Found November 24, 2012 on Gridiron Experts:
Fantasy Football Sleepers: Week 12 Thanksgiving already offered up three big games for us to enjoy, which means there’s only 13 match-ups left on the slate. Incredibly, those three games featured all six starting quarterbacks surpass the 300 yard mark, including Matt Stafford and Tony Romo north of 400. While we can’t expect every signal-caller to top 300 yards, there’s plenty of good sleeper candidates for the remainder of Week 12.   Colin Kaepernick (QB)- This second-year quarterback has been a hugely popular waiver-wire pick and a very popular topic on twitter- and why not? Not only did he look good last week while facing the Bears elite defense, for Week 12 Kaepernick gets to face fantasy football’s friendliest passing defense- the New Orleans Saints. There’s still some speculations that Alex Smith could start this game, but several San Francisco teammates have revealed that head coach Jim Harbaugh intends to start the “hot hand” in Kaepernick. If you had an iffy fantasy signal...

Dallas Cowboys get cooked on Thanksgiving by RG3, Skins

The Dallas Cowboys’ season is as done as everyone’s Thanksgiving turkey. After losing an important divisional tilt at home to the Washington Redskins, 38-31, on Thanksgiving, the Cowboys are left with the same issues that they are always left with: terrible play-calling, terrible game management, bad offensive production, porous secondary production. Robert Griffin III, the rookie...

Detroit Lions drop wild game to Texans

There’s heartbreak in Detroit for a second straight week. Just four days removed from a last-minute loss to the Green Bay Packers, the Detroit Lions once again suffered defeat in painful fashion. The 34-31 overtime loss to Houston runs the Lions’ record to 4-7, while the Texans improved to 10-1. This wild game had no shortage of excitement or controversy.  Before Texans’ kicker...

Stafford Carves Up Texans In OT Loss

Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford threw for 441 yards on 31-of-61 passing with two touchdowns and zero interceptions on Thursday against the Texans.Fantasy Spin:Stafford has alternated good and bad fantasy efforts the past five weeks. He should end that cycle with a favorable matchup in Week 13 versus Indianapolis after an 11-day break.

Cowboys' playoff hopes getting dark

ARLINGTON, Texas When the Cowboys led the Redskins, 3-0, in the first quarter Thursday, the skies were blue through the open roof at Cowboys Stadium. Then dark clouds rolled in and a light rain began. Even if you're not into omens, it was pretty spooky that the darkness coincided with the Redskins taking the control of the game. Washington scored 28 points in the second quarter...

Jonathan Joseph Inactive For Texans

The Houston Texans announced their top cornerback, Johnathan Joseph, will not play against the Detroit Lions due to a hamstring injury. Fantasy Spin: This is great news if you have any of the Lions playmakers in your lineup. The Texans gave up over 350 yards and 4 TDs to the Jaguars last week. Without the Texans top CB in action, Matthew Stafford should have no problem carving up this secondary.

Cowboys keep falling behind big early at home

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Tony Romo will spend much of his extended weekend trying to figure out how the Dallas Cowboys can get off to better starts. Jason Witten knows they have to do that and fast - if it's not already too late. Dallas (5-6) has fallen behind by 10 points or more before halftime in each of its...

The Lynchpin Pickems – Turkey Edition

The Lynchpin was ROLLING last week going 13-1 heads up and look to continue the same magic rolling into Thanksgiving day opening Week 12. There are a LOT of intriguing match ups this week, and I will need all my research, stats, and luck to pick them on Sunday! Here’s what I got for the Thursday 3-pack – Good luck betters! Houston Texans (-4) @ Detroit Lions  – Houston coming...

Week 12 Fantasy Football QB Rankings

Our Week 12 Fantasy Football Rankings are here from our resident fantasy football guru. We’re ranking the quarterbacks here, but check out the other positions as well. Read below to check out where guys like Colin Kaepernick are ranked in Week 12. 1. Aaron Rodgers vs. NYG: Can’t imagine Rodgers won’t be playing for his pride after last season’s devastating loss to New York...

Always Be Covering: Giving Thanks

That future KSK reader knows what Thanksgiving is all about. You get an A+, son. Happy Thanksgiving, two-hand touchers. No Top Chef action today, just the three Thanksgiving Day games for your gambling pleasure. Houston Texans -3.5 at Detroit Lions The Lions haven’t won on Thanksgiving in nine years. Though to be fair, they’ve been pretty terrible for the last nine years. And...
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