The good folks at MLBFanCave gave us a brilliant spin on the recent Spike Jonze movie “Her.” What if the idea of the operating system, voiced by Scarlett Johannson in the film, was expanded and we were offered other options? The MLBFanCave spin inserted the voice of Harry Caray in the mix. You can watch [...]

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For most members of the Fantasy Football universe, the regular season came to an end in conjunction with the closing of Candlestick Park. The late interception return by NaVarro Bowman for a touchdown surely changed outcomes in a large number of leagues. The game-ending interception from Matt Ryan sent an unfortunate few to an untimely, [...]

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The 2013 season has been the year of the passing game and ridiculous point totals. There will be as many as 13 quarterbacks (with a couple of massive games for the back-end options, of course) to finish the season with 4,000 passing yards. With a couple big games by those on the fringe, perhaps 14 [...]

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Kenny Stills of the Saints has become one of the hottest commodities on the waiver wire for Week 9 following his breakout performance against the Bills. Stills would prefer that you keep the fantasy chatter out of his timeline.

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Rank Player Team Targets Receptions 1. Harry Douglas ATL 18 12 2. Calvin Johnson DET 17 14 3. Vincent Jackson TB 13 5 4. Antonio Brown PIT 12 9 4. Hakeem Nicks NYG 12 7 6. DeSean Jackson PHI 11 8 6. Pierre Garcon WAS 11 7 6. Stevie Johnson BUF 11 7 6. David [...]

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Last week offered a strange set of games. Did you see DAL-PHI becoming a low-scoring affair? Did you see Adrian Peterson as a bystander while Josh Freeman chucked up 53 pass attempts? Well, with six teams OFF (see below) and myriad stars injured, fans and fantasy owners are holding their collective breath for Week 8. [...]

With five weeks in the books, Harmon lights up the FOXSports.com stage with several bold predictions for the balance of the Fantasy Football season. v5%5E800x450 Inside Fantasy Football: Bold Predictions

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At the end of August, the NFL agreed to $765 million to settle a lawsuit with 4,500 players and families regarding accusations that the league withheld information about the long-term effects of frequent head-to-head contact. You can see the details in this New York Times article. The documentary sets the timeline for the investigation of [...]

It’s time to start breaking down the good, bad and ugly coming out of Week 1 of the NFL season. As always, we here Inside The Dome like to highlight the leading targets and monitor pass distribution to note trends. And, while we can make a judgment and perhaps draw a distinction between the second [...]

The NFL kicked off the 2013 season with a high-scoring, wild affair in Denver. Peyton Manning posted a game for the ages, ripping apart a tired and over-matched Baltimore defense. The game played even for a half prior to Michael Oher’s injury, and the surgeon-like Manning went to work. Naturally, Harmon was quick to reach [...]

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You fully expect Houston workhorse Arian Foster to appear among the leaders in the touch count summary. He led the league with 391 touches in 2012. “RoboBack” Adrian Peterson finished second with 388 touches, and the other members of the top nine are hardly a surprise. Most fans and fantasy owners would not recall the [...]

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 was a busy weekend for “The Fantasy Freaks” on FOX Sports Radio. In addition to celebrating the social media movie event of the summer (“Sharknado”), Nate Lundy and I actually got a chance to talk about some real gridiron action. Howard Balzer, longtime NFL scribe and commentator, joined the show to talk about player [...]

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We’re hitting up the blogosphere with multiple posts and dominating the earholes of America with a podcast DAILY. Here’s the “Painting The Corner” blog for 530. Matt Kemp’s struggles at the plate in 2013 have been well-chronicled. The Dodgers are awaiting word on Kemp’s hamstring after the center fielder left Wednesday’s game. LeBron James was [...]

This week, NFL fans will revel in the announcement of future Super Bowl destinations (San Francisco, Houston and Miami are the leaders in the clubhouse). But, that’s phase two of the week. LVH SuperBook in Las Vegas released the over/under win totals for 2013. The Jaguars are predicted to be the worst team in the [...]

The Twitterverse, social media and 24-hour news cycle this week was replete with punchlines about former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young and a trio of arrests. Dave Birkett of The Detroit Free Press spoke with Young’s father, who advised of a long-running attempt to get the troubled wide receiver help and support at offsite [...]

Harmon returns to the microphone, free and clear to roam the worlds of sports, entertainment and pop culture. In this episode, Harmon slams the Knicks’ funeral plans and talks about the big topics affecting the NBA Playoffs. Mark Jackson, anyone? The Thunder employed the intentional foul strategy against the Rockets … and failed miserably. Harmon [...]

The “Around The League” blog with Gregg Rosenthal picked up on a report from JSOnline regarding HGH use in the NFL. According to the report, an anonymous NFL player spoke of HGH as being “Not tested and easy to get.” The league and the NFLPA have acknowledged the problem, but they have yet to hammer [...]

The countdown is running quickly toward zeroes. With great pageantry and trumpets blaring, the 2013 NFL Draft will begin at 8pm ET. Roger Goodell will walk to the podium to announce that the Kansas City Chiefs “are on the clock.” And, then they may not be. There’s great speculation about the pick. If the Chiefs [...]

Monday was a beautiful day here “Inside The Swollen Dome.” The podcast returned after a hiatus – call it a renewal with Vol. 1, Episode 1. I recapped the weekend’s events, got a little bit into the NBA Playoffs, Derrick Rose, early baseball returns, news of the weird and a wee bit of NFL schedule [...]

Some time back, we welcomed former San Francisco 49ers and Chicago Bears defensive lineman Anthony “Spice” Adams to the Fantasy Freaks show on FOX Sports Radio. Adams, of course, found post-football success online with a series of entertaining video bits that spoke to life as a free agent. Well, after dominating a “Dancing With The [...]

Everybody chant with me. “Be aggressive! Be — Be — Aggressive!” Alright, so there might have been a “Bring It On” reference at some point this week that got random cheers stuck up in the Dome. The flag is being raised on a new era for the Dome, and I commemorate this period with the [...]