Fantasy soda: Chargers look likely to attack Raiders on the ground
Heading into Week 5, San Diego's
CALL ME CRAZY, but I'm going to sit
For this week's SHORT ODDS, I'm predicting another failed drug test or no show for
Fantasy owners may be tempted to put Eagles players on a shelf until Kolb gets things back in order, but I believe the young passer and his targets will have an outstanding week. I say DOUBLE DOWN on Kolb and tight end
Heading into next Monday's clash between the Vikings and Jets, fantasy owners are likely to steer clear of
THE BREAK ROOM: The year's most disappointing first round pick thus far.
Have any of this year's consensus first round fantasy picks provided their fantasy owners much joy?
The top-performing first round pick, relative to his average draft position, may be Minnesota's Adrian Peterson, who has averaged 130.7 rushing yards in his three contests. Pittsburgh's
The most disappointing of them all? For me it's Baltimore's
RapidDraft.com senior football writer
Rice has yet to score a touchdown and has gained just 3.8 yards per carry. A bum knee may be the culprit; on Sunday he touched the ball just nine times (eight carries, one catch).
Will things improve for Rice owners? I'm not so sure. The Ravens play one of the most physically demanding schedules in all of football, and considering that when fantasy owners will need to rely on their top pick the most, he'll have to face some of the league's toughest defenses (Carolina in Week 11, Pittsburgh in Week 13 and Houston in Week 14).
Schauf is optimistic: "As long as his knee comes around, I certainly think the numbers will pick up, though I'd be concerned about a lower ceiling for his reception total with
SUCKER TRADE OF THE WEEK: Tim from California writes: "When Michael Vick became the Eagles starter, I was able to trade him for
Looks like a lopsided deal now, Tim, but if Vick returns to the lineup and Dallas' offense continues to struggle, you might not feel so good about the trade later this season.