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2016 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The calendar has turned to July, which means it’s almost time for the NFL to get back to business. The regular season doesn’t start until Sept. 8, but teams will open training camp later this month, officially starting the path for what eventually will lead to Super Bowl LI in NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5, 2017.   NFL fans will get the chance to see the 2016 edition of...

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 6 months 2 weeks ago
There was a time when the tight end position in the NFL served as a sixth lineman who could also run a route to catch the occasional pass. My how the times have changed. Today, tight ends are key cogs of high-powered offenses – often with entire packages designed to fit their individual skill sets. The extra emphasis placed on the position today causes us to look back at some of the...

3 Candidates to be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Next Head Coach

By Antwan Staley, 7 months 3 weeks ago
In a shocking move to most people, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers fired head coach Lovie Smith in just his second season on the job. Smith was 8-24 in his stint in Tampa.  "After careful consideration, we informed Lovie that we have decided to make a change," Buccaneers co-chairman Joel Glazer said in a statement on Wednesday night. "I want to thank Lovie for his hard work and...

Carolina Panthers vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

By Rob McVey, 8 months 1 week ago
When these two NFC South rivals last met just two weeks ago, it did not end well for the Atlanta Falcons (7-7), as they were pounded by the Panthers 38-0 in Charlotte. The Falcons hope that Week 16 will result in a completely different outcome in Atlanta. A win last week over Jacksonville put an end to a six-game losing streak for the Falcons, and it should provide them with some much-needed...

Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers Preview and Prediction

By Rob McVey, 8 months 3 weeks ago
The Carolina Panthers (12-0) may have gotten a little complacent last week, just edging out a struggling Saints team to keep their perfect season intact. That said, a win is still a win, and last week's narrow victory also enabled Ron Rivera's team to keep its regular season win streak alive. A streak that now stands at 16 in a row dating back to last season. The...

Why You Should Sit Matt Ryan and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice For Week 12

By Michael Horvath, 9 months 5 days ago
Thanksgiving Day was just the appetizer for Week 12 NFL and fantasy action. For the first time since Week 3 all 32 teams are in action, which means we still have 13 games to go between Sunday and Monday. Fantasy-wise, it also means that you should have a full roster of players at your disposal. This also can lead to some very tough decisions to make regarding your starting lineup. ...

Why You Should Start Eddie Lacy and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice for the Week 12 Thanksgiving Games

By Michael Horvath, 9 months 1 week ago
While there are plenty of things to be thankful for, one of them for football (and fantasy) fans is three games on Thanksgiving Day! And speaking of these three, oh-so-tasty matchups, what is a fantasy owner to do? While some decisions, like starting Aaron Rodgers vs. the Bears or Calvin Johnson vs. the Eagles, are along the lines of do you want that second helping of mashed potatoes or...

Fantasy Football 2015 Running Back Rankings: Week 12

By Michael Horvath, 9 months 1 week ago
Is it just me or is the NFL and fantasy season flying by? Can you believe that it’s Thanksgiving already? The really good news is that since we are now in Week 12, every team has had their bye. So that means from here on out we have a full schedule of all 32 teams playing. Which also means we finally have true position rankings. There are of course injury concerns to deal with,...

Indianapolis Colts vs. Atlanta Falcons Preview and Prediction

By Rob McVey, 9 months 1 week ago
The Atlanta Falcons (6-3) are hoping that a much-needed bye week will be the key to getting their season back on track. After a 5-0 start, Atlanta’s high-octane offense suddenly hit a wall, resulting in losses in three of its past four contests. Even in the Falcons lone victory during that stretch, they only managed to score 10 points against the Titans. The well-rested Falcons...

Week 9 NFL Fantasy All-Stud and All-Dud Teams

By Michael Horvath, 9 months 3 weeks ago
What an interesting week we just witnessed in the NFL and fantasy! Who had the Falcons losing to the 49ers and who had Devonta Freeman only getting 12 yards on 12 carries? Thank goodness he caught a touchdown! And what about the Titans beating the Saints? Who had Marcus Mariota coming back from an MCL injury to throw four touchdown passes? Man, the Saints’ defense is terrible! ...