Drafts

Fantasy Sleepers I Keep Getting in Drafts

Fantasy Sleepers I Keep Getting in Drafts by Utter-Fantasy Football Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles I’ve had 6 fantasy drafts so far, 2 dynasty and 4 redraft leagues. My teams seem to have a lot of names in common. As for these 6 teams, I am either going to be very right at the end … Continue reading Fantasy Sleepers I Keep Getting in Drafts

Fantasy Football Sports Writer Invitation

Fantasy Football Sports Writer Invitation by Utter-Fantasy Football Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles JOIN THE UTTER-FANTASY TEAM Fantasy Sports Writers Invitation Do you have a passion for fantasy football? I know you do, and perhaps you also have the skills and passion to write about it. If you think you might, Utter-Fantasy would love to … Continue reading Fantasy Football Sports Writer Invitation

2016 QB Cheat Sheet Standard League

2016 QB Cheat Sheet Standard League by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles 2016 QB Cheat Sheet Standard League- Top 50 NFL Quarterbacks Tier One QBs 1. QB Cam Newton Carolina Panthers 2. QB Aaron Rodgers Green Bay Packers 3. QB Andrew Luck Indianapolis Colts 4. QB Russell Wilson Seattle Seahawks 5. QB Blake Bortles … Continue reading 2016 QB Cheat Sheet Standard League

To Hell With RBBC

To Hell With RBBC by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles   I have addressed the vile F_____subject of “Running Back By Committee” before, but every year the dialogue changes a little or a lot, so here is my 2016 profanity-laced tirade on “RBBC”….( and if you’re sensitive, you may want to skip this piece….as … Continue reading To Hell With RBBC

2016 NFL Draft Round Two

2016 NFL Draft Round Two by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator & Doug Bowles The highly anticipated 2016 NFL Draft finally arrived, and defense is the big story of Round Two. 20 of the 32 selections were defensive players. Here’s a look at Round Two, with a brief Utter-Fantasy comment on each.   2016 NFL DRAFT … Continue reading 2016 NFL Draft Round Two

2016 NFL Draft Round One

2016 NFL Draft Round One by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator & Doug Bowles   The highly anticipated 2016 NFL Draft finally arrived, and it started off as expected. Rookie QBs Goff and Wentz went 1 & 2, and Roger Goodell was “booed’ everytime he walked onto the stage. Here’s a look at the 31 picks, … Continue reading 2016 NFL Draft Round One

2016 Top 10 Rookie QB Prospects

2016 Top 10 Rookie QB Prospects by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles Two heads are better than one 1. proverb- …it’s helpful to have the advice or opinion of a second person, and even better with a 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th. This time of year is a fascinating time in the NFL. Free … Continue reading 2016 Top 10 Rookie QB Prospects

New York Giants Team Profile 2016

New York Giants Team Profile 2016 by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles After 12 years of being the New York Giants head coach, ol’ grumpy pants is out ( forced to “resign”). Tom Coughlin’s run in New York was a good one, having only 4 losing seasons out of the 12, and two Super … Continue reading New York Giants Team Profile 2016

Start Em Sit Em Week 11 NFL

Start Em Sit Em Week 11 2015 by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles Like other fantasy prognosticators, below are my Start Em Sit Em Week 11 NFL Fantasy Football players, minus the obvious. ( No one needs to read that I think fantasy owners should start Atlanta Falcon players at home vs the Colts … Continue reading Start Em Sit Em Week 11 NFL

Utter-Fantasy PPR Rankings

Utter-Fantasy PPR Rankings by Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles 1. Le’Veon Bell, RB     PIT 2. Antonio Brown, WR    PIT 3. Matt Forte, RB     CHI 4.Odell Beckham Jr.,  WR  NYG 5. Demaryius Thomas, WR  DEN 6. Dez Bryant, WR    DAL 7. Julio Jones, WR    ATL 8. Jamaal Charles, RB    KC 9. Calvin Johnson, WR   … Continue reading Utter-Fantasy PPR Rankings

7 Tips for Drafting Your Fantasy Team

  7 Tips for Drafting Your Fantasy Team by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles 
Hut One- Study, study, and study some more!- If you want to come in last place, just study for one hour before the draft! When someone at your draft hasn’t studied, everyone usually knows it by round 3 or 4. … Continue reading 7 Tips for Drafting Your Fantasy Team

My Peek at a Fantasy Mock Draft

  My Peek at a Fantasy Mock Draft by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator & Mock Draft Zealot Doug Bowles Roughly 4 weeks + until our first preseason game for 2015 (NFL/Hall of Fame Game- Aug. 9, Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota ) and when I am not writing or illustrating about fantasy football, I am participating in, … Continue reading My Peek at a Fantasy Mock Draft

CAUTION Drafting These Fantasy Players

CAUTION Drafting These Fantasy Players by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles I’ve never had WR Michael Crabtree on any fantasy football roster. His first couple years in the NFL, I didn’t exactly avoid drafting him, I just didn’t happen get him in any draft. Now he is now one of those players who I … Continue reading CAUTION Drafting These Fantasy Players

