Posts Tagged ‘John Beck’

Cover Two Podcast: Which are legit playoff teams?

In conjunction with NFL.com’s midseason awards and projections this week, the podcast looked heavily at what teams have a realistic shot at the playoffs — like Chicago — and what teams are on greased skids to start getting heavily into draft preparation.

First and 10: The coaches’ show

The near-fight between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz was the talk of the NFL on Sunday, overshadowing San Francisco’s 25-19 victory over previously undefeated Detroit.

Grossman set to start Week 1 for Redskins

Rex Grossman will be the Redskins’ starting quarterback in Week 1, according to team sources.

Three and out: Collins preparing to be Colts’ starter

Kerry Collins is preparing as if he will start Week 1 for Indianapolis, which should concern Colts fans and fantasy owners alike.

Three and out: Beck, Grossman still battling

There is an opportunity for the Redskins starting quarterback to be a productive fantasy player. If only John Beck or Rex Grossman would get the nod.

First and 10: Newton highlights Friday’s action

The Cam Newton show heads to Miami tonight as the Carolina Panthers tackle the Dolphins. Kevin Kolb and the Arizona Cardinals visit Green Bay and the Kansas City Chiefs travel to Baltimore on a night featuring six preseason games.

First and 10: Miami vice causing a stir

Several high-profile NFL players can expect to get some uncomfortable questions Wednesday. A former Miami Hurricanes booster serving a 20-year prison sentence for masterminding a Ponzi scheme told Yahoo! Sports he gave money, cars, yacht trips, jewelry, televisions and other gifts to several current NFL stars. Find out all the details.

Three and out: Broncos to target a running back

If recent reports are true, dynasty league owner of Knowshon Moreno need to keep close tabs on what the Broncos do at running back once the lockout ends.

Three and out: Stafford could be a fantasy star

If Lions QB Matthew Stafford can stay healthy, he’s going to be a major breakout candidate in fantasy leagues.

Three and out: Newton a fantasy question mark

I also don’t see Cam Newton as much of a fantasy option, at least not as a rookie. If Newton does beat out Jimmy Clausen for the top spot on Carolina’s depth chart, he’ll be worth a late-round flier in deeper, seasonal leagues. But that’s about the extend of his fantasy value.

Jaguars RB Jones-Drew ruled out vs. Redskins

Maurice Jones-Drew, the NFL’s second-leading rusher, won’t play in the Jaguars’ home game against the Redskins because of a knee injury that kept him out of practice all week.

McNabb is Redskins’ No. 2 QB vs. Cowboys

It’s officially on paper: Donovan McNabb is the Redskins’ backup QB.

Flacco doesn’t sound comfortable with Bulger

The Ravens signed Marc Bulger as an insurance policy to back up QB Joe Flacco — a sound investment strategy for a team with Super Bowl aspirations. But Flacco doesn’t seem happy about it.

Reed says he’s about 35 percent after hip surgery

Safety Ed Reed is rehabbing, but he might not be ready for the beginning of the season.

With Beck hurt, Ravens sign veteran QB Lemon

The Baltimore Ravens have signed quarterback Cleo Lemon to a one-year deal, according to a league source.

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