You know what’s worse than byes? Injuries. And we got a bunch of them against this week with owners losing Julio Jones and Owen Daniels. Jones obviously hurts the most as a highly drafted WR1. There are a few options to replace him, but…it just won’t be the same, you know? Matchups gets things started…… Continue reading Week 6 Starts and Sits: Anything nice to say about Chris Johnson?
Watching the Giants get utterly destroyed by the Saints on Monday Night Football forced me to dwell on one of my mistakes this season — I never should have dropped Victor Cruz. While he looked like a fluke after his big breakout performance, Cruz has come through the byes as one of the best wide…… Continue reading Say Helu to Week 13 Pickups
It’s getting to be that time. The fantasy playoffs are near. Records are shaking out. If you’re set to make a deep playoff run, you should be reshaping your team to play it’s best fantasy football in Weeks 14-16. Of course, that’s assuming you’re all playing championship games in Week 16, which is the only…… Continue reading Moore to live for in Week 11 Pickups
I have a lot of fantasy football to catch up on since I entered the married world, including several episodes of The League to clean off the DVR, but I’ll get right to it this week. When it comes to free agents, I was lucky in that no real breakout candidates emerged in my absence.…… Continue reading The Tashard Choice Is Yours in Week 10 Pickups
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?
In honor of the Cowboys at Redskins face-off tonight, I give you this lovely, artistic interpretation of what it’s like to be the NFL’s most self-conscious cornerback, DeAngelo “Get Shorty” Hall. [Since the original featured video “Body Image is Not Just Dress Size,” a spoken word performance, has been removed from YouTube, this will have…… Continue reading This goes out to you, DeAngelo Hall
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
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)
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
Bengals (-5.5) over BROWNS The Bengals beat the Packers and Steelers in back-to-back games. The Browns finally benched Ms. Quinn, but Derek Anderson somehow managed to play worse in his second half debut. I have to imagine it’s tough for anybody to like the Browns in this one. Lions (+10) over BEARS The first step…… Continue reading A Fool and His Money – Week 4