| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Regardless of whether the Bears are headed to the Super Bowl this season, everyone knows what to expect from running back Matt Forte. Speed, consistency and reliability week in and week out.
Moreover, you'd expect to see Forte making a great catch and...
| 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 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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston's season-ending knee injury during his sack dance reminds me of how a lot of football players are just big kids. Big dumb kids.
Heck, Bears coach Marc Trestman is giving his students -- a.k.a. the players -- written...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:23 PM
How's this for a nightmare scenario? You're chugging along with Mark Sanchez as your fantasy football's teams staring quarterback and ... OK, wiat, "chugging along" might be too strong, let's strike that replace it with it "getting by."
| Nov 27, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Happy Thanksgiving, fantasy aficianados. It's a big week for owners; for some it's their regular season finale, so you can't afford to make many missteps with your lineups.
As some defenses have improved and some offenses have faltered, you have to be...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:49 PM
I knew this was coming. I left Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson off my list of top waiver wire finds for Week 8, and I figured someone would question my sanity. Even my editor brought him up.
Sure enough, I got a question from a Google+...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:28 PM
As an NFL fan, I don't particularly trust Bill "Spygate" Belichick. As a fantasy football owner, I really don't trust Belichick.
The only statistic the New England Patriots coach cares about is the number of W's he has, and that's what he's paid for,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Was that actually Week 8 of the NFL or were we all watching a Madden video game simulation? NFL teams scored a total of 740 points in Week 8, based on pro-football-reference.com data, the second-highest total this season after Week 3 (744).
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The waiver wire is an opportunity game. You can't always take a wait-and-see approach with free agents because someone else may take a chance on a player and find a steal, while you and your reservations will be left with nothing.
Keep that in mind as...