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DeAndre Hopkins looks to end scoring slump Week 1

It has been nine games since Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins has hit paydirt. He will look to end his scoring slump in the 2014 season opener against the Redskins. Wide receivers totaled 16 touchdowns in 16 games against Washington last season. They also averaged 167.1 receiving yards and 22.1 Fantasy points per week. The […]

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Chiefs DST worth considering Week 1

The Chiefs DST ended up as one of the biggest surprises in Fantasy Football in 2013. After expectations were lukewarm going into the season, the Chiefs ended up as the highest-scoring DST (249 points) in standard formats, narrowly beating out the Seahawks (246 points). The Chiefs will kick off the 2014 season against Tennessee. Kansas […]

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Charles Clay looking for better results vs. Pats

Dolphins tight end Charles Clay enjoyed a breakout season a year ago, but had trouble finding success against the Patriots. He will look to flip that script in Week 1, as the Dolphins get set to open the season against the Patriots Sunday. Clay had 759 yards and six touchdowns a year ago, but was […]

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Brian Orakpo declares himself a go for season opener

Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo has confirmed that he will again be limited Thursday in practice, per CSNWashington.com. But he added that he is set to play in the regular season opener in Houston.

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Julius Peppers yearns to follow success of older stars

Packers linebacker Julius Peppers will turn 35 before the Super Bowl, but has taken comfort in recent football history. Several premier players continued to rack up sacks at an advanced age. Among them were Reggie White, who totaled 16 sacks at age 37 and Michael Strahan, who piled up 11 1/2 at 34. Bruce Smith, […]

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Titans DST looking like a bad start Week 1

The Titans defense does not have an easy task Week 1, as Tennessee will open the 2014 season against Kansas City, who went 11-5 in 2013. The Chiefs ranked just 21th in total offense last season, averaging 337.2 yards per game, but they ranked tied for 6th in scoring offense, averaging 26.9 points per game. […]

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Tyler Eifert a risk for Week 1

Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert failed to live up to expectations as a rookie, so he will be looking to get his sophomore year started on the right foot in Week 1 against the Ravens. Eifert actually had one of his most productive games last season against the Ravens, thought he hauled in only three […]

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Tom Brady not at Thursday practice; reason yet to be given

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is neither on the injured list or at practice Thursday. The team has yet to reveal why he is absent, according to several media reports.

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Champ Bailey earns workout with Lions

The Lions have reported that they have brought in veteran cornerback Champ Bailey for a workout Thursday. The 36-year-old Bailey, who played the last 10 seasons with Denver, was recently cut by New Orleans.

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Brandon Spikes departs Thursday practice

Bills middle linebacker Brandon Spikes left Thursday practice¬†with an apparent injury. He went to the trainer’s room and has yet to return, per WGR. The reason for his departure has yet to be announced. Spikes signed a free agent contract with Buffalo in March after spending four years as a standout with New England.

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