Start/Sit

Sometimes, ok, most of the time, even I don’t know what’s really happening in fantasyland this season.  Misuse of players, random emerging quarterbacks and phantom timetables for return from injury can all make fantasy feel like a wasteland of confusion. At least this year’s version.  But wait, don’t leave me because I promise to do my darndes...

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To start or not to start is always the core question for fantasy football purveyors. Week 6 is particularly messy with the curtain closed for the season on Julio Jones and the uncertainty of Calvin Johnson this week.  Aren’t GTDs the worst? Onto the reason you’re here – advice. As always, the players listed ar...

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Time to stop whining about your savaged roster or those six - yes SIX - teams on bye this week. After all, you have a fantasy win ripe for the taking. Let me help you. As always the Startability Index focuses on players at the margins, the ones who will generally be the difference between victory and defeat.  Most players listed come from reader req...

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Here’s a decent costume idea: Dress up as a fantasy winner.  How do you do that? Affix dollar bills to your body, along with pictures of your starters and throw a crown on your head. But in order to pull this costume off with authority, you need to pick the right tweener guys to start. That’s where the Startability Index comes in! As always, pla...

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Holy cow, we’re already to Week 10, which means fantasy playoffs are around the corner!  If you’re still hanging out in places like this reading advice, congrats, you’re probably in contention. So let’s get to this week’s Startability Index which is fully made up of reader requests this week.  (Thank you!) If you want a Startability score fo...

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Before we delve into Week 11’s all-important Startability Index, a word of caution about late season trading. Fantasy playoffs are on the horizon, which means many owners are desperate and clamoring for a way to extend their season. Outside of Weeks 1-4 when manipulative owners test their fellow owners’ penchant for charity and flat out knowledge, t...

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Let’s be honest about something. Without fantasy football this season would suck, at least in comparison to recent years. Last week offered a reprieve from what had been mostly bad match-ups but unfortunately Week 12 brings the mismatches back. Outside of New England and Denver and arguably Dallas and the New York Giants, good luck finding a game that...

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