How about that Chiefs offense on Sunday, huh?



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Is there a better play in fantasy football this week than the New York Jets defense?



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If you own Kyle Orton and Peyton Manning you are definitely thinking about starting Orton this week.



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We are four weeks into the NFL season, so I’m going to attempt something that, to my knowledge, has never been done before in any format. It’s a huge risk, but that’s how we experiment over here. I’m sort of the Kinsey of WEEI.com (minus the sadomasochism).

What I’m going to do is hand a couple of (wait for it) Quarter-Season Awards.



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Before get to the mini-mailbag (I’m going to try and answer a few emails each week here) a couple of fantasy thoughts after three weeks…



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OK, two weeks in and some things are not so surprising.

The NFL’s leading rusher? Adrian Peterson.

Terrell Owens is tied for the league lead with three TD catches.



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I know the company line in fantasy sports is never panic after Week 1. If there is ever a season to challenge that rule, however, it is this one. The loss of Tom Brady (and a host of other stars struggling) and the explosive effort of the rookies has to give even the most seasoned fantasy owner pause.



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When I was writing hockey cards for the Upper Deck Company (Full disclosure: Although I was the “hockey editor” at UD for over a year, my knowledge of the sport is, at best, limited. I know a ton of facts, such as ...



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Two quick thoughts before we get into the rankings.

 



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Though I can't shake the image of him sitting on the sideline in the AFC Title Game, looking remarkably like Han Solo at the beginning of The Empire Strikes Back, it would be crazy to suggest that LaDainian Tomlinson belongs anywhere but at the top of the list of running backs for the 2008 season.



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