.

Fantasy Football: 2016 rankings revealed!

We didn't take long to get started on our Draft Prep for next season. Check out where Jamey and Dave have ranked players for 2016.

Fantasy Football: Receivers key to 2016 draft strategy

Fantasy owners are more open than ever to taking a receiver in Round 1. Dave Richard is one of them, but that's just the start of planning for your drafts.

Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners: Shoot for the stars

If you're setting a Daily Fantasy lineup for the Conference Championship, Dave Richard says to focus on the best players, save for one exception.

Fantasy Football: Running backs are the new tight ends

In 2015, running backs became headaches for Fantasy owners. Despite that, Dave Richard makes his case for why a select few rushers are still worth a first-round pick.

Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners: Back to the Broncos

Is Peyton Manning the best quarterback you could ask for in Daily Fantasy this week? Dave Richard puts him in his lineup for the Divisional Playoffs.

Week 17 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

There's one team that has no reason to play their starters heading into Week 17. Dave Richard went into overtime to help deliver your team's first win of 2016 in the Week 17 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet.

Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners: They will be Giants

Odell Beckham and the Giants should be a part of your daily rosters, says Dave Richard, who lists his picks for Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners.

Week 16 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

Are your lineups ready for the title run in your Fantasy league? If you haven't read Dave Richard's Week 16 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet, they're not. Here's his take on over 150 Fantasy players.

Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners: For the birds

Dave Richard thinks this is the week to lean on a powerful Cardinals combination as part of a Daily Fantasy Lineup. Get his take in the Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners.

Week 15 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

Is this the week to trust names like Matthew Stafford, Benjamin Watson and Melvin Gordon? Dave Richard breaks down the players you care about in the Week 15 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet.

Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners: Born on the Bayou

The key to Daily Fantasy success this week? Dave Richard says to steer clear of Seattle and not chase most of the out-of-the-nowhere running backs in his Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners.

Fantasy Football: Weekly Lineup Winners

Bearded wonder Ryan Fitzpatrick is Dave Richard's sneaky under-the-radar quarterback for Week 14. Check out the rest of his selections in his Weekly Fantasy Football Lineup Winners.

Dave Richard has spent nearly his entire career covering the National Football League. Beginning with NFL.com at the boom of the Internet, Richard was that site's first Fantasy Football writer before transitioning to CBS Sports in 2006. Since then he's crunched the numbers, studied the film, developed tiers and trade charts, previewed every NFL game, talked to the decision makers, spoken on the radio, appeared on live television, earned multiple honors and watched a lot of football. And he's done it with one goal in mind: to help you win your league. Follow Dave @daverichard

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