Originally written August 28, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
In cubicles and man-caves all over the country, fantasy football draft scenarios are being feverishly calculated, auctions are heating up and detailed stat lists are being checked and rechecked. Draft day can make or break a football season for a fan. If you do what I did the last two seasons and completely blow your first pick (Brian Westbrook and Chris Johnson, respectively), then you know that there are no sure things in the world of fantasy football. That being said, here are a few of the issues that keep me up late at night, hoping and praying to the football gods that they don’t continue to curse me with the kind of luck that has left me digging through the waiver wire like a poor sap at the Goodwill bins. The injured (and injurable) I’m talking about Tom Brady first and foremost. A sprained knee in preseason has left the city of Boston holding their breath. Brady isn’t the spry, young kid he once was, but he’s not over the hill either. Brady, whose name is often...
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