Fantasy Football 2014

I had my draft already. I had the #5 pick and was able to get LeSean McCoy. If you get a RB that slides that is as good as LeSean McCoy, you draft him. Period.

Overview : Really, no matter what pick you have, you’re able to have a great draft. As I always say, you need to dictate what you do by what the others are doing. If all your opponents are drafting QB’s in the first-round, then adjust. If they are taking DEF’s in early rounds 4-6, then adjust. Be ready to adjust. But, stick the your instincts for players you like this season. Stick to ‘your guys’. If you have some of your favorite players available down the stretch and already have their positions filled, draft your guys. 

 QB’s : QB’s get the most yards in a game. Draft a guy who gets the yardage (Manning, Rodgers) and gets the ball in the End Zone. More obvious, get a QB who has weapons. If possible, grab the best in the business (Brees, Brady) to leave no room for error. Backup QB’s can be used a trade bait, bye weeks, or god forbid your #1 Qb goes down to injury. 

RB’s : More and more leagues are becoming PPR. With that said, pick a RB as early as possible, and pick a guy who can catch out of the backfield (McCoy, Forte). With the Receptions and Receiving Yards you get a top-tier RB who can rack up Rushing Yards and Rushing TD’s as well. Later on in the draft, look for the backs who can possibly have breakout seasons (Sankey, B. Tate)

WR’s : Get the athletes. Try to stay young, and get the guys with size. These are the guys who create space and can catch balls in double coverage. Guys with speed are great for long yardage, touchdowns, but depending on the team they’re on, might hurt you in PPR by only catching a few balls per game. Look around, maybe you can get one or two #1 WR’s. 

TE’s : If you aren’t able to get Julius Thomas or Jimmy Graham, wait. Nobody else is going to draft Kyle Rudolph early, and nobody wants Jason Witten before the fill up other roster spots. Unless you’re looking for the best or second best guy at his position, then it’s best to wait and stack up. Make your team great at WR or RB before taking the second-tier Tight End.

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Hard Knocks HBO : Atlanta Falcons

Series Premiere will re-air this afternoon before Ep. 2 airs tonight at 10pm EST



The first episode of “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons” premieres at 10 p.m. ET tonight on HBO. The NFL Films crew has been hard at work since veteran minicamp putting together the first episode and gathering footage through XFINITY® Atlanta Falcons Training Camp for the rest of the five-episode series.

Each new episode will be premiere at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesdays through the start of September. If you miss Tuesday night’s episode, it’s set to re-air on HBO at 6:15 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET Wednesday, 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday, 2:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. ET Friday, and 2 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. ET Saturday.

HBO announced Tuesday that the show will not be available on its HBOGo option.

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10 Summers Release : August 12, 2014

The album is dropping on August 12th, and the producer is being pretty generous and giving the album away for free via Google Play for the first two weeks it’s out, as he announced via Instagram.


  1. Low Low Feat. Nipsey Hussle, TeeCee & RJ
  2. Ghetto Tales Feat. Jay 305 & TeeCee
  3. Throw Your Hood Up Feat. Dom Kennedy, Royce & RJ
  4. No Reason Feat. YG, Jeezy, Nipsey Hussle & RJ
  5. Giuseppee Feat. 2 Chainz and Jeezy & Yo Gotti
  6. Face Down Feat. Lil Wayne, Big Sean, YG & Boosie Badazz
  7. Down On Me Feat. 2 Chainz & Ty Dolla $ign
  8. Can’t Tell Me Shit Feat. IamSu! & AKAFrank
  9. Tinashe Checks In (Interlude)
  10. 4 Digits Feat. Fabolous & Eric Bellinger
  11. Ty Dolla $ign Checks In (Interlude)
  12. Deep Feat. Rick Ross, Wiz Khalifa & TeeFl

Javier Baez

I got a chance to see Javy Baez before he was called up. I watched the Iowa Cubs in Fresno, CA at Chukchansi Park against the hometown Grizzlies.


Unfortunately, Baez went 0-3 with 3 K’s. I’m a big Cubs fan, I’d say they’re my favorite NL team and second-favorite MLB team. I knew about Baez coming into the game in Fresno and I was excited to see his hitting power in person. I didn’t. But, I did get to see highlights of his debut with the Cubs. In 104 games, he hit 23 home runs with 80 RBI, a .510 slugging percentage and 16 stolen bases. In one game with the Chicago Cubs, he hit a Home Run. I’m proud to say I got to watch Baez in person while he was headed up the big leagues. A very young, and a very talented Cubs roster will only get better. Bryant, Baez, Alcantar, and Solar are the guys who will be in the everyday lineup for Chicago in the next two to three seasons. 

The lineup card from June 2nd's game between the Iowa Cubs and Fresno Grizzlies

The lineup card from June 2nd’s game between the Iowa Cubs and Fresno Grizzlies




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