Yes, Peyton Manning entered the Sunday night game as the leading fantasy scorer of Week 16. But this award is just as much about his 2013 season overall. Sunday, Manning threw for 400 yards and four touchdowns in a win over the Houston Texans. More importantly, that fourth touchdown gave Manning 51 touchdown tosses for the season — breaking the record set by Tom Brady in 2007. It’s a fitting honor for a season that began with Peyton tying a long-standing NFL record when he threw seven TD passes in a season-opening romp of the Baltimore Ravens. It’s not a complete surprise for a guy who is a lock for the Hall of Fame. And who knows? With Manning chasing the single-season record […]
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Easy on Ingram: I’m taking Mark Ingram’s Week 10 performance with a giant grain of salt since the Cowboys defense seemingly took an early flight out of the Big Easy sometime in the middle of the second quarter (apparently, I was unaware it was official Cowboys team policy that Sean Lee is the only player on this unit permitted to make a tackle). But Ingram had 14 carries for a career-high 145 yards and added a touchdown in Sunday night’s 49-17 thrashing of Dallas. I think this is more likely to be a one-off performance since it was completely out of the blue. Not to mention, check out the run defenses awaiting the Saints over the next month: they host […]
In the return of the Social (Fantasy) Network, we find out the savviest draft picks around as we celebrate the opening of the 2013 fantasy football season.
Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 | Marcas Grant Tags: Inside Training Camp, Alex Smith, Anthony Fasano, Antonio Gates, Danario Alexander, Danny Woodhead, Darren McFadden, David Ausberry, Demaryius Thomas, Denarius Moore, Denver Broncos, Donnie Avery, Dwayne Bowe, Eric Decker, Jacob Tamme, Jacoby Ford, Jamaal Charles, Joel Dreessen, Jon Baldwin, Kansas City Chiefs, Knowshon Moreno, Malcom Floyd, Matt Flynn, Montee Ball, Mychal Rivera, Nick Kasa, Oakland Raiders, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Richard Gordon, Rod Streater, Ronnie Brown, Ronnie Hillman, Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers, Vincent Brown, Wes Welker
Marcas Grant breaks down the fantasy potential of the AFC West. No surprise — the Denver Broncos boast the best roster in the division.
Posted: Friday, June 28th, 2013 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Carolina Panthers, Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos, Eli Manning, Eric Decker, Hakeem Nicks, New York Giants, Peyton Manning, Steve Smith, Ted Ginn Jr., Wes Welker
In today’s Three and Out: Peyton Manning is learning how the Patriots made Wes Welker a success. You knew this had to happen eventually.
There were many great quarterbacks in the AFC during the 1970s with Terry Bradshw, Joe Namath and Ken Stabler. But it would be wrong to overlook Bert Jones who led the Baltimore Colts from 1973 to 1981.
Posted: Thursday, May 30th, 2013 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Adrian Peterson, Buffalo Bills, Cordarrelle Patterson, Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos, EJ Manuel, Eric Decker, Greg Jennings, Kevin Kolb, Kyle Rudolph, Minnesota Vikings, Peyton Manning, Tarvaris Jackson, Wes Welker
In today’s Three and Out: Adrian Peterson wants more catches while EJ Manuel is playing catch-up; plus, Peyton Manning is feeling stronger.
Posted: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 | Marcas Grant Tags: Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Dobson, Aaron Hernandez, Danny Amendola, Donald Jones, Jimmy Graham, Julian Edelman, New England Patriots, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady
Rob Gronkowski is going to spend some more time under the knife, which is starting to affect his fantasy value. Marcas Grant looks at what this means for Gronk, Tom Brady and the rest of the Patriots.
Posted: Tuesday, May 21st, 2013 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Knowshon Moreno, Montee Ball, Peyton Manning, Robert Woods, Ronnie Hillman, Stevie Johnson, Tony Romo, Willis McGahee
In today’s Three and Out: Tony Romo will miss OTAs while Montee Ball and Robert Woods look on track to be starters.
In today’s Three and Out: Andre Brown has big expectations for 2013; Peyton Manning wants to speed up the Broncos while the Jets want to slow Santonio Holmes down.
Posted: Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, A.J. Green, Aaron Hernandez, Cincinnati Bengals, Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos, Eric Decker, Jacob Tamme, Joel Dreessen, New England Patriots, Peyton Manning, Rob Gronkowski, Wes Welker
In today’s Three and Out: Aaron Hernandez had surgery; Demaryius Thomas looks for more one-on-one and A.J. Green just wants to get better.
Posted: Monday, April 15th, 2013 | Adam Rank Tags: Adrian Peterson, Bill Belichick, Cam Newton, Chip Kelly, Dallas Cowboys, dog pound, kramer, Paul Kruger, Peyton Manning, Rex Ryan, Ryan Leaf, Seinfeld, taxes, Tim Tebow
It’s the end of tax season. Here are the write-offs every NFL team needs to make before it is to late.
Posted: Monday, April 15th, 2013 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Antonio Brown, Ben Roethlisberger, Denver Broncos, Emmanuel Sanders, Heath Miller, Mike Wallace, New York Giants, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers, Victor Cruz
In today’s Three and Out: Emmanuel Sanders is staying in Pittburgh, Victor Cruz hasn’t shown up in New York and Peyton Manning is making the best of things in Denver … which is pretty darn good.
Posted: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Alex Smith, Demaryius Thomas, Denver Broncos, Dwayne Bowe, Eric Decker, Kansas City Chiefs, Kirk Cousins, Peyton Manning, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins, Wes Welker
In today’s Three and Out: It’s time for Dwayne Bowe to produce like a top-five receiver; Peyton Manning could be throwing it a whole lot more and your weekly RG3 injury update.
Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Free agency, Anthony Fasano, Antonio Brown, Bilal Powell, Brandon Gibson, Brandon Lloyd, Brandon Myers, Brian Hoyer, Chris Johnson, Christian Ponder, Danny Amendola, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Daryl Richardson, David Garrard, Delanie Walker, Demaryius Thomas, Donald Jones, Drew Stanton, Emmanuel Sanders, Eric Decker, Fred Davis, Greg Jennings, Isaac Redman, Isaiah Pead, Jacquizz Rodgers, James Jones, Jared Cook, John Skelton, Jonathan Dwyer, Jordy Nelson, Kevin Kolb, Mark Sanchez, Martellus Bennett, Matt Cassel, Mike Goodson, Mike Wallace, Mikel Leshoure, Peyton Manning, Randall Cobb, rashard mendenhall, Reggie Bush, Rod Streater, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Ryan Lindley, Ryan Tannehill, Shonn Greene, Steven Jackson, Wes Welker
The NFL.com fantasy crew tracks some of the key free agent movement and how it will affect fantasy values heading into 2013.