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Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 8: Smart Sleepers to Exploit and Lineup Advice

Hindsight remains undefeated, a crystal-clear view of the fantasy football landscape for all to observe and learn from on a week-to-week basis. Some hate hindsight, such as the Buffalo Bills, a team that trotted out LeSean McCoy for some inexplicable reason (a conversation for another time). Show More Summary

Adam Gase doesn’t want Jarvis Landry to change way he plays

Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry apologized for launching himself into Bills safety Aaron Williams‘ head for a hit that sent Williams to the hospital during last Sunday’s game and led many with the Bills to call Landry’s play dirty. Landry was penalized for the hit and also picked up a taunting penalty during the game, both…

49ers try to throw water on Torrey Smith trade talks

In response to multiple reports of a potential trade of receiver Torrey Smith to the Eagles, the 49ers apparently are pushing back. For a variety of potential reasons. (More on that in a minute.) Matt Maiocco of cites an unnamed league source for the proposition that the “49ers are neither shopping Smith nor is a…

Tuesday morning one-liners

The Bills missed a lot of tackles against the Dolphins. Everyone on the Dolphins is hopping aboard the RB Jay Ajayi bandwagon. K Stephen Gostkowski hasn’t lost the trust of his Patriots teammates. A stroll down the memory lane of QB Geno Smith’s Jets career. There’s no firm timetable for Ravens T Ronnie Stanley’s return.…

Gus Bradley “firmly, firmly” believes in Blake Bortles

Those who thought the Jaguars were primed to take a step forward this season usually included quarterback Blake Bortles among the reasons for their optimism about things to come in Jacksonville. Bortles took some strides during his second NFL season and formed a strong partnership with the Allen Robinson/Allen Hurns receiving duo, but he hasn’t…

John Harbaugh has a long love/hate meeting with his Ravens

Bye weeks are great times to hit reset, to have the kind of organizational breather that can get a team back on track. So for two hours and 20 minutes Monday, coach John Harbaugh sat with his 3-4 Ravens and talked, dissecting film pointing out mistakes, and trying to get their feet back underneath then…

Chargers lose Caraun Reid to a torn ACL

The Chargers stopped their trend of finding painful ways to lose close games in the fourth quarter in Atlanta last Sunday, but their trend of losing players to torn ACLs continued. Defensive lineman Caraun Reid’s season is over after he was injured during the 33-30 victory over the Falcons. Reid was claimed off of waivers…

Bruce Arians backs his kicker, with conditions

Cardinals kicker Chandler Catanzaro still has a job, which means the team has shown him some degree of support. But it’s also clear he’s on their radar, and they expect him to not do things like miss chip-shot field goals in overtime which would have won a game against the Seahawks instead of leaving them…

Bad Football? It May Be (Mostly) an Optical Illusion

Sunday's slate of NFL games sure looked ugly. They were ugly before breakfast, ugly after midnight, ugly in the city, ugly in the desert, ugly on two continents. It looked like the ugliest week of football to ever come at the end ofShow More Summary

Fan leaving Monday night game seriously injured in fall from “severe height”

A fan leaving Monday night’s Broncos victory over the Texans had to be taken to the hospital after falling from what the Denver Post calls a “severe height.” Details are scarce about exactly what happened at the end of the game, but a Denver Fire Department spokesman said that the department responded to a 911…

Marqise Lee admits he was flagged for using the N-word

Among the Jaguars who lost their cool (in addition to a game, but that’s no longer news) Sunday was Marqise Lee. And the wide receiver said his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty came from directing the N-word at the Raiders, saying he was responding to their use of it as well. “It was back and forth,” Lee…

Brock Osweiler expected the boos, and he got them in return to Denver

Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler had some clue what to expect from the Broncos defense, having worked alongside that group for four years. And he also anticipated that fans in Denver might not welcome him warmly, after leaving them in free agency. They didn’t disappoint, booing him from the moment he walked on the field and…

Jay Gruden faults prevent defense for Washington’s loss

With 1:05 to play on Sunday, Washington took a 17-13 lead in Detroit. Then the Lions executed a six-play, 75-yard drive to score the game-winning touchdown. Washington coach Jay Gruden says the defensive play calling deserves some of the blame. Gruden said he would have liked to see more pressure on Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford,…

Question of the day ties to start of Warriors season

With the Steph Curry/Kevin Durant Warriors launching their season on Tuesday night and oddsmakers pegging Golden State and the field as having even chances of winning the NBA championship, there’s a PFT Live question of the day floating in there. Somewhere. How about this: Which NFL team would currently have the best odds against the…

Fan falls leaving Broncos game, condition unknown

A fan fell anywhere from 30 feet to five stories leaving Mile High Stadium after the Denver Broncos game on Monday night        

Broncos whole again after ending 2-game slide vs. Texans

Denver Broncos are back to being their dominant selves after snapping a two-game skid with 27-9 thrashing of Houston Texans        

NFL Power Rankings: The Seahawks need Russell Wilson to look like himself again

The Seattle Seahawks obviously aren’t going to sit Russell Wilson for a game or two. It’s not like they have a reliable backup. And, you just don’t sit a great player like Wilson if he can play. But it seems like he could use some time to heal. Show More Summary

CB envisioned bizarre Osweiler fumble as pick six

The ball slipped out of Brock Osweiler's hand for a fumble, but Chris Harris "thought I had a pick-six."        

Broncos star: Siemian 'better than Brock'

Texans' Osweiler was terrible in Denver return, and ex-teammate underscored the point.        

Overreactions: Move over Elliott, Ajayi is NFL's best back

Move over Ezekiel Elliott, Jay Ajayi is the NFL's best running back        

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