Let me preface this pickups post by noting that no one has jumped out a must add in Week 1. We had some very impressive performances, some disappointing ones, and a crazy Monday night, but most of the explosive pickups like tight ends Jordan Cameron and Jared Cook were drafted. And those leagues that left…… Continue reading Week 2 Pickups: Spend not, want not
I can’t be certain that I covered all of this week’s best waiver wire grabs because, to be honest, after Adrian Peterson went down and rode out of the stadium on a cart, I went into shock and then into a hysterical state from which I am only now emerging. Is Twilight still a thing?…… Continue reading This Kevin Smith is not Too Fat to Fly in Week 12 Pickups
The first few days of NFL free agency are like sitting in Santa’s lap. You can ask for anything you want with the assumption that you’ll get it. And I do that every year. Ask for things in free agency, that is. Not sit in Santa’s lap. Since the NFL left us cold and alone…… Continue reading 5 Player Moves the NFL Owes Fantasy Football (And Me)
I don’t get excited about who “won” the draft. I get excited about who I’ll draft for my fantasy football team. When it comes to fantasy relevance, the first round didn’t overwhelm us. The 2011 draft set a record for defensive linemen taken in the first round with 12, but it’s hard to say that…… Continue reading Pondering Christian Ponder: NFL Draft 2011 First Round Fantasy Football Gut Reactions
In a fantasy football group I participate in each week, Fantasy Football Fanatics on LinkedIn, I recommended going with Beanie Wells in a flex spot over Andre Johnson this week. Am I crazy or is this smart strategy? I’m going with the numbers here. My argument for going with Beanie: There is definitely a huge…… Continue reading Starting Beanie Wells over Andre Johnson: Smart Play or Crazy Talk?
Week 1 is my favorite week to make bets. You get to trust your gut more than any other week of the season, and you feel extremely smug when your predictions come true. But the first games are also full of questions. Which teams developed chemistry over the offseason? Who will exceed expectations, and who…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money – Week 1