Tag: 2011 Fantasy Football

Week 9 NFL Picks

Going to roll with 5 rapid fire NFL picks this week.  The Titans and Chargers let me down last week,…

Week 5 NFL Picks

It was a battle back sweep last week, and after a few weeks to warm up, it is time to…

Week 3 NFL Picks

 With Week 2 in the rearview mirror, it is time to snap up a couple road wins and get the…

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…

Carl’s Stone Cold Lock Of The Century: Of The Week

Carl takes a look at Sam Hurd’s latest run in with authorities and predicts the Eagles vs. Cowboys.

Best And Worst Ways To Lose Your Fantasy Playoff Match

This post is for losers. If you’ve won your match, move on. Good for you. There are plenty of sit/start…

Pass Defensive Stats Weeks 8 through15

Here are where each teams pass defenses rank for the last 8 weeks of games:

Start/Sit Week 16

No need for a cute anecdote.  You’ve come here for one reason and one reason only: you’ve got decisions to…

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…

Fantasy Football Week 16: Super Bowl and Festivus for the Rest of Us

The year, many of my favorite TV shows and the fake football season are coming to an end but I…

The Fake Football’s Week 15 Start/Sit Chat

Join us two hours before game time on Sunday and get your fantasy football start/sit question answered.

Week 15 Daily Games Value Report

It’s time to take another look at players with the top matchups for use in daily (or weekly) fantasy games…

Carl’s Stone Cold Lock: Steelers vs. 49ers

Carl’s not too keen on Roger Goodell suspending James Harrison. See why and who he thinks takes this week’s Monday…

Defenses Against Wide Receivers: Week 15

Who knew that I would have my very own version of Avon Barksdale*, right here in Chicago! Sam Hurd, wow.…

The Week 15 Sleeper Report

The second round of the playoffs are upon us. By now, every move you make really counts. The money and…

Start/Sit Week 15

Congrats to those reading because it means one of two things: A) You’re in the Super Bowl of your league…

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 15 Fantasy Football Crystal Ball

We have about a week and a half until we exchange presents and celebrate the birth of our savior, Tim…

Week 15 Waiver Wire

With the 1st round of the playoffs almost in the books, we’re going to go with a condensed version in…

The Week 14 Sleeper Report

The playoffs are here. It’s either win or go home. Hopefully, your team qualified for the big bucks playoffs, rather…

Week 14 Daily Games Value Report

It’s time to take another look at players with the top matchups for use in daily (or weekly) fantasy games…

Are You Really Running Your Fantasy Football Team?: Cognitive bias in our favorite fake sport

You could argue that we’re all delusional when it comes to sports. Every year will be OUR year, OUR team’s…

Week 14 Pass Defense Statistics

Here are more stats then you’ll ever need concerning pass defenses. This first chart looks at pass D numbers from…

Start/Sit Week 14

It’s playoff time people!  Since you’re reading this, I can assume that you have indeed made to this hallowed time…

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…

Fake Football Player’s Christmas List

So you know someone who is a fake football player who is obsessed with the NFL and learning more than…

Week 13 Daily Fantasy Games Value Report

Daily (or weekly) fantasy football games like those found on FanDuel (FD) and DraftStreet‘s (DS) websites are all about exploiting…

The Week 13 Zzzzzz’s: Your Sleeper Report

As the final week in the Fantasy Football regular season is here, you should have knowledge if your team is…

The Walking Dead Fake Football Players

There are quite a few fake football related injuries to take a look at this week so let’s get down…

The Mortified Punter

This is how I looked when I accidentally hit “reply all” the other day

Week 13 Pass Defensive Matchups

These numbers are the average fantasy points, yards, completions, touchdowns, etc… given up by each team’s defense to Quarterbacks, Wide…

Start/Sit Week 13

To call these final two weeks in fantasy football nerve-wracking would be an understatement.  It’s like watching your kids, or…

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…

Jingle all the Way to the Playoffs

Christmas is right around the corner and as Black Friday showed it’s all about the presents. Week 12 allowed excited fantasy owners…

Week 13 Fantasy Football Crystal Ball

I had a whole story written about my personal experience working across the street from where the NFL lockout negotiations…

Week 13 Waiver Wire

Welcome to our first article focusing on Week 13.  We’ll amend this list if a “nobody” jumps out at us…

Week 12 Fantasy Football Sunday Recap

While you were at an awkward Sunday dinner at the in-laws, I was watching today’s games for you. Here’s the…

Fantasy Football Week 12 Predictions: An Idiot’s Crystal Ball

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! Tip of the week Don’t “Shanahan” your team. “Shanahanning” is named for the Redskins’ coach, Mike Shanahan,…

Sleeping On Them: Week 12 Sleepers

It’s crunch time. With just two weeks remaining in a majority of leagues, the fantasy football season is coming down…

Links Of The Week

I’ll be passing on some links from the world of sports and otherwise in this weekly post. I hope you’ll…

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…

Food, Football and Black Friday Freaks!

The Day After Thanksgiving, Black Friday, has always amazed me. I am amazed at the lengths people will go for…

Week 12 Daily Games Value Report

Is your team in your season-long league on the fritz, struggling to stay relevant late in the football season? Decisions…

A Look Back At Week 11

Week 11 is now over, and it’s getting down to crunch time in fantasy-land. This week has created some turmoil…

Week 12 Defenses Against Wide Receivers

My first column dealt with the Running Backs, let’s move onto the Wide Receivers. Which defenses are as tight as…

Week 12 Defenses Against Running Backs

Welcome to my first post for The Fake Football! Excited yet?…No? Who the hell am I? I’m a nobody. But, I…

Injury Analysis: Down Goes Peterson

Leading up to Sunday the fantasy trade deadline came and went. The trade deadline generally signifies the time to forget…

Week 11: Deep Impact

Too hungover? Traveling for business, maybe pleasure? Either way no excuse is valid for missing an NFL Sunday. However, we’re…

Fantasy Football Trade Market

We’re in the home stretch people. Only a few weeks to go in the fantasy regular season and then, like…

Week 11 Injury Woes

Welcome to week 11. I hope all is well and your teams are all injury free, but just in case…

The Fake Football FanDuel League Freakout!

Hey all, we thought we would put together a 20 team FanDuel league for our loyal reader. If you are…

Week 11 Rankings

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

Week 11 Defenses Against The Pass

This chart is much like the rush defensive chart, but with more details since it deals with QBs, WRs, and…

Marshawn Lynch Owns Ray Lewis

This is just bad ass:

Week 11 Defenses Against Running Backs

On the far left you’ll find the defense that the numbers correspond to. And next to that the team who…

Target Leaders Week 7-10

Here are your target leaders week 7 through 10:

Week 10 Wide Receiver Targets

Many of these names won’t be surprising, but some might catch your eye. Let’s take a look see shall we?…

Dez Bryant Is The Man

This is why you want Dez Bryant on your fantasy team in the second half of the season. With Miles…

Week 10 Fantasy Football Sleepers

It’s week 10 of the NFL season, in fantasy weeks that means your season is pretty much winding down to…

Passing Defense Strength Of Schedule

The higher the numbers the tougher the matchup. Have at it: