Posts Tagged ‘Chris Johnson’
Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Fantasy Awards, Aaron Rodgers, Adrian Peterson, Alfred Morris, Andrew Luck, Cecil Shorts, Chris Johnson, Doug Martin, Jamaal Charles, Larry Fitzgerald, Peyton Manning, Randall Cobb, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Mathews, Seattle Seahawks
Vote now for the NFL Fantasy Player Awards! You decide which players will receive the honors on NFL Fantasy LIVE.
Posted: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Adrian Peterson, Carolina Panthers, Chris Johnson, Christmas Vacation, Clark Griswald, Drew Brees, Eric Dickerson, Ken Whisenhunt, Luke Kuechly, Minnesota Vikings
Much like Clark Griswald in the holiday classic, Christmas Vacation, many NFL players and coaches are in need of a few relaxing days all to themselves (and that Christmas bonus!). Whether from a disappointing season, injury, poor performance or single-handedly carrying their team through the first 15 weeks, these players and coaches could use a little respite. And probably a large glass of egg nog.
Posted: Sunday, November 4th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Andrew Luck, Aaron Hernandez, Aaron Rodgers, Adrian Peterson, Andy Luck, Brandon Marshall, Calvin Johnson, Cam Newton, Carson Palmer, Chris Johnson, Darren McFadden, Doug Martin, Eli Manning, Greg Schiano, Hakeem Nicks, Jimmy Graham, Julio Jones, LeGarrette Blount, Peyton Manning, Robert Griffin III, Roddy White, Titus Young, Tom Crabtree
Our Adam Rank takes a look back at the fantasy weekend that was.
Posted: Sunday, October 28th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Philip Rivers, Andy Reid, Calvin Johnson, Chris Johnson, Dez Bryant, Doug Martin, Dwayne Bowe, Jonathan Stewart, LeGarrette Blount, LeSean McCoy, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Roddy White, Steven Jackson, Titus Young, Tony Romo, Trent Richardson
Start Philip Rivers and all of your Chargers with confidence this week. This is a Norv Turner game where this team rallies for a somewhat meaningless win in October. These were all my rally cries prior to the Chargers game in Cleveland.
So much for that.
Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Brian Hartline, Chris Johnson, Percy Harvin
Can Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson raise some eyebrows against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday Night Football?
Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Fantasy Post Mortem, Alex Smith, Andrew Luck, Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Newton, Chris Johnson, Christian Ponder, DeAngelo Williams, Greg Jennings, James Jones, Joe Flacco, Jordy Nelson, rashard mendenhall, Red Dalton, Reggie Wayne, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Tannehill
Cam Newton is an undroppable in most fantasy leagues, and it’s probably a good thing, too, considering most impetuous fantasy enthusiasts would at least consider dropping him after another disappointing game in Week 5. Like you’re sitting around, drinking a few beers, watching Dexter after the Sunday night game and thinking, “(expletive) it, I’m done with this guy.”
Posted: Thursday, October 4th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Chris Johnson, DeMarco Murray, Mark Sanchez, Matt Hasselbeck, Santonio Holmes, Tim Tebow
Does the injury to New York Jets wideout Santonio Holmes provide hidden value for other players?
Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Chris Johnson, Greg Jennings, Jackie Battle, Ryan Mathews
Is it time for fantasy football owners to give up on Green Bay Packers wideout Greg Jennings?
Posted: Monday, October 1st, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Fantasy Post Mortem, Aaron Rodgers, Andy Reid, Bill Belichick, Brandon Bolden, C.J. Spiller, Cam Newton, Chris Johnson, Drew Brees, Fred Jackson, Graham Harrell, Jamaal Charles, LeSean McCoy, Matt Cassel, Mike Shanahan, Philip Rivers, Stevan Ridley, Tom Brady
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.
Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2012 | Ian Rapoport Tags: Titans, Chris Johnson
Just a quick thing before I head out to Cowboys practice (this is called, multitasking). So, I’m covering the Texans-Titans game this week on Sunday, and there are a lot of issues to hit (like this one). One, of course, revolves around the mysterious Titans’ running game. The focus has been on Tennessee’s second-leading rusher, which — unbelievably — is Chris Johnson. The fantasy stud and player formerly known as CJ2K has just 45 yards rushing. That’s 66th in the league. Yikes. What gives? He’s still fast. He’s still got skills. And he’s running behind a Titans offensive line that has allowed just two sacks of QB Jake Locker. What is the issue? Titans RB Coach Jim Skipper explained yesterday. […]
Posted: Monday, September 24th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Cam Newton, Aaron Rodgers, Alex Smith, Alfred Morris, Andre Brown, Andy Luck, Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Newton, Chris Johnson, Christian Ponder, Darren McFadden, Darryl Strawberry, Don Mattingly, Eli Manning, Jake Locker, Jamaal Charles, Jermichael Finley, Joe Flacco, Jose Canseco, Ken Griffey Jr., Matt Cassel, Matt Ryan, Matt Schaub, Mike Scioscia, Mike Shanahan, Mike Smith, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Red Dalton, RG3, Roger Clemens, Ryan Mathews, Tony Romo, Wade Boggs, Wes Welker
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.
Posted: Monday, September 17th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Fantasy football, Chris Johnson, Darren McFadden
Is it time to abandon Chris Johnson and Darren McFadden?
Posted: Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Arizona Cardinals, Chris Johnson, John Skelton, Kevin Kolb, Larry Fitzgerald, LeGarrette Blount, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson isn’t losing his starting job, so says head coach Mike Munchak. Marcas Grant writes that the fact that Munchak even had to mention that is an unpleasant reminder of Johnson’s 2011 season.
Posted: Monday, September 10th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Robert Griffin III, Aaron Rodgers, Alfred Morris, Cam Newton, Chris Johnson, DeAngelo Williams, Drew Brees, Hulk Hogan, King Kong Bundy, Matthew Stafford, Michael Bush, Michael Turner, Mike Shanahan, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Wes Welker
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.
Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2012 | Ian Rapoport Tags: Titans, Bill Belichick, Chris Johnson, Patriots
Often, we get so caught up in this fantasy football world we live in that it’s easy to overlook that there’s so much more reality than fantasy. Last year, for instance, Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson held out, then struggled the entire season to hit his stride. Though he ended up with 1,047 yards and 4.0 yards per carry, he wasn’t himself. And he certainly wasn’t the standout back so many had counted on for their leagues. While he had four 100-yard games, he also had seven games in which he averaged fewer than 3.0 yards per rush. It’s easy to overlook how miserable all this made CJ, who has looked completely different this preseason. It’s why he couldn’t conceal […]