Archive for September, 2009

Week 4 preview

Alas, the first bye week here, but have no fear. We’ve got at least five blue-ribbon games on tap this week, including a battle of undefeated teams.

Sprint Can’t-Miss Plays: Week 3

Watch and then vote for your chance to win one of 17 trips to Super Bowl XLIV! Voting opens every Tuesday beginning at 3 p.m. ET and closes every Saturday at 3 p.m. ET. Don’t forget to check back each week to see which Sprint Can’t-Miss Play won.

Roundup: Cardinals face bye-week dilemma

The Cardinals are reeling, the Jets defense takes on the Saints this week, and more in Tuesday’s roundup.

Chiefs trade QB Thigpen to Dolphins

The Dolphins acquired QB Tyler Thigpen from Kansas City for an undisclosed draft choice, the Chiefs announced Tuesday.

Tears for Plax

Week 2 was filled with sensational finishes and as each game passes, the words of Patriots QB Tom Brady from a few weeks about shine through. Brady said — and I’m paraphrasing here — no one is bigger than the game and this game goes on without you.

Bears not planning on signing Brooks

The Chicago Bears not planning to sign veteran free agent LB Derrick Brooks, according to a league source.

Packers among teams pondering free-agent help

Teams look to fill holes as injuries begin to mount after three weeks of football.

Childress looks back at win over 49ers

Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress joined Steve Mariucci and Mike Martz on The Head Coaches show on NFL Network Monday, discussing the Vikings last-second win over the 49ers, the final drive led by QB Brett Favre and the rivalry with the Green Bay Packers.

Cowboys deactivate Barber against Panthers

Dallas Cowboys RB Marion Barber was declared inactive for Monday’s game against the Carolina Panthers due to a left thigh injury that has limited him in practice.

Kolb stole the show in Philly

The pregame hype surrounding Michael Vick’s comeback increased television ratings for the Eagles’ Week 3 win over the Chiefs, but it was Kevin Kolb who moved the offense for more than 400 total yards.

Playing the matchups is more important than ever

I would argue that right now — in the 2009 NFL season — is the most challenging time to be a a fantasy owner.

Roundup: Favrelous victory for Vikings

Vikings QB Brett Favre and a host of rookies are making news around the Web on a Monday morning.

Bills could get boost with return of Lynch

Marshawn Lynch is eligible to return to practice with the Bills today, and it will be interesting to see how he is incorporated into the offense with Fred Jackson playing so well.

Chiefs could be ready to activate WR Long

The Chiefs could be making some personnel changes following an offensively dreadful performance Sunday in a 34-14 loss to the Eagles.

Colts waiting on exam results for Freeney

For anyone waiting for an update on the Dwight Freeney injury front, the wait will have to continue at least a little longer.

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