Jason Smith examines if it’s time to deal away your underperforming fantasy players in exchange for some newer blood.
Posts Tagged ‘A.J. Green’
Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook, A.J. Green, Clyde Gates, Dane Sanzenbacher, Denarius Moore, Greg Little, Greg Salas, Julio Jones, Randall Cobb, Titus Young, Torrey Smith
After A.J. Green and Julio Jones were picked in the top six of the 2011 NFL Draft, everyone expected to hear their names early in the season. At the same time, several other rookie wide receivers, from second-round picks to an undrafted free agent, have made an impact through two weeks of football.
The new CBA, including its rookie wage scale, has definitely decreased the price tag for top-five picks, but the repercussions for missing are still huge. Before you have even played a down, before you have even had your first jersey stitched, draft analysts and fans are asking whether you are a star or a bust.
Now with the Patriots, the value of Chad Ochocinco Is destined to rise. Just don’t expect him to re-emerge into an elite fantasy wideout.
Posted: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: A.J. Green, Andy Dalton, Brandon Marshall, Carson Palmer, Chad Henne, Chad Ochocinco, DeAngelo Williams, Jerome Simpson, John Elway, John Fox, Jonathan Stewart, Knowshon Moreno, Marvin Lewis, Mike Brown
Bengals owner MIke Brown won’t trade Carson Palmer, leaving the value of several of the team’s top fantasy wideouts in a state of decline.
Fantasy owners should remember the name Greg Little on draft day — the Browns rookie wideout could become a very nice sleeper in 2011.
Defensive line saw the biggest move from the previous 10 drafts, with 12 guys getting plucked where an average of just under eight were taken in years prior.
With the strong bond of a long-standing friendship, the top two receivers in the 2011 NFL Draft are taking a buddy-system mentality into Thursday night’s first round.
Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Mike Mayock, A.J. Green, Anthony Castonzo, Blaine Gabbert, Brian Billick, Cam Jordan, Cam Newton, Charles Davis, Da'Quan Bowers, Danny Watkins, Jake Locker, Justin Houston, Marcell Dareus, Marshall Faulk, Marvin Austin, Nick Fairley, Patrick Peterson, Rex Ryan, RObert Quinn, Ryan Mallett, Steve Mariucci, Tryon Smith, Von Miller
The third annual NFL.com mock draft, like its predecessors, was an interesting endeavor in looking at how the first round could ultimately play out, with NFL Network and NFL.com analysts playing the roles of general managers.
The Bengals are looking for a quarterback, that much we know about the draft. But where do the Bengals make the move? Our Gil Brandt told readers on Monday during his NFL.com chat that the Bengals could be looking to move out of the No. 4 spot in the draft, and that the club has its eyes on quarterback down the draft board.
Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2011 NFL Draft, A.J. Green, Anthony Castonzo, Ben Ijalana, Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton, Da'Quan Bowers, Edmund Gates, Jake Locker, Jimmy Smith, Julio Jones, Kenrick Ellis, Mike Mayock, Mike Pouncey, Nick Fairley, Patrick Peterson, Prince Amukamara, RObert Quinn, Taiwan Jones, Tim Tebow, Tyron Smith, Vince Young, Will Rackley
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock spent 90 minutes Wednesday on a conference call talking with reporters about the 2011 NFL Draft. Those 90 minutes proved to be a gold mine of pre-draft knowledge, with Mayock sharing his thoughts on many of the prospects and what NFL teams are thinking.
Charley Casserly doesn’t take mock drafts too seriously, but in the second version of his mock top 10, he makes a case why the Panthers will take Georgia WR A.J. Green with the first overall pick.
Posted: Sunday, February 27th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Cam Newton, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, A.J. Green, Edmond Gates, Jake Locker, Julio Jones, Mark Ingram, Nick Fairley, Randall Cobb, Ricardo Lockette, Ryan Mallett, Stephen Paea, Tyrod Taylor
Since the lights are still on at Lucas Oil Stadium, here’s a look back at what we saw, learned and heard on Day 4 of the Combine.
INDIANAPOLIS — The favorable impressions of Jake Locker‘s NFL Scouting Combine workout continue to roll in Sunday.