The Jets running back might finally be living up to expectations
Oh, Shonn Greene are you teasing us or is this for real?
The New York Jets’ running back has certainly paid off for those of us who waited all season for him to do just that. He has three straight double-digit weeks for the first time this season and now faces a Philadephia Eagles defense that is ranked 18th against the run at 115.1 yards per game. However, the Eagles have given up the eighth-most rushing yards to RBs the last three weeks (355).
Some of these NFL Super Bowl contenders are pretenders
There are contenders and there are pretenders, and sometimes this late in the season it’s impossible to separate the two. One moment a team like the Buffalo Bills can look like the best team in the AFC East. The next their fast start can fall like a house of cards.
The New York Jets quarterback hasn't been great, but he should put up points on Thursday
Through byes and injuries, New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is left as the ninth-best starting QB playing this week (if Michael Vick missed Week 11 with his broken ribs). Sanchez averages 16.08 fantasy points per game.
Tim Tebow has been a worthwhile fantasy start. But not this week.
I’ve told you before, don’t watch Tim Tebow play if he’s on your fantasy team; just look at the box score after the game and be satisfied.
The Denver Broncos’ quarterback continues to produce as a fantasy QB and a reality QB. Tebow is 3-1 as a starter and has fantasy games of 22.34, 14.18, 24.76 and 17.06 in Athlon’s scoring format where it’s six points for all touchdowns.
There are five huge games this Sunday. Who will come out on top?
Every team in the NFL will have reached their halfway point of the season by the time this weekend’s games are finished, which means we are about to be officially in the stretch run. And the timing couldn’t be better. There are several games this weekend that could set the tone for the entire second half.
There are some huge division battles, key tests for top teams, and a few last chances for teams hoping to remain the playoff race. Nothing will be settled this weekend of course, but a whole lot of things will become much clearer.
The New York Jets wide receiver has been rough on owners in 2011
There are busts all over the fantasy landscape this season.
Count New York Jets No. 1 Santonio Holmes as one of the top busts at the receiver position. Through seven games, he has 22 catches for 311 yards and three scores. Holmes is the 52nd-ranked receiver in points per game. And only his three touchdowns are even keeping him ranked that high.