Kudos to my brother-in-law, Brian, for forwarding me this link of Predicted NFL Standings in 2007 a la Star Wars characters or as Brian called it, Football Preview This Is. Now being born in 1979 into a family of girls, I have to say a good chunk of the Star Wars references are way past me. I was too busy watching ET, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, and The Princess Bride in my youth (but yes, I have seen all the Star Wars movies once, for those who are suddenly all up in arms about that). However, regardless of my Star Wars naivete, I'm happy to report that I still find this highly entertaining and think you likely will too. More soon on actual fantasy football info and advice.
Happy long weekend! Here's hoping most of you are free to enjoy the 3-day weekend and the relaxation and fun that comes with it. I spent my Sunday participating in 3 fantasy football drafts scattered throughout the day and night, but I think I've finally wrapped up my drafts for the year. So like many of you I'm now turning my attention to the Week 1 games! But before we get to some player rankings and prep for Week 1, I want to make sure that all you experts out there are aware of the upcoming deadline for the annual accuracy contest that I run with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. I compare preseason positional rankings from experts to the final outcome of the fantasy season to see which site had the most accurate preseason rankings, and this year's deadline is fast approaching: September 9th by kickoff. Check out the info on the FSTA site for more details and be sure to e-mail me your submissions. Now, onto Week 1! First up, let's get to some of this