Posts Tagged ‘A.J. Green’

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: Rhymes with pick

This week, Michael Vick and his struggles were top of mind for many fantasy owners on Fantasy Faux Pas Monday.

First and 10: Put your voting hat on

Friday is the last chance to have your say in who wins top honors for last weekend’s games by voting for the NFL’s Hardest Working Man award, the Rookie of the Week, Air & Ground Player of the Week, and Never Say Never Moment of the Week. And don’t forget to fill out your Pro Bowl ballot!

First and 10: A life in pictures

Ninety-four-year-old Ed Sabol became the oldest man ever inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame earlier this year. See how the founder of NFL Films changed the way we watch sports and earned the gratitude of generations of NFL stars when “A Football Life: Ed Sabol” premieres on NFL Network Thursday at 10 p.m. ET.

Cover Two Podcast: Willis talks 49ers’ hot start

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis joined this week’s Cover Two Podcast and said the team’s 4-1 start stems from a lack of individualism and an understanding that they’re far from a finished product.

Don’t be afraid to trade underperformers

Jason Smith examines if it’s time to deal away your underperforming fantasy players in exchange for some newer blood.

Rookie Richter: Which WRs are catching on?

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.

Forecasting top-five picks’ NFL careers

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.

Ochocinco’s value on the rise with Patriots

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.

Three and out: Brown won’t deal Palmer

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.

Three and out: Little has fantasy sleeper appeal

Fantasy owners should remember the name Greg Little on draft day — the Browns rookie wideout could become a very nice sleeper in 2011.

Data Points: DL, OL, QB ahead of the draft curve

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.

Friendship comes first for Green, Jones

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.

Mayock: Teams either buy into QBs or don’t

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.

Brandt: Bengals have quarterback in sight

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.

Mayock: Draft will be ‘feeding frenzy’ for QBs

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.

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