1. Fantasy Football: Some Possible Waiver Wire Pickups Heading into Week 4

    Appearing on our list of suggested waiver wire pickups after Week 1, Bills receiver David Nelson has 16 receptions and 167 yards and a touchdown in his two games played since then...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 952 reads 0 comments

  2. Fantasy Football: Start'em, Sit'em for Week 3

    Entering the 2011 season, the most likely scenario for Carolina's offense was that they would rely heavily on their rushing attack to ease the NFL transition for their rookie signal-caller...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 1,978 reads 2 comments

  3. NFL Picks Against the Spread: No Place Like the Road for the Dolphins?

    Picking NFL games against the spread (ATS) requires a combination of skill and luck. Regardless of your thoughts, I have begun the season with a 5-0-1 ATS record (yes, I know, probably more luck than skill)...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 652 reads 0 comments

  4. Fantasy Football Week 3 Rankings: Wide Receivers

    Typically, it's been feast or famine with Saints receiver Devery Henderson. As an example, Henderson has nine 100-yard games, but he also has 20 games with less than 10 yards...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 859 reads 4 comments

  5. Fantasy Football Rankings Week 3: Running Backs

    Through two games, there are three players that have rushed for 100-plus yards in both games: Buffalo's Fred Jackson, Houston's Ben Tate and Atlanta's Michael Turner. During the preseason, it seemed as though the Bills really wanted to make C...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 1,895 reads 8 comments

  6. Fantasy Football Week 3 Rankings: Initial QB Rankings for Week 3

    It has been nearly three decades since Dan Marino set the single-season passing yardage record (5,084 yards). Before the season began, I thought I made a "bold" prediction that San Diego's Philip Rivers would break Marino's record...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 1,409 reads 3 comments

  7. NFL Power Rankings Week 2

    Since 1990, 64 percent of teams that have started the season with a 2-0 record have gone to the postseason. Seven teams have started 2-0 this year, and two of those teams face off in Week 3...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 136 reads 0 comments

  8. Fantasy Football: Some Possible Waiver Wire Pickups Heading into Week 3

    It's more challenging for fantasy owners in the beginning of the season than it is as the season wears on. We, as fantasy owners, compare players who have a strong week (or two) and are available in our league(s) to those currently on our roster...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 840 reads 0 comments

  9. Fantasy Football: Start'em, Sit'em for Week 2

    Like forecasting the weather, setting your fantasy lineup and/or ranking fantasy players is simply an exercise in probability. Let's pretend that we can turn the clocks back seven days and that I asked you three specific start-sit questions...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 2,319 reads 2 comments

  10. NFL Picks Against the Spread (ATS): 3 Winners for Week 2

    Kicking off the season with the Patriots , Bills and Titans in Week 1, I started the season with two covers and a push...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 1,802 reads 0 comments

  11. 2011 NFL Fantasy Football: Quarterback Rankings for Week 2

    Heading into the season, many NFL analysts expected defenses to be ahead of offenses due to the lack of (offseason) organized team activies (OTAs)...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 1,215 reads 0 comments

  12. Fantasy Football Rankings Week 2: Running Backs

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have had one of the stingiest run defenses in the NFL for some time. Over the past seven seasons, they have ranked first, second or third against the run every year...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 1,803 reads 1 comments

  13. 2011 NFL Fantasy Football: Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 2

    There were all kinds of passing records set this week : net passing yards (7,842), the number of 300-yard passing games (14), the number of 400-yard passing games (four), etc. Believe it or not, not a single NFL player had double-digit receptions...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  14. 2011 Fantasy Football: Waiver Wire Pickups Heading into Week 2

    It's often said that the NFL has turned into a passing or quarterback-driven league. If our evidence is Week 1 production, it is an open-and-shut case...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 2,915 reads 0 comments

  15. Fantasy Football Week One: Updated Wide Receivers Rankings

    In the season opener between the Packers and Saints, five receivers finished with nine (or more) fantasy points...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 673 reads 1 comments

  16. 2011 Fantasy Football Week 1: Our Updated Running Back Rankings

    In the opening night game between the Packers and Saints, there were a bunch of running backs (four to be exact) that were in my initial top 40 but outside of my top 25: Green Bay's ...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 3,284 reads 5 comments

  17. 2011 NFL Fantasy Football: Our Updated Quarterback Rankings for Week 1

    Since we released our initial Week 1 rankings, the Saints and Packers opened up the season with a 76-point shootout...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 2,013 reads 0 comments

  18. Week 1 NFL Picks Against the Spread: Titans, Bills and Chiefs to Cover

    Despite the contentious labor battle this offseason between NFL owners and players and what appeared to be a legitimate possibility of the season being delayed because of it, the NFL season is already under way...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 1,436 reads 0 comments

  19. Marques Colston Has Broken Collarbone, out 4 Weeks

    Not only did the Saints lose to the Packers in their opener, they have lost their best receiver for four weeks to a broken collarbone...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 232 reads 0 comments

  20. Fantasy Football Week 1 Start Em Sit Em

    Like last year, we will bring you a list of players that have favorable fantasy match-ups and a list of those who don't on a weekly basis. Of course, as an alternative, you can view our fantasy rankings at TheTipDrill...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 748 reads 0 comments

  21. Fantasy Football Week 1 Rankings: Wide Receivers

    The NFL season opens up in roughly 24 hours from now when the Green Bay Packers host the New Orleans Saints , the two most recent Super Bowl champions...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 588 reads 0 comments

  22. Fantasy Football Rankings 2011: Initial Week 1 Running Back Rankings

    There are three elite running backs in the AFC South: Tennessee 's Chris Johnson, Houston's Arian Foster and Jacksonville 's Maurice Jones-Drew...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 4,192 reads 6 comments

  23. 2011 NFL Fantasy Football: Initial Week 1 Quarterback Rankings

    Over Labor Day weekend, we updated our full-season rankings for those of you that still have your fantasy draft(s) coming up. If you have a draft tonight, this is for you ...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 3,353 reads 3 comments

  24. NFL Predictions 2011: Still a 2-Team Battle in the AFC East

    In a quarterback-driven league, it's no shocker that teams with great quarterbacks do well and the Patriots have certainly done well over the past decade...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 123 reads 0 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Rankings 2011: Our Updated Wide Receiver Rankings

    The NFL opens its season with the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints with Thursday Night Football...

    Kevin Hanson Written by Kevin Hanson about 3 years ago 2,780 reads 0 comments