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D Up!: Finding 2009's waiver wonders

Updated: October 16, 2009, 12:19 PM ET
By Jim McCormick | Special to ESPN.com

Talk about a fantasy player. Imagine when George Blanda not only threw 30-plus touchdowns but also dabbled at linebacker and safety and was the one of the better kickers in the league. It's fitting, then, that he was purportedly the first pick in the first organized fantasy draft back in the 1960s.

With the days of the two-way "iron man" player long gone, specialization reigns in the modern NFL. Given the advent of the third-down and goal-line backs and the increasingly prevalent ...

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