The 10 best position groups in the NFL

As OTAs are winding down for NFL teams we’re starting to get a better picture of what each roster will look like this fall. With that in mind, here our ranking of the 10 best position groups in the league. Some of them have been helped out by free agency and the draft, while others have been dominant for several years.

Top 10 football games played at Candlestick Park

Barring a home playoff game, one of the NFL’s more venerable venues closed its doors Monday night with the final regular season game at Candlestick Park.

A much maligned venue (especially for the baseball Giants) over its history, Candlestick has staged some of pro football’s most memorable games over it’s 43-year history.

Fantasy Football Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em: Analysis and Advice for Week 1

Hooray, it’s finally time for some 2013 fantasy football start ’em, sit ’em analysis!

After an exciting bout between the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night (where they combined for 76 points), that game certainly woke everyone up that the NFL is back. Ahead, we break down each position with one player to start and sit entering this weekend’s matchups.

Fantasy Football 2013: Ranking the top 50 running backs

The NFL has become a passing game. While that is a true statement, top running backs will rule the first few rounds of fantasy drafts as much as ever.

In Today’s Era of Football, 49ers-Saints Was The Perfect Game

In an absolute instant classic thriller, the 49ers defeated the favored Saints 36-32, dealing the deciding blow on a 14-yard, 3rd down touchdown pass from Alex Smith to Vernon Davis with 0:09 left on the clock. It was the perfect way for the perfect football game to end.

NFL Playoffs: Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints NFC Wild Card Game Preview and Prediction

The NFC playoffs begin in New Orleans as the Saints will host the Lions tonight. It should be a shootout this time around, as both quarterbacks threw for over 5,000 yards this season.

Fantasy Football Thanksgiving Week Stock Watch

Enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday and this week’s Stock Report, which outlines a number of guys – Freeman, Grant, Lloyd – whose stocks are up, and a number of guys – Big Ben, Gore, Ballard – whose stocks are down.

Fantasy Football Week 8 Start Em, Sit Em Lineup Advice, Projections, and Roster Q&A

Jerod is back, filling in for Jon as the author of this week’s Start Em, Sit Em lineup advice post. Those of you wondering what to do with Tim Tebow, Chris Johnson, and Brandon Lloyd will want to pay extra special attention.

Fantasy Football Week 7 Start em Sit em Advice: Consensus Top 10 Start/Sit Picks

During weeks such as this one, when so many teams rich in fantasy talent are on bye, start/sit advice is its most valuable, and as always we have you covered here at MSF. Here are the consensus top 10 start/sit picks as compiled by, plus links to the rest of our Week 7 analysis.

Fantasy Football Week 6 Start Em Sit Em Picks and Player Projections for Hillis, Hernandez, Dez, Stevie J, and more

Is 2011 going to be the highest scoring fantasy season of all time? All signs indicate that it could be. That means that making the right start em, sit em decisions has never been more crucial. So let Jon and Jerod help you set your Week 6 lineups in this week’s Start/Sit column.

Fantasy Football Week 5 Start Em, Sit Em: Start/Sit Picks, Player Projections, and Week 5 Lineup Advice

Will the Saints’ obsessive blitzing prove to be Cam Newton’s kryptonite? Is Joseph Addai really a better start option than Rashard Mendenhall? And should you really consider sitting Tom Brady this week? All of these fantasy football questions and more are answered in Jon Washburn’s Week 5 Start/Sit column.

Fantasy Football Week 4 Rankings: Player Rankings for Rest of Season and Week Four at QB, RB, WR, and TE

Some of you may look at Jon’s player rankings in disbelief. That’s fine. You can continue ignoring the truth. But the rest of you will use these fantasy football Week 4 rankings as a guide to finally win some games in your league.

Fantasy Football Week 11 Start / Sit Picks and Projections

Jerod provides his start em, sit em projections for Week 11 of the fantasy football season. Among the names analyzed: Mark Sanchez, Matt Ryan, Felix Jones, and many more.

Fantasy Football Week 11 Sleepers

Jerod highlights the best waiver wire sleeper picks for Week 11 and beyond, including Matt Cassel, Shaun Hill, Vince Young, Troy Smith, Colt McCoy, Darren Sproles, and many others.

LaDainian Tomlinson to Play, Sproles to See Reduced Role

LaDainian Tomlinson will play tonight for the San Diego Chargers against the Pittsburgh Steelers. As a byproduct, Darren Sproles will likely see a reduced role.