Fantasy football week five frenzy: WR/TE edition

Five weeks into NFL football, stability remains for fantasy football owners for wide receivers and tight ends. Cooper Kupp and Travis Kelce were the top players drafted in their positions. Both have been making a splash thanks to the system they are in and their quarterback. Kupp has been thriving with the Los Angeles Rams, while Kelce has one of the greatest quarterbacks of my … Continue reading Fantasy football week five frenzy: WR/TE edition

NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 3

Welcome to Week 3 of the Mental Dimes Pick ‘Em challenge where I compete with all of your collective wisdom to see who will win at the season’s end! Current Score: Me: 14-17-1 You: 17-4-1, Last Week: Me: 9-7 You 7-9 I’m catching back up, y’all had better watch out! Steelers @ Browns: Browns 13-10 Both teams are about as good as I expected this … Continue reading NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 3

NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 2

Welcome to Week 2 of the Mental Dimes Pick ‘Em challenge where I compete with all of your collective wisdom to see who will win at the season’s end! Current Score: Me: 5-10-1 You: 10-5-1 I got my ass handed to me last week as nearly every game surprised me. It’s only been one week, though, don’t get too cocky. Chargers @ Chiefs: Chiefs 31-28 … Continue reading NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 2

NFL Post-Preseason Power Rankings

The next time we see two NFL teams take the field for a game, it will be when the Buffalo Bills travel to Los Angeles to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Rams in the 2022 regular season kickoff. While the past three weeks have been filled with NFL football, it’s only been the preseason. While the preseason isn’t meaningless, there are some things … Continue reading NFL Post-Preseason Power Rankings

The Week That Was 8/8-8/14

Welcome to your weekly sports recap, The Week That Was, where we will do a quick overview of the stories, scores, and items from the world of sports that you might have missed. Checkout out the rest of MentalDimes.com for sport-specific content on your favorite teams and do not forget to check out our podcast, which is available on Spotify, Apple, and YouTube; search for Mental Dimes. NFL … Continue reading The Week That Was 8/8-8/14

The Case for Jimmy Garoppolo

The past few months have been the summer of quarterback moves with Russell Wilson, Drew Lock, Matt Ryan, Carson Wentz and Baker Mayfield all having new homes for this season. But, what about one of the most-anticipated quarterback trades that has been brewing for over a year? After taking a quarterback in the first round of the 2021 draft, the Jimmy Garoppolo era seemed to … Continue reading The Case for Jimmy Garoppolo

Tua: Trash or Treasure?

What determines a specific asset’s value? Is it straightforward and objective, such as a dollar bill or an ounce of gold? Or is it more subjective, like a piece of artwork? In one of his earlier specials, comedian Dave Chappelle brilliantly explained how he had no need or desire for expensive jewelry, for he already had a macaroni necklace made by his young son… a … Continue reading Tua: Trash or Treasure?