| Dec 2, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Some fantasy football leagues enter the playoffs in Week 14, while many play their final week of regular season ball. So it's a critical week if you're playing your first postseason game or a potential playoff berth hangs on this weekend's results....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:53 PM
This is for my players who are out of the game. I mean my fantasy football players who are suddenly finished with their favorite pastime after not qualifying for their league's playoffs.
You don't know what's worse: being out of contention by Week 8...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:58 AM
The last thing the NFL needed was for the Ray Rice appeal of his indefinite suspension to take center stage this week.
The initial discipline and later release of the graphic tape of Rice punching his girlfriend touched the middle rail of nationwide...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Week 10, the first double-digit week, is a stark reminder that the fantasy football playoffs are just a month or less away. If you’re on the edge in the standings, your final moves on the waiver most likely will determine whether you join your...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:27 PM
This time of the fantasy football calendar usually presents a dilemma: Plan for the short term or the playoffs? If you’re coasting to a postseason berth then the answer is simple: stock your roster for those early winter games that might bag you a...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Long before Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opened in August, its operator studied the game-day habits of football fans in other cities — Cleveland, New Orleans, Cincinnati — where it runs casinos similarly situated near NFL stadiums.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:19 PM
It's a huge week in fantasy football. Most leagues will be playing out their first-round matchups or the final slate of regular-season games. And it all begins with Thursday night's contest, as the Bears host the Dallas Cowboys.
Your head will spin...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:11 PM
As the Bears entered the final quarter of their season Thursday (sorry to go all Lovie Smith on you there), generating excitement for Bears-Dallas proved tough at first.
The playoffs are pretty much out the window for the Bears. There isn’t a...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:04 AM
It's resurrection week, as a few names that hadn't been mentioned much since the beginning of the season have resurfaced and could figure prominently in the fantasy football playoff picture.
5. Adrian Peterson, RB, Vikings
If you're desperate at running...
| 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...