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5 Worst Quarterback Trades in NFL History

Some QB trades pan out, but many fail spectacularly
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5 Worst Quarterback Trades in NFL History

This offseason has produced three big-time quarterback trades, with the New York Jets trading Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers for a sixth-round draft pick in 2021 and a second and fourth-rounder in 2022. This comes after the Los Angeles Rams sent two first-round picks, a third-round pick, and Jared Goff to the Detroit Lions for Matthew Stafford and the Indianapolis Colts traded second- and third-round picks to the Philadelphia Eagles for Carson Wentz. 

 

5 Best Quarterback Trades in NFL History

It's very rare that teams trade for a quarterback who turns into a Hall of Famer
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5 Best Quarterback Trades in NFL History

'Tis the season for quarterback trades in the NFL. Going into this week, there were already two big ones with the Los Angeles Rams sending two first-round picks, a third-round pick, and Jared Goff to the Detroit Lions for Matthew Stafford and the Indianapolis Colts trading second- and third-round picks to the Philadelphia Eagles for Carson Wentz. And on Monday, the New York Jets traded Sam Darnold to the Carolina Panthers for a sixth-round draft pick in 2021 and a second- and fourth-rounder in 2022.

 

Thanksgiving Day: Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions Prediction and Preview

The holiday tradition continues as the Lions host the Texans to kick off the NFL's Thanksgiving tripleheader
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Thanksgiving Day: Houston Texans vs. Detroit Lions Prediction and Preview

For your (hopefully) socially distant Thanksgiving entertainment, the Houston Texans are traveling to the Motor City to take on the Detroit Lions. This is the 81st time since 1934 that the Lions will host a Thanksgiving Day game, their second against the Texans.

 

The Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Quarterbacks, Ranked

The Lions' signal-callers do not make up a glorious feast
The Detroit Lions' Thanksgiving Quarterbacks, Ranked

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 an amalgam of draft busts, journeymen, career backups, and former stars whose best days had gone by.

 

Detroit Lions Fantasy Football Team Names (2020)

The best, most clever and funny fantasy team names for Detroit Lions fans
Detroit Lions Fantasy Football Team Names (2020)

What are the best fantasy football team names for Detroit Lions fans in 2020? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Detroit Lions — we've got it right here.

 

This Day in Sports History: April 25

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: April 25

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, April 25 is a day on which a legend hit one of his relatively few home runs and baseball returned after the only canceled season in its history.

 

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

Which players will provide fantasy feasts and which will play the role of turkeys this weekend?
Why You Should Sit Matt Ryan and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice For Week 12

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.

 

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

Who should you start and sit for the Thanksgiving games?
Why You Should Start Eddie Lacy and Other Start/Sit Fantasy Advice for the Week 12 Thanksgiving Games

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?

 

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

Were you lucky enough to grab DeAngelo Williams off the waiver wire last week? I sure hope so.
Week 9 NFL Fantasy All-Stud and All-Dud Teams

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!

 

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

Did Drew Brees just have one of the greatest fantasy games of all time?
Week 8 NFL Fantasy All-Stud and All-Dud Teams

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.

 

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