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ACC's Top 10 Games of 2014

Athlon ranks the most memorable and dramatic ACC games of the year.
ACC's Top 10 Best Games of 2014

For the first time in years, the ACC entered the season as a must-see conference.

 

The defending national champions and controversial reigning Heisman Trophy winner made ACC Media Days more of a circus than even the four-day SEC extravaganza in Birmingham.

 

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks Preview and Prediction

Russell Wilson and the Seahawks have beaten the 49ers the past three times they have played each other in Seattle
San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks Preview and Prediction

The sizzling Seattle Seahawks will go for a third straight victory over the struggling San Francisco 49ers this afternoon on FOX. Seattle (9-4) shined in the Thanksgiving nightcap, beating San Francisco (7–6) 19-3 just two weeks ago. Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick struggled, in particular, completing just 16-of-29 passes (55.2 percent) for a season-low 121 yards, zero TDs and two INTs for a season-low 36.7 passer rating.

 

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns Preview and Prediction

Johnny Manziel makes his first NFL start against the AFC North-leading Bengals
Cincinnati Bengals vs. Cleveland Browns Preview and Prediction

Don’t underestimate the significance of today’s matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns on FOX. Yes, it’s Johnny Manziel’s much-anticipated (and equally debated) first NFL start, but the Bengals (8-4-1) also need a win to keep the Steelers and Ravens (both 8-5) at bay for at least another week.

Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers Preview and Prediction

John Fox and the Broncos can clinch their fourth straight AFC West title with a win over the Chargers
Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers Preview and Prediction

Playoff paths could be determined later this afternoon when the Denver Broncos take on the San Diego Chargers on CBS. For the Broncos (10-3), it’s pretty simple – a win clinches a fourth straight AFC West title. The Chargers (8-5) meanwhile may need to win to just stay in the postseason discussion. Entering today’s action, eight teams were separated by one game in the fight for the two Wild Card spots in the AFC.

Fantasy Football Week 15 Injury Updates: Julius Thomas, Greg Olsen, Charles Clay, Jermaine Gresham

Julius Thomas is expected to return this afternoon after missing the past three games
Fantasy Football Week 15 Injury Updates: Julius Thomas, Greg Olsen, Charles Clay, Jermaine Gresham

It’s Week 15, which means every game truly counts from there out. Fortunately for Julius Thomas owners, they should get their big tight end back on the field today, while Greg Olsen must navigate a quarterback switch. Here’s the TE injury rundown for today’s games.

 

Fantasy Football Week 15 Injury Updates: Julio Jones, Andre Johnson, Torrey Smith, DeSean Jackson

Julio Jones is likely a game-time decision because of a hip injury
Fantasy Football Week 15 Injury Updates: Julio Jones, Andre Johnson, Torrey Smith, DeSean Jackson

Julio Jones went off on Monday night, but a hip injury has him Questionable entering Week 15. Andre Johnson suffered a concussion last week and it looks like he hasn’t been completely cleared quite yet. Here’s the latest on their injury situations and some other key WRs.

 

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