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The Advocate
Saints cornerback Kyle Wilson makes his case in preseason finale at Green BayGREEN BAY, Wis. — Kyle Wilson’s brief time in New Orleans has been up and down.
Saints cornerback Kyle Wilson makes his case in preseason finale at Green Bay
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Kyle Wilson’s brief time in New Orleans has been up and down. Brought in to compete for the nickel cornerback spot, Wilson fell from the first team to the third team after summer workouts, then slowly worked his way back into... Read more
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ESPN
Matthew Berry bold predictions for 2015 fantasy football, players who could do unexpected things"You heard me." As the regular season inches closer, it's time once again for
Matthew Berry bold predictions for 2015 fantasy football, players who could do unexpected things
ESPN / Posted 10 hours ago
"You heard me." As the regular season inches closer, it's time once again for my eighth annual "bold predictions" column. The "you heard me" premise works like this. Pretend we are having a conversation: Me: You know, I just turned in another bold... Read more
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NFL.com
NFL's top offensive divisions: NFC East, NFC North both stackedScouts and coaches will tell anyone within earshot that preseason football does
NFL's top offensive divisions: NFC East, NFC North both stacked
NFL.com / Posted 15 hours ago
Scouts and coaches will tell anyone within earshot that preseason football doesn't count, but it definitely matters when it comes to projecting the potential of an offensive unit. Evaluators can quickly determine which teams have the pieces in place... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Fantasy football 2015 preview: Wide receiver rankings, projections, sleepers and bustsThese are the glory days for wide receivers in fantasy football leagues. The NF
Fantasy football 2015 preview: Wide receiver rankings, projections, sleepers and busts
Staten Island Advance / Posted 16 hours ago
These are the glory days for wide receivers in fantasy football leagues. The NFL is more pass-friendly than ever, and an influx of bright, young talent has added exciting depth to the position. While running backs still maintain their place at the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Fantasy football 2015 preview: Wide receiver rankings, projections, sleepers and bustsThese are the glory days for wide receivers in fantasy football leagues. The NF
Fantasy football 2015 preview: Wide receiver rankings, projections, sleepers and busts
The Express-Times / Posted 17 hours ago
These are the glory days for wide receivers in fantasy football leagues. The NFL is more pass-friendly than ever, and an influx of bright, young talent has added exciting depth to the position. While running backs still maintain their place at the... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
NFL 2015 Season Preview: New Orleans SaintsThe NFL is back, and Sportsnet is breaking down everything you need to know abo
NFL 2015 Season Preview: New Orleans Saints
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 17 hours ago
The NFL is back, and Sportsnet is breaking down everything you need to know about each of the 32 teams—including why you should or shouldn’t be rooting for them this season—in the month leading up to kickoff on Thursday, Sept. 10. Today, the New... Read more
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SportingNews
C.J. Spiller's injury makes Mark Ingram a fantasy football stealFantasy football owners aren't going to believe this, but Saints running back C
C.J. Spiller's injury makes Mark Ingram a fantasy football steal
SportingNews / Posted yesterday
Fantasy football owners aren't going to believe this, but Saints running back C.J. Spiller is already injured. I know — shocking, but true. Spiller underwent arthroscopic knee surgery on Aug. 14 and has missed the entire preseason. Meanwhile, the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The 25 NFL Breakout Stars Of 2015We pegged Cooks before his rookie year as a guy to watch, and, while shaky at t
The 25 NFL Breakout Stars Of 2015
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
We pegged Cooks before his rookie year as a guy to watch, and, while shaky at times, he emerged as a real weapon for Drew Brees. A versatile wideout -- and now a healthy one -- who can line up all over the field, the dynamic Oregon State man and... Read more
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CBS Sports
Rex Ryan doesn't know if LeSean McCoy will be ready for Week 1In a move that came as a bit of a surprise, the Buffalo Billsparted ways with l
Rex Ryan doesn't know if LeSean McCoy will be ready for Week 1
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
In a move that came as a bit of a surprise, the Buffalo Billsparted ways with long-time running back Fred Jackson on Monday. Jackson had been expected to be the primary backup to offseason acquisition LeSean McCoy, but was instead released in a move... Read more
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NFL.com
New Orleans Saints season preview: Playoffs return?Change we can believe in The Saints can't seem to stick to a plan. They handed
New Orleans Saints season preview: Playoffs return?
NFL.com / Posted yesterday
Change we can believe in The Saints can't seem to stick to a plan. They handed Jimmy Graham a monster contract last July, and then traded him to Seattle in March for excellent center Max Unger and a first round pick. They made pass rusher Junior... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Saints continue to battle injuriesA handful of veterans who were expected to compete for starting or regular role
Saints continue to battle injuries
The Houma Courier / Posted yesterday
