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Archive: August 2, 2009 - August 8, 2009

How the Experts Drafted, Part III

The most shocking development in the first eight rounds was the final pick, Tony Romo. Last year he was among the top three quarterbacks drafted in just about every league. How the might have fallen.

By Gene Wang | August 7, 2009; 4:02 PM ET | Comments (0)

How the Experts Drafted, Part II

While surfing RotoWorld.com's site last night, I came across Pancake Blocks's list of top 14 beat writer football blogs, and guess which was first?

By Gene Wang | August 7, 2009; 1:50 PM ET | Comments (1)

How the Experts Drafted, Part I

The National Football Post on Tuesday had its industry draft, so if you want to get a glimpse into how fantasy experts approach the most important day of the fantasy season, here's your chance.

By Gene Wang | August 7, 2009; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (1)

AP vs. MJD: CBSSports.com's Retort

CBSSports.com fantasy writer Jamey Eisenberg was kind enough to respond at length via e-mail when asked about the thinking behind his daring auguries.

By Gene Wang | August 6, 2009; 3:17 PM ET | Comments (2)

Predictions From CBSSports.com

You've got to give CBSSports.com's experts credit for their moxie. After all these aren't exactly timid forecasts.

By Gene Wang | August 6, 2009; 12:30 PM ET | Comments (1)

SI Responds to Brady Ranking

Sports Illustrated's Jay Clemons cited two examples to justify what seems an awfully low position for a quarterback who threw for 4,806 yards and 50 touchdowns two years ago.

By Gene Wang | August 5, 2009; 5:36 PM ET | Comments (5)

Sports Illustrated Down on Brady

Sport Illustrated's David Sabino writes: "Tom Brady is rated as high as seventh only because he's Tom Brady. Any other QB coming off a major knee injury and playing under a new coordinator wouldn't be."

By Gene Wang | August 5, 2009; 1:20 PM ET | Comments (1)

It's All Adding Up

Instead of you the fantasy owner pouring over pages of data trying to calculate whom you should draft and when, DraftDude does the heavy lifting.

By Gene Wang | August 5, 2009; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Brand Name Clarification

While many fantasy enthusiasts -- Fantasy Check included -- have grown accustomed to calling it Sportsline in the vernacular, CBSSports.com communications sent an e-mail correcting me.

By Gene Wang | August 4, 2009; 3:44 PM ET | Comments (0)

Going Low to Find T.O.

Lost in the conversation is Terrell Owens, and it's not often he's left out of the discussion among the five best fantasy wideouts

By Gene Wang | August 4, 2009; 11:22 AM ET | Comments (2)

Another Running Back Bust, Two Sleepers

Fantasy Check decided to take a quick look at running back sleepers and busts according to RotoWire's team of experts.

By Gene Wang | August 3, 2009; 4:02 PM ET | Comments (1)

Praising Sophomore Running Backs

The performance of the Class of 2008 running backs was so impressive that this season ESPN has three of those players rated in the top 11, NFL.com has three in the top 10, and Sportsline includes three among the top eight.

By Gene Wang | August 2, 2009; 3:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

 
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