Now that we have the explanation out of the way, let’s talk Week 1 picks. Jacob’s Ed. Note: Note that due to some compulsive gambling this weekend, we didn’t get the Week 1 picks up before the games. If you didn’t notice, congratulations — you rock. Starting Week 2, picks should be up prior to…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money in Week 1
Most of the moves made in the last several weeks have no immediate fantasy impact. Backups are still moving from team to team, but a few starters finally landed at wide receiver in the last couple of weeks. FANTASY WATCH-WORTHY MOVES The 49ers dropped Darrell Jackson after his disappointing 2007 and added Bryant Johnson. I…… Continue reading Off-season Update: Quick hits at wide receiver, tight end and cornerback [NFL News]
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]
I don’t put much faith in the third-year breakout theory for wide receivers. It’s no perfect science but merely a common coincidence. A wide receiver’s breakout year has more to do with when the receiver becomes comfortable in the offense than when they hit year 3 of their career. Receivers–unless they fall into a good…… Continue reading The Third-Year Breakout Wide Receiver Theory and Why It’s Coincidence
Many a team in the NFL could use a game-changing wide receiver. Several teams are stuck with either aging veterans or a bunch of young butterfingers running routes each Sunday. Lucky for them, numerous top receivers are up for free agency or wanting a trade this offseason, and several of them might be moving if…… Continue reading Impact wide receivers on the move this off-season
Ryan Grant, RB Green Bay Packers Ryan Grant showed some flashes of brilliance in the Denver game. I heard rumors that he would eventually become the starter early in the season when Brandon Jackson was still “the guy” for Green Bay. It’s been a mess in the running game department all season, so naming Grant…… Continue reading Week 9 Pickups: Who’s hot flashes and who is on an upswing?