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On Chuck Klosterman on Tim Tebow

Today on Grantland, Chuck Klosterman weighs in on Tebowmania.  I like Klosterman (at least I like Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs and IV), but I’m not really sure what he’s doing here.  Or, rather, I know what he’s doing but I don’t understand why he’s doing it.  What he’s doing, essentially, is arguing that Tim [...]

NFL = Weekly Mediocrity

I should really stop looking at the ESPN NFL power rankings.  Because I’m a Giants homer, I’ll view any position below 2nd as way too low (no matter what their record) and Sando’s constant short shrifting of Big Blue has aggravated me for as long as I can remember.  I can handle the Giants being marked [...]

Bobo’s Fantasy Football Appreciation Index: Week 3

Jamaal Charles is no more.  He has been cruelly swept from me and millions of other owners by the unfeeling tide of misfortune, just two weeks into the 2011 NFL season.  He tore his ACL against the suddenly-decent Lions and is lost for the season.  An injury like this hasn’t shaken up the fantasy/NFL world [...]

Bobo’s Fantasy Football Appreciation Index: Week 2

Well, I was wrong.  I overestimated EVERY one of my Booya starters’ Week 1 score except for Polish bad boy Sebastian Janikowski, who beat estimates by two points.  I was being unreasonable with some of my predictions, sure, but I really don’t think it was crazy to suggest that Jamaal Charles would put up at [...]

Bobo’s Fantasy Football Appreciation Index: Week 1

After months and months of waiting, with more will-they-won’t-they tension than we’ve seen since The Office was still good (Team Pam all the way.  F Karen), we’re finally here: the 2011 NFL football season.  Which means two things, predominantly: one: the Giants are only ten or so weeks away from breaking my heart and two: my [...]