Wednesday, September 20, 2017

2017 NFL Week 3 power rankings


By Rick Morris


NOTE: Rankings from start of season are in parentheses.


TOP TIER

1 New England (1)

2 Atlanta (3)

3 Kansas City (4)

4 Oakland (5)

5 Green Bay (2)

6 Pittsburgh (7)

7 Seattle (6)

SECOND TIER

8 Denver (10)

9 Baltimore (9)

10 Tampa Bay (12)

11 Minnesota (11)

12 Tennessee (13)

13 Miami (17)

14 Detroit (18)

15 Dallas (8)

16 Carolina (14)

17 Philadelphia (15)

18 Washington (24)

19 Los Angeles Rams (16)

20 Arizona (22)

21 Los Angeles Chargers (20)

22 New Orleans (21)

23 Chicago (19)

24 Jacksonville (23)

25 Houston (25)

26 Buffalo (26)

27 New York Giants (27)

28 Cincinnati (28)

29 Cleveland (29)

30 Indianapolis (30)

THIRD TIER

31 San Francisco (31)

32 New York Jets (32)


BIGGEST RISERS: Washington (6 spots), Detroit and Miami (4 spots)


BIGGEST FALLERS: Dallas (7 spots), Chicago (4 spots), Green Bay and Los Angeles Rams (3 spots)


RANKINGS BY DIVISION – 1 POINT PER RANKING SPOT FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL TEAM

1 AFC WEST 36

2 NFC SOUTH 50

3 NFC NORTH 53

4T AFC NORTH 72

4T AFC EAST 72

6T NFC EAST 77

6T NFC WEST 77

8 AFC SOUTH 91


RANKINGS BY CONFERENCE

1 NFC 257

2 AFC 271

NCAA Week 4 Top 4 teams for College Football Playoff


By Rick Morris


1 Alabama

2 Clemson

3 Oklahoma

4 USC


Next 4 in:

5 Penn State

6 Washington

7 Wisconsin

8 Michigan

2017 NCAA football Week 4 picks


By Rick Morris


NOTE: 4-1 last week, 10-5 for the season


UNLV +40 over Ohio State

Ohio +2 ½ over Eastern Michigan

TCU +13 over Oklahoma State

Georgia -6 over Mississippi State

Notre Dame -3 ½ over Michigan State

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Lounge on YouTube: Curtis Armstrong


By Rick Morris                                          


Mini-Episode #879 features a conversation with legendary character actor Curtis Armstrong about his new memoirs REVENGE OF THE NERD.


       


       


       


        

Lounge on YouTube: Mini-Episode #878 – 2017 Fantasy Football Week 2 preview


By Rick Morris

Here is Mini-Episode #878 of The FDH Lounge, another edition of THE FANTASYDRAFTHELP.COM INSIDER, previewing Week 2 of the 2017 fantasy football season.



       


       


       


       

Lounge on YouTube: Mini-Episode #877 – 2017 NFL Week 2 preview


By Rick Morris


Here is Mini-Episode #877 of The FDH Lounge, previewing 2017 NFL Week 2.



       


       


       


       

2017 NFL Week 2 power rankings


By Rick Morris


TOP TIER

1 New England

2 Green Bay

3 Atlanta

4 Kansas City

5 Oakland

6 Seattle

7 Pittsburgh

SECOND TIER

8 Dallas

9 Baltimore

10 Denver

11 Minnesota

12 Tampa Bay

13 Tennessee

14 Carolina

15 Philadelphia

16 Los Angeles Rams

17 Miami

18 Detroit

19 Chicago

20 Los Angeles Chargers

21 New Orleans

22 Arizona

23 Jacksonville

24 Washington

25 Houston

26 Buffalo

27 New York Giants

28 Cincinnati

29 Cleveland

30 Indianapolis

THIRD TIER

31 San Francisco

32 New York Jets


RANKINGS BY DIVISION – 1 POINT PER RANKING SPOT FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL TEAM

1 AFC WEST 39

2T NFC NORTH 50

2T NFC SOUTH 50

4 AFC NORTH 73

5 NFC EAST 74

6 NFC WEST 75

7 AFC EAST 76

8 AFC SOUTH 91


RANKINGS BY CONFERENCE

1 NFC 249

2 AFC 279

MLB power rankings for mid-September


By Rick Morris


NOTE: Rankings from start of season are in parentheses.


