Fantasy Football: Players That Should Have Their Team’s Trust (and Yours)

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) This piece is pretty easy to figure out. Throughout you fantasy football draft there are a handful of teammates that have similar value, are fighting for roles in their offense, and are going in or around the same spot. Here, I go through a few of these situations for each positionContinue reading “Fantasy Football: Players That Should Have Their Team’s Trust (and Yours)”

Fantasy Football: Risks Worth Taking Late In Your Draft

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) On Thursday, I posted a column that talked about the idea of “drafting with hindsight,” an exercise that is meant to help identify high upside plays that may be going too early in the draft, and where projections might stand in the way of common scenes. While picking the right guysContinue reading “Fantasy Football: Risks Worth Taking Late In Your Draft”

Fantasy Football: Avoiding This Year’s Fantasy Traps by Drafting with Hindsight

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) In fantasy sports, one of most intriguing things I look at every offseason is the draft recaps from previous years. Every few months thought the season I’ll see how my draft is stacking up to others, and in the offseason as I’m making my rankings I go through again to gatherContinue reading “Fantasy Football: Avoiding This Year’s Fantasy Traps by Drafting with Hindsight”

Fantasy Football: 2015 Points Predictions

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) It’s the first Monday of August, which means we’re a little over a month away from the start to the NFL season. If you’re serious about fantasy football, now’s the perfect time to start your fantasy draft prep, especially if you want to create a baseline before all the preseason story linesContinue reading “Fantasy Football: 2015 Points Predictions”

2015 American League Predictions

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) Seattle Mariners (90-72)  If you asked me point blank who the best team in the American League is, I probably wouldn’t say Seattle, but once I went through the other teams in the league, and looked at this roster and its upside, the wound up with the most wins. 90 winsContinue reading “2015 American League Predictions”

2015 National League Predictions

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) LA Dodgers (96-66) The Dodger’s and Nationals are 1a and 1b when it comes to talent at the top of the depth chart. The Dodgers have no questions in the field, and a strong front of the rotation, while the Nationals have the strongest rotation in the league and an offenseContinue reading “2015 National League Predictions”

2015 NFL Trade Reviews

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) Last year I combined my trade analysis with my free agency recap, but with so many trades this season I had to make a separate article, just to keep everything organized.  Here’s my take on the trades that have taken place so far in the new NFL year. Mike Wallace tradedContinue reading “2015 NFL Trade Reviews”

2015 Football Free Agency Recap

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) Here’s where I’ll be posting my takes on NFL free agents and where they sign. DeAngelo Williams to Pittsburg from Carolina The story of what never was. Trapped in a quagmire of running back mediocrity, Williams always showed the most potential in Carolina, and got paid like a top back inContinue reading “2015 Football Free Agency Recap”

Preseason Prediction: Final Season Top 25

Like the title says, this is what I expect the top 25 will look like going into Championship weekend.  I’m sure I’m wrong, but I like keeping an archive of these things when I can. Enjoy. (already, my South Carolina pick does’t look too hot.  A&M is looking surprisingly solid.) 1 Florida State (12-0) 2Continue reading “Preseason Prediction: Final Season Top 25”