1. Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 10 Emergency Waiver Wire Starts

    “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.” — author unknown Success is what we’re all shooting for in fantasy football, isn’t it? After ...

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  2. NFL Fantasy Football Week 10 Rankings by Position: Players Ready To Break Out

    You've gone to all the major websites and checked out their cookie cutter positional rankings for Week 10 and probably saw very little discrepancy from list to list. But not at www...

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  3. Fantasy Football Trade Deadline: Can't Miss Sell-High, Buy-Low Candidates

    Murphy visited the jzak household earlier this week. And no, it wasn't Louis Murphy. More like Murphy, as in Murphy’s law. As in suggesting that anything that can go wrong will go wrong...

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  4. Fantasy Football Sleepers: Players That Will Break Out in the Second Half

    Perhaps the most un-sleeperish word in fantasy football is the term sleeper. Everyone seems to be a sleeper. Peyton Manning gets a hangnail on the opening drive, and people are calling him a sleeper to turn it around and produce great numbers...

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  5. Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 9 Emergency Waiver Wire Starts

    I had a debate the other day about fantasy sports. We discussed the differences between fantasy football and fantasy baseball junkies. My argument was that fantasy baseball guys are more zealous and more dedicated...

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  6. Fantasy Football Week 9: Whose Stock Has Fallen?

    For some of fantasy football’s elite, Week 8 was a little like SpongeBob Squarepants’ theme song… Down, down, down to the bottom of the sea...

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  7. NFL Week 9 Storyline: Possible Randy Moss Landing Spots and Fantasy Implications

    Early Week 9 headlines have been dominated by Randy Moss . You know, the knucklehead that recorded just one catch against his old team Sunday before running his mouth just enough to be banished from Purple Nation...

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  8. NFL Fantasy Football Stock-Up Players and Waiver Wire Gems for Week 9

    More volatile than the stock market, fantasy football in 2010 has thrown major value change after major value change at us in bunches. Week 8 was no different...

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  9. Fantasy Football Week 8: Recap and a Look to the Rest of the Season

    Brandon Lloyd and Randy Moss. Two NFL receivers who had a “score” to settle in Week 8 against former teams. Except, two very different results. Emphasis on the very...

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  10. NFL Fantasy Football: Emergency Pick Up and Start Candidates for Week 8

    Halfway through the fantasy football regular season, and many of us find ourselves struggling with a slew of byes in Week 8 that seems to be affecting everyone...

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  11. Fantasy Football: Five Tips To Turn Around Your Tanking Team in 2010

    “Luther, here’s a dollar. Luther, here’s a quarter. Take either one you want, old man, now which one will it be? Then they’d all whoop and holler, and he never took the dollar...

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  12. Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Gems, Stock Up and Stock Down for Week 8

    Halfway through the fantasy football season, and you’d expect the free agent pool to be drier than a piece of dandruff in the Sahara...

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  13. Fantasy Football: Stock Up, Stock Down Candidates Heading Into Week 7

    Got some flak on my recent Week 6 storylines and potential sleepers to emerge post . People wanted me to spell out exactly what was going to happen, which players would break out and which would tank...

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  14. Important Week 6 Fantasy Storylines to Watch, Potential Sleepers to Emerge

    “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime...

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  15. Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 6 Emergency Waiver Wire Starts

    The NFL schedule makers did little to help us fantasy football junkies when it comes to scouring the free agent pool for viable last-minute start-sit options for Week 6...

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  16. Fantasy Football Week 6: Sell High, Buy Low Trade Targets

    Flipping through channels earlier today, I caught a glimpse of a lion on the prowl. It moved stealthily through the African brush before charging at a herd of gazelles, snatching up one of the weaker animals for its breakfast...

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  17. Fantasy Football: Stock Up, Stock Down Candidates Heading Into Week 6

    Hypothetically speaking, here, but let’s say your team played against one of the league’s worst run defenses. And, let’s say your team easily beat said opponent...

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  18. NFL Fantasy Football: Emergency Pickup and Start Options for Week 5

    A quarter of the 2010 fantasy football season is officially behind us. Scary thought. Now, the real fun really begins as we navigate the minefield of byes and injuries en route ...

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  19. Studying The Stats: Receptions, Completions and Critical Fantasy Implications

    The other day on ESPN sports radio, Colin Cowherd was off on another one of his rants, this time about Aaron Rodgers , and how everyone wants to consider him an “elite” ...

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  20. Fantasy Football Stock Up, Stock Down Options Heading into Week 5

    If New York is the city that never sleeps, the NFL is the professional sports league that never rests. Four weeks complete, a day after a series of close contests and a day most ...

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  21. Beyond The Boxscore: A Game-By-Game Look at Everything Fantasy in Week 4

    Regardless what some may say, close games in the NFL can be a blessing for fantasy owners. Players seem to try harder when the game is still within reach, and there were plenty such performances in Week 4...

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  22. Fantasy Football: Emergency Pickup and Start Options For Week 4

    Injuries and bye weeks and matchups, oh my! Week 4 presents some of the first real trials for fantasy football owners this season. The first four teams of the year are on bye: Dallas, Kansas City, Minnesota, and Tampa Bay players are officially off...

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  23. Fantasy Football: Stock Up, Stock Down Options Heading Into Week 4

    When you’re up, you’re up; when you’re down, you’re down. And when you’re only halfway up, you’re neither up nor down. Except, Mike Sims-Walker doesn’t know what it means to be halfway up...

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  24. Fantasy Football: Valuable Lessons Learned in Each Week Three Game

    Even a blind squirrel finds a nut once in a while... Which must explain the slam dunk registered in the emergency, last-minute pick up and start players post I threw out to fantasy owners Sunday morning...

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  25. Fantasy Football: Emergency Pickup and Start Options for Week 3

    For those who’ve missed it, chinstrapninjas.com has been on the air Saturday mornings for three weeks running so far on KGSO sports radio out of Wichita, KS...

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