// Steve Smith

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 5

After the quarter pole, most teams now that it could be a quality season or it could be a long season depending on your record. There is still plenty of time to improve, but it’s Week 5 that could your season around. A winning streak starting now will go a long way to earn you […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 12

Week 12 is just a week or two away from the end of the fantasy regular season and now is the time to start getting hot into those postseason matchups. Here are some guys to start or sit this week: Start ‘Em Colin Kaepernick (vs. Washington): Washington’s defense has been porous for throwing and running the […]

Week 11 Notes and Observations: Panthers Edge Patriots Amid Controversial Non-Call, 24-20

There is no way around the fact that this was a statement game for both teams. The Panthers were riding a five-game winning streak coming into Week 11, and a win over the Patriots is the equivalent to the Super Bowl for teams who haven’t been relevant in years. The Patriots needed a win to […]

Monday Night Football Preview: Patriots-Panthers Breakdown

Monday night’s game against the Carolina Panthers will be the toughest game this season for the New England Patriots. Well, statistically speaking at least. According to FootballOutsiders.com, the Panthers have a better offense, defense and quarterback than the Patriots. Offense By looking at just yards per game, then the Patriots edge the Panthers by about […]

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Week 11

Time to start planning for the postseason, or making the last push for a playoff spot with the postseason looming for all leagues. Here are some options to start and sit this coming week: Start ‘Em Russell Wilson (vs. Minnesota): Wilson is getting Percy Harvin to play along side him this week, which is a huge […]

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

It is still early in the fantasy football season and Week 2 can turn your luck around with the right starts and sits moving forward. With some great matchups going forward, fantasy football takes some skill and some luck. Maybe even some advice from a fellow fantasy player can help you on the way to […]

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 […]

NFC South Fantasy Preview

The NFC South is a story of two “haves” and two “have-nots.” The ultimate “have” are the reigning Super Bowl champs, the New Orleans Saints. From top to bottom, on both sides of the ball, the Saints are stacked with stars that will no doubt have New Orleans thinking repeat, all season long. From there, […]

NFC East Fantasy Preview

Your competition is already working hard at building a winning fantasy team… are you? Fantasy football draft preparation should be in full swing by now for you die hards out there that are hoping for a successful 2010 season. Today, I bring you the second installment of my divisional fantasy previews, with the spotlight shone […]

High Five/Low Five – Week 15

Well, if you’re still reading this article here in Week 15, looking for fantasy football advice, I applaud you. It must mean that your team, or teams, are still alive, fighting for fantasy glory. And for those of you who play this game for money (and really, why wouldn’t you play for money?), you’re already […]

Patriots Tame Panthers, Keep Pace in AFC East

The New England Patriots slowly but surely exerted their will on the Carolina Panthers on a cold and rainy Sunday afternoon in Foxboro, MA. A win is a win in the NFL, whether you cream the Tennessee Titans 59-0 or edge the Carolina Panthers by 10. In the months of December and January, winning means […]

Patriots Look to Stop Bleeding Against Panthers

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. For the first time in 50 games, the Patriots have lost back-to-back games. On top of that, they have dropped three of their last four and have jeopardized their playoff chances. Now they need to prove they can still win and take control of their own destiny. Their opponents […]

Week 10: Start ‘Em/Sit ‘Em

Have you watched that new show on ABC called Flash Forward? For those who haven’t here’s a quick summary. The whole world blacked out for 137 seconds, during which, everyone saw a vision that took place six months in the future. I’m going to stop right there because that’s all I need for this introduction. […]

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 […]