Archive for December, 2011

Colts would claim No. 1 pick in draft with TNF loss to Texans

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.

Can the Colts have the best of both worlds at QB?

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.

Vick: Panthers’ Newton will revolutionize the game

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.

Keep a close eye on Cowboys’ Jones

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.

Tale of the Tape: Brees, Ryan square off in N.O.

Heading into their second matchup with the Saints this season, the Falcons will look to duplicate their last performance – minus one fourth-down failure.

NFL’s link to ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’

Turns out Hines Ward isn’t the only star of the silver screen with ties to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Three and out: Dickson to benefit from Boldin’s injury?

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.

Ward outruns evil in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Heinz Field is notoriously tough on the visiting team, but nothing has ever come close to this.

Playbook: Have WRs found key to unlocking ‘Revis Island’?

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?”

Week 16 ‘Playbook’ picks: Split on Eagles-Cowboys tilt

“Playbook” analysts Solomon Wilcots, Joe Theismann, Brian Baldinger and Matt Millen make their picks for Week 16.

Dreessen could be a fantasy answer vs. Colts

With Owen Daniels listed as questionable, fantasy owners could turn to Joel Dreessen for help.

Fantasy Live Podcast: Rodgers, over and out?

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.

Three and out: No Big Ben? Expect more Mendenhall

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

Week 16 playoff scenarios

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 time to remove the training wheels and win a title

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.

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