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2015 NFL Power Rankings Week 5: Falcons, Panthers & Jets in Top 10

The fourth week of the 2015 season is in the books, and even though we are just a quarter of the way through the season, it is never too early for some NFL Power Rankings. Four games might not seem like much, but the sample size is just big enough to make a few judgements on teams. The New York Jets made the biggest jump this week, moving into the 10th spot on our list. The undefeated...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 5 Waiver Wire Targets

  Quarterbacks Blake Bortles Jacksonville Jaguars: Bortles has put up 20 plus points in most formats the past three weeks, including two road games in a row.  He's cut down on his turnovers in year two and seems to have a much better feel for the offense in year two.  Bortles has displayed improved maturity and decision making, getting the football to the open man instead of forcing...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

FF Champs.com Week Five Waiver Wire Targets

  Quarterbacks Blake Bortles Jacksonville Jaguars: Bortles has put up 20 plus points in most formats the past three weeks, including two road games in a row.  He's cut down on his turnovers in year two and seems to have a much better feel for the offense in year two.  Bortles has displayed improved maturity and decision making, getting the football to the open man instead of forcing...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

FN "MMH": Seattle Seahawks win controversial Monday night affair

Football Nation proudly presents this special Tuesday edition of "Monday Morning Huddle" with host Dave Holcomb. Our host was on vacation this past weekend in Seattle, WA and apologizes for not producing the show for Monday like normal, but on this episode, Holcomb will provide a unique perspective of the Monday night affair between the Detroit Lions and the Seattle Seahawks having...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Drowning Under Weight Of Ndamukong Suh

The Dolphins as a team, are not going to be successful, when you pay one player 100 million dollars.  The Players work together as a team, when one player is singled out to be the savior for the team, he had better play inspiring football. Ndamukong Suh is NOT an inspiring player. Most teams put resources into the QB position, for production and leadership. For the teams management...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Biggest Surprises Of Week 4: October Is The Month Of Upsets

Julio Jones Held to 38 Yards, Devonta Freeman Scores Thrice More Julio Jones, coming off of a season in which he totaled 1,593 yards, started off his 2015 season with a bang. The fifth-year receiver caught 34 passes for 440 yards through the first three games of this year, which put him on pace for 181 receptions and 2,347 yards. Of course, he was not expected to keep up with that...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Biggest Upsets In Week 4 Of The NFL Season

Upsets are brutal. There’s nothing more frustrating than taking a loss when you know you had the better team. Each team only gets one shot to win each week, and the great teams need to make sure that they stay focused to avoid being upset by a lesser squad. Here are the three teams that suffered a big upset this week. Buffalo Bills vs. New York Giants The Bills looked great earlier...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Will The Real Buffalo Bills Please Stand Up

Lord knows Bills' fans (and football watchers alike) see a promising team that has so far thoroughly impressed, as well as utterly disappointed. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A lot of the same old same old.   BUT. Any fan who happened to witness Heath Evans' enthusiasm in his game-by-game rundown of their season, pegging them at a whopping 12-4 finish, had to be feeling that same ecstatic...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray Not Happy With Number of Touches: Mutiny or Truth?

Of all the offseason moves Chip Kelly has made this year, one of the most puzzling and shocking decisions was to get rid of LeSean McCoy, a running back who, just two years ago, led the league in rushing.  At first, most figured that Chip Kelly was tired of McCoy's tendencies to dance around in the backfield (go east and west) too much and not just try and hit the hole (north and...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Week 4 Champs & Chumps

Every week we see some guys go above the call of duty for our fantasy teams. Some guys just seem to know we need a big week and they show up in a BIG way for us. These guys are straight up CHAMPS! Then again for every player posting 35 points we have a guy we expect to kick ass and take names who lays a goose egg by all accounts. This guy is a lot of times the solo reason we drop...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football Injury Recap: Week 4

Quarterbacks Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts Injury: shoulder Status: out week 4 Fantasy impact: Matt Hasselbeck got the start against Jacksonville in week 4 with Andrew Luck’s throwing shoulder unhealthy. There is no reported structural damage making his return probable for week 5 against the Texans. Hasselbeck completed 30 passes for over 280 yards and a touchdown in Luck...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Fall To Redskins: Top 5 Observations

The Eagles had a chance to beat the Redskins in the fourth quarter before Kirk Cousins engineered a 90-yard drive ending with a go-ahead touchdown with 26 seconds on the clock. After the 23-20 loss, the Eagles are reeling and left looking for answers to their underwhelming 1-3 start. What does the team need to look at? 1. Chip Kelly, as GM, has made many bad decisions: Eagles kicker...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly College Football Games Menu - Week Six

