Posts Tagged ‘LaDainian Tomlinson’

Jacobs a true fantasy vulture

Giants RB Brandon Jacobs looked destined for the fantasy wood pile after disappearing in Week 2 and Week 3, but the bruising back has become a fantasy vulture after scoring his second touchdown of the game.

League reacts to Moss trade

An assortment of NFL reaction to Wednesday’s trade that sent Randy Moss back to the Vikings.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 4

With an assist from George Li on the NFL Network research desk, here’s a look at some of the most notable numbers and best performances to come out of Week 4.

The old Tomlinson makes a comeback

LaDainian Tomlinson looks like the superstar fantasy running back of old against the Bills.

Glazer: Seeing vintage Tomlinson

Jay Glazer was in the “Around the League” chair on “NFL Total Access” on Wednesday, taking a look at how the Jets’ offseason acquisitions are paying off and at the Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive struggles.

Fun facts: Who is the only team without passing TD?

Want to impress your pals when you gather to watch the Week 3 action Sunday? As we pored through the voluminous stack of notes prepared this week by the crack NFL Network staff for the NFL GameDay Morning crew to use, we pulled out a few nuggets you can use as fun facts or tough trivia:

Fumbles will cost Greene time, fantasy value

Shonn Greene could become a fantasy bust if he can’t cure his case of fumbilitis.

Maybe other teams should follow the Jags’ lead

The Jaguars have pulled RB Maurice Jones-Drew for the rest of the preseason. Which is a good thing. The Jaguars should be trend setters here.

Portis worthy of late-round pick

Redskins RB Clinton Portis might just have some fantasy life left in him yet.

No avoiding it, Mathews is a first-rounder

Ask yourself if this sounds familiar: The Chargers draft a running back from a Western Athletic Conference school, give him more than 300 attempts as a rookie and he goes on to a Hall of Fame career.

That was LaDainian Tomlinson in 2001. Now the Chargers are trying to recapture that magic with Ryan Mathews in 2010.

Keep tabs on running backs for Jets, Giants

Find out what I’ll be watching on Monday night when the NFL concludes the first week of the preseason in the Big Apple.

Attitude of Jets is a direct influence of Ryan

I can understand the love affair between Rex Ryan and his players, but he is not affraid to work them hard.

Are the Redskins in running for Chargers WR Jackson?

The relationship between the Chargers and WR Vincent Jackson doesn’t seem like it will end well. Recent reports suggest that several teams are interested in acquiring Jackson.

Tomlinson will play during preseason

LaDainian Tomlinson typically spent preseason games in T-shirts and shorts with a towel draped over his shoulder during his nine seasons in San Diego. That is going to change this season.

Roundup: Tebow already sparking ticket sales

New Broncos QB Tim Tebow brings increased ticket sales. Just not to his own team.

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