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.
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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.
Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Buffalo Bills, Chris Cooley, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Felix Jones, Jacksonville Jaguars, Lee Evans, Matthew Stafford, Maurice Jones-Drew, Steve Johnson, Washington Redskins
Maurice Jones-Drew, an avid fantasy football owner, is ready to prove the “gurus” that he should be listed higher in draft rankings.
Posted: Thursday, August 11th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Albert Haynesworth, Brad Childress, Colt McCoy, Jay Cutler, Maurice Jones-Drew, Minnesota Vikings, Pittsburgh Steelers, Randy Moss, Shaun Ellis, Steve Smith
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
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 […]
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?
The Jaguars are reportedly worried about Maurice Jones-Drew’s knee. But should fantasy owners have the same concerns?
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.
Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Dan Dierdorf, Dhani Jones, Ed Reed, Ken Anderson, Kevin James, Maurice Jones-Drew, Rich Eisen, Roddy White, Roy Green, Terrelle Pryor, Troy Polamalu
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.
Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Adam Rank Steve Wyche, Antonio Gates, Bucky Brooks, Chris Cooley, DeMarcus Ware, Jason La Canfora, LeSean McCoy, Maurice Jones-Drew, Osi Umenyiora, Philip Rivers, Roddy White, Steve Smith, The Top 100 Players of 2011, Tiki Barber, Troy Polamalu
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?
Posted: Monday, June 20th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Chad Pennington, James Harrison, LeSean McCoy, Maurice Jones-Drew, Osi Umenyiora, Pat Kirwan, Patrick Willis, Torry Holt, Warren Sapp
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.
NFL Network analyst Brian Billick opened his running back chat on NFL.com on Tuesday by saying that the value of today’s running back as been diminished, not because of skill, but because team are not putting a high value on the position. That shouldn’t matter to Mark Ingram.
Maurice Jones-Drew is ahead of schedule in his return from knee surgery. That’s good news for his fantasy value moving forward.
Arian Foster is motivated for the 2011 season. Want proof? Check this out…