Stefon Diggs was right, Kirk Cousins is good, and we’re all happy!

Just three weeks ago the Vikings were 2-2, Stefon Diggs was calling out his coaching staff, Kirk Cousins couldn’t throw the ball and things were looking pretty grim. Oh, the wonders a three-game winning streak can do for a team and a fanbase!

Stefon Diggs was right

After not reporting to practice for a non-injury related absence Diggs offered an ominous statement for the media: “The space that we’re in right now, definitely, it’s a lot of questions. I can’t stand up here and act like everything is OK, because it’s obviously not. What I can say is, at this point, I’m just trying to work through it.”

Diggs had only 12 targets in his first three weeks, resulting in six catches, 101 receiving yards, and one touchdown. His frustration with his lack of usage was justified, but no one really expected the Minnesota-loving Diggs to have an outburst like this.

Hindsight now shows that not only was Diggs right, but he may also have actually helped motivate offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski to rethink his run-only offensive scheme. With the number of offensive tools in the passing game, it only makes sense that an offensive that is balanced between run and pass would succeed over a one-dimension approach.

Cutting Kirk Cousins loose with Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs, Olabisi Johnson, Irv Smith Jr., and Kyle Rudolph to match Dalvin Cook and Alex Mattison on the ground was what was needed by the Vikings. Diggs has since gone 23/30 for 461 yards and three touchdowns. Man, it’s good to have the old Diggs back!

Kirk Cousins is good

In the past three weeks, Kirk Cousins has looked like the promising guy we signed out of Washington a few seasons ago. He’s been mobile, he’s disguising the run game, he’s bootlegging his ass off, and he’s throwing the ball. With the tools on this team, the Vikings don’t need Brett Favre to make the offense tick, and a more unpredictable game plan has confirmed this with Cousins tearing up the opposition.

He’s gone for 300+ yards in three straight games totaling 976 yards and a TD/INT ratio of 10/1. Against the divisional opponent Detroit Lions, we saw Diggs get the lion’s share of targets, Olabisi Johnson get his first career touchdown, CJ Ham record his first receiving TD, Rudolph get back in the endzone, and Adam Thielen catch a highlight-reel TD before exiting with a hamstring injury early in the game. All thrown by Cousins.

He’s got that “you like that?!?” swagger back and is leading his team on the field. With a newly designed game plan from OC Stefanski, Cousins has impressed in the past three weeks.

We’re all happy!

The Vikings defense took a game off against Marvin Jones Jr. and we still got the win on the back of the Cousins-led offense! Not bad! It’s always important to grind out wins when you aren’t playing your best, learning a lesson along the way while not dropping another divisional game. Rest assured, as well, Mike Zimmer will be laying into his defense after this last game.

The critics and self-doubting Vikings fans will say “yeah well look at the teams the Vikings have played in the last three weeks, do it against Green Bay and then we’ll talk.” To that I say, we can only play the teams that are on the schedule. No amount of hate will deflate this win streak, and derail the momentum gained by the Purple and Gold. Things are moving in the right direction right now and we should all be happy.

In two days and two tweets, I am fully backing Kirk Cousins again

A worrying start to the season for Viking’s QB Kirk Cousins had the Minnesota faithful a little uncertain about the season. But, following a big win, the unpredictable QB has won me over with two tweets.

Who saw a 38-20 win for Minnesota in their Week 6 matchup? No hands I see, well me either. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw Kirk “bootleg and dump off” Cousins dropping back and passing deep (-er than 5 yards), disguising the run game, and getting wantaway Diggs involved as much as possible in the first drive of the game.

The win was extremely important for the Viking’s playoff hopes and puts them at 4-2 on the season. The credit has to go to Cousin’s execution on the day, completing 22/29 throws for 333 yards and four touchdowns on the day – a stat line that would have seemed impossible from him a few weeks prior.

The first tweet that has me back on his side is NOT his video thanking the fans for being so loud and impactful in the win over the Eagles. While it was great to see him acknowledge the faithful supporters and probably jab at his doubters too, it was a much more simple tweet that warmed my heart…

A day before a pivotal game in a short season Kirk Cousins is busy looking up at the sky and appreciating the early October snowfall. It’s precious and adorable and humanizing; is this guy our QB or does he work at Home Depot during the week like a regular Joe and just loves watching the season change in his time off?

