Rookie running backs and their 2015 projections

The role that running backs play in the NFL is diminishing, but many teams still depend heavily on the position. Some NFL teams use a running back by committee ground attack, while only a handful of teams have a feature back to play.  Whatever the case might be, running backs are still a main recipe for success. There were 18 running backs selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, but the...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Will Bryce Brown make the roster?

It’s been quite the roller coaster ride for running back Bryce Brown so far in Buffalo, and it’s starting to look like his ride may be coming to an abrupt end. The Buffalo Bills traded a fourth round pick for then Eagles running back Bryce Brown back in the 2014 draft.  Brown played back up to superstar LeSean McCoy, but was fantastic in spot duty, and always seemed to step...
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Ravens, & Texans

Bills Mike Rodak of ESPN writes that Fred Jackson could be the odd man out in Buffalo in terms of running backs. The Bills traded for LeSean McCoy and already had Boobie Dixon and Bryce Brown on their before they used a fifth-round pick on Karlos Williams. According to Rodak, if either Dixon or Brown show anything this summer, ... The post NFL Notes: Bills, Browns, Ravens, &...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Keeping Four Running Backs: A Possibility for the Buffalo Bills?

The Buffalo Bills will have a very crowded backfield as the team begins preparation for the upcoming season. The team has four running backs that deserve a spot on an NFL roster and each back possesses his own unique skillset.Lesean McCoy is a superstar in the league; he is an elite runner and brings added versatility because of the fact that he catches passes out of the backfield...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex not recognizing Bryce Brown until fumbles cease

If Bryce Brown wasn't sure about his status within the Buffalo Bills depth chart, he sure is now. During an hour-long Q&A with reporters Wednesday in Arizona, Bills head coach Rex Ryan talked... [Click headline for full story]
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

McCoy’s fantasy value in Buffalo dips just slightly

Bryce Brown just can’t catch a break! Tuesday night brought with it news that the NFL’s free agency period would kick off with a surprising trade between the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles that will send linebacker Kiko Alonso to Philly and running back LeSean McCoy to Buffalo – a stunning development for several reasons, but we’re here to talk fantasy football—so...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

A 10-year history of #1 ranked HS football players by Rivals

We take a look back at past No. 1 players in the rankings and wonder if their prognostications were spot on or not. Here's a hint, they were not spot on. The post A 10-Year History Of #1 Ranked High School Football Players By Rivals appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

RBBC: Crowell leads, Tate gone in Cleveland

Each week during the 2014 season, we're going to take a look at five running-back-by-committee (RBBC) situations that you should keep a close eye on. Some will have big questions, while others might be noted due to their circumstances becoming clearer. Finally, we're going to focus more on the week ahead than look down the road. Week 12 byes: Panthers, Steelers And now, in alphabetical...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mick’s Picks: Three Upsets To Watch For in Week 11

Mick’s Picks: Three Upsets To Watch For in Week 11By Michael Pennywark Looks like our modest winning streak came to an end last week with the Bills fumbling away our chances for another 2-1 week. Hopefully Bryce Brown will learn how to secure the football after that embarrassing play. Still, the 49ers came through for us against the Saints and the only other underdog to win on...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Brown starting at RB for Bills, Fred Jackson inactive

getty images Bryce Brown will be the starting running back for the Buffalo Bills in tonight’s game against the Miami Dolphins. Brown gets the nod over Anthony Dixon who previously had been listed as the starter in games without Fred Jackson. The Bills will not have Jackson at this disposal in this one. Given the Dolphins stout run defense it is hard for fantasy owners to insert...
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Week 11 Picks and Predictions

2014 NFL ATS :  45-35  (+9.2u) Week 10: 3-5  (official picks on Twitter) System Picks Overall ATS (started Week 7): 30-26 (+1.4u) System Picks Overall SU: 39-17 (69.6%)   **These picks are subject to change. Follow me on Twitter for the most up to date analysis.**   It’s hard for me to fathom what happened last week. It was a rough one but probably not the last rough one...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills RB Bryce Brown deemed a top goat from Week 10

Ten weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo’s Bryce Brown’s Costly Fumble Brings Back Bad Memories For Ex-NFLer

Mistakes in football, like any sport, are part of the game. That doesn’t make them hurt any less, though. Buffalo Bills running back Bryce Brown became the latest NFL player to be reminded of that painful lesson in Week 10 Brown had the chance to be a hero against the Kansas City Chiefs, but he had the ball ripped out of his hands just yards before scoring a pivotal touchdown....
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Thanks For The Fumble, Dreessen!

