Posts Tagged ‘Jake Locker’

Fantasy football: Mike Vick proving high-risk value

Is Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick proving to be a riskier fantasy football play than expected?

Fanatasy Post Mortem: Jamaal Charles gives sweet relief

Week 3 is nearly in the books, how are you feeling? We still have a great Monday night game left, but let’s look back at the wek that was.

Titans: Jake Locker in as starter, no plans to trade Hasselbeck

When the Tennessee Titans named Jake Locker the starting quarterback despite some so-so preseason performances many surmised the decision was based on his work during last season and this offseason.

Titans coach Mike Munchak confirmed that theory when he joined “NFL AM” on Tuesday morning.

NFL fantasy football: Darren McFadden worth the risk

With so much uncertainty at the running back position in fantasy football drafts, is Darren McFadden worth the risk?

Why it makes sense for the Dolphins and Titans to name starting quarterbacks now

Monday was a busy day in the quarterback competition world. First, we awoke to the news that the Tennessee Titans had anointed second-year QB Jake Locker as the starter. A few hours later, the Miami Dolphins did the same thing, announcing that rookie Ryan Tannehill would run their offense. Both players hadn’t exactly lit the world on fire in the previous preseason games, and both QB competitions could have extended for a much longer period of time. Tannehill was 11 of 23 for 100 yards against the Panthers, while Locker was 4 of 11 for 21 yards and one interception vs. the Bucs. Certainly not the stuff of legends. Instead, they didn’t wait. Teams made the call, went with the future […]

Checking in on the Tennessee Titans QB battle: “For us, it’s about winning”

Hello from Nashville, Tenn., where the Titans are getting ready to practice in a few hours. Right now, veteran LB Keith Bulluck is officially announcing his retirement, which is great to see. But for this year’s team, it’s all about the QBs.

Matt Hasselbeck had a big day yesterday, while Jake Locker was slightly innacurate. Locker, the 2011 first-round draft pick, has had other big days. So, who has the edge? What will determine it?

A couple minutes ago, I spoke with GM Ruston Webster. He broke it down.

NFL fantasy football: Shonn Greene in for big year?

Can Shonn Greene still produce big for fantasy football owners even though Tim Tebow will be a red-zone threat?

Munchak on QBs: Titans ‘can win’ with Locker or Hasselbeck

Titans coach Mike Munchak told me he is looking forward to watching QBs Jake Locker and Matt Hasselbeck compete for the starting job this offseason, and confirmed that the race will indeed be open.

Munchak sees QB competition on horizon for Titans

Titans coach Mike Munchak admits to having a nice problem on his hands at the quarterback position.

Three and out: What’s next for Peyton Manning?

With front office changes in Indianapolis and the Colts holding the top pick in the draft, the future of Peyton Manning is very much undecided.

Fantasy Feedback: Week 16

A running log of NFL Week 16 from a fantasy perspective.

Three and out: Comb Packers roster for WR depth

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.

Playbook: Five rookie QBs on display Sunday

On Sunday, we saw five rookie quarterbacks try and bring their teams back from behind – and failed. Nonetheless, they continued to make strides in their NFL journey.

Fantasy Feedback: Week 11

With Reggie Bush, Michael Bush and Chris Ogbonnaya having good days, running back controversies could be brewing in a few different NFL locker rooms. That and more in the Week 11 fantasy feedback blog.

Cover Two Podcast: Rookies going into storage?

For all these months during the lockout, rookie quarterbacks Christian Ponder and Jake Locker looked like they had inside tracks to be their respective teams’ starters. Then we got back to football.

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