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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
be in his favor this week. Jerick McKinnon, Vikings at Bears This could be his last fantasy start of the year if Adrian Peterson comes back, which could happen as soon as Week 12. This matchup ..... will have the ball in the air. Kyle Rudolph, Vikings at Bears Too soon? Maybe, but there is such a dearth of TE options
AndrewLucksHead) November 14, 2014 — The hearing regarding Adrian Peterson ’s possible reinstatement to the NFL is scheduled for Monday ..... conduct policy. — It’s been a rough season for the Bears , but wide receiver Brandon Marshall isn’t letting just ..... eventually responded by telling Marshall he would fight if the Bears won three more games. After the interaction starting getting publicized
ground while leaving their home, said it’s not fair to compare him to other troubled NFL players such as Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson . “I’m not those other guys,” he said. “I’m just not. I know what kind of person I am. [The 49ers ] know what kind ..... Sports NFL analyst Rodney Harrison , during his weekly appearance on Middays with MFB on Tuesday , discussing the struggling Bears , whose defense has been woeful in consecutive losses to the Patriots and Packers STAT OF THE DAY: 13,421 – Career
sign for West’s owners. Jerick McKinnon, Vikings – 63 percent He may have reached the end of his usefulness if Adrian Peterson comes back, but there’ s still a good chance that McKinnon starts this week in a very solid matchup against the reeling Bears . He’ s worth owning until Peterson is actually back reinstated into the league and starting. Jonas Gray, Patriots — 9 percent
6-3, there’ s going to be a bunch of toughly contested division matchups. You could see a six-game swing.” The Bears , who many experts predicted would go to this year’ s Super Bowl , disappointed again Sunday night, losing to the Packers ..... your football team versus the scrutiny that he would add to your football team, it’ s just not there. I think with [ Adrian ] Peterson , his situation is different because of his contract situation in Minnesota and kind of where they are with backs. ... He