ESPN’s Eric Karabell knocks drafting Aaron Rodgers, Darren McFadden, DeMarco Murray, Greg Jennings, Rob Gronkowski, and Danny Amendola at their current average draft positions. http://youtu.be/rVE7D5CjV3Y Karabell always seems to be a running back (RB-RB) traditionalist, so his dislike of Aaron Rodgers as a first round pick and advising against injury-prone backs doesn’t surprise me. On…… Continue reading Who are you overdrafting in 2013?
As we await the Chicago Bears debut tonight in preseason action, I can’t wait to see if their little offseason experiment worked. When it comes to offense, Mike Martz is a kamikaze. His “leap of faith” system is as likely to blow up on a game-by-game basis as it is to succeed. While respected at…… Continue reading Martz be crazy: Why you should draft your Bears this season
This second guest post comes to us all the way across the pond from Ross Mooring of Never Kick a Gift Horse in the Teeth. This article is a follow up to his first guest post on three RBBCs to avoid in your drafts this season. It’s now time to look at the running-back-by-committees (RBBC)…… Continue reading Guest Post: Three RBBCs to Target in Fantasy Football Drafts
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?
With most of you hunkering down to conduct your drafts this week, if you haven’t done them already, let me remind you about our handy rankings and strategy recommendations. 2009 Foolish Fantasy Football Draft Kit As an alternative to fantasy football player rankings this preseason, I’ve done a pick or pass on the ADPs for…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts: Foolish Fantasy Football Draft Kit
We’ve analyzed the rankings for running backs, wide receivers and tight ends already this preseason and recommended who you should avoid when it’s your turn to pick. Now, it’s time to take on the quarterback position. Most standard fantasy teams will only need two quarterbacks on the roster, one starter and one backup. What separates…… Continue reading Fantasy Draft Day Pick or Pass: Top 12 Quarterbacks by ADP
You know that tough feeling when your heart is telling you one thing, but your mind is telling you something completely different? It’s not love…or the cheese fries. It’s the first round of your fantasy football draft. Easily confused, for sure, but very, very different. The first round is a Wild West again this season…… Continue reading First Round Fantasy Football Draft Strategy for 2009
It’s easy to hate Brett Favre right now. In fact, it’s encouraged. Just as we were about to lock in Sage Rosenfels as the starting quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings, Favre decides to show up after the toils of training camp and sign a contract for, you know, whatever the Vikings could find in the…… Continue reading The Favre Effect: Brett Favre’s fantasy impact on Vikings
I’ve been a complete subscriber to the “best player available” school of thought when it comes to fantasy football draft strategies, but in 2009, I’d argue in favor of a more enlightened form of drafting a starting roster. Regardless of who you take in the first two rounds of your draft, most fantasy draft strategies…… Continue reading Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Cutting Out the Middle Men from Best Player Available
After going through the “pick or pass” of the average draft positions for running backs and wide receivers, we come to the next position on many draft boards, tight end. While there’s a top tier of elite options, the tight end position is pretty deep this year. Players that didn’t even make this list could…… Continue reading Fantasy Draft Day Pick or Pass: Top 12 Tight Ends by ADP