Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Ask the Expert Question of the week: Which oft-hyped team and/or players is headed for a letdown this season?

Ask the Expert Question for the week: Which oft-hyped team and/or players is headed for a letdown this season?

Without a doubt the Minnesota Vikings are a train wreck waiting to happen from both a NFL and fantasy point of view. Last season was magical with Favre and his career year. This year everyone has the same expectations yet Brett is recovering from ankle surgery, Sidney Rice is out six weeks at a minimum, Percy Harvin still has migraines and the head coach is bitching about the Saints treatment of his QB in the NFC Championship game. This is a team looking over their shoulder and not out in front at where they are headed.

NOTE: this was posted last Thursday before the NFL Kickoff Game between MIN @ NO.

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Sam Hendricks is the author of Fantasy Football Guidebook, Fantasy Football Tips, Fantasy Football Basics and Fantasy Football Almanac 2010, all available at his website, http://www.ffguidebook.com, at all major bookstores, and at http://www.amazon.com. He is a 20-year fantasy football veteran who regularly participates in the World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF), National Fantasy Football Championship (NFFC) and finished 7th and 16th overall (out of 228 top players) in the 2008 and 2009 Fantasy Football Players Championship (FFPC).

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