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No discussion of Dez Bryant's overturned catch by NFL competition committee at combine

INDIANAPOLIS – The NFL Competition Committee did not address the Calvin Johnson Rule – or perhaps the Dez Bryant Rule – during its annual meetings at the NFL Combine. St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher, who sits on the committee, was asked about the rule on Friday and said it's an issue that will be discussed later on in the spring. "We didn't get a chance to get into...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 14 Wide Receivers

Welcome to Wide Receiver Wednesday at the Daily Fix! Each Wednesday of the NFL regular season @RyNoonan will provide you with several receiving options that are strong plays that week at DraftKings. Monday through Friday the Fix writers will provide you with a Daily Fix that covers each position, with a weekly roundup on Friday. Not into the ‘Daily‘ thing yet? Let’s talk....
Via The Fantasy Fix
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions' Johnson fastest to 10,000 yards receiving

DETROIT (AP) Calvin Johnson has become the fastest player to 10,000 yards receiving, reaching the mark in his 115th game. The Detroit star surpassed that milestone in the first half Thursday against the Chicago Bears. Torry Holt reached 10,000 yards in 116 games. The 29-year-old Johnson faced questions this week about his pedestrian numbers this season, although he missed a month...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Calvin Johnson Goes Full Megatron For Incredible Touchdown Grab

Calvin Johnson engaged Megatron mode with this incredible touchdown catch against the Bears on Thanksgiving.
Via Gamedayr
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football Daily Fix: Week 13 Wide Receivers

Welcome to Wide Receiver Wednesday at the Daily Fix! Each Wednesday of the NFL regular season @RyNoonan will provide you with several receiving options that are strong plays that week at DraftKings. Monday through Friday the Fix writers will provide you with a Daily Fix that covers each position, with a weekly roundup on Friday. Not into the ‘Daily‘ thing yet? Let’s talk....
Via The Fantasy Fix
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders are rebuilding at the perfect time to get a good head coach and players they need

The Oakland Raiders seem to be bad at the worst times. When guys like Andrew Luck were available, the Raiders didn’t even have a pick in the first two rounds of the draft. When they hired Dennis Allen, there really were not many other big head coaching names available, and those that were available were not interested in coaching the Raiders. The last time the Raiders did have...
Via cover32 - Raiders
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Fooball: Buy Golden Tate, Sell Cam Newton

Source: Leon Halip/Getty Images North America Buying Golden Tate After two consecutive 100 yard games, some might be tempted to “sell high” on Golden Tate. My advice for owners of Tate, who likely did not have to invest too much to acquire his services, is to hold on to him. And if you are not as fortunate to already own Tate, “buying high” is the move to make at this...
Via The Fantasy Fix
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Concerns And Where To Turn If They're Out For The Million

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to www.FFChamps.com/million and get in on the action.Kickoff is fast approaching and it's time to finalize your rosters. The chance to win ONE MILLION DOLLARS -  www.FFChamps.com/million...
Via Football Nation
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Fantasy Football Starts Week 2

Week 1 was not kind to a lot of fantasy owners and though it was bizarre, it is indeed only one week. There’s plenty of fantasy football to go and panic shouldn’t set it for at least another few weeks. So with that being said, here are Sports Mockery’s top 10 players for Week 2 at each position.   Quarterbacks Peyton Manning vs. KC – Peyton didn’t disappoint with three...
Via Sports Mockery
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bo Mitchell talks fantasy football, ending breast cancer

Way back in 2006, a young sports reporter walked into the doors of Fanball world headquarters wearing a freshly dry-cleaned suit looking for a full-time gig in fantasy sports. After getting a lot of weird looks from the staff for overdressing, I met with the publisher, Bo Mitchell, who after several bribes finally relented and offered me a job. These days, Bo is vice president of...
Via Zone Blitz
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Projecting the All-NFC North team for 2014

