FANTASY FOOTBALL REVIEW – WEEK 2 WAIVERS AND PLAYER OUTLOOK


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 Review – Week 1 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

Shortstop Rankings – Elite 8 or Wait


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

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. 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!

Second Base Rankings – Deeper Than In The Past, I’ll 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. 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!

First Base Rankings – Better Get Your Power Here!


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!

Is Playoff Baseball a Possibility for the Phillies?


On the way to being competitive, we all knew it would only be a matter of time before the Phillies opened up their wallets. But did they open it up on the right guy at the right time? Does Jake Arrieta make them an instant contender in the National League? In a move to show they are ready to compete for a second title, the … Continue reading Is Playoff Baseball a Possibility for the Phillies?

Who is Your Favorite Fantasy Player of all Time?


With the constant Cap troubles of a Super Bowl winning team, how will the Eagles survive? Howie Roseman has worked his magic once before, but this offseason will need a little more work. It seems inevitable that Torrey Smith will be on the inside looking in. If so, is Mack Hollins ready to step up? Ben Simmons is having a historic season, but still is … Continue reading Who is Your Favorite Fantasy Player of all Time?

Who are Your Top 5 Wide Recievers in the NFL?


In what should be a very active offseason, the Eagles have a lot of decisions to make. Who gets paid, cut, and/or allowed to walk. What is your biggest concern? On the other side of the parking lot, the Phillies are looking to build a winner too. Do they sign a top of the rotation guy named Jake? How about the NBA? Were the Michael … Continue reading Who are Your Top 5 Wide Recievers in the NFL?

Can the Eagles Survive an Offseason of Change?


When you are a Champion, everyone comes running for a shot at success. Frank Reich and John DeFilippo are gone. What is the fallout? Who gets first crack at OC? Are you sold on Ronald Darby? Do you trade Nick Foles? Clinton Portis, Shaun Alexander, and Edgerrin James are just a few backs that took a beating in their prime before the age of 30. … Continue reading Can the Eagles Survive an Offseason of Change?