Posts Tagged ‘Michael Turner’

Data Points: Big rushing totals tougher to produce

With offenses throwing the ball more than ever, it’s becoming rare for running backs to have monster seasons like their counterparts posted in the past.

Data Points: No workhorses? Don’t get carried away

While there might not be a bunch of traditional “workhorse” running backs in the league these days, there are still some guys who are toting the rock 20 times per game.

Three and out: Turner’s arrow pointing down?

Is Falcons RB Michael Turner a fantasy bust candidate in 2011? Find out why he could be trending downward.

Billick: Ingram better than rated

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.

Falcons owner Blank all wet after win

Kudos to the Falcons for dousing owner Arthur Blank with a Gatorade bath after the Falcons clinched the top seed in the NFC.

Ryan, White among starters pulled by Falcons

With the outcome of Sunday’s game against the Panthers no longer in question, the Falcons started pulling their regulars early during the fourth quarter.

Monday Nightmare: There is always Tuesday

That certainly was some championship performance, Michael Turner. Two points? Against a team that you normally dominate? Not championship material.

Post Mortem: Vick rises to the occasion

What in the name of Bud Grant happened this week? Outdoor football in Minnesota? Rex Grossman? And Tim Tebow having a better fantasy week than Philip Rivers, Drew Brees and Peyton Manning? What a crazy week, let’s break it all down.

Season over? Not if you are in a keeper league

Think that your season is over just because you have been eliminated from the playoffs? That is absolutely not the case if you are still involved in a keeper league.

Post Mortem: Can it be Brady again?

Did Week 14 seem to over promise some great weather games and then under deliver? Like “Star Wars Episode I, the Phantom Menace.” And the only weather game we got was a blowout. But it was the start of the fantasy playoffs for most of you, so lets search through the wreckage.

Weather will affect Week 14

The weather could have a major effect on the first week of the fantasy football postseason.

Turner struggles, but still a must-start RB

Nothing like starting your fantasy league with three points heading into the weekend. As much fun as it is playing guys with Monday night matchups, this is the horror of playing guys on Thursday night. One bad game kind of ruins the start of your weekend.

Start Falcons’ White, Turner against Ravens

Falcons WR Roddy White missed practice on Monday, but told our Steve Wyche that he will be ready to go against the Ravens on Thursday night.

Falcons RB Turner looks matchup proof

The topic of ‘matchup-proof’ players came up during NFL.com Fantasy LIVE on Sunday morning. My point was there are certainly matchup-proof players out there, but the window is closing.

Overreaction Theater: McFadden best RB ever!

Raiders fans are known for their overreactions. Don’t believe me? Greyhound had to shutdown its servers last night because Raiders fans flooded the system booking travel to Dallas for the Super Bowl following Sunday’s beat down of the Broncos, which proved — beyond a shadow of a doubt — that greatness is in the future for the Silver & Black.

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