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It is crunch time now for you struggling fantasy football players, especially if you have gone 0-4! Week 5 presents a few waiver wire pickups that could help plug some holes or add depth to your stellar 4-0 team. Related posts:
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Ryan Torain's breakout performance over the weekend has given the Washington Redskins a three-headed rushing monster - and that's exactly how the club plans to proceed, at least for now.Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan says he'll go with the hot hand moving forward, suggesting that none of his top three running backs has a clear upper hand.Torain made his first start...
Redskins running back Ryan Torain has a habit of doing good things in St. Louis. A year ago, as an unknown running back he rushed for 36 yards on his first carry with the Redskins, just two days after being activated from the practice squad.
Sunday, Torain came off the bench for an ineffective Tim Hightower and rushed for 135 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.
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So did you look at Tarvaris Jackson's career-high 319 yards passing and think it was about time?
1. Torain a legitimate threat to Hightower
Last Week I surmised that Roy Helu would not displace Tim Hightower as Washington's top running back this year. The same can't be said for Ryan Torain after a 135-yard, one-touchdown showing on just 19 carries against St. Louis on Sunday.
Admittedly, Torain was off my radar after coach Mike Shanahan's public statements that...
Ryan Torain ran for 135 yards and a 20-yard score, and the Washington Redskins held off a late rally by the winless St. Louis Rams for a 17-10 victory Sunday.
Insider Steve our man with his pulse on the Seattle Seahawks football beat is back with another edition of the Seahawks Notebook. The October 5th, 2011 edition. Week 5 versus the Giants. To say the Seahawks cannot travel east is a gross understatement. Over the last three seasons, the Seahawks are 0-6 versus NFC East opposition, Tarvaris Jackson has his hands full...
Looking for a Free NFL Betting Odds & Picks on the Seattle Seahawks vs. N.Y. Giants for this weeks NFL week 5 matchup? We’ve got your back. The Giants are a -9.5 point favorite. The over/under is set at 43.5. Its NFL predictions time. Tarvaris Jackson, and Marshawn Lynch will be needed as the Seahawks play in the Eastern Time zone this week where they have lost nine straight games.
After each week of the regular season and possibly during the NFL playoffs should the Seattle Seahawks be so lucky Dave B will stop by and bring you his Seahawks game balls article. Balls are awarded to the Seahawks Offensive MVP Tarvaris Jackson, and on Defense Cornerback Marcus Trufant vs. the Atlanta Falcons in Week 4.
ST. LOUIS — Ryan Torain finally heard the words he had been longing for all season long. The Washington Redskins running back got the news from position coach Bobby Turner midway through the second quarter Sunday. "He came over to me and said, 'Get warm, get ready, you're going in,' " ...
I got home from St. Louis last night, and everything in northern Virginia was just a little bit nicer. I didn’t hit a single red light on the way home from the team facilities. I woke up before my alarm this morning. And I didn’t have to wait for hot water in the shower.
Winning really does fix everything.
Getting the road win in yesterday’s matchup against the...
After a nail-biting Week 4, here are three unheralded medal-earners (started in less than 15-percent of Y! leagues) projected to finish in fourth place who ended up setting the fantasy pace:
Ryan Torain, Was, RB
Y! Percent started: Zero-percent
Death, taxes and Mike Shanahan cheap-shots to the breadbasket. These are life's consistencies.
In a development that should surprise...