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peyton manning, fantasy football

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Unlike the World Cup roster of twenty-three players, the Olympic roster is capped at only eighteen players. Taking into account the slew of player retirements since the USWNT won the World Cup in 2015, the impressive new young player pool, and coach Jill Ellis’s often unpredictable decisions, here is our best...

fantasy football player rankings

As quickly as chaos entered the arena of play, it left. All four road teams won their Wild Card round games. All four subsequent lost in the Divisional round. With that, no team that opened the postseason two weeks ago will take the field on Sunday. While injuries temporarily derailed both AFC...

fantasy football player rankings

While the numbers behind Wild Card weekend hinted at a potentially historic result, the fact that it actually came to fruition is somewhat surprising. Entering the week, all four road teams were, at one point, the favorite in their respective game -- although the Packers and Redskins continued to flip sides...

picks against the spread

The 2015 season's Wild Card weekend features an abnormal set of circumstances -- at least, regarding the spreads and expectations. All four road teams are now the favorites in their respective games -- three opened as favorites, with Green Bay's spread moving over the course of the week -- and many would argue...

fantasy football player rankings

It finally happened. And we missed it. After weeks of preparing for underdogs to take over, Week 16 delivered. 11-5 against the spread, underdogs regained their edge over favorites, owning the week. Unfortunately, the right underdogs -- at least, the ones we picked -- were not as successful. Week 17 not brings two problems...

fantasy football player rankings, cam newton

We have reached the end. With only one week remaining in the 2015 season, the shuffling will finally cease. For the last time, thirty-two teams take the stage. In the NFC, the six combatants are already decided, with only their matchups and locations up for grabs. In the AFC, the Jets and Steelers...

NFL, NFC, Aaron Rodgers

Two weeks left. With the final weekend of the regular season lurking around the corner -- and, with it, a full slate of only divisional matchups -- Week 16 tends to get overlooked. In a normal year, the pairings of the following week will steal the spotlight, using Week 16 as nothing...

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