There are just two more weeks of bye’s for NFL teams which means that if you have made it this far you jut might be in it for the long haul young man (or women...but probably man). At this point in the season you should be just about done trading and have your every week lineup for the second half of the season settled. Also, if you saved your free agent dollars like a good boy (or girl…but probably boy) than you have been rewarded this week with several real good pickups out on the waiver wire. As you will see in these weekly rankings I am super high on a couple players who are still available in 80% of fantasy leagues right now. Here are my rankings for week 10:
Hopefully you have all survived the Frankenstorm out east and are right now sitting somewhere warm and dry while trying to figure out your fantasy football lineups for this week. If you don’t have any Patriots on your roster then chances are you are in good shape this week. The only other teams off are the 49ers, Rams and Jets whom combined have ½ a useful fantasy player. Here are my official week 9 rankings:
It’s time once again to roll through the week 5 schedule and figure out the best matchups for fantasy purposes. I’d like to mention that while matchups are an important factor in these weekly rankings there are some situations that will always have the same answer no matter what. LeSean McCoy should ALWAYS start over JaMaal Charles. Period. Sure Charles could, will and has outscored McCoy in a single week but he also disappears completely at times. The biggest mistake any of us can make in fantasy football is over managing our weekly lineup. With that in mind let’s take a look at the rankings for week 5:
It is finally time for the payoff. The past two months we have watched every single preseason game. We have read every practice report. We have agonized over every little injury. We’ve found something to dislike about each and every player in the NFL. But now the draft season is finally done. It is time to put all of our predictions over the past few months into a giant pot and watch them boil. Every week I will be posting my player rankings right here. You can use these to make that difficult lineup decision, roster move or trade. But most importantly, use these as a crutch in case you lose your matchup this week so that you can easily point back at me and blame me for the loss. Hey…I’m here to help!
It is the final week of the regular season, and I'm sure you are the same as me in thinking, "where did the season go?" Well if your league plays the whole way through, it has gone to the fantasy Super Bowl. There is always the risk of which guys are going to play, which guys are going to sit, and which guys might only play a series, or a quarter, or a half. Is it worth playing, Brees, Brady, Ryan? What player can lead you to the fantasy sports promised land? Hell if I know, but below you will find the final quarterback rankings of the year.
I guess Philip Rivers wasn't happy with me when weeks ago I said that San Diego wasn't going to make the usual late season run that they always make, because all of a sudden the Charger signal caller is white hot and helping his fantasy owners. What the hell happened to Eli Manning last week? If you somehow happen to still be alive after that debacle, look for Manning to shine in the Battle For New York! Can Cam Newton finish his magical rookie season and lead me to victory in a 32 team fantasy league? Will Drew Brees shine again? How long will Aaron Rodgers play? Finish up your fantasy season strong with the Week 16 quarterback rankings.
It is the fantasy playoffs, and is there any more important position than the quarterback? We might have someone that surprises you at the top of the rankings, as well as many of the usual suspects at the top of the list. Aaron Rodgers is having one of the best seasons in the history of quarterbacks in fantasy football, so how does he not end up at the top? What about Brees? Brady? Newton? Is Jesus still going to be in Tebow's corner? Of course he is, but what will he do from a fantasy perspective? All I know is that he is making a believer in me as far as divine intervention is concerned, and if you are all still in your fantasy football playoffs and you either have or will be playing Tebow this weekend you better be going to church this Sunday.
It seems that rarely does the player that we rank as the top at his position actually come through and perform up to that ranking during the regular season. However, in 2011 I don't think there is much doubt that Aaron Rodgers owns that distinction and should continue it this week against the Raiders. He is closing in on 4,000 yards already and has 37 touchdown passes against just five picks. In a word, DAAAAAAAAMN! So, for the rest of us who didn't want to use a first round pick on the guy, who are we starting at quarterback this week? If you really take a look at who half the league is starting, you really will want to vomit. Hopefully you have one of these guys in the top dozen, because after that it gets ugly in a hurry. Can Matthew Stafford finish the season strong? How will Michael Vick perform in his first game back? Can Tim Tebow partner with Jesus again this week? It is time for the fantasy playoffs and the only way to survive and advance is check out the quarterback rankings.
As we approach week 13 of the NFL season, the fantasy football playoffs are closing in and it is vital to start all of the right players. The Houston Texans have now lost starting quarterback Matt Schaub and backup quarterback Matt Leinart. Does third string quarterback T.J. Yates have any fantasy value? With Tim Tebow mania sweeping the nation, we have to question how he ranks among fantasy quarterbacks. Matt Ryan is starting to prove himself as an elite quarterback in reality, but is he an elite fantasy option? Will Cam Newton finish the season with the most rushing touchdowns of any player in the league? Does Dan Orlovsky break the top 25 after being named the Colts starter this week? Will Brees, Brady, and Rodgers continue their dominance of NFL defenses? All your questions will be answered in this week’s quarterback ranking.
Stop! Hainie Time! The Bears had the biggest loss this past week with Jay Cutler missing most, if not all of the rest of the season after needing thumb surgery. How will the Bears' new signal caller handle his promotion? Does he have any fantasy value? By taking a look at the quarterback rankings you will see that I am expecting a wild shootout on Thanksgiving Day! Three of the six quarterbacks who will be playing are in the top four of the rankings, and only Alex Smith doesn't crack the top 17. After last week's performance, what miracles can we expect out of Tim Tebow against the Chargers? Can the guy really pull out another win? And what about his fantasy value, is he still a guy you should start? Matt Leinart returns to a starting roll this week for the first time in a long time, can he possibly turn in a good performance this go around? We are just around the corner from the fantasy playoffs, so never have your roster choices been more crucial. Good luck to everyone in their matchups!