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LEARY: Is fantasy football ruining us?

Patrick Leary

October 29, 2013

In the third inning of my intramural championship softball game Sunday night, the first base umpire turned to our first baseman and said the magic words. “Aaron Rodgers to Jordy Nelson for a 76-yard touchdown.” Immediate...

Whole Nine Yards: Week Five Rankings

Special to the Tribune

October 3, 2013

By Zac Bellman Special to the Tribune Loyal Readers of WNY, I appreciate you all so much that I’ve decided to take a new approach to my articles for the foreseeable future. I’ve begun to realize that only featuring nine playe...

Whole Nine Yards: 2013 Fantasy Football Preview

Special to the Tribune

August 30, 2013

By Zac Bellman Special to the Tribune It’s that glorious time of year once again. Whether it’s with friends from home, floor-mates at your new dorm, or even co-workers; whether their league is for money or bragging rights, Marquette students are preparing for ...

Whole Nine Yards: Week 17

December 27, 2012

By Zac Bellman Special to the Tribune QB- Start:  Matt Ryan (Falcons) vs. the Buccaneers – Ryan has averaged almost 300 yards and three touchdowns a game over the last three weeks as the Falcons have been rolling towards the ...

Whole Nine Yards Week 15

December 12, 2012

QB- Start: Matt Schaub (Texans) vs. Colts – It was a rough three-game road trip for Schaub and the Texans, capped off by an embarrassing blowout loss to the Patriots on Monday night. However, the Texans return home this ...

Whole Nine Yards: Week 13

Special to the Tribune

November 27, 2012

By Zac Bellman Special to the Tribune QB- Start: Eli Manning (Giants) vs. Redskins – After three extremely disappointing outputs against the Cowboys, Steelers and Bengals, Manning returned to prominence for his loyal fantasy owners against the Packers...

Whole Nine Yards: Week 11

November 13, 2012

By Zac Bellman Special to the Tribune QB: Start: Carson Palmer (Raiders) vs. Saints – All signs point to Carson having a big day in the air this week against the worst passing defense in the league. Both teams are down at least one running back, so look for an...

Whole Nine Yards: Week 10

Special to the Tribune

November 6, 2012

  By Zac Bellman Special to the Tribune QB: Start: Ryan Fitzpatrick (Bills) vs. Patriots – With some elite fantasy quarterbacks on a bye this week, like Aaron Rodgers and Robert Griffin III, Fitzpatrick could prove to be a valuable option to plug in. He threw fo...

Whole Nine Yards: Week 8

Special to the Tribune

October 23, 2012

By Zac Bellman Special to the Tribune QB: Start: Philip Rivers (Chargers) vs. Cleveland Browns – Rivers will be hungry for redemption following the four interception performance he had on Monday Night Football two weeks ago. In three home games this year, the ...

The Whole Nine Yards: Week 7

Special to the Tribune

October 16, 2012

By Zac Bellman Special to the Tribune QB: Start:  Ryan Fitzpatrick (Buffalo) vs. Tennessee Titans – The Titans are 29th in the league in passing yards allowed, and in two home games this year, Fitzpatrick has thrown for six touchdowns. He is especially worth consideration i...

TREBBY: Football is dominating America, and will forever

Matt Trebby

September 20, 2012

The National Football League has taken over the United States of America. Currently, the NFL is far and away the most popular thing going in this country. It’s not even close. There are so many aspects of the league and the sp...