NEW YORK — Did you have Manti Te’o being drafted before Geno Smith? Because that’s exactly what happened on Friday night. Let’s take a look at the expected (and unexpected) from Friday night. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Is it really a quarterback league? ————————————————————————————————————————————– One quarterback in round one (not the guy you expected) and then Geno Smith stopped the skid in round two when he was selected by the Jets. Smith avoided controversy earlier in the day when he came to his senses and chose to stay in New York. Could you imagine the controversy Geno would have caused if he had left New York, only to have to return because he was drafted by the Jets? Why, that would be worse […]
Posts Tagged ‘Christian Ponder’
Mike Mayock was on hand to witness Florida State’s pro day, where quarterback EJ Manuel — a player rated as the No. 2 QB in the draft by Mayock — was one of the key prospects working out.
In today’s Three and Out: Christian Ponder is Minnesota’s unquestioned starter; could Chad Johnson be making a return to the NFL?
Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Free agency, Anthony Fasano, Antonio Brown, Bilal Powell, Brandon Gibson, Brandon Lloyd, Brandon Myers, Brian Hoyer, Chris Johnson, Christian Ponder, Danny Amendola, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Daryl Richardson, David Garrard, Delanie Walker, Demaryius Thomas, Donald Jones, Drew Stanton, Emmanuel Sanders, Eric Decker, Fred Davis, Greg Jennings, Isaac Redman, Isaiah Pead, Jacquizz Rodgers, James Jones, Jared Cook, John Skelton, Jonathan Dwyer, Jordy Nelson, Kevin Kolb, Mark Sanchez, Martellus Bennett, Matt Cassel, Mike Goodson, Mike Wallace, Mikel Leshoure, Peyton Manning, Randall Cobb, rashard mendenhall, Reggie Bush, Rod Streater, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Lindley, Ryan Tannehill, Shonn Greene, Steven Jackson, Wes Welker
The NFL.com fantasy crew tracks some of the key free agent movement and how it will affect fantasy values heading into 2013.
Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2012 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Minnesota Vikings, NFL Network Thursday Night Football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Adrian Peterson, Christian Ponder, Dexter McCluster, LaVonte David, Mark Barron, Mason Foster, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Network Thursday Night Football, NFL Playbook show, Percy Harvin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
After being shredded for 377 yards and 4 TDs through the air, the Bucs’ defense is eager to rebound against Adrian Peterson and a run heavy Vikings offense.
Christian Ponder’s improvement in his second season has been huge, but it’s all about Adrian Peterson leading to the Vikings 5-2 start.
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.”
Is there really something wrong with Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, or is he actually just fine?
Has the injury to Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu cemented Alfred Morris’ status atop the depth chart?
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 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Network, Aaron Rodgers, Chicago Bears, Christian Ponder, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford, Minnesota Vikings, NFC Playbook
Who will be the best NFC North QB in week 1?
Jared Allen believes Christian Ponder will make big leap forward in 2012.
Well, now. Here’s something Vikings fans maybe didn’t think about before: their team trading the No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.
Posted: Monday, December 26th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Blog Log Blog, Aaron Rodgers, Cam Newton, Christian Ponder, DeMarco Murray, Felix Jones, Jason Hanson, Laurent Robinson, marion barber, Marshawn Lynch, Michael Bush, Mike Nugent, Peyton Manning, Seneca Wallace, Tony Romo
With the fantasy season at an end, Jason Smith looks back at the year and builds a list of rules for fantasy owners to help them succeed in 2012.
Posted: Saturday, December 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Michael Lombardi, Christian Ponder, Front Office View, Indianapolis Colts, Michael Lombardi, Minnesota Vikings, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams
As strange as it seemed about a month ago, a team other than the Colts has a very real chance of ending up with the No. 1 pick in 2012′s draft. Just what do the Rams or Vikings do in regard to their quarterback situations if they stumble into the top pick? Michael Lombardi has an answer.