Fantasy Football 2015: Fantasy Football “Bargain” Players (A.K.A. The Deep Sleepers) That Could Hit It Big In ’15

Eddie Royal caught 62 passes for 778 yards and 7 touchdowns for the Chargers in 2014. This season he'll play in the slot with the Chicago Bears. (Associated Press)
Eddie Royal caught 62 passes for 778 yards and 7 touchdowns for the Chargers in 2014. This season he’ll play in the slot with the Chicago Bears. (Associated Press)

You will no doubt rely on them at least once this season. Those bargain players that get you by on a bye week or through a tough stretch of injuries or suspensions. They’re always on the waiver wire, a Branden Oliver or Chris Sims.¬† Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2015: Fantasy Football “Bargain” Players (A.K.A. The Deep Sleepers) That Could Hit It Big In ’15″

Fantasy Football 2015: I Don’t Play Fantasy Football For Money, But Here Are 5 Tips If I Did

Isaiah Crowell had an even more effective 2014 than his numbers (607 yards, 8 TD, 4.1 YPC) indicated and he's in line to be the feature back in Cleveland.
Isaiah Crowell had an even more effective 2014 than his numbers (607 yards, 8 TD, 4.1 YPC) indicated and he’s in line to be the feature back in Cleveland.

I make no secret about my dream job in sports: to be the General Manager of an NFL or MLB team. Until then, I get my fix playing and writing about fantasy sports and giving opinions on sports topics. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2015: I Don’t Play Fantasy Football For Money, But Here Are 5 Tips If I Did”

Fantasy Football 2014: What’s Real, What’s Not On The Waivers After Week 3

Blake Bortles has been named the starting quarterback in Jacksonville. Should you look to own him on your fantasy team? (Photo By: John Konstantaras/Getty Images North America)
Blake Bortles has been named the starting quarterback in Jacksonville. Should you look to own him on your fantasy team? (Photo By: John Konstantaras/Getty Images North America)

Let me start by telling you all that I went a clean 4-0 last week in fantasy football. I know, hold your applause.

But really, though, there are so many people to thank. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2014: What’s Real, What’s Not On The Waivers After Week 3”

Fantasy Football 2014: What’s Real, What’s Not On The Waivers After Week 2

New York Giants Tight End Larry Donnell (12 receptions, 137 yards, TD) has become a key cog in the passing game
New York Giants Tight End Larry Donnell (12 receptions, 137 yards, TD) has become a key cog in the passing game for Eli Manning and the rest of the struggling group

We’re going to try to make this as consistent as possible as the season goes on. I seem to be creating quite the buzz when it comes to waiver pickups so I’m happy it’s at least useful. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2014: What’s Real, What’s Not On The Waivers After Week 2”

Fantasy Football 2014: Top-10 D/ST Units To Target For Fantasy Football

It was going to be hard enough for the 49ers D/ST to be a top-5 unit again in 2014 without Navarro Bowman. Now that Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games they'll be hard-pressed to crack the top-10 (Brian Bahr/Getty Images North America)
It was going to be hard enough for the 49ers D/ST to be a top-5 unit again in 2014 without Navarro Bowman. Now that Aldon Smith has been suspended for the first nine games this season they’ll be hard-pressed to crack the top-10 (Photo Credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images North America)

It isn’t enough to just collect all of the best offensive talent when constructing your fantasy rosters. A good Defense/Special Teams (D/ST) can go a long way towards getting you in the playoffs and even stealing sealing a victory when you need one the most. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2014: Top-10 D/ST Units To Target For Fantasy Football”

Fantasy Football 2014: Fantasy Football Quarterback Tiers Done My Way

Jekyll and Hyde?: Games 1-8: Stafford's numbers were 2,617 yards, 16 TD's, 6 INT's and a 94.7 rating. Games 9-16: 2,033 yards, 13 TD's, 13 INT's and a 72.1 rating
Jekyll and Hyde?: Stafford’s first-half numbers (2,617 yards, 16 TD’s, 6 INT’s and a 94.7 rating) didn’t resemble anything he did in the second-half ( 2,033 yards, 13 TD’s, 13 INT’s and a 72.1 rating)

The quarterback position is the most important position in fantasy football.

Go ahead and disagree. I say that without a hint of reservation or sarcasm. It doesn’t make sense to place the hopes of a well drafted team in the hands of someone who isn’t going to consistently give you the production you need from, what should be, the steadiest¬†spot on your roster. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2014: Fantasy Football Quarterback Tiers Done My Way”

NFL Preview 2014: First Things First, Lets Talk Top-5 Training Camp Questions

Jay Cutler and the Bears have all the makings of a title contender. Can they put it all together in 2014?
Jay Cutler and the Bears have all the makings of a title contender. Can they put it all together in 2014?

I can’t believe it is that time of year already.

When The Worldwide Leader begins their annual camping trips to places like Flowery Branch, GA, Oxnard, CA, and Bourbonnais, IL that can only mean one thing: training camp is starting for the NFL. Continue reading “NFL Preview 2014: First Things First, Lets Talk Top-5 Training Camp Questions”

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: Losing To A Hall of Famer, Unleashing DeAndre Hopkins, Buying The Kansas City Chiefs Defense, & Fantasy Tips For Week 3

Ray Rice's injury could mean opportunity for Bernard Pierce
Ray Rice’s injury could mean opportunity for Bernard Pierce

Another week in the books in Fantasy Football as we march towards the colder weather (unless you live in Southern California then it’s “slightly” colder). Not exactly an inspiring performance this week in my leagues (2-2) Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2013: Losing To A Hall of Famer, Unleashing DeAndre Hopkins, Buying The Kansas City Chiefs Defense, & Fantasy Tips For Week 3”

Fantasy Football 2013: Week 2 Tips, Options For The Injured

Shane Vereen's injury (wrist, out up to four weeks) put a damper on my dynasty league chances
Shane Vereen’s injury (wrist, out up to four weeks) put a damper on my dynasty league chances

It was bittersweet for my Fantasy Football teams this first week. Continue reading “Fantasy Football 2013: Week 2 Tips, Options For The Injured”