Clearly the idea of having NFL games on as many nights of the week as possible is awesome, so I'm kind of excited about this whole Thursday Night Football thing. However, it really throws a wrench in the lineup situtaion - in my CBS league we must have our whole lineup set one hour prior to the kickoff of the first game. Anyone else in this situation? If so, get ready for several weeks of gambling on those game time decision guys. Like Marques Colston [photo: Wash Post] and his ankle injury - do I play Colston or Henderson in Week 13? It adds an extra challenge right when we are all battling for playoff spots. Should keep things interesting and I highly recommend that you all check your league/host rules for any changes that this TNF tradition might bring.
With my library conferences behind me (for a few weeks at least), I can now concentrate on fantasy football again. If you happen to be a librarian and are interested in how my co-presenter and I tied together fantasy football and information literacy, check out my co-presenter’s blog . Though I imagine most of you would much rather catch up on the following football news and thoughts for the week: I remain a bit dazed and confused by my certainty last summer that Cedric Benson was going to rock my RB2 world in 2007. Didn’t happen and now he’s moved onto ankle surgery, alleged intoxication and resisting arrest on boats. Awesome. You can practically taste Matt Forte’s value skyrocketing here. In fact, wondering about rookie RBs in general? Well then check out FF Xtreme’s The Day After: Ranking the Rookie Running Backs . I love reading articles or stats that challenge my preconceived notions – The Fifth Down’s Chad the Completion Percentage Machine does just that. No offense to thos