With the start of the season just two weeks away, dedicated managers will be neckbeard-deep in player news and updates so that come draft day, they’ll take their league by storm. Mock drafts are an excellent way to get a sneak peak on what you might expect on the big day. Here are a few observations and tips that may come in handy for you when you draft.
We may be jumping the gun but there’s no reason to wait until the waiver wire to shore up some line-up holes coming in week 4, the first bye week of the season. Two teams are off for the week; the Indianapolis Colts and the Pittsburgh Steelers. There are several players listed here that you’ll likely need to find substitutes for on your roster. In case your bench isn’t particularly appealing, we offer some suggestions on players to consider for replacements.
“It’s not your fault.” Thursday’s match-up was brutal. Like many others following the game, I found myself full of bitter regret. For me, it was James Jones. For others, it could have been Randall Cobb, Jay Cutler, Brandon Marshall, Jermichael Finley – abysmal performances from the lot of them. The entire night was a bit of a train wreck for both sides, but luckily it ended with an eventual winner. Unfortunately, that winner wasn`t you if you had any one of the above-mentioned players in your starting line-up. A perfect storm of multiple interceptions, mistimed routes, dropped passes, impressive defense,
The Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious award in college football. With a history reaching back almost 80 years, to be recognized by the Heisman Trophy Trust is to join the ranks of the very best in college football history. But how do these players transition to the NFL? And more importantly for us fantasy nerds, do they rack up the fantasy points? Here are the career and annual fantasy stats of the last five Heisman winners (2007 to 2011):
Rookies can have a big impact on your team, especially in contrast to how late you can grab them in your league draft. You’re not always going to get a Cam Newton, but a player you can rely on for your bye-week or when one of your starters goes down with injury is certainly hiding among the newcomers of the 2012-2013 season. Who among the new draft class will prove to be a force in their first season and what can you expect from them? Here’s a look at a few of 2011’s notable rookies, their typical fantasy results, as
Nobody should be remotely shocked at the first two picks of day one of the 2012 NFL draft, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t any interesting results with the remaining selections. Teams were moving up at a frantic pace throughout the night, resulting in the most trade-ups in the history of the draft. Here are the top 10 selections in the 2012 NFL Draft.