FS Week 2 Fantasy Football Preview

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Week 2 is always a good indicator of how your team is going to fare over the course of the season. It’s a crucial game to redeem yourself from the letdown in week 1 and a good way to get an edge on a playoff run by starting 2-0. A lot of fantasy players truly overreact to week 1 results, so the best thing to do is to put it behind you and look forward. … Continue reading

Bears Film Study – Week 1 part 2

Let’s look at the film on the Bears first touchdown to see how Martellus Bennett got so wide open. Game situation: 1st and 10 at the Bills 12 yard line (1st Qtr 11:40 left) Personnel: 12 (1 RB, 2 TEs, 2 WRs) Defense: Cover 1 (Coverage Bust) Offensive scheme: 4 Verticals   The Bears align in a 2×2 formation with Marshall and Jeffrey split to the weak side. On the strong side, Rosario is just off … Continue reading

TW Week 1 Review + PIT vs BAL Preview

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With another crazy start to the NFL season officially over, we can now look back at week 1 and, without trying to overreact too much, reflect on all the surprises, upsets, and high/lowlights. Week 1 Review: The best way to showcase the madness in week 1 of the 2014 season is to go over the top players at each position and just soak in how crazy they truly are. If somebody predicted the top-5 guys … Continue reading

Bears Film Study – Week 1

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Game situation: 2nd and Goal at the Bears 2 yard line (1st Qtr 6:57 left) Personnel: 11 (1 RB, 1 TE, 3 WRs) Defense: Cover 1 Offensive scheme: Zone Read The Bills employ the Zone Read, a concept the Bears defense has struggled with the past couple years. The Bills lineman will block for an Inside Zone play as they “zone step” to the right and leave the DE (Allen) unblocked. Allen is Manuel’s read defender and his movement will dictate whether he gives … Continue reading

How Does A Quarterback’s Defense Impact His Winning Percentage?

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It’s really hard to accurately compare quarterbacks in the NFL, yet we do it all the time. Between their offensive lines, wide receiver, running game, there are just too many variables. Inevitably, we see a lot of flawed lists when trying to determine who’s the best quarterback in the NFL. Take Merril Hodge’s list for example: But in recent weeks, I’ve had discussions with some of my NFL colleagues on the importance of a good … Continue reading

FS Week 1 FF Preview and More

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The Thursday Night game is in the books and Sunday is swiftly approaching so let’s not dilly-dally and hop right into the content here. First up, Under/Over-ownership: Things get shaken up pretty drastically in the first few weeks, but there are a few glaring ownership percentages as we head into kickoff Sunday. I believe this list of players will prove they are worth stashing for injuries or bye weeks and deserve a spot on your … Continue reading

What to Expect From Me This Season + GB vs SEA Preview

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In a quick update, I will highlight what to expect from me in future articles this fantasy football season. I will attempt to bring you two articles weekly: one on Tuesday/Wednesday (TW) and another on Friday/Saturday (FS). To start with the (TW) articles, expect to see… A review of the previous week’s games Players I recommend trading for Notable news from the previous week Free agent pickups And finally, the Thursday game FF preview And now … Continue reading

Should The Dallas Cowboys Go For Two Every Time?

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With only a few days until the kickoff of the NFL season, I want to talk a little bit about a philosophy that I personally believe in and would like to see the Dallas Cowboys implement. What am I exactly talking about? The two point conversion. If I was in charge of the Dallas Cowboys offense, I would attempt the two-point conversion on every single touchdown, regardless of the score (unless you need one point … Continue reading

Tackling Each Position of Your FF Draft: WR+TE+D+K

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Now that we’ve gone over the core of your team at QB and RB, let’s look at the rest of your fantasy football team, and how I like to handle the remaining positions in part 2. Wide Receiver- Wide receiver is where things get easy. After I figure out what I want the rest of my team to look like, I just load up the rest of my roster with wide receivers. I couple studs with … Continue reading