Archive for November, 2008

Ravens-Bengals inactives

RB Le’Ron McClain, WR Derrick Mason and TE Todd Heap are all active, as expected. McClain is a decent flex starter based on the favorable matchup.

QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will continue to start with Carson Palmer still out of action. WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh is active and will start, as expected.

Saints-Buccaneers inactives

RB Reggie Bush is active, as expected. He could lose some carries to RB Pierre Thomas, but Bush is otherwise safe to start in fantasy leagues.

TE Alex Smith is active and will share the tight end duties with TE Jerramy Stevens. The weather is expected to be bad in Tampa Bay, so big plays could be few and far between.

RBs Jackson, Bush active for fantasy owners

NFL Network’s Adam Schefter has confirmed that Steven Jackson and Reggie Bush are both active for Week 13, so both running backs should be safe to start in fantasy leagues.

Could Cassel earn more than Brady, and where?

As possible as it is that New England will slap its franchise tag on quarterback Matt Cassel, the move would not come without ramifications.

Cowboys seek to avoid December swoon

Dallas has stormed back with three consecutive wins to go to 8-4, but it now has reached the critical point of its schedule –- and the spot that has haunted the Cowboys in recent years.

Broncos in must-win situation down stretch

Denver’s lead in the AFC West is as fragile as the Broncos defense.

And as much as San Diego has struggled this season, it still is simple to concoct a scenario for the Chargers to walk away with the AFC West title.

Fantasy Final Countdown chat LIVE, Sunday, noon will be holding a LIVE fantasy football chat on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 12 p.m. EST/9 a.m. PST. Fantasy editor Michael Fabiano will take all of your most pressing fantasy questions and conundrums, from starts and sit to sleepers and more.

Jacobs should play for Giants

A Giants official said this morning that running back Brandon Jacobs, who listed as questionable with a knee injury, should play.

Saints unsure how much Bush will play

After missing the past four weeks with a knee injury, Saints running back Reggie Bush will play today, but even New Orleans is unsure how much.

Time zone travel doesn’t favor 49ers

San Francisco will try to do something today other West Coast teams have not –- win on the East Coast.

Sanders doesn’t make trip with Colts

Indianapolis has won without safety Bob Sanders before and it will have to win without him again.

Burress’ wound the least of his worries

When a New York attorney heard Saturday afternoon about Plaxico Burress‘ gunshot incident on Friday night, he shook his head and said the Giants wide receiver faced serious trouble if it happened in New York City.

Browns’ Chudzinski, Lewis meet and clear the air

Following the Browns loss the the Texans Sunday, RB Jamal Lewis questioned the play calling of his offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski. This week the two had a chance to chat and clear the air.

Lions’ five QBs create anomaly

When Drew Henson entered Detroit’s game against the Titans in relief of starter Daunte Culpepper, he became the fifth different quarterback to try and track down that elusive ‘W’ for the winless Lions.

Burress’ conduct getting costly

Amongst the many incentives in his contract, one calls for Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress to receive a $100,000 bonus for each game he is active.

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