http://youtu.be/Ue9L9oJWxwQ In this business, nothing goes as planned. If it did, why would be play? (The wins, of course, but I digress…) We got our first taste of reality one week ago on Thursday night. The Vikings hoped to avenge their playoff loss to the Super Bowl Champion Saints on the NFL’s biggest Week 1…… Continue reading Brett Favre’s 2010 Vikings: You aren’t who we thought you were, yet
While imagining the possibilities of Vince Young returning to his starting job — Hey, it could happen… Maybe? In special packages? — I contributed to a few other articles around the Web that I just wanted to share. While a little outdated after Laurent Robinson’s injury this week, I participated in the Fourth & 1…… Continue reading Shameless Plugging: Surprising Receivers and Disappointing Starts
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?
This week’s bye shouldn’t have caught you by surprise, but the characters you are left to start might. Strangely enough, many of the players that you might have drafted late or gotten on the cheap have great plays this week. Make sure you don’t forget about these guys, and as always, any start-or-sit questions asked…… Continue reading Week 4 Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders
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]