Pat Fitzmaurice

Pat Fitzmaurice is TFG's lead fantasy expert. He welcomes questions from readers in the comment section below, at fitzallsizes@gmail.com or via Twitter at @Fitz_FF.

The ratings success of the ESPN show “First Take” suggests that among a large segment of fans there exists a thirst for strong, unwavering opinions in the realm of sports punditry. Plant your flag at the North Pole or the South Pole, n...

With training camps open and the fantasy draft season about to begin in earnest, The Football Girl and I are taking a look at some underrated and overrated fantasy performers. I’ll offer up a list of blue-light specials, while The Footba...

Conventional wisdom preaches patience at the QB position in this year’s drafts and auctions (unless, of course, you’re playing in a 2-QB league). Good quarterbacks are abundant thanks to a flood of young talent at the position, and the...

I hate Darren McFadden. OK, perhaps that’s a little harsh. But my moth-to-a-flame attraction to McFadden in recent years has been costly.  It’s cost me money.  It’s cost me self-esteem.  It’s cost me credibi...

(Note: This is an adaptation of a column Pat Fitzmaurice wrote for Pro Football Weekly in 2012.) There will be thousands of fantasy football trades consummated today. Maybe tens of thousands. But for every tra...