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Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 3: Choosing Top Fantasy Football Locks and Flops

Thursday Night Football can be the best and worst possible thing for the psyche of a fantasy owner. Have a player perform well—like, say, you had Julio Jones last night for instance —you're feeling fantastic heading into the weekend....Show More Summary

NFL Week 3 Picks: Rounding Up Top Experts' Predictions

Two weeks into the 2014 NFL season, fans are already starting to draw conclusions about many teams in the league. As a result, predictions for a few of Week 2's games are looking consistent across the board. Picking the straight-up winners for each NFL game is extremely difficult given the amount of parity throughout the league. Show More Summary

Steelers vs. Panthers: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

Star quarterbacks. Strong defenses. Divisional contenders. Playoff hopefuls. As far as Sunday Night Football is concerned, it does not get much better than this weekend when the Pittsburgh Steelers hit the road to take on the Carolina...Show More Summary

Colts vs. Jaguars: Breaking Down Indianapolis' Game Plan

It's no secret that the Indianapolis Colts were going to open the season with a difficult slate. Playing on the road against the Denver Broncos to open the season is nobody's dream scenario, and facing Chip Kelly's schemes is a nightmare...Show More Summary

49ers-Cardinals Game Could Prove Crucial to NFC West Hierarchy

It's only Week 3 in the NFL, but Sunday's game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers has a feel of extra importance to it. Especially for San Francisco. The Cardinals are 2-0. They could take a two-game lead over the 49ers. Show More Summary

Colts vs Jaguars: What Are Experts Saying About Indianapolis?

After the heartbreaking loss of Week 2, the Indianapolis Colts sit at a daunting 0-2. Since 1990, only 12 percent of teams that open the season with two-straight losses find their way into the playoffs. That's the bad news. The goodShow More Summary

Julio Jones Makes His Case for Comeback Player of the Year After Monster Week 3

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones absolutely went off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Thursday night NFL Week 3 opener, racking up an impressive 161 yards receiving with two touchdowns on nine receptions. It's probably...Show More Summary

Despite Loss, Mike Glennon Provided Spark for Bucs, Should Start Moving Forward

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will probably have to look long and hard to glean any significant positives from Thursday night's 56-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. The offense was out of sync, the defense showed the resistance of a memoryShow More Summary

Devin Hester Enjoying Renaissance as Explosive Weapon Falcons Have Been Missing

At 31 years old, Devin Hester was released by the Chicago Bears, the team that drafted him with the 57th pick in the 2006 NFL draft, leaving his future in question. When the Atlanta Falcons signed him on March 20,'s Vaughn McClure...Show More Summary

49ers vs. Cardinals: What Are Experts Saying About San Francisco?

The San Francisco 49ers have a key divisional matchup in the desert against the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday, and that has the experts out in force with their predictions and analyses. Arizona being 2-0 at this point isn’t much of a...Show More Summary

AJ Green Too Valuable to Sit in Fantasy Leagues Despite Stubborn Toe Injury

It's simple. If A.J. Green is active in real life, then he belongs in your starting lineup. That statement is typically more obvious than Shaquille O'Neal trying to hide among a group of kindergartners, but it will be tested in Week 3. Show More Summary

Falcons, Buccaneers Thursday-Night Blowout by the Numbers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers couldn't get off the field soon enough in their 56-14 blowout loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night, but unfortunately for them, the end came painfully slow. Through four agonizing quarters, the Falcons...Show More Summary

San Diego Chargers vs. Buffalo Bills: What Are Experts Saying About San Diego?

The Week 3 clash between the San Diego Chargers and Buffalo Bills is the matchup that few would have wanted to see a week ago. Now the script has flipped—the Chargers are coming off of a big upset of the Seattle Seahawks after collapsing...Show More Summary

Are the Atlanta Falcons Really This Good?

I'm not saying never. I'm just saying not yet. With a 56-14 win against the atrocious Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football, the Atlanta Falcons move to 2-1 and find themselves a lot closer to the top of the NFC South (andShow More Summary

Lovie Smith Deserves to Be Vilified After Embarrassing Loss to Falcons

Everything old is new again for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Lovie Smith was hired as the Buccaneers head coach to change a losing culture. Smith has done the opposite since Week 1. A humiliating 56-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons Thursday...Show More Summary

Vincent Jackson's Fantasy Trade Value, Updated Outlook After Week 3

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were absolutely destroyed by the Atlanta Falcons to the tune of 56-14 Thursday night, but the only thing Vincent Jackson fantasy owners cared about was the fact that he hauled in a touchdown catch in the fourth...Show More Summary

Buccaneers Must End Bobby Rainey Experiment, Bring Back Doug Martin as Bell Cow

Nothing went right for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during their humiliating 56-14 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday Night Football. Their defense couldn't get a stop, special teams was a complete disaster and their running game without...Show More Summary

Jamaal Charles' Fantasy Expectations Must Be Tempered in Week 3

Kansas City Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles, despite suffering a high ankle sprain this last Sunday, practiced on Thursday in limited fashion. Adam Teicher of ESPN provided a rather encouraging account of Charles' form on the...Show More Summary

Buccaneers vs. Falcons: Score and Twitter Reaction for 'Thursday Night Football'

The short week tends to breed sloppy play on Thursday Night Football, but at the Georgia Dome, that was only true for one team. Showing no ill effects of the quick turnaround after a Week 2 loss, the Atlanta Falcons jumped out to a 21-0...Show More Summary

Chargers vs. Bills: What Are Experts Saying About Buffalo?

After an impressive 2-0 start, the Buffalo Bills have their work cut out for them in Week 3. Fresh off their win over the defending Super Bowl champs, the San Diego Chargers come to Orchard Park to face off with the Bills on Sunday. For...Show More Summary

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