Blake Bortles

The best fantasy QB options to stream for Week 12

With bye weeks behind us, I cautioned last week that things were about to become a lot more challenging when it comes to finding viable quarterback …

Football (U.S.)

NFL quarterback rankings, Week 12: Dak Prescott struggling

Without Tyron Smith and Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott looks dazed and confused on a struggling contender.<p>Bill Munson …

Dak Prescott

11 stats that perfectly explain Week 11 in the NFL

The Chiefs’ disappearing offense, more milestones for Tom Brady and Larry Fitzgerald, and a whole bunch of interceptions.<p>You ever have that dream where you’re back in school and have to take a math test and oh no, you don’t remember what sine means, let alone know how to use a calculator? You keep …

Nathan Peterman

NFL Week 12 picks: Colts stun Titans, Lions pull Thanksgiving upset on Vikings - CBSSports.com

Wondering which NFL teams are going to win in Week 12? You've come to the right place to find out<p>It's Thanksgiving Week, which means I have less than …

Football (U.S.)

Inside Disappearing Middle Class Of NFL Starting QBs

In the <b>NFL</b>, there’s an old saying that if you aren’t sure whether you have a quarterback, you don’t.<p>Not literally of course: A team usually has at …

DeShone Kizer

Case Keenum tops Week 12 fantasy streaming options

Since Alex Gelhar already masterfully identified some of the top waiver wire targets ahead of Week 12, Matt Harmon examined top deep league adds in …

Case Keenum

Monday update: “Good start” for Westbrook

JACKSONVILLE – So far for<p>Dede Westbrook, so good.<p>That was Jaguars Head Coach Doug Marrone’s assessment of the Jaguars’ rookie wide receiver a day …

Doug Marrone

NFL Draft Order: 49ers stay put after Giants' improbable win

Nov 20,2017<p>Unfortunately for the 49ers, tracking where they will pick in the upcoming NFL draft has been a holiday tradition over the last three seasons.<p>And like last year, San Francisco (1-9) remains in the running for the top-overall selection as we head to Week 12 of the schedule. However, …

Kyle Shanahan

The AFC playoff mess is proof the NFL should ditch conferences

The 0-10 Cleveland Browns are still alive in the AFC playoff race. That’s how bad the conference has been in 2017.<p>Let’s take a look at the AFC standings as of Monday morning…<p><b>1. Steelers 8-2</b> <b><br>2. Patriots 8-2</b><p>OK, so far so good. Both of these teams look like Super Bowl contenders. Moving on…<p><b>3. Jaguars</b> …

DeShone Kizer

The Giants were bad and STILL won, plus 7 other things we loved about Week 11 in the NFL

There was dancing, a 4x100m relay, Brock Osweiler wasn’t happy, and possibly even some pee!<p>Another week, another NFL game in which the New York Giants continue to look bad and leading to the eventual demise of Ben McAdoo’s title as head coach. Except this week, they actually won a game while being …

Nathan Peterman

Can This Defense Carry Jacksonville to the Super Bowl?

To fans and media, this is the 2017 Jaguars in a nutshell: bad quarterback, strong rookie tailback, great defense. Can the Jaguars win the …

Doug Marrone

Case Keenum shows teams can’t evaluate quarterbacks, and other Week 11 thoughts

If you want to know how clueless all of us — and I mean everyone who watches the NFL and everyone who works in the NFL — is about evaluating …

NFL

Scorers and stoppers: Which unit is the NFL's scariest?

With 11 weeks down and only six to go, it's a good time to make judgments about teams around the league.<p>Only four clubs sit with eight or more wins, …

Dion Lewis

Browns lose again as DeShone Kizer's third and fourth turnovers foil comeback try

<i>Editor's note: Tony Grossi covers the Cleveland Browns for ESPN 850 WKNR.</i><p><i>Instant takeaways from Browns' 19-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars …</i><p><b>1. Had</b> …

DeShone Kizer

NFL roundup: Saints overcome late 15-point deficit, win

Saints overcome late big deficit, top ’Skins;<p>Jaguars win fourth in a row; Lions prevail<p>The New Orleans Saints extended their winning streak to eight …

DeSean Jackson

LeBron James compares ‘blackballed’ Colin Kaepernick to Martin Luther King Jr.

