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

Packers lose a stunner to the Giants across the pond.

England has many great things: The Beatles, The Royal Family Big Ben David Beckham and Queen. But good football games? Eh not so much. Teams don’t want to play in London, Green Bay didn’t want to play in London on Sunday because there is no other reason for Daniel Jones to carve up a top ten defense if that wasn’t the reason. The Packers had … Continue reading Packers lose a stunner to the Giants across the pond.

Bears Takeaways: 0 Touchdowns, But Not All Bad News

The Bears, 2-2, are in sole possession of second place in the NFC North. Of course, the Vikings and Packers are tied for first at 3-1. On Sunday, the Bears lost to the New York Giants in a game that they could have easily won. The Giants, like the 49ers, are a pretty decent team and the Bears hung with them through most of that … Continue reading Bears Takeaways: 0 Touchdowns, But Not All Bad News

Bears Takeaways: No Touchdowns But Plenty of Bright Spots

The Bears, 2-2, are in sole possession of second place in the NFC North. Of course, the Vikings and Packers are tied for first at 3-1. On Sunday, the Bears lost to the New York Giants in a game that they could have easily won. The Giants, like the 49ers, are a pretty decent team and the Bears hung with them through most of that … Continue reading Bears Takeaways: No Touchdowns But Plenty of Bright Spots

Bears Takeaways: Why Did Week 3 Seem So Similar to Week 2

It is Week 3 of the NFL season, and the Bears are still in first place. Unlike last week, we have a three-way tie in the NFC North instead of the four-way tie from the week before. And the Bears moved way up in the NFL.com Power Rankings this week. The Bears leaped up to number 27 in the rankings ahead of the Jets, Seahawks, … Continue reading Bears Takeaways: Why Did Week 3 Seem So Similar to Week 2

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

Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em: Week 2

Start ‘Em Julio Jones: Jones got really involved against Dallas last week, in both rushing and receiving. Going into a Saints defense where you can be almost certain Marshon Lattimore is going to be 1v1 with Mike Evans all day, this will free up Jones to be the primary target for Tom Brady. Look for him to do well this week. Devin Singletary: The back … Continue reading Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em: Week 2