Fantasy Champions Train for 15 Rounds

Fantasy Champions Train for 15 Rounds by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug “Light Heavyweight-” Bowles Is your name Mike Tyson? If not, then you’re probably not going to win your fantasy league in the first round (and since boxing here is just a metaphor, it isn’t possible for even Iron Mike to win a league … Continue reading Fantasy Champions Train for 15 Rounds

How To Manuel for Fantasy Football

How To Manuel for Fantasy Football by Utter Fantasy Writer & illustrator Doug Bowles HOW TO GET STARTED PLAYING FANTASY FOOTBALL   Chapter 1 – What Is Fantasy Football? Chapter 2 – How You Score Chapter 3 – Ways to Compete Chapter 4 – Keys to a Successful Draft Chapter 5 – Managing Your Team … Continue reading How To Manuel for Fantasy Football

Whose Fantasy Stock Took Big Hits

Whose Fantasy Stock Took Big Hits by Utter-Fantasy Writer & illustrator Doug Bowles HC Jeff Fisher surprised everyone on day one of the NFL Draft by selecting RB Todd Gurley with the Rams #10 overall pick of the 1st round. Running back Zac Stacy was more than surprised by the selection…..he was “pissed”, and immediately … Continue reading Whose Fantasy Stock Took Big Hits

Can Fantasy Football Be Won in Preseason

Can Fantasy Football Be Won in Preseason by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles The NFL preseason games might be boring for some to watch, because the starters rarely play much, but I think it’s the best place to find little known players that can make your fantasy season. 2009– In the preseason of ’09, … Continue reading Can Fantasy Football Be Won in Preseason

Whose Fantasy Stock Took Big Hits 2

Whose Fantasy Stock Took Big Hits 2 by Utter-Fantasy Writer & illustrator Doug Bowles HC Jeff Fisher surprised everyone on day one of the NFL Draft by selecting RB Todd Gurley with the Rams #10 overall pick of the 1st round. Running back Zac Stacy was more than surprised by the selection…..he was “pissed”, and … Continue reading Whose Fantasy Stock Took Big Hits 2

NFL 2015 Quarterback Rankings

NFL 2015 Quarterback Rankings 1. Andrew Luck IND 2. Aaron Rodgers GB 3. Drew Brees NO 4. Peyton Manning DEN 5. Ben Roethlisberger PITT 6. Tom Brady NE 7. Russell Wilson SEA 8. Tony Romo DAL 9.  Philip Rivers SD 10. Matthew Stafford DET 11. Matt Ryan ATL 12. Eli Manning NYG 13. Cam Newton … Continue reading NFL 2015 Quarterback Rankings

2015 Player Rankings Tight Ends

2015 Player Rankings Tight Ends by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles   1. Rob Gronkowski- Patriots 2. Greg Olsen – Panthers 3. Jimmy Graham – Seahawks 4. Martellis Bennett – Bears 5. Jason Witten – Cowboys 6. Travis Kelce – Chiefs 7. Jordan Cameron- Dolphins 8. Dwayne Allen – Colts 9. Ben Watson- Saints … Continue reading 2015 Player Rankings Tight Ends

NFL 2015 Player Rankings Defenses

  NFL 2015 Player Rankings Defenses by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator Doug Bowles Here are the Top preseason NFL 2015 Player Rankings Defenses ranked for the upcoming NFL season based on their success in 2014. It also takes in account every NFL team’s strength of schedule for the upcoming season. In 2014, the seattle seahawks … Continue reading NFL 2015 Player Rankings Defenses

2015 Running Back Rankings

2015 Running Back Rankings 1. Marshawn Lynch SEA 2. Eddie Lacy GB 3. Jamal Charles KC 4. LeVeon Bell PITT- suspended 2 games 5. Matt Forte CHI 6. Adrian Peterson MINN 7. C J Anderson DEN 8. Mark Ingram NO 9. Jeremy Hill CINN 10. Justin Forsett BALT 11. Frank Gore IND 12. Carlos Hyde … Continue reading 2015 Running Back Rankings

2015 Wide Receiver Rankings

2015  Wide Receiver Rankings 1. Antonio Brown – Steelers 2. Odell Beckham Jr – Giants 3. Dez Bryant – Cowboys 4. Julio Jones – Falcons 5. Demaryius Thomas – Broncos 6. A J Green – Bengals 7. Randall Cobb – Packers 8. Calvin Johnson – Lions 9. Brandon Cooks- Saints 10. T Y Hilton – … Continue reading 2015 Wide Receiver Rankings

The Cursed Heisman Trophy

The Cursed Heisman Trophy by Utter-Fantasy Writer & Illustrator & Believer in Curses Doug Bowles It’s summer, but we had to get past a football-less spring, which can be a depressing time for fantasy leaguers. It meant that the NFL regular season was over, and even staring at a couple new fantasy football trophies on … Continue reading The Cursed Heisman Trophy

Shuffle Up and Draft

Shuffle Up and Draft by Utter-Fantasy Writer and Illustrator Doug “the Vet” Bowles On May 8th, 2014, New York City will again host the NFL Draft where all teams will buy in and come to the table ready (and hoping) to hit the jackpot as they select their favorite NFL prospects. * For the record, … Continue reading Shuffle Up and Draft