Posts Tagged ‘Jake Locker’

First and 10: CJ2K seeks some serious money

CJ2K — or Chris Johnson, if you prefer — has eclipsed 1,000 yards in all three of his seasons with the Tennessee Titans, but he’s set to make only $800K this season.

Three and out: Palmer trade could happen

If Carson Palmer is in fact traded, I’d love to see him land in Miami — for fantasy purposes, of course.

Three and out: Ford has deep sleeper value

Fantasy owners would be wise to remember the name Jacoby Ford in the late rounds on draft day.

La Canfora: A feeling Hasselbeck lands with Titans

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.

Three and out: Britt’s value rising … for now

The fantasy value of Titans WR Kenny Britt could skyrocket soon … if the team adds a veteran quarterback this summer.

Data Points: Passer rating for teams drafting a QB

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.

Three and out: Little has fantasy sleeper appeal

Fantasy owners should remember the name Greg Little on draft day — the Browns rookie wideout could become a very nice sleeper in 2011.

Brooks: Hasselbeck a fit with Titans

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?

Mallett-to-Patriots is best fit among rookie QBs

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.

Data Points: DL, OL, QB ahead of the draft curve

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.

Mayock: Vikes bet ‘an awful lot’ on Ponder

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.

Four-QB run matches 2004 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.

Kirwan: Locker could be next Steve Young

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.

Mayock: Teams either buy into QBs or don’t

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.

Carucci: Ponder going in first round

Has Christian Ponder moved into the first round? Our Vic Carucci certainly believes so.

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