The Lions have acquired Tony Scheffler in a three-team trade that also sent linebacker Ernie Sims to the Eagles. The move wasn’t a major one from a fantasy perspective in terms of the players involved, though getting Sims does improve the value of the Eagles defense. However, it does give Matthew Stafford another weapon in the pass attack. It also gives opposing defenses another player to cover in the middle of the field, which should help Calvin Johnson avoid constant double and triple teams. Scheffler is a solid pass-catching tight end who was once a viable fantasy starter during his time with the Broncos. He’ll be second on the Lions depth chart behind Brandon Pettigrew, though Scheffler could start in […]
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It’s difficult to blame Calvin Johnson for wanting to get past 2009. He battled through knee injuries. His numbers fell across the board. His Lions won only two games.
Broncos restricted free-agent WR Brandon Marshall will visit the Seahawks on Saturday morning, according to a league source.
The signing of WR Nate Burleson is good news for the fantasy value of QB Matthew Stafford.
The first deal of free agency happened a little over two hours into the signing period early Friday morning, as WR Nate Burleson agreed to terms with the Lions, a league source told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.
Posted: Friday, March 5th, 2010 | Jason La Canfora Tags: 2010 Free Agency, Aaron Kampman, Antonio Bryant, Antrel Rolle, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Chester Taylor, Chicago Bears, Darren Sharper, Detroit Lions, Dunta Robinson, Gary Brackett, Indianapolis Colts, Julius Peppers, Kansas City Chiefs, Karlos Dansby, Kyle Vanden Bosch, Miami Dolphins, Nate Burleson, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, Scott Fujita, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins
With the clock about to strike midnight in the East, here’s a look at how some of the top players could begin to come off the market. A handful of players will get new deals tonight, with DE Julius Peppers and LB Karlos Dansby likely in line for the biggest paydays.
Posted: Monday, January 11th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Aaron Curry, Darryl Tapp, Deion Branch, Julius Jones, Lawrence Jackson, Leroy Hill, Lofa Tatupu, Matt Hasselbeck, Nate Burleson, Patrick Kerney, Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks, T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Walter Jones
Seahawks fans should temper their expectations for an immediate turnaround under Pete Carroll. Carroll’s arrival has been widely hailed in Seattle, but until his soon-to-be-appointed general manager overhauls the team’s roster, he is another college coach destined to fail.
New Seahawks coach Pete Carroll didn’t have too many solid fantasy players in his previous NFL stints.
Posted: Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Anquan Boldin, Brian Westbrook, Calvin Johnson, Chris Brown, Chris Johnson, Edgerrin James, Gary Kubiak, Jamaal Charles, Jerheme Urban, Jim Schwartz, Justin Forsett, Kevin Smith, Kurt Warner, Larry Johnson, LeSean McCoy, Maurice Morris, Nate Burleson, Ryan Moats, Steve Breaston, Steve Slaton, Todd Haley
Here’s a look at a few news and notes from around the fantasy world, including the status of Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin.
Seahawks WR Nate Burleson (back) gave it a full go on Friday and is officially listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Cardinals.
Posted: Thursday, October 15th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Ahmad Bradshaw, Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Calvin Johnson, Carolina Panthers, Carson Palmer, Chad Clifton, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Damien Woody, Detroit Lions, Devin Hester, Donte Whitner, Eli Manning, Green Bay Packers, Haloti Ngata, James Farrior, Jerricho Cotchery, Jonathan Stewart, Kevin Boss, Kyle Boller, Matthew Stafford, Mike Bell, Minnesota Vikings, Nate Burleson, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants, New York Jets, Paul Posluszny, Percy Harvin, pierre thomas, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, Shaun Ellis, St. Louis Rams, Steve Smith, Tank Johnson, Troy Polamalu, Week 6 injuries, willie parker
Teams have released their latest Week 6 injury reports. Here’s a look at the developments among notable names through Thursday.
Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren announced during his weekly Monday press conference that starting WR Nate Burleson is out for the season with a torn knee ligament. The injury was revealed in an MRI exam on Monday.
Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren announced at his Monday press conference that Nate Burleson will miss the remainder of the season after tearing a knee ligament in Week 1.
Burleson is the fourth wideout the team has lost in the past year, joining Deion Branch (knee), Bobby Engram (shoulder) and Ben Obomanu (clavicle). Courtney Taylor will now be thrust into the top spot on the depth chart and should be owned in all leagues with 12-plus teams.
Seahawks WR Nate Burleson is confident he will play next week despite injuring his left knee during a 34-10 loss to the Bills on Sunday.
The already thin Seattle Seahawks receiving corps appears to have taken another hit, as WR Nate Burleson suffered an apparrent left knee injury middway through the third quarter on Sunday.