Archive for August, 2013

Gronk’s back could keep him out of Week 1

In today’s Three and Out: Gronk’s back could keep him out of the season opener; Le’Veon Bell has a new injury and the Rams name a starting RB.

Niners, Chiefs WR swap could be something … or not

In today’s Three and Out: A swap of former first-round picks could lead to big fantasy opportunities for both … if they can take advantage.

Ryan Mathews earning rave reviews from coaches

In today’s Three and Out: Ryan Mathews is doing big things in the preseason and Michael Vick is taking over the QB competition in Philadelphia.

Maurice Jones-Drew ready to make preseason debut

In today’s Three and Out: Maurice Jones Drew is ready for his 2013 debut; the Kenbrell Thompkins-as-sleeper train gains a little more steam.

Brady leaves practice after injuring knee

The Patriots were practicing against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in preparation for their upcoming preseason meeting, and Tom Brady limped off the field after suffering an injury to his knee. It is the same knee in which a torn ACL cost him the entire 2008 season. Albert Breer is reporting the following: Tests showed he had no structural damage, and that the previous reconstruction wasn’t compromised in any way. The Clean MRI = No significant ligament damage. He’ll have more scans tonight, and be reevaluated tomorrow as well, per sources.

Le’Veon Bell, Isaac Redman listed as co-starters

In today’s Three and Out: Logjam at the top of the Steelers’ RB depth chart? Braylon Edwards says he can ‘play at an elite level’, we’re not so sure.

Malcom Floyd suffers knee injury in practice

In today’s Three and Out: Add Malcom Floyd to the list of injured Chargers WRs; Jonathan Stewart could be ready for the regular season opener.

EA Sports launches Madden 25 demo

All right, if you haven’t left for work yet please stop and call in sick. The Madden 25 demo is launched today!

Jamaal Charles injured in practice

In today’s Three and Out: Jamaal Charles leaves practice on a cart; Dallas Clark has a job while Julius Thomas is angling for a better job.

NFL Fantasy LIVE Preseason Podcast No. 5

Jason Smith, Adam Rank and Marcas Grant dissect key running back competitions as preseason action gets underway. Will rookie Giovani Bernard beat out incumbent starter BenJarvus Green-Ellis as the Cincinnati Bengals’ No. 1 running back? Is Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson poised for a bounce-back season? The gang dishes on preseason position battles and much more on this edition of the NFL Fantasy LIVE Podcast.

No timeline for Robert Griffin III’s return to team drills

In today’s Three and Out: the Redskins are holding back Robert Griffin III; Plaxico Burress’ career may be over.

#ThrowbackThursday – Roman Gabriel

The tension between the NFL and AFL during the 1960s was great, but it reached its fever pitch when the Oakland Raiders signed Roman Gabriel in 1967. The Raiders originally drafted Gabriel in the 1962 AFL Draft, but he instead signed with the Los Angeles Rams. The Raiders, however, were able to seize on Gabriel’s dissatisfaction with his use in Los Angeles and he signed with the Raiders. While some players had opted to sign with the AFL out of college instead of the NFL (like Joe Namath), Gabriel was widely considered one of the first NFL stars to be lured away by the upstart league according to AP reports at the time. The AFL was believed to have attempted […]

Mike Wallace back at practice for Dolphins

In today’s Three and Out: Mike Wallace is back while Tony Gonzalez is still away; Cam Newton likes the change of offensive coordinators.

Bills plan to work C.J. Spiller

In today’s Three and Out: C.J. Spiller is going to run, run and run some more in Buffalo while Chris Ivory won’t be running any time soon for the Jets.

Benn, Alexander suffer ACL injuries

Knee injuries to Danario Alexander and Arrelious Benn will leave fantasy owners seeking other options to add wide receiver depth.

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