Found December 12, 2012 on
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1. Don't Overreact on Bryce Brown
While the zero fantasy points he posted in standard scoring against Tampa Bay on Sunday was potentially crippling for many of his owners - especially those in the playoffs - those who own Bryce Brown will in most cases want to keep him active as the Eagles take on Cincinnati on Thursday.
It's probably safe to say that Brown isn't quite as great as the 347 yards (8.1 YPC) and four touchdowns he posted in Weeks 12 and 13 made him look, but he's also far better than the seven rushing yards he totaled against the Buccaneers would lead anyone to believe. It's quite possible that Brown's game Sunday could go down as the worst 12-carry stretch of his career. It will be difficult to total minus-5 yards on 11 carries again, which for the exception of a 12-yard long, Brown managed to do against the Buccaneers.
It's also unlikely that Brown will suffer from the same lack of opportunity against the Bengals on Thursday that he did...
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Eagles QB Michael Vick was cleared to return by an independent league neurologist, but the signal caller won’t suit up against the Bengals, per Reuben Frank.
Eagles HC Andy Reid noted that Nick Foles would be the starter for Philadelphia the rest of the way no matter what happened with Vick, so it’s likely just a precaution keeping out Vick.
The Eagles will need a strong game...
The Philadelphia Eagles are taking on the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday Night Football where Mat McBriar, the Philly punter, had one of his own players knocked into him. He punt was blocked by the side of his own player for what was an extremely humorous play. If you could pick one play to represent the Philadelphia season, this would be a prime candidate. Not only does McBriar...
Philadelphia receiver Jeremy Maclin, who caught nine passes for 104 yards and the game-winning touchdown on 13 targets Sunday against the Buccaneers, is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against Cincinnati.Fantasy Spin:Maclin has struggled with injuries and ineffectiveness all season so it's going to be difficult to trust him on four days against the Bengals, but...
Bryce Brown it is once again. In our estimation it would be a mistake to play Lesean McCoy at all from here on out. The Eagles season is over and mercifully for Eagles fans the Andy Reid era is drawing to a close as well. Barring an injury it's clear that we won't see Michael Vick on the field and reading between the lines in Reid's recent comments it seems the same...
Going into Sunday’s game at Tampa Bay, there were two things I wanted to see out of the Eagles. First and foremost was improvement out of Nick Foles. The second was improvement from the defense. Win or lose, I didn’t care too much as long as I saw those things.
Let’s start with Foles. Week by week, he is making positive strides. With the announcement that Michael Vick...
The Philadelphia Eagles will once again be without quarterback
Michael Vick and running back LeSean McCoy tonight when they take on the
Cincinnati Bengals as they recover from head injuries, and tight end Brent
Celek will be joining them on the sidelines after sustaining a concussion of
his own last weekend.
Vick and McCoy were cleared to return to practice earlier
Jeremy Maclin was listed as limited with a groin injury on Monday after hurting it following the Philadelphia Eagles’ comeback win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, and now we know the cause of the injury.
Per Tim McManus, Maclin told reporters on Tuesday that his groin was hurt when cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha jumped on him to celebrate the winning touchdown he caught on...
As we all know the Eagles season didn't quite play out the way we thought it would. Coming off of last season's 8-8 record, this year was bound for improvement. Man, were we wrong. Watching an Eagles game was extremely painful at times this season. Even our friends from Cover Sports and the awesome banner above couldn't help make the experience a little better...
NewsBefore you could even sit down to enjoy the game, Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin put the ball on the ground. The Bengals had noticed the carelessness with which the Birds handled the football and came into the game thinking about forcing fumbles. They’ve already got one early.
The offensive line isn’t getting a lot...
Congratulations! You have made your fantasy football playoffs. Now is not the time to try something new. That being said, Thursday Night Football gives you the Philadelphia Eagles against the slipping Cincinnati Bengals. Do you have a play here?QuarterbacksOkay last week Nick Foles was the No. 2 fantasy quarterback. He threw for 381 yards with two passing touchdowns and one running...
Late in November in an apparent cost cutting move the Philadelphia Eagles cut Jason Babin. At the time, while many people that I spoke to called it a blatant cash motivated move by a cheap owner I found plenty of reasons from a football sense to justify it. The recent decision to reduce Mike Patterson's salary after placing him on the non-football illness list is much more difficult...