TOP 150 ARTICLES BY CORY J. BONINI Latest 150 articles by Cory J. Bonini Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:07:12 -0500 FeedCreator 1.7.2 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Round 1 - Cory Bonini Cory's latest mock draft has a few twists and turns that probably will leave you calling him an idiot! Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:43:00 -0500 Fantasy Football: Chris Johnson lands with the Jets Many owners may be quick to write off the newest Jets running back, Chris Johnson. Is Cory among them? Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:40:00 -0500 2014 NFL Draft: WR outlook In the third part of his NFL Draft Outlook series, Cory tackles the wide receiver position. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:10:00 -0500 2014 NFL Draft: RB outlook Cory continues to break down the 2014 NFL Draft by addressing the running back position. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:44:00 -0500 2014 NFL Draft: QB outlook Cory outlines the notable quarterback prospects for the 2014 NFL Draft and talks about their long-term projections. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:37:00 -0500 Fantasy Football and Free Agency: It's a pass catcher party!'s-a-pass-catcher-party! Some free-agent acquisitions make fantasy footballers excited, while others ... meh, not so much. Even if the signing may not be a sexy move, the player could still provide fantasy utility. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:46:00 -0500's-a-pass-catcher-party! Fantasy Football Free Agency Fun It has been quiet on the fantasy football front for pass catchers in NFL free agency, but Cory found no shortage of other offensive talent to discuss. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:16:00 -0500 NFL Scouting Combine meets fantasy football Cory takes a look at the offensive side of the NFL Scouting Combine from a fantasy football perspective, examining some of the players who are household names. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:52:00 -0500 Fantasy Football: Ranking the top unrestricted free-agent running backs From a fantasy football perspective, Cory ranks the top-10 unrestricted free-agent running backs entering the upcoming market. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 21:06:00 -0500 Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire: 10 players you need to own Justin Fensterman has the week off, and Cory Bonini is filling in for him in this week's Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire. Find out which 10 players Cory recommends for your roster. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:44:00 -0500 Fantasy Daily Games: You are missing out on too much fun ... and some money!! Have you considered playing daily fantasy sports games but haven't taken the plunge? Cory discusses some of the basics and addresses what daily gaming has done for him recently. He was a skeptic but now is hooked! Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:50:00 -0500! Top 10 free-agent wide receivers heading into the offseason Cory addresses a deep free-agent wide receiver class and orders them from worst to first in terms of how coveted they will be on the market in relation to their potential fantasy football value. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:24:00 -0500 Playoff Prediction: Cory Bonini Cory Bonini -- probably against better judgment -- sees a deep playoff push by the San Diego Chargers. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:32:00 -0500 Five players to avoid in Week 17 Still playing fantasy football into Week 17? These five players should be introduced to your bench. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:36:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Start/Sit - Week 17: 8 players to address Can James Starks help you this week even if Eddie Lacy plays? What should you do with veterans like Ray Rice and Dwayne Bowe (concussion)? Thu, 26 Dec 2013 20:01:00 -0500 Top 12 players for 2014 fantasy football drafts Looking for a little forward-thinking fun? I felt like taking a peek at how the first round of fantasy football drafts in 2014 could play out. The following 12 players are ranked in order of how I would select them roughly eight months before most leagues draft. Tue, 24 Dec 2013 19:07:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Start/Sit - Week 16: Title game targets and players to avoid Can Daniel Thomas help you win? What about Steven Jackson? Check out these players and more in this week's Start-Sit video. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:49:00 -0500 Fantasy Football: 5 players to avoid in Week 16 These players may be just too risky to put in your Week 16 fantasy football lineup. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 20:00:00 -0500 Five players to avoid in Week 15 Make sure you know which players could sink you bid for a fantasy football championship game appearance. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:41:00 -0500 5 fantasy football players to avoid in Week 14 These five players could negatively impact your chances of moving on in the fantasy football playoffs. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:57:00 -0500 Rating fantasy football playoff matchups Cory compiled a chart of each NFL team's position-by-position fantasy outlook for the upcoming playoff weeks to help you look for matchups to exploit. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 19:15:00 -0500 Fantasy football sleepers to help you win Week 13 Heaney and Bonini bring the best sleepers of Week 13 fantasy football action to your fingertips. (Tim Heaney) Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:41:00 -0500 Five players to consider benching in Week 13 Cory points out five fantasy football turkeys who will make your team too sleepy to win in Week 13. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:10:00 -0500 Fantasy football players to avoid in Week 12 play These five players could severely hamper your push for the fantasy football postseason. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:58:00 -0500 Fantasy football sleepers to consider for Week 12 It's a rough week for running backs on the bye, but there isn't a lot in the way of quality sleeper replacements. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:10:00 -0500 Fantasy football sleeper choices for Week 11 Week 11 sleeper candidates await your viewing pleasure! Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:13:00 -0500 Fantasy Football: Five players who could cost you points in Week 11 The following players should give you pause when you set your Week 11 fantasy football lineup. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 20:39:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Players to Avoid: 5 question marks for Week 10 Following an off-week, Cory is determined to rebound with his choices of players likely to disappoint in Week 10 action. Which players do you need to be concerned about? Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:24:00 -0500 Fantasy football sleeper candidates for Week 10 The New York Giants run rampant within this week's fantasy football sleepers release. Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:37:00 -0500 Green Bay's offense without Aaron Rodgers may be better than you expect's-offense-without-Aaron-Rodgers-may-be-better-than-you-expect Cory has optimism for the Packers' offense with Aaron Rodgers on the mend. Don't lose all hope just yet! Wed, 06 Nov 2013 19:32:00 -0500's-offense-without-Aaron-Rodgers-may-be-better-than-you-expect Fantasy football sleepers to target in Week 9 Week 9 brings another week of six teams on the bye, so realize you have to dig a little deeper than usual. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 08:11:00 -0500 Fantasy football players to avoid in Week 9 Yet another week with six teams on bye means you probably cannot avoid playing these guys, but your expectations should be low. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:42:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire - Week 8: 10 impact players waiting for a pickup Washington is giving fantasy owners every reason in the world to turn to a pair of their lesser-known weapons. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:40:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Take advantage of these matchups in Week 8 Week 8 brings six teams on the bye and leaves fantasy football owners in a position where they need to dig deeper than usual. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:02:00 -0500 Fantasy football: Players to avoid in Week 8 Week 8 brings six teams on vacation, so fantasy footballers are forced to play some unsavory options. Make sure you know what you're getting into with these players. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:17:00 -0500 Fantasy football sleepers to consider in Week 7 We are getting to that crucial stage of the season were every W and L is amplified, so be sure to know which sleeper players to consider in Week 7 fantasy football lineups. Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:41:00 -0500 Why embracing Roy Helu will be different this time around I have been burned more times by Roy Helu than I care to admit. This time around, it will be different. Why? My expectations have changed, and the stakes at hand are much, much lower. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:28:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 6 matchups to exploit Week 6 is here, and so are some awesome sleeper candidates to consider for your fantasy football teams. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:19:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Players to Avoid: Week 6 Be fearful of these players; don't let them drag down your starting lineup in Week 6. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 19:06:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 5 players to start Week 5 is here, and so are fantasy football sleeper plays to help cover the slate of bye teams. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:45:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Players to Avoid in Week 5 Check out which players you should look to avoid when setting your Week 5 fantasy football lineups. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 20:11:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 4 lineups Does a bye week have you looking at less-than-appealing lineup plays? Check out this week's sleepers release for help. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:38:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Players to Avoid in Week 4 Which players should you avoid in Week 4 fantasy football lineups? Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:49:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 3 players to consider Check out which low-level players you should work into your Week 3 fantasy football lineup. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:36:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Players to Avoid in Week 3 Never say never when it comes to fantasy football lineup decisions -- every roster-worthy player can be started in the right situation. However, when facing tough decisions you should err on the side of caution with the following players this week. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:03:00 -0500 Fantasy Fallout: Cleveland Browns and Indianapolis Colts What should you expect from the restructuring of the Cleveland Browns and Indianapolis Colts' fantasy landscapes? Wed, 18 Sep 2013 20:19:00 -0500 Week 2 fantasy football sleepers await your eyes Find out which players you need to start in Week 2 fantasy football action. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:27:00 -0500 Players to Avoid for Week 2 fantasy football lineups Never say never when it comes to fantasy football lineup decisions -- every roster-worthy player can be started in the right situation. However, when facing tough decisions you should err on the side of caution with the following players this week. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:23:00 -0500 Week 1 Fantasy Football Sleepers: 19 players to know Do you need Week 1 fantasy football sleepers? We know where to turn for that extra pop in your starting lineup! Fri, 06 Sep 2013 15:53:00 -0500 11 Week 1 starting lineup mistakes to avoid Which players should you avoid or consider sitting in Week 1? Don't feel married to any player because of where you drafted him. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 14:31:00 -0500 Five Week 1 waiver wire targets for Yahoo! fantasy footballers!