Scramble for the Ball

Fantasy football, the Loser League, and general goofiness

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Scramble: Scrambled for the Playoffs
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Scramble: Scrambled for the Playoffs

If you could give each playoff team one player, any player, from each division rival, who would you choose? Your Scramble team throws out suggestions.

27 comments, Last at 16 Jan 2017, 8:20am by Mr Shush
Scramble: 2016 Staff Playoff Fantasy Draft
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Scramble: 2016 Staff Playoff Fantasy Draft

Bryan and Andrew review this year's staff playoff draft, where someone bogarted all the cheese dip. Plus, Loser League II results and the crowning of the biggest losers of them all!

39 comments, Last at 08 Jan 2017, 6:12pm by Sid
Scramble for the Ball: Best Care Anywhere
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Scramble for the Ball: Best Care Anywhere

With injuries dictating the shape of every playoff team to a greater or lesser extent, your Scramble team M*A*S*Hes together a preview of the 4,077 possible outcomes for Week 17.

14 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2017, 10:27am by Athelas
Scramble for the Ball: U.S. Against the World
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Scramble for the Ball: U.S. Against the World

Now that 2016 Pro Bowl rosters are announced, your Scramble team contemplates the viability of a more cosmopolitan alternative.

28 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2016, 11:32am by Winterguard78
Scramble for the Ball: Casually Dressed...
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Scramble for the Ball: Casually Dressed...

...and Deep in Conversation, your Scramble team produces a small Novella on the topic of their Rookie of the Year. Or rather, 24 rookies of the year. A whole team full of them, even. But first, something of a Funeral for a Friend.

19 comments, Last at 15 Dec 2016, 3:46pm by Bryan Knowles
Scramble for the Ball: Make It So
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Scramble for the Ball: Make It So

Extending the football season for the worst teams as well as the best, for no reason other than money? Your Scramble team marvels that the NFL hasn't yet stolen bowl season away from the NCAA.

14 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2016, 12:05pm by DGL
Scramble: A Word from Our Sponsors
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Scramble: A Word from Our Sponsors

Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Von Miller, and Clay Matthews form the pitch for your Scramble team's examination of this year's most prominent NFL commercials.

21 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2016, 11:09am by strongalexis
Scramble for the Ball: A Veritable Feast
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Scramble for the Ball: A Veritable Feast

An idiot's (two idiots'?) guide to Thanksgiving football, prepped and primed for the monsters-in-law who only watch these three games in a year.

15 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2016, 2:50am by Jerry
Scramble: A Midseason Night's Dream
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Scramble: A Midseason Night's Dream

Your Scramble writers are at a loss -- what to do after an actual good week of football? Celebrate the best of the first half of the season, of course!

12 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2016, 11:11am by jtr
Scramble for the Ball: Can't Win for Losing
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Scramble for the Ball: Can't Win for Losing

You control the future and it's looking bleak. Seems like we're headed for another losing streak.

10 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2016, 12:08pm by Sid