Derek Norton

Derek Norton has been writing football articles since 2005. He graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Communication (Journalism) in 2011 and shifted his focus to the NFL. His work has also appeared on FantasyPros, LeagueSafe Post and Dober Games.

Top 5 Fantasy Waiver Wire Pickups for NFL Week 5

Fantasy football is a full-time job. The best owners look to fine-tune their rosters every day, but waiver day is the most important. Those of you in deeper leagues looking for an edge should consider the following players, who are available in more than 80 percent of Yahoo leagues. Without further ado, here are the top five waiver wire pickups …

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NFL Betting Odds: Week 3 Biggest Spread Moves

A smart bettor knows to monitor line movements as the week goes along. Often when the bet is made is nearly as important as whom the bet is on. Teams are already starting to separate after two games with some squads already in must-win territory. It’s clear from the line changes that certain teams have already made positive (and negative) …

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DFS Week 2 Picks

Le’Veon Bell waited until after most fantasy drafts took place to make it clear he wouldn’t be reporting to the Steelers. Now, nearly every fantasy league has someone who spent a top-three pick on a player they probably won’t see for weeks. Luckily, those people have DFS. Here are some daily fantasy picks geared toward cash games (50-50) with a …

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NFL Preseason Week 4 Key Inactives Bettors Need To Know

The preseason is arguably the most unpredictable time to bet on the NFL, and Week 4 is arguably the most unpredictable week of the preseason. Many starters are given extended rest while bottom-of-the-roster types battle it out to make the team. Nevertheless, there are some Week 4 key inactives that stand out more than others. Here are some that will …

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Saints at Chargers Week 3 Preseason Betting Prediction

It’s Week 3 of the preseason, perhaps better known as “the one teams care about.” The general wisdom is this is the one exhibition game in which teams give all of their starters legitimate playing time and try some things they might actually do in a real game. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. It’s still a preseason game …

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