videogames
 
 
 
 
 
cheap jerseys from china

Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore Ravens’

The Wire Troll: Cecil Shorts Rising

November 11, 2014 | by Josh Johnson | Comments Comments Off
Ryan Mallett is the new starting quarterback for the Houston Texans.
Feeling lucky? Maybe Ryan Mallett is your man. (Blacksportsonline.com)

You know that feeling of a strong wind on your face when you’re already pissed off? It pierces your facial skin like a needle does a balloon (except without the whole explosion thingy, hopefully). It’s that same kind of maddening pressure you feel as injuries mount and your bench looks more like an emergency room than anything else. Once again that’s why we are here for you with our Wire Troll picks for Week 11.

Bye weeks: Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets

QUARTERBACK

Ryan Mallett, Houston Texans: The bitter unknown can be a cold desperate place. Mallett was a popular trade target at this year’s draft. Houston used its best poker face as New England finally relented just before the start of the season. We don’t know what Mallett will do exactly, but we do know Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins are a quality pair of WRs. Check out the video below for a look at Mallett during his first practice as the starting QB.

RUNNING BACKS

Carlos Hyde, San Francisco 49ers: The dynasty implications are bigger than any other rookie RB with Hyde. Also don’t be fooled by his lack touches so far. The 49ers are in the playoff picture and they need Frank Gore healthy for the long haul. Advantage, Hyde owners. His bruising style of running has got him three TDs this season and we see many goal line attempts for Hyde during the stretch run, especially now that San Francisco has remembered that pounding the rock on the ground is how it wins games.

C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos: It took injures to both Montee Ball and Ronnie Hillman for Anderson — not Juwan Thompson — to become the Broncos feature back. While it was only the Raiders, Anderson rattled off 163 yards in total offense on 17 touches with a TD on Sunday. He has proven his worth and now that Hillman is out for the next two weeks, Anderson has dropped his hat into the touches conversation for Denver.

WIDE RECEIVER

Cecil Shorts, Jacksonville Jaguars: Injuries have hampered Shorts’ production this season, but he is still the veteran leader for this team of youngsters. He is also viewed as part of their bright future. Now with rookie and leading receiver Allen Robinson out, Shorts is even more appealing. Shorts’ stat line on Sunday of 5/119 could be the standard moving forward.

TIGHT END

Mychal Rivera, Oakland Raiders: It took a while, but Rivera has arrived. Much like the Carson Palmer to Brandon Myers connection of 2012, David Carr to Rivera is clicking as a solid fail-safe. PPR alert: Rivera has at least six receptions in each of his last three games and the three TDs in that same span, should have you taking him seriously.

Now it’s your turn. Let us know in the comments below who your favourite Fantasy football waiver wire pick of the week is.

RotoRob’s Fantasy Football Weekly Podcast

Crave more Fantasy football chatter? Then join us every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. EST for RotoRob Fantasy Football Weekly Podcast on Blogtalkradio as we commit personal fouls and chop-blocks for 90 minutes or so each week. Tune in here.

Share
Feed Burner eMail Get RotoRob by Email: Enter your email below to receive daily updates direct to your inbox. Only a pink taco wouldn’t subscribe.
PostShadow

NFL News and Notes

February 27, 2009 | by Alex Hardin | Comments (10)
DeAngelo Hall has plenty to celebrate, having gone from being waived to among the top paid CBs in a matter of months. As the clock struck midnight Friday morning, NFL free agency has officially begun. Over the next day or so, be prepared for some big news to drop. Already in the morning hours, the Redskins have [...]
Share
more
Feed Burner eMail Get RotoRob by Email: Enter your email below to receive daily updates direct to your inbox. Only a pink taco wouldn’t subscribe.
PostShadow

Harbaugh has Work Cut Out for him with Ravens

February 27, 2008 | by RotoRob | Comments (2)
Baltimore freed up some cap space by restructuring Jonathan Ogden’s contract. New Baltimore Ravens’ head coach John Harbaugh faces a major uphill battle as he tried to rally this team after a devastating 5-11 season in which it sunk to the bottom of the AFC North. One of the first orders of business, and this is more [...]
Share
more
Feed Burner eMail Get RotoRob by Email: Enter your email below to receive daily updates direct to your inbox. Only a pink taco wouldn’t subscribe.
PostShadow