Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Smith’

Three and out: Broncos considering option offense

The Broncos could go option full-time to help Tim Tebow; Ahmad Bradshaw sits out practice again and no one knows when Jahvid Best will be back.

Kevin Smith closer to return for Lions

All the signs in Detroit are pointing toward RB Kevin Smith being back in uniform for the Lions on Sunday.

RB Smith inactive, S Delmas active for Lions vs. Bears

Veteran RB Kevin Smith is inactive for the Lions’ season opener against the Bears while he recovers from a knee injury sustained last season.

Lions seem committed to Best, you should be too

If you are not high on Jahvid Best by now, you may have already missed the boat.

Kevin Smith could be on roster bubble

We’ve seen it time and time again in the NFL: The recovery time following major knee surgery is never a certainty and rarely treats two players the same. The latest example is Kevin Smith.

Best already putting on show against Browns

The Lions offense continues to be impressive, and RB Jahvid Best continues to show that we should not be so quick to label Ryan Mathews as the top rookie running back.

Best could top Lions’ depth chart at RB

Who is the going to be the top rookie running back this season? The smart money has long been on Chargers RB Ryan Mathews. But it looks like Lions RB Jahvid Best is going to make a case for himself.

Roundup on the PUP: Ravens’ Birk, Reed on the list

A quick look around the league and players who have been announced, and reported, as starting the season on the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Who are the statistically worst short-yardage backs?

The Dallas Morning News presented a pretty interesting statistic Monday, illustrating some of the least-effective running backs on third-and-1 and fourth-and-1 situations last season.

Roundup: Seahawks preparing for final exams

The Seahawks knew that they were going to get a college-like enthusiasm from new coach Pete Carroll. But the organization is getting much more. Carroll installed a blue-white scrimmage, similar to a “spring game” recently, leaving me to wonder if letter sweaters and achievement stickers on the helmet can be far behind.

Stafford, Pettigrew among Lions getting healthy

It’s very early, but several of the long list of injured Lions from last season are showing encouraging signs.

Consider Lions rookie Best a No. 2 fantasy back

Jahvid Best may not be a true featured back as a rookie, but it’s pretty easy to predict that he’ll see the majority of the backfield touches for the Lions in 2010.

Roundup: QB Campbell clear favorite at Raiders camp

Raiders coach Tom Cable is not going to select a starting quarterback in May. Cable calls it an open competition. Others call it a formality because newly acquired QB Jason Campbell was the hands-down favorite at the Raiders three-day minicamp over the weekend.

Best has some upside with the Lions

Jahvid Best is an explosive running back who could make a decent fantasy impact in Detroit.

Roundup: Rams start talks with potential picks

The Rams, who hold the No. 1 overall selection in the draft, have begun preliminary negotiations with Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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