| 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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:25 AM
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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:53 PM
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...