1. Jamaal Charles: Saints' Weak Defense Is Just What Chiefs RB Needs to Rebound

    The Kansas City Chiefs' Jamaal Charles has been a source of frustration for fantasy football owners over the past two seasons. He missed almost all of 2011 with a knee injury, leaving him as a potential value pick this season...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 5,931 reads 27 comments

  2. Jonathan Dwyer: Steelers RB a Must-Start with Rashard Mendenhall out

    Jonathan Dwyer hasn't exactly lit the NFL on fire while filling in for the injured Rashard Mendenhall. He led the Pittsburgh Steelers in rushing yards in the opening two games but has just 94 total yards from scrimmage thus far...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 3,587 reads 1 comments

  3. Melky Cabrera Reportedly Ruled Ineligible for Batting Title

    At his own request, Melky Cabrera will not be eligible to receive the 2012 NL batting title. The San Francisco Giants left fielder is serving a suspension after testing positive for testosterone last month...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 9,976 reads 68 comments

  4. Texans vs. Broncos: Spread Info, Line and Predictions

    The Houston Texans (2-0) head to Mile High to take on the Denver Broncos (1-1) in a game that will help establish the AFC pecking order...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 3,269 reads 6 comments

  5. Bengals vs. Redskins: Spread Info, Line and Predictions

    The Cincinnati Bengals (1-1) will head into Washington, D.C. on the heels of a tight 34-27 win over the Cleveland Browns . The Washington Redskins (1-1) dropped a heart-breaker in St...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 2,703 reads 4 comments

  6. Jaguars vs. Colts: Spread Info, Line and Predictions

    The Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Indianapolis Colts in a matchup of two teams that hope their young quarterbacks can deliver them from the bottom of the AFC South...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 2,318 reads 3 comments

  7. AL Wild Card Race: Orioles and Athletics Are World Series Contenders

    The expanded format of two wild-card teams may erode some of the drama with who makes the playoffs, but it is setting fans up for some great postseason play...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 712 reads 1 comments

  8. USC Football: One Sub-Par Game Shouldn't Push Matt Barkley Down Draft Boards

    Matt Barkley has been the presumptive top pick in the 2013 NFL Draft since he announced he would return to the University of Southern California (USC) for his senior year...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 928 reads 8 comments

  9. Boise State Hangs On to Defeat BYU in Ugly Win

    The Brigham Young Cougars paid a visit to the 24th-ranked Boise State Broncos to battle for regional supremacy on Thursday. The game had the makings of a high-paced battle but withered into an anti-climactic 7-6 win for Boise State...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 6,574 reads 77 comments

  10. Justin Tucker: Baltimore Ravens Kicker Is Must-Add for Your Fantasy Team

    Every football season, owners are looking for that certain free agent that can make a difference in a fantasy league...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 5,669 reads 3 comments

  11. Idaho State vs. Nebraska: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Radio, Game Time and More

    The Nebraska Cornhuskers are offering a $600,000 payday to the Idaho State Bengals for a glorified bye week...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 6,368 reads 15 comments

  12. Broncos vs. Falcons: Sloppy Play Shows Denver Still Work in Progress

    The Denver Broncos wasted no time showing how good they could be with a 31-19 Week 1 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 1,551 reads 8 comments

  13. Week 3 Waiver Wire: Top Fantasy Football Options for WR and TE

    The NFL had several players suffer injuries in Week 2 while others aren't yet living up to expectations...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 3,823 reads 0 comments

  14. Peyton Hillis: Why Chiefs RB Is Smart Waiver Wire Option in Week 3

    Jamaal Charles was a fantasy darling in 2011 after gaining almost 2,000 yards from scrimmage with eight touchdowns the prior year. The Kansas City Chiefs had added a few receivers to the roster and the offense seemed ready to launch...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 4,816 reads 3 comments

  15. Martellus Bennett: From Bust in Dallas to Boom with New York Giants

    The Dallas Cowboys used a second-round pick on Martellus Bennett in the 2008 NFL draft. They couldn't find a role for him next to their Pro Bowl fixture of Jason Witten and Bennett left in free agency during the offseason...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 5,171 reads 8 comments

  16. Trent Richardson: Week 2 Performance Makes Him a Must-Start for Fantasy Owners

    Trent Richardson had the type of day new owners—Jimmy Haslam III and fantasy alike—were hoping to see from the talented rookie. He looked fully recovered from his knee injury and is out to prove that runners are back in the NFL ...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 3,491 reads 0 comments

  17. NHL Lockout: League and Players on Brink of Alienating Their Fanbase

    The NHL 's collective bargaining agreement ( CBA ) is set to expire at midnight ET on Saturday night. The league and players remain far apart in their negotiations, and players will almost certainly find themselves locked out on Sunday...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 8,719 reads 53 comments

  18. Cowboys vs. Seahawks: 7 Keys to the Game for Seattle

    The Seattle Seahawks host the Dallas Cowboys in their 2012 home-opener. With an opening week loss to the Arizona Cardinals, and Green Bay headed to Seattle next Monday, this game is critical for the Seahawks...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 3,386 reads 14 comments

  19. Bears vs. Packers: Lopsided Win Shifts NFC North Balance of Power to Green Bay

    The NFC North was expected to be a three-team race in 2012. The Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions were both looking to return to the playoffs this season while the Chicago Bears were expected to challenge for the division title...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 2,843 reads 19 comments

  20. Clay Matthews' Hot Start Is Just What the Packers' Defense Needs to Thrive

    The Green Bay Packers came up short of their goal of a repeat Super Bowl win following the 2011 season. Their defense was opportunistic, registering an amazing 31 interceptions with seven fumble recoveries, but they surrendered a league-worst 411...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 1,460 reads 3 comments

  21. Michael Bush: Fantasy Value Will Decrease Without Matt Forte in Lineup

    Matt Forte suffered an ankle injury as the Chicago Bears struggled against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night in the Bears' 23-10 loss...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 2,030 reads 8 comments

  22. Auburn Football: Tigers' Fall from Prominence Culminates Against UL-Monroe

    The Auburn Tigers reached the pinnacle of college football with a 22-19 victory over the Oregon Ducks in the 2010 National Championship game...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 4,076 reads 20 comments

  23. Texas vs. Ole Miss: Latest Spread Info, BCS Impact and Predictions

    The Texas Longhorns and Mississippi Rebels opened their schedules with home games against a pair of opponents that aren't exactly threats against major conference teams...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 7,060 reads 3 comments

  24. Ryan Mathews: Full Participation Impacts Fantasy Value and San Diego Chargers

    Ryan Mathews had a visible setback this week, seeing a reduced workload in practice on Wednesday. But the San Diego Chargers and Mathews are downplaying the significance, and ...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 3,973 reads 2 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Latest News on Top Running Backs

    Week 1 of the NFL begins with several of the top fantasy players spending at least part of the game on the bench. One of the running backs has already been ruled out while the action around another is a positive sign...

    Darin Pike Written by Darin Pike about 2 years ago 2,693 reads 0 comments