Editor's Note:  Sunday, Buffalo Bills running back Bryce Brown had the ball stripped from his grasp just as he was about to cross the goal line for a critical score in the second half against the Kansas City Chiefs, prompting a touchback.  The loss of those sure points loomed large as the Bills lost the game soon after, 17-13.  Brown's lapse isn't the first time an NFL player...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs 'State of the Season' Infographic - Week 10

It's time for another update after Week 10 for the "State of the Season" Report in inforgraphic form. This new weekly series of our beloved Kansas City Chiefs, boils down the current state of affairs for the team using an infographic that is heavy on the illustration and light on the rambling.This infographic is being updated on a weekly basis to reflect the progress (or regression...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills’ Bryce Brown Fumbles Sure Touchdown Out Of End Zone For Touchback

One of the worst rules in football was on full-display in the Bills-Chiefs game on Sunday. Bills running back Bryce Brown had broken open and had a sure touchdown when the ball got punched out from behind and bounced into the end zone. Scott Chandler had a chance to recover it but he couldn’t and […] The post Bills’ Bryce Brown Fumbles Sure Touchdown Out Of End Zone For Touchback...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Game Tracker: Final Scores/ Game Recaps

Week 10 aired Thursday Night when the Bengals hosted the Browns. Surprisingly, Cleveland destroyed the Bengals 24-3 to take charge of the division. Now we're on to Sunday's games to see how the rest of the league played. Catch each final score and game recap below. #458705668 / Chiefs 17, Bills 13The Bills started out with a first-strike on the opening drive to...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills lose to the Chiefs, 17-13

****!!!!! Yes, I’ll start this piece off with a swear word because this crap seems to happen yearly for the Bills. Just a game that they should have won, only to then have a perfect storm of suckatude take it away. It is seriously a time honored tradition. The Bills should have won this game going away. While you’ll hear hot takes from talking heads trying to dismiss blame from...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ron Parker forces fumble on incredible strip against Bills (Video)

Kansas City Chiefs safety Ron Parker made one heck of a play to save his team a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Bills running back Bryce Brown had broken free in the third quarter and looked like he was going to score a sure touchdown. Parker came out of nowhere and swatted the...Read More
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Week 10 Picks: When You're Out Of The Blue, And Into The Black

My My, Hey HeyA marvelous moment for the column last week, as a solid week of picks moved us into positive ground for the year and Theoretical Profit (though, of course, the vig would still be eating me). More importantly, we got to a bit of a comfort level, with solid cover wins from big dogs (Oakland and Jacksonville), and good reads for undervalued favorites (Philadelphia and...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

RBBC: Browns turn to West

Each week during the 2014 season, we're going to take a look at five running-back-by-committee (RBBC) situations that you should keep a close eye on. Some will have big questions, while others might be noted due to their circumstances becoming clearer. Finally, we're going to focus more on the week ahead than look down the road. Week 10 byes: Texans, Colts, Vikings, Patriots, Chargers...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets vs. Buffalo Bills: Points of Focus

The Bills are without their two top running backs in CJ Spiller and Fred Jackson, thus creating a massive drop-off in talent to Bryce Brown and Anthony Dixon. Buffalo fought on and won quite literally in walk-off fashion against the Vikings last week with a Sammy Watkins touchdown from Kyle Orton. With their opponents’ health ailing and the Jets having Percy Harvin in their weaponry...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 8 NFL Against The Spread: Raiders Chase ‘Perfection’

At least any talk about an undefeated season in the NFL ended early this year, as no team made it as far as 4-0. But the Oakland Raiders still have a shot at going 0-16. I don’t see the excitement in it since the Detroit Lions pulled off the feat just six years ago. Still, historically bad teams continue to bring the curiosity of a car wreck. Never mind the Raiders are only 37...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Week 8: Halfway To Nowhere

Again, my pretties, no time for anything, as I'm traveling and working on business and have decks to present and people to talk to and sleep to not get. Let's just get through this and try to log another winning week, as those have been more common than not recently.San Diego at DENVER (-8)So much for the meme that Thursday night football is always terrible; the last two games have...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Should You Pick up Anthony Dixon or Bryce Brown?

Buffalo Bills: Should you Pick Up Anthony Dixon or Bryce Brown off the Week 8 Waiver Wire? With both veteran running backs going down with injuries last Sunday, should you target Buffalo Bills running back Anthony Dixon or Bryce Brown from the Week 8 waiver wire? Thrust into the spotlight, … The post Buffalo Bills: Should You Pick up Anthony Dixon or Bryce Brown? appeared first...
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October 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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