Is Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson a better fantasy football option than Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III?
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Posted: Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 49ers, Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, Barry Sanders, Charlie Batch, Charlie Sheen, Greg McElroy, Legatron, Mark Sanchez, Mickey Rourke, NFL, Rams, Robert Downey Jr., Russell Wilson, Tie
It’s week 13 and the playoff picture is becoming clearer, as the Falcons, Patriots, Texans, and Broncos all clinched a playoff appearance. What isn’t becoming clearer is the quarterback situation in New York. Or how in the world Adrian Peterson healed from his ACL surgery so quickly and continues to ravage opposing defenses. I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s get to the Unexpected (and expected) from week 13.
Posted: Sunday, December 2nd, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Adrian Peterson, Andrew Luck, C.J. Spiller, Cam Newton, Chad Henne, Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker, Jamaal Charles, Josh Gordon, Julio Jones, Matt Ryan, Philip Rivers, Roddy White, Russell Wilson
It’s time to take a look at all of the happenings in fantasy football this week, and that includes Adrian Peterson‘s amazing performance.
Historically, players who are featured on the cover of the “Madden NFL” franchise experience significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. In case you missed it, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman appointed himself “Optimus Prime” in advance of the team’s road trip to Detroit. Megatron is unfazed. Wonder whose side this guy is on? Enough talk. Let’s get to the game. ————————————————————————————————————————————– FIRST QUARTER ————————————————————————————————————————————– The Lions win the toss and their first drive results in a punt. The Seahawks respond with a field goal. Nothing exciting there. On Detroit’s 2nd possession, Matthew Stafford leads the squad […]
Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2012 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Aldon Smith, Justin Smith, New York Giants, NFL Thursday Night Football, Russell Wilson, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Vic Fangio, Aldon Smith, Golden Tate, Justin Smith, Russell Wilson, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Sidney Rice, Thursday Night Football
The San Francisco 49ers play host to the Seattle Seahawks tonight in a matchup that has huge implications for the NFC West picture.
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 ————————————————————————————————————————————–
Tim TebowTim Tebow makes the start for the New York Jets … just not where you would expect.
Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Andrew Luck, Brandon Weeden, Calvin Johnson, Dez Bryant, Doug Martin, Jim Brown, Joe Thomas, Justin Blackmon, Kevin Smith, Kurt Warner, Matt Kalil, Melvin Ingram, Michael Vick, Morris Claiborne, Peyton Manning, Ray Rice, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Shawne Merriman, Stephen Hill, Tim Tebow, Trent Richardson
The 2012 season is just days away from kicking off and this looks like an exciting season with a lot of big-name rookies expected to make a huge impact. But you can’t talk about those rookies without the inevitable comparisons. Here’s a look at some of the top rookies and how they compare to their contemporaries.
NFL analyst Brian Billick gives his perspective on Seattle choosing Wilson over Flynn.
There wasn’t outrageous debate in the upper Northwest over who should be the Seattle Seahawks’ starting quarterback in 2012.
“Russell Wilson will start against the Raiders (in the preseason finale) and will start the first week of the regular season,” Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said during a conference call on Sunday. “He is so prepared, he does not seem like a first-year quarterback.”
Wilson was so prolific in every facet of his first three preseason games he did not give the third-year head coach much of a choice.
With so much uncertainty at the running back position in fantasy football drafts, is Darren McFadden worth the risk?
Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 | Kevin Patra Tags: NFL AM, Andrew Luck, Brandon Weeden, Eric Davis, Indianapolis Colts, Mark Kriegel, Miami Dolphins, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Ryan Tannehill, Steve Wyche
The “NFL AM” backfield came to a consensus on which rookie QB will have the best season.
The Seahawks have three quarterbacks, and as the old saying goes, if you have three, you have none. Or something like that. I may have butchered it, but you get the idea. If you don’t have a clear starter, you don’t have any quarterbacks. Given the offseason acquisition of ex-Packers free agent Matt Flynn, the drafting of Wisconsin QB Russell Wilson, and the fact that incumbent Tarvaris Jackson hasn’t distinguished himself beyond showing toughness — it’s been a battle. With this portion of the offseason nearly over, Carroll hasn’t decided on a starter. Really, I was intrigued with how he described the competition. As our buddy Brian McIntyre told us, Carroll said, “Draft picks and money and stuff like that is […]
The Seahawks thought enough of Russell Wilson at rookie mini-camp to thrust him into competition for the starting QB job. Yes, even after signing free agent Matt Flynn earlier in the year. But as colleague Albert Breer tells us, little is settled with Seattle’s situation under center. That puts Wilson in an interesting position. Coach Pete Carroll has shown a propensity for allowing rookies (and freshman at USC) to thrive, and this could be another instance of that. He also loves open competitions. But here’s the thing about Wilson… he’s short. Oh, didn’t you hear? Really short. Like, 5-foot-11 (gasp!) I know, I know, it’s amazing they even let him play football at that height. It’s a charge that dogged […]
Quarterback Russell Wilson put on a show Wednesday at the University of Wisconsin’s pro day