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NFL Bye Weeks: 2019 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

A handy list to help fantasy owners manage those pesky bye weeks
Fantasy Football 2019: NFL Bye Week Cheat Sheet

Those who play fantasy football are generally in one of two camps when it comes to bye weeks. They either love them for the opportunity to think strategically or they loathe them and view them as nothing more than an annoying nuisance. Regardless of which camp you fall into, bye weeks aren't going away anytime soon.

 

5 Best Conference Championship Games in NFL History

Peyton Manning and the Colts overcame the biggest deficit in conference championship game history to win the AFC title in 2007
5 Best Conference Championship Games in NFL History

For the first time in three years, the top two seeds in both the AFC and NFC will play for a spot in the Super Bowl. Whether that translates to great football will be determined on the field. There have been dozens of outstanding conference championships over the years, but in looking over them, only a handful are etched in NFL lore. Here are the five best conference championship games of all time.

 

10 Best NFL Wild Card Teams of All Time

These teams are proof that anything can happen once the playoffs start
10 Best NFL Wild Card Teams of All Time

The past four decades have demonstrated that anything can happen in the NFL  playoffs starting from the opening round. However, the larger number of divisions and level of parity in today's league has turned Wild Card Weekend into must-see TV.

 

Top 10 Non-Power 5 Conference College Football Teams of All Time

UCF is in position to once again make this list if the Knights make it back-to-back New Year's Six bowl wins by beating LSU in the Fiesta Bowl
Top 10 Non-Power 5 Conference College Football Teams of All Time

If UCF beats LSU on New Year’s Day, the Knights' 2017 and '18 squads will collectively be considered the best non-Power 5 team of all time. Their strength of schedule, winning streak, and overcoming of adversity will push them to the top.

 

5 Closest Outcomes in Heisman Trophy Voting History

Alabama's Mark Ingram won the Heisman in 2009 by just 28 points over runner-up Toby Gerhart from Stanford
5 Closest Outcomes in Heisman Trophy Voting History

For the first time in almost a decade, it remains uncertain who will win the Heisman Trophy this year between finalists Dwayne Haskins, Kyler Murray and Tua Tagovailoa. On many occasions, the race can come down to a very small amount of votes. In some years, the preseason front-runner has lost steam and in others, a dark horse has emerged late in the season.

 

5 Biggest FCS vs. FBS Upsets in College Football History

In 2007, Appalachian State went into the Big House and shocked Michigan in the biggest upset in college football history
5 Biggest FCS vs. FBS Upsets in College Football History

Even though some teams have formidable opponents this weekend, this particular Saturday is considered to be one of college football’s “cupcake weekends.” Those are the weekends where major programs take a break from FBS play and pay an FCS school several hundred thousand dollars (or more) to play a game they will most likely lose. All things considered, it is a win-win for both teams.

 

NFL Power Rankings: Week 5

Jared Goff and the Rams are just one of two undefeated teams left standing
NFL Power Rankings: Week 5

You never know what you’re going to get in the NFL from week-to-week, but the first month of the season seemed special and sure concluded with a bang. Things started out with a wild shootout in Los Angeles on Thursday night and Sunday didn’t slack off with three — three! — games going to overtime and four more finishing within a field goal. Maybe more to the point after a few weeks of chaos, things seemed to settle down to the natural order of things with only a handful of super surprising results.

NFL Power Rankings: Week 4

Kareem Hunt and the Chiefs are 3-0 and lighting up the scoreboard each and every game
NFL Power Rankings: Week 4

When you stop and think about it, that might have been one of the most unpredictable weeks in the NFL in years. It really had a little bit of everything too, from incredible individual performances to straight-up stinkers to several key season-ending injuries.

 

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