Ben Roethlisberger defends Matt Schaub, calls fan reaction to injury “sickening”

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger defended Houston Texans signal-caller Matt Schaub on Tuesday. While on 93.7 The Fan during his weekly radio show, Big Ben called the fan reaction to Schaub’s struggles “sickening.”

2013 fantasy football rankings: quarterbacks

Fantasy freaking Football. That’s what Midwest Sports Fans founder Jerod Morris says each year as the calendar turns to July. Just two months before the NFL kicks off, this is definitely fantasy football season.

Houston Texans Ultimate Franchise Player: Counting Down the Top 10 Texans of All-Time

Who are the best players in the 11-year history of the Houston Texans? Let’s just say that the University of Wisconsin is well represented on the list.

Monday Night Football Drinking Game Week 5: Houston Texans at New York Jets

I’m unreasonably excited for this week’s drinking game. Houston is undefeated and looks like a legitimate Super Bowl contender. And the Jets are stuck in such a state of suckiness that this drinking game could become an out-and-out catastrophe inside of 10 minutes.

A List of the NFL Single-Season Passing and Receiving Records Broken This Year

If you paid any attention to professional football in December you know that 2011 was a historic year for quarterback productivity. Here is a list of the many passing and receiving records that were broken or tied during the 2011 NFL season.

Fantasy Football Week 11 Injury Updates

Hey fantasy fanatics! Who’s ready for week 11? How are your teams shapin’ up? Let’s take a look at the important injuries for Week 11 and who we all need to keep an eye on heading into Sunday.

Fantasy Football Week 9 Stock Report: Blount, Flacco, more

All the talk this year has mainly been of the struggles of Chris Johnson and Philip Rivers. As painful as it is to watch, dwelling on the problems will set you back. To move forward, use Jay McClain’s stock report to find out which players’ fortunes are looking up in Week 9, and vice versa.

How many NFL teams would trade their current QB for Cam Newton right now?

This is a question Jerod has been thinking about a lot over the past several weeks, as he, like everyone else, continues to be more and more impressed (and surprised) by how well Cam Newton is transitioning to the NFL in his first season. Jerod offers his thoughts on the matter and invites you to share yours.

Fantasy Football Week 6 Stock Report: Daniel Thomas, Darrius-Heyward Bay UP; Matt Schaub, Reggie Wayne DOWN

If you are itching to see how Tim Tebow is going to follow up his breakthrough game in Week 5, then you are going to have to wait until next week, but if you want to learn about the fantasy football prospects of Daniel Thomas, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Matt Schaub, Reggie Wayne, and others, check out the Week 6 stock report.

Fantasy Football Week 6 Injury Report: Updates on BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Rashard Mendenhall, Daniel Thomas, and more

We have lots of injury updates heading into week 6 of the NFL season, including the latest on running backs Rashard Mendenhall, BenJarvus Green-Ellis, and Daniel Thomas, so let’s get to it.

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 4 Start Em, Sit Em Picks, Player Projections, and Lineup Advice

With three weeks now in the books, division pecking orders are starting to shape up in fantasy leagues across the country. It’s the time now when leagues are won and lost. NOW is when we have to start making the tough calls. Luckily for you, Jon is back with his Week 4 Start Em, Sit Em projections to help you set your Week 4 lineups.

Fantasy Football Week 1 Start Em, Sit Em Lineup Advice, Player Projections, and Roster Q&A

Who should you start and who should you sit in Week 1 of the NFL and fantasy football seasons? MSF has you covered with Week 1 start em, sit em lineup advice, player projections, and roster Q&A.

All 32 Week One NFL Starting QBs…as Michael Jackson Songs

Enjoy this homage to Jerod’s favorite musician of all time as we kick off our coverage of the 2011 NFL season. Here are all 32 Week One starting QBs in the NFL…as Michael Jackson songs.

Fantasy Football Tips Sheet: Overrated and Underrated Players

In Jerod’s first Fantasy Football Tips Sheet he reiterates his QB strategy for 2011, highlights five players who are being generally overrated and five players being generally underrated, and provides a quick note about auction drafts.