After further review, the Colts would claim the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft if they lose Thursday night to the Houston Texans.
Archive for December, 2011
While the conversation regarding the Colts’ future at the quarterback position has mostly been an either/or proposition — that is either the Colts stick by a presumably healthy Peyton Manning next season or they find their quarterback of the future in the draft — one voice has insisted that Colts owner Jim Irsay is committed to having the best of both worlds next season.
Eagles QB Michael Vick and Panthers WR Steve Smith joined NFL Network’s “Total Access” for the show’s “Open Locker Room” segment, and the open-ended conversation quickly turned to the Panthers’ record-setting rookie quarterback.
Felix Jones is trying to work his way back to the field and a favorable matchup against the Eagles, but Sammy Morris offers a nice alternative if Jones can’t get ready in time.
Heading into their second matchup with the Saints this season, the Falcons will look to duplicate their last performance – minus one fourth-down failure.
Turns out Hines Ward isn’t the only star of the silver screen with ties to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Posted: Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Anquan Boldin, Baltimore Ravens, Chris Johnson, Ed Dickson, Jamie Harper, Mario Manningham, New York Giants, Tennessee Titans
With news that Anquan Boldin is finished for the regular season, fantasy owners might find more relief in Baltimore’s tight end than in their receiving corps.
Heinz Field is notoriously tough on the visiting team, but nothing has ever come close to this.
While a 17th ranked run defense has taken the luster off the Jets’ aura this year, the deterioration of one facet of New York’s defense has prompted fans to ask another question: Is it really that hard to escape from “Revis Island?”
“Playbook” analysts Solomon Wilcots, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 16.
With Owen Daniels listed as questionable, fantasy owners could turn to Joel Dreessen for help.
Elliot Harrison and Michael Fabiano talk the week that was in the NFL last Sunday and what matchups you need to look forward to in Week 16. In the second hour, special guest “NFL Fantasy Live” producer Dylan Milner enters the Fantasy Cantina to talk fantasy sits and starts and what to do about Aaron Rodgers in Week 16.
Posted: Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Ben Roethlisberger, Caleb Hanie, Charlie Batch, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Felix Jones, Josh McCown, Pittsburgh Steelers
It looks like Ben Roethlisberger could sit out the remainder of the regular season. That could put a lot more of the offensive burden on the shoulders of Rashard Mendenhall
Seven down, five to go, two weeks left to figure it all out. Seven teams have clinched playoff spots and four more can do so this weekend: The cowboys, falcons and Lions in the NFC and — that’s right — Tim Tebow and the Broncos in the AFC. Of course, there’s still plenty of jockeying for playoff position – home-field advantage, byes, etc.
It’s championship week in fantasy football. And if you have made it this far, well, I’ve taught you everything you need to know already.