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Kramerica Sports weekly player rankings are based on Yahoo Sports standard scoring settings.
Positional ranks are based on numerous factors, including opposing defense, historical data, player health, gut feelings, and other classified variables.
Play of the Week- Matt Ryan has emerged as an elite fantasy quarterback in 2012. His week 5 matchup against the Redskins makes him our start of the week, as Washington has given up the second most fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks.
Red Flag Alert- Cam Newton could be a risky play this week when the Panthers face off against the Seahawks. Seattle’s defense is one of the best in the league,
Upside Play - Fantasy owners looking for a bye week play should consider Alex Smith this week. Buffalo’s defense has been disappointing and has given up the 5th most fantasy points through four weeks.
Note: Rankings are based on Yahoo Sports standard scoring settings.
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The last few weeks have not been kind to Cam Newton.
Underwhelming performances, coupled with a woe-is-me, sulking persona, has ignited criticism from fans, media, and even his own teammates. Just a year ago, Newton was tearing up the league as a rookie phenom. Now he’s made a mockery of — in his own town, no less. He’s found out the hard way that it’s not easy playing quarterback...
Goodbye Super-Cam, Hello Clark Kent.
This season has been quite the roller coaster ride for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. Over the first four weeks of the season, Newton’s QBR has been 34.5, 88.3, 15.6, and 68.7. With 50 being the average in the QBR rating system, you can see how Cam’s numbers fluctuated week by week.
The Panthers are far from the electrifying offense...
Cam Newton is apologizing for a mistake that likely cost the Carolina Panthers a victory last weekend, but there is no quarterback controversy for coach Ron Rivera's team.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll could be faced with one soon if rookie Russell Wilson can't limit his errors.
Newton and the Panthers will try to avoid a third consecutive loss when the Seahawks go...
After a last minute field goal from Matt Bryant put the Falcons ahead 30-28 with seconds to spare, the Panthers scrambled to make one more miracle play. Unfortunately for them, the folly of laterals lasted just a few seconds before the ball went out of bounds and time expired, dropping the Panthers to 1-3 on the season.Last year the Panthers finished with a 6-10 record, but the team...
If you ask the Carolina Panthers, there was plenty of blame to go around for losing in the final seconds at Atlanta last Sunday.
From safety Haruki Nakamara, who blamed himself for the defeat, to coach Ron Rivera, plenty of mistakes were made that proved costly. Even quarterback Cam Newton shares culpability. His fumble that may have turned a first down into a fourth down with less...
It has not been even two years since Cam Newton and the Auburn Tigers won the 2011 BCS National Championship, and yet, so much has changed.
Newton is now a second-year NFL star with the Carolina Panthers while the Auburn Tigers are struggling to keep up pace with the rest of the SEC. Michael Dyer, once a budding college football running back made famous by his controversial...
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Many are screaming borefest with this matchup, but Cam Newton against the Seattle defensive line will be a treat.
Chris Clemons and Bruce Irvin can tee off on opposing tackles similar to how the Rams dismantled the Cardinals Thursday night, Newton is not exactly a dead duck in the pocket.
K.J. Wright has been an exceptional...
It’s week 5 for the Seattle Seahawks as they head into Carolina this weekend to take on the Panthers. The Seahawks will be looking to recover from a devastating loss against the Rams last week and will have their work cut out for them against Cam Newton and company.
The offense sputtered last week for Seattle, who blew multiple chances to win the game against...
Panthers GM Marty Hurney discussed the team's 1-3 start, his job status, and was thrown many tough questions regarding the state of the team during an interview on The Mac Attack radio show on 610 The Fan.
With the option to go for it on 4 and 1 with a talented quarterback like Cam Newton, Hurney thought that it was the right choice to kick the ball based on the outcome...
Aided by a crucial Cam Newton turnover, Dunta Robinson and the Atlanta Falcons remained unbeaten, beating the Carolina Panthers 30-28.
Cleveland Browns receiver and returner Josh Cribbs suffered a concussion in Thursday night’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Cribbs was hit in the head by the shoulder of Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and was knocked unconscious before leaving...