Roy Lang Shreveport Times Published 6:58 PM EST Nov 12, 2018 Although most of the top 10 escaped unscathed, top-seeded Bobby Triplet was shellacked in the first round of the Prep Fantasy Football playoffs. Behind a seven-touchdown performance from Haughton quarterback C.J. McWilliams, No. 32 Charlie Booras took out Triplet, 163.7-94.1 to advance to the Round of 16. The only other top-10 seed to fall was "nflprospect72," who was eliminated by "stovallclan," 162.4-128. The top three finishers from the Prep Fantasy Football playoff will receive prized from PizzaRev (6301 Line Ave., Shreveport). Prep Fantasy Football is still open to everyone. The top two weekly scorers (not in the playoffs) will receive free PizzaRev pizza. Friday Night Live app Available for free now (Apple and Android). Includes: Live scoreboard, stream of updates, pictures and videos, links to stories, team pages, Prep Fantasy Football, Player of the Week voting. Sweet 16 matchups (32) CharlieBooras … [Read more...] about Top seed drubbed in Prep Fantasy Football Playoffs
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Roy Lang Shreveport Times Published 6:10 PM EDT Nov 3, 2018 The 2018 Prep Fantasy Football regular season is complete and the playoff bracket is set. “The 32” includes the 10 weekly champions and the top 22 cumulative point-getters this season. “Stryderstax007” rolled to the Week 10 title with the only first 200-point effort of the year and grabbed the No. 3 overall seed. “cvwildcatfan” is the No. 1 seed after his Week 3 title. “ned_stark_061” grabbed the No. 2 playoff seed as the regular-season points champion. The top three finishers will receive handsome prizes from PizzaRev (6301 Line Ave., Shreveport). Prep Fantasy remains open to everyone. Unlike past seasons, the weekly winners during the playoffs (not alive in “The 32” bracket) will earn from pizza from PizzaRev. The Round 1 playoff games, and first Prep Fantasy playoff ballot for 2018, will be revealed Sunday on the Friday Night Live app. Any playoff competitor … [Read more...] about 2018 Prep Fantasy Football Playoff bracket revealed
Week 13 of the Page 2 Fantasy Football Challenge is upon us. Each week, a guest picker chooses a QB, WR and RB. The only players off-limits are those selected by the previous week’s guest picker. The guest — Joe Anderson, longtime local sports radio personality as “Mr. Phunn” and now a Realtor with RE/MAX Results — will go head-to-head against Star Tribune writer Michael Rand, who is not allowed to pick anyone projected by NFL.com to score in the top 10 at their respective positions: joe anderson’S WEEK 13 FANTASY PICKS QB: Peyton Manning, Broncos NFL.com QB projection: No. 5 Matchup: Chiefs The Chiefs’ D played like candied yams last week against San Diego — and if you listen closely, you’ll hear an ornery Manning whispering “I’m just as good as Tom Brady” every time he throws a touchdown pass at Arrowhead.RB: Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks NFL.com RB projection: No. 14 Matchup: Saints The prospects for the … [Read more...] about RandBall’s Week 13 Fantasy Football Challenge: Peyton Manning to feast on Chiefs?
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — They all remember the dirt.With Tim Tebow and the Class A St. Lucie Mets coming to town last year, the Florida Fire Frogs ran a promotion that allowed fans to purchase a package that included game-used dirt. Yes, that’s right, a bottle of dirt from the field where the legendary University of Florida quarterback played baseball.Not a jersey. A bottle of dirt.A marketing ploy so outrageous it still elicits amazement from those who played with Tebow last year.Welcome to minor league baseball starring one of the world’s most famous athletes.“That was pretty wild,” pitching prospect Johnny Magliozzi said of the dirt for sale. “A little odd.”Playing with Tebow proved to be a one-of-a-kind experience for his Class A teammates last year. Tebow’s arrival galvanized crowds across the South Atlantic and Florida State Leagues, and the former NFL quarterback won over teammates with his legendary work ethic.“In my opinion, … [Read more...] about Tim Tebow’s teammates appreciate his work ethic … and fantasy football advice
The Steelers are home to several of fantasy football’s elite players. That’s no secret, and it’s not really news, either. What’s worth noting, however, is just how dominant Pittsburgh was on Sunday night — in the context of fantasy, that is. In PPR scoring formats, a full lineup comprised of the top-scoring Steelers would have produced 161.8 points. That’s a figure that very likely would have knocked a lot of fantasy managers out of the playoffs, if they had to face such a collective. Before anyone gets any wild ideas about assembling an all-Steelers lineup for fantasy championship season, understand that such a lofty score is a white whale of sorts. This kind of thing is unpredictable and unreliable. Regardless, it’s fascinating to see one NFL team produce so many fantasy points in a single week. Here’s how the Steelers pulled off the curious fantasy feat. QB Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t the strongest of fantasy options through much … [Read more...] about Steelers’ massive fantasy football output