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
ESPN reports this morning that Brett Favre plans to retire rather than rejoin the Minnesota Vikings. He managed to keep the Vikings on the hook until training camp before finally dropping the hammer. What a team player. IF and when Brett Favre actually takes the stage and says…for the third time…that he plans to retire,…… Continue reading Brett Favre Retires: What It Means for the Vikings’ Fantasy Values
In the most recent Fourth & 1 fantasy football roundtable debate, we tackle what players have lost the most keeper value this season besides LaDainian Tomlinson. I chose to single out Darren McFadden. Despite the Oakland Raiders’ miraculous victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, who really beat themselves in this weekend’s upset, McFadden is on one…… Continue reading Shameless Plugging: Keeper no more?
Michael Crabtree, who majored in diva-ology at Texas Tech, has finally signed with the San Francisco 49ers as of yesterday. Apparently, that whole “we can win without you” message got into his head, but he’ll certainly be upset that his own signing was upstaged by the Braylon Edwards trade, relegating Crabtree to just a footnote.…… Continue reading Michael Crabtree signs…and I don’t care [Fantasy Impact]
Coming off the heels of allegations that he assaulted a friend of LeBron James and a Week 4 game in which Braylon Edwards caught absolutely nothing, it’s surprising to see him be swept away to the New York Jets in a trade this morning. But for the Jets, this move makes sense. They needed a…… Continue reading Braylon Edwards traded to Jets [Fantasy Impact]