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Arizona Cardinals vs. St. Louis Rams Preview and Prediction

Robert Quinn and the Rams' defense has posted back-to-back shutouts
Arizona Cardinals vs. St. Louis Rams Preview and Prediction

The surging St. Louis Rams (7-6) welcome an Arizona Cardinals (10-3) team that shook off two straight tough losses to post a key win over Kansas City in Week 14. Basically, both of these long-suffering franchises are merely happy to be playing meaningful football in December. “For some teams, (playing in December) doesn’t mean a damn thing except the season’s almost over,” Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said.

10 Amazing Heisman Trophy Stats You Need To Know in 2014

Marcus Mariota is likely to win the Heisman on Saturday.
10 Amazing Heisman Trophy Stats You Need To Know for 2014

Marcus Mariota is going to win the 2014 Heisman Memorial Trophy.

 

And there couldn’t be a more deserving candidate.

 

The Oregon quarterback won the Pac-12 North, won the Pac-12 championship, earned a spot in the first College Football Playoff and set numerous records. He is the nation’s most efficient passer (186.33) and is the nation’s most productive player with 4,452 yards of total offense.

10 Teams That Made Statements in the First Month of College Basketball Season

Kentucky, Duke jump out of the gates, Utah and TCU surprise
10 Teams That Made a Statement in the First Month of College Basketball Season

Less than a full month into the college basketball season, and we’ve already had a handful of major statements.

Kentucky, Duke and Arizona are as good as advertised. Maybe better. Texas, Louisville and Wisconsin are doing exactly what they should be at this point in the year. Gonzaga is better than many expected. Same with Utah or Butler.

Of course, no one remembers a team for what it did in November or December in college basketball, but these games are important.

Fantasy Football 2014 Kicker Rankings: Week 15

Adam Vinatieri is the only kicker in the NFL who has yet to miss this season
Fantasy Football 2014 Kicker Rankings: Week 15

Adam Vinatieri has yet to miss a kick this season, which is a good enough reason by itself to have him lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings for Week 15. Vinatieri will turn 42 years old later this month and is on the verge of finishing up his 19th season in the NFL, yet you could make the argument he’s getting better with age. Vinatieri is second among kickers in fantasy points, tied for second in scoring and is fourth in made field goals (27).

Fantasy Football 2014 Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 15

Robert Quinn and the Rams' defense posted their second straight shutout, dominating the Redskins 24-0 on the road
Fantasy Football 2014 Defense/Special Teams Rankings: Week 15

The St. Louis Rams have posted back-to-back shutouts, an impressive performance that earns them a spot near the top of Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Defense/Special Teams Rankings for Week 15. The Rams haven’t given up a point in three weeks, having shut out the Raiders and Redskins by a combined score of 76-0. This DST also has racked up 13 sacks, seven takeaways (5 INTs, 2 fumbles) and two touchdowns during this span. St. Louis is another strong option this week against Arizona, but don’t sleep on the Cardinals, the No. 5 fantasy DST this season.

Fantasy Football 2014 Tight End Rankings: Week 15

Jimmy Graham has caught a total of three passes in the past two games combined
Fantasy Football 2014 Tight End Rankings: Week 15

It’s been a slow couple of games for Jimmy Graham, but it’s going to take a lot more to knock him from his lofty perch on Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Tight End Rankings for Week 15. Graham has a total of three catches in his last two games combined, but he’s still third at his position in fantasy points and checks in at No. 2 this week.

Fantasy Football 2014 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 15

Julio Jones was unstoppable on Monday night, setting a Falcons' single-game record with 250 yards receiving against the Packers
Fantasy Football 2014 Wide Receiver Rankings: Week 15

Julio Jones set the pace last week, but even his record-setting performance wasn’t enough to knock Antonio Brown from atop Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings for Week 15. Jones was unstoppable on Monday night against the Packers, setting a Falcons single-game record with 250 yards (11 rec.) and a touchdown.

Fantasy Football 2014 Running Back Rankings: Week 15

Le'Veon Bell has gone over 200 yards from scrimmage in three straight games
Fantasy Football 2014 Running Back Rankings: Week 15

Le’Veon Bell is on a historic run right now, so it’s only fitting that he lead off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings for Week 15. Bell has gone over 200 yards from scrimmage in three straight games; something that hasn’t been done since Hall of Walter Payton accomplished the feat in 1977.

Fantasy Football 2014 Quarterback Rankings: Week 15

Matt Ryan is coming off of a season-best four touchdowns and 39.3 fantasy points
Fantasy Football 2014 Quarterback Rankings: Week 15

Andrew Luck is the leading fantasy scorer and he leads off Athlon Sports’ Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings for Week 15, but it’s the signal-callers from the NFC South that have our attention. Matt Ryan tossed four touchdowns and posted a season-best 39.3 fantasy points on Monday night against Green Bay and could be in for another big game Sunday when Atlanta hosts Pittsburgh.

14 Coaching Candidates to Replace Gary Andersen at Wisconsin

Who replaces Gary Andersen in Madison?
14 Coaching Candidates to Replace Gary Andersen at Wisconsin

Wisconsin is surprisingly looking for a new head coach after Gary Andersen left Madison for Oregon State. Andersen went 19-7 in two years with the Badgers, including a 10-3 record and a Big Ten West Division title in 2014.

 

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