Posts Tagged ‘Maurice Jones-Drew’

First and 10: ‘A Football Life,’ Part 2

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been called a genius at game-planning, but just watch him struggle to change the clock on his car’s dashboard.

Three and out: Cowboys’ Austin out through Week 5?

Miles Austin’s hamstring injury is just one on a growing list of concerns for the Dallas Cowboys offense.

Three and out: Injury concerns for Moreno, Lloyd

Adam Rank takes a look at the top fantasy stories on Tuesday.

Three and out: Foster’s injury is “anti-awesomeness”

Arian Foster joked on Twitter about his injured hamstring, but it may not be a laughing matter to many fantasy owners.

Three and out: MJD ready for big preseason debut

Maurice Jones-Drew will see his first preseason action this week after an eight-month rehab and it could have a big impact on the Jaguars ball distribution.

Countdown to Kickoff: 100-yard rushing games

We’re eight days away from the start of the 2011 NFL season, and Week 1 of last season is when Arian Foster became a household name. The Texans opened with a win over the Colts behind Foster’s 231 yards rushing and three touchdowns.

Three and out: MJD to quiet “fantasy gurus”

Maurice Jones-Drew, an avid fantasy football owner, is ready to prove the “gurus” that he should be listed higher in draft rankings.

First and 10: New faces visit old places

Steve Smith has left New York for greener pastures — Eagles green, that is. Smith’s signing means Giants-Eagles will join other NFL contests that feature high-profile homecomings this season, including Shaun Ellis lining up against the New York Jets in a Patriots uniform, and Pats DE Albert Haynesworth getting a crack at his old coach Mike Shanahan when New England visits Washington on Dec. 11. We asked our panel of experts which 2011 “revenge game” they’re looking forward to most in the latest Instant Debate. Look for that later today on NFL.com

What they’re saying about Thursday’s developments

Browns Pro Bowl WR/KR Josh Cribbs was one of many NFL players taking to the airwaves Thursday, urging fans to be patient and revealing some of the issues still in dispute between owners and players. “Things (remaining to be solved) as far as health care for retired players, pads during practice and how long can two-a-days go,” Cribbs said on NFL Network. “This is a 10-year deal. We can’t enter into it lightly. So fans have to understand that until we can completely dissect the CBA, we can’t go forward. “We hate that it’s being put out there that the lockout is over when the reality is that we’ve just made significant progress. We don’t want the fans to look […]

First and 10: Who is the next John Mackey?

As we mourn the passing of Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey, it got NFL.com seniuor writer Steve Wyche to thinking about how Mackey revolutionized his position back in the ‘60s. Could there be such a revolutionary in today’s NFL?

Three and out: Jags worried about Jones-Drew?

The Jaguars are reportedly worried about Maurice Jones-Drew’s knee. But should fantasy owners have the same concerns?

Three and out: Brady beats Manning in fantasy, too

Tom Brady beat out Peyton Manning in the NFL’s Top 100 players of 2011. He’s also a better fantasy option … find out what puts Brady ahead of the Colts quarterback.

First and 10: Saluting another Cardinal great

When it comes to the greatest players in St. Louis Cardinals history, the list isn’t terribly long. So it came as somewhat of a surprise to us that two of the best players ever to don a St. Louis Cardinals uniform celebrate birthdays one day apart.

First and 10: Gates better than Rivers? Not so fast

Antonio Gates is already one of the best offensive tight ends in the history of the league, but did the players get it wrong by ranking him ahead of the man responsible for getting him the ball?

First and 10: ‘Top 100′ list hits superstar territory’

We’re getting into crunch time on NFL Network’s “The Top 100: Players of 2011” list, with players 30-21 revealed on Sunday night.

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