The second tweet is much more serious. Addiction comes in many shapes, sizes, and severity for me and Kirk Cousins, it’s the Office:

And pie, I guess. I do love a good pie so I can totally appreciate the excited response to a bar of pies being wheeled into the practice facility. I wrecked a few pies this weekend for Canadian Thanksgiving myself. I never know I had so much in common with the QB of my team, but here we are.

After a holiday Monday (a legit, unmarred one up in Canada), I am full of pie and reveling in the glory of a thumping of the Philadelphia Eagles, reinvigorated and trusting my QB again. With the divisional Lions up next I sincerely hope Kirk hasn’t doubled down on too much dessert on his off day.

The Rival Sports Podcast Episode 23: “Kicking can’t be this hard, right?”

The Rival Sports Podcast is back for Episode 23 and we’re talking more NFL football. The NFC has flip-flopped and we’re now living in the upside down, players legs are falling off, the AFC North is all but settled, and kickers inexcusably suck now.

In Episode 23 Adam and Al are joined by special guest and friend of the pod Ben who sheds some light on this weeks NFL action and give his personal take (as a former kicker) on why everyone but Justin Tucker sucks. Plus we chat about the Eifert puke-inducing ankle break that Redzone didn’t prepare us for, and Earl Thomas shooting his team the bird while getting carted off.

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This episode includes:

  • Vikings discussions on whether they’re the real deal anymore
  • Packers talk on crushing the Bills, showing patience with Devante Adams as a number 1 WR in the NFL, and rejoicing in Aaron Jones’ early success
  • Are the Bears really good? and will the Lions ever be good?
  • Earl Thomas obviously breaks his leg and makes it a contract issue while Le’veon Bell can’t help but comment on Instagram on the issue
  • Tyler Eifert has a great game but then his foot pretty much falls off to end his season
  • The Browns and Steelers go quietly into the night as the Bengals and Ravens are in the driver’s seat for the division
  • And we end by discussing kickers in the NFL making their jobs so much harder than it has to be

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The Rival Sports Podcast Episode 22: The Bakery is Open!

The Rival Sports Podcast is back for Episode 22 and we’re talking more NFL football. The good teams are losing, the bad teams are winning, and nothing seems to make sense anymore in this wildly unpredictable league.

In Episode 22 Adam and Al are in shambles after their teams, the Vikings and Packers, can’t seem to figure it out, ceding the early divisional lead to the Chicago Bears. New England and Jacksonville follow the NFC North’s suit and let a long-shot team take the divisional lead after two shocking losses, and Greg gives a rundown of the Week 4 edition of #3InOut – who to bring IN and who to kick OUT of your Fantasy Football lineup.

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This episode includes:

  • Baker Mayfield impressions and expectations moving forward as the starter and savior in Cleveland
  • Green Bay and Minnesota forgetting that they’re good teams
  • Pats losing to the Lions, inviting more questions about the team’s quality, while the Jags go toothless in field goal loss to the Titans
  • Saquan Barkley is good
  • Fitzmagic keeps his job
  • and finally, the AFC North is an unpredictable mess… and we love it!

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#3InOut – Week 4 Edition

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3 IN

+ CLE WRs Rashard Higgins/Antonio Callaway
Now I won’t normally be naming 2 players from the same team, (and assuming never, ever again from the Browns), but what Baker Mayfield showed us last week fired me up enough to try something crazy. Not only is Mayfield a better option to open things up here for Browns WR’s, being thrust into a situation like that and equipped with an opportunity like he had, it makes it all the more impressive and comforts me to the point I think getting EITHER ONE of these guys is a good idea. They’ve shown the ability to stretch the field and make the catches (when the throw is on target), and being as Cleveland has a semblance of a running game with Carlos Hyde, this offense has a chance to move now that they’ve got the ‘L’ monkey off their back. If anything, I might even say I’m excited to watch the Browns now.

