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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
Patriots LB, Jerod Mayo, talks about the high praise he's been receiving from coach Belichick, trying to forget about last year, and what the team hopes from the defense.
Patriots WR, Danny Amendola, joined the show for a bit to talk about his health, the evolution of the playbook, and the heated battles between the offense and defense.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Wednesday's Patriots practice, which featured Brandon Browner getting into it with Kenbrell Thompkins and a couple others.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
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.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Rob and Alex talk with John Farrell about all the moves the Red Sox made at the deadline, what they gave up and what they gained.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are in and talking about all the moves made by the Red Sox at the trade deadline, because the most fun thing about the day is talking about the moves of the day. Red Sox GM Ben Cherington held a press conference talking about the Red Sox moves, and Rob and Alex talk with Red Sox manager John Farrell about the moves made at the deadline.
Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes reacts to the news that he, along with Jon Lester, have been traded to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
The top stories of the day as recounted by John Dennis.
John, Gerry and Meter react to the breaking news of Jon Lester being dealt to the A's.
ESPN Boston's Gordon Edes gave us the latest on the Lester trade talks.
Lou goes through the 5 stages of grief, then John Lackey gets traded to the Cardinals.
Lou, Christian, and Tim react to the news that Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes have been traded to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes. Lou hates the deal the move, especially because Cespedes is not arbitration eligible.
Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes joins MFB to react to the news he has been traded along with Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes
Biggest trade deadline day in recent memory for the Boston Red Sox... and not in a good way. We discuss it all as the news happens and take your reactions.
We tackle four topics, all surrounding the four worst Sox trade deadline deals in recent memory.
As news looms about a possible Jon Lester trade, we sit down with the skipper of your Sox live from Fenway park.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
Sam and Zach discuss changing the format of the Podcast, the Chris Archer-David Ortiz debacle, and LeBron James being a super genius
Particularly in a year where the Red Sox have struggled while trying to integrate numerous young players into regular big league roles, accusations that Red Sox prospects are overrated -- whether by the team or writers -- have been widespread. Jim Callis of MLB.com joins the show to take stock of the matter, and to discuss the team-building impact of overrating and underrating prospects.
With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
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