It is with a heavy heart that I wave goodbye to Doug Marrone. As head coach of Syracuse (my alma mater), I was so stoked that he finally had the program going in a great direction after winning a share of the Big East and becoming the definitive Pinstripe Bowl dynasty (hey, you take victories any way you can at SU). But, I digress. This is about the Bills. Don’t forget, he’s an offensive-minded coach who installed a high-octane offense with the Orange (helped by Nathaniel Hackett, Paul’s son. And oh by the way, how about a Hackett involved in a high-octane offense?! That’s like saying “jumbo shrimp” or ‘large mouse’). Coming from the Saints, he pretty much used their […]
Is Ryan Mathews a bigger risk than initially thought? According to Dr. Neil Ghodadra, fantasy football owners should be wary.
NFL Fantasy LIVE’s Jason Smith breaks down his expert league mock draft selections.
Up until this week, I thought competitions involving talented people trying to beat one another in something was about the people actually competing. But it’s not.
Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 | Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Arian Foster, Adrian Peterson, Ahmad Bradshaw, Cam Newton, Chris Johnson, Darren McFadden, DeMarco Murray, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Fred Jackson, Jamaal Charles, Mark Sanchez, Matt Forte, Matthew Stafford, Michael Turner, Peyton Hillis, Philip Rivers, Ray Rice
With the 2011 fantasy football season in the rear view mirror, Jason Smith looks at who could be the top fantasy pick in 2012. The answer isn’t as simple as you’d think.
Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 | Tags: Blog Log Blog, Aaron Rodgers, Cam Newton, Christian Ponder, DeMarco Murray, Felix Jones, Jason Hanson, Laurent Robinson, marion barber, Marshawn Lynch, Michael Bush, Mike Nugent, Peyton Manning, Seneca Wallace, Tony Romo
With the fantasy season at an end, Jason Smith looks back at the year and builds a list of rules for fantasy owners to help them succeed in 2012.
It’s championship week in fantasy football. And if you have made it this far, well, I’ve taught you everything you need to know already.
Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 | Tags: Fantasy QB rankings, Aaron Rodgers, Cam Newton, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Tony Romo
Few things are as crucial as picking the right starting QB for your fantasy semifinal matchup. Jason Smith runs down the ten signal-callers best suited to help get your team to championship week.
If you’re in the fantasy playoffs, chances are your roster is pretty locked in, but it doesn’t mean there’s no more advice to give – in fact, I can’t believe there’s some things that owners are still ignoring even as we hit Week 15. So in no particular order, here’s what’s on my mind today.
Now that the fantasy playoffs are here, Jason Smith says it’s time to go with the quarterbacks you’re familiar with.
Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 | Tags: Blog Log Blog, Dallas Cowboys, Felix Jones, frank gore, Green Bay Packers, John Kuhn, Kendall Hunter, Mark Sanchez, New England Patriots, Pierre Garcon, Roy Helu, San Francisco 49ers, Shane Vereen, Shonn Greene, Stevan Ridley
As fantasy leagues head into the playoffs, Jason Smith looks at garbage points — those points that come late in lopsided games — and how useful they can be in the pursuit of a fantasy championship.
The final week of the fantasy regular season is here, and Jason Smith lines up the QBs that can best help you get the win you need to make the playoffs.
Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 | Tags: Blog Log Blog, Chris Johnson, DeAngelo Williams, Dustin Keller, Eric Decker, Harry Douglas, Jonathan Stewart, Kamerion Wimbley, Laurent Robinson, Mario Manningham, Michael Crabtree, Stevie Johnson
Need a win to sneak into your fantasy league playoffs? Jason Smith has a short list of important rules to remember in order to get a much-needed win in the regular season finale.