http://youtu.be/12KFuhIyDyM I’d also add Isaiah Pead, Tim Tebow, and David Wilson (might wait until we see him play Thursday night) to the droppable list Cecil offers up unless you’re in a deeper league. If you need the spot for a more promising waiver wire pickup, don’t be afraid to let these guys walk this week.…… Continue reading Time to drop Ronnie Brown, Fred Davis, and Braylon Edwards
It’s that time again. Time to dust off the old lineups and see what you’ve got for Week 2. Lucky for us, we now have one week of games to look at and make judgment calls, but it’s still pretty hard to tell whether the Bucs and Chiefs are good…or whether the Browns and Chargers…… Continue reading Week 2 Hot Hands, Cold Shoulders: Bradshaw FTW, Bench Benson and Think Twice Before You Take Out the Cadillac
Here’s a look from Sports Data Hub at the top fantasy performers at each position as of the beginning of December. [Update: Link no longer available] We all wish we could go back to the draft and change something, whether we want to draft Miles Austin or not draft Matt Forte, but looking at the…… Continue reading And while you’re kicking yourself for not drafting these guys in the first place
When one of your fantasy football studs gets injured, fantasy owners usually face a tough decision. Should you go get that backup, the one who hasn’t seen more than five touches in any game this year? Or should you just find another running back or wide receiver on the waiver wire who’ll get it done…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts: Forsett, Snelling, Scott, and McCoy offer instant gratification
The Miami Dolphins have placed Ronnie Brown on IR with a foot injury to end his season. Adam Schefter filed the story this afternoon, and ESPN now has the official word. Apparently, his foot injury was much more serious than we all feared. What does this mean for the Miami Wildcat? “Who knows? May not even…… Continue reading Bye, Bye Ronnie Brown: Foot injury takes RB to IR
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
Chadam of contributing writer to Fantasy Football Fools fame has this theory about Chad Pennington that he asked me to share. He says they broke Pennington’s shoulder on purpose so that he can have surgery and come back next season like Rookie of the Year with a cannon that can throw 70-yard bombs. Maybe he’s…… Continue reading Week 4 Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders: Rookie of the Year?
There was actually a mock draft that I participated in last week besides the one that I let the ESPN autodraft bot destroy by filling the bench with quarterbacks. The fine young hair models from Fantasy Football Writers with Hair put together a 10-team, 16-round mock draft with a few of the Fanhouse crew, reps…… Continue reading Hair Model Mock Draft 2009: Tweaking the System
Many a fantasy football site will give you rankings. Most of the time, that’s enough for you to make your decisions when drafting a fantasy team, but I like to add a little depth to my rankings by incorporating the “players to avoid” tag. You see, not every player is desirable, even if they are…… Continue reading Fantasy Draft Day Pick or Pass: Top 24 Running Backs by ADP
Now that that the 2009 NFL Draft has come to and end and Mel Kiper Jr.’s hair has been safely removed and returned to its storage locker in Guantanamo Bay, the fantasy football world has to slot, rank and file the rookies of 2009 based on their expected fantasy impact. But when it comes to…… Continue reading How good will Pat White be?