Tag: Football

Week 15 Starts and Sits

Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! It’s semifinals week in fantasy football, but unfortunately, there will be…

Week 14 Starts and Sits

Jim Mora doubted in could be done, but we’ve done it.  We’ve arrived at the fake football playoffs.  With a…

Week 13 Starts and Sits

The Week 13 Starts and Sits video below kicks off with a review of last week’s picks.  It’s not particularly…

Week 12 Starts and Sits

Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Sorry fake footballers, there is no video for the Week 12 Starts…

Week 11 Starts and Sits

I’m not going to lie, I went a little overboard with the Week 11 Starts and Sits video.  I’ll try…

Week 10 Starts and Sits

Double-digit weeks are here as we round into the home stretch of the 2015 fantasy football season.  As the bye…

Week 9 Starts and Sits

We’re at the halfway point of the 2015 NFL season and thoroughly entrenched in the dog days of the fantasy football schedule,…

Week 8 Starts and Sits

Happy Halloween, fake footballers, and welcome to the Week 8 Starts and Sits.  If this week’s lineup decisions are sending…

Week 7 Starts and Sits

The Week 7 Starts and Sits feature a new-look Game Flowbotics spreadsheet.  In addition to overall offensive and defensive…

Week 6 Starts and Sits

Welcome back, fake footballers, for the Week 6 Starts and Sits.  The intro is going to be short and…

Week 5 Starts and Sits

Welcome back, fake footballers, for Week 5’s installment of starts and sits.  Despite a compressed production schedule in Week…

Week 4 Starts and Sits

Another week, another installment of fantasy football start and sit recommendations from yours truly!  As in previous iterations, the…

Week 3 Starts and Sits

Howdy fake footballers, I’m back with another video for my Week 3 Starts and Sits.  Click play below to…

Week 2 Starts and Sits

Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! As alluded to last week, I’m trying something new with my Week…

Week 1 Starts and Sits

Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Hold onto your butts, fake footballers.  We have liftoff.  Week 1…

Fantasy Football Draft Video #3: 10-Team 2QB with Sal Stefanile

Mock Draft Simulator | Draft Analyzer | Cheat Sheet Creator  | Draft Assistant |  Auction Calculator Check out…

Fantasy Football Draft Video #2: TFF Reader League, 12-Tm PPR

Mock Draft Simulator | Draft Analyzer | Cheat Sheet Creator  | Draft Assistant |  Auction Calculator Welcome back for…

Fantasy Football Draft Video #1: ESPN Std. 12-Team

Gather round, degenerates, and tune into the fantasy football draft video craze that’s (hopefully) sweeping the nation.  My 2015 premiere…

2-QB Mock Draft Musings

Mock Draft Simulator | Draft Analyzer | Cheat Sheet Creator  | Draft Assistant |  Auction Calculator It’s never…

Twitter For Fantasy Football

Mock Draft in minutes with the Mock Draft Simulator! Even as an admitted twitter addict, I can see why…

2014 Scoring Settings Analysis – QB

Posted by Chet

Analyzing the differences in fantasy football player values between different scoring setups has long been a fascination of mine.…

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 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…

Twitter For Fantasy Football

Even as an admitted twitter addict, I can see why many people would have no need or desire to join…

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 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 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,…

2013 Fantasy Football IDP Rankings

I broke out a few tips, a few weeks back and after studying up, have been able to crunch out…

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!…

Neil’s 2013 Fantasy RB Rankings

After kicking off my QB Rankings last week, it is time to add the other backs to the mix, so…

Neil’s 2013 Fantasy QB Rankings

I’ve been a little slow getting down to business with my 2013 fantasy QB rankings, but nonetheless, I’ve added some…

Playing the Slots: Greg Little Edition

When supremely talented wide receivers are moved to the slot with more frequency, we’re excited about their usage becoming slightly…

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…

Miller or Bush? It’s Miller

Deer antler spray, Flacco channeling Nick Swardson, Dan Marino doing his best Antonio Cromartie impression, Randy Moss poo-talking, and Chris Culliver…

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…

A Look Back: Quarterback

This is a scary time for us fake football pundits. I have no delusions that I won’t make mistakes, but…

Divisional Round Defenses vs. Position, NFL Playoffs

Here are the statistics for the NFL Playoffs Divisional Round defenses versus each position over the last half of the…

Five Declining Players To Avoid in 2013 Fantasy Football

Each year in fantasy football there is a mad scramble to find sleepers, guys that no one knows about to…

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…

The Chik’s NFL Picks – Wild Card Weekend

Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans – Just like last year’s playoffs, Cincy travels to Houston and plays on Saturday…and that’s…

Neil’s Saturday NFL Wildcard Picks

Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans These two teams have had incredibly unpredictable seasons. Before the Bengals recent 7 of 8…

NFL Playoffs: Saturday Fantasy Football Target Breakdown

Welcome to Wildcard Weekend! Today we have the Bengals vs. the Texans and the Vikings vs. the Packers.  Let’s take…

Demaryius Thomas – Superstar?

