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Fantasy Football Week 11 Drop Candidates: Five cuts to make for waiver wire upside

As we move closer to the fantasy playoffs, the choice to drop or hang onto a player becomes increasingly more difficult. However, getting rid of underperforming guys is essential to achieving maximum roster points each and every week, and now is not the time to keep someone for nostalgia purposes or the thought that their breakout is coming after 10 weeks of mediocrity.

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Liz Cheney and Elise Stefanik represent ‘battle for the soul of the party’

It was a tale of two House Republican Conference chairs.

Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York, who currently holds the No. 3 leadership job in the GOP, said at a news conference this week that Americans deserve to know the “truth” about January 6, which is that “Nancy Pelosi bears responsibility, as speaker of the House, for the tragedy” — even though she is not responsible for day-to-day security operations.

NFL mock draft 2021: Mel Kiper’s new predictions for all 32 first-round picks, including Mac Jones, Trey Lance and three trades

My second mock for the 2021 NFL draft includes a first. This is the first time in my history of doing mock drafts that I’m going to project trades in my projection of picks 1-32.

I’ve always stayed away because it’s impossible to know how teams will maneuver — and what offers they could get — but this quarterback class is too good. I wanted to find fits for the top five in the class. So after I waived the no-trades clause for Todd McShay’s latest mock draft, I figured it was time to make a few deals myself. You’ll find explanations for all three of my deals below.

RB Javonte Williams – 2021 NFL Combine/Draft Scout

2020 ALL-ACC FOOTBALL SECOND TEAM (COACHES/MEDIA): RB – Javonte Williams, North Carolina, 145,…Williams was the other half of UNC’s dynamic backfield duo alongside Carter. Williams set a program record with 22 touchdowns and rushed for 1,140 yards in his junior season. He ranks second in the nation in total TDs and his 103.6 rushing yards per game is third in the conference. – North Carolina Football

What HBO’s Fake Famous Doesn’t Understand About Young People and Influencer Culture

“Do you want to be famous?” This is the question, posed in an open casting call, that drew thousands of young people to audition for a role in HBO’s Fake Famous. (Never mind that it is also the implied question of virtually every open casting call.) Framed, like many of the most exploitative reality-TV shows, as a social experiment, this disappointingly superficial documentary sends three strivers culled from the mass of wannabes on a quest to become successful Instagram influencers. Not only does its director, tech journalist Nick Bilton, fail to deliver fresh insight into the mechanisms of social-media celebrity, but he also ignores salient, generationally specific issues—of identity and especially of economics—that arise in interviews.

Supreme Court rejects final Trump bid to nullify 2020 election results

The Supreme Court on Monday denied a bid by former President Trump to nullify his electoral loss in Wisconsin, rejecting the former president’s final pending appeal over the results of the 2020 election.

In an unsigned order without noted dissent, the justices declined to take up Trump’s lawsuit alleging Wisconsin election officials violated the Constitution by expanding absentee voting amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

The justices’ move brought an end to Trump’s scattershot and ineffective legal campaign to overturn President Biden’s victory and added to the abysmal post-election court record of Trump and his allies, which included more than 60 losses and just one narrow win.

Valdes-Scantling, M. – GB (WR)

2021 fantasy player outlook for Marquez Valdes-Scantling, WR, Green Bay Packers (6/23) Advice: Despite a career year in 2020, Marquez Valdes-Scantling is no more than a late-round dart throw in a Fantasy league. His best format is Best Ball, because of his big weekly upside that is nearly impossible to predict. Last year he had four games with at least 19 Fantasy points and five games with 19 or fewer yards. As long as Davante Adams is earning a 30% target share and the running backs are as involved as they have been, it will be difficult for any receiver to earn a large target share in Green Bay, especially one with Valdes-Scantling’s downfield skill set. The addition of Amari Rodgers in the draft could further limit Valdez-Scantling’s opportunities. (
ADP: 11.11 — 15.10
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Born: October 10, 1994, St. Petersburg, FL

