Fantasy football week one: Peyton Manning versus my bench

Peyton Manning tied an NFL record by throwing seven touchdown passes in the Denver Broncos season opener against the Baltimore Ravens. In fantasy football leagues two classes of players were defined: those who had Peyton Manning on their fantasy teams and those who did not. The latter category also had the subgroup of people unlucky … Continue reading Fantasy football week one: Peyton Manning versus my bench

Fantasy football is no fun, but I do it every year

I hate fantasy football. It takes football--a fun excuse to drink beer, eat junk food, and yell at the television--and turns it into some sort of competition. I hate fantasy football, which is why every year I say I'm not going to do it again. Then I do it anyway. I first played fantasy football … Continue reading Fantasy football is no fun, but I do it every year