Posts Tagged ‘Vernon Davis’

‘Playbook’: 49ers, Giants win down the seam

When the Giants and 49ers earned their way into the NFC Championship Game, they had won their games on the scoreboard – and one particular area of the field.

Fantasy Feedback: Week 17

A fantasy rundown of the Week 17 NFL games.

49ers’ Morgan placed on IR

49ers receiver Josh Morgan is done for the season after being placed on injured reserve because of a broken ankle, leaving San Francisco with a shortage of quality receivers. Morgan, the team’s second-leading receiver, had been filling the void left by Braylon Edwards, who was injured in Week 2 against the Cowboys. There was a small chance that Edwards could be back in time for this week’s game at Detroit, but according to coach Jim Harbaugh, it seems more likely that the veteran won’t return until after the Niners bye in Week 7. Morgan’s injury could put a big dent in a suspect San Francisco passing game. Yes, Vernon Davis will continue to be a major target for Alex Smith, but the […]

Five ‘Eye in the Sky’ matchups for Week 4

Up to this point, we have avoided targeting the real stars of today’s NFL — the pass catchers. So, to all the gun-slinging divas and sticky-gloved jockeys out there, this is your week.

Data Points: Megatron is a scoring machine

Thanks to his hot start here in 2011, Lions WR Calvin Johnson has vaulted to the top of the list among players with the most receiving TDs since 2009. Too bad the player he passed last week — Miles Austin – is still injured and won’t be able to go head-to-head with Megatron when the Lions and Cowboys face off this Sunday.

Data Points: Tight end a safe pick in first round

If you haven’t heard it yet, you’re bound to catch it at some point this weekend. Someone, whether it’s a draft analyst, host, or just the burly guy drinking a PBR next to you at the sports bar, will wonder aloud why a team would take a tight end in the first round.

Aiding Africa: NFL players doing their part

Texans DT Amobi Okoye is on the short list for winning the prize for, “What did you do this offseason?”

Westbrook needs to be added in all leagues

With 49ers RB Frank Gore out for the season, Brian Westbrook will be a hot name on the fantasy waiver wire.

Injury roundup: Titans’ VY hurts thumb, loses job

Vince Young, Colt McCoy and Vernon Davis were among the players who suffered injuries in Week 11. Here’s a bullet-look at injuries around the league.

49ers’ Davis suffers ankle injury

49ers TE Vernon Davis has been sidelined against the Bucs with an ankle injury.

Injury roundup: V.Y., Britt sidelined for Titans

The Titans lost QB Vince Young and WR Kenny Britt to injuries in Week 8, two of the most notable players on the injury radar.

Niners TE Davis sidelined by ankle injury

The 49ers don’t have much going offensively against the Broncos in London, and they might need to get back on track without the services of star TE Vernon Davis.

Injury concerns for 49ers’ Davis, Redskins’ Cooley

The 2010 season started with high fantasy expectations regarding a number of tight ends, but suddenly, that talent pool is taking a beating like a Bears quarterback.

Are the 49ers going for the spread offense?

Can the 49ers offense thrive under new offensive coordinator Michael Johnson? Our 49ers Blog Blitzer Eric Melendez might have summed it up best when he observed that the offense has no choice but to get better.

49ers play the full 60 minutes

Mike Singletary is struggling as an NFL head coach. But clearly a friend of a fantasy enthusiast.

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