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Jody Smith

Jody Smith

NFL Correspondent


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, Yahoo and many other sites and magazines. I live in Houston and also host a podcast.

Articles From Jody
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 15 photo
The fantasy playoffs are what we all strive for through the summer and 14 weeks of football, only to have fate deal us a ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Dec 20
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 14 photo
Week 14 was a rough slate for season-long fantasy players, as major injuries mounted and undoubtedly ended countless fantasy seasons or seriously hampered the ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Dec 13
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 13 photo
The playoffs have arrived and if you're interested in evaluating all the NFL targets from the previous week that likely means that you're still ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Dec 6
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 12 photo
The regular season is winding down, which can be depressing and exciting. Hopefully, most of you are still in the playoff push and have ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Nov 29
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 11 photo
Week 12 is already here. Thanksgiving, trade deadlines, the drive towards the fantasy playoffs, and a day full of food, family, and football. This ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Nov 22
Fantasy Football Targets Analysis: Week 10 photo
The fantasy playoffs are rapidly approaching and as the season progresses, things become even more unpredictable. Injuries are starting to mount, teams are falling ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Nov 15
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 9 photo
Every team has now played at least half of their schedule, so by this point in the season, we pretty much know which teams ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Nov 8
Fantasy Football Target Analysis: Week 8 photo
It's hard to believe that another NFL and fantasy football season is already halfway over. Hopefully, your teams are still in contention and you ...
by Jody Smith in FantasyWed, Nov 1
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.