Chris Farmer

Wildcard Weekend Sleeper: Arizona Cardinals’ WR Early Doucet

01/09/2010 2:22 PM - 

Which begs the question, did Arizona draft Doucet, a virtual Boldin clone, to take his place on the team rather than play alongside him? He is a virtual clone physically.

We may get that answer after the Cardinals’ season is over.


Fantasy Football: 48 Early 2010 Sleepers

01/06/2010 1:00 AM - 

~Seahawks~RB Justin Forsett

~Rams~WR Brandon Gibson/WR Danny Amendola

~Ravens~WR 2010 draft pick/WR Brandon Marshall

~Browns~RB Jerome Harrison


New York Jets’ WR Danny Woodhead: Bookmark Him Now

12/19/2009 11:23 AM - 

What you should know about Woodhead is that he is a superior athlete with the will of a champion, but like many other short players that have come before him, he has been undervalued as a result.

Danny is generously listed at 5’8″ and 200 lbs., which surely had everything to do with him not getting serious attention from major colleges coming out of high school, namely University of Nebraska. At North Platte High School in North Platte, Nebraska, all he did was break the Class A career rushing record.

Fantasy Football 2010: Get Your Popcorn Ready

12/09/2009 12:11 AM - 

Chris Johnson has amazingly overtaken Adrian Peterson for the elite No.1 spot. How is that possible? With 1,509 yards, 9 TDs, 39 catches for 322 and another TD, with four games still left to play, that’s how. Wait I’m just getting started. How about his 6.2 yards per carry average, 19 runs of 20 yards or more, seven straight games rushing for 100 yards or more and making Lendale White fantasy irrelevant? Phenomenal performance this season.

Jason Avant—WR Pickup Of The Week?

12/01/2009 11:49 AM - 

It has been reported that it will be Brown that gets the start in Jackson’s stead if that happens. Reggie is after all listed as DeSean’s backup on the official depth chart. While Brown may get his name in the game day program, for fantasy purposes Jason Avant is the one you want to pick up, and here is why.


NFL Week 12 Fantasy Gems and Longshots—Quarterbacks and Tight Ends

11/25/2009 4:41 PM - 

Matt Leinart, Cardinals- If you own Kurt Warner it would seem to be a no-brainer to handcuff him with a former Heisman trophy winner. Well, maybe not. Not the way Leinart has performed this year anyway. It seems funny to say it, but I would be more confident in Gradkowski at this point than Leinart, even though Matt is surrounded by Pro Bowl talent. As a Cardinals fan, I badly want Leinart to prove me wrong—way wrong. Luckily for me, Warner was on the practice field today which I am hoping means this is a mute point.

NFL Week 12 Fantasy Gems and Longshots—Wide Receivers

11/25/2009 3:49 PM - 

Michael Crabtree, 49ers- Considering Crabtree didn’t even take an NFL snap until Week 7, the numbers although not staggering are nonetheless pretty impressive—4.5 catches and 58 yards per game and now his first TD. It is surely too late to pick him up for free, but he may be primed for a late season push with increased production. It wouldn’t be a bad idea to try and trade for him for the homestretch before your league’s trade deadline. No guarantees, but lots of upside.

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NFL Week 12 Fantasy Gems and Longshots—Running Backs

11/25/2009 11:46 AM - 

Rock has never gotten a fair shake in Washington. To me, Rock should have been in the regular rotation to receive handoffs for years. He is a poor man’s Maurice Jones-Drew, and because no one in D.C. seems to know what exceptional talent is even when it is staring them in the face, Rock only gets his chance when Portis and Betts both go down with injury. Too bad for his career, but take advantage now during that small window when he gets most of the snaps.

Houston Texans’ TE James Casey: Bookmark Him Now

11/18/2009 12:03 PM - 

James Casey on the other hand brings a whole lot more to the table. He is a 25-year old rookie for a reason—he spent three years in the White Sox farm system before retiring from baseball to enroll at Rice to play football. This guy is a gifted athlete, as evidenced by the fact that he played seven different positions for the Rice Owls in 2007 on his way to earning Conference USA consensus all-freshman honors.

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In Action Reaction: Week 10 Still In Progress Report

11/16/2009 12:01 PM - 

The Mort report tells us that no team is likely to pursue Larry Johnson. One surprise highlight from Week 10 was the play of Justin Forsett, RB for the Seahawks. He came in to replace Julius Jones who ended up in the hospital with bleeding in his lung and ran wild with 149 total yards and a TD. The only problem is that he faces a stout Vikings defense next week. To my eyes Forsett deserves a chance to showcase his talents the rest of the season and replace Jones as starter, but coaches don’t always see things the way fans do. Stay tuned and certainly give Forsett a chance to ride your bench this week just in case.