Fantasy Football: 5 Things We Learned From Week 1

Going off his opening-game usage, Ty Montgomery looks like the bell-cow back for the Green Bay Packers. What else can we take away from the first week of NFL action?

I woke up Sunday morning like a child on Christmas day, ready to unwrap the presents under the tree. I took care of every conceivable chore to bide my time until kickoff in an effort to make sure nothing interrupted any of the games.

I wanted to savor this, the first football Sunday of the season.

We fantasy football diehards wait all spring and summer for football, and just like that, Week 1 is already coming to a close. With only the Monday night games left to play, our first weekly matchups of the year are just about in the books.

It all flew by so fast.

Hopefully you won -- or are winning -- your fantasy battle(s) and had fun doing it, but what happens now is the fun part, at least for me. With the opening week of the season winding down, we have our first batch of regular-season data to break down.

Let's dig into this new information. This is the real Christmas present.