Nick Shook on fantasy football: Decisions to be made before opening kickoff

By Nick Shook
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Sunday is upon us. I’m hoping you read your morning paper with your coffee, well before the 1 p.m. kickoffs, or online with a second tab open with your fantasy football lineup, because I’m about to drop some knowledge.

Setting your lineup is vital to fantasy football, for obvious reasons. But that doesn’t mean we can see the future. We can, however, use statistics to project who will perform well. Continue reading

Vikings claim tight end Brandon Bostick off waivers

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Brandon Bostick might not have hung onto the most important live ball of his career, but it didn’t take long for him to latch on with another team.

One month after dropping the onside kick that helped propel the Seattle Seahawks past the Green Bay Packers and into Super Bowl XLIX, Bostick has been claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings, the team announced Wednesday. Continue reading