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Who Should Be the First QB Drafted in 2017?

Who Should Be the First QB Drafted in 2017?
The NFL offseason is arguably more exciting than the regular season, especially if your team misses the playoffs. Assuming your team didn’t mortgage their future for a top pick in a previous year’s draft, they will have another opportunity to potentially draft an impact player from this year’s crop of college players. There are 3 QBs who are virtually consensus... Read More

The Winner of Super Bowl LI Will Be…

The Winner of Super Bowl LI Will Be…
After the conclusion of the Wild Card round of the playoffs, there are only 8 teams remaining in the quest to win Super Bowl LI. Which team will hoist the Lombardi Trophy? In a few short weeks, we will find out, but for now, we can only speculate and make educated guesses. Without further ado, here is Sports Al Dente’s... Read More

Against the Spread: Week 15

Against the Spread: Week 15
If you decided to trust me last week and wager on the games I loved, then you would have come up positive last week. As promised, I will continue to document my record from the each of the previous weeks. Week 14: 3-1 Washington – ½ at Philadelphia (favorite game) Oakland +3 at Kansas City Cincinnati -5 at Cleveland Pittsburgh... Read More

Against The Spread: Week 14

Against The Spread: Week 14
Let me guess: you just endured a heartbreaking loss in week 13 knocking you out of fantasy playoffs and ensuring yourself a finish out of the money. Now you’re thinking that your only option is prepping for next season to give yourself a better chance at making some money. There is another option, however, and that my friends, is the... Read More

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 11

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 11
Start ‘Em Marcus Mariota The kid is hot. What else can you say? Since week 4, Mariota has gone for 30+ points 4 times and eclipsed 20 in the other 2 weeks. He now finds himself in a must-win game against a division opponent who happens to allow the 5th most points to opposing QBs. He has quietly turned himself... Read More

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 9 edition

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 9 edition
  In a week heavy with byes, sometimes you have to dig deep to exploit matchups to find the winning formula. In this week’s edition of Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em, we give you our insight into which players you should insert into that starting lineup as well as which ones you should bench. Start ‘Em Ryan Tannehill vs. New York... Read More

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 7

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 7
It’s crunch time in your fantasy league. By now the playoff order has begun to take shape. A win this week could push you further away from the pack, or a loss could eliminate you from contention. It is becoming pertinent that you start and sit the correct players. Let Sports Al Dente be your guide. Start ‘Em Blake Bortles,... Read More

The Good The Bad and The Ugly: Week 3

The Good The Bad and The Ugly: Week 3
In a week that saw some surprise teams keep rolling, good offenses play poorly, as well as some widespread sorrow around the league, here is my take on the good, the bad, and the ugly. The Good If you told me at the beginning of the season that the Eagles would blow out the Steelers in route to a 3-0... Read More