The Fantasy Authority Fantasy Football Podcast Ep. 82, February 2, 2017.
The big game is over! It’s time for our Superbowl 51 recap. This game will easily go down as both the greatest comeback and the biggest let down in Superbowl history. Where do you stand? Did the Falcons lose the game, or did the Patriots win it? Anthony (@the1andonlypz), Kevin (@fantasywrath13) and Ryan (@RyanAlexander_W) answer just that in the last #TFAPodcast of the 2016-2017 season!
How about some free agency talk as well? We take an early look at some of the biggest names to hit the open market. With just a month until the free agency frenzy starts, we’re predicting best fits and favorite landing spots.
NFL Awards and Pro Football Hall of Fame
- Atlanta Falcons QB Matt Ryan wins NFL MVP and Offensive Player of the Year honors.
- Oakland Raiders pass rusher Khalil Mack takes the Defensive Player of the Year.
- Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott receivers Offensive Rookie of the Year honors over teammate Ezekiel Elliot.
- San Diego Chargers pass rusher Joey Bosa gets Defensive Rookie of the Year.
- Kurt Warner, Terrell Davis, Jason Taylor, Ladainian Tomlinson and Morten Anderson make up the 2017 Hall of Fame class.
- Terrell Owens snubbed for a second straight year. Is “politics” getting in the way of the Hall of Fame?
- Kyle Shanahan is officially named Head Coach of the San Francisco 49ers.
Superbowl 51 Recap
- Did the Patriots win, or did the Falcons lose?
- What mistakes cost the Falcons the win?
- Tom Brady named MVP. Should it have been James White?
- The coveted Greatest of All Time talk. Does this Superbowl win solidify Brady and Belichek’s standing?
Early Free Agency Preview
- Brian Hoyer, Mike Glennon, Geno Smith and Kirk Cousins top the free agent quarterback list.
- Tyrod Taylor, Jay Cutler and Nick Foles are names to watch as potential cap casualties.
- Out of Le’Veon Bell, Eddie Lacy, Latavius Murray and LeGarrette Blount, it’s very possible that only Bell re-signs.
- Danny Woodhead and Darren McFadden make for interesting low-cost vet options.
- CJ Anderson, Adrian Peterson and Doug Martin are possible cap cuts.
- DeSean Jackson is expected to return to the Eagles.
- What do the Bears do about Alshon Jeffery?
- Terrelle Pryor, Kenny Britt, Pierre Garcon, Brandon LaFell, Kenny Britt and Cordarrelle Patterson are all interesting free agent options.
- Could we see the 49ers put together a rag-tag group of receivers in year 1?
- The Jets and Brandon Marshall could part ways.
- Martellus Bennett leads the TE free agent pool. He’s expecting a big pay day after a Superbowl win.
- Julius Thomas the most interest potential cut.
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