• Foolish Thoughts: You complete me, 2009 kickoff and site enhancements

    by  • August 10, 2009 • Site News • 1 Comment

    The Hall of Fame game was everything I thought it would be last night — a little bit of football surrounded by a media frenzy of interviews. Outside of two catches, we didn’t see much of the Terrell Owens and Trent Edwards show, and I’m not yet convinced that the new no-huddle offense in Buffalo is going to make the Bills a fantasy football force this season.

    Then again, it was the Tennessee Titans defense out there, and it doesn’t seem that they’ll be suffering this season without Albert Haynesworth terrorizing quarterbacks up the middle. I’m sure they’ll still miss the big fella when it counts.

    As far as highlights go, the most significant play of the game was Vince Young’s touchdown pass to Paul Williams for the Titans’ third score. Drafted in 2007, Williams has been invisible thus far in the NFL with only one career reception. Much like Young, Williams needs to show something this season. The preseason touchdown connection could be the beginning of an upswing for both players.

    More important than the game itself, the kickoff of the Hall of Fame game signifies the final stretch before fantasy football season, which I guess is also known as the preseason, and the NFL had me at “hello” this year.

    We’re been gearing up for the season already here at Fantasy Football Fools, and we’ve brought a few enhancements to the site to involve you more in all of our fantasy football coverage.

    For starters, you’ll notice our improved comments system with the addition of Disqus. Login using your own Disqus username, your Facebook or Twitter profile or with any OpenID to leave a comment, or submit one the old-fashioned way simply by leaving your name and email address. You can now reply directly to comments and film a video response using Seesmic if you’d rather us see your face. We hope the new comments will create a more interactive experience here at Fools and make commenting a breeze.

    If you’re as big a fan of Twitter as I am, Fools now has its own Twitter feed in addition to my own account. Follow @FantasyFools to catch only our posts and any official tweets from the Fools. If you have any questions or comments to share with us on Twitter, it’s still best to direct them to me @jacobsloan.

    We’ve also added two Facebook integrations to allow you to stay up-to-date with all our fantasy football posts. Help us out by becoming a fan of the Fools on our page on Facebook and take it a step further by following Fantasy Football Fools with NetworkedBlogs. By following, you’ll be able to easily read, rate, comment and share our posts with your friends through Facebook. If either of these new ways to keep in touch with Fantasy Football Fools catches your eye, please add them in our right sidebar. If you’re reading this post through our RSS feed or email, you’ll have to drop by Fantasy Football Fools.

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    We didn’t change much about the look and feel of the site this offseason, but you may notice we’ve increased the font size to make it all a little easier to read. We hope you like all the work we put into the site this offseason, and we’re looking forward to a good year.

    Catch all of our latest rankings in the next few weeks as you prepare for the draft, and feel free to send any questions you have our way.

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