New England Patriots 2012 Fantasy Football Preview

Take notice here because Bill Belichick’s boys are one of fantasy football’s behemoths. The New England Patriots have ranked in the top ten in points per game going all the way back to 2004, a total of eight seasons. And with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels back in the mix, there’s a great reason to believe they will make it nine straight seasons.

Here are the guys in New England that you should have on your list come time to do the fantasy draft. [Read more…]

2011 Fantasy Football Awards (Week Two)


America’s favorite game is back and The Sports Bank has you covered with the best and worst of what was Fantasy Football Week Two.

The quarterbacks continued to flash their brilliance, but it was the week of the receiver as three of the five top spots in fantasy went to those with the soft hands. After two weeks, we’re left asking ourselves if the running back position is the most important in fantasy anymore?

Follow the jump to receive up-to-date fantasy analysis and the best waiver wire pick-ups for week three! [Read more…]

2011 Fantasy Football Awards (Week One)


America’s favorite game is back and The Sports Bank has you covered with the best and worst of what was Fantasy Football Week One.

The mothership (a.k.a. ESPN) wasn’t kidding when they said it was the “year of the quarterback.” Those who drafted QB’s early in their fantasy draft shouldn’t be critiqued as we saw four of the top five fantasy performances come from signal callers.

Follow the jump to receive up-to-date fantasy analysis and the best waiver wire pick-ups for week two!
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Tom Brady Throws for Patriots, MNF Passing Record: New England 38, Miami 24

This is why we get so unnaturally excited about football isn’t it? A new Monday Night Football and New England Patriots franchise record for passing yards  and Tom Brady goes 32-48 for 517! 4 TDs 1 INT, 121.6 passer rating.

And there’s still another game left to be played tonight!

-I freely admit that I vastly prefer college football to the NFL, but it’s hard to make that argument as the NFL becomes such a pass happy league and shapes it’s product to be more passer friendly. It is indeed “white collar football.” And white collar football is by far the best brand of football.

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New England Patriots Look Kinda Bad in 34-10 Loss to Detroit Lions

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Again, it’s preseason football and therefore scoreboards about as accurate and meaningful as compliments a stripper gives you, but losing 34-10 to the Detroit Lions wasn’t very promising for the New England Patriots because well, their starters got beaten kinda badly by Motown’s starters.

Chad Ochocinco did not have a good game. He dropped a pass, and had zero catches while being thrown to four times.

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Tom Brady Wants to Push the Tempo This 2011 Patriots Season

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According to a Rasmussen poll, 18% of respondents believe the New England Patriots will win the Super Bowl this year. Many pundits are picking them to claim the AFC. And it’s easy to understand why with all the moves they made this offseason. But one factor that determine how far the Pats go this NFL season is if they get more velocity into the game management of their offense.

Remember that 11 minute drive to nowhere while begin down 2+ scores at the time in the second half of their postseason loss to the New York Jets? A semi-retarded chimpanzee would find that debacle in idiocy mind-numbing and frustrating. Hopefully, Brady and the Boys can get the offense working much faster this fall.

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2011 Fantasy Football Top 30 By Position (Quarterbacks)


Fantasy Football drafts
are looming right around the corner and there’s plenty of research to be done. Luckily for you, The Sports Bank has you covered with updated rankings for the 2011 season.

This week, we look at the ever-important Quarterback (QB) position. Whether you’re in a super-competitive league or one of those leagues that doesn’t really matter, here’s all you need to know about the top 30 signal-callers in the game of fantasy.
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