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Week 12 fantasy advice: Team-by-team intel

NFL Nation reporters explain why Steelers tailback DeAngelo Williams and Browns quarterback Josh McCown, among others, are solid fantasy plays this weekend.

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Berry: Love/Hate and #Noodlegate

Matthew Berry faces his harshest critic -- himself -- in regard to last week's column, then moves forward with this week's loves and hates.

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1dPat McManamon

Johnny Manziel gave the Browns no choice

The latest in Johnny Manziel's dubious off-field scenes proved too much to tolerate for the Browns, who demoted the QB from starter to the third team.

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JPP 'happy to be alive' this Thanksgiving (1:01)
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1dMike Reiss and Jeff Legwold

Brady-Manning: What we'll miss about their classic matchup

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have played 16 times since 2001. But as Geoffrey Chaucer penned, 'All good things must come to an end.' With Manning out Sunday and his career in doubt because of injuries, here are a few things we'll miss about their matchup.

Jimmy Graham trade not bad for Seahawks (0:44)
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Stock up, stock down, according to NFL FPI

A look at the NFL teams that have seen their playoff chances rise and fall the most in recent weeks, according to the Football Power Index.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

What comes around goes around for the Panthers.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

PANTHERS INACTIVES: WR Kevin Norwood, RB Brandon Wegher, RB Cameron Artis-Payne, CB Charles Tillman, WR Philly Brown, DE Ryan Delaire, LS Danny Aiken.

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A year ago on Thanksgiving The Eagles crushed Dallas & appeared on their way to a 2nd straight NFC East title. Nothing has gone right since.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

These Dallas fans love their Thanksgiving Day games.

Stafford to Johnson, part III

A fifth touchdown pass for Matthew Stafford. A third touchdown catch for Calvin Johnson. The Lions are having themselves a day, leading the Eagles 38-7. Follow live

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The absolute worst part for Eagles fans? This is the team Chip wanted and built, letting talented players go to create

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

More of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton going through pregame routine. Dry in here but has been raining outside.

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. The Patriots returned the ball for a touchdown and the rest was history.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Superman is in Jerry Jones' House. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton loosening up.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers won't have trouble watching replays on this.

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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Stafford-Megatron connect again

Matthew Stafford's 4th TD pass of the day -- and second to Calvin Johnson -- increases the Lions' lead over the Eagles to 31-7. It was Johnson's 10th receiving TD in a Thanksgiving game. Follow live


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


Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions WR Calvin Johnson has touchdown catches in seven straight Thanksgiving Day games

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Brett Favre on Aaron Rodgers: "He's almost too good. Crap, why doesn't he make a mistake every once in a while? All my good records are going to be broken and all my bad ones are going to stay. Throw a pick or four or six -- I tried that once."

Josh Weinfuss ESPN Staff Writer 

Cardinals DC James Bettcher said OLB LaMarr Woodley tore his pec Sunday.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

LIONS 24, EAGLES 7 (HALF): Detroit is just decimating Philadelphia on Thanksgiving. Matthew Stafford is on pace for 400 yards and the Lions run defense is smothering another opponent. This is the third straight week where Detroit's run defense had looked like the 2014 version, which was the best run defense in the NFL.

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.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman is stretching and working with the trainer. He is doubtful with a knee injury. It will be a game time decision after he gets through this phase but I would be surprised to see him play.