TOP TIER

1 Cleveland (10-8-13-12-9-6-5-2)

2 Los Angeles Dodgers (7-2-2-2-1-1-1-1)

3 Washington (2-3-6-6-3-3-2-3)

4 Arizona (8-5-5-3-6-4-8-5)

5 Houston (1-1-1-1-2-2-3-4)

6 Boston (12-7-7-4-4-5-4-7)

7 Chicago Cubs (14-17-20-20-23-11-7-6)

8 New York Yankees (3-4-4-5-11-10-6-8)

9 Colorado (4-6-3-7-8-8-9-9)

10 Minnesota (13-11-8-8-10-17-13-10)

11 St. Louis (6-14-18-13-15-15-12-13)

12 Milwaukee (9-10-9-9-5-12-15-14)

13 Los Angeles Angels (18-18-11-11-16-13-10-11)

14 Texas (16-20-12-17-13-20-16-16)

15 Seattle (17-23-14-14-20-16-17-17)

16 Kansas City (24-24-16-15-12-9-14-19)

17 Tampa Bay (20-12-10-10-7-7-20-15)

SECOND TIER

18 Toronto (23-13-15-19-21-18-18-20)

19 Baltimore (5-9-19-18-22-19-19-12)

20 Miami (29-25-23-25-17-14-11-18)

21 Atlanta (26-26-26-22-14-23-23-24)

22 Cincinnati (11-16-22-24-24-27-25-23)

23 San Diego (30-28-28-28-27-24-24-22)

24 Pittsburgh (21-22-24-21-19-22-22-21)

25 Oakland (27-27-27-27-25-26-27-27)

26 New York Mets (22-15-17-16-18-21-21-25)

27 Detroit (15-21-21-23-26-25-26-26)

28 Chicago White Sox (19-19-25-26-28-28-29-28)

29 Philadelphia (25-30-30-30-30-30-30-29)

30 San Francisco (28-29-29-29-29-29-28-30)


BIGGEST RISERS: Atlanta and Kansas City (3 spots)


BIGGEST FALLERS: Baltimore (7 spots), Pittsburgh (3 spots)


RANKINGS BY DIVISION – 1 POINT PER RANKING SPOT FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL TEAM

1 AL EAST 64

2 NL WEST 68

3 AL WEST 74

4 NL CENTRAL 76

5 AL CENTRAL 82

6 NL EAST 99


RANKINGS BY LEAGUE

1 AL 220

2 NL 243

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

2017 NCAA football Week 3 picks


By Rick Morris


NOTE: 4-1 last week, 6-4 for the season


Ohio -7 ½ over Kansas

Tennessee +5 ½ over Florida

Ohio State -30 over Army

Clemson -3 over Louisville
Texas +17 over USC

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Lounge on YouTube: Mini-Episode #876 – 2017 fantasy football Week 1 preview


By Rick Morris

Here is Mini-Episode #876 of The FDH Lounge, another edition of THE FANTASYDRAFTHELP.COM INSIDER, previewing Week 1 of the fantasy football season.


       


       


       


       

Lounge on YouTube: Mini-Episode #875 – 2017 NFL Week 1 preview


By Rick Morris

Here is Mini-Episode #875 of The FDH Lounge, previewing Week 1 of the 2017 NFL season.


       


       


       


       

Lounge on YouTube: 2017 NFC preview


By Rick Morris                                          

Mini-Episode #874 previews the 2017 NFC season with FDH Lounge Dignitary Chris Galloway.