Up next for the 49ers are the Carolina Panthers. Although the Panthers came to Candlestick earlier this season and beat San Francisco, the 49ers are the better team and have a very good shot at winning their second straight road playoff game.
The Carolina Panthers had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it’s not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.
For many football fans, Week 16 of the season is even bigger than the Super Bowl because it is their personal Super Bowl. It is the week with money on the line. Week 16 is the week fantasy football champions are crowned.
The fading Jets are now 6-8 after their 30-20 loss to the Panthers. Their playoff hopes are on life support.
Every fantasy owner wants to know the sleepers. With that in mind, who will emerge as the bigger fantasy sleeper: DeAngelo Williams or Bilal Powell?
The Eli Manning-Cam Newton matchup is intriguing, especially with both defenses only having three days to prepare.
Do the Giants have more talent than the Bucs and the Carolina Panthers, their next two opponents? Absolutely. And could Big Blue lose to these teams if they play sloppy, uninspired football? Absolutely.
If you have proven your gridiron genius by earning one of your league’s coveted playoff spots, then congratulations to you. Week 14 marks the beginning of something mega-significant: The 2010 Fantasy Football Playoffs.
Disgruntled fantasy players across the sports nation are suffering, and WFANtasy has investigated this severely overlooked epidemic.