The eight-year contract extension agreed upon by the Vikings and Adrian Peterson Saturday is the richest deal ever given to a running back, in terms of guaranteed money.
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The final game of the preseason, between the Raiders and Seahawks, offers one big question: Will Terrelle Pryor make his NFL debut?
Chris Johnson has signed an extension with the Titans, making him much safer to draft in the top three in fantasy land.
Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Aaron Rodgers, Chris Johnson, frank gore, Green Bay Packers, Joe Namath, Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans, Tim Tebow
Which five players will have breakout seasons? Which five have to prove their 2010 seasons weren’t a fluke? Who will lead the league in rushing, passing and receiving? Our experts weigh in today.
We’re eight days away from the start of the 2011 NFL season, and Week 1 of last season is when Arian Foster became a household name. The Texans opened with a win over the Colts behind Foster’s 231 yards rushing and three touchdowns.
With Michael Vick the latest player to receive a massive new deal and shed the franchise tag, I figured this was a good time to look at other players who are either in negotiations with their teams or will begin talks shortly.
Peyton Manning is ready to come back to practice, but that doesn’t automatically mean he’ll be on the field in Week 1.
There is an opportunity for the Redskins starting quarterback to be a productive fantasy player. If only John Beck or Rex Grossman would get the nod.
Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Antwaan Randle El, Brady Quinn, Chris Johnson, Curtis Painter, Darrelle Revis, Denver Broncos, Heath Evans, Kerry Collins, Kyle Orton, Michael Lombardi, Mike Munchak, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Sean Smith, Terrelle Pryor, Tim Tebow, Vontae Davis
Did you have any issues with Michael Lombardi‘s blue-chip and red-chip rankings of the best players at each position? If you did, you weren’t alone. Watch this clip of Heath Evans and Antwaan Randle El attacking Lombardi for his take on Philip Rivers.
With only a fortnight left ’til the season kicks off, Dave and Rank welcome NFL Network/Atlanta Falcon/Florida State Seminole/good guy Jamie Dukes to the studio to kibbitz about Peyton Manning and the Colts’ QB situation, Chris Johnson’s future in Tennessee and the Miami Hurricanes’ mess.
Chris Johnson’s holdout looks no closer to being over, which could leave fantasy owners scrambling for draft options.
Posted: Wednesday, August 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Antonio Gates, Art Donovan, Atlanta Falcons, Bill Belichick, cheerleaders, Chris Johnson, Phillip Tanner, Rex Ryan, Tennessee Titans
Today’s Chris Johnson-Mike Reinfeldt summit has Titans fans and fantasy football players everywhere on the edge of their seats. The Pro Bowl running back will be in Nashville on Tuesday to meet with the Titans GM to talk about a new contract, one that could get him to end his holdout and get back on the field. Stay tuned to NFL.com and NFL Network throughout the day, as NFL Network reporter Albert Breer will be reporting live from Nashville.
Peyton Manning’s absence from preseason games has some fantasy owners concerned, but there’s no reason not to target him if he falls on draft day.
Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Brett Favre, Chris Johnson, Indianapolis Colts, Jim Irsay, Pete Carroll, Philip Rivers, Plaxico Burress, supplemental draft, Tarvaris Jackson, Terrelle Pryor
Monday’s NFL supplemental draft is one of the most interesting “mini” drafts of recent memory, and NFL.com will have full coverage, including NFL Network reporter Albert Breer live from Terrelle Pryor‘s draft party.
Mark Ingram is one of the top rookie runners to target in fantasy drafts. But if you think he’s in line for a true featured role, you’ll likely be disappointed.