Shane Vereen

Tom Brady. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Durkin: Know Your Opponent – New England Patriots

The Patriots aren’t as dominant as they’ve been in the past, but they’re still a very dangerous team.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2014

Bears safety Brock Vereen. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Joniak’s Journal: Sunday Will Be A Family Affair For The Vereens

Bears safety Brock Vereen will face older brother Shane, a Patriots running back, this Sunday.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Harris: RB2, The Most Coveted Position In Fantasy Football

Where did all the running backs go who consistently scored 10 points?

CBS Chicago–10/21/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots celebrates after a reception against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Tom Brady, Chris Johnson And Rob Gronkowski

While the Jets have fallen badly, the Patriots have picked it up with two stellar offensive showings in the last two weeks. Tom Brady has found his rhythm, while tight end Rob Gronkowski is growing more dangerous each week. Here’s a look at the key players on each side and which players belong in your fantasy line-up.

10/16/2014

Buffalo's C.J. Spiller, left, and Fred Jackson. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Harris: Breaking Down Dual Backfields In Fantasy Football

Jackson or Spiller? Asiata or McKinnon? Bell or Bush? Adam Harris has answers.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2014

Falcons receiver Julio Jones. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Harris: Making The Most Of Picking Late In The 1st Round

Target the top receivers and possibly one of the top three quarterbacks if you’re picking late.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

Vereen Brock. (University of Minnesota)

Durkin: Rookie Spotlight – Brock Vereen

Vereen is a sure tackler who’s good at reading keys, but his ball skills and footwork need work.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 19: Tony Carter #32 of the Denver Broncos breaks up a pass intended for Matthew Slater #18 of the New England Patriots in the first quarter during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Patriots Team Grades: Super Bowl Hopes End With AFC Championship Loss To Broncos

The 2013 New England Patriots overachieved this season, but they couldn’t overcome a powerful Denver Broncos squad in the AFC Championship Game.

01/21/2014

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 29: Logan Mankins #70 of the New England Patriots leaves the field with an injury during a game with the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Healthier Patriots Look Forward To Meeting Colts In AFC Playoffs

The New England Patriots still have some injury concerns, but a first-round playoff bye is allowing the team to do some healing.

01/06/2014

Percy Harvin. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Harris: Stashable Sleepers For Your Fantasy Team

You should always be preparing for the future for your fantasy team.

670 The Score–10/16/2013

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is congratulated by teammates Nick McDonald #65 after Brady scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the New York Jets on November 22, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The New England Patriots defeated the New York Jets 49-19.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Brady, High-Scoring Patriots Embarrass Jets 49-19

It took only 52 seconds for the New England Patriots to turn this into a laugher. That’s how long it took to score three touchdowns in the second quarter and thoroughly embarrass the bumbling New York Jets 49-19 on Thursday night.

11/23/2012