Archive for June, 2011

Broncos’ best bet is with Orton, not Tebow

Tim Tebow might be the future in Denver, some NFL observers believe Kyle Orton remains the present.

Baldinger: Cowboys lack leadership, not talent

As far as DeMarcus Ware is concerned, the Dallas Cowboys don’t have a leadership void. From the outside looking in, not everyone shares Ware’s perspective after a season in which the Cowboys finished 6-10, missed the playoffs and head coach Wade Phillips was fired.

Asomugha doesn’t make sense for some teams

Crossing teams off the list of potential suitors for Nnamdi Asomugha is really a more interesting endeavor than looking at which teams would be interested in the gem of the free-agent market.

Suggs: Woodley likes to talk out of wrong end

Part of what makes the Ravens-Steelers rivalry one of the best in football — other than the games, of course — is the amount of talk that goes on between players, mostly through the media. And with no football to talk about, we’ll take whatever material we can get.

Three and out: McNabb’s ‘special’ season?

Michael Fabiano has taken a siesta, so allow me to step-in and take a look at some of the top fantasy storylines on a Wednesday.

Data Points: No workhorses? Don’t get carried away

While there might not be a bunch of traditional “workhorse” running backs in the league these days, there are still some guys who are toting the rock 20 times per game.

First and 10: Black and blue stadium moments

Not only do the Bears and Packers have the oldest rivalry in the NFL, they inhabit two of the league’s most historic venues. As part of our continuing series on the top five moments at the NFL’s 10 oldest stadiums, we took a look at Soldier Field’s most memorable moments on Tuesday. Today, the series moves north, to the Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field.

Freeney: Inconsistency plagued Colts last season

With several months of the offseason to digest what happened last season, Dwight Freeney joined “NFL Total Access” Tuesday to discuss what he feels the Colts need to in order to play on their home field in Super Bowl XLVI.

McNabb: 2011 will be a ‘special’ season

With the locked-out NFL offseason leaving many players in various states of limbo, we haven’t heard a lot from Donovan McNabb in recent weeks. That changed Tuesday, in a rather odd way.

Kirwan: Redskins a posibility for Tiki Barber

Analyst Pat Kirwan has another team to add to the list of potential suitors for Tiki Barber: the Washington Redskins.

Data Points: Plenty of pass-rush values

With former Rice DE Cheta Ozougwu joining us on “NFL Total Accesson Tuesday, it brings up the question of how feasible is it to get a pass rusher late in the draft.

Brandt: No surprise if Asomugha back in Oakland

Many NFL observers believe it’s a foregone conclusion Nnamdi Asomugha won’t be back in Oakland. Not senior analyst Gil Brandt, who believes the team’s owner is a wild card.

Cover Two Podcast: Kickin’ it with Cooley, Ware

There’s a whole lot of NFC East chatter on this week’s “Cover Two podcast” with myself and Bucky Brooks, in large part because of our guests: Redskins TE Chris Cooley and Cowboys OLB DeMarcus Ware.

A few minutes with … Roddy White

Our latest offseason visitor to NFL Network was Roddy White, who took a few minutes to discuss the NFL’s best receivers, Tom Brady, and what the Falcons need to do to improve.

Three and out: Big Ben involved in workouts

Targeting a quarterback like Ben Roethlisberger could be the key to building a successful fantasy draft strategy. Find out why.

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