1. Did You Get Beat By DeAngelo Williams? You're Not Alone

    For many of us, the fantasy football playoffs started this week. For half of us they ended with last night's game between Tampa Bay and Carolina. Many teams most likely knew the outcome of their matchup before kickoff Monday night...

    Jacob Nitzberg Written by Jacob Nitzberg about 6 years ago 375 reads 2 comments

  2. An Open Letter to Rick Neuheisel: Grow a Pair

    There is a tradition at USC football games when the Trojans go for it on fourth down. The students rise and chant, "Big Balls Pete, Big Balls Pete," which in a way signifies Carroll having the guts to go for it when other coaches might punt...

    Jacob Nitzberg Written by Jacob Nitzberg about 6 years ago 336 reads 0 comments

  3. Why Sean Avery's Suspension Might Just Save His Life - At Least For "24" Hours

    Earlier today, the NHL suspended Dallas Stars center Sean Avery for six games due to "off-color" remarks made about his ex-girlfriend. According to NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, Avery's behavior was "detrimental to the league and the game of hockey...

    Jacob Nitzberg Written by Jacob Nitzberg about 6 years ago 775 reads 3 comments

  4. Can The Bears Still Win The North? It Doesn't Look Good

    The Bears were embarrassed in front of a national TV audience on Sunday night, losing to the Minnesota Vikings 34-14. Chicago now finds themselves one game back in the NFC North with four games to play...

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  5. Devin Hester: From Unstoppable to Unplayable

    In the span of less than a calendar year, the Chicago Bears have managed to turn Devin Hester from potentially the greatest return man in the history of the NFL to a below-average wide receiver that occasionally returns kicks...

    Jacob Nitzberg Written by Jacob Nitzberg about 6 years ago 444 reads 15 comments

  6. So Long, Kerry: Wood Done As a Cub

    Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry said today that the team would not be able to meet the long-term contract demands of Kerry Wood, effectively ending his career with the Cubs...

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  7. Week 11 Eliminator Preview: Playing It Safe

    Week 10 brought me a second straight 3-0 week, as Arizona, Carolina, and San Diego all emerged victorious. Again, it wasn't easy, as Arizona and SD squeaked out victories. My upset special let me down again, and I blame it entirely on Tommie Harris...

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  8. NFL Week 10 Eliminator Preview: Picking Against the West

    The first Thursday game of the NFL season means that your league probably locks the picks early this week. So, from now on, the Eliminator Preview will be appearing on Tuesdays, with all the info you need to stay alive for another week...

    Jacob Nitzberg Written by Jacob Nitzberg about 6 years ago 335 reads 0 comments

  9. Week Nine Eliminator Preview: Birds, Bucs, and Bears

    This article will take a look at your best bets to stay alive in your elimination pool this week. We try and give you the teams you haven't used yet. On to the week nine selections...

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  10. Fantasy Football: One QB vs. Two-QB System

    In a standard fantasy league, teams start one QB, two RBs, three WRs, and one TE. There are many variations of this, including the flex position, but for the most part this is the standard setup...

    Jacob Nitzberg Written by Jacob Nitzberg about 6 years ago 1,431 reads 4 comments

  11. Drew Brees: Fantasy Hero Or Goat?

    To a fantasy team without Drew Brees: a day with 339 yards, three TDs and no interceptions would be welcomed with open arms. In most leagues, this accounts for 25 or more points, a fine individual performance by an every-week fantasy starting quarterback

    Jacob Nitzberg Written by Jacob Nitzberg about 6 years ago 284 reads 0 comments

  12. Bears Defense a Mess: Babich To Blame

    The Chicago Bears were able to pull off an improbable 48-41 victory over the Vikings on Sunday. This was the most points scored in the history of the series and the most ever allowed by the Bears in a victory...

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