The offseason is essentially complete, as teams wind down between now and the start of training camp, it’s possible to assess what each team has on their roster; things are essentially set, especially in terms of starting lineups. That being the case, it’s also time to start looking at how teams stack up within their division. One of the best ways to do that is to select the...
Via cover32
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears re-sign WR Brandon Marshall

This extension will give Marshall 30 million in new money over 3 years, in addition to the 9.3 million he’s owed this season. A total of 23 million is guaranteed, including this year’s salary, which was already essentially guaranteed because the Bears weren’t going to cut him. This deal essentially adds 13.7 million in new guaranteed money, including a signing bonus and Marshall’s...
Via The Football Fan Spot
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears WR Jeffery replaces injured Megatron in Pro Bowl

Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery is headed to his first Pro Bowl. The NFL announced Thursday that he will replace injured Detroit star Calvin Johnson, a reward for a breakout season in his second year in the league. Jeffery's 1,421 yards receiving this season ranked second in franchise history and his 89 receptions were sixth most. He and Brandon Marshall are the first pair...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeffery added to Pro Bowl as injury replacement

Though he was originally overlooked in Pro Bowl balloting, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery is going to Hawaii anyway. He was named as an injury replacement for Detroit’s Calvin Johnson. The Bears official team release is below: The Chicago Bears were notified by the NFL today that wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been added as a selection to the [...]
Via Bears Claws
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears' Jeffery headed to Pro Bowl

APNewsNow. Will stand. Chicago Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery is headed to his first Pro Bowl. The NFL announced Thursday that he will replace injured Detroit star Calvin Johnson, a reward for a breakout season in his second year in the league. Jeffery's 1,421 yards receiving this season ranked second in franchise history and his 89 receptions were sixth most. He and Brandon Marshall...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery added to Pro Bowl roster

Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. Jeffery will take the place of Calvin Johnson who is dealing with a knee injury. He will join Brandon Marshall as becoming the first pair of Bears wide receivers to selected to the Pro Bowl in the same season. In 2013 Jeffery finished with 89 catches for 1,421 yards and seven touchdowns.
Via Tireball.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery Added To Pro Bowl

Snubbed no more! Wide Receiver for the Chicago Bears Alshon Jeffery added to pro bowl, replacing Calvin Johnson, who is out with a minor injury. Coach Jim Schwartz confirmed Calvin Johnson will need minor knee surgery this offseason after missing two games this season. [RELATED: Brandon Marshall Shows Off-Field Growth As A Bears] Jeffery deserved the honor, as he and Brandon Marshall...
Via Sports Mockery
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

No Huddle – Wild Card Weekend Edition

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. The Jets missed out on the sixth seed but let’s try and make ourselves feel better. Would they have been able to take down the Bengals the way San Diego did? The last time the Jets...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Week 13 Fantasy Football Pickups

WR Nate Burleson (Detroit) Percent owned (ESPN): 3.0% Nate Burleson returned from injury last week and didn’t waste any time, catching 7 passes for 77 yards and a touchdown. He might not do that every week, but he’ll be the #2 option in an explosive passing offense from here on out and he’ll see plenty of one on one coverage opposite Calvin Johnson. He’s worth owning in all...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Chris Ogbonnaya Fails Us All!

I hate you Chris Ogbonnaya!  Hate you so much.  Chris O-Bones was a hot pickup as a cheap RB for the PPR upside, but nooooooo…. Luckily with daily leagues, you can wipe the slate, officially never pick a guy again, and move on from your former tribulations. We’re quickly approaching only a few weeks left until the WEEK 17 MILLIONAIRE FINALE, and I’m still eagerly trying...
Via Razzball Football
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Headsupfantasy.com Week 12 Picks

Welcome, Fake Footballers! Aside from smashing on opponents each week in our yearly fantasy football leagues, we at The Fake Football also do some dabbling in the fine arts of Daily Fantasy Sports. If you like the rush of fantasy football in one-week portions (with a few pesos on the line), then Daily Fantasy Sports may be your cup of tea as well. This season, we will be pumping...
Via The Fake Football
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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