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SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 15

The Broncos contingent keeps rising up the Big Board save for the concussed Wes Welker.  Julian Edelman takes up a spot on the Board and should be in line for a bunch of targets down the stretch.  Calvin Johnson maintains his stronghold on the No. 1 spot as the premier wideout in football.  LeSean McCoy […]

Winning the Wire and the Playoffs: Week 15 Fantasy Sleepers

Widespread inclement weather and serious injuries to Rob Gronkowski and Wes Welker were big fantasy storylines in Week 14.  Gronkowski will be fortunate to play in Week 1 of 2014, while Welker suffered his second concussion of the year and looks unlikely to play against San Diego on Thursday night.  If you’re still alive, congratulations […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 14

Eric Decker, Alshon Jeffery, and Josh Gordon all had monster games in Week 13.  Decker joins the Board while Jeffery and Gordon both soar.  Peyton Manning jumps back to No. 4.  Kendall Wright and Danny Woodhead fall off the board.  Running backs Le’Veon Bell and Andre Brown both get a jump this week and Bell […]

Winning the Wire and the Playoffs: Week 14 Fantasy Sleepers

The playoffs have arrived in almost all fantasy leagues.  Most teams are not going to be adding players to start this week, but there are three or four games remaining and roster depth is always important.  Here’s a few players to look at for deep leaguers and roster depth in all leagues. LAST WEEK Carson […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 13

Adrian Peterson moves back to the top five this week surfacing at No. 3.  Rob Gronkowski, Antonio Brown, Eddie Lacy and Josh Gordon all ride waves of recent consistency up the board.  Aaron Rodgers may reappear in Week 14 if he is healthy to go after the Packers mini-bye.  Six teams are in action on […]

Winning the Wire and Preparing for the Playoffs: Week 13 Fantasy Sleepers

The bye weeks are over and playoff berths are on the line in most leagues this Week 13.  There are not many breakout waiver candidates to add this week, but I’ll look at a few players who may be available in your leagues who can help your team.  If your team is loaded and ready […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 12

Calvin Johnson is the new leader on the Big Board, becoming the first non-running back to hold the top spot.  He simply cannot be stopped and he’s even more valuable in PPR leagues.  He may even go first in some 2014 fantasy drafts.  LeSean McCoy moves back in the top five as he rests up […]

Winning the Wire and Surviving the Bye: Week 12 Fantasy Sleepers

The Week 12 byes for Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, and Seattle leave fantasy owners devoid of several key players and looking for depth options to round out their lineups.  This is the final bye week, so if you’re in the playoffs you can have a separate agenda from those needing to win this week.  Look for […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 11

Ben Tate, Andre Brown, and Andre Ellington all join the Top 50 this week.  Marshawn Lynch rides a strong Week 10 performance up to No. 4.  Similarly, receivers Demaryius Thomas and Antonio Brown rise to 11 and 23, respectively.  Frank Gore has been rock solid for the 49ers and he just keeps moving up.  Tom […]

Winning the Wire and Surviving the Bye: Week 11 Fantasy Sleepers

Dallas takes their second straight bye this week being of the mandated by the NFL fashion.  Saint Louis takes the high road as the only other bye week team after Tavon Austin blew up benches and waiver wires.  Is he Hester 2.0 or mini-Harvin?  Week 11 produced a thin crop of wire prospects, but with […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 10

The top three hold their spots on this week’s Board while Adrian Peterson jumps Marshawn Lynch to move up to No. 4.  Patriots Rob Gronkowski, Stevan Ridley, and Tom Brady all ascend due to New England finding their rhythm against Pittsburgh.  Rookie running backs Eddie Lacy and Zac Stacy jump to 15 and 20 respectively.  […]

Winning the Wire and Surviving the Bye: Week 10 Fantasy Sleepers

Patriots bye week is one of the weeks in the year Boston sports fans are especially thankful for fantasy football.  The Jets, Chiefs, and Browns join the Pats on the bye this Week 10 and most fantasy owners have a good inclination as to whether they are a contender or pretender.  Nick Foles reappeared in […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 9

Calvin Johnson continues his ascent all the way up from No. 9 to No. 2 on this week’s Big Board.  Jamaal Charles remains atop the board and Aaron Rodgers jumps to No. 10, becoming the third quarterback in the Top 10.  I think many people, including myself, believed entering this season that 12-14 quarterbacks would […]

Winning the Wire and Surviving the Bye: Week 9 Fantasy Sleepers

Six more teams are on the bye this Week 9, so you’ll have to wait a week for Calvin Johnson to return from the stratosphere.  Joining the Lions this bye week are the Broncos, Cardinals, Jaguars, Giants and 49ers.  This week is unique, as many of the best options on your wire may be players […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 8

Another Big Board member is done for the year (Reggie Wayne) and Doug Martin may be finished as well with a shoulder/labrum injury.  Fantasy roster staples Jimmy Graham, Arian Foster and DeMarco Murray are all suffering from less severe injuries..  However, the board must continue.   Adrian Peterson drops out of the top three for the […]