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2018 NFL Trade Deadline Grades, with Fantasy Breakdown

The 2018 NFL trade deadline was yesterday and usually there isn’t much movement. Once every few years there is a name player traded that has a real impact on a team and has some fantasy implications. When Amari Cooper was traded to the Cowboys last week, many expected that to be the “big move” prior to the deadline. However, the NFL once again won as the trade deadline saw five trades involving name players, four of which included serious draft capital.

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NFL Recap: All the Last Minute Action From Trade Deadline Day

As of 4 PM ET, the NFL’s trade deadline day has finally come and gone. Did your team trade for that star player you wanted, or maybe they let go of that player whose jersey you own? Whatever the case may be, we here at The Scorecrow will give you all the news and notes you need from around the league.

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Lethargic Patriots Chewed up by Lions

The New England Patriots continue to not only be outplayed by opponents but by themselves as the team was dominated by the Detroit Lions 26-10 falling to 1-2 on the season. The Patriots were given the ball first where wide

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Week 3 Preview: New England Patriots at Detroit Lions

The New England Patriots will be looking to make a statement this week against former defensive coordinator Matt Patricia and his Detriot Lions. After last Sunday’s loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, it offered a harsh of reality that this Patriots

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Detroit Lions: 2018 Season Preview

With the preseason well underway and the opening kickoff not far away, we continue to take a look at teams in the NFC, which is always competitive. But after a bizarre 2017 (see Case Keenum leading the Vikings almost to the Super Bowl), teams may return to playing more according to their mean, which might not be good news for the team in today’s column, the Detroit Lions.

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How Will Notable Franchise Tags Affect Their Team?

Le’Veon Bell might be the most notable player to not get an extension at the July deadline, but he certainly isn’t the only important player to not get a long-term deal. Here are the three most notable players outside of

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Kerryon Johnson: Is He the Answer in Detroit?

Let’s face it, whether it be Javid best, Theo Riddick or Ameer Abdullah, the Lions have not been able to find a running game since Barry Sanders left town. With Matthew Stafford behind center and an all-time great like Calvin Johnson out wide, this was masked in some sense. But now that Stafford is getting older, and Megatron is in the wind, the running game will become a more important component of the Detroit offense again. The player who the Lions are now counting on to give them a respectable running game is rookie Kerryon Johnson. The running back from Auburn who was the SEC offensive player of the year in 2017.

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