It’s insanity. That’s what fantasy football is when it comes to the playoffs. Jonathan Stewart and Jerome Harrison become huge fantasy steals in the final two games, and studs that you’ve depending on all season like Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers clam up and shut down early, even in blowout wins. At least Chris Johnson…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts on 2009 Season: So why didn’t we all draft Chris Johnson?
Since graduating college, I’ve occasionally had a dream that I was still taking finals. In the dream, I wake up and realize that I have a final that very day, but it’s for a class that I didn’t know I was taking and haven’t attended even one day that semester. Right about the time that…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts: The Brady Bench, Law of Averages and Josh Johnson
Or at least, I’d like to think it will…this week. Buffalo Wild Wings invited me to play in a fantasy football league this season with several of the fantasy elite who are also mildly Internet famous (not really a kind of famous) and really, really ridiculously good-looking. I know Fantasy Football Librarian, Miller at The…… Continue reading Team Foolish Decisions taking Buffalo Wild Wings All-Star Blogger League by storm
This guest post comes to Fantasy Football Fools from Eric Amzallag of sports pick site UnlockedSports.com. Rather than stay in our fantasy bubble this season, I thought taking a look at the playoff picks from a relative fantasy outsider would be a nice jump start to the conversation — since, inevitably, my Super Bowl and…… Continue reading Guest Post: 2009 NFL preview from a fantasy outsider
The kickoff cometh! In just a few hours, the NFL will return to that magic box in my living room and all will be right with the world. In the meantime, it’s time to make sure you’ve got your best fantasy football roster forward. Much like our waiver wire recommendations have been shortened up to…… Continue reading Week 1 Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders: The “Are we there yet?” Edition
It’s time… I’m almost giddy now that I can finally write up a few sleeper grabs that may have gone undrafted in your leagues this season. In less than 24 hours, the 2009 NFL season will be upon us. Are you ready? Probably not, but that’s why you’re doing your homework. Consider this your Week…… Continue reading On the Wire: Quick Week 1 Pickups and Sleepers
From time to time, I get emails from folks within the fantasy football community telling me about their great products, and most of them really are useful. Unfortunately, I rarely get a chance to highlight them for you, the readers, because fantasy football talk, the heart of all we do here at Fantasy Football Fools,…… Continue reading Preseason Fantasy Football Product Roundup 2009
No one can claim to be all-knowing when it comes to fantasy football, and one of the most valuable parts of blogging about it for me is the reader feedback I receive in the comments. Your competition will never share their inner thoughts or concerns about your team — not without offering you a trade…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts: Rate My 2009 Team
“Wait, Coach, you mean THIS will get me suspended? I just thought I was mailing it in at Kyle Orton’s performance level…” Yes, Brandon Marshall, that will get you suspended for the rest of the preseason. For now, Brandon Marshall’s not set to miss games once the regular season begins, but Pro Football Talk’s Mike…… Continue reading Brandon Marshall suspended for rest of preseason
Brian Westbrook convinced the world that a smaller, shifty back could make it work in the NFL. In recent years, he’s become a fantasy points factory, churning out production each season, but he’s also never been one to rely on for all 16 weeks of your fantasy season. With Westbrook’s production come injuries. Someone who…… Continue reading Injury Concerns: Are Reggie Bush and Brian Westbrook worth your draft pick?