Chris Morgan is a writer of sports, pop culture, and humor articles, a book author, a podcaster, and a fan of all Detroit sports teams.
April 12, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: The Road to the Cup Begins
As the playoffs begin, a look at who's hot, who's not, and a potential sleeper pickup.
April 5, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Step by Stepan
Two hot players in New York, and a speedy Penguin worth a pickup.
March 29, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: To The Max
Nazem Kadri was cold, but now he's hot, and so is Max Pacioretty.
March 22, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Mr. Backlund
Jakob Silfverberg remains hot, while Nazem Kadri has gone cold.
March 15, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Henrik ZZZZetterberg
Michael Raffl is helping Philly's playoff push and Henrik Zetterberg is hurting Detroit's
March 8, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Hanzal, So Cold Right Now
A hot center, a cold center, a hot defenseman, a cold defenseman, and yet another talented, young Capital.
March 1, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: The Pageau Master
Paul Stastny has never quite turned it on, while Nino Niederreiter may be ready to break out.
February 23, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Sideshow Bob Steps On a Rakell
Jordan Staal remains hot, Filip Forsberg nets a hat trick, and Bobby Ryan has gone cold.
February 16, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Big Schenn
Joe Thornton is still going strong, and Brayden Schenn is having a career year in goals.
February 9, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Staal Tactics
Drew Doughty is playing great as usual, but rookie Sam Reinhart has been just as impressive.
February 2, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Huberdeau's Zen Arcade
Sidney Crosby is back to business as usual, and Connor McDavid is healthy.
January 26, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Wham, Bam, Thank You Cam
David Perron has taken to Anaheim, while Tomas Plekanec is just another frustrating Hab.
January 19, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Clearing a Hertl
Two right wings are hot, while two centers are cold, and a young Shark could be worth a pickup.
January 12, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: The Elias Lindholm Sports Bureau
It's time to give up on Zach Bogosian for good, and to get
January 5, 2016
Wednesday Daily Puck: Jase Off
A tale of two Jasons, and also a Reilly, a David, and an Evgeny.
December 29, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Zucker Punch
A young Blue is hot, while an aged Duck is not.
December 22, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Gimme A Break!
We head into the Christmas break with a hot veteran, a cold veteran, and a defenseman overshadowed by his teammates.
December 15, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: A Skinner Is You!
A few young players are hot and showing promise, while another is struggling in San Jose.
December 14, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Bowl Edition
Chris Morgan explains who to start and sit for the bowl games, but on which side does UCLA freshman quarterback Josh Rosen fall?
December 8, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Eat, Drink, And Palmieri
Kyle Palmieri keeps scoring goals, while Jarome Iginla has gone cold
December 1, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Hail to the Victor (Rask)
Wayne Simmonds is heating up, while Jordan Eberle is ice cold.
November 25, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 13
J.T. Barrett struggled against Michigan State last week. RotoWire's Chris Morgan expects the struggles to continue against Michigan this week and recommends sitting him in this week's Start vs. Sit.
November 24, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Nik-ed Up
One veteran Swede is hot, another is not, and Brock Nelson is setting out to prove last year wasn't a fluke.
November 18, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 12
Trevone Boykin may sit this week, but even if he plays, he could struggle against a surging Oklahoma defense, writes RotoWire's Chris Morgan in this week's Start vs. Sit.
November 17, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Winter Jackets
One Blue Jacket has gotten hot, while one remains ice cold.
November 11, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 11
Kevin Hogan is helping fantasy owners with his arm - and his legs - and this week faces a shaky D. RotoWire's Chris Morgan likes him in this week's Start vs. Sit.
November 10, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Daniel's Strong
Daniel Sedin can still contribute to your fantasy team, but Marian Gaborik may be a different story.
November 4, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 10
Mississippi State's Dak Prescott has been a one-man band this year, but RotoWire's Chris Morgan recommends sitting him against a tough Missouri defense in this week's Start vs. Sit.
November 3, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Scott Through The Hartnell
Scott Hartnell is heating up after the Jackets' frigid start, while Frans Nielsen has been quite impressive for the Islanders thus far.
