Posts Tagged ‘rashard mendenhall’

Ten quotes that could help fantasy owners

Based on the current state of things around the NFL, it’s tough to find any news that has major fantasy significance (sigh). So when several coaches and other organizational leaders discussed the state of their teams during the annual Owners Meetings, you can only imagine how quickly I jumped on the information.

Pick Six: Guys we’d like to see on ‘DWTS’

Steelers WR Hines Ward is in for “Dancing with the Stars,” joining the cast of has beens and who is thats which includes Ralph Macchio, Kendra Wilkinson and Chris Jericho (the favorite to take the thing). But who would you have rather seen?

A final look back at key plays of SB XLV

At some point when things start to fade, we’ll each be left with a few moments we remember most from Super Bowl XLV. After much deliberation, here’s a look at my key moments that determined the game.

Some early observations from the press box

A few quick observations/concerns as we get ready for kickoff of Super Bowl XLV.

Let’s Go Primetime: Championship Sunday

Deion Sanders breaks out an abbreviated Let’s Go Primetime for Championship Sunday, listing his top five performances.

By the numbers: Jets-Steelers

The NFL Network research crew has finished crunching the numbers, so here’s a look at the most notable nuggets from the Steelers’ 24-19 win over the Jets, including how Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger are in elite company.

Week 17 notable nuggets

Without a doubt, Week 17 of the 2010 season brought us a lot to chew on from a statistical standpoint.

Mendenhall stat change could alter championships

Rashard Mendenhall’s lost rushing yard in Week 15 could alter fantasy championships.

Rodgers owners embrace team QB concept

Anybody in favor of team quarterbacks would likely get a lot of support from fantasy enthusiasts who started Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in Week 14.

Weather will affect Week 14

The weather could have a major effect on the first week of the fantasy football postseason.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 1

By now, you’ve likely seen all the highlights and digested all the relevant fantasy stats from the first Sunday of the 2010 NFL season. Here’s a chance to dig a little deeper, with key nuggets from each of Sunday’s games, courtesy of crack NFL Network research guru George Li.

Disguise by LeBeau led to interception, Steelers’ win

Some trickery from Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau that might otherwise go unnoticed led directly to the overtime win against the Falcons on Sunday.

Steelers OC: Mendenhall is the goal-line back

Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall was a surprise slide down the draft boards over the weekend. A development that was fashioned on rumors of Isaac Redman getting goal-line carries. And those fears became a confounded reality when coach Mike Tomlin announced that Redman was going to be the short-yardage back.

Tuesday bullets: Johnson sets sights on new heights

A quick look at some of the stories on the radar on Tuesday.

Dixon could end up starting for Steelers

This is what I get for being so high on Steelers WR Mike Wallace. Second-year QB Dennis Dixon could end up starting for the Steelers in the wake of Byron Leftwich’s knee injury. Leftwich went to the hospital for an MRI.

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