Last night, I sat quietly to review the day’s activities, catch up on the latest news from Boston and to find some peace. I found several reasons to go upstairs to my office (the forgotten notepad, Sharpie, headphones, etc.), a path that forced me past my sleeping children. Both were sound asleep with, maybe just [...]
According to The Chicago Tribune , Carlos Marmol has lost his closer role to Kyuji Fujikawa following another terrible performance on Saturday. We’ve been watching this situation and sounded the alarm before the season started, so go check your waiver wire now. On Sunday morning, CBSSports.com noted that vandals had taken to Marmol’s Wikipedia page [...]
Prior to Sunday’s opener, I posted updated positional rankings on the FantasyPros.com website. We had great success in the 2012 season on the Dome, producing a top-10 finish (seventh) in the draft cheatsheet competition on the FantasyPros.com site. Injuries dominate the early-2013 landscape, as owners try to ascertain how much to discount injured stars such [...]
After a strong 7th-place showing on FantasyPros.com for the 2012 draft season, Harmon returns for the 2013 campaign. The full sheet of rankings and player previews will be unveiled during the week of March 4. Keep it locked on SwollenDome.com for complete MLB coverage. Is Mike Trout No. 1? Or is Albert still king? Miggy?
1. Dwayne Bowe, KC: 16 2. Reggie Wayne, IND: 15 3. Santonio Holmes, NYJ: 14 3. Greg Olsen, CAR: 14 5. Brandon Pettigrew, DET: 12 5. Brandon Lloyd, NE: 12 5. Calvin Johnson, DET: 12 5. Tony Gonzalez, ATL: 12 5. Nate Burleson, DET: 12 10. Kendall Wright, TEN: 11 10. Mike Wallace, PIT: 11 [...]
Each year, I make several long treks along our nation’s highways to take in the glorious sounds of crashing helmets, popping pads and air horns. Yes, I said air horns. It’s a Pavlovian experience. You might not understand. There is a magic in the air that surrounds training camps. You’re not watching NFL players under [...]
1. Drew Brees, NO at STL 2. Tom Brady, NE at PIT 3. Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. NE 4. Eli Manning, NYG vs. MIA 5. Michael Vick, PHI vs. DAL 6. Cam Newton, CAR vs. MIN 7. Tony Romo, DAL at PHI 8. Matthew Stafford, DET at DEN 9. Matt Schaub, HOU vs. JAC 10. [...]
1. Jason Witten, DAL vs. WAS 2. Rob Gronkowski, NE at BUF 3. Fred Davis, WAS at DAL 4. Owen Daniels, HOU at NO 5. Tony Gonzalez, ATL at TB 6. Dustin Keller, NYJ at OAK 7. Jimmy Graham, NO vs. HOU 8. Greg Olsen, CAR vs. JAC 9. Jermichael Finley, GB at CHI 10. [...]