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Fantasy Football Start/Sit Playoffs Week 14: Russell Wilson, Jay Ajayi, Christian McCaffrey
Fantasy Football Start/Sit Playoffs Week 14: Russell Wilson, Jay Ajayi, Christian McCaffrey

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Start Jay Ajayi, RB, Philadelphia Eagles Ajayi led the running backs in backfield snaps with 31 last week against Seattle. He also rushed for 35...

Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 13: Josh Gordon returns, Dion Lewis, Derrick Henry
Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 13: Josh Gordon returns, Dion Lewis, Derrick Henry

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Fri, Dec 1, 2017

Start Josh Gordon, WR, Cleveland Browns Apart from Eli Manning getting benched, the top story in the NFL right now is the return of Josh Gordon....

Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 12 Part II: T.Y. Hilton, Greg Olsen, Jordan Howard
Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 12 Part II: T.Y. Hilton, Greg Olsen, Jordan Howard

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Sat, Nov 25, 2017

We wrap up the holiday weekend with more football of course. Just two or three weeks to go in the regular season. Here is some matchup advice to aid...

Hugh Johnson: Pine Creek youth movement fuels Eagles to another title berth
Hugh Johnson: Pine Creek youth movement fuels Eagles to another title berth

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Sat, Nov 25, 2017

Pine Creek football's youth movement is in full swing. A few weeks ago, Pine Creek sophomore receiver Max Lofy told me that the young players on the...

Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 12 Thanksgiving special: Samaje Perine, Dez Bryant, Alfred Morris
Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 12 Thanksgiving special: Samaje Perine, Dez Bryant, Alfred Morris

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Start Alfred Morris, RB, Dallas Cowboys With the Cowboys’ offensive line struggling to protect quarterback Dak Prescott and the Los Angeles...

Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 11: Doug Martin, Marshawn Lynch, Davante Adams
Fantasy Football Start/Sit Week 11: Doug Martin, Marshawn Lynch, Davante Adams

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Start Doug Martin, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers If Martin can’t get it done this week, he might be worth cutting. Martin gets the Dolphins this week....

Pine Creek, Rampart fans enjoy football rivalry
Pine Creek, Rampart fans enjoy football rivalry

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Fri, Nov 17, 2017

It was a big-time bout between old rivals. The quarterfinal round of the Class 4A state football playoffs began Friday when District 20 schools Pine...

Palmer Ridge looks the part in playoff opener vs. Berthoud
Palmer Ridge looks the part in playoff opener vs. Berthoud

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Sat, Nov 11, 2017

“Palmer Ridge Bears, Palmer Ridge Bears. Excellence in all” so the school’s fight song goes. On the gridiron, the No. 2-ranked Bears football team...

Hugh Johnson

Hugh Johnson got his start in journalism in 2010 as a freelancer for the Cheynne and Woodmen Editions. After that, he moved to Denver and continued his work as a freelance writer for the Denver Urban Spectrum and Colorado Community Media. He joined The Denver Post in 2014 where he served as an editorial assistant and sports producer until 2017 when he joined The Gazette as a producer. He enjoys fatherhood football, food and video games.

You can find me on Facebook (Hugh Johnson) and Twitter (@HughJohnson707 ‏).