Found December 22, 2011 on Fox Sports:
Fantasy Fever is a weekly piece that provides fantasy advice on lineup calls, sleepers, waiver-wire moves and rookie spotlights, along with the occasional ramble or four. Enjoy. Start 'Em QB: Kyle Orton, Chiefs Make no mistake: this proposal only applies to those competing in two-QB formats or deeper leagues, as well as owners searching for suitable replacements for Ben Roethlisberger. Yet in terms of surrogates, Orton, owned in just 17.9 percent of leagues, is the best of the bunch. Despite an assimilation time of less than a month, Orton appeared to grasp a solid command of the Kansas City offense against the previously undefeated Packers in Week 15, hitting 23-of-31 intended targets for 299 yards and zero turnovers as the Chiefs overturned the Cheeseheads. The Purdue product faces a similarly susceptible secondary on Saturday with the rival Raiders visiting Arrowhead. Oakland is conceding the second-highest fantasy output on the season to opposing signal callers, provid...

Marshawn Lynch Going 'Beast Mode,' Tim Thomas' Stick Save Among Top 11 Jaw-Dropping Plays of 2011

Editor's note: As 2011 comes to a close, takes a look back at the year in sports. Our "11 in '11" series will run during the last 11 days of 2011, reviewing the highs and lows of the memorable year that was. The great thing about sports is that every once in a while, you see something that makes you stop and say, "Holy cow!" This year was filled...

Marshawn Lynch vs. 49ers D, the unstoppable Beast vs. the immovable wall

This week, the NFL's two most impressive active streaks in will be at risk in Seattle, when the Seahawks host the Niners. Marshawn Lynch has scored at least one touchdown in each of his last 10 games; San Francisco's defense hasn't allowed a rushing score all season. On Saturday, one of these streaks will probably (but not necessarily) come to an end. Sure, Lynch could...

Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch vs. 49ers' run-stoppers

(12-23) 21:38 PST - Fair warning: You've probably read this story before. The main characters, as always, are the same. On one side: the members of the San Francisco 49ers ' defense, which hasn't allowed a 100-yard rusher or a rushing touchdown in, seemingly, forever. On the other side: a...

Dear Santa, Please Bring The Seahawks…

Here’s my Christmas wish list for the Seahawks: A playoff birth this year A Marshawn Lynch contract extension A quarterback of the future A consistent pass rush Linebackers who can cover a … [visit site to read more]

Play Grossman, bench Lloyd Week 16

Is it championship week? Or do you play in one of those ridiculous, misguided leagues that has its Fake Football Bowl in Week 17? Either way, our Position vs. Fantasy Defensive Points Allowed tool can help you to a title. As always, please remember that the players listed are mostly meant to be borderline guys, who need reasons for you to play or bench them. You won't see recommendations...

Donte Whitner on his former teammate, Marshawn Lynch: “We’re not really friends.”

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49ers defense will try to tame the beast against Seattle

49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio saw this coming years ago. As a Baltimore Ravens assistant, he once warned his defensive coordinator Rex Ryan that running back Marshawn Lynch was one of the best backs in the league.
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