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America’s favorite game is back and The Sports Bank has you covered with the best and worst of what was Fantasy Football Week Eleven.
RB Kevin Smith came out of no where and with the help of QB Matthew Stafford put together a pleasant fantasy day for the Detroit Lions.
Follow the jump to receive up-to-date fantasy analysis and the best waiver wire pick-ups for week twelve!
* Points and line-up statistics adapted from ESPN standard scoring leagues
Fantasy MVP: QB Matthew Stafford (28/36, 335 YDS, 5 TD and 2 INT = 29 points)
Last week, Stafford was in the proverbial fantasy dog house for throwing four interceptions against the Chicago Bears. Stafford started off with another two interceptions against the Panthers, but quickly found his form once the Lions established their running game with the new-and-improved Kevin Smith (could have been MVP if he was owned in most fantasy leagues.) Surprisingly enough, none of Stafford’s five touchdowns were to Calvin Johnson, ...
BEST OF MAXIM
This could have been a look-ahead contest for the Detroit Lions. The Thanksgiving game is always the biggest one on their schedule because it puts them on the national stage with nothing else available for the sports fan. This holiday is even better for gluttonous fans because it is finally relevant to the NFC North and has playoff implications.
The Detroit players didn’t receive...
Terrell McClain gets slapped with a personal foul, a 15-yarder, that keeps the Lions' series alive. McClain hit Matthew Stafford after he ran out of bounds near the Lions' sideline. On the next play, Stafford finds Kevin Smith for a gain of 15 yards.
Matthew Stafford and Kevin Smith have garnered a lot of attention for the way they played against the Carolina Panthers and it is no different with the weekly air and ground awards presented by FedEx. … [visit site to read more]Matthew Stafford, Kevin Smith Up For Weekly Awards - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
DETROIT (AP) -- Matthew Stafford threw his fifth touchdown pass to Brandon Pettigrew with 2:32 left to help the Detroit Lions rally to beat the Carolina Panthers 49-35 Sunday.
Detroit (7-3) became the first NFL team since at least 1950 to win three games in a season after trailing by at least 17 points, according to STATS, LLC.
Carolina (2-8) led 24-7 in the second quarter.
DETROIT - The first two Lions' possessions Sunday afternoon ended with two more Matthew Stafford interceptions,...
START: Matt Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions – I know Stafford is pretty much a start every week, but he has had some up and down performances this season. Last week against the Carolina Panthers, Stafford threw for five TDs and […]
Matthew Stafford threw his fifth touchdown pass to Brandon Pettigrew with 2:32 left to help the Detroit Lions rally to beat the Carolina Panthers 49-35 Sunday. Detroit (7-3) became the first NFL team since at least 1950 to win three games in a season after trailing by at least 17 points, according to STATS, LLC.
Six interceptions in five quarters led to a lot of questions for Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford. Was his broken finger leading to inaccuracy, not to mention the four picks he threw against the Chicago Bears last Sunday in the game that allowed the Bears to climb back into contention in the NFC North? And what was the deal with the picks he threw to end Detroit's...
DETROIT — Matthew Stafford threw five touchdown passes, the final one a 7-yarder to Brandon Pettigrew with 2:32 left, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 49-35 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The Lions became the first NFL team since at least 1950 to win three games in a ...
In his Week 11 Snap Judgments, Don Banks touches on the big days for Matthew Stafford and the Lions, the Packers' increasing confidence, more doom and gloom for the Bills and more.
The Detroit Lions are finally playing a relevant Thanksgiving Day NFL game for the first time in years and they are hoping that history repeats itself when they take on the Green Bay Packers. The last time the Green Bay Packers started the season with a 10-0 record was 1962, a championship season. The Green Bay Packers suffered their first loss of the 1962 season on...
Detroit Lions 49, Carolina Panthers 35 (box score) The Lions overcame three early turnovers with a strong performance by running back Kevin Smith and five touchdown passes by Matthew Stafford. Cam Newton threw a season-high four interceptions and finished with a quarterback rating of just 50.2 in the loss. The Lions overcame their third deficit of at least 17 points of the season...