A handful of veterans who were expected to compete for starting or regular roles haven't practiced or played much at all in several weeks, and one of them is already out for the season. "Some of that you can't control and it's not just unique to our... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Saints continue to battle injuriesA handful of veterans who were expected to compete for starting or regular role
Saints continue to battle injuries
The Daily Comet / Posted yesterday
A handful of veterans who were expected to compete for starting or regular roles haven't practiced or played much at all in several weeks, and one of them is already out for the season. "Some of that you can't control and it's not just unique to our... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Sean Payton explains first round of Saints' roster cutsThe Saints played the first round of roster cuts close to the vest, waiting unt
Sean Payton explains first round of Saints' roster cuts
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
The Saints played the first round of roster cuts close to the vest, waiting until Tuesday's practice to officially announce their moves. Sean Payton explained the transactions during his press conference below, transcribed by the New Orleans... Read more
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The Advocate
Saints trade Jalen Saunders to Patriots for conditional draft pickOn a day when teams spend most of their time releasing players without an immed
Saints trade Jalen Saunders to Patriots for conditional draft pick
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
On a day when teams spend most of their time releasing players without an immediate return, the New Orleans Saints were able to get a little something back from one transaction Tuesday. New Orleans traded kick returner Jalen Saunders to New England... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Sean Payton explains first round of Saints' roster cutsThe Saints played the first round of roster cuts close to the vest, waiting unt
Sean Payton explains first round of Saints' roster cuts
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
The Saints played the first round of roster cuts close to the vest, waiting until Tuesday's practice to officially announce their moves. Sean Payton explained the transactions during his press conference below, transcribed by the New Orleans... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
New Orleans Saints make moves to meet 75-man roster cutdownOn Tuesday New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton waived three injured playe
New Orleans Saints make moves to meet 75-man roster cutdown
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
On Tuesday New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton waived three injured players including veteran receiver Nick Toon and defensive back Vinnie Sunseri. Toon could rejoin the Saints down the road if no other team claims him off waivers within the... Read more
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The Oakland Press
Panthers going for 3rd straight title in middling NFC SouthIn this file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) warms up befo
Panthers going for 3rd straight title in middling NFC South
The Oakland Press / Posted 2 days ago
In this file photo, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Houston Texans in New Orleans. One constant for New Orleans is 36-year-old quarterback Drew Brees, who tied with Pittsburgh’s... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
Panthers going for 3rd straight title in middling NFC SouthBy BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer Now that Cam Newton and the Carolina Panther
Panthers going for 3rd straight title in middling NFC South
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 2 days ago
By BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer Now that Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers are the first team since the NFC South was established in 2002 to repeat as division champs, they see little reason why they shouldn't win it again. After all, not a... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Panthers going for third straight title in middling NFC SouthAfter all, not a single team in the division finished above .500 last season.
Panthers going for third straight title in middling NFC South
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
After all, not a single team in the division finished above .500 last season. Going 7-8-1 was good enough for the Panthers to finish ahead of Atlanta, New Orleans and Tampa Bay, and it’s not clear whether any of the teams are much better. But the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Panthers going for third straight title in middling NFC SouthAfter all, not a single team in the division finished above .500 last season.
Panthers going for third straight title in middling NFC South
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
After all, not a single team in the division finished above .500 last season. Going 7-8-1 was good enough for the Panthers to finish ahead of Atlanta, New Orleans and Tampa Bay, and it’s not clear whether any of the teams are much better. But the... Read more
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SportingNews
Fantasy football updates on Arian Foster, Todd Gurley and other RBs missing timeFantasy football owners will have to deal with a lot of early-season absences a
Fantasy football updates on Arian Foster, Todd Gurley and other RBs missing time
SportingNews / Posted 2 days ago
Fantasy football owners will have to deal with a lot of early-season absences at the running back position, whether because of injury or suspension. If you draft Arian Foster, C.J. Spiller, Le'Veon Bell, Todd Gurley, LeSean McCoy or LeGarrette... Read more
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NFL.com
NFC ceiling/floor scenarios: High variance for Dallas, ArizonaIs Green Bay going 13-3 ... or 9-7? What about, say, the Dolphins? Are they an
NFC ceiling/floor scenarios: High variance for Dallas, Arizona
