Tag: National Football League

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 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…

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 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…

2013 Week 1 Fantasy Football Notes

It is early in the week. But this is your only chance to start the season undefeated and with so…

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…

Eddie Lacy: Fantasy Football Prospect

Despite mounting evidence to the contrary, I can’t seem to shake the belief that running back is the most important…

1st Quarter: Justin Blackmon

As I was sitting down to write my third installment for the Sophomore Slump (Busters) trilogy involving the wide receiver…

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…

I Can’t Quit You: Darren McFadden

Last season Ryan Mathews waged a war against my fantasy teams.  It wasn’t until last week, when I killed him…

Super Bowl Links That Don’t Stink

We have ourselves a Super Bowl! Championship Sunday proved to be entertaining and it’s hard to dispute that the better…

Sophomore Slump (Busters): RB Edition

In a league where quarterbacks have captured the spotlight, elite running backs have become increasingly scarce and more valuable than…

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…

Sophomore Slump (busters): QB Edition

Sophomore Slump…dreaded words to any 2nd year NFL player coming off a successful rookie campaign. It is called a “career”…

Dead to Me: Ryan Mathews

Jermichael Finley.  Chris Johnson.  Jeremy Maclin.  DeAngelo Williams.  A dreadful list of names that have one thing in common: They…

Neil’s Saturday Playoff Picks

The pressure is on. I jumped out to a hot start last week locking down all four games, and have…

Perspective from a Fantasy Football World

The concept and foundation of the phenomenon we call fantasy football first originated in a Manhattan hotel room in 1962.…

2012 Fantasy Football LVP’s

In the same vein as my piece on declining players, it’s important to realize players and trends that are detrimental…

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…

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…

Sunday’s NFL Wildcard Picks

NFL Wildcard Picks Rapid Fire Edition Today ! Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens The Ravens won early and often, affording…

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…

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…

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…

Chet’s Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings

These last couple of weeks are going to be awesome for many reasons, but I’m really excited to see how…

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…

Robert Griffin III’s Fantasy Football Coach

Check out RG III’s Fantasy Football Coach. My favorite is when he tells him not to kneel down because it…

Week 16 Fantasy Football Rankings: TFF Staff Ranks

Week 16 is where the strong survive and the weak return home with no championship rings. Welcome to The Fake…

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 NFL Picks

Sometimes you miss, and sometimes you Week 13 it.  It can only go up from that debacle. Here are…

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 Running Back Defensive Matchups

Here are the stats for defenses against running backs for Week 14. These numbers are over the last 9 weeks.…

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…

Buy Low/Sell High (Fantasy Playoff-Influenced): Week 12

Hello Fake Footballers! My name is Asher Molk, and I am really looking forward to helping you win your fake…

Week 12 Start/Sit

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

The Matchup Machine: Week 12 Fantasy Football Efficiency

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

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…

Fantasy Football Defensive Matchup Statistics: Week 12

Hello everyone. We’ve got to hunker down this Thanksgiving week and get our lineups set to optimal positions. The playoffs…

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 NFL Picks

The Week 9 NFL picks went well, and resulted in the second big pay day of the season. The Texans…

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 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Carson Palmer and Doug Martin led their respective positions in fantasy production in week nine. I could have told you…

The Matchup Machine: Week 10 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 10 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over…

Week 10 Ranksauce

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

Thursday Night Football is Must See TV

Thursday, the 8th of November 2012 is an important date.  Some may have had it circled on their calendar months…

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…

The Matchup Machine: Week 9 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 9 of the Matchup Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over…

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 War Room

Did you have the demoralizing task of watching Thursday Night Football while your opponent had Doug Martin “muscle hamster-ing” his…

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 Tight Ends: Week 8

Here are this week’s stats for defenses against tight ends. You can check out the Defenses vs Quarterbacks, Running Backs…

Defenses vs Wide Receivers: Week 8

Here are this week’s stats for defenses vs wide receivers. You can check out the Defenses vs Quarterbacks, Running Backs…

Defenses vs Running Backs: Week 8

Here are this week’s stats for defenses vs running backs. You can check out the Defenses vs Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers,…

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…

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 War Room

Wow, that team with Matt Ryan and Julio Jones must be off to a nice start. How about that team…

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…

Dreaming of Streaming: Week 7 Edition

Your defensive streaming assignment last week was to let Brady Quinn wash over you, and despite the best efforts of…

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…

Week 6 War Room

The fake football season is nearly half way there (in my best Bon Jovi voice) and that means your team…

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*!…

Rest Of Season Fantasy Strength Of Schedule

Now that we have five weeks of data under our belts I think we can start looking a little harder…

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…

Dreaming of Streaming: Week 6 Edition

The Vikings and Rams – the duo of defenses that I so breathlessly recommended last week to Fake Football fiends…

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 Fantasy Football Last Second Decisions

Give me some butter, because I’m on a roll. With my fantasy football  matchup alerts, anyways. Most of the time.…

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: Chet’s Week 5 Ranks

Rankings for opponent spankings — And join our Week 5 FanDuel League if you are so inclined. Fantasy Football Rankings…

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…

NFL Player Target Percentages

I knew I’d get you with that title! Crazy stuff huh? Well, I am currently working on my target post…

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…

Team Red Zone Numbers

Here are the numbers for NFL teams inside the red zone. I find these interesting, because amazingly, when the team…

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…

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…

Fantasy Football Week 2: Last Second Decisions

Boy, week one was a mess. Arian Foster was fine. Adrian Peterson was a beast. And the Packers and Saints…

