Scramble for the Ball

Fantasy football, the Loser League, and general goofiness

Making Giant Mistakes on the Waiver Wire

Bryan and Andrew have let their fantasy rosters slide while preparing for the season to begin. Now they must pick through the remnants of the waiver wire to build a roster out of the dregs of the league, sorting through the Jameis Winstons and Russell Gages of the world to create something vaguely cromulent.

Sep 07, 2021

2021 Award and Stat Predictions: Living in Patrick Mahomes' World

Bryan and Andrew's offseason tour continues as they turn their attention to the individual stats and awards! Patrick Mahomes tickles them pink, Dak Prescott is in the pink, and Matt Nagy's slip may be pink.

Sep 01, 2021

AFC North Over/Unders: Playing Chicken with the Cleveland Browns

Bryan and Andrew finish their tour of the league's over/unders with the AFC North. Are the Browns for real, or is the pull of the Factory of Sadness to strong? Are the Steelers contenders, or will the ghost of Ben Roethlisberger's arm strength doom them? And what does Zac Taylor do here, exactly?

Aug 26, 2021

NFC North Over/Unders: Can Dan Campbell Lead the Lions Out of the Cellar?

Bryan and Andrew finish off the NFC by looking up North, where we wonder how warm Matt Nagy's seat can get, whether the Vikings are young or just inexperienced, and how to best serve filet of braised kneecap.

Aug 25, 2021

AFC South Over/Unders: The Houston Texans and the Legion of the Adequate

Bryan and Andrew turn their attentions to the AFC South, where pessimism abounds: questionable quarterbacks in Indianapolis, questionable staff in Jacksonville, and questionable everything in Houston.

Aug 19, 2021

AFC West Over/Unders: Are the Broncos a Lock for a Losing Season?

Bryan and Andrew head to the AFC West, home of the young superstar passer and then also Drew Lock for some reason. Can anything slow down the Chiefs? Is Justin Herbert for real or just a mirage? And why are the Raiders, exactly?

Aug 12, 2021

NFC West Over/Unders: Is Matthew Stafford the Answer for the Rams?

Bryan and Andrew turn their attentions to the NFC West, where first-round picks are as fleeting as a summer squall. Is Trey Lance ready for prime time? Is Matthew Stafford actually an upgrade over Jared Goff? And can the Seahawks get out of their own way?

Aug 11, 2021

AFC East Over/Unders: Can Tua Get Dolphins to the Playoffs?

Bryan and Andrew come back for their second Scramble in two days, looking at the over/under lines in the AFC East. They are of Tua minds on Tagovailoa and the Dolphins, but also spare time to talk about Josh Allen and getting caught in sudden New York rain showers.

Aug 05, 2021