Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota Vikings’

Three and out: If Peterson’s back, drop Gerhart

Adrian Peterson looks like he’s back, Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t appear to be going anywhere and the Chiefs have no idea where they’re going at QB.

Three and out: Keep a backup plan ready for Peterson

Adrian Peterson is a game-time decision for Minnesota this week, meaning fantasy owners should stay on alert in case he plays. And have a contingency plan ready in case he doesn’t.

Three and out: Don’t bother starting Hillis

Several big name fantasy players are trying to fight their way back from injuries to play in Week 14, but fantasy owners should be wary of all of them.

McNabb has little fantasy value in any situation

Speculation runs rampant over where Donovan McNabb could land, but regardless of where it is, he’s not worth adding to any fantasy rosters.

Three and out: Giants’ injuries playing havoc with lineups

Three key Giants missed practice Thursday, which could leave plenty of fantasy owners scrambling to find replacements during the final week of the fantasy regular season.

Three and out: Bills’ Spiller not the best option

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.

Three and out: Vikes’ Peterson has high ankle sprain

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.

Ponder says McNabb has ‘been awesome’

Donovan McNabb wasn’t so great off the field for the Vikings this season, but it turns out he’s been pretty awesome off of it.

Three and out: Vikings’ to use Peterson as receiver?

Adrian Peterson could become a bigger part of Minnesota’s passing game while it looks like Sam Bradford and Peyton Hillis will be out another week.

Playbook: Jets’ disguise might have fooled Rivers

With six minutes to go in the fourth quarter, his Chargers down by three, Phillip Rivers released what must have looked to him like an easy completion to his go-to-receiver on a pivotal 3rd-and-6.

First and 10: Just win now, baby

The Cincinnati Bengals’ trade of disgruntled quarterback Carson Palmer to the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday stands as one of the biggest draft-day deals in NFL history.

First and 10: The coaches’ show

The near-fight between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Lions coach Jim Schwartz was the talk of the NFL on Sunday, overshadowing San Francisco’s 25-19 victory over previously undefeated Detroit.

Playbook: Monday tape study notebook

Another exciting week of games on Sunday – which means another interesting day of Monday tape study.

First and 10: Last chance to vote

Friday at midday is the deadline to vote for last week’s top NFL performances on NFL.com.

Data Points: Numbers say Lions are playoff-bound

Good news for the Detroit Lions: Recent history says they now have an 82 percent chance of making their first playoff appearance since 1999. The Lions, along with the Packers, are off to a 4-0 start. Since 1990, 50 of the 61 teams to win their first four games have gone on to the postseason.

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