• The Commish

    by  • August 23, 2010

    I received the following e-mail from a reader about being a League Commissioner. “Dear FFMVP,Any advice on how to be a great commissioner in FF this season?  I’ve played 4 seasons now, but this is the first time I’ve been put in charge of running our office’s league and I want to do a standout [...]

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    Wide Receiver Wasteland

    by  • August 23, 2010

    Some NFL teams are Wide Receiver Wastelands. Fantasy managers avoid the receiving corps of Denver, Oakland, Cleveland, and Tampa Bay, like I avoid new M. Night Shymalan movies. The mediocrity is mostly a result of poor Quarterback play, poor WR talent, or unclear roster rotations. Managers are drafting the fourth WR on Indy (Anthony Gonzalez [...]

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    Dome, Sweet Dome

    by  • August 21, 2010

     Quarterbacks get a distinct advantage when they get to play in domes. With no wind, rain, or snow, they can comfortably sling the ball with the perfect trajectory in perfect weather. A more thorough longitudinal study may soon reveal that playing in a dome provides such a distinct advantage, that record-holding QBs should get an [...]

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    What The Stats Don’t Tell You

    by  • August 21, 2010

    Cautionary note: Don’t read too much into preseason games. A) It’s a very small sample size. B) Coaches use preseason games as an opportunity to experiment, so they may force-feed certain guys the ball and try whacky play-calls. C) It’s so early, we don’t know whether a poor fantasy performance from an RB or QB [...]

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