The 2012 regular season has come to a close and what a year it was. Here’s a look at the most Unexpected (and expected) outcomes of the year. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Week 1: Tim Tebow starts ————————————————————————————————————————————– When the New York Jets took the field for their first play of the season, Tim Tebow was out on the field with the starters. Well, it’s not what you think. Tebow lined up as a receiver for the Jets’ first offensive play, but starting quarterback Mark Sanchez didn’t look his way. Tebow later joked, “I felt like I was open too.” All in all, Tebow appeared in only nine offensive plays and didn’t account for much. Oh, and he was booed off the field, […]
Posts Tagged ‘Jim Harbaugh’
Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Mike D'Antoni, Atlanta Falcons, Danny Amendola, Eli Manning, Jim Harbaugh, Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, Reggie Bush, Sam Bradford, Tom Brady
Time now to take a look at the unexpected (and expected) from Week 10, and we’re not going to talk about new Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni. Although, if you’ve followed my work, you know I love the move and have called for it the last couple of weeks. (Just look back to the 2011 Lakers season to see what an unmotivated Phil Jackson is all about.)
Mark Kriegel spends this edition of his “Just Sayin’” segment discussing the NFL’s big hits paradox.
The fantasy therapy couch is open for business. Come share your tales of woe.
Patrick Willis discusses Alex Smith‘s strong play over the past 22 games.
When you are looking for the unexpected, it’s hard to imagine anybody who could have seen the Cardinals upset of the Patriots. In fact, take a look at our experts’ picks right here and nary a Cardinals pick in the bunch. (Although, check out one of the three people who nailed the St. Louis upset.)
Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Three and out, Cleveland Browns, Jim Harbaugh, LeGarrette Blount, Marshawn Lynch, Pete Carroll, Randy Moss, San Francisco 49ers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Trent Richardson
Happy Thursday, everybody. It’s getaway day here for a certain someone who is going to take a long weekend before the draft. But I won’t be mailing it in until later today, so let’s look at some fantasy news.
Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Peyton Manning, Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, Jim Harbaugh, Miami Dolphins, Mike Munchak, Rich Eisen, San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans
When Peyton Manning decided to play for the Broncos, he also had to decide not to play for any of the other teams that had pursued him. It was a decision, Manning told NFL Network’s Rich Eisen on Tuesday, that he didn’t take lightly.
Posted: Friday, February 24th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Buddy Nix, Buffalo Bills, Dwayne Bowe, frank gore, Jamaal Charles, Jim Harbaugh, Kansas City Chiefs, Kendall Hunter, Kyle Orton, Matt Cassel, Peyton Manning, Ryan Fitzpatrick, San Francisco 49ers, Stevie Johnson, Tyler Palko
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh expects Kendall Hunter to get more work in 2012. That’s not what Frank Gore owners will want to hear, but it may not be as bad as it sounds.
Trying to understand the mind-set of 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh sometimes can feel like an exercise in futility. Case in point: His media session Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Posted: Thursday, February 9th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Alex Smith, Andy Reid, Chicago Bears, Colin Kaepernick, Jay Cutler, Jim Harbaugh, Johnny Knox, Philadelphia Eagles, Plaxico Burress, San Francisco 49ers
Despite talk that the 49ers QB job was open, Jim Harbaugh indicated that Alex Smith had the complete support of the organization.
Posted: Sunday, February 5th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Aaron Rodgers, Alec Baldwin, Alex Smith, Bill Belichick, Calvin Johnson, Clay Matthews, Jim Harbaugh, Joe Namath, Jon Hamm, Madonna, Peyton Manning, Phil Simms, Tim Tebow
The inaugural NFL Honors gala offered a generous dose of memorable moments. The Tim Tebow/Katy Perry encounter is in the books, but there were plenty of gems from Saturday night’s NFL/Hollywood mashup:
One of the John Madden‘s credos was to never take points off the board. But 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh did just, and it had a big impact on fantasy football owners’ seasons.
Posted: Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Three and out, Ben Roethlisberger, Calvin Johnson, Carson Palmer, frank gore, Jim Harbaugh, John Skelton, Kendall Hunter, Matt Cassel, Matt Schaub, Matthew Stafford, Sam Bradford
It’s time to talk quarterback blues on a Tuesday. Let’s get it going.
NFL veterans Champ Bailey and Derrick Mason wouldn’t have a problem with the NFL lightening the pocketbooks of 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz following their instantly infamous post-handshake
fight … hmmm … scuffle.