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Rex Ryan Jokingly Names Madison Bumgarner Jets Starter

The New York Jets' quarterback situation has been a mess this season, with Geno Smith finally benched in favor of Mike Vick after throwing 10 interceptions to just seven passing touchdowns over the first eight games of the season. So...Show More Summary

Why Mike Wallace's Role in Miami Dolphins Offense Shouldn't Change

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace did what he has done so many times before: He ran fast downfield, streaking through the Jacksonville Jaguars defense, trying to create some separation using his world-class speed to help hisShow More Summary

Fantasy Football Week 9: PPR Rankings and Top Sleepers

One of the most difficult fantasy football scoring systems to master is the point-per-reception format, but finding the right starters is even more critical during pivotal Week 9 matchups. Not only are fantasy owners dealing with injuries to stars like A.J. Show More Summary

Bryant, Beckham Jr. Among Top Sleepers for Fantasy Football 2nd Half

Several unexpected players have been surprises to this point in fantasy football. Will these players' success continue in the second half of the season? Which sleepers should owners pick up? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report Fantasy Expert Anita Marks discuss second-half sleepers in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Can Teams Still Win in NFL Playing Tampa 2 Defense?

The Tampa 2 has been an NFL staple for many years. The defense requires a specific personnel on the field to be effective. In the NFL it's still a popular defensive formation to use, but is its popularity and effectiveness on the decline? Is...Show More Summary

Why Are Smaller Wide Receivers Thriving in Today's NFL?

In the pass-heavy NFL of today, we're seeing different receivers leading the charge as stat leaders. The tall and strong Brandon Marshall-type receivers are not the threats they used to be. Why are smaller receivers having such big seasons...Show More Summary

Fantasy Football Week 9: Rapid-Fire Injury Update with Will Carroll

Several major fantasy studs went down with injuries in Week 8 of the NFL season. Who has a clean bill of health for Week 9? Which stars will be out for several weeks? Which backups should fantasy owners look to grab? Watch as Stephen...Show More Summary

NFL Picks Week 9: Examining Recent Odds and Expert Predictions

Just like bettors, most experts are having a tough go of it in the NFL picks department this season. It is hard to blame them, too. Seattle is losing games at home. Dallas has one of the best records in the NFL and uses a ground game to great effect. Show More Summary

Bleacher Report's Midseason NFL All-Pro Team

Peyton Manning. Justin James Watt. Those players are two of the National Football's League's very best at what they do. Manning is a household name who has appeared in approximately every commercial of the past two years. Watt isn'tShow More Summary

Simms' Hidden Truths: Top Takeaways from NFL Week 8

The Green Bay Packers have been on a tear offensively, mostly due to Aaron Rodgers' dominance. However, there's more to the Packers than just Rodgers. While Patrick Willis and Luke Kuechly receive the headlines as the top linebackers in football, another linebacker in the NFL has been more valuable to his team. Show More Summary

Thursday Night Football Week 9: TV Schedule, Live Stream for Saints vs. Panthers

The path traveled may not be what most people had marked on the map, but the New Orleans Saints and the Carolina Panthers are headed into an NFC South first-place duel on the Week 9 edition of Thursday Night Football. Drew Brees andShow More Summary

5 Bold Predictions for New Orleans Saints' Week 9 Matchup

The New Orleans Saints will take on the Carolina Panthers in a crucial Thursday night road contest, as both squads attempt to seize control of the NFC South. New Orleans is just four days removed from a decisive Sunday night victoryShow More Summary

Midseason Rookie Report Cards for Every NFL Team

While some NFL teams are already looking brilliant for the decisions they made during and after the 2014 NFL draft, other general managers might be left to answer tough questions as their teams’ rookie classes are underperforming. Although...Show More Summary

NFL Predictions Week 9: Expert Consensus Projections

As hard as it seems to believe, by the time Week 9 is in the books we'll already have hit November. The NFL season will also have moved into the second half. Some teams, like the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos, will spend Week...Show More Summary

Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL That No One Is Talking About?

Going into Week 9 of the NFL season, Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton leads the league in receiving yards with 866. However, with only two touchdowns on the season, it's easy to overlook the productive but undervalued wideout. Is T.Y. Show More Summary

Should Philadelphia Eagles Fans Be Concerned About Nick Foles?

Nick Foles went into the season viewed as the Philadelphia Eagles' franchise quarterback. Despite the team having a top-five offense halfway through the season, Foles ' performance has been underwhelming and his recent tendency to turn...Show More Summary

Fantasy Football: Which First-Half WR Busts Will Bounce Back?

Several expected fantasy stud wide receivers, such as Vincent Jackson, have been busts at the midway point in the NFL season. Will these players bounce back? Is it time to dump these struggling WRs? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report Fantasy Expert Anita Marks discuss these WR busts in the video above. Read more NFL news on

NFL Power Rankings Week 9: Updated 2014 Analysis Before Thursday Night Football

We're at the midway point of the 2014 NFL season, and the balance of power throughout the league is becoming clearer. Although, questions regarding which teams are contenders and which are pretenders are still prevalent as we head into Week 9. The best possible way to provide answers to those questions is with updated power rankings. Show More Summary

New Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers: Week 9 Preview for New Orleans

In their most important game of the 2014 season to date, the New Orleans Saints will hit the road for a Thursday night clash with the Carolina Panthers in a crucial divisional matchup. The Saints (3-4) and the Panthers (3-4-1) sit atop...Show More Summary

Saints vs. Panthers: Full NFL 'Thursday Night Football' Preview and Prediction

The New Orleans Saints will try to solve their road woes this week versus the Carolina Panthers in a Thursday Night Football matchup. Can the Saints continue to build off their run game? Will Cam Newton and the Panthers claim sole possession...Show More Summary

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