Welp, that happened. It is an inevitable thing you know that first week. The one where you were already to make transfers half way through the Aston Villa game just out of boredom. You don’t have to hide it, you’re not alone by any stretch of Ralph’s imagination. The first week had some pleasant surprises, some of which I will discuss here because in reality we want the meat and potatoes of fantasy and who to transfer in not who did what and why. This is a traditional post here at Razzbol FC that I try to roll out on a weekly basis to look at guys who are either in a role that might be fantasy relevant or one that has a good match-up for next week. So if you’re into those type of things and can spare ten minutes from swiping left on that dating site that you have queued up, then cool. If not stay anyways for the quippy calamities that may ensue. After all it’s Transfer Tuesday, get that itchy finger ready and by no capacity lose 4 points already…psycho.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Okay let’s begin with a bit of full disclosure, I’m a Manchester United fan. So my ability to be impartial when discussing a Liverpool acquisition isn’t exactly easy. Then again I’m a sports journalist of the highest integrity. (Pause for heavy laughter). Okay, so take my perspective on Christian Benteke with a grain of salt but here’s the thing I sort of like the big Belgian’s fit. At first like many EPL fans I thought “here we go again Rodgers trying to fit a square peg in a round hole.” Of course that may not be wrong, I said as much in my Sh*t I’ve thought since the end of last term post a few weeks back. But my point then and it’s my point now is Benteke is a better player than Rodgers previous square peg blunders (Andy Carroll and Rickie Lambert). So let’s take a look at Christian Benteke and what the future hold a for his Fantasy Premier League prospects for 2014-15.Please, blog, may I have some more?
I dig that we still have the Arsenal/Sunderland fixture to be played, but honestly so what. It’s the last week of school, teachers don’t care if you bring a pencil let alone the appropriate book to class. So like fantasy football there is only one reason well actually two but the second one is you’re a loser, eat paste and are your mom’s laundry boy (only because the laundry is in the basement). The first one well that’s not that simple, I really just wanted to quote O.P.P there. It is totally simple you are still in the hunt for the c’ship or if you play in a league with some money then go get it kid. This week is not a week to play favorites, to play your cousin if he plays in the league or anyone that you have an allegiance to. We only get one free transfer this week and if you were ever going to take a minus its now or literally never. So take a look at my ideas of Fantasy Premier League transfers for the finale week.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Beautiful friends the end. Except this is soccer and not about some psychological thing where he has an edipus complex. Now that we cleared the air on that song and pointed out the difference between the two let’s move forward shall we. Good! This week is pretty cut and dry, you either are bringing in Arsenal players or shifting around Arsenal players or you are bringing in one Sunderland player. That’s it folks, it’s like going to an ice cream store and all they serve is vanilla. I am not the maker of rain I just sell the best umbrella. So enjoy the second to last transfer info post of the year, I know sad right.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Now that my Blues have achieved victory this year. I ask, is it better to continue to roll with the talent or go with the lesser bunch of ragamuffins that are fighting for something in the league. Yea I used ragamuffins. Because with the top 4 basically set, barring some tremendous collapse by someone, is it better to surf the teams with some piss and vinegar this week to get some points for the good. The good is you here FYI. So for this week I am looking at teams from the bottom 8 of the table to bring in one at a time, which pisses off an OCD Noah and his boat. The fight for the non-bottom three is more fun for me to watch right now then hoping for a clean sheet or stupid fantasy consistency from a fantasy stud that EVERY one owns. That is soooo boring. So stick around see who I think might be a sheepish transfer this week as we have 3 to go.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The title says it all. We want a return to normalcy round here. That means not sleeping with cousins unless you can legitimately prove they are 3 times removed from family lineage. That week took a lot out of not only me but a lot of owners. It came and went fairly unheralded…so far. With 2 games left to play and some seasons riding on some good outputs from some key players, I figured it was never too early to look at the waiver wire and find some transfer gems for this week. You know the guys that will fill in for all the parts you brought in for the double week, as we slowly dissect our rosters one by one of useless “bring in” guys to get our roster to the A team for the last 4 games. Have no fear though, week 37 is right around the corner and we can start lumping all the Gunners and Black Cats into our squads. But for now let’s take a look at this week’s list of favorable or guys that I see as having an impact sooner rather than later.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The title says it all this week. Load your rosters to the high hell with the double week guys. There’s no other way around it. You wanna score in triple digits you need at least 5 guys with a 2 game set. You have to do it. The high week this week might push 150 and the average is going to be in the hondo range, and that’s not John Wayne. So with Chelsea, Liverpool, Hull and Leicester all on the double, you can if you are so daring have a complete roster of all double week players. That is if you hoard your WC like some guy on an intervention show on the Discovery Network. At best you should have 3 of either Chelsea or Liverpool players gracing your roster and at minimum 6 total from all teams playing the Ernie Banks special. So without further adieu let’s take a peek at what I would bring in for the week of 34.Please, blog, may I have some more?
With the abbreviated schedule this week, its all about setting yourself up. Whether you were a miser and kept your wild card or if you take it one at a time like dudes at a “soup kitchen”. Either way this week is about do you have enough to field a roster, can you help yourself for week 34 where 4 clubs have a double week. Granted only 2 of those teams have real usable fantasy options, but just imagine this, a roster of 6 Chelsea and Liverpool players and the best of the rest from other squads. Sounds pretty good to me, well it’s basically what alot of teams have already as they should be maxing out on Chelsea and Liverpool players. Well as much as salary restraints allow naturally. But let’s stay in the here and now because Spring has sprung, it gives us more reason to pay attention to all those joggers and actually seeing skin from people. Let’s see what’s going down with the transfer ideas/targets for the week of Larry Bird.Please, blog, may I have some more?
This is by far my second funnest post of the week. It’s all about spoken word and speculation. Sorta like listening to guys spit daily fantasy advice, and you telling yourself that guy sounds legit. I bet he totally doesn’t have a special seat on his mom’s old couch in the basement. The point I am saying is you can’t trust everyone, hell I am untrustworthy, I always leave the toilet seat up and never, ever prevent forest fires. I am just Smokey. Plain and simple. You can listen to dudes we affectionately call the Cumulus Nimbus or the Kool Aid guy. But that will only get you in a pickle. No one want’s that. So this week is the wake after the double but before the tsunami. Next week is the abyss we call roster damnation with 4 clubs on hiatus and filling a roster without getting that dreaded minus 4 points starts this week. Whether you like to hear that or not it’s the truth. The rest of the season if you wanna really play starts this week, and here’s your first prep of week 32. It’s Transfer Tuesday, go tell your friends.Please, blog, may I have some more?
When does one week feel like 2 whole weeks. I will tell ya its the International House of Breaks, or IHOB. It’s half as boring as the regular pancake joint, but won’t leave you looking for guiltless options. It’s a pancake house, you knew why you went there…gorge. Eat all the chocolate chip pancakes and other festive treats that they serve. You deserve it for being patient and having to wait basically two weeks for league footie. I have been chomping at the bit to get back into the swing of things and start the interesting stretch of games we have coming up. Some weeks theres double games for multiple teams, like this one with QPR and Villa, or the upcoming weeks where for 3-4 weeks in a row it’s all about strategy. That strategy starts here with Transfer Tuesday, so sit back put on your elastic waisted pants and gorge on the info for this week.Please, blog, may I have some more?