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I laugh as I write this, because in fact this is the second blog I have ever written.  Call me old fashioned, but I generally don't give a rats behind at what so called experts have to say (unless its someone like Bill Simmons, or John Clayton) let alone what a bunch of amateurs have to say.  With that being said, yes, I do manage to incorporate this ingenious (yes Anna, that one's for you babe...in this case however this IS the correct spelling) site into my routine and root for its success.  Which is how I come to writing this blog.  In order to maintain the highest standards of quallity I have a few basic principals on how to write blogs:

 Spell correctly:  A blog is an avenue by which someone can state an opinion that wouldn't normally have a method for expressing it.  So there is no other better way to totally discredit yourself than to make valid points and follow it up by misspelling a key word.  You immediately lose credibility in everyone's eyes, thereby rendering your blog useless.  That being said, I don't find a spell check on this site (and also no edit function) so I can understand a few misspellings.

Use stats accurately (do your research) - blogs do not go through a tight editing process that magazines, newspapers or other forms of media do.  It's because of this that anyone can reference a stat (like Tomlinson had 18 TDs last year) and the novice reader would just assume that it's correct.  Well, in a number of cases they are completely wrong.  There are plenty of websites that keep numerous stats, and they are correct.  If you are taking the time to write a blog, just spend 5-10 more minutes and double-check your claims. 

Make it relevant - There are a good number of blogs that state things like "Willie Parker is da man, I love him!!."  If you can't take a step back and think your blog has some relelvence, then don't write it.  You are writing to provoke thought , if you can't accomplish that then don't bother.

Don't reference your fantasy team - really, nobody cares.  There are millions of fantasy teams and hundreds of fantasy sites...just post there.   

That's about it for now.  I sincerely hope that this helps in creating higher value blogs and thereby only assisting in the longevity and success of this site.  And by all means, fire away at me.  I can take criticism, I am a big boy. 

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