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Josh Gordon, WR, Cleveland Browns – Coming back off of a suspension, Gordon lit up Minnesota’s secondary. 10 receptions for 146 yards and a TD. He also had a rush for 22 yards. He is one of the few offensive weapons Cleveland has left.
Jason Snelling, RB, Atlanta Falcons – With Steven Jackson out in week 3, Snelling split carries with Jacquizz Rodgers…as I said last week, Snelling has performed better and played more offensive snaps. 11 rushes for 53 yards and 4 receptions for 58 yards and a score isn’t too shabby for a third string back.
Johnathon Franklin, RB, Green Bay Packers – With Eddie Lacy out, everyone expected James Starks to have a huge week after exploding week 2. This wasn’t the case because Franklin was more productive with 13 carries for 103 yards and a TD and also 3 receptions for 23 yards.
Donnie Avery, WR, Kansas City Chiefs – Well once against the Philadelphia secondary was shredded by a slot receiver. Avery seemed to be the guy Alex Smith looked to all night. 7 catches for 141 yards with the majority of those coming after the catch. This week Philadelphia will look to stop Welker…who is a lot better than Avery and Royal.
Brian Hoyer, QB, Cleveland Browns – Hoyer was a pleasant surprise week 3 against a solid Vikings team. Hoyer who was listed as the third string QB, has not taken over the reins in Cleveland. With Gordon back and Cameron playing great, Hoyer excelled with 30 completions for 321 yards and 3 TD’s. He did throw 3 picks but if your league doesn’t take points away for turnovers he could be a solid bye week fill in.
In addition… Jordan Cameron, Joique Bell, Bernard Pierce, Brandon Boldin
J. Dwyer & F. Jones, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers – Well once against the Steelers defense was pretty back, the rushing attack…was a disaster. Dwyer totaled 39 yards on 12 carries and Jones 34 on 7 carries. Both have very little fantasy value going forward because they are always playing from behind and have a weak offensive line.
Stevan Ridley, RB, New England Patriots – Ridley has a great season last year but has struggled the entire 2013 year. Vereen is still out but Ridley continues to let down fantasy owners. 11 rushes for 35 yards isn’t going to get you in very many starting lineups. If someone in your league finds value in him, trade him in a heartbeat.
Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants – Well the Giants have fallen to 0-3 and made Carolina look like a Super Bowl team. (They aren’t). 12 for 23 for 119 yards, one TD and one pick, doesn’t win NFL games or fantasy games. Eli continues to turn the ball over and if you’re losing points because he stinks, you better ditch him.
Roddy White, WR, Atlanta Falcons – White who was arguably a top 10 WR going into your draft has let down everyone. With only 7 catches for 56 yards and no TD’s makes you worthless. Roddy is a must trade or find something to do with him until next year guy.
Brent Celek, TE, Philadelphia Eagles – Celek isn’t the explosive target down the field for Chip Kelly and is more of a blocking TE for Shady’s wonderful runs. Only bringing in 4 catches in 3 weeks doesn’t give you the potential to put up solid numbers. Celek has yet to reach the end zone since week 1 versus RG 0 and 3 (lol).
Other struggling players include: Daryl Richardson, Jermichael Finely, Dwayne Bowe
BEST OF MAXIM
Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski attempted to stop the buzz about the ongoing Josh Gordon trade rumors during his usual Monday press conference. After the second-year receiver’s outstanding performance in Sunday’s dramatic win over the Minnesota Vikings, the first-year head coach stood by his emerging star. Chudzinski said “we have no plans on doing that” when addressed about...
I don’t think we’re looking to do [conduct any more trades]. I don’t think that is the plan… I think we feel good about where we’re at and moving forward now.” — Cleveland Browns CEO Joe Banner, September 18, 2013
With Just under five minutes left in the first quarter of Sunday’s contest against the Minnesota Vikings, Cleveland Browns wide receiver took roughly six...
