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
Yes. So much yes. Don’t get caught up in the hype of this Adrian Peterson vs. Chris Johnson debate. Sure, Chris Johnson had a phenom year. He broke 400 touches in 2009. He may not do that in 2010; in fact, he probably won’t. There’s a good chance he could suffer a setback or injury…… Continue reading Should you draft Chris Johnson at No. 1?
These Patriots are clearly not the same team that we expected to see back on the field with Brady’s return. When New England traded Richard Seymour to the Oakland Raiders, it proved one thing: Bill Belichick will do anything for a first round draft pick. Draft picks are like crack to him. Belichick cannot refuse.…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts: Wherefore art thou Patriots?
It’s easy to hate Brett Favre right now. In fact, it’s encouraged. Just as we were about to lock in Sage Rosenfels as the starting quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings, Favre decides to show up after the toils of training camp and sign a contract for, you know, whatever the Vikings could find in the…… Continue reading The Favre Effect: Brett Favre’s fantasy impact on Vikings
Brett Favre isn’t going to save the Purple People Eaters and their Purple Jesus. So what? Favre wasn’t going to have a large fantasy impact on the team this season anyway. To prove my point, let’s take a look at all the purple players affected in this one. Adrian Peterson, RB Well, it would have…… Continue reading Brett Favre stays retired: What Good are Favre-less Vikings
As the NFL draft approaches, we all get a little antsy for football season to start. We start salivating over the latest and greatest rookie talent and their the flashy 40-yard dash times, and we forget about all the players from last year’s draft, the ones we talked up to our buddies every Saturday watching…… Continue reading A Six-pack of Quarterbacks to Remember in 2009 for Dynasty Teams, Keepers and Sleepers
While your fantasy season might be coming to an end, there are still plenty of spreads to be picked. Here’s how it’s going down this week… Tennessee Titans at Detroit Lions Fools Take: Titans (-10.5) over LIONS Nick says: How about a round of applause for the Tennessee Titans? Nobody expected an undefeated season, and…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money in Week 13
We haven’t had a lot of fancy talk here at the top of “A Fool and His Money” these last few weeks, but that’s because, just like any NFL franchise, we focus during this part of the season. The games start to matter more, and we’re ready to get down to business. Let’s not waste…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money in Week 12
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
Do yourself a favor and forget everything that happened in the first half of the season. As we’ve seen from the past two weeks, not every team is going to bow out of the season quietly. The Chiefs, 49ers and Seahawks might surprise a few top contenders before they put a nail in the 2008…… Continue reading Foolish Thoughts on Week 10: Enter the tight end zone