Fantasy Football Sink Or Swim: Week 1

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Ah, TheBaker's fantasy football expertise. It's a Rumors and Rants' tradition. OK, so I didn't win the league last year. I inexplicably finished second (in a 12-team league) despite having a loaded roster. But that's how it goes in head-to-head leagues. Sometimes you put up 58 points when 80 is ...

Tony Romo or…Aaron Rodgers?

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Picture this, if you will: it's late August, and, like many of you, I'm sweating out my fantasy draft. I picked 12th in the first round, so it's not like I was getting one of the top guys (I ended up with Clinton Portis), but I was cautiously optimistic. When ...

Rodgers and Favre: The Early Returns Are Quite Good

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Here's a thought that hasn't gotten a whole lot of traction in the whole Brett Favre-Packers-Aaron Rodgers fiasco: Maybe the situation will work out well for both teams. Huh. Seems kind of nice. Both quarterbacks acquitted themselves well in their regular season debuts. Favre led the Jets to a win and ...

Mr. Rodgers, Lead Us Away from the Drama and Into the Light

Monday, September 8th, 2008

It's been a long, long offseason for all those associated with the Green Bay Packers. You might have heard about a guy named Brett Favre. But let's not rehash. Some of us are still bitter. Season openers, after all, are about new beginnings. And no, Roy Munson, that's not the new ...

We Can’t Wait For The Fall

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

While the summer is great and all, it kind of sucks on the sports front. Everything slows down to a crawl with the lengthy basketball playoffs and the slow-paced trudge that are the dog days of the baseball season. But just around the bend is what likely comprises the greatest ...