So in this glorious world we live in, almost everyone has bosses. And unlike the disappearance of America’s middle-class, there are few bosses always hated (Horrible Bosses neurotic and harassment style) and even fewer always liked; almost everybody that is in a job they at least somewhat enjoy has a boss in the middle ground. […]Please, blog, may I have some more?
Many leagues give points for return yards, which I can get behind, but only to a point, and really this has nothing to do with this post so I will continue. Points for punt and kick return yards are all over the place in the leagues I sampled. There really is no consistent league setting […]Please, blog, may I have some more?
Those of you who actually played real tackle football are familiar with the phrase “play to the whistle,” meaning give your best effort until the play is over. The human temptation is to lose focus and intensity, even when you’re still in the mix to win. Even if your league doesn’t have keepers you should […]Please, blog, may I have some more?
I’m fresh out of risk management parables and parlor game analogies this week, so I’m going to indulge myself by just skipping to the good stuff. Let’s recap how the system works here: start with your basic ranking of players, and then consider -1 and +1 ratings to move the player to the bottom or […]Please, blog, may I have some more?
A statistic I like to use when assessing wide receivers is targets. If your players don’t have the opportunity the odds of them succeeding, are, well, not as good or to put it in terms nobody will understand, zeep zop zulu cranium. We are only one week into the season, but these numbers can be […]Please, blog, may I have some more?
Mike Bell of, maybe this Denver RB will rush for 1500 yards because he’s in the “system” fame, rushed 10 times for 100 yards and a TD. After the game Brees insinuated that Bell could see more touches which would give about 5 touches per game per Saints offensive player. This of course isn’t the […]Please, blog, may I have some more?
Update: 8/25 Many of us play in leagues where kick and punt return yards count for fake points that could translate into real money or a false sense of happiness. But how much stake do you put into return ability? Last year many jacked Devin Hester’s value up thinking that since he was becoming a […]Please, blog, may I have some more?