Found July 31, 2012 on
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New England Patriots
San Diego Chargers
With camps starting up around the league there is buzz surrounding many different players around the league. During training camp you hear a lot about rookies and their potential, you hear about new free agent acquisitions and how impressive they are, and then you hear about an arrest every now and then.
Just in case you are a casual fan and don’t keep up with twitter or the NFL offseason, here are some early things to monitor and make sure you don’t miss.
- Tampa Bay RB Doug Martin
Bucs offensive lineman Davin Joseph on RB Doug Martin: "Reminds you of Ray Rice or Maurice Jones-Drew... made some explosive runs." Others have compared Martin to another Martin (Curtis Martin). Martin is already seen as the possible starter for the Bucs. Don’t be shocked if Martin provides a lift to the Bucs offense and also to fantasy owners.
- Brandon Lloyd
Lloyd for most of his career has been underrated and gone under the radar. That being said Lloyd is not your typical diva WR a...
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It looks like we were correct in our analysis of Doug Martin. Early into camp Martin is impressing the coaching staff and players. "He made some explosive runs (Sunday) where you really see why they drafted him so high," guard Davin Joseph said. "He reminds you of a Ray Rice or Maurice Jones-Drew. He's very crafty and he really understands the run game."...
Thepigskinreport.com now finishes the eighth part of an eight-part series looking at possible fantasy football sleepers by team, broken down by respective divisions. In the last installment of this series we are looking at the AFC North. The Baltimore Ravens are looking to get to that next level after playing the New England Patriots close last year but will have to overcome some...
Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Rich Gannon of CBS Sports/Sirius XM:
RICH GANNON (CBS Sports/Sirius XM)
1. Green Bay - McCarthy and Capers will fix defense.
2. New England - If Patriots improve on D they'll be back in Super Bowl.
3. Baltimore - 24 wins over last two seasons and a happy Ray Rice.
4. San Francisco - Great D and better this year in passing game...
Comments on the Baltimore Ravens by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
BALTIMORE RAVENS (5)
Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 3): 24 wins over last two seasons and a happy Ray Rice.
Chris Berman (ESPN, 4): After all, Ravens should have been in Super Bowl.
Bob Glauber (Newsday, 4): No contract problems for Ray Rice equals good news for Ravens. Now they have...