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Who are Your Top 5 Wide Recievers in the NFL?


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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 Jordan years the best the league has ever seen? Have people lost a respect for the game based on the play? Would you want or allow the Eagles to sign Dez Bryant if he gets cut? Is Kennan Allen the best WR in the NFL? If so, where does Larry Fitz grade out?

Lastly, Fantasy Baseball is right around the corner and 2 Top Sluggers have new homes. Who is the better play, Hosmer or Martinez?  There is so much packed into 1 hour!

The Heat Ratio (@theheatratio) brings a set of unique views and opinions each week to focus on all the top sports stories from the news. Listen in as Tony (@TCutillo23) says put Larry Fitz in his Top 3 for WRs while John (@PGHJohn36) says he belongs after the Top 5. From a Classic Tony rant to a Dez Bryant option, it’s all here just waiting for your take….

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Week 13 Fantasy Fallout


Week 13 Fantasy Football Recap

Standout Stars and Substandard Stiffs

Stars

QB

  • Fitzpatrick……358 yds 6 TD…10 yds Rushing = 54.9 pts
  • Luck……370 yds 5 TD/1 INT…20 yds Rushing = 48.5 pts
  • Brees……257 yds 5 TD…. = 42.9 pts
  • McCoy….392 yds 3 TD….12 yds Rushing = 38.8 pts
  • Rivers….383 yds 3 TD/ 1 INT…19 Rushing yds = 37.1 pts

RB

  • L. Bell….95 yds, 1 TD….8 rec, 159 yds = 39.4 pts
  • Mason……..117 yds, 2 TD….3 rec, 47 yds, 1 D = 37.4 pts
  • Anderson…..168 yds…2 rec, 17 yds = 26.5 pts
  • J. Bell….91 yds, 2 TD….2 rec, 16 yds = 24.7 pts
  • Jennings….91  yds, 2 TD…3 rec 3 yds = 24.4 pts

WR/TE

  • Hopkins…..9 rec, 238 yds, 2 TD = 44.8 pts
  • C. Johnson.…..11 rec, 146 yds 2 TD = 37.6 pts
  • Allen…..11 rec, 121 yds, 2 TD = 35.1 pts
  • Jones….10 rec, 189 yds, 1 TD = 34.9 pts
  • Brown….8 rec, 97 yds, 2 TD =29.7 pts
  • Moncrief….3 rec, 134 yds, 2 TD = 29 pts
  • Fleener….4 rec, 127 yds, 2 TD = 28.7 pts

Stiffs

QB

  • Carr…..173 yds, 2 INT, 1 Rushing yd = 4.8 pts
  • Romo….. 199 yds, 2 INT, -1 Rushing yd = 5.9 pts
  • McCown….190 yds, 1 INT = 7.5 pts
  • Tannehill…235 yds 1 INT, 13 Rushing yds = 11.1 pts

RB

  • Gore…..28 yds…..1 rec, 8 yds = 4.6 pts
  • Crowell……29 yds…1 rec, 15 yds = 5.4 pts
  • Bernard…..49 yds….1 rec, 4 yds = 6.3 pts
  • Robinson….44 yds….3 rec, 10 yds = 8.4 pts
  • Forte…..6 yds….6 rec, 52 yds = 11.8 pts

WR/TE

  • Decker….2 rec, 18 yds = 3.8 pts
  • Crabtree…..3 rec, 10 yds = 4 pts
  • Watkins……3 rec, 11 yds = 4.1 pts
  • V. Jackson…..2 rec, 24 yds = 4.4 pts
  • Boldin…..3 rec, 18 yds = 4.8 pts
  • Witten…..1 rec, 8 yds = 1.8 pts
  • Walker…1 rec, 6 yds = 1.6 pts

 *****All points based on CBS Sports PPR Scoring system…

Things we have learned from Week 13……..

