Author Archive: gregsauce

Game Flowbotics – Week 16

Do you have what it takes to be a champion of fake football? This is the week you will…

Game Flowbotics – Week 15

The semifinals are anything but semi-exciting in fake football. We are at Excitement Level: Pointer Sisters* for Week 15…

Game Flowbotics – Week 14

If you’re still reading this deep into the fake football season, you’ve presumably made the playoffs in your league…

Game Flowbotics – Week 13

Between Monday’s weather-induced double shot and Thursday’s turkey-themed trifecta of NFL games, the pressure is on to cram extra…

Game Flowbotics – Week 12

Not many, myself included, expected an Oakland victory on Thursday night, but either Latavius Murray really liked Interstellar or…

Game Flowbotics – Week 10

It’s crunch time in the world of fake football. The defining lines of the playoff picture in your league…

Game Flowbotics – Week 9

Historically, the battle between aquatic life and lightning bolts has unanimously favored Zeus’s weapon of choice. When the thunder…

Game Flowbotics – Week 8

It’s been a couple of weeks, but I have returned, triumphant and adorned with left-hand jewelry, to deliver this…

Game Flowbotics – Week 6

Greetings, fake football humanoids. Let the robotic binary bliss of flowbotics scrub away your lineup decision fears like a…

Game Flowbotics – Week 5 Test Run

Here is our Week 5 DFS Cheat Sheet with picks for FanDuel, Draftkings, DraftDay and Fantasy Elite Check out Spreadsheet Sports…

The Perfect Play, The Perfect Draft

Cheat Sheet Creator – Draft Analyzer – Draft Assistant – Auction Calculator Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up and depositing at DraftDay! Every…

The Perfect Fantasy Football League

Last week, Jason Willan (@ConsultFantasy) asked the Twitterverse what would go into the perfect fantasy football league. As a…

2014 Draft Video #2: TFF Reader League

They say two heads are better than one, so I decided to put that notion to the test in my…

2014 Draft Video #1: 12-Team ESPN Standard

Welcome to the my first fantasy football draft video of the season, fellow degenerates. I landed the 3rd pick in…

Week 17 Waiver Wire

Can you feel it, fake footballers? We’re finally alone. It felt as if those 16-weekers would never leave. There’s no…

Week 16 Waiver Wire

Breaking news: the fantasy championship weekend is upon us*. If you made it this far, you did so by weathering…

Week 14 Waiver Wire

The end of the fantasy football regular season is a bittersweet time. The dream of the playoffs has come true…

Week 13 Waiver Wire

Thanksgiving is upon us, fake footballers, and if you’re vying for a spot in your league’s playoffs, waivers are especially…

Week 12 Waiver Wire

As we collectively inch another week closer to the playoffs, consider the difference between a player’s value in a vacuum…

Week 11 Waiver Wire

If your team is in dire need of free agent help right now, brace yourself. The Week 11 Waiver wire…

Week 10 Waiver Wire

Let’s face it, the fantasy football season is a series of disappointments and bad news for some owners. The games…

Week 9 Waiver Wire

Welcome to the Week 9 Waiver Wire, fake footballers. Whether you’re in a battle for first place or simply scrapping…

Week 8 Waiver Wire

As we cartoon coyotes of the fantasy football world slither out from under the anvils that crushed us in Week…

Week 7 Waiver Wire

Imagine a race where you need to fly from Anchorage to Miami, but you must break the trip into 16…

Week 6 Waiver Wire

The injury bug ate well in Week 5, feeding on a number of notable fantasy options. A few of the…

Week 5 Waiver Wire

Whether your fake football outlook is glass-half-full or glass-half-empty, the season is approximately a quarter over. Optimism and pessimism both…

Week 4 Waiver Wire

Is there an echo in here, fake footballers… ballers… allers… lers? Many of the waiver wire sounds we heard last…

Week 3 Waiver Wire

Apologies for the tardiness of the Week 3 Waiver Wire, fake footballers. I’m still honing my be-everywhere-at-once-like-Santa-Claus skills. Soon, my…

