With several teams seemingly uncertain about their status behind center and the fact that six quarterbacks were drafted in the first 36 picks in April — including four in the first round — we could be getting ready to see something in Week 1 that we’ve never seen before.
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Almost time to fire up Favre Watch 2011? On one hand, says NFL.com’s Gil Brandt, yes. Then again, Brandt says, NFL teams might not be all that interested.
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall is working out strong, which is good news for QB Chad Henne.
If the Vikings don’t add a veteran quarterback, fantasy owners would be wise to temper expectations for Sidney Rice in 2011.
Posted: Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Alex Smith, Christian Ponder, Donovan McNabb, Eric Mangini, Marshawn Lynch, Michael Crabtree, New Orleans Saints, NFL.com Fantasy, Plaxico Burress, Ronde Barber, Seattle Seahawks, Tiki Barber
Big day here at NFL.com. If you happen to run a fantasy league through this site, you likely got an email last night telling you we are officially open for business.
Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Andy Dalton, Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Christian Ponder, Cincinnati Bengals, Colin Kaepernick, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jake Locker, Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans
While coaches wait for the lockout to end, there understandably exists some anxiety regarding the learning and assimilation time incoming rookies are missing. In theory, all of these coaches and their respective organizations are in the same boat.
Christian Ponder says he wasn’t surprised the Vikings made him the 12th overall pick in last month’s draft. That would put him in the clear minority, because it was a move the surprised nearly everyone else.
Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Buffalo Bills, Christian Ponder, Hines Ward, Julio Jones, Kevin Boss, Marcedes Lewis, Michael Vick, Pittsburgh Steelers, Stevie Johnson
What if Bills receiver Stevie Johnson didn’t drop that should-have-been game-winning TD pass in overtime against the Steelers last season? Perhaps Pittsburgh wouldn’t have won the AFC North and advanced to the Super Bowl.
Cowboys QB Tony Romo could be one of the biggest steals in fantasy football drafts this season. Find out why.
I still think that Donovan McNabb can still be a very effective quarterback in the right situation, but at this stage of his career I wouldn’t give him the keys to my team like the Redskins did last season.
Posted: Friday, May 13th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Braylon Edwards, Christian Ponder, Donovan McNabb, Jermichael Finley, Josh McDaniels, Marques Colston, Philip Rivers, Sam Bradford, Santonio Holmes, Sidney Rice, Vincent Jackson
Fantasy owners should hope that WRs Vincent Jackson and Santonio Holmes don’t switch teams once free agency begins.
The top seven quarterback prospects all went early in the 2011 NFL Draft, many of them earlier than expected. But each quarterback enters a different scenario with his new team, with unique circumstances determining how early they will be expected to contribute.
The first big shock of the draft didn’t last long. It went precisely four picks, from the time the Titans took Jake Locker eighth overall until the Vikings made Christian Ponder the 12th pick overall and the fourth quarterback selected in the draft.
Cam Newton (No. 1 to Panthers), Jake Locker (No. 8 to Titans), Blaine Gabbert (No. 10 to Jaguars) and Christian Ponder (No. 12 to Vikings) were taken among the top 12 selections in the draft.
The Bengals are looking for a quarterback, that much we know about the draft. But where do the Bengals make the move? Our Gil Brandt told readers on Monday during his NFL.com chat that the Bengals could be looking to move out of the No. 4 spot in the draft, and that the club has its eyes on quarterback down the draft board.