NFL.com / Posted 2 days ago
Is Green Bay going 13-3 ... or 9-7? What about, say, the Dolphins? Are they an 11-5 AFC East division winner ... or destined to toil in the sub-.500 range? With the all-important third week of the preseason in the rearview, I've been assigned to... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Cowboys Not Interested in RB JacksonWithin hours of his release by the Buffalo Bills, speculation has run rampant a
Cowboys Not Interested in RB Jackson
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
Within hours of his release by the Buffalo Bills, speculation has run rampant about the next move for veteran running back Fred Jackson. The Seattle Seahawks have emerged as the early front-runners to acquire his services, but several teams have... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Yeldon, Hurns Post-Preseason Week 3 Fantasy AdviceThe Jacksonville Jaguars squared off against the Detroit Lions in their third p
Yeldon, Hurns Post-Preseason Week 3 Fantasy Advice
Bleacher Report / Posted 2 days ago
The Jacksonville Jaguars squared off against the Detroit Lions in their third preseason contest Friday night, and wide receiver Allen Hurns was among the team's standout stars throughout the first half. Conversely, rookie running back T.J. Yeldon... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Jackson’s departure leaves sour aftertasteThe nametag was removed. The locker itself remained full. Right there at the e
Jackson’s departure leaves sour aftertaste
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
The nametag was removed. The locker itself remained full. Right there at the end of the running back’s row is a stall with 20-plus shirts on hangers, a Buffalo Bills bucket hat, a pair of gloves and, yes, a small stack of fan mail with “Fred... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Fantasy football 2015 preview: Running back rankings, projections, sleepers and bustsIn this segment of PennLive's ongoing 2015 fantasy football draft kit, we take
Fantasy football 2015 preview: Running back rankings, projections, sleepers and busts
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
In this segment of PennLive's ongoing 2015 fantasy football draft kit, we take a look at the running back position, the tier structure, sleepers, busts and rankings to hopefully clear up where things stand at a murky position. TIER 11. Le'Veon Bell,... Read more
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The Express-Times
Fantasy football 2015 preview: Running back rankings, projections, sleepers and bustsIn this segment of PennLive's ongoing 2015 fantasy football draft kit, we take
Fantasy football 2015 preview: Running back rankings, projections, sleepers and busts
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
In this segment of PennLive's ongoing 2015 fantasy football draft kit, we take a look at the running back position, the tier structure, sleepers, busts and rankings to hopefully clear up where things stand at a murky position. TIER 11. Le'Veon Bell,... Read more
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SportingNews
Browns need RB help? Fred Jackson much better choice than Ray RiceThe Browns are looking for running back help — that's no secret. If they're loo
Browns need RB help? Fred Jackson much better choice than Ray Rice
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
The Browns are looking for running back help — that's no secret. If they're looking for a veteran, they should now focus on Fred Jackson and forget about Ray Rice. Jackson was added to the aging free agent pool when Buffalo cut the 34-year-old... Read more
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CBS Sports
Bills release veteran running back Fred Jackson in surprising moveThe Bills announced a list of cuts on Monday morning, including a very surprisi
Bills release veteran running back Fred Jackson in surprising move
CBS Sports / Posted 3 days ago
The Bills announced a list of cuts on Monday morning, including a very surprising decision to release veteran running back Fred Jackson. Jackson has spent his entire NFL career playing for the Bills and GM Doug Whaley lamented the "difficult... Read more
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SportingNews
Bills cut running back Fred Jackson in shocking roster moveThe Bills are parting ways with running back Fred Jackson after eight seasons,
Bills cut running back Fred Jackson in shocking roster move
SportingNews / Posted 3 days ago
The Bills are parting ways with running back Fred Jackson after eight seasons, the team announced Monday morning. Jackson, 34, was thought to be in line behind LeSean McCoy, with Buffalo's other backs, including Anthony Dixon, Bryce Brown and rookie... Read more
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The Advocate
Marcus Murphy leaves strong impression on Sean PaytonMarcus Murphy has Sean Payton’s attention. Early in Sunday’s postgame news con
Marcus Murphy leaves strong impression on Sean Payton
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Marcus Murphy has Sean Payton’s attention. Early in Sunday’s postgame news conference, a reporter asked the Saints coach about fellow back Edwin Baker, whose 45-yard touchdown run gave New Orleans its only touchdown in a 27-13 loss to Houston on... Read more
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The Advocate
Marcus Murphy leaves strong impression on Sean PaytonMarcus Murphy has Sean Payton’s attention. Early in Sunday’s postgame news con
Marcus Murphy leaves strong impression on Sean Payton
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Marcus Murphy has Sean Payton’s attention. Early in Sunday’s postgame news conference, a reporter asked the Saints coach about fellow back Edwin Baker, whose 45-yard touchdown run gave New Orleans its only touchdown in a 27-13 loss to Houston on... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Get it to the Saints' backs