Calvin Johnson. Andre Johnson. Brandon Marshall. When the average fan is asked to name the best receivers in the NFL,…

Fantasy Football’s Dream Makers and Heart Breakers of 2012

I know you well, dear fantasy fiend. Would you like to know how I know you so well? Because I…

Week 17 Recap: Dallas Disappointment

Not again! Again? He did it again! He always does this! Which one of the above expressions did you shout…

Week 17 War Room

Welcome all you wild and crazy fake footballers to week 17 of the fantasy football season. Many of you aren’t…

Week 17 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

If you’re still here, seeking fantasy football advice in week 17, you’re either a weekly fantasy gamer, or you’re one…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: FINAL STANDINGS

Before we get into the wondrous winners, we would like to thank all 336 participants of this year’s 28 The…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 17 Staff Ranks

Week 17 is a strange one in the NFL. Don’t believe me? Scroll down the list of NFL starting quarterbacks…

Week 16 War Room

Week 16 means it’s time to get down to business. Thankfully, getting down to business is what we at The…

Week 16 NFL Picks

Week 16 boasts a number of lop sided contests.  Among the large favorites are the Broncos, Bears, Packers, Texans, Patriots,…

Week 16 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

It’s the end of the line in these here places. The 2012 fantasy football season is drawing to a close…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 15

We are down to the finals for the 28 The Fake Football Reader Leagues and the competition in each league…

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 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 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Jim Mora is sounding off in my ear. Playoffs? Playoffs? Yeah, buddy. The fantasy playoffs have arrived, and it’s the…

Week 14 Wide Receiver Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for the wide receiver defensive matchups for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9…

Week 14 Quarterback Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for defenses against quarterbacks for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9 weeks. I’ve…

Week 14 Ranksauce

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

Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

I did a quick update of the rest of the season fantasy football strength of schedule to help with some…

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 NFL Picks

Hey Norv Turner, Ray Rice made your defense look foolish, cost me a tasty cold beverage and reserved you a…

Chet’s Week 13 Rankings

Here are my rankings for lucky Week 13. Or maybe not so lucky seeing how rotten the studs played on…

Week 13 Ranksauce

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

The Matchup Machine: Week 13 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 12 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over…

Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

Here are rest of the season fantasy football strength of schedule numbers for each fantasy position. The numbers are smushed…

Defensive Matchup Statistics: Week 13

Here are the defensive stats vs. individual positions. This week I’m only using stats from week 5 on. I figure…

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 Start/Sit

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

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 NFL Picks

It certainly has been an up and down season, but with another 2-1 week, the NFL picks season record stands…

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 War Room

Welcome to week 10! We’ve got some critical bye weeks on our plate this week, so proper preparation is critical.…

Week 10 Ranksauce

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

Chet’s Week 10 Rankings

Here are my rankings for week 10. Thank you for all your support and I hope we can work together…

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 War Room

Get out your calculator. Don’t worry, you don’t necessarily need your confusing graphing calculator from calculus class, just the calculator…

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 9 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Matthew Stafford’s week eight nearly sunk my battle ship. I had him ranked barely inside my top-20 and thought he…

Darren Sproles Breaks Hand And Hearts

For all you fake footballers who had planned on starting Darren Sproles this Monday night, well, I guess you still…

Chet’s Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings

Here be my Week 9 Rankings for all your rankings fetishes (sickos). Ask me your start/sit questions in the…

Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

Here is the fantasy football strength of schedule for each position. Just click on the position you would like to…

Dreaming of Streaming: Week 9 Edition

I have anecdotal evidence that makes me believe many of you could not or would not use the Cardinals’ defense…

Week 9 Waiver Wire

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

Week 8 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

It’s only Saturday, but now is the perfect time to start putting the finishing touches on your week 8 fantasy…

Week 8 NFL Picks

The Patriots went and threw me under the bus again in Week 7, but the Bears, Packers and Saints came…

The Matchup Machine: Week 8 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 7 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over…

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…

Defenses vs Quarterbacks: Week 8

Check out how well defenses play against quarterbacks in the table below. You can check out the Defenses vs Running…

