Posts Tagged ‘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.

Playbook mailbag: Should Patriots be concerned?

Every week, our cyber sack of mail gets heavier. More questions come in, and the quality isn’t deluded one bit.
Heading into Week 4 of our WRWW (War Room Wisdom Wednesday) mailbag, we have received inquiries from coast to coast – and some from overseas.

Countdown to Kickoff: 100-yard rushing games

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.

Three and out: It’s Beanie’s time to shine

Beanie Wells won’t ever be in a better position to post big numbers — and thrive for fantasy owners — than he will heading into the 2011 season.

Three and out: Saints to utilize Ingram

The New Orleans Saints plan to use rookie Mark Ingram prominently this season, making him an interesting option for fantasy owners in 2011.

Vick, Hillis could be doubly cursed

Should the eventual winner of the Madden 2012 cover competition be avoided in fantasy drafts? Don’t laugh…

Texans’ Foster shows motivation … on Twitter

Arian Foster is motivated for the 2011 season. Want proof? Check this out…

Seymour is latest to be sidelined for Raiders

The Raiders announced during the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Broncos that DE Richard Seymour won’t be returning due to a hamstring injury.

Got Hillis? Chances are, you’re still in contention

If you landed Arian Foster or Peyton Hillis, chances are you’re in the playoff hunt.

Post Mortem: Can it be Brady again?

Did Week 14 seem to over promise some great weather games and then under deliver? Like “Star Wars Episode I, the Phantom Menace.” And the only weather game we got was a blowout. But it was the start of the fantasy playoffs for most of you, so lets search through the wreckage.

Week 14 notable nuggets

With an assist from the NFL Network research crew, here’s a look at some of the notable numbers and top performances of Week 14.

McFadden rewarded faithful owners

Raiders RB Darren McFadden is pretty good. McFadden, like Redskins RB Ryan Torain, was one of those guys who worried fantasy enthusiasts. McFadden because of a late-season swoon. But like Torain, McFadden offered a bit of redemption for those who showed faith in the Raiders running back.

Weather will affect Week 14

The weather could have a major effect on the first week of the fantasy football postseason.

Sometimes you need to take heart

There is a recurring theme that I like to advise the fantasy enthusiasts, and that is to lead with your heart. There are plenty of questions that come through the chats that have the caveat, “Am I crazy to … ”

Raiders’ OC has hand in McFadden’s success

Raiders offensive coordinator Hue Jackson empowers his players, and his touch this season is paying off in big ways for Darren McFadden.

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