1. 2009 NFL's Free Agency Winners and Losers

    On March 3, I wrote an article recapping the big winners and losers of free agency for the opening weekend. Now that a month has passed since free agency opened and most of the desirable players were signed, I am ready to hand down my final verdict...

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  2. Fantasy Baseball's Week One Start/Sit

    That itch that you have been feeling for the last few days, weeks, months is finally here, it’s fantasy baseball time! Some owners are coming back this season as champions, while others ...

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  3. 2009 Fantasy Football's Rankings: Running Backs (April Update)

    Welcome to our 2009 edition of Fantasy Football’s Running Back Rankings. UPDATED as of Mar. 30, '09. Nothing extraordinary happened in the running backs' market this offseason, except ...

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  4. Which Five NFL Teams Should Trade for Jay Cutler?

    By Derek Lofland, NFL director at Fantasy Football Maniaxs Events have taken a crazy turn in Denver this offseason. Few people thought that Mike Shanahan would be fired; yet that happened on Dec...

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  5. 2009 NFL's Offseason Free Agency & Trades Movement

    By Antonino Buccellato, owner of Fantasy Football Maniaxs Seeking to please a chorus of unhappy fans and nervous “on the hot seat” coaches, team presidents and general managers around ...

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  6. Is the AFC East ready To Become the NFL's Toughest Division?

    There is no question that the NFC East has been the NFL’s toughest division since 2005. In 2004, the Philadelphia Eagles finished 13-3 and went on to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl...

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  7. 2009 NFL's Updated Mock Draft: Mark Sanchez Still Top-Pick

    Quite a few NFL teams' needs were filled during free agency, which makes all mocks up to this point obsolete. Even more telling is what needs were not addressed in the last couple of weeks...

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  8. Fantasy Football: IDPs Winners & Losers

    Derek Lofland has already addressed the impact free agency has had on Individual Defensive Player (IDP) leagues in his NFL's Winners and Losers column. I will take a slightly different approach; I will just look at the impact of the signings...

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  9. Terrell Owens Signs with the Buffalo Bills

    Evidently, Drew Rosenhaus wasn’t overplaying his hand when he said that several teams were interested in Terrell Owens, and that he would be signed by next week. The talented but troubled wide receiver signed a one-year deal worth $6...

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  10. Are the Cleveland Browns Better Without Kellen Winslow?

    By now, you have heard that TE Kellen Winslow has been traded from Cleveland to Tampa Bay. The news has been given and analyzed. Kellen is still a top-three TE even though he does not have a top QB throwing him the ball...

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  11. Terrell Owens Leaves Dallas; Who Could Sign Him?

    The Dallas Cowboys announced late Wednesday night that they were waiving Terrell Owens, ending his three-year run in Dallas. The Cowboys' receiver averaged 78.3 receptions, 1,189 yards, and 12...

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  12. NFL 2009 Free Agency: Winners & Losers

    The NFL free agency period is in full spin. This is the exciting, or depressing, time of the year when teams either sign big name players, or lose stars to other teams. As usual, there was a lot of movement on the opening weekend of free agency...

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  13. Josh McDaniels' Amateur Hour

    It didn't take Josh McDaniels long to make his impact known in Denver. Reports are coming out that the Broncos contemplated entering into a three-way trade with the New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

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  14. Matt Cassel's Fantasy Football Impact with the Kansas City Chiefs

    With the 34th overall draft pick, Kansas City selects Matt Cassel and Mike Vrabel. That is exactly what the Chiefs did today when they traded the second pick of the second round...

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  15. Albert Haynesworth: The Washington Redskins' $100 Million Mistake

    Dan Snyder: here we go... again? I hate to rain on the Washington Redskins March Championship Parade. I’m sure there are a lot of Redskins fans that are ecstatic about the signing of Albert Haynesworth...

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  16. 2009 NFL's 32 Teams Pre-Draft Outlook.

    After a few coaching changes and player’s cuts and retirements, in the middle of the free agency storm, and before the NFL draft takes place, Derek Lofland and Sean Haugh analyze each team’s early outlook for 2009...

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  17. How Good Is the NFL Combine as a Predictor of Future Success?

    The Combine has come and gone, making and destroying many fortunes. The results further confirmed my suspicion that this year’s draft crop is weaker than last year’s, as very few ...

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  18. Is Marvin Harrison Responsible for Peyton Manning's Success?

    Marvin Harrison’s Indianapolis Colts career officially ended when the Indianapolis Colts granted him his release. The release marks the end of the most prolific quarterback and wide receiver duo in NFL history...

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  19. 2009 NFL's Updated Mock Draft

    The effect of the Senior Bowl on the first round was a lot more about who played themselves out of it than who played themselves into it.The players who helped themselves the most moved from day two into day one...

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  20. Julius Peppers Wants To Leave Carolina Panthers For Team With 3-4 Defense

    Panthers' DE Julius Peppers began the drama of this year’s free agent negotiations by declaring that he wants out of Carolina so he can play in a 3-4 defense...

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  21. Is Brett Favre Retiring for Good This Time?

    I am sure most of you have heard the news that Brett Favre retired again. If this is finally the end, it will mark the retirement of one of the greatest athletes in the history of the NFL...

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  22. Is Alex Rodriguez Telling the Truth?

    On February 7, 2009, a Sports Illustrated article by Selena Roberts and David Epstein reported that Alex Rodriguez was one of 104 players that tested positive for banned performance enhancing substances back in 2003...

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  23. The NFL Hall of Fame Keeps Snubbing...

    By Derek Lofland There isn’t too much to complain about with the 2009 HOF's results. Two of my Top-10 Snubs made it in: G Randall McDaniel and LB Derrick Thomas. They were my No. 2 and 3 snubs...

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  24. Which Is the Greatest Super Bowl Ever?

    By Derek Lofland People will be quick to proclaim this (XLIII) the greatest Super Bowl ever. You can’t just name every Super Bowl decided by less than seven points the greatest Super Bowl ever...

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  25. Can the Arizona Cardinals Contend for More Super Bowls?

    By Derek Lofland Usually when a team loses a Super Bowl, the natural reaction is to start blaming people. The Arizona Cardinals are no different in that regard. While they played well enough to win, they made enough mistakes to have regrets...

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