1. Knicks Problems Start at the Top: Linsanity Not the Takeaway from Loss to Heat

    The inevitable has happened. Jeremy Lin put up a clunker. Yes, the excessive turnovers (8) were nothing new, but 1-of-11 from the field was...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about over 2 years ago 7,232 reads 37 comments

  2. Dolphins vs. Jets Monday Night Football: 5 Keys to Victory for New York

    Must-win game. It’s one of our favorite sports clichés; something number crunchers love to rebuke, due to the mathematical data always at hand. Is it really a must-win game for the Jets ? Of course not...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about almost 3 years ago 1,512 reads 0 comments

  3. Are The New York Jets Changing Their Identity by Trading Derrick Mason?

    Following the Jets trade of wide receiver Derrick Mason on Tuesday night was speculation on whether the 12-year veteran’s mouth had anything to do with general manager Mike Tannenbaum’s decision...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about almost 3 years ago 361 reads 11 comments

  4. Derrick Mason: WR's Trade a Result of Not Being Able to Shut His Mouth

    Just five weeks into the season, the New York Jets have given up on slot receiver Derrick Mason , who was traded to the Houston Texans Tuesday night for a conditional draft pick...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about almost 3 years ago 1,802 reads 15 comments

  5. NFL Power Rankings: Which Player Means the Most to Each Team?

    Week 5 is in the books, and the NFL 's two undefeated teams remain as such. The Green Bay Packers and the Detroit Lions are tied up at 5-0 atop the NFC North. The Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings…can start booking their January vacations...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about almost 3 years ago 8,102 reads 43 comments

  6. Jets vs. Patriots: Why New York Will Win Week 5

    It’s not easy to be a positive prognosticator for Gang Green right now, heading into a big Week 5 matchup at New England on Sunday...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about almost 3 years ago 681 reads 2 comments

  7. 5 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Acquisitions Who Will Turn Your Season Around

    As we hit the quarter mark of the season, fantasy owners are forced to face reality, as far as what to do with struggling players...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about almost 3 years ago 6,658 reads 13 comments

  8. Jets vs. Raiders: 5 Things We Learned from New York's 34-24 Loss

    The Jets had a chance to pass the New England Patriots in the standings, but instead, it's the Buffalo Bills who sit atop the AFC East at 3-0. It's a crazy turn of events, even if it has been just three weeks of season...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about almost 3 years ago 1,708 reads 8 comments

  9. Fantasy Football Week 3, All-Out Blitz: Waivers, Watch Lists, Handcuffs and More

    It was a wild Week 2 in the world of fantasy football, as passing attacks continued to wreak havoc on opposing defenses...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about almost 3 years ago 262 reads 4 comments

  10. New York Jets vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Halftime and Postgame Commentary

    Jets 32, Jaguars 3 (final score) Entering Week 2 of the 2011 NFL Season, "The Miracle Jets" will host the Jacksonville Jaguars in a battle of two 1-0 teams...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 345 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Football Week 2, All-Out Blitz: Waivers, Watch Lists, Handcuffs and More

    Welcome to my new weekly column for Bleacher Report, “The Fantasy Football All Out Blitz.” This slideshow will serve as an all-inclusive fantasy football buffet...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 734 reads 2 comments

  12. Fantasy Football Week 1: Jared Cook, Lance Kendricks and 3 More Players to Watch

    Here it is—the moment we’ve all been waiting for. I would usually never open with such a cliché intro, but after sweating out that lockout (with the approaching NBA season left for dead), I figured, screw it...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 2,907 reads 3 comments

  13. Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: The Case for Ben Roethlisberger

    For a self-proclaimed “fantasy football addict,” I’m only playing in two leagues this year...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 1,660 reads 9 comments

  14. Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Top 10 Surging Stocks from Preseason

    The NFL preseason is not a time to evaluate Aaron Rodgers for fantasy purposes. For what it’s worth, Rodgers killed it in three games of limited action, just like he did last preseason...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 1,668 reads 6 comments

  15. NFL Roster Cuts 2011: 5 Jets Who Should Be Cleaning out Their Lockers

    Anyone who watched HBO’s Hard Knocks last year is familiar with the “Mike Tannenbaum Handshake.” The firm farewell is given to players who, after a sit-down with the New York Jets GM, have just been informed they were cut from the team...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 4,279 reads 10 comments

  16. Fantasy Football: The 50 Riskiest Players of 2011

    Fantasy football drafts are like minefields; one wrong step (pick) can explode in your face. The goal is to avoid as many land mines as possible, as one too many can destroy your draft, and potentially your season...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 153 reads 5 comments

  17. New York Jets: Are Plaxico Burress and Derrick Mason the Answers at WR?

    For a team that preaches “ground and pound,” and has been in the bottom half of league passing ranks for countless seasons, the New York Jets took bold steps in tinkering their wide receiver corps for the 2011 NFL season...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 462 reads 11 comments

  18. New York Jets: 12 Winners and Losers from Preseason Week 2

    Coming off a Monday Night Football loss at Houston, the Jets opened New Meadowland Stadium’s 2011 season in style, with a 27-7 win against the Cincinnati Bengals , in Week 2 of preseason play...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 637 reads 12 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 2011: Top 10 Value Picks

    I've wrote it before, and I'll write it again—I don't believe in "sleepers" when it comes to fantasy football. I believe in value...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 3,765 reads 11 comments

  20. 2011 NFL Predictions: 10 Most Intriguing Players of the 2011 NFL Season

    So, what makes a player intriguing heading into the 2011 season? By definition, the player should “arouse the curiosity or interest” of his intended audience, and considering ...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 7,100 reads 59 comments

  21. 2011 Fantasy Football: Top 10 Shake Outs After One Week

    Usually a dull point in the sports calendar, the month of July got a turbo-boost of excitement this week when the NFL lockout finally came to an end, initiating a wave of free agent ...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about 3 years ago 1,952 reads 12 comments

  22. 2011 NBA Finals: Dallas Mavericks vs. Miami Heat, Who Wants It More?

    Every player in the NBA wants to win a championship. That statement is almost inarguable. Sure, there are some guys with those proverbial dollar signs in their eyes, who are ...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about over 3 years ago 611 reads 0 comments

  23. Aged to Perfection: 2011 Dallas Mavericks Are Like a Fine Wine

    Several factors and influences determine the effect age has on a vintage bottle of wine. It’s a science; more specifically, the chemistry of sugars, acids and water, and how they ultimately influence the seeds, stems and skin of the grapes...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about over 3 years ago 599 reads 3 comments

  24. NBA Round 2 Playoffs Preview: A Round of Epic Proportions

    Round 1 of the 2011 NBA Playoffs reminded me of the first two days of the NCAA Tournament; the tops seeds, heavy favorites (for the most part), squaring off against the lower seeds, feisty underdogs...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about over 3 years ago 431 reads 1 comments

  25. Carmelo Anthony Trade: The End of the Melo-Drama

    As I sit here. Contemplative. Eating a bowl of Cap'n Crunch. I process the trade that's bringing Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks...

    Dan Israeli Written by Dan Israeli about over 3 years ago 439 reads 0 comments