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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2015 1st Round NFL Rookies – Homerun or Done in Week 1?

By Joanne Kong Twitter: @kongfu4u  NFL Kickoff There were a lot of surprises in the sports world during this past week.  Serena Williams beat sister Venus Williams.  Serena Williams was defeated in the semi-finals by unranked Roberta Vinci.  Rodger Federer was looking for his first win since 2012, and failed to get it during the U.S. Open finals, losing to

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Waiver Favors: Early Week 1 Fantasy Football Pickups

By Ha Kung Wong Twitter: @FBGarbageTime Enjoyed the first Sunday of the 2015 NFL football season, but couldn’t find time to track all the games for waiver wire gems in your fantasy football league?  Or did you auto-draft your fantasy team and now need to overhaul it with some new upside players? Well, don’t worry!  Because we’ll be scouring the

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Injuries & Oddities: NFL Preseason Week 3 Edition

By Ha Kung Wong Twitter: @FBGarbageTime As usual, it’s time to catch on all the NFL injuries, this time from Preseason Week 3! Randall Cobb The Packers have already sustained a major injury to their receiving core with Jordy Nelson going down last week with a torn ACL, causing him to miss the entirety of the 2015 season.  And although the

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Four Down Territory

By Ryan Whitfield Twitter: @RyanWhitfieldNE Been a busy few weeks and opening night is getting close. These next two weeks are sure to crawl by as we all wait for the best time of the year to get here. In the meantime here’s this weeks 4 hot takes. 1st Down It’s really sad to see all these great guys going

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Reality TV is for Suckers, but what about Madden 16?

Am I a sucker? Well, I’ve been watching the TV show “UnREAL” on (gasp!) Lifetime.  Hold your horses, that’s not the sucker part.  If you’re not familiar with what “UnREAL” is, it’s a fictional weekly drama concerning the lives of the people who produce and direct reality TV shows.  In this case, it’s a mythical reality show called “Ever After”,

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Deep League Quarterbacks: Digging through Trash?

By Robert Knarr This season, like many past seasons, there are numerous quarterbacks to choose from.  Most of these quarterbacks have already been covered ad nauseam.  So, I thought I’d cover late round quarterbacks…like really late round. Some people like a little excitement and diversity in their life, and forgo the traditional 10 or 12 team single quarterback league.  Or

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UPDATED – Injuries & Oddities: NFL Preseason Week 2 Edition

By Ha Kung Wong Twitter: @FBGarbageTime Another week of preseason football means another week of “Injuries & Oddities”!  AND another week of our mascot, the jackelope! OK, let’s get to those NFL injuries! Kelvin Benjamin UPDATE: @Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin suffered a torn ACL in today's joint practice with the Dolphins (via @RapSheet) pic.twitter.com/1G8SyfP0OL — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) August 19, 2015

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