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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: Midseason takeaways

Fantasy Doctor: Midseason takeaways

By Joey Figueroa

October 27, 2015

So many sports are happening right now. The Mets and Royals are set to square off in a World Series straight out of the 80s. The College Football Playoffs are approaching fast. And ball is life once again with the NBA returning this week while college hoops on the horizon.But hey, fantasy football is ...

Fantasy Doctor: Comeback City

Fantasy Doctor: Comeback City

By Joey Figueroa

October 20, 2015

Last week, I used this entire column to moan and groan about injuries and how much they suck. The good part about most injuries, though, is the eventual return to health. And the best part about returning to good health? Racking up tons of fantasy points, of course.Week 6 in the NFL saw a handful of key ret...

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: bye week bonanza

Fantasy Doctor: bye week bonanza

By Joey Figueroa

September 30, 2015

As hard as it is to believe, we’re already three weeks into the NFL season. I guess time goes by pretty fast when you’re having fun, which explains my long, painful weekend during which my fantasy teams went a combined 1-2.There were plenty of big performances in Week 3, and I was the lucky ...

Fantasy Doctor: What is going on?

Fantasy Doctor: What is going on?

By Joey Figueroa

September 22, 2015

If a patient tells me something along the lines of “Larry Fitzgerald, Tyrod Taylor and Travis Benjamin all landed top-five Week Two fantasy scoring numbers,” I’d usually refer them to the nearest asylum. We were all under the influence of some abnormal point aggregates this past week...

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...