Decision time: Stretch run moves that will determine fantasy futures
We all make good and bad decisions on a daily basis. History is chock-full of them. Take today's date, Nov. 8, for example:
1932 -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt is elected president for the first time. Imagine leading a nation amid an economic meltdown and a global war while confined to a wheel chair. Nice call, grandma and grandpa.
1966 -- California elects actor Ronald Reagan as governor, thus paving the way for more celebrities to rule including the "Governator" and eventually one of the Kardashian sisters.
1968 -- John Lennon legally divorces Cynthia. Goodbye, Beatles. Hello, Yoko Ono.
1970 -- The AFL and NFL officially merge. Where would fantasy football be without colorful teams like the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders? More importantly for commentators, the AFL introduced players' names on the back of jerseys.
1973 - New Orleans kicker Tom Dempsey boots an NFL record 63-yard field goal to beat the Lions, 19-17. What a ballsy Les Miles-like decision by the Saints coach.
Entering Week 10 of the football season, which is only a month away from the fantasy playoffs, every decision going forward is important. Here's help making the right calls: