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Rams sign WR Damian Williams, promote OG Brandon Washington

The Rams added some pass catching and offensive line depth Wednesday, signing wide receiver Damian Williams and offensive guard Brandon Washington. To open the roster spots, the Rams placed wide receiver Brian Quick on injured reserve and waived rookie defensive back Jemea Thomas. The moves were announced in the NFL’s transactions. The 26-year-old Williams has…

Differing reports emerge on Griffin’s status

Robert Griffin III will start against Minnesota on Sunday.  Unless he doesn’t. While technically accurate, the correct view is that Griffin will indeed start, as multiple reports have indicated. In the aftermath of Wednesday’s stream of reports that Griffin will start, other reports have downplayed the notion that it’s a done deal.  And that’s not…

Week Nine skill-position injury report — Wednesday

The following are the skill-position players listed on the Week Nine injury report. Key fantasy starters are bolded. Bye: Falcons, Bills, Bears, Lions, Packers, Titans. DID NOT PRACTICE Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (hip). Broncos RB Montee Ball (groin). Browns TE Jordan Cameron (concussion). Browns WR Rodney Smith (hamstring). Buccaneers RB Doug Martin (ankle). Cardinals RB…

Ryan Tannehill getting help from Dolphins great Dan Marino

Ryan Tannehill has found a mentor in Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino.

Geno Smith down and out, but we haven't seen last of him

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Early in training camp, long before that old, familiar black cloud reappeared and settled over the New York Jets, Geno Smith was ready to show everybody. There was an ESPN.com poll that named him the worst starting...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

Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez 'probably' will be allowed to watch Patriots

Aaron Hernandez might be watching when the Patriots play the Broncos on Sunday.

Seahawks enjoyed hosting the Marysville-Pilchuck football team

RENTON, Wash. -- Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said Tuesday was a day he won't soon forget. Receiver Doug Baldwin said it made him think about the importance of family. The Seahawks organization hosted the Marysville-Pilchuck...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

Week 9 Start Em, Sit Em: Analyzing Dream Matchups, Fantasy Nightmares to Avoid

The middle of the NFL season can be a scary time for fantasy football owners. Never mind that Week 9's slate of games happens to fall on Halloween weekend, where certain start 'em, sit 'em decisions can be especially haunting if the proper moves aren't made. Good news awaits for a few fantasy enthusiasts, though. Show More Summary

Dan Marino tutoring Ryan Tannehill

Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is getting some tutoring from the greatest quarterback in franchise history. Tannehill said today that Dan Marino has been studying film with him, giving him pointers and generally acting as a sounding board. “Dan has been great,”?Tannehill said. “He’s been around a lot as of recent. Watched tape with him. He’s…

Secret to Pats DBs Physically Dominating Broncos WRs in AFC Championship Rematch

The Denver Broncos face the New England Patriots in Week 9 for another Manning vs. Brady duel. How should New England match up against Denver's offensive weapons? How can the Patriots take away Manning and the Broncos' crossing concepts? Watch...Show More Summary

New Parcells book details flirtation with Atlanta, concerns about black fan base

Bill Parcells has just published his autobiography, "Parcells," written with Nunyo Demasio. It's enormous, hundreds of pages of anecdotes and behind-the-scenes stories (from Parcells' perspective, of course) that will surely keep fans of Parcells' many teams intrigued... Show More Summary

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