Fantasy Sports

NFL Fantasy Football: Predicting Kicker Performance

By Henry Johnson The task of predicting fantasy football kickers’ performance has, on multiple occasions and by multiple analysts, been deemed a fool’s errand. Some kickers will do well and others will do poorly—anything more than this fact is beyond...

Ask Madden: Fantasy Football Edition

By Dylan McDonough In the midst of a ferocious comeback, an animated New England Patriots offense stands at the thirty yard line of the Colts side of the field. Down by four, the Patriots need a touchdown to win, but...

Fantasy Football Lineup Strategy: Running Backs

By Kurt Bullard For most fantasy football fanatics, lineup tinkering is an every week occurrence come Sunday morning. Before heated matchups and a Sunday spent sitting on the couch watching football, these managers take one last look at their lineups,...

Fantasy Football Lineup Strategy: Quarterbacks

By Kurt Bullard A few days ago, I wrote this post about whether or not to consider the strength of an opposing defense in choosing what running backs to start in your fantasy lineup. Today, I’ll do the same for...

The Effect of Time Zones on Fantasy Football Quarterbacks

Photo: Paul Buckowskiby Henry Johnson During Sunday’s Chargers-Vikings game, Philip Rivers had a lot to go up against. He had to deal with constant pressure, injured teammates, and unfortunate tipped passes. As a result, Rivers delivered a paltry nine points...

Unheralded Fantasy Quarterbacks

By Kurt Bullard Every year, there’s a player in fantasy football that someone just stumbled upon who came out of nowhere to be not only a good starter, but a great one. This year, it’s been Tyrod Taylor, who threw...

Is it Time to Give up on [Insert Underperforming Fantasy Player Here]?

DeMarco Murray came into the season one of the top ranked running backs, and has put up only 8.1 points per game so far this season – falling drastically in the rankings as a result. Still, he’s doing better...

Fantasy Performance in Division Games

By Kurt Bullard Division games are an interesting beast. Three times a year, each team in the NFL will go up a unit which it has already faced. The effect of playing a team which you have already “seen” poses some...

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