Archive for July, 2009

Fantasy Football Running Backs – 1st Round 2009

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Fantasy Football Running Backs – Potential 1st Rounders The Football Babble Football Blog continues it’s coverage of fantasy football running backs by looking at 2009′s likely 1st round running backs. I want to go over each of these potential selections and give everyone a quick idea what I’m thinking. Don’t take this as the gospel on each of these players. Just take my analysis as one more perspective to think about, analyze and choose to absorb or discard. 1st Rou

Fantasy Football Running Back Situations

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Fantasy RB Platoons in 2009 Training camp is here and I’ve got way too many things to blog about. We’re talking fantasy football implications rigth now, so I wanted to look at the position so many fantasy football owners obsess about this time of year: running backs. Draft a couple of Top 5 running backs and you’re going to contend for the league title. If you’re running backs suck, there’s a 95% chance you’re going to struggle big time. (Yeah, I’ve seen

Brett Favre Stays Retired

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Word just broke that Brett Favre will stay retired in 2009. After three months of soul-searching, the 39-year old future Hall-of-Fame quarterback has decided it’s time to hang it up for good. Two retirements in 15 months is apparently enough. Brett Favre cited concerns about being able to weather a 16-game NFL season. Apparently, the pain from Favre’s shoulder surgery in May never subsided, raising real concerns in Brett Favre’s mind that he (and his arm) would be able to hold

NFL Training Camps

Monday, July 27th, 2009

NFL Training Camp Openings NFL Training Camps have begun opening and the rest of the league’s teams will be in camp within the week. Michael Vick and Roger Goodell are getting their problems resolved, Brett Favre is still sucking as much drama as he can out of his un-retirement and Terrell Owens is already sharing his sports opinions with the strange number of media assembling at the Bills training camp. It’s a great time to be an NFL fan. Particular National Football League team fan

Brett Favre Decision Coming Friday

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

According to ESPN and numerous other websites, we might finally have some Brett Favre news soon. Brett Favre is torn between returning to the Minnesota Vikings and staying in retirement. It seems that key Vikings teammates have been putting the full court press on Favre, via cellphones and texting. Among those lobbying for Brett Favre to sign on with the Vikes are Adrian Peterson, Steve Hutchinson and Jared Allen. In other words, the biggest names on the Minnesota Vikings have been pressuring Fa

Welcome to the Football Babble Blog!

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Welcome to the “Football Babble Blog”. We’ll be posting here throughout the upcoming football season on topics ranging from NFL football, college football and fantasy football. The way I envision our football blog working is to cover the latest football news and notes that might not necessarily justify a full page on our regular site, or which needs to be posted quickly. Football News and Updates Read here for my comments on what’s going on in the NFL and NCAA football, e