NFL Week 12 Against The Spread Picks: Lake Effect Edition

On the heels of last week’s hugely successful Polar Vortex edition of Against The Spread we bring you the even harsher Lake Effect version.

If you happen to be hunkered down in a western New York snow cave while reading this, don’t fear. Not only do I bring you successful picks, but also the best FanDuel plays for Week 12.

NFL Against The Spread Picks Week 7: Cinderella Edition

Normally I do not cross into the baseball world while doing my weekly football piece, but I have to give props to the Kansas City Royals. I did predict them to make the playoffs (at 89-73, thank you very much), but their historic run through the postseason was even beyond my expectation.

Blake Bortles: NFL personnel people comparing QB to Andrew Luck

We’re still more than two months away from the 2014 NFL Draft, but usually by now there is a solid sense over who the No. 1 overall selection will be. As of now, we have no clue what’s going to happen, but Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles certainly has his fans.

Against the Spread Picks, NFL Divisional Round

After a lame 1-3 showing in the opening week of the postseason, it is time to spice things up for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Along with my regular ATS pick, I will also do over-under picks for each of the four games.

Week 14 Against The Spread Picks – Fantasy Football Playoff Edition

It is fantasy football playoff time. For many fans, it means devoting even more cognitive processes to America’s most beloved sporting empire.

This weeks picks include a bombardment of important stats to help you survive into Week 15, along with heaping portions of breathtaking propaganda.

Top 10 NFL MVP candidates heading into Week 7

Make no mistake, the NFL MVP award is Peyton Manning’s to lose. But he isn’t the only candidate out there.

Fantasy Football Week 5: Start ’em, Sit ’em

It’s the first week of the season that four teams will be on a bye – Minnesota, Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Tampa Bay – but there are few players that are universally started across those four squads. Regardless, here’s a look at who you might want to tinker with within your lineup.

Trent Richardson: Trading RB was right move for Cleveland Browns

It must be really tough to be a Cleveland sports fan. I know several of them, and none are even surprised any more when their beloved teams find new ways to exercise their ineptitude.

Fantasy Football Week 2: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

There’s a good chance you already hate your fantasy team and are looking to make some changes for Week 2. I’m right there with you. Here are some candidates with some intriguing matchups, for better or worse, that may cause you to consider tinkering with your lineup for the second week of the season.

2013 NFL Predictions: AFC South Preview

The AFC South is an intriguing division.

One half features two potential Super Bowl contenders (Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts) and the other has two teams that will fight to reach .500 (Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars).

2013 fantasy football rankings: quarterbacks

Fantasy freaking Football. That’s what Midwest Sports Fans founder Jerod Morris says each year as the calendar turns to July. Just two months before the NFL kicks off, this is definitely fantasy football season.

Who Is The NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year? An Updated Look at RG3, Andrew Luck, and Russell Wilson

Until recently, it’s been one of two guys: RGIII or Andrew Luck. But with Seattle Seahawks’ QB Russell Wilson now joining the discussion, you’ve got to take a very in-depth look into each of their seasons to determine who’s really the most deserving.

The NFL’s Historic Crop of New QBs in 2012 … Ranked 1-7

The NFL is entering its golden age in the midst of the best rookie quarterback crop ever. MSF rates all seven current starters, along with a ‘red-shirt’…

Let’s Spend Less Time Debating Luck v RG3…and Simply Appreciate the Greatness of Both

Through 12 games, Andrew Luck is having one of the greatest seasons of any rookie QB in NFL history. A few hours East, Robert Griffin III is also having one of the greatest seasons a rookie QB has ever had. Can’t we just appreciate both without having to constantly compare/contrast them to one another?

Can Green Bay Packers Salvage 2012?

The meltdown in Indianapolis left Green Bay with a 2-3 record and the Houston Texans looming. What’s wrong? And can the 2012 season be salvaged?