By Jim Hasson
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I think it was N’Sync who coined the phrase, ” Bye , bye, bye , bye” . If I’d have known they were Fantasy football fans, I might have shown more interest in their music.
The message couldn’t be more clear though,that bye weeks begin now. This is where your late round draft pics start to make sense. Either that or you are scrambling on the waivers to switch EJ Manuel for Aaron Rodgers or in other words, you are most likely going to lose this week.
Hopefully that’s not the case, but the bye does add a nice wrinkle to the fantasy season. The great equalizer. This year, everyone is looking at the guy at 3-0 and wondering when the Broncos are on a bye ( week 9) so they can see how their team looks without Manning and co.
So hopefully you drafted wisely and have some decent backups. Not like me, who in one league drafted Nick Foles thinking Vick would be out by now as well as having Cam Newton as my starter, who sits during this first bye week.
So good luck to all this week and may your opponent suffer the bye worse than you in …read more