+ ARI WR Christian Kirk
Coming off a pre-season in which he showed the coaching staff what he was capable of, (8 catches, 59 yards, 1 TD), the speedy slot receiver has since fallen victim to Sam Bradford’s inability to throw a football. Part of the hesitance around picking Kirk up earlier was the question on his usage, as Larry Fitz usually occupies the slot. It now appears it’s solely the QB situation, and now that Josh Rosen has been named the starter, it’s safe to roster up Christian Kirk. I’m not promising booming results right away, but it won’t take long.

+ CIN WR Tyler Boyd
In the ADD I feel may get the most push-back I say – YES to Tyler Boyd. The entire fantasy world remained unconvinced after his Week 2 performance of 6 rec on 9 targets for 91 yards & 1 TD, but he came back and surprised absolutely everyone with 6 rec on 7 for 132 yards and another TD. As receivers generally go hand in hand with their QB’s performance, it’s important to note that Dalton did throw 4 INT’s Week 3, but he still went for 352 & 2 TD’s. Dalton looks like he’s taken a step forward this season. Another thing to watch out for that could help increase Boyd’s target share is if AJ Green were to miss any time with the injury he left the last game with. Either way – he’s a pickup this week and available in 83% of Yahoo leagues.

3OUT

Every 49er.
The arrival of Marquise Goodwin on the Week 3 scene (3 rec, 30 yards, TD), is not tantalizing enough to overcome the loss of Jimmy G, it’s as simple as that. The only offensive players worth rostering at this point are RB Matt Breida and maybe even TE George Kittle. C.J. Beathard under center is not ideal to replace Jimmy in a generally underwhelming offence. Just stay away from them, and if you can find someone who doesn’t read our stuff, (good luck), try and sell high-ish on Goodwin.

NYJ WR Robby Anderson
3rd time unlucky for Anderson. A guy who last year flashed pretty consistent brilliance, (with Fitzpatrick coincidentally), has come smashing back to earth with only 6 catches in the first 3 weeks, putting up 90 yards and a TD. The one TD looks okay, but knowing it came on his only catch of Week 1, its put into perspective. Anderson may be worth keeping an eye on as Darnold gets more comfortable throwing to someone outside of Enunwa, but right now there’s just too many better options available.

SEA RB Rashaad Penny
Well, I hate to say I told you so, but the Chris Carson show has officially begun in Seattle. With a paltry 43 yards on 20 attempts, it’s safe to say Penny hasn’t had the start he wanted. While it may not be a real reflection on his abilities personally, the inability to overcome Seattle’s offensive line deficiency as well as Carson has done has made expendable. Like Anderson, this situation is worth monitoring in dynasty leagues, but there are many more productive streamers available.

Mahomes: He is Real

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Since waking up on the Monday after Week 1, I have been crying inside. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has made me cry tears of sadness.

Now you may be asking yourself why would this be? Why would I be crying in the midst of a record breaking performance? Because this guy was my guy. He was stashed on my bench last year in the hopes Alex Smith would be gone for 2018 and he’d get the starting job. As it turned out, I needed a roster spot for a running back and had to drop him.

To paraphrase Eminem, “last year he was a nobody, this year he’s breaking records…”

He is the story of his NFL season through 2 weeks.
2 GS – 582 YDS – 10 TD’s – 0 INT – 143.3 RTG

This start has placed him in the history books, passing Peyton Manning and Drew Brees for most TD passes through the first 2 games of a season. Not only has he bested two legends of the game, he did in his FIRST TWO games as an undisputed starter.

The 6’3” 230 lb quarterback out of Texas Tech is enjoying success in his 2nd season alongside the NFL’s most explosive offense that includes fellow sophomore RB Kareem Hunt (who led the NFL in rushing last season as a rookie), Pro Bowler TE Travis Kelce, and elite playmaker WR Tyreek “the freak” Hill.
Combine the skill in this lineup with the mind and play-calling of head coach Andy Reid, and that is just scary good. This team will score a lot, and can do so in any possible way.

Mahomes is not only in possession of a canon for an arm, he’s been known to do some work with his legs as well.

