Archive for December, 2011
Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2011 Playoffs,
Think you have it all figured out? So did we until our crack research department came up with this handy-dandy guide to Week 17 and how the results for each playoff-implicated game could alter the structure of the postseason.
Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Playoff scenarios, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, New York Giants, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans
On the one hand, there are only three out of 12 playoff spots still up for grabs heading into the final week of the regular season. On the other hand, there are so many possibilities in terms on a) who gets those three spots; and b) where teams fall in the seeding. Here are the playoff scenarios heading into Sunday:
Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Three and out, A.J. Green, A.J. Smith, Drew Brees, Jon Gruden, Julio Jones, Matt Ryan, Norv Turner, Roddy White
Here’s a look at what’s going on in fantasy football right now.
Posted: Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Monday Nightmare, Jimmy Graham, Lance Moore, Michael Turner, Roddy White
In many ways, this was a fitting end to a highly-disappointing fantasy season. My dream team went into Monday night with an eight-point lead with Michael Turner and Lance Moore going up against Jimmy Graham and Roddy White. I felt a slight confidence, and by confidence, I mean I knew that I was screwed.
Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Jeff Fisher, Billy Devaney, Jason La Canfora, NFL Total Access, St. Louis Rams, Steve Spagnuolo
The names of Titans coach Jeff Fisher and former Steelers coach Bill Cowher are the first to come up on the hot list of candidates to replace coaches on the hot seat.
Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Blog Log Blog, Aaron Rodgers, Cam Newton, Christian Ponder, DeMarco Murray, Felix Jones, Jason Hanson, Laurent Robinson, marion barber, Marshawn Lynch, Michael Bush, Mike Nugent, Peyton Manning, Seneca Wallace, Tony Romo
With the fantasy season at an end, Jason Smith looks back at the year and builds a list of rules for fantasy owners to help them succeed in 2012.
Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Detroit Lions, Brandon Pettigrew, Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford, Nate Burleson, Titus Young
Jim Schwartz suggests that he has no plans to rest his players this week, which means fantasy owners should feel confident starting any Lions on their roster.
Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Raheem Morris, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The sense of urgency in Tampa — which has slowly decended on the Buccaneers during a nine-game losing streak — might be too late.
Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Jay Cutler, John Skelton, Josh McCown, Kahlil Bell, Kevin Kolb, Larry Fitzgerald, Matt Forte, Tony Romo
Jay Cutler is hoping to make his way back for Chicago’s season finale, but fantasy owners shouldn’t rush to put him back in their lineups just yet.
Posted: Sunday, December 25th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Playoff scenarios, Playoff scenarios
Eight teams have clinched playoff spots and the final four will book their ticket into the postseason either Monday night on in Week 17. The Falcons can clinch a spot with an upset win over the Saints on Monday night, while the Broncos, Raiders, Bengals, Jets and Titans are vying for the final two available spots in the AFC.
Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati be, Cleveland Browns, Flex scheduling, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneeers
The Cowboys-Giants battle for the NFC East title will be shown in prime time next Sunday, the NFL announced.
Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Feedback, Brandon Marshall, C.J. Spiller, Calvin Johnson, DeAngelo Williams, DeSean Jackson, frank gore, Hakeem Nicks, Jackie Battle, Jake Locker, John Skelton, Kregg Lumpkin, Kyle Orton, Larry Fitzgerald, LeGarrette Blount, Malcom Floyd, Marshawn Lynch, Matt Hasselbeck, Matt Moore, Matthew Stafford, Peyton Hillis, Rashard Mendhenall, Ray Rice, Reggie Bush, Thomas Jones, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz, Vincent Jackson, Willis McGahee
A running log of NFL Week 16 from a fantasy perspective.
Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Michael Irvin, Michael Irvin's suit, NFL GameDay Morning, Wanda Sykes
Ladies and gentlemen, does Michael Irvin know how to make an entrance? … OR DOES MICHAEL IRVIN KNOW HOW TO MAKE AN ENTRANCE?
Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Michael Lombardi, Christian Ponder, Front Office View, Indianapolis Colts, Michael Lombardi, Minnesota Vikings, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams
As strange as it seemed about a month ago, a team other than the Colts has a very real chance of ending up with the No. 1 pick in 2012’s draft. Just what do the Rams or Vikings do in regard to their quarterback situations if they stumble into the top pick? Michael Lombardi has an answer.