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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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: NFL Preseason Week 3

By Joey Alibro Twitter: @joeyalibro The Good 1) Do you remember the sketch of Tom Brady from his first day in court a couple weeks ago? Well, the same sketch artist took another stab at drawing the 4-time Super Bowl winning quarterback. As you can see, they did at least minutely better the second time around. That’s not the only

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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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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: NFL Preseason Week Two

By Joey Alibro Twitter: @joeyalibro First edition of a weekly column discussing the good, bad, and ugly from the previous week in the NFL. The Good 1) Jameis Winston & Co. showed up ready to ball last night against the Bengals. In minimal action, Jameis showed why he was the number one overall pick in this year’s draft after completing

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