// John Carlson

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 […]

Ice Breakers: Bruins vs. Capitals, Tuesday October 19th

One team will lose their second game of the season tonight, and the Bruins (2-1-0) hope it won’t be them. The B’s travel to the nation’s capital tonight to face off with Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals (4-1-0) at the Verizon Center. To say the B’s haven’t fared well against the Caps lately would […]

NFC West Fantasy Preview

Today I bring you the eighth and final installment of our divisional fantasy previews, finishing up with the wild NFC West. For the last few seasons, it’s been the Arizona Cardinals who have had a strangle hold on the top spot in this division, two years ago advancing to represent the NFC in the Super […]

Week 16 Sleepers

Every Wednesday, I will talk about potential fantasy football sleepers for each matchup taking place. I will go game-by-game and pick out one or two players who can most likely be found in your league’s free agent pool and explain why they can be of use to you that week. Here we are, it is […]

High Five/Low Five: Week 10

Dear National Football League, Before I begin, I would like to thank you for the many years of entertainment you have given me and the millions of other football fans in the country. Your league has surpassed the rest and is truly the new “national pastime.” For five months every fall and winter, you have […]

Week 10 Sleepers

Anybody else affected by the release of Chiefs RB Larry Johnson? Yeah, neither am I. Johnson only had two good seasons (’05 and ’06). He was a flash in the pan, not a reliable stud for years and years. Frankly, if you drafted him still thinking he could rush for 1,700 yds and 17 TD’s, […]

Week 4: Start ‘Em/Sit ‘Em

Fantasy football is a cruel sport. I find it to be very exciting, but it usually ends with me screaming at the television set because my player didn’t get the ball four plays in a row inside the opponent’s five yard line. It’s funny because most of us think that our player should be the […]

Fantasy Football Focus: The Starting 11 – Top Tight Ends

Trivia time…ready? What do Full House’s Stephanie Tanner, Home Improvement’s Mark Taylor, Saved by the Bell’s Torrey Scott, The Cosby Show’s Sondra Huxtable, and NFL tight ends all have in common? They all have, or had, prominent roles, but are rarely ever talked about because of bigger stars around them. Stephanie Tanner always had that […]