Week 2 Waiver Wire

It’s official. We’re all screwed. David Wilson owners, screwed. Dez Bryant owners, screwed. Zach Sudfeld owners, screwed. Stevan Ridley owners…

Week 1 Ranksauce: No More Mr. Draft Guy

With opening night less than 48 hours away, the epilogue to 2013’s fantasy football draft season is upon us. Most…

Draft Video #3: 10-Team, 2-QB, 6-pt/Pass TD, 0.5-PPR

Howdy, fake footballers, and welcome back to my series of fantasy football draft videos. This installment features a 10-team, 2-QB,…

Draft Video #2: Back to the Stone Age

The draft video format is relatively unexplored and marred by many potential pitfalls. Typically, the scourge of my screen-captures is…

Fantasy Football Scoring Settings: 4-pt vs 6-pt Passing Touchdowns

Fantasy football rankings are like driving directions. They attempt to lay out the best general route for your fake football…

Draft Video #1: 12-Team Yahoo Standard plus Flex

Greetings fake footballers, and welcome to my new and improved series of draft videos for the 2013 fantasy football season!…

2012 Scoring Settings Analysis – WRs

With the Super Bowl in the books, I appreciate you taking the time to check out the final Scoring Settings…

2012 Scoring Settings Analysis – RBs

Hello fake footballers and welcome to the second installment of Scoring Settings Analysis for the 2012 NFL season. The last…

2012 Scoring Settings Analysis – QBs

As the commissioner of multiple leagues and a participant in many other leagues, I’ve played fake football with a variety…

Week 16 Ranksauce

If you are fortunate enough to have reached your championship game this week, you must not fear. Fear is the…

Week 16 Waiver Wire

If your team has survived the various injuries and referee screw-jobs of the fake football season thus far, chances are…

Week 15 Ranksauce

I’d like to thank Rashard Mendenhall and Brandon Jacobs for getting themselves suspended for conduct detrimental to their respective teams.…

Week 15 Waiver Wire

My condolences to those of you who were bounced from the fake football playoffs by the Seahawks defense or Cam…

Week 14 Ranksauce

For those of you lucky skilled enough to make the fake football playoffs, the Week 14 Ranksauce is here to…

Week 14 Waiver Wire

For most of us, the fake football regular season is in the books. With many teams eliminated and fewer teams…

Week 13 Ranksauce

Hopefully you’re not triskaidekaphobic, fake footballers, because Week 13 is upon us. If you are, just focus on the fact…

Week 13 Waiver Wire

The fake football season is winding down and you probably have a good idea about which of your fake squads…

Week 12 Ranksauce

Hey fake footballers, welcome to the Week 12 Ranksauce. I’m really feeling the Thanksgiving tradition this week, so I’m going…

Week 12 Waiver Wire

Gobble gobble, and welcome to the Week 12 Waiver Wire. Before you eat yourself into a vegetative state on Thursday,…

Week 11 Ranksauce

Bye weeks are pretty annoying for most fake footballers, but in a week like this with 12.5% of NFL teams…

Week 11 Waiver Wire

Yesterday morning, I was wearing this T-shirt proudly. Now what? Is there a specific rule about what to do with…

Week 10 Ranksauce

I had to hit the campaign trail last week, but it was all worth it because the Ranksauce has been…

Week 10 Waiver Wire

The waiver wire pickings are relatively slim this week and times like these remind me that it’s better to make…

Week 9 Waiver Wire

Of course the weekend I visit Philadelphia is the weekend the worst storm to venture north of Carolina decides to…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 8 Ranksauce

Greetings, fake footballers, and welcome to the Week 8 Ranksauce. Here are the facts: 1. Tonight’s NFL game goes up…

Week 8 Waiver Wire

A swarm of injury bugs swept through the NFL in Week 7, but never fear! The Week 8 Waiver Wire…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 7 Ranksauce

Six teams on bye means we’re looking at three games fewer than a full slate of NFL contests in Week…