  • Brian Hoyer has had his good moments with the Cleveland Browns, but it’s now time to let the dollar bills fly out of the hands of Johnny Manziel and into the hands of Josh Gordon. While Hoyer proved to be serviceable this year, the excitement that could be felt along the sidelines and onto the field when Johnny Football entered the game, is something you cannot explain. It was noticeable on TV, even with the sound muted!!!!

 

  • The Oakland Raiders are a laughable commodity when it comes to the NFL. There is really not that much else to say. After this week’s embarrassing 52 – 0 defeat by the hands of St. Louis, the only thing left for the Raiders to do is package themselves up in their own black hole and wait around until the season is over. Spare us the unwatchable games…

 

  • In one of the most exciting games of the year, Phillip Rivers dusted of some of the rust and led the Chargers, who were down by 10 with 6 minutes to play, to a thrilling victory of the Ravens. The fantasy story from this defeat is the Red Hot forgotten receivers Keenan Allen and Torrie Smith. These guys were drafted as high as the 3rd round in this years draft and started off the season as big time stiffs. They both have been red hot lately and look to be back in the good graces of Fantasy Owners once again.

 

CJ Anderson is a beast. In his 2 games as a starter he has 335 rushing yards, 6 receptions, 45 receiving yards and 2 TD’s. CJ became the first running back in nearly a decade to run for 150+ yards in successive weeks…..The NY Jets ran the ball 49 times for 277 yards and still lost….Mike Evans is starting to fade a bit over the last few weeks…..Kenny Stills showed he has no problem picking up the slack for Brandin Cooks…..Tom Coughlin will be coaching his last game with the Giants in week 17….Tony Romo drops to the ground faster than a trainee in the fire academy. Stop, Drop, and Roll Tony…..Jim Harbaugh will be coaching in another venue next year…..The Arizona offense under Drew Stanton is as explosive as a super soaker with no water….Rob Ryan and Sean Peyton need to have the next Celebrity Death match. Rob better be careful as he looks like he moves as fast as the street sweeper that cleans up Bourbon street after Mardi Gras….Ben Roethlisberger is showing no signs of slowing down. He is playing like the Drew Bledsoe who won many fantasy games for many owners….Don’t look now, but the Legion of Boom continues to take no prisoners….Green Bay looks like a true contender as they stopped the Brady train….Can they ride their momentum into the Super Bowl????

 

Reported By:

Tony Cutillo (@TCutillo23)

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Week 13 Fantasy Football Stars and Stiffs


Stars for Week 13                                                                                         

QB:—-   R. Tannehill (@NYJ)

RB:—-  A. Ellington (@ATL), J. Charles (DEN)

WR:— E. Sanders (@KC), Calvin Johnson (CHI)

TE: —   R. Gronkowski (@GB)

 

Stiffs for Week 13

QB:— C. Kaepernick (@SEA)

RB: — M. Ingram (@PIT), T. Richardson (WAS)

WR: — K. Allen (@BAL), V. Jackson (CIN)

TE: —  H. Miller (NO)

Sleepers:—- D. Heron (WAS), K. Stills (@PIT), J. McCown (CIN)

Busts: — C. Newton (@MIN), B. Sankey (@HOU), T. Wright (@GB)

 

No More Bye Weeks!!!!……Fantasy Playoffs Start Next Week!!!!!!!!!

*****Last week’s stats……..

Stars 3/6……Stiffs 5/6……Busts 2/2…..Sleepers 0/3………

 

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Will Justin Forsett continue to be a RB1 for the playoff run?

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Reported By:

Tony Cutillo (@TCutillo23)

2014 Fantasy Football Under-performing Stars


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We are 6 weeks into the Fantasy Football season and there are plenty of surprises that continue to have us scratching our heads. This is what most of us refer to as the halfway point and a time where we need to decide to hold out hope or cut all loses.

There’s a long list of under-performing stars that have not only let us down, but keep our stomachs turning on a weekly basis. The reasons for lackluster performances can range anywhere between injury and team performance.  Either way you carve it up, it still amounts to a long and frustrating season that is full of squandering opportunities.

