Backfield committees are causing fantasy owners a lot of headaches.
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The Bills backfield could be a cause of headaches for fantasy owners the rest of the season.
Coming off a big win against the defending Super Bowl champions, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis knows this is no time for his players to get overconfident. So, starting Wednesday, Lewis had his equipment manager work overtime to order enough nameless jerseys for every player to practice in this week, writes the Cincinnati Enquirer. The message, Lewis said, is buying into selflessness.
Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Adrian Peterson, Andre Johnson, Barry Sanders, Cadillac Williams, Calvin Johnson, Cedric Benson, Clinton Portis, Correll Buckhalter, Dan Marino, Donald Brown, Drew Brees, Emmitt Smith, Fred Jackson, Jerry Rice, Jim Caldwell, Joseph Addai, Josh McDaniels, Knowshon Moreno, Larry Fitzgerald, Marshall Faulk, Matt Forte, Maurice Jones-Drew, Peyton Manning, Randy Moss, Ryan Grant, Steve Slaton, Tom Brady, Willis McGahee
I would argue that right now — in the 2009 NFL season — is the most challenging time to be a a fantasy owner.
Marshawn Lynch is eligible to return to practice with the Bills today, and it will be interesting to see how he is incorporated into the offense with Fred Jackson playing so well.
Posted: Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Chaz Schilens, Chris Chambers, Darren McFadden, Fred Jackson, LaDainian Tomlinson, Lee Evans, Legedu Naanee, Malcolm Floyd, Marshawn Lynch, Michael Bush, Terrell Owens, Tom Brady, Trent Edwards, Zach Miller
The two Monday night games saw some interesting events that fantasy owners need to know about heading into Week 2.
In yet another offensive shakeup for the Buffalo Bills, veteran running back Dominic Rhodes was cut Saturday as the team trimmed the roster to 53, according to a source with knowledge of the move.
Fantasy leaguers who’ve been keep close tabs on the NFL offseason know that the value of Marshawn Lynch has taken a tumble. Lynch will still be the first Bills running back taken in drafts, but he’s no longer a borderline No. 1 fantasy starter.
Posted: Friday, July 10th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Bobby Jindal, Buffalo Bills, Donovan McNabb, Fred Jackson, Jason Taylor, Jeff Ireland, Jeremy Maclin, Miami Dolphins, Michael Vick, New Orleans Saints, Sam Madison
Judging by his latest comments, Jason Taylor is happy to be back in Miami. Taylor, back with the Dolphins after one season in Washington, didn’t hide his enthusiasm from The Miami Herald when asked about working with Bill Parcells, coach Tony Sparano and company.
Terrell Owens is expected to be the straw that stirs the drink in Buffalo, but QB Trent Edwards will have to be a quiet leader in the presence of a strong personality for the Bills. T.O.’s presence could help Edwards crown himself as the best QB taken in the 2007 draft.
Newly signed Bills RB Fred Jackson shed some light on what he and his teammates feel about the addition of Terrell Owens.
Michael Fabiano discusses the fantasy impact of Buffalo’s signing of veteran running back Dominic Rhodes.
Add Fred Jackson to the list of running backs skipping voluntary team workouts, presumably because he is unhappy about the contract offers the Bills are sending his agent’s way, the
Based on the importance of running backs in fantasy football, Marshawn Lynch will be worth a second- or third-round selection even if he’s suspended. But owners who draft him also need to target Fred Jackson in the middle rounds.