The Rant Rag – Week 1 Fantasy Goats

Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines “Goat” as several things, including: “a person who is blamed for a loss or failure” Thus, literally, a “Fantasy Goat” is a fantasy football player that a person blames for the loss of his or her game.  For me, I know a player is a “Fantasy Goat” via one of two tests. First, subjectively, after the games

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Preseason Super Bowl Prediction

By Joey Alibro Twitter: @joeyalibro It’s baaaaaack. Football has finally arrived as preseason games will be kicked into high gear for the next four weeks until the Thursday night opener between the defending champs and the Pittsburgh Steelers. But with the first game closing in, let’s look at some of the teams that could be in the last one on

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Courageous Conjectures for the 2015 NFL Season

By Ha Kung Wong Twitter: @FBGarbageTime The NFL season is creeping up on us, and so is Fantasy Football.  So what better time to make ridiculous predictions than, well, right now?  Every year, before the season begins, I make some bold predictions about the NFL.  Now these aren’t going to happen.  In fact, there’s not even a 50% chance they

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Rumor Roundup with Joey Alibro

By Joey Alibro Twitter: @joeyalibro Dez Bryant’s and Demaryius Thomas’ Contracts With the franchise tag deadline looming, both the Broncos and Cowboys were able to reach long term agreements with their star receivers. It was reported that the agents of Thomas and Bryant legally colluded to set their price at a whopping total of $70 million over the next five

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Four Down Territory

By Ryan Whitfield Twitter: @RyanWhitfieldNE 1st Down Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas' deals make them 2 of the top 3 highest-paid wide receivers in the NFL. pic.twitter.com/pgiknVfODu — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 16, 2015 Is there any other starting point than Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas’s massive contracts? It’s not Calvin Johnson money (albeit close), but both players

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UPDATED: NFL Franchise Tag Deadline Looming…Deals Abound or Down?

By Ha Kung Wong Twitter: @FBGarbageTime With Wednesday, July 15 at 4 PM ET fast approaching, the deadline for signing players designated by an NFL franchise tag to a long term deal is looming large.  And with regard to two of the higher profile wide receivers in this position, Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas, there’s also this mess to deal

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Did the Dallas Cowboys get Run DMC…or Bum DMC?

By Ha Kung Wong Twitter: @FBGarbageTime Run DMC. Sure, they’re one of my favorite music groups of the 1980’s.  But it also refers the perennial underachieving running back, Darren McFadden. Why underachieving?  Well, just look at what he did while at Arkansas. In his final year alone, he totaled 1994 total yards (1830 yards rushing and 164 yards receiving), 17 total touchdowns, won

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