NFL Articles

Alex Smith
The Kansas City Chiefs' 2015 season has been a tale of two different stretches. After a 1-5 start, the Chiefs appeared to be a shoe-in for a top-five pick in the 2016 NFL Draft but things have changed drastically since then. Since Oct...
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Thanks to an uninspired performance against the Falcons in Atlanta last week, any dreams the Carolina Panthers (14-1) had of a perfect season have come to an abrupt end. The Panthers must now re-focus and set their sights on locking up the No. 1...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
What makes a rivalry – competition or geography? While the easy answer is “both,” the 128th meeting of the “Turnpike Rivalry” would indicate the answer is geography. Because while Browns-Steelers games haven...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
Ryan Fitzpatrick
This time last season, the writing was on the wall for Rex Ryan: he wouldn't be returning as the head coach of the New York Jets in 2015. His replacement, former Arizona Cardinals’ defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, had been working his...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Marvin Lewis
The Cincinnati Bengals suffered a tough defeat against the Broncos in overtime on Monday night, knocking them from the coveted second seed in the AFC for the time being. The Bengals could still get the second seed back, but it will take a win...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
The New England Patriots need one more win to secure home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs and they'll have to do it against a 5-10 Miami Dolphins team that could be without starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill. The Pats were hit with...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Week 17 is the toughest of the NFL season to handicap. The three categories of teams I talked about last week —  1) teams that care, 2) teams that don't and 3) teams that don't know if they care or not ...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Brock Osweiler
The Cincinnati Bengals travel to Denver to take on the Broncos in a game that will have major implications for the AFC playoff picture. The winner of this game will be in a commanding position for a vital bye week and also still be in position to...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The Minnesota Vikings (9-5) look to clinch a playoff spot in Sunday's primetime matchup against the New York Giants (6-8). The Vikings hold the first of two NFC wild card spots and are one game behind Green Bay for the division title. Minnesota...
Jason Hall
1 year ago
Carson Palmer
A win for the Arizona Cardinals (12-2) this afternoon would clinch the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs. Ironically, Green Bay is the only team that can mathematically swap places with Arizona, giving this matchup added significance. A victory...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Pete Carroll
With another playoff berth in their back pocket the Seattle Seahawks (9-5) now set their sights on doing what they need to do in order to lock down the fifth seed in the NFC playoffs. The difference between the No. 5 and No. 6 seeds in the...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
J.J. Watt
Former Dallas Cowboys’ backup quarterback Brandon Weeden was being funny when he responded to a question about the possibility of filling for Tony Romo when he said, “God forbid I am forced to play.” That was in August,...
Jake Rose
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Welcome to Week 16, also known as championship week for the majority of fantasy leagues. While the injury report has been lengthy all season, this is the week to focus on the players that could mean the difference between getting one more, oh-so-...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Brandon Marshall
The 9-5 New York Jets host the 12-2 New England Patriots Sunday, with the Jets currently sitting on the outside of the playoffs looking in. The Jets have been surging in recent weeks; having won four games in row, but are still losing the AFC wild...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Matt Ryan
When these two NFC South rivals last met just two weeks ago, it did not end well for the Atlanta Falcons (7-7), as they were pounded by the Panthers 38-0 in Charlotte. The Falcons hope that Week 16 will result in a completely different outcome in...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Ben Roethlisberger
It is commonplace for sportswriters to talk about history when previewing games. But in this case, does it matter? Yes, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers play in perhaps the most bitter contemporary rivalry in the NFL, though with...
Marky Billson
1 year ago
Aaron Rodgers
It’s championship weekend for most fantasy football leagues, unless you play in one of those crazy leagues that goes to Week 17. You’ve fought hard all season and are very battle-tested, but whether you’re fighting for the...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Kirk Cousins
The NFC East race could be settled on Saturday as the Redskins travel to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. Washington is in a "win and you are in" situation while the home team needs to win its final two games of the season. The Skins...
Matt Josephs
1 year ago
Charles Woodson
Christmas Eve will feature a matchup of division rivals that could be both on the move to Los Angeles next season. The San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders will meet for 113th time to kick off Week 16 on “Thursday Night Football....
Antwan Staley
1 year ago
Rob Gronkowski
Can a tight end win you a fantasy championship this week? Probably not, but not starting the right one can definitely ruin any chance you have of winning. That’s why in the most important week of the fantasy season, checking out these...
Michael Horvath
1 year ago
Antonio Brown
Well this is it. The final countdown, Championship Week, sweet relief, a time to focus on DFS, or simply ignoring fantasy sports altogether. Oh yeah, it also is Christmas weekend! How cool is that? I have to say over the past week I have been...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Amari Cooper
Some very tough decisions to be made, and some that may not be as tough but are still difficult because it is fantasy championship week! This is what you have played for all season. Your goal was to win and hoist that trophy, real or imaginary...
Chris Meyers
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
Welcome to Week 16, the final week of most season-long fantasy leagues. If you've gotten this far, it is likely a result of the success of your quarterback. However, we have a new leader as the top-ranked QB for Week 16 – Ben...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Cairo Santos
Finally, Stephen Gostkowski finished the week as fantasy’s No. 1 kicker (despite being ranked as such for weeks). However, for Week 16, with a potential low-scoring matchup against the Jets, he drops to the fifth spot. Cairo Santos,...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago
Derrick Johnson
Welcome to Week 16, likely the final week of your season-long fantasy leagues. Now, more than ever, you need to be sure your defense/special teams (DST) is solid. Speaking of which, some of the more reliable DSTs this season have tough...
Sarah Lewis
1 year ago

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