Archive for November, 2011

Rice’s injury won’t dramatically boost other ‘Hawks WRs

Now that Sidney Rice is finished for the year, everyone in Seattle’s WR receiver rotation moves up. It likely won’t help their fantasy values enough to make them worth starting.

Fantasy Live Podcast: Holiday cheer

Matt “Money” Smith joins Elliot Harrison and Michael Fabiano to talk fantasy football down the stretch and what to do about returning wide receiver Andre Johnson and Dolphins starter Matt Moore. The guys also look forward to the fantasy playoffs and debate whether “Die Hard” is a true Christmas movie or not.

Cruz’s injury, Bradshaw’s return worth monitoring

Victor Cruz landed on the Giants injury report, which is cause for concern, but Ahmad Bradshaw’s anticipated return add a boost.

Week 13 Fantasy QB rankings

The final week of the fantasy regular season is here, and Jason Smith lines up the QBs that can best help you get the win you need to make the playoffs.

Playbook: AFC Pro Bowl picks

With the strength of the AFC residing in the North this season, it’s no surprise our Pro Bowl picks come predominantly from that division.

Three and out: Little fantasy value for Eagles vs. Seahawks

A trio of Eagles’ stars could miss Thursday’s game against the Seahawks, but there’s little value amongst their replacements.

Week 13 ‘Playbook’ picks: Tough time for Texans

“Playbook” analysts Solomon Wilcots, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 13.

Don’t rule out Tucker as long-term answer for Jaguars

Before the ink had even dried on Jack Del Rio’s exit papers, the speculation on who would replace him in Jacksonville already was spinning.

Cover Two Podcast: A couple of bad men

We know that Texans LB Connor Barwin is a bad man, but so bad that the Jaguars fired coach Jack Del Rio and then owner Wayne Weaver sold the team, all after Barwin recorded four sacks against two quarterbacks in a 20-13 Texans win in Jacksonville on Sunday?

Week 13 playoff scenarios

This time last week, there was plenty of buzz that the 49ers had a chance to be the first team in the NFL this season to clinch a playoff spot. A loss to the Ravens on Thanksgiving night delayed that inevitability, and it also opens the door for the defending Super Bowl champs to become the first team this season with an asterisk next to their names in the standings.

Grey Cup luncheon unhinged by sparring old men

When grizzled, old Canadian Football League rivals Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca ran into each other Friday at an honorary, pre-Grey Cup luncheon, their longtime feud reignited in a bizarre scenario that would have made Bobby “The Brain” Heenan grin with evil delight.

Three and out: Does Del Rio’s ouster make an impact?

Time now for a look at the top storylines for fantasy football on a Tuesday,

Monday Nightmare: Tell me you started Brees

If you’re familiar with my work at all, you know two things about me: I love to make “Top Gun” references, and the second is that I live and die with my fantasy studs. And I bring this up because there is a rumor floating out there that one of our producers for “NFL Fantasy Live” (and a former producer on the “Dave Dameshek Football Program“) sat Drew Brees this week.

Surviving the final week of the fantasy regular season

Need a win to sneak into your fantasy league playoffs? Jason Smith has a short list of important rules to remember in order to get a much-needed win in the regular season finale.

Playbook: Suh’s stomp crossed the line

We took a closer look at the coaching tape to catalog the events leading up to Ndamukong Suh’s infamous stomp.

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