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Why You Should Start Colin Kaepernick and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice for Week 2

Who else is a must start and a must sit in week 2 for QB, D/ST and K?
Why You Should Start Colin Kaepernick and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice for Week 2

Week 1 is in the books and it provided many surprises for fantasy owners as well as unbelievable frustration as well. Who would have guessed that guys like Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton and Alex Smith would outscore supposed studs like Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Russell Wilson?

 

5 Questions for the Detroit Lions Entering Training Camp

The 2015 version of the Cardiac Cats have the look again of an NFC North title contender
5 Questions for the Detroit Lions Entering Training Camp

Detroit was one of the final teams to commence training camp, as veterans reported on Sunday. The Lions are looking to improve upon an 11-5 season that ended in despair following a crushing 24-20 loss to the Cowboys in the Wild Card round.

 

Related: Detroit Lions 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

39 Things That Never Happened in the NFL Until 2013

A rundown of the historic feats and accomplishments that happened on the gridiron last season
39 Things That Never Happened in the NFL Until 2013

Even though the Denver Broncos lost Super Bowl XLVIII to the Seattle Seahawks, they still set the single-season record for points scored (606). This, of course, was fueled in large part by Peyton Manning’s record 5,477 yards passing and 55 touchdowns.

 

15 Most Athletic Freaks in NFL Combine History

The greatest athletes in the history of the "Underwear Olympics"
The greatest athletes in the history of the "Underwear Olympics"

The NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 22-25) is crossing the finish line on another so-called “Underwear Olympics.” The Combine is just one step in the job interview process leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft (May 8-10). But make no mistake, millions of dollars are on the line during the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical leap, broad jump, cone drills, Wonderlic test and BOD Pod tests.

2013 Midseason NFL Awards

The best and brightest from the first half of the 2013 NFL season.

The 2013 NFL season has already reached halftime — but not the one Bruno Mars will be performing at during Super Bowl XLVIII in New York. It’s way too early to start engraving the hardware, but after the first four games, these are the playmakers who have distinguished themselves as award-worthy:

Most Valuable Player

10 Most Athletic Freaks in NFL Combine History

The fastest quarterback in Combine history, Robert Griffin III stole the show last year.
<p> 10 Most Athletic Freaks in NFL Combine History, including Bo Jackson, Tony Mandarich, Vernon Davis, Mike Mamula, Robert Griffin III, Chris Johnson, Deion Sanders, Calvin Johnson, J.J. Watt and Vernon Gholston.</p>

The NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 20-26) is just one step in the job interview process leading up to the NFL Draft (April 25-27). But the “Underwear Olympics” is a big deal. Millions of dollars are on the line during the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical leap, broad jump, cone drills, Wonderlic and BOD Pod tests.

Here’s a look at 10 workout warriors who aced their tests at the Combine.

10 Best NFL Comeback Stories of the Season

Minnesota's Adrian Peterson bounced back from a torn ACL and MCL to rush for 2,000 yards.
<p> 10 Best NFL Comeback Stories of This Season, including Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson, New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Randy Moss.</p>

None other than the great Dr. James Andrews has decided that Robert Griffin III will require total reconstructive surgery to repair the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and LCL (lateral collateral ligament) in his right knee. The roughly two-hour surgery took place on Wednesday, Jan. 9, and rehab for the Washington Redskins quarterback is expected to take anywhere between six-to-eight months.

Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction

Broncos playing for seeding, home field in playoffs; Raiders would just like a win
<p> Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers Preview and Prediction</p>

The Detroit Lions will try and play spoiler when they take on the Green Bay Packers tonight at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC. The Lions (4-8) are looking to end a four-game losing streak and do something they haven’t done in more than 20 years – win at Lambeau Field. The Packers (8-4) are aiming to stay atop the NFC North standings by beating the Lions for the second time in less than a month.

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