Posts Tagged ‘Devin Hester’

NFL fantasy: Chris Johnson upset with Shonn Greene signing

In today’s Three and Out: Chris Johnson isn’t happy with Shonn Greene coming in; Reggie Bush could return kicks and Devin Hester is no longer a WR.

Countdown to Kickoff: Two returns for TDs

We’re just two days away from the start of the 2011 season. With that, the Thursday opener between the Saints and Packers will offer the first chance for all of us to see the impact of the new kickoff rules in the regular season.

Data Points: Long drives will become crucial

With new kickoff rules in place, clubs that will have the most success are those that can sustain longer drives. Here’s a look at the number of 10-play drives every team was able to manufacture in 2010. Not surprisingly, the Colts led the NFL in this suddenly more relevant category.

Data Points: Most kick and punt return TDs

Is Devin Hester the 32nd best player in football? Maybe he isn’t. But his stature among great kick returners can’t be argued.

First and 10: All kinds of ‘Top 100’ reactions

What’s a Monday morning without a chance to hear Dave Dameshek vent about Sunday night’s episode of “Top 100 Players of 2011,” which aired on NFL Network?

DDFP: More guys not better than Roethlisberger

The most recent edition of the Top 100 might have battered our heroes Dave Dameshek and Adam Rank into submission.

Data Points: Returners making most of chances

While touchbacks on kickoffs have increased dramatically since 1994, there has been an increase in kickoff return touchdowns during the same time period as returners make the most of limited opportunities.

Draft Countdown: Ready, Oher not

It’s Tuesday, and it’s also just 23 days until the best amateur football players in the world start getting plucked one by one. But before we watch all of the draft unfold at Radio City Music Hall, what does the number 23 remind us of?

Jackson: My return skills are ‘stupid crazy’

With DeSean Jackson in house, we put him on the spot, who is the best returner in the game right now?

A contrarian view on the impending doom of KRs

Is there a chance, any chance, that we’re all overstating the impact of Tuesday’s vote by the NFL Competition Committee to move kickoffs to the 35-yard line?

Fandemonium hits the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl

Hey NFL fan! It’s Ralph Lanier Jr., your NFL Director of Fandemonium here to tell you all about my phenomenal experiences at the 2011 Pro Bowl and also Super Bowl XLV. It’s been a busy and exciting couple of weeks and sadly, these are my final two entries.

Pro Bowl not your typical game, as expected

The Pro Bowl was kind of funny to watch, definitely entertaining. And that’s just what you’d expect from the game.

Plenty of reasons to like the Bears

I went out on my own on the “Playbook” picks this week and took the Bears over the Packers, for several reasons.

Halftime notes: Seahawks-Bears

A few nuggets at halftime of the Seahwawks-Bears divisional game at Soldier Field.

Gailey won’t deny Bills will avoid Connolly

On the same day we found out Rex Ryan’s Jets won’t kick the ball anywhere near Devin Hester, it has been suggested Bills head coach Chan Gailey will deploy the same strategy with Patriots’ secret weapon Dan Connolly.

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