These sudden, mysterious and largely unreported injuries have got to stop. Last week, Carson Palmer was a late scratch. This week, the victim was Matt Schaub, who was hit by a virus the night before the game. I normally set lineups Saturday night and then let them run, but this sudden injury plague makes me…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts on Week 5: And another three bite the dust?
Apparently, when you try and make things faster around here, it makes the Internet explode, and bad things happen. I’ll write that down, and, I guess, take it as a compliment that we’ve had such a large flow of traffic around at Fools lately. I’ll try not to break anything else, okay? The waiver wire…… Continue reading On the Wire: Waiver Wire Gems from Week 3
Prior to the first snap this season, Chadam and Nick got together and picked a handful of teams that each compulsive gambler believed would perform above or below Vegas’ predicted win total. I locked these picks away in a vault, buried beneath the ground and protected by two very angry, alcoholic monkeys and a crafty…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money on 2008 Futures [Win Totals and Over Unders]
Well, my distrust in rookie QBs certainly worked out for me. I’m going back for more. No picks for the Falcons or Ravens this week either. I’ve also noted which bet is my favorite of the week, and coincidentally for Week 2, it’s the first one on the slate. Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money in Week 2
Don’t get all reactionary when you are setting your lineups this week. If your stud disappointed in his first showing — and there is no evidence supporting his failure, i.e. horrible line in Jacksonville and St. Louis — just forget Week 1 happened. This week, we’ll move into more of a Q&A mode with the…… Continue reading Week 2 Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders
Well, that just sucks. Thanks, Week 1. Today being Patriot Day just seems to be an even more depressing reminder of the losses in real life and our slightly much less important fantasy football losses. If you were one of the lucky fantasy footballers who lost Tom Brady this past weekend, I assume I just…… Continue reading Saving Your Season: How to replace that Tom Brady guy
A disastrous and tragic Week 1 has left plenty of teams hurting for new talent. Was there a group shot on the cover of Madden this year? Since Week 1 is always the best time to grab the waiver wire studs AND since this week was full of injuries and failures, this week’s waiver wire…… Continue reading On the Wire: Waiver Wire Saviors from Week 1
The games aren’t even over, but already, there have been several injuries that could go on to help your team. On the injury side… Brian Griese, QB Chicago Bears Brian Griese was knocked out for the Bears this week, so Rex Grossman may or may not be returning top his fluctuating position as one of…… Continue reading Week 10 Injury Watch: Injuries that might provide some hot waiver wire picks this week