Top QB prospect (and presumed No. 1 draft pick) Andrew Luck will be showing observers how he handles less-than-perfect weather conditions when he throws at Stanford’s pro day on Thursday.
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The Falcons plan to explore a contract extension with QB Matt Ryan in the coming weeks, a team source said Saturday.
When you compare the Texans–Bengals and Giants-Falcons games, they are very much the opposite of one another. Any way you look at it, both add up to great matchups for Wild Card weekend.
They are division winners, a playoff host and one of 12 contenders for the Lombardi Trophy. But to move forward in these playoffs, the Giants have to step up their game. Against Matt Ryan, Michael Turner and the Atlanta Falcons (10-6), the Giants defense will most certainly have to do better – and it all starts on first down versus the run.
Here’s a look at what’s going on in fantasy football right now.
Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Fantasy QB rankings, Aaron Rodgers, Cam Newton, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Tony Romo
Few things are as crucial as picking the right starting QB for your fantasy semifinal matchup. Jason Smith runs down the ten signal-callers best suited to help get your team to championship week.
While watching film with Joe Theismann this week, he wondered what Aaron Rodgers’ completion percentage would be if you took dropped passes out the equation. Drops, throwaways, and spikes are all incompletions that a QB is usually not responsible for. What would happen if we took these out of the equation? The result was what we call a “True QBR” rating.
The final week of the fantasy regular season is here, and Jason Smith lines up the QBs that can best help you get the win you need to make the playoffs.
It’s a special “Star Wars” edition of “Fantasy Live” as Elliot Harrison and Michael Fabiano chat with Jamie Dukes, take callers with lineup questions, and go over which “Star Wars” movie is the best.
Posted: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Blog Log Blog, Alex Smith, Anquan Boldin, Brady Quinn, Calvin Johnson, Eddie Royal, frank gore, Greg Olsen, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, Kellen Winslow, Matt Forte, Matt Ryan, Michael Turner, Oakland Raiders, Ray Rice, Roddy White, Ryan Torain, San Diego Chargers, Todd Heap
With the first Thursday night game of the year around the corner, Jason Smith breaks down previous Thursday night games and finds one position has generally excelled above all others.
Week 9 of the fantasy quarterback rankings sees a new name slip into the top five, while Ben Roethliberger makes the list despite a potentially difficult matchup.
Posted: Monday, October 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Arian Foster, Carson Palmer, Chicago Bears, Cliff Avril, Jeff Darlington, Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford, Ndamukong Suh, New York Jets, NFL Network, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Stephen J. Dubner, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tim Tebow
The Tim Tebow era got off to a memorable start in Miami Sunday, where the former Florida Gator looked terrible for three and a half quarters before rallying the Broncos to turn a 15-0 deficit with 2:39 left into an 18-15 overtime win.
Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Michael Vick, Philip Rivers, Tom Brady, Cam Newton, Eli Manning, Kyle Orton, Mark Sanchez, Matt Hasselbeck, Matt Ryan, Ryan Fitzpatrick
Eli Manning tops Jason Smith’s list of the fantasy quarterbacks outside of the top five to target.
While Sunday’s NFL action was marred by injuries to key players, some of the day’s most heroic performances were only enhanced by the injuries those players had to overcome.
Posted: Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Bill Belichick, Brian Urlacher, Chad Ochocinco, Eric Mangini, Justin Tuck, Matt Ryan, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Rex Grossman, St. Louis Rams, Steven Jackson, Tedy Bruschi
When this season started, Falcons signal caller Matt Ryan was one of the NFL’s glamour boys, while Redskins QB Rex Grossman was mostly the butt of jokes. How quickly things can change. Tune into NFL Network’s “Around the League” Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. ET to hear from Grossman live, then catch Ryan on “NFL Total Access” tonight at 7 p.m. ET.