Category «Fantasy Football»

Fantasy Impact of Jermichael Finley’s injury

Reports are circulating today that Jermichael Finley is likely done for the season with his knee injury. What does this mean for the Packers? Andrew Quarless is the sole healthy TE on the roster with Donald Lee also out for four weeks. Is Quarless a fantasy worthy tight end? I think he’s worth a flier …

Patriots trade Laurence Maroney to Denver Broncos

The New England Patriots have traded former first round pick Laurence Maroney to the Denver Broncos in exchange for Denver’s fourth-round pick in 2011. In addition Denver gets New England’s sixth-round pick in 2011. The Patriots selected Maroney with the 21st overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. 2006 was a big year for running …

Calvin Johnson’s “not a touchdown”

In the Lions vs Bears game Calvin Johnson makes a great catch that is called a no catch because of the horrible rule that a player must have possession all the way to the ground. According to the rule, the call is correct, but the rule is terrible. Johnson obviously had possession and set the …

Seahawks to cut or trade T.J. Houshmandzadeh

According to two league sources the Seattle Seahaws with either cut or trade T.J. Houshmandzadeh and insert former first round draft pick Mike Williams as a starting wide receiver. Houshmandzadeh is due $7 million this season, but can sign with any team for any amount of money if he is released. If he signed a …

Sidney Rice will likely need hip surgery

Minnesota Vikings WR Sidney Rice traveled to Vail, Colorado on Monday to visit a hip specialist and the Star-Tribune‘s Judd Zulgad is reporting that surgery is likely. Surgery would likely sideline Rice at least the first 8 games of the season. Drew Rosenhaus, Rice’s agent and Vikings’ officials did not return messages from Zulgad. Rice …

Buffalo Bills TE Shawn Nelson suspended 4 games

The National Football League has suspended Buffalo Bills TE Shawn Nelson 4 games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Nelson’s suspension will begin September 4th and he will be forbidden at the Bills’ facilities until October 4th. Nelson was expected to be the starting TE in Buffalo this season, but Michael Matthews and Jonathan …