Archive for August, 2016

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was injured for the year, hurting the Vikings' Super Bowl odds. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1IFSzB5/Kyle Engman

Vikings’ Super Bowl odds dwindle with Bridgewater’s injury

August 31, 2016

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Say goodbye to Minnesota’s Super Bowl chances. That’s what oddsmakers are saying after Teddy Bridgewater’s knee injury at practice on Tuesday. The Vikings were a… Read More ›

The Washington Huskies face high expectations in college football futures. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1MbdKjH/John Martinez Pavliga

Buy into these college football teams this season against the spread

August 30, 2016

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Handicapping, NCAAF:

The key to winning games against the spread in college football, or the NFL for that matter, is finding specific teams that the public and… Read More ›

Jerick McKinnon has the opportunity of being an RB2, with RB1 production in fantasy football. Flickr

Choosing handcuff running backs a solid late-round draft strategy

August 30, 2016

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Once the starters inhabit the majority of fantasy football teams in the draft, it’s time to decide how you’re going to structure your strategy. You… Read More ›

Russell Wilson is among the run of quarterbacks in round five of the fantasy football draft. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1F5ZDIw/Mark Morris

Which NFL teams will finish with best, worst records in 2016?

August 29, 2016

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Handicapping, NFL:

With the college and pro seasons still at least a week away, you have to get creative with your handicapping at this point of the… Read More ›

Todd Gurley and the Los Angeles Rams should bounce back in the week 10 NFL picks. Flickr

Best fantasy football draft strategy no matter what pick you have

August 28, 2016

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Take your fantasy football draft seriously. No matter where you’re picking, Against The Chalk has highlighted the best strategies and players available for your fantasy… Read More ›

Tony Romo will attempt to stay off the sidelines for the most part this season. Flickr/Keith Allison

Waiting on drafting a quarterback takes hit with Romo injury

August 27, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

We’ve seen this headline before – Tony Romo is out for a significant amount of time. Depending on you listen to, he could be suiting… Read More ›

Breshad Perriman isn't in college anymore. Now it's time to make it count for fantasy football owners as a late draft pick. Flickr

Best late-round picks for fantasy football draft

August 26, 2016

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The starters have been scrutinized and analyzed ad nauseum. But what do you do when you start building depth and the picks are in the… Read More ›

Sometimes you have to trust the head coach in college football. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1GBt6uz

Don’t dismiss Auburn’s talent in week 1 game against Clemson

August 26, 2016

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Handicapping, NCAAF:

Despite being favored in 10 of  13 games in week 1, it’s the three games in which SEC teams are underdogs that is drawing the most… Read More ›

Tony Romo will attempt to stay off the sidelines for the most part this season. Flickr/Keith Allison

Sleeping giant QB available later in fantasy football drafts

August 25, 2016

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If you’ve read this blog at all, you’ve realized my distaste for the quarterback position in fantasy football. It’s not that I don’t love Cam… Read More ›

San Francisco is a solid choice in the week 3 NFL picks as an underdog. Flickr

Three projected RB2 who can slide into the RB1 slot in fantasy football

August 24, 2016

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There’s nothing better than having a nice stable of running backs on board for your fantasy football team. There’s so few consistent running backs in… Read More ›