1. Five Reasons the Bears Don't Need Amani Toomer

    If there's any team that needs help at wideout, it's the Bears. Amani Toomer is a lot of things: he's the New York Giants' all-time leader in receptions, he's consistent, and, for some reason, the Bears are interested in acquiring him...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about over 5 years ago 531 reads 6 comments

  2. Greg Olsen: The Enabler

    Greg Olsen is known for a lot of things. He's young, he's learning, he's been taking Jay Cutler drinking, and he's the Bears' real-life version of He-Man (just look at that hair)...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about over 5 years ago 308 reads 3 comments

  3. Fantasy Fallout: Top 30 RB's

    Normal 0 It’s Fantasy Football time! I can smell it in the air, and I can practically taste it. As always, we’re going to start off with the money player – the Runningback (RB)...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about over 6 years ago 319 reads 2 comments

  4. Fantasy Football: Waiver Control

    Last week, we talked about trading. This week, I think we should talk about something just as important: controlling the waiver wire.Odds are your league leaders are pretty much set...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 2,269 reads 0 comments

  5. Fantasy Football: How to Win the Trading Game

    You can find basic fantasy football "who to start" and "who to sit" information just about anywhere, but trading insight is harder to come by.Today, I'm going to walk through a few trading strategies to optimize your team...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 6,805 reads 8 comments

  6. Fantasy Football: Week Four Perspectives

    At this point in the season, you're not going to see players who continue to underachieve or overachieve without actually being that good or that bad...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 1,470 reads 2 comments

  7. Fantasy Football: Week Three Prospectives

    At this point in the season, you know what you've got with your Fantasy team.Week Three was more or less the last chance for your sleepers to wake up, and those picks that you overreached on have become painfully apparent...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 1,888 reads 4 comments

  8. Fantasy Football: Week Two Insights

    I'm going to skip the cutesy columns for the post Monday-night wrapups from here on out—and offer three insights instead: #1. Donovan McNabb/Reggie BrownUntil the two of them find a rhythm, neither is a legit fantasy option...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 1,042 reads 0 comments

  9. Fantasy Football: Week Two Sunday Performers

    Two weeks into the NFL season, chances are that you've already seen what your players can do. For those of you who still need some convincing on odds and ends, let's take a look at what happened in the football world today...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 1,609 reads 2 comments

  10. Fantasy Football: Thursday and Monday Performers

    Week One is over, and every team has laid their cards out on the table. For those of you still trying to figure out who goes where for next week, I’m giving you three players ...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 888 reads 4 comments

  11. Fantasy Football: Week One Prospectives

    Week One is over, and most teams have laid their cards out on the table. For those of you still trying to figure out who goes where for next week, I’m giving you five players ...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 1,511 reads 4 comments

  12. Fantasy Fallout 2007: Quarterbacks

    You should already know the drill by now—but just to review: #1. There is NO quarterback worth taking in the first round of a 12-person draft...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 7 years ago 1,476 reads 10 comments

  13. Fantasy Fallout 2007: Wide Receivers

    At this point, you’ve probably got the first round of your draft all figured out (you’re drafting a running back; trust me), and you’re trying to puzzle out round two...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about over 7 years ago 1,320 reads 6 comments

  14. The Knuckleball Why Not Now?

    "Like some cult religion that barely survives, there has always been at least one but rarely more than five or six devotees throwing the knuckleball in the big leagues.....

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about over 7 years ago 1,195 reads 15 comments

  15. Strike Three?: Baseball's Labor Woes

    I remember a certain baseball season—1994 to be exact—when my very own Chicago White Sox were poised to make a serious pennant run and possibly do some damage in the playoffs...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about over 7 years ago 578 reads 4 comments

  16. Fantasy Fallout 2007: Running Backs

    Okay boys and girls, it’s that time of year again—time for the Fantasy Draft!Just a few words of wisdom before I get going with your Top 25 of 2007: #1. These picks are not the “safe picks” that you'll read in every magazine...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about over 7 years ago 543 reads 5 comments

  17. Fantasy Fallout: Old Faces, New Places

    Did you miss me? If you did, it's probably because you're not ready for Fantasy Football yet. Watching baseball is great, but if you've spent the season shafted with fantasy ...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about over 7 years ago 403 reads 3 comments

  18. Devin Hester, the Bears' Super Bowl X-Factor

    Everybody knows it: Super Bowls often come down to special teams play. In Super Bowl XXXVI, the Patriots squeaked out a 20-17 win over the Rams thanks to a game-winning kick from Adam Vinatieri...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about almost 8 years ago 622 reads 2 comments

  19. Fantasy Football Year in Review: Wide Receivers

    The season may be over, but your future in fantasy sports doesn't have to be. I'm already making notes for next year's draft...and these guys are the WRs you're going to want—or want to hate—in 2007...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about almost 8 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  20. Fantasy Football Year in Review: Running Backs

    So let me guess: You spent the entire year looking for a go-to fantasy back, a guy you could count on week-in and week-out without having to worry that he might drop a stinker on you...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about almost 8 years ago 328 reads 0 comments

  21. Fantasy Football Year in Review: Quarterbacks

    So the regular season is winding down, and I, as I type this, am smack in the middle of a fantasy championship game—but that doesn't mean it's too early to start the year-end wrap-up...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about almost 8 years ago 354 reads 0 comments

  22. NFL Fantasy Fallout: Season In Review

    The season is over, and those of you who didn't take Ladainian Tomlinson have probably been riding backseat. It's OK. As Cubs fans are always mumbling about next year, so too shall you triumph in Fantasy Football 2007...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about almost 8 years ago 219 reads 1 comments

  23. Fantasy Football: Quickie

    Not a lot here, but some names you should be moving around...now. BUY ME Mark Brunell: Off to the worst start imaginable, Brunell will be getting his best friend (Clinton Portis) back in week 3...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 8 years ago 231 reads 0 comments

  24. Week One: Fantasy Football Movers and Shakers

    Here we go again: it's time to tell you what's going up, down and all around in the vast world of fantasy football. Week One had a few surprises (the Jets have an offense?!), and a lot of the expected (the Cardinals getting into a shootout)...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 8 years ago 338 reads 2 comments

  25. Fantasy Fallout: Movers and Shakers

    Jeff Sugar reveals the steals and ripoffs of your upcoming Fantasy Football draft. No, we're not talking about Salt N' Pepa' here; more like Leinart N' Culpepper...

    Jeff Sugar Written by Jeff Sugar about 8 years ago 311 reads 0 comments