Archive for December, 2012

NFL Fantasy football: Vote for the Fantasy Player Awards!

Vote now for the NFL Fantasy Player Awards! You decide which players will receive the honors on NFL Fantasy LIVE.

The Cardboard Bio – Franco Harris

Here’s a look back at the career of Franco Harris through his football cards. This will kick-off a new series we call The Cardboard Bio.

7 NFL players and coaches in need of a Christmas vacation

Much like Clark Griswald in the holiday classic, Christmas Vacation, many NFL players and coaches are in need of a few relaxing days all to themselves (and that Christmas bonus!). Whether from a disappointing season, injury, poor performance or single-handedly carrying their team through the first 15 weeks, these players and coaches could use a little respite. And probably a large glass of egg nog.

Monday Nightmare: Mark Sanchez — miracle worker

Sometimes things go right for you on Monday night. Even for Adam Rank. No, seriously.

The Unexpected (and expected) for week 15: No-show Sunday

It was “Statement Sunday,” which meant a slate full of fantastic games between playoff contenders. Or so we thought. Three of the six games turned out to be duds. Instead, it was just another week in the NFL where another unsuspecting man got hit in the face with a football. Let’s get to the unexpected (and expected) for week 15.

NFL fantasy football: Bryce Brown still heavily involved

In today’s Three and Out: Bryce Brown and Mason Crosby both earn votes of confidence from their coaches, but fantasy owners don’t necessarily have to follow suit.

Fantasy Post Mortem: Fantasy Football isn’t fun

Fantasy football stopped being fun for a lot of us in Week 16. Though, I’ve long contended fantasy football isn’t fun. You’re gutted when your team loses, and you’re merely relived when your team wins.

Madden curse watch week 15: Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals

The Detroit Lions stayed on the road in week 15 as they faced the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium, where Calvin Johnson aimed to continue his outstanding season, and close in on Jerry Rice’s all-time receiving record.

Week 15 fantasy feedback

» Just when you thought the Chiefs had rediscovered Jamaal Charles, he ends up with just 12 touches. Sigh. » Here’s another name to remove from your list of “So Much Potential”: Matthew Stafford. His inconsistency is just too great and after four seasons doesn’t appear to be improving. Three interceptions today and fewer than four points. Not every week needs to be a 30-point bonanza, but it would be nice to have a measure of confidence that one week is going to look pretty similar to the last. » Larry Fitzgerald had four catches for 22 yards, which has been right around his average for the past five weeks. Hopefully you had the presence of mind to bench him this week. » Calvin Johnson […]

Social (Fantasy) Network: Do over!

In this week’s Social (Fantasy) Network, we ask if there’s anything fantasy owners wish they could have a “do over” for.

NFL fantasy football: Jay Cutler has sprained MCL

In today’s Three and Out: Jay Cutler has a sprained MCL and a pair of New York running backs are in danger of missing Week 15.

NFL week 15 Horoscopes: Statement Sunday edition

NFL fans received a gift from the scheduling gods this weekend as there are six matchups with gigantic playoff implications in what has been dubbed, “Statement Sunday.” Once again we turned to the heavens to see what the future might hold for each of the 12 teams in the featured games. Here are your week 15 NFL horoscopes:

Nine Potential Playoff Teams, Nine Things We Want to Happen

By: Robert Karpeles As the last few weeks of the NFL season come to an end, it’s important to keep in mind that the most exciting football hasn’t even been played yet. Yes, the best is still to come and with good games come even better storylines.  You know, the one’s about the Jets sneaking in at the last second, quarterback controversies in San Francisco and the health of the quarterback in our nations’ capital. We live for football. But we also live for the great stories that stay with us after the games have been played. Here our nine things we hope for nine teams with playoff potential: Jets – Make the playoffs. Please, these guys just have to […]

Fantasy football: A.J. Green is a top TNF play

Will Cincinnati Bengals wideout A.J. Green rebound after his sub-par performance last week?

Miami Heat star LeBron James is an NFL superfan

LeBron James recently pitted his favorite things against each other in a bracket style challenge. Skittles, Haircuts, Martin Lawrence, and NFL Sundays squared off among others. Can you guess what comes out on top?

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