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  • Lions no match for NFL's best team, fall to Patriots

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. For the second straight week, the Detroit Lions had a chance to show that they deserve to be mentioned among the NFL elite, playing a good team on the road. And for the second straight week, they failed miserably. Tom Brady shredded...
  • Fantasy strategy for Week 12: Trade for power or depth based on your record

    If you're league's trade deadline is coming up, or your league simply doesn't have one, it's time to think about last-ditch moves you may need to make to prepare for the playoffs. I see two sides to this strategy, and the one you choose depends on...
  • Cardinals clamp down on Lions in battle for NFC

    Cardinals clamp down on Lions in battle for NFC
    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Drew Stanton era kicked off Sunday, and the result was the same thing the surging Arizona Cardinals were getting out of starting quarterback Carson Palmer. In his first start since Palmer tore a knee ligament and was lost for the...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 11: Solving the puzzle of Matt Ryan vs. Cam Newton

    It's the Falcons. At the Panthers. Someone has to score, don't they? No game this season has promised so much yet so little at the same time. You could look at this matchup and see Cam Newton and Matt Ryan engaged in a shootout, or you could turn it...
  • Hyde5: Why 'guarantee' of Buffalo's McKelvin means nothing

    Hyde5: Why 'guarantee' of Buffalo's McKelvin means nothing
    Five reasons I'm picking Dolphins 17, Bills 13: 1. Bless Leodis McKelvin and his guarantee, but who is he? I mean, really. The Buffalo cornerback fumbled a punt that paved the way to Sunday's loss against Kansas City and so naturally came out swinging...
  • Ask Sam Farmer: Why teams defer receiving the opening kickoff

    Have a question about the NFL? Ask Times NFL writer Sam Farmer, and he will answer as many as he can online and in the Sunday editions of the newspaper throughout the season. Email questions to: sam.farmer@latimes.com Question: Why is it much more...
  • Dolphins offense suffers low-scoring first quarter vs. Bills

    Dolphins offense suffers low-scoring first quarter vs. Bills
    The Dolphins, who entered Thursday's game against Buffalo 28th in the NFL in first quarter scoring with three points per game, had a chance to improve their early-game offensive malaise. But it didn't go well. Actually, they hit their average –...
  • Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins 22-9 against Bills

    Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Dolphins 22-9 against Bills
    1. The Dolphins kept their season alive and overcame a couple of notable fumbles with a strong fourth quarter, as I wrote in my column today. Now let's look what it means in the playoff standings. The division leaders: New England (7-2), Denver (7-2),...
  • Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Lions 20, Dolphins 16

    Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Lions 20, Dolphins 16
    1. Detroit held up in the final minutes of a slugfest. The Dolphins didn't in a loss that hurts. That's really the way to boil an old-fashioned day of tough defenses and big names playing big that came with everything but a standing 10-count. Lions 20,...
  • Dion Jordan says Lions have "weapons all over the field"

    Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan was called on to defend receiver Calvin Johnson because Lions have "weapons all over the field."
  • Lions rally past Dolphins, improve to 7-2

    DETROIT -- Calvin Johnson wishes that the Detroit Lions would win games in an easier fashion. He's still not complaining about their habit of pulling out victories at the last moment. The new version of the Cardiac Kids did it again Sunday, as Matthew...