Found September 23, 2013 on Patriots Life:
Fantasy Football is a funny little game allegedly created in 1963 by a limited partner in the Oakland Raiders named Wilfred "Bill" Winkenbach, former Raiders PR guy Bill Tunnell and a reporter by the name of Scotty Stirling. Anytime you combine a wealthy owner, a headline grabber, a headline creator and a bottle of whisky "brilliant" ideas are bound to spring up. Thus, 50 years later, that's how The Greater Oakland Professional Pigskin Prognosticators League turned into this frustrating game we devote more time and energy to than it actually deserves. Raise a glass to Bill and the boys and let's take a look at the five up/five down from Week 3 in Fantasy Football. Five Up 1. Sunday's Crown Royal Reign On Player of the Day: Drew Brees, 32.78 fantasy points: Brees completed 29-of-46 passes for 342 yards with three touchdowns and one interception in the Saints win over the Cardinals. Who Dat? That's the sound of your fantasy team losing if you f...

New Orleans Saints: Saints move to 3-0

The New Orleans Saints beat the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday to maintain their perfect season. The Saints were able to dominate Cardinals offense with yet another stifling defensive performance. This win, unlike the two previous wins, also featured some offense. As ludicrous as it sounds, Drew Brees and the Saints offense were a bit out of sync the first two games. For the first time...

Cardinals overwhelmed by Brees, Saints in rout

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drew Brees passed for three scores and scrambled for New Orleans' first touchdown rushing of the season, leading the Saints to a 31-7 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Brees was 29 of 46 for 342 yards, with two TD strikes to tight end Jimmy Graham and the other to Robert Meachem. Brees was intercepted once -- by none other than New Orleans native...

Drew Brees Lights Up Cardinals

New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees lit up the scoreboard with four touchdowns Sunday against the Cardinals.Fantasy Spin:Brees went 29-of-46 for 342 yards and three touchdowns through the air and added a rushing touchdown. He's averaging 340.3 passing yards per game.

Brees, Saints rout Cardinals

With Drew Brees finding his usual rhythm, and the Saints defense showing vast improvement under new coordinator Rob Ryan, it appears that coach Sean Payton is putting together another contender. Brees passed for three scores and scrambled for New Orleans' first touchdown rushing of the season, leading the Saints to a 31-7 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. The Saints...

Saints Nation: Offensive Player Grades vs. Cardinals

Quite a strange performance by the offense in this one, which turned in negative yards rushing in the first half before finishing with 104 yards on 24 carries thanks to finding some lanes late. Luckily the passing attack was mostly effective despite Brees being under constant duress. It was clear the only way to move the ball was going to be to spread things out. I will say, the...

Saints gain confidence from 31-7 win vs. Cardinals

New Orleans Saints players often wore T-shirts with the phrase, ''Be Special,'' printed across the front during the season in which they won the Super Bowl. Between coach Sean Payton's return from his bounty ban, his morale-boosting hiring of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and quarterback Drew Brees' continued prowess in the passing game, the Saints are starting...

Fantasy: Newton, Brees lead Week 3 Revelations

Here are two sets of Fantasy Revelations from the Sunday portion of Week 3, with Cam Newton, Drew Brees, Antonio Brown, Josh Gordon and DeMarco Murray taking honors. Revelations, Book I 1. Cam Newton finally debunked the notion he can only dominate divisional foes at home Last year at this time, it was easy to throw around the default response of, You never bench Cam Newton, given...

Honey Badger Dominating His Return to Louisiana

Former LSU Standout Tyrann Mathieu got his first interception as a member of the Arizona Cardinals. It was a beautiful catch to prevent a Drew Brees touchdown. [Screengrabber] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

2013 Fantasy Football Week 3: Champs and Chumps

 Quarterback Champs:Drew Brees- 29/46, 342 yards, 3TDs, INT; 6 Rush, 21 yards, Rush TD- 31.7 fantasy pointsOh, IT’S BREESY BABY! Finally, the top-tier QB performance we were looking for. Doesn’t hurt when you have Jimmy Graham. Cam Newton- 15/27, 223 yards, 3 TDs, INT; 7 Rush, 45 yards, Rush TD-29.3 fantasy PointsKilla Cam definitely took advantage of the third-worst loss in...

Fantasy Football Champs Week 4: Running Back Downfall

The 2013 NFL season is flying by. Week 4 is here and that means a quarter of the season is about to be over. Now more than ever it is crucial to look at match-ups, study the waiver wire, and consult with our staff at wolves are separated from the puppies moving forward. You can’t expect to run with the wolves come night when you spend all day sparring with the...
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