Posts Tagged ‘Joe Flacco’

Saints, Colts make playoff history

This is the first time in the Super Bowl era that both defending conference champions lost in the opening round of the playoffs. This is the ninth time in the Super Bowl era that both defending conference champions failed to reach the second round of the playoffs (either failed to reach playoffs or lost in opening round).

Kirwan: Boldin could have a big day

Veteran receiver Anquan Boldin has had his moments since being traded to the Ravens before the season began. According to NFL.com analyst Pat Kirwan, the best maybe yet to come. Kirwan broke down Sunday’s Ravens-Chiefs playoff game in a live chat on Friday, and predicted that Boldin will play a key role in the game.

Post Mortem: Vick will be even better in 2011

The 2010 fantasy season is over, and what a strange year it was. Here is a quick look back, and some thoughts for the future.

Four Downs: Patient Jaguars can win in Indy

Here’s a look at four items from my film notes from Week 14, starting with why the Jaguars can go into Indianapolis and win this week.

Quarterbacks, wideouts ruling the roost in Week 7

Week 7 has been huge for quarterbacks and wide receivers, both on the field and in fantasy football.

Flacco has struggled, but not reason to panic yet

Ravens QB Joe Flacco took a giant step forward in his development as a quarterback as he led his team to a huge win at Heinz Field. Senior columnist Vic Carucci believes so, as he wrote in his Tuesday Huddle column.

Is Palmer even a spot-starter at this point?

Every year we have been waiting for the return of Carson Palmer. Which has been running a similar course as to waiting for this Michael Imperioli cop show to really hit with the networks. Because Palmer — much like Imperioli — is somebody that you cannot help rooting for. And besides, I watched him back in the day.

Harbaugh stands behind Flacco

Six NFL head coaches decided to bench their starting quarterbacks in Week 2, some looking for any type of offensive spark. While he had several reasons to do so, Ravens coach John Harbaugh wasn’t one of them.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 2

With Week 2 almost in the books, here’s a look at a few key statistics and notable numbers from Sunday’s action from George Li on the NFL Network research desk.

Owners should use Big Ben in draft strategy

I think you can actually use Ben Roethlisberger’s suspension to your advantage. Here’s how.

Brandt’s sleepers get two-thirds approval

You all may have your Christmas day, your St. Patrick’s day or your Talk Like a Pirate day — but my favorite holiday occurs when Gil Brandt hands over his fantasy football draft board.

Rams have no choice but to start Bradford

For my money, the Rams have to start Sam Bradford. If they thought enough about him to give him $50 million up front and put the future of the organization in his hands as the first pick, how do you not play him?

Roundup: A look back at Saturday night

It’s the morning after … nine games were on the NFL preseason slate on Saturday night, so let’s take a bullet-point look on thoughts and observations from around the league.

Dameshek spot on with Flacco

NFL.com Fantasy Live analyst Dave Dameshek really lamented over which sleeper to pick during a recent segment we filmed, before finally settling on Ravens QB Joe Flacco.

Roundup: Names on the preseason radar

On the day after 11 games filled the NFL preseason schedule, here’s a look at what stories are on the radar.

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