One feature of the 2015 New Orleans Saints offense will be Drew Brees connec

Get it to the Saints' backs
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago

One feature of the 2015 New Orleans Saints offense will be Drew Brees connecting to running backs coming out of the backfield.

Last season, that element of the Saints offensive attack was not nearly as effective as it had been in the... Read more

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The Buffalo News
Jackson makes a statement with long run, touchdownThe reaction didn’t reflect a meaningless touchdown in a meaningless game. Afte
Jackson makes a statement with long run, touchdown
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
The reaction didn’t reflect a meaningless touchdown in a meaningless game. After Fred Jackson leaped over the goal line on the Buffalo Bills’ first drive, he spun the ball like a top, clenched his fists and puffed his chest out to the roar of the... Read more
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The Advocate
Saints notebook: Trip to Yulman Stadium ‘kind of weird’ for ex-Tulane standout Ryan GriffinWhen Ryan Griffin pulled off his pads Friday night to talk to the media, he rev
Saints notebook: Trip to Yulman Stadium ‘kind of weird’ for ex-Tulane standout Ryan Griffin
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
When Ryan Griffin pulled off his pads Friday night to talk to the media, he revealed his old Tulane workout shirt underneath. Perfect for the setting. New Orleans practiced in front of 3,507 fans at Yulman Stadium, a spot that looked quite a bit... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Brees' Posse Saddles Up for One Last RideWHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Benjamin Watson does not look old. Not even "foot
Brees' Posse Saddles Up for One Last Ride
Bleacher Report / Posted 6 days ago
WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Benjamin Watson does not look old. Not even "football old." Watson looks spry when beating defenders to the corner of the end zone for touchdowns during seven-on-sevens. He looks like a 26-year-old tough guy when... Read more
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NFL.com
Fantasy mailbag: sorting through the top receiversDid your fantasy football question not make this week's Mailbag? You can still
Fantasy mailbag: sorting through the top receivers
NFL.com / Posted 6 days ago
Did your fantasy football question not make this week's Mailbag? You can still get an answer! Submit it to Fantasy Genius and have your question seen by millions of fantasy fans just like you! I'm not going quarterback at all in the first or early... Read more
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SportingNews
Fantasy Football 2015: Top bust picks for QB, RB, WR and TEWhat's better than hitting on a sleeper in your fantasy football draft? Being r
Fantasy Football 2015: Top bust picks for QB, RB, WR and TE
SportingNews / Posted 6 days ago
What's better than hitting on a sleeper in your fantasy football draft? Being right about a fantasy bust who sinks one of your leaguemates. Yes, fantasy owners are the poster children for schadenfreude. When someone's strategies or sleeper picks... Read more
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ESPN
Identifying sleepers, breakouts, busts for 2015 season - Fantasy FootballNFL fans and players can debate the merits and risks of playing preseason games
Identifying sleepers, breakouts, busts for 2015 season - Fantasy Football
ESPN / Posted 6 days ago
NFL fans and players can debate the merits and risks of playing preseason games, but here in Fantasyland, the games give us a glimpse into how players may fare once the regular season begins. That is often reflected in rising or falling average draft... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Things to watch on SundaySo when the Saints host the Houston Texans at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Mercedes-Ben
Things to watch on Sunday
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
So when the Saints host the Houston Texans at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, followers of the team should pay close attention because the starters will get a ton of snaps and it will give us all a true feel for what the 2015 Saints... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Things to watch on SundaySo when the Saints host the Houston Texans at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Mercedes-Ben
Things to watch on Sunday
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
So when the Saints host the Houston Texans at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, followers of the team should pay close attention because the starters will get a ton of snaps and it will give us all a true feel for what the 2015 Saints... Read more
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SportingNews
Deuce McAllister witnessed New Orleans' strength during Hurricane Katrina aftermathDeuce McAllister is the Saints' all-time leading rusher and one of the most bel
Deuce McAllister witnessed New Orleans' strength during Hurricane Katrina aftermath
SportingNews / Posted 7 days ago
Deuce McAllister is the Saints' all-time leading rusher and one of the most beloved players in franchise history. What he's most proud of, however, is how the team and city of New Orleans worked together to rebuild the spirit of community after... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Saints looking to rebound in 2015Drew Brees is preparing to enter his 10th season as the starting quarterback fo
Saints looking to rebound in 2015
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
Drew Brees is preparing to enter his 10th season as the starting quarterback for the New Orleans Saints.DailyComet.comAugust 25, 2015 1:17 PM

