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Fantasy Football: Arizona Cardinals on Week 4 Bye Week

Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer/Drew Stanton: Carson Palmer has been around for awhile, he has developed the gunslinger reputation. He will take deep shots and generally, has racked up the yardage, and usually tosses a pick. Right now, he only played in the opening win and is dealing with a nerve issue around his shoulder/neck. Drew Stanton…

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Fantasy Football: Which RBs to Play?

Jets RB: Chris Ivory over Chris Johnson Chris Johnson is slated to play through an ankle injury. Chris Ivory has outplayed him after two weeks and the Bears are very beatable on the ground as they rank 27th verse the run. It is usually easier for the backup/spell back to take advantage while the starter gets…

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Fantasy Football: 5 Sleepers for Week 3

Here, I’m not talking about the backup running backs that every fantasy football players races to pickup after a starter goes down to injury. Obviously, those are the first players you scoop up and possibly play. This is for the other players that could make an impact without garnering much attention from your rivals, because they…

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NFL Week 3 Matchups and Odds

TNF: Buccaneers at Falcons (-6.5) Atlanta is a home favorite because they’re returning to the dome. They beat the Saints in the dome in week 1, before an embarrassing loss at Cincinnati in week 2. Tampa Bay hosted a pair of games to start the season. They lost a slug fest to the rival Panthers before…

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NFL 2-Point Conversion: Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice

  How many companies out there would suspend or terminate an employee if their personal life did not affect their profession? Adrian Peterson suited up for the Minnesota Vikings in week 1, touching the ball 23 times for 93 yards against the St. Louis Rams. The Vikings are built around A.P. and the man opened up…

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NBA: Thompson, Bledsoe Not Worth Max Deal They Want

  Over the summer it was reported that Eric Bledsoe turned down an offer that would have netted him a dozen million dollars per season. Potential is one thing, but actual performance should trump all factors. The guy can’t stay healthy so his court time is limited. Freak accidents happen, but it’s been more than…