Day: December 13, 2016

Definitive proof beating Tom Brady at home is almost impossible

December 13, 2016

<!– Ho-hum, another would-be challenger comes into Gillette Stadium in a hotly anticipated nationally televised game with aspirations of knocking off the AFC's 15-year dynasty and leaves humbled. This time it was the Baltimore Ravens leaving town the losers, going down 30-20 but at least managing to make the rout look respectable after two very un-Patriots-like fumbles on […]

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Ray Lewis and Jim Brown visit President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower

December 13, 2016

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and NFL legend Jim Brown paid a visit to President-elect Donald Trump at the Trump Tower in New York on Tuesday, with Lewis arriving shortly after Brown. Cleveland pastor Darrell Scott, who accompanied Brown, said that the men planned to discuss "efforts to help young people caught up in gang […]

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Week 15 DFS DraftKings contest and suggestions

December 13, 2016

Before we get to the Week 15 DFS suggestions, let’s take a second to congratulate last week’s winner: "walker909." They posted 201.84 points and had Le’Veon Bell (54.8), T.Y. Hilton (29.5), and Jeremy Hill (26.2) as the key contributors in their lineup. If you would like to compete against the FOX Sports fantasy experts in […]

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Jerry Jones’ quarterback comments prove he’s the Cowboys’ biggest problem

December 13, 2016

Even after a 10-7 loss on Sunday night, the Dallas Cowboys are the class of the NFC and should be considered the favorites to go to the Super Bowl. There are some problems that have arisen in recent weeks, yes — the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants gave rookie quarterback Dak Prescott fits with […]

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10 injuries that will shape Week 15 in the NFL

December 13, 2016

<!– Aaron Rodgers' calf, Matthew Stafford's finger and more … Here are the 10 biggest injuries (and recoveries) that could affect your favorite team — or your fantasy squad — in Week 15. Dylan BuellGetty Images <!– Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers (calf) Packers fans got a scare this weekend when their quarterback injured his right […]

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Predicting the entire NFL playoff field with three weeks remaining

December 13, 2016

<!– Predicting every NFL playoff seed The NFL playoffs are just over three weeks away as we’re coming down to the final stretch for teams vying to get into the tourney. Only one team, the Cowboys, has clinched a postseason berth thus far, but five others can do the same in Week 15. With three […]

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Cincinnati Bengals players surprise hundreds of kids with new bikes

December 13, 2016

Vontaze Burfict, Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones and Andrew Whitworth showed up at Lincoln Heights Elementary School Tuesday and gave away 257 bicycles to students. Via Cincinnati.com: "They might not have a chance to get [any] gifts," Jones said. "It’s hard over here. I remember growing up in the same type of environment, my mom had to worry about […]

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Ravens release all-time return TDs leader Devin Hester

December 13, 2016

The Baltimore Ravens rank 26th in punt return average and sixth in kick returns, but they’re moving on from the guy who’s held the position all season. He also happens to be the best return man to ever play the game of football. The Ravens announced Tuesday that they’ve released Devin Hester, the team’s leading […]

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Antonio Brown says he’s talked to Vontaze Burfict since his scary hit in the playoffs

December 13, 2016

Months after Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict’s scary hit on Pittsburgh Steelers wideout Antonio Brown in last year’s playoffs, the two have had a face-to-face discussion about the incident. Brown said Tuesday that Burfict apologized to him when the two ran into each other in Miami during the offseason. "[He was] just saying he didn’t have […]

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WhatIfSports NFL Week 15 predictions: Giants beat Lions in battle of 9-4 teams

December 13, 2016

Each Tuesday, WhatIfSports.com’s NFL simulation engine generates predictions and box scores for every NFL game for the coming week. Our highly sophisticated algorithms simulate every play of every game to produce each team’s likelihood to win. Each matchup is simulated 501 times. To account for injuries and roster moves announced late in the week, we will be […]

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