Archive for the ‘Drew Brees’ Category

Before we begin, I’d like to say a big thank you to Steve Spagnuolo and Dave Wannstedt. The defensive coordinators of the leagues two most inept units in New Orleans and Buffalo, Spagnuolo and Wannstedt have helped pave the way for what is on pace to be a record-setting season for offenses and fantasy football teams alike.

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NFL offensive coordinators are bent on passing the ball, and as a result records are being broken by quarterbacks at an unprecedented pace.

On Sunday, Drew Brees broke a record that stood for more than 50 (!) years. With at least one touchdown in his 48th straight game, Brees eclipsed legendary Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas’ record for most successive games (47) with a passing touchdown. Fittingly, the record breaker came on a 40-yard deep ball — a ball that Brees is arguably the best at throwing in the league — to teammate and receiver Devery Henderson.

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This man isn't a running back.

I get the temptation. Really, I do, and taking Aaron Rodgers with your top three pick isn’t necessarily a bad strategy. It’s one being used widely enough since Rodgers’ ADP does indeed slot him into that lofty draft real estate. There’s just a better strategy.

Stay old school, and believe in the power of the bell cow RB.

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