Archive for October, 2011

Playbook: Sean Lee’s injury hurts Cowboy D

Losing a game to a division rival is hard. But for the Cowboys, losing one of their best linebackers might be the hardest thing to overcome after Sunday’s loss to the Eagles.

Is Tebow the worst starting quarterback in the NFL?

It was believed that Tim Tebow would have an 11-game audition to show whether or not he could be an NFL quarterback. It might not even last that long.

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: Reg-gie! Reg-gie!

It’s not often that Reggie Bush runs for 100 yards, so when fantasy owners miss out on one of those games, it definitely counts as a Fantasy Faux Pas.

Bills’ Johnson only needs small loan from Fitz

Bills WR Stevie Johnson doesn’t need any huge loans from QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. He says he can get by on $13.

Ponder says McNabb has ‘been awesome’

Donovan McNabb wasn’t so great off the field for the Vikings this season, but it turns out he’s been pretty awesome off of it.

Three and out: Tebow might lose starting job

In today’s Three and out: Tim Tebow’s days as Denver starter could be short-lived, Fred Davis is in a walking boot and Cleveland is dangerously short on running backs.

Data Points: 49ers QB Smith best in the West

The San Francisco 49ers are running away with the NFC West this season. Hard to believe we’d be saying that halfway through the season, but then again it’s not as if the rest of the division is mounting much of a challenge. Perhaps the biggest surprise, though, is the success of 49ers QB Alex Smith, who had been written off by many critics before the season ever began.

First and 10: Frightful fans

NFL fans embraced the Halloween spirit on Sunday by dressing up in crazy costumes to help cheer for their favorite teams.

Fantasy Feedback: Week 8

If you’re really hurting for a running back next week, maybe you consider Chris Ogbonnaya.

Bears’ multiple negotiations complicate Forte deal

Chicago RB Matt Forte remains unsigned past this season. NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi explained Sunday on “NFL GameDay Morning” some of the potential hurdles the Bears brass might have to leap in order to look up their young star.

‘Strictly Business’ for the Browns

Heading into Week 8, the Browns own the league’s fourth-ranked defense, and linebackers Scott Fujita and Chris Gocong are leading the way in pimping a new mantra to go along with their stout play.

Three and out: Vikings’ to use Peterson as receiver?

Adrian Peterson could become a bigger part of Minnesota’s passing game while it looks like Sam Bradford and Peyton Hillis will be out another week.

Data Points: Where’s the parity?

We’re almost at the midpoint of the 2011 season and more than half the teams in the NFL have a winning record. So much for parity, eh? Usually, there are more teams in the middle of the pack. As of now, though, teams at .500 make up the minority.

First and 10: Put your voting hat on

Friday is the last chance to have your say in who wins top honors for last weekend’s games by voting for the NFL’s Hardest Working Man award, the Rookie of the Week, Air & Ground Player of the Week, and Never Say Never Moment of the Week. And don’t forget to fill out your Pro Bowl ballot!

Harrison: Suh is too good to earn negative rep

Rodney Harrison has been there before, and he doesn’t want Ndamukong Suh to travel the same road he did during a 15-year NFL career.

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