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As we head into July, NFL Football is getting closer and closer and the stakes increase. With the August Draft Season directly ahead of us, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson, the Chief Writer from Rotobahn.com take a first look into the current (ADP) Average Draft Positions of some key players that are currently undervalued and could be bargains for you come Draft Day. Russell Wilson, Colin Kaepernick, Kenny Stills, Martellus Bennett and Marvin Jones top a list of players you can target as good values heading into your drafts.
We discuss the rumors that Gronk will be ready to go to start the year and whether or not he can play a full season without injury.
season. New England’s 8.3 drop percentage on those throws was the second highest in the league (trailing only the Bears , 8.6 percent). While STATS indicates that Wes Welker led the team in dropped passes with nine (tied for sixth ..... yards, 4.4 yards per carry and 12 touchdowns, joined a group of elite-level backs that included Arian Foster, Adrian Peterson , Alfred Morris, Doug Martin and Marshawn Lynch . The last New England running back to hit all those marks in the
a career-high). 16. Jay Cutler , Bears . Hard to imagine there’s a more polarizing ..... can complete, but he’ll also drive Bears ’ fans crazy with his decision-making ..... signal-caller is to not screw up the handoff to Adrian Peterson , the bar is set pretty low. Unlike
picks last year. -- Atlanta (+2.5) over CHICAGO The Bears aren't going to the playoffs. Why? Since the NFL playoffs ..... of 106 teams to open 0-3 have made the postseason. The Bears open with the Falcons, Saints and Packers and are going ..... player in the league has a streak longer than four years ( Adrian Peterson ). I know, I know -- 1,000 yards doesn't mean anything
the league since the beginning in 1920 (the other is the Bears ), but won just the third postseason game in ..... their effectiveness against the Vikings, when they shut down Adrian Peterson (20 carries for 83 yards, and 40 of them on a single attempt
season, but who would you rather have in five years?) 1. Adrian Peterson (RB, Vikings) Ok, he doesn’t catch passes (16 this ..... to record six TDs in eight games). 5. Matt Forte (RB, Bears ) I know, I know. It just seems too high, right? I own ..... Forte is on pace for 1,758 total yards of offense for the Bears . He’s the only back on the team with any significant carries
consequence came when he suited up for the Patriots against the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI. 7. The quotes from 29-year-old Adrian Peterson this week — where the sturdy Vikings’ running back said that “age doesn’ t apply to me” when it came to him possible ..... 1,200 yards: Curtis Martin had 1,697 rushing yards for the Jets in 1997, Walter Payton had 1,684 yards with the Bears in 1984, Tiki Barber had 1,661 yards for the Giants in 2006 and Thomas Jones had 1,402 yards with the Jets in 2009
could have an excellent chance at pulling it off with a 9-7 mark. Minnesota: A new coaching staff and a revitalized Adrian Peterson are certainly positives, but it would take an awful lot of regression from Green Bay, Chicago and Detroit to make it happen. Atlanta: Despite ..... soon. Under rules that the NFL passed last year, eight teams can be considered for this year’ s show: the Bills, Bears , Cardinals, Giants , Jaguars, Raiders, Rams, and Steelers. All of the rest of the NFL teams can claim an exemption because they fall
good chance to make it nine in Week 17. Cordarrelle Patterson, Vikings vs. Lions He scored again last week, and with Adrian Peterson banged up, Patterson should get a few carries and he’ ll be active in the passing game, too. He’ s a nice WR3 in 12-team ..... Washington. Jernigan is a solid nice flex option in 12-team PPR leagues for Week 17. SIT Jarrett Boykin, Packers at Bears With Randall Cobb ‘s potential return, Boykin could see diminished reps, so be aware of Cobb’ s status before considering
right now. Cousins is a very good option. Jay Cutler, Bears He was dumped in a good many leagues after his injury, so ..... to add if you rely on Vikings running backs. While both Adrian Peterson (foot) and Toby Gerhart (hamstring) could return ..... Zach Ertz, Eagles His Week 16 matchup at home vs. the Bears is very appealing, and he has been used a lot lately, with
recommendation goes for whomever starts for the Bears this week. If Cutler has another setback ..... format. Jason Campbell, Browns vs. Bears The one thing to keep on top of here ..... can help you if you are in a jam. The Bears have few answers for what the Browns ..... back in preseason. In short, without Adrian Peterson , throwing may be an impossibility. It’s certainly
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Rob Gronkowski's meeting with the media on Friday. Gronk said he doesn't anticipate changing the way he plays, noting that he wants to "keep smashing and dashing."
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Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
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With Training Camp starting this Thursday and the August Draft Season inching closer, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are ramping up the Fantasy Football content to meet the demand! Today’s podcast gives an in depth look at Pete’s Top 50 Wide Receivers Article that is LIVE on WEEI.com right now. Pete breaks down the receivers by Tiers and the podcast gives full analysis of those Tiers and the players who occupy these spots and why. Get prepared for your drafts and enjoy!
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