National Football League 2014: Some Friends And I Ranked All 32 NFL Quarterbacks, The Results Were Interesting

Joe Flacco and Ben Roesthlisberger both own Super Bowl rings, but didn't get much top-10 love in the rankings
Joe Flacco (average rank: 12.5) and Ben Roesthlisberger (average rank: 11.3) both own Super Bowl rings, but didn’t get much top-10 love in the rankings

I thought it would be fun to ask a few of my friends to rank all 32 starting quarterbacks in the NFL as they saw fit. As you can expect, once some of them (myself included) got into the process they realized that ranking them was more difficult than first thought. Continue reading “National Football League 2014: Some Friends And I Ranked All 32 NFL Quarterbacks, The Results Were Interesting”

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. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2013: Quarterback Report, Which Backups To Rely On”

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.¬† Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2013: Week 3 Recap, Week 4 Advice, And The Mike Glennon Project”

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. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2013: Week 3 Running Backs Report”

Fantasy Football 2013: Quarterback Position Is Deep, But Not As Deep As Advertised

Robert Griffin III was sensational year one, which is why it pains me to take a pass on him year two
Robert Griffin III was sensational year one, which is why it pains me to take a pass on him year two

A narrative I keep hearing this season is that the quarterback position this season is as “deep as it has ever been.” I would argue that while that statement could be true, don’t get caught waiting. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2013: Quarterback Position Is Deep, But Not As Deep As Advertised”

2013 Fantasy Football Rookies I Would Plug In Day One Pt. 1: Wide Receivers

Cordarrelle Patterson looks to produce right away for the Vikings
Drafted in the first round (29th overall) Cordarrelle Patterson looks to produce big right away for the Vikings

I’ve recently started to shift gears a bit to NFL/College/Fantasy Football (it is that time, you know); and while I maintain that I’ll be retiring from Fantasy Football when I turn 32 (three more years!) recent developments have caused me to rethink my decision. Continue reading “2013 Fantasy Football Rookies I Would Plug In Day One Pt. 1: Wide Receivers”

This Isn’t Horseshoes: NFL Contenders Proving Difference Between Almost And Getting It Done

Atlanta had a scare given to them by the lowly Raiders.

Down more than they ever should have been the Falcons rallied furiously and turned what would have been a head scratching loss into a 6-0 beginning to their 2012 football season.

Doesn’t matter who the opponent is or what the box score reads, an “almost win” is still a loss. Continue reading “This Isn’t Horseshoes: NFL Contenders Proving Difference Between Almost And Getting It Done”

Five Fantasy Football Drafts In Three Days: My Week Long Process To NFL Fantasy Football Championship Glory in 2012-2013

Michael Turner is still very much a major piece to my fantasy championship puzzle

Monday August 20, 2012: Draft schedules are released

I think we all know the ramifications of this event. It’s no longer about “Bounty Gate,” Free Agency, and Coaching changes. Continue reading “Five Fantasy Football Drafts In Three Days: My Week Long Process To NFL Fantasy Football Championship Glory in 2012-2013”

NFL Offseason 2012: Chicago Bears, Matt Forte Contract Negotiations An Interesting Study Of True Value

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It isn’t often I look at an NFL contract dispute and take the side of the franchise.

Holdouts are nothing new in the realm of the National Football League. Big name franchise players are doing so as I type (Drew Brees, Maurice Jones-Drew, possibly Darrell Revis). But one contract situation I’ve held off on commenting on for some time has been the one between the Chicago Bears and running back Matt Forte.¬† Continue reading “NFL Offseason 2012: Chicago Bears, Matt Forte Contract Negotiations An Interesting Study Of True Value”