1. Jimmy Smith: How the Ravens Can Overcome Another Injury to Battered Defense

    There was once a time when the Baltimore Ravens defense struck fear into opposing fans everywhere. They hit hard, talked trash and shut down even the most potent of offenses...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 487 reads 2 comments

  2. Week 11 Picks Against the Spread for Every NFL Game

    The NFL is cruel. Just when you think you have it all figured out, the league changes the rules and you're out on the streets. No, I'm not talking about the short lifespan of playing careers...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 23,767 reads 84 comments

  3. The Latest Buzz Around Odds, Spreads and Lines for NFL Week 11

    From many perspectives, Week 10 was brutal for gamblers. Teams that were supposed to blow people out barely scraped by. I'm looking at you, Tom Brady ...

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  4. Projecting Pittsburgh Steelers' Playoff Odds After Ben Roethlisberger Injury

    This isn't good. Ben Roethlisberger got sandwiched between two Kansas City Chiefs defensive linemen and never returned to the field...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 681 reads 2 comments

  5. Byron Leftwich: Updated Fantasy Outlook After Ben Roethlisberger Injury

    I'm not entirely sure if this has ever happened before. Ben Roethlisberger got hurt while being sandwiched between two Kansas City Chiefs and didn't come back to the game...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 885 reads 0 comments

  6. Making an Case for Jonathan Dwyer to Start Permanently in Pittsburgh Backfield

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have had an unfortunate run of backfield injuries that have forced Jonathan Dwyer into the starting lineup on occasion...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 1,112 reads 2 comments

  7. 3 Tips We'd Like to Drop in Cam Newton's Suggestion Box

    Don't blame me. Cam Newton opened the door. Or the box, as it were. Newton suggested a few weeks ago that he should bring a container to press conferences into which people could place tips...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 2,444 reads 9 comments

  8. Which Quarterback's Concussion from Week 10 Is the Most Devastating to His Team?

    The storyline of Week 10 doesn't center around a tie, which is about as frequent as a lunar eclipse. For the San Francisco 49ers , Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles , the focus is squarely on their quarterback's brains...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 1,838 reads 10 comments

  9. Buying or Selling Tim Tebow as an Upgrade over Mark Sanchez

    Any conversation regarding the New York Jets will eventually migrate to the topic of quarterback play. And it's a shame, because neither of their options is particularly enticing...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 485 reads 5 comments

  10. What Does Alex Smith's Injury Mean for Fantasy Owners, 49ers?

    Nobody had said anything negative about Alex Smith in a while. He was playing extremely well, the San Francisco 49ers were winning and all was well. Sorry, Alex. The world is often a cruel place...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 2,017 reads 3 comments

  11. Will Michael Vick Regain Starting Job from Nick Foles After Concussion?

    Lost in all the talk about benching Michael Vick was the idea that Nick Foles would get his chance in a much more organic matter. Based on the way Vick plays, it was only a matter of time before he got hurt...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 1,309 reads 9 comments

  12. Fantasy Outlook for Daniel Thomas, Lamar Miller After Reggie Bush Benching

    Joe Philbin runs one tight ship. After a fumble that led to a Tennessee Titans touchdown a few plays later, Reggie Bush was planted on the bench and stayed there for the remainder of the game...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 4,576 reads 0 comments

  13. Updated Ron Rivera Hot Seat Watch After Panthers' Embarrassing Week 10 Loss

    For one week, it was nice to be a Carolina Panthers fan. I'm not one, but I'm just imagining that the win provided an all-too-brief respite from the constant media barrage surrounding Cam Newton's play and press conferences...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 2,853 reads 17 comments

  14. Should the Raiders Consider Trading Darren McFadden at Season's End?

    Avert your eyes, Oakland Raiders fans. You are not going to like the subject matter of this particular conversation, but it is a discussion that needs to be had. Should the Raiders trade away Darren McFadden ? There's not an easy answer...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 221 reads 170 comments

  15. Buying or Selling Kyle Rudolph's Return to Fantasy Football Relevance

    Kyle Rudolph is doing his best New Orleans Saints wide receiver impersonation. Now you see him, now you don't. After starting out nicely with five touchdowns in his first six games, Mr...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 986 reads 2 comments

  16. After Tying Dan Marino's Numbers, Which Goals Are Next for Peyton Manning?

    Did you ever have a doubt? Peyton Manning tossed a touchdown pass to Brandon Stokley to tie Dan Marino's career number (420) in the first quarter against the Carolina Panthers ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 532 reads 2 comments

  17. Dennis Pitta: Updated Fantasy Outlook and Analysis for Ravens TE

    After years of Todd Heap, it would seem appropriate for the Baltimore Ravens to have a drop-off in production from the tight end spot. No one told Dennis Pitta that...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 1,235 reads 3 comments

  18. Updated Fantasy Outlook and Analysis for Marcel Reece, Taiwan Jones

    With Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson out , it's likely that you're scrambling to find warm bodies to play running back just as much as the Oakland Raiders . Or even more so, because you probably have a chance at some success this season...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 850 reads 1 comments

  19. BCS Bowl Predictions 2012: Title Game Odds for Top Contenders

    Sundays are for watching NFL football while arguing about how much we all hate the BCS . "How could they rank [insert favorite team] so low when [insert rival team] is obviously not that good?" Exactly...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 6,647 reads 0 comments

  20. BCS Rankings: How Alabama Loss Shakes Up Top 25

    Aside from making Johnny Manziel an instant celebrity, the Alabama Crimson Tide's loss to the Texas A&M Aggies is going to have some serious impact on the college football landscape...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 4,713 reads 1 comments

  21. Week 10 Fantasy Football Rankings: Breaking Down Top QB Matchups

    Having trouble picking which fantasy football quarterback to start? That's probably because you're making it too complicated. Just check out who the opposing defense is, divide by 5...

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  22. Peyton Manning: Second Half of Season Will Be Even Better Than First

    From the unemployment line to the NFL MVP favorite, Peyton Manning has enjoyed a bit of success to kick off his Denver Broncos tenure. And he's just getting started...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 881 reads 4 comments

  23. Penn State vs. Nebraska: Rally Gives Nebraska Clear Path to Big Ten Title Game

    Another week, another Nebraska Cornhuskers rally. Seriously, how do these guys pull this off every week? After scoring late against the Michigan State Spartans to steal a win in East Lansing, the Huskers went Hollywood and remade the same movie...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 1,072 reads 23 comments

  24. USC Football: Coach Lane Kiffin Still on Thin Ice After Win Over Sun Devils

    This isn't the 1990s. A win over the Arizona State Sun Devils is not enough to assuage today's USC Trojans fans...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 1,126 reads 3 comments

  25. Week 10 Waiver Wire: Top WRs to Cure Bye Week Blues

    Bye weeks are as abhorrent as commercials. They leave fantasy football owners scrambling to find replacements and are often the causes for close losses. In real life, they serve the productive purpose of allowing players to get some rest and heal up...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about almost 2 years ago 462 reads 0 comments