Posts Tagged ‘willie parker’

Super Bowl winners not relying on featured backs

It’s not a new trend, but a continuing one, that NFL teams are relying less on the concept of a featured running back, many opting for specialization and backfields-by-committee in today’s NFL. The trend is also showing up among Super Bowl winners.

Pick VI: Iconic Steeler Super Bowl moments

The Steelers have the most Super Bowl championships of any franchise and, not surprisingly, some of the most iconic moments in the history of the game.

Week 17 notable nuggets

Without a doubt, Week 17 of the 2010 season brought us a lot to chew on from a statistical standpoint.

Redskins still searching for answers on ground

The running game has been anemic in Mike Shanahan’s first season in Washington.

Parker does little in ‘showcase’ for Redskins

The Redskins’ game against the Jets on Friday night was intended to be the “showcase” game for veteran Willie Parker, his opportunity to star and get more involved in the backfield competition with Clinton Portis and Larry Johnson.

Parker, Johnson could both be on Redskins’ bubble

One of the preseason rumors surrounding the Redskins’ backfield competition is that RB Willie Parker could be in danger of not making the final roster. The latest is that fellow veteran Larry Johnson might be in the same position.

Portis worthy of late-round pick

Redskins RB Clinton Portis might just have some fantasy life left in him yet.

Parker buried on Redskins’ depth chart

The Redskins were one of the teams to release training camp depth charts Monday, and with it may have revealed a few hints at where things stand at several positions.

Roundup: Shanahan impressed with Portis

Forgive an overstatement of the obvious, but training camp is not fun for players or fantasy football enthusiasts. And you just have to look at the recent injury news to see why.

Despite reports, I’m still skeptical about Portis

Reports have been positive on Clinton Portis, but I’m still not buying into him having a comeback season.

Portis tops depth chart in Redskins’ backfield

Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan says Clinton Portis will be the starting running back when training camp opens.

Redskins backfield is one to avoid in drafts

I’m avoiding the Redskins backfield on fantasy draft day. Even Clinton Portis.

Redskins’ backfield situation only gets more interesting

Brian Westbrook is expected to visit the Redskins, which could provide yet another source of motivation for an already committed Clinton Portis.

Roundup: Titans may keep Mawae after all

Kevin Mawae’s playing days might not be over in Tennessee, the Redskins have an open competition at running back and Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees has been spending time with American troops overseas. To find out more, go Around the Web…

Roundup: Rams playing poker with picks?

The NFL in April has more bluffing than the main event table in the World Series of Poker. Teams generally don’t want to tip their hand too early. So in the wake of reports that St. Louis was interested in Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, GM Billy Devany went into Phil Hellmuth mode.

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