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Jody Smith

Jody Smith

NFL Correspondent

Bio

2012 Most Accurate Expert here at FantasyPros. Member of the Pro Football Writer's of America who covers the Texans for USAToday's Texans Wire. I also contribute to GridironExperts, Fanball, and FantasySharks. Past work includes Pro Football Focus and had articles featured on NFL.com, Yahoo and many other sites and magazines. I live in Houston and also host a podcast.


Articles From Jody
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 7 photo
The NFL remains as unpredictable as ever but tracking targets every week offers us a chance to see what players are consistently getting the ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Oct 25
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 5 photo
Tracking every pass thrown each week in the NFL is a monumental task, but analyzing the data for each target continues to be an ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Oct 11
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 4 photo
Tracking weekly targets can be an extremely useful tool in the arsenal of any fantasy football player. While reception, touchdown, and yardage numbers tell ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Oct 4
Fantasy Football Targets Analysis: Week 2 photo
Targets have become an important part of the fantasy football landscape. Even if a player has a rough outing, paying attention to how many ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Sep 20
Wide Receiver Target Analysis: Week 1 (Fantasy Football) photo
With so many fantasy leagues relying on PPR scoring, tracking targets is an important tool in the arsenal for successful fantasy football players. Whether ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Sep 13
8 Wide Receiver Busts (Fantasy Football) photo
There is sometimes a lot of negatives associated with late summer. Hurricane season, back to school, unrelenting heat and humidity--the second half of August ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyThu, Aug 17
Using Snap Counts to Identify Fantasy Football Values photo
Data. Everywhere you look in fantasy football, there are mounds and mounds of data. As advancement in technology has revolutionized the NFL game, fantasy football ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyThu, Jul 20
Early 2017 Overvalued Fantasy Football Players photo
Now that summer has arrived, and NFL minicamps have come and gone, fantasy football draft season is about to kick into high gear. Many ...
by Jody Smith in FantasySat, Jun 17
Latest News From Jody
Rob Gronkowski to strongly consider retirement  photo
Following an injury-marred and disappointing 2018 NFL season, long-time New England Patriots' stand out tight end Rob Gronkowski is expected to "strongly consider retirement," in the weeks and months after New England's season ends. Gronkowski was rumored to be considering retirement before the 2018 campaign began and was also the subject of trade rumors. The nine-year veteran battled a back injury and other ailments that held him to a career-low three touchdowns and only 47 receptions in 13 games.
D'Onta Foreman will play Week 16 photo
Sophomore running back D'Onta Foreman will make his 2018 season debut in Week 16 as the Texans travel to Philadelphia. Foreman has missed a year after tearing his Achilles' last season. He'll slot in behind Alfred Blue for change of pace work.
D'Onta Foreman inactive Week 14  photo
Despite participating in practice during the week, the Texans declared sophomore running back D'Onta Foreman inactive for the club's AFC South showdown with the Colts.
Robby Anderson will play in Week 14 photo
WR Robby Anderson (ankle) is active and will start in Week 14 as the Jets face the Buffalo Bills. Anderson has been limited by an ankle injury and has made little impact in New York's past five games.
T.Y. Hilton active Week 14  photo
T.Y. Hilton (shoulder) is active and will start in Houston Week 14 as the Colts look to remain alive in the AFC South race. Hilton was listed as a game-time decision after a limited week of practice but was cleared in pre-game warmups.
San Darnold will start Week 14 photo
As expected, first-round rookie quarterback Sam Darnold will be back under center for the Jets on Sunday. Darnold got in a full week's worth of practice after sitting out New York's past three games and will be good to go for a tough spot against the Bills.
Mitch Trubisky will start Week 14 photo
After missing two starts with a shoulder injury, Mitchell Trubisky has been removed from the injury report and will be under center this week as the Bears host the NFC's top-seeded Rams. The Bears went 1-1 while Trubisky was sidelined and remain 1.5 games ahead of the Vikings.
DeSean Jackson could miss remainder of 2018 season  photo
According to Tampa Bay Sports Radio, Buccaneers wide receiver DeSean Jackson could miss the remainder of the 2018 NFL season with a thumb injury. On WDAE's afternoon show, ESPN's Jenna Laine said that "I think it's quite possible we don't see [Jackson] the rest of the season." Laine indicated that Jackson's frustration over his current role combined with the thumb injury could mark the end of Jackon's time with the Bucs.
WDAE Tampa BayThu, Dec 6
Aqib Talib will play Week 13  photo
The Rams' ailing secondary will get a boost in Week 13 as cornerback Aqib Talib was activated from IR and will play for the first time since Week 3 with an ankle injury.
Keke Coutee INACTIVE Week 13  photo
Oft-injured Texans' rookie wideout Keke Coutee will not play in Week 13 versus the Cleveland Browns. Coutee has been plagued by a bum hamstring all season and will once again be sidelined by the ailment.