Chet’s Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings

Here are my rankings for Week 8. I’ll answer all your start/sit questions in the comments to the best of…

Week 8 Waiver Wire

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

Week 7 NFL Picks

I rolled on with another 2 and 1 showing last week, as the Patriots blew a 13 point lead in…

Chet’s Week 7 Fantasy Football Rankings

Here are my rankings for Week 7. These, as usual, aren’t set in stone. As I receive news about injuries…

The Matchup Machine: Week 7 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 7 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over…

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…

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*!…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 6 Staff Ranks

Week 6 has arrived and decided to bring injuries and bye weeks along too! How nice. Scope out our staff…

The Matchup Machine: Week 6 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 6 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over…

Defensive Statistics vs QB, RB, WR, TE

I thought we could take a look at how defenses are stacking up against each offensive position so far this…

Chet’s Week 6 Fantasy Football Rankings

Here are my preliminary Week 6 Rankings. I’ll be updating and adding blurbs as the week goes on. Please leave…

Week 6 Waiver Wire

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

Week 5 NFL Picks

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

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 5 Staff Ranks

Week 5 is upon us and bye weeks are in full force. Take a look at the Week 5 Fake…

Rest Of Season Strength Of Schedule

Ok, so these numbers you’re going to fry your eyes with are from the first three weeks. That officially is…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Chet’s Week 4 Ranks

Good day y’all and y’allettes. I have some rankings for you below these here words. Please read them and think…

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…

Week 3 NFL Picks

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

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 2

Week 2 is all wrapped up, so we can now take a look at the aftermath from the 28 The…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 3 Staff Ranks

Getting ready to build on that 2-0 record? Looking to turn your season around after an 0-2 start? Then join…

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,…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Chet’s Week 3 Ranks

These are pretty raw right now, but I wanted to get them out to you early. I’ll be tweaking as…

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…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues: Week 1

Week 1 is has been tucked in tight and put to bed, so we can now take a look at…

Defensive Statistics vs QB, RB, WR, TE

I thought we could take a look at how defenses are stacking up against each offensive position so far this…

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…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 2 Staff Ranks

Week 1 is finally over. What a blast, huh? Unless, of course, you own Fred Jackson. If that is the…

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…

Bold Locks for Week 1

I have thrown up two bold locks for Week 1 – but also check in for a week 1 fantasy…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Week 1 Staff Ranks

All that blood, sweat, and alcohol we poured out during draft season has led us to this moment…Week 1!!! It’s…

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”…

2012 Fantasy Football Rankings: Jeff Brubach

Alright, folks. Below are my own personal rankings for the 2012 fantasy football season. Now, get a work related website…

2012 Fantasy Football Targets

My targets and sleepers change daily, but here are some guys I’m liking as we close in on fake football…

Links that Don’t Stink

The Raiders essentially promised fantasy football glory for Darren McFadden this morning, people are using fantasy statistical measurements from the…

FSWA Industry Insiders Draft

I am currently in a slow draft sponsored by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association. I thought I would let y’all…

Fake Football Links that Don’t Stink

All the various Internets are abuzz with overreaction to last night’s NFL preseason games. Fantasy football Jesus, Julio Jones, continues…

The Fake Football Reader Leagues!

This season we have prizes for each league winner and an overall prize for the team with the most points…

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…

2012 Fantasy Football Rankings: Chet Gresham

Hello All. Here are my rankings for this season. I will try to keep them updated as often as humanly…

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!…

The Real News About Fake Football

So Terrell Owens is a Sea Chicken now. At 38 years old he ran a 4.43 forty, which, at nearly…

Touchdown Regression Is Depressin’

Posted by Chet

Since I’m no Neil deGrasse Tyson this research I just finished up on touchdown regression is as scientific as Triumph The…

Lindy’s Mock Draft

Posted by Chet

Mock draft season is here! Well, it’s never not mock draft season so, yeah. I did a mock with some…

Do you want a smart QB on your football team?

As a person who makes a living studying the brain, I’ve been asking myself this question on and off for…

2012 NFL Draft: First Round

Here’s a quick look at the first round for fantasy consideration:

Rob Gronkowski: A Photo Essay In Douchieness

I’m not usually one to care much about what players do off the field but watching and listening to Rob…

“Sounds of the Season”

As the NFL regular season comes to an end and we are surrounded by the holiday spirit, this video was…

I’m Tired Of Hearing About Tebow . . . Except From SNL

Besides NFL/Fantasy Football technology and apps, I also just like to point out some of the pop culture stuff related…

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.