Found October 21, 2011 on
Fantasy Football Librarian:
I'm hopping on a plane this afternoon and heading to Evanston, IL for my college reunion. My husband's college reunion is also coincidentally this weekend, so he's headed off to his reunion tomorrow morning and for the first time neither of us will spend the night with our son - instead he'll be in the capable hands of his grandparents for about 30 hours. My in-laws are fantastic, our son clearly knows and likes them, and they have years and years of caring for their own kids to lead them through this weekend...but I'd be lying if I said I wasn't anxious about it. Ultimately I'm confident our son will do just fine without us...the real question is probably how we will do without him!
Let's talk football now though - there are plenty of unknown quandaries in the fantasy world to tackle (like how on earth did I end up with John Beck on my roster?). Jump on it:
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John Beck will start at quarterback for the Washington Redskins on Sunday, a league source confirmed Wednesday morning. The news was first reported by ESPN.
Beck takes over for Rex Grossman, who was benched after throwing four interceptions Sunday.
Grossman has turned the ball over 11 times in five games.
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The Washington Redskins will kick off the John Beck era and look to get back on the winning track on Sunday following last week’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. This week they pay the Carolina Panthers a visit, and will try to avoid suffering a second straight loss to a one-win team.
The Panthers aren’t the typical 1-5 squad however, boasting a powerful offense that can put...
John Beck is the new starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins.
Coach Mike Shanahan informed his team Wednesday that Beck will get the nod for this week's game against the Carolina Panthers.
Beck replaces Rex Grossman, who threw four interceptions and was benched after three quarters during Sunday's 20-13 loss to Philadelphia.
Grossman has 11 turnovers - nine interceptions...
Back in August, we learned that Redskins quarterback John Beck spent time with All-Pro quarterback Drew Brees this offseason in order to hone his craft.
There are obvious comparisons between the two quarterbacks in terms of size, skill-set, age, and history in the league. Brees didn’t catch fire until he went was put in the proper setting to accentuate his skills.
To no one’s surprise, the Washington Redskins have made a switch at quarterback in hopes he can ignite the team’s offense for their Week 7 matchup against the Carolina Panthers.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, John Beck will start for the Redskins on Sunday, replacing the ineffective Rex Grossman.
The move to go with Beck had to be done by coach Mike Shanahan. Grossman was...
More quarterback drama in Washington? You got it, with coach Mike Shanahan sitting Rex Grossman in favor of John Beck, a man with four NFL starts under his belt.
ASHBURN, Va. — John Beck and Rex Grossman took turns at the burgundy podium expressing excitement and frustration, just as they did six weeks ago. Only, this time, the roles were reversed.