September 2017


Each week, fantasy owners just pray that their kicker just doesn't put up a goose egg or come away with only a couple points. As irrelevant as kickers might seem compared to other positions, a kicker's performance can sway the outcome of a weekly matchup

Matthew Stafford's pass to Golden Tate was ruled to be just short of the goal line in the final seconds, overturning the call on the field and allowing the Atlanta Falcons to hold on for a 30-26 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. By rule, 10 seconds had to run off the clock, and that ended the game because the Lions didn't have any timeouts.

There was plenty of drama around the NFL on Sunday, and some of it even took place on the field as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers starred for the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers respectively. Brady connected with Brandin Cooks on a 25-yard touchdown pass with 23 seconds remaining to lift the Patriots.

There was plenty of drama around the NFL on Sunday, and some of it even took place on the field as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers starred for the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers respectively. Brady connected with Brandin Cooks on a 25-yard touchdown pass with 23 seconds remaining to lift the Patriots.

Sept 25 (Gracenote) - Results from the NFL games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) WASHINGTON 27 Oakland 10 GREEN BAY 27 Cincinnati 24 (OT) Kansas City 24 LA CHARGERS 10 TENNESSEE 33 Seattle 27 INDIANAPOLIS 31 Cleveland

The Jake Elliott story is just too good. When kicker Caleb Sturgis went on injured reserve, the Philadelphia Eagles signed Elliott off the Cincinnati Bengals’ practice squad. Elliott was a rookie and had never kicked in an NFL game.

The Associated Press observed more than 200 players around the NFL kneeling or sitting during the national anthem on Sunday.The highest total was in Washington before the nationally televised night game, where nearly the entire Oakland Raiders team protested

In a couple of months, Clayton Kershaw might need to make some room at home for a fourth NL Cy Young Award. Kershaw became the first 18-game winner in the majors, pitching eight stingy innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Sunday. Yasmani Grandal homered and drove in all three runs for the NL West champions.

Along the sidelines of National Football League games across the country and in London, coaches, support staff and even some owners joined team members in a silent response to Trump's weekend denunciation of players who kneel during the anthem as unpatriotic. In a gesture initiated last season by then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, several NFL players have routinely "taken one knee" during the playing of the anthem.

SOMERSET, N.J.,/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NFL teams staged a show of solidarity with protesting players before Sunday's games by kneeling, linking arms or staying off the field during the U.S. national anthem, defying President Donald Trump's call for owners to fire those who refuse to stand. Along the sidelines of National Football League games across the country and in London, coaches, support staff and even some owners joined team members in a silent response to Trump's weekend denunciation of players who kneel during the anthem as unpatriotic. In a gesture initiated last season by then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, several NFL players have routinely "taken one knee" during the playing of the anthem.

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