1. How Did the Atrocious AFC West Sink so Far, so Fast?

    The AFC West is bad. I mean "tuuurrible" (trademark of Charles Barkley). Yes, the Denver Broncos are exempt from this conversation. They are 8-3 with a legitimate chance of securing a first-round bye...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 217 reads 0 comments

  2. Colin Kaepernick Decision Further Proof Jim Harbaugh Is NFL's Coach of the Year

    Not that he needed much more evidence, but Jim Harbaugh's decision to start Colin Kaepernick over Alex Smith pushed his name into a pretty heady conversation...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 4,683 reads 20 comments

  3. Can Seattle Seahawks Survive Richard Sherman, Brandon Browner Suspensions?

    The Seattle Seahawks have made their way by running Marshawn Lynch, getting timely play from Russell Wilson and playing generally suffocating defense...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 295 reads 16 comments

  4. Breaking Down Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts' Rise with Chad Henne at QB

    This wasn't the way it was originally written. Yet, here's betting that the Jacksonville Jaguars fans don't care. After the past two games, the Jags actually have relevant fantasy players in Chad Henne , Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts III...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 2,572 reads 2 comments

  5. T.Y. Hilton: Updated Fantasy Outlook for Colts' Stud Rookie WR

    T.Y. Hilton just had one of those did-you-see-that games. First, he kicked it all off with a 75-yard punt return. It was, in a word, nifty...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 3,014 reads 1 comments

  6. Buying or Selling Indianapolis Colts as a Playoff Team After Ugly Win vs. Bills

    The Buffalo Bills entered the ChuckStrong Dome with a faint playoff hope. That flame has flickered out, but it took the entire 60 minutes for the Indianapolis Colts to douse the fire...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 1,477 reads 11 comments

  7. Matt Forte: Updated Fantasy Analysis After Jay Cutler's Return from Injury

    That shaking feeling you just felt wasn't an earthquake. Well, not technically. It was just the earth moving due to the simultaneous collective sigh caused by every Chicago Bears fan's reaction to the return of Jay Cutler ...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 1,493 reads 0 comments

  8. Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The Cincinnati Bengals played like a team fighting for a playoff spot. The Oakland Raiders played like a team with nothing to play for...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 3,863 reads 19 comments

  9. Week 12 Picks Against the Spread for Every NFL Game

    Picking NFL games against the spread is a lot like predicting movies. Some of them follow the traditional structure that a few of the studios like to adhere to...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 21,913 reads 43 comments

  10. The Latest Buzz Around Odds, Spreads and Lines for NFL Week 12

    Hold up, Vegas. What are you trying to pull? Just because things didn't go your way last week, doesn't mean you get extra time to think about the NFL lines this week. Some lines are hard to find and some were downright impossible...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 903 reads 1 comments

  11. Jason Campbell: Grading His Performance for Bears on Monday Night Football

    One backup quarterback thrived in his first start. The other, who had numerous starts under his belt, was exposed as a third-stringer at best. Jason Campbell's game should be taken in context...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 1,284 reads 22 comments

  12. Colin Kaepernick Fantasy Football Advice: How Should You Approach 49ers QB?

    After all those years of questions regarding Alex Smith's job status, it must have been nice to know that he had his head coach's concrete support...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 6,037 reads 11 comments

  13. Peyton Manning an Early MVP Favorite, but Don't Call Him a Lock Just Yet

    So much for all the pre - and early-season concern regarding Peyton Manning . Turns out the old man has still got a few kicks left. And he's been planting his foot firmly on the backside of each defense he's faced...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 942 reads 3 comments

  14. Why Justin Blackmon Finally Proved He Was Worthy of Fifth Overall Pick

    It took over half the year, but Justin Blackmon has finally stepped into the 2012 NFL season spotlight and declared himself an NFL player. Things certainly didn't start out this way...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 827 reads 2 comments

  15. Updated Hot Seat Watch for Pat Shurmur After Browns' Loss to Cowboys

    Two weeks ago, the discussion surrounding Pat Shurmur focused on the remainder of the season being an audition for this young Cleveland Browns . After the last two games, there doesn't appear much likelihood of a call back...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 4,990 reads 53 comments

  16. Projecting Plaxico Burress' Fit with Pittsburgh Steelers

    That escalated quickly. Actually, it came out of nowhere. The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing back an old acquaintance, Plaxico Burress , to help with an already burgeoning passing game...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 4,724 reads 3 comments

  17. Colts vs Patriots: Why Andrew Luck Still Has a Long Way to Go

    In all of our effusiveness about how well Andrew Luck was doing in his rookie year, sometimes it's lost that he is, in fact, a rookie. I suppose we could consider his game against the New England Patriots as a solid reminder...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 1,073 reads 2 comments

  18. Ryan Lindley: Updated Fantasy Outlook, Analysis After John Skelton Benching

    The Arizona Cardinals ' quarterback carousel has spun around again and landed on Ryan Lindley . Curious move. Ken Whisenhunt benching John Skelton despite a 13-point lead...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  19. Buying or Selling Colts as Super Bowl Contender in Andrew Luck's Rookie Year

    Well, that was fast. The Indianapolis Colts spent about six months rebuilding to get back into playoff contention. But can they be taken seriously as a Super Bowl contender? Let's break out the abacus and check it out...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 332 reads 1 comments

  20. Robert Griffin III vs. Andrew Luck: Whose Immediate Future Is Brighter?

    The debate will rage for decades: Who's better? Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III? The long-term answer is many years away. But we can certainly assess who has the brighter future in the coming months...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 1,214 reads 1 comments

  21. New Orleans Saints vs. Oakland Raiders: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The New Orleans Saints needed this game, and they played like it. Drew Brees recorded three scoring passes and the defense forced enough turnovers to keep themselves busy. The Oakland Raiders continued their rebuilding "effort...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 5,660 reads 29 comments

  22. Packers vs. Lions: Spread Info, Line and Predictions

    There's a palpable feeling in the air, as the playoffs start to appear as a dot on the horizon. It leaves fans to work through knots in their stomachs, as each game carries a season-ending significance...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 1,631 reads 1 comments

  23. 5 Major Flaws It's Clear Miami Dolphins Still Must Address

    A once promising season has turned the way that nature has for the Miami Dolphins . Everything looked pretty in the fall. The leaves were turning colors, the temps were cooling, and Ryan Tannehill and Reggie Bush were a dynamic offense...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 817 reads 2 comments

  24. Comparing Robert Griffin and Cam Newton's Rookie Seasons

    Anytime a new player starts to blow up, everything that happened in the past has a way of getting swept under the rug. However, let's dust off Cam Newton's so-long-ago rookie year and see how it stacks up to today's phenom—Robert Griffin III...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 1,483 reads 3 comments

  25. How Greg Schiano Has Completely Transformed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    This was what the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were supposed to do last year. After narrowly missing the playoffs in 2010, the Raheem Morris-led Bucs were sure to gain at least a wild-card berth...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 years ago 1,878 reads 20 comments