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As we know, the fantasy football world is stacked with pundit and scribes looking for clever phrasing to complete their analysis. I would raise my hand and proudly declare myself to be one of those analysts seeking to make a point with a (sometimes) witty analogy or turn of phrase. Well, that point has not […]

Jillert Anema coached the Netherlands to 21 Speedskating medals during the Sochi Olympic Games, a remarkable display of dominance. Much had been made domestically about the struggles of the United States in those events, results magnified by the arrival of a new “Super Suit.” Anema quickly dismissed excuse-making, and instead took aim at American football […]

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The second week of the NFL season came to a close with Cincinnati taking down division rival Pittsburgh by a 20-10 count on the strength of a two-touchdown performance by rookie Giovani Bernard. He stands among the top breakthrough performers. Alas, the news wasn’t as positive for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. After dominating […]

Week 2 is revving up with the Patriots and Jets on the board for the Thursday night. Can Tom Brady find the magic against a solid New York pass defense? What do you do with Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson in a tough head-to-head matchup? I’m eager to see the follow-up effort produced by Terrelle […]

The calendar flipped to August today. As a result, it’s time to start doling out the fantasyland goodness here on SwollenDome.com. Over the next several days, you will be inundated with talk of Ninjas (Sleepers, if you must), Flops, Breakthrough Heroes and a mountain of statistics. The time has come to pave the road to […]

It’s time for ITSD: Harmon’s Podcast 6.13 . Today, I’m talking Stanley Cup Final and Andrew Shaw’s game-winner — “The Pinball Wizard” — NBA Finals Game 4, Jason Kidd’s new job and summer movies. Lock it in. Listen to internet radio with Swollen Dome on BlogTalkRadio

Harmon returns to the microphone to scream about the first round of the NFL Draft, his own mock draft , NBA Playoffs and more. He calls for video chat Kobe as coach, a summer of peace for Derrick Rose and offers investing advice for the degenerates among you. Listen to internet radio with Swollen Dome […]

The time has come …. Here are the initial 2012 Fantasy Football rankings inside the Dome. Updated blurbs to come this evening, as well as a mountain of data. Spreadsheet heaven! Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

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 […]

The Giants drafted Reuben Randle out of LSU this April, and he was expected to work into the rotation and amass those targets vacated by Mario Manningham. On Thursday, those plans changed when it was revealed that Hakeem Nicks sustained a serious foot injury during OTAs. He broke the fifth metatarsal of his right foot […]

It’s hard not to like what’s been happening in Buffalo this offseason. There are the obvious moves in free agency to bolster the defense with Mario Williams and Mark Anderson. On Monday, the Bills solidified the running back position by extending Fred Jackson through the 2014 season. Jackson was a workhorse for the Bills in […]

I know. I know. You’ve barely pushed yourself away from the computer after experiencing the thrill of victory or agony of defeat for the 2009 season. You’re still wondering about the injuries, sit-downs and highs and lows that made you a champion or an also-ran. Still, I’m calling on you to start building a picture […]