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Fantasy Football 2014′s top running backs

It is no surprise Fantasy Football running backs are the key to a championship. Knowing who to pick is more of a mystery come draft day. There’s always a chance of injury and today; the life span of an NFL running back is uncertain. Here’s a look at Fantasy Football 2014′s top running backs.

Marshawn_LynchMarshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks: This workhorse is always a always a safe bet in your fantasy lineup. He has a talented young QB Russell Wilson along with a solid offense line to run behind.…

johnny-manziel

2 major reasons to start Johnny Manziel

The Cleveland Browns have little chance of making the playoffs in 2014. Every year they improve a little, but they remain unable to rise above the other three in their division. Coach Pettine should treat this season for what it truly is; a ‘rebuilding’ year.

His team’s future rests on the arm of his rookie quarterback. Here are two major reasons to start Johnny Manziel. The day Manziel was selected by Cleveland, 5,000 additional season tickets were sold.…

colt-lyerla

Highly touted, troubled TE given chance to shine

Everyone makes mistakes. There is no mistaking that. Except for maybe Derek Jeter, but he’s different. While some never get the opportunity to redeem themselves, former Oregon TE Colt Lyerla was given one by the Green Bay Packers.

After going undrafted, the Packers were smart to sign 21-year-old Lyerla to a free agent contract. Although he has a 4.61 speed and 39 inch vertical, he scared away teams from drafting him after quitting the Ducks team mid-season in 2013, and subsequently getting arrested for cocaine possession.…

Vernon Davis

Vernon Davis deserves a new contract

San Francisco 49ers’ tight end, Vernon Davis, wants a new contract even though he just signed a four-year deal a season ago. Jimmy Graham of the New Orleans Saints also signed a four-year deal –for $40 million. About half of it is guaranteed. It’s not that much more than Davis’ 4-Year $36.75 million contract, though, by comparison only about one-third, or $11.112 million is guaranteed.

It’s figures like 11.112 that make me love talking about re-negotiating contracts about as much as I like eating raisins.…