• On the Wire: Waiver Wire Saviors from Week 1

    by  • September 9, 2008 • 7 Comments

    If you're new here, you may want to follow Fools on Twitter, like Fools on Facebook, or circle Fools on Google+. You can also subscribe to the Fantasy Football Fools RSS feed. Thanks for visiting. See you next time!A disastrous and tragic Week 1 has left plenty of teams hurting for new talent. Was...

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    Dude… Matt Forte

    by  • September 8, 2008 • 1 Comment

    Another leaving us speechless “Dude” award has to go out to Matt Forte this week. The rookie RB laid down a breakout performance in his first NFL start and had a long run against the Colts defense. Highlights in the video. Something tells me that the smart jackasses people who grabbed Matt Forte late...

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    A Fool and His Money in Week 1

    by  • September 7, 2008 • 0 Comments

    Now that we have the explanation out of the way, let’s talk Week 1 picks. Jacob’s Ed. Note: Note that due to some compulsive gambling this weekend, we didn’t get the Week 1 picks up before the games. If you didn’t notice, congratulations — you rock. Starting Week 2, picks should be up prior...

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    Learn the Lingo: How to Bet on Football

    by  • September 7, 2008 • 1 Comment

    For those who aren’t quite sure on how NFL spreads work, I’ll take you through a little crash course before we begin our weekly column. Two Ways to Bet When Las Vegas makes the odds that people bet on for each game, there are two different ways to do it: the “money line” or...

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    Week 1 Hot Hands and Cold Shoulders

    by  • September 6, 2008 • 5 Comments

    I’d like to do it up big for our start/sit coverage this season. Rather than just spouting off names, why don’t we add a little element of interactivity? I’ll starting things off with a few players that could do it up big or stink this week, and you can drop any questions you have...

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    Dude… Brandon Jacobs

    by  • September 5, 2008 • 0 Comments

    Thank New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs for our “Loss for Words Other Than…Dude” moment of the week. LaRon Landry was a brave man. And if you are a fan of up close and personal… Ouch. Just ouch. Animated .GIFs via BigBlueInteractive.com The Corner Forum UPDATE: Video now available:

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    Introducing Two Fools and Their Money

    by  • September 4, 2008 • 0 Comments

    This football season, our highly-respected Best Bets feature (Hint: Don’t ever start betting in Week 16) will be replaced by a column we are going to call A fool and his money… where two compulsive online gamblers will go head-to-head picking the NFL spreads for the entire regular season. These two moderately delusional individuals...

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    And so 2008 begins…

    by  • September 4, 2008 • 4 Comments

    Fantasy football season is upon us! *The people rejoice*   *Crowds cheer and applause*   *Small baby thrown in air* Someone catch that baby! *Baby caught inside beer* YES! The defending Super Bowl Champions, the New York Giants, face off against the Washington Redskins tonight. What will the lesser Manning of the mighty Mannings...

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    Fantasy Football Fools’ 2008 Average Joe Mock Draft

    by  • September 3, 2008 • 2 Comments

    I know it’s a little late to be posting a mock draft. Believe me. I know you all drafted already — well, hopefully, you drafted already. I wish I could have gotten this one edited sooner, but the rush of preseason football and real drafts took hold of me and delayed the posting. Next...

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