1. Daily Haze: Sneaky Waiver-Wire Adds for Week 12

    Slim pickings on the waiver-wire this week—other than Kevin Smith , of course. With bye weeks over and many owners out of playoff contention, the waiver wire will be a less active place in the coming weeks...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 21 reads 0 comments

  2. Daily Haze: Week 12 Waiver Wire Adds

    Internet back on at the house just in time for football this weekend — Thank God! — so I was able to keep up with my fantasy teams this week...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 10 reads 0 comments

  3. Internet Outage, No Start & Sit Again This Week

    Just wanted to post a quick note about this week’s schedule. I have been able to get a few stories out this week but will not be able to post a start and sit story for Week 11...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 15 reads 0 comments

  4. The Backdoor Cover: Week 11 NFL Picks

    Anyone else get excited over Black Friday? I do. 40 pieces of tupperware for nine dollars? Sign me up. Panini maker half price? Done. Surround sound system 30% off? Already in line for it...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 16 reads 0 comments

  5. Daily Haze: Week 10 Injuries Destroyed Fantasy Owners

    And down the stretch they come! Fantasy owners have made the final turn of the 2011 fantasy football season. The leaders are running neck-and-neck for playoff positioning, leaving bad luck and dead beat owners behind...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 13 reads 0 comments

  6. Daily Haze: Sneaky Waiver Wire Adds for Week 11

    Before I get to today’s sneaky waiver wire adds, I want to pass along a few notes from yesterday regarding some of the players mentioned in this week’s waiver wire adds column...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 12 reads 0 comments

  7. Daily Haze: Week 11 Waiver Wire Adds

    Fantasy owners got a one-week hiatus from bye weeks in Week 10, but idle teams return to the schedule in Week 11 for the last time this season...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  8. The Backdoor Cover: Week 10 NFL Picks

    Been nailing my twitter games lately (where I tweet out who I am taking on a game I didn’t list in my column or the Thursday night game) but it would be a lot more satisfying ...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 12 reads 0 comments

  9. Daily Haze: Thursday Night Football Reminder

    All 32 NFL are in action this weekend for the first time since Week 4. And it starts tonight. Raiders and Chargers will kick off the Week 10 action tonight on NFL Network in a battle of division leaders...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 13 reads 0 comments

  10. Daily Haze: Trade Targets for Keeper Leagues

    There comes a point in every fantasy football season when owners have to make a decision: Now, or next year? Well, at least for those in keeper leagues. For those playing in standard redraft leagues, the answer always is emphatically NOW...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 36 reads 0 comments

  11. Daily Haze: Sneaky Waiver Wire Adds for Week 10

    A few Week 9 injuries have made the waiver wire a little more interesting this week. Cowboys’ wide receiver Miles Austin is expected to miss two-to-four weeks with another hamstring injury...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  12. Daily Haze: Week 10 Waiver Wire Adds

    Finally, fantasy owners get a break from bye weeks in Week 10. But that does not mean owners can neglect the waiver wire this week. There are injuries to deal with and a few more byes on the horizon in Week 11...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  13. The Backdoor Cover: Week 9 NFL Picks

    Every Fall TV season, a big deal is made about what shows to watch and which will get canceled soon. I usually watch the pilot and decide if it’s worth pursuing...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  14. Start & Sit, Week 9: Ahmad Bradshaw's Surprise Injury

    Someone forgot to tell Ahmad Bradshaw Halloween was Monday, not Thursday. In trick-or-treat fashion. Bradshaw’s fantasy owners got slapped in the face with a nasty little trick on Thursday...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 13 reads 0 comments

  15. Daily Haze: Week 9 Bye Week Replacements

    It is easy for fantasy owners not to care about bye weeks during fantasy drafts. Take the best player available, regardless of the bye week. You can always find a replacement on the waiver wire , or just tank one week and win the rest...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  16. Daily Haze: Sneaky Week 9 Waiver Wire Adds

    Kind of a blah week on the waiver wire this week . But I guess fantasy owners are not complaining too much after all the injuries and waiver wire mayhem that took place last week because of those injuries...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 20 reads 0 comments

  17. Daily Haze: Week 9 Waiver Wire Adds

    Noticed a lot of low-scoring efforts in my fantasy leagues this week. Injuries and bye weeks continue to wreak havoc on fantasy rosters...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 11 reads 0 comments

  18. The Backdoor Cover: Week 8 NFL Picks

    Close to the middle of the season. While it’s kinda sad we are about to begin the downward slope of what we look forward to all year, it’s nice to see we are figuring out NFL line trends...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  19. Start & Sit, Week 8: Injuries Do Not Take a Bye

    Week 7 was a mine field. Darren McFadden . Matthew Stafford . Tim Hightower . Willis McGahee . Santana Moss . Marshawn Lynch . Earnest Graham . Beanie Wells...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 12 reads 0 comments

  20. Daily Haze: Streaming Defenses for the Rest of the Season

    The kicker might be the worst position in fantasy football. By the end of the season, the difference between the best and worst kicker in fantasy football ends up being between 1-2 points per game on average...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 23 reads 0 comments

  21. Rookie Report

    The Cam Newton show continued this week after a layoff the previous week. Even when he is not throwing for a score he will run for one. He has a rushing touchdown in 4 straight games...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 24 reads 0 comments

  22. Daily Haze: Week 8 Bye Week Replacements

    It is easy for fantasy owners not to care about bye weeks during fantasy drafts. Take the best player available, regardless of the bye week. You can always find a replacement on the waiver wire , or just tank one week and win the rest...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 20 reads 0 comments

  23. Daily Haze: Sneaky Waiver Wire Adds for Week 8

    Slim pickings on the waiver wire this week , despite all of the injuries suffered in Week 8. Could be a good time to use that waiver wire priority on some of these down-the-road players: Terrell Owens , WR, Free Agent : Mentioned TO yesterday...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 14 reads 0 comments

  24. Daily Haze: Waiver Wire Adds for Week 8

    The injury bug hit fantasy owners in a major way in Week 7. Darren McFadden , Beanie Wells, Tim Hightower and maybe even Matthew Stafford bit the dust this week and could miss time going forward...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 14 reads 0 comments

  25. The Backdoor Cover: Week 7 NFL Picks

    Have you noticed I’ve been quietly doing very well at picking NFL games against the spread? Let’s just keep not talking about it so that it will continue. Moving on……...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 22 reads 0 comments