Out of the top 60 forwards based on total projected fantasy points between now and 12/22, 13 have a projected rank that is substantially worse than their actual fantasy rank. A couple forwards who are projected to come up below their actual fantasy rank in the short term are Andrew Wiggins (#28) and Wendell Carter Jr. (#38). But of all the forwards with a lower short term ranking, Bojan Bogdanovic is the lowest ranking one at #50, down from #18 (actual rank). There are 13 forwards whose projected rank over the next 10 days is much better than their season-to-date rank. At #5, Paul George is the highest ranking must start. There are a number of forwards projected to be major short term fantasy contributors who are widely available on waiver wires. Dillon Brooks, at #42, is the highest ranking forward of this waiver wire group. Visit Sportsline to get the latest lines, updated projections, best values, and picks from some of the top Vegas handicappers. We also have the best … [Read more...] about The Short Term Outlook is Not Great for Bojan Bogdanovic, Andrew Wiggins and Wendell Carter Jr.
The Indian Premier League 2020 Auction will see a total of 332 players go under the hammer as the eight franchises battle it out to set up a balanced squad. From the 971 players that had initially registered for the auction, the management has trimmed the list down to 332. The auction takes place on December 19 in Kolkata and it was revealed that the process will begin at 2:30 PM. The initial time for the auction to begin was at 10:00 AM but to attract more viewers, the broadcasters and the board decided to shift it to a prime-time slot. The news was confirmed by digital broadcaster Star Sports, replying to a user. Earlier on Thursday, The Sportstar had reported that the list comprises 19 Indian capped players and 24 new entrants, including West Indies fast bowler Kesrick Williams, Bangladesh wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim and Australia legspinner Adam Zampa. Of the Indian contingent, Robin Uthappa has set himself a base price of Rs 1.5 crore, followed by Jaydev Unadkat … [Read more...] about Revealed: When is IPL 2020 Auction And What Time Does it Start
SportsLine's advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Ravens vs. Jets game 10,000 times. by CBS Sports Staff Dec 12, 2019 at 8:59 am ET • 3 min read The Baltimore Ravens have won the AFC North Division three times this decade. Lamar Jackson and company can do it again when they host the New York Jets on Thursday Night Football. Kickoff is at 8:20 p.m. ET from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The Ravens hold a three-game lead over the second-place Pittsburgh Steelers, so Baltimore's magic number is just one for the North title. The Ravens also control their destiny to become the AFC's top seed in the NFL playoff picture, and it would take a major collapse for that not to happen. The Jets, meanwhile, will finish with a non-winning record for a fourth straight season and eighth in the past nine. Baltimore has covered eight of the past 10 in the series and is a 16.5-point favorite in the latest Jets vs. Ravens odds, up two from the opener, while the … [Read more...] about Jets vs. Ravens odds, line: Thursday Night Football picks, predictions from proven model on 95-64 roll
Ranking every starting quarterback 1-32 before Week 15 of the 2019 NFL season -- power rankings style by Sean Wagner-McGough @seanjwagner Dec 12, 2019 at 9:04 am ET • 16 min read The Bears might have a problem on their hands. Their quarterback, Mitchell Trubisky, is showing signs of life after a mostly comatose opening 10 games to his third season, bringing the Bears to the edge of the playoff picture, and turning what was once a relatively easy decision to move on from him after the season into a more nuanced and complicated one. In starts 1-10 this season, Trubisky completed 62.2 percent of his passes, averaged 5.8 yards per attempt, threw 10 touchdowns and six interceptions, and posted an 80.5 passer rating. The Bears went 5-5 in that span, a testament to their defense. In his past two starts, Trubisky completed 75.4 percent of his passes, averaged 8.4 yards per attempt, threw six touchdowns and two interceptions, and posted a 116.9 passer … [Read more...] about NFL Week 15 QB Rankings: What Mitchell Trubisky’s recent run of success means for the Bears moving forward
Denver is going back to the defensive well with its next head coach by Will Brinson @WillBrinson Jan 9, 2019 at 12:07 pm ET • 3 min read The Denver Broncos are going right back to the defensive well and have selected Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio as their next head coach, according to multiple reports. ESPN first reported the news, adding it is a four-year deal with a fifth-year option for Fangio.Fangio was the Bears defensive coordinator from 2014 through 2018, serving in the role for both John Fox and Matt Nagy, when the latter was hired this offseason. Prior to that, Fangio worked as the defensive coordinator with the San Francisco 49ers, brought by Jim Harbaugh from Stanford to San Francisco when the coach made the leap to the NFL.The Broncos had narrowed down their search to Fangio and Mike Munchak, the Steelers offensive line coach. This is a good hire: in six of Fangio's eight seasons as a coordinator since returning … [Read more...] about Broncos reportedly steal defensive coordinator Vic Fangio away from Bears to be next head coach