AFC North: After previewing each NFC North team individually, I’ll look at the fantasy football situations by division for the rest of the NFL. I’m going to stay in the north to begin, but shift over to the AFC, which is the only division to claim three players among the top 10 ranked players in … Continue reading Fantasy Football Preview: AFC North
It’s the Friday before Memorial Day, and it’s time for my first “grumpy old man” rant on this blog. Congratulations NFL, you’ve solved it! Your declining ratings and negative press are certain to improve now that you’ve allowed celebrations again. It seems like most people (Scott included…read here) is praising this decision to bring the … Continue reading Grumpy Old Man, Volume 1
Finally. After years of cracking down on any spontaneous fun or expression of joy, the NFL has lightened up a little bit. I could explain the new changes to the celebration rules, but I would much rather let former Lions tight end Joe Fauria do it for me. Do yourself a favor and click that … Continue reading Celebrate Good Times, Come On!
Now that Travis has reviewed the fantasy outlooks for the Bears, Lions, Packers, and Vikings, it’s time for an NFC North-only mock draft! The rules are simple: using an $80 budget, build the best possible 8-man roster for a PPR league with one QB, two RBs, three WRs, one TE, and one FLEX (RB/WR/TE). I … Continue reading Mocking the Black and Blue
The last of our NFC North fantasy team reviews puts us in Minnesota. To see the others, go and view the Bears, Lions, and Packers from earlier posts. The Vikings had a strange 2016 season, and their fantasy output was no different. As we turn the page to 2017, there may be more questions … Continue reading Early Fantasy Football Preview: Minnesota Vikings
You can also view earlier previews for the Bears and Lions The Packers recent control of the NFC North continued last season as they won the division and advanced deep into the playoffs. Their fantasy outlook follows that same vein, so they have plenty for us to look at heading into the 2017 season. Any … Continue reading Early Fantasy Football Preview: Green Bay Packers
As we move further into the division (The Chicago Bears were covered here), the Detroit Lions were a playoff team in 2016, carried primarily by their defense and timely plays on offense. From a fantasy perspective, they were probably more a source of frustration than productivity, but the talent is available for that to change … Continue reading Early Fantasy Football Preview: Detroit Lions
The NFL draft is complete and most free agents have signed, so it’s time to increase the focus on fantasy football. I’d like to offer some thoughts on changes to team in every division, but let’s begin with the one that this blog calls home: the NFC North. If you want to know how this … Continue reading Early Fantasy Football Preview: Chicago Bears
Last weekend, all four NFC North teams improved their rosters through the NFL Draft in Philadelphia. But which team improved the most? Read on to find out... Chicago Bears Round 1 Pick 2 (from San Francisco): Mitch Trubisky, QB, UNC Round 2 Pick 13 (from Arizona): Adam Shaheen, TE, Ashland Round 4 Pick 5 (from … Continue reading Black and Blue Draft Review
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