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18hKC Joyner

Joyner: Gordon among high-upside stretch plays

KC Joyner identifies fantasy players whose remaining matchups make them high-upside starters either during one particular week or over the entire final stretch, such as Chargers RB Melvin Gordon.

Tevin Coleman a must-own RB in fantasy (1:22)

Welcome to Capital One Bowl Mania 2015!

Be sure to play's free Capital One Bowl Mania game where you'll be challenged to predict the winner of all 41 bowl games while competing for cash prizes and a trip to the 2016 Championship Game.

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Fantasy Fallout: Gronk injured, Wilson shines

Tristan H. Cockcroft provides context for the top fantasy storylines from Week 12, including the impact if Rob Gronkowski misses time and Russell Wilson's impressive start to his career.

Philip Rivers only a matchup play in fantasy (1:22)
How to replace Gronk in fantasy football (0:56)

Fantasy Focus: Is Dez still a top-10 WR?

Matthew Berry and Field Yates recap Week 12, disagree on Dez Bryant's value with Tony Romo out for the season and discuss whether now is the time to sell Todd Gurley.

Start Matthew Stafford in Week 13 fantasy and beyond (1:35)
DeVante Parker leads rookie WRs to watch in fantasy (1:30)
1dFantasy Football Scout

De Bruyne leads the way, as Vardy stars

Vardy's seven-point haul this week was a modest return compared to many in an ESPN Premier Fantasy weekend awash with big scorers.

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2dJohn Cregan

Cregan: Porzingis boosting fantasy lineups

John Cregan looks at Kristaps Porzingis' fast start to the season and writes why "1+1+1" players are so unique in fantasy basketball.

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7dEric Karabell

Lacy, Rawls rise in end-of-season ranks

Eric Karabell ranks players for the remainder of the season by position and overall, with Eddie Lacy and Thomas Rawls rising.

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20dEric 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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7dTristan 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.


Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills coach Rex Ryan addressed his defensive-line need by raiding his old team's practice squad, signing Jets NT T.J. Barnes. He appeared in six games for the Jets, playing in 32 defensive snaps. They cut him Nov. 13 and stashed him on the practice squad.

ICYMI: Ravens walk off with a kick-6

The Browns had a chance to win in the final seconds on a FG, but the Ravens' special teams blocked the kick and Will Hill returned it 64 yards for a TD to lift Baltimore to a 33-27 win.


Patriots still best odds to win Super Bowl

Even after losing their first game on Sunday, the Patriots are 5-2 favorites to win the Super Bowl, according to Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. The undefeated Panthers are second favorites at 9-2. Browns, Titans off the board

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman (knee) has a helmet today. We'll see how much he does in practice.

Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Bills RB Karlos Williams (shoulder) is wearing a sling in the locker room Tuesday.

Ron Rivera defends Newton's celebrations

Said Rivera: "[Cam] never turns and faces the opponent. He's always facing the crowd, and typically facing our fans... [And when he's done] he finds a young kid in a Panthers jersey and gives him a ball."


Not Ray Lewis on stopping Cam's dabbing

"He got your wife dabbing. He got your kids dabbing. He got coach Roy Williams from the Chapel Hill Tar Heels dabbing. Stop this man from dancing!"


Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

McCarthy: It's flowing. This is a Friday for us. The tape was pretty good yesterday. Walk-though those things today. It's gone quick.

Jones insists Tony Romo has '4-5 years' left

A fiesty Jerry Jones was insistent the oft-injured Cowboys QB has plenty of years left, telling 105.3 The Fan's K&C Masterpiece: "This is not a damn debate, guys. This is not a debate we're having here. ... [Y]ou're asking me what I think and I think we've got [an] outstanding quarterback ahead of us for the next four or five years. That's not a downer. Will we be looking to develop and get talent behind Romo? Absolutely."

Will Hill: 'I was praying for a block'

After returning a blocked FG for the winning TD in the final seconds, the Ravens SS said, "I was praying for a block and a miracle happened."


Dan Graziano @DanGrazianoESPN

Season making me loopy. I had this insane dream where Will Hill returned a blocked FG for a game-winning TD with no time left.

Union, NFL probing Big Ben's concussion

The NFL and the NFLPA are investigating the circumstances surrounding Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's concussion, sources told ESPN's Dan Graziano. While Roethlisberger taking himself out of Sunday's game is positive for concussion awareness, the independent spotter system put in place is supposed to keep players from having to do that. Story

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Sport Science: Ravens kick-6

On Monday night, the Ravens' special teams unit scored two touchdowns, including a blocked field goal as time expired.


Belichick really not happy with question

A reporter dared to ask Bill Belichick his emotions after seeing Rob Gronkowski down on the field. Note: Do not ask Bill Belichick about his emotions.


Browns blocked FG returned for walk-off TD

Brent Urban blocks the Browns game-winning FG attempt and Will Hill returns it 64 yards for a TD as the Ravens prevail for a 33-27 victory.


Broncos O-line, Seahawks defense step up

Louis Riddick joins Scott Van Pelt and breaks down the play of the Broncos' offensive line and the state of the Seahawks' defense.


Are the Redskins a playoff team?

The trending Redskins take on the Cowboys on Monday Night Football. Said Ray Lewis on the divisional game: "I think this is an opportunity for the Redskins to take that next step."


Ravens grind out another win

Said Jon Gruden after the Ravens' 33-27 win over the Browns: "They could've easily won every one of these game they've played. ... They don't seem to be bothered by adversity at all."


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"All I was seeing was touchdown." Will Hill on his walk-off TD that sealed the Ravens victory over the Browns on #MNF.


I truly apologize to Browns fans everywhere. You guys deserve better.. I'm solely speaking on behalf of my actions. Tough loss. Stay strong.