The Eagles new starting quarterback is a tricky play for fantasy football owners
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick broke two ribs in Sunday’s loss to Arizona, leaving him out for tonight’s game against the New York Giants in doubt. Next up is Vince Young.
The man whose last three most notable contributions to the NFL are throwing his shoulder pads in the stands and storming out of the Tennessee Titans’ locker room, coining the now 3-6 Eagles as the Dream Team in the preseason and throwing an interception in his only regular-season pass attempt this season.
The San Diego Chargers wide receiver is an intriguing play against the Bears
You can move the ball down the field, through the air against the Chicago Bears. And that is exactly what San Diego Chargers Antonio Gates and Vincent Brown should be able to do today in the Windy City.
The Chargers face a Bears defense that is friendly to opposing tight ends, allowing the most fantasy points per game in the league by 1.6 against 31st-ranked Dallas, and friendly to opposing team’s No. 2 receivers, allowing an average of 4.5 catches for 49.1 yards per game with two scores.
The Titans Cortland Finnegan is a shutdown corner. That's bad news for the Falcons' Roddy White
Career paths cross Sunday in Atlanta when Tennessee cornerback Cortland Finnegan and Falcons receiver Roddy White meet in the Georgia Dome. Finnegan’s 2011 path has him on the way up, while White’s looks like it is going down.
According to Pro Football Focus, the Titans are the seventh best team in the league in the Website’s pass coverage rankings. Finnegan, Tennessee’s top corner, is allowing 6.3 points per game to fantasy receivers in Athlon’s half-PPR scoring format.
The Chiefs back-up quarterback will put up 18 points against the Patriots
So here’s the deal: If you’re a quarterback who can throw a forward pass then you’re all but assured 18 fantasy points against the New England Patriots.
Tyler Palko, meet the New England Patriots. Fantasy players, meet Tyler Palko, the Kansas City Chiefs’ new starting quarterback. Palko, an undrafted free agent out of the University of Pittsburgh in 2007, gets his first career start when the Chiefs take on the Patriots Monday night in Foxboro.
New York Giants running back D.J. Ware has the potential to see plenty of work behind Brandon Jacobs when the team plays host to the Philadelphia Eagles.
How bad is your running back situation this week?
Are you still waiting on Darren McFadden to come back? Is Ryan Mathews killing the Mike Tolbert vibe you thought would be happening on a consistent basis by now? Did you really think the Carolina backfield situation would ever clear up? Do you just know you will pick the wrong Washington Redskins RB this week? LeGarrette Blount and Cedric Benson taking the role of bell cow and playing more like cow … Well, you get the picture.
You’re starting Oakland Raiders receiver Denarius Moore this week against the Minnesota Vikings, right?
You’re starting Oakland Raiders receiver Denarius Moore this week against the Minnesota Vikings, right? You’re just reading this because you need confirmation that it’s the right play for one of your fantasy WR spots in Week 11.
I understand. It’s a great play for you to make for a few of reasons before we even get to the he-is-good part.
Cam Newton, Andy Dalton, A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson, and Jim Harbaugh are showing off their superhero-like skills
by Josh Kipnis
There is no dispute: The past few years for the Carolina Panthers, Cincinnati Bengals, Arizona Cardinals, and San Francisco 49ers have been a struggle. But this year, a group of rookies have swept in and rescued these damsels in distress. Here is my list of the “Rookie Superheroes” halfway through the season.