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…

The Matchup Machine: Week 2 Fantasy Football Efficiency

Welcome to Week 2 of the Matchup  Machine. This is a feature Chet started using to help me out over…

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…

Week 1 War Room

This is it. No more mock drafts, and certainly no second chances at real drafts. We have spent every day…

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…

Steal Ryan Mathews

You have 24 hours – 48, maybe – to break into the vault of your league mate’s insecurities and pry…

Fantasy Football Rankings: Chet’s Week 1 Ranks

Check out my week one rankings just below this area where the sentences are. I’ll be updating this as news…

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…

Drafting With The Number One Pick

So I’ve taken The Football Guys aggregated ADP from across the internets and did a one person mock draft with…

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”…

Mr. Fantasy Freak 10 Team Expert Draft Review

Alex Wiesner the main man behind Mr. Fantasy Freak invited me into a 10 Team H2H Experts League to represent the…

PPR and Non-PPR Fantasy Football Tiers

Here are my Tiers for this year. You can also check out Jeff’s right here. Just Click the “PPR” link…

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…

2012 Fantasy Football Auction Values

Here are Auction Values for a Standard League with a $200 budget. Have at it!

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…

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…

Two Quarterback League Draft Strategy

This year I am playing in four different leagues- an in person 12 team re-draft, 10 person non PPR re-draft,…

Fake Football Matchups: A Prelude To Statistical Strategery

If you know me from my Razzball days, you’ll know that I love stats and especially matchups stats. So while…

Preseason Punditry

As I clicked between games on my laptop last night, it was good to see starters playing more than a…

Fear and Loathing in Fake Football Land

It never stops, the fantasy chatter, even at the urinal. I’m at the first-ever Fantasy Football Fest in Atlantic City,…

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…

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…

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…

One Big Question-NFC West

So, in trying to continue my “7 Questions” series with the NFC West, I came across this very intriguing fact:…

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…

Don’t Draft Megatron

I write this with the understanding that advising against drafting Calvin Johnson in your league’s draft this summer is tantamount…

7 Questions: NFC East

Questions. The very root of all we do as fake footballers revolve around questions.  “What do I do with him?…

Brandon Pettigrew: Unsexy and totally draftable

If you want Jimmy Graham or Rob Gronkowski this year, you have to be all in. They won’t drop to…

The Fake Football, The Real News

So let’s see, what’s been going on in the National Football League lately? Multiple arrests you say? Driving while under…

Does Age Matter? Comparing Jeremy Maclin and Reggie Wayne

The following article is a guest post by Frank DuPont, author of Game Plan: A Radical Approach to Decision Making…

Meet Isaiah Pead, Love Him, Draft Him

There’s a workhorse running back with startling elusiveness and power, and he can be had for the low, low price…

Wide Receiver Touchdown Rate

Posted by Chet

Touchdowns per receptions and targets are a couple of my favorite stats. Mainly because big fluctuations usually mean something went…

Goal Line Savvy and Not-So-Savvy Running Backs

I was wondering about effectiveness of running backs near the goal line so I took a look-see at, well, effectiveness…

LaDainian Tomlinson, Fantasy Monster

As all avid Fake Footballers can attest, running backs have routinely ruled the fantasy landscape. There aren’t many feelings as…

The Fake Football, Value Based Drafting

I’ve always followed Value Based Drafting to an extent. It’s pretty much common sense. When you look at the top…

The Daily Show News

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Fake Football related news is hard to come by at this time of the year, but there is some and…

Value Based Drafting Trends: Part 1, The Wide Receivers

This article is a guest post by Frank DuPont, aka the Fantasy Douche. You can follow the Fantasy Douche on…

Top 10 Dynasty Rookies

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G’day Fake Footballers! It’s good to see you, or at least sense your presence. Hey! I sensed that! Ok, well…

Robert Griffin The Third, #1 Dynasty Rookie Pick

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I am currently picking #1 in a dynasty rookie draft so I’ve gone back and forth on who to pick…

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…

Lindy’s Mock Draft

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

Monday Morning Link Bomb

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Hunter S. Thompson at the Kentucky Derby. Are teams paying Free Agent Running Backs too much? Mike Silver remembers…

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 Wide Receiver Strength Of Schedule

Good day Fake Footballers! I have returned with the wide receiver strength of schedule for 2012. Aren’t you ecstatic!? I…

It’s Getting 2012 NFL Drafty In Here

The 2012 NFL Draft is el dunski and we have some guys out there worth monitoring. You already know about…

2012 NFL Draft: First Round

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

2012 NFL Strength Of Schedule: Running Backs

Hello Mr. and Mrs. Fake Football player. The 2012 schedules are out and we shall begin analyzing them into the…

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…

Julio Jones The Marginal Sleeper

Finding a, “Sleeper,” in your fantasy football draft is not necessarily uncovering some diamond-in-the-rough player that goes from relative unknown…

“Sounds of the Season”

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

Defenses Against Wide Receivers: Week 17

The end of my fantasy football season means a couple things for me… 1. I throw myself into the NBA…

Defenses Against Running Backs: Week 17

Why am I writing a column on week 17 again?… Because, I love you! No really, why am I here?…

Official Review: NFL Fan Vision

If you’ve been to an actual football game lately, you may be seeing folks wearing little screens around their neck…

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…

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.…

So The Fat Lady Has Sung

The Fantasy Football Playoffs are underway in a majority of leagues.  For those of you who are still competing and…