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Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 8: Advice for Fringe Flex Fantasy Football Starters

It might seem hard to believe, but Week 8 of the 2016 season is just around the corner. For most of you, this means you're about to enter the home stretch of your fantasy regular seasons. With so much on the line—and for many, a rough start to overcome—this is a critical time in the fantasy year. Show More Summary

Ravens want Breshad Perriman to speed up learning curve

The Ravens had to wait a long while to get wide receiver Breshad Perriman on the field after drafting him in the first round of the 2015 draft thanks to a knee injury that made his rookie year a total washout. Perriman then dealt with another knee injury this summer, limiting his practice time ahead of…

Urban Legends of the NFL: The Fixing of Super Bowl XL

The football world was in a state of chaos. The Steelers had just stolen Super Bowl XL from the Seahawks with the help of some shockingly one-sided officiating. Fans and sportswriters alike howled about phantom flags and imaginary touchdowns. Show More Summary

NFL1000 Notebook: The Best Rookie Defender You've Never Heard Of

Welcome to Bleacher Report's NFL1000 Scouting Notebook, a weekly series where we'll use the power of the 16-man NFL1000 scouting department to bring you fresh insights into the game and explain some of the more interesting (and potentially...Show More Summary

How to Fix the NFL's Worst Teams

Every NFL fan dreams of someday becoming the general manager of their favorite team. Some of us act out the changes we would make by playing Madden or by creating dynasties in fantasy football. For those of us who write for a living,...Show More Summary

Vikings linemen know they have to “play better” with what they have

It’s been a rough year so far for the Vikings offensive line. Injuries, a revolving cast of replacements, and your boss calling you “soft.” But they also realize there’s only so much they can do at the moment. “I think it’s just playing better with what you have,” veteran left guard Alex Boone said, via…

Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots QB Tom Brady’s 132.6 passer rating is by far the highest in the NFL. Jets WR Brandon Marshall has dropped six passes, most in the NFL. Marshall also leads the league in passes not caught, with 38 passes thrown his way that he didn’t catch. Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi is averaging 6.37 yards a…

Derek Newton will be in a wheelchair for weeks after gruesome injury

Never mind football. It could be months before Texans offensive tackle Derek Newton is able to walk again. Newton tore both patella tendons in Monday’s loss to the Broncos, and was kept overnight in Denver to stabilize his injuries before he was flown home. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, more tests were…

Ladarius Green “excited” and “nervous” after first Steelers practice

The Steelers finally got their new Ferrari off blocks, and took it for a first spin around the block. Tight end Ladarius Green went through his first practice of the season with the Steelers yesterday, as they hope to get the big-money offseason acquisition on the field after the bye. He’s been on the physically…

How should the NFL break a tie after OT?

Russell Wilson has an idea for resolving ties after one overtime period in the regular season: A single 52-yard field goal, determined by a coin toss. Make it and you win. Miss it and you lose. But there are other ideas. Picking the best one becomes the basis for Wednesday’s question of the day on…

Cleveland has football things to be happy about too

As if Cleveland doesn’t have enough to fell good about at the moment, there’s also the hope that springs eternal from the Browns. No, they can’t match an NBA title celebration and an opening night win by the Cavaliers, or a 1-0 lead in the World Series by their baseball neighbors, but there’s always the…

On College Football: Eligibility Rules Leave Top N.F.L. Prospects Walking a Perilous Tightrope

The league’s entry requirements, N.C.A.A. rules on amateurism and football’s demanding nature mean players must give at least three years to their universities while risking career-ending injuries.

Bruce Arians believes leaping field goal blocks are “bad for football”

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is still unhappy about the field goal block attempts of Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner from Sunday night’s 6-6 tie. Wagner twice leaped over Cardinals long snapper Aaron Brewer in an attempt to block kicks. Wagner succeeded in blocking the first one while Chandler Catanzaro’s 24-yard field goal hit…

Fantasy Football: Week 8 start ’em, sit ’em

1 of 5 | NEXT » Forget start ’em, sit ’em, how about just have ’em? Six byes this week? Who comes up with this stuff? It’s already hard enough to field a competitive roster in leagues 12 teams or deeper right now with ugly situations...Show More Summary

Giants finally release Josh Brown, John Mara cites team's 'misguided' actions

The New York Giants released kicker Josh Brown, who admitted to abusing his wife in written documents, after the team previously said it would “not turn our backs on him.” Brown was left home from the Giants’ game against the Los Angeles...Show More Summary

Teddy Bridgewater receiving mixed reviews on knee injury recovery

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is now two months removed from his gruesome non-contact knee injury suffered during a routine practice drill. A new report this week reveals that some league doctors are not confident that Bridgewater will return to the NFL, according to CBS Sports. Show More Summary

Bryant Gumble Poses a Question on ‘Real Sports’ About Domestic Violence To NFL Commish Roger Goodell

On a day in which the New York Giants finally did the right thing by cutting ties with admitted domestic abuser Josh Brown, tonight on Real Sports on HBO, Bryant... The post Bryant Gumble Poses a Question on ‘Real Sports’ About Domestic Violence To NFL Commish Roger Goodell appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab.

Patriots acquire LB Kyle Van Noy in trade with Lions, send TE A.J. Derby to Broncos

Trader Bill was back in business on Tuesday, as Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots acquired linebacker Kyle Van Noy from the Detroit Lions. [Play our $125K Baller | Free Yahoo Cup entry | Tips for your Daily lineup] Via multiple...Show More Summary

Giants kicker Josh Brown issues statement: 'I never struck my wife'

Former New York Giants kicker Josh Brown, whom the NFL placed on the commissioner’s exempt list following the release of troubling documents that detailed an abusive relationship with his ex-wife, has issued a statement shortly before the Giants released him. Show More Summary

AFC East Week 7 roundup: Is it still a two-horse race to the top of the division?

1 of 5 | NEXT » The New England Patriots notched their sixth win of the season this week while the Buffalo Bills fell to the Miami Dolphins down at Hard Rock Stadium. The New York Jets were able capture their second win of the season...Show More Summary

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