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2013 March Assumption Draft: Rounds 1 & 2 Recap

6th of March, 2013

The 2013 Assumption Draft, brainchild of founder JJ Zachariason, brought a bunch of us fantasy aficionados/geeks/whizzes together to partake in a little offseason mocking. For a complete breakdown of how the assumption draft works, click here. For a quick explanation, keep reading this sentence: We assigned notable rookies and free agents to teams (that’s […]

2013 Player Profiles: Greg Olsen, Vernon Davis, Antonio Gates

24th 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. Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers When Cam Newton and the Carolina offense hit its stride in the second half of the season, […]

Quarterback Injuries Have Rippling Effects

16th of November, 2012

Week 10 treated quarterbacks like Chris Brown does Rihanna. Jay Cutler, Alex Smith, Blaine Gabbert, Ben Roethlisberger and Michael Vick were forced to exit their games early because of injuries (and another, Eli Manning, didn’t show up at all, but that’s a different story), sending some fantasy owners scrambling. In one-quarterback leagues, the ramifications are […]

Rivers and Romo — Will Either Bounce Back?

2nd of November, 2012

Coming into the season, Tony Romo and Philip Rivers were low-end No. 1 quarterbacks in 12-team, one-quarterback leagues. Those of you who subscribe to this site’s motto — grabbing a starting quarterback late in fantasy drafts — may very well have ended up with one of these two guys. Well, there is no other way […]

Fantasy Disappointments: Several Top Picks Off to Sluggish Starts

20th of October, 2012

Top picks are supposed to be among the elite performers in all of fantasy football. When you select a player in the first or second round, you’re expecting that guy to finish among the top players at his position. When early-round selections produce like they’re supposed to, they’re easy to take for granted. After all, […]

Flying Under the Radar

29th of September, 2012

Fantasy football is a game of numbers, not names. That is an important thing to remember for any owner. All of us, at one time or another, have gotten caught up in the allure of having a superstar name on our roster. It’s understandable, too. There’s safety in looking at your team and seeing Drew […]

Reggie’s Resurrection

21st of September, 2012

Reggie Bush’s journey to fantasy stardom has resembled one of his highlight reel runs from his days at USC: long, winding and astounding. In his time as a Trojan, Bush was nothing short of remarkable. Simply put: he was one of the most electrifying running backs in the history of college football. Every time Bush […]