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.
Posts Tagged ‘Green Bay Packers’
Congratulations to the Texans, who have clinched the first playoff berth in franchise history. With three weeks left in the season, there are still eight playoff spots up for grabs. And three teams – the Patriots, Ravens and Steelers – all have a chance to officially join the party this weekend.
Losing Greg Jennings to a knee injury certainly will impact fantasy owners currently in the playoffs, but there is plenty of value to be found in the rest of Green Bay’s deep receiving corps.
With four weeks left in the season, there are still six division crowns and 10 total playoff spots up for grabs. Congratulations to the Packers and 49ers, who have clinched the NFC North and West, respectively. Meanwhile, here’s a look at what can happen this week.
Posted: Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Blog Log Blog, Dallas Cowboys, Felix Jones, frank gore, Green Bay Packers, John Kuhn, Kendall Hunter, Mark Sanchez, New England Patriots, Pierre Garcon, Roy Helu, San Francisco 49ers, Shane Vereen, Shonn Greene, Stevan Ridley
As fantasy leagues head into the playoffs, Jason Smith looks at garbage points — those points that come late in lopsided games — and how useful they can be in the pursuit of a fantasy championship.
This time last week, there was plenty of buzz that the 49ers had a chance to be the first team in the NFL this season to clinch a playoff spot. A loss to the Ravens on Thanksgiving night delayed that inevitability, and it also opens the door for the defending Super Bowl champs to become the first team this season with an asterisk next to their names in the standings.
We took a closer look at the coaching tape to catalog the events leading up to Ndamukong Suh’s infamous stomp.
Everyone wants to know how to beat Green Bay right now – coaches and fans. Here’s our best guess at how to do it.
One young Minnesota Vikings fan had her dreams crushed by the Green Bay Packers on Monday night. We hope Aaron Rodgers feels good about himself.
Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Baltimore Ravens, Charles Woodson, DeMarco Murray, Ed Dickson, Green Bay Packers, Joe Paterno, Michael Fabiano, NFL Films, NFL Network, Oakland Raiders, Penn State, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers, Rex Ryan, Roger Goodell, Ryan Clark, San Diego Chargers, Tom Brady
NFL Network’s second-half schedule of Thursday night games kicks off at 8 p.m. ET with an important divisional showdown, as Carson Palmer’s Oakland Raiders battle Philip Rivers’ San Diego Chargers for first place in the AFC West.
Posted: Friday, November 4th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Adadm Rank, Andrew Whitworth, Brandon Flowers, Dave Dameshek, Eli Manning, Elliot Harrison, Green Bay Packers, Jeff Darlington, Marcell Dareus, Michael Bush, Michael Fabiano, Nick Saban, Peyton Manning
With Alabama and LSU gearing up for the Game of the Century Saturday night, tune into NFL Network’s “Around the League Live” at 5 p.m. ET Friday and have some fun with Cincinnati Bengals tackle Andrew Whitworth, who won a BCS title at LSU when Nick Saban coached the Tigers, and Buffalo Bills rookie defensive end Marcell Dareus, who played for Saban’s national championship club at Alabama.
Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers
On Wednesday, we looked at how the division leaders stack up in terms of total defense. So today we decided to see how the eight first-place teams stack up when you take into account their overall ranking for both total offense and total defense. One thing to note is that there isn’t a great deal of balance among these teams. and only two of the division leaders — the Steelers and Texans — rank in the top 10 of both categories.
Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Blog Log Blog, Benjarvus Green-Ellis, Carolina Panthers, Danny Woodhead, DeAngelo Williams, Delone Carter, Donald Brown, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, James Starks, John Kuhn, Jonathan Stewart, Joseph Addai, Mark Ingram, Montario Hardesty, New England Patriots, Reggie Bush, Roy Helu, Ryan Grant, Ryan Torain, Stevan Ridley, Washington Redskins
With featured fantasy running backs in short supply, Jason Smith runs down some of the league’s RB committees to determine who the best options are going forward.
Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers
There was an interesting note this week in the NFL Media research packet pointing out that the top eight teams in the NFL in total defense all come from the AFC. Pretty crazy, considering it used to be that the NFC was known for rugged defense and the AFC was known for high-scoring aerial attacks.
Posted: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Adam Rank, Cam Newton, Carson Palmer, Dave Dameshek, Elliot Harrison, Green Bay Packers, Jim Caldwell, Kim Kardashian, NFL Films, Oakland Raiders, Peyton Hillis, Philip Rivers, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Tim Tebow, Tom Landry, Tony Romo
If you missed Monday’s night’s Halloween thriller in Kansas City, tune in to NFL Network Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET for an enhanced replay of the Chargers’ devastating overtime loss to the surging Chiefs.