Archive for November, 2011
Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Faux Pas, A.J. Green, Beanie Wells, Brandon Lloyd, Fred Jackson, Julio Jones, Kevin Smith, Mike Wallace, Roy Helu, Sebastian Janikowski, Wes Welker
With the fantasy regular season winding down, each lineup decision becomes a little more important. It also makes any Fantasy Faux Pas a little harder to swallow.
Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: The Coaches Show, Andy Reid, Brian Billick, Jim Mora, Matt Leinart, Ndamukong Suh, The Coaches Show
Listen to Brian Billick and Jim Mora on “The Coaches Podcast” where they discuss all the hot topics from Week 12, including the future of Andy Reid, Ndamukong Suh‘s stomp and who should replace Matt Leinart in Houston.
Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Andre Johnson, Arizona Cardinals, Blaine Gabbert, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, John Skelton, Kevin Kolb, Larry Fitzgerald, Laurent Robinson, Luke McCown, Maurice Jones-Drew, Miles Austin
Kevin Kolb could return for Arizona this week, which might not be good news for Larry Fitzgerald.
Posted: Sunday, November 27th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Feedback, Caleb Hanie, Carson Palmer, Earl Bennett, Eric Decker, Johnny Knox, Marcel Reece, Marshawn Lynch, Roy Helu, Ryan Mathews, Tim Tebow, Vincent Jackson
Late game observations Tim Tebow doesn’t throw it often and doesn’t throw it particularly well. But when he does throw it, he’s throwing it to Eric Decker. Since Tebow became the starter, Decker has 15 catches for 261 yards and four touchdowns. Broncos receivers don’t have much value, but if you’re going to start one, it should be Decker. Of all the unwritten fantasy rules, here’s one more: Start Ryan Mathews against the Broncos. Mathews ran for 137 yards Sunday, his third career 100-yard game. All of them have come against Denver. Is there any receiver as frustrating as Vincent Jackson? For as talented as he is, the big wideout has had a maddening tendency to disappear in games. While he […]
Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Ahmad Bradshaw, Brandon Jacobs, Chris Ogbonnaya, Cleveland Browns, Darren McFadden, Michael Bush, Montario Hardesty, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, Peyton Hillis
Darren McFadden, Ahmad Bradshaw and Peyton Hillis appear to be out of action for at least another week, giving extra opportunities to their backups.
Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, DeSean Jackson, Jabar Gaffney, Jeremy Maclin, Michael Vick, New England Patriots, Nnamdi Asomugha, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper, Santana Moss, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins
Michael Vick looks doubtful for Sunday; Tom Brady says everything’s fine with his elbow and Santana Moss expects to play this week.
Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, Justin Smith, Navorro Bowman, Patrick Willis, Playbook, Ray McDonald, San Francisco 49ers, Tale of the tape
After tonight’s Thanksgiving feast, you’ll probably feel stuffed like a 300-pound defensive lineman. That’s actually quite appropriate, because if you tune in to watch Thursday Night Football on NFL Network, all of the best talent will be in the trenches for the 49ers and Ravens.
Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Dwayne Bowe, Jon Baldwin, Kyle Orton, Tyler Palko
Now that Kyle Orton has a new home, he should experience an increase in fantasy value for the final few weeks of the regular season.
Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook picks, Brian Baldinger, Joe Theismann, Matt Millen, Sterling Sharpe
“Playbook” analysts Sterling Sharpe, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 12.
Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Fantasy Live podcast, Fred Jackson, Tim Tebow
Dave Dameshek joins Elliot Harrison and Michael Fabiano to talk all things Thanksgiving and what Tim Tebow’s value is at this point in the season. In the second hour, Elliot and Michael go over starts and sits for Week 12 and talk breaking news as Fred Jackson’s injury is worse than previously announced.
Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, Playbook, Playbook mailbag, Rex Ryan
Everyone wants to know how to beat Green Bay right now – coaches and fans. Here’s our best guess at how to do it.
Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Adrian Peterson, Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller, DeSean Jackson, Fred Jackson, Michael Vick, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles
Fred Jackson is ruled out for Week 12 while Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson and Adrian Peterson try to work their way back to action despite seemingly tough odds.
Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Cam Newton, Chris Ogbonnaya, Earl Bennett, Tim Tebow
Looking to the waiver wire can be a great option in improving your fantasy team in most season. But not 2011.
Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 | Steve Wyche Tags: Cover Two Podcast, Andrew Luck, Bucky Brooks, Charles Davis, Matt Barkley, Michael Fabiano, Steve Wyche, Tim Tebow, Vince Young
Since it’s Thanksgiving week, we decided to do some home cooking on the “Cover Two Podcast”, and NFL Network’s Charles Davis and NFL.com fantasy guru Michael Fabiano stopped through to eat.
Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: New York Jets, Rex Ryan, Tim Tebow
Last week, we saw the Packers reduce an innocent girl to tears after her precious Vikings were scattered to the wind before a national television audience. We thought those ugly days were behind us, but we were wrong.