Play to Win

The game of fantasy football can be played by anyone: fantasy experts, football enthusiasts, and even those with little-to-no interest in sports.  No matter who you are, you can play and you can win.  Sometimes, it’s just a matter of luck.  In fact, there is almost always an element of luck involved; stuff happens on…
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Knowing When to Flinch

“The hard part about playing chicken is knowin’ when to flinch.”  – Commander Bart Mancuso in The Hunt for Red October It may be Week 11, but for those who play daily fantasy (DFS), it’s just the halfway point of a season that began in Week 1 and that will end after the NFL’s Conference…
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New Beginnings

It is officially Week One of the 2016 NFL season.  Yet for many fantasy owners, the season began weeks ago with their league draft.  League drafts can be the defining moment for any fantasy team’s season, which means all sorts of analysis and preparations are made by fantasy owners, their thoughts and conclusions often shrouded…
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The Value of Good Information

How was your first week of fantasy football?  Pretty good?  For some, it must have been good, because someone has to win, right?  But for others, it may have been pretty bad; for some, even downright abysmal kind of bad.  It was for me.  Yes, me.  I am supposed to be a fantasy football expert…
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More Homework

Ladies and gentlemen – now is the time; time to keep the homework and research coming.  There are only two weeks left for drafting before the new season begins.  Nothing prepares you more for your fantasy season than the development of an innate, detailed understanding of what is going on throughout the NFL and how…
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Homework

A week of preseason football is complete.   At this point, every fantasy owner should be in the books – doing their homework.  Yes, homework.  Too often, fantasy owners with “some” experience tend to believe that they have all it takes to win their league based on experience alone.  But that experience must always be…
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Fantasy Football 2015

Well, here we are.  It is the middle of July, and we are on the verge of another NFL season and all of the fantasy football that comes with it.  There are some new names out there, and there are some old names on new teams.  Many things have stayed the same; while other things…
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Choose Wisely

As many of you have noticed, I have been out of the limelight for the first several weeks of the season.  Changes in employment and a corresponding move to a new state have played a role in my absence.  I have also chosen to dedicate time to compete in high-stakes fantasy football, namely the National…
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The Coming Season

Well here we are.  The beginning of a new NFL season.  There is a lot I can write about the prospects of various fantasy players.  Peyton Manning’s potential for regression, the risks and rewards of drafting Gronk, an analysis of Reggie Bush’s expected performance compared to that of Joique Bell, or the chances Montee Bell…
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Preparations

I love this time of year!  NFL Preseason, cheatsheets, and fantasy drafts.   Lots of fun to be had – and lots of work to be done.  Yes, work.  Sure, fantasy football is just a game.  But if you want to significantly improve your chances of winning the game of fantasy football, you need to do…
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