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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

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

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 5

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 5
Here is my expert opinion on who to start and who to sit in week 5 of the NFL season. Start ‘Em Emmanuel Sanders – WR Denver Broncos The “Lightning” of the Broncos receiving corps has been electric that last two weeks posting 32.7 and 22.8 fantasy points, respectively. He has been targeted 13 times in each game, which almost... Read More

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 4

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 4
Last week was full of surprises with plenty of players that completely underperformed. Kelvin Benjamin with zero catches, are you kidding me?! Maybe you had Emmanuel Sanders or Marvin Jones Jr. sitting on your bench, that stings. To make the strain easier on analyzing matchups and making the gut-wrenching decision on who to leave on your bench or who to... Read More

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 3

Start ‘Em/ Sit ‘Em: Week 3
Week 3 is underway with the Patriots picking up win number 3 with their 3rd string QB on Thursday against the Texans. LeGarrette Blount was one of those players who exceeded expectations. Rob Gronkowski failed to record a catch letting down fantasy owners all over the nation. Just like in this game, stars underperform and guys you didn’t even deem... Read More

Start Em/ Sit Em Week 2

Start Em/ Sit Em Week 2
Week 1 of the NFL season had plenty of surprises in the realm of fantasy. Todd Gurley struggled mightily against a very suspect 49er’s defense. Adrian Peterson could not get anything going against the Tennessee Titans. Cowboys’ receiver Dez Bryant may as well have stayed in street clothes as he hauled in 1 catch for 8 yards. But, alas, it’s... Read More

Start Em/Sit Em Week 1

Start Em/Sit Em Week 1
It’s finally here. The opening weekend of the regular season. Thursday night kicked off the year with a brutally violent Super Bowl rematch between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos. A missed 50-yard field goal by Graham Gano with 9 seconds left in the game left Carolina 1-point shy of avenging their Super Bowl loss. What a game, and... Read More

5 Busts To Avoid In Your Draft

5 Busts To Avoid In Your Draft
Everyone has the same fear of drafting a bust in an early round that can totally derail a promising season. Just ask Eddie Lacy or Jeremy Hill owners from last season, i.e. yours truly. Injuries are one thing to deal with, but there is nothing more frustrating than when you have a highly touted player that you drafted early and they... Read More