Archive for December, 2012

The Rewind: The Man of Steel, dream playoff scenarios, and You Can’t Handle The Truth

Week 14 was super, but Week 15 is going to be superbad.  Some great games that are possible playoff previews. Check out some of our treasure trove of content over the past week. Sunday: Meet Kirk Cousins: Redskins Quarterback and Cinephile – He rescued the Redskins on Sunday. Meet’s the NFL’s aspiring Roger Ebert. Monday: Madden Curse Watch – Megatron.3.5 inches of snow.  Will Ferrell. Need we say more? LaDainian Tomlinson Top 21 Moments – LT was one of the best running backs ever.  Check out our cool interactive page and see his 21 best runs. Week 14: Curse, Coincidence or Superstition – Revenge is a dish best served Cam Newton style. Expected, Unexpected – It’s Week 14. Napoleon Dynamite, the Jets […]

Fantasy football: Robert Griffin III gives positive vibes

Will Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III be available for fantasy owners in Week 15?

NFL fantasy football: Cowboys hopeful on Dez Bryant

In today’s Three and Out: The Cowboys are hoping for Dez Bryant’s return; David Wilson could see more work and the Bears are trying out new QBs.

Playoff wish list: Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers tops

As the playoffs draw nearer, it becomes more acceptable to start fantasizing about the potential matchups that could be on the horizon. Here are five playoff showdowns we can only hope to witness come January.

The NFL pop culture Pro Bowl ballot: A casual fan’s voting guide

With 2013 Pro Bowl voting ending this week, time is running out for you to vote for your favorite players. Not sure who to vote for? No worries! To give you a little help in case you’re stuck between choices, or want to throw in some wild cards, we’ve broken it down a little differently. Here is our Pop culture Pro Bowl ballot, featuring the players who deserve your vote for their influence on pop culture in 2012.

NFL Fantasy LIVE podcast (12/11/12)

Actor Jerry O’Connell stops by to give the guys some fantasy advice; Can you play Braylon Edwards? And, the guys dive into another round of “Matching Mike.”

“You can’t handle the truth!” 5 truths NFL teams need to hear

As the season draws to a close, many teams are left searching for answers as they prepare to watch the playoffs from home. But what many teams really need, is a heavy dose of the truth as they look toward the 2013 season. In honor of the 20th anniversary of A Few Good Men, here are five teams that are entitled to know the truth about themselves, but just might not be able to handle it.

NFL fantasy football: Dez Bryant to have final say on surgery

In today’s Three and Out: Dez Bryant will make the final call over whether he has surgery; Danny Amendola and LeSean McCoy are closer to returning — one is closer than the other.

Monday Nightmare: Wes Welker in Super Bowl form

Monday night was do or die for just about everybody. The entire season hinged on one game. And Patriots WR Wes Welker treated it like a Super Bowl … and he dropped the ball.

The Unexpected (and expected) for week 14: Duck, Ref!

Not sure if you were paying attention, or taking an open-eyed snooze like some NFL referees, but it’s week 14 and the playoff race is heating up as more teams drop out, and one pesky team hangs on for dear life.

Madden curse watch week 14: Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers

The Detroit Lions, playoff hopes all but lost, traveled to a snowy Wisconsin in week 14 to face the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football. Divisional pride was still on the line, and Calvin Johnson was closing in on Jerry Rice’s all-time receiving yardage record.

NFL Fantasy football: Dez Bryant could be shut down

If Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is out for the season, who should fantasy football owners turn to?

Fantasy football: Robert Griffin III not ruled out

Will Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III be an option for fantasy owners in Week 15?

NFL fantasy football: Seahawks’ high-flying defensive day

The Seattle Seahawks had a day for the fantasy record books Sunday, scoring 41 points on defense. Only one team has been better in the past 10 years — the Seattle Seahawks.

Fantasy Post Mortem: What if RG3 doesn’t play?

For the majority of the season, I have admonished fantasy enthusiasts for having too many good quarterbacks. Trade one! I often decried. They can’t score fantasy points for you from the bench.

The expression I search for right now is “hoist on my own petard.”

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