| Dec 5, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is the winner of the 2011 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, given to the top fourth- or fifth-year signal-caller in college football.
"Andrew personifies everything that my father stood for. He is not simply an...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 10:15 AM
The lockout is over, the NFL is back, training camps have kicked off and free agency has died down after a frantic few days. Now that we have had a chance to survey the NFL landscape, we know which players to watch in 2011 and we have a pretty good idea...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:15 PM
Because traditional statistics are no longer good enough for the Worldwide Leader, the folks over at ESPN have invented a new quarterback rating system that they will undoubtedly cram down our throats non-stop for the next six months. Get ready for a...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 11:00 AM
I'm pleased to announce that I will be bringing back my weekly fantasy football column this fall. Why am I so pleased? Because it gives me an excuse to tinker with my fantasy football teams when I'm on the clock.
I’m scaling back to four or five...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco appeared on "The Scott Van Pelt Show" on Wednesday, and he talked about a bunch of things with fill-in host Doug Gottlieb, including January's playoff loss to the Steelers, the additions of Lee Evans and Ricky Williams and...
| Aug 24, 2011
Falcons' Julio Jones
It can be difficult for rookie receivers to make impacts quickly, but Julio Jones isn't the typical rookie receiver. He stepped in the Falcons' starting lineup on the first snap of camp and has looked...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:43 AM
1. If you have issues with your offensive line, or your quarterback likes to hang in there against the pass rush, the Ravens defense will eat you alive.
With the Ravens sporting a 3-1 record going into the bye week, there is a lot to be impressed with...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Desperation might be setting in inside your fantasy locker room if your squad is 1-3 or 0-4 at the quarter pole, especially if you’re in a cutthroat league where only four or six teams make it into the playoffs. We have enough data to see that...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Last Thursday, ESPN NFL draft analysts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay were asked to pick the one young quarterback with less than four years of NFL experience they would build a franchise around, and neither picked Joe Flacco. (Kiper selected the Detroit...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Because doing a full, 32-team list of power rankings is too much work for a Monday afternoon, I will rank the top 11 teams in the NFL after each exciting football Sunday (that's where the "first and 10" comes in).
Here are my rankings heading into the...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:30 PM
We are into the nitty-gritty of the fantasy playoffs, so let’s get down to business with some injury updates, a few waiver-wire pickups if you’re desperate, and more. If your squad needs help, shoot me a note. And feel free to leave your...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 3:00 AM
After getting sacked 19 times in the first eight contests, Joe Flacco has been taken down just five times in the last five games. Fifteen other quarterbacks have been sacked more than he has.
And no one is more grateful for the offensive line’s...