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Ranking the rooks

I'm looking out of my office window today and finally seeing evidence of spring outside - the newbie green leaves are popping out and I'm once again reminded of how much I love this season (and of how I've somehow developed allergies). East coasters, I realize you've been enjoying not just spring but even summerlike weather as of late but here in Colorado spring is slow-moving beast. Onto our links for today...

  • Time for a flurry of Brett Favre headlines? Let's hope not. As the Fifth Down notes, the Jets released Favre at his request and he is "at this time" retiring from football.
  • Also in category of old guys who have been released, the Edge is no longer with the Cardinals. What a failed experiment that one was.
  • The Hazean hits us up with some Early Rookie Rankings - top 10 QBs, RBs, WRs, and top5 TEs. Side note: if you're having trouble viewing the Hazean's site correctly in Firefox like I am (an ad hovers over the content), try it out in IE and your problems will be solved.
  • Or try FFToolbox's Keeper and Dynasty League rankings for each position (only QBs, RBs and TEs are available at this time) - note the very help "who not to keep" link included. It's still linking to last year's article but keep an eye on this since I think it's just as helpful if not more so than the other ranking links.
  • Get your rookie rankings via Rotoworld's Fantasy Fix video - perhaps I need to listen to these guys before I anoint Moreno as the one back in Denver...clearly I'm ready to move on from the RBBC mayhem here.
  • More 2009 draft analysis this time from the FFManiaxs - look for the five most impressive and least impressive team drafts here.
  • Finally, the Fantasy Hulks have a top 50 ranking up already for your enjoyment.


MM said…
Ahhh what the heck? I am using Firefox but do not have this problem. Are you still seeing it?
Okay, we might be able to blame this one on the settings on my browser at's hoping the rest of you can easily read The Hazean's fine content without trouble!

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