Archive for August, 2011

Roy Williams to lose starting spot?

Roy Williams could be in danger of losing his starting spot if he doesn’t start showing improvement.

Three and out: Grant loses cash, gains roster spot

Ryan Grant had to make sacrifices to earn his roster spot this year, but it may not guarantee him featured back status.

First and 10: Debating Newton’s appearance

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson asked quarterback Cam Newton not to get any tattoos or piercings while he is a Carolina Panther. Should teams be able to restrict players from getting tattoos or piercings? We asked our experts in the latest Instant Debate, and their answers will appear on NFL.com later today.

Countdown to Kickoff: Patriots safe at home

There are 14 days until the 2011 NFL season begins, and 14 is a special number for the Patriots in the last decade. Since 2001, the Patriots have lost only 14 home games, fewest in the NFL over that time. They’ve also won 14 playoff games, most in the NFL since 2001.

Bills, LB Morrison agree to one-year deal

The Bills have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with LB Kirk Morrison, according to a league source.

Fitzgerald contract details open eyes

Details of Larry Fitzgerald‘s new contract are now available for all agents to see, and the numbers are staggering.

Seahawks cut former 49ers first-rounder Balmer

The Seahawks have released defensive lineman Kentwan Balmer, according to a league source.

CJ2K, Titans no closer to a deal

Chris Johnson’s holdout looks no closer to being over, which could leave fantasy owners scrambling for draft options.

Grant no lock to make Packers roster?

Despite a reports that says his roster spot could be in danger, I still think Ryan Grant is the Packers running back to target in drafts.

Cover Two Podcast: ‘Hawk talk

Seattle wide receiver Mike Williams made one of the more remarkable comebacks to the NFL last year, grabbing 65 catches after being out of football for two seasons. His maturation and recognition of what nearly cost him his career are among the subjects he speaks to on the Cover Two Podcast this week.

Collins signing should make fantasy owners nervous

Peyton Manning’s recovery from neck surgery and the Kerry Collins signing could have wide reaching fantasy implications for the Colts roster.

First and 10: Keeping tabs on Tennessee

Today’s Chris Johnson-Mike Reinfeldt summit has Titans fans and fantasy football players everywhere on the edge of their seats. The Pro Bowl running back will be in Nashville on Tuesday to meet with the Titans GM to talk about a new contract, one that could get him to end his holdout and get back on the field. Stay tuned to NFL.com and NFL Network throughout the day, as NFL Network reporter Albert Breer will be reporting live from Nashville.

Will possible suspension harm Britt’s value?

How does a potential suspension influence the draft position of WR Kenny Britt. Our intrepid Adam Rank has the scoop.

Garrard named the starter, but Del Rio wants improvement

The Jaguars quarterback competition has a winner, but David Garrard may not be set in stone as the starter.

Step inside the Playbook ‘War Room’

In the preseason, there are third- and fourth-stringers whose chances of making the team aren’t very good. What a waste of time, right? No. Not to “Playbook.” To us, every second counts. Our research team watches every play for every team. We pour over every blitz, every false step by an offensive lineman and every blown coverage. Now you can go inside it all.

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