Posts Tagged ‘Michael Turner’

Three and out: Don’t overvalue Tebow

The Broncos are in the market for a veteran quarterback, which means Tim Tebow could be fighting for his starting spot next season.

Smith: Falcons will stay ‘very aggressive’ on fourth-and-short

Fourth-and-short is a slippery slope for an NFL coach, something the Falcons’ Mike Smith knows all too well. He was 0-for-3 in critical fourth-and-short situations last season, including two failed QB sneaks in Atlanta’s playoff loss to the Giants.

Three and out: Turner could see reduced role in 2012

With a new offensive coordinator in Atlanta, Michael Turner could begin to see fewer touches as Jacquizz Rodgers starts to become more integrated into the passing game.

Three and out: Bills going backfield committee

Fred Jackson was one of the top backs in fantasy football last season. But with the emergence of C.J. Spiller, it looks like a backfield-by-committee looms in Buffalo.

Three and out: Turner has bust written all over him

Which superstar running back could be a bust in 2012? Michael Fabiano covers that and more in his latest edition of Three and out.

Playoff Challenge owners take a pass on bye week players

Even with the lure of double points, most owners shied away from starting players on bye weeks in the first run of the NFL Playoff Challenge. But there were some interesting names that found their way into lineups.

Tale of the Tape: QBs the focus in New York, Houston

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.

Playbook: First down D key for Giants vs. Falcons

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.

Fantasy Feedback: Week 17

A fantasy rundown of the Week 17 NFL games.

Rodgers vs. Foster: Who should be No. 1?

With the 2011 fantasy football season in the rear view mirror, Jason Smith looks at who could be the top fantasy pick in 2012. The answer isn’t as simple as you’d think.

Monday Nightmare: Needed a little Moore

In many ways, this was a fitting end to a highly-disappointing fantasy season. My dream team went into Monday night with an eight-point lead with Michael Turner and Lance Moore going up against Jimmy Graham and Roddy White. I felt a slight confidence, and by confidence, I mean I knew that I was screwed.

Thursday night’s alright for throwing

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.

Get Dolphins RB Thomas in your lineup

Yesterday we took a look at the surprising WRs who were targeted the most in Week 3, and also a glance at some surprising trends that brought us names like Andre Caldwell, Davone Bess and Dane Sanzenbacher (Jim Tressel is smiling somewhere). Today, it’s time to spotlight the RBs and take a look at the ‘touch leaders’ for Week 3.

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.

Former Falcons RB Snelling to visit with Giants

Atlanta Falcons free agent RB Jason Snelling will travel to New York on Sunday night to meet with the Giants, according to a league source.

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