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The Fantasy Report — Week 7 Talking Points

By DEREK PERRY
Blog Contributor

Deep breaths, everyone. We’re a little less than halfway through most fantasy football regular seasons. Whether you’re 6-0 (God bless), 0-6 (thoughts & prayers) or anything in between, there’s a lot to talk about. Now is a good time to try and take advantage of the trade market. Some owners are likely frustrated by players they invested a lot in, so it might be time to make an offer to someone that’s desperate for change. If you’re lucky enough to have accumulated some depth, there might be some players on your roster that you could part ways with while their value is at its peak. We’ll talk about all this and more this week – let’s get started. Continue reading The Fantasy Report — Week 7 Talking Points

Perry: The Fantasy Report — Week 5

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By DEREK PERRY
Blog Contributor

Welcome to what will be the first of (hopefully) many glances into the dark and scary world of fantasy football here on Off the Trax. My name is Derek Perry, and I’m a friend of resident degenerate, self-loathing Jet fan and goofball — Editor-in-chief JJ Conrad. I’ll offer a bit of background on myself, seeing as I assume you’d like to know who you’re taking your fantasy advice from.

My first fantasy football experience came at age 14 in my freshman computer applications class. What better way for high school classmates (with daily access to computers) to bond than — you guessed it — fantasy football?

I finished third that year (a neat Yahoo feature is that they enable you to view your teams from years past), but more importantly, I became hooked on something that has grown into a cherished, albeit maddening, yearly ritual for me. Continue reading Perry: The Fantasy Report — Week 5