Archive for January, 2017

LeSean McCoy had a standout year in 2016, but 2017 may not be the same. Flickr/Keith Allison

Busts on the horizon: Don’t trust those well-worn running backs

January 30, 2017

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

As I’ve mentioned plenty of times this past year, the running back has returned to fantasy football. After a brief sabbatical in 2015, running backs… Read More ›

Alabama is once again the favorite in the SEC. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1QKoQeK/Phillip Hendon

Skip Alabama when looking at 2017 national championship futures

January 29, 2017

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Handicapping, NCAAF:

What’s the fun in always taking Alabama? If you want to be a bore, then the Crimson Tide are a smart play, even though they’re… Read More ›

Matthew Stafford should get the start in the week 5 start 'em, sit 'em guide for quarterbacks. Flickr

Busts on the horizon: These three quarterbacks have bust written all over them for 2017

January 24, 2017

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

Quarterbacks love to bust. It’s a time-honored tradition in fantasy football. Let’s just take a look at the best busts of 2016 for a moment.… Read More ›

Tom Brady should lead the Patriots to a week 5 cover as one of the best week 5 NFL favorites. Flickr/Keith Allison/http://bit.ly/1SWdqHP

Start hammering New England now in Super Bowl 51

January 22, 2017

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Handicapping, NFL:

In a playoffs full of duds, the Super Bowl should actually be a compelling matchup. Atlanta is better than everyone has given them credit for… Read More ›

Aaron Rodgers should lead Green Bay to a solid playoff run. Flickr

Here’s why you should avoid Aaron Rodgers in the 2017 fantasy football draft

January 20, 2017

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

It’s not that I don’t believe Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback in the NFL. He is. There’s little to debate about in that topic.… Read More ›

Aaron Rodgers should lead Green Bay to a solid playoff run. Flickr

NFL Conference Championship Best Bets: Underdogs offer best value

January 18, 2017

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Handicapping, NFL:

Another week leading to another opportunity for a bland .500 week. It’s better than going home with nothing, but this is the third consecutive week… Read More ›

DeAndre Hopkins will guide Houston to a solid record in 2017. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1JDHBw9

NFL Divisional Playoff Best Bets: Book the underdogs in the AFC

January 12, 2017

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Handicapping, NFL:

The best weekend in the NFL is upon us. While many consider Super Bowl weekend as the best time in sports, this weekend gives us… Read More ›

Aaron Rodgers should lead Green Bay to a solid playoff run. Flickr

Green Bay Packers offer best sleeper pick for NFL playoffs

January 8, 2017

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Handicapping, NFL:

Now that the Super Bowl competition is heating upĀ (OK, at least in the NFC), there is a clearer picture of which teams should garner the… Read More ›

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning should get some attention on the week 7 fantasy football waiver wire. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1KXBI0g/Mike Morbeck

Wild Card Best Bets: Giants, Lions offer solid value

January 4, 2017

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Handicapping, NFL:

I stumbled through to the end of the season, but I escaped with a .500 record. That’s not exactly how I envisioned the year after… Read More ›

David Johnson has a top-tier ADP in fantasy football. Flickr

No debate: Why David Johnson should top 2017 fantasy football draft board

January 3, 2017

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

The running back is back. After a brief hiatus, the running back roared back to the fantasy football spotlight in 2016. The debate between wide… Read More ›