Fantasy Douche has traditionally been one to bust conventions when it comes to NFL truths, written or unwritten. Back in January, he challenged the assumption that a quarterback is the key to a winning franchise by taking a look at the Patriots' passing game history and what it means to have talented receivers. "Obviously the… Continue reading Do franchise quarterbacks deserve all the credit for winning?
Footballguys' Sigmund Bloom explained his quarterback tiers last month, and while the tiers themselves may not come as a surprise, the chunks Bloom creates with his tiers clearly show how deep the quarterback position is this year. Even if you choose to pass on top options and wait until the very late rounds to consider… Continue reading Quarterbacks aplenty in 2013
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?
http://youtu.be/8gHLsT49NyQ I’m late to the party, but Lance Zierlein of The Sideline View hosted this Google+ Hangout with two of the great minds in fantasy football, Sigmund Bloom and Matt Waldman, to discuss the most overrated and underrated players as we close out the 2012 fantasy football draft season. Their conversation touches on early hype…… Continue reading Brandon Lloyd, Fred Davis, and The 2012 Quarterback Craze
If you're looking for a bang-or-bust QB2 to stash behind an elite QB1, put a claim in on Russell Wilson. The Seattle offense may not be explosive, but Wilson showed his ability to produce big fantasy weeks this preseason. If he does surprise us all by Cam Newton-ing the first few weeks of the season,… Continue reading Don’t let Russell Wilson start the year on your waiver wire
I pity the fool that doesn’t learn from his past mistakes, and 2011 broke a few of the fantasy football molds. No Peyton Manning. The Texans made the playoffs. Rex Grossman is good? Okay…for a few weeks, he was good. And let’s not forget Reggie Bush was a feature back, and Cam Newton was a…… Continue reading Takeaways from the 2011 Fantasy Football Season
Some of you may have wondered why I didn’t post a waiver wire this week. I tried…but there just wasn’t much for me to get excited about in Week 1. I covered my favorite waiver wire pickups in my late sleepers column. If you paid attention to that, you already knew about Aaron Hernandez. (See?…… Continue reading Really, guys, Week 1 is Too Early for a Waiver Wire
If your head’s swimming with stats and rankings this morning deciding who to start with playoff implications on the line, here’s a study aid. PlayThisGuy.com has provided us with their consensus rankings for Week 13 quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers. You may not have these top 10 players, but dig deep to see what…… Continue reading Decisions, Decisions: Who to Start in Week 13
It’s getting to be that time when you just have to roll with what you’ve got, and there’s not much talent left on the waiver wire. So I took a few extra hours this week to peruse all the latest and greatest analysis to recommend just a few guys who I think should be owned…… Continue reading On the Waiver Wire: Remaining Week 11 Pickups, Fantasy Football Playoff Sleepers, Stashes
Going up against the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense is a tough task for any quarterback, but when you draw that challenge as the quarterback of the Cleveland Browns…and as your first NFL start…well, that’s nearly impossible. As such, ESPN has their doubts about Colt McCoy this week, not that you were thinking about starting him. With…… Continue reading A promising beginning for Colt McCoy? ESPN doesn’t think so.