Posts Tagged ‘Chris Johnson’

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: Kevin Smith strikes back

It’s no surprise that Kevin Smith headlines this week’s Fantasy Faux Pas, but as always, there’s plenty more.

Playbook: 49ers use their ‘other’ dimension

In the NFL, defensive coordinators wish stopping a team was as simple as stopping one guy.

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.

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: On one hand, there’s McGahee

Willis McGahee runs wild with one hand, Vincent Jackson exploding for three touchdowns and, of course, shanahanigans all conspired to drive fantasy owners to distraction in this week’s edition of Fantasy Faux Pas Monday.

First and 10: Cast your Pro Bowl ballot

The time has come to nominate your Pro Bowl players for 2012. Cast your vote for the AFC and NFC’s best players at each position.

Three and out: Murray not guaranteed job

There’s no question that DeMarco Murray should be the starter for the Cowboys.

Tale of the Tape: Texans, Titans fight for South

With the monotony of Indianapolis’ annual contention for the AFC South stifled by Peyton Manning’s injury, Houston and Tennessee will battle for the division lead Sunday as we approach the season’s midpoint.

A true fantasy: Deadline deals

The football trade deadline is just that, dead. There is little to no excitement. There is no intrigue. Teams out of the race don’t send picks to other teams for future consideration like in other sports like baseball. Here are some trades I would love to see happen.

Playbook: Monday tape study notebook

Another exciting week of games on Sunday – which means another interesting day of Monday tape study.

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.

Playbook: ‘Eye in the Sky’ focused on Texan DEs

One of the best matchups of the weekend has to be football’s version of the “Running of the Bulls,” a ground-and-pound contest between Texans RB Arian Foster and Raiders RB Darren McFadden.

Redefining fantasy running back success, Part II

Top fantasy running backs are a commodity, but Jason Smith says they’re not one that you should gut your roster to get.

Get Dolphins RB Thomas in your lineup

Yesterday we took a look at the surprising WRs who were targeted the most in Week 3, and also a glance at some surprising trends that brought us names like Andre Caldwell, Davone Bess and Dane Sanzenbacher (Jim Tressel is smiling somewhere). Today, it’s time to spotlight the RBs and take a look at the ‘touch leaders’ for Week 3.

Britt officially done for the year

Kenny Britt is officially out for the year, which could open opportunities for a trio of Titans receivers.

Data Points: Peterson’s September success

After he gained gained 98 rush yards on 16 carries against San Diego last week, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson now has rushed for 1,650 yards in 15 career games in the month of September. Peterson averages 110.0 rush yards per game in the month, which is the second-highest average in September in NFL history (minimum 10 games), behind only Hall of Famer Jim Brown. And when you consider the other names on this list, September success is impressive indeed.

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