If Carson Palmer is in fact traded, I’d love to see him land in Miami — for fantasy purposes, of course.
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Fantasy owners would be wise to remember the name Jacoby Ford in the late rounds on draft day.
While some view Kerry Collins as the best option to start for the Titans, Matt Hasselbeck has ties to the organization, and NFL Network information man Jason La Canfora sees Tennessee as a solid option if he doesn’t return to Seattle.
Posted: Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Andre Johnson, Brandon Lloyd, Calvin Johnson, Denver Broncos, Greg Jennings, Hakeem Nicks, Jake Locker, Kenny Britt, Kyle Orton, Larry Fitzgerald, Reggie Wayne, Roddy White, Steve Johnson, Tennessee Titans
The fantasy value of Titans WR Kenny Britt could skyrocket soon … if the team adds a veteran quarterback this summer.
Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Andy Dalton, Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Christian Ponder, Cincinnati Bengals, Colin Kaepernick, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jake Locker, Minnesota Vikings, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans
While coaches wait for the lockout to end, there understandably exists some anxiety regarding the learning and assimilation time incoming rookies are missing. In theory, all of these coaches and their respective organizations are in the same boat.
Fantasy owners should remember the name Greg Little on draft day — the Browns rookie wideout could become a very nice sleeper in 2011.
The Titans got their quarterback of the future when they drafted Jake Locker with the eighth overall pick in the NFL draft. But just who is their quarterback of the present?
The top seven quarterback prospects all went early in the 2011 NFL Draft, many of them earlier than expected. But each quarterback enters a different scenario with his new team, with unique circumstances determining how early they will be expected to contribute.
Defensive line saw the biggest move from the previous 10 drafts, with 12 guys getting plucked where an average of just under eight were taken in years prior.
The first big shock of the draft didn’t last long. It went precisely four picks, from the time the Titans took Jake Locker eighth overall until the Vikings made Christian Ponder the 12th pick overall and the fourth quarterback selected in the draft.
Cam Newton (No. 1 to Panthers), Jake Locker (No. 8 to Titans), Blaine Gabbert (No. 10 to Jaguars) and Christian Ponder (No. 12 to Vikings) were taken among the top 12 selections in the draft.
Jake Locker, and not Blaine Gabbert, was the second quarterback taken in the 2011 NFL Draft, as the Titans provided the first true surprise pick at eighth overall.
Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Mike Mayock, A.J. Green, Anthony Castonzo, Blaine Gabbert, Brian Billick, Cam Jordan, Cam Newton, Charles Davis, Da'Quan Bowers, Danny Watkins, Jake Locker, Justin Houston, Marcell Dareus, Marshall Faulk, Marvin Austin, Nick Fairley, Patrick Peterson, Rex Ryan, RObert Quinn, Ryan Mallett, Steve Mariucci, Tryon Smith, Von Miller
The third annual NFL.com mock draft, like its predecessors, was an interesting endeavor in looking at how the first round could ultimately play out, with NFL Network and NFL.com analysts playing the roles of general managers.
Has Christian Ponder moved into the first round? Our Vic Carucci certainly believes so.
Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2011 NFL Draft, A.J. Green, Anthony Castonzo, Ben Ijalana, Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton, Da'Quan Bowers, Edmund Gates, Jake Locker, Jimmy Smith, Julio Jones, Kenrick Ellis, Mike Mayock, Mike Pouncey, Nick Fairley, Patrick Peterson, Prince Amukamara, RObert Quinn, Taiwan Jones, Tim Tebow, Tyron Smith, Vince Young, Will Rackley
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock spent 90 minutes Wednesday on a conference call talking with reporters about the 2011 NFL Draft. Those 90 minutes proved to be a gold mine of pre-draft knowledge, with Mayock sharing his thoughts on many of the prospects and what NFL teams are thinking.