You don’t need to be a fantasy football guru to know you shouldn’t draft a back-up quarterback. This is especially true if the back-up in question failed to beat out Brian Hoyer for the starting job.
Johnny Manziel fell a lot further than anyone would have expected at the NFL Draft, but he landed right where the Cleveland Browns wanted him to fall. Now, the focus needs to stay on the field instead of off it, and Manziel could up bringing an excitement that the Browns have not seen in decades.
The 49ers’ acquisition of wide receiver Stevie Johnson is a win for both the team and player. San Francisco gets what they hope is the final missing piece to their passing game, while Johnson gets the chance to return home and not only play for a contender, but play in a market where his talents will not go un-noticed.
Despite being caught in possession of marijuana on Wednesday, it appears Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount made the trip to Philadelphia ahead of the team’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
I know McKnight Road can be a stressful place, but the arrest on Wednesday afternoon of Steelers running backs Le’Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount by Ross Township Police has to be one of the most boneheaded exhibitions by professional athletes in our city in quite some time.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will open up the regular season at Heinz Field against the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 7.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced a new six-year contract with Tackle Marcus Gilbert that will keep him with the team through the 2019 season.
Even though he will be 38 in October and well past his prime, safety Charles Woodson has the ability to lead the Oakland Raiders defense this season to a level the team hasn’t seen in awhile.
Jeremy Maclin is not going to have to be Jerry Rice or Terrell Owens. He merely needs to be a receiver for Nick Foles, while the tight ends help chip in the rest of the production in the passing game.
It’s been a long-time since the New England Patriots had a shutdown cornerback on their roster, and they finally have one in former New York Jets star Darrelle Revis.
Ben Roethlisberger needed all of two series to reach the end zone twice on Saturday night.
The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
Let’s not kid ourselves: a kicker is not going to win you a fantasy title. But in a tight match-up, you’ll take all the points you can get. All of these players are last-round selections, but you might as well have a strategy for crafting your kicker rankings.
Hobbled by injuries, the Indianapolis Colts hope (wide receiver) Hakeem Nicks can contribute with the type of production that catapulted the New York Giants to a Super Bowl championship in 2012.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was vague as camp in Latrobe closed Thursday as to how much the starters will play Saturday in the home pre-season debut against Buffalo.