Before we get to the glorious winner of the first annual “Next Great Fantasy Football Writer” contest, please indulge me in a little semi-ancient St. Amant history. (I suggest printing this out to read in the bathroom, or on your next transatlantic flight in lieu of Ambien.) .

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This one will be short and sweet. (Relatively. I can ramble with the best of ‘em.) After all, we’ve reached the Darwinian stage of the event. The herd has been thinned (fewer entries this week). The Strong, presumably, are surviving and perhaps even getting stronger by feeding on the flesh of the Weak and guzzling their blood like so much Red Bull.

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First, a huge thanks to everyone who submitted. We had more than fifty entries, so the competition was stiff. But, in the end, we felt there were two runners-up and a winner who stood out in Round 1.

Here’s the official topic for Round 2: Who is your number one sleeper in all of fantasy football for 2011, and why?

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