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Doug Martin not practicing Friday

Buccaneers starting tailback Doug Martin could be set to miss his third game of the season. According to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, Martin (ankle) wasn’t practicing Friday. And with Martin also sitting out Wednesday and Thursday’s workouts, his availability for Sunday’s contest at Cleveland seems tenuous at best. It has been a…

Fantasy Football Week 9 Matchups: Must-Start Players of the Week

Savvy fantasy owners usually start their studs, but a matchup occasionally comes along that's too juicy to ignore. Which fantasy sleepers have the best matchups in Week 9? Who is a must-start against a weak opponent? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report Fantasy Expert Anita Marks discuss the best matchup plays of Week 9 in the video above. Show More Summary

Week 9 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Projections for Top 10 Players at Each Position

A bevy of mismatches should result in some high-scoring fantasy contests in Week 9 of the 2014 NFL season. The Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars and New York Jets face tough opponents this week. Naturally, the stars of those teams playing the NFL's worst are must-starts. Show More Summary

The future of Sean Lee is at weakside linebacker

IRVING, Texas -- Outside of talking about the status of quarterback Tony Romo, Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones discussed a potential position change for one of his best players: Sean Lee. Jones, speaking to 105.3 The Fan on...Show More Summary

NFL Power Rankings Week 9: Initial Standings Post-Thursday Night Football

Someone has to win the NFC South, and it might as well be the New Orleans Saints. Drew Brees and company secured a rare 28-10 road victory against the division-rival Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football in Week 9. The contest...Show More Summary

Joseph Randle and Dez Bryant argue before Cowboys practice

Joseph Randle has managed to top himself, and this one is the kind of thing that could have consequences for him. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys running back has made his own dumb situation worse by dragging teammates into it, and it spilled over into practice today. Randle and…

NFL against the spread picks: Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning. Enjoy

We're pretty fortunate to have seen one of the great sports rivalries unfold before us this century. Tom Brady and Peyton Manning don't literally face each other – I assume they’ve ever been on the field together for even one play in...Show More Summary

Darren Sproles, Todd Herremans and Jason Kelce all probable for Eagles

The Eagles are set to get a couple of key offensive players back in the lineup this weekend. The team released their final injury report of the week on Friday and running back Darren Sproles and center Jason Kelce are both probable to play against the Texans. Sproles missed last week’s loss to the Cardinals…

Auburn's Lack of Pass Rush Could Doom the Tigers' Playoff Hopes

AUBURN, Ala. — Before "The Kick Six" and "A Miracle at Jordan-Hare" sealed two incredible home SEC wins for Auburn last season, there was "The Skip." On Auburn's final defensive play in a 30-22 victory against Ole Miss, freshman defensive...Show More Summary

Corey Liuget returns to Miami, focused on satisfying immense potential

SAN DIEGO -- As part of his evolution as a man, Corey Liuget travelled with girlfriend Faven to Ethiopia, Dubai, Costa Rica and the Bahamas during the offseason in an effort to experience new things. “It was an awesome trip,” Liuget....Show More Summary

Jordan Cameron not present at Friday practice

The Browns seem likely to be without one of their key passing game targets in Week Nine. Tight end Jordan Cameron wasn’t spotted at practice on Friday, Browns beat writer Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reported. Cameron, who suffered a concussion in Sunday’s win vs. Oakland, has yet to participate in any practices…

2015 NFL Draft: Matt Miller's Scouting Notebook for Week 9

The 2014 NFL season is at the halfway mark. That means it's NFL draft season, too. Of the 32 NFL teams, 13 already have losing records. Teams like the Raiders (zero wins), Jets (one win), Jaguars (one win), Buccaneers (one win), Falcons (two wins) and Rams (two wins) are already focusing on next year. Show More Summary

Where Georgia and LSU Turn After Missing on 5-Star CB Tarvarus McFadden

Tarvarus McFadden committed to Florida State during a Friday morning announcement ceremony, capping off a frenzied nationwide recruitment process. The prized defensive back prospect picked the Seminoles from an offer sheet that featured...Show More Summary

2015 Recruits Who Will Bring More Speed and Athleticism to the Big Ten

Four years after a recruiting process that began with little traction for Alabama native Ameer Abdullah, the former 3-star recruit—who was spurned by in-state powers Alabama and Auburn—is dominating the Big Ten as a slashing runningShow More Summary

Dave Brandon Reportedly Will Resign as Michigan Athletic Director

Dave Brandon is reportedly expected to step down as Michigan's director of athletics amid growing tension with the fanbase. An official announcement is expected Friday afternoon. Brett McMurphy of ESPN broke the news: Pat Forde of Yahoo...Show More Summary

RG3: I’m not going to try to be a normal quarterback

With Robert Griffin III’s return to the starting quarterback job all but certain, the question for the Redskins will shift from when will Griffin return to what kind of quarterback he’ll be when he’s back in the lineup. Ever since Griffin has joined the team, there has been a tug-of-war between those that think he…

Joey Bosa Is College Football's New Rob Gronkowski

COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than a year ago, at the free-for-all that is Ohio State's annual media day, I approached a 6'5", 270-pound man-child. We talked about football for about five minutes; why he decided to come to Columbus from sunny...Show More Summary

Tarvarus McFadden to FSU: Seminoles Land 5-Star DB Prospect

One of the nation's most coveted defensive backs in the class of 2015 is headed to Tallahassee. Tarvarus McFadden, a 5-star defensive back out of the hallowed American Heritage School, announced his decision to attend Florida State on Friday. Josh Newberg of 247 Sports had the news: Ft. Show More Summary

Cowboys prepping for Cardinals' blitzing

IRVING, Texas – One game does not make a trend, but the Dallas Cowboys know the Arizona Cardinals will try to emulate what the Washington Redskins did against them Monday. Passing game coordinator Scott Linehan, however, did not like the suggestion that the Cowboys were exposed by Washington. Show More Summary

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