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Fantasy Football Week 8 Injury Updates: Darren Sproles, Andre Ellington, Trent Richardson, Robert Griffin III

Darren Sproles could play today despite suffering a knee injury two weeks ago
Fantasy Football Week 8 Injury Updates: Darren Sproles, Andre Ellington, Trent Richardson, Robert Griffin III

Arizona and Philadelphia both have some banged up running backs headed into this afternoon’s Week 8 showdown. Will both teams’ backfields be at full strength and who is going to handle the carries for the Saints tonight against the Packers?

 

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Ameer Abdullah Continues Bid for Mike Rozier's Records. Is Heisman Next?

Abdullah sets single-game mark with 321 yards against Rutgers
Ameer Abdullah Continues Bid for Mike Rozier's Records. Is Heisman Next?

The #FearAmeer campaign was in full force Saturday, but we’re not entirely sure who should be trembling the most when Ameer Abdullah in on the field.

 

Let’s start with Rutgers: Abdullah set a school record with 321 all-purpose yards in a 42-24 rout of Rutgers with 225 rushing yards, 26 receiving yards and 90 kickoff return yards.

 

The tally included touchdown runs of 48, 53 and 23 yards and a kickoff return of 76 yards to set up a touchdown in the third quarter.

 

Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Escapes Rutgers Defense With Ridiculous Juke Move

Abdullah embarrassed the Rutgers' defense with this move.
Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Escapes Rutgers Defense With Ridiculous Juke Move

Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah had a huge day against Rutgers, and the senior continued to stake his claim in the Heisman picture by recording over 200 yards on the ground.

Abdullah put the Cornhuskers up 14-7 early in the second quarter with this touchdown run, which was highlighted by a ridiculous juke move to embarrass the Rutgers defense.

Arkansas Offensive Lineman Sebastian Tretola Throws a Touchdown Pass Against UAB

The Razorbacks got creative against UAB.
Arkansas Offensive Lineman Sebastian Tretola Throws a Touchdown Pass Against UAB

In Saturday’s game against UAB, Arkansas dipped into the playbook and scored when its offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola threw a touchdown pass in the first half.

Yes, that’s correct – an offensive lineman threw a touchdown pass against UAB.

Tretola is a mammoth lineman – 6-foot-5 and 350 pounds. And for a big guy, his pass was impressive.

Without question, this is going to be one of the best plays of the 2014 season:

Jeff Gordon looks for pass into Chase's final round at Martinsville

Geoffrey Miller's five things to watch at Martinsville Speedway
Athlon Sports contributor Geoffrey Miller explores the five things to watch as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Chase heads to Martinsville Speedway.

Martinsville is Jeff Gordon’s ticket to Homestead

Jeff Gordon is driving a brand new Hendrick Motorsports chassis this weekend at Martinsville, but his old fortune at the track may be his best weapon in advancing to the Chase for the Sprint Cup’s final round.

 

Pittsburgh Goes Old School With Script Logo on Helmet

The Panthers are going old school.
Pittsburgh Goes Old School With Script Logo on Helmet

Pittsburgh is going retro for the rest of the year. The old “Pitt script” helmets are popular among its fanbase, and the Panthers plan to break out the logo for their design the rest of the year.

Pittsburgh will wear the “Pitt script” helmets for the remainder of 2014, and judging by the fan reaction today, it wouldn’t be a surprise if these make a return in 2015.

A big thumbs up to Pittsburgh for the script logo on the helmet:

College Fantasy Football: Week 9 Fantasy Value Plays

Which players are the best for daily fantasy leagues?
College Fantasy Football: Week 9 Fantasy Value Plays

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

LSU Tigers vs. Ole Miss Game Preview and Prediction

Will the Rebels remain unbeaten?
LSU Tigers vs. Ole Miss 2014 Game Preview and Prediction

There’s plenty at stake on Saturday night when LSU hosts Ole Miss in a critical SEC West game with national title and conference championship implications. The Rebels and Tigers enjoy a heated rivalry, with the winner on Saturday night hoisting the Magnolia Bowl trophy.

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