Week 6 started out like a thud with Touchdowns from such fantasy stalwarts as Cory Harkey, Joseph Fauria & Thaddeus Lewis before the usual suspects came through to save the day. But as good as Cam Newton, JaMaal Charles and Marshawn Lynch were others such as Jimmy Graham, Ray Rice and Calvin Johnson fell flat. But no matter how bad you may have lost your matchup this week the Packers may have lost even worse considering both Randall Cobb and James Jones left with significant leg injuries. Let’s take a look at all of the games played on this Sunday of Week 6 from a Fantasy Football perspective.
Week 5 started out slowly and heading into the afternoon games the popular sentiments from around the industry was that this was a “down” week. Then the Broncos and the Cowboys took to the field to bless us with 99 points and an unbelievable 1039 yards of total offense. Also, for the first time since week 1 we had three games yet to be played once the Broncos and Cowboys game ended. So, what was a slow week has turned out to be another week filled with production. Let’s take a spin through all twelve games played this Sunday and find out how our players performed.
It's already the third week of the NFL season. If you're 2-0 you feel great. If you're 1-1 you feel hopeful. If you're 0-2 your ready to blow your entire team up (I know some of you are staying the course even if the first two weeks didn't turn out well, but far more of you are cursing the players on your team and giving them the evil eye). Regardless of the spot you are in, here are some thoughts on players heading into Week 3. Which guys should you trust to as starters this week to keep the good times rolling or to turn around a rough start? Here are some thoughts.
Given the fact that we’ve all heard Jeff Mans on the radio, it would be an easy mistake to think the title of this post would relate to some sort of S&M activity with his co-hosts (yes, even Ted Schuster) or maybe even the FCC coming for him. But sadly it’s not. I post those articles on another site. For Fantasy Alarm, I stick to the fantasy football talk here and given the rash of injuries we just witnessed here in Week 2, it’s time to start talking handcuffs again.
Since when did the NFL start having rain and weather delays? We saw two games greatly affected by this in week 2 and I just can’t help but think of what the players of the 1960’s & 1970’s would think of this? The weather derailed a few high octane offenses in New Orleans, San Francisco and Tampa Bay. Week 2 was also the week of the injured RB as we saw no fewer than four starting RB’s go down with significant injuries this week. Here is a full recap of all the fantasy football news and notes that you won’t find in the local boxscores.
It’s a shame Hank Williams Jr. ruined it all with his social and political views, otherwise I could ask you all if you’re ready for some football. But thanks to Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper we’ve had our fix of racism for the season and instead we’re left to just fantasize over some scantily clad country gal singing some song that sort of sounds like a football theme. Yes folks, the NFL season is finally upon us! After months of mini-camps, OTAs, training camp and preseason snoozers, it’s all about to begin tonight with the Ravens and the Broncos squaring off for the inaugural game of the 2013-14 season. And with that brings us to the opening of the fantasy football season. You’ve had your draft, you’ve possibly made a few tweaks to the roster here and there and now it’s time to see if you can actually put your money where your mouth is. We’re going to have extensive coverage here at Fantasy Alarm and we’re going to start out official in-season coverage right here with a fantasy preview of tonight’s game.
As I mentioned in yesterday’s wide receiver piece, the running back situation has been getting progressively worse for fantasy owners. Between the rash of injuries we’ve seen and the number of committee situations that coaches are turning to, the quality at the position continues to dwindle each and every year. To quote the Color of Money: “It’s like a nightmare, isn’t it? And it just keeps getting worse and worse.” And speaking of worse, how about these recent developments in the ever-developing running back travesty…