| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:53 PM
This is for my players who are out of the game. I mean my fantasy football players who are suddenly finished with their favorite pastime after not qualifying for their league's playoffs.
You don't know what's worse: being out of contention by Week 8...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Jonas Gray rushed for 199 yards and a franchise-record four touchdowns as the New England Patriots cruised to their sixth consecutive victory, 42-20 Sunday night in Indianapolis.
Tom Brady took a backseat to Gray, who carried the ball 38 times in his...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 2:17 PM
If your team is like mine most seasons, at least one of your running backs on your online roster probably has one of those little red "injury" boxes or check marks next to their name. Whether it's severe or mild injury, banged-up backs are just the nature...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Injuries and opportunity. It's why you shouldn't beat yourself up after a bad draft or gloat too much after a fast start. With a big hit or a benching, power can change hands quickly in the fantasy football world, even this late in the season....
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:29 PM
While Michael Vick and the Jets fell flat against the Bills in a game that was relocated from the Buffalo area to Detroit because of heavy snow in western New York, the week was otherwise mostly quiet for Virginia-area players.
The Giants' Rashad...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:46 PM
The break is over for the New York Giants, who after starting with a disappointing 3-4 season will turn their attention to what they're viewing as a nine-game season that starts on Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts.
Despite a 51-34 loss to...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:38 PM
I wanted to start today's conversation by defining what turns a sports injury into a stupid sports injury. Turns out I'm not smart enough to do that, so I'll get around it the same way Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart did when he couldn't define...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 12:07 AM
NFL experts say the Patriots will struggle more with Jerod Mayo out of the lineup. Unfortunately, they'll have to find out, since Mayo was carted off the field at Buffalo on Sunday after hurting his knee while making his fifth tackle of the day.
| Oct 8, 2014
| 1:14 PM
I like to think of Week 5 in the NFL as the Day of Reckoning. Of course, it’s not just a day, it’s three days -- Thursday, Sunday and Monday -- but Weekend of Reckoning sounds like a suburban dad’s garage band.
So you can quibble with...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Tom Coughlin has a phobia when it comes to rookie running backs. That's why in all the years he's been coach of the Giants he has never had one who carried the ball 20 or more times in a game. Not Brandon Jacobs, not Ahmad Bradshaw, and certainly not...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:03 PM
GAME PLAN: The Ravens regressed offensively despite a concerted effort to spread the football around in the passing game. Trailing on the scoreboard and dealing with frequent pass-protection breakdowns, their reaction was to throw more instead of trying...