Posts Tagged ‘Michael Bush’

Re-writing the laws of fantasy football for 2012

With the fantasy season at an end, Jason Smith looks back at the year and builds a list of rules for fantasy owners to help them succeed in 2012.

Three and out: Start Raiders RB Bush vs. Bears

Darren McFadden, Ahmad Bradshaw and Peyton Hillis appear to be out of action for at least another week, giving extra opportunities to their backups.

Fantasy Feedback: Week 11

With Reggie Bush, Michael Bush and Chris Ogbonnaya having good days, running back controversies could be brewing in a few different NFL locker rooms. That and more in the Week 11 fantasy feedback blog.

Three and out: Raiders RB McFadden improving

Both Darren McFadden and Ahmad Bradshaw are improving, but likely not fast enough to play this week. Meanwhile, no one really knows what’s up with Peyton Hillis and Montario Hardesty.

First and 10: Who you got — Tigers or Tide?

With Alabama and LSU gearing up for the Game of the Century Saturday night, tune into NFL Network’s “Around the League Live” at 5 p.m. ET Friday and have some fun with Cincinnati Bengals tackle Andrew Whitworth, who won a BCS title at LSU when Nick Saban coached the Tigers, and Buffalo Bills rookie defensive end Marcell Dareus, who played for Saban’s national championship club at Alabama.

McFadden rewarded faithful owners

Raiders RB Darren McFadden is pretty good. McFadden, like Redskins RB Ryan Torain, was one of those guys who worried fantasy enthusiasts. McFadden because of a late-season swoon. But like Torain, McFadden offered a bit of redemption for those who showed faith in the Raiders running back.

McFadden is back and making some noise

Darren McFadden has quickly re-emerged atop the Raiders depth chart in Week 7.

Raiders RB McFadden, QB Gradkowski questionable

Raiders RB Darren McFadden (hamstring) was limited in practice on Friday, and is listed questionable against the 49ers. QB Bruce Gradkowski (right shoulder) missed practice and he, too, is listed as questionable.

Raiders RB McFadden limited in practice

Can anybody find a reliable fantasy runner from the AFC West? Raiders RB Darren McFadden was limited in practice on Wednesday, but QB Bruce Gradkowski was held out.

McFadden ruled out

Well, it was a great run while it lasted. But Darren McFadden as fantasy starter has likely come to a close because the Raiders running back has been ruled out this week because of a hamstring injury.

Look for Bush to start in Week 5

Raiders RB Michael Bush should have some sleeper value for Week 5.

McFadden’s status uncertain

The fast start we’ve all been waiting for from Darren McFadden has put him among the league’s leading rushers, but a hamstring injury has left his status — and his early season breakout — very much in question.

Injury updates for Raiders, Texans

A couple of injury notes to pass along from the Raiders and Texans matchup in Oakland.

Bush is back, but McFadden is the man

Darren McFadden is clearly the featured back for Oakland, even with Michael Bush in the mix.

Overreaction Theater: Mathews already a bust

Chargers RB Ryan Mathews fumbled, hurt his ankle and then watched Mike Tolbert score two touchdowns — what should have been his touchdowns. Already the anxiety is becoming too much.

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