Congrats to Get Off My Ditka as they pulled a come from behind victory over Phoenix Rising to win this year's championship! The final standings were extremely close this year and it took 2 wins over 2 of the top 3 teams in the last 3 weeks for GOMD to take the title. That and Patrick Mahomes! Remember Mahomes(top QB and overall pts) was had for $5 and coupled with Saquon Barkley(#2 RB) to form a combo that proved to be the winning one. Phoenix Rising had Brees and Gurley but injuries and mediocre games at the end hurt and Show me the Money had Rivers and Gordon and saw an injury to Gordon factor in their hope as well. I will be sending out a text soon to try and set something up to get together at my house for either a playoff game or the Pro Bowl at my house. Congrats again Jamie!
Who needs fantasy football playoffs? As if perfectly constructed, the top 2 teams, Get off My Ditka(10-5) and Phoenix Rising(10-5) will face off in the last week of the season for this years title. The next 2 teams, Slap a Hoe(9-6 )and Show Me the Money(9-6) will also face off and one of them could sneak into the 2nd spot. The league total points title is also up for grabs as only 9 points seperates Show me the Money from Posse (wtf happened to that lead?). All in all, its an interesting last week for at least 5 of the 10 teams in the league. Looking at the standings, it really was a competitive league this year as 7 out of 10 teams currently have winning records and the team with the 8 best record has more points than alot of those 7.
Good Luck Week 16 and Merry Christmas to all you guys and your families!
Upsets and points were the story of week 12. 7 teams scored over 100, 9 teams over 90 pts and all 5 games were upsets. The 3 teams tied for first were losers in week 12 and are all still tied at 8-4. PDT had a huge MNF comeback to tell Show Me the Money to keep the change. Posse contained all the flames on Phoenix Rising and Philly's Finest gave Get off my Ditka a heart attack. Slap a Hoe put a leak in Magnum Boyz and Polish Kingz kept it interesante to the Most Int Team in the World. (Hell Yeah , i got 5 puns in!)
With only 4 games left, it still seems to be up in the air for the title to be determined . Good Luck Week 13
Week 11 was the first week in league history that 2 teams (Get off my Ditka & Show me the Money) scored over 150 pts. Both those teams also are now tied for first place at 8-3 with Phoenix Rising who were upset by the Most WTF team in the World. Phoenix Rising now faces the league points leader this week to try and avoid losing that top spot they have held on to for so long.
Reminder that we go until Week 16 with no playoffs. We also have talked about keeping up your teams as to keep a competitive league. If you are eliminated from a Top 3 spot but have a need to pick up a free agent to keep your team competitive, your fee for that will be waived. Just remind the forgetful commish or post a message that you are doing so. Good Luck week 12 and
Happy Thanksgiving to all you guys and your families!
Show me the Money (6-3)was all in last week, as he had 7 players on bye week, and was able to upset Phoenix Rising(7-2) to gain a game in the standings and help keep the league leaderboard still condensed. Get off my Ditka fell to 6-3 as the Most How and the heck did he win Team (5-4) pulled off a come from behind victory. Points leader, Posse, had the 2nd highest points of the week but didnt lose and now sits at 5-4 and above .500 for the 1st time. Philly's Finest also entered the fray with a victory and also is 5-4 and the 2nd half of the season is officially off to an interesting start with many teams still in it. Mathematically, even you PDT.
Good Luck week 10
|Released||Phoenix Rising||Lamar Miller RB HOU||Sun Dec 23 10:42am ET|
|Acquired||Phoenix Rising||Elijah McGuire RB NYJ||Sun Dec 23 10:42am ET|
|Released||Phoenix Rising||Alfred Blue RB HOU||Sat Dec 22 3:22pm ET|
|Acquired||Phoenix Rising||C.J. Anderson RB LAR||Sat Dec 22 3:22pm ET|
|Released||Slap_A_Hoe Tribe||Josh Gordon WR NWE||Sat Dec 22 8:35am ET|
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|Magnum Boyz (7-9)||103.60|
|Phoenix Rising (10-6)||119.70|
|Get Off My Ditka (11-5)||122.50||F|
|Philly's Finest (8-8)||109.30|
|Most Interesting Team in (9-7)||111.10||F|
|Polish KingZ (4-12)||64.90|
|Show Me The Money (10-6)||122.10|
|Slap_A_Hoe Tribe (9-7)||105.60||F|
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Albert Wilson (hip) has progressed in his rehab without setbacks since suffering a hip injury in October, according to a league source. Doctors have ruled out surgery once and for all for Wilson and has raised hope that he will be able to get back on the field this spring. The belief is that Wilson will be ready for the start of the offseason program in April. Wilson ranked third on the team in touchdowns (four receiving and one passing) despite missing nine games, and his yards-per-catch average (15.0) led the team. Although Miami's quarterback situation is up in the air, Wilson should have a prominent place in the team's offense next year regardless.