Week 7 Waiver Wire

The waiver wire isn’t exactly teeming with fresh options this week. Many of the best potential pickups are players that…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 6 Ranksauce

If the following rankings for Week 6 don’t help you win your fake football match-up, I’ll be a monkey’s uncle*!…

Week 6 Waiver Wire

The days are growing shorter, the nights are getting colder, and the fake football flu has many symptoms. Whether you…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 5 Ranksauce

Just like getting the real NFL refs back, the Week 5 Ranksauce is better late than never. Don’t worry, I…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 4 Ranksauce

Open wide and say “Ah”. Here comes a heaping spoonful of fake football rankings for Week 4. Fantasy Football Rankings…

Week 4 Waiver Wire

We’re barely beyond the Golden Taint fiasco, but I’m here to talk about a different breed of replacements. The following…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 3 Ranksauce

Four parts match-ups, two parts consistency, one part upside, and one part coin-flipping, the Week 3 Ranksauce has been mixed,…

Week 3 Waiver Wire

We’re two weeks deep into the fake football season and the waiver wire pickings are starting to fit into their…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 2 Ranksauce

Week 2 is upon us, fake footballers! Whether you won or lost in your season opener, remember not to overreact…

Week 2 Waiver Wire

Week 1 is in the books and it’s important not to overreact to the results, despite the fact that every…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 1 Ranksauce

Fake footballers, I’m going to level with you. Week 1 is a bit of a crap-shoot. We have two frames…

AFC Running Back by Committee Breakdown

With the NFC running back committees out of the way, it’s time to turn our attention the AFC platoons. The…

NFC Running Back by Committee Breakdown

They are four innocuous words – “Running Back by Committee” – but together they constitute the most terrifying phrase in…

The Anatomy of Fantasy Football Rankings

First of all, my sincere apologies to those of you who mistakenly found yourself here due to the words “anatomy”…

Draft Video #3: 10-Team, 2-QB, 0.5-PPR Yahoo League

Just in case you didn’t get enough strategy for 2-QB leagues from my fellow fake footballer Drew, this week’s draft…

Draft Video #2: 12-Team ESPN Standard League

After drafting them in the first two rounds of last week’s draft videos, Ryan Mathews broke his collarbone and Trent…

Draft Video #1: 10-Team Yahoo Standard League

Hello Fake Footballers! Have you ever wanted to watch someone else draft a fantasy football team? No? Well too bad!…

Mock Draft Recap: Pick 4

Full disclosure: I’m not a huge fan of mock drafts. Mock drafts have less integrity than real drafts because there…

Scoring Settings Analysis – RB

Welcome to the final Scoring Settings Analysis piece for the 2011 season. Like a motley bunch of linebackers, we’ll be…

Scoring Settings Analysis – WR

By now, dear readers, you have certainly acquainted yourselves with my QB Scoring Settings Analysis piece from last week. This…

Scoring Settings Analysis – QBs

As the commissioner of multiple leagues and a participant in many other leagues, I’ve run the whole gamut when it…

Week 17 Fantasy Football Rankings

The final week of the season is a treacherous time for fantasy players because we never fully know which teams…

Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings

It’s week 16 in the NFL; do you know who your fantasy starters are? With the championship on the line…

Week 15 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome to weekly rankings here at The Fake Football. If you’re new to my posts, let me explain how this…

Week 14 Fantasy Football Rankings

Welcome, denizens of the Red Zone Channel, to the Week 14 Rankings! For a lot of you, the fantasy playoffs…

Week 13 Fantasy Football Rankings

Yipee-ki-yay, fake footballers, and welcome to the week 13 ranks!Please do not use these rankings if you have an aversion…

Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings

[box type=”note” style=”rounded” border=”full”]Updated Rankings 11/25[/box] It’s that time of the year again. No, not time for giving thanks, but…

Week 11 Rankings

Greetings, fake footballers, and welcome to the week 11 rankings! I’m not Troy McClure, but you may remember me from…