| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Last week in parentheses.
1. Broncos 4-1 (2): Challenging stretch coming: 49ers and Chargers at home in five-day span and then a visit to the Patriots.
2. Chargers 5-1 (3): Rookie running back Branden Oliver has gone past 100 yards rushing in two...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 2:55 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- With two of the Detroit Lions' best players on offense injured and ruled out against the Minnesota Vikings, the defense made sure their presence wasn't needed.
Detroit stifled, harassed and physically dominated the Vikings' offense on...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The site of Dallas quarterback Tony Romo's career low point — a botched hold on a 19-yard field-goal attempt at the end of a January 2007 playoff game at Seattle — looked closer to a turning point for the suddenly scorching...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:55 PM
A funeral doesn't sound like a good way to motivate a losing football team.
Well, maybe if it's the type of service Tony Sparano held this week as interim coach of the Oakland Raiders, burying a football at the practice facility of the 0-4 team to...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Injuries are a pain (sorry about that) -- unless you're the beneficiary. That looks to be a recurring theme in Week 6 as key injuries on offense and defense present opportunities for certain players to fill up the fantasy football stat sheets.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:31 PM
There is no such thing as a moral victory in the NFL, especially not after all three phases collaborated so thoroughly to waste a 14-point lead in Sunday's loss at Carolina.
But if you are searching for something that could bode well for the remainder...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Fantasy football has long missed having a Pocket Hercules: Could it be you, Branden Oliver?
Of course, I'm referring to the nickname given to 5-foot-7 running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who, despite his small stature, accounted from more than 1,300...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The Detroit Lions might find out what life is like without star wide receiver Calvin Johnson for a few weeks.
Coach Jim Caldwell said on Monday that he considered sitting Johnson, who has been battling an ankle injury, on Sunday against the Bills....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 1:47 PM
DETROIT - Dan Carpenter tried to channel Rory McIlroy when he attempted a game-winning field goal Sunday.
The Buffalo Bills kicker lined up a 58-yarder and split the uprights with four seconds left, giving his team a 17-14 win over the Detroit Lions...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
As anyone who started a Minnesota Vikings player in their fantasy football lineup knows, one injury can have devastating consequences for a whole team -- real or fantasy.
It may not be fair to pin the Vikings' offensive futility Thursday night solely on...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Week 5 in the NFL is here, and while most fans in the city are gearing up for Sunday's Bears-Carolina matchup, I'm worried about the only fall sport I'm good at nowadays: fantasy football. We're a quarter of the way into the fantasy season and while it'...