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By J.Rodriguez | Fantasy Football
Tiquan Underwood caused quite an uproar in fantasy football circles on Sunday, but he's nothing more than fool's gold heading into Week 13.
Underwood caught three passes for 108 yards and two touchdowns last weekend, helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers win a tough game on the road against the Detroit …Fantasy Sports
For most fantasy football owners, Week 13 represents the last week of regular-season action before the playoffs get underway.
That's why making the right lineup decisions this week can determine whether you'll have a shot at greatness or will have to wait until next year to win a …Fantasy Sports
While Brandon Marshall is the No. 1 receiver for the Chicago Bears, Alshon Jeffery has become a legitimate fantasy football option this season, and that should continue heading into Week 13.
It's been a more successful season for Jeffery than many had expected. So far, he's caught 58 passes for 860 …Fantasy Sports
Robert Griffin III and Kendall Wright were an explosive combination during their time together at Baylor University.
Both players are in their second …Robert Griffin III
The Baltimore Ravens got some good news last week when tight end Dennis Pitta was cleared to return to the practice field. Pitta wasn't able to suit up last week against the New York Jets, but the latest reports suggest that Pitta will be back in action by Week 14, and many are hoping that he can …NFL
Chip Kelly may have named Nick Foles the Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback for the remainder of 2013, but the first-year head coach didn’t promise anything beyond. One widespread belief maintains Chip is merely biding his time until the organization can draft its quarterback of the future …NFL
Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is tough to cover, evident by his average of 14 yards per reception and 8 TDs, but his opponents on Sunday have a …Dez Bryant
I don't know that we've ever seen a season in which so many fantasy football studs have been down for the count—either for long stretches (Aaron Rodgers) or permanently (Arian Foster).
On the other hand, that just means if you've been active on the waiver wire and deft with your moves, you probably …NFL
In most leagues, trade deadlines are approaching quickly (or have even taken place). Now is the time to scramble and make those final trades that will impact your run to the fantasy football playoffs.
Sure, you may not make a deal as impactful as trading Ian Kinsler for Prince Fielder (sorry, wrong …Fantasy Sports
Sometimes you need a fantasy gem to be successful. Here is a list of Lester's Legends under-the-radar players that could possibly pull out a win for you this week.
Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants
Eli Manning has thrown 17 interceptions and has a 57.1 completion percentage and a 70.8 passer rating. …NFL
Lions running back Reggie Bush claims he’s a mudder and now he’s promising he won’t be a fumbler.
Bush lost a fumble against the Steelers last Sunday, …Detroit
Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb isn’t sure if he’ll play again this season after suffering a leg injury last month.
It sounds like the best case …
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has slowly crept up into the Most Valuable Player conversation as the season begins to wind down.
As the team …Russell Wilson
With the cold weather coming, Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning has started to cover his throwing hand in a glove, and the questions about dealing …Peyton Manning
The best fantasy owners are the ones that maximize the talent on the waiver wire. Playing matchups, gauging a player’s role in the offense and determining the opportunities they have to rack up stats is the key to picking up the right players. Here are three waiver-wire pickups that should be on …NFL
ST. LOUIS -- Not long after rookie Zac Stacy made the St. Louis Rams' lineup, the running back became an indispensable part of the …
WARNING: This week's fantasy recommendation expires at 11:59 pm ET on Thursday, firm. The author does not — repeat: DOES NOT — endorse the use of …
There's nothing more annoying than starting a boom-or-bust fantasy football player in an off game. But with only a handful of surefire fantasy football stars at every position, it can be difficult to field a winning team from week to week.
With that in mind, here's advice for a few of the most …Sports Analytics
Backup quarterback Josh McCown has been surprisingly effective for the Chicago Bears, and that's bad news for soon-to-be free agent Jay Cutler.
In the wake of a series of $100 million+ contracts for guys like Joe Flacco and Tony Romo, Cutler was holding out for a huge payday after his current deal …Jay Cutler
It's easy in fantasy football to get too cute. Read enough stats, and you can build a strong case for sitting certain players and starting guys you would normally keep on your bench.
But generally speaking, it's always wise to trust in your stars.
On my top-10 rankings at the offensive positions this …NFL
Sometime in the next six days, the 49ers will add wide receiver Michael Crabtree back to the 53-man roster.
But according to Matt Maiocco of …Michael Crabtree
The Lions are looking pretty healthy ahead of Sunday’s date with the Buccaneers.
Tim Twentyman of the team’s website reports that wide receiver Calvin …Calvin Johnson
The Broncos are practicing in some bitterly cold conditions today, but they’re doing so with two of the guys they need the most.
Quarterback Peyton …Wes Welker
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- After Adrian Peterson said his strained groin was "bothering me a lot" Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, a day he gained just 65 yards on 21 carries and seemed to lack his usual explosiveness, the theory surfaced that with the Vikings at 2-8, it might make sense for him to …Adrian Peterson
It's never too late in the NFL season to find some good sleeper plays in fantasy football. This week offers up some strong possibilities for owners hunting for a crucial boost during this pivotal week.
After scouring the Week 12 matchups and recent trends in the league, a few players jumped out at …Fantasy Sports
Toby Gerhart enjoyed having a chance to get hit in last week’s game against the Seahawks, but his bruises may have to satisfy him a little bit longer.
Howie Long joins us for a new Behind the Mic to talk about the quarterback situation in Oakland. Is Matt McGloin the answer the Raiders have been looking for? Watch now to see Howie Long break it down.NFL
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Adrian Peterson's injured groin has robbed him of some the explosiveness that makes him the best running back in the …
With fantasy football playoffs approaching quickly, every player owners start counts, especially at the running back position.
Running backs are some of the riskiest players in fantasy football, as there are a handful of players that can blow up for 20-plus points and then come back the very next …Ray Rice