DeAngelo Williams and Michael Turner exploded out of their draft stock in 2008, much to the chagrin of the owners who didn’t draft them. Freed of DeShaun Foster, Williams still wasn’t supposed to put up enough of a fight to keep rookie running back Jonathan Stewart on the bench. Opposing defenses should have swamped Turner,…… Continue reading DeAngelo Williams vs Michael Turner: Truth or Fiction
Seriously, how much do you hate DeAngelo Williams right now? Many a game was won or lost off the play of DeAngelo Williams Sunday night. While I thought he’d keep rolling as he has been the past several weeks, I didn’t think he’d get more than two touchdowns, and I never dreamed that he would…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts on Week 16: How much do you hate DeAngelo Williams?
At this point, you should be starting your studs. We stopped posting all the week-to-week start posts as a result, but I do have a few thoughts to throw out this week with many of you in championship or at least playoff matches. In the Cowboy game tonight, I like Tony Romo and the Cowboys…… Continue reading Week 16 Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders: Championship Edition
If you’re still playing fantasy football, your roster should be locked up pretty tight. Why are you even reading this article? For the sake of those of you with injuries and/or in need of a weekly sub to blow away your heavily favored opponent, I guess I can still give you a few names that…… Continue reading On the Wire: Week 16 Pickups and Playoff One-offs
Congrats, fools. If you’re still following pickups at this point in the season, you made the playoffs. I guess there are some of you out there who may be seeking out ways to beef up your keeper or dynasty team for next year but for the large majority of you, playoffs. Good work. I hope…… Continue reading On the Wire: Week 15 Pickups and Waiver Wire Grabs for Playoffs
Q&A QB is a head-smacking, hard-hitting, name-taking question and answer series where Jacob assists readers and his Twitter followers in perfecting their draft strategy and winning their league. If you’d like to be featured in a future Q&A QB post, send Jacob an email or tweet him (whatever that means). QUESTION: What are your thoughts…… Continue reading Q&A QB: Which Rookie Running Backs Are Worth Drafting?
About a month ago, I completed an expert draft with several fantasy football analysts and bloggers. The draft took almost the entire month of July because it was conducted with a 10-hour timer for each pick on MyFantasyLeague.com for those of us with day jobs. Psh, day jobs. The results of this draft, although mentioned…… Continue reading Expert League Team Retrospective: Fantasy Website Drunken Pirate Slapfight Expert League
My apartment management decided that I was so excited about the NFL draft this weekend that they needed to shut off the hot water this morning to calm me down. That’s okay though. I’m not bitter. I’ll just take those lemons and… …and who am I kidding? I’m going to throw them at the door…… Continue reading Fantasy Losers of the 2008 NFL Draft
The days preceding free agency were full of contract re-negotiations, but the veterans who didn’t want to let their value be tossed aside found themselves tossed aside instead. Just before the opening bell of free agency, the blood flowed freely across the NFL’s older locker rooms. The most tragic loss, of course, being the one-glove…… Continue reading Bloodletting of veterans starts free agency with a bang [NFL News]
Asante Samuel may find his $100 million, 10-year contract in New Orleans. Fox Sports says that the Saints are willing to pay the ticket up to $10-11 million dollars a year for Samuel’s talents. Samuel is direly needed in New Orleans because their secondary was the wrong kind of holy last year. If they fork…… Continue reading Losman to Dolphins? Samuel to the Saints? Foster to 49ers? More free agency moves [NFL Rumors]