Nick Foles, Kyle Orton

2014 Fantasy Football: 5 players that are way overhyped

One of the greatest dangers every year in fantasy football is drinking the kool aid or buying into the hype on certain players. Every year there are fantasy sleepers everyone refers to as sure things, yet players routinely fail to live up to expectations.

Last year we saw guys like David Wilson, Lamar Miller and even Montee Ball get ridiculously overhyped. None of them finished inside the top-20 in fantasy football at the running back position.…

Ray Rice

NFL dropped the ball on Ray Rice punishment

Baltimore Ravens all-pro running back Ray Rice will not be spending any time in jail for aggravated assault on his then fiancĂ©e Jaynay Palmer. Allowed by the court to enter a plea of not guilty and apply for a program for first-time offenders, it may clear him of charges in as few as six months. Not a bad deal, considering he knocked her out cold and was caught on tape dragging her limp body out of the elevator.…

Chris Snee

NFL taking a toll on Chris Snee

As if things could not get any worse for the New York Giants at offensive line. Coming off a season where the New York Giants gave up an abysmal 40 sacks last year, the team had a number of things to fix. Not only were they not giving two-time Super Bowl MVP, Eli Manning enough time in the pocket, but this was also a team that could not get anything consistently going in the running game.…

Matthew-Stafford

This is the year for Matthew Stafford

After all the changes for the Detroit Lions, one thing remains the same, this is Matt Stafford’s team. The team brought in a new coaching staff that specializes in quarterback fundamentals. The Lions also upgraded offensive weapons, adding wide receiver Golden Tate and tight end Eric Ebron. All these new additions have the fans in Detroit saying “This is the year for Matthew Stafford.”

With a new head coach, new offensive/defensive coordinators, and a number of new position coaches, it still comes down to the players on the field.…

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