Posts Tagged ‘Joe Webb’

The Unexpected (and expected) for Wild Card weekend

The the NFL playoffs are finally here. Wild Card weekend came and passed without too much hubbub, as three of the four games didn’t quite live up to the billing. Nevertheless, there were plenty of surprises as usual, so let’s get to the unexpected (and expected) for Wild Card weekend.

Three and out: Favre’s absence has fantasy impact

If the Vikings don’t add a veteran quarterback, fantasy owners would be wise to temper expectations for Sidney Rice in 2011.

Ten quotes that could help fantasy owners

Based on the current state of things around the NFL, it’s tough to find any news that has major fantasy significance (sigh). So when several coaches and other organizational leaders discussed the state of their teams during the annual Owners Meetings, you can only imagine how quickly I jumped on the information.

Should the Vikings draft a quarterback?

The Vikings are in a rather precarious position at quarterback, with just Joe Webb and Rhett Bomar on the roster. So it seems like a given for the team to draft a quarterback with the No. 12 overall draft pick, right?

Shiancoe: Vikings are ‘built for the now’

At least one Vikings player believes the team’s window to win is still open, a factor that will no doubt play a role in the team’s decision at quarterback.

Frazier says Vikings haven’t decided on QB strategy

The unsettled quarterback situation in Minnesota is one of the most intriguing of the offseason. Much like the Cardinals, Panthers, Titans, Redskins and 49ers, the Vikings have no clear-cut starter and are in search of the next franchise passer.

QB speculation alive and well in Minnesota

The news that the Vikings have hired Craig Johnson to coach their quarterbacks is sure to be followed by plenty of speculation of just who he will coach in 2011.

Championship week to extend into Tuesday night

That’s right, many of your fantasy leagues will come down to Tuesday night because Sunday night’s tilt between the Vikings and Eagles has been postponed.

Favre Watch: A short pregame workout

If I were a betting man, I would say Brett Favre will play in Monday Night’s game against the Bears on the frozen tundra of TCF Bank Stadium.

Favre Watch: Winter edition has enthusiasts edgy

For the fantasy enthusiast, Brett Favre‘s presence does have a considerable impact. Especially for those brave souls who have decided to roll with RB Adrian Peterson tonight (and bless you people for doing that, hopefully your faith will be rewarded because we are all pulling for you). Favre also makes WR Percy Harvin and TE Visanthe Shiancoe much better, too.

Cowboys defense becomes the play

The old cliché states that defense wins championships. Well, it might also help you win a fantasy championship, too.

Favre: ‘If it’s meant to be over, then so be it’

It’s been a topic of conversation since he picked himself up off the turf at Mall of America field two weeks ago: Has Brett Favre played his last snap in the NFL?

Got Hillis? Chances are, you’re still in contention

If you landed Arian Foster or Peyton Hillis, chances are you’re in the playoff hunt.

The Vikings could ruin your title dreams

Every member of the Vikings offense, including Adrian Peterson, is a major risk in Week 15.

Mayock: Vikings should release Favre

While benching Brett Favre is unfathomable for some, many on the outside are clamoring for the Vikings, at 3-7 and with little reasonable hope for the playoffs, to turn the page from No. 4. NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock says the time is now.

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