October 28, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 9
Chris Morgan recommends sitting Sony Michel this week against, or at least don't expect a breakout game from the Georgia running back.
October 27, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Widespread Vanek
David Krejci and Thomas Vanek are having bounce back seasons, while Dougie Hamilton isn't paying off yet.
October 21, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 8
Tommy Armstrong faces Northwestern this week in Lincoln, and RotoWire's Chris Morgan recommends benching him in this week's Start vs. Sit.
October 20, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Backstrom And Better Than Ever
A healthy Nicklas Backstrom is looking good, while Jack Johnson is indicative of Columbus' woes.
October 14, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 7
Sony Michel is more than ready to step in for Nick Chubb and is a strong play this week against Missouri, writes RotoWire's Chris Morgan in this week's Start vs. Sit.
October 13, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Max Power
Two defenseman are cold to start the year, while one young blueliner could be worth a pickup.
October 7, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 6
Mike Bercovici and the Sun Devils are riding high after a victory over UCLA. Should he be in your starting lineup again in Week 6? RotoWire's Chris Morgan is here with another edition of Start vs. Sit.
October 6, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Time To Drop The Puck
Get ready for the new fantasy hockey season to begin!
September 30, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 5
RotoWire's Chris Morgan is here to tell you who to start and who to sit in Week 5. On which side does Arizona State's Mike Bercovici land this week?
September 23, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 4
RotoWire's Chris Morgan is here to tell you who to start and who to sit in Week 4.
September 16, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 3
De'Veon Smith scored three touchdowns last week against Oregon State. Should you play him again this week? RotoWire's Chris Morgan provides the answer in this week's Start vs. Sit.
September 9, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 2
Chris Morgan looks at players who belong in your lineup this week, like Illinois' Wes Lunt, and players you should leave on the bench.
September 2, 2015
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 1
Matt Johnson of Bowling Green has a tough matchup against Tennessee in Week 1. RotoWire's Chris Morgan is here to let you know if he's worth starting as the new season kicks off.
July 28, 2015
Conference Preview: Conference-USA Breakdown
May 5, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Getzlaf-ing All The Way To The Bank
Ryan Getzlaf is on fire against the Flames, while the Lightning are hoping for Palat to finally strike. There are no puns for Jason Pomaville, who is cold.
May 3, 2015
Monday Daily Puck: Sharp Shooter
A hot 'Hawk, a cool Canadien, and a Ranger worth buying into.
April 28, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: And Then There Was One
With one first round series left, some news and notes on the remaining teams.
April 26, 2015
Monday Daily Puck: Granlund Goes Wild
As the playoffs go on, fantasy options get thinner. Who has survived, and what is left of them?
April 21, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Seldom Seen Stamkos
One Capital is hot, while another is cold, and there are concerns about Steven Stamkos
April 19, 2015
Monday Daily Puck: Oh! Darling
A couple of goalies offer intreresting prospects, while Kyle Okposo regains his early season form.
April 14, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: It Begins!
The NHL playoffs are beginning Wednesday. Here's what you need to know.
April 7, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: On Your Mark...
Two Marks are hot, and a Buffalo Sabre is worth a pickup. Really.
March 31, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Flame On
One former Wing is having an excellent season, while another is ice cold.
March 28, 2015
Sunday Daily Puck: Send It In Jarome
One aging veteran is hot, while another is not.
March 24, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Turn On Your Hartnell
One King is hot, and another is not, and a trade is helping a former Sabre.
March 17, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Staal-ed Out
Toronto's struggles continue, a Blackhawk is turning it around, and a new addition is helping the Wings.
March 10, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: May the Schwartz be with You
Doan is done, Abdelkader is worth a look, and the Islanders are a team to reckon with.
March 3, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Henrik: Portrait of a Point Scorer
A couple of surprising Senators are worth paying attention to.
February 24, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Found Lack-ing
There are two hot goalies, and one goalie who has a bug named after him.
