| 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 3, 2014
| 10:19 PM
The Texans were watching picks come off the board in the second round of the 2013 draft and linebackers coach Reggie Herring was a little anxious.
The next pick was going to be for his position group; that was the plan anyway. Even the best plans don'...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Tribune fantasy football columnist Phillip Thompson answers readers questions.
Q. I have Niles Paul and Jordan Cameron for TE’s. I am strong in the RB dept. Is this the week to finally say goodbye to my first-round pick Adrian Peterson and grab...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:41 PM
ASHBURN, Va. -- The good news for the Washington Redskins is that quarterback Robert Griffin III's dislocated left ankle is free of fractures and torn ligaments that could have ended Griffin's season.
The bad news is the ankle will be put in a cast...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:48 AM
I have a wife who plays fantasy football. Let me tell you, a spouse who's really into fantasy can be a blessing and a curse. About that curse part ...
Once, not too long ago, I inadvertently advised my wife to commit the cardinal sin of fantasy:...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A new NFL season is dawning and the heirarchy of power in the AFC South is looking pretty familiar. The Colts are still the team to beat, but the Texans are poised to make an improvement over last year's dismal campaign.
The predicted order of finish:...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:13 PM
New England Patriots
2013: 12-4, first.
Last in playoffs: 2013.
They're going all the way: TE Rob Gronkowski is (almost) back — he's still favoring his recovering right knee and is said to be 50-50 for the opener against the Dolphins....
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 PM
In predicted order of finish by division:
2013 | 13-3, 1st in West
Last year in playoffs | 2013
Going all the way: Offense-minded Denver beefed up on the other side of the ball, adding end DeMarcus Ware, cornerback Aqib Talib, and...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:03 AM
FSU's highly-anticpated contest against Clemson has become even more intruiging with the first-half suspension of Jameis Winston.
How will Winston's absence alter Clemson's game plan? What are some key players and matchups to watch? Clemson beat...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Week 1 lulled us into a false sense of security. With no long-term injuries to major stars, many fantasy football owners likely breathed a bit easier knowing their seasons weren't over before they started.
Most times, though, the left jab sets up a...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
ATLANTA -- Matt Bryant kicked a 51-yarder field goal on the final play of regulation, then booted a 52-yarder in overtime to give the Atlanta Falcons a 37-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints.
In another thriller between the NFC South rivals Sunday,...