-fantasy-footballers Fantasy owners need to pay close attention to the latest trends in their Yahoo! Sports fantasy football league, because you can land bona fide starters off the waiver wire. If your league allows for moves before Week 1, consider the following players that are trending upward. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:28:00 -0500!-fantasy-footballers Have a last-minute draft? Nearly 40 fantasy football sleepers await your eyes!! Looking for fantasy football sleepers to help propel you to a title? KFFL's Cory Bonini has the answers. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 11:30:00 -0500! 12 fantasy football players coming at reduced prices These undervalued fantasy football players are not getting any love from owners, and you need to take advantage of it! Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:40:00 -0500 21 riskiest players in fantasy football drafts Understanding risk assessment is a must for building a successful fantasy football squad through the draft. Knowing when you can take a chance and which players are worthy of assuming risk is key. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 03:14:00 -0500 10 RBs who could become unlikely fantasy stars All it takes is an injury, sometimes two, for a total unknown to carry your fantasy football team to the promised land. Since the running back position has the most prevalence of injuries, you'll need to know some of these names ... even if only one pans out. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:54:00 -0500 5 fantasy football alternatives to conventional draft plans Do you play in a Yahoo! Sports fantasy league? KFFL's Cory Bonini offers tips to help you win your league, and it all starts with winning the draft in his "Pick This, Not That" release. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:10:00 -0500 12 fantasy football picks to avoid at all costs Every player is worth drafting at some point. When considering the typical cost you'd have to invest to land certain guys, their worth quickly comes into question. Which suspect choices should you avoid? Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:10:00 -0500 Fantasy 5: Sneaky late-round picks you would be foolish to avoid You would be doing your league mates a favor by not targeting these names and leaving them to be plucked off the wire or even drafted right from under your nose. I've done the homework, so now it's your turn to give these guys some draft day love! Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:34:00 -0500 Steal Watch: 7 players to target for Yahoo! Sports fantasy footballers!-Sports-fantasy-footballers Do you play in Yahoo! Sports fantasy football leagues? Check out these players to target! Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:39:00 -0500!-Sports-fantasy-footballers Fantasy Football: 9 late-round sleepers your friends don't know about't-know-about Check out these late-round sleepers to help you in your Yahoo! Sports fantasy football league. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 12:41:00 -0500't-know-about Fantasy Football Deep Sleepers: Know the players your competition may not Sometimes players appear on the radar from the deepest bowels of fantasy football. Don't be caught off-guard in your draft. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:04:00 -0500 Fantasy football busts and overvalued players While I am not a fan of the term "bust" in fantasy sports, because it is too generic and is tough to qualify, I have chosen several players that may give you a headache at some point in 2013. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:30:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Outlook Series: Defensive teams Some units, including the Buffalo Bills, could surprise for your fantasy football DT. Don't buy too heavily into others, though. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:49:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Outlook Series: Place kickers The Texans' Randy Bullock looks like a value PK. What's the best approach to take with this position, for fantasy owners? Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:01:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Outlook Series: Tight ends Kyle Rudolph looks like a top fantasy tight end again in 2013. How does the landscape of this position look, otherwise? Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:35:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Outlook Series: Wide receivers Don't overlook these fantasy football developments among 2013 wide receivers. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:01:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Outlook Series: Running backs Running backs are back in a big way for fantasy footballers in 2013. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:36:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Outlook Series: Quarterbacks KFFL's Cory Bonini highlights several QB situations that casual fantasy owners should be familiar with. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 17:26:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Injury Roundup KFFL keeps you up-to-date with the latest injury analysis for fantasy football commodities. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:51:00 -0500 Fantasy footballers showing Brandon Weeden no respect Am I the only one in the world with high hopes for Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden heading into the upcoming fantasy season? Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:09:00 -0500 Understanding fantasy football rankings and cheat sheets Make sure you know how to use your cheat sheets and rankings before jumping head first into a fantasy football draft. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:05:00 -0500 Six fantasy football players you will overvalue I won't overvalue these players because I've done my homework ... now it is your turn to wise up. Mon, 08 Jul 2013 21:46:00 -0500 Fantasy Football: Buffalo Bills' offense could be dangerous'-offense-could-be-dangerous Cory has a feeling the Buffalo Bills will boast an entirely different offense in 2013, and fantasy footballers could find crazy-good value. