| 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...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:37 PM
You read that headline correctly, the Seattle Seahawks traded wide receiver and kick return specialist Percy Harvin traded to the New York Jets on Friday, a stunning move that has NFL and fantasy implications.
Fantasy outlook: The Seahawks appear to...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Unlike Week 6, free-agent running backs may be hard to come by this week, depending on your fantasy football league. Most of your value will be found in wide receivers. And that's OK. That position can be just as scarce in leagues that start three...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Week 6 of the NFL promises too many fruitful matchups to take a chance on a lemon. Several players have been dealing with injuries that could impact their fantasy football production, and owners should consider benching them for better prospects.
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Injuries are a pain (sorry about that) -- unless you're the beneficiary. That looks to be a recurring theme in Week 6 as key injuries on offense and defense present opportunities for certain players to fill up the fantasy football stat sheets.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
As anyone who started a Minnesota Vikings player in their fantasy football lineup knows, one injury can have devastating consequences for a whole team -- real or fantasy.
It may not be fair to pin the Vikings' offensive futility Thursday night solely on...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Week 5 in the NFL is here, and while most fans in the city are gearing up for Sunday's Bears-Carolina matchup, I'm worried about the only fall sport I'm good at nowadays: fantasy football. We're a quarter of the way into the fantasy season and while it'...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:09 PM
I'll get to the fantasy football lineup suggestions shortly, but first a haiku.
Bridgewater won't play
Fate returns Christian Ponder
Why does fate hate us?
You heard right, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hasn't recovered from an...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Tribune fantasy football columnist Phillip Thompson answers readers questions.
Q. I have Niles Paul and Jordan Cameron for TE’s. I am strong in the RB dept. Is this the week to finally say goodbye to my first-round pick Adrian Peterson and grab...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Before Sunday's complete domination of his old team the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. may have made mention once or twice or 47 times that he's 35 years old.
His advanced age no doubt factored into the Panthers'...
| 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...