Dave Richard

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Fantasy Football Offseason Questions: Will Sony Michel be the Patriots' every down back?

Sony Michel is coming off a strong rookie season that has some viewing him as a potential breakout. But are there reasons to think he won't step up?

Fantasy Football Offseason Questions: Will Sterling Shepard or Golden Tate fill Odell Beckham's role for Giants?

The Giants have giant shoes to fill after trading Odell Beckham this offseason. Dave Richard tries to figure out if Sterling Shepard or Golden Tate will step up

NFL Draft: How do the top RB prospects fit in Fantasy?

Josh Jacobs was the first running back off the board, and he'll be the first one taken in Fantasy drafts. How did the rest of the RB landscape shake out?

NFL Draft: How do the top QB prospects fit in Fantasy?

Kyler Murray should matter from Day One, but how many other QBs taken at the top will make a difference for Fantasy players?

NFL Draft: How do the top TE prospects fit in Fantasy?

Rookie tight ends usually don't manage to make an impact for Fantasy, but a few of this year's draftees could buck that trend

NFL Draft: How do the top WR prospects fit in Fantasy?

There weren't a ton of first-round wide receivers this year, but we still saw plenty come off the board with the potential to make an impact later on

NFL Draft Fantasy Reaction: Marquise Brown, N'Keal Harry may not shine right away

Marquise Brown and N'Keal Harry were the first receivers taken in the NFL draft, but they may not be the first Fantasy players reach for, Dave Richard says

NFL Draft Fantasy Reaction: T.J. Hockenson can make an impact; Noah Fant, not right now

We usually don't expect much from rookie tight ends, but T.J. Hockenson might be the exception to that rule, Dave Richard says

NFL Draft Fantasy Reaction: Josh Jacobs can be a stud from Day One

Josh Jacobs might have been just the No. 24 pick in the first round, but he'll be No. 1 in Fantasy players' hearts, Dave Richard says

NFL Draft Fantasy Reaction: Dwayne Haskins, Daniel Jones land in tough spots

Kyler Murray went No. 1 overall, but he wasn't the only QB off the board in the first round. Dave Richard and Heath Cummings provide the Fantasy outlook for all the rest

NFL Draft Fantasy Reaction: Kyler Murray's arrival puts him on the radar, lifts Cardinals' prospects

Kyler Murray is the Cardinals' new starting quarterback -- and his passing and rushing potential make him worthy of a pick right away!

2019 NFL Draft: Fantasy Football fits for the top prospects

Where should Fantasy managers root for players like Josh Jacobs, T.J. Hockenson and Marquise Brown to end up? Dave Richard's watched them all and spills his guts on who's great, who's good and where they could thrive.

Fantasy Football: Kareem Hunt suspension fallout impacts Nick Chubb too

The Browns' controversial decision to add Kareem Hunt will pay off in the second half of the NFL season, but what does it mean for his — and Nick Chubb's -- Draft Day prospects?

NFL Fantasy Free Agency: Golden Tate set to become a Giant bust

Once upon a time, Golden Tate was a reliable Fantasy starter. But that was before he landed on his third team in six months -- and with a downgrade at quarterback.

NFL Fantasy Free Agency: Tevin Coleman gets a chance in a great opportunity with 49ers

Tevin Coleman reunites with Kyle Shanahan, and it spells trouble for the 49ers' running backs from 2018.

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.