The following players below are my current under-performing stars in the 2014 fantasy football season. These stars have not lived up to their hype and, depending on where they were drafted, could be killing your squad.

***All stats are based on CBS Sports scoring with 1pt for every 10yds and 6pts for a TD.

 Quarterbacks

  • Drew Brees — Brees has been an elite Fantasy Quarterback for the last 5 years, but this year he has come back down to earth and showed he is human. He was drafted this year to be in the upper echelon on quarterbacks, not in the back-end of the Top 20.

Current Rank = #18

  • Tom Brady – We can almost echo the same sentiments above for Tom terrific, as he definitely has not lived up to expectations. Tom was also drafted as a tier 1 quarterback, but has produced more like a backup. His production seems to be based upon the lack of talent at many key positions, but after his week 6 performance of 361yds and 4tds this week, those thoughts may begin to change.

Current Rank = #12

 

Running Backs

  •  Lesean McCoy – This one is still a head scratcher. How can one of, if not the best running backs in the league be stymied inside of a Chip Kelly offense. He came into this year as the #1 ranked RB, but with a lack of burst and numerous offensive line injuries, he has been nothing short of brutal. He did manage to gain 149yds on the ground this last week so this, along with getting the rest of his O-line back after a bye week should be just what he needs to get back on track.

  Current Rank = #16

  • Eddie Lacy – The Green Packers have one of the most dynamic offenses in all of the NFL, but for some reason Eddie Lacy has not been able to get going. Eddie busted on the scene last year with 1178yds, 35rec, 257yds and 11td’s. He was one of the top 5 running backs selected in all drafts, but has now been delegated into a timeshare with James Starks. When you draft a top 5 RB, the word 3rd down back or timeshare are two phrases that should never be entered into a conversation.

 Current Rank = #21

 

Wide Receivers

  • Calvin Johnson – Oh how the mighty have fallen. Fantasy Football’s #1 fantasy receiver is having a horrific season so far marred with injury and misuse. The year started off well with him being the Calvin we know by accumulating 164yds and 2 tds, leaving all the owners who drafted him so high extremely happy. However, he has plummeted to the bottom quickly because of an ankle injury and for the unusual role of being a decoy. I’m sorry, but if I am the general manager of the Lions and I was paying him millions of dollars, I’d expect him to be more than a disguisable figure on the field.

 Current Rank = #34

  • Larry Fitzgerald – I think this pick could go either way as it all depends on where this player was drafted. Either way I look at it, Fitz should without a doubt be better than he is right now.  I understand Carson Palmer has been a hurt and Michael Floyd has started to rise to Fantasy Relevance, but he is definitely worthy of better all around numbers.

Current Rank = #58

  • Keenan Allen – After a fabulous freshman year, Keenan looked like he established himself as the #1 wide receiver for Phillip Rivers by hauling in a line of 71rec. 1046yds and 8td’s. However, this year has become the complete opposite as he looks to be cemented in as the 3rd or 4th option with the resurgence of Antonio Gates and Eddie Royal. It looks like he will be an inconsistent option all year long.

Current Rank = #44

  • Percy Harvin – Percy has battled through injuries in the past in order to establish himself as a dual threat, running and receiving the football. He looked well on his way to being a PPR monster on a team with a fantastic running game and very little wide receiver presence. This looked like the perfect scenario for Harvin, but instead has turned into a wasted weapon who has yet to record more than 60yds receiving in a game this year.

 Current Rank = #60

This is my list of undervalued stars at the half way point of this season. There are many scenarios that you may come up with in order to ride out the wave like hoping for rejuvenation or simply cutting ties and sending them to another owner. In the game of fantasy there are no prizes for player loyalty, just prizes for first place!

***Look for my overwhelming players of the years so far in the next coming days and please leave your comments below…..

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Tony Cutillo (@TCutillo23)