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Fantasy Doctor: Band-aids for everyone

Fantasy Doctor: Band-aids for everyone

By Joey Figueroa

December 2, 2015

Tweet: Daily Illini Fantasy Doctor, Joey Figueroa, suggests a few band aids for your rosterIt’s that time of year, boys and girls. I’m not talking about the magic of the first winter snow or the unrelenting strain of finals — I’m talking about the brink of fantasy football playoffs.Depend...

Fantasy Doctor: Priming for playoffs

Fantasy Doctor: Priming for playoffs

By Joey Figueroa

November 17, 2015

Tweet: The Fantasy Doctor @joeyfigueroa3 is back with his week 11 picks, and to get your team ready for the playoffs.It was quite the bittersweet Week 10 for your beloved Fantasy Doctor.I’m back to my winning ways with a 3-0 week across three leagues, but once again, a huge injury has hampered my spirits. Julia...

Fantasy Doctor: I must be doing something right, maybe

By Joey Figueroa

November 4, 2015

Look, I try not to be repetitive in these columns. But with another week in the NFL crossed off the calendar, your beloved Fantasy Doctor has gone 3-0 across three leagues yet again.I’m 12-0 over the last month and it’s beginning to scare me. Is this all some sick set-up for me to lose every fanta...

Fantasy Doctor: Sports injuries are sad

Fantasy Doctor: Sports injuries are sad

By Joey Figueroa

October 13, 2015

Fantasy Doctor @joeyfigueroa3: Sports injuries are sadFootball is a violent sport. Five straight weeks of clashing, fighting and hitting some of the world’s premiere athletes can certainly take it toll. Most seasons, there’s a handful of major injuries that shake up the fantasy landscape, and Jamaal...

Fantasy Doctor: Hit the books

By Joey Figueroa

August 17, 2015

With August nearing its end and back-to-school sales everywhere you turn, summer 2015 is just about over. It’s time to buckle down and hit the books, kids. Study, research, analyze and repeat.Oh, I’m talking about fantasy football, if that wasn’t clear.Yes, boys and girls, with another semeste...