February 17, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Jason's X (Points)
Some hot veterans, some cold veterans, and a promising young player.
February 10, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Skinner!
Two players that have shown promise in previous seasons are struggling mightily.
February 3, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Yandle Me With Care
A player who may be traded is hot, while a player who was traded is not
January 27, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Raising Kane
A few players are back, while a legendary goalie is gone.
January 20, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Great Goose
The All-Star break is upon us with one more day of action left on Wednesday.
January 13, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Claiming Bobby Ryan
Patrick Marleau may be on his last legs while Bobby Ryan is worth a pick up.
January 6, 2015
Wednesday Daily Puck: Welcome to the Oshie
T.J. Oshie is hot, as is Brent Burns, while early surprise Brock Nelson has cooled down.
December 30, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Alexander Auld Lang Syne
Two old pros with recent struggles are finding their past form
December 16, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Mika Shall Inherit The Earth
Questions about the Bruins, a hot Blackhawk, and a struggling goalie
December 9, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Avalanche of Sadness
Pick a struggling Avalanche player, any strugglign Avalanche player
December 2, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Happy Hudler
Some hot forwards, some cold defensemen
November 26, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Zeros for Zetterberg
A couple young players are getting hot, and a couple veterans are getting cold.
November 18, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Oh, Canada!
One Duck is hot, one Duck is not.
November 17, 2014
CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 13
Todd Gurley's season is over after he tore an ACL on Saturday, turning the Georgia running game over to the Chubb Corporation.
November 11, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Jori Boy, A Less Successful Pun
One Blue is hot, another is not, and some advice for a young man with a lot to lose.
November 4, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Ice Cold Moulson
Scott Hartnell, and his team the Columbus Blue Jackets, are both struggling
November 3, 2014
CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 11
Ameer Abdullah is having a huge year, but a knee sprain he suffered Saturday has his season hanging in the balance.
October 28, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Matter-Eater Ladd
The Ducks have done well in net, while the Coyotes may have a problem.
October 21, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Everybody Loves Mason
A modest proposal, and revenge for Ribeiro
October 14, 2014
Wednesday Daily Puck: Wayne's World
An Islander is hot, while a Ranger is not, plus the rest of Wednesday's hockey news
September 22, 2014
CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 5
After a year dealing with injuries, Kenneth Dixon is back as a game-changing playmaker who can impact fantasy teams.
August 13, 2014
Conference USA Fantasy Preview: Cato's Ready to Thunder
Marshall is the class of the conference, and quarterback Rakeem Cato could be in for a huge year as he guides the Thundering Herd.
November 27, 2013
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 14
Tajh Boyd's had a good season, but facing South Carolina on the road is not a good way to end the regular-season schedule.
November 20, 2013
Illinois' Nathan Scheelhaase has a chance for a big game this week against a weak oppponent in Purdue.
November 13, 2013
Washington's Keith Price is coming off a couple nice games, but this week he faces a tough matchup on the road at UCLA.
November 6, 2013
Ball State's offense has been quite good this year, and quarterback Keith Wenning is the key reason for that.
October 30, 2013
Rakeem Cato and the Marshall passing game have not lived up to tall expectations this season, but they could get back on track this week against Southern Mississippi.
October 23, 2013
Brett Hundley the Bruins head to Oregon this week in a tough matchup with the Ducks.
October 16, 2013
UNLV isn't likely to be the team to put a stop to Fresno State's torrid pace, making quarterback David Carr a safe play this week.
October 9, 2013
James Franklin is enjoying a rebound season, but this might not be the week to use him as Missouri has a date between the hedges at Georgia.
October 2, 2013
The resurgent Washington Huskies face their toughest test yet against Stanford this week, but where does that leave standout quarterback Keith Price?
September 25, 2013
Braxton Miller could return to the field this week for Ohio State, but this might not be the best place to use him as the Buckeyes face Wisconsin.
September 18, 2013
Murray returns to the field after the Bulldogs had last week off, and finally has a relatively easy opponent on the schedule.
September 11, 2013
This might not be the week to start James White, who has had to share the ball this season in the Wisconsin backfield.
