Deshaun Watson

Fantasy football, Week 12: Who to start and sit across the NFL

A look at the biggest decisions facing your fantasy football team with Thanksgiving week now here.<p>Week 12 has arrived, and with it comes a full slate of NFL games, as all 32 teams are in action for the first time since September.<p>You will have no more bye weeks to worry about down the stretch, so …

Lamar Miller

Kirk Cousins thriving even when Redskins are not

It’s not the best of times for the Washington Redskins, but it’s a great time to be Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins, who is in line to either be …

Kirk Cousins

AFC playoff picture: Chargers moving up

In early October, only an idiot would have said the Chargers looked like a playoff team. In late November, the idiots are looking pretty smart.<p>The …

AFC South

In an NFL season defined by terrible decisions at QB, which team's is the worst? - CBSSports.com

Let's count down the season's 10 worst QB decisions, and, no, the Nathan Peterman debacle isn't No. 1<p>If the 2017 NFL season has been defined by any …

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N.F.L. Picks Week 12: Lions over Vikings, Rams over Saints

The N.F.L.’s Thanksgiving games have not always offered much in terms of competitive substance, but this week the Lions will host the Vikings in what should be among the best games of the week. It is not quite up to the clash between the Saints and Rams on Sunday, but if people are looking for a …

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Your 2017 NFL cheat sheet to get through Thanksgiving conversation

This NFL season has been eventful, to say the very least. Get caught up with all the major storylines so far.<p>Maybe the NFL hasn’t had your full attention this season. We get it, you’re busy. But now it’s Thanksgiving, and you don’t want to feel left out of the NFL conversation.<p>That’s where we come …

DeShone Kizer

10 things Browns fans can be thankful for on Thanskgiving

We feel for you, Browns fans. Your team has won just one game in its last 26, the franchise doesn’t appear to be any closer to solving its long-standing quarterback problem and you’re staring an 0-16 season right in the face.<p>But there are <i>some</i> reasons to be excited about the team’s future. Here are …

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3 things to be thankful for during a rather dreadful NFL season

While this season hasn't been the most satisfying campaign NFL fans have been subjected to, Thursday is Thanksgiving in the United States, which …

Sports

Houston Texans vs. Baltimore Ravens: Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick

The Baltimore Ravens are 5-1 against the spread over their last six appearances on Monday night. The Houston Texans, on the other hand, are 1-9 ATS their last 10 Monday night games.<p>In a key contest in the AFC playoff race, Baltimore hosts Houston on Monday night.<p><b>NFL point spread:</b> The Ravens opened …

College Football

Bold Predictions, Week 13: South Carolina-Clemson won’t be 56-7 again this year

In the painful aftermath of their worst loss to their in-state rival since 1900, one refrain echoed throughout the South Carolina locker room: Never …

College Football

Big Game Hunting: Can Auburn add to Cam Newton, Kick 6 lore vs. Bama?

We’ve reached the final full week of the regular season, with Alabama and defending champion Clemson on track to meet in the national title game for …

College Football

3 reasons to be thankful for the Houston Texans

Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images<p>The Houston Texans’ 2017 season may have made a turn for the worse rather quickly, with so many injuries, but …

NFL

Ravens: Predicting The Rest Of The Schedule

GREEN BAY, WI – NOVEMBER 19: C.J. Mosley #57 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates after recovering a fumble in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay …

NFL

Houston Texans: How team should handle Brian Cushing’s return

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 22: Brian Cushing<p>The Houston Texans season is teetering along between the edges of mediocrity and below average but it’s …

Houston Texans

Worst NFL team ever? Let us truly embrace the Browns for their historic awfulness - CBSSports.com

The Factory of Sadness is closing in on the worst three-year run in NFL history<p>We are witnessing history.<p>In an NFL season much maligned for its poor …

Football (U.S.)

NFL Panic Index 2017, Week 12: Thanksgiving football worth talking about

It’s Thanksgiving, and your friends and family are going to be worked up over a lot of football things. Put their minds at ease with the Panic Index.<p>Thanksgiving is finally here, and that means food and football, our two favorite things! It also means a day with the relatives, who will complain …

Whitney Mercilus

Top 5 Iron Bowl performers since 2000

The Iron Bowl is days away, and the matchup between No. 1 Alabama and No. 6 Auburn should be one of the better games in the history of the rivalry. …

College Football

Ellington calls playing with cousin, former Tigers in Houston 'a dream'

by Brandon Rink - Staff Writer - Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:51 PM<p>Andre Ellington calls his new home in Houston “a dream come true.”<p>With the …

Clemson Tigers

Each NFL team’s most surprising player this season

The 2017 regular season has been packed full of surprises. From a team perspective, the Los Angeles Rams and New York Giants stand out for being so …

NFL

NFL QB Rankings by PFF grade after Week 11

PFF Analysts Steve Palazzolo and Zac Robinson give you an overview of every team’s quarterback, and where they rank in terms of overall PFF grade as …

Football (U.S.)

Savage unperturbed by booing fans at home stadium

Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage said he couldn't let himself get discouraged by boos growing at NRG Stadium on Sunday as the offense sputtered …

Sports

Black Friday 2017: Salute to Service hoodies, Dak jerseys among top NFL deals - CBSSports.com

A Dallas Cowboys Salute to Service thermal pullover makes for the best early Black Friday find<p>Black Friday is right around the corner, and the CBS …

Sports

What if the Ravens had to prepare for Texans QB Deshaun Watson instead of Tom Savage?

Brandon Carr is one of many Ravens players who have spent this week studying Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage. And there’s a competitive part of …

On the beat: Memories from the South Carolina-Clemson game

COLUMBIA, S.C. — It’s sort of fitting that the first of 11 trips to see the South Carolina-Clemson game began in 2001 at Williams-Brice …

College Football

Houston Texans: Three plausible theories behind the team’s ’17 injury bug

HOUSTON, TX – NOVEMBER 19: Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage<p>With the Houston Texans season in limbo, it’s time fans need to come to grips with …

Sports

Watson on Clemson-SC rivalry: "It means everything"

by Tony Crumpton - Assoc. Editor - Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:04 AM<p>Former Clemson standout Deshaun Watson never lost to in-state rival South …

College Football

The Vikings’ Success Hinges On Two Undrafted Stars

When a team’s starting quarterback and running back both go down with season-ending injuries in the first half of a season, said team would be …

Sports

NFL Power Rankings

The Vikings defeated the Los Angeles Rams 24-7 in an electric game at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.<p>Minnesota has won six straight games and looks to …

Case Keenum

The Cowboys are crumbling. What, exactly, is the problem?

One of the most difficult exercises as a football analyst is assigning point values to certain players. While it’s obvious that an injury to the quarterback position can have dire consequences, it’s difficult to quantify just how much. Earlier this season, the Texans moved from a 13-point favorite …

Sports

Wait, who is going to make the AFC playoffs?

The NFL season has been sidetracked by a presidential firestorm, an aberrational collection of season-ending injuries to star players, a brewing civil war between owners over the commissioner’s salary and a tangle of other interrelated controversies. If you think that has been bad, wait until the …

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