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Added December 31st, 2009 by Ryan

NFL Fantasy Sleeper Report: Week 17

NFL Fantasy Sleepers Week 17


Kyle Orton, Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos will be fighting for their playoff lives this weekend against the Kansas City Chiefs as they need to win this game and have a few other games decide their fate. Regardless of the outcome, I fully expect the Broncos to be on their A game in week 17 against the Chiefs.

As a result, quarterback Kyle Orton should have a big game connecting with Brandon Marshall all day long!

Running Back

Reggie Bush, New Orleans Saints

This week is pretty pointless for the New Orleans Saints and they will look to rest a good majority of their starters, especially running back Pierre Thomas who is a little banged up right now with an ailing rib injury.

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Added December 31st, 2009 by Ryan

NFL Locks of the Week: 3 Free Picks for Week 17

NFL Locks of the Week

Chicago Bears +3 over the Detroit Lions

Last week on Monday night football Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears surprised everyone as they gave the Minnesota Vikings and company a run for their money.

Not only did Jay Cutler have arguably his best game of the season with 273 yards, four touchdown passes and just one interception, but the Bears defense seemed to be on their game as well as they were forcing fumbles and dominated the potent Vikings offense in the first half.

This week Jay Cutler and company will be looking to keep a good thing going as they go up against the lowly Detroit Lions who will be without quarterback Matthew Stafford.

I really can’t see anyway the Bears can lose this game unless Jay Cutler gets back to his interception throwing ways.

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Added December 30th, 2009 by Ryan

Kobe Drops 44 on Warriors

It has been a rough couple of weeks for the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers as they have suffered some disappointing losses as of late to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Pacific division rival Phoenix Suns, but in an effort to rebound from those losses the Lakers came into their showdown with ex-Laker Ronny Turiaf and the Golden State Warriors looking to prove they are still the best team in the NBA this season.

Just like any defending champ in any sport, the minute the team starts to slip in their title defense, even slightly, the media will immediately start to turn on them and ask a lot of questions on whether or not they have what it takes to repeat.

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Added December 30th, 2009 by Jack

Surprise! Mike Leach Canned

Amidst the messed up situation at Texas Tech, coach Mike Leach has been fired. Big surprise.

Looks like the school decided they’d lose more money in potential students who would rather get their education elsewhere than be locked in a utility closet, than the $400,000 a year (for the next four years) they’ll be paying their former head coach.

The school forked over a termination letter to Ted Liggett, Leach’s attorney, on Wednesday just before the two sides were to appear in court for a hearing on the coach’s suspension, which he was hoping would result in his allowance to be on the sidelines for Saturday’s Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.

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Added December 30th, 2009 by Jack

Vikings Vs. AFC In Pro Bowl The Minnesota Vikings have hogged many of the NFC Pro Bowl selections this year, with eight players selected, including Brett Favre.

Added December 30th, 2009 by Sooze

Tsk, Tsk Bobby McCray Bobby McCray did something pretty stupid Tuesday morning...

Added December 30th, 2009 by Ryan

NFL Fantasy Start ‘Em: Week 17 Amongst other things, the Browns have been awful defending the run this season which means that Maurice Jones-Drew should have a big day this weekend against Cleveland

Added December 30th, 2009 by David Glisan

NHL betting free picks for Wednesday:  Colorado vs. Ottawa NHL hockey betting free picks for Wednesday night action between the Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators

Added December 30th, 2009 by David Glisan

College football betting:  handicapping the ‘late’ bowl games College football betting concepts for handicapping the late bowl games

Added December 29th, 2009 by Ryan

NFL Recap Week 16: Colts Fall to the Jets Before week 16 it seemed as though we had a team destined to go the entire regular season with a flawless record, but as the playoffs draw near and the team really doesn't have anything to play for, starters get pulled and perfect record fade away.

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