Author Archive: Mike Braude

Start/Sit Week 16

START Quarterback: Mark Sanchez at WAS While I’m not a fan of Sanchez, sometimes fantasy football is…

Start/Sit Week 15

Do you play NFL DFS? Check out The Fake Football’s Week 15 DFS Cheat Sheet! START Quarterback:…

Start/Sit Week 14

Do you play NFL DFS? Yes!?! Then be sure to check out The Fake Football Week 14 DFS Cheat Sheet!…

Start/Sit Week 13

Are you into Daily Fantasy Football? Check out The Fake Football Week 13 DFS Cheat Sheet! START Quarterback:…

Start/Sit Week 12

START Quarterback:   Colin Kaepernick vs. WAS Last week the Redskins confirmed they were a stream-worthy opposing…

Start/Sit Week 11

START Quarterback: Robert Griffin III vs. TB Despite just one touchdown over his 68 pass attempts this…

Start/Sit Week 10

START Quarterback: Cam Newton at PHI Out the teams playing this week, the Eagles have allowed the 2nd…

Start/Sit Week 9

Be sure to check out the Week 9 DFS CHEAT SHEET before locking in your lineups! START …

Start/Sit Week 8

START Quarterback:   Tony Romo vs. WAS While they’ve been stout on the ground, the Redskins have been…

Start/Sit Week 7

Check out The Fake Football Week 7 DFS Cheat Sheet!  START Quarterback:   Tom Brady vs.…

Start/Sit Week 6

Check out our Week 6 NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! START Quarterback:   Eli Manning at PHI No team…

Start/Sit Week 5

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

Start/Sit Week 4

Check out our Week 4 DFS Cheat Sheet with picks for FanDuel, Draftkings, DraftDay and Fantasy Elite Check…

Start/Sit Week 3

Check out The Fake Football Week 3 DFS Cheat Sheet! START Quarterback:   Kirk Cousins at PHI Over…

Start/Sit Week 2

WEEK 2 START Quarterback: Jake Locker vs. DAL After finishing 6th in QB scoring last week, Jake…

Start/Sit Week 1

 Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up and depositing at DraftDay or Fantasy Elite! START Quarterback: Shaun Hill vs.…

Johnny Manziel: The Ultimate Late Round Quarterback

Few prospects have been as polarizing as Johnny Football. Questions about whether he’s tall enough to be an NFL…

Start/Sit Week 16

START QB: Kirk Cousins vs. DAL – Kirk Cousins was impressive in his first start of the season, netting…

Start/Sit Week 15

START QB: Nick Foles at MIN – With 20 touchdowns and just one interception this season, Nick Foles has proven…

Start/Sit Week 14

START QB: Josh McCown vs. DAL – With the help of Marc Trestman, the quarterback whisperer, Josh McCown has…

Start/Sit Week 13

START QB: Josh McCown at MIN – Coming off a solid performance against the Rams, Josh McCown is a…

Start/Sit Week 12

START QB: Colin Kaepernick at WAS – Despite his inability to put up consistent QB1 numbers, Kaepernick has been…

Start/Sit Week 11

START QB: Russell Wilson vs. MIN – Despite the loss of Sidney Rice, Russell Wilson has played some of…

Start/Sit Week 10

START QB: Russell Wilson at ATL – Wilson has been playing his best football of the season over his…

Start/Sit Week 9

START QB: Cam Newton vs. ATL – Over Newton’s last three games, he completed 58 out of 75 passes…

Start/Sit Week 8

START QB: Robert Griffin III at DEN – While rushing for 161 yards over his past two games, Robert…

Start/Sit Week 7

START QB: Nick Foles vs. DAL – With Michael Vick banged up and Nick Foles currently red hot, I…

Start/Sit Week 6

START QB: Robert Griffin III at DAL – Although he’s struggled to start off the season hot, RGIII has…

Start/Sit Week 5

START QB: Matthew Stafford at GB – Averaging 315.5 passing yards per game, Matthew Stafford is the 6th ranked…

Start/Sit Week 4

START QB: Tony Romo at SD – Currently 14th in quarterback scoring, Tony Romo hasn’t exactly started the season hot.…

Start/Sit Week 3

START QB: Colin Kaepernick vs. IND – After struggling mightily on Sunday Night Football, many are thinking of benching…

Start/Sit Week 2

START QB: Michael Vick vs. SD – After allowing 346 passing yards and three touchdowns to Matt Schaub, the Chargers…

