Tag Archives: Sam LaPorta

2024 NFL Draft: The best fantasy football landing spots for Brock Bowers

If you remember anything about Sam LaPorta’s 2023 season, let it be the fact that I mentioned it in full. If you remember anything else, let’s hope it’s the historic rarity of his freshman performance. Last season, LaPorta became only the second rookie tight end of all time to finish with at least 80 receptions… Read More »

After the Lions breakthrough season, it’s time to go all-in toward the championship

For the Detroit Lions, 2024 was already a year in uncharted, if not uncharted, territory. Their first division crown in three decades. Two playoff wins – the franchise had won only one since 1957. A second-half lead in the NFC championship game. Chants of “Jared Goff” replacing the laments of the “Same Old Lions” echo… Read More »

The 5 Biggest Fantasy Football Lessons of 2023

Every year, without fail, we are forced to rewrite some of the previously inviolable laws of fantasy football. If you’ve been building and managing teams for a decade or more, you already understand how quickly and dramatically our guiding principles can change. The NFL itself has changed significantly during the fantasy era, taking our game-within-a-game… Read More »

Week 17: peaks and valleys

Kyren Williams and Puka Nacua – two unexpected competition winners. (Photo by Jevone Moore/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Rams looked like a veteran-heavy team entering the 2023 season. Matthew Stafford, senior quarterback. Cooper Kupp, aging receiver. Sean McVay is an experienced coach. It looked like a team rolling out the same old stuff. Another… Read More »

Week 16 Booms and busts

The Cleveland passing game has gradually come to life, rewarding fantasy managers in the playoffs. (Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images) If fantasy football is your true passion, the game is a 12-month assignment. You look at every photo from the NFL playoffs. You carefully observe a free agent’s every move, like a preoperative surgeon. You… Read More »

Fantasy Football On Target 🎯 What lessons did we learn in week 15 for week 16?

Jaylen Waddle left in Week 15 without Tyreek Hill – could the same be true for Tee Higgins in Week 16? (Photo by Rich Storry/Getty Images) There were a lot of fantasy wide receiver misses in Week 15. Justin Jefferson was just the WR27; it’s been three months since he had a splash game. Ja’Marr… Read More »