Posts Tagged ‘Maurice Morris’

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: Kevin Smith strikes back

It’s no surprise that Kevin Smith headlines this week’s Fantasy Faux Pas, but as always, there’s plenty more.

Three and out: Best advised to sit rest of season

After his second concussion of the season, Jahvid Best is being advised to sit out the rest of the season leaving a hole in both the Lions and fantasy owners’ rosters.

Lions RB Best to play, not a good fantasy start

Lions rookie RB Jahvid Best is expected to play Thursday against the Patriots, but he is still a huge fantasy risk. Best has shown some true grit battling through his turf toe injury, but he has been a pain for fantasy owners wanting to believe in him. Best rushed just three times on Sunday at Dallas for 2 yards.

Best is a risk for owners in Week 4

Jahvid Best missed practice on Thursday, so fantasy owners need to prepare for a worst-case scenario.

Kevin Smith closer to return for Lions

All the signs in Detroit are pointing toward RB Kevin Smith being back in uniform for the Lions on Sunday.

Lions lose Best to toe injury

The Lions are thinking comeback during the fourth quarter in Minneapolis, but it will have to come without rookie RB Jahvid Best.

Kevin Smith could be on roster bubble

We’ve seen it time and time again in the NFL: The recovery time following major knee surgery is never a certainty and rarely treats two players the same. The latest example is Kevin Smith.

Consider Lions rookie Best a No. 2 fantasy back

Jahvid Best may not be a true featured back as a rookie, but it’s pretty easy to predict that he’ll see the majority of the backfield touches for the Lions in 2010.

Roundup: QB Campbell clear favorite at Raiders camp

Raiders coach Tom Cable is not going to select a starting quarterback in May. Cable calls it an open competition. Others call it a formality because newly acquired QB Jason Campbell was the hands-down favorite at the Raiders three-day minicamp over the weekend.

Week 15 news and notes

Here are a few of the bigger news and notes to consider as we head into Week 15 of the fantasy season.

Backfield situations changing for Week 15

Here’s a look at some of the changes to NFL backfields and their affect on your fantasy teams for Week 15.

Owners could be without Cardinals WR Boldin

Here’s a look at a few news and notes from around the fantasy world, including the status of Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin.

News and notes heading into Week 4

Here’s a look at some of the bigger injury news and notes and the fantasy implications as we head into Week 4.

Lions RB Smith hasn’t returned after shoulder injury

Lions RB Kevin Smith hasn’t returned following a shoulder injury, giving Maurice Morris and Aaron Brown the bulk of the workload against the Redskins.

Lions strike a deal with RB Morris

Detroit is on the free-agent scoreboard. It reached agreement Friday with former Seahawks running back Maurice Morris on a three-year deal with $7 million.

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