Dave Richard

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Fantasy Football: Rookie quarterback class may offer quick returns with Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa

Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa could make a quick impact in Cincinnati, Miami and Fantasy.

Fantasy Football: Five bold predictions from Dave Richard on Odell Beckham, Josh Allen, and more

Dave Richard puts his money where his mouth is with these five bold proclamations for 2020.

2020 Fantasy Football: How Courtland Sutton, Jerry Jeudy and Melvin Gordon mesh in Denver's new-look offense

Dave Richard digs into film and stats to come to conclusions on the Broncos' key offensive playmakers.

What can 2019 Fantasy draft results tells us about the 2020 season?

Answers are always clear in hindsight. We took one of our 2019 PPR leagues and learned some lessons from the hits and misses from Draft Day.

Le'Veon Bell and Trent Richardson highlight the list of biggest NFL Fantasy busts

Our Fantasy experts each come up with busts through the years who left some scars.

Fantasy Football Yesterday: Longevity versus peak defines our Fantasy Running Back Mount Rushmore

The Running Back Mount Rushmore features our top Fantasy football running backs since 1997.

2020 Fantasy Football: Strength of schedule projections for all 32 NFL teams

Who's got an easy schedule in 2020? Whose September might make you rethink putting your trust in them? Dave Richard studies the defenses and ranks every team's schedules.

2020 NFL Draft: Which rookie receivers will help win Fantasy leagues by getting over 100 targets?

This year's rookie class offers a slew of talented receivers capable of making an impact right away. But which ones can overcome unfavorable landing spots and still get over 100 targets?

2020 NFL Draft: Henry Ruggs' arrival to Vegas means more in Fantasy to his teammates

Henry Ruggs brings speed to the Raiders, but his fit may help his numbers in 2020 . His teammates, however, are a different story.

2020 NFL Draft: Tua Tagovailoa the right guy for the Dolphins, but not an instant Fantasy contributor

Tua Tagovailoa is the new face of the Dolphins, but will he be the future of your Fantasy Football team?

2020 NFL Draft: Joe Burrow on path to significant Fantasy success with Bengals

How soon until the Bengals' top pick becomes one of Fantasy football's top passers? It could happen sooner than you might think.

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Strengths, weaknesses, best Fantasy fits for Jerry Jeudy

Can Jerry Jeudy continue dominating in the NFL like he did in high school and college? Our lowdown should have Fantasy managers intrigued.

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Strengths, weaknesses, best Fantasy fits for Henry Ruggs

Alabama's Henry Ruggs will garner attention with his break-neck speed, but it's some of his other traits that help make him one of our three favorite receivers in the 2020 rookie class.

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Strengths, weaknesses, best Fantasy fits for Denzel Mims

Everyone knows about CeeDee Lamb, Jerry Jeudy and Henry Ruggs, but has Baylor's Denzel Mims joined the conversation as one of the top receiver prospects?

2020 NFL Draft Profile: Strengths, weaknesses, best Fantasy fits for Chase Claypool

It's hard to stand out in the absolutely loaded 2020 wide receiver draft class, but at 6-4 1/4, nearly 240 pounds and with a 4.42-second 40-yard dash, Notre Dame's Chase Claypool is impossible to miss.

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.