http://youtu.be/F1fD-Tuqncs Keepers gets the lead off. Reuben Randle is looking like a weekly flex play with the amount of targets he’s getting in the Giants passing game. Sad face for the rec to sit Greg Olsen after he finally got in the end zone Thursday night. Is it bad that I’m starting to come back…… Continue reading Week 8 Starts and Sits: All of the byes! All of them!
Week 7 showed us that those with opportunity can produce. Jarrett Boykin filled in more than admirably for James Jones and Randall Cobb. Harry Douglas made the most of his opportunity to be the Falcons No. 1 wideout. But to top that off, we got a bunch of new injuries to send us scrambling to…… Continue reading Week 8 Pickups: Harry Douglas, Jarrett Boykin, and the attack of the injury fill-ins
Despite the terribleness that is the Oakland Raiders offense, Terrelle Pryor may still have fantasy potential this season. Assuming he lands the starting job over Matt Flynn, Pryor adds a running threat to counter Oakland’s shaky offensive line. Also unlike Matt Flynn, he has the arm strength to hit the long ball passes to Oakland’s…… Continue reading Terrelle Pryor: Sleeper Fantasy Quarterback?
This week’s top performers weren’t too surprising. A few of them we’ve heard of before, and a few of them have already been consistently working their way towards greatness over the first four weeks of the season. Then, there are the defenses. Matt Forte, Bears RB: 166 yards, 2 TDs, 2 catches for 22 yards…… Continue reading Believe it or not: Brandon Lloyd, Hakeem Nicks Prove They Are Legit and More Top Scores from Week 5
With two weeks to gauge our free agent stock, we’re now more able to tell who’s rising to the top and who will be free agent fodder all season long. Here are a few frequently available players who caught my eye in the last two weeks. Josh Freeman, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wow. A quarterback…… Continue reading On the Wire: Mark Clayton, Josh Freeman, and Jason Snelling top ones to grab for Week 3
It’s once again a weak waiver wire week, but you’ll have to deal with it. By now, your team should be well-equipped to weather the playoff storm. If not, how did you make it this far? Bribes? Trickery? Bribery and trickery? If you’re looking for talent, the FF Librarian is holding it down with plenty…… Continue reading On the Wire: Playoff Week 15 Pickups to Block From Your Opponents (If You Dare)
So you’re prepping your team for the final push, but you’re worried you need a couple more warm bodies? Well, that’s not a problem. That’s what a fantasy football roundtable is for. This week’s Fourth & 1 Debate topic came from Hatty Waiver Wire Guru. He asked: Waivers are about to close in some leagues…… Continue reading Fourth & 1 Debate: Waiver wire stashes for the fantasy playoffs
It’s all your fault, you know. Yes, you, the one who pointed out how few injuries had struck fantasy owners thus far this season. You’re the reason we lost Cedric Benson, Ronnie Brown, Michael Turner, Julius Jones and Brian Westbrook (again). You jinxed three of the top backs in fantasy…and Julius Jones just happened to…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts: Turner, Benson, Brown, Westbrook struck down by fantasy jinx
At some point, we have to stop framing recommendations to start LaDainian Tomlinson with stats from his past performances. “For his career, L.T. averages 100+ yards and bazillion touchdowns against (fill in the blank).” No crap. L.T. was a dominant fantasy force up until last season, but how much suck did L.T. average just last…… Continue reading Week 8 Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders: L.T. is a zombie
I got stuck watching the New England Patriots abuse the Tampa Bay Buccaneers across the pond in London during the early games. I thought we sent this game overseas so that no one here would have to watch it? While the action was riveting, oh, so riveting, I found myself checking my fantasy football scores…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts: Magical phone refresh voodoo makes Vernon Davis score touchdowns