Posts Tagged ‘Peyton Manning’

Daily Rewind

We hope you’ve digested your Thanksgiving leftovers.  We’ve had a feast of content over the past week. From Ray Rice‘s rhyming to Peyton Manning’s autograph session, we’ve got some tasty features for you to chew on from Week 12.  Enjoy! Monday: Photo Essay Week 12: Curse, Coincidence or Superstition  – Many sports fans are inclined to believe that team losses can be traced back to a curse or superstition. So who said or did something to ruin their team’s chance at a win in Week 12? Rookie Bucket List – Did RG3 check a another goal from his list? Photo Essay – Sideline Commentary – Several quarterbacks who began the season as their team’s starter were forced to watch from […]

Unexpected (and expected) for Week 11: Keep smiling

Not sure what Chad Henne is smirking about here, he knows he plays for the Jaguars, right? He instantly looks like every bad guy from a movie based in college. He could easily be the president of the Alpha Betas and quarterback at Adams College if they ever want to do a remake of “Revenge of the Nerds.”

Fantasy Post Mortem: RG3 rules, Matt Ryan iced

There is a segment we run every Monday called #thathelpsnoone where we celebrate the curtain jerkers who rob precious fantasy points from the guys we actually started. And if we wanted to, we could have filled the entire hour on Monday with #thathelpsnoone and we’re not even talking about the San Diego Chargers.

Fantasy football: Reggie Bush primed for TNF

Is Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush poised for a big Thursday Night Football performance?

Fantasy Post Mortem: Andrew Luck is the man

Our Adam Rank takes a look back at the fantasy weekend that was.

Monday Nightmare: Who has it worse than me?

The fantasy therapy couch is open for business. Come share your tales of woe.

Monday nightmare: Rivers’ woes hurt in fantasy and reality

There is special place in sports hell where real-life and fantasy disappointment run concurrently. Please allow me to share one of these stories.

PLAYBOOK’S SUNDAY LOOKOUT

ATL/WAS
• WAS 2 RUSH ATTACKS
o COLLEGE STYLE – ZONE READ
o STRAIGHT ZONE
• ATL IS LIGHTER YET FASTER FRONT
o DOUBLE TEAMS AT POINT OF ATTACK CRUCIAL
• ATL WILL BE CHALLENGED BY MAN TO MAN COVERAGE
• WAS DC JIM HASLETT ONE OF THE BEST ON CAPITIALIZING ON DEFICIENCIES
• ATL OFFENSE LAST WEEK v. CAR
o 7 SACKS ALLOWED
o 12 QB HITS
• ATL WANTS TO PUSH BALL DOWNFIELD WITH SPEED

Fantasy football: Randy Moss could break out Week 4

Can San Francisco 49ers wideout Randy Moss finally break out in Week 4 against the New York Jets?

Fanatasy Post Mortem: Jamaal Charles gives sweet relief

Week 3 is nearly in the books, how are you feeling? We still have a great Monday night game left, but let’s look back at the wek that was.

Monday Nightmare: Fear the stats correction

Welcome to the Monday Nightmare. When I stated this feature three years ago, it was to provide an outlet for those whose fantasy weeks were ruined on Monday. The impetus being, I lead the world in being worked over on Monday night. Seriously, I’m considering a fantasy league which will outlaw Monday nights.

NFL fantasy football: Peyton Manning still risky

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning might be giving hope, but he’s not back to his old self.

Denver offers Manning more than a ‘Play Ahead’ defense

The 2012 Denver Broncos have the makeup to be the best team that Peyton Manning has ever been a part of. This is not because of their explosive offense, or impressive but rather the emergence of their defense as one of the league’s premier units. In Manning’s days as a Colt, he had a defense that was referred to as a ‘play ahead’ defense. That is not the case in Denver, as this Broncos’ defense is primed for success regardless of the situation. The quarterback position was the missing piece to this team in 2011, and now they have one of the league’s best ever.

Ed Reed, Robert Griffin III set NFL records in week 1

With the start of the 2012 season, NFL history — on both sides of the ball — is in the making. Watch how players and teams etched their way into record books in Week 1. Ed Reed Move over, Rod Woodson. Ed Reed is now the all-time leader in interception return yards with 1,497. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Peyton Manning In his return to the NFL, the Broncos quarterback threw his 400th and 401st touchdown passes. Manning is now third on the Passing TD Leaders list behind Brett Farve (#1) and Dan Marino (#2). ————————————————————————————————————————————– New England Patriots With a 34-13 defeat of the Tennessee Titans, the New England Patriots have won their last 9 season opening games, the longest current winning streak in the NFL. […]

Post Mortem: Robert Griffin III as good as advertised

So let me see if I have this straight, Mike Shanahan said Alfred Morris was going to start for his team and then he went out and had the most carries of the weekend? Surprisingly, that’s not the biggest Washington Redskins’ story of the weekend.

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