1. Fantasy Football Year In Pictures

    The 2008 fantasy football season was a wild ride. When Tom Brady left the game September seventh we knew we were in for a roller coaster of a season. This slide show takes a quick look back over the year...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about almost 7 years ago 322 reads 16 comments

  2. NFL Fantasy Football: Expect Big Games from These Players

    With the fantasy football playoffs in full swing, any roster change, any favorable matchup, or any injury can be the difference between a league championship and an early playoff exit...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 571 reads 8 comments

  3. Fantasy Football: Expect Big Games From These Players

    Going into the playoffs I thought I would quickly share some thoughts about who I think is going to have a big game this week. QuarterbacksPeyton Manning: Lots of you guys have been waiting for this game all year...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 1,206 reads 6 comments

  4. Fantasy Football Strategy: Playoffs Vs. Regular Season

    As we enter the playoff season, I thought it would be interesting to discuss how fantasy football strategies differ in December from other months...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 21,403 reads 24 comments

  5. Seattle Seahawks: Pondering Next Year

    When a team is playing so poorly that you stop yelling at the television screen, it's time to start thinking about next year. The Seahawks might play better for the last few games of the season, and they may not...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 452 reads 23 comments

  6. Fantasy Football: Looking Ahead to Week 15

    It’s always good to take a peek into the future, so you can see what kinds of matchups are available in the week that matters most: Week 15.This article is of most use to the teams that know they are in the playoffs...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 1,987 reads 0 comments

  7. Fantasy Football: The Wire Doth Provide

    We're coming down the stretch here and every point counts. This week's news wire is particularly ripe with opportunities for fantasy football owners. There have been injuries at the running back position that should prove fruitful for the nimble player...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 358 reads 4 comments

  8. Doormats! RB's Walk All Over These Teams

    We've just passed the halfway point of the season, and I thought it would be a good time to revisit the worst run defenses in the league. Matchups mean a lot, and running backs have had a field day so far this year on these teams...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 771 reads 5 comments

  9. Fantasy Stud Backs: Where Are They Now?

    Fantasy football history is filled with running backs who singlehandedly carried their owners to championships...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 19,491 reads 27 comments

  10. C'mon Oprah, Buy an NFL Team

    Dear Oprah Winfrey,Please buy an NFL franchise.Buy an NFL franchise 'cause it would be fun! Can you say eye candy? Gayle would love you forever, and I'm sure Steadman wouldn't mind eight dates per year in the owner's box...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 931 reads 34 comments

  11. Toast! These Secondaries Often Get Burned

    This week, due to overwhelming popular demand, I'm going back to basics. No theory. No skills building. No homework assignments nor psychology. I promise not to use the words "feeling" or "emotion"...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 22,213 reads 29 comments

  12. Seahawks-49ers: Seattle's Defense Holds Up

    The Seattle Seahawks broke their three-game losing streak, beating San Francisco 34-13 on Sunday. On the 49ers' first drive the Hawks sacked J.T O'Sullivan, forcing a fumble which was almost returned for a touchdown...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 543 reads 4 comments

  13. Fantasy Football: Hedging Your Heart

    Hedging is a term that gets bandied about, often without much explanation. I thought I'd take a few minutes to discuss how we can use the concept to reduce risk in both fantasy football and our daily lives...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 1,065 reads 16 comments

  14. Fantasy Football: Conquer Selective Amnesia

    Selective AmnesiaLittle kids do it all the time. Somehow they “forget” what you told them not to do hours before. Husbands somehow fail to hear their wives say: “Take out the garbage...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 28,249 reads 98 comments

  15. Are the NFL's Celebration Rules Racist?

    Touchdown celebrations go back for decades. Frank Gifford and Paul Hornung threw balls into the stands when they scored. In 1965, Homer Jones gave us the spike. In 1974, the Houston Oilers drafted Billy "White Shoes" Johnson...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 2,181 reads 80 comments

  16. Fantasy Football: Pick On the Seattle Seahawks

    I'm probably a little late to the party, but it's officially safe to start picking on the Seahawks.Ugh.As a resident of Seattle, it has been particularly hard for me to come to this self-evident conclusion, but you have to practice what you preach...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 396 reads 17 comments

  17. What's Causing Parity in the NFL This Season?

    Lots of experts talk about parity every week, but they seldom describe it. This article examines what parity is and talks about the reasons it occurs.If we're going to talk about parity in the NFL, we must first define the phenomenon...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 1,413 reads 42 comments

  18. Fantasy Football: Negotiate the Trade Deadline

    Due to the recent passing of the NFL trade deadline, and the fact that the deadline for most fantasy leagues is quickly approaching, I thought I'd share some thoughts on how to negotiate and analyze trades...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 22,494 reads 59 comments

  19. Fantasy Football: Broke Models Need You

    Sorry to disappoint—this isn't that kind of article. Get your minds out of the gutter and back on fantasy football.Fantasy football player values are unknown. In every discipline, from biology to economics, we build models to predict unknown values.

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 1,125 reads 11 comments

  20. Fantasy Football Decisions: What to Do About Willie Parker?

    According to the Pittsburgh Steelers, two time Pro Bowler Willie Parker has reaggravated his knee injury. Parker says his status is day-to-day, and his possible absence makes Mewelde Moore a valuable fantasy player this weekend...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 865 reads 5 comments

  21. Roy Williams' Impact On The Dallas Cowboys

    Roy Williams, who attended the University of Texas, will be returning home to join the Dallas Cowboys. At 6'3" and 211 pounds, Williams is a large target with breakaway speed...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 26,650 reads 104 comments

  22. It's Good! Kicking Up More Fantasy Points

    A fantasy point is a fantasy point. It doesn't matter if you get them from your quarterback, running back, or kicker: They all count.I always draft a kicker in either the last or second-to-last round in my fantasy league, just as most experts advise...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 1,275 reads 19 comments

  23. Fantasy Football: Drop Anchor and Win

    Fantasy football is a game. All the football knowledge in the world isn't going to help you win unless you are willing to improve your game-playing skills...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 58,625 reads 127 comments

  24. Plug and Play Alert: New York Jets Defense

    Coach Marvin Lewis said after practice Friday that Ryan Fitzpatrick will start Sunday against the Jets in place of Carson Palmer, according to Fox Sports...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 559 reads 3 comments

  25. Seattle Seahawks Face Some Bumpy Rhodes Ahead?

    Something special happened in Seattle after last week's game in New York. People stopped talking about the Seahawks. Grunts, eye rolls, and shaking heads will have to do: No words can describe the disappointment...

    Buddy Smith Written by Buddy Smith about 6 years ago 552 reads 13 comments