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Bold Fantasy Predictions For Week 6 In The NFL

By Michael Horvath, 6 months 3 weeks ago
Put your hand up if you had Gary Barnidge scoring more fantasy points last week than Rob Gronkowski? Anyone? How about Josh McCown throwing for 457 yards and two touchdowns? Or how about Adrian Peterson scoring zero fantasy points? Ah ha! Got you there! Peterson was on his bye last week. What I’m getting at is making fantasy football predictions is never easy, but it sure is a lot of...

San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants Preview and Prediction

By Lloyd H. Spence Jr., 6 months 3 weeks ago
The New York Giants (2-2) are now headed in the right direction, tied for the lead in the NFC East. The San Francisco 49ers (1-3) are headed nowhere fast, sitting at the bottom of what is arguably the best division in the NFC, and desperately needing a win. Sunday night will be fun. The Giants enter Sunday night's game as a team that has righted the ship. Two very impressive...

Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Michael Bradley, 7 months 4 days ago
The Green Bay offensive juggernaut rolls west Sunday to see if it can continue to bedevil opposing defenses. Despite a spate of injuries that has claimed starters at wideout and right tackle, the Pack has kept piling up the points, thanks in large part to QB Aaron Rodgers, who continues to make his case as the best player in the NFL. While the arguments rage about whether it is he or Tom Brady...

San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals Preview and Prediction

By Michael Bradley, 7 months 1 week ago
When quarterback Carson Palmer was injured last season, the Cardinals were thinking big: playoffs — and beyond. Arizona was 9-1 and cruising. Palmer was piloting an offense that was extremely potent and looked practically unstoppable at times. After two games in 2015, ‘Zona appears to be back on that track, and the Cards get a chance Sunday to take a big NFC West step by dumping...

10 Bold Fantasy Predictions For Week 3 in the NFL

By Michael Horvath, 7 months 1 week ago
Week 3 of this young NFL season is coming up, but first let’s take a look to see how my Week 2 bold predictions fared. I just took a look. You don’t want to see my bold Week 2 predictions. Seriously, don’t look them up. No good can come from that. Instead let’s focus on Week 3’s bold predictions and hope that I get better at making such brazen, off-the-...

Why You Should Start Colin Kaepernick and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice for Week 2

By Michael Horvath, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Week 1 is in the books and it provided many surprises for fantasy owners as well as unbelievable frustration as well. Who would have guessed that guys like Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton and Alex Smith would outscore supposed studs like Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Russell Wilson? Who would have thought that Brandon McManus (he’s a kicker), would score 18 fantasy points? That’s...

San Francisco 49ers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Preview and Prediction

By Marky Billson, 7 months 2 weeks ago
If there's something even more distressing than the porous Pittsburgh Steelers' secondary that came out of their 28-21 loss to New England on Sept. 10, it might be the way they handled the defeat. The focus of the Steelers after the game seemed to be more with alleged tampered headsets than their own play. Even if this caused a breakdown in the secondary when Tom Brady connected...

Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers Preview and Prediction

By Jason Hall, 7 months 3 weeks ago
The San Francisco 49ers host the Minnesota Vikings in the late matchup of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" doubleheader to conclude Week 1. Minnesota is coming off a 7-9 record and third-place NFC North finish in 2014. But the team expects to improve in Year Two of the Mike Zimmer regime with second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, a talented defense and...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC West Teams

By Athlon Sports, 8 months 2 weeks ago
The NFC West is poised for another great year, as the Seahawks will once again begin as the presumed favorites. Meanwhile, the Cardinals and the Rams appear to be capable of contending, while there are plenty of unknowns when it comes to the 49ers. The Cardinals might have the best chance to take down the Seahawks, especially if Carson Palmer can play a full season. However, the Rams seem...

Answering the NFC West's Biggest Questions in 2015

By Braden Gall, 9 months 4 days ago
NFL training camps are in full swing across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering the 2015 season. AFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | WestNFC's Biggest Questions: East | North | South | West...