Posts Tagged ‘Sam Bradford’

My story: Examining what we learned from Colts QB Andrew Luck’s preseason debut

Expectations were high for Colts QB Andrew Luck’s preseason┬ádebut against the Rams. As the No. 1 pick, that would be the case, anyway. But having to fill the giant shoes left by franchise icon Peyton Manning? That ramped it up a bit. “You have high expectations for the guy,” Colts TE Coby Fleener told me, “and he manages to exceed them every time.” Yup. He did. And then some. Luck sparkled in his first game in an NFL uniform, going 10 of 16 for 188 yards with two TD passes and a 142.7 passer rating on 24 snaps. He led his team to a 38-3 win over the Rams, helping them score more points than they did during any game […]

Sam Bradford offers advice for Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III

St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford is familiar with pressure.

No, not the stress stemming from rumors of dating a supermodel.

But the 2010 No. 1 overall draft pick knows the expectations of being a franchise quarterback.

ATL: First-round trades may abound

This offseason is alive with rumors of potential movement high in the draft, and it’s no coincidence. Trades in the first round no longer come with the outrageous financial risks of yesterday.

Rams upgrade offensive line with ex-Packer Wells

Center Scott Wells has agreed to terms on a contract with the St. Louis Rams, according to a league source.

Rams fully intend to trade No. 2 pick in draft

It has been the NFL’s worst-kept secret that the Rams have been shopping the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. If there was ever any doubt about the team’s motives, it should be long gone.

Fisher: Rams’ options at No. 2 plenty; Bradford staying put

The Rams undoubtedly hold the key to the 2012 NFL Draft.

Three and out: Tebow looking for improvement

Tim Tebow is working to improve his oft-criticized throwing motion. It could have a significant impact on his fantasy value for 2012.

Three and out: Manning could be on the move

If Peyton Manning leaves the Colts, where will he end up? More importantly, how will it affect his fantasy value?

Bradford helped sell Fisher on Rams

Some of the credit for the Rams landing head coach Jeff Fisher might inevitably go to QB Sam Bradford.

Three and out: Bills going backfield committee

Fred Jackson was one of the top backs in fantasy football last season. But with the emergence of C.J. Spiller, it looks like a backfield-by-committee looms in Buffalo.

Lombardi: Rams, Vikes face big draft decisions

As strange as it seemed about a month ago, a team other than the Colts has a very real chance of ending up with the No. 1 pick in 2012’s draft. Just what do the Rams or Vikings do in regard to their quarterback situations if they stumble into the top pick? Michael Lombardi has an answer.

Monday Nightmare: Nothing is meaningless

Congratulations to those of you who lived to fight another day in fantasy football, thanks to some strong performances from Marshawn Lynch, Steven Jackson, and even Brandon Lloyd, who had a decent outing. But for some of you, it just wasn’t enough.

Three and out: Roethlisberger has thumb injury

It’s time to talk quarterback blues on a Tuesday. Let’s get it going.

Rams hopeful Bradford can play Sunday

The Rams are hopeful Sam Bradford can play Sunday vs. the Cardinals. With such a favorable matchup, fantasy owners should be optimistic as well.

Three and out: Texans’ Johnson sits out practice

Andre Johnson, Sam Bradford and Fred Davis were either limited or missing from practice Wednesday, but all hold out hope of playing Sunday. Fantasy owners, however, might want to consider contingency plans.

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