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Factoid: Marshawn Lynch

Circling back to Marshawn Lynch for just a moment. To me, him and Calvin Johnson are in the same class as Hall of Fame prospects. Great players and certainly solid prospects. I like them better than some guys who are already in there. Just will come down to trying to get them in the top 5 when they’re eligible.   more »

Factoid: Buffalo running backs

LeSean McCoy appears to be in some legal hot water after an incident involving a couple of off-duty police officers. Too soon to say how that one will play out, but early reports don't sound good. Few teams, at least, look better able to withstand trouble for their starting running back than Buffalo.   more »

Trivia: February 10, 2016

Circling back to the remarkable fact that Houston won the AFC South despite starting four different quarterbacks. What team is the all-time king in this category? Said franchise once won five consecutive division titles, while starting 5, 2, 4, 4 and 3 quarterbacks in those five seasons. answer »

Poll: February 9, 2016

Is Marshawn Lynch a Hall of Famer?

Yes (0%)
No (0%)

Fantasy News: Running back rankings

Marshawn Lynch has hung up his cleats, and those are definitely huge shoes for the Seahawks to fill. He’s going to go down as one of the greats as his position – certainly better than some of the running backs that are already in the Hall of Fame.  more »

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Factoid: Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers are young and talented at many positions, so there's a tendency to think they'll be right back in the Super Bowl next season. To do that, though, they'll need to overcome a couple of decades of history working against them.  more »

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Poll: February 9, 2016

What Super Bowl champion in this century had the most dominant defense?

Baltimore Ravens 2000 (0%)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2002 (0%)
Seattle Seahawks 2013 (0%)
Denver Broncos 2015 (0%)

Trivia: February 9, 2016

Houston pulled an unusual feat this year, winning its division despite starting four different quarterbacks -- Brian Hoyer, Ryan Mallett, T.J. Yates and Brandon Weeden. Since the league moved to an eight-division format in 2002, what is the only other team that has been able to do this? answer »

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Viva Murillo!: What I Learned 2016

If you don't learn something new every year, you're falling behind. Even when I'm not trying, I get reminded of lessons I never knew, forgot a long time ago, or didn't really believe until now. Here are just a few things I learned over the course of the fantasy season and beyond.  more »

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Factoid: Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning got his second Super Bowl title, but he didn’t get it with a usually successfully playoff formula. The Broncos relied far more on their defenses; his numbers were unusually mild.  more »

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Andy Richardson: A Day of Football

Those that ignore history are doomed to repeat it. And I'm not talking about the majority of fans and media, who seemed to believe Carolina was so good that all they had to do was show up yesterday and win. I'm talking about the Panthers themselves.   more »

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Trivia: February 8, 2016

Denver won Sunday in a rare Super Bowl in which neither team threw a touchdown pass. This has happened in only three other Super Bowls, and in each of those games, both teams used a quarterback who went on to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame. Who were those six quarterbacks? answer »

Factoid: Todd Gurley

Todd Gurley won the Offensive Rookie of the Year award last night, a well-deserved honor for the 1000-yard rusher. He was even more impressive when you consider he wasn't fully healthy at the start of the season.   more »

Trivia: February 7, 2016

What artist walked out of the stadium prior to the 1993 Super Bowl, refusing to sing the national anthem unless the network agreed to premier his new music video during the pregame? Officials were lining up Jon Bon Jovi as a replacement, but they were able to smooth over their differences. answer »

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24 Hours 'Til Sunday: Super Bowl Preview

There's been a recent groundswell of support for the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50 tomorrow. Two factors at play here. One is the sentimentality of Peyton Manning riding off into the sunset, which many would like to see. The other is the annual pattern where there's an early favorite, and then the next two weeks are spent playing devil's advocate, making the case for the underdog.   more »

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