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  • Readers' Q&A: Your fantasy football questions answered

    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...
  • Fantasy football mailbag: Rodgers, Manning present dilemmas

    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 RB...
  • Fantasy football mailbag: Will starting Rodgers cancel my Seattle 'D'?

    Fantasy football mailbag: Will starting Rodgers cancel my Seattle 'D'?
    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...
  • Fantasy lineup: Emmanuel Sanders Show about to debut

    There's a word for what fantasy football owners go through while making Week 1 lineup decisions. Merriam-Webster defines the word as "intense pain of mind or body; the struggle that precedes death." Oxford Dictionaries describes it as "extreme physical or...
  • Fantasy waivers for Week 14: Joliet Catholic's Coby Fleener grabs top spot -- just don't drop it

    Fantasy waivers for Week 14: Joliet Catholic's Coby Fleener grabs top spot -- just don't drop it
    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....
  • Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: Top 5 reasons you're not in the playoffs

    Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: Top 5 reasons you're not in the playoffs
    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...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 14: Is Alshon Jeffery ready for Cowboys showdown?

    Fantasy start/sit for Week 14: Is Alshon Jeffery ready for Cowboys showdown?
    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...
  • Bears recap: Not any better than Tinkerbell

    Bears recap: Not any better than Tinkerbell
    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...
  • Fantasy waivers for Week 15: Derek Anderson's familiar situation could pay dividends

    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...
  • Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: Cartoon Jay Cutler, Matt Forte help parody fantasy coaches

    Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: Cartoon Jay Cutler, Matt Forte help parody fantasy coaches
    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...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 15: Keep rolling with C.J. Anderson

    Every season there's at least one waiver wire find, one unexpected starter who changes the landscape of fantasy football. Last season it was Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, and in 2012 it was Packers wide receiver James Jones with Lions running back...