Found November 17, 2011 on Football Nation:
Matt Forte or Ray Rice? AP or MJD? Marshawn Lynch or Ryan Mathews? Time to find out who's going to shine in Week 11. Time for Ranking Running Backs...With Math.

Baltimore Ravens host Cincinnati Bengals in a game with playoff like implications

Who would have thought that at this point in the season the premiere match-up of the week would be the Baltimore Ravens (6-3) against the Cincinnati Bengals (6-3)? Both teams are tied for second place in the AFC North, and with the Steelers looking like they are back to their winning ways, this game could have playoff like implications. Cincinnati has easily been the surprise of...

Extension talks for Seahawks, Lynch

Reports indicate that preliminary discussions have begun with the stated goal being to lock up running back Marshawn Lynch for a few more seasons and keep him in Seattle.

Off-balance Ravens mostly agree on one thing: Rice needs the ball

Ray Rice carried the ball eight times in a loss to Seattle, re-igniting a play-calling controversy. Just feed Rice the rock or let Joe Flacco keep flinging it? Jason Butt says the balance issue is touchy in Baltimore.

Bengals come to Baltimore, but Ray Rice still livid over Seattle loss...

A big, physical and talented Cincinnati Bengals team is about to invade Baltimore and try to make a statement...But RB Ray Rice is still upset about losing to the Seahawks...Here's our newest staff writer RON BENAMOR with the rest of the story: “Don’t give me any excuse about a cross-country trip. Stupid. <span style="color: windowtext; font-family: "Times New...

Rice turns up the volume

Running back not shy about voicing opinionRay Rice declined to speak to the media after the Ravens’ 22-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, citing a need to keep his emotions in check.

Ravens' Ray Rice says losing frustrates him, not lack of carries

BALTIMORE - Just for just a moment, imagine what it's like to be in Ray Rice's shoes. The entire offseason, all...

Seahawks and Lynch have started talking contract

Back-to-back 100 yard games from Marshawn Lynch could help him get a new contract in Seattle. Eric Williams of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that Lynch and the Seahawks have started “preliminary discussions” about a new contract for Lynch. Lynch, 25, is technically signed through 2012, but his deal will void after this year because…

AFC Playoff Picture: Bills Face Do-or-Die Game in Miami This Weekend

Marshawn Lynch went Beast Mode on the Ravens to knock Baltimore back into the AFC playoff mess. (PHOTO CREDIT: Elaine Thompson / The Associated PressWith the Bills actually in the playoff chase this year, each week we’ll be breaking down the AFC playoff situation in a feature called AFC Playoff Picture.I started this weekly feature because the Bills at the time were right at the...

2011 DR U Fantasy Football Player Rankings-Week 11

1. Fred Jackson, Buffalo at Miami 2. Adrian Peterson, Minnesota at Oakland 3. LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia at New York Giants 4. Matt Forte, Chicago vs San Diego 5. Ray Rice, Baltimore vs Cincinnati 6. DeMarco Murray, Dallas at Washington 7. Michael Turner, Atlanta vs Tennessee 8. Chris Johnson, Tennessee at Atlanta 9. Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville at Cleveland 10. Michael Bush...

Seattle hopes uptick in run game continues

Seattle hopes uptick in run game continues Associated Press Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 04:08 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2011 (AP) — Marshawn Lynch posted a second straight 100-yard rushing game for the first time in his career last week...

TMQB: Huge Seahawks win comes with big price

Brandon Choate breaks down the week 10 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens in his Seahawks Tuesday morning quarterback. The injuries mounted up for the Seahawks, but that wouldn't stop them from upsetting the Ravens. Steven Hauschka kicked 5 field goals on the way to the Seahawks victory and Marshawn Lynch went Beast Mode.

Seahawks-Rams Preview: 3 Things To Watch

Will Brandon Lloyd make 300 receiving yards? Will the Rams eat Marshawn Lynch's dust like the Cowboys and the Ravens did? Will the Seahawks' defensive holes give the Rams a way in?

Getting carried away by Seahawks rushing success

RENTON -- There's one thing the Seattle Seahawks can not complain about the past couple weeks.Respect.They've gotten a ton of it from opposing coaches. Last week, Baltimore's John Harbaugh went all Lou Holtz and called Marshawn Lynch one of the top two or three running backs in the league.This week it was St. Louis coach Steve Spagnuolo's turn to gush over the way...

Morning links: Ground and pound

It took longer than expected, but the Seattle Seahawks finally got their run game going. Seattle offensive line coach Tom Cable made it a point of emphasis leading up to the Dallas game two weeks ago, and that led to Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch posting back-to-back 100-yard rushing performances for the first time as a Seahawk. “It’s not any one of them – it’s all of them,”...
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