// Darren McFadden

Notes and Observations, Week 3: Offense Struggles, Patriots Top Raiders 16-9

As Al Davis said “Just win baby.” The only positive out of Sunday’s game against the Raiders is that the Patriots improved their record to 2-1. Thankfully the defense played well enough and made the big play when they needed it. Tom Brady and the rest of the offense continued to look out of sync […]

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: 7 Up, 7 Down

Drafting starts is the easy part; the preseason depth chart picture is clarifying and these are seven players to target and seven to avoid.  Even if you already drafted, some of these players might be on your waiver wire or you can always pull off a nice preseason trade.  Speaking of trades, I am always […]

New England Patriots Report Card: Week 4

Welcome back to Sports of Boston’s weekly report card for your New England Patriots! The Patriots did what they always do the week after a loss: win. Specifically, they beat the Oakland Raiders, 31-19. And with losses by the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets, the Patriots are once again tied atop the AFC East […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: NFL Week 13

Welcome to Week 13 of the NFL season. By this point, you and your fantasy team fall into one of three categories… you either A) have clinched a playoff spot and are sitting pretty, just waiting for the fun to begin, B) have fallen out of contention and have turned your focus to Christmas shopping, […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: NFL Week 11

After giving myself a bye week last week, “Fantasy Fast Forward” is back in action to help you down the stretch and get you into your fantasy league’s playoffs. It’s crunch time, but if you’re still reading about fantasy football, that means you must be still alive for a coveted playoff spot. And heck, if […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: NFL Week 3

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are 2-0. So are the Kansas City Chiefs and the Chicago Bears, for that matter. The Minnesota Vikings are 0-2. So are the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers, all three predicted to be 2010 playoff teams. So what does that all mean, really? Are the Bucs and Chiefs bound […]

AFC West Fantasy Preview

The West is best? Not in the NFL they aren’t. Today’s divisional fantasy preview takes us to the AFC West, where the Chargers reign supreme. And then there’s everyone else. You’re not going to find much elite talent in this division, but I’m here to point you in the direction of some solid middle round […]

TGIF: Week 4 Sleeper Picks

Hey, it was so popular last week, I decided to bring it back for another round. Or maybe I was too lazy to think of another topic to write about. You can’t go wrong with either guess. Anyway, here are some widely available players who may turn a profit in Week 4. Week 4 Sleepers […]

Patriots 49, Raiders 26 – The Verdict

A week after the Patriots nearly lost to a lesser team, they came out and played one of their best games of the season in dismantling the hapless Raiders. New England jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter and didn’t look back as every time the Raiders seemed to gain some momentum […]

Fantasy Football Report: Week 2

Two down, fifteen to go. Not quite as long a marathon as baseball but you get the idea. I find that keeping up with the rest of my leagues is becoming quite the task. I really need to be sitting at my computer and be ready to add any player at any time. It’s a good […]

TGIF: Surely You Can’t Be Serious

This Saturday at 2:15pm, I will be part of my first fantasy football draft of 2008. I am hoping to rebound from my 10th place finish from last season and have been conducting very extensive research to assure I can achieve maximum potential on my draft day. The football season is won or lost in […]