Archive for September, 2010

Rams have put it all on Bradford’s shoulders

There’s no question Sam Bradford is the leader of the Rams, and his demeanor has made it easier for the coaching staff to put everything on his shoulders.

Vikings looking to ruin Peterson for 2011

Enjoy Vikings RB Adrian Peterson while you can. This is probably his final year of fantasy relevance.

Will Raye firing make difference for 49ers?

The 49ers have fired OC Jimmy Raye. So what’s next?

Move by 49ers raises questions

The stunning news Monday was the firing of 49ers OC Jimmy Raye, which took place about 16 hours after he was given a vote of confidence by head coach Mike Singletary, a move that raises several questions.

Injuries compound problems with Rice, Jones-Drew

A lot of fantasy enthusiasts who picked at the top of the draft this year are facing a rather troubling dilemma with guys like Maurice Jones-Drew and Ray Rice who have failed to produce top-pick points. And now what do you do with them? You have spent too high of a draft pick to bench them and there is little to no trade value with them now.

For those who miss Fred Taylor’s groin

Ask any fantasy enthusiast about RB Fred Taylor and at some point, the topic of conversation will turn to the running back’s groin. As weird as that seems, nearly everybody has a story about Taylor’s groin, dating back to 2001.

Kirwan: Edwards won’t be on street long

Pat Kirwan was in the middle of his weekly Monday afternoon live chat on when word came down that the Buffalo Bills cut QB Trent Edwards. And after Kirwan speculated on what it meant for the Bills, he also was quick to get fan questions about the future of Edwards.

Jackson says groin injury is a strain

The St. Louis Rams got a piece of good news on Monday, as Steven Jackson announced his groin injury was only a strain, and not a tear.

Steelers still perfect as Big Big return looms

The Pittsburgh Steelers are 3-0, and one week away from getting starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger back on the practice field. Imagine that.

Best’s toe injury not severe, day-to-day

NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora is reporting that Lions RB Jahvid Best‘s toe injury is not severe and the Lions rookie is day-to-day according to a league source.

Let’s Go Primetime: Week 3

Deion Sanders take a look back at his Primetime performers from Week 3, including Charlie Batch, Austin Collie, Michael Vick and Leon Washington.

Ward to moonlight for the President

Hines Ward added a second job last week — one with a high-profile new boss. President Barack Obama named Ward to his Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Injury roundup: Rams wait on tests for Jackson

A roundup of injury updates from Week 3.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 3

A look at a few of the notes to come off the NFL Network research desk in Week 3.

Who was that guy who scored for the Colts?

How is it that the Colts have no shortage of obscure receivers who end up scoring touchdowns? Both Austin Collie and Pierre Garcon burst on to the scene last year to become fantasy stars. Now it is rookie WR Blair White.

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