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A hospital security guard — who is also a fantasy football owner — chastised Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Braylon Edwards for not playing in last Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions because of a swollen knee.
Edwards was at the hospital Monday to get an MRI. But apparently the security guard was more concerned about Edwards screwing up his fantasy team.
Check out Edwards’ tweets:
Fantasy football participants are “owners” and “managers” of teams that play in competitive leagues. They gain “fantasy points” based on the statistics of real NFL players like Edwards.
Notice that the operative word is “fantasy” football.
Obviously the hospital security guard has a problem separating fantasy from reality.
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We have all heard of fans booing their favorite franchises when they do poorly.
What has yet to happen is to witness a coach openly booing his own team but that is exactly what almost happened to the Detroit Lions defense on Sunday.
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz called Sundays 28-24 victory over Seattle his teams best offensive performance of the season.
Whats surprising is that it happened with such little production from star receiver Calvin Johnson.
Johnson appears to be hampered by a knee injury that forced him to miss some practice time last week.
Hes plowing through, Schwartz...
Calvin Johnson has had a tough time padding his stats this year, but that doesn’t concern him. (Credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images North America)
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has seen a decline in his production this season, most notably in his touchdown total. As defenses are starting to key on the receiver known as “Megatron” more often, the big plays that...
The Detroit Lions beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 thanks to a last second touchdown catch by Titus Young Sr. Young, the second year player out of Boise State, had his best game in an Lions uniform catching nine passes for 100-yards and two touchdowns.Young celebrated his first TD catch, a 46-yard pass from Mathew Stafford, by doing the Lambeau Leap. His following TD catch with...
Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch was listed as probable due to continuing back problems but is active for Week 8.Fantasy Spin:Lynch, a touchdown machine last season for the Seahawks, has just two scores this season, but has rushed for 652 yards and hit the 100-yard bonus three times. He is still a must start.
Matthew Stafford threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Titus Young with 20 seconds left, lifting the Detroit Lions to a 28-24 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
Zach Miller made a spectacular, 16-yard catch on a toss from Russell Wilson with 5:27 left to put the Seahawks ahead.
Seattle (4-4) couldn't stop the Lions (3-4) on their last possession.
Stafford led a 16-play drive...
This piece is also published at Lions101.com Once again, the Detroit Lions need a bounce back win at home after a tough road loss. Seattle’s Best” also known as the Seahawks, enter Ford Field with a chance to send the … Continue reading →
Detroit running back Mikel Leshoure sat out the final quarter and a half Sunday against Seattle but coach Jim Schwartz said after the game that Leshoure was not injured.Fantasy Spin:That's bad news for fantasy owners if it's true. It would mean that Leshoure is in Schwartz' dog house for some unknown reason.
No Game Balls This Week
For the second straight week, I have the depressing task of writing What Went Wrong, instead of dishing out Seahawks Game Balls. I hate this part!
Can’t we win every week? Win Forever maybe? Evidently, not this week.
This isn’t the Worst Part!!!
That’s right, 12′s! For the first time in a long time, I’m more upset with the...