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Recent NFL news should alter your fantasy football approach
Recent NFL news should alter your fantasy football approach

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Three transactions rocked the NFL and fantasy football Friday, including a six-game suspension for Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. Elliott was...

Fantasy Football 2017: Steals and deals in the draft
Fantasy Football 2017: Steals and deals in the draft

By: Hugh Johnson - 0 Mon, Aug 7, 2017

Fantasy football is finally back and while most owners know to select Antonio Brown, David Johnson and Odell Beckham Jr. in the first round of the...

Wiley blog: NBA rumors include Nuggets pursuit of Kevin Love
Wiley blog: NBA rumors include Nuggets pursuit of Kevin Love

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Mon, Jun 26, 2017

The Cavaliers, Pacers and Nuggets have reportedly discussed a three-team deal that would send Paul George to Cleveland, with Kevin Love coming to...

Wiley blog: Nuggets shouldn't stop Danilo Gallinari from playing elsewhere next season
Wiley blog: Nuggets shouldn't stop Danilo Gallinari from playing elsewhere next season

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

Danilo Gallinari's tenure with the Nuggets should come to an end.  Even if the following quote was lost in translation, it's time for Denver to...

Five-round draft complete: Cheat sheet for your fantasy football rookie draft (dynasty leagues)
Five-round draft complete: Cheat sheet for your fantasy football rookie draft (dynasty leagues)

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Fri, Jun 9, 2017

If you are prepping for a rookie draft, here is how the first round of my dynasty league rookie draft went. It's a 12-team league non-point per...

Broncos schedule
Broncos schedule

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Fri, May 5, 2017

Photos by The Associated Press and Mark Reis, The Gazette

Rockies must avoid disMay before thinking Rocktober
Rockies must avoid disMay before thinking Rocktober

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Tue, May 2, 2017

We’ve seen this before Before making plans for Rocktober, remember that the Rockies have to avoid disMay. Recent history suggests the Rockies...

Which draft picks do you think are Denver's top ones since 2011?
Which draft picks do you think are Denver's top ones since 2011?

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Tue, Apr 25, 2017

Here are my rankings of the NFL draft picks the Broncos have made since 2011, John Elway’s first year running the show. I did not include the 2016...

2014 NBA draft do-over; the Nuggets got a steal
2014 NBA draft do-over; the Nuggets got a steal

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

The 2014 NBA draft was loaded with talent. If you could draft again based on what you know today - what order would you select the players?...

Does Colin Kaepernick create a dilemma for you in fantasy football?

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Tue, Oct 11, 2016

How badly do you want to win in fantasy football? As news broke Tuesday that Colin Kaepernick will start at quarterback for the 49ers this week, I...

Quick hits: A look at fantasy football this weekend
Quick hits: A look at fantasy football this weekend

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Things to watch this week: Thursday N.Y. Jets vs Buffalo - Despite the national narrative that Darrelle Revis can't play anymore,  the New...

Fantasy football: Preseason questions answered - sort of
Fantasy football: Preseason questions answered - sort of

By: Matt Wiley - 0 Thu, Sep 8, 2016

Before the preseason started I had a few questions. Here are some of the answers: 1. I was hesitant to draft five players returning from injury....

Blogger Bio

Matt Wiley has been playing fantasy sports since Neil Lomax was the quarterback of the St. Louis Cardinals. He primarily plays in football, basketball and baseball fantasy leagues - but he did dabble in hockey, golf and auto racing when he was younger. Matt will try any kind of fantasy league at least once. He has done standard snake drafts, auction leagues and dynasty leagues and he plays in leagues with all different types of scoring formats. Matt loves to talk strategy with others who are passionate about fantasy sports. He is a graduate of Palmer High School and is the Sports Editor at The Gazette.