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The LynchPin Pickems – Week 5 – Bouncing Back

Welcome to Week 5! Judging by how all the experts are picking this season, I would say I’m right on par with the crappiness! This has been such an unpredictable season to call so far, so congrats to anyone who is having great success with their picks and pools! On the flip side, I think [...]

The LynchPin – Week 4 – Who Are You?

Hello readers! Welcome to Week 4 of the LynchPin – where my only goal is to predict the betting outcome of all the games on the NFL Schedule and show you where the smart betting money is this week with my confidence picks. Again, I’m by no means an ATM machine, and I don’t guarantee [...]


The LynchPin – Week 3 Edition – Redemption

Here we go into Week 3 guns blazing and confident as ever to put some money into your pockets! Last week was a another positive week going 9-7 heads up AND against the spread. I was money on the Over/Under going 11-5. The overall totals are now (20-12 straight up, 20-12 Over/Under, and 16-16 Against [...]


The Lynchpin Pickems – I Want WInners! – Week 2 Edition

The Week 2 Edition Here we go! Week 1, the most unpredictable week of the season is in the books and behind us, and we are ready for Week 2! If you were following along – we went 11-5 Heads Up, 7-9 ATS, and 9-7 in the Over/Under which – if you were betting individually, [...]

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The LynchPin “I Want Winners” – Week 1 Edition

Welcome football betters to opening weekend!!! For your short-term financial planning needs, the Lynchpin is BACK for another go at breaking down the NFL games each week, and helping you pick the winners, and show you where the true VALUE is each set of games! Last season was my first season really breaking down the [...]


The Lynchpin Pickems – Week 17 – The Romo Show

Welcome football fans to the final regular season edition of the Lynchpin Pickems where you will find everything you need to know about picking winners, betting trends, and where the smart money is straight up, against the spread, and in the over/under. Recapping week 16, your boy was 10-6 straight up, 9-7 against the spread, [...]

Eli has not been one to be trusted this year, but should be dynamite in a must win game against the Eagles.

Week Seventeen (17) Start ‘em & Sit em

It’s week seventeen (17) of the Fantasy Football season, and as such, most fantasy football seasons have come to an end. If however, you are in one of the few and stupid leagues that hosts its championship in the final week of the season, I hope this post will help you make the right choices [...]


The Lynchpin Pickems – Volume Week 16 – “What We Know”

Happy Holidays football fans, and welcome to the Week 16 edition of the Lynchpin Pickems, where we go through every game on the docket, and pick games heads up, against the spread, and the over/under to give you the true value of where the money is to lay this weekend. By all means, I am [...]

Amendola should be a lock for a touchdown this weekend against the Buccaneers.

Week Sixteen (16) Start ‘em & Sit ‘em

  Week Sixteen! Superbowl week for most, semi-finals for some. Best of luck everyone! I only hope these suggestions help you; trust your gut! Find me on Twitter: @Blackie_Mike Start ‘em: (STL) Sam Bradford vs. (TB) – For someone who had such potential when he came into the league as a rookie, Sam Bradford as [...]


The Lynchpin Pickem’s – Week 15 Edition – The Comeback

Welcome again to the week 15 Edition of the Lynchpin where we try to predict the future and pick all the winners straight up, against the spread, and the over/under and show you where the smart and sucker money is for the upcoming football weekend. I’m getting the picks out early today, due to time [...]

Brown may have left a sour taste in fantasy owners mouths, but should still be started the rest of the way

Week Fifteen (15) Start ‘em & Sit ‘em

Week Fifteen (15) Sit ‘Em & Start ‘Em for the 2012-2013 Fantasy Football season by Koopafantasy. Have questions? Find me on Twitter: @Blackie_Mike Start ‘em: (CAR) Cam Newton vs. (SD) – Newton has been amazing for fantasy owners lately including scoring three touchdowns in week fourteen in a win over the Falcons, and should be able [...]

Moreno was great with his 32 carries against the Raiders and could be vital to a fantasy playoff run.

Recap: Week Fourteen (14) Start ‘em & Sit ‘em RECAP

Start ‘em: (IND) Andrew Luck vs. (TEN): 16/34 196 yards TD, 2INT – A very disappointing finish for Luck as he only threw for one touchdown and with less than 200 yards against the Titans defense.  In such a juicy matchup and in most peoples first week of the fantasy playoffs Andrew Luck was of [...]


The Lynchpin Pickems – “I Want Winners”

Week 13 has come and gone, and if you were like me, so are your betting dollars. I couldn’t get over some of the impressive wins by some of the underdogs who pulled it through late. (Indianapolis, Seattle) and then teams that I was dead wrong on showed their dominance. (Cincinnati, Cleveland) If you were [...]


Baltimore Ravens vs Washington Redskins – Week 14

One of the marquee games from the early batch of games features the battle of Maryland, when the (9-3) Baltimore Ravens travel down the interstate to take on RG3 and the (6-6) Washington Redskins. The Ravens are coming off an embarrassing loss at home against Charlie Batch and the Pittsburgh Steelers, while the Redskins made [...]

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Week 14 – Tennesse Titans vs Indianapolis Colts

Tennessee Titans (4-8) vs Indianapolis Colts (8-4) The Titans travel to Indianapolis with revenge on their mind from an overtime thriller with the Colts, in what started Andrew Luck’s run of brilliance over the course of the last few weeks. If you recall, Luck executed a swing pass to fellow rookie Vic Ballard in overtime, [...]


San Diego Chargers vs Pittsburgh Steelers – Week 14

San Diego Chargers (4-8) vs Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) Heinz Field will be rocking on Sunday when Ben Roethlisberger makes his return to the Steelers after a 3 game absence due to a rib injury, as the Steelers welcome the Chargers to town. The Chargers are in the midst of a bad year, with really nothing [...]


Week 14 Preview – Dallas Cowboys vs Cincinnati Bengals

Dallas Cowboys (6-6)  vs Cincinnati Bengals (7-5) One of the bigger games of the week in terms of playoff implications features the Dallas Cowboys travelling to Cincinnati to take on the Bengals in afternoon play. Dallas is coming off a big win against the lowly Eagles, while the Bengals went on the road and took [...]


Week Fourteen (14) Start ‘em & Sit ‘em

Week Fourteen (14) Sit ‘Em & Start ‘Em for the 2012-2013 Fantasy Football season by Koopafantasy. Have questions? Find me on Twitter: @Blackie_Mike You can watch the video version of this post on youtube. Start ‘em: (IND) Andrew Luck vs. (TEN) – Week fourteen is here and while some people may have the playoffs locked up, [...]

Gresham could be a bright spot in the darkness that is the TE position going into the fantasy playoffs.

Week Thirteen (13) Start ‘em & Sit ‘em RECAP

In this short post I go over the Sit ‘em & Start ‘em picks that I made before the weekend. I also go over players who had a breakout game and could be worth a waiver wire pickup. Get a hold of me on Twitter: @Blackie_Mike Start ‘em: (CAR) Cam Newton vs. (KC): 15/27 232 yards [...]


The Lynchpin Pickems – Week 13 – The Rebound

The Lynchpin is hoping to return to form this weekend after an off week in #12 going 10-6 overall head to head. I will chalk it up to one of those weeks that is impossible to predict. Ironically enough, I was able to maintain striking distance in my confidence pools and straight up pools, as [...]