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Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Detroit Lions

A fantasy football perspective on the team
<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Detroit Lions</p>

What can the Detroit Lions do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season.

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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 14 Playoffs

Christian Ponder, Marion Barber and Ricky Williams lead the way this week
<p> Christian Ponder, Marion Barber and Ricky Williams lead the way this week</p>

It’s playoff time — for most of you at least. Now is the time of year where every move has to be the right one or your fantasy football season is over. Of course this late in the 2011 season, pickings are slim on the waiver wire. But there are a few names out there that could be beneficial as you make your way through the playoffs.

Here's Why Nate Burleson is a Great Flex Play on Turkey Day

The Lions secondary receiver should shine against the Packers
<p> The Lions secondary receiver should shine against the Packers</p>
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It pains me to write this: Detroit Lions receiver Nate Burleson is a good flex play receiver who will post his third straight double-digit fantasy week today against the visiting Green Bay Packers.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 12

Caleb Hanie, Toby Gerhart and Kevin Smith lead the way in week 12
<p> Caleb Hanie, Toby Gerhart and Kevin Smith lead the way in week 12</p>

The bye weeks are finally over and now we can just roll with what we’ve got. But what if injuries and poor play from your roster means you don’t have enough? Well, in an effort to guide you through the playoff push, here’s a look at who will be some of the hot commodities off the fantasy football waiver wire in Week 12. Some of them I think are decent plays for this week and maybe beyond, but most of the wire has players that should probably stay right there.

Fantasy Football: Waiver Wire Week 3

Burleson a great addition to your roster in the pass-happy Lions offense

Some of the players listed in Athlon Sports' NFL Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 3 may be one-week adds, some may be season-long adds and some are listed just for you to keep an eye on to stash on your roster if you have the space.

Scoring is based on Athlon Sports default scoring which is 6 points for all TDs, .5 points per reception and 1 point PER 25 yards passing, 10 yards rushing/receiving and 40 return yards.

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Fantasy Football: Week 1 By the Numbers

Last-play lateral may cost Felix Jones owners

Week 1 of the 2011 NFL season is in the books. Here are some numbers that stood out to me from the Week 1 action that's already happened.

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