With several teams seemingly uncertain about their status behind center and the fact that six quarterbacks were drafted in the first 36 picks in April — including four in the first round — we could be getting ready to see something in Week 1 that we’ve never seen before.
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Posted: Friday, July 15th, 2011 | Craig Ellenport Tags: Three and out, Baltimore Ravens, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Donovan McNabb, Jake Locker, Kerry Collins, Le'Ron McClain, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, Ray Rice, Tennessee Titans, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins
Well, the news of the day in Ravens-land is that fullback Le’Ron McClain wants to get more carries in 2011, whether it’s with Baltimore or some other team. Um, okay.
Veteran linebacker Keith Bulluck terrorized quarterbacks for a decade with the Tennessee Titans before spending last season with the New York Giants. The free-agent took a break from his NFL Network visit Friday to discuss the retirement of Kerry Collins, Eli Manning‘s absence from the “Top 100,” and his take on Internet Gangsters.
Plaxico Burress will return to the NFL in 2011 after a two-year absence. But can he make an immediate impact for fantasy owners?
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.
If Carson Palmer is in fact traded, I’d love to see him land in Miami — for fantasy purposes, of course.
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.