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S2, Ep. 15: David Burke, BOS Fantasy Football Podcast Preview

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Fantasy Football 2016: Stop Overvaluing Rookies and Some Preseason Week 1 Thoughts

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Cowboys’ rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott may well turn out to be a solid performer in Fantasy Football, but stop trying to sell him like a proven commodity. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

The 2016 NFL season has begun and, despite me doing an awesome podcast (which you should all subscribe to and review here), I will in fact be doing fantasy football writing this year.

I know, you’re welcome. (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Week 13 Waiver Wire Targets, And Playoffs?

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The Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin could be in line for a nice string of matchups the next four weeks. Just in time to carry you into the playoffs and beyond.

Ladies and gentleman, we’ve come to week 13.

If your commissioner knows what they’re doing (and I assume they all do) then this week should wrap up the regular season for your fantasy leagues. Now is the time when not just money, bragging rights, and personal dignity is on the line; but the opportunity to achieve all of those things is on the line.  (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Players We’re Thankful For, Week 12 Waiver Targets

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Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls is just one of the few short-term options we’re thankful for in 2015. (Photo: Seattle Times)

You know what’s great about fantasy football? The fact that it gives you a reason to be engaged in even the least meaningful NFL games of the week.  (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Week 11 Waiver Targets, And A Pep Talk For All

imageLast night when I sat down to write this my wife walked by and asked ‘when is that over?’ That being the fantasy football season, of course. That question pretty much set the tone for what you’re (hopefully) going to read next. (more…)

Fantasy Football 2014: What’s Real, What’s Not On The Waiver Wire After Week 4

Ben McAdoo has Eli Manning (974 yards, 9 TD's, 66.9% completion) and Co. playing at an elite level. Should you believe it?

Ben McAdoo has Eli Manning (974 yards, 9 TD’s, 66.9% completion) and Co. playing at an elite level. Should you believe it? (Photo: Rich Schulz/Getty Images North America)

Better late than never, right?

Before I get started does anyone want to explain themselves for not following my post-week 2 advice and picking up Larry Donnell? (more…)

Fantasy Football 2013: Calvin Johnson, Julio Jones Replacement Options

Replace the irreplaceable? Calvin Johnson can't be replaced, but try we shall.

Replace the irreplaceable? Calvin Johnson can’t be replaced, but try we shall.

So the title is misleading right? Options for replacing Calvin Johnson and Julio Jones don’t exist. Promise. Don’t believe it? Look at the stat leaders through week five. (more…)

Fantasy Football 2013: Quarterback Report, Which Backups To Rely On

Matt Ryan has lost a lot of offense through injury, how does that affect his status in fantasy?

Matt Ryan has lost a lot of offense through injury, how does that affect his status in fantasy?

The quarterback picture has been less than ideal for a lot of fantasy owners. (more…)

Fantasy Football 2013: Week 3 Recap, Week 4 Advice, And The Mike Glennon Project

Terrell Pryor has played his way into QB1 conversation, but steer clear of Matt Flynn if Pryor is out week 4

Terrell Pryor has played his way into QB1 conversation, but steer clear of Matt Flynn if Pryor is out week 4

A day late is better than never, right? So to recap, in my four leagues I am (2-1) and still not satisfied. I think the primary reason for that dissatisfaction are because Ray Rice is hurt (hip) and Colin Kaepernick isn’t playing at a high level as of yet. Speaking of Kaepernick, the prevailing question I’ve had all week is should you be worried about his performance.  (more…)

Fantasy Football 2013: Week 3 Running Backs Report

Trent Richardson should thrive in Indianapolis' offense

Trent Richardson should thrive in Indianapolis’ offense

As I watched Ray Rice go down with what I hope really is a day-to-day injury I couldn’t help but think who I could scour the waivers for. (more…)