In 2015, as a sophomore, he rushed 131 times for 456 yards and 10 (TEN!) touchdowns. The following year on another 131 attempts, he only went for 285 yards but eclipsed the previous year’s mark with 12 (YES, TWELVE!) rushing touchdowns. These aren’t eye-popping numbers by any means as far as yards-per-carry goes, but those TD’s show us he can in fact get the job done two ways.

I for one am going to have to settle for owning Mahomes in only 2 of 3 fantasy leagues, but I will be watching him play and loving it from here on out.

Aaron Rodgers Is Worth The Money, And Then Some.

Aaron Rodgers is entering the 2018 season as the highest paid player in the NFL, and deservedly so. The contract he signed is a 4 year $134 million deal with the potential to reach $180 million if he hits incentive bonuses. In a salary cap world, there will always be a debate on whether a player is worth his cap space. Being over paid can hinder a team from competing, so obviously the highest cap in the league is worth analyzing.

There are a couple different reasons why Aaron Rodgers is absolutely worth this deal, and could actually be a steal for Green Bay.

First and most importantly, Rodgers simply deserves to be the highest paid player based on factual statistics. Not only is he statistically the best QB in the game right now, he’s the best statistically of all time. He boasts the highest QB rating ever for a starting QB, and the lowest interception percentage. That is insane. We can debate all day about whether that puts him in the conversation of best ever, but those facts cannot be disputed. Statistics aside, anyone who has been following the NFL for the last decade can tell you Rodgers is an extremely special player. He’s carried Green Bay through some rough years, and brought them to playoffs for all but his second year as a starter. He’s not only known for his pin point accuracy, but also his mobility, his decision making, and his clutchness tossing ridiculous Hail Marys to win games. In other words, he’s elite at everything.

Secondly, it is important to remember that the salary cap is always rising, and the cost to retain franchise QB’s will continue to rise with it. Aaron himself is a perfect example of this. When he signed his last contract, he was the highest paid player in the league, but it wasn’t long before this was overtaken in the coming years by contracts given to EIGHT other quarterbacks, including Joe Flacco, Alex Smith, Derek Carr, Matthew Stafford and Jimmy Garoppolo. Look at this list. Even barely above average QB’s are costing an arm and a leg to keep. So with that said, it won’t be long before Rodgers contract will look like a complete steal (which is only $3 million more per year than Kirk Cousins for comparison).

And finally, this is the time for Green Bay to go for it all. Rodgers isn’t exactly young anymore. Randall Cobb and Jimmy Graham probably only have a few more years of consistent productivity. And while the defense does have some promising young talent, particularly at the DB position, the team lives and dies by Aaron’s arm. I can’t say how long he will decide to play football for, but you can be sure that his replacement is extremely unlikely to replicate his impact on the team. Give him as much money as he wants now and go for gold.

The only possible downside here is the idea of Rodgers being injury prone and potentially wasting a ton of money. It’s not a concern without warranted discussion, however all I can say is that all football players get hurt. If you haven’t missed parts of a season this far into your career, you are extremely lucky. At the end of the day, Rodgers has played 15 or more games in 8 out of 10 seasons as a starter. The entire idea of him being injury prone is completely blown out of proportion.

WR’s – Who to Draft when everyone’s done Drafting

Top 3 WR’s Ranked #30+

With there being so few top end RB’s, finding WR’s to fill your flex spots is imperative. Luckily, there are plenty of options.
I’m not talking ‘sleepers’ here, I’m talking ‘been dead for years and you’re excavating their sarcophagus’.

Ranked 30 or above.

These picks won’t necessarily help you right away, and may be risky plays in DFS, but in dynasty leagues with salary caps, these can turn a bench spot into future dollars.

