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The Fantasy Football Pro Bowl

The Fantasy Football Pro Bowl
Now that most Fantasy Playoffs are over, and a champion has been crowned, it’s time to look back over the season and elect the best and highest scoring players to a play in the first annual “Sports Al Dente Fantasy Pro Bowl” game. National Football Conference Quarterback Aaron Rodgers – 403 Points (26.9 average per game) Yet another stellar season... 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

Fantasy First Round Redraft After Week 11

Fantasy First Round Redraft After Week 11
If you’re like me, then you are probably pretty disappointed with your first round fantasy draft pick. With the first overall pick, I went with someone that I thought gave me the most consistency week in and week out. Well, Todd Gurley has been consistent in 2016, unfortunately, he has been consistently bad. He has yet to rush over 100... 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

7 Bold Fantasy Predictions For Remainder Of Season

7 Bold Fantasy Predictions For Remainder Of Season
The NFL season is halfway over, crazy I know, and there have been some surprises in terms of fantasy. Some of the predictions that we made preseason have held true, while others have crashed and burned, whether it be due to injury or just poor play. Adrian Peterson was lost for the season due to injury, Odell Beckham Jr. has... 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

Why You Should Trade Antonio Brown

Why You Should Trade Antonio Brown
It’s time to trade Antonio Brown. Yes, you heard me right. You should swallow your pride and trade away arguably the best wide receiver in the NFL. Here are a few reasons why. Out of six games so far this season, Brown has performed very well in four of those games (an average of 25.95 points) and very poor in... Read More

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 6

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 6
Week 6 of the NFL season is just a day away and it’s time to make some very important decisions on who to start and who to sit on your roster. The injuries are starting to stack up and so it is very important to look at your matchups and decide who is the best viable option to give you... Read More