George Kittle leads his position in expected fantasy points per game and has outscored expectation by 3.6 points per game. Find out who joins the San Francisco 49ers tight end atop the expected fantasy points leaderboard across all fantasy football positions heading into Week 7.
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is a clear-cut fantasy starter this week opposite the Atlanta Falcons' giving defense, according to Sosa Kremenjas' fantasy football sit/start advice for NFL Week 7.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster has disappointed in recent weeks, but he's worth a start this week against the Tennessee Titans according to Nathan Jahnke's Week 7 fantasy football rankings.
To the surprise of absolutely nobody, Clemson Tigers QB Trevor Lawrences rings in at No. 1 in PFF's ACC quarterback rankings. North Carolina's Sam Howell is snapping at the future No. 1 overall pick's heels, while Notre Dame's Ian Book squeezes into the top 10.
Tua Tagovailoa is now the Dolphins’ starting quarterback, 11 months after suffering a hip injury so bad there were fears it could jeopardize his career. Tagovailoa said on Wednesday after being named the starter that it’s been a long, difficult experience getting himself healthy enough to play, and he’s not taking anything for granted. “It’s […]
The Rams said farewell to Todd Gurley in the offseason and signed two wide receivers to big extensions, which may have led some to think that the team would be throwing the ball more often this season. It’s been the opposite through the first six weeks of the season. The Rams are throwing the ball […]
After a down 2019 season playing with backup quarterbacks, the expectation in Pittsburgh was that wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster‘s numbers would rise with Ben Roethlisberger back in the lineup. That has not been the case, however. Smith-Schuster leads the Steelers with 23 catches through their first five games, but they’ve only amounted to 194 yards. […]
The Bills cut guard Quinton Spain on Wednesday, just seven months after signing him to a three-year, $15 million contract. So what went wrong? Bills General Manager Brandon Beane says the Bills’ coaching staff just decided to play Brian Winters ahead of Spain, who started every game last year, and it was hard to keep […]
NFL coaches are getting more gutsy about going for two. Two-point conversions are up this year, with 58 attempts through 92 games putting the league on pace to have a total of 161 two-point conversion attempts this season. Last season there were 113 two-point conversion attempts across the league. Last year teams went for two […]
Even though this is Kyle Allen‘s first season in Washington, the current starting quarterback in D.C. has already managed to pick up insight from veteran quarterback Alex Smith. Via Ryan Homler of NBC Sports Washington, Allen credited Smith with helping him learn more about handling the position at the NFL level. “He’s been extremely helpful […]
Defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson was designated to return from the non-football injury list by the Los Angeles Rams on Wednesday. Robinson was placed on the injured list prior to the start of training camp due to an unspecified injury. He can now practice with the team for the next 21 days before the Rams need […]
Being a Philadelphia native, New York Giants head coach Joe Judge knows he won’t be getting a rosy reception as he returns home to face the Eagles on Thursday night. “I’ll probably buy a helmet too because my in-laws are already buying batteries,” Judge said, via Mike Rosenstein of NJ.com. The comment from Judge is […]
The final NFL game before Election Day will be politics-free. Ben Koo of AwfulAnnouncing.com reports that it’s “very unlikely” that President Donald Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden at halftime of the Week Eight Monday night game between the Buccaneers and Giants on ESPN. As noted by Koo, ESPN last interviewed the presidential candidates […]
The Miami Dolphins are bringing in former second-round defensive tackle Malik McDowell for a tryout, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com. McDowell has never played a single snap of football in the NFL – preseason or regular season – since being selected with the No. 35 overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft by the […]
The injury-ravaged 49es won’t see the cavalry for awhile. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said he doesn’t expect cornerback Richard Sherman or defensive lineman Dee Ford to return before the team’s Week 11 off week. That means the 49ers will have to play at New England, at Seattle, vs. Green Bay and at New Orleans without […]
DeAndre Hopkins has missed practices this season with an ankle injury. He has not missed a game, even in Week Four when the Cardinals listed him as questionable. The Cardinals receiver was listed as a non-participant Wednesday, though it was an estimated report since the team didn’t practice. Hopkins leads the NFL with 47 catches […]
The Bills promoted defensive tackle Justin Zimmer from the practice squad to the 53-player roster, the team announced Wednesday. Zimmer has played two games this season, seeing action on 48 defensive snaps. He has accounted for 10 tackles, including two tackles for loss, and has one quarterback hit. Zimmer has played five career games in […]
Kenyan Drake‘s mother is tougher on him than Cardinals coaches. The running back called home before Monday night’s game against the Cowboys. “Hey son,” she asked, “you going to hit some holes today?” “‘I got you,'” Drake said he told his mother, via Darren Urban of the team website. “It really hit home when your […]
Former Raiders left tackle Mario Henderson died Wednesday, the team announced. He was 35. “The Raiders Family is heavy hearted following the passing of Mario Henderson, who was a third-round draft pick and played four seasons with the Silver and Black,” the Raiders said in a statement. “Everyone will miss Mario’s sense of humor and […]
Former Patriots punter/quarterback Tom Yewcic has died, the team announced Wednesday. Yewcic was 88. The Steelers made Yewcic a 27th-round choice in 1954 out of Michigan State. But Yewcic opted to play baseball, signing with the Detroit Tigers. Yewcic spent time in the minor leagues before playing one game at catcher for Detroit on June […]
The Seahawks had hoped that safety Jamal Adams would return to practice following the Week Six bye. He still could. However, he’s not ready yet. Adams missed practice on Wednesday with a lingering groin injury. Adams first suffered the injury in a Week Three win over the Cowboys. Also not practicing on Wednesday were guard […]
Sunday’s game between the Browns and Steelers included images of Cleveland receiver Odell Beckham Jr. showing frustration, including throwing his helmet and removing his cleats. In a Wednesday session with reporters, Beckham addressed his outburst, and he made no apologies for it. “I am pissed,” Beckham said. “At this point, I really do not care […]
Falcons receiver Julio Jones has had a handful of limited practices since injuring his hamstring in Week One, including last Friday. He has missed most practices. He was out of practice again Wednesday. Jones caught nine passes for 157 yards in the opener, but his hamstring limited him in the three days of practice leading […]
Michael Thomas caught an NFL-record 149 passes last season. This season, the Saints receiver can’t catch a break. He has played only one game, making three receptions for 17 yards in the season opener. Saints coach Sean Payton said Wednesday morning that Thomas’ discipline for punching teammate Chauncey Gardner-Johnson is complete but remained uncertain about […]