Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Smith’

Little-known Gregory Ducre impresses at Washington’s pro day

Representatives from 25 NFL teams — including Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider — were on hand for Washington’s pro day on Wednesday, when 13 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE (6-foot-5 3/4, 263 pounds) — Seferian-Jenkins had surgery to repair a stress fracture in his foot and has been unable to work out (he only did the bench press at the NFL Scouting Combine). He will be going back to Indianapolis to have another physical. Bishop Sankey, RB (5-10. 209) — Sankey stood on his numbers from the combine (he was a top performer in his position group in the bench press and broad jump, and the No. 1 performer in […]

Madden Curse Watch Week 1: St. Louis Rams at Detroit Lions

Historically, players who are featured on the cover of Madden see significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Calvin Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. Detroit Lions superstar and fantasy stud Calvin Johnson will keep the superstitious on edge throughout the season spending every week escaping the Madden Curse. Possible? We’ll find out. Calvin Johnson made his debut as team captain against the St. Louis Rams. The Lions community is fired up. Even Barry Sanders! @DetroitLionsNFL @Bigplaycj – Leading by example – on and off the field. I would follow CJ into battle anyday — Barry Sanders (@BarrySanders) September […]

Comparing 2012 NFL rookies to their contemporaries

The 2012 season is just days away from kicking off and this looks like an exciting season with a lot of big-name rookies expected to make a huge impact. But you can’t talk about those rookies without the inevitable comparisons. Here’s a look at some of the top rookies and how they compare to their contemporaries.

NFL fantasy football: Tim Tebow a fantasy enigma

Could Tim Tebow become the first fantasy football running back eligible at the quarterback position?

NFL fantasy football: Shonn Greene in for big year?

Can Shonn Greene still produce big for fantasy football owners even though Tim Tebow will be a red-zone threat?

Three and out: Saints make best fantasy fit for Moss

After a great workout with the Saints, Randy Moss could sign in New Orleans and it’s hard to think of a better fantasy fit for the veteran receiver.

Three and out: Finley staying put in Green Bay

Jermichael Finley might have a history of frustrating fantasy owners, but with a new contract that will keep him with one of the NFL’s most productive offenses, he should remain a viable option at tight end.

Three and out: The impact of Peyton’s return

Jim Irsay says he’s willing to welcome back Peyton Manning, but could it create a QB logjam that will frustrate fantasy owners?

Three and out: Broncos want insurance for Tebow

Tim Tebow is the presumptive starter for the Broncos in 2012, but the team has plans to bring in other QBs as insurance.

Three and out: Don’t give up on Johnson yet

Andre Johnson is out yet again, but fantasy owners shouldn’t quit on the talented wideout just yet.

Three and out: Adding Packers’ Grant?

As James Starks struggles to recover from an ankle injury, Ryan Grant has a chance to help fantasy owners in a big way against Kansas City.

Three and out: Cowboys WR Robinson’s value in flux

With both Laurent Robinson and Miles Austin back at Cowboys practice, Robinson’s fantasy value is in flux. But fantasy owners could do worse than to take a chance on Robinson for another week.

Three and out: Giants’ Bradshaw could play Sunday

Ahmad Bradshaw could return Sunday. That’s good news for both the Giants and fantasy owners, especially with injuries to WRs potentially limiting New York’s offense.

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: All’s not Wells

With the fantasy regular season winding down, each lineup decision becomes a little more important. It also makes any Fantasy Faux Pas a little harder to swallow.

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: Kevin Smith strikes back

It’s no surprise that Kevin Smith headlines this week’s Fantasy Faux Pas, but as always, there’s plenty more.

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