Phil Culbertson

Why My Mother is Better at Fantasy Football Than You Are

13th of June, 2013

There is a virus that is slowly creeping through the fantasy football community. Taking innocent victims one by one, the virus will eventually consume the community as a whole. That is, if we’re not careful. The virus is known to cause infected individuals to rant incoherently, scream at inanimate objects, and destroy their own fantasy […]

Staff Running Back Rankings: June Update

5th of June, 2013

The Late Round Quarterback staff put together their running back rankings for the 2013 season. The following rankings are based on standard scoring in redraft leagues, where each touchdown is worth six points and one point is rewarded for every 10 rushing or receiving yards. Average Rank JJ Austan Chad Keith Phil Ladd Sal Adrian […]

Survey Says: Family Feud, Fantasy Football, and Groupthink

12th of May, 2013

For many of you, this will come as no surprise: I have an addiction. I wouldn’t say that this addiction is necessarily debilitating, but it is an addiction nonetheless.  As far as I know, there aren’t any recovery groups or “meetings” for this addiction, but I believe that the fantasy football community can provide the […]

Recency Effect: The Fight Against “What have you done for me lately?”

23rd of April, 2013

I’m cynical. I’m not a person who is especially optimistic, and I have trouble believing that good news is actually good. I usually find myself asking, “What’s the catch?” While this isn’t something that I’m necessarily proud of, I think it serves a purpose when I’m making decisions in fantasy football. It can save me […]

2013 Player Profiles: Stevan Ridley, Frank Gore, Chris Johnson

25th of March, 2013

The Player Profile series breaks down the 2012 performances of key players at each position in order to project where they should be drafted in 2013. Dig in, read up, and look ahead. Stevan Ridley, RB, New England Patriots 2012 was a year in which we saw a lot of young players step into big […]

Perception Vs. Reality: The Detriment of Reaching

15th of March, 2013

You can do some sort of cold weather rain dance, hoping the Weather Gods spare your body, but really, hypothermia may be the result on Black Friday. You can put on as many layers as you want. Sometimes it won’t make a difference. Still, each year, millions of people push their bodies to the limit […]

2013 Player Profiles: Jamaal Charles, C.J. Spiller, Trent Richardson

18th of February, 2013

The Player Profile series breaks down the 2012 performances of key players at each position in order to project where they should be drafted in 2013. Dig in, read up, and look ahead. Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs To many owners, Jamaal Charles was a disappointment in 2012. And in some ways, he was. […]

Questioning the Status Quo: Life Lessons Transplanted into Fantasy Football

6th of February, 2013

 One day everything will be well, that is our hope. Everything is fine today, that is our illusion. -Volitaire The nature of fantasy football lends itself to a unique relationship between the average Joe Schmo Fantasy Footballer and an analyst who studies the fake sport for a living. While the masses each play the same game […]

2013 Player Profiles: Marshawn Lynch, Alfred Morris, Ray Rice

29th of January, 2013

The Player Profile series breaks down the 2012 performances of key players at each position in order to project where they should be drafted in 2013. Dig in, read up, and look ahead. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks Lynch had the best season of his career in 2012. He gained 1,786 total yards from scrimmage […]

2013 Player Profiles: Adrian Peterson, Arian Foster, Doug Martin

25th of January, 2013

The Player Profile series breaks down the 2012 performances of key players at each position in order to project where they should be drafted in 2013. Dig in, read up, and look ahead. Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings Peterson finished the 2012 season as the top running back in fantasy scoring. There is no reason […]