As usual, we had some major rebounds for some of the players on the Worst list from Week 12. Tony Pollard (24.6) had two touchdowns in Week 13. Donovan People-Jones (13.3) went back into double digits with a punt return for a touchdown. Christian McCaffrey had 146 yards from scrimmage and a whopping eight catches to net him 28.6 Fantasy points. Deebo Samuel cracked double … Continue reading Fantasy Football’s Worst: Where Did The Dolphins Offense Go?
Could the Bears be the most exciting team to watch right now? They are definitely in the top 5. For the second week in a row a Bears game had an over of 67 points. For the third week in a row, a Bears game had an over of 46. And an over of 46 in the last four of five games. High scoring games … Continue reading Bears Takeaways: Fields on Fire
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
The best way to describe Sunday’s action to start the 2022 NFL season is to say that it picked up where it left off in 2021. Teams rallied back to win, gutsy calls from first year head coaches and a tie! Not to mention a couple of very untimely injuries to star players, week 1 has not been a letdown. It’s time to do what … Continue reading Overreaction Monday: NFL Week 1
Enjoy the first-ever Mental Dimes Pick ‘Em challenge where I compete with all of your collective wisdom to see who will win at the season’s end! Bills @ Rams: Rams 30-27 Part of this is hope on my part, since I really want the new season to start off strong. It should be a close game between playoff contenders. Eagles @ Lions: Eagles 17-16 This … Continue reading Week 1 Pick ‘Em
Jessie Bates returns to team facilities last Tuesday morning to sign his franchise tag. Word came out quick from press conferences of how excited the Bengals were to have their star safety back. Many players and coaches on the Bengals have considered Bates the QB of the defense, the guy getting everyone in their spots and really sees the whole field on that back end. … Continue reading Bates is back to work. Bengals defense and locker room immediately lifted.
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
Angels: 7/10: This game from the Angels was rather promising, given the struggles the Halos’ batters were having last week. That being said, it appears that the Orioles saved their best for last, putting on a slew of hits to win the game 9-5. As I mentioned, however, there were some moments where I was impressed with Angels hitters. Monte Harrison had three RBIs on … Continue reading Luke’s Look at All Things L.A.- Week of: 7/10/22-7/16/22
We’ve reached a point in our calendar year that can be particularly challenging for fiending football fans across the country. That dead time at the conclusion of minicamp is brutal, like a dry football desert. We’re taunted by the start of training camp being right around the corner; and the Hall of Fame Game approximately a month away (Aug. 4th) gives us a sense of … Continue reading State of the Franchise – Miami Dolphins
AFC East Buffalo Bills: Keep doing what you’re doing The Bills are the preseason favorites to win the Super Bowl and for good reason. They have talent at every position and don’t have many weaknesses. They signed future first-ballot Hall of Fame linebacker Von Miller this offseason as well. The only issue they may have is that the playoffs are a win-or-go-home format. Sometimes, any … Continue reading How Each AFC East/West Team Can Win the Super Bowl