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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 8

by Debbie Baratz • October 23, 2013

The NFL has reached the halfway point of the season and in Week 7, came some ugly injuries. Teams are still undergoing bye weeks with six of them enjoying one in Week 8. Between those absences and players sidelined from injuries, there’s holes to be filled on fantasy football teams. Here’s a look at Week […]


Can Packers Fill the Receiving Void with Randall Cobb Out?

by Debbie Baratz • October 22, 2013

For the Green Bay Packers, they’re like any NFL team and have been hit by the injury bug. But for them, this came in Week 6 in a 19-17 victory against the Baltimore Ravens. They lost top wide receiver Randall Cobb for numerous weeks thanks to a fractured fibula from a hit by Ravens safety Matt Elam. Cobb […]


Is Irsay an Ingrate or Simply Stirring Up Headlines for Manning Homecoming?

by Debbie Baratz • October 19, 2013

This Sunday, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will return to Indianapolis for his first matchup against the Indianapolis Colts. Along with his team’s perfect record, his homecoming, the great play by his successor Andrew Luck and the love by the fans for him, there’s a lot at stake and distractions. And there’s also the Colts […]


Want to Own Stock in Arian Foster?

by Debbie Baratz • October 18, 2013

First it was fantasy football, then insurance on your favorite fantasy player and now you can take a financial interest in your favorite sports player. On Thursday, the new Fantex Brokerage Services opened for business and will enable fans to invest in stock connected to the performance from an athlete’s brand. In other words, buying […]


Will Rob Gronkowski Ever Return to the Field?

by Debbie Baratz • October 17, 2013

In the mysterious case of when will New England tight end Rob Gronkowski make his 2013 debut, fans may have a little bit more of an idea or a confirmation on Thursday: he hasn’t received medical clearance by Dr. James Andrews. Appearing on the Miami radio show, Joe Rose Show on 560 WQAM, Gronkowski’s agent Drew […]


Netflix, Google Play May Be In Line for NFL Thursday Night Games

by Debbie Baratz • October 17, 2013

Many of us spend our entire Sundays watching NFL games. There may be an occasional Monday night game to watch and a Thursday night one too if it includes one of our favorite teams. But for some, this end-of-week game appears to be more of a routine than originally thought as it now appears the […]


Can Joseph Randle Handle the Work Load with DeMarco Murray Out?

by Debbie Baratz • October 16, 2013

Once again, Dallas Cowboys running back Demarco Murray is down with an injury–almost exactly a year to the day. This time it’s a sprained MCL that came in Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins. Earlier this week, Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones thought the player would be out for a few weeks but on Wednesday, Murray […]


Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Picks Week 7

by Debbie Baratz • October 15, 2013

Six games have been completed in this 2013 NFL season and two teams remain undefeated, the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs. One comes as a surprise while the other no so much thanks to its talented quarterback. But we all know a quarterback is only as good as the teammates who support him […]


So If the Redskins Changed Their Name, What Should the New Name Be?

by Debbie Baratz • October 14, 2013

On Sunday evening, NBC sports broadcaster Bob Costas entered the Washington Redskins name controversy by giving a halftime commentary during the Redskins versus the Dallas Cowboys matchup. Costas said via FoxNews.com, “Think for a moment about the term ‘Redskins’ and how it truly differs from [other team nicknames based on Native American images]. Ask yourself […]


Can The Chiefs Defense Sustain Top Fantasy DST Honors?

by Debbie Baratz • October 13, 2013

On Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs held onto their undefeated season as they beat the Oakland Raiders 24-7. Their success comes somewhat as a surprise after 2012’s 2-14 record. Change has come to this team with new coach Andy Reid, quarterback Alex Smith and its improved defense. It has been at the top of fantasy […]