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Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction

By John La Fleur, 7 months 1 week ago
If not for the fact that this is the Monday night game, there would really be no reason to tune into this matchup between the Detroit Lions and the New Orleans Saints. The Lions (4-9) were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention after last week's road loss to the Rams. All they are playing for at this point is pride, draft positioning and trying to avoid double-digit losses. ...

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 8 months 14 hours ago
The Detroit Lions (4-7) come into Thursday’s matchup with the Green Bay Packers (7-4) playing their best stretch of football all season long after winning each of the last three contests. On Thanksgiving, the Lions carved up the Eagles' defense as if it were the turkey dinner, rolling up 445 yards en route to a 45-14 thrashing. Green Bay, meanwhile, has lost four out of its last...

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

By Michael Horvath, 8 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, 8 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, 8 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,...

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Detroit Lions Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 8 months 1 week ago
The Philadelphia Eagles (4-6) and Detroit Lions (3-7) are two teams headed in different directions leading into their Thanksgiving matchup on Thursday. The Eagles lost in embarrassing fashion on Sunday to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, allowing rookie quarterback Jameis Winston to set a career-high with five touchdown passes in a 45-17 beat down at home. The Lions, meanwhile, come in on a two-...

The Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Quarterbacks, Ranked

By David Fox, 8 months 1 week ago
One of the great Thanksgiving traditions is snickering at who is playing quarterback for the Detroit Lions.The list of Lions quarterbacks starting on Thanksgiving is a list of draft busts, journeymen, career backups and former stars whose best days had gone by.Giggling at Lions quarterbacks on Thanksgiving, though, is getting tougher. Thank you, Matthew Stafford.To fill that void is our (...

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

By Michael Horvath, 8 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! ...

Week 8 NFL Fantasy All-Stud and All-Dud Teams

By Michael Horvath, 9 months 12 hours ago
What a terrible week in the NFL, and likewise fantasy, for injuries. Just take a look at these names — Le’Veon Bell, Matt Forte, Brandon Marshall and Steve Smith Sr. —  all got hurt and weren’t able to finish their game. Bell (MCL) and Smith (Achilles) are both done for the year, the severity of Forte’s knee injury isn’t know, and Keenan Allen,...

Detroit Lions vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview and Prediction

By Mike Bainbridge, 9 months 4 days ago
Another riveting installment of the London series takes place Sunday morning as the (2-5) Kansas City Chiefs look to win their second consecutive game when they take on the Detroit Lions (1-6). The last time the Lions were across the pond, they provided Londoners with one of the more exciting finishes you will see with a last-second field goal as time expired to beat the Atlanta...