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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2014

NFL Combine: Maryland CB Dexter McDougle will not take part in drills

Maryland cornerback Dexter McDougle has elected not to take part in any of the drills at the NFL Scouting Combine because he needs more time to get back into top shape after missing all but three games of his senior season with a shoulder injury that required surgery.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dexter McDougle, Maryland football, NFL scouting combine

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 11/28/2013

Fantasy watch: Thankful for Jamaal Charles

Fantasy owners who drafted Jamaal Charles have plenty to be thankful for this season.

By Gene Wang  |  09:45 AM ET, 11/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fantasy football, Kansas City Chiefs, Running backs, Week 13

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/21/2013

Fantasy watch: Goodbye to sure-thing RBs

Sure-thing running backs are becoming obsolete in fantasy football.

By Gene Wang  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fantasy football, Running backs, Week 12

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Fantasy watch: Trent Richardson’s last stand

Trent Richardson owners are at wit’s end, but No. 3 overall pick has favorable matchup tonight.

By Gene Wang  |  10:21 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fantasy football, Indianapolis Colts, Week 11

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Fantasy watch: The Nick Foles conundrum

Nick Foles presents a fantasy football conundrum to owner in all formats.

By Gene Wang  |  12:33 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denver Broncos, fantasy football, Philadelphia Eagles, Week 10

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Fantasy watch: Helu Jr. worth adding

Roy Helu Jr. worth adding to fantasy rosters.

By Gene Wang  |  08:32 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fantasy football, Roy Helu Jr.

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 10/17/2013

Fantasy watch: Packers’ Jarrett Boykin worth a flyer

Green Bay Packers wide receiver has potential to be a sleeper fantasy play this week.

By Gene Wang  |  11:03 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fantasy football, Green Bay Packers

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 10/10/2013

Fantasy watch: Stop-gap pickup for Julio Jones owners

Julio Jones owners ought to consider adding Santana Moss in a favorable fantasy matchup.

By Gene Wang  |  10:01 AM ET, 10/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlanta Falcons, fantasy football, Oakland Raiders, Redskins vs. Cowboys, Santana Moss

Posted at 12:37 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Fantasy football watch: C.J. Spiller is risky start this week

Fantasy watch: Spiller risky, "60 Minutes" worth starting

By Gene Wang  |  12:37 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fantasy football

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Fantasy watch: Kaepernick risky, Le'Veon Bell worth starting

Gene Wang offers fantasy football thoughts on Colin Kaepernick, Kenbrell Thompkins, Le'Veon Bell and Terrelle Pryor

By Gene Wang  |  05:26 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fantasy football, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Fantasy watch: Roll with Michael Vick, get sneaky with Nate Burleson

Gene Wang provides insight on Roddy White, James Starks and Redskins vs. Lions.

By Gene Wang  |  11:32 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions, fantasy football, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, Redskins vs. Lions

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Donovan McNabb in the Hall of Fame?

As the Eagles retire the quarterback’s jersey tonight, the question remains about whether he will be Canton-bound one day.

By Greg Schimmel  |  07:01 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Donovan McNabb, football, Hall of Fame, Opening kick, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Redskins

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Fantasy watch: Patriots WR shuffle, Geno Smith climbing

Patriots WRs Julian Edelman, Kenbrell Thompkins get a bump with Danny Amendola’s injury. Geno Smith worth adding in two-QB leagues.

By Gene Wang  |  01:18 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fantasy football, New England Patriots, New York Jets

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 09/05/2013

Fantasy watch: How will Ravens’ Torrey Smith, Broncos’ Wes Welker perform?

What fantasy football players need to watch for during tonight's game between the Baltimore Ravens and Denver Broncos.

By Gene Wang  |  01:26 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, fantasy football

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 01/11/2013

Joe Jacoby misses finalists cut for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2013 class

LB Dave Robinson is a senior nominee

By Mike Jones  |  10:47 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Jacoby, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Redskins

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 11/14/2012

What statistics can, and cant, tell us about football

The numbers don't lie, but their use is somewhat limited in the ultimate team sport

By Brian Burke  |  11:37 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football statistics, Insider Squared, NFL football