Posts Tagged ‘Jake Locker’

Data Points: Top games by rookie QBs in Week 1

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.

Three and out: Le’Ron wants what?

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.

A few minutes with … Keith Bulluck

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.

Three and out: Burress in the Big Apple?

Plaxico Burress will return to the NFL in 2011 after a two-year absence. But can he make an immediate impact for fantasy owners?

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.

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