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Week 16 Waiver Wire Adds

It seems like just yesterday that we were mock drafting three to five times a day leading up to the most glorious day of the year, fantasy football draft day, and now we are preparing for the final matchup to determine the champion. Oh, how time flies when you are having fun!

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Frank Gore’s Hall of Fame Resume

Miami Dolphins running back Frank Gore went down with a sprained foot playing against the Minnesota Vikings, and with the Dolphins on the outskirts of the playoffs (7-7) with only one wild card spot left and three different teams being 8-6 (Tennessee Titans, Indianapolis Colts and the Baltimore Ravens) It looks like a long shot for the Dolphins to weasel into the playoffs.

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Seales Looking to Catch Eyes With Big Impact in Worcester

When wide receiver Bones Bagaunte jumped ship for Columbus, the Massachusetts Pirates had a big hole to fill. The Cincinnati alum’s energy on the field along, coupled with his, 6-foot-3 frame in the red zone, combined with his locker room

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Eric Berry Is the Biggest Factor in the Kansas City Defense

Eric Berry is beloved in Kansas City. Since being drafted he’s overcome an ACL tear and beat Hodgkins Lymphoma. He’s scared of horses and he’s the heart and soul of the defense. That’s why when he went down with a torn Achilles in the season opener against the Patriots in 2017 Chiefs fans were waiting for him to come back.

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Los Angeles Rams Fall in Tough Fashion for the Second Week in a Row

The Los Angeles Rams have lost two games in a row for the first time in the Sean McVay era. They lost 30-23 to the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles in Los Angeles which drops them to 11-3 this season.

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Week 15 Start ‘Em Sit ‘Em

Congratulations if you have made it to your semi-finals and are still fighting for that coveted fantasy football championship. There is only one more week before our championship rounds, unless you play in Week 17, so now is the time to focus even harder and analyze our lineup options with a fine-toothed comb because one wrong move and it spell disaster for everything that we have worked so hard to accomplish this year. The most important rule is not to get cute with your lineups. Last week, Joe Mixon had a tough matchup and Sony Michel had a delicious one, but if you started Michel over Mixon you fell flat. Mixon is a stud and you start your studs. The following start and sit recommendations are based on this week’s matchups.

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The Cure Bowl Preview

Welcome College Football fans we are in the midst of bowl season. With the Cure Bowl being established in 2015 it brings the American Conference and Sun Belt Conference together for not only competition on the field but also bringing awareness to Breast Cancer in the process as well. This year’s game brings us two high scoring teams as both teams average over 25 points per contest as Tulane Vs. Louisiana-Lafayette should make for a great contest.

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New Orleans Bowl Preview

Appalachian State enters its R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl matchup against Middle Tennessee without a permanent head coach. Having just recently lost Scott Satterfield to Louisville, Mark Ivey will step in and coach the Mountaineers for now. Middle Tennessee is playing in a school-record fourth straight bowl game and fifth in the last six years. They will be looking to bounce back, after blowing the Conference USA Title in a 27-25 nail-biter against UAB in early December.

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How the Quarterback Position has Changed: 1990-2001

Boy, have things changed since the first version of this article went out, the NFL went from almost exclusively running the football, to finally swinging the ratio of plays towards the pass. In the 4th time frame of this series, however, things started to get crazy for the pass. Teams started to center their offense around the pass, like the run-and-shoot offense that some teams ran.

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Las Vegas Bowl Preview

The #21 ranked Fresno State Bulldogs have the opportunity for their first-ever 12-win season when they face Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl on December 15. For Arizona State. I’m sure they would love nothing more than to finish off Herm Edwards first season, with the Bowl win over a ranked opponent. Arizona State and Fresno State have met just three times, with the Sun Devils winning all three meetings. Quite surprisingly though all three games were through the years of 1931-41.

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