| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Poor Cam Newton. Poor Cam Newton's fantasy football owners.
Newton had his best game of the season against the New Orleans Saints (226 yards and 3 touchdowns passing, 83 yards and a touchdown rushing) and then on Tuesday afternoon, he suffers two back...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:01 PM
If you're going to create a cartoon parody of fantasy football, what better foils than Bears teammates Jay Cutler and Matt Forte? They're an apt illustration of how real-life football and fantasy football diverge: The Bears have a 5-8 record, yet Cutler...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Fantasy football has long missed having a Pocket Hercules: Could it be you, Branden Oliver?
Of course, I'm referring to the nickname given to 5-foot-7 running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who, despite his small stature, accounted from more than 1,300...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:14 PM
I like to think of Week 5 in the NFL as the Day of Reckoning. Of course, it’s not just a day, it’s three days -- Thursday, Sunday and Monday -- but Weekend of Reckoning sounds like a suburban dad’s garage band.
So you can quibble with...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:12 PM
On a Sunday when Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady squared off for the first time in their illustrious NFL careers, and Johnny Manziel scored for the first time in his less-than-illustrious rookie season, it was another first that kept the San Diego Chargers in...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:12 PM
All that time I spent pumping up Danny Woodhead last week and he goes and breaks a leg (it's a figurative well-wish before a big performance, Danny, not a to-do list). Maybe it's me. I also recommended Minnesota's Matt Cassel, who promptly broke several...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:43 AM
Regardless of whatever he has done in his various leagues, Matthew Berry has to be the biggest winner in fantasy sports history.
Berry became a fantasy guru at ESPN with 661,000 followers on Twitter. His popularity led to him writing a best-selling...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 1:53 PM
All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson crossed the line when he struck his child with what has been described as a “switch” this year, a Texas prosecutor said.
Speaking at a news conference Saturday, Phil Grant of the Montgomery County...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Boston guy here. Came across your article "10 Fantasy Football Questions," good stuff. Now you have me second-guessing myself.
I am in a 12-team standard league. Got the fourth pick. We are drafting Sunday.
For the past week or so, I've been...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Q. Hey, saw you online (and) wanted quick advice. First thing, start Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson at Seattle Week 1, and second, start Doug Martin, C.J. Spiller or Toby Gerhart? My team is:
QB Aaron Rodgers
WR Demaryius Thomas
WR Dez Bryant
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Tribune fantasy football writer Phillip Thompson answers questions about whom to start in the Green Bay-Seattle game and what's in store for Toby Gerhart, Greg Olsen and Doug Martin.
Q. I have Aaron Rodgers and the Seattle defense, who are playing...