Top 5 Obvious WR’s to Target in any format:
1. Antonio Brown
2. DeAndre Hopkins
3. Odell Beckham Jr.
4. Julio Jones
5. Michael Thomas

but to the real juicy stuff…

LAR Cooper Kupp – ADP 37*
I’m not going to go very deep in the whole analytics thing, I’m a firm believer in that it doesn’t really matter in fantasy. Does the guy get points? Then it’s a good pick.
Cooper Kupp, to be frank, is going to be on fire this season. The sophomore Rams WR exploded onto the scene as a rookie and piled up 869 yards on 62 catches with 5 TD’s. He showed an ability to pop off for a long catch, and excels over the middle.
It’s not a stretch to say he hits 70+ catches, 1,000+ yards, 8 TD’s. Get him and ride off into the sunset.

Top RB’s to draft ranked 30 or above

LAC Mike Williams – ADP 46*
I know what you’re thinking. “Keenan Allen is going to eat up all the targets.” Sure, he’ll get targeted lots. But what did I just finish saying? If they score points, that’s all that matters. Williams has, by all accounts, looked incredible throughout camp. Making circus catches, high-pointing over DB’s, and showing an incredible hunger to get back into the game.
Rumour has it that with TE Hunter Henry out for the year, the Chargers are scheming a lot of things for Williams around the end-zone, and when you combine a QB like Rivers with a WR with the size and ability of Williams, you know what that usually equates to? That’s right, points. He’s not on a ton of peoples’ radar, and can be had very late, and very cheap, which will be great for next year when he really breaks out and you’ve kept him. (And hint: Keenan Allen has an opt-out of his deal after this year)

SEA Tyler Lockett – ADP 56*
This is it. This is the year for Tyler Lockett. He’s had a rough go of it so far, but this is the year. Last season he proved he could come back after a (brutal) injury to stay healthy all season, and this year looks to take the next step into real effectiveness.
Russell Wilson has lost a few weapons in Richardson, Kearse, and Jimmy Graham so there’s a few more catches to be had out there. Lockett’s maxed out at 51 catches for 664 yards with 6 TD’s in his rookie season back in 2015, but looks to pile on top of that with tons of room to run out there. While Seattle’s offensive line has improved, Wilson will still be looking to get the ball out quickly which helps the inside guys (Lockett) pile up the targets. I personally had him as a rookie and kept him, but NOW it’s time.

*based on 12-team PPR

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RB’s – Who to Draft when everyone’s done Drafting

Top 3 RB’s Ranked #30+

The consensus for the past few years has been that if you aren’t lucky enough to get a top 5 running back in your draft, you have no shot at winning. To help alleviate your issues, you need to be good at picking out talent beyond the Top 5 obvious ones.

I’m not talking ‘sleepers’ here, I’m talking ‘been dead for years and you’re excavating their sarcophagus’. Ranked 30 or above.
These picks won’t necessarily help you right away, or in DFS, but in dynasty leagues with salary caps, these can turn a bench spot into future dollars.

Top 5 RB’s to Target in any format:
1. Todd Gurley
2. David Johnson
3. Le’Veon Bell
4. Ezekiel Elliott
5. Saquon Barkley/Alvin Kamara
(I only wanted 5 here, but, Kamara’s too good).

but to the real juicy stuff…

SEA Chris Carson – ADP 37*
Carson had a great start last season, but unfortunately for him went down with a broken leg in Week 4 vs. the Colts after amassing 208 yards on 49 carries with 1TD behind Seattle’s plainly abhorrent offensive line. Seattle was one of the worst rushing teams last season, but have taken actions to improve their line this time around. In Carson’s only real feature role last year, he ran for 93 yards on 20 carries for a 4.6 avg. This guy has done nothing but impress his coaching staff and fans alike with his ability to explode off of cuts, and being one of those power backs who always seems to fall forward. He’s going to be a goal-line beast. I’m expecting 6-7 TD’s as a floor. He’s Seattle’s starter, and should be FED. You’d be able to pick him up for absolutely nothing, and it’ll be one of the smartest moves you can make.

NYJ Isaiah Crowell – ADP 35
He finally escaped the hole in Cleveland, only to land with the J-E-T-S. The obvious negative here is that they’re obviously not a powerhouse and they’re QB situation is a tad murky at the moment, BUT he’s 1st in line in the backfield. Crowell didn’t get too much praise for his efforts on a dismal team, but he did manage to put up some very respectable numbers:
206 carries, 853 yds, 2 TD’s. That’s good for 4.1 avg on only 12.9 attempts per game.
One other stat to note: He’ll be moving to a home field (MetLife Stadium) that has a turf playing surface – Crowell averages almost a YARD more per carry on turf at 4.9. (Cleveland is grass) Oh, and he can catch too.

