Posts Tagged ‘Kerry Collins’

A true fantasy: Deadline deals

The football trade deadline is just that, dead. There is little to no excitement. There is no intrigue. Teams out of the race don’t send picks to other teams for future consideration like in other sports like baseball. Here are some trades I would love to see happen.

Colts’ Addai likely out, Painter earns more starts

Joseph Addai’s hamstring will most likely keep him out of action this week, while Curtis Painter has solidified his grip on the starting QB job.

Three and out: Gates out until Week 7?

Antonio Gates doesn’t look any closer to returning from a pesky foot injury, leaving fantasy owners scrambling.

Three and out: Vick has a contusion, not a fracture

Michael Vick’s hand injury may not be as bad as initially feared, but there is no guarantee he play in Week 4.

Five ‘eye in the sky’ matchups for Week 1

At this late stage of the week, you have surely heard about every story line centered around quarterbacks, star skill players, loud talkers and frequent Tweeters. But there are 11 players on either side matching up on any given play. Below we list five matchups that, based on tape study, we are interested in seeing play out in Week 1

Wait for word before releasing Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning has gone from fantasy superstar to being almost undraftable in just a few short weeks.

Three and out: No clarity on Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning’s status gets even more mysterious after Indy’s owner tweets that the quarterback will be “out for awhile”.

Three and out: Manning ruled out Week 1

Peyton Manning is officially out of the season opener, which means fantasy owners may have to scramble to find a replacement.

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.

First and 10: Exit Irene, enter Giants-Jets

Rescheduled because of Hurricane Irene, tonight’s New York showdown between the Giants and Jets offers no shortage of subplots.

First and 10: Getting chippy about blue chips

Did you have any issues with Michael Lombardi‘s blue-chip and red-chip rankings of the best players at each position? If you did, you weren’t alone. Watch this clip of Heath Evans and Antwaan Randle El attacking Lombardi for his take on Philip Rivers.

First and 10: Debating Newton’s appearance

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson asked quarterback Cam Newton not to get any tattoos or piercings while he is a Carolina Panther. Should teams be able to restrict players from getting tattoos or piercings? We asked our experts in the latest Instant Debate, and their answers will appear on NFL.com later today.

Cover Two Podcast: ‘Hawk talk

Seattle wide receiver Mike Williams made one of the more remarkable comebacks to the NFL last year, grabbing 65 catches after being out of football for two seasons. His maturation and recognition of what nearly cost him his career are among the subjects he speaks to on the Cover Two Podcast this week.

Collins signing should make fantasy owners nervous

Peyton Manning’s recovery from neck surgery and the Kerry Collins signing could have wide reaching fantasy implications for the Colts roster.

Data Points: Sanchez in shaky company

The countdown to kickoff of the 2011 season is at 29 days. And 29 is where Jets QB Mark Sanchez ranked last season in completion percentage among starting quarterbacks. Sanchez completed 54.8 percent of his passes in 2010.

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