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Cutler bracketology and more

It's bracket time, my friends. This is one of those rare times of year when a sport other than football falls to the forefront of my mind. Though there are clever sites out there like The Hazean that have managed to seamlessly mesh together the beloved ritual of bracketology with fantasy football, for the most part I think many of us are just thinking about NCAA basketball. But never fear, I won't leaving you hanging on a Monday without the now requisite Cutler-McDaniels update and other FF links.
  • Will Jay Cutler and I both be moving to New York for the 2009 season? For details on Cutler's weekend talks and trade options, see the Fifth Down's Cutler Asks for a Trade. Jets Need a QB. Though not all experts are convinced that Cutler is going anywhere - check out Gregg Rosenthal's thoughts and concern for what this means for Cutler's fantasy value. Maybe I should start a Cutler's future bracket and start making bets with friends on the outcome. As for details on my potential move to NY, stay tuned...
  • Football News from a Chick reviews some of the latest moves in Happenings in & around the league overnight including LB Julian Peterson becoming a Lion and Joey Galloway becoming a Patriot.
  • The Bruno Boys' 2009 Fantasy Football Red Flag Players outlines a few players at each position that you might want to be a bit cautious about going into the 2009 season. A few names that pop out at me? Gates and Shockey, two former no-brainer TEs both make the TE red flag list this year.
  • Oooh, IDP rankings - I do love them. FFXtreme doesn't disappoint with their first installment of 2009 IDP rankings with a dynasty/keeper bent.
All for now, I'm off to polish up my bracket!

Comments

bigboid said…
Sadly, after riding Cutler to the sweet smell of Championship victory in my fantasy league last fall, I knew as soon as Shanny departed his QB value would drop. He already has to learn an all-new system, so I guess a change of scenery will not make his fantasy value drop much further. NY Jets? They would need another WR to replace Coles. Who else needs a QB? San Fran? Minnesota? Cutler could easily beat out the guys they plan to bring to camp. Makes you wonder...
MM said…
Thanks Sara!
Anonymous said…
C'mon Indy - SIGN TORRY HOLT!!!
Anonymous said…
Mike Lombardi suggested Buffalo as a landing spot with Denver getting their first and Edwards.

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