Justin Howe from FakePigskin.com breaks down 3 fast rising ride outs for dynasty leagues with Colts rookie Donte Moncrief leading the bunch. Can Moncrief turn into one of the best QB-WR tandems of the future with Andrew Luck?
Tim Heaney from USAToday.com takes a look at the week 9 matchups in the NFL and lists some potential bust candidates including Chris Ivory and Tre Mason. Also a top RB may be in trouble and you might be surprised by the answer…
Brad Evans from Yahoo.com identifies the players who are on the rise and should be in your week 9 lineups including Travis Kelce, and Eli Manning. Will Denard Robinson continue to excel in Jacksonville?
Pat Mayo reveals his Week 9 FLEX Rankings, offering up his list of the top buy lows, season long strategies and quick hits in his complete Week 9 preview while presenting his Week 9 top buy lows.
Shannon Sommerville and Alex Burwasser present Bloombergs’ week nine fantasy football projections, including the top 10 quarterbacks, wide receivers, and defense.
Nick Capozzi is joined by Rob Langevin to discuss some players worth buying/selling with the fantasy trade deadline quickly approaching. The two talk about whose worth trading LeSean McCoy for, and whether it’s time to part ways with both Brandon Marshall, and Michael Floyd.
On today’s show Laura Diakun and Garion Thorne break down last night’s action from opening night of the 2014-15 NBA season. In case you lost out in your fantasy drafts, Laura & Garion give you a couple of names including Terrence Jones and Perry Jones III that could provide good value based on their current situations
Gabe brings in professional handicapper Paul Bovi to chat about the 2014-15 NBA Season which kicked off last night. Bovi believes the Toronto Raptors are top contenders in the Eastern Conference, and an especially weak Atlantic Divison; while the Brooklyn Nets are going to flounder without Paul Pierce and with a rapidly deteriorating Kevin Garnett. They also delve into a Game 7 World Series preview which goes tonight in Kansas City. Can Tim Hudson out duel Jeremy Guthrie in what’s likely his final shot at a championship, or will Madison Bumgarner need to make an emergency appearance?
The Fantasy Fix breaks down which daily fantasy running backs are good plays from each pricing tier this week. They give you a few safe options that might cost you a pretty penny (Marshawn Lynch, LeSean McCoy) but also some cheaper options (Bobby Rainey) with upside to balance your budget
The thrill of owning a fantasy team is that it replicates an actual ownership and coaching experience, giving you a chance to strap on an imaginary headset and patrol the sidelines in a virtual world. While it all seems too cool in concept, we all know too well the unique pressures and challenges imposed on us by our seemingly joyful and stress-free pursuits of statistical happiness.
Those who smirk and scoff at our game from afar as just another harmless hobby have no idea the mental anguish brought on by many factors in the fantasy universe. One of the most daunting is the advent of bye weeks that produce an extensive list of unavailable players. Six NFL teams are on byes in each of the next two weeks. How are we supposed to cope when we’re missing both Aaron Rodgers and Matt Forte? Where do you turn when you are without Julio Jones?