Archive for November, 2010

Pick Six: Best bald players of all-time

Patriots QB Tom Brady is bald. That’s right, bald. Or so the reports in the National Enquirer suggests (via the Detroit Free Press). Brady reportedly is a patient of the Leonard Hair Transplant Association in Cranston, R.I. Meaning Brady’s gorgeous locks are nothing more than a façade. A mere cover-up to one of the biggest sporting scandals since the 1919 Black Sox.

La Canfora: Decision on McDaniels ‘not locked in’

NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora updates the situation in Denver, noting the final five weeks of the season will play a role in Josh McDaniels‘ future, which “is not locked in.”

Vikings RB Gerhart not a bad waiver-wire option

49ers RB Brian Westbrook became the hottest name on the waiver wire this week the moment that starter Frank Gore was lost for the season. But if you miss out on Westbrook, Vikings RB Toby Gerhart is a pretty good option.

Frazier has Vikings’ respect, and has a plan

Leslie Frazier knows what he wants, and he knows how he’s going to get there. He already has the Vikings’ respect, not because he’s now the interim coach, but because he’s always had it.

Celek: Quick turnaround helps Eagles

Eagles TE Brent Celek discusses the advantages of the quick turnaround playing on Thursday Night Football, the team’s struggles in the red zone and why this year’s team is special.

Celebrating Thanksgiving, Fandemonium-style

Happy holidays NFL fans everywhere! I’m Ralph Lanier Jr., your NFL Director of Fandemonium. I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday this year. I just returned home from my fourth experience, this time in New York for the Thanksgiving night game between the Cincinnati Bengals and New York Jets.

Best NFL meltdowns

Where does Derek Anderson’s postgame rant after Monday night’s loss to the 49ers rank among the NFL’s all-time best meltdowns?

Finnegan: Johnson should have been suspended

For the first time, Cortland Finnegan addressed the fracas with Andre Johnson and the $25,000 fines for both players that followed.

Week 12 power rankings: Falcons ascending

After another superb effort against a top opponent, the Atlanta Falcons were the big movers in this week’s power rankings, sliding up six spots to No. 3.

Post Mortem: A very Brady Thanksgiving

A pretty strange Week 12 is in the books. Many fantasy studs failed. One is lost for the season. And now we are in the final week of the regular season for fantasy leagues. Let’s get to it.

Monday Nightmare: Not even the boss is immune

Think your immune to the Monday Nightmare? managing editor Jim Loftus was in a heated battle with fantasy editor Michael Fabiano in a match that had the entire office talking. Here is Loftus’ account of what happened.

Westbrook needs to be added in all leagues

With 49ers RB Frank Gore out for the season, Brian Westbrook will be a hot name on the fantasy waiver wire.

Fantasy enthusiasts, keep faith in Bills WR Johnson

Bills WR Stevie Johnson questioned his faith, but fantasy owners should not. Start him with confidence this week against the Vikings.

Lombardi: QB issues cloud Fisher’s return to Titans

Unfortunately for the Titans, one of the most popular questions around the NFL right now is this: Who will be left standing in Tennessee, Jeff Fisher or Vince Young?

Gore done for night with hip injury

Frank Gore has a hip injury and is questionable to return for the 49ers in Monday night’s game against the Cardinals.

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