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San Francisco 49ers: How to Complete the Sweep of the St. Louis Rams in Week 9

So much has changed since the San Francisco 49ers last played the St. Louis Rams. The Rams have defeated the defending world champion Seattle Seahawks. The Rams have acquired a former first-round pick to shore up their secondary. The 49ers have had to break in a rookie as their starting center. Show More Summary

Week 9 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Fantasy Football Stars to Play and Bench

With six teams on bye, Week 9 could end up being one of the toughest weeks of the fantasy football season. The Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions, Tennessee Titans and Green Bay Packers are all off, which means no Aaron Rodgers, no Matt Forte and no Julio Jones. Show More Summary

5 Plays That Cost Philadelphia Eagles a Win Against Arizona Cardinals

Few Philadelphia Eagles games in recent memory have provided as much instantaneous heartbreak as last Sunday's 24-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Had just one play gone differently, Philadelphia could easily be 6-1 and in strong contention...Show More Summary

Dissecting Most Crucial Matchups in Philadelphia Eagles' Week 9 Game vs. Houston

This week, the Philadelphia Eagles will look to rebound from a tough 24-20 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. The game against the Houston Texans seems winnable; after all, the Texans won just two games last year and their quarterback, Ryan...Show More Summary

Indianapolis Colts vs. NY Giants: Breaking Down New York's Game Plan

The NFL is a funny sport. Think about it for a few seconds. Every team gets just 16 regular-season games to show off to the world the results of the blood, sweat and tears that are shed during the other 349 days of the year that areShow More Summary

Buccaneers vs. Browns: Breaking Down Cleveland's Game Plan

The third and final week of the Cleveland Browns cupcake stretch culminates with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this Sunday. The Bucs have just one win on the season and have lost their last three contests. The Browns' game plan for theirShow More Summary

Michael Vick Won't Rescue Hapless Jets from Disastrous 2014 NFL Season

The New York Jets are bad. Michael Vick isn't going to save them. Even in an offense directed by offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, the same West Coast system Vick thrived in with the Philadelphia Eagles, the 34-year-old veteran...Show More Summary

4 Bold Predictions for Philadelphia Eagles' Week 9 Matchup

The Eagles may have lost a heartbreaker last week to the Arizona Cardinals, but the loss was almost encouraging in some ways. While early turnovers and the worst possible time for a defensive meltdown on Arizona's final drive prevented the Eagles from a 6-1 start, the 5-2 Eagles showed that they are legitimate contenders this season. Show More Summary

Gio Bernard's Injury Opens Door for Jeremy Hill to Become Valuable Fantasy RB

The cold truth of the NFL is that one player's injury is another's window of opportunity. The "next man up" philosophy is arguably more prevalent in football than any other American sport. As a result, when many fantasy owners read that...Show More Summary

Jets vs. Chiefs: Breaking Down New York's Game Plan

The result of the remaining games on the New York Jets' schedule may not mean much for observing fans, but they could determine the careers of those responsible for this dreadful season. If these players and coaches value their careers,...Show More Summary

Redskins vs. Vikings: What Are Experts Saying About Washington?

Thanks to their 20-17 overtime victory over the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins have a winning streak for the first time since 2012. Now at 3-5, Washington's playoff hopes have gone from nonexistent to slim. But with its next two opponents sporting sub-.500 records, Washington reaching.500 is a stark possibility. First things first, though. Show More Summary

Chargers vs. Dolphins: Breaking Down Miami's Game Plan

It’s already Week 9 of the NFL season, and that means the Miami Dolphins will be hosting the San Diego Chargers at Sun Life Stadium. Coming off a somewhat ugly win against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Dolphins are at 4-3 and need to...Show More Summary

Comparing NFL's Top 5 Offenses and Defenses Against the Spread

With the changing rules in the NFL, teams are scoring at an incredible rate at this season. Offenses are attacking both on the ground and through the air, and the defenses feel the pressure that comes with more defensive penalties being called. Show More Summary

Ben Roethlisberger's Updated 2014 Fantasy Outlook Heading into Week 9

In terms of fantasy quarterbacks, Ben Roethlisberger has been a revelation lately. But with his value on the rise, this might be the perfect time to find a trade partner for the Pittsburgh Steelers signal-caller. His 522 passing yards were enough to make fantasy owners happy, but the absurd six touchdowns made those who benched him regret everything. Show More Summary

A.J. Green's Updated 2014 Fantasy Outlook Heading into Week 9

Much like the Terminator — someone with similar physical traits — once promised, A.J. Green is back. Well, hopefully. The Cincinnati Bengals star wide receiver has missed the last three weeks with a lingering toe injury, but optimism...Show More Summary

Personnel Is Not the Only Issue for the Struggling Cleveland Browns Run Game

The Cleveland Browns won on Sunday, and that is all that really matters in the end. Unfortunately, if the same problems persist week to week then that will prohibit them from winning in the future. That is what is happening with their run game. The Browns rushed for 39 yards on Sunday and have a grand total of 108 yards combined the last two games. Show More Summary

Packers' Bryan Bulaga: To Re-Sign, or Not to Re-Sign?

On draft weekend, 2010, Bryan Bulaga had his future lined out for him. The Iowa Hawkeye was ranked as NFLDraftScout.com's third-best tackle in the class. Ahead of him were Russell Okung, the eventual sixth overall selection of the Seattle Seahawks, and Trent Williams, the fourth overall selection of the Washington Redskins. Bulaga would go No. Show More Summary

Tony Romo's Injury Makes Brandon Weeden Potential Deep-League Fantasy Sleeper

You're probably here for one of two reasons: 1) You saw the headline and, much like a train wreck, had to at least peak at the wreckage, or 2) you're desperate for a fantasy quarterback. Either way, you're here. And now you get to witness my attempt to sell you on Grandpa Brandon Weeden. Show More Summary

Rams vs. 49ers: Breaking Down San Francisco's Week 9 Game Plan

The San Francisco 49ers kick off the second half of their season as they play host to the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, November 2 at 4:05 p.m. ET on Fox Sports. San Francisco is coming off its Week 8 bye—a period that, hopefully, allowed the team to rest and regroup after what has been a challenging first half of the season. Show More Summary

Why the San Francisco 49ers Need to Give Stevie Johnson a Larger Role

Sharing offensive touches evenly doesn ’t happen in any football game. It can’t because success isn ’t a democracy. Many factors dictate who is and isn ’t featured prominently. That starts simply with talent and then trickles down to...Show More Summary

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