Posts Tagged ‘Detroit Lions’

Three and out: Broncos want insurance for Tebow

Tim Tebow is the presumptive starter for the Broncos in 2012, but the team has plans to bring in other QBs as insurance.

Stafford: ‘I think I’ve got a lot to prove’ to become elite

Matthew Stafford rolled through the NFL Network car wash Friday morning and answered the same question asked of Giants QB Eli Manning earlier this season. Are you an elite player?

Lions fan wins Super Bowl trip, Stafford’s companionship

For the past 26 years, die-hard Lions fan John Tracy has watched from afar as Detroit endured one mind-boggling, train-wreck season after another. Sure, this season’s playoff run was a boost to Tracy’s psyche, but DIRECTV went one step farther, naming him America’s Ultimate Displaced Fan.

Lions’ Schwartz won’t talk contract, but he’ll defend Suh

Jim Schwartz isn’t going to discuss his contract situation with the Lions. But he will defend Ndamukong Suh from recent comments made by NFL Network’s Warren Sapp.

A new player for the Lions?

The Lions should be scouting the Australian Open for new talent. The only question, can he cover any of the Saints receivers?

Three and out: Broncos’ Decker ‘day to day’

Despite Eric Decker possibly being out for the remained of the postseason, surprisingly little should change with the Broncos offense and fantasy owners should still remain wary during the Playoff Challenge.

Barry Sanders Jr. ready to run with Cardinal

Two developing problems for every college football program except one: (1) Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders has a son, Barry Jr. (2) Barry Jr. plays football. He looks every bit as dangerous as Daddy. And he’s going to Stanford.

Three and out: All appears well with ‘Megatron’

As suspected, Calvin Johnson’s absence from practice Wednesday was nothing out of the ordinary. Fantasy owners should feel confident giving him a start.

Three and out: Roethlisberger still hobbling

Ben Roethlisberger says his ankle isn’t feeling great, but it shouldn’t necessarily scare Playoff Challenge players away from using his favorite WR targets.

NFL Wild Card Weekend matchups all set

With Week 17 in the books, we now know who will play who and when during NFL Wild Card Weekend.

Three and out: Prepare back up plan for Lions’ Johnson

Calvin Johnson has missed two consecutive days of practice and fantasy owners should start looking for backup plans in case Megatron is limited or completely held out.

Week 16 playoff scenarios

Seven down, five to go, two weeks left to figure it all out. Seven teams have clinched playoff spots and four more can do so this weekend: The cowboys, falcons and Lions in the NFC and — that’s right — Tim Tebow and the Broncos in the AFC. Of course, there’s still plenty of jockeying for playoff position – home-field advantage, byes, etc.

Three and out: Don’t give up on Johnson yet

Andre Johnson is out yet again, but fantasy owners shouldn’t quit on the talented wideout just yet.

Three and out: Adding Packers’ Grant?

As James Starks struggles to recover from an ankle injury, Ryan Grant has a chance to help fantasy owners in a big way against Kansas City.

Three and out: Cowboys WR Robinson’s value in flux

With both Laurent Robinson and Miles Austin back at Cowboys practice, Robinson’s fantasy value is in flux. But fantasy owners could do worse than to take a chance on Robinson for another week.

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