The New York Jets officially hired Dowell Loggains as their next offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach on Wednesday. Loggains has worked under head coach Adam Gase in both Chicago and Miami. With Gase likely running the show on offense, Loggains' main task will be to continue the development of quarterback Sam Darnold, who was very up and down in his rookie season. The Jets ranked 29th in yards per game (299.2), 25th in passing yards (197.8), 26th in rushing yards (101.4) and 23rd in the league in points per game (20.8) in 2018.
The Arizona Cardinals signed veteran wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald to a one-year deal on Wednesday so that he can return for a 16th season. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Fitzgerald will turn 36 at the end of August but will remain the No. 1 wideout on the team because of his experience. His numbers took a hit in one of the worst offenses in the NFL in 2018, but he still led the team in receptions (69), receiving yards (734) and touchdowns (six). While Fitz can still make an impact on the field, he'll be returning to his third head coach in three years, but the addition of Kliff Kingsbury could improve the offense moving forward. We won't say for sure that Fitzgerald will return to the 1,000-yard mark, but he should be a serviceable WR3 at the very least.
Former Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano is expected to land with the New England Patriots in a top defensive role when linebackers coach Brian Flores heading to the Miami Dolphins.
Former New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo has emerged as the favorite to be hired as Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator, according to sources.
Arizona Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald announced Wednesday, Jan. 23, that he'll return for the 2019 season.
Fantasy Spin: Fitz had a 69-734-6 season, which was well below the 100-catch, 1,000-yard seasons the three years previously. The rookie quarterback was part of the problem, but he doesn't have much more upside next season. He's still a PPR asset, but he'll be a mid-round option as a WR3.
Updating an earlier report, Arizona Cardinals impending free-agent WR Larry Fitzgerald re-signed with the Cardinals on a one-year deal. Financial terms weren't disclosed.
Miami Dolphins WR Albert Wilson (hip) is on schedule with his recovery from an October hip injury that landed him on IR and could be at full speed when the team's offseason workout program begins in April.
Fantasy Spin: After four largely nondescript seasons in Kansas City, Wilson flashed some playmaking ability before getting injured against the Lions. There are far too many variables in Miami for an accurate read on Wilson's fantasy prospects for 2019, but he did enough last year to warrant your attention.
Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles would be eligible to be franchise or transition tagged and then traded if the team decides not to pick up his option, which ESPN's Chris Mortensen believes is a possibility as doing so would allow the Eagles to influence Foles' destination.
Fantasy Spin: Mortensen indicates such a move would prevent Foles from going to a division rival, but it's all speculation at this point. While it's far from a sure thing, Foles could have some fantasy value in the right situation.
Oakland Raiders CB Daryl Worley (shoulder) had successful surgery on his ailing shoulder last week, according to head coach Jon Gruden.
Baltimore Ravens WR Michael Crabtree is likely to be released in the offseason, according to The Athletic's Jeff Zrebiec.
Dallas Cowboys impending free-agent WR Cole Beasley claimed Tuesday, Jan. 22, that the Dallas front office encourages the coaching staff to get the football to certain players. 'I haven't been a huge priority in that regard. Maybe that will change but I'm not sure,' Beasley said.
Fantasy Spin: Beasley's frustrations are evident and understandable, although Amari Cooper, Ezekiel Elliott and Michael Gallup are all bigger, more talented threats with the ball. Beasley does have a role to play and put together his second best season from a statistical standpoint. That being said, he's only a mid- to late-round PPR flier if he stays in Dallas.
Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen said the team is "optimistic" that quarterback Alex Smith (leg) will be ready for the start of the 2019 season, but he also said "we'll see." In his first year with Washington, Smith was a disappointment, throwing for 2,108 yards, 10 touchdowns and five interceptions with an 85.7 QB rating in 10 games before his gruesome leg injury. He'll be heading into his age-35 season and is unlikely to be ready for training camp or the regular season, so he's one to avoid for fantasy purposes. The 'Skins are in dire need of a long-term quarterback.
The Kansas City Chiefs relieved defensive coordinator Bob Sutton of his duties on Tuesday. Sutton was head coach Andy Reid's defensive coordinator for all six of his years in KC, but the Chiefs defense continued to trend downward in 2018 and was their Achilles heel in the AFC Championship loss to the Patriots last weekend. Defensive end Chris Jones -- third in the NFL with 15.5 sacks in 2018 -- and linebacker Dee Ford are the linchpins of this defense, but they must improve their talent in the secondary. The Chiefs ranked 31st in yards allowed per game (405.5), 31st in passing yards allowed (273.4), 27th in rushing yards allowed (132.1), 24th in points allowed (26.3) and tied for eighth in takeaways (27) in 2018.
Oakland Raiders impending free-agent TE Jared Cook will be re-signed if head coach Jon Gruden has his way, but Gruden admitted that Cook will be a popular name on the free-agent market.
Fantasy Spin: Cook was one of the few bright spots for the Raiders this season, and maybe the lone bright spot. He's a top-five fantasy tight end candidate now after finishing 2018 as the TE5.
Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones led all receivers with 24 receptions for first downs on 30 third-down targets this past season.
Fantasy Spin: Despite a slow start in the TD department (none in his first seven games) Jones also wound up leading the league in receiving yards (1,677) for the second time in the last four seasons. And even with Jones turning 30 this offseason (on Super Bowl Sunday), he remains an elite WR1 in all fantasy formats.
Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said the team is unsure if impending free-agent running back Marshawn Lynch plans to play in 2019. Gruden said "we'd love to have him back" if he decides to play another season. Beast Mode will turn 33 in April and is coming off a season in which he played in just six games due to injury. Lynch ran 90 times for 376 yards (4.2 yards per carry) and three scores. Even if Lynch returns, he'd be more of a low-upside, injury-risk RB2 for Oakland that is more attractive in standard-scoring leagues.
Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said the team would like to re-sign impending free-agent tight end Jared Cook, but he knows the market for his services will be competitive. He'll be in high demand after he set career highs across the board in catches (68), targets (101), yards (896) and touchdowns (six) for the Raiders. Given the sad state of the tight end position in fantasy, Cook was a strong TE1 this year and will likely be drafted as one again this year, depending on where he lands. Staying in Oakland might be the best for his value.
The Cincinnati Bengals are hiring former Oakland Raiders quarterbacks coach Brian Callahan as their next offensive coordinator. Callahan has never been an offensive coordinator in the NFL but has been a QBs coach since 2015. He'll oversee an offense that could easily bounce back after serious injuries to quarterback Andy Dalton and wide receiver A.J. Green derailed them in 2018. Cincinnati finished 26th in yards per game (310.8), 24th in passing yards per game (205.6), 21st in rushing yards per game (105.1) and 17th in points per game (23.0) in 2018.
Oakland Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch, an impending free agent this offseason, hasn't announced whether he plans on playing in 2019, but if he does, Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said Tuesday, Jan. 22, that 'we'd love to have him back.'
Fantasy Spin: Lynch will be 33 by the time next season rolls around, but he'd still be a fantasy RB2 consideration if were to be projected to be the primary RB in Oakland.
|Philly's Finest||Sun Jan 20 12:47pm ET|
|Most Interesting Tea||Sat Jan 19 3:38pm ET|
|Magnum Boyz||Fri Jan 18 2:14am ET|
|Commissioner||Tue Jan 15 9:14am ET|
|Phoenix Rising||Wed Jan 2 7:20pm ET|
|Get Off My Ditka||Sun Dec 30 3:46pm ET|
|Polish KingZ||Fri Dec 28 3:00pm ET|
|Slap_A_Hoe Tribe||Tue Dec 25 2:45pm ET|
|Show Me The Money||Tue Dec 25 12:25pm ET|
|Posse||Tue Dec 25 12:29am ET|
|PDT||Sun Dec 23 10:35am ET|
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