September 4, 2013
Georgia's Aaron Murray will have big games this season, but it might not come this week against a stout South Carolina defense.
August 28, 2013
A home opener against Temple is a nice chance for Tommy Rees and Notre Dame to springboard into the season.
August 12, 2013
Conference USA Fantasy Preview: Cato the Elder
Rakeem Cato threw for more than 4,000 yards and nearly 40 touchdowns last season for the Thundering Herd. What can he do for an encore this season?
November 28, 2012
Ray Graham has an excellent matchup with lowly South Florida this week.
November 21, 2012
Tajh Boyd is coming off a huge game, but should he be benched this week by fantasy owners?
November 14, 2012
Matt Barkley's been roughed up lately, but does that warrant a benching this week against cross-town rival UCLA?
November 7, 2012
Landry Jones is getting squeezed out of touchdowns this year, but this week's matchup against Baylor should give him plenty of scoring opportunities.
October 31, 2012
Ray Graham is coming off a huge game, but should owners bench him this week against Notre Dame?
October 24, 2012
Zac Stacy finally gets a break from a brutal SEC scheduled as Vanderbilt faces UMass this week.
October 17, 2012
Landry Jones is coming off back-to-back strong games and this week faces a miserable Kansas team.
October 10, 2012
Ryan Aplin's season has not been as productive as most expected, but this week he finally gets an exploitable defense.
October 3, 2012
Ameer Abdullah's emergence and a tough matchup against Ohio State make Rex Burkhead a tough play this week.
September 26, 2012
Matt Barkley was shut down by Stanford last week. What will the Cardinal do to Washington's Keith Price this week?
September 19, 2012
Tajh Boyd is having a big year for Clemson, but is this the week to bench him against Florida State?
September 12, 2012
Cierre Wood returns this week for Notre Dame, but that doesn't make him a strong play against Michigan State.
September 5, 2012
Tajh Boyd helped DeAndre Hopkins set a Clemson record with 13 receptions last week. What will Hopkins do for an encore this week?
August 28, 2012
Denard Robinson is a dynamic player, but his Week 1 matchup makes him a difficult fantasy play.
August 22, 2012
WAC Fantasy Preview: WAC: This Conference is WAC
The WAC isn't ripe with fantasy stalwarts, but Quinton Patton is the best of the bunch.
October 13, 2011
Start vs. Sit: Who to Start, Sit Week 7
Da'Rick Rogers has had a nice season, but this could be a tough week for the Tennessee standout.
September 19, 2011
CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Down Week 4
Denard Robinson's value in his legs, but he might never be a great passer.
September 6, 2011
CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Down Week 2
Quarterback Dan Persa's absence in the season opener was not good for receiver Jeremy Ebert. Questions remain for Northwestern.
November 16, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Waiver Wire Watch (11/16)
With Andre Ellington out another week, Jamie Harper is a great play against Wake Forest.
November 9, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Waiver Wire Watch (11/9)
Although injuries have derailed most of Chris Owusu's season, he's back and on a roll just in time for the fantasy playoffs.
November 2, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Waiver Wire Watch (11/2)
With 14 catches in the last two weeks, Dontavia Bogan is a sneaky pickup at wideout.
October 26, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Waiver Wire Watch (10/26)
With three touchdowns the past two weeks and a weak Michigan defense ahead, Derek Moye is a wise pickup for Week 9.
October 19, 2010
Waiver Wire Pickups (10/18): Who to grab before Week 8 starts
October 12, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Who to Grab Before Week 7
Johnny White has come out of nowhere to be North Carolina's best player. Add him before he's gone.
October 7, 2010
Week 6 Waiver Wire Watch: Who to pick up as the halfway point approaches.
September 28, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Find out who can help your squad heading into Week 5.
September 21, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Dan Persa has been a monster through three weeks. Is he available in your league?
September 15, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Who to Grab for Week 3
September 8, 2010
Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Before Week 2
USC's Matt Barkley lived up to early hype and there's no reason to think he can't continue to produce.