The Lions were going to take over the NFC North in 2010 and all of the Lions superstars were going to be huge fantasy performers, too. That lasted about a half. Or long enough for Bears DE Julius Peppers to drive Lions QB Matthew Stafford into the Soldier Field turf.
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Remember Lions QB Matthew Stafford? The young signal caller that was going to set the NFL on his ear and become a fantasy stud while leading the Lions to the NFC North title?
Posted: Sunday, October 17th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Ben Roethlisberger, Brent Celek, Danario Alexander, DeSean Jackson, Drew Brees, Drew Stanton, Dwayne Bowe, Hakeem Nicks, Jahvid Best, Jay Cutler, Jeremy Maclin, LeSean McCoy, Marques Colston, Matt Cassel, Matt Schaub, Matthew Stafford, Ryan Mathews, Shaun Hill
Even the greatest of fantasy matchups does not always mean a big payout. And yes, that headline is totally facetious.
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs looked destined for the fantasy wood pile after disappearing in Week 2 and Week 3, but the bruising back has become a fantasy vulture after scoring his second touchdown of the game.
Lions RB Jahvid Best was limited in practice this week, but he is ready to face the Rams.
Lions RB Jahvid Best (toe) is active for Sunday’s game against the Packers.
Pierre Thomas was limited in practice on Friday and is considered a game-day decision. Obviously, game-day decisions are terrible for many reasons, which we have discussed before. And Thomas is i no better position than Jahvid Best, Ray Rice or Steven Jackson.
Athletes always contend that toe injuries are some of the most painful ailments to overcome. And while it’s not a sexy appendage to brag about injuring — notice Keanu Reeves never talks glowingly about injuring his toe during his inspirational speech to his teammates during The Replacements — this can be extremely troublesome for the fantasy enthusiasts.
With a number of big-name players facing injuries this week, here’s a one-stop shop for the latest updates as the news cycle comes to a close on Thursday.
In a week where running back injuries are rampant, Kenneth Darby could have some fantasy appeal.
Jahvid Best missed practice on Thursday, so fantasy owners need to prepare for a worst-case scenario.
All the signs in Detroit are pointing toward RB Kevin Smith being back in uniform for the Lions on Sunday.
NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora is reporting that Lions RB Jahvid Best‘s toe injury is not severe and the Lions rookie is day-to-day according to a league source.
Posted: Sunday, September 26th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Aaron Curry, Brad Childress, Cory Redding, Fred Taylor, Jahvid Best, Jamar Williams, Jason McCourty, John St. Clair, John Sullivan, Louis Vasquez, Marcus Trufant, O.J. Atogwe, Ray Rice, Shawne Merriman, Stephen Peterman, Steve Spagnuolo, Steven Jackson, Tracy Porter, Visanthe Shiancoe, Week 3 injuries 2010
A roundup of injury updates from Week 3.
The Lions are thinking comeback during the fourth quarter in Minneapolis, but it will have to come without rookie RB Jahvid Best.