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Fantasy Football: 10 Biggest Injury Concerns at Running Back

Be wary of these ground-gainers making it through a full season
<p> Fantasy Football: 10 Biggest Injury Concerns at Running Back</p>

Injuries are certainly a part of football, and fantasy football, for that matter, but when it comes to the latter that doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't be prepared.

Here are the top injury concerns when it comes to running back. These ground-gainers are the eptiome of risk-reward when it comes to weighing potential opportunity versus their respective injury histories.

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.

Inside the Locker Room
with John Niyo, Detroit News

Jerome Harrison's Brain Tumor: A Timeline of How It Was Found

A lot of dominoes had to fall for the life-saving Jerome Harrison for Ronnie Brown trade.
<p> A lot of dominoes had to fall for the life-saving Jerome Harrison for Ronnie Brown trade.&nbsp;</p>

Jerome Harrison now joins of the ranks of "guys who learned they had brain tumors because of football."

The last example of this was the famous Tony Gonzalez hit on then unknown photographer Mickey Pfleger. The hit knocked Pfleger unconscious and because he went to the hospital and had a brain scan, doctors discovered an enormous brain tumor and were able to catch it in time. In other words, the Tony Gonzalez hit saved Pfleger's life.

NFL Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 6

Andy Dalton and all of your Bengals should be in the line-up this week against the Colts.

-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter)

Complete Week 6 NFL Fantasy Rankings


Week 6 NFL Byes: Arizona, Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Seattle, Tennessee

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Detroit Lions 2011 NFL Team Preview

An in-depth look at the Lions offense, defense and special teams this year.
<p> An in-depth look at the Lions offense, defense and special teams this year.</p>

The streaks are almost all gone now, which means the Detroit Lions finally are ready to put their past behind them. The Matt Millen era is a fading memory, along with the historically awful 0–16 season that capped it in 2008. In the span of two weeks last December, the Lions ended both a 19-game losing streak in the NFC North and a 26-game losing streak on the road. And by winning four in a row to finish the season — even without their franchise quarterback — the Lions have suddenly offered tangible evidence that they’re a team on the rise.