Archive for April, 2013

Blackmon’s suspension has mild effect on fantasy value

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon will sit for four games due to a suspension, but it won’t have a major impact on his fantasy draft value.

NFL fantasy football: Victor Cruz becoming ‘a concern’

In today’s Three and Out: Victor Cruz is still out of sight, Davone Bess will be spotted in Cleveland and who knows when we’ll see Landry Jones?

NFL Fantasy LIVE podcast (4/29/2013)

Jason Smith and Michael Fabiano break down which rookies will make the biggest fantasy impact with their new squads. Plus a fresh edition of the Fantasy Cantina awaits.

NFL fantasy football: Chris Ivory dealt to Jets

Chris Ivory is now a member of the New York Jets – and my fantasy man crush list for the 2013 NFL season.

NFL fantasy: Mark Sanchez the leader in Jets QB race?

In today’s Three and Out: The Jets and Bills are dropping the flags on the respective QB competitions while the Cowboys could have a RB timeshare brewing.

Unexpected (and expected): Day 3 of the 2013 NFL Draft

The drama in the final day was short-lived as Matt Barkley was the first player off the board in the fourth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Oh, in case you missed it, he went to the Philadelphia Eagles. I know, right?

Unexpected (and expected): Day 2 of the 2013 NFL Draft

NEW YORK — Did you have Manti Te’o being drafted before Geno Smith? Because that’s exactly what happened on Friday night. Let’s take a look at the expected (and unexpected) from Friday night. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Is it really a quarterback league? ————————————————————————————————————————————– One quarterback in round one (not the guy you expected) and then Geno Smith stopped the skid in round two when he was selected by the Jets. Smith avoided controversy earlier in the day when he came to his senses and chose to stay in New York. Could you imagine the controversy Geno would have caused if he had left New York, only to have to return because he was drafted by the Jets? Why, that would be worse […]

NFL fantasy: Eifert drafted to complement Gresham

In today’s Three and Out: The Bengals could go with two tight ends; Mendenhall could be the man in Arizona and a WR job is up for grabs in Houston.

Unexpected (and expected): Day 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft

NEW YORK — The experts said this was going to be one of the most unpredictable in recent memory. And you can easily say that was the case for Day 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft. There were some surprises and disappointments. Speaking of disappointments, no “Fandango” humming in the first round? The “What?” chants sort of hung on for another year. Thought we could get “Fandangoing” got at least. Ah, let’s get to it. ————————————————————————————————————————————– First things first ————————————————————————————————————————————– Mike Mayock called this fat-boy draft. He said Eric Fisher was going to be the first overall selection. So there were no surprises. Luke Joeckel went to the Jaguars with the second pick. That was expected. (And our style correspondent […]

NFL fantasy: Cardinals want to get Fizgerald ’10-15′ TDs

In today’s Three and Out: Larry Fitzgerald could be back to a No. 1; the Giants are looking to split their No. 1 job and the Cowboys are looking for a No. 2.

NFL fantasy football: Steelers seeking another RB

In today’s Three and Out: The Steelers want a No. 1 running back; Torrey Smith wants to be a No. 1 receiver and the Raiders are still seeking a No. 1 quarterback.

NFL fantasy: Willis McGahee still in the mix in Denver?

In today’s Three and Out: Willis McGahee still has a role in Denver; Kenny Britt is returning to his old form and T.J. Graham is looking for an opportunity in Buffalo.

Houston’s D.J. Hayden completes workout

Houston cornerback D.J. Hayden worked out for 15 teams Monday, completing the positional drills that a hamstring issue prevented him from finishing at his pro day last month. Rex Ryan was part of a New York Jets contingent that also included the team’s defensive backs coach. Ed Donatell, the secondary coach for the San Francisco 49ers, also was in attendance, along with defensive backs coaches from the Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Baltimore Ravens and New Orleans Saints. Hayden worked out for about 45 minutes. In a story on NFL.com, Andrea Kremer details the long odds Hayden faced in his attempt to come back from a life-threatening injury. Follow Gil Brandt on Twitter @Gil_Brandt.

NFL fantasy: Dwayne Bowe ‘excited’ about Chiefs offense

In today’s Three and Out: Dwyane Bowe likes what he sees in his new offense; Aaron Hernandez gets a rehab schedule while Nate Burleson is ahead of his.

NFL fantasy football: Darrelle Revis traded to Buccaneers

The trade of superstar CB Darrelle Revis from New York to Tampa Bay has bigger fantasy implications that you might think. Find out why.

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