1. Fantasy Football's Black Friday? Must-See Week 3 Buy-Low, Sell-High Candidates

    Ever wonder what happens to people on the third Friday of November? The sweetest, most motherly among us turning into savage beasts fighting other shoppers for the last Tickle Me Elmo ...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 2,098 reads 2 comments

  2. Struggles Among Fantasy Football Elite Through Two Weeks and What It Means

    How exactly did the fantasy football universe become more upside-down than Aunt Bertha’s pineapple cake? Just two-plus short weeks ago, everything was in its place...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 794 reads 0 comments

  3. Fantasy Football: Stock Up, Stock Down Options Heading Into Week 3

    Two weeks are behind us, and the fantasy football world continues to be turned upside down. Who would have predicted that by Week 3 Austin Collie and Kevin Walter would be among the ...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 7,070 reads 6 comments

  4. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 2: Underrated Breakout Player Candidates With Commentary

    Guess it is working on deadline every night for the past half-decade or my ADHD brain bouncing around like a Super Ball in a rock tumbler, but I always seem to think best when I’m doing multiple things at once or facing a last-minute decision...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 1,615 reads 9 comments

  5. Fantasy Football: Players To Target and Deal in Trades Prior To Week 2

    Only one week is in the bag, I know. There is plenty of football to be played, and most owners who know what they’re doing won’t push the panic button after just one lousy game from his early round stud player...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 1,980 reads 3 comments

  6. Fantasy Football: Five Critical Tips for Early-Season Trading Success

    If you want advice on your intake manifold, you talk to the guy at your garage. If you need help baking macaroons or weaving a basket, Martha Stewart is there to coach you through it...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 2,585 reads 3 comments

  7. Fantasy Football: Stock Up, Stock Down Options Heading into Week 2

    As usual, the opening weekend of NFL football was as predictable as the Powerball lottery numbers. Every year, a group of nobodies explodes on the scene, only to disappear quicker than a $100 bill on a New York City streetcorner...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 4,617 reads 12 comments

  8. Critical Week 1 Fantasy Questions You Need To Be Asking

    Couldn’t sleep last night. Kept worrying about a phone call I was getting in the morning. From KGSO sports radio out of Wichita, KS...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 663 reads 1 comments

  9. Fantasy Football: Bold 2010 Predictions You Can't Afford To Ignore

    Matthew Berry, you don’t know bold. Ever wear a Green Bay jersey to an Eagles-Packers game at Lincoln Financial Field? Ever fix an electric fence while it was still plugged in? ...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 1,328 reads 2 comments

  10. 2010 Mock NFL Redraft Final Results, Rosters and Analysis

    Our ongoing fantasy football mock draft drew tons of hits throughout its duration. Finally, 13 rounds later, we have full rosters and plenty to discuss. Our writers were invited to the mock, and several had to double up on teams...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 863 reads 2 comments

  11. Fantasy Football Stock Up, Stock Down Players Heading Into Week 1

    So close, you can almost feel Troy Polamalu’s hair, hear Brett Favre giggle in the huddle like a schoolkid on the playground and smell the fear of anyone trying to keep Jared Allen out of their backfield...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 3,040 reads 1 comments

  12. Drafted Your 2010 Fantasy Football Team? Go To The Next Level With These Tips

    For five-plus years, we have been preparing for this day. Reading enough books to make a librarian blush. Singing, repeating and repeating again the alphabet song. Counting and simple math...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 1,151 reads 10 comments

  13. Fantasy Football Writers Select Their 2010 Top Sleeper RBs

    Like a back-to-school teen trying to stay ahead of the fashion curve, fantasy football owners need to keep tabs on player values … getting guys before they’re the next big thing...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 6,111 reads 0 comments

  14. Chinstrapninjas.com Writers Share Their Favorite 2010 Quarterback Sleepers

    Like stock market gurus looking for the next big thing, we here at chinstrapninjas are all about helping you find great value in your respective fantasy football leagues...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 490 reads 0 comments

  15. Critical Fantasy Football Lessons Learned Through Ridiculous Trade

    I just completed a trade of Weemsian proportions. In other words, it was a ridiculous deal. In fact, it is probably the craziest trade I have ever completed in my fantasy football tenure...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 1,033 reads 6 comments

  16. Chinstrapninjas.com 2010 Mock Redraft in Progress: Round 12 of 13

    Kareem Huggins? Jermaine Gresham? We must be nearing the end of our ongoing 13-round mock redraft at chinstrapninjas.com. Below is Round 12, with some more signature surprise moves that provide much to debate and discuss...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 273 reads 0 comments

  17. Last-Minute Fantasy Football Draft-Day Advice You Can't Afford To Miss

    Like a hyperactive ballerina attempting to kill an airborne hornet with a flyswatter, my five-year-old daughter swung the Wii remote and her on-screen golf ball landed dead center of the fairway, just a short chip from the green...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 4,527 reads 2 comments

  18. 2010 Fantasy Football Strategy (and Sleepers) For Drafting a Receiver

    Receivers are like spoiled pitbulls. Everything is fine as long as you give them tons of attention, but neglect them even a little, and someone is bound to get hurt. Likely your fantasy team if you don’t take the receiver position seriously in 2010.

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 7,143 reads 9 comments

  19. Sleeper Spotlight: Cardinals QB Dilemma and Fantasy Football Impact

    The minute Kurt Warner announced his retirement earlier this year, we knew two things immediately. First, that unlike Brett Favre, Warner really was retiring for good...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 1,236 reads 1 comments

  20. Fantasy Football Sleepers: Minnesota Vikings Real WR Value

    When it comes to fantasy football, the term sleeper has become so cliché and overused that it sort of defeats the purpose to call any player a true sleeper anymore...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 3,152 reads 20 comments

  21. 2010 Fantasy Football Draft Strategy and Sleepers Discussion: Tight Ends

    Drafting a tight end was once so easy, even a caveman could've done it. Wait to a late round, a la my suggested strategies for kickers and defense, and take who ever is left on your short list of upside guys...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 3,498 reads 0 comments

  22. Chinstrapninjas.com's 2010 Mock Redraft in Progress: Round Nine

    The Chinstrapninjas.com mock redraft has been going strong...in fact, we're nearly done. It has drawn a lot of interest and comments from all over, and our participants have made a few head-scratching picks along the way...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 467 reads 0 comments

  23. 2010 Fantasy Football Strategy and Sleepers Discussion: Quarterback

    Like a moth drawn to the beckoning ultraviolet glow of a bug zapper, I just couldn’t stop staring at the headline on a certain fantasy football magazine found recently at the grocery store newsstand...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 4,167 reads 4 comments

  24. Draft Dominance: 2010 Composite Fantasy Football Receiver Rankings

    The wide receiver pool is long and full of both upside options and guys you shouldn’t touch with a 10-foot pole. As many receivers as there are, however, there are just as many ways to view their individual ability and value from a fantasy standpoin

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 3,015 reads 0 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Strategy and Sleepers: Running Back

    To many people on fantasy football draft day, running backs are like Lays potato chips;You can’t take just one, or two, or seven. Except, like potato chips, hoarding too many running backs isn’t exactly good for your health...

    John Zaktansky Written by John Zaktansky about almost 4 years ago 12,819 reads 8 comments