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Woods, R. – LAR (WR)

2021 fantasy player outlook for Robert Woods, WR, Los Angeles Rams (6/23) Advice: Robert Woods’ past three seasons provide enough evidence that he’ll have a shot at very good stats now that Matthew Stafford will plug into the Rams offense. Routinely settling in as a middle-of-the pack No. 2 receiver in PPR, Woods has averaged at least 8.1 targets per game since 2018 and been the Rams’ leader or near-leader in air yards each year. Getting Stafford is a definite upgrade — Jared Goff became a liability thanks in part to an average completion depth in 2020 of just 4.9 yards. Stafford, meanwhile, has helped push at least one teammate into the top 12 in air yards in each of the past three years. He’s a far more aggressive downfield thrower, something the Rams figure to lean on. That’s good news for Woods. At worst, pencil him in as a No. 2 receiver who should average close to 15 PPR points per game (just as he’s done for the past three seasons), but keep in mind that the quarterback change could kick his stats up a notch. Round 4 isn’t too early to take Woods in PPR, whereas he shouldn’t get touched until early Round 5 in non-PPR. (
ADP: 2.12 — 5.08
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Born: April 10, 1992, Gardena, CA

Goff, J. – Det (QB)

2021 fantasy player outlook for Jared Goff, QB, Detroit Lions (6/23) Advice: Now that he’s with the Lions, Jared Goff figures to be among the least popular Fantasy quarterbacks in 2021 drafts. Not only has his Fantasy production declined over each of the past three seasons, but he finds himself in Detroit’s rebuilding offense rather than in the comforting and aggressive offense in Los Angeles. Not that it matters, but Goff is coming off a career-high in completion rate but a four-year low in passing touchdowns and a three-year low in passing yards. It’s hard to expect a rebound from Goff considering his opponents: three tough divisional defenses twice each along with matchups against the NFC West and AFC North. Between that and his declining profile, there’s no reason to spend a draft pick on Goff except in two-QB formats as a low-end, mid- to late-round starter. (
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Chubb, N. – Cle (RB)

2021 fantasy player outlook for Nick Chubb, RB, Cleveland Browns (6/23) Advice: If you’re playing in a league where catches don’t count, Nick Chubb is a surefire first-round pick and could be selected as high as No. 5 overall. But the fact that he has 27 receptions in 20 career games with Kareem Hunt does limit Chubb’s PPR upside. He would need a season like Derrick Henry’s to justify a first-round pick in that format. Chubb has Henry’s incredible efficiency (5.2 career YPC) and he scores nearly as often, but the volume seems unlikely as long as Hunt is on the roster. Last year, Henry averaged 23.6 carries per game; Chubb has two games in his career (and zero in 2020) with that many rush attempts. (
ADP: 1.01 — 2.02
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Born: December 27, 1995, Cedartown, GA

2021 NFL Mock Draft Monday: Three-round mock draft with first-round trades

With the number of prospects that returned to school this year, this draft is even more crucial than previous years. Teams will have to hit on prospects early and find talent in the later rounds, where options will be even slimmer. Let’s dive into the first three rounds of the NFL Draft, with trades in the first round that will affect other rounds as well.

Bateman, Bal (WR)

2021 fantasy player outlook for Rashod Bateman, WR, Baltimore Ravens (6/23) Advice: Rashod Bateman was the Ravens’ first selection in the 2021 draft and should instantly compete with Marquise Brown to be the team’s No. 1 receiver. Bateman’s best value is in Dynasty, where he’s a high upside bench receiver worth a rookie pick early in the second round. The Ravens’ low pass volume will make it tough for Bateman to contribute to your Fantasy team in 2021, but if he beats out Brown, he could be a boom-or-bust No. 3 receiver. Target him in the final rounds of your redraft league, but he’ll be one of the first players you drop if he remains behind Brown. (
ADP: 5.08 — 15.10
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