// Fantasy Football

Video: Tom Brady, Professional Telemarketer and Part-Time Fantasy Trash Talker?

Thank Belichick that Tom Brady recovered from his early season swoon to quiet all the calls for him to be traded, cast off, sent sailing into the sunset of retirement to thereby save us all from seeing a Hall of Fame quarterback in decline. I say this not only as a New England Patriots fan […]

Medford’s FanDuel Champion: Doug Clough

Some people have all the luck. One such person is fifty-three-year-old ironworker, Doug Clough. Doug is a native of Deerfield, Massachusetts, but now resides in Medford. He’s a lifelong Patriots fan. Earlier this NFL season, Doug heard a FanDuel advertisement on the radio and thought, “I’ll give this a try.” And he won. The first […]

Boston’s FanDuel Champion: Frank Borawski

Twenty-seven year old BU grad, Frank Borawski, is not only a great fantasy football player, but also the Assistant Director of Finance at a nearby bank. His analytical business mind translates very well to the statistical minutia that is fantasy football. But Frank knows, like every fantasy football player knows, “Luck has a lot to do with it.” […]

Redraft King: Week 4 Redraft Advice

In the interest of full disclosure, before we dive to week 4 advice, let’s review where I was right and where I was wrong in week 3. If you missed it, here was my week 3 advice column. Week 3 Recap: Tom Brady turned out to be a terrible call, the Pats offense continues to struggle this season. Josh […]

Redraft King: Weekly Fantasy Football Advice for Week 3

If the title of this article makes no sense to you, please review my earlier post, weekly fantasy strategy. My goal over the remaining 15 weeks of the NFL schedule is to provide insight to the best deals and values of weekly fantasy players. Typically you are allotted $50,000 in fake money to draft your weekly team. Divided […]

Redraft King: Weekly Fantasy Football Strategy

“Sit on your couch! Play weekly fantasy football! And win boatloads of cash!” The message of that commercial sure sounded nice, when I was sitting on my couch, tweaking a fantasy football lineup, and hoping to miraculously obtain a boatload of cash. In fact, I was so intrigued, I gave it a shot. And I must say, weekly […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 2

With Week 1 in the books, some players stepped up and some players laid a complete goose egg for your fantasy team. Sure, it’s not time to panic, but there is some reason for alarm after starting 0-1. Below are some choices to start or sit based on matchups. Start ‘Em Jake Locker (vs. Dallas): The Cowboys […]

SoB Satire: Fantasy Football Experts Submit their 2014 Alphabetical Rankings

The following is the latest in our SoB Satire series. Much of the following isn’t real or confirmed to be true, but we totally wish it was. The Fantasy Football Federation held a summit on Tuesday evening, calling in experts from around the country to try and consolidate a master ranking list of wide receivers […]

Top 10 Fantasy Football Rookie Options for 2014

Sure, the NFL draft was only a week ago, but it’s never too early for an examination of which rookies will have the most impact on your fantasy football team. This list is based primarily on skill and situation. There are many talented players who did not make this rookie only list because they are on a team […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 16 (Playoffs)

The championship contest starts this week and should be a great time to get those lineups filled with those players who can get the job done on a consistent basis. Here are some players to start/sit in Week 16: Start ‘Em Kirk Cousins (vs. Dallas): Dallas has been brutal on the defensive side of the ball […]

Best Fantasy Football Team Names of 2013

Wit. Puns. A twist of phrase. Coming up with a quality fantasy football team name can be difficult. Unlike real sports, your team name needs to show off your rumor and obvious intelligence. One of the absolute best aspects of playing any kind of fantasy football is taking the time to track down some of […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 15 (Playoffs)

Whether it is the consolation bracket or the semi-finals in the playoffs, Week 15 is a week to remember in the postseason. Below are some players who can help you out as the season winds down. Start ‘Em Andrew Luck (vs. Houston): After two to three bad weeks for Luck, the Houston Texans defense is just […]

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 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 […]

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 […]