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Alex Welch

  • joined Feb 10, 2011
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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Deputy editor at The Falcoholic. Fantasy football writer for SB Nation. Contributor at Land-Grant Holy Land. I also write for Comcast Sports Southeast. I'm not really a big fan of writing.

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  • MLB Atlanta Braves
  • NBA Atlanta Hawks
  • NFL Atlanta Falcons
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Options for No. 1 pick in 2014 fantasy football

1

We're not wasting any time. The 2013 season is in the past. Let's start talking about how you're going to draft in 2014. Which player goes No. 1?

Defensive tackle review

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The Falcons defense was miserable in 2013, but their defensive tackles at least provided a few bright spots here and there. Now three of the five are set to become free agents.

Falcons QB review

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We're not used to seeing Matt Ryan finish with a losing record. Let's take a look back on what he went through in 2013, and what we should expect for the future.

End of year ratings

100

The 2013 is over for the Atlanta Falcons, and that might be the best news we've heard in quite some time. A 4-12 campaign coming off a trip to the NFC Championship was an unforeseen debacle. We...

White hopes for an extension

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The franchise's all-time leading receiver still has one year left on his contract, but he's hoping Atlanta locks him up for presumably the rest of his career.

Cameron active for Week 17

After recently being cleared to play, Cameron makes the start again at tight end for Cleveland. We break down the fantasy implications.

Asiata to start with AP, Gerhart inactive

It's another "next man up" scenario for the Vikings today. Matt Asiata will start at running back. We break down the fantasy implications.

Torrey Smith expected to play in Week 17

After dealing with a hamstring thigh this week, Baltimore's top receiver should be in action for the regular season finale. We break down the fantasy implications.

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 17

The season comes to a close this weekend for all leagues. We break down the fantasy implications.

Week 16 picks

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Caution: No one here is picking the Falcons this week.

Start/sit advice: Ellington, Mendenhall

The Cardinals backfield is still split in production, leaving Ellington and Mendenhall to battle for points. We break down the fantasy implications.

AP, Gerhart inactive for Week 15

It's looking like a "next man up" situation in Minnesota. We break down the fantasy implications.

Week 15 picks

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Kirk Cousins gets the start over RG3 this week. The Falcons picked him off twice in his brief appearance last year. How do our "experts" feel about the matchup this time around?

Fantasy football start/sit advice, Week 15

Almost every league is in the playoffs now. We break down the fantasy implications.

Ryan Mathews fantasy football Week 15 recap

The Broncos couldn't stop Mathews on the ground, as he posted a season-high in rushing yards. We break down the fantasy implications.

Keenan Allen fantasy football Week 15 recap

The scoring surge continues for the rookie wideout. We break down the fantasy implications.

Philip Rivers fantasy football Week 15 recap

Rivers didn't post lofty passing yards, but he didn't manage to score twice. We break down the fantasy implications.

Andre Caldwell fantasy football Week 15 recap

Caldwell stepped up for the injured Welker, filling his slot role nicely. We break down the fantasy implications.

Moreno, Ball fantasy football Week 15 recap

One of Moreno's worst games of the season came at a terrible time for owners. We break down the fantasy implications.

Peyton Manning fantasy football Week 15 recap

After throwing nine touchdown passes over the last two weeks, Manning took a step back from his torrid pace. We break down the fantasy implications.

Potential replacements for Koetter

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Koetter could be on his way to the Mountain West Conference. Who could the Falcons bring in to replace him?

Walker out for Week 14

The Titans starting tight end continues to deal with concussion issues. We break down the fantasy implications.

Bell active for Week 14

The Steelers rookie running back suffered a nasty hit on Thanksgiving. We break down the fantasy implications.

Thomas expected back for Week 14

After a two-week absence, owners will get one of the best tight ends in the league back for Week 14. We break down the fantasy implications.

Ellington expected back for Week 14

Rashard Mendenhall will be battling for touches with Andre Ellington back in action. We break down the fantasy implications.

Jackson expects to play in Week 14

The Bucs' No. 1 wideout was limited in practice this week, but he should be good to go against the Bills on Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Week 14 picks

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How is it already Week 14?

Fantasy football start/sit advice Week 14

The fantasy playoffs have arrived for some leagues. We break down the fantasy implications.

Henne, Keenum, Schaub fantasy football recap

Case Keenum was benched. Chad Henne completed less than 50 percent of his passes. It was a great night for quarterbacks. We break down the fantasy implications.

Cecil Shorts fantasy football Week 14 recap

It wasn't a memorable night for Shorts, but he at least scored another touchdown. We break down the fantasy implications.

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