Found November 03, 2012 on Checkdown Chatter:

At the midway point of our fantasy seasons lineup decisions are beginning to become more important.

This post includes Checkdown Chatter's positional rankings for week 9, bullet notes to justify those rankings and our video explanation.


Trent Richardson is starting to run the way he did at Alabama

Trent Richardson rushed 25 times for 105 yards in the Browns’ Week 9 loss to the Ravens.Richardson got every single carry for the Browns, setting a career-high in rushes in the process. He also added six catches for 31 yards, giving him an impressive 31 grabs through nine games. The rookie has proven he’s over his rib injury over the last two weeks by posting back-to-back 100...

Ravens DE on Trent Richardson: “He’s the hardest back in the NFL to tackle.”

Ray Rice is a self-proclaimed Trent Richardson fan, but it appears he isn’t the only Baltimore player that respects Richardson’s talent. In a report, defensive end Pernell McPhee had some comments- “I think he runs the ball harder than anybody in the league,” defensive end Pernell McPhee said. “Not saying he’s the best back in the league, but I...

Tony Gonzalez Joins Jerry Rice in the Record Books; Jason Witten Surpasses Michael Irvin

The era of pass-happy offenses brings us more records for tight ends and records for rookie quarterbacks. Plus Matthew Stafford and Mike Tomlin hover around some "earliest" records.

Talking talking talking (and talking some more) about the Ravens

Not in a long time can I remember this much talk between teams heading into a game as there has been leading up to this Sunday’s match-up between the Browns and Ravens. Trent Richardson is going to exchange jerseys with Ray Rice. The Browns think they’re a different team than the one that lost on Thursday night. Trent Richardson is the hardest player to tackle in the league according...

While We’re Waiting… Buckeyes Paying for Past Mistakes, Sizemore vs Daugherty, Richardson’s Expectations

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at Hey, don’t hate on the Gator Bowl. “In a normal season, OSU would be celebrating being undefeated this deep into a year.  In a normal season, OSU would be licking its...

Ravens Continue Their Dominance Over The Browns

RAVENS – 25  BROWNS – 15   On Sunday Baltimore continued their dominance over the Cleveland Browns. The Ravens extended their streak to 10 straight against the Browns with a 25-15 victory. This was a hard fought battle, which is what is to be expected when an AFC North showdown occurs. Both teams pounded the ball on the ground on offense and leaned heavily on their defenses...

Detroit Lions at Jacksonville Jaguars: Will Megatron Produce? Follow @Dan Vasta and like Gridiron Grit on Facebook This game is all of a sudden not nearly as bad as it could have gone thanks to the Jags performing well against the Packers despite losing and the Lions came away with a huge victory over the Seahawks. Matthew Stafford killed...

Detroit Lions vs. Jackson Jaguars preview: Can the offense continue to click?

After practice and traveling to Jacksonville this week Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions already got familiar with with their opponents by acquiring WR Mike Thomas earlier in the week. A day after passing a physical the 5’8″ Thomas was already catching passes and fielding punts. If that gives you an idea of why he was traded for a 4th round pick another look inside to why...

Lions look to get back to .500

The great debate in football this week hasnt been whether the Detroit Lions can beat the Jacksonville Jaguars. Its whether a powerhouse college team, No. 1 Alabama, can beat the lowly, 1-6 Jags. The consensus is that Bama wouldnt have a chance, but its a different story for the Lions, who are 4-point favorites for Sundays game at Jacksonville. Here are five storylines to follow...

Doc Talk: NFL Week 9 injuries

Sunday Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns Browns RB Trent Richardson (chest/ribs) Jock to Doc take: Richardson was limited at practice Thursday, the Browns' official site reports. While he obviously is not 100 percent, he should be on the field this week, barring any setbacks. Health Rating: Trent Richardson @ 75% Arizona Cardinals at Green Bay Packers Packers TE Jermichael...

Start’em Sit’em Week 9

Start’em Sit’em Week 9 With week 9 upon us, other than the bye’s, there’s the looming trade deadline for most of your leagues.  This is one of your last chances to get the roster you need to help finish the season strong. With so many injuries, relying on the waiver wire has become just to risky, there’s just not a whole lot left out there. Then if by chance you have any...

Game 9: Browns-Ravens Open Thread

Might we be able to go streaking? A win against the Ravens today would give the Browns an honest-to-God win streak AND they’ll have won two-in-a-row within the division. While I’m not super duper confident heading into this game, there is some reason for optimism. The Browns played the Ravens fairly well in Baltimore (without Joe Haden), Phil Taylor is making his season debut...

T-Rich And Weeden Catch The Cavs

We support our fellow teams Juan… Fellow rookies Trent Richardson and Brandon Weeden caught the home opener for the Cavaliers last night. The Browns have themselves some young stars to build around and will be a team that should make some noise in the upcoming seasons. AP Is Th Incredible Hulk Week 9 Ride Em Or Hide Em

Five Seattle Seahawks who must impress vs. Vikings on Sunday

Home sweet home The Seattle Seahawks were on the road again last week and had a big chance to end their losing streak away from home. They came close, but with 20 seconds left in the game, their hopes were crushed as Matt Stafford led a last second drive to re-take the lead and put the dagger in the Seahawks. This week, the Seahawks are at home again and they face another NFC North...
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