CHI Tarik Cohen – ADP 30
I really didn’t want to do this. We all know Howard is the bell cow in Chicago, but Cohen just provides too much upside at the position to not be mentioned. Rumour has it that the coaching staff is putting Cohen in more pass-catching situations to get him in the open field more. This just means a hell of a lot of trouble for the opposition. In only his 2nd season in the league, he’s had limited opportunities to showcase his full potential, but that’s what you have to go off in these dynasty situations!
He boasts a 4.3 yards per carry average on 87 career carries, with 353 yards on an INSANE 53 catches last season.
He returns kicks, punts, and even passed for a TD last year as a rookie. He finished with 1,578 all purpose yards last year. Nuts.
The guy packs so much big play potential with plans revolving a lot around getting him the ball this year. I’d say it’s easily worth a flier as a late round pick after all those starters are gone. You could do a lot worse.

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*based off 12 team PPR

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Big Changes in Little Green Bay; Packers Look to Regain Dominance of Past

 

A lot is changing for the 2018 Green Bay Packers. This includes players as well as management. With a satisfactory season behind them, Green Bay has fired long time GM Ted Thompson, and replaced him with former director of player personnel, Brian Gutekunst. He has been working within the Packers organization for 20 years and knows his team’s roster as good as anyone. It’s a welcome change from Ted Thompson who is notoriously stubborn when it comes to adding talent via free agency. While I appreciate his view of “draft and develop from within”, I think there has to be a balance of home grown players as well as acquired players through trade and free agency. Why is a balance important? Just look at Ted Thompson’s biggest outside acquisition – Charles Woodson. He is one of the rare big name players that he signed as a GM. What were the results? A defensive MVP season for Woodson and a Super Bowl for Green Bay.

That brings us to Gutekunst, who in his short time has already made a huge splash in free agency and shown the world that Green Bay means business again. Two big names have been added to the roster for Mike McCarthy and new defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to take advantage of. Jimmy Graham and and Muhammad Wilkerson. Sadly, in order to fit Graham’s salary, Jordy Nelson was cut from the team. But losing from a position of strength where Davante Adams has overtaken Nelson as the teams top WR, and gaining one of the best receiving tight ends in the league, could prove to be a big boost. Nelson’s end zone ability will be missed for sure, but let’s remember that Jimmy lead all tight ends in touch downs just last season. I’m genuinely excited to see what him and Rodgers are capable of doing together. And just to top it off, Gutekunst has also signed veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis who is widely considered one of the leagues best blocking tight ends. Talk about taking a weak position and turning it into a very strong one!

Muhammad Wilkerson will be a huge addition to Green Bay’s defensive front. Drafted in the first round in 2011, he has amassed 45 sacks for the Jets, and has shown flashes of dominance, specifically in 2015 where he had a career high of 12 sacks and made the pro bowl. He will join fellow pro bowler Mike Daniels to steady the Packer’s defense.

The secondary should also see a boost with First round draft pick Jaire Alexander looking to steal a starting spot, and former fan favourite Tramon Williams returning to Green Bay to give some much needed help to Ha-Ha Clinton Dix.

All there is left to do is sit and wait to see if there are any other moves up Gutekunst’s sleeve. Adrian Peterson has vocalized interest in coming to Green Bay, and Dez Bryant is another name that seems to be linked to them as well. Is signing either of these players the right move? Probably not as Dez will be commanding too much money and AP is a shell of his former self. But it’s nice to have that feeling of possibility instead of “Nope, Thompson doesn’t do the whole off season thing”. We already know what Rodgers thinks of the whole Dez Bryant idea;

At the end of the day it is Brian Gutekunst’s decision and if he feels like Dez is worth the gamble, we could very well see him in Green Bay soon. It would be a strange look for sure.