1. Notable Rookie Performances from Week 1 of Preseason

    Week one of the preseason is over, and the rookies got their first taste of NFL football. The rookies did not have as much prep as rookies from the past have had due to the shortened ...

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  2. Daily Haze: Too Soon to Call Ryan Mathews a Bust?

    This year’s rookie running backs have Ryan Mathews to thank for their lower-than-expected average draft positions ...

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  3. Daily Haze: Five Unique Tailgating Games for Football Season

    Editor’s note: Every year, my wife writes a story for The Hazean. She is not much of a fantasy footballer — though she has subbed admirably as a replacement drafter in the past — but loves football...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 366 reads 0 comments

  4. Daily Haze: Fantasy Football Busts, Steals Based on Average Draft Position

    Fantasy seasons are not won on draft day, but they can be lost. Reaching too high for some players could put your fantasy team behind the eight ball to start the season. But finding value in other players is a good way to make up for that...

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  5. Monday Morning Rehab: Jeremy Maclin's Mysterious Illness

    It turns out football players are mortals after all. Football players have an uncanny ability to recover from devastating injuries (torn ACLs, concussions, broken limbs) faster than normal humans...

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  6. Daily Haze: Get $5 Off Your Next EA SPORTS Video Game Purchase

    Starting today, The Hazean has partnered with North Social and EA Sports to bring you a $5 gift card for your next EA Sports video game purchase. And we all know the Madden release is at the end of the month...

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  7. Daily Haze: Best Fantasy Football Team Names, Preseason Football and Injuries

    For a while this offseason, it looked like there might not be any professional football this year. Football fans were well on their way to getting prescriptions for Wellbutrin XL to help cope...

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  8. Daily Haze: Chris Johnson's Holdout, Ray Rice's Partner Causing Fantasy Dilemmas

    Fantasy owners with top-five picks in upcoming drafts are dealing with a little more uncertainty at the top than in normal seasons...

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  9. Daily Haze: Lions, Fantasy Owners Lose Mikel LeShoure for the Season

    It did not take for an injury to rock the fantasy world. Not even two weeks into training camp, the Lions have lost rookie running back Mikel LeShoure to an Achilles tendon injury ...

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  10. Monday Morning Rehab: Arian Foster, Andre Johnson Injured at Texans' Camp

    Injuries are starting to mount at training camps, and two star fantasy football prospects have already gone down...

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  11. Daily Haze: NFL Preseason Games Start This Week

    Had there not been a lockout and labor dispute this offseason, the NFL would have started last night with the annual Hall of Fame game...

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  12. Daily Haze: Injuries, Best on Twitter, Fantasy Rankings and Twitter Mailbag

    TGIF! This past week was pretty busy around here and we started to get into some fantasy rankings. With my competitive draft next weekend, I really need to start ramping up my research efforts...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 14 reads 0 comments

  13. Daily Haze: Best Fantasy Football Team Name Contest Update

    Just wanted to post a couple of quick reminders this morning, starting with our best fantasy football team name contest. Voting is ongoing and things are still pretty close between a number of the fantasy football team names...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  14. Daily Haze: Top 10 Fantasy Football Running Backs

    Time to start busting out some rankings. My first draft of the summer is less than two weeks away and I have not even started on my cheat sheets yet (gasp!)...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 23 reads 0 comments

  15. The Best Fantasy Football Twitter-ers of 2011

    Every year, fantasy owners are looking for an edge. They need to have the best rankings, find the best experts and utilize the best tools to help win that fantasy championship. This is that edge...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  16. Daily Haze: Top 10 Fantasy Football Quarterbacks

    Time to start busting out some rankings. My first draft of the summer is less than two weeks away and I have not even started on my cheat sheets yet (gasp!)...

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  17. Monday Morning Rehab: Michael Crabtree Injured Again

    Is it too soon to call Michael Crabtree a bust? I remember his days at Texas Tech vividly. In the spread offense, Crabtree was a dominant college wide receiver...

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  18. Daily Haze: Vote for the Best Fantasy Football Team Name

    For the last month, we have been taking your best fantasy football team names of 2011. Now it’s time to vote for the winner. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 26 reads 0 comments

  19. Daily Haze: Thursday Trades Dominate the NFL Headlines

    Another head-spinning day in the condensed NFL offseason, yesterday was dominated by some big trades across the league. Fantasy implications abound: 1...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 7 reads 0 comments

  20. Daily Haze: Some Big Names Starting to Drop in Free Agency

    I should have taken my vacation this week. Last week I sat around at the beach waiting for the NFL lockout to end, but it did not come until Monday morning...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 10 reads 0 comments

  21. Daily Haze: Free Agency Already Affecting Fantasy Football

    Teams are not allowed to sign free agents from other teams just yet, but that is not stopping them from setting up contracts with players in advance. Football has only been back one day but it already feels like a month of offseason...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 3 reads 0 comments

  22. The Best Full-Service Fantasy Football Websites

    Editor’s note: Remember to submit your best fantasy football team name into our July contest . Winners get Mardi Gras prize-packs! Every year, fantasy owners are looking for an edge...

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  23. Daily Haze: NFL Lockout is Over, Willis McGahee the First Big Casualty

    As expected, the NFL lockout officially ended yesterday when the player representatives unanimously approved the proposed CBA (the same one they bemoaned only a few days earlier, ironically enough)...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 8 reads 0 comments

  24. Monday Morning Rehab: Peyton Manning Will Not Be Ready for Camp

    A reader asked on Friday whether or not fantasy owners should knock Peyton Manning down their fantasy rankings given the quarterback’s offseason injury concerns. Not yet...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 9 reads 0 comments

  25. Daily Haze: The 2011 NFL Season Should Be Saved Today

    According to just about everyone who covers the NFL over the course of the weekend, player reps will vote to approve the proposed CBA today which will end the NFL lockout. Personally, I am glad this is finally over...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about almost 3 years ago 10 reads 0 comments