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Best Backup Quarterbacks in the NFL

It’s been a season full of surprises for the NFL including the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs, disappointing records for top teams (see the Atlanta Falcons and the Houston Texans) and the year of the backup quarterback. To-date as we approach Week 10, 11 teams have turned to their backup quarterback for a minimum of one

Did the Pack Exit the Playoff Picture with Aaron Rodgers Injury?

In Week 9 against its division rival, the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went down in the first quarter with a broken collarbone. Enter backup quarterback Seneca Wallace who was unable to lead his team to a win as the Bears got the 27-20 victory. By the time the dust settled on

Week 5 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Picks

It’s Week 5 of the NFL season and that means it’s time for bye weeks. Fantasy owners will be scrambling to fill holes in their teams on a week-to-week basis. These new players may not be the answer to all your problems but they’ll help. Here’s a look at Week 5 waiver wire additions. Quarterback

Teams that Could be in the Josh Gordon Trade Derby

After starting season 0-2, the Cleveland Browns looked headed for another dismal season. They had an injured starting quarterback and had traded away their top running back. The Browns also appeared as if they were looking ahead to 2014 as its third string quarterback Brian Hoyer took over in Week 3 and trade talks began

NFL Teams Primed for an Upset in Week 2

As we enter the second week of the NFL season, teams are still trying to find their place. Some will continue to exceed expectations while others will again be slow leaving the starting gates. Here’s a look at Week 2’s potential upsets. Yep…this is one of the many reasons why we love the game. Carolina

Does Honey Badger Have a Shot at Defensive Rookie of the Year?

After a less than desirable end to his LSU college career, safety Tyrann Mathieu (aka Honey Badger), landed on his feet in the third round of the NFL Draft with the Arizona Cardinals this spring. He is already off to a good NFL start after Week 1. On Sunday, the rookie started in his first

Can Dez Bryant Hope to Top Megatron in TD, Yards This Year?

Wide receivers are never lacking in confidence and making bold proclamations for their seasons. One to do so already for the 2013 season is the Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant who is looking to improve from his 2012 numbers; this included 92 receptions for 1,382 yards with 12 touchdowns. The punky 25-year-old said back in March

Looking at the Best Running Back Backups in the NFL

For every starting running back, its NFL team needs a good backup (or two). Some of these players may either take over in the starting role or get their opportunity in the next season. They may also be guys you may want to add to your fantasy teams as well. Take a look. Ben Tate

How Can the Detroit Lions Rediscover Their 2011 Magic?

For the Detroit Lions, their 2011 season represented one for optimism. With a 10-6 regular season record, it represented the team’s first winning season in the 2000’s and a first 10-win season since 1995. A rare postseason game followed after the Lions clinched the NFC Wildcard spot–its first playoff game since 1999–but the excitement was

Biggest Scandals in NFL History

The last month has been filled with stories of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and the murder charges against him. This story will rock the league and the Patriots for years to come but really, it’s just one chapter in NFL scandals. They have been happening for years with some of the

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