Trying to make those last minute adjustments to your roster? Well, the Thursday night game is soon to be underway and there are a few players of note that you’re probably trying to decide whether they’re worth the start on the short week or if you should just bypass them in favor of some other options you may have. At first glance though, a match-up of the Seahawks and Cardinals doesn’t really sound too appealing, unless of course, you own the Seattle defense, but who knows? Maybe there’s a hidden gem or two in there you might like.
Sports Tradex is a fantasy sports stock exchange for predicting team and player performance. Users compete in a virtual account or a virtual stock market for cash prizes by predicting things like who will have most fantasy points in the Super Bowl. We also have some real world events like the whole course of the playoffs every team might be a stock and ultimately the team, in this example the team that wins the Super Bowl will be worth $100 a share and everyone else ultimately worth $0. Until the outcome is known, the trading occurs all between users on the site 24/7 including during games, which is a really exciting, new level of engagement for the fan. They offer several different types of contest which I will breakdown for you along some picks for the upcoming games.
It’s only Week 2 and the fantasy community feels so tense, you’d think we were already in a do or die, win and you’re in situation already. It’s crazy, really. The sense of panic that I feel from some of these emails I receive is immense. There’s so much talk of dropping guys you shouldn’t drop or benching guys you shouldn’t bench, it’s almost worrisome. Take a deep breath, folks. One week does not a season make.
As I mentioned in yesterday’s wide receiver piece, the running back situation has been getting progressively worse for fantasy owners. Between the rash of injuries we’ve seen and the number of committee situations that coaches are turning to, the quality at the position continues to dwindle each and every year. To quote the Color of Money: “It’s like a nightmare, isn’t it? And it just keeps getting worse and worse.” And speaking of worse, how about these recent developments in the ever-developing running back travesty…