For risking a well-compensated athletic career to pursue social activism, Colin Kaepernick has often been compared with Muhammad Ali. On Sunday, LeBron James mentioned the former boxer while discussing the free agent quarterback, but he also compared Kaepernick to the figure most synonymous with …

Football (U.S.)

NFL Week 11 overreactions: Are Rams falling back to earth?

As the NFL enters Thanksgiving week, several division leaders are starting to separate themselves from the pack. But the playoff picture is far from resolved.<p>Here are four overreactions from Week 11 we're pushing back on:<p><b>The Rams are coming down to earth after hot start</b><p>The Rams fell flat in their …

Sports

Game that was: Fournette speaks

CLEVELAND, Ohio – He’s not 100 percent, and he doubts that will change soon.<p>Jaguars rookie running back<p>Leonard Fournettesaid that’s his reality with …

Leonard Fournette

Packers only have themselves to blame for fading NFC playoff hopes - CBSSports.com

Green Bay could have brought in a veteran quarterback but decided to stick with Hundley<p>There was a certain defiance, a hint of hubris, in the way …

Sports

Fantasy Football Week 12 Waiver Wire: Best Pickups At Each Position

1,073<p>Week 11 in the NFL saw a few key fantasy contributors go down to injury, so your team might be looking for a fill-in option as the fantasy …

Latavius Murray

NFL Week 11 Blitz Read: Competitive games at a premium with multiple blowouts

Two NFL games went to overtime on Sunday and the Lions needed a late field goal to beat the Bears.<p>But, in what has been one of the NFL's most …

Nathan Peterman

Vikings' Zimmer has 'high hopes' for Bridgewater, says it'd be hard to pull Keenum - CBSSports.com

The Vikings' coach addresses the team's cloudy quarterback situation after their eighth win of the season<p>The Minnesota Vikings are flying high after …

Football (U.S.)

Fantasy football takeaways: Week 11 a rough one for quarterbacks

Fantasy owners who had a productive day from their quarterback in Week 11 should consider themselves fortunate. In the season's final week of byes, only a few QBs produced as expected.<p>Among the underachievers:<p>-- <b>Dak Prescott.</b> The Philadelphia Eagles blitzed and harassed Prescott all night long. He …

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Robert Woods goes 8-81 but injures shoulder

Robert Woods caught 8-of-11 targets for 81 yards in the Rams' Week 11 loss to the Vikings.<p>Jarvis Landry caught 6-of-11 targets for 95 yards and a …

Latavius Murray

AFC South Playoff Race Post-TNF and Week 10 Action

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 16: Logan Ryan<p>Let’s examine how Thursday Night’s disaster against the Steelers affected the playoff chances in the AFC …

NFL

Jaguars continue to win ugly against Browns but that can't last

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Cleveland Browns 19-7 on Sunday to take a one-game lead in the AFC South but it certainly …

Jacksonville Jaguars

NFL Week 11: Thirty-six takeaways from Sunday

The Week 11 games on Sunday are in the books. Some teams that were on a hot streak came to an end this week. Here are some of our big takeaways from …

Cooper Kupp

Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- After the game, Hue Jackson made a commitment to DeShone Kizer.<p>"I want to walk away from this season knowing exactly what DeShone …

DeShone Kizer

Bowl Predictions 2017: College Football Playoff Predictions for Top Teams

It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is right around the corner, meaning our annual turkey dinners will also be accompanied by some NFL action. But after Thanksgiving, most of the country's attention turns toward college football and how the playoff and bowl pictures play out.<p>With no major upsets …

College Football

The 6 worst 2017 NFL quarterback matchups, ranked

Tom Savage and Blaine Gabbert, you’ve inspired us.<p>NFL history is filled with classic quarterback matchups. Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino. John Elway vs. Brett Favre. Um, Tom Savage vs. Blaine Gabbert?<p>Injury after injury to star players and some miscalculations about how prepared players were to start …

Drew Stanton