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Fantasy Football Draft Strategy: Tips, advice for nailing your 2018 snake draft

So, what's the best pick to have in your 2018 fantasy football snake draft? That would be wherever your picking — if you're well prepared. The …

Fantasy Football

Eli Manning responds to Jalen Ramsey's criticism with one question: 'Who?'

Manning responds after Ramsey indicated that Manning's success is a product of Odell Beckham<p>Eli Manning's career has been defined by his ability to …

NFL

Jalen Ramsey on Jaguars Practicing Against Blake Bortles: 'That'll Probably Hurt His Confidence'

The list of quarterbacks who don't like Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey probably grew a bit on Wednesday.<p>In an interview with GQ's Clay Skipper, the …

Football (U.S.)

Dear Drew Brees ... meet this group of special women who really want to meet you!

Dear Drew Brees,<p>Are you listening?<p>There’s a big-hearted group of Metairie women called the Drewgars (drew’ grrrs) who really, <i>really</i> want to meet …

Baton Rouge

Too many Fantasy Football players draft two quarterbacks

The data is in: We all play in two QB leagues.<p>According to comprehensive Yahoo research into public leagues. Since 2015, an average of 1.96 …

Fantasy Football

Vikings receivers bummed about not facing Jaguars’ Jalen Ramsey this week

Jalen Ramsey wasn’t in the Twin Cities on Wednesday morning as his Jacksonville Jaguars prepped for a joint practice with the Vikings. Suspended …

Football (U.S.)

Uber Back to Losing Money as Revenue Slows – Bloomberg

Uber Back to Losing Money as Revenue Slows<p>Uber Back to Losing Money as Revenue Slows<p>Uber Back to Losing Money as Revenue …

Business

Jalen Ramsey rips almost every QB but says he's a fan of Drew Brees

Jacksonville Jaguars All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey is outspoken. It’s who he is. It took a while, but the NFL finally found someone to take the torch from Deion Sanders when it comes to playing cover corner at an elite level and letting the world know about it.<p>Ramsey shared his thoughts with GQ …

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Oklahoma Is Relentlessly Fun And Fantastic

<i>Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up</i> …

College Football

Louisiana editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:<p>Aug. 13<p>The Courier of Houma on the Saints’ first preseason game:<p>The New Orleans Saints got off to a good …

Judiciary

NFL Super Bowl 2019 odds: Predictions, picks, teams to fade from proven Vegas expert

R.J. White finished in the top 1 percent of the Las Vegas SuperContest and locks in Super Bowl LIII picks<p>Week 1 of the 2018 NFL season is quickly …

NFL

Draft Strategy For Superflex Fantasy Football Leagues

Earlier this summer I penned my magnum opus, Why Your League Should Embrace the Superflex Format. I honestly consider it my most important work of …

Fantasy Football

Player from each NFL team who embodies the city they represent

While each NFL team may have a star player who fans love to support, there is always a player who holds even more importance to the city.<p>There is one …

NFL

Saints driven by chance to send Drew Brees out with title win

METAIRIE, La. -- While Drew Brees enters his 18th professional season with no signs of slowing down, even the 39-year-old New Orleans Saints …

NFL

No word on whether Drew Brees will play in Friday's preseason game

Drew Brees does not need as much work in the preseason as the rest of the Saints roster.<p>Brees sat out the team's preseason-opening win over the …

Fantasy Football

Popularity Contest: Prescott tops Rodgers, Brees in Instagram follows

Aug 15,2018<p>How much do you keep up with your favorite Dallas Cowboys? Well, apparently people are all in when it comes to Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott, but not so much when it comes to everyone else on the roster.<p>Elliott has the most Instagram followers of all of his teammates, clocking in at …

Social Media

McCoy Says He Won’t Fall Into Vet Trap

Joe had a heart-to-heart with Gerald McCoy today after practice on the muggy fields of the Tennessee Titans complex. First, let Joe set the record …

Fantasy Football

Will the Jets' Sam Darnold be only member of prized class of rookie QBs to start opener?

When the quarterbacks came off the board so early and so often on NFL draft night in April, hope abounded and the countdown began: How long would it take for Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen and Josh Rosen to begin changing the on-field fortunes of their franchises?<p>Perhaps just a bit longer …

Football (U.S.)

Ben Roethlisberger Injury: Fantasy Impact Of Steelers QB Entering Concussion Protocol

2,425<p>Photo via Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports Images<p>Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left practice early Wednesday after hitting …

Football (U.S.)

Should the Dallas Cowboys trade for Teddy Bridgewater?

With injuries always a concern, should the Dallas Cowboys trade for New York Jets quarterback Teddy Bridgewater?<p>Teddy Bridgewater is not going to be …

NFL

An Alex Okafor scare: What happened at Saints training camp Wednesday | NOLA.com

Injuries occur during training camps across the NFL. Nothing new there.<p>Sometimes the team will walk over to the injured player and move on with …

Football (U.S.)

Saints Morning Break for Wednesday, Aug. 15

Advertising<p>Morning Break<p>Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 09:30 AM<p>Saints Morning Break for Wednesday, Aug. 15<p>New Orleans Saints<p>'9 for No. 9: A Champion's …

NFL

IYER AT WORK FOR THURS Jaguars joke no more, Blake Bortles set up for big season

The big Blake Bortles hits keep on coming, in between what was a big year for the Jaguars starting quarterback.<p>From Jason regulary invoking Bortles' …

Fantasy Football

Trace McSorley Stars As The Equalizer For Penn State

The generational talent — that would be Saquon Barkley — is gone.<p>So too are Penn State’s all-time leading receiver (DaeSean Hamilton), its acrobatic tight end (Mike Gesicki) and eight defensive starters.<p>Trace McSorley returns.<p>McSorley himself would be the first to argue that the equation is …

College Sports

Mailbag

<i>Dan Hanzus takes questions from you, the readers, in his latest mailbag. Thanks to everyone who sent in questions. You will be spared.</i><p>Who is your …

NFL

Fantasy Football 2018: Full Position-by-Position Rankings, Creative Team Names

As teams sort out starting lineups and player roles through the preseason, fantasy football owners continue to adjust their boards before draft day.<p>At this juncture, it's important to keep an eye on injuries and recovery timetables. Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice, who pushed for …

Fantasy Football

Saints Defense Could Be Better In 2018

Aug 14, 2018<p>ESPN.com New Orleans Saints reporter, Mike Triplett joined Ron Diaz on Tuesday afternoon. Mike talked to Ron about the outlook for the …

Football (U.S.)

Brent St. Germain's column: Saints lacking plan for life after Brees

Drew Brees is a New Orleans Saints icon.<p>From the moments he put on that black-and-gold jersey and donned the helmet with the fleur-de-lis logo, the …

NFL

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray matches coach's salary with MLB deal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's one way to get paid in American college athletics: Go professional in another sport.<p>That's exactly what University of Oklahoma quarterback and Major League Baseball prospect Kyler Murray did when he signed a $4.66 million deal with the Oakland Athletics this month.<p>The 21-year-old …

NFL

Preseason 2018: Saints who need to turn it up a notch against Cardinals

The Saints are16 days into training camp and one game is in the Preseason 2018 books. Here are some players that need to turn it up against the …

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