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  1. Key fantasy injuries for Week 7

    Stephania Bell

    Welcome to Week 7! This marks the fourth of the bye weeks. There are two teams on bye: the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Philadelphia Eagles. As usual, there are some game-time decisions, but the final injury reports give some guidance as to who's in ...

    Blog | October 18, 2014
  2. 2014 ranks update: Megatron falls from top

    Eric Karabell

    It's safe to say that this season, the top of the rankings has seen more movement and variance from recent years, with injuries and surprising performances throwing fantasy owners for a loop. This week, the top wide receiver is the one moving down in...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  3. 2014 ranks update: Brady, Brees tumble

    Eric Karabell

    With one month down and three more to go we have ample evidence at a few positions that changes are warranted at the very top. It doesn't mean that the players leaving the top spots at their respective positions are done helping us, but if they're no...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  4. Packers' corners prep for Mega challenge

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- You could see it in Al Harris' eyes that day back in January 2008. It was the NFC Championship game against the New York Giants, and the Green Bay Packers' Pro Bowl cornerback was amped up for the challenge of covering receiver Pla...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  5. How will Giants DBs match Cards WRs?

    Joe Kaiser

    Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions offense torched the New York Giants secondary in Week 1, and with the pass-happy Arizona Cardinals coming to town things won't get easier for the G-Men. How will their defensive backfield matc...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  6. Inside Matthew Stafford's touchdown run

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT - Matthew Stafford wasn't expecting to run. Yet on Monday night against the New York Giants, facing a third-and-goal, Stafford looked more mobile than he ever has. The preparation for what turned into a 5-yard touchdown run for Stafford --...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  7. No rest for DRC, Giants cornerbacks

    Dan Graziano

    Here's an examination of one thing the New York Giants must do after their season-opening loss to the Lions in Detroit: The Giants' plan Monday night was to shadow the Lions' top wide receiver, Calvin Johnson, with their top cornerback, Dominique ...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  8. Drive of the Game: Lions pounce

    Dan Graziano

    DETROIT -- The game would eventually get closer, and the two New York Giants drives that ended with Eli Manning interceptions were candidates for this week's honor. But the very first drive of the very first game of this Giants season gets the nod he...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  9. LeBron James, Kevin Durant marvel over Calvin Johnson of Detroit ...

    Michael Rothstein

    LeBron James and Kevin Durant marvel on Twitter over performance of Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  10. Stafford has one of best nights of his career

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- Matthew Stafford saw the rusher coming and with a quick move, he made New York Giants defensive tackle Damontre Moore miss him entirely. Then he looked up the field, saw Calvin Johnson and 67 yards later, the Lions had their first touch...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  11. Megatron makes Giants pay in a big way

    Michael Rothstein

    DETROIT -- Golden Tate's eyes widened and it had nothing to do with his matchup against the New York Giants. The Giants were doing something almost unfathomable -- something that led Calvin Johnson to the second-best receiving game in NFL history ...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  12. Giants with nothing to like about opener

    Dan Graziano

    DETROIT -- The worst part for the New York Giants was that they didn't have anything they could feel good about. Week 1 is supposed to be about optimism and looking forward with hope. But after a 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Monda...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  13. Tom Coughlin: 'A nightmare performance'

    Dan Graziano

    DETROIT -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the New York Giants' 35-14 loss to the Lions: Giants coach Tom Coughlin doesn't sugarcoat. "No excuses," he said. "We played very poorly. We don't have a lot to be proud of here. It was a nig...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  14. Rapid Reaction: New York Giants

    Dan Graziano

    DETROIT -- A few thoughts on the New York Giants' 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. What it means: As we told you going into the season, the Giants' offense is not a finished product. Not even close. But the problems go well beyond wh...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  15. Matthew Stafford delivers early edge as Lions win Jim Caldwell's ...

    Matthew Stafford improvised brilliantly on two early touchdown passes to Calvin Johnson, and Detroit beat the New York Giants 35-14 on Monday night in Jim Caldwell's first game as Lions coach.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  16. Will Giants double team Megatron?

    Tom Carpenter

    Because Calvin Johnson is such a dominant threat on the field, double-teaming him is a common game plan for opposing defensive coordinators. Will the New York Giants double-up on Megatron Monday night? "We can definitely just line up each side ...

    Blog | September 05, 2014