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Scheduletron: Strength of schedule

Checking in with the weekly look at Strength of Schedule. I’m going with wins and losses this time, and they indicate that when it comes to playoff spots, two teams to keep an eye on are Kansas City and Washington.  more »

Andy Richardson: A Day of Football

Seemed like kind of a hectic day of football. Games moved quickly, points were scored in flurries, players got hurt. And then it all finished with a wild shootout in Seattle and a snowy overtime battle in my old stomping grounds of Denver. Fun day, let's get to it.  more »


Trivia: November 30, 2015

The Browns and Ravens play tonight. Jamal Lewis went over 200 rushing yards in games for both of these franchises. What other three running backs turned this trick in the '80s? All three of these retired running backs have first names that start with the same letter. Two also have last names starting with the same letter and had an NFL team in common. answer »


Ian Allan: The fallacy of drafting running backs early

The way this season is unfolding, I’m thinking that next year I might just pretty much ignore running backs in the first three-four rounds. What is the point, after all, if the bust rate is so high? Doesn’t it make more sense to load up on the franchise-type pass catchers like Julio Jones, Antonio Brown, Rob Gronkowski and whatnot, knowing that the running back position will need to be addressed and managed during the season anyway.  more »


Around the NFL: Ware to start for Kansas City

There have been conflicting reports on whether Charcandrick West (hamstring) would be able to play for Kansas City today. The team had him listed as questionable, and we kind of assumed it would be Spencer Ware in the lineup. It's not official, but that's the way the Sunday morning reporting is going.   more »


Trivia: November 29, 2015

Seattle hosts Pittsburgh today. Who was the last Seahawk to score a point against the Steelers in an NFL game? answer »

Trivia: November 28, 2015

Who are the only two current starting quarterbacks who wear mouthguards not on their upper teeth but on their lower teeth? These quarterbacks start against each other on Sunday this week. answer »

NFL Injury Report: MNF injuries

The Ravens and Browns have submitted their injury listing. No big surprises for either team – nothing that everyone didn’t see coming on Friday.  more »

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Factoid: Ben Roethlisberger

The Steelers play the Seahawks on Sunday, and that makes for an interesting decision for those holding Ben Roethlisberger. Do you start him against the Legion of Boom? Seattle has had a great defense for the last few years, but it’s a group that’s slipped a little this season. But the game is also in Seattle.  more »

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24 Hours 'Til Sunday: Snapshot previews of all the games

Every Saturday morning, I'll take a quick look at all the week's games, offering my own take on what I think will happen, as well as touching on significant injury news since our Weekly came out. I'll check in every so often over the course of the day to answer questions, too.  more »


Trivia: November 28, 2015

What two players are most associated with wearing the 00 jersey number? The two teams in question play this week. answer »

Fantasy Index Weekly: The Friday night Weekly supplement is available now

Get the latest rankings and team updates. These rankings and updates are accessible to customers who've purchased The Fantasy Index SuperFanatic newsletter package, the full-season Fantasy Index Weekly subscription, or the stand-alone issue for this week.   more »

NFL Injury Report: The injury report compiled after Friday's practices is posted

Daily team-by-team injury reports published by the NFL media office. Click through to download the PDF edition. . . . Week 12 injury report - Friday edition   more »

Podcast: Week 12 Preview

Analysis of the Thanksgiving games and what to expect going forward. Why Brian Hoyer may be someone to start over much higher regarded QBs. Teams that you need to revaluate from how they were performing early in the season. A team that you might not normally consider that you may want to load up on this week. A kicker on that may be on your waiver wire that may be the top kicker the rest of the way forward. Why you may not want to load up on the Raiders passing game against Tennessee. A surprise No. 1 tight end for the week. Why you can be confident working the Jets into the lineup. Can the Seahawks be expected to slow down the Steelers passing attack? The concern over Thomas Rawls. Why attrition is catching up with the Patriots. Why you should be excited about the Cleveland passing game. A stunning selection as a Top 5 RB in a PPR format.   more »

Mailbag: November 27, 2015

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. Special Black Friday edition. What does it mean, if anything, when a defense ranks in the top 10 against the run or pass? Can two Jacksons replace one Julio at wide receiver? And is it time to give Brandon McManus the boot? more »


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