NFL Week 5 Fantasy Impact


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 myContinue reading “NFL Week 5 Fantasy Impact”

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NFL Week 4 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 TDsContinue reading “NFL Week 4 Fantasy Impact”

Fantasy Football: Week 3 Stars and Stiffs Report


As we sit at week 3, the Stars and Stiffs Report is here to point out the guys who you should feel safe about starting and the ones who are better off left at the bar until closing time. After the battles along the lines over the last 2 weeks, there is plenty to beContinue reading “Fantasy Football: Week 3 Stars and Stiffs Report”

“The Fantasy Factor” Week 3: Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots


Welcome to the third edition of The Fantasy Factor. The Fantasy Factor was unveiled in week 1 and continues to recap all the intricate details of the week’s Thursday night game. Historically, the Thursday night game has not been very fan friendly towards the fantasy world, but it still offers us a decent gauge ofContinue reading ““The Fantasy Factor” Week 3: Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots”

Week 2 Fantasy Football Fallout and Future Thoughts


Here we are. Week 2 is in the books and you’re already reevaluating how your team is constructed. Is it time for a trade or do you stand pat and wait for your players to perform? In the average fantasy season, you only have 13 weeks to shine. Obviously you do not want to cutContinue reading “Week 2 Fantasy Football Fallout and Future Thoughts”

NFL Week 2 Fantasy Impact


It sure was an interesting week 2 in the NFL.  As fantasy players, we need to realize that it takes more than one game to understand how teams (and players) are trending.  Jameis Winston scorched in week 1 with 4 TDs and 1 Int, but week 2 brought expectations back in check with a 1Continue reading “NFL Week 2 Fantasy Impact”

Fantasy Football: Week 2 Stars and Stiffs Report


On the verge of Week 2, the Stars and Stiffs Report is here to point out the guys you should feel safe about starting and the ones who are better off left at the bar until closing time. After one of the most exciting opening weeks in fantasy history in the books,, there is plentyContinue reading “Fantasy Football: Week 2 Stars and Stiffs Report”

NFL Week 1 Fantasy Impact


Now that we had time to digest the ups and downs of week 1 of the NFL season, we need to look at the fantasy impact moving forward.  This means going beyond just the stats and looking at how situations have changed over the past week.  Can we now answer any questions we had goingContinue reading “NFL Week 1 Fantasy Impact”

Fantasy Football: NFL Week 1 Running Back Landscape


The NFL season is upon us and we’re all gearing up for our fantasy leagues.  The preseason hype is over and everyone picked their sleepers and busts.  Let’s take a look at the fantasy running back starters and reserves entering Week 1. AFC East Patriots – LeGarrette Blount appears to have the first crack atContinue reading “Fantasy Football: NFL Week 1 Running Back Landscape”

Whiskey, Waiver Wires, and The Marshmallow Test


There was a study conducted in the late 1960’s by Stanford professor Walter Mischel, to identify a link between delayed gratification, and future success.  Sixteen boys and girls, aged 3-5 years old were sat in a room and given a choice: you can have 1 marshmallow right now, or 2 marshmallows if you’re willing toContinue reading “Whiskey, Waiver Wires, and The Marshmallow Test”