Posts Tagged ‘Alex Smith’
Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Alex Smith, Chris Johnson, Dallas Cowboys, Dave Tollefson, DeMarco Murray, frank gore, Mathias Kiwanuka, New York Giants, Playbook, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans, Tony Romo
In the NFL, defensive coordinators wish stopping a team was as simple as stopping one guy.
Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Blog Log Blog, Alex Smith, Anquan Boldin, Brady Quinn, Calvin Johnson, Eddie Royal, frank gore, Greg Olsen, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, Kellen Winslow, Matt Forte, Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Oakland Raiders, Ray Rice, Roddy White, Ryan Torain, San Diego Chargers, Todd Heap
With the first Thursday night game of the year around the corner, Jason Smith breaks down previous Thursday night games and finds one position has generally excelled above all others.
Posted: Monday, October 31st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers are running away with the NFC West this season. Hard to believe we’d be saying that halfway through the season, but then again it’s not as if the rest of the division is mounting much of a challenge. Perhaps the biggest surprise, though, is the success of 49ers QB Alex Smith, who had been written off by many critics before the season ever began.
Posted: Thursday, October 13th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Fantasy QB rankings, Alex Smith, Cam Newton, Eli Manning, Jason Campbell, Matthew Stafford, Tony Romo
Jason Smith takes his weekly look at fantasy quarterbacks and with Philip Rivers on a bye this week, Jason welcomes a new name into his list of the top five.
Posted: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Total Access, Alex Smith, Jim Harbaugh, Mike Mayock, San Francisco 49ers
Our friends at Sports Pickle made a joke about 49ers QB Alex Smith in real-time Sunday that couldn’t be overlooked: “I bet other No. 1 overall pick QB busts think Alex Smith has become a total sellout.”
Posted: Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 | Steve Wyche Tags: Cover Two Podcast, Aaron Rodgers, Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick, Joe Flacco, Kevin Kolb, San Francisco 49ers
NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks got some feathers rattled recently in a column he wrote suggesting that Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers shouldn’t be crowned among the league’s elite quarterbacks (Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Tom Brady) yet. Some of those emotions might get stirred up again as we broached the subject in the Cover Two podcast with Brooks and NFL.com senior writer Steve Wyche.
Posted: Friday, June 10th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Adam “Pacman” Jones, Alex Smith, DeSean Jackson, Elliot Harrison, Michael Vick
And we’re down to No. 1. In Elliot Harrison‘s breakdown of the top 20 games of 2010, his gold medal goes to a late-season thriller between the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants — that essentially ended the Giants’ playoff hopes and invigorated those of the Green Bay Packers.
Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Alex Smith, Darrelle Revis, DeAngelo Williams, John Fox, Josh McDaniels, Knowshon Moreno, LeSean McCoy, Michael Crabtree, Steven Jackson
If the lockout lingers into training camp, handcuffing your top running backs could become more important than ever.
Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Alex Smith, Christian Ponder, Donovan McNabb, Eric Mangini, Marshawn Lynch, Michael Crabtree, New Orleans Saints, NFL.com Fantasy, Plaxico Burress, Ronde Barber, Seattle Seahawks, Tiki Barber
Big day here at NFL.com. If you happen to run a fantasy league through this site, you likely got an email last night telling you we are officially open for business.
Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Michael Crabtree, Alex Smith, Chris Cooley, Kyle Shanahan, New England Patriots, Randy Moss, San Francisco 49ers, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins
Greetings fantasy enthusiasts, here is what is shaking in the fantasy world on a Thursday. Starting with you, Michael Crabtree.
Posted: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Gil Brandt, Alex Smith, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler, Jim Harbaugh, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers
NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt is usually focused on personnel, but his Tuesday chat this week for some reason ended up focusing on predictions for 2011 division winners – and some of the picks may be surprising.
Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 | Brian Baldinger Tags: Matt Hasselbeck, Alex Smith, Denver Broncos, Kyle Orton, San Francisco 49ers, Santana Moss, Seattle Seahawks
The reality of a condensed offseason means teams are better off looking at their own free agents — understanding their deficiencies, age or injury history — as providing the best options to win.
Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Alex Smith, Chad Lewis, Jeff Fisher, Roger Goodell, Sergio Kindle, Tedy Bruschi, Tom Brady
Tuesday might be just another day for you, but it should be quite eventful for former Titans coach
Jeff Fisher and retired players Tedy Bruschi and Chad Lewis.
Posted: Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Alex Smith, Carson Palmer, Donovan McNabb, Kevin Kolb, Kyle Orton, Marc Bulger, Matt Hasselbeck
Your favorite team stinks under center … and they didn’t get a quarterback in the 2011 NFL Draft. So what is next?
Posted: Friday, March 11th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Cam Newton, Alex Smith, Andy Dalton, Blaine Gabbert, Carson Palmer, Colt McCoy, Marc Bulger, Matt Hasselbeck, Mike Munchak, Warren Moon
At least seven of the top 10 teams in the 2011 NFL Draft are believed to be in the market for quarterbacks, but where will they end up? We are asking you the NFL.com to submit your theories, hypothesis and tea-leaf readings.