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
http://youtu.be/fjL-4nwnkkk Chris Johnson. Steven Jackson. Adrian Peterson. THE COLTS! Why can’t we have nice things?!? Green Bay is an unstoppable force of fantasy football goodness. I’m picking up the Packers’ ball boy on the waiver wire this week, and I fully expect him to get at least 10 touchdowns this season. But the Saints defense…… Continue reading Overreaction Monday: Why Did I Draft Chris Johnson?
Congratulations on escaping from that rock you’ve been trapped under for all those long months since the Super Bowl. Hopefully, you weren’t trapped in this thing. After you get a good, warm meal inside of you, I’m sure you’ll be wondering what happened in the world since you departed. Or if you, like me, took…… Continue reading Top 15 Fantasy Football Storylines You Missed Since the Super Bowl
Jay Cutler is now on his way to The Windy City. For first-round picks in both 2009 and 2010, a third-round pick in 2009 and Kyle Orton — founder and president of the Neckbeard for Men Club, which just so happens to be moving its headquarters to Denver this summer — the Chicago Bears have…… Continue reading Jay Cutler traded to Chicago Bears for Neckbeard. Set your Broncos free.
It’s go time. Once again, a ‘$’ marks all of Nick’s locks of the week while a ‘#’ marks all of Chadam’s locks. Thursday Night Football: New York Jets at New England Patriots SPLIT DECISION! Chadam Takes: Jets (+3) over PATRIOTS Nick Takes: PATRIOTS (-3) over Jets In taking the Jets, Chadam says: I’ll admit,…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money in Week 11
No intro. No nonsense. This week, we’re all about the picks, now featuring “locks” of the week. Note: The ‘$’ will signify Nick’s “locks” of the week from this point forward while a ‘#’ will mark Chadam’s favorite bets. New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons Fools Take: FALCONS (+0) over Saints Nick says: I think…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money in Week 10
The triumphant return of Thursday Night Football! I always thought the Thursday night games were stretching it. We already have college games on Tuesday and Thursday if you are really feigning — granted they aren’t the most interesting games, but there is a football on a green field with guys in helmets going after it.…… Continue reading Week 10 Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders
It’s time for change, America. Bring me your injured, your underperforming, your studs gone duds. Together, we can reshape your fantasy team for the future into a team without injustice, without phantom starts (see: Willis McGahee) and without any of Shanahan’s running backs — well, maybe just one. Yes, we can. Yes, we can. YES,…… Continue reading On the Wire: Waiver Wire Free-for-all from Week 9
It’s almost football season. Training camp battles are starting, Favre is reinstated and back as an active player (which means he is thinking about retiring) and coins are flipping in Chicago to decide who will throw the rock for 2008. Smell that fresh air? Behind that freshness, the little taint of grass and sweat is…… Continue reading Training Camp Uppers and Downers
After the long, over-hyped saga of rumors and speculation, Brett Favre should turn in his request for reinstatement and show up to the Green Bay Packers training camp this weekend. Even though Favre and the Packers administration are talking, the Packers haven’t changed their stance on backing Aaron Rodgers as the starter, so it looks…… Continue reading The Favre Effect on Fantasy Football Drafts