Archive for December, 2012
Posted: Sunday, December 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Feedback,
» Joe Flacco is back to being good at home. He’s thrown for more than 200 yards with a pair of touchdowns and a rushing score in the first half. If only he were consistent enough to start in a big fantasy situation. » It was a pretty bad time for BenJarvus Green-Ellis to disappear. After being one of the hottest fantasy RBs around, the Law Firm could have been sued for malpractice in Week 16 with just 14 yards on 15 carries. » In a game with two marquee quarterbacks, the big arms delivered — Tony Romo finished with 416, four touchdowns and no interceptions. Drew Brees wouldn’t be outdone, throwing for 446 yards with three TDs and no picks. This is why you […]
Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 | NFL.com staff Tags: backup, Greg McElroy, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, The Guilt Trip, Tim Tebow
Jason Smith ponders what a cross-country road trip between the New York Jets quarterbacks might sound like.
Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Social (Fantasy) Network,
In this week’s Social (Fantasy) Network, we put together a pre-game pep talk for everyone playing in their fantasy league championship game.
Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Christmas, holidays, Island of Misfit Toys, Jake Long, Larry Fitzgerald, Mario Williams, Maurice Jones-Drew, Tim Tebow
The “Island of Misfit Toys” was an island where all of the unwanted toys were sent during the TV special “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” The NFL has its own version of that island, with populated by the following players.
Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out,
In today’s Three and Out: the Packers don’t plan to rest players; Ahmad Bradshaw looks unlikely to play and Richard Sherman’s status is still up in the air.
Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 12 days, Adrian Peterson, Christmas, dameshek, LaDainian Tomlinson, pigskin
Happy Holidays! We here at NFL.com and NFL Network shepherded our merry crew of carolers along with some special guests to serenade you with our rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” We call ours “12 Days of Pigskin.” You’ll see appearances by LaDainian Tomlinson, Adrian Peterson and more. Enjoy!
Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: 2012, Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Calvin Johnson, Dallas Cowboys, end of days, Eric Dickerson, Jerry Rice, Mayan apocalypse, Michael Strahan, New York Giants, Peyton Manning, replacement refs, Rex Ryan, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Tim Tebow, Tony Romo
If the Mayans are correct, the world will end tomorrow, and if you’ve been paying attention there have been several signs in the 2012 NFL season that the Mayans may have been right after all
Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Andy Reid, Bills, C.J. Spiller, Cam Newton, capra, Cleveland Browns, Eagles, George Bailey, Ice Cube, it's a wonderful life, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jake Locker, Jets, jimmy stewart, LeSean McCoy, Lions, Mark Sanchez, Marty Schottenheimer, Norv Turner, Oakland Raiders
Every year many of us gather around the TV to watch “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a lovely Christmas tale where George Bailey is given a second chance on life after a visit from a guardian angel. And many of you are likely a little morose after your team has failed to reach the playoffs in 2012. Well, consider me your Clarence as I show you why there is reason for hope with your favorite team. And without further ado …
Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out,
In today’s Three and Out: Sidney Rice and Kenny Britt are dealing with knee issues while Alex Green battles concussion symptoms.
Posted: Thursday, December 20th, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Atlanta Falcons, Calvin Johnson, Thomas DeCoud
Thomas DeCoud visited “NFL AM” to discuss the Falcons matchup vs the Lions and dropped a little Barry White on his way out.
Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 | Amar Shah Tags: Andrew Luck, Brandon Marshall, Charlie Brown, Clark Griswald, football cards, Immaculate Reception, megatron, New York Jets, Pouncey, RG3, Russell Wilson, Ryan Tannehill, santa, The Hobbit, Tim Tebow, topps, Will Ferrell
One more week to get those holiday gifts. Week 15 featured a merry band of big games, an Adrian Peterson rushing explosion and another Jets collapse. Need we mention an awesome Russell Wilson/Hobbit trailer. It’s all covered for you in this week’s Rewind. Sunday: Russell Wilson: An Unexpected Journey – Check out our cool mashup of Russell Wilson and The Hobbit. A very funny surprise awaits at the end! Monday: Madden Curse Watch – Megatron inches closer to Jerry Rice’s all-time record. Week 15: Curse, Coincidence or Superstition – Brandon Marshall channels his inner Charlie Brown. Expected, Unexpected – You shouldn’t spike a man with glasses and Statement Sunday. Rookie Bucket List – No RG3, but a little Luck and […]
Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags:
In today’s Three and Out: Running back injuries highlight the lead-in to Week 16, most notably in New York, Miami and San Diego.
Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Adrian Peterson, Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Cam Cameron, CenturyLink Field, Christmas miracles, Eric Dickerson, Green Bay Packers, Jim Caldwell, Joe Flacco, Ken Whisenhunt, Kevin Kolb, Kirk Cousins, New York Giants, RG3, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Lindley, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins
The holidays are a magical time of the year. Families come together, communities help the needy, and almost anything is possible. Including miracles. Several NFL teams are in need of such a miracle, whether for a playoff run or long-term future of their franchise. Here’s a run-down of which NFL teams are in need of a little magic this holiday season:
Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Aaron Rodgers, Greg Jennings, Greg McElroy, Mark Sanchez
With Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez riding the pine, will Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell see a heavier workload?
Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Fantasy Live podcast,
Where should fantasy football owners select Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson next season? The crew looks ahead.