Posts Tagged ‘Ray Rice’

Injury roundup: Eagles lose Vick, Samuel

It was a rough day on the injury front for the Eagles, who lost Michael Vick, Asante Samuel and WR Riley Cooper.

Rice would have been better off inactive

One of the most unenviable places to be this morning — other than standing next to the shirtless Eagles fan like Jason La Canfora did during Fantasy Live — was sitting in front of your computer trying to decide to play Ray Rice or not.

Saints RB Thomas limited in practice

Pierre Thomas was limited in practice on Friday and is considered a game-day decision. Obviously, game-day decisions are terrible for many reasons, which we have discussed before. And Thomas is i no better position than Jahvid Best, Ray Rice or Steven Jackson.

Best, Rice return to practice … should you start them?

Athletes always contend that toe injuries are some of the most painful ailments to overcome. And while it’s not a sexy appendage to brag about injuring — notice Keanu Reeves never talks glowingly about injuring his toe during his inspirational speech to his teammates during The Replacements — this can be extremely troublesome for the fantasy enthusiasts.

Thursday injury roundup

With a number of big-name players facing injuries this week, here’s a one-stop shop for the latest updates as the news cycle comes to a close on Thursday.

Rams RB Darby could have fantasy appeal

In a week where running back injuries are rampant, Kenneth Darby could have some fantasy appeal.

Even if active, Rice is a gamble this week

Even if Ray Rice is able to play this weekend, he’s a definite risk in fantasy leagues.

McGahee says Rice will play on Sunday

Ravens RB Ray Rice did not practice this on Wednesday, which raise the concern level of fantasy enthusiasts everywhere. Rice has an extensive bruise on his knee, but did walk around the locker room without a limp.

Injuries compound problems with Rice, Jones-Drew

A lot of fantasy enthusiasts who picked at the top of the draft this year are facing a rather troubling dilemma with guys like Maurice Jones-Drew and Ray Rice who have failed to produce top-pick points. And now what do you do with them? You have spent too high of a draft pick to bench them and there is little to no trade value with them now.

Injury roundup: Rams wait on tests for Jackson

A roundup of injury updates from Week 3.

Ray Rice set for tests on injured knee

Ravens coach John Harbaugh told reporters that Ray Rice didn’t sustain ligament damage in his injured knee.

Roundup: Gilberry could unseat top picks in K.C.

Chiefs coach Todd Haley has called the battle for starting spots along the 3-4 defensive line an “open competition,” fueling the idea that one of the team’s recent top five picks at defensive end — Glenn Dorsey or Tyson Jackson — could be sent to the bench.

Falcons want to get Turner involved in passing game

Apparently Falcons coach Mike Smith did not run Michael Turner enough in 2008, now he is determined to get Turner involved into the passing game, too.

Charles’ role still undefined for Chiefs

Jamaal Charles continues to remain No. 2 on the Chiefs’ depth chart, and coach Todd Haley told the press on Tuesday that the running back’s role has yet to be determined.

Keep tabs on Raiders RB Bush, Ravens QB Flacco

Find out what I’ll be watching on Thursday night when the NFL’s preseason schedule continues with three games.

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