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Scheduletron: Updated strength of schedule

Looking at upcoming strength of schedule, the easiest schedules for the next month belong to offenses that nobody much cares about. The hardest schedules, on the other hand, belong to good teams in the thick of the playoff race.  more »

Andy Richardson: A Day of Football

Definitely more injuries than usual this year. I know we probably say that every year, but the sheer volume of wide receivers, running backs and quarterbacks unavailable in random weeks is high. So it's extra annoying when the starters you're left with turn out totally unexpected duds, like what we got from say Carolina in Miami yesterday.   more »

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Trivia: November 29, 2021

What is the only current series where the road team has won six consecutive times? That is, for these two teams (over a number of years) each of the last six games has been won by the away team. answer »

Factoid: Cam Newton

Tough day for Cam Newton and the Panthers. They had the surprising 34-10 win at Arizona, but now it’s clear there are still major flaws with this offense.  more »

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Around the NFL: Sunday morning injury updates

The last-minute injury updates are coming in, and if you're hoping to use a questionable player, it looks like you'll be in luck. Conversely, if you were hoping one of them would be inactive, making an alternative choice look more promising, it appears you'll be disappointed.   more »

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Trivia: November 28, 2021

Marshall Faulk (1999-2001) and James Brooks (1988-1990) once had three straight seasons where they carried the ball over 100 times and averaged more than 5.0 yards per carry. Who are the only other two running backs who have done this since the merger in 1970 (not just one season, but three consecutive at 5.0)? Both streaks are active. answer »

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term TE rankings

The decision making gets more difficult in dynasty leagues, where you need to measure not only what a player’s doing this year, but what he might be a few seasons down the road. And it’s particularly tricky at tight end, where some of the best options are in the later stages of the career.  more »

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24 Hours 'Til Sunday: Snapshot previews of all the games

Every Saturday morning, I'll take a quick look at all the week's games, offering my own brief take on what I think will happen, as well as touching on significant injury news since our Weekly came out. I'll check in every so often over the course of the day to answer lineup questions, too.  more »

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Trivia: November 27, 2021

Tennessee will be at New England on Sunday. When these teams played at Foxborough in 2009, the Patriots piled on the points in a 59-0 win – tying for the largest margin of victory in the Super Bowl era. On this topic, what’s the only current team that’s never lost a game by 40 points. The answer will surprise you (as in, if you were given 25 guesses, you probably still wouldn’t get the right answer). answer »

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Fantasy Index Weekly: The Friday night Weekly supplement is available now

Fantasy Index Weekly rankings and updates are accessible to customers who've purchased The Fantasy Index SuperFanatic newsletter package, the full-season Fantasy Index Weekly subscription, or the s...  more »

NFL Injury Report: The injury report compiled after Friday's practices is posted

Daily team-by-team injury reports published by the NFL media office. Click through to download the PDF edition. . . . Week 12 injury report - Friday edition   more »

Around the NFL: Detroit Lions

The Lions say D’Andre Swift is day-to-day with a sprained shoulder. That will make Jamaal Williams one of the coveted items on the waiver wire in fantasy leagues next week.  more »

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Andy Richardson: Thanksgiving Recap

Thursday football isn't a novelty anymore, but there's still something special about these Thanksgiving Day games. (We could probably do without the night games.) Watching them in a family setting takes me back to past Thanksgivings and past football classics on that day, including Leon Lett, Jerome Bettis and (dating myself) Walter Stanley. Thanksgiving football is great, even when it's bad.   more »

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Trivia: November 26, 2021

The Apple Cup game will be played today – Washington State against Washington. Who is the only player from a university in that state who has gone for over 1,000 receiving yards in an NFL season? answer »

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Factoid: Amari Cooper

Cowboys host the Raiders today, and it’s a game that would be more compelling if Amari Cooper were playing. He’s tended to come up big on games played on Thanksgiving.  more »

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