We’re through two weeks in the NFL season and what a ride!!! The world seems topsy-turvy with the Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals, and Tampa Bay Bucs at 2-0. Meanwhile the Pittsburgh Steelers and Houston Texans are winless, and we’ve already seen two games end in a tie. But how crazy has the fantasy season been??? QB – The top 3 fantasy scoring QBs are Ryan … Continue reading FANTASY FOOTBALL REVIEW – WEEK 2 WAIVERS AND PLAYER OUTLOOK
Fantasy football season has kicked off and many owners are already faced with tough decisions. We’re here to read between the stat lines and help you determine the value of players moving forward. We recommend waiver wire pickups, players you should pass on, and trade targets to exploit. Here are the four categories of players we’ll look at each week in the “Fantasy Smoke & … Continue reading Fantasy Football Review – Week 1 Waivers and Player Outlook
In most leagues, you are required start 5 outfielders. While I always want the best player available at each position, sometimes it’s a close call between a few guys and I focus on category needs here. Your #4/#5 outfielders will not be elite. I like to utilize those spots to make up for a category deficiency. If I didn’t secure a Billy Hamilton, Dee Gordon, … Continue reading Outfield Rankings – Balance Your Team
Elite Eight is what I’m targeting at shortstop. I feel that the top 8 players at the position are a cut above the rest in terms of production and/or consistency. I’ll be happy if I can get a player from one of the top two tiers, otherwise I’ll take a chance late in the draft. When drafting your SS and/or middle infield spots, remember that … Continue reading Shortstop Rankings – Elite 8 or Wait
Remember that my rankings (unless otherwise stated) are based on a standard 5×5 league. Players qualify at any position where they played 20+ games in 2017. Make sure you know your specific league’s scoring, roster size, transaction process, and any other important settings. Third Base is a position that I feel will be very hit or miss. Many of the players have question marks and … Continue reading Third Base Rankings – Hit or Miss!
Remember that my rankings (unless otherwise stated) are based on a standard 5×5 league. Players qualify at any position where they played 20+ games in 2017. Make sure you know your specific league’s scoring, roster size, transaction process, and any other important settings. Second Base is a deep position, unlike in the past. When drafting your 2B and/or middle infield spots, remember that 20 HRs … Continue reading Second Base Rankings – Deeper Than In The Past, I’ll Wait!
In my first positional ranking article, I want to lay out that all rankings (unless otherwise stated) are based on a standard 5×5 league. Players qualify at any position where they played 20+ games in 2017. It’s important that you understand your league’s scoring, roster size, transaction process, and any other important settings. Whether drafting for fantasy football or baseball, I’ve had the most success … Continue reading First Base Rankings – Better Get Your Power Here!
Got a Fantasy Football Hangover? Here’s Why Fantasy Baseball Could Be Your Cure… It’s time to turn the final page on the 2017 NFL season. The Philadelphia Eagles were triumphant and every other team fell short. The season had no lack of stories: The Arizona Cardinals and Green Bay Packers never lived up to expectations due to injuries of star players David Johnson and Aaron … Continue reading Fantasy Football Hangover? Here’s Your Cure
To win a fantasy championship, you need to be active on the waiver wire. You need to know which players are truly waiver wire gems and which ones are a flash in the pan that you should pass on. There are a few fundamental questions you should ask yourself before making moves: What are my positional needs? If you already have 6 RBs on your … Continue reading NFL Week 5 Fantasy Impact
So what have we learned now that we are a quarter of the way through the NFL season? Passing Offense – Matt Ryan and Drew Brees lead the two most prolific passing offenses in the league, averaging over 300 yards per game. Ben Roethlisberger is tied with Ryan for the league lead in passing TDs with 11 (Brees has 10). Rushing Offense – You can … Continue reading NFL Week 4 Fantasy Impact