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  • No surprise Lions will try to get ball to Calvin Johnson on seam route

    No surprise Lions will try to get ball to Calvin Johnson on seam route
    Calvin Johnson once again can go to work on the Bears secondary if Mel Tucker's defense fails to identify the pre-snap alignment of the Lions wide receiver and the route concept designed to beat the top of the Cover-3 defense. As shown here, the Lions...
  • Ravens are just average in a league full of mediocrity

    Ravens are just average in a league full of mediocrity
    The NFL is great at providing false hope and security within the fan base of each of its teams. That's what has happened here in Baltimore. Because of the way they finished in 2013, the Ravens didn't have to face the first-place teams in the AFC West...
  • Packers win NFC North, Aaron Rodgers comes back from injury

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers earned a first-round postseason bye. And they will need it. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers aggravated a calf injury and missed two series but returned to help the Packers beat the Detroit Lions 30-20 Sunday in the...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Vikings

    10 thoughts after Bears' loss to Vikings
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ season ended Sunday with a 13-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium, the eighth loss in the last 10 games and likely the end of the Marc Trestman era. 1. Has Marc Trestman been using the wrong...
  • Hyde5: What Will Belichick Do against Dolphins?

    Hyde5: What Will Belichick Do against Dolphins?
    1. WWBD. What Will Bill Do? It’s the bi-annual question of the Dolphins season. It’s part of the fun of the Dolphins-Patriots game. This is often a coaches’ game when you sift through the recent chapters, and Bill Belichick is the best...
  • Fantasy recap for Week 15: Were you a victim of the Playoffcalypse?

    DeMarco Murray broke his hand. Aaron Rodgers broke your heart. And the worst part is, the carnage probably isn't over. I'm talking about something I like to call the "Playoffcalypse," fantasy football's annual playoff acolypse," where up is down and...
  • Cowboys' Dez Bryant gives Bears' Kyle Fuller second tough week in a row

    The Bears can continue to use five-man zone pressure on third-down situations against the Cowboys, but they need to win one-on-one matchups on the edge and take away the intermediate throwing lanes to limit quarterback Tony Romo and receiver Dez Bryant....
  • Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: Top 5 reasons you're not in the playoffs

    Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday: Top 5 reasons you're not in the playoffs
    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...
  • Lions defeat Buccaneers 34-17

    DETROIT - Quarterback Matthew Stafford passed for 311 yards and three touchdowns while running back Joique Bell had a rushing and receiving touchdown to lead the Detroit Lions to a 34-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at Ford Field. Wide...
  • 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 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...