The New Orleans Saints entered the 2014 season with championship dreams.

After posting an 11-5... Read more

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The Houma Courier
Saints looking to rebound in 2015Drew Brees is preparing to enter his 10th season as the starting quarterback fo
Saints looking to rebound in 2015
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
Drew Brees is preparing to enter his 10th season as the starting quarterback for the New Orleans Saints.HoumaToday.comAugust 25, 2015 1:17 PM

The New Orleans Saints entered the 2014 season with championship dreams.

After posting an 11-5... Read more

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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Terry Blount: DeMarco Murray, Frank Gore among fantasy football poised for successWith few exceptions, the key to any successful fantasy football squad is the ru
Terry Blount: DeMarco Murray, Frank Gore among fantasy football poised for success
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
With few exceptions, the key to any successful fantasy football squad is the running back position. Most great backs can score as dual threats (running and receiving), so their impact is obvious. However, free agent running backs who sign with new... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Saints fans get some good signsBetween penalties and injuries — not to mention that the Black and Gold gave up
Saints fans get some good signs
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
Between penalties and injuries — not to mention that the Black and Gold gave up a late lead and lost the game — made the first preseason tilt a tough one for fans to watch. Those same fans, though, had to come away from Saturday night's preseason... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Saints fans get some good signsBetween penalties and injuries — not to mention that the Black and Gold gave up
Saints fans get some good signs
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Between penalties and injuries — not to mention that the Black and Gold gave up a late lead and lost the game — made the first preseason tilt a tough one for fans to watch. Those same fans, though, had to come away from Saturday night's preseason... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Mark Ingram: I know I’m a three-down backWhen the Saints signed C.J. Spiller as a free agent shortly after re-signing Ma
Mark Ingram: I know I’m a three-down back
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 9 days ago
When the Saints signed C.J. Spiller as a free agent shortly after re-signing Mark Ingram, it looked like they were set to balance the workload in the backfield between the two running backs. Based on past usage, it seemed likely that Ingram would... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Fantasy Football Preview 2015: 10 Sleepers To Target In Your DraftSnagging Dez Bryant or Demaryius Thomas in the first round doesn’t exactly make
Fantasy Football Preview 2015: 10 Sleepers To Target In Your Draft
New England Sports Network / Posted 9 days ago
Snagging Dez Bryant or Demaryius Thomas in the first round doesn’t exactly make you a fantasy football genius. Finding the next Odell Beckham Jr.? That’s a different story. Just as you can count on a fantasy stud like Bryant or Thomas delivering... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Fantasy Football Rankings 2015: Top 100 Players In Your League's DraftFantasy football season is here. While you might have a certain strategy for t
Fantasy Football Rankings 2015: Top 100 Players In Your League's Draft
New England Sports Network / Posted 9 days ago
Fantasy football season is here. While you might have a certain strategy for the early rounds of your league’s draft, it’s important to have a big board handy so you can select the best players available in the later rounds. Thankfully, we’ve gone... Read more
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