Archive for December, 2012

Week 16 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 […]

On the road with the New York Jets QBs: The Backup Trip

Jason Smith ponders what a cross-country road trip between the New York Jets quarterbacks might sound like.

Social (Fantasy) Network: Now or never

In this week’s Social (Fantasy) Network, we put together a pre-game pep talk for everyone playing in their fantasy league championship game.

Tim Tebow, others stranded on the NFL Island of Misfit Players

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.

NFL fantasy football: Packers unlikely to rest players

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.

12 Days of Pigskin

Happy Holidays! We here at 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!

7 signs of the Mayan apocalypse from the 2012 NFL season

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

It’s Wonderful NFL Life: Reasons for hope for your team

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 …

NFL fantasy football: Sidney Rice dealing with knee injury

In today’s Three and Out: Sidney Rice and Kenny Britt are dealing with knee issues while Alex Green battles concussion symptoms.

Falcons Thomas DeCoud sings Barry White on “NFL AM”

Thomas DeCoud visited “NFL AM” to discuss the Falcons matchup vs the Lions and dropped a little Barry White on his way out.

The Rewind – The Hobbit, Christmas Vacations and The Immaculate Reception

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 […]

NFL fantasy football: Ahmad Bradshaw not practicing

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.

Top 5 NFL teams in desperate need of a Christmas miracle

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:

Fantasy football: Shonn Greene could carry heavy load

With Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez riding the pine, will Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell see a heavier workload?

NFL Fantasy LIVE podcast (12/18/12)

Where should fantasy football owners select Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson next season? The crew looks ahead.

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