Posts Tagged ‘Drew Brees’

Brees, McCoy deliver, win FedEx Air & Ground honors

Saints QB Drew Brees and Eagles RB LeSean McCoy put together special seasons and were honored Wednesday for their efforts as the FedEx Air and Ground NFL Players of the Year.

Marshall steals the show

A few observations after the AFC ran away with the 2012 Pro Bowl, 59-41:

Pro Bowl QBs always in search of the next ring

With a handful of past Super Bowl winners in Hawaii, NFL.com’s Jeff Darlington caught up with a few quarterbacks to talk about their quest for the next one.

Rodgers arrives … with Zach Galifianakis?

Players and coaches descended on the Marriott Ihilani Tuesday afternoon, all more than happy to have arrived safe and sound in paradise.

To win one game: Brady or Brees?

It’s a simple yet complex question: Would you take Tom Brady or Drew Brees at quarterback to win one game?

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.

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.

Rodgers vs. Foster: Who should be No. 1?

With the 2011 fantasy football season in the rear view mirror, Jason Smith looks at who could be the top fantasy pick in 2012. The answer isn’t as simple as you’d think.

Three and Out: Quit crying, Falcons

Here’s a look at what’s going on in fantasy football right now.

Tale of the Tape: Brees, Ryan square off in N.O.

Heading into their second matchup with the Saints this season, the Falcons will look to duplicate their last performance – minus one fourth-down failure.

Week 15 Fantasy QB rankings

Few things are as crucial as picking the right starting QB for your fantasy semifinal matchup. Jason Smith runs down the ten signal-callers best suited to help get your team to championship week.

Tale of the Tape: Can the Saints stifle Megatron?

Everyone knows the Lions will be without Ndamukong Suh against the Saints this weekend. That’s a huge blow to their defense. But the real story heading into Sunday’s contest will be the absence of wide receiver Calvin Johnson, who has been taken away by opposing defenses in the last three weeks.

Monday Nightmare: Tell me you started Brees

If you’re familiar with my work at all, you know two things about me: I love to make “Top Gun” references, and the second is that I live and die with my fantasy studs. And I bring this up because there is a rumor floating out there that one of our producers for “NFL Fantasy Live” (and a former producer on the “Dave Dameshek Football Program“) sat Drew Brees this week.

Data Points: Updating the Marino chase

We’re halfway through the season and the usual suspects are still on pace to shatter Dan Marino‘s single-season passing record. Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers all are in position to break the mark of 5,084 yards.

First and 10: We’re halfway home

Time flies when you’re having fun, and the 2011 NFL regular season is already half over. With that in mind, we asked eight NFL.com and NFL Network analysts for their award winners at the halfway point and revised predictions for the postseason, and the results are in.

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