The last time the Eagles headed into a training camp, the optimism was crazy. Yes, yes, you remember the Dream Team. Well, all of that is no more. Instead, what’s left is a team with really good players. But there is still optimism mixed in. I watched the Eagles go through their final workout of mini-camp, a high-tempo affair with Vick right in the center. And afterward, he told me what he thought. “We had a good camp, a good spring, and we feel good about it,” Vick told me. “Ready to let this momentum carry over into training camp. … We can relax now, enjoy the days off, and take the days as they come.“ As I said, the […]
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Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has motivation to improve. He’s not the only one primed to standout in 2012.
Former Colts executive Bill Polian knows what a special quarterback looks like, having drafted four-time MVP Peyton Manning.
The comparison has been made far too often, just as it was at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday, when a reporter asked Panthers coach Ron Rivera if he could draw a parallel between this year’s Heisman Trophy winner (Robert Griffin III) and last year’s winner (Cam Newton).
Is there a chance that Cam Newton could be a fantasy bust in 2012? Well, history suggests he’ll see a drop in at least one category.
Posted: Sunday, January 1st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fantasy Feedback, Aaron Hernandez, Alex Smith, Antonio Gates, Arian Foster, Ben Tate, Bill Belichick, Brent Celek, Chris Ivory, Darren Sproles, Derrick Ward, DeSean Jackson, Evan Royster, Jeremy Maclin, John Skelton, Kevin Kolb, Larry Fitzgerald, LeGarrette Blount, Mark Ingram, Marques Colston, Maurice Jones-Drew, Michael Turner, Michael Vick, Percy Harvin, Philip Rivers, pierre thomas, Raheem Morris, Ray Rice, Rob Gronkowski, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Stevan Ridley, Tim Tebow, Vernon Davis
A fantasy rundown of the Week 17 NFL games.
Eagles QB Michael Vick and Panthers WR Steve Smith joined NFL Network’s “Total Access” for the show’s “Open Locker Room” segment, and the open-ended conversation quickly turned to the Panthers’ record-setting rookie quarterback.
Posted: Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 | jasonfsmith1 Tags: Fantasy QB rankings, Aaron Rodgers, Cam Newton, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Matt Ryan, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Tim Tebow, Tom Brady, Tony Romo
Few things are as crucial as picking the right starting QB for your fantasy semifinal matchup. Jason Smith runs down the ten signal-callers best suited to help get your team to championship week.
Now that the fantasy playoffs are here, Jason Smith says it’s time to go with the quarterbacks you’re familiar with.
Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Jeremy Maclin, Kahlil Bell, marion barber, Matt Forte, Michael Vick, Peyton Hillis, Philadelphia Eagles
With Matt Forte out for the foreseeable future and a mess at QB, there’s little fantasy value to be found on the Chicago Bears roster right now.
Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Chicago Bears, Darren McFadden, Denarius Moore, Jay Cutler, Jeremy Maclin, LeSean McCoy, Michael Vick, Oakland Raiders, Philadelphia Eagles
A trio of Eagles’ stars could miss Thursday’s game against the Seahawks, but there’s little value amongst their replacements.
Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, DeSean Jackson, Jabar Gaffney, Jeremy Maclin, Michael Vick, New England Patriots, Nnamdi Asomugha, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper, Santana Moss, Tom Brady, Washington Redskins
Michael Vick looks doubtful for Sunday; Tom Brady says everything’s fine with his elbow and Santana Moss expects to play this week.
Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Adrian Peterson, Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller, DeSean Jackson, Fred Jackson, Michael Vick, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles
Fred Jackson is ruled out for Week 12 while Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson and Adrian Peterson try to work their way back to action despite seemingly tough odds.
With Adrian Peterson, Jay Cutler and Michael Vick all hurting, fantasy owners could be missing key pieces for the stretch run of the fantasy regular season.
With Michael Vick out, Vince Young will start this week for the Eagles. But against an improving New York defense, it could have a wide-ranging impact on Philly’s fantasy value.