// LaDainian Tomlinson

Patriots Perspective: Why We Hate the New York Jets

The rivalry between the New York Jets and New England Patriots has gained intensity in recent years. Perhaps it was the dramatic departure of Eric Mangini that triggered the feud, or the spiced up media frenzy upon Rex Ryan’s arrival in New York. The players on the field have brought their own drama to the […]

Big Words, Bigger Deeds: Jets Defense Stymies Brady, Patriots 28-21

For six straight days, the New York Jets did nothing but talk trash, building up their third match this season against the New England Patriots while putting down the Patriots themselves. At times, their talk was goofy, at times it was nasty, at times it was threatening. But all of it would have been for […]

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, […]

Three Second-Half Turnovers Doom Patriots in New Meadowlands

Tom Brady never saw it coming. And by the time he picked himself up off the turf, the New York Jets had the ball and the victory. Down 14 in the fourth quarter, Jason Taylor’s blindside strip-sack of Brady ended the New England Patriots’ final attempt to get back in the game and sealed the […]

Fantasy Fast Forward: NFL Week 2

With Week 1 of the NFL in the books, you and your fantasy team are in one of two situations. Situation #1: you won your first week’s match-up and you’ve got visions of fantasy football glory running through your head, all the way to your league’s championship. Situation #2: you’ve got Kevin Kolb and Ryan […]

AFC East Fantasy Preview

 Ladies and gentlemen, the time has finally arrived. Fall is upon us, and while we’re sad to see the summer coming to a close, fantasy football fanatics across the globe are salivating, as the 2010 NFL season is quickly approaching. If you’re as fanatical about fantasy football as I am, you’ve probably already begun reading […]

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 […]

Running Back to Basics

Two leagues. Six running backs. Three very bad decisions. Sometimes, people make decisions based on careful analysis. Other times, people make reckless calls based on no thought or on pure gut instinct. Most of the time, I fall somewhere in the middle. I trust my gut instinct first, then consider other options. When it comes to […]

High Five/Low Five: Week 9

This week in sports, we saw the New York Yankees roll to their record 27th World Series championship. The Yanks, complete with their $200+ million payroll, dished out mucho dinero in the offseason, as they always do, and after nine seasons of failed investments, their purchases finally paid off. In the fantasy football world, now […]

Week 2: Start ‘Em/Sit ‘Em

Welcome to the first edition of the Fantasy Radar: Football Edition! For the football season I will be recommending players to start and sit at each position for the upcoming week. I will avoid recommending the obvious names such as, Adrian Peterson, Drew Brees or Tom Brady who you start no matter what team they […]

2009 Training Camp Preview: Running Backs

The days of Marion Butts, Curtis Martin, Robert Edwards and Corey Dillon seem to be over in Foxboro. The Patriots’ offensive scheme has not only changed to pass-oriented, but now employs a strategy sweeping the NFL: running back by committee. Coming into this year’s training camp the Patriots possess numerous options in the backfield which […]

TGIF: Fun With Fantasy Football’s First Round

Let’s be honest for a moment. Trying to prep for a fantasy football draft is borderline useless. It is without question the most unpredictable of all the fantasy games (well, the major ones anyway…who cares about fantasy NASCAR?). Thanks to its small number of games and high risk of injury, attempting to project player stats […]

Fantasy Football Focus: The Starting 11 – Top Dawgs

It’s been said that first impressions go a long way. You get introduced to someone for the first time and you accidentally spit on them when greeting them, they are going to remember that forever. Go on a job interview with a glob of hair gel hanging from your ear, a la Ben Stiller in […]

TGIF: Fantasy Football Draft, 2009

The regular season has only been over for a few days but, that doesn’t mean we can’t start thinking about next season. I pulled a similar stunt like this when I made a first round projection for the 2009 baseball season. So naturally, I am back again to do the same thing only this time, […]

TGIF: The Results of Football’s First Round

Months and months ago, the SoB football league had its draft. Football is the sport with the least amount of depth at each position so in order to get things off on the right foot, you need to have a solid foundation. That foundation is in Round 1. If your first round pick fails then […]