The final numbers tell one part of the story, but fantasy football is a game of volume. When predicting performance touches and targets on a weekly basis play as big a role as the name on the back of the jersey. With that in mind let’s take a look back at workloads from this past weekend and start thinking forward to who may find themselves in a more favorable situation in Week...
Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon came off his league imposed two-game suspension in a strong fashion. Gordon was targeted 19 times while hauling in 10 receptions for 146 yards and a score. Prior to the Browns playing on Sunday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Cleveland browns were fielding offers for Gordon and fellow receiver Greg Little. Although Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski...
Josh Gordon must have gotten the message from the Browns on Sunday, because he performed out of this world during yesterday’s victory over the Vikings.
Hours before kickoff, reports circulated that the Browns were interested in trading Gordon and Greg Little in attempts get rid of some of their negative baggage.
Gordon went out and responded in his first game of the season by having...
It seems as if the Cleveland Browns have decided that they will go ahead and start a full on fire sale of the the team after just two weeks into the regular season. The Browns rocked the NFL world last week after trading former first-round running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts now have two of the first three players selected in the first round of the...
I took a brown bag beating by taking the Vikings -7 on Sunday. With running back Trent Richardson gone and reports, rumors, gossip and lies that the Cleveland Browns wanted to trade wide receiver Josh Gordon swirling in the fall breeze, I thought the Vikings would take the Browns to the ice shed, done deal. I was wrong and after the Browns’ defeat of Minnesota, Gordon made...
Its pretty clear that the Cleveland Browns have no intention of contending this season and are in full Tank for Teddy mode. According to Adam Schefter, the Browns already have offers on the table for talented yet troubled WR Josh Gordon:
Schefter made it clear the Browns won’t trade Gordon unless a team meets their asking price, but they already have at least one offer on the...
At about 8 am Sunday morning, ESPN's Adam Schefter made waves with the following tweet:
Cleveland fielding offers for and open to trading WRs Josh Gordon and Greg Little. At least one team has made a quality offer for Gordon.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 22, 2013
This news led many a Pats fan to wonder what it might take to get the talented-but-troubled receiver...
It appears the Browns are ready to clear house on offense.
Cleveland already traded away last year’s No. 3 overall pick, running back Trent Richardson. Now, the team is fielding offers for wide receivers Josh Gordon and Greg Little, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. One team has made a “quality offer” for Gordon, Schefter continued.
Gordon is likely the more attractive of...
I thought we could finally get back to focusing on a football game today but it doesn't look like that will be the case. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter this morning the Cleveland Browns have WR Greg Little and WR Josh Gordon on the trade block and would love to add RB Ben Tate.
It's hard to say what a "quality" offer for Gordon would be. A second-round pick...
We mentioned yesterday that the Browns are looking to trade both Josh Gordon and Greg Little.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it looks like the Browns could end up making “multiple moves” prior to the NFL’s week six trade deadline.
With a new front offive and coaching staff, Cleveland is clearly not married to any of their current players. They’re looking to build...
The Cleveland Browns got a great win over the Vikings today, highlighted by the return of Josh Gordon and a game winning drive led by new quarterback Brian Hoyer. You would think after the interesting week they've had, with the trade of Trent Richardson, Browns' fans would be thrilled about the win. Apparently not. The same fans who were outraged over the trade of Richardson are...
Who caught your eye? Did someone stand out? Who blew it? That’s what were interested in this morning. Winners and losers.
What do we have here? A win? Four touchdowns in one game? Pace yourselves there Cleveland, don’t want to score all your points in one week.
WINNER: Rush defense. I have to start there because above everything else, this might have been the most impressive...
This Is For Washington Fan
10) Brian Hoyer, with just a small assist from Josh Gordon, ended the Brandon Weeden Era9) Looking on the bright side, the Giants ran 10 plays in the first half that gained yards, weren't sacked on 76% of their snaps, and the game wasn't totally out of reach until the second half9) Dallas out-gained the Rams by 292-18 in the first half, so, um...