Tagged: nfl

Changing of the guard: A discussion of dynasties

One of the things I love most about sport in general, and the NFL in particular, are the narratives that drive players, coaches, franchises and the unquenchable dreams of us fans. This Sunday, when the New England Patriots take on the Seattle Seahawks at the University of Phoenix stadium, the...

Hot Shots: part 2

In part 1 of my mid season look at some of my top acts I looked at Quarterbacks and Kiko Alonso. This week I take a analytical view of wide receivers. So what questions am I going to be asking? Really whatever takes my eye, especially relationships in how to...

Mixing fantasy with reality…

I love to watch football because of the sharp intensity of each snap that follows the overall flow of a good drive. I also love it because it is a sport where numbers are reported all the time and seem to dominate how commentators assess a players performance. You know,...

The fantasy goes on: Week V

Already we are at the start of the next week of games and probably it is a bit late to offer advice on players to look out for this weeks games. Good luck to all teams this week. Here are my League of Gridiron Gentlemen pre-views and predictions. With the...

Week 5 Predictions

Got some cracking games this week and some that are just really hard to call. After last weeks results, I’ve managed to storm into the joint lead with Duncan:

Fantastic match-ups for our 2nd week

Firstly do not forget to set your teams for tonight’s game, especially because now there is an extra slot available due to some league manager’s misguided tinkering (still very sorry for that). Since our own real week 2 team predictions have gone up, time for my fantasy predictions based on,...

The perfect bunch for a fantasy wine and dine

Week 1 is done and the first results are in, do not be disheartened if you lost, most results were tight and most matches ebbed and flowed and much was based on how your draft went (or if you tinkered too much with your pick list so that you ended...

The League of the Gridiron Gentlelmen begins!

Huzzah! Tonight the NFL kicks off with the Broncos hosting the Ravens and so to do our first fantasy games kick off but at theĀ  leisurely pace of concluding on Monday. So it seems only right to give a fantasy view of who may win this week. I will try...

A Rookie's Fantasy: Pulling the perfect draft

Here it is the long awaited Rookie’s draft guide. More an epic piece of writing so bear with me through this. I have actually scrapped what I originally wrote after a draft for another league some of the Gridiron Gentlemen are involved in. Here I will give some guidance rather...