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 19:35:00 -0500'-offense-could-be-dangerous Fantasy Sports Trade Association experts draft For as much as he knows you couldn't care less about his fantasy draft, Cory is sharing a few items you need to take away from his experience. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:03:00 -0500 2013 Fantasy Football Player Rankings Cory has assembled a preliminary release of a fantasy football player rankings for your viewing pleasure. Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:12:00 -0500 Tim Tebow has no business in the NFL or on fantasy football rosters Make no mistake about it: The Patriots made a gross error by adding Tim Tebow. Don't follow suit with your fantasy squads. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:17:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Fears: NFC Edition Last week, Cory examined the AFC and discussed his fantasy football fears. This time around, he heads to the NFC for another go of it. Mon, 10 Jun 2013 19:09:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Fears: AFC Edition Afraid of certain situations in fantasy football? Sometimes you should be! Tour the AFC for fears that Cory cannot seem to shake. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 19:31:00 -0500 Trent Richardson and Kenny Britt heading in opposite directions Kenny Britt has a lot of upward mobility in his fantasy stock right now, and Trent Richardson's couldn't be more different. What should you do? Tue, 04 Jun 2013 14:30:00 -0500 JaMarcus Russell deserves a second chance Find out why Cory feels the disgraced JaMarcus Russell belongs on an NFL roster this summer - and perhaps beyond. Tue, 28 May 2013 17:41:00 -0500 Fantasy Football: More Miami Dolphins love Tim Heaney may be excited for Ryan Tannehill to Mike Wallace, but Cory has a man-crush on Lamar Miller's tantalizing upside. Wed, 15 May 2013 16:38:00 -0500 Fantasy Football Sleeper: Carson Palmer, QB, Arizona Cardinals The Arizona Cardinals added a veteran passer this offseason to bolster their offense. Savvy fantasy owners will also add Carson Palmer to their rosters late in drafts this year. Thu, 09 May 2013 18:44:00 -0500 Geno Smith: Another Jets mistake in the making Nothing was learned from the Mark Sanchez debacle. The New York Jets made a mistake by drafting Geno Smith, and their franchise will pay for it for a few years to come. Thu, 02 May 2013 12:51:00 -0500 2013 All-Rookie Fantasy Football Team Cory takes a few chances predicting his early 2013 All-Rookie Fantasy Football team. Tue, 30 Apr 2013 20:18:00 -0500 NFL Draft Pick 2:2 - Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee Titans The Tennessee Titans added more firepower on offense with the selection of local product Justin Hunter. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:08:00 -0500 NFL Draft Pick 2:8 - Geno Smith, QB, New York Jets The New York Jets have created competition for Mark Sanchez by drafting Geno Smith in Round 2. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:39:00 -0500 NFL Draft Pick 2:3 - Zach Ertz, TE, Philadelphia Eagles Zach Ertz joins a crowded Philadelphia offense and has to learn a new style of play as a rookie. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:56:00 -0500 NFL Draft Pick 2:17 - Gavin Escobar, TE, Dallas Cowboys The Dallas Cowboys may have found an heir apparent to Jason Witten in San Diego State's Gavin Escobar. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 19:13:00 -0500 NFL Draft Pick 2:25 - Vance McDonald, TE, San Francisco 49ers Vance McDonald could be San Fran's new Delanie Walker, although he has a rather large jump to make from Rice to the NFL. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 19:26:00 -0500 NFL Draft Pick 1:16 - EJ Manuel, QB, Buffalo Bills The Buffalo Bills may have reached for their many, but Manuel arguably is the best quarterback in the draft class. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:01:00 -0500 NFL Draft Pick 1:27 - DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans The Houston Texans added weaponry for Matt Schaub to help take some pressure off Andre Johnson. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:24:00 -0500 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Dion Jordan, DE/OLB, Oregon Oregon's Dion Jordan is a dynamic, versatile playmaker who has a bright future in the NFL. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:24:00 -0500 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner is widely viewed as the No. 1 prospect at his position in this year's draft. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 15:32:00 -0500 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Rounds 1-2 Check out our latest NFL mock draft update, which includes two rounds and selection commentary. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 17:02:00 -0500 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Tyrann Mathieu, CB, NCAA Former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu has a rocky past to atone for if he wants to make his way onto an NFL roster via the draft. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:02:00 -0500 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Cornellius Carradine, DE, Florida State Can Florida State defensive end Cornellius "Tank" Carradine overcome an ACL injury to have a successful NFL career? Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:42:00 -0500 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Ryan Nassib, QB, Syracuse Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib enters the draft fray as a top-five rated quarterback on most boards, but he has to prove himself through workouts to earn a first-day selection. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:16:00 -0500 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia West Virginia's Geno Smith headlines the quarterback class for 2013. Find out what sets him apart from his competition. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:43:00 -0500 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter looks to step out of Cordarrelle Patterson's shadow on draft day. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 19:24:00 -0500 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma Oklahoma's Landry Jones was off to a fast start as he replaced Sam Bradford, but it has been a mixed back since. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:45:00 -0500