Posts Tagged ‘Matt Cassel’

Tackling issues in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Dallas

Every Wednesday this season, the research staff at “Playbook” will be taking your questions through email (playbook@nfl.com) and on Twitter (@NFLN_Playbook, with #askplaybook hashtag), and answering them in this blog. Here is the first batch of questions we’ve selected.

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.

First and 10: A real pain in the neck

The plot thickens as Colts quarterback Peyton Manning continues to progress slowly from offseason neck surgery, putting his status in doubt for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans.

Three and out: Was Ryan Torain on the bubble?

Ryan Torain was reportedly in danger of losing his spot on the Redskins depth chart, which may have done damage to his fantasy value.

Pro Bowl not your typical game, as expected

The Pro Bowl was kind of funny to watch, definitely entertaining. And that’s just what you’d expect from the game.

Final thoughts on the eve of Pro Bowl

The week in Hawaii is almost over, with the Pro Bowl set to happen on Sunday at Aloha Stadium.

Davis: CJ2K tops Pro Bowl snubs on offense

Shades of Martin Scorsese (“Goodfellas”) losing to Kevin Costner (“Dances with Wolves”) for Oscar for Best Director, above is a breakdown of the offensive snubs for the 2010 Pro Bowl — per Torry Holt and Charles Davis.

Chiefs QB Cassel returns to action vs. Rams

Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is active for Sunday’s Show Me State showdown with the Rams and could start.

Cassel may return, but his fantasy season done

The Chiefs are apparently eager to rush QB Matt Cassel back into the lineup after an appendectomy. But if you saw QBs Brodie Croyle and Tyler Palko play against the Chargers, you can certainly understand why.

Chargers’ Gates out; Croyle to start for Chiefs

Chargers TE Antonio Gates has been ruled out of Sunday’s AFC West showdown with the Chiefs because of a nagging toe injury.

Even if active, Cassel, Favre should be benched

Matt Cassel and Brett Favre are both question marks for fantasy owners in Week 14.

What does coaching change mean for Orton?

If you advanced to the fantasy playoffs with Broncos QB Kyle Orton leading your team, congratulations. Especially after yesterday’s disaster. What was that, two points from Orton?

Big Ben’s injury won’t have fantasy impact

Despite an injured foot, Ben Roethlisberger will still be a solid option for fantasy owners down the stretch.

Chiefs have figured it out, and Bowe is benefactor

The pieces have all fallen into place for Dwayne Bowe this season, and we’re seeing the results.

Post Mortem: A very Brady Thanksgiving

A pretty strange Week 12 is in the books. Many fantasy studs failed. One is lost for the season. And now we are in the final week of the regular season for fantasy leagues. Let’s get to it.

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