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Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction

Matthew Stafford and the Lions host the Bears to kick off the Thanksgiving slate
Chicago Bears vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction

The NFL’s Thanksgiving tripleheader starts off with a classic NFC North matchup when the Chicago Bears take on the Detroit Lions on CBS. Both the Bears (5-6) and the Lions (7-4) are jockeying for playoff positioning, as right now they are on the outside looking in at a potential Wild Card spot and trailing the division-leading Packers.

 

College Fantasy Football: Week 14 Fantasy Value Plays

Which players are the best for daily fantasy leagues?
College Fantasy Football: Week 14 Fantasy Value Plays

DraftKings has released their Daily Fantasy college football salaries for the week, and the experts at CollegeFootballGeek.com have hunkered down and scoured all of the data to find the best Value Plays on the docket. 

Mike London Will Return as Virginia's Coach in 2015

London was on the hot seat in 2014.
Mike London Will Return as Virginia's Coach in 2015

Mike London will return as Virginia’s coach in 2015. The school announced the news on Wednesday, just a few days before the Cavaliers’ rivalry matchup against Virginia Tech.

London was on the hot seat in 2014, but Virginia has a 5-6 record entering its finale against the Hokies.

Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Missouri Tigers Game Preview and Prediction

The Tigers need a win to clinch the SEC East.
Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Missouri Tigers Game Preview and Prediction 2014

Arkansas and Missouri are set to meet as SEC opponents for the first time on Friday, and there’s plenty at stake between these two border rivals. The Razorbacks are one of the SEC’s hottest teams entering Week 14 after back-to-back wins over Ole Miss and LSU. The Tigers have won five in a row and can clinch the SEC East title with a win over Arkansas.

 

Texas Longhorns vs. TCU Horned Frogs Game Preview and Prediction

Can the Longhorns spoil TCU's season?
Texas Longhorns vs. TCU Horned Frogs Game Preview and Prediction

The Lone Star State is home to three Thanksgiving Day games, and the Big 12 showdown between TCU and Texas may provide the most intrigue of any game on the Thursday slate. Sure, Dallas-Philadelphia will draw plenty of interest in the afternoon, and Texas A&M-LSU is an interesting SEC contest, but this matchup between the Longhorns and Horned Frogs has national title and playoff implications in the college football world.

 

Fantasy Football 2014 Kicker Rankings: Week 13

Rookie Cody Parkey is third in scoring in both the NFL and fantasy
Fantasy Football 2014 Kicker Rankings: Week 13

New England takes on Green Bay, which means their kickers are prominently featured in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 13. As productive as Stephen Gostkowski and Mason Crosby have been this season, however, one of the bigger surprises has been the performance of rookie Cody Parkey. An udrafted free agent from Auburn, Parkey beat out incumbent Alex Henery for the Eagles’ kicking job in training camp and all he’s done is miss just two of his 64 kicks thus far.

Fantasy Football 2014 Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 13

Mario Williams and the Bills DST dominated the Jets on Monday night
Fantasy Football 2014 Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 13

Every team is in action, but it’s the Jets’ opponent who gets the distinction of leading off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 13. Yes, the Jaguars are playing, but the Jets gave up 25 fantasy points on Monday night to the Bills. Buffalo not only sacked New York quarterbacks seven times, the Bills blocked a punt for a touchdown, picked off a pass and held the Jets to a mere three points.

Fantasy Football 2014 Tight End Rankings: Week 13

Delanie Walker returned from a concussion and posted 155 yards against the Eagles
Fantasy Football 2014 Tight End Rankings: Week 13

With a couple of guys returning from injury, Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 13 is as deep as it’s been all season.

Fantasy Football 2014 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 13

Odell Beckham Jr. gashed the Cowboys for 146 yards and two TDs last week
Fantasy Football 2014 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 13

Odell Beckham Jr. exploded onto the national scene this past Sunday night, a performance that earned the rookie top-10 status in Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 13. Beckham, following his 146-yard, two-touchdown effort (31.4 fantasy points, Athlon scoring) against the Cowboys, checks in at No. 10, an indication as to how deep wide receiver has been this season.

Fantasy Football 2014 Running Back Rankings: Week 13

Justin Forsett led the NFL with a career-high 182 yards rushing Monday night against the Saints
Fantasy Football 2014 Running Back Rankings: Week 13

Le’Veon Bell trails DeMarco Murray by more than 400 yards for the NFL lead in rushing but he’s our choice to head up Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 13. Bell is coming off of a career-best 204 yards rushing in his last game and on Sunday faces a Saints defense that gave up 182 to Justin Forsett on Monday night.

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