FOOTBALL IS BACK BABY! Well almost back. In just over seven weeks, the NFL kicks off its 100th season with a matchup between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers. These next seven weeks can’t go by fast enough. However, training camp officially kicks off today for the Denver Broncos with all the other teams to start within the next or so. In the meantime, the Scorecrow family has started a mini-series with a handful of writers giving you their opinions on NFL questions; five at a time. Be sure to follow all of the writers on twitter and ask any questions you may have regarding their answers. Without any further ado, let’s get into it.
Happy Fourth of July everyone! Hopefully, you are enjoying the greatest American holiday with friends, family, food, and your choice of beverage. While the 2019 NFL season doesn’t kick off for another nine weeks, it is never too early to prepare to build the ultimate fantasy football team. To help with that, the Scorecrow family has started a mini-series with a handful of writers giving you their opinions on five questions. Be sure to follow all of the writers on Twitter and ask any questions you may have regarding their answers. Without further ado, let’s get into it.
|Devin Davis June 25th, 2019
We are back with another edition of Dynasty League Commissioner 101. In case you missed the basics in part one, you can check it out here. Now, we are ready to establish the strategies you can implement in your league in order to make it unique and engaging for all owners.
League Theme – Give your league a theme and let your owners come up with a team name to fit that particular theme. For example, a throwback theme, college theme, or AFL theme all provide your league with some creativity and inherent rivalry. Aspects of this league theme can be incorporated in sections like divisions and schedules to give your league an extra shot of flavor.
Frank Dyevoich | June 23rd, 2019
The year is 2016. Kenyan Drake, running back out of Alabama, is drafted by the Miami Dolphins with the tenth pick of the third round of the NFL Draft. Former fantasy football stud Arian Foster was signed in free agency and Jay Ajayi was in his sophomore season. Foster was a bust and Ajayi took a stranglehold over the backfield leaving Drake, third on the depth chart, to get 33 carries and scored two touchdowns.
Devin Davis | June 19th, 2019
Many of us have played in a traditional fantasy football redraft, keeper, or potentially even a dynasty league. Well, the time has come to create and commission your own dynasty league this offseason. Regardless of league members, every successful dynasty league requires a committed commissioner. With this comprehensive, multi-article guide, you can learn the essentials of setting up and running your very own dynasty league. Continue reading
Zach Gotlieb | June 18th, 2019
“Be number one at everything and do it the right way.” Ask anyone within the Broncos organization what the core values of the franchise are, and that’s what you would hear. Those are not just some random words, it’s by design. Set by someone who has been called ‘the greatest owner in sports,’ Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen.
Dr. Beth Sullivan | June 13th, 2019
As summer begins each year, the risk from heat-related illness heats up as the mercury rises. On average over the last 20 years, 3 football players have died from heat-related illness. Most of these have been high school athletes, but it has happened at all levels of football as well as other sports. In 2001, Korey Stringer, an offensive lineman for the Minnesota Vikings died from complications related to heat stroke during training camp. Following his death, Korey’s wife worked to bring the message about heat stroke to as wide an audience as possible. In 2010 the Korey Stringer Institute was founded at the University of Connecticut with the goal of increasing the research on and reducing the risks of Heat Stroke. Continue reading