Posts Tagged ‘Darren Sproles’

‘Playbook’: 49ers, Giants win down the seam

When the Giants and 49ers earned their way into the NFC Championship Game, they had won their games on the scoreboard – and one particular area of the field.

Playoff Challenge owners take a pass on bye week players

Even with the lure of double points, most owners shied away from starting players on bye weeks in the first run of the NFL Playoff Challenge. But there were some interesting names that found their way into lineups.

Three and out: Redman the man for Steelers

Rashard Mendenhall could be out for an extended period of time with a knee injury. It opens an opportunity for Isaac Redman but he may not be the first choice of fantasy owners.

Fantasy Feedback: Week 17

A fantasy rundown of the Week 17 NFL games.

It’s fine to start many Saints vs. Panthers

Saints coach Sean Payton says he has no intentions of taking his foot off the gas this week against the Panthers, providing a huge help to fantasy owners.

First and 10: Da coach

Ditka: A certain magic still lingers in the very name. Don’t miss the premiere of NFL FIlms’ “A Football Life: Mike Ditka” Thursday at 10 p.m. ET on NFL Network.

‘Playbook’ Monday notebook: Week 3

After going through Sunday’s game tape from Week 3, here are a few things we noticed.

Five ‘eye in the sky’ matchups for Week 3

You have probably heard the phrase “a team is only as strong as its weakest link.” In the NFL, the difference between a team’s weakest link and their strongest can determine the outcome of a game.

Leading up to Sunday, we did a little tape study and tried to find a few links that could be broken.

Bradshaw will flex his muscles in Week 3

Against a suspect Eagles run defense, Ahmad Bradshaw leads the way among top fantasy flex players in Week 3.

Early-season fireworks set NFL records

With two weeks of football in the books, the numbers don’t lie. We’re in the heart of an offensive explosion.

Three and out: There’s value to Sproles with Saints

Michael Crabtree is injured, Darren Sproles is in New Orleans, and Roy Williams is a Bear. Find out the fantasy implications right here.

Data Points: Value of V-Jax is obvious

Regardless of the era, the San Diego Chargers always seem to put an explosive offense on the field. And receiver Vincent Jackson has been a big part of the current edition.

Three and out: Leshoure will be Detroit’s closer

Lions coach Jim Schwartz has a plan for his backfield, and it’s not going to improve the fantasy value of Jahvid Best.

First and 10: Questions for Kubiak

Now that Texans coach Gary Kubiak has agreed to be in studio Tuesday for “NFL Total Access” on NFL Network, he must be thrilled about star WR Andre Johnson‘s recent comments about trying to recruit free-agent CB Nnamdi Asomugha.

Three and out: No guarantees for Bryant

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant has a ton of talent, but offseason red flags make him a risk-reward option in fantasy land.

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