// Adrian Peterson

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 5

Peyton Manning surges to number three in the Week 5 Big Board after putting up gaudy numbers with ease through four weeks of play.  Tony Gonzalez returns on the heels of a great performance against the Patriots while C.J. Spiller hangs on by a thread at No. 49.  Rob Gronkowski and Eddie Lacy are coming […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 3

This week’s board sees Marshawn Lynch jump up to No. 2 after a great performance on Sunday night against the 49ers.  A couple of tight ends in Vernon Davis and Tony Gonzalez make an appearance.  David Wilson continues to free-fall, and though he has to be off this week’s board I believe he will have […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 2

Week 1 is taken in the books, but we cannot overreact to one game and  put Anquan Boldin in the top 10, however, Boldin definitely deserves his place on the board after a monster game against Green Bay.  Adrian Peterson justified his no-brainer status as the universal No. 1 pick, RGIII knocked off some rust, […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 1

The Sports of Boston Fantasy Football Big Board will be updated weekly with risers, fallers, and new additions. Take a look at the top 50: RB  Adrian Peterson (MIN) RB  Doug Martin (TB) RB  C.J. Spiller (BUF) RB  Trent Richardson (CLE) RB  Jamaal Charles (KC) RB  Marshawn Lynch (SEA) RB  Ray Rice (BAL) WR Calvin […]

Last-Minute Fantasy Football Draft First Pick Strategy in 2-QB Leagues

Here’s some last-minute fantasy football draft advice for those in a two-quarterback league. Who should you draft: Adrian Peterson or one of the top quarterbacks? Generally, the top performers at each position last year finished at similar levels. That changes a little from year to year, too, but generally the league rules are the biggest […]

Stevan Ridley: Running Back to the Future

The New England Patriots have the #1 offense in the NFL.  They lead the league in yards, averaging 425.7 per game and lead the world in points, averaging 36.3 per game. No news there right? What is news is how balanced this Patriots offense has become. After finishing 20th in rushing yards per game in […]

Strong Running Game Leads Patriots Past Vikings; Favre Injured in Fourth

BenJarvus Green-Ellis leaped over the back of blocking guard Dan Connolly, tumbling head over heels. When he came down, the Patriots had a two-score lead with less than two minutes left in the game. Green-Ellis ran for 112 yards and two touchdowns- the first multiple-touchdown game of his career- Sunday, and the New England Patriots […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: NFL Week 1

We all love summertime. The mercury in the thermometer peaks, and so does the number of scantily clad women at the beach. But personally, I’m very happy to see the summer come to a close. Not because I want to see the lovely beach bunnies layer up for colder weather ahead, but because with the […]

NFC North Fantasy Preview

Our fourth divisional fantasy preview takes us to the NFC North, a division that features heated rivalries and is filled with top notch fantasy talent. Last season, the Vikings earned the top spot in this foursome, coming ever-so-close to a Super Bowl appearance, instead losing in overtime of the NFC title game at the hands […]

The RB Free Agent Market

The 2010 off-season features a long list of free agent running backs. Some familiar faces including LaDanian Tomlinson, Thomas Jones, and Brian Westbrook will all be looking for new homes this summer. Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots are notorious for being active in free agency over the past few years, and I expect […]

NFC CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: A TALE OF TWO QB’S

With all the talk about the Jets-Colts games focusing on history, the NFC Championship is all about firsts. For all the times the Superdome has hosted a Super Bowl, a record seven and counting, this will be the first Conference Championship game. It will also be the first time Brett Favre will play in the […]

TGIF: Fantasy Football Draft, 2010

With the conclusion of the 2009 season, it is time to start looking ahead to the future. Although it may be too early to accurately project what the first round of the draft will be next season, it is still fun to think about. I have gotten into the habit of making my prediction for […]

Fantasy Football Report: Week 13

In a lot of leagues, the playoffs have begun. This is because most leagues don’t play during week 17. I don’t see why. In the SoB league, we play all the way through to the end. This means that we are in our final week of our regular season. I think playing during week 17 […]

TGIF: What Has Become of Yahoo! Fantasy Football’s First Round?

Now, I am focusing on just one provider of fantasy football, so the rankings may differ from other leagues. Every season, for people who are not that familiar with the game of fantasy football, we tend to lean heavily on the rankings. Even if you are a seasoned veteran, you can’t help but be influenced […]

Fantasy Football Report: Week 1

Oh it feels so good to be back. The start of the NFL season also means the start of the “Fantasy Football Report”. Once again we will be bringing you a recap of some of the best players from the previous week as well as those who did not live up to expectations. Are you […]