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Love/Hate: Thanks for the matchups!

In a season of injuries and first-round busts, Matthew Berry says fantasy owners can be thankful for matchups against the Eagles or the Saints. But first, about those pool noodles ...

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1dRenee Miller

NFL daily fantasy flex plays for Week 12

Renee Miller identifies top options to use in the flex spot of your DFS lineup in Week 12, including safe, upside and value plays.

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1dJim McCormick and Jeff Ratcliffe

Fantasy football: IDP rankings for Week 12

Jim McCormick and Jeff Ratcliffe provide their IDP rankings for Week 12, including Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith cracking the top three at the position.

Robert Turbin a clear handcuff in fantasy (1:21)

Fantasy Focus: Worried about Pats injuries?

Matthew Berry, Field Yates and Stephania Bell discuss who the Kimmy Gibbler of the podcast is, the latest on Danny Amendola and the rest of the injuries around the NFL.

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2dJoe Kaiser

Kaiser: Sell-high fantasy NBA candidates

Joe Kaiser, along with Kevin Pelton, looks at players who were off to hot starts and determines whether fantasy owners should trade them now or hold.

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Karabell: Top 10 RB handcuffs

Eric Karabell breaks down running back situations in which the backup has fantasy value, and ranks his top 10 RB handcuffs. The Seahawks' Thomas Rawls comes in No. 1.

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1dKC Joyner

Fantasy: Megatron among top trade targets

KC Joyner identifies four high-upside fantasy players to target based on statistical trends and remaining schedules, including Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson.

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2dJeff Ratcliffe

Fantasy: Top D/ST, IDP pickups for Week 12

Jeff Ratcliffe offers helpful tiers to rate all of the NFL's D/ST units -- led by the Panthers' and Cardinals' defenses -- for Week 12, and identifies IDPs to pick up.

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8dBradford Doolittle

Trend Watch: DeRozan's career-best start

Bradford Doolittle provides his latest fantasy trend watch of the season, weighing in on DeMar DeRozan, Nikola Mirotic and Ty Lawson.

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3dJoe Kaiser

Kaiser: Ty Lawson no longer a fantasy asset

Joe Kaiser provides his latest installment of a series looking at overvalued and undervalued players. He writes why Ty Lawson is being used far too often.


Fantasy Weekly: Previewing Week 12

Anita Marks and Aaron Schatz break down all the injuries you need to know, discuss waiver wire pick ups and which teams have the most fantasy friendly playoff schedule.

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15dEric Karabell

AFL notes: Profar, Meadows, Frazier climbing

Eric Karabell discusses Arizona Fall League performers such as the Rangers' Jurickson Profar, who is still an intriguing prospect.

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2dTristan H. Cockcroft

Consistency Ratings heading into Week 12

The Consistency Ratings weigh both how consistent as well as how start-worthy players have been in ESPN leagues in 2015.


Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers 23, Cowboys 3 (halftime): The momentum the Cowboys hoped to have after last weeks win at Miami has gone away with three Tony Romo interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns. Its Romos first three-pick game since last years opener against San Francisco and the fourth multi-pick six game of his career.

Tony Romo picked off 3 times in first half

Romo threw 3 interceptions in the first half, including 2 returned for TDs. It's the fourth time he's been picked off three times in the first half of a game, the last being the 2014 season opener. His Cowboys trail the Panthers 23-3 at the half. Follow live


Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Two-and-a-half hours before kickoff, the tarp is still on at Lambeau Field.

Gronk scared to overeat at Thanksgiving?

It takes mental toughness not to eat too much, said Pats TE Rob Gronkowski: "Knowing you've got that huge pie in front of you and only eating a little piece. ... I know anyone in this locker room could put down like 6 pounds of food."


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

PANTHERS 23, COWBOYS 3 (HALFTIME): Odds-makers that made the undefeated Panthers an underdog are looking silly. Carolina had three interceptions, two returned for touchdowns, to make the Cowboys look silly. Middle linebacker Luke Kuechly had two picks, one returned for a touchdown. Kuechly has 10 interceptions since entering the league in 2012. That's the most by any linebacker during that span.

DeAngelo Williams takes selfie with turkey

Not much else to say. Just trust us, you're going to want to check out this totally chill picture Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams posted today of himself and a live turkey. Gobble, gobble

Stafford, Megatron lead Lions' rout

Matthew Stafford threw five TD passes, including three to Calvin Johnson, as the Lions routed the Eagles 45-14.


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Cam Newton hasn't been intercepted on any passes to Greg Olsen this season. Tony Romo's been intercepted 2X today on throws to Jason Witten

Kuechly gets pick-6, follows with INT

Luke Kuechly picked off Tony Romo and took it 32 yards to extend the Panthers' lead over the Cowboys to 20-3, then got another interception on the next play from scrimmage. It's Romo's fourth game with multiple pick-6's, while the Panthers are the second team this year with multiple pick-6's in a single half. Follow live

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Hard to tell if there are more boos from the Cowboys fans or shouts of Luuuuuke after Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly returns pick 32 yards for a touchdown. Going with boos here.

Turkey Day memories: The Butt Fumble

It's been three Thanksgivings since Mark Sanchez and the Jets were driving and the QB ran into his own teammate's behind. Today didn't go much better for Sanchez, whose Eagles got crushed by Detroit.

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Newton gets custom-made 'Dab' cleats

Panthers QB Cam Newton is wearing a custom-made pair of blue Under Armour dabbin' cleats in today's Thanksgiving Day game at Dallas. The cleats have an image of Newton dabbin' on one and doing his patented "Superman" move on the other.

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Redskins lose DB Culliver to torn ACL

Chris Culliver is done for the season after tearing his right ACL during today's practice. Culliver is the sixth Washington starter to be lost for the season. What now?


Johnny Manziel's lies reveal deeper issues

Browns coaches had done all they could to help and support Manziel all year, writes ESPN's Pat McManamon. "To know that Johnny Manziel lied to the Cleveland Browns' coaching staff about the timing of his most recent party video takes issues with the quarterback to a whole new level." Story

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Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Tailgating in the rain on Thanksgiving.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions WR Calvin Johnson lauded Matthew Stafford's throws Thursday in Detroit's blowout win, including a perfect touchdown toss at the end of the first half. It was a vintage Stafford-Johnson connection.


Jay Cutler's 5 worst games vs. Packers

The Bears QB probably isn't too thankful for tonight's game against Green Bay. After all, Cutler is 1-12 in his career against the Packers, with 23 INTs -- and a handful of "cover your eyes" moments. His worst games

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Ahead of tonight's Brett Favre jersey retirement ceremony, look back at the love/hate relationship between the legendary QB and Packers fans.


Not Ray Lewis has your turkey motivation

To those who labor in the kitchen prepping all the Thanksgiving food -- Andre Boyd sees you. And he's got some words of encouragement.