Archive for December, 2009

Holmgren hasn’t made decision on Mangini

New Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren hasn’t made a decision yet on the status of incumbent coach Eric Mangini, but he said the two will meet next week.

Coughlin frustrated, humbled over Giants’ performance

Osi Umenyiora is frustrated, Tom Coughlin is apologetic and the Giants are out of the playoffs. Not the best of times for the Giants or their fans right now.

NFL postseason will affect fantasy’s Week 17

The NFL postseason picture will alter fantasy leagues that still play in Week 17.

No change at the top: Colts still No. 1

Here’s how I see it in my Week 16 rankings…

Broncos will place Hochstein, McKinley on IR

The Broncos announced Monday that starting LG Russ Hochstein and WR Kenny McKinley will be placed on injured reserve.

Report: Dolphins’ Crowder likely lost for season

The potential loss of MLB Channing Crowder would be a serious setback for the Miami Dolphins and their chances of getting into the AFC playoffs.

Tests confirm bruised ribs for Saints’ Thomas

Saints RB Pierre Thomas sustained bruised ribs in Sunday’s 20-17 loss to the Bucs, but appears to have avoided a more serious situation.

Week 17 clinching scenarios

Find out what each contender will need to do in Week 17 to secure their spots in the playoffs.

When Brady practices, Patriots are perfect

It appears as though someone has awakened the sleeping giant. It’s also become clear that if you are a Patriots hater, then it is probably best to remain silent and not rekindle the championship fire that most had thought was extinguished.

NFC playoff update: Packers, Cowboys clinch

The Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys clinched playoff berths with wins in Week 16, setting the field of six teams for the NFC playoffs.

Making sense of the AFC wild-card picture

It’s time to make sense of the AFC wild-card picture. As the seedings currently stand, the Denver Broncos are the No. 5 seed and New York Jets the No. 6 seed. But that will change in Week 17 due to an updated tie-breaking scenario put into effect.

Bengals-Jets matchup in Week 17 moved to late slot

The NFL announced Sunday the game between the Cincinnati Bengals and New York Jets has been moved from a 1 p.m. ET kickoff to 8:30 p.m. ET and will be aired nationally on NBC’s Sunday Night Football.

Colts’ Manning, Bills’ Owens reach career milestones

A number of team and league records were broken in Week 17, while some players joined elite statistical company on all-time lists.

Week 16 injury report: Panthers’ Smith breaks arm

Panthers WR Steve Smith, Dolphins RB Ricky Williams and Bengals LB Rey Maualuga were among the notable players who suffered injuries in Week 16.

Colts QB Manning still on the sidelines

Fantasy owners who started their Colts this week were likely losers in fantasy championships.

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