Fantasy Football Nerd

Fantasy Football Nerd's Fantasy Football Blog

August 10, 2018


Yes, it's just Week 1 and most of the key skilled-position players didn't play, but that doesn't mean that there weren't a few nuggets to take away from the opening week. We're looking at who showed flashes of brilliance, who looked rusty, and how some of the workload was shared.
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When I was in 5th grade, my teacher asked me what I wanted to do when I grew up. I said that I'd like to be retired. She suggested that I have a backup plan, so I said fantasy football commissioner. For some reason, nobody ever asked me about my career plans again...
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August 5, 2018


The objective of NFL Pick'em is simple: select the winner of each NFL game throughout the 17-week season by picking the winner straight-up. You'll accumulate a point for each correct pick. Weekly points are tallied and prizes will be awarded to those who have picked the most correct games over the course of the season. The deadline to submit your final pick for a given game is right before the official kickoff of that game.
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Think you got what it takes to beat a fantasy football nerd? How about a whole league of them? Here's your chance to play against me and 10 other FFN users.
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By the time you get to the 10th round or later, you'll be looking for upside. In PPR leagues where pass-catching running backs are a premium, here are five guys to target in those later rounds.
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Every year we talk about how talented certain running backs are, and while there are several elite backs that have the ability to still perform behind a sub-par O-line, you'll find the best production coming out of those running backs with a solid line in front of them. A good offensive line makes an average back a great back and a great back an elite back. Need convincing? Recent Cowboys running backs flourished behind that offensive line (Zeke, DeMarco Murray, etc). We watched both Ingram and Kamara explode behind the talented O-line in New Orleans.
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If you're not in any Best Ball leagues yet, now's the time to start drafting your team - especially now - because our friends at Draft have announced the Biggest Best Ball contest in history!
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It's not uncommon for players to have a down year. Often injury-related, these players are poised to bounce back from disappointing seasons.
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