Archive for November, 2008

Rodgers lighting up the Panthers

Aaron Rodgers had thrown for 245 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday’s game against Carolina. His latest score came on a 21-yard pass to Greg Jennings that up the Packers ahead 27-21. Rodgers has really become a terrific quarterback, both for the Packers and fantasy leaguers alike.

NFL GameDay Morning: What’s up with Burress?

NFL GameDay Morning, the first information-packed show on the air Sunday mornings, checked in with the latest on Week 13, including updates and discussions on injured Giants receiver Plaxico Burress.

Broncos-Jets inactives

WR Brandon Marshall is active and will start, as expected. RB Peyton Hillis is active and will start with Selvin Young listed as inactive. The Broncos’ defensive backfield will remain vulnerable.

WRs Laveranues Coles and Jerricho Cotchery are active and will start, as expected. K Jay Feely will continue to handle the kicking duties with Mike Nugent inactive.

Bills sit Edwards with groin injury

Bills QB Trent Edwards is out for the second half against the 49ers with a groin injury, replaced by backup QB J.P. Losman.

Chiefs-Raiders inactives

WR Mark Bradley is active and will start, so it appears safe to start him this week.

RB Darren McFadden is active, as expected. TE Zach Miller is also active and will start, so it appears safe to use him in fantasy leagues.

Fantasy nightmare: Edwards on the shelf

The Bills have pulled quarterback Trent Edwards, leaving fantasy owners empty handed.

Falcons-Chargers inactives

WR Roddy White is active and will start, as expected. K Jason Elam is also active and a safe start for fantasy leaguers. RB Jerious Norwood is also active.

DE Luis Castillo and CB Antonio Cromartie are active and will play against the Falcons.

Steelers-Patriots inactives

RB Willie Parker is active and will play against the Patriots, so it appears he’s safe to start in all fantasy leagues.

RBs Sammy Morris, Kevin Faulk and Benjarvus Green-Ellis will handle the backfield work with Jordan out.

Welcome back, Cadillac

Cadillac Williams is playing a significant role on offense for the Bucs against the Saints, and moments ago scored his first touchdown since Sept. 23, 2007.

Fantasy leaguers could lose Winslow

Kellen Winslow suffered what looked like a bad ankle injury in the second half of Sunday’s game against the Colts. He was taken to the locker room for X-rays and could be lost for the remainder of the contest.

Garcia … sleeper or asleep?

Buccaneers quarterback Jeff Garcia and Colts quarterback Peyton Manning are killing fantasy owners with poor performances, despite favorable matchups.

Winslow leaves game for Browns

Browns TE Kellen Winslow left Sunday’s game early in the third quarter with an apparent lower left leg injury.

Two TDs for Panthers’ Williams

DeAngelo Williams just scored his second touchdown, this one from 1-yard out, in Green Bay. One of the best values in all fantasy drafts, Williams has become a touchdown machine for the Panthers and fantasy leaguers alike.

Portis back for fantasy owners

Clinton Portis has returned to the field after suffering a jammed neck earlier in the game. He has just 15 yards on seven carries against the Giants.

Portis is down again …

Portis, who entered the week with a long list of injuries, took a hard hit and was down on the field for a few minutes with what looked like a neck injury. He got up and walked off the field on his own power, but Ladell Betts has now replaced him in the backfield.

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