The last time the Detroit Lions came away victorious at Lambeau Field was Dec. 15, 1991. The losing streak, now at 23 straight games, has to come to an end at some point, right? Will this be the year? Aaron Rodgers is nursing a calf injury but it’s likely he’ll be starting the game under center. Meanwhile, the Lions will be without starting center Dominic Raiola. As mistake-prone as he is, losing
By Andrew Ericksen on Dec 27, 2014
The Los Angeles Lakers beat the league-leading Golden State Warriors 115-105 Tuesday night at the Staples Center, and it was under very interesting circumstances indeed. After several atrocious games, head coach Byron Scott began to talk about taking Kobe Bryant out of the team’s lineup; benching LA’s biggest star. No one thought he could actually do it, since for the last few years, Bryant checks
By Natalie Saar on Dec 24, 2014
Minnesota at Miami (-6.5) The pick: Minnesota The result: Miami wins 37-35, Minnesota covers the spread Minnesota was up 14-0 early on, but lost the lead in the 4th quarter -- ironically, right around the time Miami learned that they had officially been eliminated from playoff contention. Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater continues to build on an impressive rookie season, looking more and more poised w
By Greg Fortier on Dec 24, 2014
Now that 16 weeks of the NFL campaign are in the books, just about all season-long fantasy leagues are done for 2014. In this article, I am going to take a look at this year's best fantasy assets, creating a team of the most productive fantasy players in the NFL. I am not, however, simply making a list of who scored the most fantasy points -- anyone can go look at the leaders in fantasy points in
By Matthew Shovlin on Dec 24, 2014
With the majority of fantasy leagues culminating in week 16, all we can do now is reflect on another fantasy year gone by. If you had some of these soon-to-be-mentioned studs on your team, you probably had a pretty good run. Here are the award winners for the 2014 Fantasy Football season: *All stats below are based on non-PPR, 6-point passing TD leagues Top quarterback: Andrew Luck, Indianapolis C
By Andrew Ericksen on Dec 23, 2014
After just over 100 games with the Detroit Pistons, Josh Smith is about to begin the third phase of his career and hopefully for his sake it’ll play out better than phase two. During his time in Detroit, Smith shot the ball horribly (41.9 percent FGs in 2013-14 and 39.1 percent this year) and saw his scoring drop drastically as a result — his 13.1 points per game this year is his lowest since 2005
By Andrew Ericksen on Dec 23, 2014
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