Weekly College Football Games Menu - Week Six A recap of Week Five, rankings and a rundown of Week Six games, featuring Big Ten battles, plus Game of the Week and Pillow Fight of the Week   Week Five shook up the AP rankings as well as my own as Ole Miss, Notre Dame and UCLA all suffered their first loss of the season. The Rebels were simply overwhelmed in the Swamp, UCLA fell at...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

CFG's College Fantasy Football Live - Week 5 Recap - 10/04/15

Welcome to CollegeFootballGeek.com's College Fantasy Football Live podcast series, presented by DraftKings.  Each week, CFG founder Todd DeVries will be joined by a special guests to discuss all things College Fantasy Football.  In this episode, Todd and CFG contributor Nate Marchese recap Week 5.  Segments include:  Injury Roundup, Champs & Chumps, Buy-Sell, and a sneak...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Teams Who Need to Win the Most in Week 4

There are only 17 short weeks in a NFL season. Which puts an emphasis on the importance of every win over the course of a season. It is only Week 4, but with 13 more Sunday's left in the regular season, there are a few teams that are knocking on the door step of their season ending before it even had a chance to begin. A win to any team is important, but there are five teams that...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles-Redskins Playing at Rainy Fed Ex Field: Defense is Crucial

Eagles-Redskins Game to be Played at Fed Ex Field: Defense is Crucial The Eagles-Redskins game will continue as planned at Fed Ex Field in Maryland at 1:00 PM ET. So, Hurricane Joaquin will not alter the destination of the contest. However, the forecast means that both teams will be playing in hurricane-related rainfall and 10-20 mph winds that will make defense, especially against...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Week 4 Predictions: Winners, Losers and Scores

It's week four in the NFL season and believe it or not, this marks the quarter poll mark for every NFL team. In a sport where you only play 16 games a season, it's easy to forget that only four games makes up 25 percent of an entire season. That will be the case once all the week four action has wrapped up after Monday night and along with that will come some serious gut checks for...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

College Football's Top Five Games: Week Five

Game of the Week: (6) Notre Dame at (12) Clemson 8:00 PM ET – ABC Both teams come into Saturday’s game with several unanswered questions.  How will Notre Dame’s DeShone Kizer handle his first road start in the notoriously hostile Death Valley?  Can the Irish defense find a way to play consistently?  Will Clemson’s ninth ranked defense prove worthy as the Tigers face their...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ask The Pittsburgh Steelers The Importance Of A Kicker

Every team in the NFL has a place kicker for field-goals, and extra points, yet it's rare for a team to carry two on the roster.  After Thursday nights melt-down by the Steelers kicker Josh Scobee its safe to say teams around the league may be rethinking future roster moves to carry an extra kicker. The trick is to find a kicker who has talent at another position, to help make...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Change in the Offensive Powerhouses of the NFL

The top 5 offenses last year were New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Denver, and Philadelphia. They make sense as each squad had a great quarterback and offensive system. Nick Foles is questionable but his system was amazing with a top receiver in Maclin and top running back in LeSean McCoy. So going into this year, we expected some changes, but nothing this drastic. Indianapolis...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Team Has The Best Fans In The NFL?

First off, this isn't a verbatim statistical rating. A string of sellouts is but one component of this list. There is a set of four criteria to be named the NFL's best. They are:   Loyalty – Your team's best and worst years shouldn't really be that noticeable in your level of support. If it is then you're riding a bandwagon, not supporting a team. Passion – Noise, cheering,...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Three Best Must See NFL Matchups In Week 4

Matchup No. 3 - Miami Dolphins’ Lamar Miller vs. the New York Jets defense. This is a key divisional AFC East battle. The Dolphins won the NFL offseason with several splashy free agency moves. The Dolphins signed free agent Ndamukong Suh to a 6 year 114 million dollar contact. They also signed quarterback Ryan Tannehill to a four year extension for another 77 million dollars. This...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Predictions And Analysis For Each Week 4 Matchup

2015 season record: 27-22   New York Jets (-1.5) at Miami Dolphins Miami is one of my biggest disappointments this season so far while New York has been a pleasant surprise. Fitzmagic is leading a more reliable offensive unit and when Tannehill and company plays against a tough defense, they immediately crumble. Look for the veterans to be more prepared for the London game compared...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Rest of Season Quick Hits: Week 4

There’s so much happening on a week to week basis in the NFL, sometimes it’s tough to step back and look at the season as a whole instead of a weekly chaotic mess that often leaves you scrambling to overcome injuries and bye weeks. My goal for this article is to not only talk about players trending up and down based on their weekly performances, but also to give some insights...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 Active Non-Fantasy Ageless Wonders

  Top 13 Active Non-Fantasy Ageless Wonders The average age for current NFL players is just over 26 years old. Most of the pro players don't play past the age of 30 due mainly to injuries. Of course, there have been exceptions. Most of the players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame have played at least into their early thirties. And each season there are quarterbacks and...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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