Found November 08, 2011 on The Camel Clutch Blog:
At this point in the season, the fantasy football waiver wire is mighty thin. There is nobody on the wire that is going to turn your season around, however there are a few safety valves that are worthy pickups if you have the room on your bench. Related posts: Fantasy Football Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups Fantasy Football Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickups Fantasy Football Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups

Bears WR Bennett fined for orange shoes

Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has drawn a $5,000 fine from the NFL for wearing bright orange shoes in Monday night's 30-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Bennett, who was playing for the first time since Week 2 following a chest injury, said he probably won't wear the shoes against the Detroit Lions on Sunday at Soldier Field. ''They say they will...

Bears thrilled to have slot machine Earl Bennett back from injury

PHILADELPHIA — Earl Bennett isn’t the Bears biggest receiver. He isn’t the Bears shiftiest receiver. And he certainly isn’t the Bears fastest receiver. But he’s arguably the team’s most reliable receiver. That’s why coaches and quarterback Jay Cutler are genuinely excited that Bennett is returning to the lineup after missing the last five...

Mike Shanahan is mum on Sunday’s starting RB

Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said he was pleased with the play of rookie Roy Helu in Helu’s first professional start, but the coach declined to say whether the Nebraska product would start next week against Miami. Helu had a franchise record 14 catches – most of them on dump-off passes from John Beck -- for 105 yards and carried the ball 10 times for 41 yards in Washington’s...

Bears WR Bennett fined $5K for bright orange shoes

Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett has drawn a $5,000 fine from the NFL for wearing bright orange shoes in Monday night's 30-24 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

NFL fines Bears WR Bennett for orange cleats

The NFL fined Chicago Bears wide receiver Earl Bennett $5,000 for wearing orange cleats during the club's 30-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night.

Monday Morning Quarterback: Bears-Eagles (11.07.11)

Welcome back, Earl! Bennett records the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter. Just who exactly were those Bears who showed up in Philadelphia on Monday night and delivered a 30-24 victory over the heavily-favored Eagles? Who was that team who defied my expectations? And these local guys? And these national guys, too? It was a team on a mission, that’s who.  A team who meant...

Ryan Clark fined, Wallace & Brown's torrid pace, Tomlin's indecision

-B- The NFL has issued Ryan Clark a $40,000 fine for his helmet-to-helmet hit against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Ed Bouchette reports that Clark is angry about the fine. Ben Roethlisberger also was upset, calling for the NFLPA to "do something" about the rash of fines. Here's the hit on Ed Dickson that is in question:[youtube]SlYZR1N6ya4[/youtube]Watching it live...

First Quarter: Freshman Report

AP Image Freshman! Freshman! Freshman! The Redskins are starting three rookies on offense today–two for the first time–and none taken before the third round of April’s NFL Draft.  Receiver Leonard Hankerson will get his second consecutive start, after going inactive in the first six weeks.  Roy Helu will get a chance to jump start the Redskins running game, and Maurice Hurt...

Week Nine Pretend Football Notes

Week 9 was an eye opener just like every week of the season. Nothing ever goes as you plan. I’m looking at you Darrius, Willis, Timmy, Beanie, Miles, Reggie and the whole Peanuts gang. But we move on and hope we make the correct choices from here on out! Or at least more correct than those other dudes and ladies in our leagues. Here’s a look at some of the news from Sunday. Aaron...

Bears claw back to defeat Eagles

PHILADELPHIA • Jay Cutler threw a go-ahead 5-yard TD pass to Earl Bennett in the fourth quarter, Matt Forte ran for 133 yards and the Chicago Bears defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 30-24 on Monday nig

Shanahan Praises Team Stick-To-It-iveness

AP Image After any tough loss–or tough streak–it’s hard for a coach to find the right things to say to inspire.  Egos get fragile under pressure, and the character and culture of a team can be lost in moments of frustration. Following yesterday’s loss, head coach Mike Shanahan lamented the results, but praised the effort of his men, who did not give in to expectations or...
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