Posts Tagged ‘Cam Newton’

Fantasy Post Mortem: Chris Johnson delivers

This was the kind of week where why wouldn’t Chris Johnson have his best game of the season against the Houston Texans. And congratulations to the 65 percent of you who still started Johnson this week, kudos to you.

Fanatasy Post Mortem: Jamaal Charles gives sweet relief

Week 3 is nearly in the books, how are you feeling? We still have a great Monday night game left, but let’s look back at the wek that was.

Cam Newton metric Week 3 – comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Reminiscent of  last week’s comeback against the Minnesota Vikings,  Andrew Luck led the Colts on a 48-yard drive in the 4th quarter to set up what many thought would be a game-winning field goal. Unfortunately the Colts’ defense could not keep the Jaguars from scoring a touchdown in the final minute of the game. Jacksonville takes the win, 22-17. Cam Comparison: Cam Newton and Andrew Luck (and RG3) are tied when comparing wins and losses, but Newton still leads Luck in total yards after Week 3, 1,012 to 846. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Robert Griffin III vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– The […]

Cam Newton Metric Week 2 – Comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck led the Colts to a 23-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.  A solid performance on both sides of the ball helped Luck secure his first career win. The Verdict: In the Colts home opener, Luck threw two touchdowns and passed for 224 yards. In every category except passing yards, Luck beats Cam Newton’s 2011 week 2 numbers against Green Bay. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Robert Griffin III vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– The momentum from the Washington Redskins’ week 1 win couldn’t continue against the St. Louis Rams. Despite a rally in the fourth quarter, RG3 and team fell […]

Fantasy Post Mortem: Reggie Bush leads the way

Michael Shanahan once again went with Alfred Morris … what are you trying to do to us Shanny? Sometimes I feel like Bobby “The Brain” Heenan pre-Bash at the Beach in 1996, trying to warn everybody of Hulk Hogan.

But dang, that RG3 can play, too, right? More on the Redskins in a minute, let’s get to it.

NFL Press Conference Fashion: Week 1

When it comes to fashion, our NFL stars might not go all out like their NBA counterparts. If the September issue of GQ is any indication, however, we are going to see more style off the field this season. Here’s the best fashion from Week 1:

Fantasy football: Fred Jackson, C.J. Spiller swap status

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson is expected to miss three to four weeks. Is C.J. Spiller really worth targeting?

Cam Newton Metric Week 1 – Comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– In Week 1 against the Chicago Bears, Andrew Luck completed 50% of his passes and threw three interceptions, but still managed to pass for 309 yards. The Bears won, 41-21. It is only week one and Andrew Luck has all the tools to improve his playmaking ability and  keep the Colts in the game. Game highlight below. The Verdict: Compared to Cam Newton’s debut the offensive line made all the difference. See for yourself. Week 1 Passing Yards: Andrew Luck passed for over 300+ yards becoming the third rookie to do […]

Post Mortem: Robert Griffin III as good as advertised

So let me see if I have this straight, Mike Shanahan said Alfred Morris was going to start for his team and then he went out and had the most carries of the weekend? Surprisingly, that’s not the biggest Washington Redskins’ story of the weekend.

Doug Williams: Climate changed ‘tremendously’ for black QBs

Doug Williams became the first post-merger African-American quarterback selected in round one of the NFL draft in 1978 when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers grabbed the Grambling State signal caller with the 17th pick.

Cam Newton and Robert Griffin III were drafted No. 1 and No. 2 overall, respectively, in the past two NFL drafts.

Can Andrew Luck match Cam Newton’s rookie campaign?

Expectations for Andrew Luck are high, but can he match Cam Newton 2011 season.

London Fletcher: RG3 comparable to Cam Newton, Michael Vick

Michael Vick is on record supporting comparisons between himself and Robert Griffin III. RG3’s Washington Redskins teammate, London Fletcher, agrees with that assessment and adds one more player to the evaluation.

Madden NFL 13: Eli Manning is better than Peyton Manning

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning caused a stir prior to last season when he told the world he was an elite quarterback. Eli, of course, proved his doubters wrong when he was selected as MVP of Super Bowl XLVI — the second of his NFL career.

Cam Newton: Carolina Panthers back Ryan Kalil ‘110 percent’

Cam Newton is the latest Carolina Panther to back up Ryan Kalil‘s Super Bowl guarantee. The quarterback says the team is doing their part and giving the center “110 percent.”

My training camp report: The Panthers

We here at NFL Network and are getting around. Just check where I’ve been the last few days. To that end, we’re hitting 32 training camps and offering reports on each of them. These training camp reports, kinda like postcards, will all be the same format. A relaxed, kinda cool way to keep you informed on what’s going on in training camp. The first one I did came from the first place I was… even if I actually covered a pre-training camp workout at the Panthers facility. They move into Wofford College today. What did I see from the Panthers? Lots of optimism, and lots of reason to be optimistic. Check out my training camp report.

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