Tommy Landseadel

Is Fantasy Football a Game of Skill, or just Dumb Luck?

Is Fantasy Football a Game of Skill, or just Dumb Luck?

Forrest Gump. In the movie, he went to college on a football scholarship; had the distinction of meeting 3 acting presidents; owned a multi-million dollar shrimp company; and married the girl of his dreams. Yet all of these events happened purely by coincidence. Serendipity. Happy accidents. Blind chance. Dumb luck. Maybe you know of a […]

Football Keeper Decisions

Football Keeper Decisions

As the calendar turns to July, more and more baseball owners find themselves hopelessly out of contention and their attention will gradually shift toward football. We are still a month away from the start of draft season, so the most common discussion at the moment revolves around keeper options. This article will touch on a […]

Ace Analysis: Daniel Mengden

Ace Analysis: Daniel Mengden

The goal of the Ace Analysis Series is to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. As always, I do take requests, so if there is a specific player you would like me […]

Ace Analysis: Liriano and Shields

Ace Analysis: Liriano and Shields

The goal of the Ace Analysis Series is to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. As always, I do take requests, so if there is a specific player you would like me […]

Ace Analysis: The Review

Ace Analysis: The Review

This week’s Ace Analysis is going to take a bit of a different approach. I will look back on all the pitchers that I have analyzed so far this season and grade each recommendation in terms of accuracy. Sometimes it is necessary to reflect on the past before moving forward. As we approach the halfway […]

Ace Analysis: Stroman and Corbin

Ace Analysis: Stroman and Corbin

The goal of the Ace Analysis Series is to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations, and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I do take requests, so if there is a specific player you would like me to take […]

Ace Analysis: Wacha and Shoemaker

Ace Analysis: Wacha and Shoemaker

The goal of the Ace Analysis Series is to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has either not met or has exceeded expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I will analyze both struggling aces and unheralded players showing signs of a […]

Ace Analysis: Keuchel and Gray

Ace Analysis: Keuchel and Gray

The goal of the Ace Analysis Series will be to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I will analyze both struggling aces and unheralded players showing signs of a breakout. As always, […]

Ace Analysis, Sox Style: Price and Wright

Ace Analysis, Sox Style: Price and Wright

The goal of the Ace Analysis Series will be to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I will analyze both struggling aces and unheralded players showing signs of a breakout. As always, […]

Ace Analysis: Harvey and Severino

Ace Analysis: Harvey and Severino

The goal of the Ace Analysis Series will be to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I will analyze both struggling aces and unheralded players showing signs of a breakout. As always, […]

Ace Analysis: Archer and Wainwright

Ace Analysis: Archer and Wainwright

The goal of the Ace Analysis Series will be to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I will analyze both struggling aces and unheralded players showing signs of a breakout. As always, […]

Ace Analysis: Pomeranz and Latos

Ace Analysis: Pomeranz and Latos

The goal of the Ace Analysis series will be to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has either not met with or has exceeded expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I will analyze both struggling aces and unheralded players showing signs […]

Ace Analysis: Conley and Velasquez

Ace Analysis: Conley and Velasquez

The goal of the Ace Analysis feature will be to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I will analyze both struggling aces and unheralded players showing signs of a breakout. As always, […]

Ace Analysis: McCullers and Rodon

Ace Analysis: McCullers and Rodon

The goal of the Ace Analysis feature will be to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations, and try to determine whether the results are due to skill change, or simply a run of good/bad luck. I will analyze both struggling aces and unheralded players showing signs of a breakout. As always, […]

Ace Analysis: Felix and Strasburg

Ace Analysis: Felix and Strasburg

After a lengthy football related hiatus, the ace analysis feature is back by popular demand! Each week, this post will take an in depth look at 2 or 3 pitchers of interest. The goal of these features will be to analyze pitchers whose most recent performance has not met expectations and try to determine whether […]

Week 16 Stream Team

Week 16 Stream Team

Championship week is upon us! If you are still reading this, it means one of two things. Either you have way too much time on your hands, or you are playing for a title! Last week’s quarterback streamer picks disappointed, so hopefully you had either David Johnson or Antonio Brown on your roster to make […]

Stream Team: QB and DST

Stream Team: QB and DST

If your league has not already started the playoffs, you almost surely will this week. With a number of prominent injuries around the league, there will be more than a couple of owners in full scramble mode for week 15. This article is going to focus on quarterbacks and DST plays for the next two […]

Stream Team: Quarterback and Defense

Stream Team: Quarterback and Defense

We are getting down to crunch time where every roster decision takes on added importance. Most leagues will start playoffs this week. This article is going to focus on quarterbacks and defense/special teams plays for the next two weeks so you can put yourself in prime position to bring home a title. If you are […]

Stream Team: TE and Defense

Stream Team: TE and Defense

At this stage of the season, streaming is a vital strategy that can make the difference between winning a title and finishing 4th. Owners who best take advantage of matchups to sure up the weaknesses of their rosters greatly enhance their odds of winning. Given the plethora of options available at those positions where we […]

Rest of Season QB/TE Ranks

Rest of Season QB/TE Ranks

This will be the last rankings column of the season! The focus today is on Quarterback and Tight End positions. Since the last time I analyzed these two positions, much has happened. Andrew Luck is out for at least a couple more weeks; Flacco is out for the season; Ben Roethlisberger narrowly avoided a second […]