Week two in the NFL brought more Saints-Rams drama, another unbelievable performance by Patrick Mahomes, and some surging MVP odds for a certain quarterback that’s maybe a running back. We present to you our offensive and defensive players of the week, along with a breakout performance, disappointing effort, and a storyline that you should be monitoring. Continue reading
Welcome to the pilot episode of a new weekly series by Tyler Forness, Austin Cunningham, and Anthony Smith. Every week, we will be bringing you our picks for offensive and defensive player of the week, breakout player of the week, as well as a disappointing performance and an under-the-radar storyline worth monitoring based on the previous week’s slate of games. Enjoy!
What a start to the 2019 NFL season! Antonio Brown has turned the Oakland Raiders into The Sopranos, while Julio Jones just signed a contract extension that is fully guaranteed. However, tomorrow we can get away from all the nonsense and enjoy 13 great football games. To help fantasy football players with their roster construction, three of our writers have provided some insight on which players they would start, would sit, and consider a sleeper for week one. Be sure to follow all of them on twitter and ask any of The Scorecrow’s fantasy writers for fantasy advice.
Brendan Abban | September 5th, 2019
The Los Angeles Rams and franchise quarterback Jared Goff came to terms on an extension Tuesday that will keep him with the team through the 2024 season. It is a deal that will pay him $110 million in guarantees, the most in NFL history. The deal has a total value of $134 million. Which is why it is so impressive that they kept it quiet.
Mike Fanelli | July 27th, 2019
The Dallas Cowboys’ 2018 was a journey of two halves. In the first half of the season, they went 3-4 and the offense was struggling, scoring more than 20 points in just two of those games. Then, Jerry Jones pulled a Cowboys’ like move and acquired former Oakland Raiders’ wide receiver Amari Cooper for a 2019 first-round pick. After trading for Cooper, the Cowboys went on to win seven of their last nine games to make the playoffs and win the NFC East title. Continue reading
Mike Fanelli | March 2nd, 2019
The 2018 season was like night and day for the Dallas Cowboys. After starting the season 3-4, the Cowboys traded for Oakland Raiders’ wide receiver Amari Cooper and the whole season turned around. With Cooper on the roster, the Cowboys won seven of their last nine games and took home the NFC East title for the second time in three years. After winning their home playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, 24-22, the Cowboys lost to the Los Angeles Rams 30-22 in the divisional round.