Start/Sit Week 1

START QB: Michael Vick at WAS – Despite disappointing many owners who drafted him early last season, Michael Vick…

Finding Value in the Late Rounds

To begin this article, I would like to advise owners that the days of below the radar sleepers are largely…

PPR Running Back Projections

Before reading these projections, let me preface by saying that these rankings pertain specifically to PPR scoring. Tier 1:…

2013 Fantasy Football Projections: Quarterbacks

This season is my first year estimating projections. I started by using previous seasons to provide a baseline for each…

The Fantasy Impact of Running Quarterbacks (Update)

Last offseason, I examined the impact of a running quarterback on his running backs and found this relationship to be…

Week 16 Start/Sit

START QB: Tony Romo vs. NO – Coming off an impressive 341-yard, two-touchdown, no-interception performance against the Steelers’ top-ranked…

Week 15 Start/Sit

START QB: Josh Freeman at NO – Josh Freeman hasn’t been the best quarterback this season but he has…

Week 14 Start/Sit

START QB: Matt Schaub at NE – Although Matt Schaub has proven to be a solid NFL starter, he’s…

Week 13 Start/Sit

START QB: Matthew Stafford vs. IND – Finally looking more in sync, Stafford went off on Thanksgiving, throwing for…

Week 12 Start/Sit

START QB: Colin Kaepernick at NO – Coming off a stunning rookie debut, Colin Kaepernick is a solid start this…

Week 11 Start/Sit

START QB: Andrew Luck at NE – Continuing his historic rookie year, Andrew Luck ran in another two touchdowns…

Week 10 Start/Sit

START QB: Andrew Luck at JAC – Coming off an insane 433-yard effort against the Dolphins underrated defense, Andrew…

Week 9 Start/Sit

START QB: Michael Vick at NO – Despite not attaining the lofty goals we set for him, Michael Vick…

Week 8 Start/Sit

START QB: Ben Roethlisberger vs. WAS – Despite throwing just three touchdowns over his last three games, Ben Roethlisberger…

Week 7 Start/Sit

START QB: Andrew Luck vs. CLE – I recommended Andrew Luck as a sit last week because the Jets…

Week 6 Start/Sit

START QB: Ben Roethlisberger at TEN – With 10 touchdowns and just one interception, Ben Roethlisberger is approaching his…

Week 5 Start/Sit

START QB: Andrew Luck vs. GB – Andrew Luck makes a solid start this week because he’ll likely be…

Week 4 Start/Sit

START QB: Joe Flacco, vs. CLE – Coming off a three touchdown, 382-yard performance against the Patriots, Joe Flacco…

Week 3 Start/Sit

START QB: Robert Griffin III vs. CIN – Robert Griffin has dazzled NFL fans during the first two weeks…

Week 2 Start/Sit

Start QB: Peyton Manning at ATL – Manning looked like his old self against the Steelers, completing 19-of-26 passes…

Week 1 Start/Sit

Hey fake footballers, I’m going to be writing the Start/Sit column for the Fake Football this season and I’m looking…

Fake Football Links That Don’t Stink

To prepare everyone for their upcoming drafts, I have complied some of my favorite fantasy football information that is floating…

Training Camp Breakouts

Training Camp Breakouts Titus Young – ADP 8.08 Titus Young has been called everything from impressive to unstoppable over…

Player Profile: Brandon Lloyd

With a current average draft position of the 4th pick of the 5th round, Brandon Lloyd is going far too…

The Fantasy Impact of Running Quarterbacks

With the emergence of running quarterbacks like Michael Vick, Tim Tebow, and Cam Newton, I’ve often wondered how their…

Maximizing Team Value

I wrote this article to give readers a better understanding of how to draft a successful fantasy football team. Drafting…

Overvalued & Undervalued Fantasy Picks

Hello Fake Footballers, with drafting time coming up it’s time to find out who’s being overvalued and undervalued. These are…

Mock Draft Recap: Pick 6

For the past week, 12 of the toughest fantasy footballers on the planet have been slugging it out in The…

Player Profile: Tom Brady

With the emergence of guys like Cam Newton and Matthew Stafford, Tom Brady is quickly falling down analysts’ rankings. I’m…

Fake Football Persons Of Interest

This column is written to discuss some players that fantasy owners should become familiar with. Obviously things change fast in…