Posts Tagged ‘Robert Griffin III’

Kriegel: Cam Newton shouldn’t shoulder load of Panthers woes

Mark Kriegel is Just Sayin’ you shouldn’t judge Cam Newton on early-season struggles.

Redskins’ London Fletcher: RG3 always gives Redskins a chance

London Fletcher said RG3 is the best quarterback he’s ever played with, but is he the best overall player?

NFL Fantasy Football Post Mortem: Rodgers is king again

Many fantasy enthusiasts likely feel a lot like Felix Baumgartner this morning after some players (and let’s put this mildly) didn’t come through on Sunday. Though, some old standbys finally showed themselves. Let’s get into it.

Cam Newton Metric Week 6 – Comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton.* ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck threw for 280 yards and 2 interceptions in the Colts loss to the New York Jets. The Colts offense was held to three field goals and only converted 3 of 11 on third down. The Jets beat the Colts, 35-9. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Robert Griffin III vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Robert Griffin III had a monster performance on the ground and in the air against the Minnesota Vikings. RG3 threw for 182 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception while also leading the team with 138 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. The Redskins defeated […]

NFL Fantasy Football: Cedric Benson out for Week 6

Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson is out for Week 6 against the Houston Texans, according to coach Mike McCarthy.

Fantasy Post Mortem: What to do with Cam Newton

Cam Newton is an undroppable in most fantasy leagues, and it’s probably a good thing, too, considering most impetuous fantasy enthusiasts would at least consider dropping him after another disappointing game in Week 5. Like you’re sitting around, drinking a few beers, watching Dexter after the Sunday night game and thinking, “(expletive) it, I’m done with this guy.”

Cam Newton Metric Week 5 – Comparing Andrew Luck and RG3

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck led his team to a 30-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers. After a slow offensive start in the first half, the Colts scored 19 straight points and capped off their comeback with a 4-yard Reggie Wayne touchdown to take the lead. The rookie QB also rushed for 24 yards and earned his first rushing touchdown of the season. Three may be Luck’s number. This is his third consecutive two touchdown game and his third 300-plus passing yard game. The Colts are now at .500 with a 2-2 record. […]

NFL fantasy football: Alfred Morris still top back

Has the injury to Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu cemented Alfred Morris’ status atop the depth chart?

Cam Newton metric Week 3 – comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Reminiscent of  last week’s comeback against the Minnesota Vikings,  Andrew Luck led the Colts on a 48-yard drive in the 4th quarter to set up what many thought would be a game-winning field goal. Unfortunately the Colts’ defense could not keep the Jaguars from scoring a touchdown in the final minute of the game. Jacksonville takes the win, 22-17. Cam Comparison: Cam Newton and Andrew Luck (and RG3) are tied when comparing wins and losses, but Newton still leads Luck in total yards after Week 3, 1,012 to 846. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Robert Griffin III vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– The […]

Cam Newton Metric Week 2 – Comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck led the Colts to a 23-20 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.  A solid performance on both sides of the ball helped Luck secure his first career win. The Verdict: In the Colts home opener, Luck threw two touchdowns and passed for 224 yards. In every category except passing yards, Luck beats Cam Newton’s 2011 week 2 numbers against Green Bay. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Robert Griffin III vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– The momentum from the Washington Redskins’ week 1 win couldn’t continue against the St. Louis Rams. Despite a rally in the fourth quarter, RG3 and team fell […]

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.

NFL Fantasy LIVE podcast: (9/11/2012)

On the latest NFL Fantasy LIVE podcast, the guys break down Robert Griffin III’s stellar debut and answer your questions in the Fantasy Football Cantina.

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. […]

Before & After: The NFL’s five rookie quarterbacks in photos

Five rookie quarterbacks started on Sunday with mixed results. You can find out how they performed here, here and here. But on the Sidelines Blog we’ll let the pictures speak for themselves. Here are snapshots from before and after their debuts. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck ————————————————————————————————————————————– ————————————————————————————————————————————– Robert Griffin III ————————————————————————————————————————————– ————————————————————————————————————————————– Brandon Weeden ————————————————————————————————————————————– ————————————————————————————————————————————– Ryan Tannehill ————————————————————————————————————————————– ————————————————————————————————————————————– Russell Wilson ————————————————————————————————————————————–

Cam Newton Metric Week 1 – Comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– In Week 1 against the Chicago Bears, Andrew Luck completed 50% of his passes and threw three interceptions, but still managed to pass for 309 yards. The Bears won, 41-21. It is only week one and Andrew Luck has all the tools to improve his playmaking ability and  keep the Colts in the game. Game highlight below. The Verdict: Compared to Cam Newton’s debut the offensive line made all the difference. See for yourself. Week 1 Passing Yards: Andrew Luck passed for over 300+ yards becoming the third rookie to do […]

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