Posts Tagged ‘Julius Jones’

Westbrook, Jones among RBs Dolphins work out

The Miami Dolphins worked out at least four running backs Tuesday, according to league sources, including Brian Westbrook and Julius Jones, but did not sign any of them.

Pick Six: Cowboys’ all-time draft busts senior analyst Pat Kirwan offered up his two-round mock draft, and one name that stood out was Nebraska CB Prince Amakamara going to the Cowboys. Interesting choice, and when you think of the Cowboys drafting a defensive back you can’t help by think of the famed Rod Hill pick in 1982.

Brooks: Running game is difference for Saints

The Saints Super Bowl championship was won because of a gutsy call — an onsides kick to start the second half of Super Bowl XLIV. Could this same bravado have ended the team’s championship run?

Rams S Atogwe in; Saints RB Jones out

Rams safety Oshiomogho Atogwe, who has been nursing a shoulder injury, is active against the Saints. Another member of the secondary, CB Justin King (shoulder), has been ruled out.

Don’t bank on Saints RB Thomas in Week 13

If Pierre Thomas returns in Week 13, it makes all the Saints running backs less attractive in fantasy leagues.

Welcome to fantasy relevance, Mr. Ivory

Chris Ivory is making a case to be fantasy relevant while Pierre Thomas is out.

Saints RB Thomas ruled out

Saints RB Pierre Thomas is out for Sunday, not much of a surprise considering that he had complained of soreness along with swelling, and the team signed Julius Jones this week.

Lynch a solid No. 2 running back in Week 6

The backfield situation in Seattle has been about as appetizing for fantasy enthusiasts as the free sushi they were giving away at the gas station a few weeks back.

Jackson active for Rams; Seahawks bench Jones

Rest paid off for Rams RB Steven Jackson, who is active for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks despite a strained groin. Jackson sat out practice Wednesday and Thursday, and he was limited Friday.

Washington up next for Seahawks

Leon Washington is back, and the competition in the Seattle Seahawks’ backfield is officially a three-man race.

Questions cloud a number of Seahawks for 2010

Looking at the Seahawks 2010 roster, there isn’t a whole lot to like from a fantasy perspective.

Lynch trade would benefit Jackson

A trade of Marshawn Lynch to the Seahawks would no doubt benefit his fantasy value, but the big winner would be Fred Jackson in Buffalo.

Seattle backfield competition is ‘wide open’

One of the more intriguing starting competitions around the league is in Seattle, where there’s a two-horse race to see who starts at running back between Julius Jones and Justin Forsett.

Sanctions against USC to be felt in NFL, too

Rivals of the University of Southern California football program already are having fun with the Trojans, who will receive NCAA sanctions.

Forsett’s value rises after White’s release

The release of LenDale White makes Justin Forsett a nice sleeper in fantasy circles.

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