Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck was sensational in fantasy leagues this year — the top scorer in standard formats and the most consistent passer. Just don't point that out to fantasy players who used him in the title game last week and watched him put up zero points.
Then the Ravens' starting offensive line and tight end Owen Daniels arrived for practice Wednesday, there were 55-inch flat screen televisions waiting for them at their lockers. They didn't come from Santa Claus, though.
Bears running back Matt Forte has been high on most lists of notable Pro Bowl snubs this week, overlooked as DeMarco Murray, Marshawn Lynch, Jamaal Charles, Arian Foster, Le'Veon Bell and LeSean McCoy were chosen over him for that honor. But Forte made it clear Wednesday that people feeling disappointment for him should shrug it off.
Joique Bell, the Detroit Lions' leading rusher, showed up unexpectedly on the injury report Wednesday with an Achilles tendon injury, but offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi said it's not cause for concern heading into Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers.