Posts Tagged ‘Greg Olsen’

Fantasy Post Mortem: This is why you start Calvin Johnson

You’ve heard this before, but this is why you always play your studs. Calvin Johnson has led the world this season in being tackled at the 1-yard line. No, seriously. Elias passed along this note before the start of NFL Fantasy Live on Sunday which said Megatron had been tackled at the 1-yard line after four of his catches. And each time, the Lions ran the ball in each time, and did not go to Johnson.

Thursday night’s alright for throwing

With the first Thursday night game of the year around the corner, Jason Smith breaks down previous Thursday night games and finds one position has generally excelled above all others.

Five ‘Eye in the Sky’ matchups for Week 4

Up to this point, we have avoided targeting the real stars of today’s NFL — the pass catchers. So, to all the gun-slinging divas and sticky-gloved jockeys out there, this is your week.

Three and out: There’s value to Sproles with Saints

Michael Crabtree is injured, Darren Sproles is in New Orleans, and Roy Williams is a Bear. Find out the fantasy implications right here.

Data Points: Tight end a safe pick in first round

If you haven’t heard it yet, you’re bound to catch it at some point this weekend. Someone, whether it’s a draft analyst, host, or just the burly guy drinking a PBR next to you at the sports bar, will wonder aloud why a team would take a tight end in the first round.

Who was the MVP of the divisional round?

With honorable mention shout outs to Jay Cutler, Charles Tillman and James Harrison, here’s a list of most valuable players (and coaches) from the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.

By the numbers: Seahawks-Bears

The NFL Network research team sent out the final numbers on the Bears’ 35-24 win over the Seahawks.

Halftime notes: Seahawks-Bears

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

Hope for Bears TE Olsen?

The fantasy value of Greg Olsen took a tremendous hit once Mike Martz became the Bears offensive coordinator. Martz’s offenses use a tight end the same way that Tony Dungy uses blue language. So with Martz’s hiring, we lost a possible breakout fantasy tight end.

Or did we?

Saturday’s guide: Which Bucs WR emerges?

This is the first Saturday in a long time that had some football. Who else is ready for this?

Roundup: Is Owens headed for Chicago?

Is Terrell Owens stalking Bears QB Jay Cutler?

Roundup: Chargers linemen ‘livid’ at LT

Former Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson certainly did not ingratiate himself to his teammates on the way out of town.

Roundup: Rams start talks with potential picks

The Rams, who hold the No. 1 overall selection in the draft, have begun preliminary negotiations with Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Mendenhall is a back to target in 2010 drafts

Some coaches and general managers talked about the 2010 season at the NFL owners meetings. Here’s how their words could translate in the fantasy world.

Report: Reid set to veto any deal for McNabb

Sources tell Fox 29 News in Philadelphia that the Eagles are divided on whether to trade QB Donovan McNabb.

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