Archive for the ‘Andre Johnson’ Category

It was an afternoon of oddness equaled by insanity. Five interceptions in one game from Matt Ryan, a quarterback who had only thrown seven picks through nine games? Sweet. Three overtimes, and three blown fourth-quarter leads? Score.

But the fantasy darlings came from an unlikely game. Why? Because the Jacksonville Jaguars were playing, and usually that results in your standard, ho-hum, snot-loosening debacle.

Not today. We live in a world where Chad Henne matters again, you guys.

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He's aging, he's brittle, he's being targeted less, and he's in a run-first offense. Need more?

After claiming that it was time to cut ties with Darren McFadden and subsequently trading him from three of my teams, you can imagine how ecstatic I was to see him rattle off 113 yards and a touchdown last Sunday. I’m going to go ahead and blame the replacement officials for this aberration since that seems to be the trendy thing to do this week. I won’t back pedal from my statement, as Run DMC picked up 64 of those yards on this TD run where a zone block opened a highway to the safety. Without that run, McFadden had 49 yards on 17 carries for 2.2 yards per carry.

This week, we take a look at a veteran running back and a young quarterback that you should be targeting. We also contemplate the end of an era with one of the NFL’s greatest receivers.

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